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USSB535EnrollEnergy 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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2015-04-23
Presented to President.
USHB1195Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Advisory Boards Act Amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to direct the Director of th...
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2015-04-23
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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2015-04-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB601Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action has occurred on the measure.) Eliminate Privacy Notice Confusion Act (Sec. 2) Amends the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to exempt from its annual privacy...
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2015-04-14
USSB935IntroTax Refund Protection Act of 2015
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2015-04-14
USHB1778IntroTax Refund Protection Act of 2015
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2015-04-14
USHB1265Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Bureau Advisory Commission Transparency Act (Sec. 2) Amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to declare th...
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2015-04-14
USSB938IntroAmerica Star Act
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2015-04-14
USSB889IntroFuel Choice and Deregulation Act of 2015
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2015-03-26
USSR110IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate about a strategy for the Internet of Things to promote economic growth and consumer empowerment.
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2015-03-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1832; text as passed Senate: CR S1785-1786)
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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2015-03-24
USSB840IntroStudent Loan Borrower Bill of Rights Amends the Truth in Lending Act to require postsecondary educational lenders to disclose to borrowers at least 30 days before the first fully amortized payment on their loan is due: certain information concerning...
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2015-03-23
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)
USHB1021IntroProtecting the Integrity of Medicare Act of 2015 Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish cost-effective procedures to ensure t...
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2015-03-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 29.
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 or the BOTS Act Prohibits: (1) intentionally using or selling software to circumvent a security measure, access control system, or other control or measure on a ticket seller's Internet website that is used by ...
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2015-03-16
USSB720IntroEnergy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2015
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2015-03-11
USSB700IntroREAD Act
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2015-03-10
USHB1181IntroVehicle Safety Improvement Act of 2015
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2015-03-06
USHB1212IntroInternet Freedom Act Nullifies the rule adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on February 26, 2015, relating to the reclassification of broadband Internet access service as a telecommunications service. Prohibits the FCC from reiss...
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2015-03-06
USHB1164IntroWe Are Watching You Act of 2015 Prohibits an operator of a video service from collecting visual or auditory information from the vicinity of the device used to display the video programming stream to the consumer unless the operator: (1) displays, as...
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2015-03-06
USHB1297IntroDisaster Response Reform Act of 2015
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2015-03-05
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.
USHB1261IntroBureau of Consumer Financial Protection Accountability Act of 2015
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2015-03-04
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
USHB1233IntroCommunity Lending Enhancement and Regulatory Relief Act of 2015 or the CLEARR Act of 2015 This bill amends the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to exempt from its annual privacy policy notice requirement any financial institution which: (1) provides nonpublic ...
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2015-03-04
USHB1263IntroConsumer Financial Protection Safety and Soundness Improvement Act of 2015 Amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to authorize the Chairperson of the Financial Stability Oversight Council to issue a stay of, or set aside, any regulatio...
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2015-03-04
USHB1262IntroConsumer Right to Financial Privacy Act of 2015 Amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to revise the prohibition against the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)'s obtaining, from a covered person or service prov...
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2015-03-04
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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2015-03-04
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
USHB1163IntroFutures Investor Protection Act Establishes the Futures Investor Protection Corporation (FIPC) as a nonprofit corporation, which shall be neither an agency nor establishment of the federal government. Declares FIPC to be a membership corporation who...
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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
USHB1098IntroInvestor Choice Act of 2015 Amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 to revise the authority of the Securities and Exchange Commission to prohibit, or impose conditions or limitations on the use of, agreement...
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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
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
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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2015-02-19
USHB815IntroAccess to Professional Health Insurance Advisors Act of 2015
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2015-02-13
USHB909IntroAndrea Sloan Compassionate Use Reform and Enhancement Act
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2015-02-13
USHB931IntroHEAL Act
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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
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
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