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S. 1270: A bill to direct the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy to carry out programs and activities to ensure that Federal science agencies and institutions of higher education receiving Federal research and development funding are

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Mazie Hirono [D-HI] 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.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1233: A bill to improve the efficiency and reliability of rail transportation by reforming the Surface Transportation Board, and for other purposes.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Tammy Baldwin [D-WI] 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. Tammy Baldwin [D-WI] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1277: A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a high technology education pilot program, and for other purposes.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. John Boozman [R-AR] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. John Boozman [R-AR] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1265: A bill to amend the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982 to provide for the expansion of emergency planning zones and the development of plans for dry cask storage of spent nuclear fuel, and for other purposes.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Edward “Ed” Markey [D-MA] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works 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. 1234: A bill to amend the Water Resources Development Act of 2000 to provide for expedited project implementation relating to the comprehensive Everglades restoration plan.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Bill Nelson [D-FL] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1266: A bill to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into contracts with nonprofit organizations to investigate medical centers of the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. James “Jim” Inhofe [R-OK] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1254: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the small employer health insurance credit.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Debbie Stabenow [D-MI] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Finance which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Debbie Stabenow [D-MI] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1249: A bill to authorize additional district court judgeships for the northern, middle, and southern districts of Florida.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] This bill 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. 1243: A bill to require sexual assault prevention and response training for all individuals enlisted in the Armed Forces under a delayed entry program.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Joni Ernst [R-IA] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Armed Services which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Joni Ernst [R-IA] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1230: A bill to prohibit the conditioning of any permit, lease, or other use agreement on the transfer of any water right to the United States by the Secretaries of the Interior and Agriculture, and for other purposes.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. John Barrasso [R-WY] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. John Barrasso [R-WY] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1272: A bill to preserve State, local, and tribal authorities and private property rights with respect to unmanned aircraft systems, and for other purposes.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] 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. 2 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1260: A bill to authorize the exchange of certain Federal land located in Gulf Islands National Seashore for certain non-Federal land in Jackson County, Mississippi, and for other purposes.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Thad Cochran [R-MS] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1282: A bill to redesignate certain clinics of the Department of Veterans Affairs located in Montana.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Steve Daines [R-MT] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1267: A bill to amend the Mineral Leasing Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to convey to a State all right, title, and interest in and to a percentage of the amount of royalties and other amounts required to be paid to the State under that

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Michael Enzi [R-WY] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 2 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1269: A bill to require the Office of Pipeline Safety to consult with the Environmental Protection Agency or the Coast Guard in the event the Federal on-scene coordinator has concerns about the ability of a pipeline operator to respond to a worst case

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Debbie Stabenow [D-MI] 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. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 179: A resolution expressing support for the designation of June 2, 2017, as “National Gun Violence Awareness Day” and June 2017 as “National Gun Violence Awareness Month”.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] This resolution was referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Richard Durbin [D-IL] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Con.Res. 14: A concurrent resolution authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for an event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha I.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:13pm
Agreed To (Concurrent Resolution): Last Action: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection. Explanation: This concurrent resolution was agreed to by both chambers of Congress on May 24, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for concurrent resolutions. They do not have the force of law.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.Res. 350: Permitting official photographs of the House of Representatives to be taken while the House is in actual session on a date designated by the Speaker.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:12pm
Agreed To (Simple Resolution): Last Action: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection. Explanation: This simple resolution was agreed to on May 24, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 953: Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2017

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 4:11pm
Passed House: Last Action: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 256 - 165 (Roll no. 282). Explanation: This bill passed in the House on May 24, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 624: To restrict the inclusion of social security account numbers on Federal documents sent by mail, and for other purposes.

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 1:59pm
Passed House: Last Action: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. Explanation: This bill passed in the House on May 24, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

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