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USHR445IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 3055) making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes; relating to consideration of t...
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2019-06-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3269IntroRegulatory Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-06-13
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR436IntroProviding for further consideration of the bill (H.B. 2740) making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Heath and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes. This ...
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2019-06-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR431IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 2740) making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes, and providin...
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2019-06-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB1747IntroLevel the Playing Field in Global Trade Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR415IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 6) to authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain aliens, and for other purposes. Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 6) to authorize the cancellation of ...
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2019-06-04
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR420IntroPermitting official photographs of the House of Representatives to be taken while the House is in actual session on a date designated by the Speaker. This resolution authorizes official photographs of the House of Representatives to be taken while th...
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2019-06-04
To House Administration Committee
USHB2996IntroLabor, Human, and Civil Rights Trade Policy Act
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2019-05-23
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR389IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1500) to require the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to meet its statutory purpose, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1994) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1...
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2019-05-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2240IntroOne Subject at a Time Act
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2019-05-20
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR30IntroRequiring each Member, officer, and employee of the House of Representatives to complete a program of training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of each Congress, and for other purposes. This resolution directs the Committee on Ho...
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2019-05-16
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR348IntroProviding for the consideration of the bill (H.B. 336) to make improvements to certain defense and security assistance provisions and to authorize the appropriation of funds to Israel, to reauthorize the United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act o...
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2019-05-15
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Mast. Petition No: 116-3. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHR377IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 5) to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 312) to reaffirm the Mashpee Wampanoag Tri...
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2019-05-15
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSJR21IntroA joint resolution proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States relative to the line item veto, a limitation on the number of terms that a Member of Congress may serve, and requiring a vote of two-thirds of the membership of both Hou...
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2019-05-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1463IntroA bill to establish a scorekeeping rule to ensure that increases in guarantee fees of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac shall not be used to offset provisions that increase the deficit.
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2019-05-14
To Senate Budget Committee
USSR200IntroA resolution authorizing the taking of a photograph in the Senate Chamber. This resolution suspends specified provisions of Rule IV of the Rules for the Regulation of the Senate Wing of the U.S. Capitol and Senate Office Buildings (prohibiting the ta...
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2019-05-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2774; text: CR S2773-2774)
USHR357IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 986) to provide that certain guidance related to waivers for State innovation under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act shall have no force or effect, and providing for consideration of the bil...
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2019-05-09
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR192IntroA resolution to authorize testimony and representation in State of Nevada v. Lacamera. This resolution authorizes (1) Ariana Morales, an employee of the Office of Senator Catherine Cortez Masto, and any other current or former employee of the Senator...
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2019-05-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2700-2701; text: CR S2699-2700)
USHJR55IntroProposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
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2019-05-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2505IntroUnauthorized Spending Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-05-02
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR132IntroProviding for the consideration of the resolution (H. Res. 109) recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal. This resolution sets forth the rule for consideration of H.Res. 109 (calling for the creation of a Green New De...
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2019-05-01
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Hice (GA). Petition No: 116-2. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHR304IntroRaising a question of the privileges of the House. This resolution directs the House Oversight and Reform Committee to submit to the Department of Justice an official copy of the transcript of the February 27, 2019, hearing during which Michael Cohen...
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2019-05-01
On motion to table the measure Agreed to by recorded vote: 226 - 183 (Roll no. 174).
USHR329IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 9) to direct the President to develop a plan for the United States to meet its nationally determined contribution under the Paris Agreement, and for other purposes. Sets forth the rule for consideration o...
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2019-05-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB2354IntroPrevention of Unconstitutional War with Iran Act of 2019 This bill prohibits funds from being used for kinetic military operations against Iran unless Congress authorizes such an action, with various exceptions such as in response to an imminent thre...
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2019-04-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1145IntroSMART Act Simplified, Manageable, And Responsible Tax Act
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2019-04-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB195IntroAccess to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act
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2019-04-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 67.
USSB196IntroModernizing Congressional Reporting Act of 2019
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2019-04-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 68.
USHR314IntroProviding for the consideration of the bill (H.B. 336) to make improvements to certain defense and security assistance provisions and to authorize the appropriation of funds to Israel, to reauthorize the United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act o...
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2019-04-10
To House Rules Committee
USHR294IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1644) to restore the open internet order of the Federal Communications Commission; providing for consideration of the bill (H.B. 2021) to amend the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 198...
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2019-04-09
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR151IntroA resolution to authorize testimony, documents, and representation in United States v. Pratersch. This resolution authorizes (1) Greta Hasler, an employee of the Office of Senator Bernard Sanders, and any other current or former employee of the Senat...
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2019-04-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2348; text: CR S2333)
USHJR50IntroProposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution requiring that each agency and department's funding is justified.
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2019-04-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSJR18IntroA joint resolution proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
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2019-04-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1039IntroPrevention of Unconstitutional War with Iran Act of 2019 This bill prohibits funds from being used for kinetic military operations against Iran unless Congress authorizes such an action, with various exceptions such as in response to an imminent thre...
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2019-04-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR281IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1585) to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, and for other purposes. Sets forth the rule for consideration of the bill (H.B. 1585) to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994.
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2019-04-03
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR50IntroA resolution improving procedures for the consideration of nominations in the Senate. This resolution limits Senate post-cloture consideration to two hours for certain nominations. This limitation applies to a nomination to U.S. district courts, to t...
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2019-04-02
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to S. Res. 50 was not invoked (Record Vote No. 57) entered in Senate.
USHR102IntroProviding for the consideration of the bill (H.B. 962) to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abort...
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2019-04-02
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Scalise. Petition No: 116-1. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHR274IntroProviding for consideration of the joint resolution (S.J. Res. 7) to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress; providing for consideration of the resolution (...
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2019-04-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSCR11IntroA concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2020 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2021 through 2029.
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2019-04-01
To Senate Budget Committee
USSCR12IntroAn original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2020 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2021 through 2024.
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2019-04-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 50.
USSB949IntroFor the People Act of 2019
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2019-03-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1108IntroAviation Funding Stability Act of 2019
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2019-03-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR252IntroProviding for consideration of the bill (H.B. 7) to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes, and providing for cons...
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2019-03-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB899IntroReclaiming Congressional Trade Authority Act of 2019
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2019-03-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB903IntroSunset Act of 2019
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2019-03-25
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB1755IntroARTICLE ONE Act Assuring that Robust, Thorough, and Informed Congressional Leadership is Exercised Over National Emergencies Act
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2019-03-15
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB1EngrossAutomatic Voter Registration Act of 2019 Conflicts from Political Fundraising Act of 2019 Connecting Lobbyists and Electeds for Accountability and Reform Act or the CLEAR Act Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2019 Democracy...
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2019-03-14
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 39.
USHR239IntroAmending the Rules of the House of Representatives to remove the motion to recommit.
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2019-03-14
To House Rules Committee
USHJR51IntroProposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.
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2019-03-14
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR208IntroProviding for consideration of the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 24) expressing the sense of Congress that the report of Special Counsel Mueller should be made available to the public and to Congress, and providing for proceedings during the pe...
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2019-03-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR107IntroA resolution to authorize testimony and representation in United States v. Taubert. This resolution authorizes (1) Erin Kurvers, a former employee of the Office of Senator Al Franken, and any other former employee of the Senator's office from whom re...
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2019-03-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1799; text: CR S1798)
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