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USHB6156IntroProtecting JOBs Act Protecting Job Opportunities for Borrowers Act
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2018-10-19
Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
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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2018-10-19
Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
USSB1403Intro21st Century Conservation Service Corps Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 to replace provisions that established the Public Lands Corps with provisions establishing the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC) to:...
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2018-10-02
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB6760EngrossProtecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2018 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent several tax provisions that were enacted in 2017 and are scheduled to expire at the end of 2025. The bill makes permanent provision...
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2018-10-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6157PassDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019 TITLE I--MILITARY PERSONNEL Provides appropriations for active-duty and reserve personnel in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force (the military departments), and for National Guard personnel in th...
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2018-09-28
Became Public Law No: 115-245.
USHB6988IntroMuseum and Library Services Act of 2018
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2018-09-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6947IntroCollege Affordability and Innovation Act of 2018
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2018-09-27
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6545IntroViolence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1635EngrossEmpowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to modify loan counseling requirements for an institution of higher education (IHE) that participates in ...
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2018-09-06
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3422IntroNuclear Energy Leadership Act
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2018-09-06
To Senate Energy And Natural 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.
USHB6597IntroMental Health Professionals Workforce Shortage Loan Repayment Act of 2018
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2018-07-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB959EngrossTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2018 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to extend through FY2022 support for nursing workforce programs and grants. Eligibility for advanced nursing education grants is expanded to inclu...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1676EngrossPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide support for Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers. These centers mus...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3728EngrossEMPOWER Act of 2018 Educating Medical Professionals and Optimizing Workforce Efficiency and Readiness Act of 2018
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2018-07-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6441IntroAmerican Dream Accounts Act
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2018-07-19
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6440IntroScience, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) and Trade in Schools Act This bill amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to specify that applicants who have expertise in career and technical education are eligible for Teacher Education Assistance...
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2018-07-19
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB6237EngrossIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019 Stop Terrorist Use of Virtual Currencies Act
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2018-07-16
Received in the Senate.
USSB3207IntroDeferment for Active Cancer Treatment Act of 2018
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2018-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3189IntroIncome-Based Repayment Debt Forgiveness Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the gross income of an individual any income that is attributable to the discharge of a federal student loan pursuant to a federal program or law t...
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2018-07-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6280IntroParent PLUS Loan Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-06-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB3065IntroProtecting JOBs Act Protecting Job Opportunities for Borrowers Act
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2018-06-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2372PassJohn S. McCain III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 VA MISSION Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of the Interior to provide outer bu...
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2018-06-06
Became Public Law No: 115-182.
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.
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
USSB2906IntroVA 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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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5785IntroJobs and Justice Act of 2018
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2018-05-14
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment 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.
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.
USHB5592IntroDepartment of State Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-04-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1506IntroVA Health Care Provider Education Debt Relief Act of 2017 This bill increases the annual and five-year caps on the amount of education debt reduction available to Veterans Health Administration health care professionals under the Department of Vetera...
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2018-04-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB1250IntroRestoring Accountability in the Indian Health Service Act of 2017
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2018-04-11
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB1206IntroReducing Barriers for Veterans Education Act of 2017 This bill makes an individual who is eligible for educational assistance under the Post-9/11 Educational Assistance program eligible for assistance with the fees for applying to institutions of hig...
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2018-04-11
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB3940IntroVeterans Education Disaster Assistance Act
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2018-04-11
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USHB4938IntroRespond NOW Act Respond to the Needs in the Opioid War Act
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2018-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education 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.
USSB2596IntroFSA Fairness Act of 2018
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2018-03-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5390IntroFAFSA Fairness Act of 2018
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2018-03-22
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5371IntroEducation for Jobs Act
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2018-03-21
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB137IntroStopping Abusive Student Loan Collection Practices in Bankruptcy Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal bankruptcy code to allow an individual whose student loan debt is discharged due to undue hardship to recover court costs and attorney's fees fo...
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2018-03-14
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Cicilline asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 137, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USSB2525IntroFirst Amendment Defense Act This bill prohibits the federal government from taking discriminatory action against a person on the basis that such person speaks or acts in accordance with a religious belief or moral conviction that: (1) marriage is or ...
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2018-03-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2193IntroCaring for our Veterans Act of 2017
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2018-03-07
By Senator Isakson from Committee on Veterans' Affairs filed written report. Report No. 115-212.
USSB2483IntroAmerica's College Promise Act of 2018
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2018-03-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5110IntroSCORE Act Standardization of Collegiate Oversight of Revenues and Expenditures Act
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2018-02-27
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB5118IntroUSAccounts: Investing in America's Future Act of 2018 This bill establishes in the Treasury the USAccount Fund from which the Department of the Treasury must make an initial $500 automatic contribution and subsequent matching contributions of up to $...
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2018-02-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3397EngrossBuilding Blocks of STEM Act This bill instructs the National Science Foundation, when awarding grants under the Discovery Research PreK-12 program, to consider age distribution in order to more equitably allocate funding for research studies with a f...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2423IntroREAL Act of 2018 Restoring Education And Learning Act of 2018 This bill amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to restore Pell Grant eligibility for individuals incarcerated in a federal or state penal institution and for sex offenders subject to ci...
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2018-02-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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