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  • H.R. 5475

    To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the care provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to newborn children.

    To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the care provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to newborn children.

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  • H.RES. 727

    Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to remove Federal Government obstacles to the production of more domestic energy; to ensure transport of that energy reliably to businesses, consumers, and other end users; to lower the cost of energy to consumers; to enable manufacturers and other businesses to access domestically produced energy affordably and reliably in order to create and sustain more secure and well-paying American jobs; and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4) to make revisions to Federal law to improve the conditions necessary for economic growth and job creation, and for other purposes; and providing for proceedings during the period from September 22, 2014, through November 11, 2014.

    Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to remove Federal Government obstacles to the production of more domestic energy; to ensure transport of that energy reliably to businesses, consumers, and other end users; to lower the cost of energy to consumers; to enable manufacturers and other businesses to access domestically produced energy affordably and reliably in order to create and sustain more secure and well-paying American jobs; and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4) to make revisions to Federal law to improve the conditions necessary for economic growth and job creation, and for other purposes; and providing for proceedings during the period from September 22, 2014, through November 11, 2014.

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    Sep 16, 2014 Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 141.
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    Sep 16, 2014 The House Committee on Rules reported an original measure, H. Rept. 113-601, by Mr. Sessions.
  • H.J.RES. 125

    Authorization for Use of Military Force Against ISIL Resolution

    To authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against the terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ("ISIL").

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  • H.RES. 726

    Strongly supporting the right of the people of Ukraine to freely determine their future, including their country's relationship with other nations and international organizations, without interference, intimidation, or coercion by other countries.

    Strongly supporting the right of the people of Ukraine to freely determine their future, including their country's relationship with other nations and international organizations, without interference, intimidation, or coercion by other countries.

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  • S. 2812

    A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish a simplified income-driven repayment plan, and for other purposes.

    A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish a simplified income-driven repayment plan, and for other purposes.

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  • S.RES. 546

    A resolution congratulating Indonesia's President-elect Joko Widodo on his electoral victory and commending the people of Indonesia on their commitment to democracy and free and fair elections.

    A resolution congratulating Indonesia's President-elect Joko Widodo on his electoral victory and commending the people of Indonesia on their commitment to democracy and free and fair elections.

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  • S.RES. 547

    A resolution designating the week beginning September 14, 2014, as National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week.

    A resolution designating the week beginning September 14, 2014, as National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week.

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    Sep 16, 2014 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
  • S.RES. 548

    A resolution designating November 29, 2014, as "Small Business Saturday" and supporting efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses.

    A resolution designating November 29, 2014, as "Small Business Saturday" and supporting efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses.

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    Sep 16, 2014 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
  • S.RES. 549

    A resolution designating October 26, 2014, as Day of the Deployed.

    A resolution designating October 26, 2014, as Day of the Deployed.

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    Sep 16, 2014 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
  • S.RES. 550

    A resolution commemorating the 200th anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner".

    A resolution commemorating the 200th anniversary of "The Star-Spangled Banner".

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    Sep 16, 2014 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
  • S. 2807

    Death in Custody Reporting Act of 2013

    A bill to encourage States to report to the Attorney General certain information regarding the deaths of individuals in the custody of law enforcement agencies, and for other purposes.

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  • H.R. 5462

    To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for limitations on the fees charged to passengers of air carriers.

    To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for limitations on the fees charged to passengers of air carriers.

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  • H.R. 5461

    To clarify the application of certain leverage and risk-based requirements under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to improve upon the definitions provided for points and fees in connection with a mortgage transaction, and for other purposes.

    To clarify the application of certain leverage and risk-based requirements under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, to improve upon the definitions provided for points and fees in connection with a mortgage transaction, and for other purposes.

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    Sep 16, 2014 Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 327 - 97 (Vote 502).
  • H.RES. 722

    Providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 124) making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.

    Providing for consideration of the joint resolution (H.J. Res. 124) making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2015, and for other purposes.

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    Sep 16, 2014 Passed/agreed to in House: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 221 - 192 (Vote 499).
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    Sep 15, 2014 Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 140.
    Sep 15, 2014 The House Committee on Rules reported an original measure, H. Rept. 113-600, by Mr. Cole.
  • S. 2802

    A bill to amend the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 and the Educational Technical Assistance Act of 2002 to strengthen research in adult education.

    A bill to amend the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 and the Educational Technical Assistance Act of 2002 to strengthen research in adult education.

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  • S.RES. 544

    A resolution designating the year of 2014 as the "International Year of Family Farming".

    A resolution designating the year of 2014 as the "International Year of Family Farming".

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    Sep 15, 2014 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
  • H.R. 2

    American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act

    To remove Federal Government obstacles to the production of more domestic energy; to ensure transport of that energy reliably to businesses, consumers, and other end users; to lower the cost of energy to consumers; to enable manufacturers and other businesses to access domestically produced energy affordably and reliably in order to create and sustain more secure and well-paying American jobs; and for other purposes.

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  • H.RES. 723

    Recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States.

    Recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States.

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  • S. 2792

    Apprenticeship and Jobs Training Act of 2014

    A bill to establish a tax credit for on-site apprenticeship programs, and for other purposes.

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  • S.RES. 542

    A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Save for Retirement Week, including raising public awareness of the various tax-preferred retirement vehicles and increasing personal financial literacy.

    A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Save for Retirement Week, including raising public awareness of the various tax-preferred retirement vehicles and increasing personal financial literacy.

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    Sep 11, 2014 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
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