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USHB2075EngrossCrooked River Ranch Fire Protection Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Department of the Interior to adjust the eastern boundary of the Deschutes Canyon-Steelhead Falls Wilderness Study Area and the Deschutes Canyon Wilderness Study Area in Oregon t...
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2018-07-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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.
USHB931PassFirefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop and maintain a voluntary registry of firefighters to collect history and occupational information that can be linked t...
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2018-07-07
Became Public Law No: 115-194.
USHB2EngrossAgriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 This bill (commonly known as the farm bill) reauthorizes through FY2023 and modifies Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that address: commodity support, conservation, trade and international food aid, nutr...
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2018-06-29
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB6134IntroEqual Protection of Unaccompanied Minors Act
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2018-06-19
To House Judiciary 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.
USSB382IntroFirefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2018 This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop and maintain a voluntary registry of firefighters to collect history and occupational information that can be linked to existin...
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2018-04-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 386.
USHB3303IntroFirst Responder Fair RETIRE Act First Responder Fair Return for Employees on Their Initial Retirement Earned Act of 2017
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2018-03-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4976IntroEmpowering State Forestry to Improve Forest Health Act of 2018 This bill amends the Cooperative Forestry Assistance Act of 1978 to direct the Forest Service to establish a landscape-scale restoration program to provide financial and technical assista...
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2018-03-08
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB414IntroPershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct sales or exchanges of eligible lands in Pershing County, Nevada, identified as the "Checkerboard Lands Resolution Area." Interior an...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB1107EngrossPershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct sales or exchanges of eligible lands in Pershing County, Nevada, identified as the "Checkerboard Lands Resolution Area." Interior an...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB4901IntroFlamethrowers? Really? Act
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2018-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB1046IntroEastern Nevada Economic Development and Land Management Improvement Act This bill amends the Lincoln County Land Act of 2000 (LCLA) to require implementation of a multispecies habitat conservation plan in Lincoln County, Nevada. Both the LCLA and the...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
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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2018-01-17
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHB4667EngrossFurther Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements, 2017 Official Titles Official Titles - House of Representatives Official Title as Introduced Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year endi...
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2018-01-04
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 291.
USHB1675IntroNational Landslide Preparedness Act This bill: (1) directs the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to establish a National Landslide Hazards Reduction Program to identify and understand landslide hazards and risks, reduce losses from landslides, protect co...
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2017-12-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2810PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 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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2017-12-12
Became Public Law No: 115-91. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4460IntroDisaster Recovery Reform Act This bill amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act) to modify the Predisaster Hazard Mitigation Grant Program to: permit the use of technical and financial assistance to est...
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2017-11-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB190PassPower And Security Systems (PASS) Act This bill amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to require the Department of Energy to issue a rule by July 1, 2021, that determines whether energy conservation standards for external power supplies shoul...
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2017-11-02
Became Public Law No: 115-78. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2936EngrossResilient Federal Forests Act of 2017 This bill shall apply whenever the Department concerned, either the Department of Agriculture for National Forest System (NFS) lands or the Department of the Interior for public lands, prepares an environmental a...
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2017-11-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB2068IntroWildfire Prevention and Mitigation Act of 2017 This bill prohibits any further consultation from being required by the Departments of Agriculture (USDA) or the Interior after the approval of land and resource management plans for National Forest Syst...
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2017-11-02
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2073IntroNational Forest System Vegetation Management Pilot Program Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish a limited, voluntary pilot program under which owners and operators of rights-of-way on National Forest System ...
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2017-11-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB2921EngrossNational Forest System Vegetation Management Pilot Program Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to conduct a limited, voluntary pilot program to permit vegetation management projects on National Forest System (N...
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2017-11-01
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry 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.
USHB2266PassBankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017 This bill provides supplemental appropriations for disaster relief, reauthorizes temporary bankruptcy judgeships, and revises requirements regarding the U.S. Trustee System Fund and bankruptcy. DIVISION A--ADDITIONAL ...
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2017-10-26
Became Public Law No: 115-72. (TXT | PDF)
USSR234IntroA resolution recognizing the Sailors and Marines who sacrificed their lives for ship and shipmates while fighting the devastating 1967 fire onboard USS Forrestal and, during the week of the 50th anniversary of the tragic event, commemorating the effo...
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2017-10-24
S.Amdt.1578 Amendment SA 1578 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
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
USHB3918IntroFire Police Fairness Act This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to include a fire police officer within the definition of "public safety officer" for purposes of death benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefi...
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2017-10-13
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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.
USHB3907IntroWildland Firefighter Recognition Act This bill requires the Office of Personnel Management to develop a distinct wildland firefighter occupational series. The series must apply to the following positions: forestry technician; range technician; other ...
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2017-10-02
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
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.
USSB1417IntroSage-Grouse and Mule Deer Habitat Conservation and Restoration Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Interior to categorically exclude vegetative management activities that establish or improve habitat for greater sage-grouse and mule deer ...
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2017-09-27
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-112.
USHR540IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 2017 as "Campus Fire Safety Month".
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2017-09-26
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB597EngrossChildren of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to eliminate the expected family contribution (EFC) used to determine financial need in the case of a Pell Grant-eligible stu...
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2017-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB1460IntroEnergy and Natural Resources Act of 2017 This bill amends the Energy Conservation and Production Act, the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 with respect to energy efficiency for sectors such as b...
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2017-09-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHB2374IntroEastern Nevada Economic Development and Land Management Improvement Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Lincoln County Land Act of 2000 (LCLA) to require implementation of a multispecies habitat conservation plan in Lincoln County, Nevada. Both the LCL...
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2017-09-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 221.
USHB3733IntroFederal Firefighter Pay Equity Act
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2017-09-11
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB601PassREAD Act Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act DIVISION A--REINFORCING EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY IN DEVELOPMENT ACT Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act or the READ Act (Sec. 3) Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of...
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2017-09-08
Became Public Law No: 115-56. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3722IntroHumanitarian Firefighter Relief Act This bill amends the Tariff Act of 1930 and the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to grant duty-free treatment of donated fire-fighting and rescue and relief equipment and supplies imported by or on b...
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2017-09-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3250Intro9/11 Immigrant Worker Freedom Act This bill authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to adjust to permanent resident the status a qualifying alien who applies for adjustment not later than one year after enactment of this bill and who, af...
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2017-08-17
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USSB829EngrossAFG and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 to: (1) repeal the expiration dates of, and to reauthorize through FY2023, the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)...
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2017-08-04
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB1752IntroEmergency Fuel Reduction Act of 2017 This bill amends the Healthy Forests Restoration Act of 2003 to categorically exclude an authorized hazardous fuel reduction project from the environmental review requirements of the National Environmental Policy ...
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2017-08-03
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB3543IntroSage-Grouse and Mule Deer Habitat Conservation and Restoration Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Interior to categorically exclude vegetative management activities that establish or improve habitat for greater sage-grouse and mule deer ...
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2017-07-28
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB1626IntroCabin Air Safety Act of 2017 This bill requires the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to prescribe regulations: requiring flight attendants, pilots, aircraft maintenance technicians, and airport first responders to receive annual training on how ...
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2017-07-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1325IntroBetter Workforce for Veterans Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to appoint qualified graduates and post-secondary students to competitive service positions without regard to certain federal civil service employment a...
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2017-07-11
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB3150IntroHelicopter Fuel System Safety Act This bill prohibits a person from operating a newly manufactured helicopter in U.S. airspace unless the Federal Aviation Administration certifies that the helicopter's design complies with certain crash resistant fue...
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2017-06-30
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB3158IntroBetter Workforce for Veterans Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to appoint qualified graduates and post-secondary students to competitive service positions without regard to certain federal civil service employment a...
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2017-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHB2862IntroWildfire Disaster Funding Act This bill amends the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 to require specified adjustments to discretionary spending limits in FY2017-FY2026 to accommodate appropriations for wildfire suppression ope...
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2017-06-26
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB1410IntroSafe DRONE Act of 2017 Safe Development, Research, and Opportunities Needed for Entrepreneurship Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT), in coordination with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and i...
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2017-06-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1306IntroHistoric Downtown Preservation and Access Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow refundable tax credits for 50% of the expenses paid or incurred by the taxpayer during the year for: (1) installing an elevator or a sprinkler system in...
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2017-06-07
To Senate Finance Committee
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