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USHR990IntroSupporting the officers and personnel who carry out the important mission of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Expresses support for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers and personnel and denounces calls for IC...
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2018-07-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6237EngrossMatthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019
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2018-07-16
Received in the Senate.
USHB6304IntroReunifying Separated Families Act of 2018
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2018-07-16
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USSB2289IntroData Breach Prevention and Compensation Act of 2018 This bill creates the Office of Cybersecurity within the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that, in part, must: supervise, evaluate, and regulate specified agencies' management of data security; examin...
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2018-07-12
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB823IntroProtecting Data at the Border Act This bill prohibits a governmental entity from: (1) accessing the digital contents of electronic equipment belonging to, or in the possession of, a U.S. person (person) at the border without a valid warrant; or (2) d...
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2018-07-11
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management. Hearings held.
USHB5515EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 This bill authorizes FY2019 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2018-07-11
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR566IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the President of the United States must immediately establish an interagency Office for Locating and Reuniting Children with Parents in order to protect separated children from suffering additional...
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2018-06-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4467EngrossStrengthening Aviation Security Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Federal Air Marshal Service to use a risk-based strategy when allocating resources to flights, including when setting its annual target number of flights to cover. The Departm...
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2018-06-27
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1896IntroTSA LEAP Pay Reform Act of 2017
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2018-06-27
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB756EngrossSOS Act of 2017 Save Our Seas Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Marine Debris Act to revise the Marine Debris Program to require the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to work with: (1) other agencies to address both land-...
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2018-06-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6136IntroBorder Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to achieve situational awareness and operational control of the border, including by increasing enforcement personnel. The bill provides fu...
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2018-06-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6135IntroKeep Families Together Act This bill prohibits an agent or contractor of the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, or the Department of Health and Human Services from removing a child who is under the age of 18 and has no perman...
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2018-06-27
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USHB5094EngrossEnhancing Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) develop a strategy, by one year after this bill's enactment, to improve its operations and activities related to training, outr...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5081EngrossSurface Transportation Security and Technology Accountability Act of 2018 This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to: (1) direct the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to establish within itself the the Surface Transportation Sec...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB6222IntroBetter Care for Kids Act
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2018-06-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5207EngrossIAP Authorization Act of 2018 Immigration Advisory Program Authorization Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize within U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) an immigration advisory program for CBP offi...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5766EngrossSecuring Public Areas of Transportation Facilities Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a working group to promote collaborative engagement between DHS and public and private sector stakeholders to dev...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB6195IntroProtect Kids and Parents Act
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2018-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6182IntroCodifying President Trump's Affording Congress an Opportunity to Address Family Separation Executive Order Act
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2018-06-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4760IntroSecuring America's Future Act of 2018 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise immigrant visa allocation provisions, including family-related visas. A nonimmigrant classification for parents of adult U.S. citizens is created. Th...
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2018-06-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4627EngrossShielding Public Spaces from Vehicular Terrorism Act This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to include among the responsibilities of the Under Secretary for Science and Technology of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) research and ...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5762EngrossJoint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a joint task force to enhance DHS border security operations to ...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6134IntroEqual Protection of Unaccompanied Minors Act
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2018-06-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3091IntroProtect Kids and Parents Act
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2018-06-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5788EngrossSTOP Act of 2018 Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2018
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2018-06-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4567EngrossDHS Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), by 90 days after the submission of the three-year strategy for DHS international programs required under the National Defense Authorization Ac...
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2018-06-13
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB6051IntroFederal Protective Service Parity Act of 2017
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2018-06-08
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHR898IntroDirecting the Secretary of Homeland Security to transmit certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to Department of Homeland Security policies and activities relating to homeland security information produced and disseminated regardi...
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2018-06-08
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 152.
USSB1305IntroCBP HiRe Act U.S. Customs and Border Protection Hiring and Retention Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill provides hiring and compensation flexibilities to support the recruitment, relocation, and retention of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) emplo...
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2018-06-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 447.
USSB3036IntroKeep Families Together Act This bill prohibits an agent or contractor of the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, or the Department of Health and Human Services from removing a child who is under the age of 18 and has no perman...
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2018-06-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1872IntroTSA Modernization Act This bill reauthorizes Transportation Security Administration (TSA) programs through FY2020 and modifies the authorities, requirements, and organizational structure for the TSA. The bill codifies the transfer of the TSA from the...
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2018-06-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 444.
USHB5731IntroSecuring Our Schools Act
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2018-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB2937IntroHELP Separated Children Act Humane Enforcement and Legal Protections for Separated Children Act
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2018-05-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5950IntroHELP Separated Children Act Humane Enforcement and Legal Protections for Separated Children Act
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2018-05-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3247IntroProtect United States Security in the Arctic Act of 2017 This bill instructs the President to submit to Congress a strategy to protect U.S. interests in the Arctic region. Such strategy shall include goals to: improve telecommunications, navigation, ...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB5663IntroMake Sanctuary Cities Pay for the Wall Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a DHS account for the planning, design, and construction of a U.S.-Mexico border barrier. Certain housing, community developme...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USSB2864IntroJoint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act of 2018
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2018-05-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5785IntroJobs and Justice Act of 2018
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2018-05-14
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB4EngrossFAA Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 401.
USSB2325EngrossNorthern Mariana Islands U.S. Workforce Act
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2018-04-24
Held at the desk.
USSB1281EngrossHack DHS Act Hack the Department of Homeland Security Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a bug bounty pilot program to minimize vulnerabilities to DHS information systems. "Bug bounty program" is a pr...
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2018-04-18
To House Homeland Security Committee
USHB2825EngrossDHS Authorization Act Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a Headquarters, which shall, among other things: (1) establish an ove...
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2018-04-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 381.
USHB5195IntroNational Security Diversity and Inclusion Workforce Act of 2018
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2018-03-28
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHB1625PassTARGET Act Targeted Rewards for the Global Eradication of Human Trafficking (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Department of State's rewards program is a powerful tool in combating sophisticated international crime and that t...
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2018-03-23
Became Public Law No: 115-141.
USHB3548IntroBorder Security for America Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) construct and operate infrastructure and technology to deter and detect illegal border activity in high traffic areas, (2) deploy the most pra...
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2018-03-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 471.
USHB5089EngrossStrengthening Local Transportation Security Capabilities Act of 2018
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2018-03-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5131EngrossSurface Transportation Security Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-03-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1519IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the defense activities of the ...
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2018-03-22
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S1886-1892, S1892-1931)
USHB4176EngrossAir Cargo Security Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-03-20
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4940IntroBorder and Port Security Act
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2018-03-08
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
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