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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.
USHB8EngrossWater Resources Development Act of 2018
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2018-06-26
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 488.
USHB6208IntroPuerto Rico Flexibility in Food Assistance Act of 2018
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2018-06-25
To House Agriculture Committee
USHB6103IntroNational Commission of the Federal Response to Natural Disasters in Puerto Rico Act of 2018
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2018-06-14
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USSB1204IntroPost Office Discontinuance Accountability Act of 2017 This bill establishes procedures under which the United States Postal Service (USPS) may carry out emergency suspensions of post offices because of a natural disaster, damage to or destruction of ...
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2018-06-13
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB6048IntroCOUNT Victims Act Counting Our Unexpected Natural Tragedies' Victims Act of 2018 This bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to contract with the National Academy of Medicine to conduct a study of matters concerning best practice...
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2018-06-08
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USSB3033IntroCOUNT Victims Act Counting Our Unexpected Natural Tragedies' Victims Act of 2018 This bill directs the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to contract with the National Academy of Medicine to conduct a study of matters concerning best practice...
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2018-06-07
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4426IntroSustainable Energy Development Reform Act
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USSB346EngrossNational Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring System Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the United States Geological Survey (USGS) to establish the National Volcano Early Warning and Monitoring System to monitor, issue warnings of, and protect U.S. citiz...
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2018-05-21
Held at the desk.
USHB5850IntroPuerto Rico Higher Education Disaster Relief Act
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2018-05-16
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB1405IntroCommercial Balloon Pilot Safety Act of 2017 Drone Operator Safety Act FLIGHT Act of 2017 Fairness for Pilots Act Federal Aviation Administrative Reauthorization Act of 2017 Forward Looking Investment in General Aviation, Hangars, and Tarmacs Act of 2...
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2018-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 407.
USHB2825EngrossDHS Authorization Act Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a Headquarters, which shall, among other things: (1) establish an ove...
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2018-04-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 381.
USSR445IntroA resolution marking the 6-month anniversary of the devastation of Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands by Hurricane Maria. Pledges continued support to: (1) the millions of U.S. citizens living in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands,...
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2018-03-22
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1978; text: CR S1953)
USSB1847IntroHomeland Security for Children Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS's) Office of Strategy, Policy, and Plans to review and incorporate into DHS policy feedback from orga...
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2018-01-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 296.
USHB4811IntroSecuring Our Schools Act of 2018 This bill establishes a pilot program under which the Department of Justice may award one-year grants to local education agencies for the purpose of purchasing and installing devices that allow for the immediate notif...
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2018-01-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4667EngrossFurther Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements, 2017 Official Titles Official Titles - House of Representatives Official Title as Introduced Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year endi...
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2018-01-04
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 291.
USHR646IntroImpeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, of high misdemeanors. Impeaches President Donald John Trump for high misdemeanors. Sets forth two articles of impeachment based on President Trump's statements as President that constitute...
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2017-12-06
On motion to table the measure Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 364 - 58, 4 Present (Roll no. 658). (text: CR H9682)
USHB4460IntroDisaster Recovery Reform Act This bill amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act) to modify the Predisaster Hazard Mitigation Grant Program to: permit the use of technical and financial assistance to est...
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2017-11-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHCR88IntroExpressing the sense of the Congress that temporary protected status for Haitian nationals should be extended until that country has demonstrably recovered from the 2010 earthquake, the cholera epidemic, Hurricane Matthew, and other disasters. Expres...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHCR87IntroExpressing the sense of the Congress that temporary protected status for Haitian nationals should be extended until that country has demonstrably recovered from the 2010 earthquake, the cholera epidemic, Hurricane Matthew, and other disasters. Expres...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHB2874Engross21st Century Flood Reform Act TITLE I--POLICYHOLDER PROTECTIONS AND INFORMATION (Sec. 101) This bill amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to extend the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) through FY2022. (Sec. 102) The bill changes ann...
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2017-11-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB4277IntroWaiver of Emergency Payments Act This bill directs that the federal share of assistance, including direct federal assistance, provided for Puerto Rico in connection with Hurricanes Irma and Maria under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emerg...
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2017-11-08
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USSB2104IntroEarthquake Mitigation Incentive and Tax Parity Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from gross income any earthquake loss mitigation received by a residential property owner or occupant under a state-based earthquake loss...
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2017-11-08
To Senate Finance 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
USHB2266PassBankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017 This bill provides supplemental appropriations for disaster relief, reauthorizes temporary bankruptcy judgeships, and revises requirements regarding the U.S. Trustee System Fund and bankruptcy. DIVISION A--ADDITIONAL ...
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2017-10-26
Became Public Law No: 115-72. (TXT | PDF)
USSCR27IntroA concurrent resolution setting forth 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 f...
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2017-10-17
To Senate Budget Committee
USSCR25IntroAn original concurrent resolution setting forth 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...
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2017-10-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 238.
USHB4063IntroPOWER Act Power Outage for Weather Emergency Repair Act This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to maintain a database of information on electricity outages that is publicly accessible and includes the specific cause and impact of the outage...
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2017-10-13
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHR549IntroSupporting the understanding that climate change is real. Expresses that the House of Representatives supports the reentry of the United States into the Paris Climate Accord and stands with the victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose, and Maria.
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2017-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB3792IntroAnimal Emergency Planning Act of 2017
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2017-10-05
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture Committee
USSR278IntroA resolution expressing condolences to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and Hurricane Maria, commending the resiliency of the people of Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands, and expressing grati...
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2017-10-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1866PassHurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria Education Relief Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill provides educational relief in areas for which the President has declared a major disaster or an emergency as a result of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, or Maria or Tropical...
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2017-09-29
Became Public Law No: 115-64. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3823PassDisaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017 TITLE I--FEDERAL AVIATION PROGRAMS Sec. 101) This bill reauthorizes for the period October 1, 2017, through March 31, 2018, the airport improvement program. (Sec. 102) The following exp...
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2017-09-29
Became Public Law No: 115-63. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3829IntroTUFGRID Act of 2017 The Uniform Federal Grants for Resilient Infrastructure and Design Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish and carry out a program to provide grants to states, local governments, and electric util...
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2017-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB1196IntroCounterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act of 2017 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the U.S. government must ensure that capacity-building assistance to combat terrorist travel is coordinated among departments and agencies as we...
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2017-09-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB3812IntroHurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma Working Family Tax Relief Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow certain individuals affected by Hurricanes Harvey or Irma to elect to use earned income from the preceding year for the purpose of d...
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2017-09-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3715IntroScenic Columbia Gorge Restoration Act of 2017 This bill directs the Forest Service to begin proposing, within 30 days of a catastrophic event, response (salvage operations or reforestation) activities for lands within a national scenic area that have...
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2017-09-15
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHR520IntroExpressing solidarity with, and pledging support and assistance to, victims of Hurricane Harvey, commending the first responders and civilian volunteers who saved lives threatened by Hurricane Harvey, and for other purposes. Expresses: (1) condolence...
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2017-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
USHB3732PassEmergency Aid to American Survivors of Hurricanes Irma and Jose Overseas Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends title XI (General Provisions) of the Social Security Act to increase, from $1 million to $25 million, the maximum amount of temporary assistance th...
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2017-09-12
Became Public Law No: 115-57. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3686IntroDisaster Relief Appropriations Act, 2017 This bill provides emergency supplemental FY2017 appropriations to several federal departments and agencies for expenses related to the consequences of Hurricane Harvey. The funding provided by this bill is de...
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2017-09-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E1194)
USHB601PassREAD Act Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act DIVISION A--REINFORCING EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY IN DEVELOPMENT ACT Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act or the READ Act (Sec. 3) Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of...
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2017-09-08
Became Public Law No: 115-56. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3679IntroNational Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide tax relief for federally-declared disasters in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015. For individuals and businesses located in or investing in the affected areas, th...
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2017-09-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3533IntroCoastal State Climate Preparedness Act of 2017
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2017-08-14
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources Committee
USSB1655IntroTransportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018 TITLE I--DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Department of Transportation Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations for the Department of Transportati...
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2017-07-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 185.
USHB2548IntroFEMA Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006 to reauthorize the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through FY2020. (Sec. 3) The National Advisory Council shall: (1) begin ...
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2017-06-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 130.
USHB2604IntroTPS Reform Act of 2017 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise the criteria for designation of a foreign state as eligible to have its citizens be given temporary protected status (TPS) in the United States. Such revisions incl...
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB2836IntroSHELTER Act Strengthening Homes and Eliminating Liabilities Through Encouraging Readiness Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow individual and business taxpayers a tax credit for 25% of their qualified hurricane and tornado mitigati...
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2017-06-20
To House Subcommittee on Human Resources Committee
USHB2564IntroTo amend title 10, United States Code, to require an annual report on the personnel, training, and equipment needs of the non-federalized National Guard. This bill directs the Chief of the National Guard Bureau to submit to specified recipients an an...
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2017-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USHB2879IntroFLIGHT Act of 2017 Forward Looking Investment in General Aviation, Hangars, and Tarmacs Act of 2017 This bill revises general aviation apportionments by: (1) providing at least 4% of entitlement funding to airports designated as disaster relief airpo...
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2017-06-13
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USSB1320IntroFLIGHT Act of 2017 Forward Looking Investment in General Aviation, Hangars, and Tarmacs Act of 2017 This bill revises general aviation apportionments by: (1) providing at least 4% of entitlement funding to airports designated as disaster relief airpo...
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2017-06-08
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
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