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H.R. 4413: To amend the Uniform Code of Military Justice to prevent the receipt of unpaid pay and allowances by Bowe Bergdahl and other members of the Armed Forces who are guilty of desertion and to reserve such unpaid pay and allowances to provide addit

Newly Introduced Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Stevan “Steve” Pearce [R-NM2] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Armed Services which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
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H.R. 4406: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 99 Macombs Place in New York, New York, as the “Tuskegee Airman Post Office Building”.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY13] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 4405: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4558 Broadway in New York, New York, as the “Stanley Michaels Post Office Building”.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY13] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 4402: To amend section 479(c) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to clarify when the Secretary shall consider an independent student without dependents to have an expected family contribution equal to zero.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA27] 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.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 4397: To provide tax relief with respect to California wildfires.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Mimi Walters [R-CA45] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means and House Committee on the Budget which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 2 cosponsors are on those committees.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.Res. 622: Supporting the designation of the week beginning November 13, 2017, as “National Apprenticeship Week”.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY4] This resolution was referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 7 cosponsors are on that committee.
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H.R. 4400: To amend the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to make improvements to the food safety education program carried out under such Act, and for other purposes.

Active Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Tony Cárdenas [D-CA29] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Agriculture which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 4395: To improve the coordination and use of geospatial data.

Active Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Bruce Westerman [R-AR4] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 4404: To amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to provide for an exception to the reduction to State allotments under the Children’s Health Insurance Program for fiscal year 2018.

Active Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Tom Emmer [R-MN6] 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.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 4407: To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3s101 Rockwell Street in Warrenville, Illinois, as the “Corporal Jeffery Allen Williams Post Office Building”.

Active Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Randy Hultgren [R-IL14] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 2 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.Res. 623: Recognizing the importance of providing services to children of incarcerated parents.

Active Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. André Carson [D-IN7] This resolution was referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 4411: To direct the Secretary of State to make available to the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention copies of consular reports of death of United States citizens, and for other purposes.

Active Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY18] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and House Committee on Foreign Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 4409: Making supplemental appropriations for the Army Corps of Engineers for flood control projects and storm damage reduction projects in areas affected by flooding in the city of Jacksonville, Florida, and for other purposes.

Active Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL5] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Appropriations and House Committee on the Budget which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 4414: To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require students who do not complete a program of study to repay Federal Pell Grants.

Active Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Francis Rooney [R-FL19] 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. Francis Rooney [R-FL19] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 4412: To amend the Military Selective Service Act to provide that a registrant for selective service may indicate at the time of registration a desire to be classified as a conscientious objector.

Active Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI4] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Armed Services which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 2135: A bill to enforce current law regarding the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. John Cornyn [R-TX] 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. John Cornyn [R-TX] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 333: A resolution permitting the collection of clothing, toys, food, and housewares during the holiday season for charitable purposes in Senate buildings.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. John “Johnny” Isakson [R-GA] This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It will typically be considered by committee next.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 2126: A bill to amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to provide a temporary exemption for low-revenue issuers from certain auditor attestation requirements.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Thom Tillis [R-NC] 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. Thom Tillis [R-NC] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 2127: A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the United States merchant mariners of World War II, in recognition of their dedicated and vital service during World War II.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] 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.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 2132: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to ensure that working families have access to affordable health insurance coverage.

Newly Introduced Legislation - Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Alan “Al” Franken [D-MN] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Finance which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 4 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

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