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TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Pregnant Workers Fairness Act H.R. 1975 (113th) NadlerSupportNo
To eliminate discrimination and promote women's health and economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are… More
To eliminate discrimination and promote women's health and economic security by ensuring reasonable workplace accommodations for workers whose ability to perform the functions of a job are limited by pregnancy, childbirth, or a related medical condition. (by CRS) Hide
Internet Investment, Innovation, and Competition Preservation Act H.R. 166 (112th) StearnsOpposeNo
To prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from regulating information services or Internet access services absent a market failure, and for other purposes. (by More
To prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from regulating information services or Internet access services absent a market failure, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Shareholder Protection Act of 2011 H.R. 2517 (112th) CapuanoSupportNo
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require shareholder authorization before a public company may make certain political expenditures, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require shareholder authorization before a public company may make certain political expenditures, 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
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)
Restorative Justice in Schools Act of 2011 H.R. 415 (112th) CohenSupportNo
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to allow a local educational agency that receives a subgrant under section 2121 of such Act to use the funds to provide professional… More
To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to allow a local educational agency that receives a subgrant under section 2121 of such Act to use the funds to provide professional development activities that train school personnel about restorative justice and conflict resolution. (by CRS) Hide
FISA Sunsets Extension Act of 2011 H.R. 514 (112th) SensenbrennerOpposeYes
To extend expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 and Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 relating to access to business records,… More
To extend expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 and Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 relating to access to business records, individual terrorists as agents of foreign powers, and roving wiretaps until December 8, 2011. (by CRS) Hide
To Extend Expiring Provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 and Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 Until February 29, 2012. H.R. 67 (112th) RogersOpposeNo
To extend expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 and Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 until February 29, 2012. (by More
To extend expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 and Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 until February 29, 2012. (by CRS) Hide
Shareholder Protection Act of 2011 S. 1360 (112th) MenéndezSupportNo
A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require shareholder authorization before a public company may make certain political expenditures, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require shareholder authorization before a public company may make certain political expenditures, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Strengthening Medicare And Repaying Taxpayers Act of 2011 S. 1718 (112th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to the application of Medicare secondary payer rules for certain claims. (by More
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to the application of Medicare secondary payer rules for certain claims. (by CRS) Hide
STOCK Act S. 2038 (112th) LiebermanSupportYes
An original bill to prohibit Members of Congress and employees of Congress from using nonpublic information derived from their official positions for personal benefit, and for other purposes.… More
An original bill to prohibit Members of Congress and employees of Congress from using nonpublic information derived from their official positions for personal benefit, 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)
Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2012 S. 743 (112th) AkakaSupportYes
A bill to amend chapter 23 of title 5, United States Code, to clarify the disclosures of information protected from prohibited personnel practices, require a statement in nondisclosure policies,… More
A bill to amend chapter 23 of title 5, United States Code, to clarify the disclosures of information protected from prohibited personnel practices, require a statement in nondisclosure policies, forms, and agreements that such policies, forms, and agreements conform with certain disclosure protections, provide certain authority for the Special Counsel, and for other purposes. (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)
Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009 H.R. 1106 (111th) ConyersSupportNo
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 of 2009 H.R. 1237 (111th) SánchezSupportNo
To amend chapter 1 of title 9 of United States Code with respect to arbitration. (by CRS)
Fairness in Cocaine Sentencing Act of 2009 H.R. 3245 (111th) ScottSupportNo
To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act regarding penalties for cocaine offenses, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Controlled Substances Act and the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act regarding penalties for cocaine offenses, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Private Student Loan Bankruptcy Fairness Act of 2010 H.R. 5043 (111th) CohenSupportNo
To amend title 11 of the United States Code to modify the dischargeability of debts for certain educational payments and loans. (by More
To amend title 11 of the United States Code to modify the dischargeability of debts for certain educational payments and loans. (by CRS) Hide
Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2010 S. 372 (111th) AkakaSupportNo
A bill to amend chapter 23 of title 5, United States Code, to clarify the disclosures of information protected from prohibited personnel practices, require a statement in nondisclosure policies,… More
A bill to amend chapter 23 of title 5, United States Code, to clarify the disclosures of information protected from prohibited personnel practices, require a statement in nondisclosure policies, forms, and agreements that such policies, forms, and agreements conform with certain disclosure protections, provide certain authority for the Special Counsel, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act S. 512 (111th) MartinezSupportNo
A bill to amend chapter 1 of title 9, United States Code with respect to arbitration. (by CRS)
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Reauthorization Act of 2009 S. 678 (111th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to reauthorize and improve the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2010 S. 714 (111th) WebbSupportNo
A bill to establish the National Criminal Justice Commission. (by CRS)
Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009 S. 896 (111th) DoddSupportYes
A bill to prevent mortgage foreclosures and enhance mortgage credit availability. (by CRS)
Ethics Reform Act of 2007 H.R. 1136 (110th) BlumenauerOpposeNo
To abolish the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct in the House of Representatives, establish an Independent Ethics Commission, and provide for the transfer of the duties and functions of the… More
To abolish the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct in the House of Representatives, establish an Independent Ethics Commission, and provide for the transfer of the duties and functions of the committee to the Commission. (by CRS) Hide
Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2007 H.R. 1281 (110th) EmanuelSupportNo
To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit certain deceptive practices in Federal elections, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit certain deceptive practices in Federal elections, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Microbicide Development Act H.R. 1420 (110th) SchakowskySupportNo
To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to facilitating the development of microbicides for preventing transmission of HIV/AIDS and other diseases, and for other purposes. (by… More
To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to facilitating the development of microbicides for preventing transmission of HIV/AIDS and other diseases, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007 H.R. 1433 (110th) NortonSupportNo
To provide for the treatment of the District of Columbia as a Congressional district for purposes of representation in the House of Representatives, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for the treatment of the District of Columbia as a Congressional district for purposes of representation in the House of Representatives, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2007 H.R. 1905 (110th) NortonSupportNo
To provide for the treatment of the District of Columbia as a Congressional district for purposes of representation in the House of Representatives, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for the treatment of the District of Columbia as a Congressional district for purposes of representation in the House of Representatives, 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)
Family Telephone Connection Protection Act of 2007 H.R. 555 (110th) RushSupportNo
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission to prescribe rules regulating inmate telephone service rates. (by More
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission to prescribe rules regulating inmate telephone service rates. (by CRS) Hide
Consumer Overdraft Protection Fair Practices Act H.R. 946 (110th) MaloneySupportNo
To extend the protections of the Truth in Lending Act to overdraft protection programs and services provided by depository institutions, to require customer consent before a depository institution… More
To extend the protections of the Truth in Lending Act to overdraft protection programs and services provided by depository institutions, to require customer consent before a depository institution may initiate overdraft protection services and fees, to enhance the information made available to consumers relating to overdraft protection services and fees, to prohibit systematic manipulation in the posting of checks and other debits to a depository account for the purpose of generating overdraft protection fees, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Public Safety Employer-Employee Cooperation Act of 2007 H.R. 980 (110th) KildeeOpposeNo
To provide collective bargaining rights for public safety officers employed by States or their political subdivisions. (by CRS)
Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2007 H.R. 985 (110th) WaxmanSupportNo
This bill amends title 5, United States Code, to clarify which disclosures of information are protected from prohibited personnel practices; to require a statement in nondisclosure policies, forms,… More
This bill amends title 5, United States Code, to clarify which disclosures of information are protected from prohibited personnel practices; to require a statement in nondisclosure policies, forms, and agreements to the effect that such policies, forms, and agreements are consistent with certain disclosure protections. (by CRS) Hide
National Domestic Violence Volunteer Attorney Network Act S. 1515 (110th) BidenSupportNo
A bill to establish a domestic violence volunteer attorney network to represent domestic violence victims. (by CRS)
Deceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2007 S. 453 (110th) ObamaSupportNo
A bill to prohibit deceptive practices in Federal elections. (by CRS)
527 Reform Act of 2006 H.R. 4975 (109th) DreierSupportNo
This bill regulates the practice of lobbying with the intention of making lobbying more transparent. (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