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S. 2974: A bill to ensure funding for the National Human Trafficking Hotline, and for other purposes.

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 9:52am
Passed House & Senate: Last Action: On passage Passed without objection. Explanation: This bill was passed by Congress on December 8, 2016 and goes to the President next.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 4919: Kevin and Avonte’s Law of 2016

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 9:51am
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): 346 - 66 (Roll no. 619). Explanation: This bill passed in the House on December 8, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.Res. 949: Providing for consideration of the Senate amendment to the bill (H.R. 2028) making appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2016, and for other purposes, and providing for c

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 9:42am
Agreed To (Simple Resolution): Last Action: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 235 - 180 (Roll no. 618). Explanation: This simple resolution was agreed to on December 8, 2016. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 2943: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017

Thu, 12/08/2016 - 2:36am
Legislation Coming Up: This bill has been added to the Senate's floor schedule for the next legislative day. nLast Action: The conference report for this bill was agreed to in the House on December 2, 2016. The Senate must also approve it. A conference committee, comprising members of both chambers, issued the report to resolve the differences between the two forms of the bill as passed in each chamber.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 6512: To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make loans and loan guarantees for constructing or renovating, or planning construction or renovation of, qualified psychiatric and substance abuse treatment facilities, and for other

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA6] 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. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 6493: To ensure that members of the uniformed services will have access to information to make informed choices regarding the retirement options to be made available to members.

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX33] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Armed Services which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX33] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 6516: To amend the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to expand eligibility for the Veterans Choice Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to establish a minimum period of care or services under such program, and for oth

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Beto O'Rourke [D-TX16] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Veterans' Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Beto O'Rourke [D-TX16] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 6491: To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain land to La Paz County, Arizona, and for other purposes.

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ4] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 6478: To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide criminal and civil remedies for publication of personally identifiable information with the intent to do harm.

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA5] 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. 6476: To amend the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 and the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938 to restrict the lobbying activities of former political appointees, and for other purposes.

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR4] 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. 3525: Strengthening American Transportation Security Act of 2016

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Brian Schatz [D-HI] 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. Brian Schatz [D-HI] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 6484: To acknowledge the fundamental injustice and the subsequent de jure and de facto racial and economic discrimination against those African-Americans impacted by the “War on Drugs” and the subsequent disparate and discriminatory mass incarcerati

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL1] 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

S. 3527: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent high net worth individuals from receiving tax windfalls for entering government service.

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse [D-RI] 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

H.R. 6519: To protect any State or local authority that limits or restricts compliance with an immigration detainer request remains eligible for grants and appropriated funds.

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL5] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and House Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 6495: To require the Secretary of Homeland Security, with respect to individuals who have timely filed a DACA renewal request, to provide a short-term, interim grant of deferred action and employment authorization when there is a delay in processing

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX33] 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.Res. 953: Recognizing the 68th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the celebration of “Human Rights Day”.

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA47] This resolution was referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA47] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 6498: To require the disclosure of the Federal income tax returns of the President.

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and House Committee on Ways and Means which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 2 cosponsors are on those committees.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 3534: A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to permit the Secretary of the Treasury to locate and recover certain assets of the United States Government.

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Deb Fischer [R-NE] 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. 3528: A bill to provide for mandatory training for Federal Government supervisors and the assessment of management competencies.

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Heidi Heitkamp [D-ND] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp [D-ND] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 6507: To amend section 552 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Freedom of Information Act), to require an agency to release the Federal income tax returns of the President upon request, and for other purposes.

Wed, 12/07/2016 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Alan Grayson [D-FL9] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and House Committee on Ways and Means which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

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