Tag Archives: LegislativeWatch

H.R. 996: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income certain federally-subsidized loan repayments for dental school faculty.

Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY9]

This bill was referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and House Committee on Ways and Means which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.

H.J.Res. 37: Directing the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress.

Legislation Coming Up: This resolution has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. More information can be found at http://bit.ly/2g091ss.

Last Action: This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 30, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

H.R. 949: To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow charitable organizations to make statements relating to political campaigns if such statements are made in the ordinary course of carrying out its tax exempt purpose.

Wants to allow churches to get more involved in elections – forget separation of church and state in constitution… bad law Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Steve Scalise [R-LA1]

This bill was referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.

S. 312: A bill to prevent a nuclear arms race resulting from weakened international restrictions on the proliferation of intermediate- and shorter-range missiles, and for other purposes.

Introduced: Sponsor: Sen. Jeff Merkley [D-OR]

This bill was referred to the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations which will consider it before sending it to the Senate floor for consideration.

H.R. 866: To provide a lactation room in public buildings.

Legislation Coming Up: This bill has been added to the House’s schedule for the coming week, according to the House Majority Leader. More information can be found at http://bit.ly/2g091ss.

Last Action: This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on January 30, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

H.R. 891: To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make changes related to family-sponsored immigrants and to reduce the number of such immigrants, and for other purposes.

Trump’s relatives got in so now close the door? Another racist think small and fear dufus! Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA10]

This bill was referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.

H.R. 871: To expand the boundaries of the Bears Ears National Monument, to ensure prompt engagement with the Bears Ears Commission and prompt implementation of the Proclamation establishing the Bears Ears National Monument, and for other purposes.

Introduced: Sponsor: Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ7]

This bill was referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.