US Congress Subject | Civil actions and liability

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
USHB2978IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to allow a representative official of an Indian tribe, with authorization from the governing body of the tribe, to request one or more polling places to be located o...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-17
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E999-1000)
USHB3260IntroAirline Passenger Protection Act of 2017 This bill prescribes certain airline passenger protection requirements with respect to: seat size, safety, and health; bathroom size, safety, and health; refunds for damaged or inoperable in-air amenities (tel...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-15
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB3057IntroFair Representation Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-14
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3257IntroPromote Accountability and Government Efficiency Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-14
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB12IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2017 Voter Registration Modernization Act of 2017 This bill amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to require states to make available online voter registration. The federal criminal code is amended to prohibit hi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-14
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3067IntroOnline Safety Modernization Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to establish new crimes for using the mail or another facility of interstate or foreign commerce to knowingly engage in the following conduct: coercion of sexual acts,...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB10EngrossFinancial CHOICE Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill repeals provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and other laws. Any rule that was issued or revised pursuant to a provision repealed by the bill is nullified. TITLE I...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-13
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-108.
USHB3220IntroPreserving Taxpayers' Rights Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to establish new procedures and requirements for administrative appeals of Internal Revenue Service (IRS) deficiency determinations. If the IRS determines that there is a def...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2133IntroCLEARR Act of 2017 Community Lending Enhancement and Regulatory Relief Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-12
Hearings Held by the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Prior to Referral.
USHB2811IntroForeign Agents Registration Modernization and Enforcement Act This bill amends the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 (FARA) to provide that whenever the Department of Justice (DOJ) has reason to believe that a person or enterprise may be in pos...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-12
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2803IntroAbolish Human Trafficking Act of 2017 This bill sets forth a variety of measures to address the prevention and punishment of human trafficking and to assist trafficking victims. Included among these are provisions concerning: restitution for victims;...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-12
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB622IntroLocal Enforcement for Local Lands Act This bill declares that, by September 30, 2017, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) shall terminate the Forest Service Law Enforcement and Investigations unit and cease using Forest Service employees to perform ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-11
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Stewart asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 622, a bill originally introduced by Representative Chaffetz, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB2660IntroAPPEAL Act Assigning Proper Placement of Executive Action Lawsuits Act This bill provides exclusive original jurisdiction to the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia for cases regarding an executive order, action, or memorandum.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-11
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USHB2956IntroParental Notification and Intervention Act of 2017 This bill prohibits a person or organization from performing, facilitating, or assisting in the performance of an abortion on an unemancipated minor under age 18 without first complying with parental...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-10
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3003EngrossNo Sanctuary for Criminals Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to prohibit any federal, state, or local government or any individual from prohibiting any government entity, official, or employee from complying with the i...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-10
Received in the Senate.
USHB1215EngrossProtecting Access to Care Act of 2017 This bill establishes provisions governing health care lawsuits where coverage for the care was provided or subsidized by the federal government, including through a subsidy or tax benefit. (Sec. 2) In general, t...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3089IntroCorporate Transparency Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-28
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB1437IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-26
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB1431IntroVolunteer Pilot Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Volunteer Protection Act of 1997 to protect a volunteer pilot from civil liability for harm caused while operating an aircraft on behalf of a nonprofit organization that arranges flights for...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3055IntroFreedom from Union Identity Theft Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to declare that nothing in such Act shall be construed to preempt a law of any state, territory, or the District of Columbia that prohibits, criminalizes, or crea...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-26
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB3056IntroFreedom from Union Stalking Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to declare that nothing in such Act shall be construed to preempt a law of any state, territory, or the District of Columbia that prohibits, criminalizes, or creates a ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-26
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2518IntroCoast Guard Authorization Act of 2017 This bill authorizes: (1) appropriations for the Coast Guard for FY2018-FY2019, and (2) a specified level of end-of-year strength for active duty personnel and military training student loads for such fiscal year...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 133.
USHB3038IntroTime Off to Vote Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-23
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2602IntroSecure our Skies Act of 2017 This bill requires each air carrier providing passenger air transportation to provide flight attendants, pilots, and dispatchers who are employees or contractors of the carrier with training to combat human trafficking in...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3016IntroForeclosure Fairness Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-22
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USSB1418IntroAirline Passengers' Bill of Rights
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3015IntroNational Homeowners Bill of Rights Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-22
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB1419IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to allow a representative official of an Indian tribe, with authorization from the governing body of the tribe, to request one or more polling places to be located o...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3024IntroStop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to require programs designed to modify behaviors of children in a residential environment (covered programs) to prohibi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-22
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2662IntroRestoring Accountability in the Indian Health Service Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-21
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2942IntroSchedules That Work Act This bill grants an employee the right to request that the employee's employer change the terms and conditions of employment relating to: the number of hours or times the employee is required to work or be on call; the locatio...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-20
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB1386IntroSchedules That Work Act This bill grants an employee the right to request that the employee's employer change the terms and conditions of employment relating to: the number of hours or times the employee is required to work or be on call; the locatio...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1368IntroSustainable, Affordable, Fair, and Efficient (SAFE) National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1353IntroAutomatic Voter Registration Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-14
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB1345IntroTransportation and Logistics Hiring Reform Act of 2017 This bill establishes a national hiring standard for motor carriers. The bill defines an"entity" as a person acting as: a shipper or a consignee; a broker, a freight forwarder, or a household goo...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-13
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1348IntroStopping the Pharmaceutical Industry from Keeping Drugs Expensive (SPIKE) Act of 2017 This bill amends title XI (General Provisions) of the Social Security Act to require manufacturers of drugs with specified percentage increases in their wholesale c...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2689IntroRESPECT Act Requirements, Expectations, and Standard Procedures for Executive Consultation with Tribes Act This bill requires federal agencies to have a process to ensure meaningful and timely input by Native American tribes before undertaking an act...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-08
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USSB1152IntroSAFE Banking Act Secure and Fair Enforcement Banking Act This bill prohibits a federal banking regulator from: (1) terminating or limiting the deposit insurance or share insurance of a depository institution solely because the institution provides fi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-08
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-81.
USSB1318IntroAir Carrier Access Amendments Act of 2017 This bill expands provisions prohibiting discrimination against disabled individuals by an air carrier. Specifically, it enumerates certain actions that an air carrier must take or may not take with respect t...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-08
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1313IntroFlood Insurance Affordability and Sustainability Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-07
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2437IntroBack the Blue Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code: to establish new criminal offenses for killing, assaulting, and fleeing to avoid prosecution for killing a judge, law enforcement officer, or public safety officer; to expand the l...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-07
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2472IntroDisability Integration Act of 2017 This bill prohibits states or local governments that provide institutional placements for individuals with disabilities who need long-term assistance with daily living activities or health-related tasks, and prohibi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-07
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2368IntroRight to Try Act This bill requires the federal government to allow unrestricted manufacturing, distribution, prescribing, and dispensing of experimental drugs, biological products, and medical devices that are authorized by state law and intended to...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-07
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2417IntroPregnant Workers Fairness Act This bill prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for job applicants or employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. Specifically, the bill...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-07
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2432IntroVolunteer Organization Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Volunteer Protection Act of 1997 to expand liability protections to volunteer nonprofit organizations for harm caused by an act or omission of a volunteer on behalf of the organizatio...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-07
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2486IntroEquity and Inclusion Enforcement Act This bill amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to allow private civil causes of action for disparate impact violations (to the same extent as intentional violations) of federal regulations of general applicability ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-07
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2644IntroChronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1761EngrossProtecting Against Child Exploitation Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill makes it a federal crime, subject to certain jurisdictional requirements, to: (1) knowingly produce or cause to be produced a visual depiction of a minor engaged in any sexually exp...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1973EngrossProtecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990 to extend the duty to report suspected child abuse to adults who are authorized to interact with minor or amateur athletes at an a...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2301IntroCourt Legal Access and Student Support (CLASS) Act of 2017 This bill makes procedures for the enforcement of arbitration agreements inapplicable to an enrollment agreement between a student and an institution of higher education (IHE). The bill also ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-02
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
Syndicate content
feedback