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Current Bills in the United States Congress
House Bills

Introduced Oct 16 2017

hr4074

To strengthen and expand proven anti-poverty programs and initiatives.

Barbara Lee

House Judiciary Committee

California

Cosponsors: 24

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, Oversight and Government Reform, Education and the Workforce, Financial Services, Agriculture, Transportation and In

Introduced Oct 16 2017

hr4076

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to provide for cost-of-living adjustments indexed to the Consumer Price Index for the Elderly, and for other purposes.

Donald Norcross

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Education and the Workforce, Energy and Commerce, Armed Services, and Oversight and Government Reform, for a period to be subsequently det

Introduced Oct 16 2017

hr4072

To designate certain Federal land in the State of California as wilderness, and for other purposes.

Salud Carbajal

House Natural Resources Committee

California

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Introduced Oct 16 2017

hr4071

To amend the Small Business Act to create program to provide funding for organizations that support startup businesses in formation and early growth stages by providing entrepreneurs with resources and services to produce viable businesses, and for other purposes.

Lisa Blunt Rochester

House Small Business Committee

Delaware

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

Introduced Oct 16 2017

hr4070

Article I Amicus and Intervention Act of 2017

Robert Goodlatte

House Judiciary Committee

Virginia

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 16 2017

hr4073

Opioid Immediate Suspension Order Act of 2017

Gerald Connolly

House Judiciary Committee

Virginia

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall wi

Introduced Oct 16 2017

hr4075

Improve Addiction Education Act of 2017

Donald Norcross

House Judiciary Committee

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall wi

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hr4052

To prohibit the transfer or possession of large capacity ammunition feeding devices, and for other purposes.

Elizabeth Esty

House Judiciary Committee

Connecticut

Cosponsors: 85

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hjres118

Authorizing the use of United States Armed Forces against al-Qaeda, the Taliban, and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, and any associated persons engaged in hostilities against the United States, and for other purposes.

Mike Coffman

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Colorado

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hr4042

To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1415 West Oak Street, in Kissimmee, Florida, as the "Borinqueneers Post Office Building".

Darren Soto

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Florida

Cosponsors: 26

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hr4062

To require the Secretary of Commerce, acting through the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, to establish a constituent-driven program to provide a digital information platform capable of efficiently integrating coastal data with decision-support tools, training, and best practices and to support collection of priority coastal geospatial data to inform and improve local, State, regional, and Federal capacities to manage the coastal region, and for other purposes.

C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger

House Natural Resources Committee

Maryland

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hr4038

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to reassert article I authorities over the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.

Michael McCaul

House Homeland Security Committee

Texas

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Homeland Security.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hr4040

To amend title 49, United States Code, to prohibit the transportation of horses in interstate transportation in a motor vehicle containing 2 or more levels stacked on top of one another, and for other purposes.

Steve Cohen

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Tennessee

Cosponsors: 46

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hr4043

To amend the Inspector General Act of 1978 to reauthorize the whistleblower protection program, and for other purposes.

Rod Blum

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Iowa

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hr4056

To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act and other laws to return primary responsibility for disaster relief to the States, to establish a private corporation to insure States against risks and costs of disasters otherwise borne by the States, and to provide for reimbursable Federal assistance to States for activities in response to disasters, and for other purposes.

Ron Kind

House Ways and Means Committee

Wisconsin

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for con

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hr4060

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make residents of Puerto Rico eligible for the earned income tax credit and to provide for equitable treatment for residents of Puerto Rico with respect to the refundable portion of the child tax credit.

Bill Pascrell Jr.

House Ways and Means Committee

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 12

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hr4068

To make necessary changes to the competitive need limitations provision of the Generalized System of Preferences, and for other purposes.

Jackie Walorski

House Ways and Means Committee

Indiana

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hr4069

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.

Don Young

House Natural Resources Committee

Alaska

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hr4036

To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a defense to prosecution for fraud and related activity in connection with computers for persons defending against unauthorized intrusions into their computers, and for other purposes.

Tom Graves

House Judiciary Committee

Georgia

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hr4067

To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the products of Kazakhstan.

Jackie Walorski

House Ways and Means Committee

Indiana

Cosponsors: 6

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hr4065

To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to establish grants to reduce the incidence of hate crimes, and for other purposes.

Nydia Velázquez

House Judiciary Committee

New York

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hr4030

To amend the Department of Education Organization Act to codify into law the "Revised Sexual Harassment Guidance: Harassment of Students by School Employees, Other Students, or Third Parties", issued January 19, 2001, by the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Education, as in effect on January 1, 2017; the Dear Colleague letter issued April 4, 2011, by the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Education, as in effect on January 1, 2017; and the "Questions and Answers on Title IX and Sexual Violence" issued April 29, 2014, by the Office for Civil Rights of the Department of Education, as in effect on January 1, 2017.

Jackie Speier

House Education and the Workforce Committee

California

Cosponsors: 27

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hr4039

To amend title 5, United States Code, to limit the number of local wage areas allowable within a General Schedule pay locality.

Matt Cartwright

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Pennsylvania

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hr4041

To provide for the retention and service of transgender members of the Armed Forces.

Jackie Speier

House Armed Services Committee

California

Cosponsors: 5

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hr4061

To amend the Financial Stability Act of 2010 to improve the transparency of the Financial Stability Oversight Council, to improve the SIFI designation process, and for other purposes.

Dennis Ross

House Financial Services Committee

Florida

Cosponsors: 49

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hr4045

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 for shareholder ownership and passive income rules of the personal holding company tax provisions.

Andy Barr

House Ways and Means Committee

Kentucky

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hr4046

To amend title 10, United States Code, to require the Secretary of a military department to make certifications regarding the feasibility of using existing space in property under the jurisdiction of the Department of Defense prior to entering into certain agreements to acquire or lease real property for the use of such military department, and for other purposes.

Cheri Bustos

House Armed Services Committee

Illinois

Cosponsors: 4

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Armed Services.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hres569

Providing for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendment to H.R. 2266, with an amendment.

Rodney Frelinghuysen

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hconres85

Providing for a correction in the enrollment of H.R. 2266.

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 12 2017

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Introduced Oct 12 2017

hconres85

Providing for a correction in the enrollment of H.R. 2266.

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Received in the Senate.

Introduced Oct 11 2017

hr4024

To amend title 18, United States Code, and title 39, United States Code, to provide the United States Postal Service the authority to mail alcoholic beverages, and for other purposes.

Jackie Speier

House Judiciary Committee

California

Cosponsors: 22

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provision

Introduced Oct 11 2017

hr4026

To take certain land located in San Diego County, California, into trust for the benefit of the Pala Band of Mission Indians, and for other purposes.

Juan Vargas

House Natural Resources Committee

California

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Introduced Oct 11 2017

hr4025

To amend title 18, United States Code, to expand to all firearms the requirement that Federal firearms licensees report sales of 2 or more handguns to the same unlicensed person within 5 consecutive business days.

Norma Torres

House Judiciary Committee

California

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 11 2017

hr4006

To establish a Community-Based Institutional Special Needs Plan demonstration program to target home and community-based care to eligible Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes.

Linda Sánchez

House Energy and Commerce Committee

California

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall w

Introduced Oct 11 2017

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To authorize the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution to plan, design, and construct a central parking facility on National Zoological Park property in the District of Columbia.

Sam Johnson

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Texas

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such

Introduced Oct 11 2017

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To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to award grants to States educational agencies and local educational agencies to support, develop, and implement formal and informal engineering education programs in elementary schools and secondary schools.

Tim Ryan

House Education and the Workforce Committee

Ohio

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Introduced Oct 11 2017

hr4018

To provide for a 3-day waiting period before a person may receive a handgun, with exceptions.

Raja Krishnamoorthi

House Judiciary Committee

Illinois

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 11 2017

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To require global economic and political pressure to support diplomatic denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, including through the imposition of sanctions with respect to the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and any enablers of the activities of that Government, and to reauthorize the North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004, and for other purposes.

Ann Wagner

House Intelligence (Permanent) Committee

Missouri

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, and Intelligence (Permanent Select), for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for cons

Introduced Oct 11 2017

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To implement a strategic approach for providing foreign assistance in order to end preventable child and maternal deaths globally within a generation, and for other purposes.

Dave Reichert

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Washington

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Introduced Oct 11 2017

hr4011

To amend chapter 329 of title 49, United States Code, relating to average fuel economy standards for automobiles.

Fred Upton

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Michigan

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Introduced Oct 11 2017

hr4007

To revise the quorum requirement for the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States.

Charlie Dent

House Financial Services Committee

Pennsylvania

Cosponsors: 31

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Introduced Oct 11 2017

hr4017

To authorize the President to take actions to ensure Israel is prepared for all contingencies if Iran seeks to develop a nuclear weapon after expiration of certain provisions of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, and for other purposes.

Josh Gottheimer

House Foreign Affairs Committee

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.

Introduced Oct 11 2017

hr4021

To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide funding for public transportation services offered by high-performing public and private systems, and for other purposes.

Scott Perry

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Pennsylvania

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Introduced Oct 11 2017

hr4008

Making additional supplemental appropriations for disaster relief requirements for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, and for other purposes.

Rodney Frelinghuysen

House Budget Committee

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Referred to the Committee on Appropriations, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the

Introduced Oct 11 2017

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To amend the Emergency Food Assistance Act of 1983 relating to the distribution of food; and for other purposes.

Michelle Lujan Grisham

House Agriculture Committee

New Mexico

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

Introduced Oct 11 2017

hr4010

To amend the Revised Statutes of the United States and title 28, United States Code, to enhance compliance with requests for information pursuant to legislative power under Article I of the Constitution, and for other purposes.

Darrell Issa

House Judiciary Committee

California

Cosponsors: 4

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 11 2017

hr4012

To require a National Intelligence Estimate on Iranian proxy forces, and for other purposes.

Brad Schneider

House Foreign Affairs Committee

Illinois

Cosponsors: 12

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Referred to the Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select), and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisi

Introduced Oct 11 2017

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To amend chapter 5 of title 31, United States Code, to require publication of information relating to regulatory conflicts of interest, and for other purposes.

David Cicilline

House Judiciary Committee

Rhode Island

Cosponsors: 5

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 11 2017

hr4019

To provide grants to States and Indian tribes to reform their criminal justice system to encourage the replacement of the use of payment of secured money bail as a condition of pretrial release in criminal cases, and for other purposes.

Ted Lieu

House Judiciary Committee

California

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 11 2017

hres568

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the justices of the United States Supreme Court should make themselves subject to the existing and operative ethics guidelines set out in the Code of Conduct for United States Judges, or should promulgate their own code of conduct.

Eleanor Norton

House Judiciary Committee

District of Columbia

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.

Introduced Oct 10 2017

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To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the manufacture, possession, or transfer of any part or combination of parts that is designed and functions to increase the rate of fire of a semiautomatic rifle but does not convert the semiautomatic rifle into a machinegun, and for other purposes.

Carlos Curbelo

House Judiciary Committee

Florida

Cosponsors: 21

Latest Major Action

Oct 10 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 10 2017

hr4001

To provide for the refinancing and recalculation of certain Federal student loans, and for other purposes.

John Garamendi

House Education and the Workforce Committee

California

Cosponsors: 16

Latest Major Action

Oct 10 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Introduced Oct 10 2017

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To amend title 28, United States Code, to permit other courts to transfer certain cases to United States Tax Court.

Darrell Issa

House Judiciary Committee

California

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 10 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 10 2017

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To provide for the establishment of a mechanism to allow borrowers of Federal student loans to refinance their loans, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the exclusion for employer-provided educational assistance to employer payment of interest on certain refinanced student loans, and for other purposes.

Barbara Comstock

House Ways and Means Committee

Virginia

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 10 2017

Referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions a

Introduced Oct 10 2017

hr4003

To require that in a notice of proposed rule making for a new rule, the notice shall identify two rules which the agency intends to repeal.

Bill Posey

House Judiciary Committee

Florida

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 10 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 10 2017

hr4005

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow for medical assistance under Medicaid for inmates during the 30-day period preceding release from a public institution.

Paul Tonko

House Energy and Commerce Committee

New York

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 10 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Introduced Oct 10 2017

hr3998

To increase public safety by permitting the Attorney General to deny the transfer of firearms or the issuance of explosives licenses to known or suspected terrorists, and for other purposes.

Lee Zeldin

House Judiciary Committee

New York

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 10 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 10 2017

hr3995

To require the Federal Communications Commission to submit to Congress a report on promoting broadband internet access service for veterans.

Jerry McNerney

House Energy and Commerce Committee

California

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 10 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Introduced Oct 10 2017

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To amend chapter 7 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that in the case of an agency that appeals the ruling of a court under that chapter, and does not prevail on appeal, the court shall award the prevailing party reasonable attorney's fees and costs, and for other purposes.

Bill Posey

House Judiciary Committee

Florida

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 10 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 10 2017

hr4004

To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require employees of the White House to enroll in Obamacare, and for other purposes.

Bill Posey

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Florida

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 10 2017

Referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such pro

Introduced Oct 10 2017

hr3997

To waive the application fee for any special use permit for veterans demonstrations and special events at war memorials on Federal land, and for other purposes.

Keith Rothfus

House Natural Resources Committee

Pennsylvania

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 10 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Introduced Oct 10 2017

hres563

Honoring the accomplishments of the 9 historically Black colleges and universities that celebrated their sesquicentennial the week of September 24, 2017.

Alma Adams

House Education and the Workforce Committee

North Carolina

Cosponsors: 52

Latest Major Action

Oct 10 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Introduced Oct 10 2017

hres565

Expressing support for the recognition of October 9, 2017, as "World Post Day".

Brenda Lawrence

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

Michigan

Cosponsors: 22

Latest Major Action

Oct 10 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Introduced Oct 10 2017

hres566

Expressing support for designation of the week of October 4, 2017, through October 10, 2017, as World Space Week and for the designation of the week of October 8, 2017, through October 14, 2017, as Earth Science Week.

Jared Polis

House Education and the Workforce Committee

Colorado

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 10 2017

Referred to the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of s

Introduced Oct 10 2017

hres562

Providing for consideration of the bill (S. 585) to provide greater whistleblower protections for Federal employees, increased awareness of Federal whistleblower protections, and increased accountability and required discipline for Federal supervisors who retaliate against whistleblowers, and for other purposes; providing for proceedings during the period from October 16, 2017, through October 20, 2017; and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.

Doug Collins

House Rules Committee

Georgia

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 10 2017

Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 91.

Introduced Oct 10 2017

hres564

Affirming the constitutional power of Congress over the Nation's debts.

Walter Jones

House Ways and Means Committee

North Carolina

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 10 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Introduced Oct 10 2017

hres562

Providing for consideration of the bill (S. 585) to provide greater whistleblower protections for Federal employees, increased awareness of Federal whistleblower protections, and increased accountability and required discipline for Federal supervisors who retaliate against whistleblowers, and for other purposes; providing for proceedings during the period from October 16, 2017, through October 20, 2017; and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules.

Doug Collins

House Rules Committee

Georgia

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 11 2017

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Introduced Oct 6 2017

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To amend the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 to clarify and improve the procedures and accountability for authorizing certain acquisitions of foreign intelligence, to extend title VII of such Act, to ensure that the barriers to sharing critical foreign intelligence among the intelligence community that existed before September 11, 2001, are not reimposed, and for other purposes.

Robert Goodlatte

House Homeland Security Committee

Virginia

Cosponsors: 12

Latest Major Action

Oct 6 2017

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Oversight and Government Reform, Intelligence (Permanent Select), and Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the

Introduced Oct 6 2017

hr3994

To establish the Office of Internet Connectivity and Growth, and for other purposes.

Paul Tonko

House Energy and Commerce Committee

New York

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 6 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Introduced Oct 6 2017

hr3990

To amend title 54, United States Code, to reform the Antiquities Act of 1906, and for other purposes.

Rob Bishop

House Natural Resources Committee

Utah

Cosponsors: 5

Latest Major Action

Oct 6 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Introduced Oct 6 2017

hr3992

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to delay application of, transition to, and limit savings for the home health groupings model under the Medicare home health prospective payment system, and for other purposes.

Kristi Noem

House Energy and Commerce Committee

South Dakota

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 6 2017

Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall w

Introduced Oct 6 2017

hr3991

To amend section 303(g)(2) of the Controlled Substances Act to allow certain pharmacists to dispense narcotic drugs for maintenance or detoxification treatment pursuant to the same waiver provisions as apply with respect to nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Michelle Lujan Grisham

House Judiciary Committee

New Mexico

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 6 2017

Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall wi

Introduced Oct 6 2017

hr3993

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to include United States nationals among the eligible employees of an EB-5 commercial enterprise, and for other purposes.

Amata Radewagen

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 6 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 6 2017

hres561

Commending the cooperative business model and the businesses, employees, and practitioners nationally and internationally who use it for their contributions to the economy and social impacts they make on their communities.

Jared Polis

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Colorado

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 6 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Introduced Oct 6 2017

hr3989

USA Liberty Act of 2017

Robert Goodlatte

House Judiciary Committee

Virginia

Cosponsors: 12

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Introduced Oct 6 2017

hr3991

Expanded Access to Opioid Abuse Treatment Act of 2017

Michelle Lujan Grisham

House Judiciary Committee

New Mexico

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Introduced Oct 6 2017

hr3993

American Samoa Investment Act of 2017

Amata Radewagen

House Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3963

To provide for the establishment of a pilot program to encourage the employment of veterans in manufacturing positions.

Suzan DelBene

House Education and the Workforce Committee

Washington

Cosponsors: 25

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3980

To establish a United States Commission on Hate Crimes to study and make recommendations on the prevention of the commission of hate crimes, and for other purposes.

Raja Krishnamoorthi

House Judiciary Committee

Illinois

Cosponsors: 51

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3977

To establish the Infrastructure Bank for America to serve as a lender for infrastructure projects, both directly and through State and local governments, and for other purposes.

John Faso

House Ways and Means Committee

New York

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, and Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for con

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3985

To establish a working group of public and private entities led by the Food and Drug Administration to recommend voluntary frameworks and guidelines to increase the security and resilience of Internet of Medical Things devices, and for other purposes.

Dave Trott

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Michigan

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3972

To clarify that family offices and family clients are accredited investors, and for other purposes.

Carolyn Maloney

House Financial Services Committee

New York

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3986

To provide for the establishment of a national standard for incorporating a passive identification ability into all firearms sold in the United States.

Nydia Velázquez

House Judiciary Committee

New York

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3987

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

Nydia Velázquez

House Energy and Commerce Committee

New York

Cosponsors: 8

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall wi

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3970

To assist communities affected by stranded nuclear waste, and for other purposes.

Brad Schneider

House Ways and Means Committee

Illinois

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall w

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3974

To limit the use of taxpayer dollars on non-commercial flights for cabinet officials, and for other purposes.

Pete Aguilar

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee

California

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3988

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow above-the-line deductions for charitable contributions for individuals not itemizing deductions.

Mark Walker

House Ways and Means Committee

North Carolina

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3968

To amend the Small Business Act to provide loan guarantees for the acquisition of cybersecurity technology and services by eligible small businesses, and for other purposes.

Brad Schneider

House Small Business Committee

Illinois

Cosponsors: 5

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3979

To amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize the volunteer services, community partnership, and refuge education programs of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and for other purposes.

Hakeem Jeffries

House Natural Resources Committee

New York

Cosponsors: 6

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3966

To provide that provisions of title 46, United States Code, popularly known as the Jones Act and relating to carriage of passenger and merchandise in coastwise trade shall not apply for 5 years with respect to such carriage to and from Puerto Rico.

Gary Palmer

House Armed Services Committee

Alabama

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, and in addition to the Committee on Armed Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provis

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3973

To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require certain entities to develop internal risk control mechanisms to safeguard and govern the storage of market data.

Warren Davidson

House Financial Services Committee

Ohio

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3984

To repeal the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, and provide for the discoverability and admissibility of gun trace information in civil proceedings.

Adam Schiff

House Judiciary Committee

California

Cosponsors: 28

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3978

To amend the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974 to modify requirements related to mortgage disclosures, and for other purposes.

French Hill

House Financial Services Committee

Arkansas

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3976

To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to allow for certain third party payments.

Kevin Cramer

House Energy and Commerce Committee

North Dakota

Cosponsors: 15

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3967

To amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to authorize States to restrict interstate waste imports and impose a higher fee on out-of-State waste.

Matt Cartwright

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Pennsylvania

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3982

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the amount of, and remove the marriage penalty with respect to, social security benefits excludable from gross income.

Luke Messer

House Ways and Means Committee

Indiana

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3980

Hate Crimes Commission Act of 2017

Raja Krishnamoorthi

House Judiciary Committee

Illinois

Cosponsors: 54

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3986

Stopping the Iron Pipeline Act of 2017

Nydia Velázquez

House Judiciary Committee

New York

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3984

Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act

Adam Schiff

House Judiciary Committee

California

Cosponsors: 28

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3981

Pollution Transparency Act

A. McEachin

House Judiciary Committee

Virginia

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3969

Prioritizing Our Workers Act

Tim Ryan

House Judiciary Committee

Ohio

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

hr3964

Opioid Addiction Prevention Act of 2017

Phil Roe

House Judiciary Committee

Tennessee

Cosponsors: 4

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

hr3947

To prohibit the possession or transfer of certain firearm accessories, and for other purposes.

David Cicilline

House Judiciary Committee

Rhode Island

Cosponsors: 140

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

hr3945

To amend title 17, United States Code, to establish an alternative dispute resolution program for copyright small claims, and for other purposes.

Hakeem Jeffries

House Judiciary Committee

New York

Cosponsors: 5

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

hr3944

To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize a grant program to assist State and local law enforcement agencies in purchasing body-worn cameras and securely storing and maintaining recorded data for law enforcement officers.

Steve Cohen

House Judiciary Committee

Tennessee

Cosponsors: 14

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

hr3948

To prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from compelling a person to produce or furnish algorithmic trading source code or similar intellectual property to the Commission unless the Commission first issues a subpoena, and for other purposes.

Sean Duffy

House Financial Services Committee

Wisconsin

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

hr3943

To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to prohibit the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Attorney General from using eminent domain to acquire land for the purpose of constructing a wall, or other physical barrier, along the international border between the United States and Mexico, and for other purposes.

Beto O'Rourke

House Judiciary Committee

Texas

Cosponsors: 9

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall with

Introduced Oct 4 2017

hr3942

To amend the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 to include sex trafficking victims in the transitional housing assistance grant program, and for other purposes.

Vicky Hartzler

House Financial Services Committee

Missouri

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Financial Services, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall wit

Introduced Oct 4 2017

hr3941

To improve food safety, to encourage greater production of agricultural commodities for use in the locality in which produced, to reauthorize and expand Department of Agriculture support of these efforts, and for other purposes.

Chellie Pingree

House Education and the Workforce Committee

Maine

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, and in addition to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as f

Introduced Oct 4 2017

hr3939

To amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act and the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 to make the native sod provisions applicable to the United States and to modify those provisions, and for other purposes.

Kristi Noem

House Agriculture Committee

South Dakota

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Agriculture.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

hr3937

To require the Federal prudential banking agencies to determine whether certain institutions they regulate engage in a pattern or practice of violations of Federal banking and consumer protection laws and regulations, to provide for the revocation of banking charters and Federal deposit insurance for such institutions, and for other purposes.

Maxine Waters

House Financial Services Committee

California

Cosponsors: 8

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

hr3955

To reform public financing for Presidential elections and provide for public financing for Congressional elections.

David Price

House Ways and Means Committee

North Carolina

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the Committee on House Administration, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall

Introduced Oct 4 2017

hr3938

To direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to enter into appropriate arrangements with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to provide for a report on the health impacts of air traffic noise and pollution, and for other purposes.

Stephen Lynch

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Massachusetts

Cosponsors: 12

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

hr3956

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify the treatment of seasonal positions for purposes of the employer shared responsibility requirement.

Jim Renacci

House Ways and Means Committee

Ohio

Cosponsors: 5

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

hr3959

To amend the Clean Air Act to give States the option of monitoring covered criteria air pollutants in designated areas by greatly increasing the number of air quality sensors in exchange for greater regulatory flexibility in the methods of monitoring, and for other purposes.

David Schweikert

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Arizona

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

hr3961

To amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate segments of the Kissimmee River and its tributaries in the State of Florida for study for potential addition to the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, and for other purposes.

Darren Soto

House Natural Resources Committee

Florida

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

hr3962

To require face to face purchases of ammunition, to require licensing of ammunition dealers, and to require reporting regarding bulk purchases of ammunition.

Bonnie Watson Coleman

House Judiciary Committee

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 25

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

hr3954

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reform the system of public financing for Presidential elections, and for other purposes.

David Price

House House Administration Committee

North Carolina

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

hr3960

To award a Congressional Gold Medal to Liu Xiaobo, and collectively to all advocates of democracy and human rights in China, in recognition of their extraordinary advocacy for liberty and human rights despite repression and their impact on world peace and global understanding of China, and for other purposes.

Christopher Smith

House Foreign Affairs Committee

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committees on House Administration, and Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration o

Introduced Oct 4 2017

hr3943

Protecting the Property Rights of Border Landowners Act

Beto O'Rourke

House Judiciary Committee

Texas

Cosponsors: 9

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

hr3942

Housing for Survivors of Sex Trafficking Act

Vicky Hartzler

House Judiciary Committee

Missouri

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3923

To provide standards for facilities at which aliens in the custody of the Department of Homeland Security are detained, and for other purposes.

Adam Smith

House Homeland Security Committee

Washington

Cosponsors: 46

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall with

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3918

To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to extend public safety officers' death benefits to fire police officers.

Joe Courtney

House Judiciary Committee

Connecticut

Cosponsors: 19

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3930

To establish the Office of Hurricane Harvey Small Business Recovery Grants in the Small Business Administration to compensate certain small business concerns for substantial economic injury suffered as a result of Hurricane Harvey in August 2017.

Sheila Jackson-Lee

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

Texas

Cosponsors: 14

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the Committee on Small Business, and in addition to the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provis

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3920

To establish a Medicare demonstration program on the use of third-party interest-free payment arrangements to reduce Medicare hospital part A bad debt claims.

Jackie Walorski

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Indiana

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall w

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3913

To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to transfer certain funds to the 1974 United Mine Workers of America Pension Plan, and for other purposes.

David McKinley

House Ways and Means Committee

West Virginia

Cosponsors: 14

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall wit

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3924

To amend the Public Health Service Act to extend funding for the special diabetes program for type I diabetes.

Susan Brooks

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Indiana

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3916

To amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to vest in the Secretary of the Interior functions under that Act with respect to species of fish that spawn in fresh or estuarine waters and migrate to ocean waters, and species of fish that spawn in ocean waters and migrate to fresh waters.

Ken Calvert

House Natural Resources Committee

California

Cosponsors: 4

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3914

To remove the limitation imposed as a result of receiving funding under the Land and Water Conservation Fund on the conversion of Lake Afton Park in Sedgwick County, Kansas, to a use other than public outdoor recreation.

House Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3926

To provide for an extension for community health centers, and for other purposes.

Gus Bilirakis

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Florida

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3925

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit to Patriot employers, and for other purposes.

Jan Schakowsky

House Ways and Means Committee

Illinois

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3929

To direct the Secretary of Energy to carry out a program to provide payments to communities in which a nuclear power plant that has ceased generating electricity and that stores spent nuclear fuel onsite is located, and for other purposes.

Joe Courtney

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Connecticut

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3921

To extend funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.

Michael Burgess

House Ways and Means Committee

Texas

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall w

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3922

To extend funding for certain public health programs, and for other purposes.

Greg Walden

House Ways and Means Committee

Oregon

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall w

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3927

To amend title XXI to allow for the blending of risk pools of children's health insurance buy-in programs with the risk pools of State child health plans under such title, and for other purposes.

Gus Bilirakis

House Ways and Means Committee

Florida

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Ways and Means, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall w

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3934

To amend title II of the Social Security Act to exclude from creditable wages and self-employment income wages earned for services by aliens illegally performed in the United States and self-employment income derived from a trade or business illegally conducted in the United States.

Dana Rohrabacher

House Ways and Means Committee

California

Cosponsors: 7

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3932

To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for increased Puerto Rico Medicaid payments, and for other purposes.

Leonard Lance

House Energy and Commerce Committee

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3928

To ensure that patients receive accurate health care information by prohibiting misleading and deceptive advertising or representation in the provision of health care services, to require the identification of the license of health care professionals, and for other purposes.

Larry Bucshon

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Indiana

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3936

To forgive the indebtedness of the National Flood Insurance Program, and for other purposes.

Maxine Waters

House Budget Committee

California

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3931

To increase the number of States that may conduct Medicaid demonstration programs to improve access to community mental health services.

Leonard Lance

House Energy and Commerce Committee

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hres553

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 through 2027.

Rob Woodall

House Rules Committee

Georgia

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3923

Dignity for Detained Immigrants Act of 2017

Adam Smith

House Judiciary Committee

Washington

Cosponsors: 57

Latest Major Action

Oct 13 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

hr3918

Fire Police Fairness Act

Joe Courtney

House Judiciary Committee

Connecticut

Cosponsors: 19

Latest Major Action

Oct 13 2017

Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

Introduced Oct 2 2017

hr3905

To require congressional approval of any mineral withdrawal or monument designation involving the National Forest System lands in the State of Minnesota, to provide for the renewal of certain mineral leases in such lands, and for other purposes.

Tom Emmer

House Natural Resources Committee

Minnesota

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 2 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources.

Introduced Oct 2 2017

hr3902

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit to small employers providing an eligible automatic contribution arrangement under a retirement savings plan.

Mike Bishop

House Ways and Means Committee

Michigan

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 2 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Introduced Oct 2 2017

hr3910

To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make lifetime income and managed account options of defined contribution retirement savings plans portable.

Richard Neal

House Ways and Means Committee

Massachusetts

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 2 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means.

Introduced Oct 2 2017

hr3899

To amend title 28, United States Code, to redefine the eastern and middle judicial districts of North Carolina.

George Holding

House Judiciary Committee

North Carolina

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 2 2017

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 2 2017

hr3894

To protect grizzly bear populations, and for other purposes.

Raúl Grijalva

House Agriculture Committee

Arizona

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 2 2017

Referred to the Committee on Natural Resources, and in addition to the Committee on Agriculture, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within

Introduced Oct 2 2017

hr3900

To amend section 510 of the Social Security Act regarding a youth empowerment program.

Bill Flores

House Energy and Commerce Committee

Texas

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 2 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Introduced Oct 2 2017

hr3908

To authorize the Attorney General to award grants to eligible entities to prevent or alleviate community violence by providing education, mentoring, and counseling services to children, adolescents, teachers, families, and community leaders on the principles and practice of nonviolence.

John Lewis

House Education and the Workforce Committee

Georgia

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 2 2017

Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.

Senate Bills

Introduced Oct 18 2017

s1979

A bill to block the implementation of certain presidential actions that restrict individuals from certain countries from entering the United States.

Christopher Murphy

Senate Judiciary Committee

Connecticut

Cosponsors: 30

Latest Major Action

Oct 18 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 18 2017

sres293

A resolution commemorating the 150th anniversary of Morgan State University.

Benjamin Cardin

Maryland

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 18 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Introduced Oct 18 2017

s1981

A bill to amend the Natural Gas Act to expedite approval of exports of small volumes of natural gas, and for other purposes.

Bill Cassidy

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Louisiana

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 18 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Introduced Oct 18 2017

s1982

A bill to amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to establish a national security freeze standard, and for other purposes.

David Perdue

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Georgia

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 18 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Introduced Oct 18 2017

s1977

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the 7.5 percent threshold for the medical expense deduction for individuals age 65 or older.

Sherrod Brown

Senate Finance Committee

Ohio

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 18 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 18 2017

s1983

A bill to establish a process to review foreign investment to determine the economic effect of the investment on the United States, and for other purposes.

Sherrod Brown

Senate Finance Committee

Ohio

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 18 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 18 2017

s1978

A bill to delay the annual fee on health insurance providers until 2020 and to make such fee tax-deductible.

Heidi Heitkamp

Senate Finance Committee

North Dakota

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 18 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 18 2017

s1980

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide credits for the production of renewable chemicals and investments in renewable chemical production facilities, and for other purposes.

Debbie Stabenow

Senate Finance Committee

Michigan

Cosponsors: 4

Latest Major Action

Oct 18 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 17 2017

sconres27

A concurrent resolution setting forth 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.

Senate Budget Committee

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 17 2017

Referred to the Committee on the Budget.

Introduced Oct 17 2017

s1970

A bill to establish a public health plan.

Michael Bennet

Senate Finance Committee

Colorado

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 17 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 17 2017

s1972

A bill to improve the monitoring and reporting of propane stocks and days of supply by the Administrator of the Energy Information Administration with regard to propane export volumes, and for other purposes.

John Thune

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

South Dakota

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 17 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Introduced Oct 17 2017

s1967

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide additional exemptions to the individual mandate, and for other purposes.

Tom Cotton

Senate Finance Committee

Arkansas

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 17 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 17 2017

s1974

A bill to require transparency in the tax code by requiring federally funded tax credits to be disclosed in the USASpending.gov website.

Jeff Flake

Senate Finance Committee

Arizona

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 17 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 17 2017

s1973

A bill to provide for Federal research grant reform.

Rand Paul

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Kentucky

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 17 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Introduced Oct 17 2017

s1975

A bill to designate additions to the Rich Hole Wilderness and the Rough Mountain Wilderness of the George Washington National Forest, and for other purposes.

Tim Kaine

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee

Virginia

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 17 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

Introduced Oct 17 2017

s1971

A bill to provide air carriers with access to information about applicants to be pilots from the National Driver Register, and for other purposes.

Tammy Duckworth

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Illinois

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 17 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Introduced Oct 17 2017

s1968

A bill to direct the National Science Foundation to award grants to encourage young girls to participate in computer science and other STEM activities, and for other purposes.

Catherine Cortez Masto

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Nevada

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 17 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Introduced Oct 17 2017

s1969

A bill to amend the Small Business Act to create a program to provide funding for organizations that support startup businesses in formation and early growth stages by providing entrepreneurs with resources and services to produce viable businesses, and for other purposes.

Cory Booker

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 17 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Introduced Oct 17 2017

s1976

A bill to allow all individuals purchasing health insurance in the individual market the option to purchase a lower premium copper plan.

Tim Scott

Senate Finance Committee

South Carolina

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 17 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 17 2017

s1965

A bill to amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to protect the cultural practices and livelihoods of producers of Alaska Native handicrafts and traditional mammoth ivory products, and for other purposes.

Dan Sullivan

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Alaska

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 17 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Introduced Oct 17 2017

s1966

A bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to modify the regional conservation partnership program, and for other purposes.

Debbie Stabenow

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee

Michigan

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 17 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

Introduced Oct 17 2017

s1974

A bill to require transparency in the tax code by requiring federally funded tax credits to be disclosed in the USASpending.gov website.

Jeff Flake

Senate Finance Committee

Arizona

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 17 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6464-6465)

Introduced Oct 17 2017

s1975

A bill to designate additions to the Rich Hole Wilderness and the Rough Mountain Wilderness of the George Washington National Forest, and for other purposes.

Tim Kaine

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee

Virginia

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 17 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6465)

Introduced Oct 16 2017

sres292

A resolution condemning the brutal and senseless attack at a country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, honoring the memory of the victims of the deadly shooting, offering condolences to, and expressing support for, the families and friends of the victims and all of the individuals who were affected by the attack, and applauding the dedication and bravery of law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, medical professionals, hotel security and staff, and community members in responding to the attack.

Dean Heller

Nevada

Cosponsors: 99

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Introduced Oct 16 2017

sres291

A resolution affirming the historical connection of the Jewish people to the ancient and sacred city of Jerusalem and condemning efforts at the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to deny Judaism's millennia-old historical, religious, and cultural ties to Jerusalem.

Ted Cruz

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Texas

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Introduced Oct 16 2017

sconres26

A concurrent resolution authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for the unveiling of the American Prisoners of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Chair of Honor.

Cosponsors: 12

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

Introduced Oct 16 2017

s1961

A bill to amend the Small Business Act to temporarily reauthorize certain pilot programs under the Small Business Innovation Research Program and the Small Business Technology Transfer Program, and for other purposes.

Jim Risch

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Idaho

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Introduced Oct 16 2017

s1962

A bill to provide relief to community banks, to promote access to capital for community banks, and for other purposes.

Mike Rounds

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

South Dakota

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Introduced Oct 16 2017

s1960

A bill to repeal the amendments made to the Controlled Substances Act by the Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2016.

Claire McCaskill

Senate Judiciary Committee

Missouri

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 16 2017

s1964

A bill to encourage kinship guardianship placements and support payment rate equity for such placements, to improve oversight of State child welfare programs funded under the Social Security Act, to strengthen national data on child fatalities from maltreatment, and for other purposes.

Orrin Hatch

Senate Finance Committee

Utah

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 16 2017

s1963

A bill to amend title 11, United States Code, to include certain pension as administrative expenses in bankruptcy, and for other purposes.

Joe Manchin III

Senate Judiciary Committee

West Virginia

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 16 2017

s1958

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require Internet-based, real-time responses to requests to verify taxpayer income for legitimate business purposes, and for other purposes.

Cory Booker

Senate Finance Committee

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 16 2017

s1959

A bill to designate certain Federal land in the State of California as wilderness, and for other purposes.

Kamala Harris

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

California

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Introduced Oct 16 2017

sres292

A resolution condemning the brutal and senseless attack at a country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, honoring the memory of the victims of the deadly shooting, offering condolences to, and expressing support for, the families and friends of the victims and all of the individuals who were affected by the attack, and applauding the dedication and bravery of law enforcement officers, firefighters, paramedics, emergency medical technicians, medical professionals, hotel security and staff, and community members in responding to the attack.

Dean Heller

Nevada

Cosponsors: 99

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6409; text: CR S6406)

Introduced Oct 16 2017

sconres26

A concurrent resolution authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for the unveiling of the American Prisoners of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Chair of Honor.

Cosponsors: 12

Latest Major Action

Oct 16 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6409; text: CR S6406)

Introduced Oct 16 2017

sconres26

A concurrent resolution authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for the unveiling of the American Prisoners of War/Missing in Action (POW/MIA) Chair of Honor.

Cosponsors: 12

Latest Major Action

Oct 17 2017

Message on Senate action sent to the House.

Introduced Oct 13 2017

sconres25

An original concurrent resolution setting forth 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.

Senate Budget Committee

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 13 2017

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 238.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

sres289

A resolution designating the week beginning October 8, 2017, as "National Wildlife Refuge Week".

Christopher Coons

Delaware

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

sres287

A resolution designating October 8, 2017, as "National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day".

Lindsey Graham

South Carolina

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

sres288

A resolution designating the week of October 1 through 7, 2017, as "National Community Policing Week".

Jeanne Shaheen

New Hampshire

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

sres285

A resolution honoring the life and achievements of Dr. Samuel DuBois Cook.

Elizabeth Warren

Senate Judiciary Committee

Massachusetts

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

sres290

A resolution designating October 5, 2017, as "Energy Efficiency Day" in celebration of the economic and environmental benefits that have been driven by private sector innovation and Federal energy efficiency policies put in place over the past 4 decades.

Jeanne Shaheen

New Hampshire

Cosponsors: 20

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

sres286

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.

Cory Booker

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

s1945

A bill to regulate large capacity ammunition feeding devices.

Robert Menendez

Senate Judiciary Committee

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 18

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

s1922

A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect pain-capable unborn children, and for other purposes.

Lindsey Graham

Senate Judiciary Committee

South Carolina

Cosponsors: 45

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

s1938

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.

Tammy Baldwin

Senate Finance Committee

Wisconsin

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

s1955

A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Liu Xiaobo, and collectively to all advocates of democracy and human rights in China, in recognition of their extraordinary advocacy for liberty and human rights despite repression and their impact on world peace and global understanding of China, and for other purposes.

Marco Rubio

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Florida

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

s1943

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

Bill Nelson

Senate Finance Committee

Florida

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

s1947

A bill to improve food safety, to encourage greater production of agricultural commodities for use in the locality of production, to reauthorize and expand Department of Agriculture support of those efforts, and for other purposes.

Sherrod Brown

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee

Ohio

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

s1956

A bill to authorize the Mayor of the District of Columbia and the Director of the National Park Service to enter into cooperative management agreements for the operation, maintenance, and management of units of the National Park System in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

Lisa Murkowski

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Alaska

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

s1957

A bill to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to require the Secretary of Energy to establish a gasoline supply reserve in the State of Florida, and for other purposes.

Bill Nelson

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Florida

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

s1946

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow unpopulated census tracts that are contiguous to low-income communities to be treated as low-income communities under the new markets tax credit.

Robert Menendez

Senate Finance Committee

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

s1940

A bill to amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize the volunteer services, community partnership, and refuge education programs of the National Wildlife Refuge System, and for other purposes.

Thomas Carper

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Delaware

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

s1941

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.

Dan Sullivan

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Alaska

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

s1954

A bill to authorize the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution to plan, design, and construct a central parking facility on National Zoological Park property in Washington, D.C.

David Perdue

Senate Rules and Administration Committee

Georgia

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration.

Introduced Oct 5 2017

sres289

A resolution designating the week beginning October 8, 2017, as "National Wildlife Refuge Week".

Christopher Coons

Delaware

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6375; text of measure as introduced: CR S6368-6389)

Introduced Oct 5 2017

sres287

A resolution designating October 8, 2017, as "National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day".

Lindsey Graham

South Carolina

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6375; text of measure as introduced: CR S6368)

Introduced Oct 5 2017

sres288

A resolution designating the week of October 1 through 7, 2017, as "National Community Policing Week".

Jeanne Shaheen

New Hampshire

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6375; text of measure as introduced: CR S6368)

Introduced Oct 5 2017

sres285

A resolution honoring the life and achievements of Dr. Samuel DuBois Cook.

Elizabeth Warren

Senate Judiciary Committee

Massachusetts

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6367)

Introduced Oct 5 2017

sres290

A resolution designating October 5, 2017, as "Energy Efficiency Day" in celebration of the economic and environmental benefits that have been driven by private sector innovation and Federal energy efficiency policies put in place over the past 4 decades.

Jeanne Shaheen

New Hampshire

Cosponsors: 20

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6375; text of measure as introduced: CR S6369)

Introduced Oct 5 2017

sres286

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.

Cory Booker

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6367)

Introduced Oct 5 2017

s1945

Keep Americans Safe Act

Robert Menendez

Senate Judiciary Committee

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 18

Latest Major Action

Oct 5 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6366-6367)

Introduced Oct 4 2017

sres281

A resolution urging the President of the United States to allow for the full public release of all remaining records pertaining to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy that are held by the National Archives and Records Administration and to reject any claims for the continued postponement of the full public release of those records

Charles Grassley

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Iowa

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

sres283

A resolution designating the week beginning October 15, 2017, as "National Character Counts Week".

Charles Grassley

Iowa

Cosponsors: 5

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

sres282

A resolution commending the National Archives and Records Administration and its staff for working to comply with the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 and release all records related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy by October 26, 2017.

Charles Grassley

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Iowa

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

s1916

A bill to prohibit the possession or transfer of certain firearm accessories, and for other purposes.

Dianne Feinstein

Senate Judiciary Committee

California

Cosponsors: 29

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

sres284

A resolution calling on Congress, schools, and State and local educational agencies to recognize the significant educational implications of dyslexia that must be addressed, and designating October 2017 as "National Dyslexia Awareness Month".

Bill Cassidy

Louisiana

Cosponsors: 6

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

s1917

A bill to reform sentencing laws and correctional institutions, and for other purposes.

Charles Grassley

Senate Judiciary Committee

Iowa

Cosponsors: 10

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

s1915

A bill to provide for the development and use of technology for personalized handguns, to require that all handguns manufactured or sold in, or imported into, the United States incorporate such technology, and for other purposes.

Edward Markey

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Massachusetts

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

s1913

A bill to amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act and the Federal Agriculture Improvement and Reform Act of 1996 to make the native sod provisions applicable to the United States and to modify those provisions, and for other purposes.

John Thune

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee

South Dakota

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

s1920

A bill to amend title 40, United States Code, to direct the Administrator of General Services to incorporate bird-safe building materials and design features into public buildings, and for other purposes.

Cory Booker

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

s1914

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act in order to strengthen rules in case of competition for diabetic testing strips, and for other purposes.

Mark Warner

Senate Finance Committee

Virginia

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

s1919

A bill to end the use of body-gripping traps in the National Wildlife Refuge System.

Cory Booker

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 4

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

s1918

A bill to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize a grant program to assist State and local law enforcement agencies in purchasing body-worn cameras and securely storing and maintaining recording data for law enforcement officers.

Brian Schatz

Senate Judiciary Committee

Hawaii

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 4 2017

sres281

A resolution urging the President of the United States to allow for the full public release of all remaining records pertaining to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy that are held by the National Archives and Records Administration and to reject any claims for the continued postponement of the full public release of those records

Charles Grassley

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Iowa

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6322)

Introduced Oct 4 2017

sres283

A resolution designating the week beginning October 15, 2017, as "National Character Counts Week".

Charles Grassley

Iowa

Cosponsors: 5

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6324-6325; text of measure as introduced: CR S6323)

Introduced Oct 4 2017

sres282

A resolution commending the National Archives and Records Administration and its staff for working to comply with the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Records Collection Act of 1992 and release all records related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy by October 26, 2017.

Charles Grassley

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Iowa

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6323)

Introduced Oct 4 2017

sres284

A resolution calling on Congress, schools, and State and local educational agencies to recognize the significant educational implications of dyslexia that must be addressed, and designating October 2017 as "National Dyslexia Awareness Month".

Bill Cassidy

Louisiana

Cosponsors: 6

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6325; text of measure as introduced: CR S6323)

Introduced Oct 3 2017

sres280

A resolution designating the week of October 2 through October 6, 2017, as "National Health Information Technology Week" to recognize the value of health information technology in transforming and improving the healthcare system for all people in the United States.

Debbie Stabenow

Senate Judiciary Committee

Michigan

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

sres279

A resolution reaffirming the commitment of the United States to promote democracy, human rights, and the rule of law in Cambodia.

John McCain

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Arizona

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

s1911

A bill to amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to transfer certain funds to the 1974 United Mine Workers of America Pension Plan, and for other purposes.

Joe Manchin III

Senate Finance Committee

West Virginia

Cosponsors: 9

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

s1906

A bill to posthumously award the Congressional Gold Medal to each of Glen Doherty, Tyrone Woods, J. Christopher Stevens, and Sean Smith in recognition of their contributions to the Nation.

Edward Markey

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Massachusetts

Cosponsors: 4

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

s1912

A bill to ensure that irresponsible corporate executives, rather than shareholders, pay fines and penalties.

Jack Reed

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Rhode Island

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

s1910

A bill to clarify membership requirements for the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Orrin Hatch

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Utah

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

s1907

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax relief for disaster areas, and for other purposes.

Bill Nelson

Senate Finance Committee

Florida

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

s1909

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a system to educate individuals approaching Medicare eligibility, to simplify and modernize the eligibility enrollment process, and for other purposes.

Bob Casey

Senate Finance Committee

Pennsylvania

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

s1908

A bill to streamline the employer reporting process and strengthen the eligibility verification process for the premium assistance tax credit and cost-sharing subsidy.

Mark Warner

Senate Finance Committee

Virginia

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 3 2017

sres280

A resolution designating the week of October 2 through October 6, 2017, as "National Health Information Technology Week" to recognize the value of health information technology in transforming and improving the healthcare system for all people in the United States.

Debbie Stabenow

Senate Judiciary Committee

Michigan

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6291-6292)

Introduced Oct 3 2017

sres279

A resolution reaffirming the commitment of the United States to promote democracy, human rights, and the rule of law in Cambodia.

John McCain

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Arizona

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6290-6291)

Introduced Oct 3 2017

s1912

A bill to ensure that irresponsible corporate executives, rather than shareholders, pay fines and penalties.

Jack Reed

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Rhode Island

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6290)

Introduced Oct 3 2017

s1907

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax relief for disaster areas, and for other purposes.

Bill Nelson

Senate Finance Committee

Florida

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 3 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6289-6290)

Introduced Oct 2 2017

sres278

A resolution expressing condolences to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and Hurricane Maria, commending the resiliency of the people of Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands, and expressing gratitude to other neighboring States willing to stand by the people of the affected areas during the relief and recovery efforts.

John Cornyn

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Texas

Cosponsors: 5

Latest Major Action

Oct 2 2017

Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Introduced Oct 2 2017

s1901

A bill to require global economic and political pressure to support diplomatic denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, including through the imposition of sanctions with respect to the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea and any enablers of the activities of that Government, and to reauthorize the North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004, and for other purposes.

Cory Gardner

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Colorado

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 2 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Introduced Oct 2 2017

s1902

A bill to specify the state of mind required for conviction for criminal offenses that lack an expressly identified state of mind, and for other purposes.

Orrin Hatch

Senate Judiciary Committee

Utah

Cosponsors: 4

Latest Major Action

Oct 2 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Oct 2 2017

s1904

A bill to promote the use of smart technologies and systems in communities, and for other purposes.

Maria Cantwell

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Washington

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 2 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Introduced Oct 2 2017

s1905

A bill to increase the number of States that may conduct Medicaid demonstration programs to improve access to community mental health services.

Debbie Stabenow

Senate Finance Committee

Michigan

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 2 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 2 2017

s1903

A bill to assist communities affected by stranded nuclear waste, and for other purposes.

Tammy Duckworth

Senate Finance Committee

Illinois

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 2 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Oct 2 2017

sres278

A resolution expressing condolences to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and Hurricane Maria, commending the resiliency of the people of Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands, and expressing gratitude to other neighboring States willing to stand by the people of the affected areas during the relief and recovery efforts.

John Cornyn

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Texas

Cosponsors: 5

Latest Major Action

Oct 2 2017

Referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6261-6262)

Introduced Sep 28 2017

sres273

A resolution expressing support for the designation of September 2017 as "Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month" in order to educate communities across the United States about sickle cell disease and the need for research, early detection methods, effective treatments, and preventative care programs with respect to sickle cell disease, complications from sickle cell disease, and conditions related to sickle cell disease.

Tim Scott

South Carolina

Cosponsors: 6

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6234; text: CR S6230)

Introduced Sep 28 2017

sres272

A resolution commemorating the 230th anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United States.

Ted Cruz

Texas

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6234; text: CR S6229-6230)

Introduced Sep 28 2017

sres274

A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Retirement Security Week, including raising public awareness of the various tax-preferred retirement vehicles, increasing personal financial literacy, and engaging the people of the United States on the keys to success in achieving and maintaining retirement security throughout their lifetimes.

Michael Enzi

Wyoming

Cosponsors: 4

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6234; text: CR S6230)

Introduced Sep 28 2017

sres270

A resolution designating September 2017 as "National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month".

Debbie Stabenow

Senate Judiciary Committee

Michigan

Cosponsors: 6

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6229)

Introduced Sep 28 2017

sres277

A resolution designating the week of September 25 through 29, 2017, as "National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week".

Patty Murray

Washington

Cosponsors: 7

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6234; text: CR S6231)

Introduced Sep 28 2017

sres275

A resolution congratulating Northeastern Illinois University on the sesquicentennial of the University.

Tammy Duckworth

Illinois

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6234; text: CR S6231)

Introduced Sep 28 2017

sres271

A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Community Gardening Awareness Week.

Tammy Duckworth

Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee

Illinois

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6229)

Introduced Sep 28 2017

sres276

A resolution designating September 2017 as "Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month".

Christopher Coons

Delaware

Cosponsors: 4

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6234; text: CR S6231)

Introduced Sep 28 2017

s1899

A bill to reauthorize and extend funding for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps.

Roy Blunt

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Missouri

Cosponsors: 9

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Introduced Sep 28 2017

s1894

A bill to exempt Puerto Rico from the coastwise laws of the United States (commonly known as the "Jones Act").

John McCain

Arizona

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6228)

Introduced Sep 28 2017

s1890

A bill to improve the understanding of, and promote access to treatment for, chronic kidney disease, and for other purposes.

Benjamin Cardin

Senate Finance Committee

Maryland

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6225; text of measure as introduced: CR S6225-6227)

Introduced Sep 28 2017

s1898

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to retroactively repeal the individual mandate for health insurance.

Steve Daines

Senate Finance Committee

Montana

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6228-6229)

Introduced Sep 28 2017

s1897

A bill to help small businesses access capital and create jobs by reauthorizing the successful State Small Business Credit Initiative.

Debbie Stabenow

Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee

Michigan

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Introduced Sep 28 2017

s1885

A bill to support the development of highly automated vehicle safety technologies, and for other purposes.

John Thune

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

South Dakota

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Introduced Sep 28 2017

s1900

A bill to require all persons who acquire, maintain, or use personal information to have in effect reasonable cybersecurity protections and practices whenever acquiring, maintaining, or using personal information in commerce, and for other purposes.

Richard Blumenthal

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Connecticut

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Introduced Sep 28 2017

s1893

A bill to amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to specify when bank holding companies may be subject to certain enhanced supervision, and for other purposes.

Claire McCaskill

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Missouri

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

Introduced Sep 28 2017

s1882

A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to require the Attorney General to make procurement quotas for opioid analgesics publicly available, and for other purposes.

Edward Markey

Senate Judiciary Committee

Massachusetts

Cosponsors: 5

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Sep 28 2017

s1888

A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to increase the maximum amount of a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment and to include an annual adjustment in accordance with the Consumer Price Index.

James Lankford

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Oklahoma

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Introduced Sep 28 2017

s1895

A bill to reauthorize the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act of 1996, and for other purposes.

Tom Udall

Senate Indian Affairs Committee

New Mexico

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

Introduced Sep 28 2017

s1886

A bill to amend subchapter I of chapter 31 of title 5, United States Code, to authorize agencies to make noncompetitive temporary and term appointments in the competitive service.

James Lankford

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Oklahoma

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Sep 28 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Introduced Sep 28 2017

s1894

A bill to exempt Puerto Rico from the coastwise laws of the United States (commonly known as the "Jones Act").

John McCain

Arizona

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 2 2017

Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 232.

Introduced Sep 28 2017

s1885

A bill to support the development of highly automated vehicle safety technologies, and for other purposes.

John Thune

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

South Dakota

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.

Introduced Sep 28 2017

s1888

A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to increase the maximum amount of a Voluntary Separation Incentive Payment and to include an annual adjustment in accordance with the Consumer Price Index.

James Lankford

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Oklahoma

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.

Introduced Sep 28 2017

s1886

A bill to amend subchapter I of chapter 31 of title 5, United States Code, to authorize agencies to make noncompetitive temporary and term appointments in the competitive service.

James Lankford

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Oklahoma

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.

Introduced Sep 28 2017

s1884

A bill to provide for joint reports by relevant Federal agencies to Congress regarding incidents of terrorism, and for other purposes.

Claire McCaskill

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Missouri

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.

Introduced Sep 28 2017

s1887

A bill to grant expedited hiring authority to the head of an agency to appoint college graduates and post-secondary students.

James Lankford

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Oklahoma

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.

Introduced Sep 27 2017

sres269

A resolution designating September 2017 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".

Robert Menendez

New Jersey

Cosponsors: 7

Latest Major Action

Sep 27 2017

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Introduced Sep 27 2017

s1872

A bill to authorize the programs of the Transportation Security Administration relating to transportation security, and for other purposes.

John Thune

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

South Dakota

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Sep 27 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Introduced Sep 27 2017

s1878

A bill to authorize the Department of Labor's voluntary protection program.

Michael Enzi

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Wyoming

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Sep 27 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Introduced Sep 27 2017

s1879

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the coverage of marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under part B of the Medicare program, and for other purposes.

John Barrasso

Senate Finance Committee

Wyoming

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Sep 27 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Sep 27 2017

s1874

A bill to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish certain demonstration grant programs relating to the demonstration of advanced distribution systems, smart water heaters, vehicle-to-grid integration, and granular retail electricity pricing, and for other purposes.

Ron Wyden

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Oregon

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Sep 27 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Introduced Sep 27 2017

s1870

A bill to amend the Victims of Crime Act of 1984 to secure urgent resources vital to Indian victims of crime, and for other purposes.

John Hoeven

Senate Indian Affairs Committee

North Dakota

Cosponsors: 7

Latest Major Action

Sep 27 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs.

Introduced Sep 27 2017

s1876

A bill to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a program to advance energy storage deployment by reducing the cost of energy storage through research, development, and demonstration, and for other purposes.

Ron Wyden

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Oregon

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Sep 27 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Introduced Sep 27 2017

s1880

A bill to reform our government, reduce the grip of special interest, and return our democracy to the American people by increasing transparency and oversight of our elections and government, reforming public financing for Presidential and Congressional elections, and requiring States to conduct Congressional redistricting through independent commissions, and for other purposes.

Tom Udall

Senate Finance Committee

New Mexico

Cosponsors: 14

Latest Major Action

Sep 27 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Sep 27 2017

s1869

A bill to reauthorize and rename the position of Whistleblower Ombudsman to be the Whistleblower Protection Coordinator.

Charles Grassley

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Iowa

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Sep 27 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Introduced Sep 27 2017

s1875

A bill to move the United States toward greater energy independence and security, to increase the flexibility, efficiency, and reliability of the electric grid, to increase the competitiveness of the United States economy, to protect consumers, and to improve the energy performance of the Federal Government, and for other purposes.

Ron Wyden

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Oregon

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Sep 27 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Introduced Sep 27 2017

s1877

A bill to jump-start economic recovery through the formation and growth of new businesses, and for other purposes.

Jerry Moran

Senate Judiciary Committee

Kansas

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Sep 27 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Introduced Sep 27 2017

s1872

TSA Modernization Act

John Thune

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

South Dakota

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.

Introduced Sep 27 2017

s1869

Whistleblower Protection Coordination Act

Charles Grassley

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Iowa

Cosponsors: 4

Latest Major Action

Oct 4 2017

Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.

Introduced Sep 26 2017

sres268

A resolution recognizing September 26, 2017, as "National Voter Registration Day".

Amy Klobuchar

Senate Rules and Administration Committee

Minnesota

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Sep 26 2017

Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6138-6139; text of measure as introduced: CR S6138-6139)

Introduced Sep 26 2017

s1859

A bill to extend the moratorium on the annual fee on health insurance providers.

Cory Gardner

Senate Finance Committee

Colorado

Cosponsors: 10

Latest Major Action

Sep 26 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Sep 26 2017

s1868

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax credits for energy storage technologies, and for other purposes.

Martin Heinrich

Senate Finance Committee

New Mexico

Cosponsors: 7

Latest Major Action

Sep 26 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Sep 26 2017

s1867

A bill to amend title 40, United States Code, to eliminate the sunset of certain provisions relating to information technology, to amend the Carl Levin and Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 to extend the sunset relating to the Federal Data Center Consolidation Initiative, and for other purposes.

Steve Daines

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Montana

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Sep 26 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Introduced Sep 26 2017

s1866

Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria Education Relief Act of 2017

Lamar Alexander

Tennessee

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Sep 26 2017

Introduced in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6137-6138, S6142-6143; text: CR S6142-6143)

Introduced Sep 26 2017

s1858

A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to empower the States to set the maximum annual percentage rates applicable to consumer credit transactions, and for other purposes.

Sheldon Whitehouse

Senate Finance Committee

Rhode Island

Cosponsors: 4

Latest Major Action

Sep 26 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

Introduced Sep 26 2017

s1862

A bill to amend the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to modify the criteria for determining whether countries are meeting the minimum standards for the elimination of human trafficking, and for other purposes.

Bob Corker

Senate Foreign Relations Committee

Tennessee

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Sep 26 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

Introduced Sep 26 2017

s1857

A bill to establish a compliance deadline of May 15, 2023, for Step 2 emissions standards for new residential wood heaters, new residential hydronic heaters, and forced-air furnaces.

Shelley Capito

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

West Virginia

Cosponsors: 3

Latest Major Action

Sep 26 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Introduced Sep 26 2017

s1860

A bill to amend section 203 of the Federal Power Act.

James Inhofe

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Oklahoma

Cosponsors: 1

Latest Major Action

Sep 26 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

Introduced Sep 26 2017

s1865

A bill to provide temporary direct hire authority for certain emergency response positions.

Marco Rubio

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Florida

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Sep 26 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Introduced Sep 26 2017

s1864

A bill to expand the use of open textbooks in order to achieve savings for students.

Richard Durbin

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Illinois

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Sep 26 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6136-6137)

Introduced Sep 26 2017

s1863

A bill to clarify that noncommercial species found entirely within the borders of a single State are not in interstate commerce or subject to regulation under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 or any other provision of law enacted as an exercise of the power of Congress to regulate interstate commerce.

Mike Lee

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Utah

Cosponsors: 2

Latest Major Action

Sep 26 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Introduced Sep 26 2017

s1861

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand personal saving and retirement savings coverage by enabling employees not covered by qualifying retirement plans to save for retirement through automatic IRA arrangements, and for other purposes.

Sheldon Whitehouse

Senate Finance Committee

Rhode Island

Cosponsors: 0

Latest Major Action

Sep 26 2017

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.