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USHB1IntroTax Cuts and Jobs Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to reduce tax rates and modify policies, credits, and deductions for individuals and businesses. With respect to individuals, the bill: replaces the seven existing tax brackets (10%, 15...
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2017-11-16
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3776IntroCyber Diplomacy Act of 2017
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2017-11-15
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2763EngrossThe Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Improvements Act of 2017 This bill amends the Small Business Act to require: the Small Business Administration's (SBA's) annual report on the Small Business Information and...
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2017-10-16
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB3945IntroCASE Act of 2017 Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2017
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2017-10-04
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1196IntroCounterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act of 2017 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the U.S. government must ensure that capacity-building assistance to combat terrorist travel is coordinated among departments and agencies as we...
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2017-09-28
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session 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.
USSB1701IntroFair Access to Science and Technology Research Act of 2017
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2017-08-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3587IntroBRIBE Act of 2017 Battling Russian Intelligence Baiting Efforts Act of 2017
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2017-07-28
To House Intelligence Committee
USHB3261IntroNorth Korea Follow the Money Act
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2017-07-14
To House Intelligence Committee
USHB2966IntroUnited States-Cuba Normalization Act of 2017 This bill repeals the embargo on trade with Cuba. The bill: (1) makes ineffective certain prohibitions on exports to Cuba; (2) extends nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations) to Cuban products...
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2017-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB2789IntroSupport Startup Businesses Act of 2017
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2017-06-06
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB1174IntroArtist-Museum Partnership Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow taxpayers who create literary, musical, artistic, scholarly compositions, or similar property a fair market value (determined at the time of contribution) tax d...
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2017-05-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2450IntroFILM Act of 2017 Facilitating Investments in Local Markets Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2018 provisions that allow the expensing of the costs of qualified film, television, and live theatrical productions.
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2017-05-16
To House Ways And Means 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. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2189IntroTrade Protection Not Troll Protection Act This bill amends the Tariff Act of 1930, with respect to unfair practices in the import trade, to consider an industry in the United States to exist if there is in the United States substantial investment in ...
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2017-05-03
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USSB1018IntroVenezuela Humanitarian Assistance and Defense of Democratic Governance Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of State to work through nongovernmental organizations to provide public health commodities, basic food commodities, and related techn...
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2017-05-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1010IntroRegister of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017 This bill amends federal copyright law to require the President, with the advice and consent of the Senate, to appoint a Register of Copyrights from a list of at least three individuals ...
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2017-05-02
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB1695EngrossRegister of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends federal copyright law to require the President, with the advice and consent of the Senate, to appoint a Register of Copyrights from a list of at least three ind...
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2017-04-27
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB942IntroCounterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act of 2017
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2017-04-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1879IntroPARTS Act Promoting Automotive Repair, Trade, and Sales Act of 2017 This bill declares that it is not an act of infringement, with respect to a design patent that claims a component part of a motor vehicle as originally manufactured, to: (1) make, te...
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2017-04-26
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USSB927IntroPatents for Humanity Program Improvement Act This bill allows the holder or successor of an acceleration certificate issued pursuant to the Patents for Humanity Program (a pilot awards program established by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office [USPT...
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2017-04-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1649IntroCREATE Act of 2017 Comprehensive Resources for Entrepreneurs in the Arts to Transform the Economy Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) allow artists to claim tax deductions for qualified artistic charitable contributions bas...
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2017-04-11
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB1914IntroPROMOTE Act of 2017 Performance Royalty Owners of Music Opportunity To Earn Act of 2017 This bill amends federal copyright law to provide copyright owners the exclusive right to prohibit performance of a sound recording publicly by a broadcast transm...
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2017-04-05
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB812IntroPARTS Act Promoting Automotive Repair, Trade, and Sales Act of 2017 This bill declares that it is not an act of infringement, with respect to a design patent that claims a component part of a motor vehicle as originally manufactured, to: (1) make, te...
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2017-04-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1830IntroArtist-Museum Partnership Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow taxpayers who create literary, musical, artistic, scholarly compositions, or similar property a fair market value (determined at the time of contribution) tax d...
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2017-03-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB791IntroSmall Business Innovation Protection Act of 2017 This bill directs the Small Business Administration to develop partnership agreements that provide for: development of high-quality training for small businesses related to domestic and international p...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB1836IntroFair Play Fair Pay Act of 2017 This bill amends federal copyright law to extend a sound recording copyright owner's rights to include the exclusive right to perform or authorize the performance of the recording publicly by means of any audio transmis...
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2017-03-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB1450IntroNo Stolen Trademarks Honored in America Act This bill amends the Department of Commerce and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999 to prohibit U.S. courts from recognizing, enforcing, or otherwise validating any assertion of rights by an individua...
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2017-03-21
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USSB661IntroCREATE Act of 2017 Comprehensive Resources for Entrepreneurs in the Arts to Transform the Economy Act of 2017
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2017-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB850IntroAgency Accountability Act of 2017 This bill requires any agency that receives a fee, fine, penalty, or proceeds from a settlement to deposit the amount in the general fund of the Treasury. The funds may not be used unless the funding is provided in a...
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2017-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law Committee
USHB1223IntroOPEN Act Orphan Products Extension Now Accelerating Cures and Treatments Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to extend by six months the exclusivity period...
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2017-03-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB495IntroMedical Innovation Prize Fund Act
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2017-03-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB976IntroTo grant a Federal charter to the National Academy of Inventors. This bill grants a federal charter to the National Academy of Inventors.
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2017-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB1048IntroTo direct the President to impose duties on merchandise from the People's Republic of China in an amount equivalent to the estimated annual loss of revenue to holders of United States intellectual property rights as a result of violations of such int...
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2017-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHR132IntroCalling on the President to initiate renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and further calling on the President to consider withdrawing the United States from NAFTA if the renegotiations are not satisfactorily completed wit...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB572IntroPromoting American Agricultural and Medical Exports to Cuba Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the President from restricting direct transfers from a Cuban depository institution to a U.S. depository institution in payment for a product authorized for s...
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2017-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USHB574IntroCuba Reconciliation Act This bill amends: (1) the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to repeal the embargo placed upon all trade with Cuba, and (2)the Internal Revenue Code to declare the denial of foreign tax credit inapplicable to Cuba. The bill permit...
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2017-02-08
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet Committee
USHB905IntroYou Own Devices Act This bill amends federal copyright law to allow the owner of a machine or other product operated in any part by a computer program to transfer an authorized copy of the computer program, or the right to obtain such copy, when the ...
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2017-02-07
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB917IntroSecure E-Waste Export and Recycling Act This bill prohibits any person from exporting or reexporting electronic waste (specified items containing electronic components or fragments, including computers, televisions, video display devices, and consume...
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2017-02-07
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB881IntroAMP Act Allocation for Music Producers Act This bill amends federal copyright law to require a collective designated by the Copyright Royalty Judges to implement a policy providing for the acceptance of instructions (referred to as a "letter of direc...
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2017-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB890IntroCopyright Office for the Digital Economy Act This bill establishes the U.S. Copyright Office as a separate independent agency in the legislative branch, to be headed by a director appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate. ...
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2017-02-06
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB299IntroAgency Accountability Act of 2017 This bill requires any agency that receives a fee, fine, penalty, or proceeds from a settlement to deposit the amount in the general fund of the Treasury. The funds may not be used unless the funding is provided in a...
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2017-02-03
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB259IntroNo Stolen Trademarks Honored in America Act This bill amends the Department of Commerce and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999 to prohibit U.S. courts from recognizing, enforcing, or otherwise validating any assertion of rights by an individua...
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2017-02-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB192IntroDirect Broadcast Satellite Expansion Act of 2017 This bill amends federal copyright law and the Communications Act of 1934 to extend statutory licenses for secondary transmissions, and require satellite carriers to carry the analog and digital signal...
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2017-01-25
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USSB124IntroPreserve Access to Affordable Generics Act This bill amends the Federal Trade Commission Act to authorize the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to initiate proceedings against parties to any agreement resolving or settling a patent infringement claim in...
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2017-01-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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