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S.Res. 413: A resolution celebrating Black History Month.

Active 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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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

Active 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.

Active 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.

Active 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.

Active 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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H.R. 3122: Veterans Care Financial Protection Act of 2017

Active Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Passed House & Senate (President next): Last Action: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. Explanation: This bill was passed by Congress on February 15, 2018 and goes to the President next.
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H.R. 1725: To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit certain reports relating to medical evidence submitted in support of claims for benefits under the laws administered by the Secretary.

Active Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Passed House & Senate (President next): Last Action: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. Explanation: This bill was passed by Congress on February 15, 2018 and goes to the President next.
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S. 946: Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2017

Active Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 11:00pm
Passed Senate (House next): Last Action: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. Explanation: This bill passed in the Senate on February 15, 2018 and goes to the House next for consideration.
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H.R. 3299: Protecting Consumers’ Access to Credit Act of 2017

Active Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 4:13pm
Passed House (Senate next): Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 245 - 171 (Roll no. 78). Explanation: This bill passed in the House on February 14, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
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H.R. 3299: Protecting Consumers’ Access to Credit Act of 2017

All Roll Call Congressional Votes - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 4:12pm
Vote: Passed 245/171 H.R. 3299 amends the Revised Statutes, the Home Owners’ Loan Act, the Federal Credit Union Act, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to require the rate of interest on certain loans remain unchanged regardless of whether a bank has subsequently sold or assigned the loan to a third party. In 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (Second Circuit) decided in Madden v. Midland Funding, LLC (Madden) that while the National Bank Act (NBA) allowed a federally chartered bank to charge interest under the laws of its home state on loans it makes nationwide, non-banks that bought those loans could not continue to collect that interest because non-banks are generally subject to the limits of the ...
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H.R. 3978: TRID Improvement Act of 2017

Active Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 4:05pm
Passed House (Senate next): Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 271 - 145 (Roll no. 77). Explanation: This bill passed in the House on February 14, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
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H.R. 3978: TRID Improvement Act of 2017

All Roll Call Congressional Votes - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 4:04pm
Vote: Passed 271/145 H.R. 3978 includes the text of 6 bills, H.R. 3978, the TRID Improvement Act, H.R. 1645, the Fostering Innovation Act of 2017, H.R. 4546, the National Securities Exchange Regulatory Parity Act, H.R. 3948, the Protection of Source Code Act, H.R. 2948, to amend the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 to provide a temporary license for loan originators transitioning between employers, and H.R. 4061, the Financial Stability Oversight Council Improvement Act of 2017. Specifically, the bill does the following: Title I: TRID Improvement (H.R. 3978) Title I amends the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 to direct the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to require mortgage lenders to disclose in the closing documents for mortgages, the discounted rates given ...
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H.Con.Res. 103: Authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall for a ceremony as part of the commemoration of the days of remembrance of victims of the Holocaust.

Active Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 1:06pm
Passed House (Senate next): Last Action: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection. Explanation: This resolution passed in the House on February 14, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
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H.Res. 129: Calling on the Department of Defense, other elements of the Federal Government, and foreign governments to intensify efforts to investigate, recover, and identify all missing and unaccounted-for personnel of the United States.

Active Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 1:06pm
Agreed To (Simple Resolution): Last Action: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 411 - 0 (Roll no. 75). Explanation: This simple resolution was agreed to on February 14, 2018. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
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H.Res. 129: Calling on the Department of Defense, other elements of the Federal Government, and foreign governments to intensify efforts to investigate, recover, and identify all missing and unaccounted-for personnel of the United States.

All Roll Call Congressional Votes - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 1:05pm
Vote: Passed 411/0 H.Res. 129 calls on (1) the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, other appropriate Federal entities, and foreign governments to resolutely continue to account for missing U.S. personnel from past wars and conflicts; and (2) calls on foreign governments to cooperate fully with the USG to provide the fullest possible accounting for those American lives, after factual recitations. Stemming from the fact that (1) more than 83,000 personnel of the United States are still unaccounted-for around the world from past wars and conflicts; (2) an estimated 50,000 of these World War II personnel were lost deep at sea and are unlikely ever to be recovered, thousands of families and friends have waited decades for the accounting of their loved ones and comrades ...
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H.R. 3542: Hamas Human Shields Prevention Act

Active Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:59pm
Passed House (Senate next): Last Action: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 415 - 0 (Roll no. 74). Explanation: This bill passed in the House on February 14, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
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H.R. 3542: Hamas Human Shields Prevention Act

All Roll Call Congressional Votes - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:58pm
Vote: Passed 415/0 H.R. 3542 states that it is U.S. policy to: (1) condemn the use of human shields by Hamas as an act of terrorism and a violation of human rights and international humanitarian law, and (2) act against those engaging in or supporting the use of human shields. The President is urged to direct the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations (U.N.) to use U.S. influence at the U.N. Security Council to secure support for a resolution imposing multilateral sanctions against Hamas's use of human shields. The President is required to prohibit property transactions and U.S. entry with respect to: (1) each foreign person or entity that is a member of or acting on behalf of Hamas and that is ...
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H.Res. 736: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 620) to amend the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to promote compliance through education, to clarify the requirements for demand letters, to provide for a notice and cure period before th

Active Legislation - Wed, 02/14/2018 - 12:50pm
Agreed To (Simple Resolution): Last Action: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 227 - 187 (Roll no. 73). Explanation: This simple resolution was agreed to on February 14, 2018. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
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