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Federal Legislation

H.R. 4436: To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating Caguana Indigenous Ceremonial Park and Tibes Indigenous Ceremonial Center, as units of the National Park System.

Active Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR0] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Commish. Jenniffer González-Colón [R-PR0] is a member of the committee.
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H.R. 4433: To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Under Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security to achieve security of sensitive assets among the components of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other

Active Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA46] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA46] is a member of the committee.
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H.R. 4450: To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide additional educational assistance under the Post-9/11 GI Bill for veterans pursuing a degree in science, technology, engineering, or math.

Active Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX33] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
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H.R. 4417: To amend the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Act of 1998 to address harmful algal blooms, and for other purposes.

Active Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR1] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources and House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR1] is a member of the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
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H.Res. 629: Recognizing November 19, 2017 as “A Day in Honor of Women Entrepreneurs”.

Active Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY6] This resolution 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. 4440: To require the Secretary of Energy to retain and redistribute certain amounts collected as fines.

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.Res. 627: Recognizing that access to hospitals and other health care providers for patients in rural areas of the United States is essential to the survival and success of communities in the United States.

Active Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Lynn Jenkins [R-KS2] This resolution 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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S. 2158: A bill to amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to clarify and improve the procedures and accountability for authorizing certain acquisitions of foreign intelligence, to extend title VII of such Act, to ensure that the barriers

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Mike Lee [R-UT] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Mike Lee [R-UT] is a member of the committee.
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S.Res. 341: A resolution designating the week beginning November 13, 2017, as “National Apprenticeship Week”.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Patty Murray [D-WA] This resolution was referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.
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S. 2145: A bill to prohibit the United States Government from barring refugees from entering the United States based on their country of origin.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Christopher Murphy [D-CT] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 2 cosponsors are on that committee.
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S. 2139: A bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to address critical conservation conditions under the regional conservation partnership program, and for other purposes.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Chris Van Hollen [D-MD] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Chris Van Hollen [D-MD] is a member of the committee.
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S.Res. 338: A resolution commending and congratulating the Houston Astros on winning the 2017 Major League Baseball World Series.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. John Cornyn [R-TX] This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It will typically be considered by committee next.
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S. 2137: A bill to amend the Rural Development Act of 1972 to improve access to grants for evidence-based substance use disorder treatment services in rural areas, and for other purposes.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Joe Donnelly [D-IN] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Joe Donnelly [D-IN] is a member of the committee.
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S.Res. 342: A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that States, cities, Tribal nations, businesses, and institutions of higher education in the United States should work towards achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Edward “Ed” Markey [D-MA] 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. Edward “Ed” Markey [D-MA] is a member of the committee.
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S.Con.Res. 30: A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress with respect to United States policy toward Tibet and that the treatment of the Tibetan people should be an important factor in the conduct of United States relations with the People

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Ted Cruz [R-TX] This resolution was referred to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 3 cosponsors are on that committee.
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S. 2155: A bill to promote economic growth, provide tailored regulatory relief, and enhance consumer protections, and for other purposes.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Michael Crapo [R-ID] 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. Sen. Michael Crapo [R-ID] is the chair of the committee.
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S. 2159: A bill to require covered harassment and covered discrimination awareness and prevention training for Members, officers, employees, interns, fellows, and detailees of Congress within 30 days of employment and annually thereafter, to require a bi

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY] 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. 2156: A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide fairness in hospital payments under the Medicare program.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Claire McCaskill [D-MO] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Finance which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Claire McCaskill [D-MO] is a member of the committee.
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S.Res. 335: A resolution designating the week of November 19 through November 25, 2017, during which the holiday of Thanksgiving is observed, as “National Family Week”.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Joe Manchin [D-WV] This resolution was referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
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S. 2148: A bill to authorize dedicated domestic terrorism offices within the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to analyze and monitor domestic terrorist activity and require the Federal Go

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 11/15/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] is a member of the committee.
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