Legislation That Affects Seniors

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H.R.2404 - To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to make improvements to the treatment of the United States territories under the Medicare and Medicaid programs, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Stacey Plaskett (D).  Introduced on 2017-05-08 in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The last major action was Referred to House Ways and Means which took place on 2017-05-08.

H.R.2403 - To amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to ensure that the reciprocal deposits of an insured depository institution are not considered to be funds obtained by or through a deposit broker, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Gwen Moore (D).  Introduced on 2017-05-08 in the House Financial Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services which took place on 2017-05-08.

H.R.2399 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow employers a credit against income tax for employees who participate in qualified apprenticeship programs.   Sponsored by Rodney Davis (R).  Introduced on 2017-05-08 in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.  The last major action was Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform which took place on 2017-05-08.

H.R.2400 - To amend title 5, United States Code, to allow individuals who are not Federal employees to enroll in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Darrell Issa (R).  Introduced on 2017-05-08 in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform which took place on 2017-05-08.

H.R.2401 - To amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to prohibit the stigmatization of children who are unable to pay for meals.   Sponsored by Michelle Lujan Grisham (D).  Introduced on 2017-05-08 in the House Education and the Workforce Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce which took place on 2017-05-08.

H.R.2402 - To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to retire coal preference right lease applications for which the Secretary has made an affirmative commercial quantities determination, to substitute certain land selections of the Navajo Nation, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Ben Ray Luján (D).  Introduced on 2017-05-08 in the House Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources which took place on 2017-05-08.

H.RES.318 - Promoting awareness of motorcycle profiling and encouraging collaboration and communication with the motorcycle community and law enforcement officials to prevent instances of profiling.   Sponsored by Tim Walberg (R).  Introduced on 2017-05-08 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2017-05-08.

S.1064 - A bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to prohibit the stigmatization of children who are unable to pay for meals.   Sponsored by Tom Udall (D).  Introduced on 2017-05-08 in the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry which took place on 2017-05-08.

S.1070 - A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for the appropriate, risk-based classification of device accessories based on intended use.   Sponsored by Pat Roberts (R).  Introduced on 2017-05-08 in the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions which took place on 2017-05-08.

S.1066 - A bill to provide for the removal of default information from a borrower's credit report with respect to certain rehabilitated education loans.   Sponsored by Gary Peters (D).  Introduced on 2017-05-08 in the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs which took place on 2017-05-08.

S.1068 - A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives for increased investment in clean energy.   Sponsored by Ron Wyden (D).  Introduced on 2017-05-08 in the Senate Finance Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance which took place on 2017-05-08.

S.1067 - A bill to amend title IV of the Social Security Act to allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award competitive grants to enhance collaboration between State child welfare and juvenile justice systems.   Sponsored by Gary Peters (D).  Introduced on 2017-05-08 in the Senate Finance Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance which took place on 2017-05-08.

S.1065 - A bill to designate Union Station in Washington, DC, as "Harry S. Truman Union Station".   Sponsored by Claire McCaskill (D).  Introduced on 2017-05-08 in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works which took place on 2017-05-08.

S.RES.159 - A resolution recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month.   Sponsored by Charles E. Grassley (R).  Introduced on 2017-05-08.  The last major action was Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent which took place on 2017-05-08.

S.1069 - A bill to establish pilot projects in order to provide timely and reliable information on the safety and effectiveness of cleared or approved devices.   Sponsored by Bob Casey (D).  Introduced on 2017-05-08 in the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions which took place on 2017-05-08.

H.R.2152 - Citizens' Right to Know Act of 2017.   Sponsored by Ted Poe (R).  Introduced on 2017-04-26 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations which took place on 2017-05-05.

H.R.2163 - Medical Device Guardians Act.   Sponsored by Brian Fitzpatrick (R).  Introduced on 2017-04-26 in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Health which took place on 2017-05-05.

H.R.2164 - Medical Device Safety Act.   Sponsored by Brian Fitzpatrick (R).  Introduced on 2017-04-26 in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Health which took place on 2017-05-05.

H.R.2193 - Remote Transactions Parity Act of 2017.   Sponsored by Kristi Noem (R).  Introduced on 2017-04-27 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law which took place on 2017-05-05.

H.R.2375 - To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for private lactation areas in the terminals of large and medium hub airports, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Steve Knight (R).  Introduced on 2017-05-04 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Aviation which took place on 2017-05-05.

H.R.2387 - To establish an Employee Ownership and Participation Initiative, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jared Polis (D).  Introduced on May 4, 2017 in the House Education and the Workforce Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce which took place on May 4, 2017.

H.R.2388 - To provide that Poland may be designated as a program country under the Visa Waiver Program, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Mike Quigley (D).  Introduced on May 4, 2017 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on May 4, 2017.

H.R.2389 - To reauthorize the West Valley demonstration project, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Tom Reed (R).  Introduced on May 4, 2017 in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce which took place on May 4, 2017.

H.R.2390 - To strengthen prohibitions regarding the Palestine Liberation Organization, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R).  Introduced on May 4, 2017 in the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs which took place on May 4, 2017.

H.R.2392 - To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish direct care registered nurse-to-patient staffing ratio requirements in hospitals, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jan Schakowsky (D).  Introduced on May 4, 2017 in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The last major action was Referred to House Ways and Means which took place on May 4, 2017.

H.R.2393 - To create a grant program for governmental and other nonprofit organizations that support startup businesses in formation and early growth stages by providing entrepreneurs with resources and services to produce viable businesses, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Brad Schneider (D).  Introduced on May 4, 2017 in the House Small Business Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Small Business which took place on May 4, 2017.

H.R.2394 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include fuel cells using electromechanical processes for purposes of the energy tax credit.   Sponsored by Steve Stivers (R).  Introduced on May 4, 2017 in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means which took place on May 4, 2017.

H.R.2395 - To direct the Federal Trade Commission to issue regulations to prohibit any bail bond agent or person who underwrites or insures the provision of a bail bond who require a bonded individual to wear an ankle monitor or other homing device as a condition on issuing such a bond from charging any fee associated with such monitor or device that exceeds the cost to the bail bond agent or person who underwrites or insures the provision of a bail bond of maintaining and operating such monitor or device.   Sponsored by Norma Torres (D).  Introduced on May 4, 2017 in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce which took place on May 4, 2017.

H.R.2396 - To amend the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to update the exception for certain annual notices provided by financial institutions.   Sponsored by Dave Trott (R).  Introduced on May 4, 2017 in the House Financial Services Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services which took place on May 4, 2017.

H.R.2397 - To amend the North Korean Human Rights Act of 2004 to authorize further actions to promote freedom of information and democracy in North Korea, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Ted Yoho (R).  Introduced on 2017-05-04 in the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs which took place on 2017-05-04.