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USHB46PassFort 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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2018-10-09
Became Public Law No: 115-255.
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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2018-10-03
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR634IntroA resolution commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift and honoring the veterans of Operation Vittles. Recognizes the 70th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift, the largest and longest humanitarian airlift operation in history. Honors the...
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2018-10-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 611.
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". Designates 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.
USSB2101EngrossUSS Indianapolis Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-08-03
To House Financial Services Committee
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.
USSR591IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Purple Heart Recognition Day.
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2018-07-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5312; text: CR S5270; Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S5270)
USHB1861EngrossLarry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) 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 recogni...
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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.
USSCR41EngrossA concurrent resolution recognizing 100 years of the United States-Australia relationship -- 100 years of Mateship. Commemorates the 100-year anniversary of the Battle of Hamel, which forged the enduring relationship between the United States and Aus...
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2018-07-11
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1646IntroPresident Street Station Study Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the President Street Station, a railroad terminal in Baltimore, Maryland, to evaluate the terminal's national significance and ...
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2018-07-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 510.
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.
USHB3997EngrossFree Veterans from Fees Act This bill waives the application fee for any special use permit solely for a veterans demonstration or special event at war memorials on federal land.
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2018-06-06
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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.
USSR458IntroA resolution designating April 11, 2018, as the "Sesquicentennial of Connecticut's Navy Installation". Designates April 11, 2018, as the Sesquicentennial of Connecticut's Navy Installation.
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2018-04-11
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2079; text: CR S2076-2077)
USSR452IntroA resolution designating April 11, 2018, as the "Sesquicentennial of Connecticut's Navy Installation". Designates April 11, 2018, as the Sesquicentennial of Connecticut's Navy Installation.
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2018-04-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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.
USSR409IntroA resolution honoring the dedication and courage of the Buffalo Soldiers. Honors the dedication and courage of the Buffalo Soldiers and recognizes their legacy. Recognizes the contributions that the Buffalo Soldiers have made to the National Park Sys...
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2018-02-28
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1292-1293; text: CR 2/15/2018 S1168)
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
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
USSR389IntroA resolution commemorating the commissioning of the USS Omaha. Commemorates the commissioning of the USS Omaha (LCS-12).
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2018-01-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S591; text: CR S586)
USSR326IntroA resolution recognizing the crew of the San Antonio Rose, B-17F, who sacrificed their lives during World War II, and honoring their memory during the week of the 75th anniversary of that tragic event. Commemorates the 75th anniversary of the loss of...
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2017-12-20
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8154)
USSR345IntroA resolution designating August 3, 2018, as "National Ernie Pyle Day". Designates August 3, 2018, as National Ernie Pyle Day. Recognizes contributions made by Ernie Pyle to journalism in the United States.
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2017-12-20
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8154)
USSR362IntroA resolution recognizing the service of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine the USS Jacksonville and the crew of the USS Jacksonville, who served the United States with valor and bravery. Recognizes the service of the Los Angeles-class attack subm...
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2017-12-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8154; text: CR S8182)
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)
USSR353IntroA resolution designating December 16, 2017, as "Wreaths Across America Day". Designates December 16, 2017, as Wreaths Across America Day to honor the service of veterans and members of the Armed Forces.
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2017-12-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7935; text: CR S7932-7933)
USSR349IntroA resolution commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the 2d Infantry Division. Commemorates "A Century of Service," the 100th anniversary of the 2d Infantry Division on October 26, 2017.
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2017-12-06
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR347IntroA resolution commemorating the 62nd anniversary of the dedication of Whiteman Air Force Base. Commemorates the 62nd anniversary of the dedication of Whiteman Air Force Base.
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2017-12-02
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: 12/01/17 CR S7805-7806; text: 12/01/17 CR S7719-7720)
USSR340IntroA resolution commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 3d Infantry Division. Commemorates the 100th anniversary of the 3d Infantry Division on November 21, 2017, and reveres its century of service to the military of the United States.
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2017-11-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7310; text: CR S7304-7306)
USSR332IntroA resolution commemorating the christening of the USNS Hershel "Woody" Williams. Commemorates the christening of the United States Naval Ship Hershel "Woody" Williams and its mission to support mine countermeasures, counter-piracy operations, maritim...
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2017-11-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7267; text: CR S7265)
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
USSR308IntroA resolution commemorating the 100th anniversary of the 2nd Infantry Division. Commemorates on October 27, 2017, the 100th anniversary and a Century of Service of the 2nd Infantry Division.
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2017-10-26
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.
USHB4107IntroUSS Indianapolis Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2017-10-24
To House Financial Services Committee
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.
USHB4044Intro75th Anniversary of the End of World War II Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 coins, 500,000 $1 coins, and 750,000 half-dollar coins in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of t...
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2017-10-12
To House Financial Services Committee
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.
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