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USHB378EngrossBonuses for Cost-Cutters Act of 2017 The bill authorizes the head of a federal agency to pay a cash award to any agency employee whose identification of unnecessary expenses has resulted in cost savings for the agency. The maximum dollar amount of su...
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2017-10-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2196EngrossTo amend title 5, United States Code, to allow whistleblowers to disclose information to certain recipients. This bill expands the list of individuals to whom a whistleblower may disclose information evidencing a violation of law, gross mismanagement...
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2017-10-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2229EngrossAll Circuit Review Act This bill makes permanent the authority for judicial review of certain Merit Systems Protection Board decisions relating to whistleblowers.
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2017-10-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB886IntroDHS Acquisition Review Board Act of 2017 This bill amends the Homeland Security of 2002 to require the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish an Acquisition Review Board to strengthen accountability and uniformity within the DHS acquisiti...
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2017-10-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 240.
USHB3918IntroFire Police Fairness Act
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2017-10-13
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4039IntroLocality Pay Equity Act
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2017-10-12
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSB585EngrossDr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 TITLE I--EMPLOYEES GENERALLY (Sec. 102) This bill directs federal agencies (excluding any entity that is an element of the intellige...
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2017-10-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2228IntroLaw Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to report on Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs mental health practices and services that could be adopted by law enforceme...
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1293EngrossTo amend title 5, United States Code, to require that the Office of Personnel Management submit an annual report to Congress relating to the use of official time by Federal employees. This bill requires the Office of Personnel Management to submit an...
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2017-10-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 236.
USSB1935IntroTribal Tax and Investment Reform Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to include Indian tribal governments in an annual allocation of a national tax-exempt bond volume cap. The bill repeals provisions that limit an Indian trib...
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2017-10-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3210EngrossSECRET Act of 2017 Securely Expediting Clearances Through Reporting Transparency Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Office of Personnel Management's National Background Investigations Bureau (NBIB) to report on the backlog of security cleara...
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2017-10-04
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB3907IntroWildland Firefighter Recognition Act
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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.
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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2017-09-27
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S6159-6175)
USHB2147IntroVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire at least 50 Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists, place each one at an eligible VA medical center, and ensure that each one serves as...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB842IntroFair Chance Act Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act of 2017 This bill prohibits: (1) federal agencies and federal contractors from requesting that applicants for employment disclose criminal history record information before receiving a conditional o...
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2017-09-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 228.
USSB188EngrossEGO Act Eliminating Government-funded Oil-painting Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits the use of funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the federal government to pay for an official portrait of an officer or employee of the federal governmen...
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2017-09-21
Held at the desk.
USSB1312EngrossTrafficking Victims Protection Act of 2017
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2017-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2142IntroINTERDICT Act International Narcotics Trafficking Emergency Response by Detecting Incoming Contraband with Technology Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to: (1) increase the number of chemical screening devic...
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2017-09-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 227.
USSB129EngrossNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2017 This bill amends the National Sea Grant College Program Act to reauthorize through FY2022 the National Sea Grant College Program. The bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminis...
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2017-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHR522IntroRecognizing the twentieth anniversary of the International Career Advancement Program.
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2017-09-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR526IntroCongratulating the National Federation of Federal Employees on the celebration of its 100th anniversary and recognizing its members' vital contributions to the United States. Congratulates and honors the National Federation of Federal Employees on it...
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2017-09-14
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSR255IntroA resolution congratulating the National Federation of Federal Employees on the celebration of the 100th anniversary of its founding and recognizing the vital contributions of its members to the United States. Congratulates and honors the National Fe...
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2017-09-14
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1701IntroEGO Act Eliminating Government-funded Oil-painting Act This bill prohibits the use of funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the federal government to pay for an official portrait of an officer or employee of the federal government, includ...
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2017-09-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2453EngrossDHS Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program Act of 2017 This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish an Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program. DHS's Chief Human Capital Of...
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2017-09-13
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3733IntroFederal Firefighter Pay Equity Act
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2017-09-11
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3569IntroOfficer Sean Collier Campus Police Recognition Act of 2017
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB1631IntroDepartment of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2018
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2017-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 210.
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.
USSB114PassVA Choice and Quality Employment Act of 2017 (Sec. 1) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit an annual report to specified congressional committees on the performance awards and bonuses presented to Regional Office Direc...
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2017-08-12
Became Public Law No: 115-46. (TXT | PDF)
USSB582EngrossOffice of Special Counsel Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-08-04
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSB1099EngrossSaving Federal Dollars Through Better Use of Government Purchase and Travel Cards Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to develop a strategy to expand the use of data analytics in managing government purch...
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2017-08-04
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSB754IntroCyber Scholarship Opportunities Act of 2017 This bill amends the Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2014 to require at least 5% of scholarships that the National Science Foundation (NSF) coordinates with the Department of Homeland Security under the fe...
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2017-08-02
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR231IntroA resolution designating July 30, 2017, as "National Whistleblower Appreciation Day". Designates July 30, 2017, as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
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2017-08-01
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4695; text: 7/25/2017 CR S4195)
USHB3219EngrossDefense, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Legislative Branch, and Energy and Water Development National Security Appropriations Act, 2018 Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 DIVISION A--...
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2017-08-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 187.
USSB371EngrossDepartment of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017, Improvements Act
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2017-07-31
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
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
USHB2195IntroOSC Access Act
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2017-07-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 193.
USSB1643IntroEnsuring Integrity in the IRS Workforce Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to prohibit the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from rehiring any individual who was previously employed by the IRS but was removed for misconduct or whose ...
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2017-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3500IntroEnsuring Integrity in the IRS Workforce Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to prohibit the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from rehiring any individual who was previously employed by the IRS but was removed for misconduct or whose ...
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2017-07-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSR235IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Secretary of Defense should consider establishing an award program for the cyber community of the Department of Defense. Expresses the sense of the Senate that the Department of Defense (DOD) s...
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2017-07-27
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB391IntroAsylum Reform and Border Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to: prohibit the government from bearing any expense of counsel for any person in a removal or related appeal proceedings, add a requirement to estab...
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2017-07-26
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 11.
USSB873IntroTSP Modernization Act of 2017 This bill modifies the rules relating to withdrawals from the Thrift Saving Plan (TSP) accounts of former federal employees and Members of Congress. Under current law, such employees and Members may make only one partial...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB1690EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), within 120 days after the end of each fiscal year, to submit a report to specified congressional committees on the performance ...
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2017-07-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1058EngrossVA Provider Equity Act (Sec. 2) This bill: (1) makes a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) doctor of podiatric medicine eligible for any supervisory position to the same degree as a VHA physician, and (2) increases the pay grade of podiatric surgeon...
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2017-07-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1848EngrossVeterans Affairs Medical Scribe Pilot Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a two-year pilot program under which it shall increase the use of medical scribes at VA medical centers. The bill define...
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2017-07-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB595IntroAnti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Anti-Border Corruption Act of 2010 to expand the categories of certain applicants for law enforcement positions with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for whom polygra...
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2017-07-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 179.
USHB3280IntroFinancial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations to the Department of the Treasury, the Executive Office of the President, the judiciary, the District of Columbia, and several independent agencies. Dep...
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2017-07-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 167.
USHB1351IntroStrengthening Oversight of TSA Employee Misconduct Act This bill directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to designate a senior official: implement a plan to oversee unannounced inspections...
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2017-07-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 161.
USSB1569IntroA bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to eliminate the non-application of certain State waiver provisions to Members of Congress and congressional staff.
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2017-07-17
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
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