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USSB1865IntroDEFEND Act Deterring Espionage by Foreign Entities through National Defense Act of 2019 This bill makes changes to provisions governing federal civil claims for trade secret misappropriation. Specifically, it does the following: increases punitive da...
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2019-06-13
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USSB1844IntroHandgun Purchaser Licensing Act This bill authorizes a grant program for states, local governments, and Indian tribes to implement and evaluate handgun purchaser licensing requirements.
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2019-06-13
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USSB1834IntroDeceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2019 This bill generally prohibits deceptive practices, false statements, and voter interference regarding federal elections. Specifically, the bill prohibits any person, within 60 days bef...
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2019-06-13
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USSB1859IntroSixth Amendment Preservation Act This bill limits the detention authority of the United States. Current law prohibits the indefinite detention of a U.S. citizen by the United States unless it is authorized by an act of Congress. This bill prohibits t...
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2019-06-13
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USSJR49IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing the Congress to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment to authorize ...
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2019-06-13
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USSR247IntroA resolution recognizing June 2019 as "LGBTQ Pride Month". This resolution expresses support for the rights, freedoms, and equal treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people. The resolution recognizes that LGBTQ rights a...
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2019-06-12
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USSB1797IntroJudicial Reorganization Act of 2019
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2019-06-12
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USSB1806IntroPermanent E-Verify Act This bill makes the E-Verify employment eligibility verification program permanent. Currently, the program requires periodic extensions by Congress.
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2019-06-12
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USSB1795IntroKeeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2019
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2019-06-12
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USSB1779IntroEqual Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act This bill removes limitations on the civil liability of gun manufacturers. Specifically, the bill repeals the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, which prohibits civil actions against a f...
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2019-06-11
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USSB1778IntroTerror Intelligence Improvement Act of 2019 This bill requires each federal department or agency to provide to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) information about a person who is or has been under a federal terrorism investigation. The FBI an...
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2019-06-11
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USSB1788IntroFederal Firearms Licensee Protection Act of 2019 This bill modifies criminal penalties for an offense involving the theft of a firearm from a licensed importer, manufacturer, or dealer, or from their business premises. Specifically, the bill does the...
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2019-06-11
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USSB1756IntroNo President is Above the Law Act
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2019-06-10
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USSB1744IntroKeep STEM Talent Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
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USSB1724IntroEnding the Fentanyl Crisis Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
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USSB1748IntroFurthering Access and Networks for Sports Act This bill makes the antitrust laws applicable to joint agreements among professional football, baseball, basketball, or hockey teams covering the telecasting of sports contests to the extent that a league...
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2019-06-05
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USSB1721IntroGay and Trans Panic Defense Prohibition Act of 2019 This bill generally prohibits a federal criminal defendant from asserting, as a defense, that the nonviolent sexual advance of an individual or a perception or belief of the gender, gender identify ...
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2019-06-05
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USSR233IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of protecting freedom of speech, thought, and expression at institutions of higher education.
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2019-06-05
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USSB1733IntroProtecting Families and Improving Immigration Procedures Act
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2019-06-05
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USSB1714IntroElevating the Voices of Gold Star Wives Act of 2019 This bill removes a prohibition on the Gold Star Wives of America corporation, its directors, or its officers attempting to influence legislation.
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2019-06-04
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USSB1700IntroJournalism Competition and Preservation Act of 2019 This bill creates a four-year safe harbor from antitrust laws for print or digital news companies to collectively negotiate with online content distributors (e.g., social media companies) regarding ...
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2019-06-03
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USSB1701IntroStop Higher Education Espionage and Theft Act of 2019
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2019-06-03
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USSB1702IntroDue Process Guarantee Act
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2019-06-03
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USSB1631IntroA bill to establish criminal penalties for aliens who fail to depart before the expiration of their visas. This bill provides for criminal penalties for an alien who stays in the United States after the expiration of the alien's visa. Such an alien s...
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2019-05-23
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USSB1644IntroStop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act
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2019-05-23
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USSR219IntroA resolution honoring the life and legacy of Patsy Takemoto Mink, the first woman of color to serve in Congress. This resolution acknowledges the 55th anniversary of the election to the House of Representatives of Patsy Takemoto Mink, the first woman...
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2019-05-23
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USSB1645IntroWomen's Health Protection Act of 2019
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2019-05-23
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USSB1684IntroNo Leniency for Terrorists Act of 2019 This bill makes certain federal prisoners ineligible to receive good time credit. Specifically, it prohibits good time credit for a federal prisoner who is serving time for a terrorism offense.
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2019-05-23
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USSB1632IntroVisa Lottery Repeal Act This bill eliminates the diversity immigrant visa program, which makes available a limited number of visas for aliens from countries with historically low rates of immigration to the United States.
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2019-05-23
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USSB1622IntroStopping Overdoses of Fentanyl Analogues Act
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2019-05-22
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USSB1606IntroProtecting Data at the Border Act
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2019-05-22
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USSR218IntroA resolution recognizing the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States. This resolution recognize...
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2019-05-22
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USSB1598IntroFilipino Veterans Family Reunification Act of 2019 This bill exempts from worldwide or numerical limitations certain family-sponsored immigrant visas for the sons and daughters of Filipino World War II veterans who were naturalized under certain laws...
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2019-05-22
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USSB1591IntroEnd Mass Deportation Act This bill rescinds Executive Order 13768, dated January 25, 2017, entitled Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States. (The executive order contains various provisions relating to immigration enforcement, in...
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2019-05-22
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USSB1596IntroFood and Agribusiness Merger Moratorium and Antitrust Review Act of 2019 This bill places a moratorium on certain acquisitions between large agricultural and retail-related businesses and establishes the Food and Agriculture Concentration and Market ...
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2019-05-22
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USSB1561IntroAccountability for Care of Unaccompanied Alien Children Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services to provide the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) information relating to an unaccompanied alien child's sponsor or p...
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2019-05-21
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USSR214IntroA resolution recognizing the history and contributions of Muslims of the United States. This resolution recognizes the historic and valuable contributions of the Muslim community of the United States.
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2019-05-21
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USSB1554IntroAdoptee Citizenship Act of 2019
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2019-05-21
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USSB1568IntroAmerican Red Cross Transparency Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review (1) the internal governance of the American National Red Cross (the corporation), and (2) any program or activity carried out by the...
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2019-05-21
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USSR217IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of June 7 through June 9, 2019, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend" and June 2019 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month". This resolution expresses support for the designation of June 2...
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2019-05-21
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USSB1557IntroReverse Mass Incarceration Act of 2019 This bill authorizes a grant program for states to implement evidence-based programs designed to reduce crime rates and incarcerations.
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2019-05-21
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USHB5EngrossEquality Act This bill prohibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in a wide variety of areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury sys...
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2019-05-20
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USSB1547IntroRestoring the Armed Career Criminal Act This bill modifies the prior convictions that trigger a 15-year enhanced mandatory minimum prison term for a defendant who commits a firearms offense after three or more such prior convictions.
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2019-05-20
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USSB1552IntroMarijuana Freedom and Opportunity Act This bill decriminalizes marijuana. Specifically, it removes marijuana from the list of scheduled substances under the Controlled Substances Act and eliminates criminal penalties for an individual who imports, ex...
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2019-05-20
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USSB1508IntroThin Blue Line Act This bill expands the list of statutory aggravating factors in death penalty determinations to also include killing or targeting a law enforcement officer, firefighter, or other first responder.
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2019-05-16
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USSB1504IntroProbation Officer Protection Act of 2019 This bill authorizes a probation officer to arrest a person (i.e., a person other than the probationer) without a warrant if there is probable cause to believe the person forcibly assaulted or obstructed a pro...
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2019-05-16
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USSB1506IntroA bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to permit certain individuals complying with State law to possess firearms.
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2019-05-16
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USSB1519IntroProtecting Communities and Preserving the Second Amendment Act of 2019
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2019-05-16
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USSB1474IntroAfghan Allies Protection Act of 2019 This bill provides for 4,000 additional special immigrant visas to qualified nationals of Afghanistan who were employed by or on behalf of the United States since October 7, 2001. The visa allotment, in addition t...
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2019-05-15
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USSB1480IntroBack the Blue Act of 2019
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2019-05-15
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