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USHB1815IntroSEC Disclosure Effectiveness Testing Act This bill requires the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to assess the usefulness of certain disclosure rules to retail investors. Specifically, the SEC must make these assessments regarding both curren...
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2019-10-17
The Clerk was authorized to correct section numbers, punctuation, and cross references, and to make other necessary technical and conforming corrections in the engrossment of H.R. 1815.
USHB2051IntroSustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2019
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2019-10-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB561IntroProtecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2019
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2019-10-16
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1199EngrossVA Website Accessibility Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report to Congress regarding the accessibility of VA websites (including attached files and web-based applications) to individuals with disabilities. Th...
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2019-10-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3106EngrossDomestic and International Terrorism DATA Act Domestic and International Terrorism Documentation and Analysis of Threats in America Act
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2019-10-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3675EngrossTrusted Traveler Reconsideration and Restoration Act of 2019 This bill directs (1) the Government Accountability Office to review Department of Homeland Security (DHS) trusted traveler programs, and (2) DHS to extend the enrollment period where an in...
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2019-10-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB3246EngrossTraveling Parents Screening Consistency Act of 2019 This bill directs the Government Accountability Office to review implementation of requirements regarding screening by the Transportation Security Administration of baby formula, breast milk, purifi...
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2019-10-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1014IntroOffshore Wind for Territories Act
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2019-10-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 182.
USHB2490IntroTo amend the National Trails System Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study on the feasibility of designating the Chief Standing Bear National Historic Trail, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 184.
USHB4614IntroAMBER Alert Nationwide Act of 2019
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2019-10-07
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USSB163PassAlaska Remote Generator Reliability and Protection Act This bill directs the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to revise certain regulations regarding particulate matter emissions standards for nonemergency stationary diesel engines in remote are...
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2019-10-04
Became Public Law No: 116-62. (TXT | PDF)
USHB823IntroColorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act
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2019-10-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 179.
USHB2156IntroRECLAIM Act of 2019 Revitalizing the Economy of Coal Communities by Leveraging Local Activities and Investing More Act of 2019
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2019-10-04
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 176.
USHB4482IntroProtecting America's Food and Agriculture Act of 2019 This bill authorizes U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), every fiscal year, to hire, train, and assign 240 new agricultural specialists until the total number of specialists equals and susta...
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USHB4577IntroExpanding Disability Access to Higher Education Act
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2019-09-27
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2203EngrossHomeland Security Improvement Act This bill establishes the position of Ombudsman for Border and Immigration Related Concerns within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The ombudsman shall establish an independent, neutral, and standardized pr...
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2019-09-26
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB448IntroMedicare Drug Price Negotiation Act This bill makes a series of changes relating to the prices of prescription drugs under the Medicare prescription drug benefit and Medicare Advantage (MA) prescription drug plans (PDPs). Under current law, the Cente...
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1158EngrossDHS Cyber Incident Response Teams Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB1420EngrossEnergy Efficient Government Technology Act This bill sets forth requirements with respect to increasing the energy efficiency of information technologies and data centers within the federal government. Specifically, this bill requires each federal ag...
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2019-09-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB1487IntroSanta Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Boundary Adjustment Study Act
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2019-09-25
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSB1245IntroAll-of-the-Above Federal Building Energy Conservation Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 220.
USSB2095IntroEnhancing Grid Security through Public-Private Partnerships Act
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2019-09-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2335IntroSmart Building Acceleration Act of 2019 This bill assists the building sector in adopting smart building technology that increases energy efficiency. Smart buildings are buildings with energy systems that (1) are flexible and automated; (2) have exte...
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2019-09-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2137IntroEnergy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2333IntroEnergy Cybersecurity Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHR576IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to the whistleblower complaint of August 12, 2019, made to the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community. This resolution demands immediate transmittal to the congressional intel...
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2019-09-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR593IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the whistleblower complaint received on August 12, 2019, by the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community should be transmitted immediately to the Select Committee on Intelligence of the...
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2019-09-25
To House Intelligence Committee
USHR594IntroExpressing profound concern about threats to human rights, the rule of law, democracy, and the environment in Brazil.
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2019-09-25
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB4491IntroShareholder Protection Act This bill requires shareholder authorization of certain political expenditures by an issuer. A violation of this requirement shall be considered a breach of fiduciary duty, and the officers and directors who authorized the ...
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2019-09-25
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2296IntroMETRIC Act More Efficient Tools to Realize Information for Consumers Act
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2019-09-24
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 170.
USSB1201IntroEFFECT Act of 2019 Enhancing Fossil Fuel Energy Carbon Technology Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 218.
USSR325IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the whistleblower complaint received on August 12, 2019, by the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community should be transmitted immediately to the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Sena...
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2019-09-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5649; text: CR S5666)
USHB4480IntroSmall Business Credit Protection Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
To House Small Business Committee
USSB2537IntroUkraine Foreign Assistance Integrity and Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2542IntroAgriculture Environmental Stewardship Act of 2019 This bill allows energy tax credits through 2021 for investments in (1) qualified biogas property, or (2) qualified manure resource recovery property. "Qualified biogas property" comprises a system th...
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2019-09-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB734IntroInternet of Things Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2019 IoT Cybersecurity Improvement Act of 2019 This bill requires the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to take specified steps to i...
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2019-09-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 215.
USHB2613EngrossAdvancing Innovation to Assist Law Enforcement Act
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2019-09-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2183IntroDuplication Scoring Act of 2019
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2019-09-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 216.
USHB4293IntroUnited States Commission on an Open Society with Security Act of 2019 This bill establishes the United States Commission on an Open Society with Security to study how the government may provide for both security in, and public access to, federal buil...
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2019-09-20
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USHB4067IntroFinancial Inclusion in Banking Act of 2019
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2019-09-20
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 55 - 0.
USHB4451IntroS.O.S. Veterans Caregivers Act Support Our Services to Veterans Caregivers Act
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2019-09-20
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB496IntroSinkhole Mapping Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB1790EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 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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2019-09-19
Conference held.
USHB4347IntroPREPARE Act of 2019 Preparedness and Risk Management for Extreme Weather Patterns Assuring Resilience and Effectiveness Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4403IntroStop Debt Collection Abuse Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2516IntroStop Debt Collection Abuse Act of 2019
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2019-09-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB737IntroShark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, or sell shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consistent with a l...
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 16 - 13.
USHB1023IntroGreat Lakes Fishery Research Authorization Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) to conduct monitoring, scientific assessments, and research in support of fisheries within the Great Lakes Basin between the United States a...
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 20 - 15.
USHB2245IntroCECIL Act Conserving Ecosystems by Ceasing the Importation of Large Animal Trophies Act This bill addresses international wildlife conservation efforts and trophy hunting. Specifically, this bill restricts (1) the importation or exportation of specie...
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2019-09-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 19 - 16.
USSB2506IntroAir Traffic Noise and Pollution Expert Consensus Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Aviation Administration to enter into an arrangement with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to examine and report on the various h...
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2019-09-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
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