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USSB1050EngrossChinese-American World War II Veteran Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold...
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2018-09-17
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR608IntroA resolution designating August 16, 2018, as "National Airborne Day".
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2018-08-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5701; text: CR S5695)
USHCR33EngrossDesignating the George C. Marshall Museum and George C. Marshall Research Library in Lexington, Virginia, as the National George C. Marshall Museum and Library. Designates the George C. Marshall Museum and George C. Marshall Research Library in Lexin...
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2018-08-15
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
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.
USHB1002IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2017 This bill establishes a National Heritage Areas System to recognize certain areas of the United States that tell nationally significant stories and to conserve, enhance, and interpret the areas' natural, historic, s...
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2018-07-25
ASSUMING FRIST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. McKinley asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be the first sponsor of H.R. 1002, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1861EngrossLarry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of Larry Doby in recognition of h...
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2018-07-11
Received in the Senate.
USSB1459IntroFort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Historical Park Act of 2018 This bill establishes the Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Park in South Carolina for the preservation and interpretation of the nationally significant historical values and cul...
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2018-07-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 509.
USSB197IntroRadiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2017 This bill amends the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to extend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Trust Fund until 19 years after this bill's enactment. The trust fund compensates individual...
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2018-06-27
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHB88EngrossShiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act (Sec. 3) This bill modifies the boundary of Shiloh National Military Park in Tennessee and Mississippi to include the Fallen Timbers Battlefield, th...
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2018-06-07
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHR848IntroRecognizing the 43rd anniversary of the Fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975.
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2018-06-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB4300PassAdmiral Lloyd R. "Joe" Vasey Pacific War Commemorative Display Establishment Act This bill authorizes the Pacific Historic Parks to establish and maintain a commemorative display to honor the members of the U.S. Armed Forces and Allies who served in ...
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2018-05-07
Became Public Law No: 115-170.
USHB1625PassTARGET Act Targeted Rewards for the Global Eradication of Human Trafficking (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Department of State's rewards program is a powerful tool in combating sophisticated international crime and that t...
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2018-03-23
Became Public Law No: 115-141.
USSB2213IntroAdmiral Lloyd R. "Joe" Vasey Pacific War Commemorative Display Establishment Act
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2018-03-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 359.
USHB1992IntroCamp Nelson Heritage Park Study Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park and adjacent property in Jessamine County, Kentucky. Interior shall: (1) evaluate the ...
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2018-02-28
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR756IntroExpressing support for designation of March 21, 2018, as "National Rosie the Riveter Day". Supports the designation of National Rosie the Riveter Day. Acknowledges the important role played by women in World War II.
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2018-02-27
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSR412IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion and celebrating Black History Month. Expresses support for the monument recognizing the service of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion a...
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2018-02-15
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB1472IntroA bill to reauthorize the Tennessee Civil War Heritage Area. This bill amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to extend the authority of the Department of the Interior to make grants and provide assistance for the Tennessee ...
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2018-02-14
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB2354IntroANTIQUITIES Act of 2018 America's Natural Treasures of Immeasurable Quality Unite, Inspire, and Together Improve the Economies of States Act of 2018
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2018-01-30
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources 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)
USHCR43EngrossProviding official recognition of the massacre of 11 African-American soldiers of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion of the United States Army who had been captured in Wereth, Belgium, during the Battle of the Bulge on December 17, 1944. Recognizes ...
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2017-11-02
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR234IntroA resolution recognizing the Sailors and Marines who sacrificed their lives for ship and shipmates while fighting the devastating 1967 fire onboard USS Forrestal and, during the week of the 50th anniversary of the tragic event, commemorating the effo...
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2017-10-24
S.Amdt.1578 Amendment SA 1578 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3660IntroNo Federal Funding for Confederate Symbols Act
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2017-10-17
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USHB3658IntroHonoring Real Patriots Act of 2017
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2017-10-17
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USSR99IntroA resolution recognizing the 11 African-American soldiers of the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion who were massacred in Wereth, Belgium, during the Battle of the Bulge in December 1944. Recognizes the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice on behalf...
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2017-10-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USHB2773IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to sell Pershing Hall. This bill amends the Veterans' Benefits Programs Improvement Act of 1991 to direct the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to sell Pershing Hall, in Paris, France, for fair market ...
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2017-10-12
Committee Hearings Held.
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.
USHB3779IntroRobert E. Lee Statue Removal Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to develop a plan to remove the monument to Robert E. Lee at Antietam National Battlefield in Maryland. Interior must submit to Congress a time line for the removal of ...
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2017-09-22
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSB1460IntroEnergy and Natural Resources Act of 2017 This bill amends the Energy Conservation and Production Act, the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 with respect to energy efficiency for sectors such as b...
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2017-09-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSR262IntroA resolution commemorating the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Air Force as an independent military service and celebrating the Air Force for 70 years of serving and defending the United States. Commemorates the 70th anniversary of the e...
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2017-09-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5810; text: CR S5804-5805)
USHB1721IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to designate at least one city in the United States each year as an "American World War II City", and for other purposes. This bill directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to designate at least one c...
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2017-09-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSR243IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that Joseph Leon George should be honored for heroism at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, on December 7, 1941. Honors the heroism of Boatswain's Mate Second Class Joseph Leon George in saving the lives of six sail...
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2017-09-07
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USHB3701IntroConfederate Monument Removal Act This bill amends the Revised Statutes of the United States to prohibit statues of certain persons who served voluntarily with the Confederate States of America from being displayed in National Statuary Hall in the U.S...
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2017-09-07
To House Administration Committee
USSB1772IntroConfederate Monument Removal Act This bill amends the Revised Statutes of the United States to prohibit statues of certain persons who served voluntarily with the Confederate States of America from being displayed in National Statuary Hall in the U.S...
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2017-09-07
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHR510IntroCommemorating the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the Air Force as an independent military service and celebrating the Air Force for 70 years of serving and defending the United States. Commemorates the 70th anniversary of the establishment ...
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2017-09-07
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR491IntroA resolution affirming and recognizing the Khmer, Laotian, Hmong, and the other ethnic groups commonly referred to as Montagnards of Cambodia and Laos who supported and defended the United States Armed Forces and freedom in Southeast Asia. The House ...
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2017-09-05
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB3514IntroWashington Spy Ring National Historic Trail Designation Act This bill designates the trail comprised of 50 miles of village, town, and city streets and New York Route 25A, from Great Neck, New York, along Long Island's North Shore, through Nassau and...
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2017-08-14
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USSR241IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Purple Heart Recognition Day. Supports the goals and ideals of National Purple Heart Recognition Day.
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2017-08-01
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S4673; consideration: CR S4695; text of measure as introduced: CR S4673-4674)
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.
USSR233IntroA resolution designating August 16, 2017, as "National Airborne Day". Designates August 16, 2017, as National Airborne Day.
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2017-08-01
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4695; text: 7/26/2017 CR S4310)
USHR452IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the necessity to publically exonerate the African-American sailors of the United States Navy who were tried and convicted of mutiny in connection with their service at the Port Chicago Na...
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2017-07-26
To House Subcommittee on Readiness Committee
USHB2904IntroRestore Honor to Service Members Act This bill requires appropriate military record correction boards or discharge review boards to review the discharge characterization of any former members of the Armed Forces requesting a review who were discharge...
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2017-07-17
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB3099IntroFort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Park Act of 2017 This bill establishes the Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Park in South Carolina for the preservation and interpretation of the nationally significant historical values and cultural resou...
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2017-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB3123IntroFirst Rhode Island Regiment Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2017-06-29
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1073EngrossTo authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish a structure for visitor services on the Arlington Ridge tract, in the area of the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, and for other purposes. (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Department of the Inte...
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2017-06-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3085IntroTo award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to American military personnel who fought in defense of Bataan, Corregidor, Guam, Wake Island, and the Philippine Archipelago between December 7, 1941, and May 10, 1942, and who died or were imprison...
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2017-06-27
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2863IntroLAND Act Land and National Park Deferred Maintenance Act This bill extends the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) through FY2024. From the amounts deposited into the LWCF, $450 million shall be available in each fiscal year for expenditure to ca...
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2017-06-26
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB494EngrossFort Frederica National Monument Boundary Expansion Act (Sec. 2) This bill expands the boundary of the Fort Frederica National Monument on St. Simons Island, Georgia, and increases the maximum number of acres that may be included in the monument from...
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2017-06-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 151.
USHR335IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Purple Heart Recognition Day. Supports the goals and ideals of National Purple Heart Recognition Day.
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2017-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHR360IntroHonoring the 100th anniversary of the 82nd Airborne Division. Honors the soldiers and families of the 82nd Airborne Division for their service and commitment to protecting the United States.
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2017-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USSB111IntroFilipino Veterans Promise Act This bill directs the Department of Defense to establish a process for determining whether individuals who served in the organized military forces of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Philippines or in the Philip...
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2017-06-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
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