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USSB810EngrossA bill to facilitate construction of a bridge on certain property in Christian County, Missouri, and for other purposes. This bill authorizes the construction and operation of a bridge (Riverside Bridge Project) on certain property conveyed to Christ...
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2017-09-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3668IntroSHARE Act Sportsmen's Heritage And Recreational Enhancement Act
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2017-09-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 224.
USHB1679EngrossFEMA Accountability, Modernization and Transparency Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to ensure that the ongoing modernization of the grant systems for the administration of assistance under the Rob...
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2017-09-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 223.
USHB3284EngrossJoint Counterterrorism Awareness Workshop Series Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act to direct the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to establish a Joint Counterterrorism Awareness Workshop Series to address emerg...
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2017-09-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSJR49PassA joint resolution condemning the violence and domestic terrorist attack that took place during events between August 11 and August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia, recognizing the first responders who lost their lives while monitoring the eve...
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2017-09-14
Became Public Law No: 115-58.
USHCR79IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that Congress and the States should consider a constitutional amendment to reform the Electoral College and establish a process for electing the President and Vice President by a national popular vote and should encou...
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2017-09-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB931EngrossFirefighter 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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2017-09-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2427EngrossPathways to Improving Homeland Security At the Local Level Act This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Department of Homeland Security's Office for State and Local Law Enforcement to produce and disseminate an annual catalog...
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2017-09-13
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2442EngrossFIRST State and Local Law Enforcement Act Federal Information Resource to Strengthen Ties with State and Local Law Enforcement Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Department of Homeland Security's Of...
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2017-09-13
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2433EngrossHomeland Security Assessment of Terrorists Use of Virtual Currencies Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security's Office of Intelligence and Analysis: (1) in coordination with appropriate federal partners, to develop and disseminate a ...
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2017-09-13
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB620IntroADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 This bill requires the Disability Rights Section of the Department of Justice to develop a program to educate state and local governments and property owners on strategies for promoting access to public accommodat...
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2017-09-07
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 15 - 9.
USHJR117IntroCondemning the violence and domestic terrorist attack that took place during events between August 11 and August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia, recognizing the first responders who lost their lives while monitoring the events, offering deepe...
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2017-09-07
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3679IntroNational Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2017
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2017-09-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3599IntroProtect Interstate Commerce Act This bill prohibits a state or local government from imposing a standard or condition on the production or manufacture of agricultural products sold or offered for sale in interstate commerce if: (1) the production or ...
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2017-09-01
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USHJR76PassGranting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to a enter into a compact relating to the establishment of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission. (Sec. 1) This j...
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2017-08-22
Became Public Law No: 115-54. (TXT | PDF)
USHB374PassTo remove the sunset provision of section 203 of Public Law 105-384, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill makes permanent the authority of Washington, Oregon, and California to adopt and enforce state laws governing fishing and processing in th...
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2017-08-18
Became Public Law No: 115-49. (TXT | PDF)
USSB178EngrossElder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act TITLE I--SUPPORTING FEDERAL CASES INVOLVING ELDER JUSTICE (Sec. 101) This bill establishes requirements for the Department of Justice (DOJ) with respect to investigating and prosecuting elder abuse crimes an...
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2017-08-11
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USSB96EngrossImproving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require intermediate providers that offer the capability to transmit voice communications and signaling information from one destinat...
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2017-08-04
Held at the desk.
USSB860EngrossJuvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-08-04
Held at the desk.
USHB3641IntroFree File Permanence Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to continue to operate the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Free File Program. The program must work with state government agencies to enhance and expand the use of the ...
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2017-08-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3450IntroProtecting Consumers from Unreasonable Rates Act
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1667IntroProtecting Consumers from Unreasonable Rates Act
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2017-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHCR74IntroAffirming the right of all renters to a safe, affordable, and decent home.
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2017-07-27
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1735IntroCommunity Empowerment for Mitigated Properties Act of 2017 This bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to issue guidance regarding a buy-out or the acquisition of property for open space as a mitigation measure under the Robert T...
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB614IntroRPPA Commercial Recreation Concessions Pilot Program Act This bill amends the Recreation and Public Purposes Act to direct the Department of the Interior to establish a pilot program that authorizes commercial recreation concessions on land patented ...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB595IntroAnti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-07-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 179.
USHR469IntroRequesting the Senate to return to the House of Representatives House Joint Resolution 76.
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2017-07-24
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHCR71IntroEstablishing 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.
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2017-07-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 172.
USHB1274IntroState, Tribal, and Local Species Transparency and Recovery Act This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require the Department of the Interior or the Department of Commerce, as appropriate, to provide to affected states all data that is...
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2017-07-19
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB23EngrossGaining Responsibility on Water Act of 2017
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2017-07-18
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHJR92EngrossGranting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to amend the Washington Area Transit Regulation Compact. (Sec. 2) This joint resolution grants congressional consent t...
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2017-07-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2978IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to allow a representative official of an Indian tribe, with authorization from the governing body of the tribe, to request one or more polling places to be located o...
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2017-07-17
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E999-1000)
USHB12IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2017
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2017-07-14
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR450IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the power of Congress to protect the right to vote.
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2017-07-14
To House Administration Committee
USHB864IntroStop Debt Collection Abuse Act of 2017
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2017-07-12
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Prior to Referral.
USHB622IntroLocal Enforcement for Local Lands Act This bill declares that, by September 30, 2017, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall terminate the Forest Service Law Enforcement and Investigations unit and cease using Forest Service employees to perform ...
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2017-07-11
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Stewart asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 622, a bill originally introduced by Representative Chaffetz, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB2981IntroOpen Our Democracy Act of 2017
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2017-07-10
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR427IntroProtecting Religious Freedom in America. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the U.S. government should not infringe upon the ability of American citizens to act in accordance with their sincerely held religious beliefs, and cond...
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2017-07-10
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3060IntroPreventing Tragedies Between Police and Communities Act of 2017
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2017-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3113IntroCitizenship Empowerment Act
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2017-06-29
To House Administration Committee
USHR429IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the need for Congress to have the power to implement and enforce limits on when money can be spent on campaign activities, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-29
To House Administration Committee
USHR409IntroRecognizing and commending Lunchtime Music on the Mall and its performers and partners for benefitting the District of Columbia and regional residents as well as visitors to the Nation's capital. Recognizes and commends: (1) Lunchtime Music on the Ma...
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2017-06-27
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB1437IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2017
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2017-06-26
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB2832IntroWelfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act This bill requires the President to include in the annual budget proposal the total level of means-tested welfare spending by the federal, state, and local governments for the most recent fiscal year for which s...
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2017-06-26
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB2528IntroRespect States' and Citizens' Rights Act of 2017
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2985IntroNo Carve Out for Congress Act of 2017
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2984IntroHigh Risk Pool, No Reward Act of 2017
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2986IntroGood for the Gander Act of 2017
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1419IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to allow a representative official of an Indian tribe, with authorization from the governing body of the tribe, to request one or more polling places to be located o...
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2017-06-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1551EngrossTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the credit for production from advanced nuclear power facilities. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for the production of electricity from advanced...
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2017-06-21
Received in the Senate.
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