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July 20, 2016
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H.R.5590

Foundation of the Federal Bar Association Charter Amendments Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security.

H.R.5618

Enhancing United States Trustee Oversight Act of 2016

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

H.R.5675

Temporary Judgeship Conversion Act of 2016

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

July 18, 2016
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H.R.5063

Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2016

Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 538.

July 13, 2016
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H.R.3394

Clarifying Amendment to Provide Terrorism Victims Equity Act or the `CAPTIVE Act'.

Received in the Senate.

July 11, 2016
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S.3155

Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

June 24, 2016
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H.R.5524

Legal Services Corporation Repeal Act of 2016

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

June 7, 2016
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S.2763

Holocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act of 2016

Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution. Hearings held with the Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts.

June 1, 2016
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H.RES.748

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that United States law firms should not represent Iran in any judicial proceeding or other capacity to assist efforts of Iran to avoid paying compensation to victims of Iran-sponsored terrorism.

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

May 20, 2016
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H.R.5271

Independent Counsel Reauthorization Act of 2016

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

May 18, 2016
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H.R.5153

FISA COURT Act

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

May 10, 2016
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S.2909

CAPTIVE Act

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

April 28, 2016
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H.RES.661

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Senate should fulfill its constitutional obligation to provide full and fair consideration of the President's nominee for Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

H.R.4899

Restoring Statutory Rights and Interests of the States Act of 2016

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

S.2897

Justice for Telecommunications Consumers Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

April 1, 2016
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H.R.4767

State Secrets Protection Act

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

Feb. 29, 2016
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H.R.4399

Equal Access to Justice for Victims of Gun Violence Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

H.R.4502

Pullman Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Feb. 25, 2016
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S.RES.374

A resolution relating to the death of Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Yea-Nay Vote. 93 - 0. Record Vote Number: 26. (text: CR 2/24/2016 S1003)

Feb. 23, 2016
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H.RES.620

Expressing the profound sorrow of the House of Representatives on the death of the Honorable Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States.

Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.

Feb. 3, 2016
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S.2490

Judicial Administration and Improvement Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Jan. 27, 2016
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S.2469

A bill to repeal the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Jan. 19, 2016
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S.2448

Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Jan. 15, 2016
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H.R.4225

Bankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2015

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

Jan. 11, 2016
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H.R.1927

Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2016

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

Nov. 19, 2015
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S.2314

Temporary Judgeship Conversion Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Nov. 4, 2015
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H.R.3754

Halting Government Overreach Act of 2015

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

Nov. 3, 2015
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H.R.3723

Eyes on the Courts Act of 2015

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

Oct. 5, 2015
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H.R.3607

U.S. Territorial Federal Judges Improvement Act of 2015

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

Aug. 25, 2015
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H.R.3304

Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research.

Aug. 5, 2015
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S.1962

A bill to authorize 2 additional district judgeships for the district of Colorado.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

July 29, 2015
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S.1895

Downwinders Compensation Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6143)

H.CON.RES.63

To express the sense of the Congress that any Executive order that infringes on the powers and duties of the Congress under article I, section 8 of the Constitution, or that would require the expenditure of Federal funds not specifically appropriated for the purpose of the Executive order, is advisory only and has no force or effect unless enacted as law.

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

July 9, 2015
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H.R.2919

To authorize 2 additional district judgeships for the district of Colorado.

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

July 1, 2015
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H.R.2828

Equal Justice for Our Military Act of 2015

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

June 26, 2015
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H.R.2336

Sunshine in Litigation Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

June 18, 2015
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S.1614

Court-Appointed Guardian Accountability and Senior Protection Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

June 10, 2015
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H.R.889

Foreign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act

Received in the Senate.

June 1, 2015
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H.R.2290

Volunteer Organization Protection Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

H.R.2304

SPEAK FREE Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

H.R.2063

National Center for the Right to Counsel Act

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

May 14, 2015
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S.1353

Ensuring Access to Justice for Claims Against the United States Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

April 29, 2015
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S.1133

Arbitration Fairness Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

April 28, 2015
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S.1113

A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to remand certain civil actions transferred by the judicial panel on multidistrict litigation.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

April 23, 2015
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S.1080

Protect Marriage from the Courts Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.1072

Supreme Court Ethics Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

April 22, 2015
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S.1045

Restoring the 10th Amendment Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

March 18, 2015
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S.783

Sunshine in the Courtroom Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S1631; text of measure as introduced: CR S1631-1632)

March 17, 2015
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S.757

No Stolen Trademarks Honored in America Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

March 16, 2015
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H.R.864

Juror Non-Discrimination Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

H.R.917

Sunshine in the Courtroom Act of 2015

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

Feb. 5, 2015
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H.R.384

Open Book on Equal Access to Justice Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Feb. 4, 2015
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S.360

A bill to authorize an additional district judgeship for the district of Idaho.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Feb. 2, 2015
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H.R.168

To authorize an additional district judgeship for the district of Idaho.

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

H.R.94

Cameras in the Courtroom Act

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

H.R.281

Every Child is a Blessing Act of 2014

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Jan. 12, 2015
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H.J.RES.5

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States regarding the effect of treaties, Executive orders, and agreements with other nations or groups of nations.

Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.

Jan. 6, 2015
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S.29

Respect for Marriage Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S16-17)