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USSB2012EngrossEnergy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 This bill amends the Energy Conservation and Production Act, the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA), and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 with respect to energy efficiency in buildings an...
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2016-05-26
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill and House requests a conference.
USHB4923Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on April 25, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.) American Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill declares the sense of Congress that it shoul...
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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-159.
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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2016-05-19
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Securities, Insurance, and Investment. Hearings held.
USHB1486IntroTaking Account of Bureaucrats' Spending Act of 2015 or the TABS Act of 2015 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 earn...
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2016-05-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 414.
USHB699EngrossEmail 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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2016-04-28
Received in the Senate.
USSB2555IntroMaking Opportunities for Broadband Investment and Limiting Excessive and Needless Obstacles to Wireless Act or the MOBILE NOW Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the Federal Commu...
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2016-04-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 446.
USSB421IntroFederal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2015 Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish procedural rules concerning: (1) public notices for rulemakings, petitions, and app...
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2016-04-27
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. 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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2016-04-27
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB2508IntroYouth Sports Concussion Act This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) should review the National Academies' report on sports-related concussions and future res...
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2016-04-27
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB1869IntroEnvironmental Compliance Cost Transparency Act of 2015 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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2016-04-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB2794IntroAmerican Manufacturing Competitiveness Act of 2016 This bill declares the sense of Congress that it should consider a miscellaneous tariff bill. The U.S. International Trade Commission shall: conduct a process, meeting specified requirements, for th...
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2016-04-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3551IntroRavi Thackurdeen Safe Students Study Abroad Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4533IntroNet Price Calculator Improvement Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3948IntroStudent Loan Transfers Disclosure Act of 2015
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB3961IntroConsumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers Act of 2015
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4260IntroServicemember Higher Education Protection Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB4405IntroKerry Rose Fire Sprinkler Notification Act
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4462IntroTruth in Tuition Act of 2016
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB4235IntroWomen's Pension Protection Act of 2015 This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to: (1) extend spousal consent requirements to defined contribution pension plans, and (2) allow certain long-term part-time workers t...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4067IntroSmall Businesses Add Value for Employees Act of 2015 or the SAVE Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to employer-established simple individual retirement accounts (IRAs) and pension plans, to: repeal restrictions on...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Committee
USHB4170IntroNotification of Your Eldercare Rights This bill directs the Department of Labor to: draft disclosures which describe the rights and liabilities of customers and providers of domestic care services, require that any provider of domestic care servic...
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2016-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB4806IntroCopper and Lead Evaluation and Reporting Act of 2016 or the CLEAR Act This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to require the Environmental Protection Agency to promulgate new lead and copper regulations that would set a health-based, household a...
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2016-03-18
To House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy Committee
USHB4596Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on March 7, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Small Business Broadband Deployment Act (Sec. 2) This bill exempts for five years any small business broadband Inte...
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2016-03-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2673IntroWater Technology Acceleration Act of 2016
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2016-03-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1518Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Reinforcing American-Made Products Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement ...
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2016-03-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 381.
USSB2609IntroAn original bill to amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a national voluntary labeling standard for bioengineered foods, and for other purposes.
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2016-03-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 379.
USSB2587IntroCopper and Lead Evaluation and Reporting Act of 2016 or the CLEAR Act This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to require the Environmental Protection Agency to promulgate new lead and copper regulations that would set a health-based, household a...
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2016-02-25
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2017EngrossCommon Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise the nutritional information that chain restaurants and retail food establishments must disclose. The nutrient content disclosur...
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2016-02-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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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2016-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USHB4441IntroAviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act of 2016 This bill reauthorizes the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) through FY2019 and specified FAA programs for FY2016-FY2022. The bill revises requirements for the pilot program for passeng...
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2016-02-11
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 34 - 25.
USHB4470EngrossSafe Drinking Water Act Improved Compliance Awareness Act This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to require public water systems to notify their customers of lead concentration levels in drinking water that exceed lead limits under national pri...
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2016-02-11
Received in the Senate.
USSB2535IntroA bill to provide deadlines for corrosion control treatment steps for lead and copper in drinking water, and other purposes.
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2016-02-10
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB4468IntroWater Infrastructure Trust Fund Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to establish in the Treasury a Water Infrastructure Investment Trust Fund and apropriates to it amounts equivalent to the fees received in the Treasury before Jan...
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2016-02-10
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H653)
USHB766EngrossFinancial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits a federal banking agency from formally or informally suggesting, requesting, or ordering a depository institution to terminate either a specific customer account, or ...
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2016-02-08
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4409IntroMade in America Act of 2016 This bill directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to establish labels that persons or businesses may use voluntarily to indicate to consumers the extent to which products introduced, delivered for introduction, sold, ad...
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2016-02-05
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USHB4460IntroYouth Sports Concussion Act This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) should review the National Academies' report on sports-related concussions and future res...
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2016-02-05
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USHB4445IntroTruth in Advertising Act of 2016 This bill directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to submit a report to Congress assessing the prevalence, in advertisements and other media for the promotion of commercial products and services in the United State...
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2016-02-05
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
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.
USSB2432IntroObamacare Tax Transparency Act
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2015-12-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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
USSB2413IntroTallying of the Actual Liabilities Act of 2015 or the TOTAL Act of 2015 This bill prohibits a retailer under the jurisdiction of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) from selling a product or service through an Internet website without presenting the t...
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2015-12-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2405IntroMeth Exposure to the Home Disclosure Act or the METH Disclosure Act This bill directs the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), in coordination with the Environmental Protection Agency and any other federal agency with knowledge of metha...
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2015-12-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2404IntroDo Not Track Online Act of 2015 This bill requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to promulgate: (1) regulations that establish standards for the implementation of a mechanism by which individuals can indicate whether they prefer to have personal...
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2015-12-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4227IntroMedicare Advantage Bill of Rights Act of 2015
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2015-12-11
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4187IntroSecure and Protect Americans' Data Act This bill requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to promulgate regulations requiring entities regulated by the FTC, common carriers, and nonprofit organizations to establish information security practices f...
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2015-12-11
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USHB4203IntroComfortable and Fair Flight Act This bill prohibits an air carrier operating an aircraft from charging ticketed passengers a fee for the use of a lavatory on such aircraft. If an aircraft lacks an adequate number of functioning lavatories at the time...
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2015-12-10
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USSB2392IntroMedicare Advantage Bill of Rights Act of 2015
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2015-12-10
To Senate Finance 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
USHB22PassDeveloping a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act or the DRIVE Act DIVISION A--FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAYS AND HIGHWAY SAFETY CONSTRUCTION PROGRAMS TITLE I--FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAYS Subtitle A--Authorizations and Programs (Sec. 11001) Authorizes a...
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2015-12-04
Became Public Law No: 114-94.
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