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Jan. 18, 2017
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H.R.39

TALENT Act of 2017

Message on Senate action sent to the House.

Jan. 17, 2017
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S.J.RES.5

A joint resolution removing the deadline for the ratification of the equal rights amendment.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.CON.RES.5

A concurrent resolution affirming the importance of religious freedom as a fundamental human right that is essential to a free society and protected for all people of the United States under the Constitution of the United States, and recognizing the 231st anniversary of the enactment of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom.

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S344-345)

S.176

A bill to amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to transfer certain funds to the Multiemployer Health Benefit Plan, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (text of measure as introduced: CR S343-344)

S.175

A bill to amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to transfer certain funds to the Multiemployer Health Benefit Plan and the 1974 United Mine Workers of America Pension Plan, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S343)

S.174

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.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.173

A bill to require the United States Postal Service to designate a single, unique ZIP code for particular communities.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S.172

A bill to require the President to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement and to make that Agreement ineligible for expedited consideration by Congress.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.171

A bill to reauthorize and amend the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Act of 2002, to reauthorize the Hydrographic Services Improvement Act of 1998, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.170

A bill to provide for nonpreemption of measures by State and local governments to divest from entities that engage in commerce-related or investment-related boycott, divestment, or sanctions activities targeting Israel, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.169

A bill to counter anti-Semitism at the United Nations, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.

S.168

A bill to amend and enhance certain maritime programs of the Department of Transportation.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

S.167

A bill to designate a National Memorial to Fallen Educators at the National Teachers Hall of Fame in Emporia, Kansas.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.

S.166

A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of Muhammad Ali.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.

S.165

A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to require an element in preseparation counseling for members of the Armed Forces on assistance and support services for caregivers of certain veterans through the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services.

S.164

A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to reissue the final rules relating to the listing of the gray wolf in the Western Great Lakes and the State of Wyoming under the Endangered Species Act of 1973.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.