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Motion to Invoke Cloture on Amdt. No. 1958 As Modified

All Roll Call Congressional Votes - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 2:28pm
Vote: Cloture Motion Rejected 54/45
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Motion to Invoke Cloture on Amdt. No. 1948

All Roll Call Congressional Votes - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 2:08pm
Vote: Cloture Motion Rejected 54/45
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Motion to Invoke Cloture on Amdt. No. 1955

All Roll Call Congressional Votes - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 1:33pm
Vote: Cloture Motion Rejected 52/47
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H.R. 620: ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017

Active Legislation - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:57am
Passed House (Senate next): Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 225 - 192 (Roll no. 80). Explanation: This bill passed in the House on February 15, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
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H.R. 620: ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017

All Roll Call Congressional Votes - Thu, 02/15/2018 - 10:56am
Vote: Passed 225/192 H.R. 620 ensures protection of individuals with disabilities while providing business owners with the opportunity to remedy alleged Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) infractions before incurring litigation costs. Specifically, the bill amends the private enforcement provisions of the public accommodation requirements of Title III of the ADA to: require a notice and cure period before the commencement of a private civil action; require the Department of Justice to develop a program to educate state and local governments and property owners on strategies for promoting access to public accommodations for persons with a disability; and require the Judicial Conference of the United States to develop a model program to promote alternative dispute resolution mechanisms to resolve claims of architectural barriers for ...
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H.R. 5049: To amend title 10, United States Code, to ensure that each member of the Armed Forces who is discharged or separated from the Armed Forces receives documentation regarding the training and experience of the member.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA46] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Armed Services which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
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S. 2435: A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to limit the number of local wage areas allowable within a General Schedule pay locality.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Robert “Bob” Casey [D-PA] 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.
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H.R. 5058: To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the annual numerical limitation on U visas, to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to grant work authorization to aliens with a pending application for nonimmigrant status under

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA20] This bill was referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 4 cosponsors are on that committee.
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H.R. 5043: To permit expungement of records of certain nonviolent criminal offenses, and for other purposes.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN9] This bill was referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN9] is a member of the committee.
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H.R. 5030: To amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to provide for technical assistance for small treatment works.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Gregg Harper [R-MS3] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 5060: To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to make reforms to the benefits for Public Service Officers, and for other purposes.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA36] This bill was referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 5062: To provide for a study by the National Academy of Medicine on the use of genetic and genomic testing to improve health care, and for other purposes.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA15] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 2 cosponsors are on that committee.
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H.R. 5044: To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the treatment of certain surviving spouses under the contracting goals and preferences of Department of Veterans Affairs.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH1] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
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H.R. 5045: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow taxpayers to designate overpayments of tax as contributions and to make additional contributions to the Stop Homelessness Fund, and for other purposes.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Nanette Barragán [D-CA44] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Financial Services and House Committee on Ways and Means which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
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H.R. 5039: To designate the National Airmail Museum at Smith Air Field in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Jim Banks [R-IN3] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
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H.R. 5047: To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a demonstration program to provide expanded access to medical services through partnerships between Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers and Federally qualified health centers,

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12] is a member of the committee.
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H.R. 5061: To amend title 46, United States Code, to limit recovery for certain injuries incurred in shellfish aquaculture activities if a remedy is available.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Marshall “Mark” Sanford [R-SC1] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure and House Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Marshall “Mark” Sanford [R-SC1] is a member of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
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H.R. 5034: To prevent international violence against women, and for other purposes.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Janice “Jan” Schakowsky [D-IL9] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 9 cosponsors are on that committee.
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S.Res. 413: A resolution celebrating Black History Month.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Cory Booker [D-NJ] This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It will typically be considered by committee next.
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