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TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Secret Science Reform Act of 2015 H.R. 1030 (114th) SmithOpposeNo
To prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing, finalizing, or disseminating regulations or assessments based upon science that is not transparent or reproducible. (by More
To prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing, finalizing, or disseminating regulations or assessments based upon science that is not transparent or reproducible. (by CRS) Hide
Retail Investor Protection Act H.R. 1090 (114th) WagnerOpposeNo
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to provide protections for retail customers, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection Advisory Boards Act H.R. 1195 (114th) PittengerOpposeNo
To amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to establish advisory boards, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Portfolio Lending and Mortgage Access Act H.R. 1210 (114th) BarrOpposeNo
To amend the Truth in Lending Act to provide a safe harbor from certain requirements related to qualified mortgages for residential mortgage loans held on an originating depository institution's… More
To amend the Truth in Lending Act to provide a safe harbor from certain requirements related to qualified mortgages for residential mortgage loans held on an originating depository institution's portfolio, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Protecting Cyber Networks Act H.R. 1560 (114th) NunesOpposeNo
To improve cybersecurity in the United States through enhanced sharing of information about cybersecurity threats, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to enhance multi-directional sharing of… More
To improve cybersecurity in the United States through enhanced sharing of information about cybersecurity threats, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to enhance multi-directional sharing of information related to cybersecurity risks and strengthen privacy and civil liberties protections, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act of 2015 H.R. 1599 (114th) PompeoOpposeNo
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to food produced from, containing, or consisting of a bioengineered organism, the labeling of natural foods, and for other purposes.… More
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to food produced from, containing, or consisting of a bioengineered organism, the labeling of natural foods, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 H.R. 1735 (114th) ThornberryOpposeNo
An act to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2016 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to… More
An act to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2016 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 H.R. 181 (114th) PoeOpposeNo
To provide justice for the victims of trafficking. (by CRS)
Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2016 H.R. 1927 (114th) GoodlatteOpposeNo
To amend title 28, United States Code, to improve fairness in class action litigation. (by CRS)
Court Legal Access and Student Support (CLASS) Act of 2015 H.R. 2079 (114th) WatersSupportNo
To provide that chapter 1 of title 9 of the United States Code, relating to the enforcement of arbitration agreements, shall not apply to enrollment agreements made between students and certain… More
To provide that chapter 1 of title 9 of the United States Code, relating to the enforcement of arbitration agreements, shall not apply to enrollment agreements made between students and certain institutions of higher education; and to prohibit limitations on the ability of students to pursue claims against certain institutions of higher education. (by CRS) Hide
Arbitration Fairness Act of 2015 H.R. 2087 (114th) JohnsonSupportNo
To amend title 9 of the United States Code with respect to arbitration. (by CRS)
Spurring Private Aerospace Competitiveness and Entrepreneurship Act of 2015 H.R. 2262 (114th) McCarthyOpposeYes
To facilitate a pro-growth environment for the developing commercial space industry by encouraging private sector investment and creating more stable and predictable regulatory conditions, and for… More
To facilitate a pro-growth environment for the developing commercial space industry by encouraging private sector investment and creating more stable and predictable regulatory conditions, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
SPEAK FREE Act of 2015 H.R. 2304 (114th) FarentholdOpposeNo
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
National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2015 H.R. 2330 (114th) DeutchSupportNo
To establish the National Criminal Justice Commission. (by CRS)
Restoring Education And Learning Act of 2015 H.R. 2521 (114th) EdwardsSupportNo
To reinstate Federal Pell Grant eligibility for individuals incarcerated in Federal and State penal institutions, and for other purposes. (by More
To reinstate Federal Pell Grant eligibility for individuals incarcerated in Federal and State penal institutions, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act H.R. 2576 (114th) ShimkusSupportYes
To modernize the Toxic Substances Control Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Stop Advertising Victims of Exploitation Act of 2015 H.R. 285 (114th) WagnerOpposeNo
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a penalty for knowingly selling advertising that offers certain commercial sex acts. (by More
To amend title 18, United States Code, to provide a penalty for knowingly selling advertising that offers certain commercial sex acts. (by CRS) Hide
Kate's Law H.R. 3011 (114th) SalmonOpposeNo
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase the penalties applicable to aliens who unlawfully reenter the United States after being removed. (by More
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase the penalties applicable to aliens who unlawfully reenter the United States after being removed. (by CRS) Hide
Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2015 H.R. 3304 (114th) CartwrightSupportNo
To require foreign manufacturers of products imported into the United States to establish registered agents in the United States who are authorized to accept service of process against such… More
To require foreign manufacturers of products imported into the United States to establish registered agents in the United States who are authorized to accept service of process against such manufacturers. (by CRS) Hide
Fraudulent Joinder Prevention Act of 2016 H.R. 3624 (114th) BuckOpposeNo
To amend title 28, United States Code, to prevent fraudulent joinder. (by CRS)
Transportation for Tomorrow Act of 2015 H.R. 3763 (114th) ShusterOpposeNo
To authorize funds for Federal-aid highways, highway safety programs, and transit programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Due Process Restoration Act of 2015 H.R. 3798 (114th) GarrettSupportNo
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to permit private persons to compel the Securities and Exchange Commission to seek legal or equitable remedies in a civil action, instead of an… More
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to permit private persons to compel the Securities and Exchange Commission to seek legal or equitable remedies in a civil action, instead of an administrative proceeding, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Detaining Terrorists to Protect America Act of 2015 H.R. 401 (114th) WalorskiOpposeNo
To extend and enhance prohibitions and limitations with respect to the transfer or release of individuals detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and for other purposes.… More
To extend and enhance prohibitions and limitations with respect to the transfer or release of individuals detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2015 H.R. 427 (114th) YoungOpposeNo
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
Restoring Statutory Rights and Interests of the States Act of 2016 H.R. 4899 (114th) JohnsonSupportNo
To restore statutory rights to the people of the United States from forced arbitration. (by CRS)
Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2015 H.R. 526 (114th) FarentholdOpposeNo
To amend title 11 of the United States Code to require the public disclosure by trusts established under section 524(g) of such title, of quarterly reports that contain detailed information regarding… More
To amend title 11 of the United States Code to require the public disclosure by trusts established under section 524(g) of such title, of quarterly reports that contain detailed information regarding the receipt and disposition of claims for injuries based on exposure to asbestos; and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 H.R. 5293 (114th) FrelinghuysenOpposeNo
Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes. (by More
Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Stopping Mass Hacking Act H.R. 5321 (114th) PoeSupportNo
To prevent the proposed amendments to rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure from taking effect. (by CRS)
Fifth Amendment Integrity Restoration Act of 2015 H.R. 540 (114th) WalbergSupportNo
To restore the integrity of the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Justice for Servicemembers Act of 2016 H.R. 5426 (114th) CicillineSupportNo
To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the scope of procedural rights of members of the uniformed services with respect to their employment and reemployment rights, and for other purposes.… More
To amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the scope of procedural rights of members of the uniformed services with respect to their employment and reemployment rights, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Family First Prevention Services Act of 2016 H.R. 5456 (114th) BuchananSupportNo
To amend parts B and E of title IV of the Social Security Act to invest in funding prevention and family services to help keep children safe and supported at home, to ensure that children in foster… More
To amend parts B and E of title IV of the Social Security Act to invest in funding prevention and family services to help keep children safe and supported at home, to ensure that children in foster care are placed in the least restrictive, most family-like, and appropriate settings, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Personalize Your Care Act 2.0 H.R. 5555 (114th) BlumenauerSupportNo
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to improve end-of-life care and advanced illness management. (by CRS)
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
Sunshine for Regulations and Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2016 H.R. 712 (114th) CollinsOpposeNo
To impose certain limitations on consent decrees and settlement agreements by agencies that require the agencies to take regulatory action in accordance with the terms thereof, and for other… More
To impose certain limitations on consent decrees and settlement agreements by agencies that require the agencies to take regulatory action in accordance with the terms thereof, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2015 H.R. 758 (114th) SmithOpposeNo
To amend Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to improve attorney accountability, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Smarter Sentencing Act of 2015 H.R. 920 (114th) LabradorSupportNo
To focus limited Federal resources on the most serious offenders. (by CRS)
Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Department of Labor Relating to the Definition of the Term "Fiduciary". H.J.Res. 88 (114th) RoeOpposeNo
Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to the definition of the term "Fiduciary". (by CRS)
A Bill to Extend Authority Relating to Roving Surveillance, Access to Business Records, and Individual Terrorists As Agents of Foreign Powers Under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 and for Other Purposes. S. 1035 (114th) McConnellOpposeNo
A bill to extend authority relating to roving surveillance, access to business records, and individual terrorists as agents of foreign powers under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978… More
A bill to extend authority relating to roving surveillance, access to business records, and individual terrorists as agents of foreign powers under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Energy Star Program Integrity Act S. 1038 (114th) RischOpposeNo
A bill to clarify that no express or implied warranty is provided by reason of a disclosure relating to voluntary participation in the Energy Star program, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to clarify that no express or implied warranty is provided by reason of a disclosure relating to voluntary participation in the Energy Star program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
National Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2015 S. 1119 (114th) PetersSupportNo
A bill to establish the National Criminal Justice Commission. (by CRS)
Court Legal Access and Student Support (CLASS) Act of 2015 S. 1122 (114th) DurbinSupportNo
A bill to provide that chapter 1 of title 9 of the United States Code, relating to the enforcement of arbitration agreements, shall not apply to enrollment agreements made between students and… More
A bill to provide that chapter 1 of title 9 of the United States Code, relating to the enforcement of arbitration agreements, shall not apply to enrollment agreements made between students and certain institutions of higher education, and to prohibit limitations on the ability of students to pursue claims against certain institutions of higher education. (by CRS) Hide
Arbitration Fairness Act of 2015 S. 1133 (114th) FrankenSupportNo
A bill to amend title 9 of the United States Code with respect to arbitration. (by CRS)
Independent Agency Regulatory Analysis Act of 2015 S. 1607 (114th) PortmanOpposeNo
A bill to affirm the authority of the President to require independent regulatory agencies to comply with regulatory analysis requirements applicable to executive agencies, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to affirm the authority of the President to require independent regulatory agencies to comply with regulatory analysis requirements applicable to executive agencies, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Detaining Terrorists to Protect America Act of 2015 S. 165 (114th) AyotteOpposeNo
A bill to extend and enhance prohibitions and limitations with respect to the transfer or release of individuals detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to extend and enhance prohibitions and limitations with respect to the transfer or release of individuals detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Establishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015 S. 1762 (114th) CruzOpposeNo
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase the penalties applicable to aliens who unlawfully reenter the United States after being removed. (by More
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase the penalties applicable to aliens who unlawfully reenter the United States after being removed. (by CRS) Hide
Trafficking Awareness Training for Health Care Act of 2015 S. 178 (114th) CornynSupportYes
A bill to provide justice for the victims of trafficking. (by CRS)
Improving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015 S. 1812 (114th) GrassleyOpposeNo
A bill to protect public safety by incentivizing State and local law enforcement to cooperate with Federal immigration law enforcement to prevent the release of criminal aliens into communities.… More
A bill to protect public safety by incentivizing State and local law enforcement to cooperate with Federal immigration law enforcement to prevent the release of criminal aliens into communities. (by CRS) Hide
Principled Rulemaking Act of 2015 S. 1818 (114th) LankfordOpposeNo
A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to reform the rule making process of agencies. (by CRS)
Early Participation in Regulations Act of 2015 S. 1820 (114th) LankfordOpposeNo
A bill to require agencies to publish an advance notice of proposed rule making for major rules. (by CRS)
Fair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act of 2015 S. 2021 (114th) BookerSupportNo
A bill to prohibit Federal agencies and Federal contractors from requesting that an applicant for employment disclose criminal history record information before the applicant has received a… More
A bill to prohibit Federal agencies and Federal contractors from requesting that an applicant for employment disclose criminal history record information before the applicant has received a conditional offer, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Requiring Reporting of Online Terrorist Activity Act S. 2372 (114th) FeinsteinOpposeNo
A bill to require reporting of terrorist activities and the unlawful distribution of information relating to explosives, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to require reporting of terrorist activities and the unlawful distribution of information relating to explosives, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Restoring Statutory Rights and Interests of the States Act of 2016 S. 2506 (114th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to restore statutory rights to the people of the United States from forced arbitration. (by CRS)
Fifth Amendment Integrity Restoration Act of 2015 S. 255 (114th) PaulSupportNo
A bill to restore the integrity of the Fifth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Support Our Brave Law Enforcement Act S. 2576 (114th) AyotteOpposeNo
A bill to permit the Attorney General to authorize a temporary transfer of funds from Department of Justice accounts in the amount necessary to restore Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture Program… More
A bill to permit the Attorney General to authorize a temporary transfer of funds from Department of Justice accounts in the amount necessary to restore Department of Justice Asset Forfeiture Program equitable sharing payments to participating law enforcement agencies. (by CRS) Hide
Effective Administration of Criminal Justice Act of 2015 S. 2577 (114th) CornynSupportNo
A bill to protect crime victims' rights, to eliminate the substantial backlog of DNA and other forensic evidence samples to improve and expand the forensic science testing capacity of Federal,… More
A bill to protect crime victims' rights, to eliminate the substantial backlog of DNA and other forensic evidence samples to improve and expand the forensic science testing capacity of Federal, State, and local crime laboratories, to increase research and development of new testing technologies, to develop new training programs regarding the collection and use of forensic evidence, to provide post-conviction testing of DNA evidence to exonerate the innocent, to support accreditation efforts of forensic science laboratories and medical examiner offices, to address training and equipment needs, to improve the performance of counsel in State capital cases, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Justice for Telecommunications Consumers Act S. 2897 (114th) BlumenthalSupportNo
A bill to amend title 9, United States Code, with respect to arbitration. (by CRS)
Stopping Mass Hacking Act S. 2952 (114th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to prevent the proposed amendments to rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure from taking effect. (by CRS)
Justice for Servicemembers Act of 2016 S. 3042 (114th) BlumenthalSupportNo
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the scope of procedural rights of members of the uniformed services with respect to their employment and reemployment rights, and for other… More
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the scope of procedural rights of members of the uniformed services with respect to their employment and reemployment rights, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2015 S. 357 (114th) FlakeOpposeNo
A bill to amend title 11 of the United States Code to require the public disclosure by trusts established under section 524(g) of such title, of quarterly reports that contain detailed information… More
A bill to amend title 11 of the United States Code to require the public disclosure by trusts established under section 524(g) of such title, of quarterly reports that contain detailed information regarding the receipt and disposition of claims for injuries based on exposure to asbestos, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2015 S. 401 (114th) GrassleyOpposeNo
A bill to amend rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to improve attorney accountability, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to improve attorney accountability, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Smarter Sentencing Act of 2015 S. 502 (114th) LeeSupportNo
A bill to focus limited Federal resources on the most serious offenders. (by CRS)
Regulatory Improvement Act of 2015 S. 708 (114th) KingOpposeNo
A bill to establish an independent advisory committee to review certain regulations, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Lawsuit Abuse Reduction Act of 2013 H.R. 2655 (113th) SmithOpposeNo
To amend Rule 11 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure to improve attorney accountability, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Investor Choice Act of 2013 H.R. 2998 (113th) EllisonSupportNo
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to prohibit mandatory pre-dispute arbitration agreements, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to prohibit mandatory pre-dispute arbitration agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Innovation Act H.R. 3309 (113th) GoodlatteOpposeNo
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2013 H.R. 367 (113th) YoungOpposeNo
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
Secret Science Reform Act of 2014 H.R. 4012 (113th) SchweikertOpposeNo
To prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing, finalizing, or disseminating regulations or assessments based upon science that is not transparent or reproducible. (by More
To prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency from proposing, finalizing, or disseminating regulations or assessments based upon science that is not transparent or reproducible. (by CRS) Hide
Civil Asset Forfeiture Reform Act of 2014 H.R. 5212 (113th) WalbergSupportNo
To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to civil asset forfeiture, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2013 H.R. 982 (113th) FarentholdOpposeNo
To amend title 11 of the United States Code to require the public disclosure by trusts established under section 524(g) of such title, of quarterly reports that contain detailed information regarding… More
To amend title 11 of the United States Code to require the public disclosure by trusts established under section 524(g) of such title, of quarterly reports that contain detailed information regarding the receipt and disposition of claims for injuries based on exposure to asbestos; and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
End Racial Profiling Act of 2013 S. 1038 (113th) CardinSupportNo
A bill to eliminate racial profiling by law enforcement, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Smarter Sentencing Act of 2014 S. 1410 (113th) DurbinSupportNo
A bill to focus limited Federal resources on the most serious offenders. (by CRS)
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
Justice Safety Valve Act of 2013 S. 619 (113th) PaulSupportNo
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prevent unjust and irrational criminal punishments. (by CRS)
Arbitration Fairness Act of 2013 S. 878 (113th) FrankenSupportNo
A bill to amend title 9 of the United States Code with respect to arbitration. (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
Medicare IVIG Access and Strengthening Medicare and Repaying Taxpayers Act of 2012 H.R. 1845 (112th) BradySupportYes
To provide a demonstration project providing Medicare coverage for in-home administration of intravenous immune globulin (IVIG) and to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to the… More
To provide a demonstration project providing Medicare coverage for in-home administration of intravenous immune globulin (IVIG) and 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
Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act of 2011 H.R. 1981 (112th) SmithOpposeNo
To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to child pornography and child exploitation offenses. (by CRS)
Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2012 H.R. 4078 (112th) GriffinOpposeNo
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
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
Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency (FACT) Act of 2012 H.R. 4369 (112th) QuayleOpposeNo
To amend title 11 of the United States Code to require the public disclosure by trusts established under section 524(g) of such title, of quarterly reports that contain detailed information regarding… More
To amend title 11 of the United States Code to require the public disclosure by trusts established under section 524(g) of such title, of quarterly reports that contain detailed information regarding the receipt and disposition of claims for injuries based on exposure to asbestos, and the filing of such reports with the Executive Office for United States Trustees. (by CRS) Hide
Patient Safety and Drug Labeling Improvement Act H.R. 4384 (112th) Van HollenSupportNo
To permit manufacturers of generic drugs to provide additional warnings with respect to such drugs in the same manner that the Food and Drug Administration allows brand names to do so. (by… More
To permit manufacturers of generic drugs to provide additional warnings with respect to such drugs in the same manner that the Food and Drug Administration allows brand names to do so. (by CRS) Hide
Medicare Decisions Accountability Act of 2012 H.R. 5 (112th) GingreyOpposeNo
To improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system. (by More
To improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system. (by CRS) Hide
Building American Jobs Act of 2011 H.R. 992 (112th) LevinSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create jobs through increased investment in infrastructure, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create jobs through increased investment in infrastructure, 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
Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2012 S. 1925 (112th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. (by CRS)
Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2011 S. 1946 (112th) WhitehouseSupportNo
A bill to require foreign manufacturers of products imported into the United States to establish registered agents in the United States who are authorized to accept service of process against such… More
A bill to require foreign manufacturers of products imported into the United States to establish registered agents in the United States who are authorized to accept service of process against such manufacturers. (by CRS) Hide
Cybersecurity Act of 2012 S. 2105 (112th) LiebermanOpposeNo
A bill to enhance the security and resiliency of the cyber and communications infrastructure of the United States. (by CRS)
Patient Safety and Generic Labeling Improvement Act S. 2295 (112th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to permit manufacturers of generic drugs to provide additional warnings with respect to such drugs in the same manner that the Food and Drug Administration allows brand names to do so.… More
A bill to permit manufacturers of generic drugs to provide additional warnings with respect to such drugs in the same manner that the Food and Drug Administration allows brand names to do so. (by CRS) Hide
Arbitration Fairness Act of 2009 H.R. 1020 (111th) JohnsonSupportNo
(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
Medical Device Safety Act of 2009 H.R. 1346 (111th) PalloneSupportNo
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to liability under State and local requirements respecting devices. (by More
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to liability under State and local requirements respecting devices. (by CRS) Hide
Justice Integrity Act of 2009 H.R. 1412 (111th) CohenSupportNo
To increase public confidence in the justice system and address any unwarranted racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal process. (by More
To increase public confidence in the justice system and address any unwarranted racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal process. (by CRS) Hide
Carmelo Rodriguez Military Medical Accountability Act of 2009 H.R. 1478 (111th) HincheySupportNo
To amend chapter 171 of title 28, United States Code, to allow members of the Armed Forces to sue the United States for damages for certain injuries caused by improper medical care, and for other… More
To amend chapter 171 of title 28, United States Code, to allow members of the Armed Forces to sue the United States for damages for certain injuries caused by improper medical care, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2009 H.R. 1507 (111th) Van HollenSupportNo
To amend chapter 23 of title 5, United States Code, relating to disclosures of information protected from prohibited personnel practices, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend chapter 23 of title 5, United States Code, relating to disclosures of information protected from prohibited personnel practices, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Sunshine in Litigation Act of 2009 H.R. 1508 (111th) WexlerSupportNo
To amend chapter 111 of title 28, United States Code, relating to protective orders, sealing of cases, disclosures of discovery information in civil actions, and for other purposes. (by… More
To amend chapter 111 of title 28, United States Code, relating to protective orders, sealing of cases, disclosures of discovery information in civil actions, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Open Access to Courts Act of 2009 H.R. 4115 (111th) NadlerSupportNo
To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide a restoration of notice pleading in Federal courts, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide a restoration of notice pleading in Federal courts, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2010 H.R. 4678 (111th) SuttonSupportNo
To require foreign manufacturers of products imported into the United States to establish registered agents in the United States who are authorized to accept service of process against such… More
To require foreign manufacturers of products imported into the United States to establish registered agents in the United States who are authorized to accept service of process against such manufacturers, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Securing Protections for the Injured from Limitations on Liability Act H.R. 5503 (111th) ConyersSupportNo
To revise laws regarding liability in certain civil actions arising from maritime incidents, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Food and Drug Administration Globalization Act of 2009 H.R. 759 (111th) DingellSupportNo
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve the safety of food, drugs, devices, and cosmetics in the global market, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to improve the safety of food, drugs, devices, and cosmetics in the global market, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Free Flow of Information Act of 2009 H.R. 985 (111th) BoucherSupportNo
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
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
Carmelo Rodriguez Military Medical Accountability Act of 2009 S. 1347 (111th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to amend chapter 171 of title 28, United States Code, to allow members of the Armed Forces to sue the United States for damages for certain injuries caused by improper medical care, and for… More
A bill to amend chapter 171 of title 28, United States Code, to allow members of the Armed Forces to sue the United States for damages for certain injuries caused by improper medical care, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2009 S. 1606 (111th) WhitehouseSupportNo
A bill to require foreign manufacturers of products imported into the United States to establish registered agents in the United States who are authorized to accept service of process against such… More
A bill to require foreign manufacturers of products imported into the United States to establish registered agents in the United States who are authorized to accept service of process against such manufacturers, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Fair Sentencing Act of 2010 S. 1789 (111th) DurbinSupportYes
A bill to restore fairness to Federal cocaine sentencing. (by CRS)
Justice Integrity Act of 2009 S. 495 (111th) CardinSupportNo
A bill to increase public confidence in the justice system and address any unwarranted racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal process. (by More
A bill to increase public confidence in the justice system and address any unwarranted racial and ethnic disparities in the criminal process. (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)
Medical Device Safety Act of 2009 S. 540 (111th) KennedySupportNo
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to liability under State and local requirements respecting devices. (by More
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to liability under State and local requirements respecting devices. (by CRS) Hide
Arbitration Fairness Act of 2009 S. 931 (111th) FeingoldSupportNo
A bill to amend title 9 of the United States Code with respect to arbitration. (by CRS)
Implementing Recommendations of the 9/11 Commission Act of 2007 H.R. 1 (110th) ThompsonSupportYes
This bill requires that Congress, specifically the Department of Homeland Security, implement the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission regarding the threat of future terrorist attacks. (by… More
This bill requires that Congress, specifically the Department of Homeland Security, implement the recommendations of the 9/11 Commission regarding the threat of future terrorist attacks. (by CRS) Hide
Arbitration Fairness Act of 2007 H.R. 3010 (110th) JohnsonSupportNo
To amend chapter 1 of title 9 of United States Code with respect to arbitration. (by CRS)
Sunshine in Litigation Act of 2008 H.R. 5884 (110th) WexlerSupportNo
To amend chapter 111 of title 28, United States Code, relating to protective orders, sealing of cases, disclosures of discovery information in civil actions, and for other purposes. (by… More
To amend chapter 111 of title 28, United States Code, relating to protective orders, sealing of cases, disclosures of discovery information in civil actions, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Protecting Americans from Unsafe Foreign Products Act H.R. 5913 (110th) SánchezSupportNo
To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for service of process over foreign nationals in cases involving defective products causing injury in the United States, and for other purposes.… More
To amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for service of process over foreign nationals in cases involving defective products causing injury in the United States, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Arbitration Fairness Act of 2007 S. 1782 (110th) FeingoldSupportNo
A bill to amend chapter 1 of title 9 of United States Code with respect to arbitration. (by CRS)
Sunshine in Litigation Act of 2008 S. 2449 (110th) KohlSupportNo
A bill to amend chapter 111 of title 28, United States Code, relating to protective orders, sealing of cases, disclosures of discovery information in civil actions, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend chapter 111 of title 28, United States Code, relating to protective orders, sealing of cases, disclosures of discovery information in civil actions, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide