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USSB190IntroPower And Security Systems (PASS) Act
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2017-05-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 95.
USSB118IntroReinforcing American-Made Products Act of 2017 This bill 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 America" to...
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2017-05-18
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably. Markup report CQ
USSB385IntroEnergy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act This bill revises a variety of programs to encourage energy efficiency in buildings, industry, the federal government, and certain appliances, including by: requiring states and Indian tribes to measu...
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2017-05-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 73.
USHB777IntroTo provide for a comprehensive assessment of the scientific and technical research on the implications of the use of mid-level ethanol blends, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Office of Research and Development at the Environmental Prot...
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2017-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB1443IntroEnergy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act This bill revises a variety of programs to encourage energy efficiency in buildings, industry, the federal government, and certain appliances, including by: requiring states and Indian tribes to measu...
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2017-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USSB889IntroNet Price Calculator Improvement Act
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2017-04-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB888IntroUnderstanding the True Cost of College Act of 2017
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2017-04-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2064IntroSewage Sludge in Food Production Consumer Notification Act This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the Egg Products Inspection Act, the Federal Meat Inspection Act, and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to require consumers to be...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1996IntroTax Refund Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to direct the Department of the Treasury to establish a program to license or certify and regulate tax return preparers. The program must require tax return preparers to: (1...
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2017-04-06
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1316IntroPrescription Drug Price Transparency Act
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2017-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USSJR34PassA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to "Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecomm...
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2017-04-03
Became Public Law No: 115-22.
USHR212IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that any legislation to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act should include a replacement for such Act that includes certain health care consumer protections. Expresses the sense o...
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB178IntroElder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act
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2017-03-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 23.
USSB19IntroMOBILE NOW Act Making Opportunities for Broadband Investment and Limiting Excessive and Needless Obstacles to Wireless Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the Federal Communication...
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2017-03-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 17.
USHB1493IntroADA Lawsuit Clarification Act of 2017 This bill 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 structural barrier to entry into an ...
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2017-03-21
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1300IntroUnited States Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act of 2017 This bill requires a business that employs 50 or more call center employees, excluding part-time employees, or 50 or more call center employees who in the aggregate work at least 1,...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHB1374IntroArbitration Fairness Act of 2017 This bill prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute. The validity and enforceability of an a...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHR194IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that any comprehensive plan to reform our national energy policy must promote American energy security and develop the abundant resources of the United States. Expresses the sense of the House of R...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB1467IntroSEAT Act of 2017 Seat Egress in Air Travel Act of 2017
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2017-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHJR86IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to "Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services...
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2017-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHB1420IntroKnow Before You Fly Act
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2017-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USSB596IntroSEAT Act of 2017 Seat Egress in Air Travel Act of 2017
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2017-03-09
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB537IntroArbitration Fairness Act of 2017 This bill prohibits a predispute arbitration agreement from being valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute. The validity and enforceability of an a...
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2017-03-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB832IntroArbitration Transparency Act of 2017
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USSB515IntroUnited States Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act of 2017 This bill requires a business that employs 50 or more call center employees, excluding part-time employees, or 50 or more call center employees who in the aggregate work at least 1,...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1108IntroRecall Unsafe Drugs Act of 2017
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHB1068IntroSafe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 2017 This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to revise regulations for drinking water contaminants, including by: requiring the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to determine whether or not to regulate n...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB1097IntroUnsubscribe Act of 2017 This bill prohibits a negative option agreement from being entered on the Internet with consumers unless it provides the consumers a mechanism to cancel in the same manner, and by the same means, in which the agreement was ent...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHR132IntroCalling on the President to initiate renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and further calling on the President to consider withdrawing the United States from NAFTA if the renegotiations are not satisfactorily completed wit...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USSB370IntroRepeal CFPB Act
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2017-02-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1031IntroTo eliminate the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection by repealing title X of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, commonly known as the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010.
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2017-02-14
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB351IntroComprehensive Student Achievement Information Act of 2017
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2017-02-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB759IntroAbility to Repay Verification Enabling Act
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Human Resources Committee
USHB919IntroPortable Fuel Container Safety Act of 2017 This bill requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to promulgate a final rule for flame mitigation devices in portable flammable liquid fuel containers that impede the propagation of flame into...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHB387EngrossEmail Privacy Act
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2017-02-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB772IntroCommon Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2017 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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2017-02-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB709IntroWe Are Watching You Act of 2017 This bill 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) di...
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2017-02-03
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHB736IntroBlack Box Privacy Protection Act This bill amends the Automobile Information Disclosure Act to require manufacturers of new automobiles to disclose on the information label affixed to the window of the automobile: (1) the presence and location of an ...
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2017-02-03
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USSB261IntroCommon Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2017 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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2017-02-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB316IntroFutures Investor Protection Act This bill establishes the Futures Investor Protection Corporation (FIPC) as a nonprofit membership corporation for all futures commission merchants registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). In ge...
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2017-01-26
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB444IntroSeniors Fraud Prevention Act of 2017 This bill 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 monitori...
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2017-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHB117IntroEnergy Efficiency Free Market Act of 2017 This bill amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to eliminate the Department of Energy's authority to set energy efficiency and water conservation standards for consumer and commercial appliances. All ...
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2017-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB417IntroTo amend the Safe Drinking Water Act to require the improvement of consumer confidence reports, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act by requiring the Environmental Protection Agency to revise regulations about consumer...
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2017-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSB81IntroSeniors Fraud Prevention Act of 2017 This bill 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 monitori...
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2017-01-24
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably. Markup report CQ
USHB511EngrossPower And Security Systems (PASS) Act
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2017-01-24
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB7IntroNo Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017 TITLE I--PROHIBITING FEDERALLY FUNDED ABORTIONS (Sec. 101) This bill makes permanent the prohibition on the use of federal funds, including funds in the budget of the...
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2017-01-24
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB623IntroFairness to Pet Owners Act of 2017 This bill 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 presc...
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2017-01-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB290EngrossFederal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2017 (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 comm...
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2017-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB423EngrossAnti-Spoofing Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to expand the prohibition against knowingly transmitting misleading or inaccurate caller identification information to apply to: (1) persons outside the United States ...
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2017-01-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB134IntroSpoofing Prevention Act of 2017 This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to expand the prohibition against knowingly transmitting misleading or inaccurate caller identification information to apply to: (1) persons outside the United States if ...
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2017-01-24
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably. Markup report CQ
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