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USHB2810EngrossNational 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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2017-11-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
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.
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.
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
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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.
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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
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2017-09-07
To House Administration Committee
USSB1772IntroConfederate Monument Removal Act
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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
USHB3660IntroNo Federal Funding for Confederate Symbols Act
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands 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
USHB3658IntroHonoring Real Patriots Act of 2017
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2017-08-18
To House Armed Services 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
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
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.
USHB46EngrossFort Ontario Study Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of Fort Ontario in Oswego, New York. Interior shall: (1) evaluate the Fort's national significance, and (2) determine the suitability...
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2017-06-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 147.
USSB55IntroFort Ontario Study Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of Fort Ontario in Oswego, New York. Interior shall: (1) evaluate the site's national significance, (2) determine the suitability and feasibil...
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2017-06-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 140.
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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2017-06-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSR115IntroA resolution commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 1st Infrantry Division. Commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 1st Infantry Division on June 8, 2017. Commends such division for continuing to exemplify its motto, "No Mission Too Difficult. ...
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2017-06-08
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S3374-3375)
USSR186IntroA resolution recognizing the Aviation Cadet Museum in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, as the national aviation cadet museum of the United States. Recognizes the Aviation Cadet Museum in Eureka Springs, Arkansas, as the national aviation cadet museum of the...
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2017-06-07
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR293IntroRecognizing the 42nd anniversary of the Fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975. Recognizes the significance of the 42nd anniversary of the Fall of Saigon on April 30, 1975. Honors: the contributions of Vietnamese Americans to the United States over the las...
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2017-05-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHCR52IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that an appropriate site in the Memorial Amphitheater in Arlington National Cemetery should be provided for a memorial marker to honor the memory of those who have been awarded or are eligible for the Korean Defense S...
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2017-05-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHR199IntroRecognizing the self determination of Gibraltar to determine its status as a British Overseas Territory. Honors Gibraltar's contribution to advancing U.S. security interests in the Mediterranean region. States that the views and rights of Gibraltaria...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHR253IntroExpressing gratitude and appreciation for the entry of the United States into World War I. Recognizes the 100th anniversary of the official entry of the United States into World War I on April 6, 1917. Expresses gratitude and appreciation to the memb...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, and Emerging Threats Committee
USHR296IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Socialist Republic of Vietnam should provide former members of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Vietnam, who served alongside the United States Armed Forces in defense of their nation d...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHR261IntroHonoring and remembering on National Former POW Recognition Day and the 75th Anniversary of the Fall of Bataan on the Philippine Islands, the brave men and women who as prisoners of war gave their liberty to ensure ours, thus embodying the enduring s...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB558EngrossKennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park Boundary Adjustment Act (Sec. 3) This bill modifies the boundary of the Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park in Georgia to include approximately eight acres identified as Wallis House and Harriston H...
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2017-05-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 86.
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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2017-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 61.
USHB2358IntroChinese American World War II Veterans Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2017-05-04
To House Administration Committee
USSB1050IntroChinese-American World War II Veteran Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2017-05-04
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB2317IntroUnited States Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act of 2017
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2017-05-03
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB1021IntroUnited States Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act of 2017
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2017-05-03
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHR309IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Poppy Day. Supports the goals and ideals of National Poppy Day to honor members of the Armed Forces.
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2017-05-03
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2049IntroRadiation 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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2017-05-01
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSR105IntroA resolution recognizing 2017 as the 100th anniversary of the creation of the 41st Division. Recognizes the 100th anniversary of the formation of the 41st Division of the U.S. Army. Expresses gratitude to those who served in the 41st Division, the 41...
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2017-04-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR130IntroA resolution expressing gratitude and appreciation for the entry of the United States into World War I. Recognizes the 100th anniversary of the official entry of the United States into World War I on April 6, 1917. Expresses gratitude and appreciatio...
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2017-04-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR138IntroA resolution honoring National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day on April 9, 2017, and commemorating the 75th anniversary of the fall of Bataan. Honors National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day on April 9, 2017. Commemorates the 75th anniv...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB921IntroDuty First Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to issue up to 20,000 $5 gold coins, 100,000 $1 silver coins, and 200,000 half-dollar clad coins, emblematic of the 100-year anniversary of the 1st Infantry Division. All surcharges rec...
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2017-04-24
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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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2017-04-18
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
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