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USHB2810EngrossNational 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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2017-11-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
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
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.
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.
USHB1096IntroJudgment Fund Transparency Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to disclose details after payments are made from the Judgment Fund. (The Judgment Fund is a permanent and indefinite appropriation to pay judgments against the U...
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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.
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 the Department of the Inter...
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2017-10-03
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2937EngrossCommunity Reclamation Partnerships Act
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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
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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.
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.
USSB1699IntroUnited States-Cuba Trade Act of 2017
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2017-08-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB468IntroHistoric Routes Preservation Act This bill allows any state, county, political subdivision or agency of a state, company, or other person that asserts public acceptance of a right-of-way granted for the construction of highways over public lands to f...
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2017-07-26
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USHB23EngrossGaining Responsibility on Water Act of 2017 This bill requires the Central Valley Project (CVP) and the State Water Project in California to be operated pursuant to the water quality standards and operational constraints described in the "Principles ...
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2017-07-18
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3237IntroTo require the Secretary of State to withhold certain assistance for Honduras until the President certifies to Congress that the Government of Honduras has settled all known commercial disputes with United States citizens. This bill prohibits the Dep...
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2017-07-13
To House Foreign Affairs 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 ...
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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.
USHB2966IntroUnited States-Cuba Normalization 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...
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2017-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USSB733IntroSportsmen's Act TITLE I--NATIONAL POLICY (Sec. 101) This bill states U.S. policy that federal departments and agencies must: facilitate the expansion and enhancement of hunting, noncommercial fishing, and recreational shooting opportunities on federa...
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2017-06-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 154.
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...
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2017-06-07
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR354IntroCondemning the violence against peaceful protesters outside the Turkish Ambassador's residence on May 16, 2017, and calling for the perpetrators to be brought to justice and measures to be taken to prevent similar incidents in the future. Expresses t...
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2017-06-06
On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 397 - 0 (Roll no. 286). (text: CR H4628-4629)
USSR180IntroA resolution condemning the violence against peaceful protesters outside the Turkish Ambassador's residence on May 16, 2017, and calling for the perpetrators to be brought to justice and measures to be taken to prevent similar incidents in the future...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Foreign Relations 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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2017-05-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2610IntroTRUMPED Act of 2017 Taxpayers Require Urgent Mandatory Protection from Egregious Debt Act of 2017
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2017-05-23
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB1101IntroPregnant 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...
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2017-05-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB244PassHIRE Vets Act Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) Provides that references to "this Act" included in any division of this bill refer only to the provisions of the division unless the bill e...
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2017-05-05
Became Public Law No: 115-31. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1039IntroA bill to indemnify local law enforcement entities for complying with valid detainers issued by immigration officers.
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2017-05-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2049IntroRadiation 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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2017-05-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2137IntroFederal Do No Harm Act of 2017 This bill directs the President to: (1) treat the impacts to state waterways and coastal estuaries of a harmful algal bloom conveyed downstream as a result of a water transfer carried out by the U.S. Army Corps of Engin...
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2017-04-26
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USHB1342IntroFILCCA of 2017 Federal Immigration Law Campus Compliance Act of 2017 This bill withholds reimbursement for indirect costs associated with federal research and development grants from an institution of higher learning that does not comply with a lawfu...
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2017-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB1856IntroJustice for Victims of Confidential Informant Crime Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal judicial code to extend to three years and six months the period within which a tort claim against the United States must be presented in writing to a federa...
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2017-04-24
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1819IntroCoal Cleanup Taxpayer Protection Act This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act to prohibit the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation Enforcement (OSMRE) and state regulatory authorities from accepting new self-bonds for coal ...
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2017-04-11
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources 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
USHB1894IntroTo facilitate construction of a bridge on certain property in Christian County, Missouri, and for other purposes. This bill authorizes the construction and operation of a bridge (Riverside Bridge Project) on certain property conveyed to Christian Cou...
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2017-04-05
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit 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
USSB800IntroCoal Cleanup Taxpayer Protection Act This bill amends the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act to prohibit the Office of Surface Mining and Reclamation Enforcement (OSMRE) and state regulatory authorities from accepting new self-bonds for coal ...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB1526IntroDrone Aircraft Privacy and Transparency Act of 2017 This bill amends the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 to direct the Department of Transportation (DOT) to establish procedures to ensure that the integration of unmanned aircraft (drone) sys...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USSB646IntroJustice for Servicemembers and Veterans Act of 2017
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2017-03-15
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB636IntroHealthy Families Act This bill requires certain employers, who employ 15 or more employees for each working day during 20 or more workweeks a year, to permit each employee to earn at least 1 hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours worked. The bill ...
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2017-03-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB631IntroDrone Aircraft Privacy and Transparency Act of 2017 This bill amends the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 to direct the Department of Transportation (DOT) to establish procedures to ensure that the integration of unmanned aircraft (drone) sys...
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2017-03-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1516IntroHealthy Families Act This bill requires certain employers, who employ 15 or more employees for each working day during 20 or more workweeks a year, to permit each employee to earn at least 1 hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours worked. The bill ...
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2017-03-13
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB1498IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2017
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2017-03-10
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB593IntroTarget 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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2017-03-09
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB565IntroJudgment Fund Transparency Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to disclose details after payments are made from the Judgment Fund. The Judgment Fund is a permanent and indefinite appropriation to pay judgments against the Un...
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2017-03-08
To Senate Judiciary 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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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB843IntroSee Something, Say Something About Violent Behavior Act of 2017 This bill grants immunity from civil liability to an employer who reports, to a potential future employer, the violent or threatening behavior of an employee or former employee. The repo...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB1055IntroCommission to Study Family Reconstruction Proposals for African-Americans Unjustly Impacted by the "War on Drugs" Act of 2017 This bill establishes a commission to examine and report on: the disparate incarceration and the institution of forced priso...
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1033EngrossOpen Book on Equal Access to Justice Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Equal Access to Justice Act and the federal judicial code to require the Administrative Conference of the United States to create and maintain online searchable databases with inf...
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2017-02-28
Received in the Senate.
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