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Sportsmen’s Heritage And Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013

The Sportsmen’s Heritage And Recreational Enhancement Act of 2013 is an omnibus bill that covers several firearms, fishing, hunting, and federal land laws. H.R. 3590 would establish or amend certain laws related to the use of firearms and other r ...

                                               

Stewardship Contracting Reauthorization and Improvement Act

The Stewardship Contracting Reauthorization and Improvement Act is a bill introduced in the 113th Congress by U.S. Senator Jeff Flake. The bill would give the federal government more authority to enter into what are known as "forest stewardship c ...

                                               

Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act

The Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act is a bill that would amend the Dodd–Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. The Swaps Regulatory Improvement Act would improve the ability of banks to use swaps as a tool for hedging risk. If Dod ...

                                               

Taiwan Relations Act Affirmation and Naval Vessel Transfer Act of 2014

The Taiwan Relations Act Affirmation and Naval Vessel Transfer Act of 2014 is a bill that would allow the sale of several Oliver Hazard Perry-class frigates to Mexico, Thailand, and Taiwan. Four naval vessels would be sold to Taiwan for about mil ...

                                               

Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act

The Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act is a bill that would require government agencies to identify and describe each program they administer, the cost to administer those programs, expenditures for services, the number of program beneficiaries, and the ...

                                               

Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015

The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 is an appropriations bill that would provide funding for the United States Department of Transportation and the United States Department of Housing a ...

                                               

Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act

The Trauma Systems and Regionalization of Emergency Care Reauthorization Act is a bill that would amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize funding for public and private entities that provide trauma and emergency care services and for the ...

                                               

Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act of 2013

The Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act of 2013 is a bill that would reauthorize appropriations for Centers for Disease Control and Prevention projects to reduce the incidence of traumatic brain injury and projects related to track and mon ...

                                               

United States Customs and Border Protection Authorization Act

The United States Customs and Border Protection Authorization Act is a bill that would authorize the Customs and Border Protection and its mission and direct the CBP in the United States Department of Homeland Security to establish standard proce ...

                                               

United States International Communications Reform Act of 2014

The United States International Communications Reform Act of 2014 is a bill that would revise U.S. international broadcasting and communications structures, missions, and objectives. The bill would also replace the Broadcasting Board of Governors ...

                                               

United States–Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2013

The United States and Israel do not have a formal treaty of alliance, as the US does with other nations, and it is under no obligation to come to Israels defense. However, the US does refer to Israel and other nations without treaties as allies. ...

                                               

Veteran Access to Care Act of 2014

The Veteran Access to Care Act of 2014 is a bill that would allow United States veterans to receive their healthcare from non-VA facilities under certain conditions. The bill is a response to the Veterans Health Administration scandal of 2014, in ...

                                               

Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act of 2013

The Veteran Emergency Medical Technician Support Act of 2013 is a bill in the 113th United States Congress. The bill was introduced on January 14, 2013 by Rep. Adam Kinzinger. It passed the United States House of Representatives on February 12, 2 ...

                                               

Veterans Economic Opportunity Act of 2013

The Veterans Economic Opportunity Act of 2013, which was introduced as Veterans G.I. Bill Enrollment Clarification Act of 2013, is a bill that would make changes to several economic programs involving veterans. One provision would change how vete ...

                                               

Veterans Advisory Committee on Education Improvement Act of 2013

The Veterans Advisory Committee on Education Improvement Act of 2013 is a bill that would extend through the end of 2015 the Veterans Advisory Committee on Education. It would also change the composition of people sitting on that board by includi ...

                                               

Victims Protection Act of 2014

The Victims Protection Act of 2014 is a bill intended to help protect the victims of sexual assault in the military. The bill would allow victims to give a preferences as to whether they would prefers their cases take place in the military or in ...

                                               

Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014

The Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014 is a bill that would prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from implementing or enforcing certain proposed regulations regardi ...

                                               

Weather Forecasting Improvement Act of 2013

The Weather Forecasting Improvement Act of 2013 was a bill that intended to authorize appropriations over the 2014-2017 period for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to improve forecasting of severe weather events. The bill also ...

                                               

York River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2013

The York River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2013 is a bill that would require the National Park Service to study a segment of the York River in the state of Maine for potential addition to the Wild and Scenic Rivers System. The study would ...

                                               

Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization (AIRR) Act

The Aviation Innovation, Reform, and Reauthorization Act was a bill introduced on February 3, 2016 in the 114th Congress by Congressman Bill Shuster and Frank LoBiondo. Among other things, the bill would have privatized the American air traffic c ...

                                               

Commercial UAS Modernization Act

The Commercial UAS Modernization Act is a bill introduced in the 114th Congress by U.S. Senators Cory Booker and John Hoeven that would create temporary guidelines for the use of unmanned aircraft systems and regulations for the commercial drone ...

                                               

First Amendment Defense Act

The First Amendment Defense Act is a bill introduced into the United States House of Representatives and United States Senate on June 17, 2015. The Senate sponsor of the bill is Mike Lee, and the House sponsor is Raul Labrador. The bill aims to p ...

                                               

First Responder Anthrax Preparedness Act

The First Responder Anthrax Preparedness Act is a law introduced in the United States Senate by U.S. Senator Kelly Ayotte. The law will set up a pilot program that provides anthrax vaccines from the U.S. Strategic National Stockpile to first resp ...

                                               

Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act (LARA) of 2015

The Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2015 is legislation that amends Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to require judges to impose mandatory sanctions on attorneys, law firms, or parties who file frivolous "claims, defenses, and other ...

                                               

National Biodefense Strategy Act of 2016

The National Biodefense Strategy Act of 2016 is a bill introduced in the United States Senate by U.S. Senator Ron Johnson. The bill would amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 by requiring the government to change its current policy and program ...

                                               

Protecting Cyber Networks Act

The Protecting Cyber Networks Act is a bill introduced in the 114th Congress by Rep. Devin Nunes, chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. The legislation would allow companies and the government to share information conc ...

                                               

Tanning Tax Repeal Act of 2015

The Tanning Tax Repeal Act of 2015 was legislation introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman George Holding. The bill would repeal the national 10% tax on indoor tanning services. Congressman Holding introduced the bill as H. ...

                                               

Zika Authorization Plan Act of 2016

The Zika Authorization Plan Act of 2016 was a bill introduced in the second session of the United States 114th Congress by Representative Curt Clawson on February 12, 2016. The bill was prompted by the Zika virus health scare and was aimed at red ...

                                               

Broader Options for Americans Act

The Broader Options for Americans Act is a bill introduced in the United States House of Representatives in 2017. The bill is sponsored by U.S. Representative Pat Tiberi and enables selected individuals who lose their jobs to use tax credits offe ...

                                               

CREATES Act

The CREATES Act of 2019 is a U.S. federal law which includes measures intended to reduce prices and increase the competitiveness of generic pharmaceutical drugs. Originally standalone legislation sponsored by Patrick Leahy in the Senate and David ...

                                               

Drone Federalism Act of 2017

The Drone Federalism Act of 2017 is a bill introduced in the 115th Congress by U.S. Senators Tom Cotton, Dianne Feinstein, Mike Lee, and Richard Blumenthal on May 25, 2017. The bill would "affirm state regulatory authority regarding the operation ...

                                               

Land and Water Conservation Fund Reauthorization and Fairness Act

The Land and Water Conservation Fund Reauthorization and Fairness Act is a bill of the United States Congress that was introduced on 12 January 2017 by Rep. Raul M. Grijalva but not enacted. On 20 December 2018, it was placed on the Union Calenda ...

                                               

Member and Employee Training and Oversight On Congress Act

The Member and Employee Training and Oversight On Congress Act, abbreviated as the Me Too Congress Act, was a bill put forward to Congress on 15 November 2017 by Rep. Jackie Speier and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. it was in response to the Weinstein ...

                                               

Promoting Resilience and Efficiency in Preparing for Attacks and Responding to Emergencies (PREPARE) Act of 2017

The Promoting Resilience and Efficiency in Preparing for Attacks and Responding to Emergencies Act, or PREPARE Act, of 2017 is a bill introduced in the United States House of Representatives by U.S. Representative Dan Donovan. The bill would assi ...

                                               

Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act

The Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act is a proposed United States law that would impose restrictions on the firing of a special counsel appointed by the United States Attorney General.

                                               

Gangbuster Bill

The Gangbuster Bill, formally known as the "Gang Deterrence and Community Protection Act of 2005", was a proposed piece of legislation in the U.S. Congress.

                                               

Smarter Sentencing Act of 2015

The Smarter Sentencing Act of 2015 was the re-introduction of The Smarter Sentencing Act of 2013 in which both the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate had versions drafted. The House of Representatives version was ...

                                               

American SAFE Act of 2015

The SAFE Act was a United States legislative proposal for Syrian and Iraqi refugees that would require extra background investigation before entry into the US. Additional procedures to allow for each refugee The Department of Homeland Security, F ...

                                               

Immigration Innovation Act of 2015

Immigration Innovation Act of 2015 or the I-Squared Act of 2015 was an immigration reform bill introduced in the United States Senate on January 13, 2015, by Senator Orrin G. Hatch. The bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965 to e ...

                                               

Security Through Regularized Immigration and a Vibrant Economy Act of 2007

The Security Through Regularized Immigration and a Vibrant Economy Act of 2007 or STRIVE Act of 2007 is proposed United States legislation designed to address the problem of illegal immigration, introduced into the United States House of Represen ...

                                               

Stopping Trained in America PhDs From Leaving the Economy Act

Jeff Flake, the U.S. Representative for Arizonas 6th congressional district, introduced in 2009 the Stopping Trained in America PhDs From Leaving the Economy Act. If passed, this act will grant Green Cards to students who have received PhDs from ...

                                               

List of intellectual property legislation proposed in the United States Congress

This is a list of proposed legislation currently or formerly pending in either house of the United States Congress that would change intellectual property laws in the United States if enacted. Bills still pending as of the end of a Congress were ...

                                               

Employee Rights Act

The Employee Rights Act, or ERA, is a bill re-introduced to the 115th Congress in the United States Senate on September 7, 2017 by Sen. Orrin G. Hatch and 14 co-sponsors. The bill was referred to the United States Senate Committee on Health, Educ ...

                                               

Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2019

The Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2019 is a bill in the United States House of Representatives that proposes a fee on carbon at the point of extraction to encourage market-driven innovation of clean energy technologies to reduce gr ...

                                               

List of Speakers of the Maine House of Representatives

The Speaker of the Maine House of Representatives is the speaker and presiding officer of the Maine House of Representatives, the lower house of the Maine Legislature.

                                               

List of Speakers of the Michigan House of Representatives

This is a complete list of the Speakers of the Michigan House of Representatives. Elected by the Members of the House, the Speaker is the presiding officer of that body. In addition to duties as chair, the adopted rules of the House of Representa ...

                                               

List of Speakers of the New York State Assembly

The Speaker of the New York State Assembly is the highest official in the New York State Assembly, customarily elected from the ranks of the majority party. As in most countries with a British heritage, the speaker presides over the lower house o ...

                                               

List of Speakers of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives

The speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives holds the oldest statewide elected office in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Since its first session under the Frame of Government in 1682, presided over by William Penn, over 130 House m ...

                                               

1788 and 1789 United States House of Representatives elections

Elections to the United States House of Representatives for the 1st Congress were held in 1788 and 1789, coinciding with the election of George Washington as first President of the United States. The dates and methods of election were set by the ...

                                               

1788–1789 United States House of Representatives elections in Massachusetts

Massachusetts law required a majority vote, necessitating additional votes if no one won a majority. This was necessary in 4 of the districts. In the fourth district, The first election in the district was partly a reflection of the rivalry betwe ...