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USHB22Engross(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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2015-07-31
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB720IntroEnergy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2015
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2015-07-30
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USHB766IntroFinancial 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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2015-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 35 - 19.
USHB1737IntroReforming CFPB Indirect Auto Financing Guidance Act Declares without force or effect Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) Bulletin 2013-02 (Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act), published March 21, 2013...
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2015-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 47 - 10.
USHB6Engross21st Century Cures Act TITLE I--DISCOVERY Subtitle A--National Institutes of Health Funding (Sec. 1001) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act (PHSA) to reauthorize the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through FY2018. (Sec. 1002) The NIH I...
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2015-07-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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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2015-07-01
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB2087IntroArbitration Fairness Act of 2015 Declares that no predispute arbitration agreement shall be valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute. Declares, further, that the validity and enfor...
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law 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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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2888IntroInternet Poker Freedom Act of 2015 Prohibits a person from (and requires a fine under the federal criminal code, imprisonment up to five years, or both for) operating an Internet poker facility without a license in good standing issued by a specifie...
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2015-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USHB2702IntroSafety Through Informed Consumers Act of 2015 Revises passenger motor vehicle information program requirements. Directs the Department of Transportation to ensure that passenger motor vehicle crash avoidance information is provided next to, and in t...
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2015-06-12
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USHB2734IntroDo Not Track Kids Act of 2015 Amends the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 to apply the prohibitions against collecting personal information from children to online applications and mobile applications directed to children. Establishes...
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2015-06-12
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USSB1563IntroDo Not Track Kids Act of 2015 Amends the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 to apply the prohibitions against collecting personal information from children to online applications and mobile applications directed to children. Establishes...
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2015-06-11
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1535IntroSafety Through Informed Consumers Act of 2015 Revises passenger motor vehicle information program requirements. Directs the Department of Transportation to ensure that passenger motor vehicle crash avoidance information is provided next to, and in t...
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2015-06-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB906IntroAmends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) to provide additional energy conservation standards applicable to grid-enabled water heaters for use as part of an electric thermal storage or demand response program (a program that enables custom...
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2015-06-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 102.
USHB2633IntroSeniors Fraud Prevention Act of 2015 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 monitoring the mar...
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2015-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USHB2669IntroAnti-Spoofing Act of 2015 Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to expand the prohibition on the provision of inaccurate caller identification information (which makes it unlawful to cause a caller identification service to knowingly transmit mislea...
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2015-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USSB1490IntroSeniors Fraud Prevention Act of 2015 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 monitoring the mar...
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2015-06-03
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2245IntroAmends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to require the Federal Trade Commission to initiate and complete a rulemaking to consider making a special note in a prominent manner on any Energy Guide label for products that include Smart Grid capabil...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
USHB2362IntroMedical Debt Act of 2015 This bill amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit a consumer reporting agency from making any consumer report containing information related to: (1) a medical debt (arising from the receipt of medical services, prod...
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2015-05-15
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2198IntroRaechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2015 Authorizes a rental company that receives a notification (approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) from the manufacturer of a covered rental vehicle about any equipment ...
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2015-05-08
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USHB1869IntroEnvironmental Compliance Cost Transparency Act of 2015
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2015-05-07
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USSB1244IntroCommunity Access Preservation Act Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require certain cable system operators, with channel capacity for public, educational, or governmental (PEG) use that is designated by a franchising authority under existing c...
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2015-05-07
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1249IntroMilitary Families Credit Reporting Act This bill amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act with respect to an item of adverse information about an active duty military consumer. Declares that, if the action or inaction that gave rise to the item occurred...
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2015-05-07
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1200IntroFairness 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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2015-05-06
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2030IntroREAD Act
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2015-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy Committee
USHB2177IntroEnergy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2015
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2015-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB2110IntroConsumer Review Freedom Act of 2015 Declares a provision of a form contract to be void from the inception if it: (1) prohibits or restricts a person who is a party to the contract from engaging in written, verbal, or pictorial reviews, or other simil...
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2015-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USHB2129IntroOnline Credit Card Disclosure Act of 2015 Amends the Truth in Lending Act to require the billing statement of a consumer's account under an open end online credit plan to make specified disclosures in a conspicuous and prominent location on its webpa...
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2015-04-30
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2192IntroPRO Students Act
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2015-04-30
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB1038IntroEnergy Star Program Integrity Act This bill amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to revise the Energy Star program to prohibit a disclosure relating to participation of a product in the program from creating a warranty or giving rise to pri...
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2015-04-30
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB535PassEnergy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015 Better Buildings Act of 2015 This bill requires the General Services Administration (GSA) to: (1) develop and publish model leasing provisions to encourage building owners and tenants to use greater cost-eff...
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2015-04-30
Became Public Law No: 114-11.
USSB1165IntroProtecting Students from Worthless Degrees Act This bill makes any institution of higher education (IHE) postsecondary program designed to prepare students for a recognized occupation or profession requiring licensing or other entry pre-conditions i...
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2015-04-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1044IntroAccess to Consumer Energy Information Act or the E-Access Act Directs the Secretary of Energy (DOE) to encourage and support the adoption of policies that allow electricity consumers access to their own electricity data. Amends the Energy Policy a...
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2015-04-30
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1158IntroConsumer Privacy Protection Act of 2015 Establishes a criminal offense for concealment of a security breach of computerized data containing sensitive personally identifiable information that results in economic harm of $1,000 or more to any individua...
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2015-04-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1173IntroRaechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2015 Authorizes a rental company that receives a notification (approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) from the manufacturer of a covered rental vehicle about any equipment ...
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2015-04-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2175IntroFEHBP Prescription Drug Oversight and Cost Savings Act Prohibits the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) from entering a contract or approving a health benefits plan with a carrier that is a party to a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) carrier arrange...
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2015-04-30
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB346IntroFinancial Literacy for Students Act Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education of 1965 (ESEA) to authorize the Secretary of Education to award matching grants to states to: (1) integrate financial literacy education into each of their public elem...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Committee
USHB2099IntroAmends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to require the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to develop a model form for a disclosure notice to be used by depository institutions and credit unions to inform consumers before they open a ch...
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2015-04-29
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB747IntroProprietary Education Oversight Coordination Improvement Act Establishes the Proprietary Education Oversight Coordination Committee to: coordinate federal oversight of proprietary institutions of higher education (IHEs); coordinate federal activitie...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USHB970IntroSupporting Academic Freedom through Regulatory Relief Act Repeals certain Department of Education (ED) regulations that for purposes of determining whether a school is eligible to participate in programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA): ...
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2015-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training Committee
USSB1133IntroArbitration Fairness Act of 2015 Declares that no predispute arbitration agreement shall be valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute. Declares, further, that the validity and enfor...
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2015-04-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1922IntroBan Toxic Dispersants Act of 2015
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2015-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy Committee
USHB1944IntroFuel Choice and Deregulation Act of 2015
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2015-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
USHB2017IntroCommon Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015
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2015-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1980IntroAccess to Consumer Energy Information Act or the E-Access Act Directs the Secretary of Energy (DOE) to encourage and support the adoption of policies that allow electricity consumers access to their own electricity data. Amends the Energy Policy a...
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2015-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Power Committee
USHB2024IntroSmartphone Theft Prevention Act of 2015 Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require commercial mobile service providers to make available on smartphones, in coordination with smartphone manufacturers and operating system providers, a function th...
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2015-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHB1195EngrossBureau of Consumer Financial Protection Advisory Boards Act (Sec. 2) Amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to direct the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to establish a Small Business Advisory Board to: (1)...
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2015-04-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1982IntroRestoring 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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2015-04-23
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB1076IntroSmartphone Theft Prevention Act of 2015 Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require commercial mobile service providers to make available on smartphones, in coordination with smartphone manufacturers and operating system providers, a function th...
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2015-04-23
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1913IntroProtecting American Taxpayers from Fraud Act of 2015 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to develop referral procedures for, and establish a liaison to, tax preparation firms to seek recovery of refunds for taxpayers defrauded by employe...
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2015-04-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
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