Meat processing & products

TopicBill numberAuthorsort iconInterest positionBecame law
Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015 H.R. 4800 (113th) AderholtSupportNo
Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes. (by… More
Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, 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 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
Freedom Fuels Act of 2011 S. 212 (112th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize long-term contracts for the procurement of certain liquid transportation fuels for the Department of Defense. (by More
A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize long-term contracts for the procurement of certain liquid transportation fuels for the Department of Defense. (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
Energy Savings Act of 2007 S. 1321 (110th) BingamanOpposeNo
An original bill to enhance the energy security of the United States by promoting biofuels, energy efficiency, and carbon capture and storage, and for other purposes. (by More
An original bill to enhance the energy security of the United States by promoting biofuels, energy efficiency, and carbon capture and storage, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
To Amend Title 49, United States Code, to Provide Certain Exemptions to Drivers of Intrastate Commercial Motor Vehicles Engaged in Agricultural Purposes. H.R. 3098 (110th) BorenSupportNo
To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide certain exemptions to drivers of intrastate commercial motor vehicles engaged in agricultural purposes. (by More
To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide certain exemptions to drivers of intrastate commercial motor vehicles engaged in agricultural purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Competitive and Fair Agricultural Markets Act of 2007 H.R. 2135 (110th) BoswellOpposeNo
This bill would enhance fair and open competition in the production and sale of agricultural commodities. (by CRS)
Economic Development Revitalization Act of 2011 S. 782 (112th) BoxerSupportNo
A bill to amend the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 to reauthorize that Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Genetically Engineered Food Right-To-Know Act S. 809 (113th) BoxerOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require that genetically engineered food and foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients be labeled accordingly. (by… More
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require that genetically engineered food and foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients be labeled accordingly. (by CRS) Hide
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
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
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
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
United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act H.R. 3078 (112th) CantorSupportYes
To implement the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement. (by CRS)
United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act H.R. 3079 (112th) CantorSupportYes
To implement the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement. (by CRS)
United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act H.R. 3080 (112th) CantorSupportYes
To implement the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement. (by CRS)
Renewable Fuel Standard Flexibility Act S. 3428 (112th) CardinSupportNo
A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to partially waive the renewable fuel standard when corn inventories are low. (by CRS)
Chesapeake Clean Water and Ecosystem Restoration Act S. 1816 (111th) CardinOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to improve and reauthorize the Chesapeake Bay Program. (by CRS)
Ethanol Subsidy and Tariff Repeal Act S. 1057 (112th) CoburnSupportNo
A bill to repeal the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit. (by CRS)
Ethanol Subsidy and Tariff Repeal Act S. 871 (112th) CoburnSupportNo
A bill to repeal the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit. (by CRS)
Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit Repeal Act S. 520 (112th) CoburnSupportNo
A bill to repeal the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit. (by CRS)
Keeping Politics Out of Federal Contracting Act of 2011 S. 1100 (112th) CollinsSupportNo
A bill to amend title 41, United States Code, to prohibit inserting politics into the Federal acquisition process by prohibiting the submission of political contribution information as a condition of… More
A bill to amend title 41, United States Code, to prohibit inserting politics into the Federal acquisition process by prohibiting the submission of political contribution information as a condition of receiving a Federal contract. (by CRS) Hide
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
Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2014 S. 2267 (113th) CoonsSupportNo
A bill to modify chapter 90 of title 18, United States Code, to provide Federal jurisdiction for theft of trade secrets. (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
Genetically Engineered Food Right-To-Know Act H.R. 1699 (113th) DeFazioOpposeNo
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require that genetically engineered food and foods that contains genetically engineered ingredients be labeled accordingly. (by More
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require that genetically engineered food and foods that contains genetically engineered ingredients be labeled accordingly. (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
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
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)
Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act of 2013 S. 1807 (113th) FeinsteinSupportNo
A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to eliminate the corn ethanol mandate for renewable fuel, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
American Homebuyers Protection Act H.R. 1519 (110th) GonzalezOpposeNo
To prohibit offering homebuilding purchase contracts that contain in a single document both a mandatory arbitration agreement and other contract provisions, to prohibit requiring purchasers to… More
To prohibit offering homebuilding purchase contracts that contain in a single document both a mandatory arbitration agreement and other contract provisions, to prohibit requiring purchasers to consent to a mandatory arbitration agreement as a condition precedent to entering into a homebuilding purchase contract, and to provide for the Federal Trade Commission to enforce violations of such prohibitions as unfair and deceptive acts or practices under the Federal Trade Commission Act. (by CRS) Hide
Renewable Fuel Standard Flexibility Act H.R. 3097 (112th) GoodlatteSupportNo
To partially waive the renewable fuel standard when corn inventories are low. (by CRS)
Renewable Fuel Standard Elimination Act H.R. 1461 (113th) GoodlatteSupportNo
To repeal the renewable fuel program of the Environmental Protection Agency. (by CRS)
Agricultural Guestworker Act H.R. 1773 (113th) GoodlatteSupportNo
To create a nonimmigrant H-2C work visa program for agricultural workers, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
RFS Reform Act of 2015 H.R. 704 (114th) GoodlatteSupportNo
To amend the Clean Air Act to eliminate certain requirements under the renewable fuel program, to prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from approving the introduction… More
To amend the Clean Air Act to eliminate certain requirements under the renewable fuel program, to prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from approving the introduction into commerce of gasoline that contains greater than 10-volume-percent ethanol, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Regulatory Accountability Act of 2015 H.R. 185 (114th) GoodlatteSupportNo
To reform the process by which Federal agencies analyze and formulate new regulations and guidance documents. (by CRS)
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)
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
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
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
Competitive and Fair Agricultural Markets Act of 2007 S. 622 (110th) HarkinOpposeNo
A bill to enhance fair and open competition in the production and sale of agricultural commodities. (by CRS)
New Markets for State-Inspected Meat and Poultry Act of 2007 S. 1150 (110th) HatchSupportNo
A bill to enhance the State inspection of meat and poultry in the United States, and for other purposes (by CRS)
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. S. 995 (114th) HatchSupportNo
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
Ethanol Subsidy Repeal Act H.R. 2307 (112th) HergerSupportNo
To repeal the tax credits for ethanol blenders, to repeal the tariff on imported ethanol, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Domestic Fuels Act of 2012 S. 2264 (112th) HoevenOpposeNo
A bill to provide liability protection for claims based on the design, manufacture, sale, offer for sale, introduction into commerce, or use of certain fuels and fuel additives, and for other… More
A bill to provide liability protection for claims based on the design, manufacture, sale, offer for sale, introduction into commerce, or use of certain fuels and fuel additives, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Trade Secrets Protection Act of 2014 H.R. 5233 (113th) HoldingSupportNo
To amend chapter 90 of title 18, United States Code, to provide Federal jurisdiction for the theft of trade secrets, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend chapter 90 of title 18, United States Code, to provide Federal jurisdiction for the theft of trade secrets, 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)
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
Deep Ocean Energy Resources Act of 2006 H.R. 4761 (109th) JindalSupportNo
To provide for exploration, development, and production activities for mineral resources on the outer Continental Shelf, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for exploration, development, and production activities for mineral resources on the outer Continental Shelf, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Predatory Mortgage Lending Practices Reduction Act H.R. 2061 (110th) JonesOpposeNo
To protect home buyers from predatory lending practices. (by CRS)
Employee Free Choice Act of 2009 S. 560 (111th) KennedyOpposeNo
To amend the National Labor Relations Act to establish an efficient system to enable employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to provide for mandatory injunctions for unfair labor… More
To amend the National Labor Relations Act to establish an efficient system to enable employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to provide for mandatory injunctions for unfair labor practices during organizing efforts, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
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)
To Amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to Authorize the Interstate Distribution of State Inspected Meat and Poultry if the Secretary of Agriculture Determines That the State Inspection Requirements Are at Least Equal to Federal Inspection Requirements and to Require the Secretary to Reimburse State Agencies for Part of the Costs of Such Inspections. H.R. 1760 (110th) KindSupportNo
To amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to authorize the interstate distribution of State inspected meat and poultry if the Secretary of Agriculture… More
To amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to authorize the interstate distribution of State inspected meat and poultry if the Secretary of Agriculture determines that the State inspection requirements are at least equal to Federal inspection requirements and to require the Secretary to reimburse State agencies for part of the costs of such inspections. (by CRS) Hide
Science Appropriations Act, 2012 H.R. 2112 (112th) KingstonSupportYes
An act making consolidated appropriations for the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Justice, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related programs for the fiscal year ending… More
An act making consolidated appropriations for the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Justice, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Secret Ballot Protection Act H.R. 1176 (111th) KlineSupportNo
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
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
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
Freedom to Export to Cuba Act of 2015 S. 491 (114th) KlobucharSupportNo
A bill to lift the trade embargo on Cuba. (by CRS)
A Bill to Amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to Authorize the Interstate Distribution of State-Inspected Meat and Poultry if the Secretary of Agriculture Determines That the State Inspection Requirements Are at Least Equal to Federal Inspection Requirements and to Require the Secretary to Reimburse State Agencies for Part of the Costs of the Inspections. S. 1149 (110th) KohlSupportNo
A bill to amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to authorize the interstate distribution of State-inspected meat and poultry if the Secretary of Agriculture… More
A bill to amend the Federal Meat Inspection Act and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to authorize the interstate distribution of State-inspected meat and poultry if the Secretary of Agriculture determines that the State inspection requirements are at least equal to Federal inspection requirements and to require the Secretary to reimburse State agencies for part of the costs of the inspections. (by CRS) Hide
Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2007 S. 772 (110th) KohlSupportNo
A bill to amend the Federal antitrust laws to provide expanded coverage and to eliminate exemptions from such laws that are contrary to the public interest with respect to railroads. (by… More
A bill to amend the Federal antitrust laws to provide expanded coverage and to eliminate exemptions from such laws that are contrary to the public interest with respect to railroads. (by CRS) Hide
Repeal Ethanol Subsidies Today Act of 2011 H.R. 1188 (112th) LanceSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to terminate incentives for alcohol fuels. (by CRS)
Faster FOIA Act of 2011 S. 627 (112th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays. (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
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)
Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 S. 3307 (111th) LincolnSupportYes
An original bill to reauthorize child nutrition programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2013 H.R. 1947 (113th) LucasSupportNo
To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2013 H.R. 2642 (113th) LucasOpposeYes
To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for the reform and continuation of agricultural and other programs of the Department of Agriculture through fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Responsibly And Professionally Invigorating Development Act of 2015 H.R. 348 (114th) MarinoSupportNo
To provide for improved coordination of agency actions in the preparation and adoption of environmental documents for permitting determinations, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for improved coordination of agency actions in the preparation and adoption of environmental documents for permitting determinations, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
To Preserve Existing Rights and Responsibilities with Respect to Waters of the United States, and for Other Purposes. H.R. 4965 (112th) MicaSupportNo
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 2011 H.R. 763 (112th) 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
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
Employee Free Choice Act of 2009 H.R. 1409 (111th) MillerOpposeNo
Employee Free Choice Act of 2009 - Amends the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to certify a bargaining representative without directing an election if… More
Employee Free Choice Act of 2009 - Amends the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to certify a bargaining representative without directing an election if a majority of the bargaining unit employees have authorized designation of the representative (card-check) and there is no other individual or labor organization currently certified or recognized as the exclusive representative of any of the employees in the unit. Sets forth special procedural requirements for reaching an initial collective bargaining agreement following certification or recognition. Revises enforcement requirements with respect to unfair labor practices during union organizing drives, particularly a preliminary investigation of an alleged unfair labor practice (ULP) which may lead to proceedings for injunctive relief. Requires that priority be given to a preliminary investigation of any charge that, while employees were seeking representation by a labor organization, or during the period after a labor organization was recognized as a representative until the first collective bargaining contract is entered into, an employer: (1) discharged or otherwise discriminated against an employee to encourage or discourage membership in the labor organization; (2) threatened to discharge or to otherwise discriminate against an employee in order to interfere with, restrain, or coerce employees in the exercise of guaranteed self-organization or collective bardaining rights; or (3) engaged in any other related ULP that significantly interferes with, restrains, or coerces employees in the exercise of such guaranteed rights. Adds to remedies for such violations: (1) back pay plus liquidated damages; and (2) additional civil penalties. (by CRS). (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
Scrap the MAP Act H.R. 4683 (111th) MurphyOpposeNo
To amend the Agricultural Trade Act of 1978 to repeal the Market Access Program of the Department of Agriculture. (by CRS)
An Original Concurrent Resolution Setting Forth the Congressional Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2014, Revising the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Year 2013, and Setting Forth the Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2015 Through 2023. S.Con.Res. 8 (113th) MurrayOpposeNo
An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2014, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2013, and… More
An original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2014, revising the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal year 2013, and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2015 through 2023. (by CRS) Hide
Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011 H.R. 1633 (112th) NoemSupportNo
To establish a temporary prohibition against revising any national ambient air quality standard applicable to coarse particulate matter, to limit Federal regulation of nuisance dust in areas in which… More
To establish a temporary prohibition against revising any national ambient air quality standard applicable to coarse particulate matter, to limit Federal regulation of nuisance dust in areas in which such dust is regulated under State, tribal, or local law, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Agricultural Trade Facilitation Act H.R. 2707 (112th) NunesSupportNo
To establish trade negotiating objectives of the United States with respect to the application of sanitary and phytosanitary measures to agricultural products to facilitate trade in agriculture, and… More
To establish trade negotiating objectives of the United States with respect to the application of sanitary and phytosanitary measures to agricultural products to facilitate trade in agriculture, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Railroad Competition and Service Improvement Act of 2007 H.R. 2125 (110th) OberstarSupportNo
To amend title 49, United States Code, to ensure competition in the rail industry, enable rail customers to obtain reliable rail service, and provide those customers with a reasonable process for… More
To amend title 49, United States Code, to ensure competition in the rail industry, enable rail customers to obtain reliable rail service, and provide those customers with a reasonable process for challenging rate and service disputes. (by CRS) Hide
Agricultural Protection and Prosperity Act of 2007 H.R. 1398 (110th) PetersonSupportNo
To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 to provide that manure shall not be considered to be a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant.… More
To amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 to provide that manure shall not be considered to be a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant. (by CRS) Hide
Renewable Fuels Reinvestment Act H.R. 4940 (111th) PomeroyOpposeNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain tax incentives for alcohol used as fuel and to amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to extend additional duties on… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain tax incentives for alcohol used as fuel and to amend the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States to extend additional duties on ethanol. (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
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
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
Currency Reform for Fair Trade Act H.R. 2378 (111th) RyanOpposeNo
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
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)
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
To Provide a Comprehensive Assessment of the Scientific and Technical Research on the Implications of the Use of Mid-Level Ethanol Blends, and for Other Purposes. H.R. 3199 (112th) SensenbrennerSupportNo
To provide a comprehensive assessment of the scientific and technical research on the implications of the use of mid-level ethanol blends, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide a comprehensive assessment of the scientific and technical research on the implications of the use of mid-level ethanol blends, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Domestic Fuels Protection Act of 2012 H.R. 4345 (112th) ShimkusOpposeNo
To provide liability protection for claims based on the design, manufacture, sale, offer for sale, introduction into commerce, or use of certain fuels and fuel additives, and for other purposes.… More
To provide liability protection for claims based on the design, manufacture, sale, offer for sale, introduction into commerce, or use of certain fuels and fuel additives, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Relating to the Consideration of the Bill (H.R. 5724) to Implement the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement. H.Res. 1092 (110th) SlaughterOpposeNo
Relating to the consideration of the bill (H.R. 5724) to implement the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement. (by CRS)
Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act of 2011 H.R. 965 (112th) SlaughterOpposeNo
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to preserve the effectiveness of medically important antibiotics used in the treatment of human and animal diseases. (by More
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to preserve the effectiveness of medically important antibiotics used in the treatment of human and animal diseases. (by CRS) Hide
Legal Workforce Act H.R. 2885 (112th) SmithSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.… More
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Legal Workforce Act H.R. 1772 (113th) SmithSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.… More
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Legal Workforce Act H.R. 2164 (112th) SmithSupportNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.… More
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Agriculture Reform, Food, and Jobs Act of 2012 S. 3240 (112th) StabenowOpposeNo
An original bill to reauthorize agricultural programs through 2017, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Horse Slaughter Prohibition Bill H.R. 503 (109th) SweeneyOpposeNo
To amend the Horse Protection Act to prohibit the shipping, transporting, moving, delivering, receiving, possessing, purchasing, selling, or donation of horses and other equines to be slaughtered for… More
To amend the Horse Protection Act to prohibit the shipping, transporting, moving, delivering, receiving, possessing, purchasing, selling, or donation of horses and other equines to be slaughtered for human consumption, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Death Tax Repeal Act of 2007 H.R. 1586 (110th) ThornberrySupportNo
To repeal the Federal estate and gift taxes. (by CRS)
Corn Ethanol Mandate Elimination Act of 2015 S. 577 (114th) ToomeySupportNo
A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to eliminate the corn ethanol mandate for renewable fuel. (by CRS)