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USHB6304IntroReunifying Separated Families Act of 2018
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2018-07-16
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USSB197IntroRadiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2017 This bill amends the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to extend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Trust Fund until 19 years after this bill's enactment. The trust fund compensates individual...
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2018-06-27
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHB6182IntroCodifying President Trump's Affording Congress an Opportunity to Address Family Separation Executive Order Act
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2018-06-21
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4760IntroSecuring America's Future Act of 2018 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise immigrant visa allocation provisions, including family-related visas. A nonimmigrant classification for parents of adult U.S. citizens is created. Th...
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2018-06-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6134IntroEqual Protection of Unaccompanied Minors Act
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2018-06-19
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6055IntroKeep Our Cities Safe Act of 2018
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2018-06-08
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB2994IntroEMPOWER Act-Part I Ending the Monopoly of Power Over Workplace Harassment through Education and Reporting Act-Part I
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2018-06-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB788IntroTarget Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act This bill amends the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to facilitate the construction and expansion of public target ranges by: (1) authorizing a state to pay up to 90% of the costs of ac...
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2018-05-29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 546.
USSB2155PassEconomic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act TITLE I--IMPROVING CONSUMER ACCESS TO MORTGAGE CREDIT (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) to allow a depository institution or credit union with assets below a sp...
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2018-05-24
Became Public Law No: 115-174.
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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2018-04-25
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB1181IntroGood Samaritan Search and Recovery Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to implement a process to provide eligible organizations and individuals expedited access to federal land to conduct good...
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2018-04-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 373.
USHB5374IntroStudent Non-Discrimination Act of 2018 This bill prohibits discrimination, under a federally assisted program, against public school students on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity or that of their associates....
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2018-03-21
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2683IntroProtecting Veterans Credit Act of 2017 This bill amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to exclude from consumer report information: (1) a veteran's medical debt if the hospital care or medical services relating to the debt antedates the credit report ...
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2018-03-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 59 - 0.
USHB40IntroCommission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans Act This bill establishes the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African-Americans to examine slavery and discrimination in the colonies and the United S...
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2018-03-08
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Ms. Jackson Lee asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 40, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1498IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2017 This bill prohibits racial profiling by a federal, state, local, or tribal law enforcement agency or agent. The term "racial profiling" includes the practice of relying on actual or perceived race, ethnicity, national...
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2018-03-08
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Ms. Jackson Lee asked unanimous consent that she may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1498, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5034IntroInternational Violence Against Women Act of 2018
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2018-02-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3978EngrossTRID Improvement Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill specifies that the amount deposited in the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Reserve Fund for FY2018 may not exceed $48 million. TITLE I--TRID IMPROVEMENT (Sec. 101) The bill amends the Real Esta...
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2018-02-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2948IntroTo amend the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 to provide a temporary license for loan originators transitioning between employers, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 to temporarily all...
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2018-02-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 414.
USSB2060IntroBurma Human Rights and Freedom Act of 2018
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2018-02-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 307.
USHB1892PassHonoring Hometown Heroes Act DIVISION A--HONORING HOMETOWN HEROES ACT Honoring Hometown Heroes Act (Sec. 10102) This division authorizes the governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States or the Mayor of the District of Columbia t...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-123.
USHB695EngrossChild Protection Improvements Act of 2017 TITLE I--MILITARY PERSONNEL Provides appropriations for active-duty and reserve personnel in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force (the military departments), and for National Guard personnel in the Arm...
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2018-02-08
Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 695 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 44. Record Vote Number: 29. (CR S798)
USHB4761IntroCompact Impact Relief Act
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2018-02-08
To House Nutrition Committee
USSB1222IntroLa Paz County Land Conveyance Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior, after receiving a request from La Paz County, Arizona, to convey to the county, without consideration, 8,000 acres of specified federal land. The federal land conveye...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB1057IntroSTOP Act of 2017 Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2017 This bill amends the Tariff Act of 1930 to make the Postmaster General the consignee (i.e., the entity financially responsible for the receipt of a shipment) for merchandise,...
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2018-02-05
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Faso asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1057, a bill originally introduced by Representative Tiberi, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHJR128IntroDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 DIVISION B--FURTHER EXTENSION OF CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2018 Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 This division amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 to provide conti...
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2018-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB2630IntroLa Paz County Land Conveyance Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior, after receiving a request from La Paz County, Arizona, to convey to the county, without consideration, 8,000 acres of specified federal land. The federal land conveye...
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2018-01-29
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 401.
USHB4877IntroDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military activities. Excludes military construction, military family housing, civil works projects of the Army Corps of Engineers, an...
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2018-01-25
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB4805IntroNo Federal Funding to Benefit Sanctuary Cities Act This bill prohibits a sanctuary jurisdiction from receiving federal financial assistance. A sanctuary jurisdiction is a state or political subdivision that has a statute, policy, or practice in effec...
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2018-01-24
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4735IntroGold King Mine Spill Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-01-05
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB4295IntroCLEAR Act of 2017 Clear Law Enforcement for Criminal Alien Removal Act of 2017
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2017-12-13
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB2810PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2017-12-12
Became Public Law No: 115-91. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4223IntroBURMA Act of 2017 Burma Unified through Rigorous Military Accountability Act of 2017 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the government of Burma (Myanmar) should ensure the safe and voluntary return of displaced people and fully implement ...
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2017-11-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHCR71EngrossEstablishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027. Establishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2...
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2017-10-26
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB469EngrossCongressional Article I Powers Strengthening Act 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 withholding or u...
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2017-10-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB732EngrossStop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits government officials from entering into or enforcing a settlement agreement on behalf of the United States (resolving a civil action, a plea agreement, a deferred prosecution agreem...
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2017-10-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB744IntroProtecting Veterans Credit Act of 2017 This bill amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to exclude from consumer report information: (1) a veteran's medical debt if the hospital care or medical services relating to the debt antedates the credit report ...
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2017-10-17
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-132.
USHB1096IntroJudgment Fund Transparency Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to disclose details regarding payments made from the Judgment Fund on or after January 1, 2016. (The Judgment Fund is a permanent and indefinite appropr...
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2017-10-16
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 252.
USSB810PassA bill to facilitate construction of a bridge on certain property in Christian County, Missouri, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill authorizes the Riverside Bridge Project, to construct, maintain, and operate a bridge on certain property conv...
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2017-10-06
Became Public Law No: 115-67. (TXT | PDF)
USHB289EngrossGO Act Guides and Outfitters Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act to specify the circumstances in which the Department of Agriculture (USDA), with respect to the Forest Service, or the Department of the Interior,...
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2017-10-03
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2937EngrossCommunity Reclamation Partnerships Act This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) to revise the abandoned mine land reclamation program which restores land and water adversely impacted by surface coal mines that w...
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2017-10-03
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3354EngrossInterior and Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Commerce, Justice, Science, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, State and Foreign Operations, Transportation, Housing ...
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2017-09-27
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
USSB1460IntroEnergy and Natural Resources Act of 2017 This bill amends the Energy Conservation and Production Act, the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 with respect to energy efficiency for sectors such as b...
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2017-09-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHB3668IntroSHARE Act Sportsmen's Heritage And Recreational Enhancement Act
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2017-09-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 224.
USHB3446IntroRBI Act Restoring Board Immunity Act of 2017 This bill grants antitrust immunity to state occupational licensing boards in states that satisfy occupational licensing law requirements, including: (1) requiring a board's actions to be authorized by a n...
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHR486IntroCalling on the Government of Iraq to compensate the former residents of Camp Ashraf for their assets seized by groups affiliated with the Government of Iraq. Calls on: (1) the Iraqi government to compensate Iranian dissidents for their seized assets ...
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2017-09-05
To House Subcommittee on Middle East and North Africa Committee
USSB1757IntroBuilding America's Trust Act This bill provides for strengthening the barriers along the U.S. land and maritime borders to deter illegal activity, including through U.S. Border Patrol and law enforcement enhancements and personnel increases and Natio...
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2017-09-05
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 208.
USSB1753IntroSAFE Transitional License Act This bill amends the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 to temporarily allow loan originators that meet specified requirements to continue to originate loans after moving: (1) from one state to another, or (2) from ...
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2017-08-03
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1699IntroUnited States-Cuba Trade Act of 2017 This bill repeals the embargo on trade with Cuba. The bill: (1) makes ineffective certain prohibitions on exports to Cuba; (2) extends nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations) to Cuban products; (3) pr...
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2017-08-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3270IntroHistoric Routes Preservation Act This bill allows any state, county, political subdivision or agency of a state, company, or other person asserting the public acceptance of an open-ended grant or dedication of land by the United States for a right-of...
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2017-08-01
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB1649IntroRBI Act Restoring Board Immunity Act of 2017 This bill grants antitrust immunity to state occupational licensing boards in states that satisfy occupational licensing law requirements, including: (1) requiring a board's actions to be authorized by a n...
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2017-07-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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