Communications & Electronics

TopicBill numberAuthorsort iconInterest positionBecame law
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
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
GROWTH Act S. 1577 (112th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Protecting the Rights of Musicians Act H.R. 1999 (114th) BlackburnSupportNo
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to deny the right to grant retransmission consent to a television broadcast station if an AM or FM radio broadcast station licensed to the same licensee… More
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to deny the right to grant retransmission consent to a television broadcast station if an AM or FM radio broadcast station licensed to the same licensee transmits a sound recording without providing compensation for programming and to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from imposing radio tuner mandates for mobile devices. (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)
Commercial UAS Modernization Act S. 1314 (114th) BookerSupportNo
A bill to establish an interim rule for the operation of small unmanned aircraft for commercial purposes and their safe integration into the national airspace system. (by More
A bill to establish an interim rule for the operation of small unmanned aircraft for commercial purposes and their safe integration into the national airspace system. (by CRS) Hide
Freedom and Innovation Revitalizing U.S. Entrepreneurship Act of 2007 H.R. 1201 (110th) BoucherSupportNo
To amend title 17, United States Code, to promote innovation, to encourage the introduction of new technology, to enhance library preservation efforts, and to protect the fair use rights of… More
To amend title 17, United States Code, to promote innovation, to encourage the introduction of new technology, to enhance library preservation efforts, and to protect the fair use rights of consumers, 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)
Plain Regulations Act of 2012 H.R. 3786 (112th) BraleySupportNo
To ensure clarity of regulations to improve the effectiveness of Federal regulatory programs while decreasing burdens on the regulated public. (by More
To ensure clarity of regulations to improve the effectiveness of Federal regulatory programs while decreasing burdens on the regulated public. (by CRS) Hide
Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act of 2011 S. 1619 (112th) BrownOpposeNo
A bill to provide for identification of misaligned currency, require action to correct the misalignment, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to provide for identification of misaligned currency, require action to correct the misalignment, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act S. 328 (112th) BrownOpposeNo
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
To Extend the Generalized System of Preferences. H.R. 2709 (113th) CampSupportNo
To extend the Generalized System of Preferences. (by CRS)
Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2012 H.R. 6156 (112th) CampSupportYes
To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to products of the Russian Federation and Moldova and to require reports on the compliance of the Russian… More
To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to products of the Russian Federation and Moldova and to require reports on the compliance of the Russian Federation with its obligations as a member of the World Trade Organization, 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
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
Internet Radio Fairness Act of 2012 H.R. 6480 (112th) ChaffetzSupportNo
To adopt fair standards and procedures by which determinations of Copyright Royalty Judges are made with respect to webcasting, and for other purposes. (by More
To adopt fair standards and procedures by which determinations of Copyright Royalty Judges are made with respect to webcasting, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
To Establish a National Commission on Presidential War Powers and Civil Liberties. H.R. 104 (111th) ConyersSupportNo
To establish a national commission on presidential war powers and civil liberties. (by CRS)
Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2008 H.R. 4279 (110th) ConyersSupportNo
To enhance remedies for violations of intellectual property laws, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
STAR Act of 2012 S. 3185 (112th) CornynSupportNo
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide certain immigration benefits for aliens with advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics and for other… More
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide certain immigration benefits for aliens with advanced degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Saving High-Tech Innovators from Egregious Legal Disputes Act of 2013 H.R. 845 (113th) DeFazioSplitNo
To amend chapter 29 of title 35, United States Code, to provide for the recovery of patent litigation costs, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend chapter 29 of title 35, United States Code, to provide for the recovery of patent litigation costs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
A Bill to Amend the Communications Act of 1934 to Prohibit Federal Funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting After Fiscal Year 2013. S. 492 (112th) DeMintOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit Federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting after fiscal year 2013. (by More
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit Federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting after fiscal year 2013. (by CRS) Hide
Next Generation Television Marketplace Act of 2011 S. 2008 (112th) DeMintSupportNo
A bill to repeal certain provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, title 17 of the United States Code, and the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission that intervened in the… More
A bill to repeal certain provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, title 17 of the United States Code, and the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission that intervened in the television marketplace, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
End Anonymous Patents Act H.R. 2024 (113th) DeutchSupportNo
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
Startup Act H.R. 962 (114th) DoldSupportNo
To jump-start economic recovery through the formation and growth of new businesses, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Local Community Radio Act of 2009 H.R. 1147 (111th) DoyleSupportNo
To implement the recommendations of the Federal Communications Commission report to the Congress regarding low-power FM service. (by More
To implement the recommendations of the Federal Communications Commission report to the Congress regarding low-power FM service. (by CRS) Hide
Marketplace Fairness Act S. 1832 (112th) 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
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
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
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
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
SPEAK FREE Act of 2015 H.R. 2304 (114th) FarentholdSupportNo
To amend title 28, United States Code, to create a special motion to dismiss strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPP suits). (by More
To amend title 28, United States Code, to create a special motion to dismiss strategic lawsuits against public participation (SLAPP suits). (by CRS) Hide
CROWDFUND Act H.R. 3606 (112th) FincherSupportYes
To increase American job creation and economic growth by improving access to the public capital markets for emerging growth companies. (by More
To increase American job creation and economic growth by improving access to the public capital markets for emerging growth companies. (by CRS) Hide
Small Company Job Growth and Regulatory Relief Act of 2011 H.R. 3213 (112th) FincherSupportNo
To amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to provide additional exemptions from the internal control auditing requirements for smaller and newer public companies. (by More
To amend the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to provide additional exemptions from the internal control auditing requirements for smaller and newer public companies. (by CRS) Hide
Enhance Labeling, Accessing, and Branding of Electronic Licenses Act of 2014 S. 2583 (113th) FischerSupportYes
A bill to promote the non-exclusive use of electronic labeling for devices licensed by the Federal Communications Commission. (by More
A bill to promote the non-exclusive use of electronic labeling for devices licensed by the Federal Communications Commission. (by CRS) Hide
EPS Service Parts Act of 2014 H.R. 5057 (113th) GardnerSupportYes
To amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to permit exemptions for external power supplies from certain efficiency standards, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to permit exemptions for external power supplies from certain efficiency standards, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Protecting Orderly and Responsible Transit of Shipments Act of 2015 S. 1519 (114th) GardnerSupportNo
A bill to amend the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 to address slowdowns, strikes, and lock-outs occurring at ports in the United States, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 to address slowdowns, strikes, and lock-outs occurring at ports in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Streamlining Permitting of American Energy Act of 2012 H.R. 4480 (112th) GardnerOpposeNo
To provide for the development of a plan to increase oil and gas exploration, development, and production under oil and gas leases of Federal lands under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of… More
To provide for the development of a plan to increase oil and gas exploration, development, and production under oil and gas leases of Federal lands under the jurisdiction of the Secretary of Agriculture, the Secretary of Energy, the Secretary of the Interior, and the Secretary of Defense in response to a drawdown of petroleum reserves from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve. (by CRS) Hide
Business Activity Tax Simplification Act of 2011 H.R. 1439 (112th) GoodlatteSupportNo
To regulate certain State taxation of interstate commerce, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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)
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
Innovation Act H.R. 9 (114th) 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
America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010 H.R. 5116 (111th) GordonSupportYes
To invest in innovation through research and development, to improve the competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes. (by More
To invest in innovation through research and development, to improve the competitiveness of the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
National Water Research and Development Initiative Act of 2009 H.R. 1145 (111th) GordonSupportNo
To implement a National Water Research and Development Initiative, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Protecting American Talent and Entrepreneurship Act of 2015 S. 1137 (114th) GrassleySupportNo
A bill 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
A bill 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
Small Business Advocate Act of 2012 H.R. 3851 (112th) GravesSupportNo
To amend the Small Business Act with respect to Offices of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Small Business Act with respect to Offices of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, 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
Startup Act 3.0 H.R. 714 (113th) GrimmSupportNo
To jump-start economic recovery through the formation and growth of new businesses, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Federal Spectrum Incentive Act of 2013 H.R. 3674 (113th) GuthrieSupportNo
To amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to provide incentives for the reallocation of Federal Government spectrum for commercial use, and for other… More
To amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to provide incentives for the reallocation of Federal Government spectrum for commercial use, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Federal Spectrum Incentive Act of 2015 H.R. 1641 (114th) GuthrieSupportNo
To amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to provide incentives for the reallocation of Federal Government spectrum for commercial use, and for other… More
To amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to provide incentives for the reallocation of Federal Government spectrum for commercial use, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
CPU Act S. 1747 (112th) HaganSupportNo
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to modify provisions relating to the exemption for computer systems analysts, computer programmers, software engineers, or other similarly skilled… More
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to modify provisions relating to the exemption for computer systems analysts, computer programmers, software engineers, or other similarly skilled workers. (by CRS) Hide
Immigration Innovation Act of 2015 S. 153 (114th) HatchSupportNo
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize additional visas for well-educated aliens to live and work in the United States, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize additional visas for well-educated aliens to live and work in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015 H.R. 1295 (114th) HoldingSupportYes
An act to extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act, the Generalized System of Preferences, the preferential duty treatment program for Haiti, and for other purposes. (by More
An act to extend the African Growth and Opportunity Act, the Generalized System of Preferences, the preferential duty treatment program for Haiti, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act H.R. 5724 (110th) HoyerSupportNo
To implement the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement. (by CRS)
Interoperable Emergency Communications Act S. 385 (110th) InouyeSupportNo
Amends the Digital Television Transition and Public Safety Act of 2005 to revise provisions concerning the grant program to assist public agencies in establishing the interoperability of public… More
Amends the Digital Television Transition and Public Safety Act of 2005 to revise provisions concerning the grant program to assist public agencies in establishing the interoperability of public safety emergency communications to specify five (currently, one) specific grant activities. Requires the awarding of at least $1 billion by September 30, 2007, pursuant to provisions of the Call Home Act of 2006. (by CRS) Hide
Broadband Data Improvement Act S. 1492 (110th) InouyeSupportYes
This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to update the definition of advanced telecommunications and study the quality and demographics of telecommunications services provided in the… More
This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to update the definition of advanced telecommunications and study the quality and demographics of telecommunications services provided in the United States. (by CRS) Hide
Research Works Act H.R. 3699 (112th) IssaOpposeNo
To ensure the continued publication and integrity of peer-reviewed research works by the private sector. (by CRS)
Postal Reform Act of 2013 H.R. 2748 (113th) IssaSupportNo
To restore the financial solvency of the United States Postal Service and to ensure the efficient and affordable nationwide delivery of mail. (by More
To restore the financial solvency of the United States Postal Service and to ensure the efficient and affordable nationwide delivery of mail. (by CRS) Hide
Supplying Knowledge-Based Immigrants and Lifting Levels of STEM Visas Act H.R. 2131 (113th) IssaSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to enhance American competitiveness through the encouragement of high-skilled immigration, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to enhance American competitiveness through the encouragement of high-skilled immigration, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Perkins Modernization Act of 2014 H.R. 4425 (113th) KennedySupportNo
To amend the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to improve the Act. (by CRS)
Broadband for First Responders Act of 2011 H.R. 607 (112th) KingOpposeNo
To enhance public safety by making more spectrum available to public safety agencies, to facilitate the development of a wireless public safety broadband network, to provide standards for the… More
To enhance public safety by making more spectrum available to public safety agencies, to facilitate the development of a wireless public safety broadband network, to provide standards for the spectrum needs of public safety agencies, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act H.R. 3094 (112th) KlineSupportNo
To amend the National Labor Relations Act with respect to representation hearings and the timing of elections of labor organizations under that Act. (by More
To amend the National Labor Relations Act with respect to representation hearings and the timing of elections of labor organizations under that Act. (by CRS) Hide
To Prohibit Federal Funding of National Public Radio and the Use of Federal Funds to Acquire Radio Content. H.R. 1076 (112th) LambornOpposeNo
To prohibit Federal funding of National Public Radio and the use of Federal funds to acquire radio content. (by CRS)
SBIR/STTR Reauthorization Act of 2011 S. 493 (112th) LandrieuSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Spectrum Innovation Act H.R. 1622 (112th) LattaSupportNo
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for voluntary incentive auction revenue sharing. (by CRS)
Wi-Fi Innovation Act H.R. 5125 (113th) LattaSupportNo
To promote unlicensed spectrum use in the 5 GHz band, to maximize the use of the band for shared purposes in order to bolster innovation and economic development, and for other purposes. (by… More
To promote unlicensed spectrum use in the 5 GHz band, to maximize the use of the band for shared purposes in order to bolster innovation and economic development, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Wi-Fi Innovation Act H.R. 821 (114th) LattaSupportNo
To promote unlicensed spectrum use in the 5 GHz band, to maximize the use of the band for shared purposes in order to bolster innovation and economic development, and for other purposes. (by… More
To promote unlicensed spectrum use in the 5 GHz band, to maximize the use of the band for shared purposes in order to bolster innovation and economic development, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Community Broadband Act of 2007 S. 1853 (110th) LautenbergSupportNo
A bill to promote competition, to preserve the ability of local governments to provide broadband capability and services, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to promote competition, to preserve the ability of local governments to provide broadband capability and services, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
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)
USA FREEDOM Act of 2014 S. 2685 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and… More
A bill to reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and use other forms of information gathering for foreign intelligence, counterterrorism, and criminal purposes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
USA FREEDOM Act S. 1599 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and… More
A bill to reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and use other forms of information gathering for foreign intelligence, counterterrorism, and criminal purposes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
PROTECT IP Act of 2011 S. 968 (112th) LeahySplitNo
A bill to prevent online threats to economic creativity and theft of intellectual property, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act of 2015 S. 356 (114th) LeeSupportNo
A bill to improve the provisions relating to the privacy of electronic communications. (by CRS)
Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act H.R. 639 (112th) LevinOpposeNo
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
Cybersecurity Act of 2012 S. 3414 (112th) LiebermanSupportNo
A bill to enhance the security and resiliency of the cyber and communications infrastructure of the United States. (by CRS)
Cybersecurity Act of 2012 S. 2105 (112th) LiebermanSupportNo
A bill to enhance the security and resiliency of the cyber and communications infrastructure of the United States. (by CRS)
Wireless Tax Fairness Act of 2011 H.R. 1002 (112th) LofgrenSupportNo
To restrict any State or local jurisdiction from imposing a new discriminatory tax on cell phone services, providers, or property. (by More
To restrict any State or local jurisdiction from imposing a new discriminatory tax on cell phone services, providers, or property. (by CRS) Hide
Federal Spectrum Incentive Act of 2015 S. 887 (114th) MarkeySupportNo
A bill to amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to provide incentives for the reallocation of Federal Government spectrum for commercial use, and for… More
A bill to amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to provide incentives for the reallocation of Federal Government spectrum for commercial use, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Broadband Census of America Act of 2007 H.R. 3919 (110th) MarkeySupportNo
This act would require the Federal Communications Commission to conduct annual surveys on the nature and deployment of, and subscription to, broadband service capability throughout the states.… More
This act would require the Federal Communications Commission to conduct annual surveys on the nature and deployment of, and subscription to, broadband service capability throughout the states. (by CRS) Hide
Strengthening and Enhancing Cybersecurity by Using Research, Education, Information, and Technology Act of 2012 S. 2151 (112th) McCainOpposeNo
A bill to improve information security, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Trade Adjustment Assistance Reauthorization Act of 2015 H.R. 1314 (114th) MeehanSupportNo
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
Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 S. 815 (113th) MerkleySupportNo
A bill to prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (by CRS)
Startup Act S. 181 (114th) MoranSupportNo
A bill to jump-start economic recovery through the formation and growth of new businesses, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Startup Act 2.0 S. 3217 (112th) MoranSupportNo
A bill to jump-start the economic recovery through the formation and growth of new businesses, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Startup Act 3.0 S. 310 (113th) MoranSupportNo
A bill to jump-start economic recovery through the formation and growth of new businesses, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
National Hurricane Research Initiative Act of 2011 S. 692 (112th) NelsonSupportNo
A bill to improve hurricane preparedness by establishing the National Hurricane Research Initiative, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to improve hurricane preparedness by establishing the National Hurricane Research Initiative, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 H.R. 5140 (110th) PelosiSupportYes
To provide economic stimulus through recovery rebates to individuals, incentives for business investment, and an increase in conforming and FHA loan limits. (by More
To provide economic stimulus through recovery rebates to individuals, incentives for business investment, and an increase in conforming and FHA loan limits. (by CRS) Hide
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)
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)
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
Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2010 S. 3742 (111th) PryorSupportNo
A bill to protect consumers by requiring reasonable security policies and procedures to protect data containing personal information, and to provide for nationwide notice in the event of a security… More
A bill to protect consumers by requiring reasonable security policies and procedures to protect data containing personal information, and to provide for nationwide notice in the event of a security breach. (by CRS) Hide
CPSC Reform Act of 2007 S. 2045 (110th) PryorOpposeNo
A bill to reform the Consumer Product Safety Commission to provide greater protection for children's products, to improve the screening of noncompliant consumer products, to improve the… More
A bill to reform the Consumer Product Safety Commission to provide greater protection for children's products, to improve the screening of noncompliant consumer products, to improve the effectiveness of consumer product recall programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
CPSC Reform Act S. 2663 (110th) PryorOpposeNo
A bill to reform the Consumer Product Safety Commission to provide greater protection for children's products, to improve the screening of noncompliant consumer products, to improve the… More
A bill to reform the Consumer Product Safety Commission to provide greater protection for children's products, to improve the screening of noncompliant consumer products, to improve the effectiveness of consumer product recall programs, 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
Tax Collection Responsibility Act of 2007 H.R. 3056 (110th) RangelSupportNo
This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the authority of the Internal Revenue Service to use private debt collection companies, to delay implementation of withholding taxes on… More
This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the authority of the Internal Revenue Service to use private debt collection companies, to delay implementation of withholding taxes on government contractors, and to revise the tax rules on expatriation. (by CRS) Hide
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 H.R. 2146 (114th) ReichertSupportYes
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow Federal law enforcement officers, firefighters, and air traffic controllers to make penalty-free withdrawals from governmental plans after age 50,… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow Federal law enforcement officers, firefighters, and air traffic controllers to make penalty-free withdrawals from governmental plans after age 50, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Button Cell Battery Safety Act of 2011 S. 1165 (112th) RockefellerOpposeNo
A bill to protect children and other consumers against hazards associated with the accidental ingestion of button cell batteries by requiring the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate… More
A bill to protect children and other consumers against hazards associated with the accidental ingestion of button cell batteries by requiring the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate consumer product safety standards to require child-resistant closures on remote controls and other consumer products that use such batteries, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act S. 28 (112th) RockefellerSupportNo
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide public safety providers an additional 10 megahertz of spectrum to support a national, interoperable wireless broadband network and authorize… More
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide public safety providers an additional 10 megahertz of spectrum to support a national, interoperable wireless broadband network and authorize the Federal Communications Commission to hold incentive auctions to provide funding to support such a network, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act S. 911 (112th) RockefellerSupportNo
A bill to establish the sense of Congress that Congress should enact, and the President should sign, bipartisan legislation to strengthen public safety and to enhance wireless communications.… More
A bill to establish the sense of Congress that Congress should enact, and the President should sign, bipartisan legislation to strengthen public safety and to enhance wireless communications. (by CRS) Hide
Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2014 S. 1353 (113th) RockefellerSupportYes
A bill to provide for an ongoing, voluntary public-private partnership to improve cybersecurity, and to strengthen cybersecurity research and development, workforce development and education, and… More
A bill to provide for an ongoing, voluntary public-private partnership to improve cybersecurity, and to strengthen cybersecurity research and development, workforce development and education, and public awareness and preparedness, and for other purposes. (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
Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act H.R. 1120 (113th) RoeSupportNo
To prohibit the National Labor Relations Board from taking any action that requires a quorum of the members of the Board until such time as Board constituting a quorum shall have been confirmed by… More
To prohibit the National Labor Relations Board from taking any action that requires a quorum of the members of the Board until such time as Board constituting a quorum shall have been confirmed by the Senate, the Supreme Court issues a decision on the constitutionality of the appointments to the Board made in January 2012, or the adjournment sine die of the first session of the 113th Congress. (by CRS) Hide
Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act H.R. 3523 (112th) RogersSupportNo
To provide for the sharing of certain cyber threat intelligence and cyber threat information between the intelligence community and cybersecurity entities, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for the sharing of certain cyber threat intelligence and cyber threat information between the intelligence community and cybersecurity entities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Wireless Innovation Act of 2014 S. 2473 (113th) RubioSupportNo
A bill to reallocate Federal Government-held spectrum for commercial use, to promote wireless innovation and enhance wireless communications, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to reallocate Federal Government-held spectrum for commercial use, to promote wireless innovation and enhance wireless communications, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Wireless Innovation Act of 2015 S. 1618 (114th) RubioSupportNo
A bill to reallocate Federal Government-held spectrum for commercial use, to promote wireless innovation and enhance wireless communications, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to reallocate Federal Government-held spectrum for commercial use, to promote wireless innovation and enhance wireless communications, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Wi-Fi Innovation Act S. 2505 (113th) RubioSupportNo
A bill to promote unlicensed spectrum use in the 5 GHz band, to maximize the use of the band for shared purposes in order to bolster innovation and economic development, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to promote unlicensed spectrum use in the 5 GHz band, to maximize the use of the band for shared purposes in order to bolster innovation and economic development, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Wi-Fi Innovation Act S. 424 (114th) RubioSupportNo
A bill to promote unlicensed spectrum use in the 5 GHz band, to maximize the use of the band for shared purposes in order to bolster innovation and economic development, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to promote unlicensed spectrum use in the 5 GHz band, to maximize the use of the band for shared purposes in order to bolster innovation and economic development, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Next Generation Television Marketplace Act H.R. 3675 (112th) ScaliseSupportNo
To repeal certain provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, title 17 of the United States Code, and the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission that intervened in the television… More
To repeal certain provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, title 17 of the United States Code, and the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission that intervened in the television marketplace, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Reopening American Capital Markets to Emerging Growth Companies Act of 2011 S. 1933 (112th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to increase American job creation and economic growth by improving access to the public capital markets for emerging growth companies. (by More
A bill to increase American job creation and economic growth by improving access to the public capital markets for emerging growth companies. (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)
Free Flow of Information Act of 2013 S. 987 (113th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by… More
A bill to maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by CRS) Hide
Democracy is Strengthened by Casting Light on Spending in Elections Act S. 3628 (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
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
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
USA FREEDOM Act of 2015 H.R. 2048 (114th) SensenbrennerSupportYes
To reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and use other… More
To reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and use other forms of information gathering for foreign intelligence, counterterrorism, and criminal purposes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
TSCA Modernization Act of 2015 H.R. 2576 (114th) ShimkusSupportNo
To modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
STEM Jobs Act of 2012 H.R. 6429 (112th) SmithSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to promote innovation, investment, and research in the United States, to eliminate the diversity immigrant program, and for other purposes. (by… More
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to promote innovation, investment, and research in the United States, to eliminate the diversity immigrant program, 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)
Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011 H.R. 1860 (112th) SmithSplitNo
To promote neutrality, simplicity, and fairness in the taxation of digital goods and digital services. (by CRS)
Stop Online Piracy Act H.R. 3261 (112th) SmithSplitNo
To promote prosperity, creativity, entrepreneurship, and innovation by combating the theft of U.S. property, and for other purposes. (by More
To promote prosperity, creativity, entrepreneurship, and innovation by combating the theft of U.S. property, 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
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)
Start-Up Jobs and Innovation Act S. 341 (114th) ToomeySupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent certain small business tax provisions, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent certain small business tax provisions, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Startup Visa Act of 2013 S. 189 (113th) UdallSupportNo
A bill to establish an employment-based immigrant visa for alien entrepreneurs who have received significant capital from investors to establish a business in the United States. (by More
A bill to establish an employment-based immigrant visa for alien entrepreneurs who have received significant capital from investors to establish a business in the United States. (by CRS) Hide
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)
No More Solyndras Act H.R. 6213 (112th) UptonOpposeNo
To limit further taxpayer exposure from the loan guarantee program established under title XVII of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. (by More
To limit further taxpayer exposure from the loan guarantee program established under title XVII of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. (by CRS) Hide
To Affirm the Policy of the United States Regarding Internet Governance. H.R. 1580 (113th) WaldenSupportNo
To affirm the policy of the United States regarding Internet governance. (by CRS)
Small Business Protection Act of 2012 H.R. 3987 (112th) WalshSupportNo
To amend the Small Business Act with respect to small business concern size standards, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Electronic Surveillance Modernization Act H.R. 5825 (109th) WilsonOpposeNo
This bill updates the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) by making it technology neutral, establishing rules on foreign intelligence surveillance, and streamlining the process for… More
This bill updates the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA) by making it technology neutral, establishing rules on foreign intelligence surveillance, and streamlining the process for application for a FISA warrant. (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)
Wireless Tax Fairness Act of 2011 S. 543 (112th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to restrict any State or local jurisdiction from imposing a new discriminatory tax on cell phone services, providers, or property. (by More
A bill to restrict any State or local jurisdiction from imposing a new discriminatory tax on cell phone services, providers, or property. (by CRS) Hide
Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act of 2011 S. 971 (112th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to promote neutrality, simplicity, and fairness in the taxation of digital goods and digital services. (by CRS)
Internet Radio Fairness Act of 2012 S. 3609 (112th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to adopt fair standards and procedures by which determinations of Copyright Royalty Judges are made with respect to webcasting, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to adopt fair standards and procedures by which determinations of Copyright Royalty Judges are made with respect to webcasting, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act S. 1431 (113th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act. (by CRS)
Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act of 2007 S. 156 (110th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to make the moratorium on Internet access taxes and multiple and discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce permanent. (by More
A bill to make the moratorium on Internet access taxes and multiple and discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce permanent. (by CRS) Hide
Email Privacy Act H.R. 699 (114th) YoderSupportNo
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… More
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. (by CRS) Hide
Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013 H.R. 367 (113th) YoungSupportNo
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.… More
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. (by CRS) Hide