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USHB5515EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 This bill authorizes FY2019 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2018-07-11
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB931PassFirefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop and maintain a voluntary registry of firefighters to collect history and occupational information that can be linked t...
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2018-07-07
Became Public Law No: 115-194.
USSR545IntroA resolution honoring the memory of the victims of the terrorist attack on the Pulse Orlando nightclub on June 12, 2016.
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2018-06-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3861; text: CR S3765)
USHR898IntroDirecting the Secretary of Homeland Security to transmit certain documents to the House of Representatives relating to Department of Homeland Security policies and activities relating to homeland security information produced and disseminated regardi...
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2018-06-08
Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 152.
USSB1692EngrossNational Emergency Medical Services Commemorative Work Act (Sec. 3) This bill authorizes the National Emergency Medical Services Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia and its environs to pay...
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2018-06-07
Held at the desk.
USSR521IntroA resolution condemning the horrific attack in Santa Fe, Texas, and expressing support and prayers for all of those impacted by the tragedy.
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2018-05-23
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2886; text: CR S2881)
USHB1037IntroTo authorize the National Emergency Medical Services Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes. This bill authorizes the National Emergency Medical Services Memorial Fou...
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2018-05-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 514.
USSB2680IntroOpioid Crisis Response Act of 2018
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2018-05-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 398.
USHB5311IntroCARA 2.0 Act of 2018
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2018-04-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB382IntroFirefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2018 This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop and maintain a voluntary registry of firefighters to collect history and occupational information that can be linked to existin...
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2018-04-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 386.
USSB2456IntroCARA 2.0 Act of 2018
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2018-04-11
Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism. Hearings held.
USSB1181IntroGood Samaritan Search and Recovery Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to implement a process to provide eligible organizations and individuals expedited access to federal land to conduct good...
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2018-04-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 373.
USHB3303IntroFirst Responder Fair RETIRE Act First Responder Fair Return for Employees on Their Initial Retirement Earned Act of 2017
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2018-03-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSR421IntroA resolution condemning the horrific attack in Parkland, Florida, and expressing support and prayers for all those impacted by that tragedy.
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2018-03-01
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration CR S1321; text: CR S1319)
USHB4938IntroRespond NOW Act Respond to the Needs in the Opioid War Act
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2018-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1892PassHonoring Hometown Heroes Act DIVISION A--HONORING HOMETOWN HEROES ACT Honoring Hometown Heroes Act (Sec. 10102) This division authorizes the governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States or the Mayor of the District of Columbia t...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-123.
USHB195PassFederal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017 DIVISION A--FEDERAL REGISTER PRINTING SAVINGS ACT OF 2017 Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This division bars the Government Publishing Office from furnishing a printed copy of the F...
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2018-01-22
Became Public Law No: 115-120.
USHB4846IntroPublic Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act
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2018-01-19
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4811IntroSecuring Our Schools Act of 2018 This bill establishes a pilot program under which the Department of Justice may award one-year grants to local education agencies for the purpose of purchasing and installing devices that allow for the immediate notif...
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2018-01-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB2070EngrossKevin and Avonte's Law of 2017 TITLE I--MISSING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE PATIENT ALERT PROGRAM REAUTHORIZATION Missing Americans Alert Program Act of 2017 (Sec. 102) This bill amends the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to revise and ...
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2018-01-18
By Senator Grassley from Committee on the Judiciary filed written report. Report No. 115-200.
USSB419PassPublic Safety Officers' Benefits Improvement Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to revise requirements for the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) program. (The PSOB program provides death...
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2018-01-17
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USHB4667EngrossFurther Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements, 2017 Official Titles Official Titles - House of Representatives Official Title as Introduced Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year endi...
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2018-01-04
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 291.
USHB4460IntroDisaster Recovery Reform Act This bill amends the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (Stafford Act) to modify the Predisaster Hazard Mitigation Grant Program to: permit the use of technical and financial assistance to est...
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2017-11-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4221IntroKevin and Avonte's Law of 2017 Missing Americans Alert Program Act of 2017 This bill amends the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to revise, rename, and reauthorize through FY2022 the Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Prog...
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2017-11-30
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (E1621-1622)
USHR632IntroCondemning the senseless attacks on hospitals and medical personnel in Syria, and for other purposes. Condemns the attacks on hospitals, medical personnel, and emergency responders by the government of Syria and the Russian Federation, and calls on a...
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2017-11-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR292IntroA resolution condemning the brutal and senseless attack at a country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, honoring the memory of the victims of the deadly shooting, offering condolences to, and expressing support for, the families and friends of the ...
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2017-10-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6409; text: CR S6406)
USSR278IntroA resolution expressing condolences to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and Hurricane Maria, commending the resiliency of the people of Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands, and expressing grati...
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2017-10-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3907IntroWildland Firefighter Recognition Act This bill requires the Office of Personnel Management to develop a distinct wildland firefighter occupational series. The series must apply to the following positions: forestry technician; range technician; other ...
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2017-10-02
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSB597EngrossChildren of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to eliminate the expected family contribution (EFC) used to determine financial need in the case of a Pell Grant-eligible stu...
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2017-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB1460IntroEnergy and Natural Resources Act of 2017 This bill amends the Energy Conservation and Production Act, the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 with respect to energy efficiency for sectors such as b...
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2017-09-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USHB3733IntroFederal Firefighter Pay Equity Act
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2017-09-11
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USHB3722IntroHumanitarian Firefighter Relief Act This bill amends the Tariff Act of 1930 and the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to grant duty-free treatment of donated fire-fighting and rescue and relief equipment and supplies imported by or on b...
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2017-09-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB3250Intro9/11 Immigrant Worker Freedom Act This bill authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to adjust to permanent resident the status a qualifying alien who applies for adjustment not later than one year after enactment of this bill and who, af...
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2017-08-17
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USSCR15EngrossA concurrent resolution expressing support for the designation of October 28, 2017, as "Honoring the Nation's First Responders Day". Supports the designation of October 28, 2017, as Honoring the Nation's First Responders Day.
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2017-08-04
Held at the desk.
USSB829EngrossAFG and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 to: (1) repeal the expiration dates of, and to reauthorize through FY2023, the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)...
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2017-08-04
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSR238IntroA resolution recognizing the 10th anniversary and honoring the victims of the collapse of the Interstate 35W Mississippi River bridge. Recognizes the 10th anniversary of the tragic Interstate 35W Mississippi River bridge collapse (Minneapolis, Minnes...
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2017-08-02
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR213IntroA resolution honoring the memory of Dallas Police Department Senior Corporal Lorne Ahrens, Sergeant Michael Smith, Officer Michael Krol, Officer Patrick Zamarripa, and Dallas Area Rapid Transit Police Officer Brent Thompson, who were killed during th...
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2017-08-01
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4695)
USSB1626IntroCabin Air Safety Act of 2017 This bill requires the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to prescribe regulations: requiring flight attendants, pilots, aircraft maintenance technicians, and airport first responders to receive annual training on how ...
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2017-07-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3155IntroTo amend the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 to modify the authorized uses of certain county funds and to extend the deadline for participating counties to initiate projects and obligate funds. This bill amends the S...
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2017-07-24
To House Conservation and Forestry Committee
USSB1325IntroBetter Workforce for Veterans Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to appoint qualified graduates and post-secondary students to competitive service positions without regard to certain federal civil service employment a...
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2017-07-11
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB3158IntroBetter Workforce for Veterans Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to appoint qualified graduates and post-secondary students to competitive service positions without regard to certain federal civil service employment a...
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2017-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USSB1508IntroA bill to amend the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000 to modify the authorized uses of certain county funds and to extend the deadline for participating counties to initiate projects and obligate funds. This bill amend...
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2017-06-29
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB2922IntroPREPARE Act Promoting Resilience and Efficiency in Preparing for Attacks and Responding to Emergencies Act This bill revises programs and activities of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the Office of Emergency Communications of the Depa...
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2017-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Emergency Preparedness, Response and Communications Committee
USHB2518IntroCoast Guard Authorization Act of 2017 This bill authorizes: (1) appropriations for the Coast Guard for FY2018-FY2019, and (2) a specified level of end-of-year strength for active duty personnel and military training student loads for such fiscal year...
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2017-06-26
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 133.
USSB1410IntroSafe DRONE Act of 2017 Safe Development, Research, and Opportunities Needed for Entrepreneurship Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT), in coordination with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and i...
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2017-06-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR385IntroExpressing gratitude for the heroic actions of the United States Capitol Police and other first responders in the attack on Members of Congress on June 14, 2017, and expressing hope for a full recovery for the injured. Expresses: gratitude to U.S. Ca...
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2017-06-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2188IntroCommunity Counterterrorism Preparedness Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to carry out a grant program for emergency response providers to prevent, prepare for, and re...
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2017-06-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 122.
USSR193IntroA resolution commending the bravery of the United States Capitol Police, the Police Department of Alexandria, Virginia, and all first responders who protected Members of Congress, their staff, and others during the shooting on June 14, 2017, at Eugen...
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2017-06-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3560-3561; text: CR S3559-3560)
USSR190IntroA resolution honoring the memory of the victims of the terrorist attack on the Pulse Orlando nightclub one year ago. Commemorates the victims killed in the attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016. Honors the survivors of t...
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2017-06-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3398-3399, S3410; text: CR S3397-3398)
USHR380IntroCommemorating one year since the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016. Expresses that the House of Representatives: remembers the victims, their families, the survivors, and the community one year since the Pulse nightclub s...
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2017-06-12
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
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