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H.R. 1491: To reaffirm the action of the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for the benefit of the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians, and for other purposes.

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA1] 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. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA1] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1497: To require all deportation officers of U.S. Immigrations and Customs Enforcement to wear body cameras when engaged in field operations and removal proceedings, and for other purposes.

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY9] This bill was referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 3 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1503: To provide that the Executive Order entitled “Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United States” (March 6, 2017), shall have no force or effect, to prohibit the use of Federal funds to enforce the Executive Order, and f

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA19] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, House Committee on Homeland Security, and 2 other committees which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA19] is a member of the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.Res. 189: Recognizing the historic, cultural, and religious significance of the festival of Vaisakhi, and for other purposes.

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA3] This resolution was referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.Res. 38: Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that offices attached to the seat of Government should not be required to exercise their offices in the District of Columbia.

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 11:00pm
Ordered Reported by Committee: Last Action: Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 21 - 19. Explanation: The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on March 10, 2017.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 725: Innocent Party Protection Act

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 6:20pm
Passed House: Last Action: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 224 - 194 (Roll no. 152). Explanation: This bill passed in the House on March 9, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 985: Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 5:53pm
Passed House: Last Action: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 220 - 201, 1 Present (Roll no. 148). Explanation: This bill passed in the House on March 9, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.Res. 180: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 720) to amend Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to improve attorney accountability, and for other purposes, and providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 985) to amend the proced

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 1:52pm
Agreed To (Simple Resolution): Last Action: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 233 - 184 (Roll no. 139). Explanation: This simple resolution was agreed to on March 9, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.J.Res. 57: Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to accountability and State plans under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965.

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 12:34pm
Legislation Coming Up: This resolution has been added to the Senate's floor schedule for the next legislative day. nLast Action: This resolution passed in the House on February 7, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1367: To improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire and retain physicians and other employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 9:04am
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: This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on March 6, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1259: VA Accountability First Act of 2017

Thu, 03/09/2017 - 9:04am
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: This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on February 28, 2017, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 606: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent taxpayer identity theft and tax refund fraud, and for other purposes.

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 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

H.R. 1478: To repeal the provision that in practice prohibits the Department of Health and Human Services from sponsoring research on gun violence in fiscal year 2017, and for other purposes.

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Stephanie Murphy [D-FL7] 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.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1448: To prohibit funds available for the United States Armed Forces to be obligated or expended for introduction of the Armed Forces into hostilities, and for other purposes.

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. James Himes [D-CT4] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Armed Services, House Committee on Foreign Affairs, and one other committee which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 3 cosponsors are on those committees.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1464: To direct the National Institute of Standards and Technology to convene an effort to make available to standard-developing organizations a consistent, authoritative set of climate information, and for other purposes.

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA17] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1479: To amend the District of Columbia Home Rule Act to eliminate Congressional review of newly-passed District laws.

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform and House Committee on Rules which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC0] is a member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 604: A bill to allow certain State permitting authority to encourage expansion of broadband service to rural communities, and for other purposes.

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Orrin Hatch [R-UT] 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. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 1482: To authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to maintain or replace certain facilities and structures for commercial recreation services at Smith Gulch in Idaho, and for other purposes.

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Michael “Mike” Simpson [R-ID2] 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

S. 593: A bill to amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to facilitate the establishment of additional or expanded public target ranges in certain States.

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Shelley Capito [R-WV] 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. Shelley Capito [R-WV] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 599: A bill to redesignate the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore as the “Indiana Dunes National Park”, and for other purposes.

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Joe Donnelly [D-IN] 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

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