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TopicBill numberAuthorInterest positionBecame lawsort icon
Municipal Bond Fairness Act H.R. 6308 (110th) FrankSupportNo
To ensure uniform and accurate credit rating of municipal bonds and provide for a review of the municipal bond insurance industry. (by More
To ensure uniform and accurate credit rating of municipal bonds and provide for a review of the municipal bond insurance industry. (by CRS) Hide
Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2010 S. 3742 (111th) PryorOpposeNo
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
Informed P2P User Act H.R. 1319 (111th) Bono MackSupportNo
To prevent the inadvertent disclosure of information on a computer through the use of certain "peer-to-peer" file sharing programs without first providing notice and obtaining consent from… More
To prevent the inadvertent disclosure of information on a computer through the use of certain "peer-to-peer" file sharing programs without first providing notice and obtaining consent from an owner or authorized user of the computer. (by CRS) Hide
Medical Debt Responsibility Act of 2012 S. 2149 (112th) MerkleySupportNo
A bill to exclude from consumer credit reports medical debt that has been in collection and has been fully paid or settled, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to exclude from consumer credit reports medical debt that has been in collection and has been fully paid or settled, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
College Student Relief Act of 2007 H.R. 5 (110th) MillerOpposeNo
This bill will cut interest rates on subsidized undergraduate student loans from 6.12 percent to a fixed rate of 3.4 percent by 2011. (by More
This bill will cut interest rates on subsidized undergraduate student loans from 6.12 percent to a fixed rate of 3.4 percent by 2011. (by CRS) Hide
Credit Card Accountability Responsibility and Disclosure Act of 2008 S. 3252 (110th) DoddOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Consumer Credit Protection Act, to ban abusive credit practices, enhance consumer disclosures, protect underage consumers, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Consumer Credit Protection Act, to ban abusive credit practices, enhance consumer disclosures, protect underage consumers, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Protecting Consumers from Unreasonable Credit Rates Act of 2009 S. 500 (111th) DurbinOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish a national usury rate for consumer credit transactions. (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
Student Aid and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 2009 H.R. 3221 (111th) MillerOpposeNo
To amend the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Arbitration Fairness Act of 2009 H.R. 1020 (111th) JohnsonOpposeNo
(By CRS) Arbitration Fairness Act of 2009 - Declares that no predispute arbitration agreement shall be valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of: (1) an employment, consumer, or franchise… More
(By CRS) Arbitration Fairness Act of 2009 - Declares that no predispute arbitration agreement shall be valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of: (1) an employment, consumer, or franchise dispute, or (2) a dispute arising under any statute intended to protect civil rights. Declares, further, that the validity or enforceability of an agreement to arbitrate shall be determined by a court, under federal law, rather than an arbitrator, irrespective of whether the party resisting arbitration challenges the arbitration agreement specifically or in conjunction with other terms of the contract containing such agreement. Exempts from this Act arbitration provisions in collective bargaining agreements. (by CRS) Hide
Credit Cardholders' Bill of Rights Act of 2008 H.R. 5244 (110th) MaloneyOpposeNo
To amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish fair and transparent practices relating to the extension of credit under an open end consumer credit plan, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Truth in Lending Act to establish fair and transparent practices relating to the extension of credit under an open end consumer credit plan, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Defenders of Freedom Tax Relief Act of 2007 H.R. 3997 (110th) RangelSupportNo
An Act to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax relief and protections for military personnel, and for other purposes. (by More
An Act to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax relief and protections for military personnel, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act of 2009 H.R. 200 (111th) ConyersOpposeNo
To amend title 11 of the United States Code with respect to modification of certain mortgages on principal residences, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 11 of the United States Code with respect to modification of certain mortgages on principal residences, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009 H.R. 1106 (111th) ConyersOpposeNo
Computation of debt will not include debt incurred by a person's home and bankruptcy (Ch. 13) will be avoided if payment to debtors would require the foreclosure of one's home. Loan… More
Computation of debt will not include debt incurred by a person's home and bankruptcy (Ch. 13) will be avoided if payment to debtors would require the foreclosure of one's home. Loan repayment contracts and mortgages may be subject to cancellation or amendment if payment would require the foreclosure of the debtor's home. Fees and charges to debt files are limited. (by CRS) Hide
Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act S. 512 (111th) MartinezOpposeNo
A bill to amend chapter 1 of title 9, United States Code with respect to arbitration. (by CRS)
Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act of 2009 H.R. 1237 (111th) SánchezOpposeNo
To amend chapter 1 of title 9 of United States Code with respect to arbitration. (by CRS)
Responsible Consumer Financial Protection Regulations Act of 2011 H.R. 1121 (112th) BachusSupportNo
To replace the Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection with a five person Commission. (by CRS)
Consumer Financial Protection Safety and Soundness Improvement Act of 2011 H.R. 1315 (112th) DuffySupportNo
To amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and ConsumerProtection Act to strengthen the review authorityof the Financial Stability Oversight Council of regulationsissued by the Bureau of Consumer… More
To amend the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and ConsumerProtection Act to strengthen the review authorityof the Financial Stability Oversight Council of regulationsissued by the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection,to rescind the unobligated funding for the FHARefinance Program and to terminate the program, andfor other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2012 H.R. 2096 (112th) McCaulSupportNo
To advance cybersecurity research, development, and technical standards, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Advancing America's Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Act of 2012 H.R. 3834 (112th) HallSupportNo
To amend the High-Performance Computing Act of 1991 to authorize activities for support of networking and information technology research, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the High-Performance Computing Act of 1991 to authorize activities for support of networking and information technology research, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Federal Information Security Amendments Act of 2012 H.R. 4257 (112th) IssaSupportNo
To amend chapter 35 of title 44, United States Code, to revise requirements relating to Federal information security, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend chapter 35 of title 44, United States Code, to revise requirements relating to Federal information security, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Privacy Notice Modernization Act of 2013 S. 635 (113th) BrownSupportNo
A bill to amend the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to provide an exception to the annual written privacy notice requirement. (by CRS)
Science Appropriations Act, 2015 H.R. 4660 (113th) WolfSupportNo
Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes. (by More
Making appropriations for the Departments of Commerce and Justice, Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2009 S. 1490 (111th) LeahyOpposeNo
A bill to prevent and mitigate identity theft, to ensure privacy, to provide notice of security breaches, and to enhance criminal penalties, law enforcement assistance, and other protections against… More
A bill to prevent and mitigate identity theft, to ensure privacy, to provide notice of security breaches, and to enhance criminal penalties, law enforcement assistance, and other protections against security breaches, fraudulent access, and misuse of personally identifiable information. (by CRS) Hide
Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011 S. 968 (112th) LeahyOpposeNo
A bill to prevent online threats to economic creativity and theft of intellectual property, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Safeguarding America's Pharmaceuticals Act of 2013 H.R. 1919 (113th) LattaSupportNo
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the pharmaceutical distribution supply chain, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the pharmaceutical distribution supply chain, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Arbitration Fairness Act of 2007 S. 1782 (110th) FeingoldOpposeNo
A bill to amend chapter 1 of title 9 of United States Code with respect to arbitration. (by CRS)
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
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
Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2012 S. 3485 (112th) BrownSupportNo
A bill to limit the authority of States to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States. (by More
A bill to limit the authority of States to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States. (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)
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)
Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act of 2009 H.R. 3126 (111th) FrankOpposeNo
To establish the Consumer Financial Protection Agency, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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
Bring Jobs Home Act S. 2569 (113th) WalshOpposeNo
A bill to provide an incentive for businesses to bring jobs back to America. (by CRS)
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 H.R. 3830 (113th) CampSupportNo
To establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.… More
To establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 S. 1900 (113th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2013 H.R. 1129 (113th) CobleSupportNo
To limit the authority of States to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States. (by CRS)
Equal Employment for All Act H.R. 3149 (111th) CohenOpposeNo
To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions. (by… More
To amend the Fair Credit Reporting Act to prohibit the use of consumer credit checks against prospective and current employees for the purposes of making adverse employment decisions. (by CRS) Hide
Credit Card Fair Fee Act of 2008 H.R. 5546 (110th) ConyersOpposeNo
To amend the antitrust laws to ensure competitive market-based rates and terms for merchants' access to electronic payment systems. (by More
To amend the antitrust laws to ensure competitive market-based rates and terms for merchants' access to electronic payment systems. (by CRS) Hide
Debit Interchange Fee Study Act of 2011 S. 575 (112th) TesterSupportNo
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
Consumer Credit Access, Innovation, and Modernization Act H.R. 6139 (112th) LuetkemeyerSupportNo
To create a Federal charter for National Consumer Credit Corporations, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act of 2013 S. 607 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to improve the provisions relating to the privacy of electronic communications. (by CRS)
Email Privacy Act H.R. 1852 (113th) 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
Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade Act H.R. 3782 (112th) IssaSupportNo
To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to address unfair trade practices relating to infringement of copyrights and trademarks by certain Internet sites, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to address unfair trade practices relating to infringement of copyrights and trademarks by certain Internet sites, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Stop Online Piracy Act H.R. 3261 (112th) SmithSupportNo
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
Automobile Arbitration Fairness Act of 2008 H.R. 5312 (110th) SánchezOpposeNo
To amend chapter 1 of title 9 of the United States Code with respect to arbitration of certain controversies. (by CRS)
Reservist Access to Justice Act of 2007 H.R. 3393 (110th) DavisOpposeNo
To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve veterans' reemployment rights under chapter 43 of such title, to exempt claims brought under that chapter from arbitration under chapter 1 of… More
To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve veterans' reemployment rights under chapter 43 of such title, to exempt claims brought under that chapter from arbitration under chapter 1 of title 9 of such Code, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Fair Contracts for Growers Act of 2007 S. 221 (110th) GrassleyOpposeNo
A bill to amend title 9, United States Code, to provide for greater fairness in the arbitration process relating to livestock and poultry contracts. (by More
A bill to amend title 9, United States Code, to provide for greater fairness in the arbitration process relating to livestock and poultry contracts. (by CRS) Hide
Predatory Mortgage Lending Practices Reduction Act H.R. 2061 (110th) JonesOpposeNo
To protect home buyers from predatory lending practices. (by CRS)
Consumer Fairness Act of 2007 H.R. 1443 (110th) GutiérrezOpposeNo
To treat arbitration clauses which are unilaterally imposed on consumers as an unfair and deceptive trade practice and prohibit their use in consumer transactions, and for other purposes. (by… More
To treat arbitration clauses which are unilaterally imposed on consumers as an unfair and deceptive trade practice and prohibit their use in consumer transactions, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Mortgage Reform and Anti-Predatory Lending Act of 2007 H.R. 3915 (110th) MillerOpposeNo
To amend the Truth in Lending Act to reform consumer mortgage practices and provide accountability for such practices, to establish licensing and registration requirements for residential mortgage… More
To amend the Truth in Lending Act to reform consumer mortgage practices and provide accountability for such practices, to establish licensing and registration requirements for residential mortgage originators, to provide certain minimum standards for consumer mortgage loans, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Home Ownership Preservation and Protection Act of 2007 S. 2452 (110th) DoddOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to provide protection to consumers with respect to certain high-cost loans, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to provide protection to consumers with respect to certain high-cost loans, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Civil Rights Act of 2008 H.R. 5129 (110th) LewisOpposeNo
To restore, reaffirm, and reconcile legal rights and remedies under civil rights statutes. (by CRS)
Civil Rights Act of 2008 S. 2554 (110th) KennedyOpposeNo
A bill to restore, reaffirm, and reconcile legal rights and remedies under civil rights statutes. (by CRS)
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)
Red Tape Reduction and Small Business Job Creation Act 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
Emergency Home Ownership and Mortgage Equity Protection Act of 2007 H.R. 3609 (110th) MillerOpposeNo
To amend title 11 of the United States Code with respect to modification of certain mortgages on principal residences, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 11 of the United States Code with respect to modification of certain mortgages on principal residences, and for other purposes. (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
Alternative Minimum Tax and Extenders Tax Relief Act of 2008 S. 2886 (110th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to amend certain expiring provisions. (by CRS)
Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Fairness and Simplification Act of 2007 H.R. 3359 (110th) JohnsonSupportNo
To limit the authority of States and localities to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States and localities. (by More
To limit the authority of States and localities to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States and localities. (by CRS) Hide
Helping Families Save Their Homes in Bankruptcy Act of 2008 S. 2136 (110th) DurbinOpposeNo
A bill to address the treatment of primary mortgages in bankruptcy, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Home Owners' Mortgage and Equity Savings Act S. 2133 (110th) SpecterOpposeNo
A bill to authorize bankruptcy courts to take certain actions with respect to mortgage loans in bankruptcy, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to authorize bankruptcy courts to take certain actions with respect to mortgage loans in bankruptcy, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Consumer Credit Fairness Act S. 257 (111th) WhitehouseOpposeNo
A bill to amend title 11, United States Code, to disallow certain claims resulting from high cost credit debts, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend title 11, United States Code, to disallow certain claims resulting from high cost credit debts, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2012 H.R. 1864 (112th) CobleSupportNo
To limit the authority of States to tax certain income of employees for employment duties performed in other States. (by CRS)
Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2010 S. 3675 (111th) WhitehouseOpposeNo
A bill to amend chapter 11 of title 11, United States Code, to address reorganization of small businesses. (by CRS)
Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Venue Reform Act of 2011 H.R. 2533 (112th) SmithSupportNo
To amend title 28 of the United States Code with respect to proper venue for cases filed by corporations under chapter 11 of title 11 of such Code. (by More
To amend title 28 of the United States Code with respect to proper venue for cases filed by corporations under chapter 11 of title 11 of such Code. (by CRS) Hide
Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors Act of 2009 S. 729 (111th) DurbinSupportNo
A bill to amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to permit States to determine State residency for higher education purposes and to authorize the cancellation… More
A bill to amend the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to permit States to determine State residency for higher education purposes and to authorize the cancellation of removal and adjustment of status of certain alien students who are long-term United States residents and who entered the United States as children, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
College Cost Reduction and Access Act H.R. 2669 (110th) MillerOpposeYes
To provide for reconciliation pursuant to section 601 of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2008. (by CRS)
Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008 H.R. 1424 (110th) KennedySupportYes
A bill to provide authority for the Federal Government to purchase and insure certain types of troubled assets for the purposes of providing stability to and preventing disruption in the economy and… More
A bill to provide authority for the Federal Government to purchase and insure certain types of troubled assets for the purposes of providing stability to and preventing disruption in the economy and financial system and protecting taxpayers, 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
Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009 S. 896 (111th) DoddOpposeYes
A bill to prevent mortgage foreclosures and enhance mortgage credit availability. (by CRS)
Russia and Moldova Jackson-Vanik Repeal and 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
Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 H.R. 2419 (110th) PetersonSupportYes
Farm Bill Extension Act of 2007 (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)
Higher Education Opportunity Act H.R. 4137 (110th) MillerOpposeYes
To amend and extend the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 H.R. 3221 (110th) PelosiOpposeYes
A bill to provide needed housing reform and for other purposes. (by CRS)
3% Withholding Repeal and Job Creation Act H.R. 674 (112th) HergerSupportYes
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the imposition of 3 percent withholding on certain payments made to vendors by government entities, to modify the calculation of modified adjusted… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the imposition of 3 percent withholding on certain payments made to vendors by government entities, to modify the calculation of modified adjusted gross income for purposes of determining eligibility for certain healthcare-related programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide