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USHB50EngrossUnfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2017 This bill amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to: (1) require the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), at the request of the chairman or ranking member of a congressional committee, to ...
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2018-07-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1376IntroElectronic Message Preservation Act of 2017 This bill requires the Archivist of the United States to promulgate regulations governing federal agency preservation of electronic messages that are federal records and to periodically review and amend, as...
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2018-07-16
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5554IntroAnimal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2018
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2018-07-16
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6237EngrossMatthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019
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2018-07-16
Received in the Senate.
USHB3281EngrossReclamation Title Transfer and Non-Federal Infrastructure Incentivization Act (Sec. 3) This bill authorizes the Department of the Interior to convey U.S. interest in an eligible reclamation project or facility to an agency of a state political subdiv...
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2018-07-16
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB200EngrossStrengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act This bill revises and reauthorizes through FY2022 the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA). Revisions are made to: (1) requirements for...
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2018-07-12
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1320IntroNuclear Utilization of Keynote Energy Act This bill revises the functions of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) by establishing new transparency and accountability measures on the commission's budget and fee structure and developing the regulato...
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2018-07-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB2188IntroConsumer Data Protection Act This bill amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to direct a consumer reporting agency experiencing a data breach to: (1) notify the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), other appropria...
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2018-07-12
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHR982IntroOf inquiry requesting the President, and directing the Secretary of Health and Human Services, to transmit, respectively, certain information to the House of Representatives referring to the separation of children from their parents or guardians as a...
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2018-07-12
Ordered to be Reported Without Recommendation by the Yeas and Nays: 52 - 0.
USSB3199IntroIRS Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-07-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2345IntroNational Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2017 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to coordinate with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and to consult with the Department of Veterans Affairs to...
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2018-07-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5556IntroEnvironmental Compliance Cost Transparency Act of 2018 This bill requires the Bonneville Power Administration, the Western Area Power Administration, the Southwestern Power Administration, and the Southeastern Power Administration to include in month...
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2018-07-11
[Hearing: Jul 18 @ 10:15 am]
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB3195IntroLaw Enforcement Trust and Integrity Act of 2018
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2018-07-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB823IntroProtecting Data at the Border Act This bill prohibits a governmental entity from: (1) accessing the digital contents of electronic equipment belonging to, or in the possession of, a U.S. person (person) at the border without a valid warrant; or (2) d...
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2018-07-11
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management. Hearings held.
USHB2259EngrossSam Farr Peace Corps Enhancement Act This bill increases the monthly pay rate for Peace Corps volunteers. The Peace Corps shall provide initial medical care to a former volunteer for a service-related condition for 180 days after termination of servi...
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2018-07-11
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 508.
USHB1700EngrossSCORE for Small Business Act of 2018 This bill amends the Small Business Act to reauthorize the SCORE program (Service Corps of Retired Executives) for FY2018-FY2019. The program is renamed as simply the SCORE program. The Small Business Administrati...
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2018-07-11
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB5105IntroBUILD Act of 2018 Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development Act of 2018 This bill establishes the United States International Development Finance Corporation to facilitate the participation of private sector capital and skills in the e...
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2018-07-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 631.
USHB5515EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 This bill authorizes FY2019 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2018-07-11
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB2497IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-07-10
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2061EnrollNorth Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill expresses the sense of Congress concerning access to and protection of North Korean refugees and defectors, the forcible repatriation by China of North Koreans, and the Departme...
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2018-07-10
Presented to President.
USHR938IntroOf inquiry directing the Attorney General to provide certain documents in the Attorney General's possession to the House of Representatives relating to the ongoing congressional investigation related to certain prosecutorial and investigatory decisio...
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2018-07-10
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 164.
USHB6256IntroCongressional Access to Children's Detention Facilities Act
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2018-07-10
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USHB6326IntroReunite Separated Families Act of 2018
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2018-07-10
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB1091PassSupporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act (Sec. 3) This bill establishes an Advisory Council to Support Grandparents Raising Grandchildren. The council must identify, promote, coordinate, and publicly disseminate information and resources to ...
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2018-07-07
Became Public Law No: 115-196.
USHB2EngrossAgriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 This bill (commonly known as the farm bill) reauthorizes through FY2023 and modifies Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that address: commodity support, conservation, trade and international food aid, nutr...
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2018-06-29
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB3776EngrossCyber Diplomacy Act of 2017
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2018-06-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 495.
USHB4969IntroImproving Embassy Design and Security Act of 2018
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2018-06-28
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules, by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2385EngrossAuthenticating Local Emergencies and Real Threats Act of 2018
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2018-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Committee
USSB3159IntroDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019 Provides FY2019 appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military activities. Excludes military construction, military family housing, civil works projects of the Army Corps of Engineers, an...
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2018-06-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 498.
USHB4467EngrossStrengthening Aviation Security Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Federal Air Marshal Service to use a risk-based strategy when allocating resources to flights, including when setting its annual target number of flights to cover. The Departm...
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2018-06-27
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB645IntroMeasuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act of 2017 This bill requires the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the Department of Commerce to assess, and submit a report regarding, the effects on the U.S. economy of the deployment and adoption of ...
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2018-06-27
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB6236IntroFamily Unity Rights and Protection Act'.
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2018-06-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB1158IntroElie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018 This bill states that it is U.S. policy to regard the prevention of genocide and other atrocity crimes as a core national security interest and a core moral responsibility. The President shal...
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2018-06-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 489.
USHB3696IntroWounded Warrior Workforce Enhancement Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to award grants to eligible institutions to: (1) establish a master's degree program in orthotics and prosthetics, or (2) expand upon an existing mast...
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2018-06-27
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USSB2463IntroBUILD Act of 2018 Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development Act of 2018 This bill establishes the United States International Development Finance Corporation to facilitate the participation of private sector capital and skills in the e...
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2018-06-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 493.
USHB4559EngrossGlobal Aviation System Security Reform Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to conduct a global aviation security review to address improving aviation security standards, including standards intended...
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2018-06-27
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB6136IntroBorder Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to achieve situational awareness and operational control of the border, including by increasing enforcement personnel. The bill provides fu...
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2018-06-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6135IntroKeep Families Together Act This bill prohibits an agent or contractor of the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, or the Department of Health and Human Services from removing a child who is under the age of 18 and has no perman...
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2018-06-27
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USHB221EngrossHydrographic Services Improvement Amendments Act This bill reauthorizes the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act of 1998 from FY2019-FY2023. The Governmental Accountability Office must compare the unit costs of hydrographic surveys conducted by the ...
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2018-06-26
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 487.
USHB857EngrossCalifornia Off-Road Recreation and Conservation Act This bill amends the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 to, among other things: establish or designate wilderness areas, off-highway vehicle recreation areas, and a national scenic area; relea...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB5094EngrossEnhancing Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) develop a strategy, by one year after this bill's enactment, to improve its operations and activities related to training, outr...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB8EngrossWater Resources Development Act of 2018
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2018-06-26
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 488.
USHB5081EngrossSurface Transportation Security and Technology Accountability Act of 2018 This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to: (1) direct the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to establish within itself the the Surface Transportation Sec...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB6069EngrossFIND Trafficking Act Fight Illicit Networks and Detect Trafficking Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to report on the use of virtual currencies and online marketplaces in sex and drug trafficking. The GAO must ...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6EngrossSUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act This bill makes several changes to state Medicaid programs to address opioid and substance use dis...
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2018-06-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 485.
USHB5766EngrossSecuring Public Areas of Transportation Facilities Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a working group to promote collaborative engagement between DHS and public and private sector stakeholders to dev...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3120IntroHEAL Act of 2018 Helping to End Addiction and Lessen Substance Use Disorders Act of 2018
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2018-06-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 484.
USSB1869PassWhistleblower Protection Coordination Act
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2018-06-25
Became Public Law No: 115-192.
USHB6193IntroCentral America Family Protection and Reunification Act
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2018-06-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6195IntroProtect Kids and Parents Act
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2018-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
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