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S.Res. 93: A resolution congratulating the European Union on the 60th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Rome, which established the European Economic Community and laid the foundation for decades of European peace and prosperity.

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Jeanne Shaheen [D-NH] 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. Jeanne Shaheen [D-NH] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1715: To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the Medgar Evers House, located in Jackson, Mississippi, and for other purposes.

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS2] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1713: To amend title 49, United States Code, to terminate the essential air service program, and for other purposes.

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Steve Russell [R-OK5] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1700: To amend the Small Business Act to reauthorize the SCORE program, and for other purposes.

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC12] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Small Business which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC12] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 94: A resolution designating March 2017 as “National Read Aloud Month”.

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Robert “Rob” Portman [R-OH] 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.Res. 97: A resolution authorizing the printing of a collection of the rules of the committees of the Senate.

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Agreed To (Simple Resolution): Last Action: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. Explanation: This simple resolution was agreed to on March 23, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 97: A resolution authorizing the printing of a collection of the rules of the committees of the Senate.

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Richard Shelby [R-AL] This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It will typically be considered by committee next.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1698: To expand sanctions against Iran with respect to the ballistic missile program of Iran, and for other purposes.

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Edward “Ed” Royce [R-CA39] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Financial Services, House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and 3 other committees which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Edward “Ed” Royce [R-CA39] is the chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs. Rep. Edward “Ed” Royce [R-CA39] is a member of the House Committee on Financial Services.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1694: To require additional entities to be subject to the requirements of section 552 of title 5, United States Code (commonly referred to as the Freedom of Information Act), and for other purposes.

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT3] 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. Jason Chaffetz [R-UT3] is the chairman of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1699: To amend the Truth in Lending Act to modify the definitions of a mortgage originator and a high-cost mortgage, to amend the Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act of 2008 to modify the definition of a loan originator, and for o

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Garland “Andy” Barr [R-KY6] 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. Garland “Andy” Barr [R-KY6] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1696: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for S corporation reform, and for other purposes.

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. David Reichert [R-WA8] 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. David Reichert [R-WA8] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1697: To amend the Export Administration Act of 1979 to include in the prohibitions on boycotts against allies of the United States boycotts fostered by international governmental organizations against Israel and to direct the Export-Import Bank of

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Peter Roskam [R-IL6] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Financial Services and House Committee on Foreign Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 5 cosponsors are on those committees.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1703: To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to determining the intended use of drugs and devices.

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA9] 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. Morgan Griffith [R-VA9] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1712: To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a grant program to improve the monitoring of mental health and substance abuse treatment programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Martha Roby [R-AL2] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1704: To improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system.

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Richard Hudson [R-NC8] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and House Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Richard Hudson [R-NC8] is a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1701: To prohibit the use of Federal funds for the costs of painting portraits of officers and employees of the Federal Government.

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA17] This bill was referred to the House Committee on House Administration and House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA17] is a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 92: A resolution expressing concern over the disappearance of David Sneddon, and for other purposes.

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Mike Lee [R-UT] This resolution was referred to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 4 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1238: Securing our Agriculture and Food Act

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 2:48pm
Passed House: Last Action: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 406 - 6 (Roll no. 187). Explanation: This bill passed in the House on March 22, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1101: Small Business Health Fairness Act of 2017

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 2:40pm
Passed House: Last Action: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 236 - 175 (Roll no. 186). Explanation: This bill passed in the House on March 22, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 372: Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017

Wed, 03/22/2017 - 12:53pm
Passed House: Last Action: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 416 - 7 (Roll no. 184). Explanation: This bill passed in the House on March 22, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

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