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USHB1062IntroGPS Act Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act
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2017-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1102IntroRedistricting Reform Act of 2017
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2017-03-06
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1118IntroInnocent Sellers Fairness Act This bill exempts a seller from liability for personal injury, monetary loss, or damage to property arising out of an accident or transaction involving a seller's products during the regular course of trade or business, ...
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2017-03-06
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1275IntroWorld's Greatest Healthcare Plan of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the requirements for individuals to maintain minimum essential coverage and for large employers to offer affordable coverage to full time employees. Health ...
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2017-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1035IntroExtending Justice for Sex Crime Victims Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to revise the statute of limitations for a victim of a human trafficking offense or federal sexual offense to file a civil action to recover damages. Under...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB859IntroFinancial Services Conflict of Interest Act
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB527IntroHealth Care Safety Net Enhancement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to deem a hospital or an emergency department and a physician or physician group of a hospital or emergency department to be an employee of the Public Healt...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1043IntroTo amend title 18, United States Code, to limit the recovery of damages in a civil action related to the disclosure of certain personal information from State motor vehicle records, and for other purposes. This bill amends the federal criminal code l...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB843IntroSee Something, Say Something About Violent Behavior Act of 2017 This bill grants immunity from civil liability to an employer who reports, to a potential future employer, the violent or threatening behavior of an employee or former employee. The repo...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB878IntroRight to Try Act of 2017 This bill requires the federal government to allow unrestricted manufacturing, distribution, prescribing, and dispensing of experimental drugs, biological products, and medical devices that are: (1) intended to treat a patien...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB510IntroWomen's Health Protection Act of 2017 This bill prohibits any government from imposing on abortion services: a requirement that a medical professional perform specific tests or medical procedures; a requirement that the same clinician who performs a ...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB997IntroEnglish Language Unity Act of 2017 This bill establishes English as the official language of the United States. Naturalization ceremonies and official functions of the U.S. government, subject to exceptions, must be conducted in English. The bill dec...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1053IntroSunshine in Litigation Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal judicial code to prohibit a court, in any civil action in which the pleadings state facts relevant to the protection of public health or safety, from entering an order restricting the di...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB494IntroAmerican Red Cross Transparency Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review: (1) the internal governance of the American National Red Cross (the corporation), and (2) any program or activity carried out by th...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB503IntroAnimal Welfare Accountability and Transparency Act This bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to maintain and publicly disclose records relating to the administration of the Animal Welfare Act and the Horse Protection Act, including spec...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1327IntroAmerican Red Cross Transparency Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review: (1) the internal governance of the American National Red Cross (the corporation), and (2) any program or activity carried out by th...
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2017-03-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1292IntroCAPTIVE Act Clarifying Amendment to Provide Terrorism Victims Equity Act
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2017-03-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB228EngrossIndian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Demonstration Act of 1992 to rename the Act to the Indian Employment, Training and Related Servi...
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2017-02-28
Received in the Senate.
USHB1033EngrossOpen Book on Equal Access to Justice Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Equal Access to Justice Act and the federal judicial code to require the Administrative Conference of the United States to create and maintain online searchable databases with inf...
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2017-02-28
Received in the Senate.
USSB443IntroProtecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act
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2017-02-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB906IntroFurthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends federal bankruptcy law to establish disclosure requirements with respect to a trust that is formed under a reorganization plan, following the discharge in bankruptcy ...
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2017-02-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 6.
USHB947IntroFAMILY Act Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act This bill establishes the Office of Paid Family and Medical Leave within the Social Security Administration (SSA). The bill entitles every individual to a family and medical leave insurance (FMLI) ben...
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2017-02-22
To House Subcommittee on Human Resources Committee
USHB664IntroSTOP OD Act of 2017 Stem the Tide of Overdose Prevalence from Opiate Drugs Act of 2017 This bill permits the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to award grants: (1) to expand educational efforts to prevent abuse of opioids, which are dr...
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2017-02-21
To House Subcommittee on Emerging Threats and Capabilities Committee
USHB1020IntroCompassionate Freedom of Choice Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to declare that nothing in that Act or in the Public Health Service Act prevents or restricts, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may not pr...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1179IntroDiscouraging Frivolous Lawsuits Act This bill amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to revise requirements concerning citizen suits. Litigation costs (including reasonable attorney and expert witness f...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB1068IntroSafe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 2017 This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to revise regulations for drinking water contaminants, including by: requiring the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to determine whether or not to regulate n...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB1097IntroUnsubscribe Act of 2017 This bill prohibits a negative option agreement from being entered on the Internet with consumers unless it provides the consumers a mechanism to cancel in the same manner, and by the same means, in which the agreement was ent...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USSB411IntroERRPA End Racial and Religious Profiling Act of 2017
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2017-02-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB415IntroA bill to nullify the effect of the recent Executive order that makes the vast majority of unauthorized individuals priorities for removal and aims to withhold critical Federal funding to sanctuary cities. This bill rescinds Executive Order 13768, en...
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2017-02-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB395IntroGPS Act Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act
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2017-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB692IntroChild Interstate Abortion Notification Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to knowingly transport a minor to another state to obtain an abortion without satisfying a parental involvement law in the minor's resident state...
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2017-02-14
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB375IntroA bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to establish a procedure for approval of certain settlements. This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to revise provisions governing citizen suits against the Department of the Interior o...
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2017-02-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB684IntroEvery Child is a Blessing Act of 2017 This bill prohibits recovery of damages in certain civil actions based on a claim that, but for the conduct of the defendant, a child, once conceived, would not or should not have been born. The prohibition appli...
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2017-02-14
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB378IntroOpen Book on Equal Access to Justice Act This bill amends the Equal Access to Justice Act and the federal judicial code to require the Administrative Conference of the United States to create and maintain online searchable databases with information ...
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2017-02-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB365IntroA bill to amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to remove the funding cap relating to the transfer of funds from the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, and for other purposes...
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2017-02-13
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB848IntroFarm Regulatory Certainty Act This bill amends the Resources Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976 to specify that animal waste, manure, and fertilizer are excluded from the Act's requirements if the waste, manure, or fertilizer originates from or is...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB277IntroAmerican Health Care Reform Act of 2017 This bill repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the health care provisions of the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010, effective January 1, 2018. The bill restores provisio...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB938IntroMedicaid Third Party Liability Act
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHJR55IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Office of Natural Resources Revenue relating to "Amendments to Civil Penalty Regulations". This joint resolution nullifies the rule submi...
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2017-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB522IntroStop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2017 This bill prohibits government officials from entering into or enforcing a settlement agreement resolving a civil action on behalf of the United States that provides for a payment to any person or entity other ...
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2017-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB914IntroProtecting America's Workers Act
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2017-02-07
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB328IntroEqual Justice Under Law Act of 2017 This bill states that an indigent individual facing criminal prosecution or juvenile delinquency in a state court is entitled to the effective assistance of counsel, as guaranteed by the Sixth and Fourteenth Amendm...
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2017-02-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB921IntroCommunity Trust Act of 2017 This bill nullifies Executive Order 13768, entitled "Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States," beginning on January 25, 2017, and prohibits the use of any federal funds to implement, administer, enforc...
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2017-02-07
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSB337IntroFAMILY Act Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act This bill establishes the Office of Paid Family and Medical Leave within the Social Security Administration (SSA). The bill entitles every individual to a family and medical leave insurance (FMLI) ben...
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2017-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB333IntroStop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2017 This bill prohibits federal government officials from entering into or enforcing a settlement agreement on behalf of the United States (resolving a civil action, a plea agreement, a deferred prosecution agreeme...
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2017-02-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB952IntroFood Donation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Bill Emerson Good Samaritan Food Donation Act to expand the liability protections for the donation of food. The bill expands the liability protections to include donations of an apparently fit grocery pr...
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2017-02-07
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB885IntroTo extend the waiver of limitations with respect to excluding from gross income amounts received by wrongfully incarcerated individuals. This bill amends the Protecting Americans from Tax Hikes Act of 2015 to extend the waiver of limitations on credi...
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2017-02-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB371IntroPresidential Conflicts of Interest Act of 2017 This bill requires the President and Vice President to submit to Congress and the Office of Government Ethics a disclosure of financial interests. Among the contents of such disclosure, the President and...
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2017-02-06
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB398IntroHEART Act of 2017 Help Extract Animals from Red Tape Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to modify the notice period in civil forfeiture proceedings that involve the seizure of an animal involved in animal fighting. It requires the...
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2017-02-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB470IntroFair Franchise Act of 2017 This bill prohibits any franchise seller, in connection with any disclosure document, notice, or report required by any federal, state, or local law, from making an untrue statement of material fact or failing to state a ma...
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2017-02-06
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
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