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H.R. 1430: HONEST Act

Active Legislation - 5 hours 59 min ago
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: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 9, 2017.
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S.J.Res. 34: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to “Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other

Active Legislation - 5 hours 59 min ago
Legislation Coming Up: This resolution 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 resolution passed in the Senate on March 23, 2017 and goes to the House next for consideration.
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H.Res. 221: Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.

Active Legislation - 10 hours 27 min ago
Legislation Coming Up: This resolution 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 simple resolution was agreed to on March 23, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
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On Approving the Journal

All Roll Call Congressional Votes - 10 hours 50 min ago
Vote: Passed 218/201
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H.R. 1365: Department of Homeland Security Acquisition Innovation Act

All Roll Call Congressional Votes - 10 hours 56 min ago
Vote: Passed 424/0 H.R. 1365 codifies activities executed by the Chief Procurement Officer of the Department of Homeland Security. Specifically, the bill authorizes the Under Secretary for Management to designate an official to manage acquisition innovation activities in the Department.
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On Approving the Journal

All Roll Call Congressional Votes - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 8:01pm
Vote: Passed 202/197
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.Res. 221: Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.

Active Legislation - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 7:52pm
Agreed To (Simple Resolution): Last Action: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 227 - 189 (Roll no. 189). Explanation: This simple resolution was agreed to on March 23, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
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S.J.Res. 34: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to “Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other

All Roll Call Congressional Votes - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 11:25am
Vote: Joint Resolution Passed 50/48 A Republican bill would block a regulation of President Obama’s that they see as executive overreach, but privacy advocates claim it could allow companies to sell your private Internet and search history. Who’s right? #### The context and what the bill does The Federal Trade Commission maintains jurisdiction over _most_ aspects of the Internet. But after the 2016 election during the lame-duck session, another Washington agency called the Federal Communications Commission issued new regulations related specifically to Internet service providers, also known as ISPs. (You’ve probably heard of some of the country’s biggest ISPs, which include Comcast, Verizon, AT&T;, Time Warner, Cox, and CenturyLink.) These new rules required all Internet browsing data, as well as data regarding app usage on ...
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.J.Res. 34: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to “Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other

Active Legislation - Thu, 03/23/2017 - 5:18am
Legislation Coming Up: This resolution has been added to the Senate's floor schedule for the next legislative day. nLast Action: The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 15, 2017.
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S. 719: A bill to establish a grant program at the Department of Homeland Security to promote cooperative research and development between the United States and Israel on cybersecurity.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse [D-RI] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 2 cosponsors are on that committee.
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H.Res. 227: Amending the Rules of the House of Representatives to permit Delegates and the Resident Commissioner to the Congress to cast votes in the Committee of the Whole House on the state of the Union.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Stacey Plaskett [D-VI0] This resolution was referred to the House Committee on Rules which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
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S. 721: A bill to require the disclosure of certain visitor access records.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Tom Udall [D-NM] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
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S. 711: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for S corporation reform, and for other purposes.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. John Thune [R-SD] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Finance which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. John Thune [R-SD] is a member of the committee.
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S. 720: A bill to amend the Export Administration Act of 1979 to include in the prohibitions on boycotts against allies of the United States boycotts fostered by international governmental organizations against Israel and to direct the Export-Import Bank

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] 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.
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