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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 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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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.
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
USSB2906IntroVA MISSION Act of 2018 VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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
USHB2IntroAgriculture 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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2018-05-18
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair put the question on the motion to reconsider and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Hoyer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
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 .
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.
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.
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
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2018-02-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4508IntroPROSPER Act Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform Act
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2018-02-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 413.
USSB2367IntroUSA Act of 2018 Uniting and Securing America Act of 2018 This bill provides conditional permanent resident status for an alien meeting specified requirements, including having entered the United States when younger than 18 years old and residing in t...
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2018-02-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2351IntroPreserving Teacher Loan Forgiveness for Military Spouses Act of 2018 This bill amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to modify the qualifying service requirement of the teacher loan forgiveness program for certain military spouses who are borrowers...
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2018-01-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4796IntroUSA Act of 2018 Uniting and Securing America Act of 2018 This bill provides conditional permanent resident status for an alien meeting specified requirements, including having entered the United States when younger than 18 years old and residing in t...
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2018-01-26
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USSB419PassPublic Safety Officers' Benefits Improvement Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to revise requirements for the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) program. (The PSOB program provides death...
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2018-01-17
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHB2987Intro21st 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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2018-01-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USHB4584IntroStudent Security Act of 2017
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2018-01-05
To House Subcommittee on Social Security 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.
USHB4306IntroNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2017
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2018-01-03
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB1PassTax Cuts and Jobs Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to reduce tax rates and modify policies, credits, and deductions for individuals and businesses. It also establishes an oil and gas leasing program for the Coastal Plain of the Ar...
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2017-12-22
Became Public Law No: 115-97.
USHB4715IntroTruth in Tuition Act of 2017
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2017-12-21
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2810PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 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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2017-12-12
Became Public Law No: 115-91.
USSB2222IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow for distributions from 529 accounts for expenses associated with registered apprenticeship programs. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow distributions from qualified tuition p...
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2017-12-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2184IntroVeterans Community Care and Access Act of 2017
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2017-12-01
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3960IntroPreserving Liu Xiaobo Legacy of Freedom & Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Liu Xiaobo and collectively to all those who hav...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific 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.
USHB4435IntroGo to High School, Go to College Act of 2017
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2017-11-16
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4410IntroRavi Thackurdeen Safe Students Study Abroad Act
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2017-11-15
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4414IntroPell for Performance Act This bill amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to modify the Federal Pell Grant program. Specifically, if a Pell Grant recipient fails to complete an education program within the maximum timeframe for completion, then the ...
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2017-11-15
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB2109IntroMilitary and Veterans Education Protection Act
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2017-11-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB171IntroNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Amendments and Hydrographic Services Improvement Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2017 This bill revises the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissio...
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2017-11-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 259.
USSB2081IntroEmpowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act
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2017-11-06
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4226IntroVeterans Access to Care Act
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2017-11-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4181IntroPOST Act of 2017 Protecting Our Students and Taxpayers Act of 2017
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2017-10-31
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB2037IntroPOST Act of 2017 Protecting Our Students and Taxpayers Act of 2017
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2017-10-31
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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