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USHB4079IntroRESTORE Act of 2017 Restoring Enforcement Standards to Track Opioids Responsively and Effectively Act of 2017
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2017-11-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4080IntroEffective Opioid Enforcement Act of 2017
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2017-11-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4095IntroDEA Opioid Enforcement Restoration Act of 2017
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2017-11-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4090IntroFentanyl and Heroin Task Force Act
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2017-11-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB1992IntroSECURE Firearm Storage Act Safety Enhancements for Communities Using Reasonable and Effective Firearm Storage Act
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2017-10-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB178PassElder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act TITLE I--SUPPORTING FEDERAL CASES INVOLVING ELDER JUSTICE (Sec. 101) This bill establishes requirements for the Department of Justice (DOJ) with respect to investigating and prosecuting elder abuse crimes an...
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2017-10-18
Became Public Law No: 115-70.
USHB3986IntroStopping the Iron Pipeline Act of 2017
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2017-10-16
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR488IntroOf inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the removal of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey. Requests the P...
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2017-09-28
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 88.
USHB3354EngrossInterior and Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Commerce, Justice, Science, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, State and Foreign Operations, Transportation, Housing ...
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2017-09-27
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
USSB1741IntroSpecial Counsel Integrity Act This bill sets forth requirements and limitations with respect to the discipline or removal from office of a special counsel appointed under Department of Justice (DOJ) regulations. Specifically, a special counsel may be...
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2017-09-26
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB1735IntroSpecial Counsel Independence Protection Act This bill sets forth requirements and limitations with respect to the removal from office of a special counsel appointed by the Attorney General, or of another official appointed by the Attorney General who...
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2017-09-26
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHB3618IntroStudent Disciplinary Fairness Act of 2017
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2017-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB1311EngrossAbolish Human Trafficking Act of 2017
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2017-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB1312EngrossTrafficking Victims Protection Act of 2017
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2017-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3664IntroTo amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide that the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation may only be removed for certain causes, and for other purposes.
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2017-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3771IntroSpecial Counsel Integrity Act This bill sets forth requirements and limitations with respect to the discipline or removal from office of a special counsel appointed under Department of Justice (DOJ) regulations. Specifically, a special counsel may be...
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2017-09-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3686IntroDisaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2017
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2017-09-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1194)
USHR446IntroOf inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the removal of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey. Requests the P...
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2017-09-08
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 82.
USSB1757IntroBuilding America's Trust Act This bill provides for strengthening the barriers along the U.S. land and maritime borders to deter illegal activity, including through U.S. Border Patrol and law enforcement enhancements and personnel increases and Natio...
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2017-09-05
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 208.
USHB510PassRapid DNA Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the DNA Identification Act of 1994 to require the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to issue standards and procedures for using Rapid DNA instruments to analyze DNA samples of criminal offenders. Ra...
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2017-08-18
Became Public Law No: 115-50. (TXT | PDF)
USHR477IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that a special counsel should be appointed by the Attorney General or his designee to investigate misconduct by former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and former Federal Bureau of Investigation Dire...
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2017-08-17
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3654IntroSpecial Counsel Independence Protection Act
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2017-08-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3180EngrossIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 TITLE I--INTELLIENCE ACTIVITIES (Sec. 101) This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations for the conduct of intelligence and intelligence-related activities in the: Office of the Director of National I...
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2017-07-31
To Senate Select Intelligence Committee
USHB3361IntroSECURE Firearm Storage Act Safety Enhancements for Communities Using Reasonable and Effective Firearm Storage Act
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2017-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB1610IntroWalter Scott Notification Act of 2017 This bill requires a state that receives funding under the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) program to report certain data on deadly shootings by law enforcement officers. It reduces by 10% th...
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2017-07-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB12IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2017
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2017-07-14
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR438IntroImpeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors. Impeaches President Donald John Trump for high crimes and misdemeanors. Sets forth an article of impeachment stating that President Trump prevented, obstr...
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2017-07-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2803IntroAbolish Human Trafficking Act of 2017
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2017-07-12
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB1437IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2017
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2017-06-26
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB2472IntroDisability Integration Act of 2017 This bill prohibits states or local governments that provide institutional placements for individuals with disabilities who need long-term assistance with daily living activities or health-related tasks, and prohibi...
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2017-06-07
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB419PassPublic Safety Officers' Benefits Improvement Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to revise requirements for the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) program. (The PSOB program provides death...
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2017-06-02
Became Public Law No: 115-36. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2446IntroFIRED Act Fighting for Intelligent, Rational, and Ethical Dismissal Act
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2017-05-16
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB139EngrossRapid DNA Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the DNA Identification Act of 1994 to require the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to issue standards and procedures for using Rapid DNA instruments to analyze DNA samples of criminal offenders. Ra...
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2017-05-16
Held at the desk.
USSB1124IntroPatrick T. Carothers U.S. Marshals Service Hiring Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-05-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB244PassHIRE Vets Act Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) Provides that references to "this Act" included in any division of this bill refer only to the provisions of the division unless the bill e...
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2017-05-05
Became Public Law No: 115-31. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1982IntroMental Health Access and Gun Violence Prevention Act of 2017 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations for the Department of Justice, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Social Security Administration to: (1) increase access to ment...
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2017-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1983IntroDavid Ray Hate Crimes Prevention Act of 2017 David's Law
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2017-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1985IntroJustice for Children Now Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Justice to appoint 70 immigration judges in addition to those serving as of the date of enactment of this bill.
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2017-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB2089IntroPLEA Act Protect Law Enforcement Armor Act
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2017-05-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2049IntroRadiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2017 This bill amends the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to extend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Trust Fund until 19 years after this bill's enactment. The trust fund compensates individual...
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2017-05-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1882IntroStop AIDS in Prison Act of 2017
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2017-04-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1841IntroRegulate Marijuana Like Alcohol Act
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2017-04-24
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB924IntroNational Security Diversity and Inclusion Workforce Act of 2017
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2017-04-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1739IntroREPEAL HIV Discrimination Act of 2017 Repeal Existing Policies that Encourage and Allow Legal HIV Discrimination Act of 2017 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that federal and state laws, policies, and regulations regarding people living with...
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2017-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USSB910IntroDisability Integration Act of 2017 This bill prohibits states or local governments that provide institutional placements for individuals with disabilities who need long-term assistance with daily living activities or health-related tasks, and prohibi...
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2017-04-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2020IntroTo provide for the rescheduling of marijuana into schedule III of the Controlled Substances Act. This bill directs the Drug Enforcement Administration to transfer marijuana from schedule I to schedule III of the Controlled Substances Act. (A schedule...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR203IntroOf inquiry requesting the President, and directing the Attorney General, to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to certain communications by the President of the United States. Requests the President, an...
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2017-04-06
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 35.
USHR184IntroOf inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to communications with the government of Russia. Requests the President, and directs the Atto...
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2017-03-31
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 31.
USHB1612IntroGun Show Loophole Closing Act of 2017 This bill makes it unlawful for any person to operate a gun show unless such person: (1) has attained 21 years of age; (2) is not prohibited from transporting, shipping, or receiving firearms and has not violated...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB776IntroMarijuana Revenue and Regulation Act This bill removes marijuana from the list of controlled substances and establishes requirements for the taxation and regulation of marijuana products. The bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose: (1) an ex...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Finance Committee
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