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To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs, medical devices, generic drugs, and biosimilar biological products, and for other purposes.

house

pass by voice vote
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.

2017-07-12T18:21:52Z

senate

pass roll
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 96 - 1. Record Vote Number: 185.

2017-08-03

senate

pass roll
Passed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 94 - 1. Record Vote Number: 187.

2017-08-03

To authorize the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation to establish the National Global War on Terrorism Memorial as a commemorative work in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes.

house

pass by voice vote
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.

2017-07-28T15:51:48Z

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-03

To establish a system for integration of Rapid DNA instruments for use by law enforcement to reduce violent crime and reduce the current DNA analysis backlog.

house

pass by voice vote
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.

2017-05-16T20:17:30Z

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-01

To remove the sunset provision of section 203 of Public Law 105-384, and for other purposes.

house

pass roll
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 388 - 0 (Roll no. 66).

2017-01-30T23:51:33Z

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-03

An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2018 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes.

To amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements in the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

house

pass roll
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 405 - 0 (Roll no. 409).

2017-07-24T23:12:46Z

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-02

To designate the community living center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Butler Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the "Sergeant Joseph George Kusick VA Community Living Center".

house

pass roll
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 401 - 0 (Roll no. 379).

2017-07-17T22:55:26Z

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-01

To amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to ensure community accountability for areas repetitively damaged by floods, and for other purposes.

To amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require the Securities Exchange Commission to refund or credit excess payments made to the Commission.

To authorize appropriations and to appropriate amounts for the Veterans Choice Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, to improve hiring authorities of the Department, to authorize major medical facility leases, and for other purposes.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-05-25

house

fail roll
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 219 - 186 (Roll no. 408).

2017-07-24T23:03:54Z

house

pass roll
On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 414 - 0 (Roll no. 438).

2017-07-28T16:53:37Z

senate

pass by Voice Vote
Senate agreed to the House amendments to the Senate bill by Voice Vote.

2017-08-01

Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to enter into a compact relating to the establishment of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission.

house

pass roll
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the resolution, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 399 - 5 (Roll no. 381).

2017-07-17T23:10:17Z

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Received in the Senate, read twice, considered, read the third time, and passed without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-04

To amend title 38, United States Code, to reform the rights and processes relating to appeals of decisions regarding claims for benefits under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

house

pass roll
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 418 - 0 (Roll no. 273).

2017-05-23T21:11:12Z

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-01

house

pass without objection
On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.

2017-08-11T13:04:38Z

To amend Public Law 94-241 with respect to the Northern Mariana Islands.

house

pass by voice vote
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.

2017-01-30T21:43:50Z

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-01

house

pass without objection
On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.

2017-08-11T13:05:21Z

Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 1436) to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2017.

A bill to reauthorize the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program and certain wildlife conservation funds, to establish prize competitions relating to the prevention of wildlife poaching and trafficking, wildlife conservation, the management of invasive species, and the protection of endangered species, and for other purposes.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-06-08

To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 and the Immigration and Nationality Act to improve visa security, visa applicant vetting, and for other purposes.

To permanently authorize the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Card Program.

A bill to reauthorize and amend the Marine Debris Act to promote international action to reduce marine debris, and for other purposes.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-03

A bill to designate the checkpoint of the United States Border Patrol located on United States Highway 77 North in Sarita, Texas, as the "Javier Vega, Jr. Border Patrol Checkpoint".

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-03

A bill to facilitate construction of a bridge on certain property in Christian County, Missouri, and for other purposes.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-03

A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require multi-line telephone systems to have a default configuration that permits users to directly initiate a call to 9-1-1 without dialing any additional digit, code, prefix, or post-fix, and for other purposes.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-03

A bill to expand the prohibition on misleading or inaccurate caller identification information, and for other purposes.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-03

A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to consolidate the reporting obligations of the Federal Communications Commission in order to improve congressional oversight and reduce reporting burdens.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-03

A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to ensure the integrity of voice communications and to prevent unjust or unreasonable discrimination among areas of the United States in the delivery of such communications.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-03

A bill to provide opportunities for broadband investment, and for other purposes.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-03

A bill to ensure that the United States promotes the meaningful participation of women in mediation and negotiation processes seeking to prevent, mitigate, or resolve violent conflict.

senate

pass by Voice Vote
Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.

2017-08-03

A concurrent resolution expressing support for the designation of October 28, 2017, as "Honoring the Nation's First Responders Day".

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-03

A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint commemorative coins in recognition of the 100th anniversary of The American Legion.

senate

pass by Voice Vote
Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.

2017-08-03

A bill to provide for consideration of the extension under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of nonapplication of No-Load Mode energy efficiency standards to certain security or life safety alarms or surveillance systems, and for other purposes.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-01

A bill to reauthorize and improve the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974, and for other purposes.

senate

pass by Voice Vote
Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.

2017-08-01

To authorize the Capitol Police Board to make payments from the United States Capitol Police Memorial Fund to employees of the United States Capitol Police who have sustained serious line-of-duty injuries, and for other purposes.

house

pass by voice vote
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.

2017-07-24T21:27:27Z

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-07-27

house

pass without objection
On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.

2017-07-27T21:22:06Z

A bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to Bob Dole, in recognition for his service to the nation as a soldier, legislator, and statesman.

senate

pass by Voice Vote
Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote.

2017-08-03

A bill to prevent elder abuse and exploitation and improve the justice system's response to victims in elder abuse and exploitation cases.

senate

pass by Voice Vote
Passed Senate with amendments by Voice Vote.

2017-08-01

A bill to provide for the identification and prevention of improper payments and the identification of strategic sourcing opportunities by reviewing and analyzing the use of Federal agency charge cards.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-03

A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide for penalties for the sale of any Purple Heart awarded to a member of the Armed Forces.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-03

A bill to establish an advisory office within the Bureau of Consumer Protection of the Federal Trade Commission to prevent fraud targeting seniors, and for other purposes.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-02

A bill to redesignate certain clinics of the Department of Veterans Affairs located in Montana.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-02

A bill to reauthorize the Office of Special Counsel, and for other purposes.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate with amendments by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-01

A bill to strengthen the use of patient-experience data within the benefit-risk framework for approval of new drugs.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-03

A bill to reauthorize the Assistance to Firefighters Grants program, the Fire Prevention and Safety Grants program, and the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response grant program, and for other purposes.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-02

A bill to authorize the use of unapproved medical products by patients diagnosed with a terminal illness in accordance with State law, and for other purposes.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-03

A bill to ensure appropriate spectrum planning and interagency coordination to support the Internet of Things.

senate

pass by Voice Vote
Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.

2017-08-03

A bill to promote pro bono legal services as a critical way in which to empower survivors of domestic violence.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-01

A bill to include information concerning a patient's opioid addiction in certain medical records.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-03

A bill to designate a human trafficking prevention coordinator and to expand the scope of activities authorized under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's outreach and education program to include human trafficking prevention activities, and for other purposes.

A bill to strengthen border security, increase resources for enforcement of immigration laws, and for other purposes.

A bill to streamline the process by which active duty military, reservists, and veterans receive commercial driver's licenses.

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to implement Medicare payment policies designed to improve management of chronic disease, streamline care coordination, and improve quality outcomes without adding to the deficit.

A bill to amend the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Act of 1998 to address harmful algal blooms, and for other purposes.

A resolution designating September 2017 as "National Child Awareness Month" to promote awareness of charities that benefit children and youth-serving organizations throughout the United States and recognizing the efforts made by those charities and organizations on behalf of children and youth as critical contributions to the future of the United States.

senate

pass by Unanimous Consent
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

2017-08-03