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USHB1139IntroDetergent Poisoning And Child Safety Act of 2015 or the Detergent PACS Act of 2015 Requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to establish safety standards for liquid detergent packets to protect children who are younger than five years o...
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2015-03-18
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H1733)
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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2015-03-17
USHB708IntroBetter On-line Ticket Sales Act of 2014
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2015-03-16
USSB1Veto(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on January 29, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act (Sec. 2) Authorizes TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, L.P. to construct, connect, ...
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2015-03-04
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB668IntroData Broker Accountability and Transparency Act of 2015 Prohibits data brokers from obtaining or causing to be disclosed personal information or any other information relating to any person by making a false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or re...
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2015-03-04
USHB291IntroWater in the 21st Century Act or W21 This bill establishes within the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a WaterSense program to identify, label, and promote water efficient products, buildings, landscapes, facilities, processes, and services. Th...
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2015-03-02
USHB737IntroSewage Sludge in Food Production Consumer Notification Act
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2015-02-27
USHB1053IntroTITLE I--COMMERCIAL PRIVACY Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2015 Directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to initiate a rulemaking to require covered entities that collect or use information about individuals to carry out security measures...
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2015-02-27
USSB582IntroNo Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2015
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2015-02-26
USSB588IntroDetergent Poisoning And Child Safety Act of 2015 or the Detergent PACS Act of 2015 Requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to establish safety standards for liquid detergent packets to protect children who are younger than five years o...
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2015-02-26
USSB559IntroSupporting 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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2015-02-25
USSB535IntroEnergy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015
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2015-02-24
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 23.
USSB547IntroTITLE I--COMMERCIAL PRIVACY Commercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2015 Directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to initiate a rulemaking to require covered entities that collect or use information about individuals to carry out security measures...
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2015-02-24
USHB815IntroAccess to Professional Health Insurance Advisors Act of 2015
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2015-02-13
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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2015-02-13
USHB852IntroTransparency in Phone Solicitation Act of 2015 or the TIPS Act of 2015 Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit businesses, entities, or individuals from making live telephone solicitations unless the solicitor: (1) states the solicitor's id...
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2015-02-13
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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2015-02-13
USSB423IntroPrivacy Notice Modernization Act of 2015 Amends the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to exempt from its annual written privacy policy notice requirement any financial institution which: (1) provides nonpublic personal information only in accordance with speci...
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2015-02-12
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
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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2015-02-10
USHB626IntroSeniors' Rights to Know Act Amends title XVIII (Medicare) part C (Medicare+Choice) of the Social Security Act to require the information the Secretary of Health and Human Services provides to promote informed choice on available part C coverage opti...
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2015-02-06
USSB396IntroProprietary 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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2015-02-05
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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2015-02-05
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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2015-02-05
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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2015-02-04
USHB241IntroACCESS (ADA Compliance for Customer Entry to Stores and Services) Act of 2015 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 struct...
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2015-02-02
USHB283IntroElectronic 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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2015-02-02
USHB609IntroSafe Food Act of 2015
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2015-01-30
USHB555IntroFederal Exchange Data Breach Notification Act of 2015
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2015-01-30
USHB580IntroData Accountability and Trust Act Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to promulgate regulations requiring each person engaged in interstate commerce that owns or possesses data containing personal information to establish specified security p...
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2015-01-30
USSB287IntroSafe Food Act of 2015
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2015-01-28
USHB601IntroEliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act Amends the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to exempt from its annual privacy policy notice requirement any financial institution which: (1) provides nonpublic personal information only in accordance with specified requir...
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2015-01-28
USSB259IntroAmends 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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2015-01-27
USHB171IntroRepeals the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Revives or restores the provisions of law amended by such Act as if it had not been enacted.
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2015-01-26
USHB7Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2015 TITLE I--PROHIBITING FEDERALLY FUND...
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2015-01-26
USHB504IntroEnergy Star Program Integrity Act
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2015-01-23
USHB104IntroCyber Privacy Fortification Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to provide criminal penalties for intentional failures to provide required notices of a security breach involving sensitive personally identifiable information. Defines "sensiti...
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2015-01-22
USSB213IntroLook-Alike Weapons Safety Act of 2015 Amends the Federal Energy Management Improvement Act of 1988 to prohibit manufacturing, entering into commerce, shipping, transporting, or receiving any toy, look-alike, or imitation firearm unless the permanent...
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2015-01-21
USHB298IntroMedical Testing Availability Act of 2015
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2015-01-16
USHB244IntroMAC Transparency Act Amends part D (Voluntary Prescription Drug Benefit Program) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require each contract entered into with a prescription drug plan (PDP) sponsor with respect to a PDP the sponsor...
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2015-01-16
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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2015-01-14
USHB347IntroFacilitating Access to Credit Act of 2015 Amends the Credit Repair Organizations Act to exempt from its coverage any consumer reporting agency (or affiliate or subsidiary) described under the Fair Credit Reporting Act as: one that compiles and mai...
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2015-01-14
USSB176IntroWater in the 21st Century Act or W21 This bill establishes within the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a WaterSense program to identify, label, and promote water efficient products, buildings, landscapes, facilities, processes, and services. Th...
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2015-01-13
USSB177IntroData Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015 Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to promulgate regulations requiring commercial entities, nonprofit and for-profit corporations, estates, trusts, cooperatives, and other specified entities ...
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2015-01-13
USHB26Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 TITLE I--EXTENSION OF TERRORISM INSURANCE PROGRAM (Sec. 10...
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2015-01-12
Became Public Law No: 114-1.
USHR26IntroExpresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: students and families should maintain the right and responsibility of determining where to enroll for postsecondary education; the federal government, in conjunction with states and accredito...
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2015-01-12
USHB21IntroThis bill requires the Office of Research and Development at the Environmental Protection Agency to enter into an agreement with the National Academy of Sciences to provide a comprehensive assessment of research on the implications of the use of mid-...
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2015-01-09
USHB175IntroENERGY STAR Regulatory Improvement Act This bill amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to require the Environmental Protection Agency to revise the Energy Star program to exempt program partners that have complied with all program requirement...
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2015-01-09
USSB89IntroFinancial Takeover Repeal Act of 2015 Repeals the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Revives or restores the provisions of law amended by such Act as if it had not been enacted.
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2015-01-07
USSB96IntroAmends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to: (1) disclose to a consumer all information (and their sources) held by the CFPB with respect to that consumer, including any person or ...
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2015-01-07
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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2015-01-07
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