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USHB4729IntroCourtney Wild Crime Victims' Rights Reform Act of 2019
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2019-11-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB46EngrossKlamath Tribe Judgment Fund Repeal Act This bill repeals the Klamath Tribe Judgment Fund Act, which sets forth how funds credited to the Klamath Tribe must be distributed. The Department of the Interior must disburse to the tribe the balance of funds...
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2019-10-16
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4683IntroDistrict of Columbia Juror Pay Parity Act This bill provides that grand and petit jurors serving in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia must receive fees and expenses equivalent to those provided to jurors serving in the U.S. district cour...
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2019-10-15
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2327EngrossBurma Political Prisoners Assistance Act This bill directs the Department of State to continue assisting civil society organizations in Burma (Myanmar) working to release political prisoners and prisoners of conscience. Such assistance may include su...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2468IntroWorkers' Right to Training Act
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2019-09-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3783IntroRadiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2019
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB3775IntroEqual Justice for Immigrants Act of 2019
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB3524IntroNorthern Triangle and Border Stabilization Act
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2019-08-02
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USSB2396IntroPROFILED Act Protecting the Rights of Families and Immigrants Who Legally Entered From Detention Act
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2019-07-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2343IntroEndangered Species Management Self-Determination Act
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2019-07-30
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB3603IntroTo amend chapter 7 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that in the case of an agency that appeals the ruling of a court under that chapter, and does not prevail on appeal, the court shall award the prevailing party reasonable attorney's fees a...
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2019-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USSB542IntroInterstate Transport Act of 2019
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2019-07-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 161.
USSB2069IntroBurma Political Prisoners Assistance Act
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2019-07-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB3656IntroACCESS Act of 2019 Accessible Care by Curbing Excessive lawSuitS Act of 2019
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2019-07-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2835IntroDUE PROCESS Act of 2019 Deterring Undue Enforcement by Protecting Rights Of Citizens from Excessive Searches and Seizures Act of 2019
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3502IntroProtecting People From Surprise Medical Bills Act This bill makes a series of changes relating to health care costs and billing practices. Among other things, the bill applies in-network cost-sharing requirements to certain emergency and related non-...
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2019-06-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3248IntroBetter Oversight of Secondary Sales and Accountability in Concert Ticketing Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to issue rules regarding transparency in primary and secondary ticket sales. Specifically, the rules must re...
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2019-06-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1850IntroBetter Oversight of Secondary Sales and Accountability in Concert Ticketing Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to issue rules regarding transparency in primary and secondary ticket sales. Specifically, the rules must re...
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2019-06-13
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3240IntroPublic Engagement at FERC Act
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2019-06-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3168IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow certain legal fees and investment fees to be taken into account as miscellaneous itemized deductions. This bill allows certain legal and investment fees to be currently taken into account as miscell...
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2019-06-10
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2607IntroResilient Federal Forests Act of 2019
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2019-06-07
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USHB2820IntroDream Act of 2019
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2019-05-30
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 73.
USHB2984IntroOffshore Oil and Gas Worker Whistleblower Protection Act of 2019 This bill prohibits an employer from discharging or discriminating against employees working in waters above the Outer Continental Shelf who report or testify about violations of the Ou...
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2019-05-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2300IntroEliminating Debtor's Prison for Kids Act of 2019
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB1477IntroPublic Engagement at FERC Act
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2019-05-15
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1480IntroBack the Blue Act of 2019
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2019-05-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2650IntroPayment Choice Act of 2019
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2019-05-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB1694IntroNative American Voting Rights Act of 2019
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1521IntroEMPOWER Act Ending the Monopoly of Power Over Workplace harassment through Education and Reporting Act
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2039IntroFair Pay Act of 2019
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2019-04-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB955IntroPolling Place Protection Act of 2019
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2019-03-28
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB947IntroRadiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2019 This bill increases the amount of compensation provided to individuals exposed to radiation and expands eligibility requirements for compensation to include additional individuals. Specifically, ...
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2019-03-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1072IntroSAGA Act Second Amendment Guarantee Act This bill prohibits a state or local government from establishing a regulation, prohibition, or registration or licensing requirement with respect to a rifle or shotgun that is more restrictive (or that imposes...
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2019-03-25
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1269IntroHistory and Tradition Protection Act of 2019 This bill limits the remedies available for certain civil actions involving the deprivation of rights under color of law. Specifically, remedies will be limited to injunctive and declaratory relief for cla...
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2019-03-25
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1233IntroBorderland Takings Defense Fund Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a fund to assist eligible individuals when the government seeks to acquire or condemn such individuals' property for the purpose of building ...
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2019-03-25
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB962IntroBorn-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act This bill establishes requirements for the degree of care a health care practitioner must exercise in the event a child is born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion. A health care practitioner...
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2019-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1012IntroREUNITE Act Reunite Every Unaccompanied Newborn Infant, Toddler and other children Expeditiously Act This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to reunite children and their paren...
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2019-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB739IntroNative American Voting Rights Act of 2019
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2019-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB683Intro(PRRADA) Puerto Rico Recovery Accuracy in Disclosures Act of 2019
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2019-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB588IntroFederal Employees Civil Relief Act This bill establishes a framework to temporarily suspend certain judicial and administrative proceedings against a federal employee or contractor during a lapse in appropriations.
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2019-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB574IntroEMPOWER Act-Part 2 Ending the Monopoly of Power Over Workplace harassment through Education and Reporting Act-Part 2 This bill modifies the tax treatment of expenses and payments related to workplace harassment and employment discrimination. The bill...
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2019-02-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB523IntroTo amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to render overstaying a visa a criminal offense, and for other purposes. This bill makes it a criminal offense to overstay a visa. For the first offense, the overstaying alien shall be fined or imprisoned ...
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2019-02-25
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USSB311IntroBorn-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act This bill establishes requirements for the degree of care a health care practitioner must exercise in the event a child is born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion. A health care practitioner...
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2019-02-25
Cloture on the motion to proceed not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 44. Record Vote Number: 27. (CR S1422)
USHB995EngrossSettlement Agreement Information Database Act of 2019 (Sec. 2) This bill requires executive agencies to submit information regarding settlement agreements to a public database. Specifically, an agency must submit information regarding any settlement ...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB471IntroLitigation Funding Transparency Act of 2019
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2019-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB752EngrossOpen Book on Equal Access to Justice Act
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2019-02-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB892IntroTo amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to limit attorney fees and penalties in citizen suits, and for other purposes.
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2019-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHB1074IntroProtecting America's Workers Act This bill expands the coverage of requirements governing workplace safety and health to include protection for federal, state, and local government employees. However, the bill does not cover working conditions otherw...
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2019-02-07
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB327IntroEnding Forced Arbitration for Victims of Data Breaches Act of 2019 This bill prohibits an entity from requiring, as part of a customer agreement or other similar agreement, that an individual agree to submit to arbitration a dispute related to a secu...
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2019-01-25
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
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