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H.R. 5038: To amend titles 5, 10, and 37 of the United States Code to ensure that an order to serve on active duty under section 12304b of title 10, United States Code, is treated the same as other orders to serve on active duty for determining the eligi

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Steven Palazzo [R-MS4] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Armed Services and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
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S.Res. 412: A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion and celebrating Black History Month.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Jerry Moran [R-KS] This resolution was referred to the Senate Committee on Armed Services which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.
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S. 2442: A bill to establish a Federal tax credit approximation matching program for State new jobs training tax credits, and for other purposes.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Debbie Stabenow [D-MI] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Finance which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Debbie Stabenow [D-MI] is a member of the committee.
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H.R. 5037: To provide for exclusive Federal jurisdiction over civil securities fraud actions, and for other purposes.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Tom MacArthur [R-NJ3] 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. Tom MacArthur [R-NJ3] is a member of the committee.
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S.Res. 407: A resolution recognizing the critical work of human rights defenders in promoting human rights, the rule of law, democracy, and good governance.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Chris Coons [D-DE] This resolution was referred to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Chris Coons [D-DE] is a member of the committee.
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H.R. 5046: To provide that none of the funds made available to the National Endowment for the Humanities for any fiscal year may be used to carry out section 7 of the National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities Act of 1965.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Andy Biggs [R-AZ5] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
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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.

Active 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.

Active 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

Active 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.

Active 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.

Active 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.
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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.

Active 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.
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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.

Active 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.

Active 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.

Active 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.

Active 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,

Active 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.

Active 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.

Active 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.

Active Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 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 February 15, 2018. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
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