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USHB900IntroTo recognize Puerto Rico's sovereign nationhood under either independence or free association and to provide for a transition process, and for other purposes. This bill requires the Legislative Assembly of Puerto Rico to provide for a referendum in P...
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2017-02-22
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USHB1068IntroSafe Drinking Water Act Amendments of 2017 This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to revise regulations for drinking water contaminants, including by: requiring the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to determine whether or not to regulate n...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB1071IntroAssistance, Quality, and Affordability Act of 2017 This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to reauthorize for FY2018-FY2022 and revise the drinking water state revolving fund (SRF), including to require SRF-funded projects to use iron and steel ...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB227IntroMultinational Species Conservation Funds Reauthorization Act This bill reauthorizes the African Elephant Conservation Act, the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act of 1994, the Asian Elephant Conservation Act of 1997, the Great Ape Conservation Fund...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB260IntroPuerto Rico Admission Act This bill expresses U.S. policy that the U.S. citizens of Puerto Rico may choose whether Puerto Rico will become a state or a nation through a plebiscite pursuant to provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014. I...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USSB307IntroDepartment of Defense Emergency Response Capabilities Database Enhancement Act of 2017 This bill amends the John Warner National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007 to require the Department of Defense (DOD) to establish and maintain withi...
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2017-02-06
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB797IntroTo amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to remove the matching requirement for a territory to use specially allocated Federal funds for Medicare covered part D drugs for low-income individuals. This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Socia...
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2017-02-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB276EngrossA bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to ensure reliable air service in American Samoa. (Sec. 1) This bill declares that in order to provide and sustain air transportation in American Samoa between the islands of Tutuila and Manu'a, the Depar...
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2017-02-01
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB576IntroSocial Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act This bill allows the Department of the Treasury to enter into agreements with state and local governments for social-impact partnership projects for which federal funds shall be awarded only if a proj...
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2017-02-01
To House Subcommittee on Human Resources Committee
USHB678EngrossDepartment of Homeland Security Support to Fusion Centers Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Comptroller General to conduct an assessment of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) personnel assigned to fusion centers established under the Home...
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2017-02-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB247IntroBring Jobs Home Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) grant business taxpayers a tax credit for up to 20% of insourcing expenses incurred for eliminating a business located outside the United States and relocating it within the Unite...
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2017-01-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB192IntroDirect Broadcast Satellite Expansion Act of 2017 This bill amends federal copyright law and the Communications Act of 1934 to extend statutory licenses for secondary transmissions, and require satellite carriers to carry the analog and digital signal...
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2017-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHB261IntroPuerto Rico Medicare Part B Equality Act This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to automatically enroll eligible residents of Puerto Rico in Medicare's medical insurance program. Under current law, automatic enrollment app...
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2017-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB685IntroBring Jobs Home Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) grant business taxpayers a tax credit for up to 20% of insourcing expenses incurred for eliminating a business located outside the United States and relocating it within the Unite...
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2017-01-24
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB234IntroEnd Outsourcing Act This bill modifies provisions of tax, labor, and federal contracting laws related to the outsourcing of jobs. The bill amends the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act to require employers to include an outsourcing sta...
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2017-01-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB136IntroBankruptcy 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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2017-01-23
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB188IntroTo amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to extend to 2027 the production certificate program that allows refunds of duties on certain articles produced in United States insular possessions. This bill amends the Harmonized Tariff ...
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2017-01-13
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB187IntroVirgin Islands Visa Waiver Act of 2017 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish a visa waiver program for the United States Virgin Islands for individuals who are a national of a country that is a member or an associate membe...
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2017-01-13
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB385IntroTo amend the Expedited Funds Availability Act to clarify the application of that Act to American Samoa and the Northern Mariana Islands. This bill amends the Expedited Funds Availability Act to apply the Act, which governs bank deposit holds, to Amer...
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2017-01-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB38IntroEMPLEO Act Economic Mobility for Productive Livelihoods and Expanding Opportunity Act of 2017 This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to require every employer to pay to each of his or her eligible Puerto Rican employees who in any work...
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2017-01-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB328IntroINVEST Act Incentives for our Nation's Veterans in Energy Sustainability Technologies This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow the work opportunity tax credit for the hiring of a specified veteran who works in a field of renewable energy. ...
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2017-01-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB259IntroTo prevent the territories of the United States from losing current Medicaid funding. This bill amends the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 to require the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to annually allocate, to each U.S....
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2017-01-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB189IntroTerritorial Tax Parity Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the income source rules involving U.S. possessions, including Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. Under curre...
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2017-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB190IntroTerritorial Tax Equity and Economic Growth Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the residence and income source rules involving U.S. possessions, including Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the V...
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2017-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB185IntroTerritorial Economic Growth and Recovery Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the limitation on the amount of distilled spirits excise taxes covered over (paid into) to the treasuries of the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico....
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2017-01-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB186IntroUnited States Virgin Islands College Access Act of 2017 This bill directs the U.S. Virgin Islands to award grants to public four-year institutions of higher education (IHEs) located in a state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, or Guam to cover ...
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2017-01-03
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
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