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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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