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H.R. 2683: To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to delay the inclusion in consumer credit reports and to establish requirements for debt collectors with respect to medical debt information of veterans due to inappropriate or delayed billing payments or

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. John Delaney [D-MD6] 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. John Delaney [D-MD6] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 2703: To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into agreements with public and private entities to provide pro bono legal services to homeless veterans and veterans at risk of homelessness, and f

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA33] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 2746: To amend title VI of the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to establish a Federal renewable electricity standard for retail electricity suppliers and a Federal energy efficiency resource standard for electricity and natural gas su

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0] 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. Peter Welch [D-VT0] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 2724: To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to replace the diversity visa program with a new program under which an immigrant visa can be obtained by paying a fee of $1,000,000, and for other purposes.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Dana Rohrabacher [R-CA48] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security, House Committee on Ways and Means, and one other committee which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 2692: To amend title 38, United States Code, to eliminate the time limitation for use of eligibility and entitlement to educational assistance under certain programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY26] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Armed Services and House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 2700: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers a credit against income tax as an incentive to partner with educational institutions to improve workforce development and job training for students and a credit against income tax f

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH2] 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. 2741: To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide mandatory minimum terms of imprisonment for certain trafficking offenses, and for other purposes.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Mark Walker [R-NC6] 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

H.R. 2734: To require the Department of Commerce to address the trade deficits between the United States and other countries, and for other purposes.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Louise Slaughter [D-NY25] 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. 2694: To amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to enhance protections regarding voter registration, and for other purposes.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Darrell Issa [R-CA49] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 2 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 2699: To direct the Secretary of Defense to more effectively provide mental health resources for members of the Armed Forces at high risk of suicide, and for other purposes.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI5] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Armed Services and House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 1 cosponsor is on those committees.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.Res. 363: Supporting a Federal, publically funded universal school meal and nutrition program.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Richard Nolan [D-MN8] 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. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 2721: To allow seniors to file their Federal income tax on a new Form 1040SR.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Bill Posey [R-FL8] 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.Res. 369: Recognizing May 29, 2017, as “National 529 Day”.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA1] This resolution 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. 2707: To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish an Ombudsman within the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham [D-NM1] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 2744: To revise the 90-10 rule under the Higher Education Act of 1965 to count veterans’ education benefits under such rule, and for other purposes.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA43] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Armed Services, House Committee on Education and the Workforce, and one other committee which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 2660: To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide exclusive original jurisdiction to the United States District Court for the District of Columbia of certain cases relating to the powers of the Executive, and for other purposes.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Gary Palmer [R-AL6] This bill was referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1264: A bill to amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to allow the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation to exempt certain depository institutions from certain legal requirements, and for other purposes.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Susan Collins [R-ME] 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.Res. 180: A resolution condemning the violence against peaceful protesters outside the Turkish Ambassador’s residence on May 16, 2017, and calling for the perpetrators to be brought to justice and measures to be taken to prevent similar incidents in th

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 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.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1242: A bill to provide for increases in the Federal minimum wage, and for other purposes.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Bernard “Bernie” Sanders [I-VT] 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. Bernard “Bernie” Sanders [I-VT] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1276: A bill to require the Attorney General to make a determination as to whether cannabidiol should be a controlled substance and listed in a schedule under the Controlled Substances Act and to expand research on the potential medical benefits of ca

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] 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. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] is the ranking member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

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