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USHR609IntroExpressing support to designate the week of September 22 through September 28, 2019, Rail Safety Week in the United States, and to support the goals and ideals of Rail Safety Week to reduce rail-related accidents, fatalities, and injuries.
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2019-09-27
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB2726IntroBanning Smoking on Amtrak Act of 2019 This bill prohibits smoking on board National Railroad Passenger Corporation (Amtrak) trains, including smoking electronic cigarettes.
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2019-09-09
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 157.
USHB4142IntroAmerica Wins Act
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2019-08-21
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB4051IntroClimate Action Rebate Act of 2019 This bill imposes a carbon fee on the use, sale, or transfer of certain fossil fuels and fluorinated gases that emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. The fee is imposed on producers and importers of such fuels a...
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2019-08-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2284IntroClimate Action Rebate Act of 2019 This bill imposes a carbon fee on the use, sale, or transfer of certain fossil fuels and fluorinated gases that emit greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. The fee is imposed on producers and importers of such fuels a...
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2019-07-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3202IntroStrengthening Support of NATO Through Dual Use Infrastructure Act
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2019-06-27
To House Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Committee
USHB2687IntroCustomer Non-Discrimination Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB1211IntroAddressing Underdeveloped and Tribally Operated Streets Act
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2019-06-19
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2539EngrossStrengthening Local Transportation Security Capabilities Act of 2019
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2019-06-11
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1649IntroProtection of Social Security Benefits Restoration Act
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2019-05-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2991IntroProtection of Social Security Benefits Restoration Act
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2019-05-23
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2838IntroESCAPE Act Enhancing the Strength and Capacity of America's Primary Evacuation routes Act This bill directs the Department of Transportation to (1) establish criteria for eligible entities to identify mass evacuation routes, (2) establish a competiti...
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2019-05-21
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB1546IntroESCAPE Act Enhancing the Strength and Capacity of America's Primary Evacuation routes Act This bill directs the Department of Transportation to (1) establish criteria for eligible entities to identify mass evacuation routes, (2) establish a competiti...
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2019-05-20
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB2755IntroBuy America 2.0 Act
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2019-05-16
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USSB1535IntroREPAIR Act Reinventing Economic Partnerships And Infrastructure Redevelopment Act
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2019-05-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2723IntroNational Multimodal and Sustainable Freight Infrastructure Act
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2019-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB2583IntroTo designate Union Station in Washington, DC, as "Harry S. Truman Union Station". This bill designates Union Station, located at 40 Massachusetts Avenue, NE, Washington, DC, as the "Harry S. Truman Union Station."
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2019-05-09
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USSB1367IntroA bill to designate Union Station in Washington, DC, as "Harry S. Truman Union Station". This bill designates Union Station, located at 40 Massachusetts Avenue, NE, Washington, DC, as the "Harry S. Truman Union Station."
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2019-05-08
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB2541IntroBUILD Act Building United States Infrastructure and Leveraging Development Act
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2019-05-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2449IntroRailroad Yardmaster Protection Act of 2019 This bill applies to yardmaster employees the limitations on duty hours and the restrictions on communications to employees during their off-duty hours that are currently applicable to train employees. (A "y...
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2019-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB1600IntroRAILWAY Act Repurposing Assets to Increase Long-term Water Availability and Yield Act
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2019-04-26
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USHB1849IntroTransportation Funding Fairness Act
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2019-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB1748IntroSafe Freight Act of 2019 This bill prohibits the operation of a freight train or light locomotive engine used in the movement of freight unless it has a crew of at least two individuals, one of whom is certified by the Federal Railroad Administration...
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2019-03-14
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USSB47PassJohn D. Dingell, Jr. Conservation, Management, and Recreation Act This bill sets forth provisions regarding various programs, projects, activities, and studies for the management and conservation of natural resources on federal lands. Specifically, t...
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2019-03-12
Became Public Law No: 116-9.
USHB1667IntroPreventing Doomsday Act This bill directs the Department of Transportation to publish a report that explains (1) its contingency plan that details a specific plan of action in the case of a shutdown of a rail track in the North River Tunnel underneat...
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2019-03-12
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USSB713IntroHighway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety Act of 2019
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2019-03-07
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1515IntroHigh-Speed Refund Act This bill (1) requires the Department of Transportation to refund to the Treasury any discretionary grant funds it provided to California for high-speed rail corridor development, and (2) amends the Fixing America's Surface Tran...
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2019-03-06
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB1508IntroMove America Act of 2019 This bill allows tax-exempt Move America bonds and Move America tax credits to be used for certain infrastructure projects. A Move America bond is treated as a tax-exempt private facility bond with certain exceptions. At leas...
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2019-03-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB704IntroFair Trade with China Enforcement Act This bill revises trade, finance, and tax provisions with respect to China. The bill directs the Department of Commerce to prohibit the export of certain U.S. technology and intellectual property to China. The bi...
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2019-03-04
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USSB617IntroTax Extender and Disaster Relief Act of 2019
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2019-03-04
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 28.
USHR165IntroRecognizing Chinese railroad workers who worked on the Transcontinental Railroad from 1865 to 1869, and their important contribution to the growth of the United States. This resolution (1) recognizes the Chinese railroad workers for their contributio...
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2019-03-01
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USSB2IntroFair Trade with China Enforcement Act This bill revises trade, finance, and tax provisions with respect to China. The bill directs the Department of Commerce to prohibit the export of certain U.S. technology and intellectual property to China. The bi...
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2019-02-27
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHJR31PassMaking consolidated appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes. This joint resolution provides continuing FY2019 appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the earlier of February 15...
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2019-02-15
Became Public Law No: 116-6.
USHB1170IntroSocial Security Expansion Act
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2019-02-14
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USSB478IntroSocial Security Expansion Act
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2019-02-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1185IntroFAMILY Act Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act This bill establishes the Office of Paid Family and Medical Leave within the Social Security Administration. The bill entitles every individual to a family and medical leave insurance (FMLI) benefit p...
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2019-02-13
To House Subcommittee on Worker and Family Support
USHB1139IntroTransit Worker and Pedestrian Protection Act This bill requires grant recipients under the public transportation safety program who operate a fixed route bus service to (1) develop a risk reduction program for bus operations to improve safety by redu...
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2019-02-12
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USSB463IntroFAMILY Act Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act This bill establishes the Office of Paid Family and Medical Leave within the Social Security Administration. The bill entitles every individual to a family and medical leave insurance (FMLI) benefit p...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB436IntroTransit Worker and Pedestrian Protection Act This bill requires grant recipients under the public transportation safety program who operate a fixed route bus service to (1) develop a risk reduction program for bus operations to improve safety by redu...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB46IntroSocial Security Safety Dividend Act of 2019
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2019-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB180IntroBuild America Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to carry out a national infrastructure investment grant program for capital investments in surface transportation infrastructure. Projects eligible for funding under t...
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2019-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB228IntroIncrease Transportation Alternatives Investment Act of 2019 Increase Transportation Alternatives Investment Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to ensure that states give preference under the Surface Transportation Bl...
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2019-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB731IntroTransportation Funding Fairness Act
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2019-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB543EngrossTo require the Federal Railroad Administration to provide appropriate congressional notice of comprehensive safety assessments conducted with respect to intercity or commuter rail passenger transportation. (Sec. 1) This bill requires the Federal Rail...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB851IntroOil and Flammable Material Rail Transportation Safety Act Oil and Flammable Material Rail Transportation Safety Act This bill declares that the final rule of the Department of Transportation dated September 25, 2018, and titled "Hazardous Materials: ...
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2019-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USSB352IntroBUILD Act Building United States Infrastructure and Leveraging Development Act This bill increases from $15 billion to $20.8 billion the national limitation on the amount of tax-exempt highway or surface freight transfer facility bonds.
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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB340IntroTulare Youth Recreation and Women's History Enhancement Act
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2019-02-05
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USSB207IntroA bill to enhance tribal road safety, and for other purposes.
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2019-01-29
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB255IntroDisability Employment Incentive Act This bill expands tax credits and deductions that are available for employers who hire and retain employees with disabilities. The bill expands the work opportunity tax credit to include the hiring of employees who...
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2019-01-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB648EngrossConsolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill provides FY2019 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 6 of the 12 regular FY2019 appropriations bills: the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration...
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2019-01-28
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 16.
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