October 2015: Laws, Bills, & Hearings

Links to all of the laws, bills, and interesting hearings from October 2015.


Laws


H.R. 23: National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorization of 2015

  • Passed the House of Representatives 381-39. Passed the Senate with changes by Unanimous Consent. Passed the House of Representatives with Senate changes by Voice Vote
  • Sponsored by Rep. Randy Neugebauer of Texas
  • 6 Pages

H.R. 2051: Agriculture Reauthorizations Act of 2015

  • Passed the House of Representatives by Voice Vote. Passed the Senate with changes by Unanimous Consent. Passed the House of Representatives with Senate changes by Voice Vote
  • Sponsored by Rep. Michael Conaway of Texas
  • 9 Pages

H.R. 3614: Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2015

  • Passed the House of Representatives by Voice Vote. Passed the Senate by Unanimous Consent
  • Sponsored by Bill Shuster of Pennsylvania
  • 4 Pages

S. 230: A Bill to Provide for the Conveyance of Certain Property to the Yukon Kuskokwim Health Corporation Located in Bethel, Alaska

  • Passed the Senate by Unanimous Consent. Passed the House of Representatives by Voice Vote
  • Sponsored by Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska
  • 2 Pages

S. 501: New Mexico Navajo Water Settlement Technical Corrections Act

  • Passed the Senate by Unanimous Consent. Passed the House of Representatives by Voice Vote
  • Sponsored by Sen. Tom Udall of New Mexico
  • 2 Pages

H.R. 1020: STEM Education Act of 2015

  • Passed the House of Representatives 412-8. Passed the Senate with changes by Voice Vote. Passed the House of Representatives with Senate changes by Voice Vote
  • Sponsored by Rep. Lamar Smith of Texas
  • 3 Pages

H.R. 1624: Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act


H.R. 2617: An Act to Amend the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007 to Reduce a Scheduled Increase in the Minimum Wage Applicable to American Samoa

  • Passed the House of Representatives by Voice Vote. Passed the Senate with changes by Unanimous Consent. Passed the House of Representatives with Senate changes without objection
  • Sponsored by Rep. Aumua Amata of American Samoa
  • 2 Pages

S. 136: Gold Star Fathers Act of 2015

  • Passed the Senate by Unanimous Consent. Passed the House of Representatives by Voice Vote
  • Sponsored by Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon
  • 2 Pages

S. 139: Ensuring Access to Clinical Trials Act of 2015

  • Passed the Senate by Unanimous Consent. Passed the House of Representatives by Voice Vote
  • Sponsored by Sen. Ron Wyden of Oregon
  • 1 Page

S. 565: Federal Vehicle Repair Cost Savings Act of 2015

  • Passed the Senate by Unanimous Consent. Passed the House of Representatives by Voice Vote
  • Sponsored by Sen. Gary Peters of Michigan
  • 2 Pages

H.R. 2835: Border Jobs for Veterans Act of 2015


S. 986: Albuquerque Indian School Land Transfer Act

  • Passed the Senate by Unanimous Consent. Passed the House of Representatives by Voice Vote
  • Sponsored by Sen. Tom Udall of New Mexico
  • 3 Pages

S. 1300: Adoptive Family Relief Act

  • Passed the Senate by Unanimous Consent. Passed the House of Representatives by Voice Vote
  • Sponsored by Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California
  • 3 Pages

S. 2078: United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Reauthorization Act of 2015

  • Passed the Senate by Unanimous Consent. Passed the House of Representatives by Voice Vote
  • Sponsored by Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee
  • 3 Pages

H.R. 3116: Quarterly Financial Report Reauthorization Act

  • Passed the House of Representatives by Voice Vote. Passed the Senate with changes by Unanimous Consent. Passed the House of Representatives with Senate changes without objection
  • Sponsored by Rep. Ted Lieu of California
  • 2 Pages

H.R. 719: Continuing Appropriations Act, 2016


Bills


H.R. 702: To Adapt to Changing Crude Oil Market Conditions


H.R. 34: Tsunami Warning, Education, And Research Act of 2015

  • Passed the House of Representatives by Voice Vote. Passed the Senate with changes by Unanimous Consent
  • Sponsored by Rep. Suzanne Bonamici of Oregon
  • 38 Pages

H.R. 2091: Child Support Assistance Act of 2015


H.R. 1553: Small Bank Exam Cycle Reform Act of 2015


H.R. 1525: Disclosure Modernization and Simplification Act of 2015


H.R. 1839: Reforming Access for Investments in Startup Enterprises Act of 2015


H.R. 3102: Airport Access Control Security Improvement Act of 2015


H.R. 3510: Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity Strategy Act of 2015


H.R. 2168: West Coast Dungeness Crab Management Act


S. 32: Transnational Drug Trafficking Act of 2015


H.R. 3192: Homebuyers Assistance Act


H.R. 538: Native American Energy Act


H.R. 1428: Judicial Redress Act of 2015


H.R. 3493: Securing the Cities Act of 2015


H.R. 3350: Know the CBRN Terrorism Threats to Transportation Act


H.R. 3572: DHS Headquarters Reform and Improvement Act of 2015


H.R. 1315: To amend section 1105(a) of title 31, United States Code, to require that annual budget submissions of the President to Congress provide an estimate of the cost per taxpayer of the deficit, and for other purposes


H.R. 692: Default Prevention Act


H.R. 10: Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act


S. 1493: Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2015


H.R. 1937: National Strategic and Critical Minerals Production Act of 2015


H.R. 3762: Restoring Americas' Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015


H.R. 3033: READ Act


S. 754: Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015


H.R. 597: Export-Import Bank Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2015


H.R. 1090: Retail Investor Protection Act


H.R. 2643: State Licensing Efficiency Act of 2015


S. 1731: Homeless Veterans Services Protection Act of 2015


Hearings






  • Committee on Foreign Relations: Ukraine, October 8th, 2015











  • Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Rural Banking, October 28th, 2015




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