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USHB6237EngrossMatthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019
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2018-07-16
Received in the Senate.
USHB2345IntroNational Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2017 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to coordinate with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and to consult with the Department of Veterans Affairs to...
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2018-07-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB823IntroProtecting Data at the Border Act This bill prohibits a governmental entity from: (1) accessing the digital contents of electronic equipment belonging to, or in the possession of, a U.S. person (person) at the border without a valid warrant; or (2) d...
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2018-07-11
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management. Hearings held.
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.
USHB6136IntroBorder Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to achieve situational awareness and operational control of the border, including by increasing enforcement personnel. The bill provides fu...
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2018-06-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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.
USHB6103IntroNational Commission of the Federal Response to Natural Disasters in Puerto Rico Act of 2018
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2018-06-14
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB6044IntroENCRYPT Act of 2018 Ensuring National Constitutional Rights for Your Private Telecommunications Act of 2018
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2018-06-07
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB2997IntroCarbon Utilization Act of 2018
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2018-06-05
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB5621IntroVietnam Human Rights Act
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2018-06-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB3132IntroRestoring Confidence in America's Elections Act This bill amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to: (1) prohibit the purchase or use in a federal election of an electronic voting system that does not produce a voter-verified paper record; (2) proh...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB4989IntroProtecting Diplomats from Surveillance Through Consumer Devices Act This bill directs the Department of State to: (1) establish a policy on the use of location-tracking consumer devices, including GPS-enabled devices, at U.S. diplomatic and consular ...
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2018-05-17
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules,.
USSJR52EngrossA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to "Restoring Internet Freedom". This joint resolution nullifies the ru...
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2018-05-16
Held at the desk.
USSB2826IntroFair Trade with China Enforcement Act
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2018-05-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1405IntroCommercial Balloon Pilot Safety Act of 2017 Drone Operator Safety Act FLIGHT Act of 2017 Fairness for Pilots Act Federal Aviation Administrative Reauthorization Act of 2017 Forward Looking Investment in General Aviation, Hangars, and Tarmacs Act of 2...
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2018-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 407.
USHB4EngrossFAA Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 401.
USHB5633IntroHANGUP Act Help Americans Never Get Unwanted Phone Calls Act of 2018 This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to repeal provisions that authorize the use of automated telephone equipment (robocall or robotext equipment) to call cellular teleph...
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2018-04-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR476IntroA resolution designating April 2018 as "National 9-1-1 Education Month". Designates April 2018 as National 9-1-1 Education Month.
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2018-04-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2283; text: CR S2268)
USHB2825EngrossDHS Authorization Act Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a Headquarters, which shall, among other things: (1) establish an ove...
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2018-04-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 381.
USHJR131IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to "Restoring Internet Freedom". This joint resolution nullifies the rule submitted by the...
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2018-03-30
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology 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.
USSB1015EngrossNational Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to coordinate with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Department of Veterans Affairs ...
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2018-03-13
By Senator Thune from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 115-213.
USSB1621EngrossRural Wireless Access Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to establish a consistent methodology for its collection of coverage data about the available speed tiers and performance characteristics of commercia...
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2018-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHJR129IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to "Restoring Internet Freedom". This joint resolution nullifies the rule submitted by the...
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2018-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USSB96PassImproving 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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2018-02-26
Became Public Law No: 115-129.
USHB582PassKari's Law Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit businesses from manufacturing or importing for use in the United States, or selling or leasing in the United States, a multi-line telephone system unless it i...
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2018-02-16
Became Public Law No: 115-127. (TXT | PDF)
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
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
USHR701IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that with respect to any study required to be conducted by the Federal Communications Commission, or any entity regulated by the Commission under the Federal Communications Act of 1934, under the N...
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2018-01-23
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB4802IntroStreamlining and Expediting Approval for Communications Technologies Act This bill directs Senior Real Property Officers of specified federal agencies to track applications to locate or modify communications facilities on certain federal real propert...
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2018-01-19
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHB4800IntroBroadband Conduit Deployment Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Transportation to require states to evaluate the need to install broadband conduit in any project to construct a new highway or additional lane or paved shoulder for an exis...
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2018-01-17
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB2331PassConnected Government Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires: (1) a federal agency that creates or redesigns a website intended for use by the public to ensure that the website is mobile friendly, and (2) the Office of Management and Budget to report on agen...
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2018-01-10
Became Public Law No: 115-114. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1769IntroConnected Government Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires a federal agency that creates or conducts a redesign of a website that is intended for use by the public, to ensure that the website is mobile friendly. "Mobile friendly" means that the website is ...
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2017-12-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 285.
USHB4340IntroAmerican LAWS Act American Labor, Wages, and Sovereignty Act
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2017-12-13
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security 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. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2220IntroNational Timing Resilience and Security Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Transportation to provide for the establishment, sustainment, and operation of a complement to and backup for the timing component of the Global Positioning Syst...
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2017-12-12
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4543IntroCommercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2017 Do Not Track Kids Act of 2017 Official Titles Official Titles - House of Representatives Official Title as Introduced To establish a regulatory framework for the comprehensive protection of perso...
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2017-12-08
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHB4542IntroDistracted Driving Education Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to establish a distracted driving education grant program under which DOT may make a competitive grant to a nonprofit organization to provide education ...
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2017-12-05
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USSB2187IntroCommercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2017 Do Not Track Kids Act of 2017 Official Titles Official Titles - Senate Official Titles as Introduced A bill to establish a regulatory framework for the comprehensive protection of personal data f...
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2017-12-04
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4081IntroConsumer Privacy Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to intentionally and willfully conceal knowledge of a security breach that results in economic harm of at least $1,000 to any individual. It imposes...
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2017-11-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3711IntroLegal Workforce Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to direct the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish an employment eligibility verification system (EEVS), patterned after the E-Verify system. An employer shall att...
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2017-10-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 10.
USSB178PassElder 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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2017-10-18
Became Public Law No: 115-70. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3874IntroAccountability for Quality VA Healthcare Act
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2017-09-28
To House Veterans' Affairs 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.
USHB3647IntroSave America Comprehensive Immigration Act of 2017 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide increased protections and eligibility for family-sponsored immigrants. The bill establishes: (1) the Board of Family-based Visa Appeals...
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2017-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USSB1460IntroEnergy and Natural Resources Act of 2017 This bill amends the Energy Conservation and Production Act, the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 with respect to energy efficiency for sectors such as b...
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2017-09-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHR521IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives about a strategy to deploy fifth generation mobile networks (5G networks) and next-generation wireless and wired technologies to promote economic development and digital innovation throughout the U...
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2017-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USSB102EngrossSecuring Access to Networks in Disasters Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the voluntary policies outlined in the Wireless Network Resiliency Cooperative Framework should be adhered to by all parties to aid consumers...
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2017-09-12
Held at the desk.
USHB2997Intro21st Century AIRR Act 21st Century Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act This bill reauthorizes and modifies Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) programs. It also establishes the American Air Navigation Services Corporation as a fede...
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2017-09-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 213.
USHB3470IntroGPS Act Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act This bill makes it unlawful to intentionally intercept the geolocation information of another person; intentionally disclose or use geolocation information knowing or having reason to know that it wa...
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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