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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.
USSB188EngrossEGO Act Eliminating Government-funded Oil-painting Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits the use of funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the federal government to pay for an official portrait of an officer or employee of the federal governmen...
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2017-09-21
Held at the desk.
USSB129EngrossNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2017 This bill amends the National Sea Grant College Program Act to reauthorize through FY2022 the National Sea Grant College Program. The bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminis...
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2017-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USHB1701IntroEGO Act Eliminating Government-funded Oil-painting Act This bill prohibits the use of funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the federal government to pay for an official portrait of an officer or employee of the federal government, includ...
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2017-09-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB601PassREAD Act Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act DIVISION A--REINFORCING EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY IN DEVELOPMENT ACT Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act or the READ Act (Sec. 3) Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of...
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2017-09-08
Became Public Law No: 115-56.
USSR244IntroA resolution to authorize testimony, document production, and representation in United States of America v. Robert Menendez, et al.
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2017-08-02
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S4776; text of measure as introduced: CR S4776)
USSB1683IntroRestoring Integrity to America's Elections Act
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2017-08-01
To Senate Rules And Administration 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.
USHR489IntroHonoring Edward G. Grossman for his distinguished public service and professional assistance to the House of Representatives.
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2017-07-28
To House Administration Committee
USSB1569IntroA bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to eliminate the non-application of certain State waiver provisions to Members of Congress and congressional staff.
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2017-07-17
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB3162IntroLegislative Branch Appropriations Act, 2018 TITLE I--LEGISLATIVE BRANCH Provides appropriations to the House of Representatives for: Salaries and Expenses; House Leadership Offices; Members' Representational Allowances, including Members' Clerk Hire,...
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2017-07-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 136.
USHR385IntroExpressing gratitude for the heroic actions of the United States Capitol Police and other first responders in the attack on Members of Congress on June 14, 2017, and expressing hope for a full recovery for the injured. Expresses: gratitude to U.S. Ca...
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2017-06-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR193IntroA resolution commending the bravery of the United States Capitol Police, the Police Department of Alexandria, Virginia, and all first responders who protected Members of Congress, their staff, and others during the shooting on June 14, 2017, at Eugen...
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2017-06-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3560-3561; text: CR S3559-3560)
USHCR64IntroExpressing the sense of Congress regarding the United States Capitol Police and their role in securing the United States Capitol complex and protecting Members of Congress, their staff, and the general public. Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1...
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2017-06-14
To House Administration Committee
USHB2192EngrossTo amend the Public Health Service Act to eliminate the non-application of certain State waiver provisions to Members of Congress and congressional staff. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act, if the American Health Care Act (H.B. ...
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2017-06-07
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2678IntroETHICS Act of 2017 Ensuring Trust and Honorability In Congressional Standards Act of 2017 This bill requires the Committee on Ethics of the House of Representatives to conduct ongoing ethics training and awareness programs for Members, officers, and ...
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2017-05-25
To House Administration Committee
USSR178IntroA resolution to authorize testimony, document production, and representation in United States v. Kevin Lee Olson. Authorizes: (1) Kobye Noel, an employee in the Office of Senator Heidi Heitkamp, and any other current or former employee of the Senator...
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2017-05-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3150, S3151; text as passed Senate: CR S3150; text of measure as introduced: CR S3149)
USSB1189IntroClose the Revolving Door Act of 2017
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2017-05-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs 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.
USSB997IntroFlexibility for Working Families Act This bill allows an employee to request from an employer a temporary or permanent change in the terms or conditions of the employee's employment if the request relates to: (1) the number of hours the employee is r...
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2017-05-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2271IntroFlexibility for Working Families Act This bill allows an employee to request from an employer a temporary or permanent change in the terms or conditions of the employee's employment if the request relates to: (1) the number of hours the employee is r...
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2017-05-01
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1951IntroNOPE Act No Ongoing Perks Enrichment Act
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2017-04-26
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2034IntroRestoring Integrity to America's Elections Act
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2017-04-06
To House Administration Committee
USHB1228PassTo provide for the appointment of members of the Board of Directors of the Office of Compliance to replace members whose terms expire during 2017, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill provides that of the three members appointed to the Board of...
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2017-04-03
Became Public Law No: 115-19. (TXT | PDF)
USSB633IntroCongressional Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to extend specified whistle-blower protections to employees of congressional offices and committees, the Office of Congressional Accessib...
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2017-03-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB636IntroHealthy Families Act This bill requires certain employers, who employ 15 or more employees for each working day during 20 or more workweeks a year, to permit each employee to earn at least 1 hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours worked. The bill ...
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2017-03-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1516IntroHealthy Families Act This bill requires certain employers, who employ 15 or more employees for each working day during 20 or more workweeks a year, to permit each employee to earn at least 1 hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours worked. The bill ...
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2017-03-13
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB796IntroDrain the Swamp Act of 2017
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB512EngrossWINGMAN Act Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide each veteran who submits a claim for VA benefits with an opportunity to permit a covered congre...
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2017-02-14
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1022IntroFederal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2017
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2017-02-13
To House Administration Committee
USSB362IntroFederal Employees Paid Parental Leave Act of 2017
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2017-02-13
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB362IntroJanuary 8th National Memorial Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to establish the January 8th National Memorial in Tucson, Arizona, as an affiliated area of the National Park System in commemoration of the shooting of Congresswoman ...
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2017-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Federal Lands Committee
USHB383IntroStop the Revolving Door in Washington Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to increase to five years the post-employment lobbying ban on a former member of the U.S. Senate (currently, two years) or a former member of the U.S. House of Repre...
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2017-02-06
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB307IntroLead by Example Act of 2017 This bill provides that, beginning January 3, 2019, the only health care plan the federal government may make available to Members of Congress and congressional staff shall be health care provided through the Department of...
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2017-02-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB499IntroNo Exemption for Washington from Obamacare Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to extend the requirement for participation in a health insurance exchange to the President, Vice President, executive branch political app...
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2017-01-31
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB346IntroCongressional Integrity Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to increase to five years the post-employment lobbying ban on a former member of the U.S. Senate (currently, two years) or a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives (cu...
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2017-01-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB242IntroWINGMAN Act Working to Integrate Networks Guaranteeing Member Access Now Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide each veteran who submits a claim for VA benefits with an opportunity to permit a covered congressional e...
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2017-01-30
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB537IntroBudget Process Accountability Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt individuals from the requirement to maintain minimum essential health care coverage if they reside in a county where fewer than two health insurers offer insurance...
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2017-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB652IntroCongressional Intern Protection Act of 2017 This bill amends the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to extend its rights and protections from workplace harassment and discrimination to current or former interns, or applicants for internships in...
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2017-01-24
To House Administration Committee
USHB145IntroCLEAN Act Citizen Legislature Anti-Corruption Reform Act This bill amends the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employees' Retirement System (FERS) to exclude Members of Congress, except the Vice President, from further CSRS and ...
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2017-01-23
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB62IntroJanuary 8th National Memorial Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to establish the January 8th National Memorial in Tucson, Arizona, as an affiliated area of the National Park System in commemoration of the shooting of Congresswoman ...
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2017-01-09
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB384IntroEnd the Congressional Revolving Door Act This bill prohibits a former Member of Congress or former senior congressional employee who is a registered lobbyist, and entitled to compensation as such, from being eligible for any benefits beginning after ...
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2017-01-09
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB320IntroTo amend title 5, United States Code, to give members of the United States Capitol Police the option to delay mandatory retirement until age 60. This bill revises mandatory retirement requirements for members of the U.S. Capitol Police under the Civi...
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2017-01-05
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSB29IntroFair RETIRE Act Fair Return for Employees on Their Initial Retirement Earned Act of 2017 This bill expresses the sense of Congress with respect to the retention and reappointment of law enforcement officers, customs and border protection officers, fi...
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2017-01-04
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR2IntroTo inform the Senate that a quorum of the House has assembled and of the election of the Speaker and the Clerk. Informs the Senate that Paul D. Ryan has been elected Speaker of the House and that Karen L. Haas has been elected Clerk.
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2017-01-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR5IntroAdopting rules for the One Hundred Fifteenth Congress. Adopts the Rules of the House of Representatives for the 114th Congress as the Rules for the 115th Congress, with amendments. (Sec. 2) Directs the Sergeant-at-Arms to impose a fine against a Memb...
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2017-01-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR1IntroElecting officers of the House of Representatives. Elects the following officers of the House of Representatives: (1) Karen L. Haas as Clerk, (2) Paul D. Irving as Sergeant at Arms, (3) Philip George Kiko as Chief Administrative Officer, and (4) Fath...
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2017-01-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR4IntroAuthorizing the Clerk to inform the President of the election of the Speaker and the Clerk. Instructs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to inform the President that Paul D. Ryan has been elected Speaker of the House and that Karen L. Haas has...
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2017-01-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR8IntroProviding for the designation of certain minority employees. Names individuals to fill six specified minority party employee positions authorized by the Legislative Pay Act of 1929. Authorizes the minority leader to appoint and set the annual rate of...
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2017-01-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB97IntroAmerican Dream Employment Act of 2017 This bill amends the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016 to permit the compensation of congressional employees who have been issued employment authorization documents under the Department of Homeland Security's...
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2017-01-03
To House Administration Committee
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