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USHB3906IntroInnovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act of 2017
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2018-07-16
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1320IntroNuclear Utilization of Keynote Energy Act This bill revises the functions of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) by establishing new transparency and accountability measures on the commission's budget and fee structure and developing the regulato...
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2018-07-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5515EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 This bill authorizes FY2019 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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2018-07-11
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB770EnrollAmerican Innovation $1 Coin Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury, over a 14-year period beginning in 2019, to mint and issue "American Innovation" $1 coins commemorating innovation and innovators from each state, each U.S. te...
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2018-07-10
Presented to President.
USHB3EngrossSpending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act This bill rescinds approximately $15 billion in budget authority over 2018-2028 that was proposed to be rescinded by the President under procedures included in the Impoundment Control Act of 1974....
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2018-06-20
Motion to discharge Senate Committees on Appropriations; the Budget rejected by Yea-Nay Vote. 48 - 50. Record Vote Number: 134.
USHB6068IntroCounter Terrorism and Illicit Finance Act
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2018-06-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB1872IntroTSA Modernization Act This bill reauthorizes Transportation Security Administration (TSA) programs through FY2020 and modifies the authorities, requirements, and organizational structure for the TSA. The bill codifies the transfer of the TSA from the...
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2018-06-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 444.
USSB2979IntroSpending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act This bill rescinds approximately $15 billion in budget authority over 2018-2028 that was proposed to be rescinded by the President under procedures included in the Impoundment Control Act of 1974....
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2018-05-24
Read twice and referred concurrently to the Committees on Appropriations; the Budget pursuant to the order of January 30, 1975, as modified by the order of April 11, 1986, with instructions that the Budget Committee be authorized to report its views to the Appropriations Committee, and that the latter alone be authorized to report the bill.
USHR124IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Engineers Week. Supports the goals and ideals of Engineers Week to increase understanding of, and interest in, engineering and technology careers. Recognizes that engineering education is a critical component of STE...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHR334IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding grid modernization. Urges the United States to promote and advance the modernization of its energy delivery infrastructure and bolster the reliability, affordability, diversity, efficienc...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB4096IntroCarbon Capture Prize Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB3661IntroHABS Act of 2017 Harmful Algal Blooms Solutions Act of 2017
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB5031IntroChallenges & Prizes for Climate Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB2830IntroMethane Emissions Mitigation Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB5260IntroAdvanced Nuclear Energy Technologies Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB3010IntroPromoting Good Cyber Hygiene Act of 2017 This bill requires the National Institute of Standards and Technology to establish for the federal government, the private sector, and any individual or organization a list of best practices to defend against ...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB3750IntroEnergy Technology Maturation Act of 2017
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USSB1563IntroRare Earth Element Advanced Coal Technologies Act
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2018-05-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 423.
USHB4035IntroDOE Loan Guarantee Program Repeal Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHR306IntroRecognizing the impact of tribology on the United States economy and competitiveness in providing solutions to critical technical problems in manufacturing, energy production and use, transportation vehicles and infrastructure, greenhouse gas emissio...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB2479IntroLeading Infrastructure for Tomorrow's America Act This bill authorizes appropriations for the nation's infrastructure, including appropriations for: secure broadband internet access, with a prioritization on expanding broadband access in unserved are...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB2882IntroOcean Acidification Innovation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Ocean Acidification Research and Monitoring Act of 2009 to authorize a federal agency with a representative serving on the Interagency Working Group on Ocean Acidification to car...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB2541IntroBOSS Act Building Opportunity for Student Startups Act This bill directs the Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology to enter into an arrangement with the National Academy of Sciences to conduct a study on the role of incubators and ...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHR194IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that any comprehensive plan to reform our national energy policy must promote American energy security and develop the abundant resources of the United States. Expresses the sense of the House of R...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB3033IntroAeronautics Innovation Act This bill reauthorizes through FY2022 the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate. NASA shall establish: (1) a low-boom supersonic aircraft program or project that will ...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Space Committee
USHB5387IntroConsortia-Led Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Networks Act This bill requires the Department of Commerce to carry out a grant program for establishing consortia to enhance U.S. economic, environmental, and energy security by promoting domestic rese...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB3240IntroSmart Manufacturing Leadership Act This bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to complete a national plan for smart manufacturing technology (certain advanced technologies in information, automation, monitoring, computation, sensing, modeling,...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB3275IntroWater and Energy Sustainability through Technology Act This bill addresses the link between energy and water systems (energy-water nexus), including: (1) the water needed to produce energy; (2) the energy needed to transport, reclaim, treat, store, a...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB3671IntroOff Fossil Fuels for a Better Future Act This bill transitions away from fossil fuel sources of energy to clean energy sources (e.g., energy efficiency, energy conservation, and renewable energy). By 2027: (1) 80% of electricity sold must be generate...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB4120IntroGrid Cybersecurity Research and Development Act This bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop an initiative to mitigate the consequences on the electric grid from the results of cyberattacks by increasing cybersecurity capabilities of ...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USSB1457IntroAdvanced Nuclear Energy Technologies Act
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2018-05-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 418.
USSB1799IntroEnergy Technology Maturation Act of 2017
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2018-05-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 419.
USHB589EngrossDepartment of Energy Research and Innovation Act TITLE I--LABORATORY MODERNIZATION AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER Laboratory Modernization and Technology Transfer Act (Sec. 102) This bill instructs the Department of Energy (DOE) to permit specified National...
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2018-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 405.
USSB2503IntroDepartment of Energy Research and Innovation Act TITLE I--LABORATORY MODERNIZATION AND TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER Laboratory Modernization and Technology Transfer Act (Sec. 102) This bill instructs the Department of Energy (DOE) to permit specified National...
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2018-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 404.
USHB4EngrossFAA Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 401.
USSB2783IntroCoastal Communities Adaptation Act
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2018-04-26
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2612IntroConsortia-Led Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Networks Act
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2018-03-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB5131EngrossSurface Transportation Security Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-03-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB97EngrossNuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to revise the objectives of the civilian nuclear energy research, development, demonstration, and commercial application programs of the Depart...
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2018-03-08
Held at the desk.
USHB5053IntroCoding Technology Improvements Act
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2018-02-15
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB951IntroRegulatory Accountability Act of 2017 This bill codifies and revises notice-and-comment rulemaking procedures to require federal agencies to consider: (1) whether a rulemaking is required by statute or is within the discretion of the agency, (2) whet...
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2018-02-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 312.
USHB4829IntroAI JOBS Act of 2018 Artificial Intelligence Job Opportunities and Background Summary Act of 2018 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that technology can improve the lives of individuals, but can also disrupt jobs, and for this reason, innovatio...
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2018-01-18
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4561EngrossSAFE TECH Act Security Assessment Feasibility for Equipment Testing and Evaluation of Capabilities for our Homeland Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to develop a program allowing a vendor to obtain perfo...
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2018-01-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation 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)
USHB4474IntroSurface Transportation and Public Area Security Act of 2017
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2017-12-05
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security Committee
USHB4480IntroExploring the Future of Work Act
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2017-11-29
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB2936EngrossResilient Federal Forests Act of 2017 This bill shall apply whenever the Department concerned, either the Department of Agriculture for National Forest System (NFS) lands or the Department of the Interior for public lands, prepares an environmental a...
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2017-11-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB4121IntroGlobal Development Lab Act of 2017 This bill establishes in the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) the United States Global Development Lab, the duties of which shall include: increasing the application of science, technology, innovati...
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2017-10-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB21IntroRegulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017 This bill revises provisions relating to congressional review of agency rulemaking. A federal agency promulgating a rule must publish information about the rule in the Federal Register an...
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2017-10-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 239.
USSB1915IntroHandgun Trigger Safety Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the National Institute of Justice to make grants to states or local governments, nonprofit or for-profit organizations, and institutions of higher education to develop technology for personalize...
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2017-10-04
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
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