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USHB200EngrossStrengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act This bill revises and reauthorizes through FY2022 the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA). Revisions are made to: (1) requirements for...
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2018-07-12
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB645IntroMeasuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act of 2017 This bill requires the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the Department of Commerce to assess, and submit a report regarding, the effects on the U.S. economy of the deployment and adoption of ...
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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.
USHB2203IntroCoral Reef Sustainability Through Innovation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Coral Reef Conservation Act to authorize the 12 federal agencies on the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force, which includes the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to c...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB2326IntroClimate Solutions Commission Act of 2017 This bill establishes a bipartisan National Climate Solutions Commission that must: undertake a comprehensive review of economically viable actions or policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the United ...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB2719IntroCoastal Communities Ocean Acidification Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Act of 2009 to require the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to conduct and update at least once every s...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB3671IntroOff Fossil Fuels for a Better Future Act This bill transitions away from fossil fuel sources of energy to clean energy sources (e.g., energy efficiency, energy conservation, and renewable energy). By 2027: (1) 80% of electricity sold must be generate...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB5819IntroBURMA Act of 2018 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USSB1756IntroRebuild America Now Act
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2018-05-15
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB2680IntroOpioid Crisis Response Act of 2018
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2018-05-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 398.
USHB3179IntroTransparency and Accountability for Business Standards Act This bill requires a federal banking agency to publish for notice and comment: (1) the agency's rationale for, and cost-benefit analysis regarding, the adoption of any prudential regulation t...
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2018-04-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 473.
USHB5093IntroMeasuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act of 2018 This bill requires the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the Department of Commerce to assess, and submit a report regarding, the effects on the U.S. economy of the deployment and adoption of ...
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2018-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHB717IntroListing Reform Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to allow the Department of the Interior or the Department of Commerce, as appropriate, to prioritize the consideration of petitions to list a species as endangered or thr...
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2018-02-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 421.
USSB951IntroRegulatory Accountability Act of 2017 This bill codifies and revises notice-and-comment rulemaking procedures to require federal agencies to consider: (1) whether a rulemaking is required by statute or is within the discretion of the agency, (2) whet...
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2018-02-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 312.
USHB4761IntroCompact Impact Relief Act
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2018-02-08
To House Nutrition Committee
USSB2229IntroCoastal Communities Ocean Acidification Act of 2017
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2017-12-14
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB584IntroSmall Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act This bill modifies the rulemaking requirements and procedures of federal agencies (excluding Congress, U.S. courts, U.S. territories and possessions, and the District of Columbia) under the Regul...
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2017-12-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 284.
USHB3117IntroTransparency and Honesty in Energy Regulations Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of the Interior, and the Council on Environmental Quality from considering the social c...
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2017-11-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 15.
USHB2623IntroLessening Regulatory Costs and Establishing a Federal Regulatory Budget Act of 2017 This bill requires federal agencies to: (1) designate regulatory reform officers to oversee reduction, cost control, planning, review, and termination of regulatory p...
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2017-11-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 17.
USSB2032IntroGSP Footwear Act of 2017 This bill amends the Trade Act of 1974 to authorize the President to designate certain footwear as eligible for duty-free treatment under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP). The President shall include in the next si...
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2017-10-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHCR71EngrossEstablishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027. Establishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2...
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2017-10-26
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4074IntroPathways Out of Poverty Act of 2017 This bill establishes and expands various programs related to education, housing, employment, and social welfare. The Department of Education must award grants to states for the development and implementation of pr...
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2017-10-26
To House Nutrition Committee
USSCR27IntroA concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027. Establishes the congressional budget for the f...
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2017-10-17
To Senate Budget Committee
USSB21IntroRegulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017 This bill revises provisions relating to congressional review of agency rulemaking. A federal agency promulgating a rule must publish information about the rule in the Federal Register an...
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2017-10-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 239.
USSCR25IntroAn original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027. Establishes the congressional budget...
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2017-10-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 238.
USHB3966IntroPuerto Rico Humanitarian Relief Act
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2017-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Committee
USSR267IntroA resolution designating September 2017 as "National Workforce Development Month". Designates September 2017 as National Workforce Development Month. Supports federal initiatives to promote workforce development. Acknowledges that workforce developme...
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2017-09-28
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 9/25/2017 S5888-5889)
USSB1877IntroStartup Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to adjust to conditional permanent resident status up to 50,000 aliens who have earned a master's or doctorate degree in a science...
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2017-09-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1780IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. Provides appropriations to the State Department for: Administ...
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2017-09-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 216.
USHB3442IntroReset Act of 2017
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB3446IntroRBI Act Restoring Board Immunity Act of 2017 This bill grants antitrust immunity to state occupational licensing boards in states that satisfy occupational licensing law requirements, including: (1) requiring a board's actions to be authorized by a n...
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USSB1649IntroRBI Act Restoring Board Immunity Act of 2017 This bill grants antitrust immunity to state occupational licensing boards in states that satisfy occupational licensing law requirements, including: (1) requiring a board's actions to be authorized by a n...
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2017-07-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB806EngrossOzone Standards Implementation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Clean Air Act to revise the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) program. (Sec. 2) The bill delays the implementation of the ozone NAAQS that were published in 2015. The bill e...
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2017-07-19
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB10EngrossFinancial CHOICE Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill repeals provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and other laws. Any rule that was issued or revised pursuant to a provision repealed by the bill is nullified. TITLE I...
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2017-07-13
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-108.
USSB1551IntroEconomic Freedom Zones Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the federal government from providing: (1) assistance (e.g., loans, loan guarantees, or purchases) to a municipality or zip code, other than the assistance provided for in this bill for an area d...
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2017-07-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHJR108IntroMaking continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2018 during any period between October 1, 2017, and December 14, 2017, for which discretionary appropriations have lapsed, and for other purposes. This joint resolution provides continuing FY2018 appro...
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2017-07-12
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB1512IntroTransparency and Honesty in Energy Regulations Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Department of the Interior, the Department of Transportation, and the Council on Environmental Qua...
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2017-06-29
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHJR107IntroProposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year unless Congress a...
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2017-06-29
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB579IntroEarly Participation in Regulations Act of 2017 This bill directs agencies to publish advance notice of a proposed rulemaking not later than 90 days before publishing a notice of proposed rulemaking for a major rule that the Office of Information and ...
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2017-06-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 158.
USHB2932IntroForeign Investment and Economic Security Act of 2017 This bill amends the Defense Production Act of 1950 to provide for: (1) national security reviews of transactions involving the construction of a new facility in the United States by any foreign pe...
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHB2924IntroTo amend the National Security Act of 1947 to establish the National Russian Threat Response Center within the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and for other purposes. This bill amends the National Security Act of 1947 to establish wi...
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2017-06-15
To House Intelligence Committee
USSB1349IntroLeadership Recognition Act This bill makes the rate of monthly basic pay for the Senior Enlisted Advisors to the commanders of the combatant commands equivalent to the rate of monthly basic pay for the Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the J...
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2017-06-14
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB2748IntroSOS Act of 2017 Save Our Seas Act of 2017 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- and sea-...
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2017-06-12
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB2735IntroGSP Footwear Act of 2017 This bill amends the Trade Act of 1974 to authorize the President to designate certain footwear as eligible for duty-free treatment under the Generalized System of Preferences (GSP). The President shall include in the next si...
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2017-06-12
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB2686IntroTo codify the Small Business Administration's Growth Accelerator Fund Competition, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Small Business Act to codify provisions establishing the Growth Accelerator Fund Competition program, under which the Smal...
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2017-05-25
To House Small Business Committee
USSR165IntroA resolution celebrating April 30 through May 6, 2017, as "National Small Business Week" and commending the entrepreneurial spirit of small businesses owners in the United States. Supports: (1) the designation of the week of April 30-May 6, 2017, as ...
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2017-05-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2968; text as passed Senate: CR S2968)
USHB2265IntroMain Street Revival Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a specified small business to pay its first-year employment taxes in four annual installments. The bill defines "specified small business" as any HUBZone business (a ...
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2017-05-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR295IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of April 30, 2017, through May 6, 2017, as "National Small Business Week" to honor the vital role of small business and the passion of entrepreneurs in the United States. Supports: (1) the designatio...
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2017-04-28
To House Small Business Committee
USSB958IntroCoral Reef Sustainability Through Innovation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Coral Reef Conservation Act to authorize the 12 federal agencies on the U.S. Coral Reef Task Force, which includes the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to c...
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2017-04-27
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR288IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of April 30, 2017, through May 6, 2017, as "National Small Business Week" to celebrate the contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs in every community in the United States. Celebrates the ...
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2017-04-27
To House Small Business Committee
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