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USSB237IntroGeolocational Privacy and Surveillance Act or the GPS Act Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit intentionally: (1) intercepting geolocation information pertaining to another person; (2) disclosing to any other person such information pertaini...
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2015-01-22
USSB220IntroHealth Care Provider and Hospital Conscience Protection Act
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2015-01-21
USSB217IntroWomen's Health Protection Act of 2015
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2015-01-21
USHB424IntroEmpowering Citizens Act
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2015-01-21
USSB204IntroStop Punishing Innocent Americans Act Reinstates the 10-year statute of limitations period applicable to the collection of amounts paid to Social Security beneficiaries by administrative offset. (This former statute of limitations was repealed effec...
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2015-01-21
USSB201IntroChild Custody Protection Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit knowingly transporting a minor child across a state line to obtain an abortion (deems such transporting to be a de facto abridgment of the right of a parent under any ...
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2015-01-21
USSB214IntroShareholder Protection Act of 2015 Amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require that any solicitation of a proxy, consent, or authorization with respect to any security of an issuer: (1) describe the specific nature (to the extent known) an...
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2015-01-21
USHB446IntroShareholder Protection Act of 2015 Amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require that any solicitation of a proxy, consent, or authorization with respect to any security of an issuer: (1) describe the specific nature (to the extent known) an...
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2015-01-21
USHB425IntroStop Super PAC-Candidate Coordination Act Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (FECA) to treat as a campaign contribution any payment made by any person (other than a candidate, an authorized committee of a candidate, or a political commi...
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2015-01-21
USHB411IntroStreamlined and Improved Methods at Polling Locations and Early (SIMPLE) Voting Act of 2015 Amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA) to require each state to allow individuals to vote in a federal election on each day during the 15-day period...
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2015-01-20
USHB37Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Promoting Job Creation and Reducing Small Business Burdens Act TITLE I--BUSINESS RISK MITIGATION AND PRICE STABILIZATI...
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2015-01-16
USHB354IntroThis bill directs the Secretary of Transportation to assess a civil penalty of $10,000 against a railroad carrier for each complete hour in which a shift change of rail carrier employees causes a blockage of vehicular traffic at a grade crossing.
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2015-01-15
USHB337IntroMaritime Lien Reform Act
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2015-01-14
USSB169IntroNo Tax Write-offs for Corporate Wrongdoers Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) deny a tax deduction for any amount paid or incurred for punitive damages in connection with any judgment in, or settlement of, any legal action; and (2) include ...
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2015-01-13
USSB177IntroData Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015 Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to promulgate regulations requiring commercial entities, nonprofit and for-profit corporations, estates, trusts, cooperatives, and other specified entities ...
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2015-01-13
USHB297IntroStop Tax Haven Abuse Act Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to impose restrictions on foreign jurisdictions or financial institutions operating in the United States that are of primary money laundering concern or that significantly impede U.S....
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2015-01-13
USSB174IntroStop Tax Haven Abuse Act Authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to impose restrictions on foreign jurisdictions or financial institutions operating in the United States that are of primary money laundering concern or that significantly impede U.S....
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2015-01-13
USHB26Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 TITLE I--EXTENSION OF TERRORISM INSURANCE PROGRAM (Sec. 10...
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2015-01-12
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USHB42IntroInfant Protection and Baby Switching Prevention Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require certain hospitals reimbursed under Medicare, and which provide neonatal and infant care, to have in effect security proce...
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2015-01-12
USHB89IntroDomestic Prosperity and Global Freedom Act Directs the Department of Energy (DOE), for proposals that must also obtain authorization from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission or the United States Maritime Administration to site, construct, expand...
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2015-01-09
USSB133IntroKlamath Basin Water Recovery and Economic Restoration Act of 2015 Authorizes, ratifies, and confirms the Hydroelectric Settlement (Settlement), the Klamath River Basin Restoration Agreement for the Sustainability of Public and Trust Resources and Af...
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2015-01-08
USSB129IntroRepeal Executive Amnesty Act of 2015 This bill shifts from the Attorney General to the Secretary of Homeland Security (DHS) the authority to parole an alien temporarily into the United States, on a case-by-case basis, and in the Secretary's sole disc...
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2015-01-08
USHR21IntroUphold the Oath Americans Trust and Honor (OATH) Resolution Directs the House of Representatives to bring a civil action in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia for declaratory or injunctive relief to challenge Department of Homeland Secu...
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2015-01-07
USSB106IntroEnding Legacy Lawsuit Abuse Act This bill amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to allow a defendant to remove from a state court to the U.S. district court a civil action involving a claim of environm...
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2015-01-07
USSB50IntroAbortion Non-Discrimination Act of 2015 Amends the Public Health Service Act to prohibit the federal government and any state or local government receiving federal financial assistance from subjecting an institutional or individual health care entity...
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2015-01-07
USSB60IntroAmends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to prohibit unlawful aliens from being eligible for any postsecondary education benefit unless every citizen and national of this country is eligible to receive that benef...
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2015-01-07
USSB48IntroPrenatal Nondiscrimination Act of 2015 or PRENDA Imposes criminal penalties on anyone who knowingly or knowingly attempts to: (1) perform an abortion knowing that the abortion is sought based on the sex or gender of the child, (2) use force or the th...
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2015-01-07
USSB86IntroSmall Business Paperwork Relief Act of 2015 Amends the Paperwork Reduction Act to direct agency heads not to impose civil fines for first-time paperwork violations by small businesses unless there is potential for serious harm to the public interest,...
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2015-01-07
USSB79IntroRemittance Status Verification Act of 2015 Amends the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to require a remittance transfer provider, before initiating a transfer, to request from the sender of a remittance whose recipient is located in a country other than ...
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2015-01-07
USHR11IntroAuthorizes the Speaker of the House of Representatives to initiate or intervene in civil actions on behalf of the House of Representatives in a federal court of competent jurisdiction to seek any appropriate relief regarding the failure of the Presid...
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2015-01-06
USSB11IntroExecutive Needs to Faithfully Observe and Respect Congressional Enactments of the Law Act of 2015 or the ENFORCE the Law Act of 2015 Authorizes either chamber of Congress, upon adoption of a resolution declaring that the President or any officer or e...
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2015-01-06
USSB27IntroWildlife Trafficking Enforcement Act of 2015 This bill applies provisions of the federal criminal code concerning money laundering and racketeering to wildlife trafficking violations of the Endangered Species Act of 1973, the African Elephant Conserv...
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2015-01-06
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