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USHB2017IntroCommon Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015 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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2016-02-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB766EngrossFinancial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2015 Prohibits a federal banking agency from formally or informally suggesting, requesting, or ordering a depository institution to terminate either a specific customer account, or group of customer a...
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2016-02-08
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2012IntroEnergy Policy Modernization Act of 2015
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2016-02-04
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the measure (Roll Call Vote No. 17) entered in Senate.
USSR346IntroOpposes: (1) the European Commission interpretive notice regarding labeling Israeli products and goods manufactured in the West Bank and other areas; and (2) politically motivated acts of boycott, divestment, and sanctions against Israel or Israeli-c...
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2016-01-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB2029PassHighlights: The Military Construction and Veterans Affairs and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2016 provides FY2016 appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military construction, military family housing, the U.S. share of the Nort...
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2015-12-18
Became Public Law No: 114-113.
USSB2044EngrossConsumer Review Freedom Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill makes a provision of a form contract void from the inception if it: (1) prohibits or restricts an individual who is a party to such a contract from engaging in written, oral, or pictorial reviews...
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2015-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USHR567IntroOpposes: (1) the European Commission interpretive notice regarding labeling Israeli products and goods manufactured in the West Bank and other areas; and (2) politically motivated acts of boycott, divestment, and sanctions against Israel or Israeli-c...
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2015-12-16
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2405IntroMETH Disclosure Act
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2015-12-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4216IntroConsumer Financial Choice and Capital Markets Protection Act of 2015 This bill amends the Investment Company Act of 1940 to authorize any open-end investment company to elect, in its registration statement, to be a money market fund and to compute th...
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2015-12-10
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB22Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Hire More Heroes Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to add a provision to exempt any employee with coverage under a health ...
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2015-12-04
Became Public Law No: 114-94.
USHB699IntroEmail Privacy Act Amends the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 to prohibit a provider of remote computing service or electronic communication service to the public from knowingly divulging to a governmental entity the contents of any comm...
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2015-12-01
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB3720IntroWater Advanced Technologies for Efficient Resource Use Act of 2015
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2015-11-23
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USHB1737Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Reforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act (Sec. 2) Declares without force or effect Consumer Financial Prot...
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2015-11-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1518IntroReinforcing American-Made Products Act of 2015 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 Americ...
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2015-11-18
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB2583EngrossFederal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to complete a rulemaking proceeding to adopt rules establishing: minimum com...
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2015-11-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3178IntroStrengthening Transparency in Higher Education Act
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3179IntroEmpowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB1573IntroHigher Education and Employment Transparency Act Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to make publicly available on the College Navigator website the employment information that schools who are participating in...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2680IntroHold Accountable and Lend Transparency on Campus Sexual Violence Act or the HALT Campus Sexual Violence Act This bill amends the Department of Education Organization Act to require the Department of Education (ED) to make publicly available on its we...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2192IntroProtections and Regulation for Our Students Act or the PRO Students Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require proprietary institutions of higher education (IHEs) to derive at least 15% of their ...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB2515IntroAnna Westin Act of 2015 This bill requires the Office on Women's Health of the Department of Health and Human Services to revise, promote, and make freely available the BodyWise Handbook and BodyWorks obesity prevention program. The handbook must inc...
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2015-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USSB1820IntroEarly Participation in Regulations Act of 2015 Defines a "major rule" as a rule that the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) determines is likely to impose: (1) an annual effect on the economy of $100 million or more; (2) a major incr...
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2015-10-07
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1817IntroSmarter Regulations Through Advance Planning and Review Act of 2015 or the Smarter Regs Act of 2015 Requires a federal agency, when publishing a proposed or final major rule in the Federal Register, to include a framework for reassessing the rule, wh...
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2015-10-07
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB3496IntroGranting Our People the Ability to Cheer Kickoff Act of 2015 or the GO PACK Act of 2015 Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require a cable operator or satellite carrier to provide to certain subscribers in specified Wisconsin counties who elect...
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2015-10-05
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USHB3648IntroGluten in Medicine Disclosure Act of 2015 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit the sale of any drug intended for human use that contains an ingredient other than a polyol that constitutes or is derived from a grain or...
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2015-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB67IntroRestoring Main Street Investor Protection and Confidence Act Amends the Securities Investor Protection Act of 1970 to redefine "net equity." Bases the determination of net equity, the positions, options, and contracts of a customer reported to the ...
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2015-09-30
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB1266IntroFinancial Product Safety Commission Act of 2015 Amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to replace the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as an independent bureau within the Federal Reserve System, with an independent Financial Produc...
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2015-09-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 35 - 24.
USHB3614Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the House passed version is repeated here.) Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2015 TITLE I--AIRPORT AND AIRWAY PROGRAMS (Sec. 101) This bill reauthorizes for the pe...
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2015-09-30
Became Public Law No: 114-55.
USHB3551IntroRavi Thackurdeen Safe Students Study Abroad Act
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2015-09-17
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB356IntroElectronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act of 2015 Amends the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 to prohibit a provider of remote computing service or electronic communication service to the public from knowingly divulging to a ...
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2015-09-16
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB720IntroEnergy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2015
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2015-09-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 210.
USHB3450IntroStudent Debt Repayment Fairness Act of 2015 Amends the Truth in Lending Act to prohibit a private educational lender from accelerating the repayment terms of the outstanding obligation of a borrower in good standing with respect to a particular priva...
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2015-09-08
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3282IntroProtecting Honest Fishermen Act of 2015 This bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to ensure that its seafood inspection activities are coordinated with the national sea grant college program to provide outreach on ...
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2015-08-31
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB2177IntroEnergy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2015
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2015-08-18
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB2410IntroGenerating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work with Accelerated Mobility, Efficiency, and Rebuilding of Infrastructure and Communities throughout America Act or the GROW AMERICA Act Prescribes requirements for environmental reviews with respect to state ...
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2015-08-18
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB3064IntroGenerating Renewal, Opportunity, and Work with Accelerated Mobility, Efficiency, and Rebuilding of Infrastructure and Communities throughout America Act or the GROW AMERICA Act Prescribes requirements for environmental reviews with respect to state ...
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2015-08-18
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB3378IntroStop Deceptive Advertising for Women's Services Act Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to promulgate rules to prohibit, as an unfair and deceptive act or practice, a person from advertising with the intent to deceptively create the impressio...
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USHB3224IntroGun Look-Alike Case Act Transfers the Department of Commerce's authority to regulate the markings on toy, look-alike, or imitation firearms under the Federal Energy Management Improvement Act of 1988 to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) u...
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2015-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USSB1913IntroStopping Medication Abuse and Protecting Seniors Act of 2015
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2015-07-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3334IntroFamilies Flying Together Act of 2015 This bill directs the Department of Transportation to issue regulations directing each air carrier to: (1) establish a policy to ensure that a family that purchases tickets for a flight is seated together during t...
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2015-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB2977IntroConsumer Privacy Protection Act of 2015
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2015-07-29
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3174IntroFairness to Pet Owners Act of 2015 Directs the Federal Trade Commission to require prescribers of animal drugs to verify prescriptions and provide copies of prescriptions to pet owners, pet owner designees, and pharmacies, without the prescriber dema...
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2015-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USHB3131IntroBureau Research Transparency Act Amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to require the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, any time it issues a research paper available to the public, to accompany it with all studies, data, and othe...
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2015-07-21
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB1804IntroRepeal CFPB Act Repeals the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010, which established the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Revives or restores the provisions of law amended by such Act as if it had not been enacted.
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2015-07-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1806IntroSecurity and Privacy in Your Car Act of 2015 or the SPY Car Act of 2015 This bill directs the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to conduct a rulemaking to issue motor vehicle cybersecurity regulations that require motor vehicles ...
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2015-07-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3118IntroThis bill repeals the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010, which established the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. The bill revives or restores the provisions of law amended by such Act as if it had not been enacted.
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2015-07-20
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3085IntroLead Exposure Accountability During Sales Avoids Lead Endangerment Act of 2015 or the LEAD SALE Act of 2015 This bill amends the Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Act of 1992 with respect to federal regulations governing the disclosure of...
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2015-07-16
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB1802IntroConsumer Financial Choice and Capital Markets Protection Act of 2015 This bill amends the Investment Company Act of 1940 to authorize any open-end investment company to elect, in its registration statement, to be a money market fund and to compute th...
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2015-07-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1788IntroSafeguarding American Families from Exposure by Keeping Information and Data Secure Act or the SAFE KIDS Act Prohibits an operator of a school's Internet or online service from presenting elementary school, secondary school, or early childhood educat...
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2015-07-16
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1759IntroPhone Scam Prevention Act of 2015 Requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to publish on its website a report that identifies existing technologies that consumers can use to protect against misleading or inaccurate caller identification i...
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2015-07-14
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
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