Construction & Public Works

TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Government Neutrality in Contracting Act H.R. 1671 (114th) MulvaneySupportNo
To preserve open competition and Federal Government neutrality towards the labor relations of Federal Government contractors on Federal and federally funded construction projects. (by More
To preserve open competition and Federal Government neutrality towards the labor relations of Federal Government contractors on Federal and federally funded construction projects. (by CRS) Hide
Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015 H.R. 185 (114th) GoodlatteSupportNo
To reform the process by which Federal agencies analyze and formulate new regulations and guidance documents. (by CRS)
Water in the 21st Century Act H.R. 291 (114th) NapolitanoSupportNo
To establish a WaterSense program, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Responsibly And Professionally Invigorating Development Act of 2015 H.R. 348 (114th) MarinoSupportNo
To provide for improved coordination of agency actions in the preparation and adoption of environmental documents for permitting determinations, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for improved coordination of agency actions in the preparation and adoption of environmental documents for permitting determinations, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
America's Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2015 H.R. 636 (114th) TiberiSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend increased expensing limitations, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend increased expensing limitations, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
National Multimodal Freight Policy and Investment Act S. 1680 (114th) CantwellSupportNo
A bill to improve the condition and performance of the national multimodal freight network, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Water in the 21st Century Act S. 176 (114th) BoxerSupportNo
A bill to advance integrated water management and development through innovation, resiliency, conservation, and efficiency in the 21st century, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to advance integrated water management and development through innovation, resiliency, conservation, and efficiency in the 21st century, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Federal Permitting Improvement Act of 2015 S. 280 (114th) PortmanSupportNo
A bill to improve the efficiency, management, and interagency coordination of the Federal permitting process through reforms overseen by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and for… More
A bill to improve the efficiency, management, and interagency coordination of the Federal permitting process through reforms overseen by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Government Neutrality in Contracting Act S. 71 (114th) VitterSupportNo
A bill to preserve open competition and Federal Government neutrality towards the labor relations of Federal Government contractors on Federal and federally funded construction projects. (by… More
A bill to preserve open competition and Federal Government neutrality towards the labor relations of Federal Government contractors on Federal and federally funded construction projects. (by CRS) Hide
Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2013 H.R. 1493 (113th) CollinsSupportNo
To impose certain limitations on consent decrees and settlement agreements by agencies that require the agencies to take regulatory action in accordance with the terms thereof, and for other… More
To impose certain limitations on consent decrees and settlement agreements by agencies that require the agencies to take regulatory action in accordance with the terms thereof, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorization of 2014 H.R. 1786 (113th) NeugebauerSupportNo
To reauthorize the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Safe Building Code Incentive Act of 2013 H.R. 1878 (113th) Diaz-BalartSupportNo
To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to enhance existing programs providing mitigation assistance by encouraging States to adopt and actively enforce State… More
To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to enhance existing programs providing mitigation assistance by encouraging States to adopt and actively enforce State building codes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2013 H.R. 2542 (113th) BachusSupportNo
To amend chapter 6 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Regulatory Flexibility Act), to ensure complete analysis of potential impacts on small entities of rules, and for other… More
To amend chapter 6 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Regulatory Flexibility Act), to ensure complete analysis of potential impacts on small entities of rules, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Northern Route Approval Act H.R. 3 (113th) TerrySupportNo
To approve the construction, operation, and maintenance of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2014 H.R. 3080 (113th) ShusterSupportYes
To provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Government Neutrality in Contracting Act H.R. 436 (113th) HarrisSupportNo
To preserve open competition and Federal Government neutrality towards the labor relations of Federal Government contractors on Federal and federally funded construction projects. (by More
To preserve open competition and Federal Government neutrality towards the labor relations of Federal Government contractors on Federal and federally funded construction projects. (by CRS) Hide
America's Small Business Tax Relief Act of 2014 H.R. 4457 (113th) TiberiSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend increased expensing limitations, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend increased expensing limitations, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Stop Corporate Inversions Act of 2014 H.R. 4679 (113th) LevinSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rules relating to inverted corporations. (by CRS)
To Require the Secretary of Energy to Prepare a Report on the Impact of Thermal Insulation on Both Energy and Water Use for Potable Hot Water. H.R. 4801 (113th) KinzingerSupportNo
To require the Secretary of Energy to prepare a report on the impact of thermal insulation on both energy and water use for potable hot water. (by More
To require the Secretary of Energy to prepare a report on the impact of thermal insulation on both energy and water use for potable hot water. (by CRS) Hide
Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 H.R. 5021 (113th) CampSupportYes
To provide an extension of Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and other programs funded out of the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide an extension of Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and other programs funded out of the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Water Infrastructure Resiliency and Sustainability Act of 2013 H.R. 765 (113th) CappsSupportNo
To authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program of awarding grants to owners or operators of water systems to increase resiliency or adaptability of the… More
To authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program of awarding grants to owners or operators of water systems to increase resiliency or adaptability of the systems to any ongoing or forecasted changes to the hydrologic conditions of a region of the United States. (by CRS) Hide
Pathway for SGR Reform Act of 2013 H.J.Res. 59 (113th) RogersSupportYes
Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2013 S. 1084 (113th) UdallSupportNo
A bill to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to establish the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy as the lead Federal agency for coordinating Federal, State, and local… More
A bill to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to establish the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy as the lead Federal agency for coordinating Federal, State, and local assistance provided to promote the energy retrofitting of schools. (by CRS) Hide
Government Neutrality in Contracting Act S. 109 (113th) VitterSupportNo
A bill to preserve open competition and Federal Government neutrality towards the labor relations of Federal Government contractors on Federal and federally funded construction projects. (by… More
A bill to preserve open competition and Federal Government neutrality towards the labor relations of Federal Government contractors on Federal and federally funded construction projects. (by CRS) Hide
MAP-21 Reauthorization Act S. 2322 (113th) BoxerSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize Federal-aid highway and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Stop Corporate Inversions Act of 2014 S. 2360 (113th) LevinSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rules relating to inverted corporations. (by CRS)
DISCLOSE Act of 2014 S. 2516 (113th) WhitehouseOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other… More
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act of 2013 S. 601 (113th) BoxerSupportNo
A bill to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct various projects for improvements to rivers and harbors of… More
A bill to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, to authorize the Secretary of the Army to construct various projects for improvements to rivers and harbors of the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2013 S. 714 (113th) GrassleySupportNo
A bill to impose certain limitations on consent decrees and settlement agreements by agencies that require the agencies to take regulatory action in accordance with the terms thereof, and for other… More
A bill to impose certain limitations on consent decrees and settlement agreements by agencies that require the agencies to take regulatory action in accordance with the terms thereof, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Safe Building Code Incentive Act of 2013 S. 905 (113th) MenéndezSupportNo
A bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to enhance existing programs providing mitigation assistance by encouraging States to adopt and actively enforce… More
A bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to enhance existing programs providing mitigation assistance by encouraging States to adopt and actively enforce State building codes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Safe Building Code Incentive Act of 2013 S. 924 (113th) MenéndezSupportNo
A bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to enhance existing programs providing mitigation assistance by encouraging States to adopt and actively enforce… More
A bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to enhance existing programs providing mitigation assistance by encouraging States to adopt and actively enforce State building codes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
A Joint Resolution Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the United States Relating to Contributions and Expenditures Intended to Affect Elections. S.J.Res. 19 (113th) UdallOpposeNo
A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections. (by More
A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections. (by CRS) Hide
Realize America's Maritime Promise Act H.R. 104 (112th) BoustanySupportNo
To ensure that amounts credited to the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund are used for harbor maintenance. (by CRS)
Recycling Coal Combustion Residuals Accessibility Act of 2011 H.R. 1391 (112th) McKinleySupportNo
To prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating fossil fuel combustion waste under subtitle C of the Solid Waste Disposal Act. (by More
To prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating fossil fuel combustion waste under subtitle C of the Solid Waste Disposal Act. (by CRS) Hide
Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011 H.R. 1860 (112th) SmithSupportNo
To promote neutrality, simplicity, and fairness in the taxation of digital goods and digital services. (by CRS)
Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act H.R. 2273 (112th) McKinleySupportNo
To amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to facilitate recovery and beneficial use, and provide for the proper management and disposal, of materials generated by the combustion of coal and… More
To amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to facilitate recovery and beneficial use, and provide for the proper management and disposal, of materials generated by the combustion of coal and other fossil fuels. (by CRS) Hide
Protecting Jobs From Government Interference Act H.R. 2587 (112th) ScottSupportNo
To prohibit the National Labor Relations Board from ordering any employer to close, relocate, or transfer employment under any circumstance. (by More
To prohibit the National Labor Relations Board from ordering any employer to close, relocate, or transfer employment under any circumstance. (by CRS) Hide
Water Infrastructure Resiliency and Sustainability Act of 2011 H.R. 2738 (112th) CappsSupportNo
To authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program of awarding grants to owners or operators of water systems to increase resiliency or adaptability of the… More
To authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program of awarding grants to owners or operators of water systems to increase resiliency or adaptability of the systems to any ongoing or forecasted changes to the hydrologic conditions of a region of the United States. (by CRS) Hide
Security in Bonding Act of 2012 H.R. 3534 (112th) HannaSupportNo
To amend title 31, United States Code, to revise requirements related to assets pledged by a surety, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 31, United States Code, to revise requirements related to assets pledged by a surety, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Disclosure of Information on Spending on Campaigns Leads to Open and Secure Elections Act of 2012 H.R. 4010 (112th) Van HollenOpposeNo
To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other entities, and for other purposes. (by… More
To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other entities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Smart Energy Act H.R. 4017 (112th) BassSupportNo
To promote efficient energy use in the Federal and private sectors, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2012 H.R. 4078 (112th) GriffinSupportNo
To provide that no agency may take any significant regulatory action until the unemployment rate is equal to or less than 6.0 percent. (by More
To provide that no agency may take any significant regulatory action until the unemployment rate is equal to or less than 6.0 percent. (by CRS) Hide
Keeping Politics Out of Federal Contracting Act of 2011 S. 1100 (112th) CollinsSupportNo
A bill to amend title 41, United States Code, to prohibit inserting politics into the Federal acquisition process by prohibiting the submission of political contribution information as a condition of… More
A bill to amend title 41, United States Code, to prohibit inserting politics into the Federal acquisition process by prohibiting the submission of political contribution information as a condition of receiving a Federal contract. (by CRS) Hide
Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act S. 1751 (112th) HoevenSupportNo
A bill to amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to facilitate recovery and beneficial use, and provide for the proper management and disposal, of materials generated by the combustion of… More
A bill to amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to facilitate recovery and beneficial use, and provide for the proper management and disposal, of materials generated by the combustion of coal and other fossil fuels. (by CRS) Hide
Transportation Research and Innovative Technology Act of 2012 S. 1813 (112th) BoxerSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize Federal-aid highway and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
DISCLOSE Act of 2012 S. 2219 (112th) WhitehouseOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other… More
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
DISCLOSE Act of 2012 S. 3369 (112th) WhitehouseOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other… More
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Harbor Maintenance Act of 2011 S. 412 (112th) LevinSupportNo
A bill to ensure that amounts credited to the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund are used for harbor maintenance. (by CRS)
Payroll Fraud Prevention Act S. 770 (112th) BrownSupportNo
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to ensure that employees are not misclassified as non-employees, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to ensure that employees are not misclassified as non-employees, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Notice Pleading Restoration Act of 2009 S. 1504 (111th) SpecterOpposeNo
The intent of this bill if to effectively overturn two recent Supreme Court decisions, Iqbal v. Ashcroft and Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly. These decisions made pleading requirements, which must be… More
The intent of this bill if to effectively overturn two recent Supreme Court decisions, Iqbal v. Ashcroft and Bell Atlantic Corp. v. Twombly. These decisions made pleading requirements, which must be met in order to bring a case to court, more stringent and difficult to meet. The bill has led to some strange bedfellows opposing it. The Chamber of Commerce released a letter signed by other large business organizations, but also groups devoted to civil justice. The NAACP testified in favor of the bill, and the National Senior Citizen Law Center wrote a letter in support. (by CRS) Hide
Create Jobs and Save Benefits Act of 2010 S. 3157 (111th) CaseySupportNo
A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow time for pensions to fund benefit obligations in light of economic circumstances in… More
A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow time for pensions to fund benefit obligations in light of economic circumstances in the financial markets of 2008, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Fair Pay Restoration Act S. 1843 (110th) KennedyOpposeNo
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to clarify that an unlawful practice occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to a… More
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to clarify that an unlawful practice occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act H.R. 5684 (109th) BoehnerSupportYes
To implement the United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement. (by CRS)