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USSB1769IntroConnected Government Act This bill requires a federal agency that creates or updates a website intended for use by the public to ensure that the website is mobile friendly. "Mobile friendly" means that the website is configured in such a way that it ...
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2017-12-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 285.
USHB4324IntroStrengthening Oversight of Iran's Access to Finance Act
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2017-12-14
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 4324.
USHB1638EngrossIranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury, in furtherance of efforts to prevent the financing of terrorism, money laundering, or related illicit finance and to make financial institutions' required co...
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2017-12-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3771IntroSpecial Counsel Integrity Act This bill sets forth requirements and limitations with respect to the discipline or removal from office of a special counsel appointed under Department of Justice (DOJ) regulations. Specifically, a special counsel may be...
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2017-12-14
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Cohen asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 3771, a bill originally introduced by Representative Conyers, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1733EngrossTo direct the Secretary of Energy to review and update a report on the energy and environmental benefits of the re-refining of used lubricating oil. This bill directs the Department of Energy to update its report on the energy and environmental benef...
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2017-12-13
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3864IntroNative American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-12-13
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 37 - 22.
USHB4290IntroTo require the Attorney General to study whether an individual's history of domestic violence can be used to determine the likelihood of such individual committing a mass shooting.
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2017-12-13
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4434IntroFix NICS Act of 2017
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2017-12-13
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4577IntroDomestic Explosives Detection Canine Capacity Building Act of 2017
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2017-12-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4569IntroCounterterrorism Information Sharing Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-12-13
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4553IntroTerrorist Screening and Targeting Review Act of 2017
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2017-12-13
Approved Further Amendments To Measure Previously Reported.
USHB4578IntroCounter Terrorist Network Act
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2017-12-13
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHB1675IntroNational Landslide Preparedness Act This bill: (1) directs the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to establish a National Landslide Hazards Reduction Program to identify and understand landslide hazards and risks, reduce losses from landslides, protect co...
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2017-12-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2219IntroEnd Banking for Human Traffickers Act of 2017 This bill amends the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 to add the Secretary of the Treasury as a member of the President's Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking...
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2017-12-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 59 - 0.
USSB447EngrossJustice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of State, with respect to covered countries, to annually include within either the relevant Annual Country Report on Human Rights, the International Religio...
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2017-12-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB2810PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 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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2017-12-12
Became Public Law No: 115-91.
USHB2595IntroStrengthening the Department of Homeland Security Secure Mail Initiative Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide for an option under which a person to whom a document is sent under the Secure Mail Initiative may ele...
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2017-12-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHR655IntroCalling for Congress to investigate allegations of sexual misconduct against President Trump.
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2017-12-11
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSB1118IntroNorth Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the President, through the Department of State, to: (1) provide grants to distribute information receiving devices, electronically readable devices, and other informational so...
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2017-12-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 280.
USHB2658EngrossVenezuela Humanitarian Assistance and Defense of Democratic Governance Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of State to work through nongovernmental organizations to provide public health commodities, basic food commodities, and related techn...
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2017-12-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB875IntroA bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study and submit a report on filing requirements under the Universal Service Fund programs. This bill requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to report to the Fed...
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2017-12-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 282.
USSB1901IntroLEED Act Leverage to Enhance Effective Diplomacy Act of 2017
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2017-12-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 279.
USHB4591IntroPreventing Iranian Destabilization of Iraq Act of 2017
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2017-12-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4601IntroTrafficking Victims Protection Act of 2017
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2017-12-07
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR150IntroA resolution recognizing threats to freedom of the press and expression around the world and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority in efforts of the United States Government to promote democracy and good governance. Welcomes the celebration ...
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2017-12-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 277.
USHB1164EngrossTaylor Force Act This bill prohibits certain assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 from being made available for the West Bank and Gaza unless the Department of State certifies that the Palestinian Authority: is taking steps to end acts...
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2017-12-07
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 278.
USSB371EnrollDepartment of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017, Improvements Act
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2017-12-06
Presented to President.
USSB2135IntroFix NICS Act of 2017
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2017-12-06
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB2192IntroSECURE Act of 2017 Security, Enforcement, and Compassion United in Reform Efforts Act
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2017-12-06
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 275.
USHB4558IntroGrand Staircase Escalante Enhancement Act
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2017-12-06
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4477IntroFix NICS Act of 2017
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2017-12-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 322.
USHB4549IntroSaudi Educational Transparency and Reform Act
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2017-12-05
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB245EngrossIndian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2017 TITLE I--INDIAN TRIBAL ENERGY DEVELOPMENT AND SELF-DETERMINATION ACT AMENDMENTS (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 1992 to direct the Department of the I...
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2017-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USSB2186IntroREPEAL HIV Discrimination Act of 2017 Repeal Existing Policies that Encourage and Allow Legal HIV Discrimination Act of 2017
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2017-12-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHJR122IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to "Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans".
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2017-12-01
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3905EngrossMinnesota's Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act
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2017-12-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB772EngrossAMBER Alert in Indian Country Act of 2017 This bill amends the PROTECT Act to reauthorize the AMBER Alert grant program for FY2018. The bill also modifies the program to: make Indian tribes eligible for AMBER Alert grants, permit the use of grant fun...
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2017-11-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1778IntroTo provide that an order by the Secretary of the Interior imposing a moratorium on Federal coal leasing shall not take effect unless a joint resolution of approval is enacted, and for other purposes. This bill provides that an order by the Department...
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2017-11-30
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 12.
USSB302EngrossJohn P. Smith Act (Sec. 3) This bill modifies the approval process used for certain transportation projects on Indian reservations by allowing categorical exclusions from National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirements. A "categorical exclusion...
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2017-11-30
Held at the desk.
USHB4503IntroEmpowering Victims of Sexual Misconduct Act
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2017-11-30
To House Administration Committee
USHB4494IntroCongressional Accountability and Hush Fund Elimination Act
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2017-11-30
To House Administration Committee
USHB4498IntroNo Arms Sales to Iran Act
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2017-11-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3117IntroTransparency and Honesty in Energy Regulations Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of the Interior, and the Council on Environmental Quality from considering the social c...
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2017-11-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 15.
USHB2666IntroAMBER Alert in Indian Country Act of 2017 This bill amends the PROTECT Act to reauthorize the AMBER Alert grant program for FY2018. The bill also modifies the program to: make Indian tribes eligible for AMBER Alert grants, permit the use of grant fun...
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2017-11-29
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4481IntroTo amend the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to prohibit the use of public funds to make payments of awards and settlements in connection with violations of such Act which are committed by employing offices of the House of Representatives an...
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2017-11-29
To House Administration Committee
USSB1519IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the defense activities of the ...
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2017-11-29
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S7367-7393)
USHB2228EngrossLaw Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to report on Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs mental health practices and services that could be adopted by law enforceme...
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2017-11-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3856IntroHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2017 This bill amends the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 to direct the Department of State to report to Congress (within 90 days and annually thereafter through 2023) on conditions in Hong Kong ...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB4417IntroHarmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-11-28
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USSB2164IntroA bill to amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 respecting the scoring of preventive health savings.
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2017-11-28
To Senate Budget Committee
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