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USHB1EngrossTax Cuts and Jobs Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to reduce tax rates and modify policies, credits, and deductions for individuals and businesses. With respect to individuals, the bill: replaces the seven existing tax brackets (10%, 15...
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2017-12-13
Conference held.
USHB4042IntroTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1415 West Oak Street, in Kissimmee, Florida, as the "Borinqueneers Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1415 West Oak St...
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2017-12-12
At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Gianforte objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was considered as withdrawn.
USHB2658EngrossVenezuela Humanitarian Assistance and Defense of Democratic Governance Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of State to work through nongovernmental organizations to provide public health commodities, basic food commodities, and related techn...
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2017-12-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB371EnrollDepartment of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017, Improvements Act
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2017-12-06
Presented to President.
USSB1519IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the defense activities of the ...
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2017-11-29
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S7367-7393)
USSB1IntroTax Cuts and Jobs Act Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Official Titles Official Titles - Senate Official Titles as Introduced An original bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of...
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2017-11-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 269.
USHB4277IntroWaiver of Emergency Payments Act
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2017-11-08
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management 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)
USSB2023IntroCuban Airport Security Act of 2017 This bill directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to brief Congress and the Government Accountability Office on specified aspects of security measures at...
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2017-10-26
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3328EngrossCuban Airport Security Act of 2017 This bill directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to brief Congress and the Government Accountability Office on specified aspects of security measures at...
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2017-10-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4060IntroTax Equity and Prosperity for Puerto Rican Families Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make citizens of Puerto Rico eligible for the federal earned income tax credit and allow them to claim the refundable portion of the child t...
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2017-10-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3932IntroHELP Puerto Rico Act Healthcare Expenditures for Low-income Populations in Puerto Rico Act
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2017-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3966IntroPuerto Rico Humanitarian Relief Act
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2017-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Committee
USSB1894IntroA bill to exempt Puerto Rico from the coastwise laws of the United States (commonly known as the "Jones Act").
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2017-10-02
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 232.
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
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)
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.
USSR253IntroA resolution designating the week beginning September 18, 2017, as "National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week". Designates the week beginning on September 18, 2017, as National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week.
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2017-09-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5707; text: CR S5485)
USSB484EngrossU.S. Territories Investor Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Investment Company Act of 1940 to apply the Act to investment companies created under the laws of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, or any other U.S. possession.
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2017-09-12
Held at the desk.
USSB1780IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2018
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2017-09-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 216.
USSB1107EngrossBankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal judicial code to: convert certain temporary bankruptcy judges to permanent bankruptcy judges and authorize the appointment of additional bankruptcy judges in Delaware and Michigan; convert...
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2017-09-06
Held at the desk.
USHB3118IntroIran and Hizballah Western Hemisphere Prevention Act of 2017
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2017-09-05
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHB3219EngrossDefense, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Legislative Branch, and Energy and Water Development National Security Appropriations Act, 2018 Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 DIVISION A--...
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2017-08-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 187.
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
USHB3180EngrossIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 TITLE I-- INTELLIGENCE ACTIVITIES (Sec. 101) This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations for the conduct of intelligence and intelligence-related activities in the: Office of the Director of National...
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2017-07-31
To Senate Select Intelligence Committee
USHR447IntroDirecting the Secretary of Homeland Security to transmit certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to Department of Homeland Security policies and activities relating to businesses owned or controlled by President Donald J. Trump. Di...
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2017-07-28
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 74.
USHB3226IntroSupplemental Security Income Equality Act This bill amends the Social Security Amendments of 1972 to extend the Supplemental Security Income program (which provides financial assistance to low-income people who are aged, blind, or disabled) to Puerto...
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2017-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Human Resources Committee
USHB3362IntroDepartment of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. Provides appropriations to the State Department for: Administ...
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2017-07-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 184.
USSR224IntroA resolution recognizing the 5th anniversary of the death of Oswaldo Paya Sardinas, and commemorating his legacy and commitment to democratic values and principles. Recognizes and commemorates the legacy of Oswaldo Paya Sardinas on the fifth annivers...
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2017-07-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1422IntroPrivate Flood Insurance Market Development Act of 2017
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2017-07-14
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 155.
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
USHB2982IntroCovering our FAS Allies Act
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1391IntroCovering our FAS Allies Act
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2017-06-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2993IntroGuantanamo Recidivism Reduction Act of 2017 This bill instructs the Department of Defense (DOD) to give annual briefings to specified congressional committees on the current activities and locations of individuals who are not members or former member...
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2017-06-21
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR372IntroRecognizing the significance of National Caribbean American Heritage Month. Supports the goals and ideals of Caribbean-American Heritage Month (in the month of June). Affirms that: (1) the contributions of Caribbean-Americans are a significant part o...
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2017-06-02
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSB1287IntroFreedom for Americans to Travel to Cuba Act of 2017 This bill states that: (1) the President may not prohibit or otherwise restrict travel to or from Cuba by U.S. citizens or legal residents, or any of the transactions incident to such travel, includ...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1286IntroFreedom to Export to Cuba Act of 2017 This bill amends: (1) the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to repeal the prohibition on assistance to Cuba and the President's authority for the embargo on Cuba, (2) the Trading with the Enemy Act to repeal the Pre...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2530IntroEarned Income Tax Credit Equity for Puerto Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make citizens of Puerto Rico eligible for the federal earned income tax credit.
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2017-05-18
To House Ways And Means 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)
USSB563IntroFlood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act
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2017-05-04
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB1366EngrossU.S. Territories Investor Protection Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Investment Company Act of 1940 to apply the Act to investment companies created under the laws of Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, or any other U.S. possession.
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2017-05-03
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1018IntroVenezuela Humanitarian Assistance and Defense of Democratic Governance Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of State to work through nongovernmental organizations to provide public health commodities, basic food commodities, and related techn...
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2017-05-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1813IntroBorder Wall Funding Act of 2017 This bill amends the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to require a remittance transfer provider to collect from the sender a remittance fee of 2% of the U.S. dollar amount to be transferred to a recipient in Mexico, Guatem...
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2017-04-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB1301EngrossDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 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 th...
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2017-04-07
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 36.
USHB2021IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the limitation on the cover over of distilled spirits taxes to Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the limitation on the amount of distilled spirits...
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2017-04-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHCR39IntroRecognizing and commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Virgin Islands of the United States becoming a part of the United States. Recognizes the 100th anniversary of the Virgin Islands becoming a part of the United States. Acknowledges the creatio...
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2017-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB1276IntroClosing the Meal Gap Act of 2017 This bill amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to revise the requirements for calculating Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) benefits. The bill increases th...
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2017-03-23
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB1450IntroNo Stolen Trademarks Honored in America Act This bill amends the Department of Commerce and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999 to prohibit U.S. courts from recognizing, enforcing, or otherwise validating any assertion of rights by an individua...
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2017-03-21
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USSB632IntroBankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal judicial code to: convert certain temporary bankruptcy judges to permanent bankruptcy judges and authorize the appointment of additional bankruptcy judges in Delaware and Michigan; convert...
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2017-03-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1189IntroAnti-hunger Empowerment Act of 2017 This bill reduces administrative requirements for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program), authorizes funding to increase access to SNAP offices, and authorize...
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2017-03-10
To House Nutrition Committee
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