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H.Con.Res. 71: Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027.

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 10:49am
Passed House (Senate next): Last Action: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 219 - 206 (Roll no. 557). Explanation: This resolution passed in the House on October 5, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 3987: To reduce gun violence, fund gun violence research and victim assistance, and enhance the tracking of lost and stolen firearms, and for other purposes.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Nydia Velázquez [D-NY7] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and House Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. 4 cosponsors are on those committees.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 288: A resolution designating the week of October 1 through 7, 2017, as “National Community Policing Week”.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 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 October 5, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 288: A resolution designating the week of October 1 through 7, 2017, as “National Community Policing Week”.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Jeanne Shaheen [D-NH] This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It will typically be considered by committee next.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1930: A bill to establish a cost of greenhouse gases for carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide to be used by Federal agencies, and for other purposes.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Michael Bennet [D-CO] 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. 4 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1943: A bill to amend the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act to extend the transition period for preferential treatment of certain textile and apparel articles.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 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. 1938: A bill to establish a policy framework that offers and rewards work, strengthens the incentive to work, greatly reduces poverty, and creates new jobs in the United States, and for other purposes.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Tammy Baldwin [D-WI] 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. 1926: A bill to provide for the establishment of a national memorial and national monument to commemorate those killed by the collapse of the Saint Francis Dam on March 12, 1928, and for other purposes.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Kamala Harris [D-CA] 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. 1924: A bill to authorize 2 additional district judgeships for the district of Colorado.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Michael Bennet [D-CO] 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

H.R. 3971: To amend the Truth in Lending Act and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 to modify the requirements for community financial institutions with respect to certain rules relating to mortgage loans, and for other purposes.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Claudia Tenney [R-NY22] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Financial Services which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration. Rep. Claudia Tenney [R-NY22] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 286: A resolution supporting the role of the United States in ensuring children in the poorest countries have access to a quality education through the Global Partnership for Education.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Cory Booker [D-NJ] This resolution was referred to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Cory Booker [D-NJ] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1925: A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently modify the limitations on the deduction of interest by financial institutions which hold tax-exempt bonds, and for other purposes.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Robert “Bob” Menéndez [D-NJ] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Finance which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. Sen. Robert “Bob” Menéndez [D-NJ] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1949: A bill to authorize demonstration projects to improve educational and housing outcomes for children.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Patty Murray [D-WA] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.Res. 559: Recognizing Navy Pier as a public community resource and treasured Chicago landmark.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL7] 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. 2 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1941: A bill to amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to clarify the treatment of authentic Alaska Native articles of handicraft containing nonedible migratory bird parts, and for other purposes.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Dan Sullivan [R-AK] 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. Dan Sullivan [R-AK] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1945: A bill to regulate large capacity ammunition feeding devices.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Robert “Bob” Menéndez [D-NJ] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 5 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 3964: To amend the Controlled Substances Act to establish additional registration requirements for prescribers of opioids, and for other purposes.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1] This bill was referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and House Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1937: A bill to authorize appropriations for border infrastructure construction, to provide conditional resident status to certain aliens, and to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to include grounds of inadmissibility and deportability for ali

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Jeff Flake [R-AZ] 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. Jeff Flake [R-AZ] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1952: A bill to improve oversight and accountability of the financial processes of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Jon Tester [D-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. Sen. Jon Tester [D-MT] is the ranking member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.Res. 553: Providing for consideration of the concurrent resolution (H. Con. Res. 71) establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 th

Wed, 10/04/2017 - 1:00pm
Agreed To (Simple Resolution): Last Action: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 232 - 188 (Roll no. 552). Explanation: This simple resolution was agreed to on October 4, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Categories: Federal Legislation

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