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S. 1213: A bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to post a copy of the most recent response plan for each onshore oil pipeline on a publicly accessible website.

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Gary Peters [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. Sen. Gary Peters [D-MI] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1215: A bill to amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to allow States that provide foster care for children up to age 21 to serve former foster youths through age 23 under the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program.

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Finance which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1216: A bill to clarify that an authorization to use military force, a declaration of war, or any similar authority shall not authorize the detention without charge or trial of a citizen or lawful permanent resident of the United States, and for other

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Mike Lee [R-UT] 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. Mike Lee [R-UT] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1228: A bill to require a National Diplomacy and Development Strategy.

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Todd Young [R-IN] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Todd Young [R-IN] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1225: A bill to support research, development, and other activities to develop innovative vehicle technologies, and for other purposes.

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Gary Peters [D-MI] 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. 3 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1219: A bill to provide for stability of title to certain land in the State of Louisiana, and for other purposes.

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Bill Cassidy [R-LA] 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. Bill Cassidy [R-LA] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1217: A bill to amend the National Labor Relations Act to provide for appropriate designation of collective bargaining units.

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. John “Johnny” Isakson [R-GA] 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. John “Johnny” Isakson [R-GA] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 176: A resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem.

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Mitch McConnell [R-KY] This resolution was referred to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1218: A bill to promote Federal employment for veterans, and for other purposes.

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Heidi Heitkamp [D-ND] 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. 1212: A bill to provide family members of an individual who they fear is a danger to himself, herself, or others, and law enforcement, with new tools to prevent gun violence.

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 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

S. 1221: A bill to counter the influence of the Russian Federation in Europe and Eurasia, and for other purposes.

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] is the ranking member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1214: A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to clarify the jurisdiction of the Environmental Protection Agency with respect to certain sporting good articles, and to exempt those articles from a definition under that Act.

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. John Thune [R-SD] 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.Res. 178: A resolution to authorize testimony, document production, and representation in United States v. Kevin Lee Olson.

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 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 May 24, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 178: A resolution to authorize testimony, document production, and representation in United States v. Kevin Lee Olson.

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Mitch McConnell [R-KY] This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It will typically be considered by committee next.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1223: A bill to repeal the Klamath Tribe Judgment Fund Act.

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Jeff Merkley [D-OR] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1211: A bill to require the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, to undertake remediation oversight of the West Lake Landfill located in Bridgeton, Missouri.

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Roy Blunt [R-MO] 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

H.R. 2473: Enforcing Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2017

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:47pm
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 23, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 2288: Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 4:11pm
Passed House: Last Action: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 418 - 0 (Roll no. 273). Explanation: This bill passed in the House on May 23, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1370: Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act of 2017

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:47pm
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 23, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 366: DHS Stop Asset and Vehicle Excess Act

Tue, 05/23/2017 - 3:31pm
Passed House & Senate: Last Action: On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendments Agreed to without objection. Explanation: This bill was passed by Congress on May 23, 2017 and goes to the President next.
Categories: Federal Legislation

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