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USHB6659IntroScreening With Dignity Act of 2018
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2018-08-20
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security Committee
USHB5515PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 This bill authorizes FY2019 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the national security programs...
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2018-08-13
Became Public Law No: 115-232.
USHB6663IntroSecure Elections Act This bill gives the Department of Homeland Security primary responsibility within the federal government for sharing information about election cybersecurity incidents, threats, and vulnerabilities with federal entities and elect...
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2018-08-10
To House Administration Committee
USSB3153IntroMatthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019
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2018-07-11
By Senator Burr from Select Committee on Intelligence filed written report. Report No. 115-298. Additional views filed.
USHB5081EngrossSurface Transportation Security and Technology Accountability Act of 2018 This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to: (1) direct the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to establish within itself the the Surface Transportation Sec...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB6188IntroPrevent Election Hacking Act of 2018
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2018-06-21
To House Administration Committee
USHB4760IntroSecuring America's Future Act of 2018 This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to revise immigrant visa allocation provisions, including family-related visas. A nonimmigrant classification for parents of adult U.S. citizens is created. Th...
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2018-06-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB2261IntroSecure Elections Act This bill gives the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) primary responsibility within the federal government for sharing information about election cybersecurity incidents, threats, and vulnerabilities with federal entities and...
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2018-06-20
Committee on Rules and Administration. Hearings held.
USHB6093IntroProtecting American Votes and Elections Act of 2018 This bill amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to require voting systems for federal elections to use durable, paper ballots. Systems must make ballots available for verification by the voter be...
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2018-06-13
To House Administration Committee
USSB3049IntroProtecting American Votes and Elections Act of 2018
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2018-06-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB1872IntroTSA Modernization Act This bill reauthorizes Transportation Security Administration (TSA) programs through FY2020 and modifies the authorities, requirements, and organizational structure for the TSA. The bill codifies the transfer of the TSA from the...
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2018-06-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 444.
USHB3958IntroSecuring Energy Infrastructure Act of 2017
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USSB1563IntroRare Earth Element Advanced Coal Technologies Act
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2018-05-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 423.
USHB2261IntroMarine Oil Spill Prevention Act This bill address issues related to preventing and responding to oil spills. This bill amends the Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act of 2006 to extend the moratorium on oil and gas leasing in certain areas in the Gulf ...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Environment Committee
USHB4050IntroVehicle Innovation Act of 2017 This bill authorizes appropriations to the Department of Energy (DOE) for research, development, engineering, demonstration, and commercial application of vehicles and related technologies for FY2018-FY2022. The bill re...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB3132IntroRestoring Confidence in America's Elections Act This bill amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to: (1) prohibit the purchase or use in a federal election of an electronic voting system that does not produce a voter-verified paper record; (2) proh...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB4120IntroGrid Cybersecurity Research and Development Act This bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop an initiative to mitigate the consequences on the electric grid from the results of cyberattacks by increasing cybersecurity capabilities of ...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USSB79IntroSecuring Energy Infrastructure Act This bill establishes a two-year pilot program within the Department of Energy's (DOE) national laboratories to identify the security vulnerabilities of certain entities in the energy sector, and research and test t...
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2018-05-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 410.
USHB4EngrossFAA Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 401.
USHB5592IntroDepartment of State Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-04-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB146IntroBorder Security Technology Accountability Act of 2017 This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) ensure that each border security technology acquisition program that is a major acqu...
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2018-04-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 379.
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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2018-04-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 381.
USHB5131EngrossSurface Transportation Security Improvement Act of 2018 This bill establishes programs and reporting requirements to identify risks to facilities, equipment, or systems used to provide surface transportation. It requires the Department of Homeland Se...
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2018-03-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2593IntroSecure Elections Act This bill gives the Department of Homeland Security primary responsibility within the federal government for sharing information about election cybersecurity incidents, threats, and vulnerabilities with federal entities and elect...
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2018-03-22
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB4561EngrossSAFE TECH Act Security Assessment Feasibility for Equipment Testing and Evaluation of Capabilities for our Homeland Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to develop a program allowing a vendor to obtain perfo...
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2018-01-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB4474IntroSurface Transportation and Public Area Security Act of 2017
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2017-12-05
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security Committee
USSB1885IntroAV START Act Vision for Safer Transportation through Advancement of Revolutionary Technologies Act
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2017-11-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 268.
USHB1224IntroNIST Cybersecurity Framework, Assessment, and Auditing Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act to require the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in developing standards for info...
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2017-10-31
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 276.
USHB1117PassTo require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to submit a report regarding certain plans regarding assistance to applicants and grantees during the response to an emergency or disaster. (Sec. 1) This bill directs the Federal...
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2017-10-18
Became Public Law No: 115-69. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1761IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018
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2017-09-07
By Senator Burr from Select Committee on Intelligence filed written report. Report No. 115-151. Additional and Minority views filed.
USHB3388EngrossSELF DRIVE Act Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research In Vehicle Evolution Act This bill establishes the federal role in ensuring the safety of highly automated vehicles by encouraging the testing and deployment of such vehicles. A "hig...
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2017-09-07
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3699IntroUrban Agriculture Production Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to establish an urban agriculture outreach program to award grants for: (1) infrastructure; (2) land acquisition, land conversion, and soil and growing m...
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2017-09-07
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB1631IntroDepartment of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2018 This bill directs the Department of State to report to Congress regarding State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development reorganization plans. The State Department is urged to esta...
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2017-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 210.
USHB3405IntroMORE Act Maximizing Opportunities for Research and the Enhancement of Automated Vehicles Act This bill exempts manufacturers of highly automated vehicles, automated driving systems or components thereof from prohibitions on manufacturing, selling, an...
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHB3430IntroSHARES Act Sharing Automated Vehicle Records with Everyone for Safety Act This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to establish in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) a Highly Automated Vehicle Information Shari...
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHB3411IntroTo establish in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration an Automated Driving System Cybersecurity Advisory Council to make recommendations regarding cybersecurity for the testing, deployment, and updating of automated driving systems. This...
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USHB3416IntroTo establish in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration a Rural and Mountainous Advisory Council to make recommendations regarding the testing and deployment of highly automated vehicles and automated driving systems in areas that are rura...
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3413IntroACCESS Act Addressing Community Challenges Emerging From Self-Driving Systems This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to establish in the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration an Advisory Council on Improving Mobility Access...
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2017-07-27
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Committee
USHB3198IntroFAA Leadership in Groundbreaking High-Tech Research and Development Act FLIGHT R&D Act This bill reauthorizes Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) research and development (R&D) programs for FY2018-FY2023. No funds are authorized to be appropriated ...
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2017-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Aviation Committee
USHB2722IntroSWINE Act Swine Waste Infrastructure and Natural Environment Act This bill establishes a program to certify environmentally sustainable swine waste disposal technologies and authorizes related tax credits and grants. The Department of Agriculture (US...
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2017-06-26
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB1225IntroVehicle Innovation Act of 2017 This bill authorizes appropriations to the Department of Energy (DOE) for research, development, engineering, demonstration, and commercial application of vehicles and related technologies for FY2018-FY2022. The bill re...
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2017-05-24
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB385IntroEnergy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act This bill revises a variety of programs to encourage energy efficiency in buildings, industry, the federal government, and certain appliances. TITLE I--BUILDINGS Subtitle A--Building Energy Codes (Sec...
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2017-05-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 73.
USSB1069IntroMedical Device Safety Monitoring Act This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to support pilot projects in order to provide timely and reliable information on the safety and effective...
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2017-05-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB794IntroEAC Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to: (1) reauthorize the Election Assistance Commission through FY2022, (2) authorize funding to states for FY2018 for security upgrades to voter registration lists and...
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2017-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB1443IntroEnergy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act This bill revises a variety of programs to encourage energy efficiency in buildings, industry, the federal government, and certain appliances, including by: requiring states and Indian tribes to measu...
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2017-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB1877IntroTo establish a research, development, and technology demonstration program to improve the efficiency of gas turbines used in combined cycle and simple cycle power generation systems. This bill requires the Office of Fossil Energy to carry out a resea...
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2017-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB1907IntroElection Infrastructure and Security Promotion Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security to: (1) designate voting systems used in the United States as critical infrastructure; (2) include threats of compromise, disruption, or ...
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2017-04-25
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB1092IntroChief Manufacturing Officer Act This bill: (1) expresses the sense of Congress that a well-designed national manufacturing strategy would benefit the U.S. economy, and (2) directs the President to appoint a United States Chief Manufacturing Officer, ...
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2017-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USSB399IntroChief Manufacturing Officer Act This bill: (1) expresses the sense of Congress that a well-designed national manufacturing strategy would benefit the U.S. economy, and (2) directs the President to appoint a United States Chief Manufacturing Officer, ...
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2017-02-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB505EngrossBorder Security Technology Accountability Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to: (1) ensure that each border security technology acquisition program that is det...
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2017-02-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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