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TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Presidential Library Donation Reform Act of 2013 H.R. 1133 (113th) DuncanSupportNo
To amend title 44, United States Code, to require information on contributors to Presidential library fundraising organizations, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 44, United States Code, to require information on contributors to Presidential library fundraising organizations, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
FOIA Oversight and Implementation Act of 2014 H.R. 1211 (113th) IssaSupportNo
To amend section 552 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Freedom of Information Act), to provide for greater public access to information, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend section 552 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Freedom of Information Act), to provide for greater public access to information, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Presidential and Federal Records Act Amendments of 2014 H.R. 1233 (113th) CummingsSupportNo
To amend chapter 22 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Presidential Records Act, to establish procedures for the consideration of claims of constitutionally based privilege… More
To amend chapter 22 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Presidential Records Act, to establish procedures for the consideration of claims of constitutionally based privilege against disclosure of Presidential records, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Email Privacy Act H.R. 1852 (113th) YoderSupportNo
To amend title 18, United States Code, to update the privacy protections for electronic communications information that is stored by third-party service providers in order to protect consumer privacy… More
To amend title 18, United States Code, to update the privacy protections for electronic communications information that is stored by third-party service providers in order to protect consumer privacy interests while meeting law enforcement needs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Unlocking Technology Act of 2013 H.R. 1892 (113th) LofgrenSupportNo
To amend section 1201 of title 17, United States Code, to require the infringement of a copyright for a violation of such section, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend section 1201 of title 17, United States Code, to require the infringement of a copyright for a violation of such section, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2014 H.R. 2397 (113th) YoungSupportNo
Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, and for other purposes. (by More
Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2014, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Surveillance Order Reporting Act of 2013 H.R. 3035 (113th) LofgrenSupportNo
To permit periodic public reporting by electronic communications providers and remote computer service providers of certain estimates pertaining to requests or demands by Federal agencies under the… More
To permit periodic public reporting by electronic communications providers and remote computer service providers of certain estimates pertaining to requests or demands by Federal agencies under the provisions of certain surveillance laws where disclosure of such estimates is, or may be, otherwise prohibited by law. (by CRS) Hide
America Gives More Act of 2014 H.R. 4719 (113th) ReedSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend and expand the charitable deduction for contributions of food inventory. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend and expand the charitable deduction for contributions of food inventory. (by CRS) Hide
Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2015 H.R. 4870 (113th) FrelinghuysenSupportNo
Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes. (by More
Making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Online Competition and Consumer Choice Act of 2014 H.R. 4880 (113th) MatsuiSupportNo
To direct the Federal Communications Commission to promulgate regulations that prohibit certain preferential treatment or prioritization of Internet traffic. (by More
To direct the Federal Communications Commission to promulgate regulations that prohibit certain preferential treatment or prioritization of Internet traffic. (by CRS) Hide
Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act H.R. 624 (113th) RogersOpposeNo
To provide for the sharing of certain cyber threat intelligence and cyber threat information between the intelligence community and cybersecurity entities, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for the sharing of certain cyber threat intelligence and cyber threat information between the intelligence community and cybersecurity entities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act of 2013 H.R. 708 (113th) DoyleSupportNo
To provide for Federal agencies to develop public access policies relating to research conducted by employees of that agency or from funds administered by that agency. (by More
To provide for Federal agencies to develop public access policies relating to research conducted by employees of that agency or from funds administered by that agency. (by CRS) Hide
Establishing the Budget for the United States Government for Fiscal Year 2015 and Setting Forth Appropriate Budgetary Levels for Fiscal Years 2016 Through 2024. H.Con.Res. 96 (113th) RyanOpposeNo
Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2015 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2016 through 2024. (by More
Establishing the budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2015 and setting forth appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2016 through 2024. (by CRS) Hide
Older Americans Act Amendments of 2013 S. 1028 (113th) SandersSupportNo
A bill to reauthorize and improve the Older Americans Act of 1965, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Ending Secret Law Act S. 1130 (113th) MerkleySupportNo
A bill to require the Attorney General to disclose each decision, order, or opinion of a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court that includes significant legal interpretation of section 501 or 702… More
A bill to require the Attorney General to disclose each decision, order, or opinion of a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court that includes significant legal interpretation of section 501 or 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 unless such disclosure is not in the national security interest of the United States and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Surveillance Transparency Act of 2013 S. 1452 (113th) FrankenSupportNo
A bill to enhance transparency for certain surveillance programs authorized by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to enhance transparency for certain surveillance programs authorized by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
USA FREEDOM Act S. 1599 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and… More
A bill to reform the authorities of the Federal Government to require the production of certain business records, conduct electronic surveillance, use pen registers and trap and trace devices, and use other forms of information gathering for foreign intelligence, counterterrorism, and criminal purposes, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
A Bill to Provide for a Sequester Replacement. S. 16 (113th) InhofeOpposeNo
A bill to provide for a sequester replacement. (by CRS)
FISA Improvements Act of 2013 S. 1631 (113th) FeinsteinOpposeNo
A bill to consolidate the congressional oversight provisions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to consolidate the congressional oversight provisions of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Public Good IRA Rollover Act of 2013 S. 1772 (113th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand tax-free distributions from individual retirement accounts for charitable purposes. (by More
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand tax-free distributions from individual retirement accounts for charitable purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Medicare SGR Repeal and Beneficiary Access Improvement Act of 2014 S. 2110 (113th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and to improve Medicare and Medicaid payments, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to repeal the Medicare sustainable growth rate and to improve Medicare and Medicaid payments, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
National Association of Registered Agents and Brokers Reform Act of 2014 S. 2244 (113th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to extend the termination date of the Terrorism Insurance Program established under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to extend the termination date of the Terrorism Insurance Program established under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Online Competition and Consumer Choice Act of 2014 S. 2476 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to promulgate regulations that prohibit certain preferential treatment or prioritization of Internet traffic. (by More
A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to promulgate regulations that prohibit certain preferential treatment or prioritization of Internet traffic. (by CRS) Hide
FOIA Improvement Act of 2014 S. 2520 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to improve the Freedom of Information Act. (by CRS)
Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014 S. 2588 (113th) FeinsteinOpposeNo
An original bill to improve cybersecurity in the United States through enhanced sharing of information about cybersecurity threats, and for other purposes. (by More
An original bill to improve cybersecurity in the United States through enhanced sharing of information about cybersecurity threats, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act of 2013 S. 350 (113th) CornynSupportNo
A bill to provide for Federal agencies to develop public access policies relating to research conducted by employees of that agency or from funds administered by that agency. (by More
A bill to provide for Federal agencies to develop public access policies relating to research conducted by employees of that agency or from funds administered by that agency. (by CRS) Hide
American Family Economic Protection Act of 2013 S. 388 (113th) MikulskiSupportNo
A bill to appropriately limit sequestration, to eliminate tax loopholes, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act of 2013 S. 607 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to improve the provisions relating to the privacy of electronic communications. (by CRS)
Nonprofit Energy Efficiency Act S. 717 (113th) KlobucharSupportNo
A bill to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a pilot program to award grants to nonprofit organizations for the purpose of retrofitting nonprofit buildings with energy-efficiency… More
A bill to direct the Secretary of Energy to establish a pilot program to award grants to nonprofit organizations for the purpose of retrofitting nonprofit buildings with energy-efficiency improvements. (by CRS) Hide
Student Bill of Rights H.R. 1295 (112th) FattahSupportNo
To provide for adequate and equitable educational opportunities for students in State public school systems, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for adequate and equitable educational opportunities for students in State public school systems, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
WILL Act H.R. 1616 (112th) HoltSupportNo
To amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to integrate public libraries into State and local workforce investment boards, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to integrate public libraries into State and local workforce investment boards, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Civilian Property Realignment Act H.R. 1734 (112th) DenhamOpposeNo
To decrease the deficit by realigning, consolidating, selling, disposing, and improving the efficiency of federal buildings and other civilian real property, and for other purposes. (by… More
To decrease the deficit by realigning, consolidating, selling, disposing, and improving the efficiency of federal buildings and other civilian real property, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
FISA Sunsets Reauthorization Act of 2011 H.R. 1800 (112th) SensenbrennerOpposeNo
To temporarily extend expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 relating to access to business records and roving wiretaps and to permanently extend expiring… More
To temporarily extend expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 relating to access to business records and roving wiretaps and to permanently extend expiring provisions of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 relating to individual terrorists as agents of foreign powers. (by CRS) Hide
USA PATRIOT Act Sunset Extension Act of 2011 H.R. 1805 (112th) ConyersSupportNo
To extend the sunset of certain provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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)
Legal Workforce Act H.R. 2164 (112th) SmithOpposeNo
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
Whistleblower Improvement Act of 2011 H.R. 2483 (112th) GrimmOpposeNo
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Commodity Exchange Act to modify certain provisions relating to whistleblower incentives and protection. (by More
To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Commodity Exchange Act to modify certain provisions relating to whistleblower incentives and protection. (by CRS) Hide
Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011 H.R. 2560 (112th) ChaffetzOpposeNo
To cut, cap, and balance the Federal budget. (by CRS)
RELIEF Act H.R. 3210 (112th) CooperOpposeNo
To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to limit the application of that Act with respect to plants and plant products that were imported before the effective date of amendments to that Act enacted… More
To amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to limit the application of that Act with respect to plants and plant products that were imported before the effective date of amendments to that Act enacted in 2008, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Platts-Van Hollen Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2011 H.R. 3289 (112th) IssaSupportNo
To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide clarification relating to disclosures of information protected from prohibited personnel practices; to require a statement in nondisclosure policies,… More
To amend title 5, United States Code, to provide clarification relating to disclosures of information protected from prohibited personnel practices; to require a statement in nondisclosure policies, forms, and agreements that such policies, forms, and agreements are in conformance with certain protections; to provide certain additional authorities to the Office of Special Counsel; and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act H.R. 3523 (112th) RogersSupportNo
To provide for the sharing of certain cyber threat intelligence and cyber threat information between the intelligence community and cybersecurity entities, and for other purposes. (by More
To provide for the sharing of certain cyber threat intelligence and cyber threat information between the intelligence community and cybersecurity entities, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
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)
Spending Reduction Act of 2011 H.R. 408 (112th) JordanOpposeNo
To reduce Federal spending by $2.5 trillion through fiscal year 2021. (by CRS)
SECURE IT Act of 2012 H.R. 4263 (112th) Bono MackOpposeNo
To improve information security, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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
Food and Drug Administration Reform Act of 2012 H.R. 5651 (112th) UptonOpposeNo
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs and for medical devices, to establish user-fee programs for generic drugs and… More
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs and for medical devices, to establish user-fee programs for generic drugs and biosimilars, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
FISA Amendments Act Reauthorization Act of 2012 H.R. 5949 (112th) SmithOpposeYes
To extend the FISA Amendments Act of 2008 for five years. (by CRS)
Internet Freedom Act H.R. 96 (112th) BlackburnOpposeNo
To prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from further regulating the Internet. (by CRS)
Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with Respect to Regulating the Internet and Broadband Industry Practices. H.J.Res. 37 (112th) WaldenOpposeNo
Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices. (by More
Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices. (by CRS) Hide
MAP-21 S. 1813 (112th) BoxerOpposeNo
A bill to reauthorize Federal-aid highway and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
USA PATRIOT Act Sunset Extension Act of 2011 S. 193 (112th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to extend the sunset of certain provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
A Bill to Permit the Televising of Supreme Court Proceedings. S. 1945 (112th) DurbinSupportNo
A bill to permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings. (by CRS)
Paying a Fair Share Act of 2012 S. 2059 (112th) WhitehouseSupportNo
A bill to reduce the deficit by imposing a minimum effective tax rate for high-income taxpayers. (by CRS)
Federal Research Public Access Act of 2012 S. 2096 (112th) CornynSupportNo
A bill to provide for Federal agencies to develop public access policies relating to research conducted by employees of that agency or from funds administered by that agency. (by More
A bill to provide for Federal agencies to develop public access policies relating to research conducted by employees of that agency or from funds administered by that agency. (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)
SECURE IT S. 2151 (112th) McCainOpposeNo
A bill to improve information security, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act S. 2212 (112th) FeinsteinSupportNo
A bill to clarify the exception to foreign sovereign immunity set forth in section 1605(a)(3) title 28, United States Code. (by More
A bill to clarify the exception to foreign sovereign immunity set forth in section 1605(a)(3) title 28, United States Code. (by CRS) Hide
USA PATRIOT Act Sunset Extension Act of 2011 S. 290 (112th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to extend the sunset of certain provisions of the USA PATRIOT Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
A Bill to Amend Section 254 of the Communications Act of 1934 to Provide That Funds Received As Universal Service Contributions and the Universal Service Support Programs Established Pursuant to That Section Are Not Subject to Certain Provisions of Title 31, United States Code, Commonly Known As the Antideficiency Act. S. 297 (112th) RockefellerSupportNo
A bill to amend section 254 of the Communications Act of 1934 to provide that funds received as universal service contributions and the universal service support programs established pursuant to that… More
A bill to amend section 254 of the Communications Act of 1934 to provide that funds received as universal service contributions and the universal service support programs established pursuant to that section are not subject to certain provisions of title 31, United States Code, commonly known as the Antideficiency Act. (by CRS) Hide
Paycheck Fairness Act S. 3220 (112th) MikulskiSupportNo
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013 S. 3454 (112th) FeinsteinOpposeYes
A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence,… More
A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2013 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Internet Freedom, Broadband Promotion, and Consumer Protection Act of 2011 S. 74 (112th) CantwellSupportNo
A bill to preserve the free and open nature of the Internet, expand the benefits of broadband, and promote universally available and affordable broadband service. (by More
A bill to preserve the free and open nature of the Internet, expand the benefits of broadband, and promote universally available and affordable broadband service. (by CRS) Hide
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)
A Joint Resolution Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with Respect to Regulating the Internet and Broadband Industry Practices. S.J.Res. 6 (112th) HutchisonOpposeNo
A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices. (by More
A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices. (by CRS) Hide
Artist-Museum Partnership Act of 2009 H.R. 1126 (111th) LewisSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that a deduction equal to fair market value shall be allowed for charitable contributions of literary, musical, artistic, or scholarly… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that a deduction equal to fair market value shall be allowed for charitable contributions of literary, musical, artistic, or scholarly compositions created by the donor. (by CRS) Hide
Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 H.R. 146 (111th) HoltSupportYes
An act to designate certain land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to authorize certain programs and activities in the Department of the Interior and the Department of… More
An act to designate certain land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System, to authorize certain programs and activities in the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture, 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
FAA Air Transportation Modernization and Safety Improvement Act H.R. 1586 (111th) RangelSupportYes
An act to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide for modernization of the air traffic… More
An act to modernize the air traffic control system, improve the safety, reliability, and availability of transportation by air in the United States, provide for modernization of the air traffic control system, reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
To Amend the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act to Exempt Ordinary Books from the Lead Limit in Such Act. H.R. 1692 (111th) FortenberrySupportNo
To amend the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act to exempt ordinary books from the lead limit in such Act. (by CRS)
Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area Act H.R. 324 (111th) GrijalvaSupportNo
To establish the Santa Cruz Valley National Heritage Area, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010 H.R. 3288 (111th) OlverOpposeYes
Making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. (by… More
Making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Presidential Records Act Amendments of 2009 H.R. 35 (111th) TownsSupportNo
To amend chapter 22 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Presidential Records Act, to establish procedures for the consideration of claims of constitutionally based privilege… More
To amend chapter 22 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Presidential Records Act, to establish procedures for the consideration of claims of constitutionally based privilege against disclosure of Presidential records. (by CRS) Hide
Crane Conservation Act of 2009 H.R. 388 (111th) BaldwinSupportNo
To assist in the conservation of cranes by supporting and providing, through projects of persons and organizations with expertise in crane conservation, financial resources for the conservation… More
To assist in the conservation of cranes by supporting and providing, through projects of persons and organizations with expertise in crane conservation, financial resources for the conservation programs of countries the activities of which directly or indirectly affect cranes and the ecosystems of cranes. (by CRS) Hide
Public Online Information Act of 2010 H.R. 4858 (111th) IsraelSupportNo
To establish an advisory committee to issue nonbinding governmentwide guidelines on making public information available on the Internet, to require publicly available Government information held by… More
To establish an advisory committee to issue nonbinding governmentwide guidelines on making public information available on the Internet, to require publicly available Government information held by the executive branch to be made available on the Internet, to express the sense of Congress that publicly available information held by the legislative and judicial branches should be available on the Internet, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Fair Copyright in Research Works Act H.R. 801 (111th) ConyersOpposeNo
HR 801 is a bill attempting to reverse the Public Access Policy of the National Institutes of Health that allows NIH to make freely available online peer-reviewed manuscripts within 12 months of… More
HR 801 is a bill attempting to reverse the Public Access Policy of the National Institutes of Health that allows NIH to make freely available online peer-reviewed manuscripts within 12 months of their publication. (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
Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009 S. 181 (111th) MikulskiSupportYes
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and to modify the operation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the… More
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and to modify the operation of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, to clarify that a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice that is unlawful under such Acts occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to the discriminatory compensation decision or other practice, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Paycheck Fairness Act S. 182 (111th) ClintonSupportNo
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by… More
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Museum and Library Services Act of 2010 S. 3984 (111th) ReedSupportYes
A bill to amend and extend the Museum and Library Services Act, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Amendments of 2008 H.R. 1006 (110th) YoungSupportNo
To amend the provisions of law relating to the John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the provisions of law relating to the John H. Prescott Marine Mammal Rescue Assistance Grant Program, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
REAL ID Repeal and Identification Security Enhancement Act of 2007 H.R. 1117 (110th) AllenSupportNo
To repeal title II of the REAL ID Act of 2005, to reinstitute section 7212 of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004, which provides States additional regulatory flexibility and… More
To repeal title II of the REAL ID Act of 2005, to reinstitute section 7212 of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004, which provides States additional regulatory flexibility and funding authorization to more rapidly produce tamper- and counterfeit-resistant driver's licenses and to protect privacy and civil liberties by providing interested stakeholders on a negotiated rulemaking with guidance to achieve improved 21st century licenses to improve national security. (by CRS) Hide
Deleting Online Predators Act of 2007 H.R. 1120 (110th) KirkOpposeNo
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require recipients of universal service support for schools and libraries to protect minors from commercial social networking websites and chat rooms.… More
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require recipients of universal service support for schools and libraries to protect minors from commercial social networking websites and chat rooms. (by CRS) Hide
Freedom and Innovation Revitalizing U.S. Entrepreneurship Act of 2007 H.R. 1201 (110th) BoucherSupportNo
To amend title 17, United States Code, to promote innovation, to encourage the introduction of new technology, to enhance library preservation efforts, and to protect the fair use rights of… More
To amend title 17, United States Code, to promote innovation, to encourage the introduction of new technology, to enhance library preservation efforts, and to protect the fair use rights of consumers, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Presidential Records Act Amendments of 2007 H.R. 1255 (110th) WaxmanSupportNo
To amend chapter 22 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Presidential Records Act, to establish procedures for the consideration of claims of constitutionally based privilege… More
To amend chapter 22 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Presidential Records Act, to establish procedures for the consideration of claims of constitutionally based privilege against disclosure of Presidential records. (by CRS) Hide
Freedom of Information Act Amendments of 2007 H.R. 1309 (110th) ClaySupportNo
To promote openness in Government by strengthening section 552 of title 5, United States Code (commonly referred to as the Freedom of Information Act), and for other purposes. (by More
To promote openness in Government by strengthening section 552 of title 5, United States Code (commonly referred to as the Freedom of Information Act), and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Public Good IRA Rollover Act of 2007 H.R. 1419 (110th) PomeroySupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand tax-free distributions from individual retirement accounts for charitable purposes. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand tax-free distributions from individual retirement accounts for charitable purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Artist-Museum Partnership Act H.R. 1524 (110th) LewisSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that a deduction equal to fair market value shall be allowed for charitable contributions of literary, musical, artistic, or scholarly… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that a deduction equal to fair market value shall be allowed for charitable contributions of literary, musical, artistic, or scholarly compositions created by the donor. (by CRS) Hide
National Security Letter Judicial and Congressional Oversight Act H.R. 1739 (110th) HarmanSupportNo
To require the approval of a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge or designated United States Magistrate Judge for the issuance of a national security letter, to require the Attorney General… More
To require the approval of a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge or designated United States Magistrate Judge for the issuance of a national security letter, to require the Attorney General to submit semiannual reports on national security letters, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
National Ocean Exploration Program Act H.R. 1834 (110th) SaxtonSupportNo
To authorize the national ocean exploration program and the national undersea research program within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. (by More
To authorize the national ocean exploration program and the national undersea research program within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. (by CRS) Hide
LIBRARIAN Act H.R. 1877 (110th) BecerraSupportNo
To authorize the cancellation of Perkins Loans for students who perform public service as librarians in low-income schools and public libraries. (by More
To authorize the cancellation of Perkins Loans for students who perform public service as librarians in low-income schools and public libraries. (by CRS) Hide
Achievement Through Technology and Innovation Act of 2007 H.R. 2449 (110th) Roybal-AllardSupportNo
To reauthorize part D of title II of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. (by CRS)
Preservation of Records of Servitude, Emancipation, and Post-Civil War Reconstruction Act H.R. 390 (110th) LantosSupportNo
To require the establishment of a national database in the National Archives to preserve records of servitude, emancipation, and post-Civil War reconstruction and to provide grants to State and local… More
To require the establishment of a national database in the National Archives to preserve records of servitude, emancipation, and post-Civil War reconstruction and to provide grants to State and local entities to establish similar local databases. (by CRS) Hide
Columbia-Pacific National Heritage Area Study Act H.R. 407 (110th) BairdSupportNo
This bill directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study to determine the feasibility of establishing the Columbia-Pacific National Heritage Area in the States of Washington and Oregon.… More
This bill directs the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study to determine the feasibility of establishing the Columbia-Pacific National Heritage Area in the States of Washington and Oregon. (by CRS) Hide
Asian Elephant Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2007 H.R. 465 (110th) SaxtonSupportYes
This bill reauthorizes the Asian Elephant Conservation Act of 1997 and allows for appropriations to the Multinational Species Conservation Fund for 2008-2012. (by More
This bill reauthorizes the Asian Elephant Conservation Act of 1997 and allows for appropriations to the Multinational Species Conservation Fund for 2008-2012. (by CRS) Hide
Multinational Species Conservation Funds Reauthorization Act of 2007 H.R. 50 (110th) YoungSupportYes
This bill authorizes appropriations to carry out the Arican Elephant Conservation Act and the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act of 1994 for FY2007-FY2012. (by More
This bill authorizes appropriations to carry out the Arican Elephant Conservation Act and the Rhinoceros and Tiger Conservation Act of 1994 for FY2007-FY2012. (by CRS) Hide
Electronic Message Preservation Act H.R. 5811 (110th) WaxmanOpposeNo
To amend title 44, United States Code, to require preservation of certain electronic records by Federal agencies, to require a certification and reports relating to Presidential records, and for… More
To amend title 44, United States Code, to require preservation of certain electronic records by Federal agencies, to require a certification and reports relating to Presidential records, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Fair Copyright in Research Works Act H.R. 6845 (110th) ConyersOpposeNo
To amend title 17, United States Code, with respect to works connected to certain funding agreements. (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
Travel Promotion Act of 2007 S. 1661 (110th) DorganSupportNo
A bill to communicate United States travel policies and improve marketing and other activities designed to increase travel in the United States from abroad. (by More
A bill to communicate United States travel policies and improve marketing and other activities designed to increase travel in the United States from abroad. (by CRS) Hide
Fair Pay Restoration Act S. 1843 (110th) KennedySupportNo
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to clarify that an unlawful practice occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to a… More
A bill to amend title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 to clarify that an unlawful practice occurs each time compensation is paid pursuant to a discriminatory compensation decision or other practice, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Plain Language in Government Communications Act of 2007 S. 2291 (110th) AkakaSupportNo
A bill to enhance citizen access to Government information and services by establishing plain language as the standard style of Government documents issued to the public, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to enhance citizen access to Government information and services by establishing plain language as the standard style of Government documents issued to the public, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Internet Safety Education Act of 2007 S. 2344 (110th) MenéndezSupportNo
A bill to create a competitive grant program to provide for age-appropriate Internet education for children. (by CRS)
Federal Employee Protection of Disclosures Act S. 274 (110th) 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
Shawn Bentley Orphan Works Act of 2008 S. 2913 (110th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to provide a limitation on judicial remedies in copyright infringement cases involving orphan works. (by CRS)
Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 S. 3001 (110th) LevinSupportYes
An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2009 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of… More
An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2009 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
Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2008 S. 3325 (110th) LeahyOpposeYes
A bill to enhance remedies for violations of intellectual property laws, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
OPEN Government Act of 2007 S. 849 (110th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to promote accessibility, accountability, and openness in Government. (by CRS)
Presidential Records Act Amendments of 2007 S. 886 (110th) BingamanSupportNo
A bill to amend chapter 22 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Presidential Records Act, to establish procedures for the consideration of claims of constitutionally based… More
A bill to amend chapter 22 of title 44, United States Code, popularly known as the Presidential Records Act, to establish procedures for the consideration of claims of constitutionally based privilege against disclosure of Presidential records. (by CRS) Hide
Deleting Online Predators Act of 2006 H.R. 5319 (109th) FitzpatrickOpposeNo
This bill amends existing law to require that schools and libraries that receive universal service support prohibit the access of minors to commercial social networking websites or chat rooms.… More
This bill amends existing law to require that schools and libraries that receive universal service support prohibit the access of minors to commercial social networking websites or chat rooms. (by CRS) Hide