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USHB66EngrossRoute 66 Centennial Commission Act This bill establishes the Route 66 Centennial Commission to honor Route 66 on the occasion of its centennial anniversary. The Department of Transportation shall prepare a plan on the preservation needs of Route 66.
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2018-07-17
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB50EngrossUnfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2017 This bill amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to: (1) require the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), at the request of the chairman or ranking member of a congressional committee, to ...
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2018-07-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB6237EngrossMatthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019
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2018-07-16
Received in the Senate.
USHB6304IntroReunifying Separated Families Act of 2018
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2018-07-16
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USHB200EngrossStrengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act This bill revises and reauthorizes through FY2022 the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA). Revisions are made to: (1) requirements for...
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2018-07-12
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2188IntroConsumer Data Protection Act This bill amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to direct a consumer reporting agency experiencing a data breach to: (1) notify the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), other appropria...
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2018-07-12
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB1320IntroNuclear Utilization of Keynote Energy Act This bill revises the functions of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) by establishing new transparency and accountability measures on the commission's budget and fee structure and developing the regulato...
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2018-07-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2345IntroNational Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2017 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to coordinate with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and to consult with the Department of Veterans Affairs to...
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2018-07-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB2289IntroData Breach Prevention and Compensation Act of 2018 This bill creates the Office of Cybersecurity within the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that, in part, must: supervise, evaluate, and regulate specified agencies' management of data security; examin...
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2018-07-12
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB3195IntroLaw Enforcement Trust and Integrity Act of 2018
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2018-07-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2259EngrossSam Farr Peace Corps Enhancement Act This bill increases the monthly pay rate for Peace Corps volunteers. The Peace Corps shall provide initial medical care to a former volunteer for a service-related condition for 180 days after termination of servi...
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2018-07-11
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 508.
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.
USHR644IntroStrongly condemning the slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya, and for other purposes. Condemns slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya. Calls on the government of Libya to: investigate the existence of slave auctions and forced l...
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2018-07-10
The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
USSB1112IntroMaternal Health Accountability Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a program under which HHS may make grants to states (including federally recognized Indian tribes and organizations) for the p...
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2018-07-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 502.
USHB6307IntroFinger Lakes National Heritage Area Study Act
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2018-07-03
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB2EngrossAgriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 This bill (commonly known as the farm bill) reauthorizes through FY2023 and modifies Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that address: commodity support, conservation, trade and international food aid, nutr...
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2018-06-29
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHR978IntroHonoring the life of Trayvon Martin, urging the repeal of Stand Your Ground laws, and calling on the United States Government to address the crisis of racial profiling.
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2018-06-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3159IntroDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019 Provides FY2019 appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military activities. Excludes military construction, military family housing, civil works projects of the Army Corps of Engineers, an...
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2018-06-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 498.
USSB645IntroMeasuring the Economic Impact of Broadband Act of 2017 This bill requires the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the Department of Commerce to assess, and submit a report regarding, the effects on the U.S. economy of the deployment and adoption of ...
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2018-06-27
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB756EngrossSOS Act of 2017 Save Our Seas Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Marine Debris Act to revise the Marine Debris Program to require the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to work with: (1) other agencies to address both land-...
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2018-06-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4559EngrossGlobal Aviation System Security Reform Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to conduct a global aviation security review to address improving aviation security standards, including standards intended...
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2018-06-27
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB6136IntroBorder Security and Immigration Reform Act of 2018 This bill directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to achieve situational awareness and operational control of the border, including by increasing enforcement personnel. The bill provides fu...
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2018-06-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6135IntroKeep Families Together Act This bill prohibits an agent or contractor of the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, or the Department of Health and Human Services from removing a child who is under the age of 18 and has no perman...
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2018-06-27
To House Subcommittee on Border and Maritime Security Committee
USHB221EngrossHydrographic Services Improvement Amendments Act This bill reauthorizes the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act of 1998 from FY2019-FY2023. The Governmental Accountability Office must compare the unit costs of hydrographic surveys conducted by the ...
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2018-06-26
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 487.
USHB857EngrossCalifornia Off-Road Recreation and Conservation Act This bill amends the California Desert Protection Act of 1994 to, among other things: establish or designate wilderness areas, off-highway vehicle recreation areas, and a national scenic area; relea...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB8EngrossWater Resources Development Act of 2018
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2018-06-26
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 488.
USHB6069EngrossFIND Trafficking Act Fight Illicit Networks and Detect Trafficking Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to report on the use of virtual currencies and online marketplaces in sex and drug trafficking. The GAO must ...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6EngrossSUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act This bill makes several changes to state Medicaid programs to address opioid and substance use dis...
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2018-06-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 485.
USHB5766EngrossSecuring Public Areas of Transportation Facilities Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a working group to promote collaborative engagement between DHS and public and private sector stakeholders to dev...
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2018-06-26
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3120IntroHEAL Act of 2018 Helping to End Addiction and Lessen Substance Use Disorders Act of 2018
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2018-06-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 484.
USSB1869PassWhistleblower Protection Coordination Act
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2018-06-25
Became Public Law No: 115-192.
USHB6193IntroCentral America Family Protection and Reunification Act
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2018-06-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6195IntroProtect Kids and Parents Act
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2018-06-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5149IntroUnlocking Public Lands Act
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2018-06-21
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5148IntroProtect Public Use of Public Lands Act
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2018-06-21
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5925EngrossCRISIS Act Coordinated Response through Interagency Strategy and Information Sharing Act
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2018-06-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6184IntroPatsy T. Mink and Louise M. Slaughter Gender Equity in Education Act of 2018
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2018-06-21
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4743PassSmall Business 7(a) Lending Oversight Reform Act of 2018 This bill amends the Small Business Act to provide statutory authority for the Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Credit Risk Management and the SBA Lender Oversight Committee. For F...
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2018-06-21
Became Public Law No: 115-189.
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.
USHB5687EngrossSOUND Disposal and Packaging Act Securing Opioids and Unused Narcotics with Deliberate Disposal and Packaging Act of 2018 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize the Food and Drug Administration to require certain packa...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5605EngrossAdvancing High Quality Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Medicare Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to carry out a demonstration program to: (1) increase access of opioid use disorder treatment services for...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6110EngrossDr. Todd Graham Pain Management, Treatment, and Recovery Act of 2018
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2018-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5676EngrossSENIOR Communities Protection Act of 2018 Stop Excessive Narcotics in our Retirement Communities Protection Act of 2018 This bill authorizes the suspension of payments to a pharmacy under the Medicare prescription drug benefit and Medicare Advantage ...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4627EngrossShielding Public Spaces from Vehicular Terrorism Act This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to include among the responsibilities of the Under Secretary for Science and Technology of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) research and ...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB5801EngrossMedicaid PARTNERSHIP Act Medicaid Providers Are Required To Note Experiences in Record Systems to Help In-need Patients Act This bill requires each state to: (1) establish a prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP), and (2) require health care pro...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5774EngrossCOACH Act of 2018 Combating Opioid Abuse for Care in Hospitals Act of 2018 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to: (1) publish guidance for hospitals on pain management and opioid-use disorder prevention strategies for Med...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5776IntroMOST Act Medicare and Opioid Safe Treatment Act
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2018-06-19
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 115-764, Part I.
USHB6133IntroInforming Opioid Prescribing Through Evidence-Based Guidelines Act of 2018
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2018-06-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3091IntroProtect Kids and Parents Act
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2018-06-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5788EngrossSTOP Act of 2018 Synthetics Trafficking and Overdose Prevention Act of 2018
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2018-06-18
To Senate Finance Committee
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