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USHB350IntroRPM Act of 2017 Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017 This bill amends the Clean Air Act to allow the modification of a vehicle's air emission controls if the vehicle is used solely for competition.
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2018-12-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 833.
USHB1861EnrollLarry 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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2018-12-11
Presented to President.
USHB3230PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 915 Center Avenue in Payette, Idaho, as the "Harmon Killebrew Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 915 Center Avenue in ...
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2018-12-06
Became Public Law No: 115-286.
USHB5964IntroProfessional Boxing Safety Enhancement Act of 2018 This bill amends the Professional Boxing Safety Act of 1996 to repeal a provision allowing a professional boxing match to meet an alternative requirement in effect under regulations of a boxing commi...
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2018-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Workforce Protections Committee
USHB302PassSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill extends the liability insurance coverage of a state-licensed medical professional to another state when the professional provides medical services to an athlete, athletic team, or team ...
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2018-10-05
Became Public Law No: 115-254.
USSB808IntroSports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act of 2017 This bill extends the liability insurance coverage of a state-licensed medical professional to another state when the professional provides medical services to an athlete, athletic team, or team staff mem...
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2018-07-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 501.
USHB2651IntroHorseracing Integrity Act of 2017 This bill establishes the Horseracing Anti-Doping and Medication Control Authority as an independent non-profit corporation with responsibility for developing and administering an anti-doping and medication control p...
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2018-06-22
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB2652EngrossStephen Michael Gleason 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 award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Stephen Michael Gleason.
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2018-06-19
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR550IntroA resolution congratulating the Golden State Warriors for their dominant back-to-back championship victory in the 2018 National Basketball Association Finals. Congratulates the Golden State Warriors for winning the 2018 National Basketball Associatio...
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2018-06-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S3984-3985; consideration: CR S4007-4008; text: CR S3984)
USHCR111EngrossRecognizing and supporting the efforts of the United Bid Committee to bring the 2026 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup competition to Canada, Mexico, and the United States. Supports the efforts of the United Bid Com...
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2018-06-13
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHR940IntroCongratulating the Golden State Warriors for their dominant back-to-back championship victory in the 2018 National Basketball Association Finals. Congratulates the Golden State Warriors for winning the 2018 National Basketball Association Championshi...
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2018-06-13
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSCR38IntroA concurrent resolution recognizing and supporting the efforts of the United Bid Committee to bring the 2026 Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup competition to Canada, Mexico, and the United States. Supports the efforts...
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2018-06-07
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR926IntroCondemning Russian transgressions against international law and FIFA values during the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
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2018-06-06
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5499IntroStephen Michael Gleason 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 award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Stephen Michael Gleason.
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2018-04-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB3638PassTo designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 Kings Road in Jacksonville, Florida, as the "Rutledge Pearson Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 Kings Road ...
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2018-03-23
Became Public Law No: 115-150. (TXT | PDF)
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.
USHB5001IntroTo award a Congressional Gold Medal to Billie Jean King, in recognition of her contribution to the Nation and her courageous and groundbreaking leadership advancing equal rights for women and the LGBT community in athletics, education, and our societ...
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2018-02-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR396IntroA resolution to establish a special committee of the Senate to address sexual abuse within United States Olympic Gymnastics. Establishes the Senate Special Committee to Investigate Sexual Abuse Within United States Olympic Gymnastics.
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2018-02-07
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR399IntroA resolution congratulating the Philadelphia Eagles on their triumph in Super Bowl LII. Congratulates the Philadelphia Eagles on their triumph in Super Bowl LII.
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2018-02-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S697-698; text: CR S709)
USHR705IntroImpeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, of high misdemeanors. Impeaches President Donald John Trump for high misdemeanors. Sets forth an article of impeachment based on President Trump's statements as President that constituted ...
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2018-01-19
On motion to table the measure Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 355 - 66, 3 Present (Roll no. 35).
USHR646IntroImpeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, of high misdemeanors. Impeaches President Donald John Trump for high misdemeanors. Sets forth two articles of impeachment based on President Trump's statements as President that constitute...
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2017-12-06
On motion to table the measure Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 364 - 58, 4 Present (Roll no. 658). (text: CR H9682)
USSB1IntroTax Cuts and Jobs Act Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Official Titles Official Titles - Senate Official Titles as Introduced An original bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of ...
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2017-11-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 269.
USSR338IntroA resolution commending and congratulating the Houston Astros on winning the 2017 Major League Baseball World Series. Commends the Houston Astros for winning the 2017 Major League Baseball World Series championship title and for an outstanding perfor...
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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 S7303-7304)
USSB203IntroRPM Act of 2017 Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017 This bill amends the Clean Air Act to allow the modification of a vehicle's air emission controls if the vehicle is used solely for competition.
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2017-11-14
Committee on Environment and Public Works Senate Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 115-127.
USSR318IntroA resolution honoring the Portland Thorns FC as the champion of the National Women's Soccer League in 2017. Honors the Portland Thorns FC as the 2017 champion of the National Women's Soccer League.
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2017-11-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S7221)
USSR311IntroA resolution honoring the Portland Thorns FC as the champion of the National Women's Soccer League in 2017. Honors the Portland Thorns FC as the 2017 champion of the National Women's Soccer League.
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2017-10-26
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR294IntroA resolution congratulating the Minnesota Lynx women's basketball team on winning the 2017 Women's National Basketball Association championship. Recognizes: (1) the achievements of the players, coaches, fans, and staff whose dedication has helped the...
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2017-10-19
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR574IntroCongratulating the Minnesota Lynx women's basketball team on winning the 2017 Women's National Basketball Association championship. Recognizes: (1) the achievements of the players, coaches, fans, and staff whose dedication has helped the Minnesota Ly...
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2017-10-19
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3373IntroTo amend the District of Columbia Stadium Act of 1957 to extend for an additional 50 years the lease under which the government of the District of Columbia uses the ground under and the parking facilities associated with Robert F. Kennedy Memorial St...
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2017-10-11
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB296IntroPRO Sports Act Properly Reducing Overexemptions for Sports Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to remove professional football leagues from the list of tax-exempt organizations. No organization or entity shall be treated as tax-exempt if i...
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2017-09-26
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Gaetz asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as first sponsor of H.R. 296, a bill originally introduced by Representative Chaffetz, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB1235EngrossNaismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 coins, and 750,000 half-dollar coins in recognition and celebration...
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2017-09-26
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB3830IntroPRO Sports Act Properly Reducing Overexemptions for Sports Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to remove professional football leagues from the list of tax-exempt organizations. No organization or entity shall be treated as tax-exempt if i...
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2017-09-26
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSR239IntroA resolution congratulating the Pittsburgh Penguins for winning the 2017 Stanley Cup hockey championship. Congratulates the Pittsburgh Penguins for becoming the 2017 National Hockey League Stanley Cup champions.
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2017-08-01
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4695; text of measure as introduced: CR S4672-4673)
USHR461IntroUrging Tom Flores be inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Urges that Tom Flores, one of only two people in National Football League history to win multiple Super Bowls as a player, assistant coach, and head coach, be inducted into the Pro Footb...
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2017-07-28
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H6525)
USSB1503IntroNaismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 coins, and 750,000 half-dollar coins emblematic of the game of basketball. T...
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2017-06-29
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHCR65IntroHonoring David Américo Ortiz Arias, the three-time World Series Champion Major League Baseball player who played for the Minnesota Twins and the Boston Red Sox for a combined 20 seasons. Honors the career of Major League Baseball player David Americ...
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2017-06-23
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSCR18IntroA concurrent resolution honoring David Americo Ortiz Arias, the 3-time World Series Champion Major League Baseball player who played for the Minnesota Twins and the Boston Red Sox for a combined 20 seasons. Honors the career of Major League Baseball ...
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2017-06-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR387IntroCongratulating the Golden State Warriors for their historic championship victory in the 2017 National Basketball Association Finals. Congratulates the Golden State Warriors for winning the 2017 National Basketball Association Finals.
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2017-06-15
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSR192IntroA resolution congratulating the Golden State Warriors for their historic championship victory in the 2017 National Basketball Association Finals. Congratulates the Golden State Warriors for winning the 2017 National Basketball Association Finals.
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2017-06-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3560; text: CR S3559)
USSB1342IntroEliminating Federal Tax Subsidies for Stadiums Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax exemption requirements for state and local bonds, to specify that bonds issued to finance professional sports stadiums meet...
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2017-06-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR340IntroIn support of baseball as the pastime of the United States and condemning racial slurs. Declares that the House of Representatives: (1) opposes the use of any derogatory words, racial slurs, or other racially or ethnically insensitive acts at profess...
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2017-05-18
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSB802IntroLarry 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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2017-04-03
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB1804IntroRace Horse Cost Recovery Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the accelerated depreciation allowance for race horses to allow a three-year recovery period for any race horse. (Current law limits the three-year recovery per...
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2017-03-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1805IntroEquine Tax Parity Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the preferential tax treatment of gains and losses from the sale of depreciable property used in a trade or business, to eliminate "horses" from the definition ...
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2017-03-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1806IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow the expensing of race horses. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a taxpayer to elect to expense the cost of any race horse.
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2017-03-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHCR31IntroExpressing the sense of Congress that John Arthur "Jack" Johnson should receive a posthumous pardon for the racially motivated conviction in 1913 that diminished the athletic, cultural, and historic significance of Jack Johnson and unduly tarnished h...
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2017-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB784IntroNew Jersey Betting and Equal Treatment Act of 2017 a governmental entity, sponsoring, operating, advertising, or promoting sports gambling.
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB783IntroSports Gaming Opportunity Act of 2017 a governmental entity, sponsoring, operating, advertising, or promoting sports gambling.
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR169IntroCongratulating the New England Patriots on their victory in Super Bowl LI. Congratulates the New England Patriots on their victory in Super Bowl LI.
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2017-03-02
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSR71IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that John Arthur "Jack" Johnson should receive a posthumous pardon for the racially motivated conviction in 1913 that diminished the athletic, cultural, and historic significance of Jack Johnson and und...
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2017-02-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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