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TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015 H.R. 1105 (114th) BradySupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Innocent Sellers Fairness Act H.R. 1199 (114th) FarentholdSupportNo
To prevent undue disruption of interstate commerce by limiting civil actions brought against persons whose only role with regard to a product in the stream of commerce is as a lawful seller of the… More
To prevent undue disruption of interstate commerce by limiting civil actions brought against persons whose only role with regard to a product in the stream of commerce is as a lawful seller of the product. (by CRS) Hide
Energy Savings and Building Efficiency Act of 2015 H.R. 1273 (114th) BlackburnSupportNo
To promote energy savings in residential and commercial buildings and industry, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015 H.R. 1314 (114th) MeehanOpposeYes
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a right to an administrative appeal relating to adverse determinations of tax-exempt status of certain organizations. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a right to an administrative appeal relating to adverse determinations of tax-exempt status of certain organizations. (by CRS) Hide
To Amend the Commodity Exchange Act and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to Specify How Clearing Requirements Apply to Certain Affiliate Transactions, and for Other Purposes. H.R. 1317 (114th) MooreSupportNo
To amend the Commodity Exchange Act and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to specify how clearing requirements apply to certain affiliate transactions, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Commodity Exchange Act and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to specify how clearing requirements apply to certain affiliate transactions, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Regulatory Integrity Protection Act of 2015 H.R. 1732 (114th) ShusterSupportNo
To preserve existing rights and responsibilities with respect to waters of the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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)
E-Access Act H.R. 1980 (114th) WelchSupportNo
To enhance consumer access to electricity information and allow for the adoption of innovative products and services to help consumers manage their energy usage. (by More
To enhance consumer access to electricity information and allow for the adoption of innovative products and services to help consumers manage their energy usage. (by CRS) Hide
Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters Act of 2015 H.R. 2045 (114th) BurgessSupportNo
To provide that certain bad faith communications in connection with the assertion of a United States patent are unfair or deceptive acts or practices, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide that certain bad faith communications in connection with the assertion of a United States patent are unfair or deceptive acts or practices, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2015 H.R. 2177 (114th) McKinleySupportNo
To promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
FAST Act H.R. 22 (114th) DavisSupportYes
An act to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes. (by More
An act to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Commodity End-User Relief Act H.R. 2289 (114th) ConawaySupportNo
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… More
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. (by CRS) Hide
Lead Exposure Reduction Amendments Act of 2015 H.R. 2328 (114th) CramerSupportNo
To amend the Toxic Substances Control Act relating to lead-based paint renovation and remodeling activities. (by CRS)
Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act H.R. 2576 (114th) ShimkusSupportYes
To modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 H.R. 26 (114th) NeugebauerSupportYes
To extend the termination date of the Terrorism Insurance Program established under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002, and for other purposes. (by More
To extend the termination date of the Terrorism Insurance Program established under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Emergency Wildfire and Forest Management Act of 2016 H.R. 2647 (114th) WestermanSupportNo
To expedite under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and improve forest management activities on National Forest System lands, on public lands under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land… More
To expedite under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 and improve forest management activities on National Forest System lands, on public lands under the jurisdiction of the Bureau of Land Management, and on tribal lands to return resilience to overgrown, fire-prone forested lands, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Remote Transactions Parity Act of 2015 H.R. 2775 (114th) ChaffetzSupportNo
To grant States authority to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws on remote transactions, and for other purposes. (by More
To grant States authority to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws on remote transactions, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Small Business Healthcare Relief Act H.R. 2911 (114th) BoustanySupportNo
To provide an exception from certain group health plan requirements to allow small businesses to use pre-tax dollars to assist employees in the purchase of policies in the individual health insurance… More
To provide an exception from certain group health plan requirements to allow small businesses to use pre-tax dollars to assist employees in the purchase of policies in the individual health insurance market, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
RAPID Act 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
Safe, Flexible, and Efficient Trucking Act of 2015 H.R. 3488 (114th) RibbleSupportNo
To amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to vehicle weight limitations applicable to the Interstate System, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to vehicle weight limitations applicable to the Interstate System, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Positive Train Control Enforcement and Implementation Act of 2015 H.R. 3651 (114th) ShusterSupportNo
To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for the extension of certain deadlines related to positive train control, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for the extension of certain deadlines related to positive train control, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2015 H.R. 4188 (114th) HunterSupportYes
To authorize appropriations for the Coast Guard for fiscal years 2016 and 2017, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Protecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act H.R. 4773 (114th) WalbergSupportNo
To require the Secretary of Labor to nullify the proposed rule regarding defining and delimiting the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees, to… More
To require the Secretary of Labor to nullify the proposed rule regarding defining and delimiting the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees, to require the Secretary of Labor to conduct a full and complete economic analysis with improved economic data on small businesses, nonprofit employers, Medicare or Medicaid dependent health care providers, and small governmental jurisdictions, and all other employers, and minimize the impact on such employers, before promulgating any substantially similar rule, and to provide a rule of construction regarding the salary threshold exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2016 H.R. 4775 (114th) OlsonSupportNo
To facilitate efficient State implementation of ground-level ozone standards, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2015 H.R. 527 (114th) ChabotSupportNo
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
Small Business Health Care Relief Act of 2016 H.R. 5447 (114th) BoustanySupportNo
To provide an exception from certain group health plan requirements for qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements. (by More
To provide an exception from certain group health plan requirements for qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements. (by CRS) Hide
Overtime Reform and Enhancement Act H.R. 5813 (114th) SchraderSupportNo
To direct the Secretary of Labor to revise rules relating to changes to the exemptions from overtime pay requirements for certain employees to provide a gradual schedule for such changes, and for… More
To direct the Secretary of Labor to revise rules relating to changes to the exemptions from overtime pay requirements for certain employees to provide a gradual schedule for such changes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Permanent S Corporation Built-In Gain Recognition Period Act of 2015 H.R. 629 (114th) ReichertSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the reduced recognition period for built-in gains of S corporations. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the reduced recognition period for built-in gains of S corporations. (by CRS) Hide
Permanent S Corporation Charitable Contribution Act of 2015 H.R. 630 (114th) ReichertSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent certain rules regarding basis adjustments to stock of S corporations making charitable contributions of property. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent certain rules regarding basis adjustments to stock of S corporations making charitable contributions of property. (by CRS) Hide
FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016 H.R. 636 (114th) TiberiSupportYes
An act to amend title 49, United States Code, to extend authorizations for the airport improvement program, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority… More
An act to amend title 49, United States Code, to extend authorizations for the airport improvement program, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
To Adapt to Changing Crude Oil Market Conditions. H.R. 702 (114th) BartonSupportNo
To adapt to changing crude oil market conditions. (by CRS)
Sunshine for Regulations and Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2016 H.R. 712 (114th) 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
Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2015 H.R. 758 (114th) SmithSupportNo
To amend Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to improve attorney accountability, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015 H.R. 8 (114th) UptonSupportNo
To modernize energy infrastructure, build a 21st century energy and manufacturing workforce, bolster America's energy security and diplomacy, and promote energy efficiency and government… More
To modernize energy infrastructure, build a 21st century energy and manufacturing workforce, bolster America's energy security and diplomacy, and promote energy efficiency and government accountability, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Innovation Act H.R. 9 (114th) GoodlatteOpposeNo
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
To Repeal the Annual Fee on Health Insurance Providers Enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. H.R. 928 (114th) BoustanySupportNo
To repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (by CRS)
Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Rule Submitted by the National Labor Relations Board Relating to Representation Case Procedures. H.J.Res. 29 (114th) KlineSupportNo
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to representation case procedures.… More
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to representation case procedures. (by CRS) Hide
Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Final Rule of the Department of Labor Relating to "Interpretation of the 'advice' Exemption in Section 203(C) of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act". H.J.Res. 87 (114th) ByrneSupportNo
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of Labor relating to "Interpretation of the 'Advice'… More
Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of Labor relating to "Interpretation of the 'Advice' Exemption in Section 203(c) of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act". (by CRS) Hide
Energy Star Program Integrity Act S. 1038 (114th) RischSupportNo
A bill to clarify that no express or implied warranty is provided by reason of a disclosure relating to voluntary participation in the Energy Star program, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to clarify that no express or implied warranty is provided by reason of a disclosure relating to voluntary participation in the Energy Star program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Federal Water Quality Protection Act S. 1140 (114th) BarrassoSupportNo
A bill to require the Secretary of the Army and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to propose a regulation revising the definition of the term "waters of the United… More
A bill to require the Secretary of the Army and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to propose a regulation revising the definition of the term "waters of the United States", and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Energy Supply and Distribution Act of 2015 S. 1312 (114th) MurkowskiSupportNo
A bill to modernize Federal policies regarding the supply and distribution of energy in the United States, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to modernize Federal policies regarding the supply and distribution of energy in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Developing a Reliable and Innovative Vision for the Economy Act S. 1647 (114th) InhofeSupportNo
A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to authorize funds for Federal-aid highways and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Jobs and Premium Protection Act S. 183 (114th) BarrassoSupportNo
A bill to repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (by CRS)
Lead Exposure Reduction Amendments Act of 2015 S. 1987 (114th) InhofeSupportNo
A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act relating to lead-based paint renovation and remodeling activities. (by CRS)
Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015 S. 2006 (114th) PortmanSupportNo
A bill to reform the process by which Federal agencies analyze and formulate new regulations and guidance documents. (by CRS)
North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2016 S. 2012 (114th) MurkowskiSupportNo
An original bill to provide for the modernization of the energy policy of the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
National Bison Legacy Act S. 2032 (114th) HoevenSupportNo
A bill to adopt the bison as the national mammal of the United States. (by CRS)
Protecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act S. 2707 (114th) ScottSupportNo
A bill to require the Secretary of Labor to nullify the proposed rule regarding defining and delimiting the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer… More
A bill to require the Secretary of Labor to nullify the proposed rule regarding defining and delimiting the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional, outside sales, and computer employees, to require the Secretary of Labor to conduct a full and complete economic analysis with improved economic data on small businesses, nonprofit employers, Medicare or Medicaid dependent health care providers, and small governmental jurisdictions, and all other employers, and minimize the impact on such employers, before promulgating any substantially similar rule, and to provide a rule of construction regarding the salary threshold exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, 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
Water Resources Development Act of 2016 S. 2848 (114th) InhofeSupportNo
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
Small Business Health Care Relief Act of 2016 S. 3060 (114th) GrassleySupportNo
A bill to provide an exception from certain group health plan requirements for qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements. (by More
A bill to provide an exception from certain group health plan requirements for qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements. (by CRS) Hide
Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2015 S. 401 (114th) GrassleySupportNo
A bill to amend rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to improve attorney accountability, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to improve attorney accountability, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Energy Efficiency Improvement Act of 2015 S. 535 (114th) PortmanSupportYes
A bill to promote energy efficiency. (by CRS)
Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act S. 697 (114th) UdallSupportNo
A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to reauthorize and modernize that Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Marketplace Fairness Act of 2015 S. 698 (114th) EnziSupportNo
A bill to restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Weatherization Enhancement and Local Energy Efficiency Investment and Accountability Act S. 703 (114th) CoonsSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize the weatherization and State energy programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2015 S. 720 (114th) PortmanSupportNo
A bill to promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015 S. 808 (114th) ThuneSupportYes
A bill to establish the Surface Transportation Board as an independent establishment, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Energy Savings Through Public-Private Partnerships Act of 2015 S. 858 (114th) GardnerSupportNo
A bill to amend the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to encourage the increased use of performance contracting in Federal facilities. (by More
A bill to amend the National Energy Conservation Policy Act to encourage the increased use of performance contracting in Federal facilities. (by CRS) Hide
All-Of-The-Above Federal Building Energy Conservation Act of 2015 S. 869 (114th) HoevenSupportNo
A bill to improve energy performance in Federal buildings, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
EPIC Act of 2015 S. 893 (114th) WarnerSupportNo
A bill to establish an Energy Productivity Innovation Challenge (EPIC) to assist energy policy innovation in the States to promote the goal of doubling electric and thermal energy productivity by… More
A bill to establish an Energy Productivity Innovation Challenge (EPIC) to assist energy policy innovation in the States to promote the goal of doubling electric and thermal energy productivity by January 1, 2030. (by CRS) Hide
A Joint Resolution Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Rule Submitted by the National Labor Relations Board Relating to Representation Case Procedures. S.J.Res. 8 (114th) AlexanderSupportNo
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to representation case… More
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to representation case procedures. (by CRS) Hide
EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act of 2014 H.R. 1422 (113th) StewartSupportNo
To amend the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to provide for Scientific Advisory Board member qualifications, public participation, and for other… More
To amend the Environmental Research, Development, and Demonstration Authorization Act of 1978 to provide for Scientific Advisory Board member qualifications, public participation, and for other purposes. (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
Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013 H.R. 1582 (113th) CassidySupportNo
To protect consumers by prohibiting the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from promulgating as final certain energy-related rules that are estimated to cost more than $1 billion… More
To protect consumers by prohibiting the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from promulgating as final certain energy-related rules that are estimated to cost more than $1 billion and will cause significant adverse effects to the economy. (by CRS) Hide
End Anonymous Patents Act H.R. 2024 (113th) DeutchOpposeNo
To amend title 35, United States Code, to require disclosure of ownership and transfers of ownership of patents, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 35, United States Code, to require disclosure of ownership and transfers of ownership of patents, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Regulatory Accountability Act of 2013 H.R. 2122 (113th) GoodlatteSupportNo
To reform the process by which Federal agencies analyze and formulate new regulations and guidance documents. (by CRS)
Energy Efficient Government Technology Act H.R. 2126 (113th) McKinleySupportNo
To promote energy efficiency, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Coal Residuals Reuse and Management Act of 2013 H.R. 2218 (113th) McKinleySupportNo
To amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to encourage recovery and beneficial use of coal combustion residuals and establish requirements for the proper management and disposal of coal… More
To amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to encourage recovery and beneficial use of coal combustion residuals and establish requirements for the proper management and disposal of coal combustion residuals that are protective of human health and the environment. (by CRS) Hide
Secret Ballot Protection Act H.R. 2346 (113th) RoeSupportNo
To amend the National Labor Relations Act to ensure the right of employees to a secret ballot election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board. (by More
To amend the National Labor Relations Act to ensure the right of employees to a secret ballot election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board. (by CRS) Hide
Representation Fairness Restoration Act H.R. 2347 (113th) PriceSupportNo
To amend the National Labor Relations Act with respect to the criteria for determining employee units appropriate for the purposes of collective bargaining. (by More
To amend the National Labor Relations Act with respect to the criteria for determining employee units appropriate for the purposes of collective bargaining. (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
Responsibly And Professionally Invigorating Development Act of 2014 H.R. 2641 (113th) 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
Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2013 H.R. 2655 (113th) SmithSupportNo
To amend Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to improve attorney accountability, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Authority for Mandate Delay Act H.R. 2667 (113th) GriffinSupportNo
To delay the application of the employer health insurance mandate, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2014 H.R. 2804 (113th) HoldingSupportNo
To amend title 5, United States Code, to require the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs to publish information about rules on the Internet, and for other purposes.… More
To amend title 5, United States Code, to require the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs to publish information about rules on the Internet, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
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
Innovation Act H.R. 3309 (113th) GoodlatteSupportNo
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Hire More Heroes Act of 2014 H.R. 3474 (113th) DavisSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of the… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers to exempt employees with health coverage under TRICARE or the Veterans Administration from being taken into account for purposes of the employer mandate under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (by CRS) Hide
Secret Science Reform Act of 2014 H.R. 4012 (113th) SchweikertSupportNo
To prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing, finalizing, or disseminating regulations or assessments based upon science that is not transparent or reproducible. (by More
To prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing, finalizing, or disseminating regulations or assessments based upon science that is not transparent or reproducible. (by CRS) Hide
American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014 H.R. 4438 (113th) BradySupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify and make permanent the research credit. (by CRS)
S Corporation Permanent Tax Relief Act of 2014 H.R. 4453 (113th) ReichertSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the reduced recognition period for built-in gains of S corporations. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the reduced recognition period for built-in gains of S corporations. (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
To Amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to Modify and Make Permanent Bonus Depreciation. H.R. 4718 (113th) TiberiSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify and make permanent bonus depreciation. (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
Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014 H.R. 5078 (113th) SoutherlandSupportNo
To preserve existing rights and responsibilities with respect to waters of the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Safe and Efficient Transportation Act of 2013 H.R. 612 (113th) MichaudSupportNo
To amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to vehicle weight limitations applicable to the Interstate System, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 23, United States Code, with respect to vehicle weight limitations applicable to the Interstate System, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Business Risk Mitigation and Price Stabilization Act of 2013 H.R. 634 (113th) GrimmSupportNo
To provide end user exemptions from certain provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide end user exemptions from certain provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Inter-Affiliate Swap Clarification Act H.R. 677 (113th) StiversSupportNo
To exempt inter-affiliate swaps from certain regulatory requirements put in place by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. (by More
To exempt inter-affiliate swaps from certain regulatory requirements put in place by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. (by CRS) Hide
Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 H.R. 684 (113th) WomackSupportNo
To restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2013 H.R. 761 (113th) AmodeiSupportNo
To require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to more efficiently develop domestic sources of the minerals and mineral materials of strategic and critical importance to… More
To require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to more efficiently develop domestic sources of the minerals and mineral materials of strategic and critical importance to United States economic and national security and manufacturing competitiveness. (by CRS) Hide
To Repeal the Annual Fee on Health Insurance Providers Enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. H.R. 763 (113th) BoustanySupportNo
To repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (by CRS)
Chemical Safety Improvement Act S. 1009 (113th) LautenbergSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize and modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Regulatory Accountability Act of 2013 S. 1029 (113th) PortmanSupportNo
A bill to reform the process by which Federal agencies analyze and formulate new regulations and guidance documents. (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
Sensible Accounting to Value Energy Act of 2013 S. 1106 (113th) BennetSupportNo
A bill to improve the accuracy of mortgage underwriting used by Federal mortgage agencies by ensuring that energy costs are included in the underwriting process, to reduce the amount of energy… More
A bill to improve the accuracy of mortgage underwriting used by Federal mortgage agencies by ensuring that energy costs are included in the underwriting process, to reduce the amount of energy consumed by homes, to facilitate the creation of energy efficiency retrofit and construction jobs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Death Tax Repeal Act of 2013 S. 1183 (113th) ThuneSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Better Buildings Act of 2013 S. 1191 (113th) BennetSupportNo
A bill to facilitate better alignment, cooperation, and best practices between commercial real estate landlords and tenants regarding energy efficiency in buildings, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to facilitate better alignment, cooperation, and best practices between commercial real estate landlords and tenants regarding energy efficiency in buildings, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Patent Transparency and Improvements Act of 2013 S. 1720 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to promote transparency in patent ownership and make other improvements to the patent system, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to promote transparency in patent ownership and make other improvements to the patent system, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014 S. 2074 (113th) ShaheenSupportNo
A bill to promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Expiring Provisions Improvement, Reform, and Efficiency Act of 2014 S. 2260 (113th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2014 S. 2262 (113th) ShaheenSupportNo
A bill to promote energy savings in residential buildings and industry, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act S. 2432 (113th) WarrenOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for the refinancing of certain Federal student loans, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for the refinancing of certain Federal student loans, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2014 S. 2777 (113th) RockefellerSupportNo
A bill to establish the Surface Transportation Board as an independent establishment, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 S. 336 (113th) EnziSupportNo
A bill to restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, 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
Jobs and Premium Protection Act S. 603 (113th) BarrassoSupportNo
A bill to repeal the annual fee on health insurance providers enacted by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (by CRS)
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
Marketplace Fairness Act of 2013 S. 743 (113th) EnziSupportNo
A bill to restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Tibetan Refugee Assistance Act of 2013 S. 744 (113th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2013 S. 761 (113th) ShaheenSupportNo
A bill to promote energy savings in residential and commercial buildings and industry, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Leahy-Smith America Invents Act H.R. 1249 (112th) SmithSupportYes
To amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. (by CRS)
Job Protection Act H.R. 1976 (112th) ScottSupportNo
To amend the National Labor Relations Act to clarify the applicability of such Act with respect to States that have right to work laws in effect. (by More
To amend the National Labor Relations Act to clarify the applicability of such Act with respect to States that have right to work laws in effect. (by CRS) Hide
Keeping Politics Out of Federal Contracting Act of 2011 H.R. 2008 (112th) IssaSupportNo
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
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
EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 H.R. 2250 (112th) GriffithSupportNo
To provide additional time for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue achievable standards for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers, process heaters, and… More
To provide additional time for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue achievable standards for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers, process heaters, and incinerators, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 H.R. 2681 (112th) SullivanSupportNo
To provide additional time for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue achievable standards for cement manufacturing facilities, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide additional time for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue achievable standards for cement manufacturing facilities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Enforcing Orders and Reducing Customs Evasion Act of 2011 H.R. 3057 (112th) LongSupportNo
To prevent the evasion of antidumping and countervailing duty orders, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2012 H.R. 3408 (112th) LambornSupportNo
To set clear rules for the development of United States oil shale resources, to promote shale technology research and development, and for other purposes. (by More
To set clear rules for the development of United States oil shale resources, to promote shale technology research and development, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Welfare Integrity and Data Improvement Act H.R. 3630 (112th) CampSupportYes
A bill to extend the payroll tax holiday, unemployment compensation, Medicare physician payment, provide for the consideration of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to extend the payroll tax holiday, unemployment compensation, Medicare physician payment, provide for the consideration of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2012 H.R. 3862 (112th) QuayleSupportNo
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
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
Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2011 H.R. 527 (112th) SmithSupportNo
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
Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act H.R. 639 (112th) LevinSupportNo
To amend title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 to clarify that countervailing duties may be imposed to address subsidies relating to a fundamentally undervalued currency of any foreign country.… More
To amend title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 to clarify that countervailing duties may be imposed to address subsidies relating to a fundamentally undervalued currency of any foreign country. (by CRS) Hide
Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012 H.R. 7 (112th) MicaSupportNo
To authorize funds for Federal-aid highway, public transportation, and highway and motor carrier safety programs, and for other purposes. (by More
To authorize funds for Federal-aid highway, public transportation, and highway and motor carrier safety programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2011 H.R. 942 (112th) BradySupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2012 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2012 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit. (by CRS) Hide
Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act of 2011 S. 1000 (112th) ShaheenSupportNo
A bill to promote energy savings in residential and commercial buildings and industry, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 S. 1392 (112th) CollinsSupportNo
A bill to provide additional time for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue achievable standards for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers, process heaters,… More
A bill to provide additional time for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue achievable standards for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers, process heaters, and incinerators, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Sensible Accounting to Value Energy Act of 2011 S. 1737 (112th) BennetSupportNo
A bill to improve the accuracy of mortgage underwriting used by Federal mortgage agencies by ensuring that energy costs are included in the underwriting process, to reduce the amount of energy… More
A bill to improve the accuracy of mortgage underwriting used by Federal mortgage agencies by ensuring that energy costs are included in the underwriting process, to reduce the amount of energy consumed by homes, to facilitate the creation of energy efficiency retrofit and construction jobs, and for other purposes. (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)
Intellectual Property Jurisdiction Clarification Act of 2011 S. 23 (112th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. (by CRS)
Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act S. 328 (112th) BrownSupportNo
A bill to amend title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 to clarify that countervailing duties may be imposed to address subsidies relating to fundamentally undervalued currency of any foreign country.… More
A bill to amend title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930 to clarify that countervailing duties may be imposed to address subsidies relating to fundamentally undervalued currency of any foreign country. (by CRS) Hide
Commercial Building Modernization Act S. 3591 (112th) SnoweSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve and extend the deduction for new and existing energy-efficient commercial buildings, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve and extend the deduction for new and existing energy-efficient commercial buildings, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Debit Interchange Fee Study Act of 2011 S. 575 (112th) TesterOpposeNo
A bill to study the market and appropriate regulatory structure for electronic debit card transactions, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to study the market and appropriate regulatory structure for electronic debit card transactions, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Safe Chemicals Act of 2011 S. 847 (112th) LautenbergOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to ensure that risks from chemicals are adequately understood and managed, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to ensure that risks from chemicals are adequately understood and managed, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Reducing Federal Energy Dollars Act of 2011 S. 963 (112th) CarperSupportNo
A bill to reduce energy costs, improve energy efficiency, and expand the use of renewable energy by Federal agencies, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to reduce energy costs, improve energy efficiency, and expand the use of renewable energy by Federal agencies, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Job Protection Act S. 964 (112th) AlexanderSupportNo
A bill to amend the National Labor Relations Act to clarify the applicability of such Act with respect to States that have right to work laws in effect. (by More
A bill to amend the National Labor Relations Act to clarify the applicability of such Act with respect to States that have right to work laws in effect. (by CRS) Hide
A Joint Resolution Providing for Congressional Disapproval Under Chapter 8 of Title 5, United States Code, of the Rule Submitted by the National Labor Relations Board Relating to Representation Election Procedures. S.J.Res. 36 (112th) EnziSupportNo
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to representation… More
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board relating to representation election procedures. (by CRS) Hide
America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 H.R. 3200 (111th) DingellOpposeNo
To provide affordable, quality health care for all Americans and reduce the growth in health care spending, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide affordable, quality health care for all Americans and reduce the growth in health care spending, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act H.R. 3590 (111th) RangelOpposeYes
An act entitled The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (by CRS)
Home Star Energy Retrofit Act of 2010 H.R. 5019 (111th) WelchSupportNo
To provide for the establishment of the Home Star Retrofit Rebate Program, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Toxic Chemicals Safety Act of 2010 H.R. 5820 (111th) RushSupportNo
To amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to ensure that the public and the environment are protected from risks of chemical exposure, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to ensure that the public and the environment are protected from risks of chemical exposure, 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
Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act S. 3295 (111th) SchumerOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit foreign influence in Federal elections, to prohibit government contractors from making expenditures with respect to such… More
A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to prohibit foreign influence in Federal elections, to prohibit government contractors from making expenditures with respect to such elections, and to establish additional disclosure requirements with respect to spending in such elections, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax Act of 2008 H.R. 5351 (110th) RangelSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for the production of renewable energy and energy conservation. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for the production of renewable energy and energy conservation. (by CRS) Hide
Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008 H.R. 6049 (110th) RangelSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
High-Performance Green Buildings Act of 2007 S. 506 (110th) LautenbergOpposeNo
A bill to improve efficiency in the Federal Government through the use of high-performance green buildings, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to improve efficiency in the Federal Government through the use of high-performance green buildings, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide