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Smart Savings Act

The Smart Savings Act made the default investment in the Thrift Savings Plan an age-appropriate target date asset allocation investment fund instead of the Government Securities Investment Fund. The bill was introduced in the House of Representat ...

                                               

Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act

The Space Launch Liability Indemnification Extension Act is a bill that would extend until December 31, 2014 the current limitation on liability of commercial space launch companies. Under the current system, the space launch company is liable fo ...

                                               

Temporary Debt Limit Extension Act

The Temporary Debt Limit Extension Act is a bill that would suspend the United States debt ceiling until March 15, 2015. There would be no statutory limit on the amount of money the government is allowed to borrow between now and then. The curren ...

                                               

To amend the National Law Enforcement Museum Act to extend the termination date

Pub.L. 113–102 is a United States Public Law that extends until November 9, 2016, the authority of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, a nonprofit organization, to construct a museum on federal lands within the District of Columb ...

                                               

Veterans Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2013

The Veterans Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2013 is a federal statute in the United States that increased the disability compensation rate for American veterans and their families. The rate increased by the same amount as the cost ...

                                               

Veterans Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2014

The Veterans Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2014 is a bill that would, beginning on December 1, 2014, increase the rates of veterans disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothing allowance for certai ...

                                               

Victims of Child Abuse Act Reauthorization Act of 2013

The Victims of Child Abuse Act Reauthorization Act of 2013 is a bill that would reauthorize the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990 and would authorize funding through 2018 to help child abuse victims. The funding is directed to Childrens Advocacy ...

                                               

Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013

The Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2013 is a water resources bill that would authorize the United States Army Corps of Engineers to do various water related projects, such as improvements to ports or flood protection. It was introd ...

                                               

World War II Memorial Prayer Act of 2013

The World War II Memorial Prayer Act of 2013 is a U.S. public law that directs the United States Secretary of the Interior to install at the World War II memorial in the District of Columbia a suitable plaque or an inscription with the words that ...

                                               

Department of Homeland Security Interoperable Communications Act

The Department of Homeland Security Interoperable Communications Act is a bill that would require the United States Department of Homeland Security, within 120 days of the bill’s enactment, to devise a strategy to improve communications among DHS ...

                                               

Protect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act

The bill urges the President Barack Obama at the time to establish an interagency coordinating committee to "advance executive branch efforts to protect and preserve international cultural property at risk from political instability, armed confli ...

                                               

Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act

The Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act is a bill that amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude volunteer hours of volunteer firefighters and emergency medical personnel from counting towards the calculation of the n ...

                                               

General Aviation Revitalization Act

The General Aviation Revitalization Act of 1994, also known by its initials GARA, is Public Law 103-298, an Act of Congress on Senate Bill S. 1458, amending the Federal Aviation Act of 1958. It was designed to overcome the effects of long-term li ...

                                               

Small Watershed Program

The Small Watershed Program is a program created under the Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Act, and 1 of 3 programs that are combined into the Watershed and Flood Prevention Operations Program. The Small Watershed Program is available i ...

                                               

Small Watershed Rehabilitation Program

Small Watershed Rehabilitation Program – The Grain Standards and Warehouse Improvement Act of 2000 authorized cost-sharing to rehabilitate aging structural measures that are part of water resources projects. The 2002 farm bill authorizes mandator ...

                                               

Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013

The Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013, also commonly referred to as "the farm bill," is one of two United States "farm bills" that were introduced in the 113th United States Congress. The Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 201 ...

                                               

Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015

The Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 is an appropriations bill for fiscal year 2015 that would provide funding for the United States Department of Agriculture and related ...

                                               

Albuquerque, New Mexico, Federal Land Conveyance Act of 2014

The Albuquerque, New Mexico, Federal Land Conveyance Act of 2014 is a bill that would direct the General Services Administration to sell a federal property in downtown Albuquerque, New Mexico, to the Amy Biehl High School Foundation for its fair ...

                                               

Amash–Conyers Amendment

The Amash–Conyers Amendment was a proposal to end the "NSAs blanket collection of Americans telephone records", sponsored by Justin Amash and John Conyers in the US House of Representatives. The measure was voted down, 217 to 205.

                                               

An Act to eliminate the 2013 statutory pay adjustment for Federal employees

An act to eliminate the 2013 statutory pay adjustment for Federal employees is a bill that was introduced into and passed by the United States House of Representatives in the 113th United States Congress. It was introduced by Rep. Ron DeSantis on ...

                                               

Baseline Reform Act of 2013

The Baseline Reform Act of 2013 is a bill that would change the way in which discretionary appropriations for individual accounts are projected in CBO’s baseline. Under H.R. 1871, projections of such spending would still be based on the current y ...

                                               

Better Buildings Act of 2014

The Better Buildings Act of 2014 is a bill that would amend federal law aimed at improving the energy efficiency of commercial office buildings. The bill would also create a program called "Tenant Star" similar to the existing Energy Star program ...

                                               

Bipartisan Sportsmens Act of 2014

The Bipartisan Sportsmens Act of 2014 is a bill related to hunting, fishing, and outdoor recreation in the United States. The bill was introduced in the United States Senate during the 113th United States Congress.

                                               

Bring Jobs Home Act

The Bring Jobs Home Act is a bill that would amend the Internal Revenue Code to grant business taxpayers a tax credit for up to 20% of insourcing expenses incurred for eliminating a business located outside the United States and relocating it wit ...

                                               

Budget and Accounting Transparency Act of 2014

The Budget and Accounting Transparency Act of 2014 is a bill that would modify the budgetary treatment of federal credit programs. The bill would require that the cost of direct loans or loan guarantees be recognized in the federal budget on a fa ...

                                               

Business Risk Mitigation and Price Stabilization Act of 2013

The Business Risk Mitigation and Price Stabilization Act of 2013 is a bill that passed the United States House of Representatives during the 113th United States Congress. The bill would exempt nonfinancial entities that enter into a swap or a sec ...

                                               

CHIMP Act Amendments of 2013

The CHIMP Act Amendments of 2013 is a bill that would modify the Public Health Service Act to allow the National Institutes of Health to spend a larger portion of their budget on funding the care of retired chimpanzees in chimp sanctuaries. The b ...

                                               

Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015

The Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 is an appropriations bill that would fund the United States Department of Commerce, the United States Department of Justice, and various related agencies. Those agencie ...

                                               

Corolla Wild Horses Protection Act

The Corolla Wild Horses Protection Act is a bill that was introduced into the 113th United States Congress, where it passed the United States House of Representatives. The bill would affect wild horses living in North Carolina.

                                               

Customer Protection and End User Relief Act

The Customer Protection and End User Relief Act was a bill that would have reauthorized the Commodity Futures Trading Commission through 2018 and amended some provisions of the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The bill w ...

                                               

Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015

The Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015 is an appropriations bill that would provide funding for the United States Department of Defense for fiscal year 2015 of approximately 1 billion. The bill was introduced in the House of Represent ...

                                               

Department of State Operations and Embassy Security Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2014

The Department of State Operations and Embassy Security Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2014 is a bill that was introduced in the United States House of Representatives during the 113th United States Congress. The bill would authorize.573.992.000 ...

                                               

Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2013

The Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2013 aims to make information on federal expenditures more easily available, accessible, and transparent. The bill would change reporting requirements about financial data and start a pilot progr ...

                                               

E-LABEL Act

The Enhance Labeling, Accessing, and Branding of Electronic Licenses Act of 2014 or the E-LABEL Act is a bill that would direct the Federal Communications Commission to allow manufacturers of electronic devices with a screen to display informatio ...

                                               

Electrify Africa Act of 2013

The Electrify Africa Act of 2013 is a bill that would direct the President to establish a multiyear strategy to assist countries in sub-Saharan Africa develop an appropriate mix of power solutions to provide sufficient electricity access to peopl ...

                                               

Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014

The Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2014 is a bill that would appropriate supplemental funds for FY2014 to specified federal agencies and programs to respond to the increased apprehensions of unaccompanied children and minors along the ...

                                               

Employee Health Care Protection Act of 2013

The Employee Health Care Protection Act of 2013 is a bill that would permit a health insurance issuer that has in effect health insurance coverage in the group market on any date during 2013 to continue offering such coverage for sale during 2014 ...

                                               

Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015

The Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 is a bill that would make appropriations for energy and water development and related agencies for FY2015. The bill would appropriate billion, which is only million le ...

                                               

ENFORCE the Law Act of 2014

The ENFORCE the Law Act of 2014 is a bill that would give the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate both the standing to sue the President of the United States in a federal district court to clarify a federal law in ...

                                               

Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act

The Ensuring Public Involvement in the Creation of National Monuments Act would amend the Antiquities Act of 1906 to subject national monument declarations by the President to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969. At present, the Preside ...

                                               

Equitable Access to Care and Health Act

The Equitable Access to Care and Health Act is a bill that would amend the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to minimum essential health care coverage requirements added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, to allow an additional ...

                                               

Essential Transportation Worker Identification Credential Assessment Act

The Essential Transportation Worker Identification Credential Assessment Act is a bill that would direct the United States Department of Homeland Security to assess the effectiveness of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential program. ...

                                               

Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014

The Expatriate Health Coverage Clarification Act of 2014 is a bill that would make a small modification to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to exempt health plans directed at and used by expatriates from the ACAs requirements. The b ...

                                               

Faithful Execution of the Law Act of 2014

The Faithful Execution of the Law Act of 2014 is a bill that would direct the United States Department of Justice to report to the United States Congress whenever any federal agency refrains from enforcing laws or regulations for any reason. In t ...

                                               

Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act

The Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act is a bill that would require the Environmental Protection Agency to modify the Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure rule, which regulates oil discharges into navigable waters and a ...

                                               

Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act

The Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act made changes to the ways the U.S. federal government buys and manages computer technology. It became law as a part of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 within fed ...

                                               

Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act

The Federal Lands Jobs and Energy Security Act is a bill that would require the Bureau of Land Management to establish certain fees for activities related to the development of oil and gas on federal lands. A portion of those amounts along with a ...

                                               

Federal Records Accountability Act of 2014

The Federal Records Accountability Act of 2014 is a bill that would change the record keeping requirements about some types of communications to ensure that information is not lost. The bill would make it easier to fire a person who willfully and ...

                                               

Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2014

The Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2014 is a bill that would amend the Internal Revenue Code to permanently extend and expand certain expired provisions that provided an enhanced tax deduction for businesses that donated their food inventory to ...

                                               

Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015

The Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015 is an appropriations bill for fiscal year 2015 that would provide funding for the United States Department of the Treasury, as we all as the United States federal courts, the ...