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USHB535EngrossTaiwan Travel Act (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the U.S. government should encourage visits between U.S. and Taiwanese officials at all levels. The bill states that it should be U.S. policy to: (1) allow U.S. officials at al...
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2018-02-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 310.
USHB2825EngrossDHS Authorization Act Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) a Headquarters, which shall, among other things: (1) establish an ove...
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2018-02-07
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB1809EngrossJuvenile Justice Reform Act of 2017 This bill amends the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 (JJDPA) to modify and reauthorize juvenile justice programs and activities. Specifically, it: revises and reauthorizes through FY2022 pro...
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2018-02-06
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 303.
USSB2147IntroButch Lewis Act of 2017
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2018-01-30
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB139PassFISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the DNA Identification Act of 1994 to require the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to issue standards and procedures for using Rapid DNA instruments to analyze DNA samples of ...
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2018-01-19
Became Public Law No: 115-118.
USHB3776EngrossCyber Diplomacy Act of 2017
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2018-01-18
To Senate Foreign Relations 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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2018-01-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 381.
USSB1536PassCombating Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to designate an official to: (1) coordinate human trafficking prevention efforts across DOT modal administrations and with other ...
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2018-01-03
Became Public Law No: 115-99.
USSB2262IntroCounterterrorism Advisory Board Act of 2017
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2017-12-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4669IntroSpecial Counsel Integrity Act This bill sets forth requirements and limitations with respect to the discipline or removal from office of a special counsel appointed under Department of Justice (DOJ) regulations. Specifically, a special counsel may be...
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2017-12-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4621IntroGlobal Brain Health Act of 2017
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2017-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2219IntroEnd Banking for Human Traffickers Act of 2017 This bill amends the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 to add the Secretary of the Treasury as a member of the President's Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking...
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2017-12-14
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3771IntroSpecial Counsel Integrity Act This bill sets forth requirements and limitations with respect to the discipline or removal from office of a special counsel appointed under Department of Justice (DOJ) regulations. Specifically, a special counsel may be...
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2017-12-14
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Cohen asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 3771, a bill originally introduced by Representative Conyers, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB4434IntroFix NICS Act of 2017
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2017-12-13
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB2210IntroFCC CIO Parity Act This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to ensure that its Chief Information Officer has a significant role in: (1) the decision-making process for annual and multi-year planning, programming, budgeting, exec...
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2017-12-07
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2135IntroFix NICS Act of 2017
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2017-12-06
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHB1132IntroPolitical Appointee Burrowing Prevention Act This bill prohibits an individual employed in a political position in the civil service from being appointed to a career position in the civil service for two years after the individual separates from such...
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2017-12-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 325.
USHB4477IntroFix NICS Act of 2017
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2017-12-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 322.
USHB4182EngrossEQUALS Act of 2017 Ensuring a Qualified Civil Service Act of 2017
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2017-12-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4504IntroTransparency in Government Act of 2017
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2017-11-30
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB2623IntroLessening Regulatory Costs and Establishing a Federal Regulatory Budget Act of 2017 This bill requires federal agencies to: (1) designate regulatory reform officers to oversee reduction, cost control, planning, review, and termination of regulatory p...
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2017-11-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 23 - 17.
USHCR89IntroExpressing the sense of Congress with respect to United States policy toward Tibet and that the treatment of the Tibetan people should be an important factor in the conduct of United States relations with the People's Republic of China. Expresses the...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee
USHB4444IntroRehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act
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2017-11-16
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSCR30IntroA concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress with respect to United States policy toward Tibet and that the treatment of the Tibetan people should be an important factor in the conduct of United States relations with the People's Republic...
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2017-11-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB4284IntroINFO Act Indexing Narcotics, Fentanyl, and Opioids Act of 2017
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2017-11-10
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR606IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Robert Mueller should resign from his special counsel position. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that Robert Mueller is compromised and should resign from his special counse...
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2017-11-07
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H8584-8585)
USHB4074IntroPathways Out of Poverty Act of 2017
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2017-10-26
To House Nutrition Committee
USSB178PassElder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act TITLE I--SUPPORTING FEDERAL CASES INVOLVING ELDER JUSTICE (Sec. 101) This bill establishes requirements for the Department of Justice (DOJ) with respect to investigating and prosecuting elder abuse crimes an...
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2017-10-18
Became Public Law No: 115-70.
USSB1584IntroA bill to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to reauthorize the Judicial Conference of the United States to redact sensitive information contained in financial disclosure reports of judicial officers and employees, and for other purposes. (Se...
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2017-10-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 242.
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
USSB1305IntroCBP HiRe Act U.S. Customs and Border Protection Hiring and Retention Act of 2017
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2017-10-04
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHR552IntroReaffirming the United States-Liberia partnership, and calling for free, fair, and peaceful elections in Liberia in October 2017. Welcomes the visit of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to the U.S. Congress for her final address as President of Liberia...
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2017-10-02
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR488IntroOf inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the removal of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey. Requests the P...
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2017-09-28
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 88.
USHB3229EngrossTo protect the safety of judges by extending the authority of the Judicial Conference to redact sensitive information contained in their financial disclosure reports, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Ethics in Government Act of 1...
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2017-09-28
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1880IntroWe the People Democracy Reform Act of 2017
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2017-09-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1741IntroSpecial Counsel Integrity Act This bill sets forth requirements and limitations with respect to the discipline or removal from office of a special counsel appointed under Department of Justice (DOJ) regulations. Specifically, a special counsel may be...
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2017-09-26
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB1735IntroSpecial Counsel Independence Protection Act This bill sets forth requirements and limitations with respect to the removal from office of a special counsel appointed by the Attorney General, or of another official appointed by the Attorney General who...
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2017-09-26
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHB2225IntroVeterans Dog Training Therapy Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a five-year pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing veterans' post-deployment mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder sy...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSR266IntroA resolution reaffirming the United States-Liberia partnership, calling for free, fair, and peaceful elections in Liberia in October 2017. Welcomes the visit of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to the U.S. Congress for her final address as President o...
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2017-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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.
USSB1311EngrossAbolish Human Trafficking Act of 2017
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2017-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3590IntroEnvironmental Justice and Civil Rights Restoration and Enforcement Act
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2017-09-21
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3664IntroTo amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide that the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation may only be removed for certain causes, and for other purposes.
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2017-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSR251IntroA resolution amending rule XXXI of the Standing Rules of the Senate, to provide for timely consideration of nominations.
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2017-09-13
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
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. (TXT | PDF)
USHR446IntroOf inquiry requesting the President and directing the Attorney General to transmit, respectively, certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to the removal of former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey. Requests the P...
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2017-09-08
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 82.
USHB3462IntroOffice of Government Ethics Independence Act of 2017 This bill amends the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to specify that the Director of the Office of Government Ethics may be removed only pursuant to a finding by the President of neglect of duty o...
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB1631IntroDepartment of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2018
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2017-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 210.
USHB3564IntroSecurity Clearance Review Act This bill amends the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 to authorize the Federal Bureau of Investigation to revoke, or prohibit the renewal of, a security clearance of a political appointee in the E...
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2017-09-06
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHR496IntroCondemning and censuring President Donald Trump. Censures and condemns President Trump for his inadequate response to the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 12, 2017, for his failure to condemn the White supremacist groups responsible f...
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2017-08-18
To House Judiciary Committee
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