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USHB5532EngrossReconstruction Era National Historical Park Act
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2018-09-17
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources 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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2018-09-17
Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 99 - 1. Record Vote Number: 210.
USSB2836IntroPreventing Emerging Threats Act of 2018
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2018-09-13
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2899IntroSecond Chance Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to: revise and reauthorize grant programs for offender reentry demonstration projects; family-based substance abuse treatment; and evalu...
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2018-09-13
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
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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2018-09-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 572.
USSB2313IntroDefending Elections from Threats by Establishing Redlines Act of 2018 This bill requires the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), no more than 30 days after a U.S. election, to determine whether a foreign government interfered with ...
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2018-09-12
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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2018-09-07
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 717.
USHB1635EngrossEmpowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to modify loan counseling requirements for an institution of higher education (IHE) that participates in ...
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2018-09-06
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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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2018-09-05
Conference held.
USSB2276IntroGAO-IG Act Good Accounting Obligation in Government Act This bill requires each federal agency, in its annual budget justification, to include a report on: (1) each public recommendation of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that is classifie...
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2018-09-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 563.
USSB3392IntroMOMS Act Modernizing Obstetric Medicine Standards Act of 2018
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2018-08-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3368IntroGlobal Fragility and Violence Reduction Act of 2018
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2018-08-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6659IntroScreening With Dignity Act of 2018
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2018-08-20
To House Subcommittee on Transportation and Protective Security Committee
USSB2844IntroSTB Information Security Improvement Act STB Information Security Improvement Act This bill requires the Surface Transportation Board to develop a timeline and plan to implement the recommendations of the Department of Transportation in Report No. FI...
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2018-08-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 556.
USHB1222EngrossCongenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to replace the authorization for a National Congenital Heart Disease Surveillance System with a requirement for the Department of Health and ...
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2018-08-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 555.
USHB2345PassNational Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-08-14
Became Public Law No: 115-233.
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.
USHB6667IntroAfghan and Iraqi Allies Resettlement Improvement Act
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2018-08-10
To House Judiciary Committee
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
USHB6195IntroProtect Kids and Parents Act
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2018-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6304IntroReunifying Separated Families Act of 2018
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2018-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6361IntroEstablishing a Humane Immigration Enforcement System Act
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2018-08-06
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6193IntroCentral America Family Protection and Reunification Act
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2018-08-02
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB6644IntroEPA Act of 2018 Ensuring Scott Pruitt is Accountable Act of 2018
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2018-08-01
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Committee
USSB3331IntroFluke Fairness Act of 2018 This bill directs the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council to submit for approval by the Department of Commerce a modified fishery management plan for the commercial and recreational management of summer flounder, or an ...
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2018-08-01
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2353PassStrengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Sec. 4) The effective date for this bill is July 1, 2018. (Sec. 7) This bill amends the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to revise and introduce definiti...
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2018-07-31
Became Public Law No: 115-224.
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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2018-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB134IntroHome Foreclosure Reduction Act of 2017 This bill amends federal bankruptcy law governing a Chapter 13 debtor (adjustment of debts of an individual with regular income) to exclude from the computation of debts the secured or unsecured portions of: (1)...
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2018-07-26
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Jeffries asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be the first sponsor of H.R. 134, 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.
USHB6629IntroNo Guns for Abusers Act of 2018
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2018-07-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6630IntroMaria Butina NRA Transparency Act
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2018-07-26
To House Intelligence Committee
USSB756EngrossSave Our Seas Act of 2018 (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- and sea-based s...
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2018-07-26
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USHB1002IntroNational Heritage Area Act of 2017 This bill establishes a National Heritage Areas System to recognize certain areas of the United States that tell nationally significant stories and to conserve, enhance, and interpret the areas' natural, historic, s...
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2018-07-25
ASSUMING FRIST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. McKinley asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be the first sponsor of H.R. 1002, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USSB3263IntroHumane Treatment of Migrant Children Act
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2018-07-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3266IntroAutomotive Jobs Act of 2018 This bill directs the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) to report on the status of the U.S. automotive industry. The bill suspends the Department of Commerce's investigation initiated on May 23, 2018, regarding t...
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2018-07-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5820IntroDONE Act Detention Oversight, Not Expansion Act
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2018-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB5865IntroAddiction Prevention and Responsible Opioid Practices Act
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2018-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB3256IntroPuerto Rico Economic Empowerment Act of 2018
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2018-07-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1116EngrossIndian Community Economic Enhancement Act of 2018 This bill amends the Native American Business Development, Trade Promotion, and Tourism Act of 2000 to establish duties for the Office of Native American Business Development (ONABD), including: (1) a...
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2018-07-24
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5924IntroAnti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Education when reviewing whether there has been a violation of title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin...
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2018-07-24
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHR1021IntroCalling upon any agreement reached between the President and Vladimir Putin at their meeting in Helsinki, Finland, to be approved by Congress. Expresses support for the intelligence community's assessment that Russian agents, acting under the directi...
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2018-07-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1016IntroConcurring in the judgement of the assessment provided by the United States intelligence community regarding Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Expresses agreement with the intelligence community's assessment regarding Russian in...
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2018-07-23
To House Intelligence Committee
USHB6437IntroSecure America from Russian Interference Act of 2018
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2018-07-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB6457IntroCarbon Utilization Act of 2018
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2018-07-19
To House Agriculture Committee
USSB526EngrossMicroloan Modernization Act of 2018 This bill amends the Small Business Act to repeal the "25/75" rule under the Small Business Administration (SBA) Microloan Program (assisting low-income individuals to start and operate a small business) that permi...
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2018-07-19
Held at the desk.
USSB3247IntroWomen's Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act of 2018
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2018-07-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3230IntroA bill to impose a limitation on increases in duties on imports of steel and aluminum from Canada, Mexico, and the European Union, to improve congressional oversight of tariffs imposed to protect national security, and for other purposes.
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2018-07-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5480EngrossWomen's Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act of 2018
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2018-07-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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
USHB5415EngrossGAO-IG Act Good Accounting Obligation in Government Act This bill requires each federal agency, in its annual budget justification, to include a report on: (1) each public recommendation of the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that is classifie...
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2018-07-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs 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
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