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USHB2997Intro21st Century AIRR Act 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act
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2017-09-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 213.
USSB81EngrossSeniors Fraud Prevention Act of 2017 This bill directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to establish an office within the Bureau of Consumer Protection to advise the FTC on the prevention of fraud targeting seniors and to assist the FTC in monitori...
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2017-08-11
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USSB178EngrossElder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act TITLE I--SUPPORTING FEDERAL CASES INVOLVING ELDER JUSTICE (Sec. 101) This bill establishes requirements for the Department of Justice (DOJ) with respect to investigating and prosecuting elder abuse crimes an...
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2017-08-11
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USSB190EngrossPower And Security Systems (PASS) Act This bill amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to require the Department of Energy to issue a rule by July 1, 2021, that determines whether energy conservation standards for external power supplies shoul...
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2017-08-04
Held at the desk.
USSB19EngrossMOBILE NOW Act Making Opportunities for Broadband Investment and Limiting Excessive and Needless Obstacles to Wireless Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the Federal Communication...
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2017-08-04
Held at the desk.
USSB134EngrossSpoofing Prevention Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to expand the prohibition against knowingly transmitting misleading or inaccurate caller identification information to apply to: (1) persons outside the United S...
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2017-08-04
Held at the desk.
USHB3450IntroProtecting Consumers from Unreasonable Rates Act
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB772IntroCommon Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise the nutritional information that restaurants and retail food establishments must disclose. The nutrient content disclosure statement on ...
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2017-07-27
Subcommittee on Health Discharged.
USSB1654IntroEmail Privacy Act
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2017-07-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1667IntroProtecting Consumers from Unreasonable Rates Act
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2017-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3280IntroFinancial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations to the Department of the Treasury, the Executive Office of the President, the judiciary, the District of Columbia, and several independent agencies. Dep...
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2017-07-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 167.
USHB3175IntroOnline Privacy Act
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2017-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHB3014IntroKeeping Families Home Act of 2017
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2017-06-22
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2656IntroPublic Engagement at FERC Act This bill amends the Federal Power Act to revise and expand the Office of Public Participation in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and rename it as the Office of Public Participation and Consumer Advocacy....
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USSB1240IntroPublic Engagement at FERC Act This bill amends the Federal Power Act to revise and expand the Office of Public Participation in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and rename it as the Office of Public Participation and Consumer Advocacy....
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2017-05-25
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2553IntroTABS Act of 2017 Taking Account of Bureaucrats' Spending Act of 2017 This bill amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to eliminate provisions that fund the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) using transfers from the earnings of...
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2017-05-19
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB118IntroReinforcing American-Made Products Act of 2017 This bill amends the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to require the Federal Trade Commission's regulation of the labeling of products as "Made in the U.S.A." or "Made in America" to...
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2017-05-18
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2525IntroFinancial Literacy for Students Act This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education of 1965 (ESEA) to authorize the Department of Education to award matching grants to states to: (1) integrate financial literacy education into public elementa...
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2017-05-18
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB385IntroEnergy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act This bill revises a variety of programs to encourage energy efficiency in buildings, industry, the federal government, and certain appliances, including by: requiring states and Indian tribes to measu...
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2017-05-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 73.
USHR300IntroEncouraging greater public-private sector collaboration to promote financial literacy for students and young adults. Reaffirms the purposes of specified provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that direct federal f...
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2017-05-01
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2119IntroTherapeutic Fraud Prevention Act of 2017 This bill prohibits sexual orientation or gender identity conversion therapy from being provided in exchange for monetary compensation. It bars advertisements for such therapy that claim to: (1) change an indi...
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2017-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHR288IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of April 30, 2017, through May 6, 2017, as "National Small Business Week" to celebrate the contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs in every community in the United States. Celebrates the ...
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2017-04-27
To House Small Business Committee
USHB777IntroTo provide for a comprehensive assessment of the scientific and technical research on the implications of the use of mid-level ethanol blends, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Office of Research and Development at the Environmental Prot...
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2017-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB1443IntroEnergy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act This bill revises a variety of programs to encourage energy efficiency in buildings, industry, the federal government, and certain appliances, including by: requiring states and Indian tribes to measu...
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2017-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USSB928IntroTherapeutic Fraud Prevention Act of 2017 This bill prohibits sexual orientation or gender identity conversion therapy from being provided in exchange for compensation. It bars advertisements for such therapy that claim to: (1) change an individual's ...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1841IntroRegulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act
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2017-04-24
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB889IntroNet Price Calculator Improvement Act
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2017-04-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2064IntroSewage Sludge in Food Production Consumer Notification Act This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the Egg Products Inspection Act, the Federal Meat Inspection Act, and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to require consumers to be...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB888IntroUnderstanding the True Cost of College Act of 2017 This bill amends the Higher Education Opportunity Act and the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require institutions of higher education to use a standardized financial aid offer form that meets specif...
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2017-04-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1974IntroNational Opportunity for Lead Exposure Accountability and Deterrence Act of 2017 This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revise the national primary drinking water regulations for lead and ...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB1996IntroTax Refund Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to direct the Department of the Treasury to establish a program to license or certify and regulate tax return preparers. The program must require tax return preparers to: (1...
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2017-04-06
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB878IntroA bill to establish privacy protections for customers of broadband Internet access service and other telecommunications services. This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to direct the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to promulgate cust...
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2017-04-06
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1776IntroImproving Access To Affordable Prescription Drugs Act
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2017-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1316IntroPrescription Drug Price Transparency Act
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2017-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USSJR34PassA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to "Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecomm...
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2017-04-03
Became Public Law No: 115-22. (TXT | PDF)
USSB776IntroMarijuana Revenue and Regulation Act This bill removes marijuana from the list of controlled substances and establishes requirements for the taxation and regulation of marijuana products. The bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose: (1) an ex...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB771IntroImproving Access To Affordable Prescription Drugs Act
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2017-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1682IntroEnergy Star Program Integrity Act
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHR212IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that any legislation to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act should include a replacement for such Act that includes certain health care consumer protections. Expresses the sense o...
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1647IntroWater Infrastructure Trust Fund Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to establish in the Treasury a Water Infrastructure Trust Fund and appropriates to it amounts equivalent to the fees received in the Treasury before January 1, 202...
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB1652IntroOver-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to categorize certain hearing aids as over-the-counter hearing aids and issue regulations regarding t...
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1493IntroADA Lawsuit Clarification Act of 2017 This bill amends the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to prohibit an aggrieved person from commencing a civil action for discrimination based on the failure to remove a structural barrier to entry into an ...
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2017-03-21
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB670IntroOver-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to categorize certain hearing aids as over-the-counter hearing aids and issue regulations regarding t...
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2017-03-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB680IntroSPY Car Act of 2017 Security and Privacy in Your Car Act of 2017 This bill directs the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to conduct a rulemaking to issue motor vehicle cybersecurity regulations that require motor vehicles manufac...
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2017-03-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1635IntroEmpowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to modify loan counseling requirements for an institution of higher education (IHE) that participates in ...
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2017-03-20
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1300IntroUnited States Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act of 2017 This bill requires a business that employs 50 or more call center employees, excluding part-time employees, or 50 or more call center employees who in the aggregate work at least 1,...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHB1374IntroArbitration Fairness Act of 2017 This bill prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute. The validity and enforceability of an a...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHR194IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that any comprehensive plan to reform our national energy policy must promote American energy security and develop the abundant resources of the United States. Expresses the sense of the House of R...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USSB647IntroMandatory Arbitration Transparency Act of 2017 This bill prohibits predispute arbitration agreements from containing a confidentiality clause regarding an employment, consumer, or civil rights dispute that could be interpreted to prohibit a party fro...
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2017-03-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1467IntroSEAT Act of 2017 Seat Egress in Air Travel Act of 2017 This bill directs the Federal Aviation Administration to prescribe regulations: establishing minimum standards for space on passenger aircraft, including the size, width, and pitch of seats, the ...
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2017-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
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