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USSB119IntroSunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2017 This bill establishes public notice and comment procedures and motion to intervene standards for civil actions seeking to compel agency action and alleging that an agency is unlawfully withh...
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2017-01-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB302EngrossSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill extends the liability insurance coverage of a state-licensed medical professional to another state when the professional provides medical services to an athlete, athletic team, or team ...
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2017-01-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB65IntroPresidential Conflicts of Interest Act of 2017
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2017-01-09
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB376IntroShareholder Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require shareholder authorization with respect to certain political expenditures by an issuer. A violation of this requirement shall be considered a breach of ...
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2017-01-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB73IntroHousing Accountability Act of 2017 This bill amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 to require an entity receiving low-income housing assistance payments for existing public housing units to maintain decent, safe, and sanitary conditions for an...
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2017-01-09
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB234IntroMaritime Lien Reform Act This bill revises federal shipping laws governing maritime liability to prohibit: (1) maritime liens (liens on vessels) from being imposed on state or federal fishing permits, or (2) civil actions to enforce maritime liens on...
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2017-01-04
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Committee
USSB30IntroExtending 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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2017-01-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB17IntroGAO Access and Oversight Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to obtain federal agency records required to discharge the GAO's duties (including audit, evaluation, and investigative duties), including through br...
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2017-01-03
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR5IntroAdopting rules for the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress. Adopts the Rules of the House of Representatives for the 114th Congress as the Rules for the 115th Congress, with amendments. (Sec. 2) Directs the Sergeant-at-Arms to impose a fine against a Memb...
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2017-01-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB202IntroLandlord Accountability Act of 2017 This bill amends the Fair Housing Act to make it unlawful to discriminate in connection with the rental of a dwelling because the current or prospective tenant holds a housing voucher for rental assistance under se...
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2017-01-03
To House Judiciary Committee
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