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H.R. 2789: To amend the Small Business Act to reauthorize and improve the Small Business Innovation Research Program and the Small Business Technology Transfer Program, and for other purposes.

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Ben Luján [D-NM3] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology and House Committee on Small Business which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 2 cosponsors are on those committees.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 2782: To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide students with disabilities and their families with access to critical information needed to select the right college and succeed once enrolled.

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR1] 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. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR1] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 2792: To amend the Social Security Act to make certain revisions to provisions limiting payment of benefits to fugitive felons under titles II, VIII, and XVI of the Social Security Act.

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Kristi Noem [R-SD0] 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. Kristi Noem [R-SD0] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1297: A bill to make title VII of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 permanent, and for other purposes.

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Tom Cotton [R-AR] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 3 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1294: A bill to expand opportunity for Native American children through additional options in education, and for other purposes.

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. John McCain [R-AZ] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. John McCain [R-AZ] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1295: A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide students with disabilities and their families with access to critical information needed to select the right college and succeed once enrolled.

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Robert “Bob” Casey [D-PA] 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. Robert “Bob” Casey [D-PA] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1292: A bill to amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to monitor and combat anti-Semitism globally, and for other purposes.

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] 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. Marco Rubio [R-FL] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1296: A bill to amend the Uniform Code of Military Justice to prohibit the wrongful broadcast or distribution of intimate visual images.

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Claire McCaskill [D-MO] 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. Claire McCaskill [D-MO] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1291: A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish rules for payment for graduate medical education (GME) costs for hospitals that establish a new medical residency training program after hosting resident rotators for short dura

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Bill Nelson [D-FL] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Finance which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Bill Nelson [D-FL] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.J.Res. 44: A joint resolution condemning the deadly attack on May 26, 2017, in Portland, Oregon, expressing deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims, and supporting efforts to overcome hatred, bigotry, and violence.

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Ron Wyden [D-OR] 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. 1293: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to enhance the research credit for domestic manufacturers.

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Chris Coons [D-DE] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Finance which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1094: Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 11:00pm
Passed Senate: Last Action: Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote. Explanation: This bill passed in the Senate on June 6, 2017 and goes to the House next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 184: A resolution relative to the death of James Paul David “Jim” Bunning, former United States Senator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 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 June 5, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 184: A resolution relative to the death of James Paul David “Jim” Bunning, former United States Senator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 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. 1290: A bill to help individuals receiving assistance under means-tested welfare programs obtain self-sufficiency, to provide information on total spending on means-tested welfare programs, to provide an overall spending limit on means-tested welfare

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Mike Lee [R-UT] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Finance which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

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

Sun, 06/04/2017 - 11:00pm
Agreed To (Simple Resolution): Last Action: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Yea-Nay Vote. 90 - 0. Record Vote Number: 138. Explanation: This simple resolution was agreed to on June 5, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.Res. 354: 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 the future.

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 12:00pm
Legislation Coming Up: This resolution has been added to the House's schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. More information can be found at http://docs.house.gov/floor. Last Action: The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 25, 2017.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.Res. 355: Condemning in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in Manchester, United Kingdom, on May 22, 2017, expressing heartfelt condolences, and reaffirming unwavering support for the special relationship between our peoples and nations in the w

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 12:00pm
Legislation Coming Up: This resolution has been added to the House's schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. More information can be found at http://docs.house.gov/floor. Last Action: The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 25, 2017.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 2353: Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 12:00pm
Legislation Coming Up: This bill has been added to the House's schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. More information can be found at http://docs.house.gov/floor. Last Action: The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on May 17, 2017.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.Con.Res. 33: Designating the George C. Marshall Museum and George C. Marshall Research Library in Lexington, Virginia, as the National George C. Marshall Museum and Library.

Fri, 06/02/2017 - 12:00pm
Legislation Coming Up: This resolution has been added to the House's schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. More information can be found at http://docs.house.gov/floor. Last Action: This resolution was assigned to a congressional committee on March 15, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.
Categories: Federal Legislation

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