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USHB1881IntroChild Welfare Provider Inclusion Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the federal government, and any state or local government that receives federal funding for any program that provides child welfare services under part B (Child and Family Services) or ...
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2017-04-17
To House Subcommittee on Human Resources Committee
USHB2095IntroFair Pay Act of 2017
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2017-04-14
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB910IntroDisability 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...
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2017-04-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2054IntroTo repeal the violation of sovereign nations' laws and privacy matters. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to tax administration requirements for foreign-source income and assets, to repeal: (1) withholding requirements for paym...
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2017-04-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB869IntroA bill to repeal the violation of sovereign nations' laws and privacy matters. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to tax administration requirements for foreign-source income and assets, to repeal: (1) withholding requirements f...
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2017-04-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1689IntroPrivate Property Rights Protection Act of 2017 This bill prohibits a state or political subdivision from exercising its power of eminent domain, or allowing the exercise of such power by delegation, over property to be used for economic development o...
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2017-04-06
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1704IntroACCESS Act of 2017 Accessible Care by Curbing Excessive lawSuitS Act of 2017 This bill establishes provisions governing health care lawsuits where coverage for the care was provided or subsidized by the federal government. The bill does not preempt c...
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2017-04-06
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB854IntroRobert C. Byrd Mine Safety Protection Act of 2017
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2017-04-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB856IntroCampus Accountability and Safety Act
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2017-04-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1932IntroStop Tax Haven Abuse Act This bill authorizes the Department of the Treasury to impose restrictions on foreign jurisdictions or financial institutions to counter money laundering and efforts to significantly impede U.S. tax enforcement. The bill amen...
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2017-04-05
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB851IntroStop Tax Haven Abuse Act This bill authorizes the Department of the Treasury to impose restrictions on foreign jurisdictions or financial institutions to counter money laundering and efforts to significantly impede U.S. tax enforcement. The bill amen...
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2017-04-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1903IntroRobert C. Byrd Mine Safety Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 to revise requirements governing: (1) investigations of mine accidents; (2) miners' rights and protections (e.g., whistle-blower rights ...
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2017-04-05
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1776IntroImproving Access To Affordable Prescription Drugs Act This bill amends provisions of various laws relating to prescription-drug pricing and affordability. Specifically, the bill: expands reporting requirements for drug manufacturers and establishes c...
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2017-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB89EngrossA bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to exempt old vessels that only operate within inland waterways from the fire-retardant materials requirement if the owners of such vessels make annual structural alterations to at least 10 percent of the...
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2017-04-04
Held at the desk.
USSB819IntroPaycheck Fairness Act
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2017-04-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1869IntroPaycheck Fairness Act
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2017-04-04
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB808IntroSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2017 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 staff mem...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB824IntroClyde-Hirsch-Sowers RESPECT Act Restraining Excessive Seizure of Property through the Exploitation of Civil Asset Forfeiture Tools Act This bill revises the authority and procedures that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) uses to seize property that ...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB811IntroChild Welfare Provider Inclusion Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the federal government, and any state or local government that receives federal funding for any program that provides child welfare services under part B (Child and Family Services) or ...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1860IntroDisaster Assistance Recoupment Fairness Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to waive a debt owed to the United States related to disaster assistance provided to an individual or household if: such assistanc...
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2017-04-04
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USSB803IntroGovernment Settlement Transparency and Reform Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand provisions relating to the nondeductibility of fines and penalties to prohibit a tax deduction for any amount paid or incurred to, or at the direct...
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2017-04-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB801IntroWorking Families Flexibility Act of 2017 This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to authorize private employers to provide compensatory time off to their employees at a rate of 1 1/2 hours per hour of employment for which overtime compe...
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2017-04-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1525IntroStop Taxpayer Funded Settlements Act This bill prohibits federal officials and employees from entering into settlements that provide for payment of attorney's fees by the federal government in cases brought under the Clean Air Act, the Federal Water ...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1555IntroFAIR Act Fifth Amendment Integrity Restoration Act of 2017 This bill modifies general rules governing civil forfeiture proceedings to: (1) ensure that a person contesting a civil forfeiture has legal representation without regard to whether the prope...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1522IntroFair Lending Discovery Clarification Act of 2017 This bill amends the statute of limitations for civil liability under the Equal Credit Opportunity Act and the Fair Housing Act to: (1) extend the period for an aggrieved person to bring an equal credi...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1549IntroForeign Business Bribery Prohibition Act of 2017 This bill amends the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) to authorize private rights of action against persons that violate the FCPA's anti-bribery provisions, which prohibit giving things of ...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1565IntroSaving Lives, Saving Costs Act This bill establishes a framework for health care liability lawsuits to undergo review by independent medical review panels if health care professionals (practicing physicians or their agents or employees), providers, o...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1566IntroNO HATE Act National Opposition to Hate, Assault, and Threats to Equality Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Justice (DOJ) to issue grants to states and local governments to assist in implementing the National Incident-Based Reporting...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1497IntroICE Body Camera Act of 2017 This bill directs U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to ensure that all deportation officers of its Enforcement and Removal Operations wear body cameras when engaged in field operations or removal proceedings. ...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1608IntroICE and CBP Body Camera Accountability Act This bill directs U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to ensure that ICE and CBP agents and officers wear body cameras when engaged in official operations. ...
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2017-03-31
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USSB779IntroStronger Enforcement of Civil Penalties Act of 2017
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2017-03-30
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB781IntroGood Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to shield a health care professional from liability under federal or state law for harm caused by any act or omission if: (1) the professional is serving a...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1823IntroMarijuana Revenue and Regulation Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose: (1) an excise tax on any marijuana product produced in or imported into the United States, and (2) an occupational tax on marijuana production facilities and e...
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2017-03-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB776IntroMarijuana Revenue and Regulation Act This bill removes marijuana from the list of controlled substances and establishes requirements for the taxation and regulation of marijuana products. The bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to impose: (1) an ex...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5EngrossRegulatory Accountability Act of 2017 TITLE I--REGULATORY ACCOUNTABILITY ACT Regulatory Accountability Act (Sec. 103) This bill revises federal rulemaking procedures under the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) to require a federal agency to make all...
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2017-03-29
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-21.
USHB33IntroSmall Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2017 This bill modifies the rulemaking requirements and procedures of federal agencies (excluding Congress, U.S. courts, U.S. territories and possessions, and the District of Columbia) under t...
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2017-03-29
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-21.
USSB771IntroImproving Access To Affordable Prescription Drugs Act
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2017-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB762IntroIRS Whistleblower Improvements Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), with respect to whistle-blowers, to establish rules regarding the disclosure of tax return information and retaliation by employers. The Internal Revenue Ser...
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2017-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1772IntroAIM HIGH Act Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Education Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives, the President pro tempore of the Senate, and the Secretary of Education to establish an independent commission to d...
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2017-03-29
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB748IntroPROFILED Act Protecting the Rights of Families and Immigrants Who Legally Entered From Detention Act This bill prohibits a law enforcement agent or agency from engaging in racial profiling. It creates a civil cause of action permitting declaratory or...
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2017-03-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1629IntroPublic Safety and Wildlife Protection Act This bill bans steel-jaw leghold traps and Conibear traps. Steel-jaw leghold traps are certain spring-powered devices with steel jaws that are designed to snap closed on animals. Conibear traps consist of met...
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2017-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USSB737IntroCOAL Reform Act of 2017 Coal Oversight and Leasing Reform Act of 2017 This bill amends the Mineral Leasing Act to revise the U.S. coal leasing program. The bill repeals the requirement that the Department of the Interior offer at least 50% of total a...
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2017-03-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1682IntroEnergy Star Program Integrity Act This bill amends the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to revise the Energy Star program. Specifically, the bill prohibits breach of warranty claims or private claims or rights of action against manufacturers of pro...
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB1606IntroDOC Access Act Dentist and Optometric Care Access Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to prohibit group health plans and individual health insurance coverage from setting rates for items and services provided by a doctor of optometry, ...
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1722IntroProtecting American Jobs Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act, with respect to the authority of the National Labor Relations Board, to: repeal the authority of the General Counsel of the board to issue, and prosecute before the board...
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2017-03-24
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1368IntroAnimal 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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2017-03-23
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USSB702IntroPLUS Act Preventing Labor Union Slowdowns Act of 2017 This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to make it an unlawful labor practice for a labor organization or its agents while representing, or seeking to represent, employees engaged in mar...
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2017-03-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1450IntroNo Stolen Trademarks Honored in America Act This bill amends the Department of Commerce and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999 to prohibit U.S. courts from recognizing, enforcing, or otherwise validating any assertion of rights by an individua...
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2017-03-21
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USSB678IntroEnglish 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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2017-03-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1493IntroADA Lawsuit Clarification Act of 2017 This bill amends the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to prohibit an aggrieved person from commencing a civil action for discrimination based on the failure to remove a structural barrier to entry into an ...
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2017-03-21
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
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