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S. 1585: A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes.

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse [D-RI] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 8 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1586: A bill to require the Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere to update periodically the environmental sensitivity index products of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for each coastal area of the Great Lakes, and for other pu

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 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.Res. 221: A resolution designating September 25, 2017, as “National Lobster Day”.

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Angus King [I-ME] This resolution was referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 2 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1579: A bill to amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to establish advisory boards, and for other purposes.

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Mike Rounds [R-SD] 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. Sen. Mike Rounds [R-SD] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1591: A bill to impose sanctions with respect to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, and for other purposes.

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Chris Van Hollen [D-MD] 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. Sen. Chris Van Hollen [D-MD] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1584: A bill to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to reauthorize the Judicial Conference of the United States to redact sensitive information contained in financial disclosure reports of judicial officers and employees, and for other purposes

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Ron Johnson [R-WI] 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. Ron Johnson [R-WI] is the chair of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1582: A bill to establish the Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission.

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Chris Van Hollen [D-MD] 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

S.Res. 223: A resolution honoring the life and legacy of Liu Xiaobo for his steadfast commitment to the protection of human rights, political freedoms, free markets, democratic elections, government accountability, and peaceful change in the People’s Rep

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Ted Cruz [R-TX] This resolution was referred to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 1 cosponsor is on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S.Res. 222: A resolution designating July 26, 2017, as “United States Intelligence Professionals Day”.

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Mark Warner [D-VA] This resolution was referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 2 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1590: A bill to provide for youth jobs, and for other purposes.

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Bernard “Bernie” Sanders [I-VT] 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. Bernard “Bernie” Sanders [I-VT] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1588: A bill to secure Federal voting rights of persons when released from incarceration.

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration. 7 cosponsors are on that committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1587: A bill for the relief of Liu Xia.

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Ted Cruz [R-TX] 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. Ted Cruz [R-TX] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1583: A bill to limit the period of authorization of new budget authority provided in appropriation Acts, to require analysis, appraisal, and evaluation of existing programs for which continued new budget authority is proposed to be authorized by comm

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 11:00pm
Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Rand Paul [R-KY] 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. Rand Paul [R-KY] is a member of the committee.
Categories: Federal Legislation

S. 1580: A bill to enhance the transparency, improve the coordination, and intensify the impact of assistance to support access to primary and secondary education for displaced children and persons, including women and girls, and for other purposes.

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 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

H.R. 3219: Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 5:56pm
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 July 13, 2017.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 806: Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 4:44pm
Passed House (Senate next): Last Action: On passage Passed by recorded vote: 229 - 199 (Roll no. 391). Explanation: This bill passed in the House on July 18, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.Res. 453: Electing a Member to certain standing committees of the House of Representatives.

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 1:38pm
Agreed To (Simple Resolution): Last Action: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to without objection. Explanation: This simple resolution was agreed to on July 18, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 2786: To amend the Federal Power Act with respect to the criteria and process to qualify as a qualifying conduit hydropower facility.

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 1:36pm
Passed House (Senate next): Last Action: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 420 - 2 (Roll no. 384). Explanation: This bill passed in the House on July 18, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.Res. 451: Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 806) to facilitate efficient State implementation of ground-level ozone standards, and for other purposes.

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 1:18pm
Agreed To (Simple Resolution): Last Action: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 235 - 188 (Roll no. 383). Explanation: This simple resolution was agreed to on July 18, 2017. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.
Categories: Federal Legislation

H.R. 3050: Enhancing State Energy Security Planning and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2017

Tue, 07/18/2017 - 12:42pm
Passed House (Senate next): 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 July 18, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Categories: Federal Legislation

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