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USHB3906IntroInnovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act of 2017
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2018-07-16
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB2787IntroVET MD Act Veterans-Specific Education for Tomorrow's Medical Doctors Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a three-year pilot program at at least five VA medical centers to provide undergraduate students a clinic...
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2018-07-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.
USSB808IntroSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2017 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 staff mem...
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2018-07-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 501.
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.
USHB6280IntroParent PLUS Loan Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-06-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB197IntroRadiation 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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2018-06-27
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHB5291IntroOffshore Wind Jobs and Opportunity Act
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2018-06-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB6184IntroPatsy T. Mink and Louise M. Slaughter Gender Equity in Education Act of 2018
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2018-06-21
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4760IntroSecuring America's Future Act of 2018 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise immigrant visa allocation provisions, including family-related visas. A nonimmigrant classification for parents of adult U.S. citizens is created. Th...
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2018-06-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4627EngrossShielding Public Spaces from Vehicular Terrorism Act This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to include among the responsibilities of the Under Secretary for Science and Technology of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) research and ...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3828IntroPatsy T. Mink Gender Equity in Education Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Education (ED) to establish an Office for Gender Equity to support state and local educational agencies, institutions of higher education, and elementary and se...
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2018-06-14
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Ms. Matsui asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the primary sponsor of H.R. 3828, a bill originally introduced by Representative Slaughter, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII.
USSB3065IntroProtecting JOBs Act Protecting Job Opportunities for Borrowers Act
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2018-06-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5731IntroSecuring Our Schools Act
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2018-06-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR902IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the obligation of the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Education and the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice to enforce title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964...
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2018-06-05
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB754IntroCyber Scholarship Opportunities Act of 2017 This bill requires the National Science Foundation, in coordination with the Office of Personnel Management, to develop and implement a pilot program at community colleges to provide scholarships to student...
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2018-06-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 440.
USSB2155PassEconomic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act TITLE I--IMPROVING CONSUMER ACCESS TO MORTGAGE CREDIT (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) to allow a depository institution or credit union with assets below a sp...
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2018-05-24
Became Public Law No: 115-174.
USSB2602IntroUSE IT Act Utilizing Significant Emissions with Innovative Technologies
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2018-05-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 435.
USHB5962IntroSTEM K to Career Act This bill amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) to require the Department of Education to forgive student loan obligations of borrowers employed as full-time teachers of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (S...
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2018-05-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5682EngrossFIRST STEP Act Formerly Incarcerated Reenter Society Transformed Safely Transitioning Every Person Act TITLE I--RECIDIVISM REDUCTION (Sec. 101) This bill amends the federal criminal code to direct the Department of Justice to establish a risk and nee...
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2018-05-23
Received in the Senate.
USSB2940IntroAnti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Education when reviewing whether there has been a violation of title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin...
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2018-05-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5924IntroAnti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Education when reviewing whether there has been a violation of title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin...
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2018-05-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2305IntroComputer Science in STEM Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Education (ED) to award to states: (1) two-year formula grants to develop comprehensive plans to strengthen elementary and secondary computer-science education, and (2) competi...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB2653IntroSTEM Opportunities Act of 2017
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB2709IntroWomen and Minorities in STEM Booster Act of 2017 This bill requires the National Science Foundation to award competitive grants to enable eligible entities to carry out the activities specified below in order to increase the participation of women an...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB5387IntroConsortia-Led Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Networks Act This bill requires the Department of Commerce to carry out a grant program for establishing consortia to enhance U.S. economic, environmental, and energy security by promoting domestic rese...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB4830EngrossSIT-REP Act Servicemembers Improved Transition through Reforms for Ensuring Progress Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to require educational institutions, in order to be eligible for educational payments, to adopt poli...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3393IntroNew Collar Jobs Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to establish an employee cybersecurity education tax credit, not to exceed $5,000 a year per employee, for an employer who incurs costs for an employee who earns a certificate or ...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB5850IntroPuerto Rico Higher Education Disaster Relief Act
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2018-05-16
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5785IntroJobs and Justice Act of 2018
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2018-05-14
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB3053EngrossNuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2018 This bill amends the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to direct the Department of Energy (DOE) to initiate a program to consolidate and temporarily store commercial spent nuclear fuel during the development...
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2018-05-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5674IntroVA MISSION Act of 2018 VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 This bill consolidates Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) community care programs, revises other VA health care programs and facilities ...
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2018-05-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 516.
USHB5767IntroTeachers Are Leaders Act
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2018-05-10
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB2813IntroLocal Cheese Promotion and Dairy Support Act of 2018 This bill amends the Agricultural Adjustment Act to establish a Department of Agriculture (USDA) program to provide competitive grants to small cheese producers and cooperative groups of small chee...
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2018-05-10
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHR876IntroSupporting the goal of increasing public school teacher pay and public education funding. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that compensation of public school teachers should be comparable to other college graduates with years in th...
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2018-05-08
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB2795IntroFIRST STEP Act Formerly Incarcerated Reenter Society Transformed Safely Transitioning Every Person Act
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2018-05-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2680IntroOpioid Crisis Response Act of 2018
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2018-05-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 398.
USHB3395Intro529 OPTIONS Act 529 Opening Paths To Invest in Our Nation's Students Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow distributions from qualified tuition programs (known as 529 plans) to be used for certain expenses associated with registered...
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2018-05-07
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Norcross asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 3395, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Meehan, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5229IntroTuition Fairness for Citizens Act
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2018-04-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5311IntroCARA 2.0 Act of 2018
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2018-04-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB5411IntroAIPM Act of 2018 Areawide Integrated Pest Management Act of 2018 This bill amends the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998 to expand the Department of Agriculture (USDA) Integrated Research, Education, and Extension Comp...
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2018-04-30
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHR860IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of GLSEN's 2018 national "Day of Silence" in bringing attention to anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) name-calling, bullying, and harassment faced by individuals in schools.
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2018-04-27
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1135EngrossTo reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to reauthorize for FY2018-FY2024 the Historically Black Colleges and Un...
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2018-04-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 391.
USSB1446IntroA bill to reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program. This bill amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to reauthorize for FY2018-FY2024 the Historically Black Colleges and Univ...
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2018-04-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 389.
USHB5606IntroClimate Change Education Act
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2018-04-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2737IntroCreating Quality Technical Educators Act of 2018
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2018-04-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2740IntroClimate Change Education Act
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2018-04-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1390IntroSTRONGER Patents Act of 2017 Support Technology and Research for Our Nation's Growth and Economic Resilience Patents Act of 2017
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2018-04-18
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
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