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S. 2713: A bill to limit the level of premium subsidy provided by the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation to agricultural producers.

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Jeanne Shaheen [D-NH] 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.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 2717: A bill to reauthorize provisions relating to the Maritime Administration.

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Deb Fischer [R-NE] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Deb Fischer [R-NE] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 2723: A bill to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to require that supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits for children be calculated with reference to the cost of the low-cost food plan, as determined by the Secretary of Agriculture,

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY] 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. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 2725: A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9801 Apollo Drive in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, as the “Wayne K. Curry Post Office Building”.

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] 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.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 2712: A bill to amend the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 to establish a farm and ranch stress assistance network, and for other purposes.

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Tammy Baldwin [D-WI] 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. 5 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 477: A resolution recognizing and celebrating the National Comedy Center being built at 203-217 West Second Street, Jamestown, New York.

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Charles “Chuck” Schumer [D-NY] This resolution was referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 2715: A bill to require the President to develop a national strategy to combat the financial networks of transnational organized criminals, and for other purposes.

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Orrin Hatch [R-UT] 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. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 478: A resolution designating the week of April 21, 2018, through April 29, 2018, as “National Park Week”.

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 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 April 19, 2018. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 478: A resolution designating the week of April 21, 2018, through April 29, 2018, as “National Park Week”.

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Steve Daines [R-MT] This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It will typically be considered by committee next.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.Con.Res. 115: Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the National Peace Officers Memorial Service and the National Honor Guard and Pipe Band Exhibition.

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:00pm
Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution): Last Action: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. Explanation: This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on April 19, 2018. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 2905: Justice for Victims of IRS Scams and Identity Theft Act of 2017

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:10pm
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): 403 - 3 (Roll no. 147). Explanation: This bill passed in the House on April 18, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 5444: Taxpayer First Act

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 5:03pm
Passed House (Senate next): Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 414 - 0 (Roll no. 146). Explanation: This bill passed in the House on April 18, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 5445: 21st Century IRS Act

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 4:55pm
Passed House (Senate next): Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 414 - 3 (Roll no. 145). Explanation: This bill passed in the House on April 18, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.Res. 831: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5444) to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modernize and improve the Internal Revenue Service, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 5445) to amend the

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:33pm
Agreed To (Simple Resolution): Last Action: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 239 - 177 (Roll no. 144). Explanation: This simple resolution was agreed to on April 18, 2018. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.J.Res. 57: A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to “Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Cred

Wed, 04/18/2018 - 4:10am
Legislation Coming Up: This resolution has been added to the Senate's floor schedule for the next legislative day. nLast Action: The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on April 12, 2018.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 5550: To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to increase the maximum Federal Pell Grant amount, and for other purposes.

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR4] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Agriculture and 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. 5562: To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop a strategy implementing certain recommendations relating to the Protecting Our Infants Act of 2015, and for other purposes.

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Evan Jenkins [R-WV3] 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. 5565: To require a study of Federal agencies to determine which Federal agencies have the greatest impact on women’s participation in the workforce.

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI14] 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. Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI14] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 5564: To amend title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require institutions of higher education that participate in programs under such title to distribute voter registration forms to students enrolled at the institution, and for other purpo

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL8] 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. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL8] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 5547: To amend the Violence Against Women Act of 2000 to reauthorize the grant program for education, training, and enhanced services to end violence against and abuse of women with disabilities.

Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Ken Calvert [R-CA42] This bill was referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

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