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USHB6841IntroDisaster Savings and Resilient Construction Act of 2018
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2018-09-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6763IntroDomestic Offshore Energy Reinvestment Act of 2018
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2018-09-10
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB1204IntroPost Office Discontinuance Accountability Act of 2018 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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2018-09-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 561.
USHB5515PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 This bill authorizes FY2019 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the national security programs...
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2018-08-13
Became Public Law No: 115-232.
USSB3272IntroHaiti and Armenia Reforestation Act of 2018
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2018-07-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6503IntroHaiti and Armenia Reforestation Act of 2018
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2018-07-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6360IntroPREDICTS Act of 2018 Permit Reassurances Enabling Direct Improvements for Conservation, Tenants, and Species Act of 2018.
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2018-07-12
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB6243IntroLeave No Americans Behind Act of 2018
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2018-06-27
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8EngrossWater Resources Development Act of 2018 This bill reauthorizes, deauthorizes, and modifies various projects under the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 and the National Dam Safety Program Act and provides for specified studies. The bill extends...
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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 This bill establishes a National Commission of the Federal Response to Natural Disasters in Puerto Rico to examine the federal preparedness, response, and rec...
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2018-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
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
USSB2987IntroJohn S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 This bill authorizes FY2019 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the national se...
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2018-06-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 439.
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.
USSB2887IntroMajor General Tim Lowenberg National Guard Cyber Defenders Act
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2018-05-21
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB5850IntroPuerto Rico Higher Education Disaster Relief Act
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2018-05-16
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB1405IntroFederal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill reauthorizes through FY2021 the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and specified FAA programs. The bill revises requirements for the airport improvement program and pilot progra...
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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)
USHB3712IntroMajor General Tim Lowenberg National Guard Cyber Defenders Act
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2017-10-17
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
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
USHB3804IntroSafe Communities Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide grants to assist states and local governments in: (1) the development or revision of land use planning statutes and state or local comprehensive plann...
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2017-10-11
To House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications 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)
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