Congress Considering Bill to Block Soy, Almond Producers From Milking Dairy Benefits

February 24, 2017 -- Soy and almond milk producers may have to do their crying over spilt plant-based beverages if industry-backed legislation sponsored by a pair of dairy state lawmakers attracts more support in Congress.

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H.R. 7 (115th) - No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2017

Civil rights and liberties, minority issues

The bill was voted on in the House on January 24, 2017

To prohibit taxpayer funded abortions.

House Vote: On Passage PASSED on January 24, 2017 voted YES: 238voted NO: 183
23% more $
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H.J.Res. 43 (115th) - Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Final Rule Submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services Relating to Compliance with Title X Requirements by Project Recipients in Selecting Subrecipients.

Health

The bill was voted on in the House on February 16, 2017

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients.

House Vote: On Passage PASSED on February 16, 2017 voted YES: 230voted NO: 188
4.1 times as much $
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H.R. 238 (115th) - Commodity End-User Relief Act

Finance and financial sector

The bill was voted on in the House on January 12, 2017

To reauthorize the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, to better protect futures customers, to provide end-users with market certainty, to make basic reforms to ensure transparency and accountability at the Commission, to help farmers, ranchers, and end-users manage risks, to help keep consumer costs low, and for other purposes.

House Vote: On Passage PASSED on January 12, 2017 voted YES: 239voted NO: 182
35% more $
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H.R. 387 (115th) - Email Privacy Act

Crime and law enforcement

The bill was voted on in the House on February 5, 2017

To amend title 18, United States Code, to update the privacy protections for electronic communications information that is stored by third-party service providers in order to protect consumer privacy interests while meeting law enforcement needs, and for other purposes.

House Vote: On Passage PASSED on February 6, 2017 voted YES: 433voted NO: 0
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H.J.Res. 36 (115th) - Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Final Rule of the Bureau of Land Management Relating to "Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation".

Energy

The bill was voted on in the House on February 3, 2017

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Bureau of Land Management relating to "Waste Prevention, Production Subject to Royalties, and Resource Conservation".

House Vote: On Passage PASSED on February 3, 2017 voted YES: 221voted NO: 191
6% more $
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H.R. 5 (115th) - Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017

Government operations and politics

The bill was voted on in the House on January 11, 2017

To reform the process by which Federal agencies analyze and formulate new regulations and guidance documents, to clarify the nature of judicial review of agency interpretations, to ensure complete analysis of potential impacts on small entities of rules, and for other purposes.

House Vote: On Passage PASSED on January 11, 2017 voted YES: 238voted NO: 183
172% more $
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H.R. 26 (115th) - Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017

Government operations and politics

The bill was voted on in the House on January 5, 2017

To amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that major rules of the executive branch shall have no force or effect unless a joint resolution of approval is enacted into law.

House Vote: On Passage PASSED on January 5, 2017 voted YES: 237voted NO: 187
8% more $
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H.R. 21 (115th) - Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017

Government operations and politics

The bill was voted on in the House on January 4, 2017

To amend chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, to provide for en bloc consideration in resolutions of disapproval for "midnight rules", and for other purposes.

House Vote: On Passage PASSED on January 4, 2017 voted YES: 238voted NO: 184
4.4 times as much $
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