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H.R. 2792: Control Unlawful Fugitive Felons Act of 2017

Active Legislation - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 12:06pm
Legislation Coming Up: This bill has been added to the House's schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. More information can be found at http://docs.house.gov/floor. Last Action: This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 6, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 2824: Increasing Opportunity through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act

Active Legislation - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 11:17am
Legislation Coming Up: This bill has been added to the House's schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. More information can be found at http://docs.house.gov/floor. Last Action: This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 8, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1848: An original bill to amend the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to modify the criteria for determining whether countries are meeting the minimum standards for the elimination of human trafficking, and for other purposes.

Active Legislation - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Ordered Reported: Last Action: Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 225. Explanation: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on September 19, 2017.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1848: An original bill to amend the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to modify the criteria for determining whether countries are meeting the minimum standards for the elimination of human trafficking, and for other purposes.

Active Legislation - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Bob Corker [R-TN] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Bob Corker [R-TN] is the chair of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1837: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax rate parity among all tobacco products, and for other purposes.

Active Legislation - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Finance which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1840: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a working America tax credit.

Active Legislation - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Margaret “Maggie” Hassan [D-NH] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Finance which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1831: A bill to expand eligibility for certain housing programs for qualified volunteer first responders.

Active Legislation - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Heidi Heitkamp [D-ND] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp [D-ND] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1833: A bill to modify requirements applicable to locatable minerals on public domain land, and for other purposes.

Active Legislation - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 2 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1841: A bill to amend the National Apprenticeship Act to provide that applications relating to apprenticeship programs shall be processed in a fair and timely manner, and for other purposes.

Active Legislation - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Roger Wicker [R-MS] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 264: A resolution designating September 2017 as “National Kinship Care Month”.

Active Legislation - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Ron Wyden [D-OR] This resolution was referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 2 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1845: A bill to amend the Lead-Based Paint Poisoning Prevention Act to provide for additional procedures for families with children under the age of 6, and for other purposes.

Active Legislation - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 3 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1836: A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for annual cost-of-living adjustments to be made automatically by law each year in the rates of disability compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of de

Active Legislation - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. John Thune [R-SD] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1846: A bill to repeal the debt ceiling.

Active Legislation - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Finance which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 265: A resolution designating September 22, 2017, as “National Falls Prevention Awareness Day” to raise awareness and encourage the prevention of falls among older adults.

Active Legislation - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Agreed To (Simple Resolution): Last Action: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. Explanation: This simple resolution was agreed to on September 19, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 265: A resolution designating September 22, 2017, as “National Falls Prevention Awareness Day” to raise awareness and encourage the prevention of falls among older adults.

Active Legislation - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Susan Collins [R-ME] This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It will typically be considered by committee next.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1843: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to deny a deduction for excessive compensation of any employee of an employer, and for other purposes.

Active Legislation - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Finance which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1842: A bill to provide for wildfire suppression operations, and for other purposes.

Active Legislation - Mon, 09/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Ron Wyden [D-OR] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on the Budget which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Ron Wyden [D-OR] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

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