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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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2018-11-16
House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Dec. 28, 2018.
USHB2156EngrossSaint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial Act (Sec. 3) This bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish the Saint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial at the dam site in Los Angeles County, California, to honor the victims ...
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2018-11-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 647.
USSB1012IntroNew Mexico Drought Preparedness Act of 2017 This bill directs the Bureau of Reclamation to carry out a water acquisition program in specified basins in New Mexico, under which the bureau shall: (1) make acquisitions of water by lease or purchase of w...
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2018-11-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 645.
USHB7087IntroOhio River Basin Preparedness Act
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2018-10-26
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USSB3021PassAmerica's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 This bill designates the U.S. courthouse at 300 South Fourth Street in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as the "Diana E. Murphy United States Courthouse."
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2018-10-23
Became Public Law No: 115-270.
USHB302PassSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill extends the liability insurance coverage of a state-licensed medical professional to another state when the professional provides medical services to an athlete, athletic team, or team ...
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2018-10-05
Became Public Law No: 115-254.
USHB7037IntroState Flood Mitigation Revolving Fund Act of 2018 This bill amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to permit the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide capitalization grants to states to establish revolving funds to address fl...
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2018-10-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB7024IntroFederal Flood Management Act of 2018 This bill directs executive agencies, including military departments, to reduce the risk of flood losses, minimize flood impacts, and restore and preserve natural floodplains. Agencies must also: (1) evaluate the ...
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2018-10-02
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3383EngrossTo designate the flood control project in Sedgwick County, Kansas, commonly known as the Wichita-Valley Center Flood Control Project, as the "M.S. 'Mitch' Mitchell Floodway". (Sec. 1) This bill designates the Wichita-Valley Center Flood Control Proje...
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2018-09-27
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHR1087IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that sea level rise and flooding are of urgent concern impacting Florida that require proactive measures for community planning and the State's tourism-based economy to adapt. Acknowledges the sign...
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2018-09-26
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB5895PassEnergy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019 (Sec. 3) Specifies that, unless this bill expressly provides otherwise, references to "this Act" included in a division shall be treated as ...
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2018-09-21
Became Public Law No: 115-244.
USHB6763IntroDomestic Offshore Energy Reinvestment Act of 2018
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2018-09-17
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
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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2018-09-05
Conference held.
USSB1926IntroSaint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial Act This bill authorizes the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish the Saint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial at the Dam site in Los Angeles County, California, to honor the victims of the Sa...
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2018-08-15
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB1182PassNational Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program through November 30, 2018.
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2018-07-31
Became Public Law No: 115-225.
USHB6379IntroNational Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2018 This bill amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program through November 30, 2018.
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2018-07-16
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB3146IntroFlood Prevention Act of 2018 This bill amends the Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972 to make Washington, DC, eligible to receive federal coastal zone management funding, including flood mitigation and prevention funds.
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2018-06-27
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB8EngrossWater Resources Development Act of 2018 This bill reauthorizes, deauthorizes, and modifies various projects under the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 and the National Dam Safety Program Act and provides for specified studies. The bill extends...
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2018-06-26
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 488.
USSB3128IntroA bill to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program. This bill amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program through January 31, 2019.
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2018-06-25
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3EngrossSpending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act This bill rescinds approximately $15 billion in budget authority over 2018-2028 that was proposed to be rescinded by the President under procedures included in the Impoundment Control Act of 1974....
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2018-06-20
Motion to discharge Senate Committees on Appropriations; the Budget rejected by Yea-Nay Vote. 48 - 50. Record Vote Number: 134.
USHB6103IntroNational Commission of the Federal Response to Natural Disasters in Puerto Rico Act of 2018 This bill establishes a National Commission of the Federal Response to Natural Disasters in Puerto Rico to examine the federal preparedness, response, and rec...
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2018-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USSB2979IntroSpending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act This bill rescinds approximately $15 billion in budget authority over 2018-2028 that was proposed to be rescinded by the President under procedures included in the Impoundment Control Act of 1974....
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2018-05-24
Read twice and referred concurrently to the Committees on Appropriations; the Budget pursuant to the order of January 30, 1975, as modified by the order of April 11, 1986, with instructions that the Budget Committee be authorized to report its views to the Appropriations Committee, and that the latter alone be authorized to report the bill.
USHB4209IntroAmerica Wins Act The bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose an excise tax on the carbon dioxide content of coal, petroleum and petroleum products, and natural gas sold by the manufacturer, producer, or importer and require the revenues to be...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB3604IntroNational Flood Research and Education Center Act This bill establishes within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) a National Flood Research and Education Center (NFREC), which shall consist of: (1) an office within NOAA; (2) on...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USSB1756IntroRebuild America Now Act
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2018-05-15
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-322.
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.
USSB2783IntroCoastal Communities Adaptation Act
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2018-04-26
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB146EngrossEastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act This bill takes specified lands and easements in Monroe County, Tennessee, into trust for the use and benefit of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. These lands include the Sequoyah Museum, ...
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2018-04-17
To Senate Indian Affairs 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.
USSB2472IntroCoastal Coordination Act of 2018
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2018-02-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5016IntroRevitalize Rural America Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Transportation to establish a Revitalize Rural America Grant Program to facilitate infrastructure projects in rural areas. Priority must be given to projects for which nonfeder...
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2018-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB4883IntroContinental Divide Recreation, Wilderness and Camp Hale Legacy Act
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2018-01-29
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB2337IntroContinental Divide Recreation, Wilderness and Camp Hale Legacy Act
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2018-01-24
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2329IntroWater Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-01-23
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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.
USHB4696IntroPromoting Hydropower Development at Existing Nonpowered Dams Act
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2017-12-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB2872EngrossPromoting Hydropower Development at Existing Nonpowered Dams Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Federal Power Act to authorize the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to establish an expedited licensing process for issuing and amending license...
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2017-12-13
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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.
USHB3794IntroSewage Free Tijuana River Valley Act of 2017 This bill directs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to carry out a program to enhance the physical infrastructure in both the United States and Mexico to prevent flooding and wastewater, sewage, trash, and ...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHB3795IntroTijuana River Valley Comprehensive Protection and Rehabilitation Act of 2017
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USSB1IntroTax Cuts and Jobs Act Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Official Titles Official Titles - Senate Official Titles as Introduced An original bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of ...
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2017-11-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 269.
USHB2874Engross21st Century Flood Reform Act TITLE I--POLICYHOLDER PROTECTIONS AND INFORMATION (Sec. 101) This bill amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through FY2022. (Sec. 102) The bill changes ann...
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2017-11-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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)
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)
USHB4154IntroMAP Act of 2017 Monitoring America's Premiums Act of 2017 This bill amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to suspend annual mandatory flood insurance premium increases for a property in a special flood hazard area during any period the Fede...
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2017-10-26
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3824IntroTexas Flood Accountability Act of 2017 This bill requires the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to submit to Congress and make publicly available a report with respect to dams, reservoirs, lakes, and other water retention facilities in Texas. The report s...
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2017-10-24
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8132)
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
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.
USHB4008IntroAdditional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act of 2017 This bill provides $36.5 billion in FY2018 emergency supplemental appropriations to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Department of Agriculture (USD...
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2017-10-11
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB810PassA bill to facilitate construction of a bridge on certain property in Christian County, Missouri, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill authorizes the Riverside Bridge Project, to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge on certain property conv...
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2017-10-06
Became Public Law No: 115-67. (TXT | PDF)
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