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July 25, 2016
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H.R.4783

Commercializing on Small Business Innovation Act of 2016

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Dec. 16, 2016.

July 18, 2016
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S.1935

Waterfront Community Revitalization and Resiliency Act of 2015

Held at the desk.

July 14, 2016
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S.RES.486

A resolution commemorating "Cruise Travel Professional Month" in October 2016.

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S5186)

S.RES.542

A resolution recognizing the 70th anniversary and the importance of the Lanham Act by designating July 2016 as "National Anti-Counterfeiting Consumer Education and Awareness Month".

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5193-5194; text as passed Senate: CR S5174)

July 11, 2016
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H.CON.RES.143

Expressing the sense of Congress relating to the disapproval of certain activities of certain companies, trade associations, foundations, and organizations.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

July 8, 2016
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H.R.5698

STARTUP Vets Act of 2016

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

July 7, 2016
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H.R.5672

Small Business Access to Capital Act of 2016

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

July 6, 2016
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S.1470

RISE After Disaster Act of 2015

By Senator Vitter from Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship filed written report. Report No. 114-293.

July 1, 2016
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H.R.5064

Improving Small Business Cyber Security Act of 2016

Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Homeland Security. H. Rept. 114-654, Part I.

June 29, 2016
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S.1870

VET Act of 2016

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 542.

S.2219

Outdoor Recreation Jobs and Economic Impact Act of 2015

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.

S.2812

SBIR and STTR Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 2016

Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.

June 23, 2016
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H.R.5510

FTC Process and Transparency Reform Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law.

S.3097

SelectUSA Authorization Act of 2016

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

June 15, 2016
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S.1490

Seniors Fraud Prevention Act of 2015

Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.

June 9, 2016
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H.R.5442

STURDY Act

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

May 27, 2016
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S.1402

Patents for Humanity Program Improvement Act

Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.

May 26, 2016
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S.966

CREED Act of 2015

By Senator Vitter from Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship filed written report. Report No. 114-266.

S.1292

HUBZone Revitalization Act of 2015

By Senator Vitter from Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship filed written report. Report No. 114-269.

S.967

CLEAR SBA Act

By Senator Vitter from Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship filed written report. Report No. 114-267.

H.R.5359

To revise Federal flammability standards for motor vehicle child restraint systems.

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

May 24, 2016
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S.2846

Small Business Innovation Protection Act of 2016

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 483.

S.2831

A bill to amend the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to provide priority for applicants for a license to operate as a small business investment company that are located in a disaster area.

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 481.

S.2838

Small Business Transforming America's Regions Act of 2016

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 482.

S.2847

Prove It Act of 2016

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 484.

S.RES.473

A resolution expressing appreciation of the goals of American Craft Beer Week and commending the small and independent craft brewers of the United States.

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3128; text as passed Senate: CR S3103)

May 20, 2016
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H.R.5239

Protecting Consumers in Commerce Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

H.R.5230

Anti-Pyramid Promotional Scheme Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

H.R.5255

To amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to permit the Federal Trade Commission to enforce such Act against certain tax-exempt organizations.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

H.R.5245

Better Oversight of Secondary Sales and Accountability in Concert Ticketing Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

May 18, 2016
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S.RES.470

A resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of the Portland Cement Association, the national organization for the cement manufacturing and concrete industry.

Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S2978)

May 16, 2016
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H.R.5250

Growing And Reviving Rural Economies Through Transitioning HUBZone Redesignation Act of 2016

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

May 13, 2016
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H.R.5205

Cleaning Product Right to Know Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

May 6, 2016
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H.R.5136

RECS Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

April 29, 2016
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H.R.5098

FTC REPORTS Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

H.RES.713

Honoring the vital role of small business and the passion of entrepreneurs in the United States during "National Small Business Week", beginning on May 1, through May 7, 2016.

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

April 28, 2016
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S.2880

Therapeutic Fraud Prevention Act of 2016

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

April 26, 2016
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H.RES.702

Celebrating the contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs in every community in the United States during "National Small Business Week", beginning on May 1 through May 7, 2016.

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

April 21, 2016
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S.1000

SCORE for Small Business Act of 2015

By Senator Vitter from Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship filed written report. Report No. 114-242.

S.957

Veterans Entrepreneurship Act

By Senator Vitter from Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship filed written report. Report No. 114-240.

H.R.5029

Small Business Lending Assistance Act of 2016

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

April 20, 2016
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H.R.4326

Small and Disadvantaged Business Enhancement Act of 2016

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

H.R.4284

Service Provider Opportunity Clarification Act of 2015

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

April 19, 2016
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H.R.1481

Small Contractors Improve Competition Act of 2015

Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 390.

April 13, 2016
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S.2793

SBIR and STTR Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

April 12, 2016
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S.2779

Manufacturing Extension Partnership Improvement Act of 2016

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

April 11, 2016
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S.2777

Contact Lens Consumer Health Protection Act of 2016

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

April 6, 2016
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S.2751

Support Startup Businesses Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

April 4, 2016
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H.R.2745

Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2015

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

March 23, 2016
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H.R.3682

Reducing Employer Burdens, Unleashing Innovation, and Labor Development Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.

March 17, 2016
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S.2733

Venue Equity and Non-Uniformity Elimination Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

March 16, 2016
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S.2695

Anti-Trust Freedom Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.2696

Protect Small Business Jobs Act of 2016

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

March 4, 2016
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H.R.4701

Nicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

H.R.4665

Outdoor REC Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

Feb. 26, 2016
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H.R.4604

United States Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

Feb. 25, 2016
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S.2599

Truth in Hotel Advertising Act of 2016

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

S.1137

PATENT Act

Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.

S.926

Grace Period Restoration Act of 2015

Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.

Feb. 23, 2016
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H.R.4587

Small Business Broadband and Emerging Information Technology Enhancement Act of 2015

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

Feb. 12, 2016
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H.R.4526

Stop Online Booking Scams Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

Feb. 9, 2016
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S.2526

Made in America Manufacturing Communities Act of 2016

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

Feb. 5, 2016
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H.R.4460

Youth Sports Concussion Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

H.R.4445

Truth in Advertising Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

Jan. 28, 2016
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S.142

Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015

Became Public Law No: 114-116.

Jan. 15, 2016
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H.R.4241

Copyright Office for the Digital Economy Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.

Jan. 6, 2016
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H.R.4322

Mentor-Protege Cooperation Reform Act of 2016

Referred to House Small Business

H.R.4331

Small Business ECCEL Act

Referred to House Armed Services

H.R.4339

Improving Small Business Advocacy Act of 2016

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

Dec. 17, 2015
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S.2413

TOTAL Act of 2015

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

Dec. 2, 2015
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S.2139

Small Contractors Improve Competition Act of 2015

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 308.

H.R.4156

HUBZone Equity Act

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

Nov. 25, 2015
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H.R.208

RISE After Disaster Act of 2015

Became Public Law No: 114-88.

Nov. 19, 2015
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S.RES.314

A resolution expressing support for designation of the third Tuesday in November as "National Entrepreneurs' Day".

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

H.RES.534

Expressing support for the designation of a "Small Business Saturday" and supporting efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses.

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

Nov. 17, 2015
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H.R.4027

Women's Small Business Ownership Act of 2015

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

Nov. 5, 2015
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H.R.3990

Start-up America's Students Act

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

Nov. 3, 2015
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S.2138

Small Business Subcontracting Transparency Act of 2015

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 287.

Oct. 22, 2015
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S.1868

Quarterly Financial Reporting Reauthorization Act of 2015

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 277.

H.R.3116

Quarterly Financial Report Reauthorization Act

Became Public Law No: 114-72.

Oct. 8, 2015
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S.RES.285

A resolution commemorating the life and accomplishments of Robert Edward Simon, Jr.

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7281; text as passed Senate: CR S7278)

S.1811

Superstorm Sandy Relief and Disaster Loan Program Improvement Act of 2015

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 254.

S.2126

Women's Small Business Ownership Act of 2015

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 266.

Oct. 7, 2015
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S.RES.280

A resolution recognizing the month of October 2015 as "National Women's Small Business Month".

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7224; text as passed Senate: CR S7221-7222)

S.2116

Small Business Broadband and Emerging Information Technology Enhancement Act of 2015

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 253.

Oct. 2, 2015
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H.RES.446

Expressing support for designation of October 2 as "National Manufacturing Day".

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

Oct. 1, 2015
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S.2125

Small Business Lending and Economic Inequality Reduction Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S7104-7105)

Sept. 15, 2015
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S.1857

Microloan Modernization Act of 2015

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 224.

Sept. 8, 2015
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H.R.3196

Fair Franchise Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Aug. 6, 2015
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S.1482

Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2015

Became Public Law No: 114-44.

Aug. 4, 2015
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S.1934

Scale-up Manufacturing Investment Company Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

July 31, 2015
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H.R.3224

Gun Look-Alike Case Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

July 30, 2015
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S.1901

Small Business Access to Capital Act of 2015

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

July 28, 2015
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S.RES.225

A resolution honoring the National Association of Women Business Owners on its 40th anniversary.

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

H.R.2499

Veterans Entrepreneurship Act of 2015

Became Public Law No: 114-38.

H.R.3248

VET Act of 2015

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

July 24, 2015
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H.R.3195

Small Business Administration Franchise Loan Transparency Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

H.R.3174

Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

July 23, 2015
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H.R.2604

Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2015

Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 169.

July 21, 2015
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H.R.3132

To increase the amount of funding available for fiscal year 2015 for certain general business loans authorized under the Small Business Act.

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

July 14, 2015
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H.R.2670

Microloan Modernization Act of 2015

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

H.R.1023

Small Business Investment Company Capital Act of 2015

Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 148.

July 7, 2015
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H.R.2950

Small Business Contracting Clarity Act of 2015

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

June 26, 2015
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H.R.2888

Internet Poker Freedom Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

June 18, 2015
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S.1634

Railroad Antitrust Enforcement Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

June 10, 2015
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S.1546

Ensuring Small Businesses Can Export Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

May 21, 2015
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S.1445

Microloan Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

May 18, 2015
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H.R.2397

Tornado Family Safety Act of 2015

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

May 15, 2015
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H.R.1733

Fair Play Fair Pay Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.

H.R.1791

Grace Period Restoration Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.

H.R.1881

American Royalties Too Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.

May 11, 2015
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S.1266

HUBZone Expansion Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S2761-2762)

May 6, 2015
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S.1200

Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2015

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

May 5, 2015
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H.R.2234

Emerging Business Encouragement Act of 2015

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

May 1, 2015
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H.R.2110

Consumer Review Freedom Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

H.R.2045

Targeting Rogue and Opaque Letters Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

H.RES.246

Honoring the vital role of small business and the passion of entrepreneurs in the United States during "National Small Business Week", beginning on May 4, through May 8, 2015.

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

April 21, 2015
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S.1027

Data Breach Notification and Punishing Cyber Criminals Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S2304)

H.R.1587

Unlocking Technology Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.

April 20, 2015
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S.1011

STEP UP for American Small Businesses Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

April 17, 2015
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H.R.1770

Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

April 15, 2015
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S.963

Small Business Innovation Impact Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

March 24, 2015
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H.R.1583

Small Business Contractor's Clarification Act of 2015

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

March 20, 2015
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H.R.1375

Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

March 18, 2015
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H.R.1444

Commonsense Contracting Act of 2015

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

H.R.1429

Stronger Voice for Small Business Act of 2015

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

March 17, 2015
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H.R.1410

To amend the Small Business Act to require the implementation of a data quality improvement plan, and for other purposes.

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

H.R.1386

SESO Act

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

March 16, 2015
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H.R.708

BOTS Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.

March 4, 2015
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S.662

Songwriter Equity Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

March 2, 2015
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H.R.394

Prevention of Escapement of Genetically Altered Salmon in the United States Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans.

Feb. 27, 2015
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H.R.1053

To establish a regulatory framework for the comprehensive protection of personal data for individuals under the aegis of the Federal Trade Commission, to amend the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 to improve provisions relating to collection, use, and disclosure of personal information of children, and for other purposes.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

Feb. 20, 2015
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H.R.1007

Get Reinvesting in Opportunities for Workers (GROW) American Jobs Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

Feb. 10, 2015
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S.430

Protecting Children from Electronic Cigarette Advertising Act of 2015

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

S.426

Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2015

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

Feb. 2, 2015
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H.R.238

Copyright and Marriage Equality Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.

Jan. 30, 2015
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H.R.580

Data Accountability and Trust Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

Jan. 23, 2015
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H.R.478

Protecting Children from Electronic Cigarette Advertising Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

Jan. 21, 2015
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S.213

Look-Alike Weapons Safety Act of 2015

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

Jan. 16, 2015
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H.R.376

Home-Assembled Firearms Restriction Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.

Jan. 12, 2015
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H.R.273

Minority Small Business Enhancement Act of 2015

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.

Jan. 7, 2015
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S.115

Transparency in Small Business Assistance Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.

Jan. 6, 2015
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S.23

Copyright and Marriage Equality Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S12-13; text of measure as introduced: CR S13)

H.R.116

Small Business Freedom of Commerce Act of 2015

Referred to the House Committee on Small Business.