Legislation

Missouri Republican Sen. Josh Hawley introduced legislation Monday that would ban autoplay and endless scrolling on social media in an effort to curb what he called addiction. The Social Media Addiction Reduction Technology (SMART) Act would also require social media companies to restrict users to 30 minutes per day unless the user manually changes the
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House Democrats introduced “emergency” legislation last week to address the growing migrant crisis at the southern United States border. However, there was a glaring hole in the bill: it includes no funding for border security. While the bill includes nearly $1 billion for “processing facilities, food, water, sanitary items, blankets, medical services, and safe transportation”
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An unlikely partnership blossomed between political opponents on Twitter after Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) agreed to work on new legislation to reform lobbying regulations. The interaction began after Ocasio-Cortez criticized laws that allowed retired members of Congress to become lobbyists immediately upon entering the private sector. “If you are a
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To authorize appropriations for the Coast Guard, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, This Act may be cited as the “Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018”. SEC. 2. TABLE OF CONTENTS. The table of contents of this
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To provide for programs to help reduce the risk that prisoners will recidivate upon release from prison, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, (Article Continues Below Advertisement) SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE; TABLE OF CONTENTS.   (a) Short Title.—This Act may
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Making consolidated appropriations for the Departments of Defense, Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE. This Act may
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Reps. Mark Meadows and Jim Jordan announced Wednesday that they had crafted articles of impeachment against U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. This morning, Meadows uploaded the following to his House of Representatives web page. ……………………………………………………………(Original Signature of Member) 115TH CONGRESS H. Res. ____ 2D SESSIONIN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESJuly 25, 2018 Mr. MEADOWS and
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Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday,the third day of January, two thousand and eighteen To establish a permanent community care program for veterans, to establish a commission for the purpose of making recommendations regarding the modernization or realignment of facilities of the Veterans Health Administration, to improve construction of the Department
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Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday,the third day of January, two thousand and eighteen To maximize discovery, and accelerate development and availability, of promising childhood cancer treatments, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, SECTION
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Shown Here:Passed Senate amended (03/14/2018) Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act TITLE I–IMPROVING CONSUMER ACCESS TO MORTGAGE CREDIT (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act (TILA) to allow a depository institution or credit union with assets below a specified threshold to forgo certain ability-to-pay requirements regarding residential mortgage loans.
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Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday,the third day of January, two thousand and eighteen To require the Director of the National Background Investigations Bureau to submit a report on the backlog of personnel security clearance investigations, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of
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AT THE SECOND SESSION Begun and held at the City of Washington on Wednesday,the third day of January, two thousand and eighteen Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to “Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit
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PROJECT GRANTS AND CONTRACTS FOR FAMILY PLANNING SERVICES SEC. 1001 [300] (a)The Secretary is authorized to make grants to and enter into contracts with public or nonprofitprivate entities to assist in the establishment and operation of voluntary family planning projects which shalloffer a broad range of acceptable and effective family planning methods and services
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