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H.R. 3109: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1114 North 2nd Street in Chillicothe, Illinois, as the “Sr. Chief Ryan Owens Post Office Building”.

Active Legislation - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:51pm
Passed House (Senate next): Last Action: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. Explanation: This bill passed in the House on November 16, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
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H.R. 1: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Active Legislation - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:49pm
Passed House (Senate next): Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 227 - 205 (Roll no. 637). Explanation: This bill passed in the House on November 16, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
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H.R. 1: Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

All Roll Call Congressional Votes - Thu, 11/16/2017 - 12:48pm
Vote: Passed 227/205 The House Republican tax reform bill, H.R. 1 would dramatically reduce corporate and individual income taxes and would increase the deficit by $1.7 trillion over 10 years — — possibly offset by $338 billion saved by repealing the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate. #### Impact on Corporations The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, H.R. 1, follows the standard Republican philosophy of trickle-down economics. It includes what would be the largest corporate tax cuts in United States history, intended to incentivize corporations to spend and hire more in the United States. Here are some of the ways H.R. 1 would lower taxes on corporations: - The bill would lower the corporate tax rate from the current 35% to 20% — the ...
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H.R. 4442: To amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to authorize the Secretary of Energy to enter into contracts for the storage of certain high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel, take title to certain high-level radioactive waste and s

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY17] 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.
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H.R. 4442: To amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to authorize the Secretary of Energy to enter into contracts for the storage of certain high-level radioactive waste and spent nuclear fuel, take title to certain high-level radioactive waste and s

Active Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY17] 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.
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H.R. 4422: To amend section 1951 of title 18, United States Code (commonly known as the Hobbs Act), and for other purposes.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Steve King [R-IA4] 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 King [R-IA4] is a member of the committee.
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H.R. 4426: To reform Federal onshore and offshore fossil fuel leasing, exploration, and development; promote renewable energy on public lands; prepare for the impacts of climate change; increase industry accountability; improve returns to taxpayers for t

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Agriculture, House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and 5 other committees which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] is the ranking member of the House Committee on Natural Resources. Rep. Raúl Grijalva [D-AZ3] is a member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
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H.R. 4441: To amend the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to prohibit certain waivers and exemptions from emergency preparedness and response and security regulations.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY17] 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.
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H.R. 4430: To provide temporary direct hire authority for certain emergency response positions.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12] is a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
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H.R. 4418: To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for a demonstration program to facilitate the clinical adoption of pregnancy intention screening initiatives by health care providers.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR1] 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.
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H.R. 4437: To amend the Uniform Code of Military Justice to prohibit the payment of back pay and allowances to certain members of the Armed Forces who are guilty of desertion and to use the amount of any such unpaid pay and allowances to provide addition

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA6] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Armed Services which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 3 cosponsors are on that committee.
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H.R. 4445: To require air carriers to create and make available a concise document regarding air passenger rights.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Richard Nolan [D-MN8] 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. Rep. Richard Nolan [D-MN8] is a member of the committee.
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H.R. 4425: To reform the safety net for farmers and ranchers, enhance soil, water, and habitat conservation, encourage beginning farmers and ranchers, strengthen nutrition for Americans, support agriculture research and innovation, reduce food waste, imp

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR3] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Agriculture, House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and 2 other committees which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR3] is a member of the House Committee on Ways and Means.
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H.R. 4449: To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 200 West 2nd Street in Dayton, Ohio, as the “Walter H. Rice Federal Building and United States Courthouse”.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Michael Turner [R-OH10] 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.
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H.R. 4439: To amend the Revised Statutes, the Bank Service Company Act, the Federal Deposit Insurance Act, and the Home Owners’ Loan Act to clarify that the role of the insured depository institution as lender and the location of an insured depository in

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Trey Hollingsworth [R-IN9] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Financial Services which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Trey Hollingsworth [R-IN9] is a member of the committee.
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H.R. 4421: To amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to vehicle weight limitations, and for other purposes.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA11] 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. Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA11] is a member of the committee.
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