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Federal Legislation

H.Res. 521: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives about a strategy to deploy fifth generation mobile networks (5G networks) and next-generation wireless and wired technologies to promote economic development and digital innovation througho

Active Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5] 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. Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5] is a member of the committee.
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H.Res. 523: Expressing disapproval of any act of the President to grant to himself or any member of his family, including those related solely by marriage, a reprieve or pardon for an offense against the United States.

Active Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA37] This resolution was referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA37] is a member of the committee.
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S. 1814: A bill to provide support for the development of middle school career exploration programs linked to career and technical education programs of study.

Active Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Timothy Kaine [D-VA] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Timothy Kaine [D-VA] is a member of the committee.
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H.R. 3788: To amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to provide for a Northeast Gasoline Supply Reserve, and for other purposes.

Active Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ6] 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. Rep. Frank Pallone [D-NJ6] is the ranking member of the committee.
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H.R. 3773: To amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 and the Head Start Act to promote child care and early learning, and for other purposes.

Active Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Robert “Bobby” Scott [D-VA3] 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. Rep. Robert “Bobby” Scott [D-VA3] is the ranking member of the committee.
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H.R. 3794: To direct the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, to carry out a program to prevent flooding and wastewater, sewage, trash, and sediment spills in the Tijuana River Valley, and for other purposes.

Active Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA51] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs and 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. 3789: To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and in consultation with the Secretary of Education and the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrit

Active Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Cedric Richmond [D-LA2] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and House Committee on Energy and Commerce which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 3 cosponsors are on those committees.
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H.R. 3792: To amend the Animal Welfare Act to require that covered persons develop and implement emergency contingency plans.

Active Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV1] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Agriculture 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. 3798: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the 30-hour threshold for classification as a full-time employee for purposes of the employer mandate in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and replace it with 40 hours.

Active Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN2] is a member of the committee.
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S.Res. 257: A resolution designating September 16, 2017, as “Isaac M. Wise Temple Day”.

Active Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 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 September 14, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 257: A resolution designating September 16, 2017, as “Isaac M. Wise Temple Day”.

Active Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Sherrod Brown [D-OH] This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It will typically be considered by committee next.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1806: A bill to amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 and the Head Start Act to promote child care and early learning, and for other purposes.

Active Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Patty Murray [D-WA] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Patty Murray [D-WA] is the ranking member of the committee.
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H.R. 3783: To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions.

Active Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN9] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Financial Services which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 4 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 3796: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to assist in the support of children living in poverty by allowing a refundable credit to grandparents of those children for the purchase of household items for the benefit of those children, and for

Active Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX33] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 3796: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to assist in the support of children living in poverty by allowing a refundable credit to grandparents of those children for the purchase of household items for the benefit of those children, and for

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX33] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1819: A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Elizabeth Warren [D-MA] 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. Elizabeth Warren [D-MA] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 3778: To award grants for the recruitment, retention, and advancement of direct care workers.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Robert “Bobby” Scott [D-VA3] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce and House Committee on Energy and Commerce which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Robert “Bobby” Scott [D-VA3] is the ranking member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.Res. 528: Condemning horrific acts of violence against Burma’s Rohingya population and calling on Aung San Suu Kyi to play an active role in ending this humanitarian tragedy.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Sander Levin [D-MI9] This resolution was referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 3775: To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to establish a skills-based immigration points system, to focus family-sponsored immigration on spouses and minor children, to eliminate the Diversity Visa Program, to set a limit on the number of r

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Lamar Smith [R-TX21] 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. Lamar Smith [R-TX21] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1805: A bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a program to recognize farms that have been in continuous operation for 100 years.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Wed, 09/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Christopher Murphy [D-CT] 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. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
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