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Recent Actions

Last Action Description
Aug. 11, 2016
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H.R.5795

Forensic Science and Standards Act of 2016

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

July 14, 2016
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H.R.805

DOTCOM Act of 2015

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

H.R.5906

WiFi Capable Mobile Devices Act of 2016

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

S.3259

Forensic Science and Standards Act of 2016

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

S.3218

Reaching Underserved Rural Areas to Lead on Telehealth Act

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

June 29, 2016
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S.2997

A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to commence proceedings related to the resiliency of critical telecommunications networks during times of emergency, and for other purposes.

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

June 24, 2016
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H.R.5583

University Regulation Streamlining and Harmonization Act of 2016

Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform

June 23, 2016
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H.R.5572

Protect Consumers from Phony Phone Charges Act of 2016

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

June 21, 2016
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H.R.5525

End Taxpayer Funded Cell Phones Act of 2016

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 207 - 143 (Roll no. 334).

June 14, 2016
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H.R.5312

Networking and Information Technology Research and Development Modernization Act of 2016

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

June 7, 2016
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H.R.4945

American Space Renaissance Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces.

May 27, 2016
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H.R.5378

To prohibit the National Science Foundation from conducting a study of the history of standards and standardization in the United States.

Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

May 25, 2016
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H.R.5329

Securing America's Internet Domains Act of 2016

Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

May 24, 2016
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H.R.3998

Securing Access to Networks in Disasters Act

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

H.R.5236

RESPONSE Act of 2016

Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E776)

May 23, 2016
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H.R.4111

Rural Health Care Connectivity Act of 2016

Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 452.

May 17, 2016
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H.R.4743

National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Act of 2016

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

May 12, 2016
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S.2926

Science Prize Competitions Act of 2016

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

April 28, 2016
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S.2555

MOBILE NOW Act

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 446.

H.R.2592

To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission to publish on the website of the Commission documents to be voted on by the Commission.

Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 30 - 22.

H.R.4190

Spectrum Challenge Prize Act of 2015

Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.

H.R.5089

RADAR Act

Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

S.2889

American Innovators and Entrepreneurs Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

April 27, 2016
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S.2644

FCC Reauthorization Act of 2016

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

S.2817

Space Weather Research and Forecasting Act

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

April 21, 2016
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H.R.5041

To prohibit the National Science Foundation from conducting a study to determine which facets of social interaction about politics are most stress inducing, for which kinds of people, and in which contexts.

Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.

April 19, 2016
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H.R.4884

CURB Lifeline Act of 2016

Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 17 - 11 .

April 12, 2016
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H.RES.670

Expressing support for the designation of May 5, 2016, as a "National Day of Reason" and recognizing the importance of reason in the betterment of humanity.

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

April 4, 2016
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S.RES.411

A resolution expressing support for the goals and ideals of the biennial USA Science & Engineering Festival in Washington, DC, and designating April 11 through April 17, 2016, as "National Science and Technology Week".

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1642-1643; text as passed Senate: CR S1642-1643)

H.R.4742

Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act

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

March 29, 2016
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H.R.4865

Nanotechnology Advancement and New Opportunities Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies.

March 17, 2016
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H.R.4596

Small Business Broadband Deployment Act

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

Feb. 25, 2016
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S.2602

Restoring Internet Freedom Act

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

Feb. 23, 2016
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H.RES.623

Supporting the goals and ideals of Engineers Week.

Referred to House Education and the Workforce

Feb. 22, 2016
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S.2558

Spoofing Prevention Act of 2016

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S912; text of measure as introduced: CR S912-913)

Feb. 12, 2016
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H.R.4517

APPS Act of 2016

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

Feb. 11, 2016
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H.R.3293

Scientific Research in the National Interest Act

Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

Jan. 28, 2016
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S.RES.352

A resolution commemorating the 30th anniversary of the loss of the Space Shuttle Challenger and of Teacher in Space S. Christa McAuliffe of Concord, New Hampshire.

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S401; text as passed Senate: CR S348-349)

Dec. 9, 2015
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S.2319

A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934.

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

Dec. 8, 2015
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S.2366

Spectrum Challenge Prize Act of 2015

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

Dec. 4, 2015
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H.R.4179

Fair and Clear Campaign Transparency Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.

H.RES.547

Expressing support for designation of December 3, 2015, as the "National Day of 3D Printing".

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

Nov. 30, 2015
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H.R.4137

To award a Congressional Gold Medal to Simeon Booker in recognition of his achievements in the field of journalism, including reporting during the Civil Rights movement, as well as social and political commentary.

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

Nov. 18, 2015
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S.2206

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention Act

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

S.1685

Amateur Radio Parity Act of 2015

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

Nov. 10, 2015
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S.2278

Promoting Unlicensed Spectrum Act of 2015

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

Oct. 19, 2015
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S.1573

Weather Alerts for a Ready Nation Act of 2015

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 268.

Oct. 5, 2015
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H.R.3496

GO PACK Act of 2015

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

Oct. 2, 2015
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H.R.3638

Family Telephone Connection Protection Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.

Sept. 30, 2015
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S.2113

Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Act of 2015

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

Aug. 18, 2015
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H.R.1871

To authorize a nuclear physics program.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Energy.

H.R.3182

PLUTO Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Space.

H.R.1398

American Innovation Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.

Aug. 6, 2015
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H.R.3152

Rural Broadband Initiative Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit.

July 22, 2015
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S.1829

Efficient Space Exploration Act

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

July 14, 2015
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S.1759

Phone Scam Prevention Act of 2015

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

June 25, 2015
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S.1551

DOTCOM Act of 2015

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

S.1182

A bill to exempt application of JSA attribution rule in case of existing agreements.

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

June 18, 2015
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S.1636

Just Google It Act

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

June 11, 2015
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S.253

Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act of 2015

Held at the desk.

June 10, 2015
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S.1540

Robocall and Call Spoofing Enforcement Improvements Act of 2015

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

May 21, 2015
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H.R.1806

America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015

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

May 20, 2015
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H.R.1119

Research and Development Efficiency Act

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

May 15, 2015
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H.R.2372

Closing the Digital Divide for Students Act of 2015

Referred to the House Committee on Financial Services.

H.R.2251

Defending Internet Freedom Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.

May 14, 2015
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S.1343

A bill to require the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to maintain a project to improve hurricane forecasting, and for other purposes.

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

May 7, 2015
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S.1244

Community Access Preservation Act

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

S.1260

Sunshine in Sponsorship Identification Act

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

May 4, 2015
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H.R.2227

STRONG Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment.

May 1, 2015
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H.RES.234

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that telephone service must be improved in rural areas of the United States and that no entity may unreasonably discriminate against telephone users in those areas.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.

April 29, 2015
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H.RES.228

Expressing support for the designation of May 7, 2015, as a "National Day of Reason" and recognizing the importance of reason in the betterment of humanity.

Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.

April 17, 2015
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H.J.RES.42

Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to the matter of protecting and promoting the open Internet.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.

H.RES.195

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives about a national strategy for the Internet of Things to promote economic growth and consumer empowerment.

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

April 16, 2015
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S.976

Space Resource Exploration and Utilization Act of 2015

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

March 26, 2015
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S.887

Federal Spectrum Incentive Act of 2015

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

March 24, 2015
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S.RES.110

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate about a strategy for the Internet of Things to promote economic growth and consumer empowerment.

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1832; text as passed Senate: CR S1785-1786)

March 20, 2015
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H.R.1396

Federal Communications Commission Collaboration Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.

March 18, 2015
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S.787

NTIS Elimination Act

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

March 17, 2015
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S.760

Federal Communications Commission Collaboration Act of 2015

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

March 16, 2015
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S.747

American Innovation Act

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Budget. (text of measure as introduced: CR S1531-1532)

H.R.726

Secure Data Act of 2015

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

H.R.791

Cell Phone Freedom Act of 2015

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

March 12, 2015
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S.734

USF Equitable Distribution Act of 2015

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

March 6, 2015
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H.R.1212

Internet Freedom Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.

Feb. 27, 2015
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H.R.1106

States' Rights Municipal Broadband Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.

Feb. 26, 2015
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S.592

A bill to improve the transition between experimental permits and commercial licenses for commercial reusable launch vehicles.

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

Feb. 25, 2015
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H.R.734

Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act of 2015

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

Feb. 23, 2015
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S.533

Tsunami Warning, Education, and Research Act of 2015

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

Feb. 19, 2015
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H.R.467

STEM Opportunities Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Research and Technology.

Feb. 13, 2015
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H.R.852

TIPS Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.

H.R.821

Wi-Fi Innovation Act

Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.

Feb. 10, 2015
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S.424

Wi-Fi Innovation Act

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

Jan. 16, 2015
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H.R.355

GIF Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.

H.R.279

To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to limit the authority of the Federal Communications Commission over providers of broadband Internet access service.

Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.

H.R.266

End Taxpayer Funded Cell Phones Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.

Jan. 9, 2015
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H.R.196

Online Competition and Consumer Choice Act of 2015

Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.

Jan. 8, 2015
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S.135

Secure Data Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S102-103; text of measure as introduced: CR S103)

Jan. 7, 2015
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S.40

Online Competition and Consumer Choice Act of 2015

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S60; text of measure as introduced: CR S60-61)

S.56

Ending Mobile Phone Welfare Act of 2015

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