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H.R. 2905: Justice for Victims of IRS Scams and Identity Theft Act of 2017

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:09:00 -0400

Vote: Passed 403/3 H.R. 2905 will require the Attorney General and the Secretary of the Treasury to report to Congress on efforts to combat identity theft, including by persons purporting to be acting on behalf of the Internal Revenue Service. A sophisticated phone scam targeting taxpayers, including recent immigrants, has occurred in recent years. Callers claim to be IRS employees, using fake names and bogus IRS identification badge numbers. Some callers know personal information about their targets, and they usually alter the caller ID to make it look like the IRS is calling. Victims are told they owe money to the IRS and it must be paid promptly through a gift card or wire transfer. Victims may be threatened with arrest, deportation or ...

H.R. 5444: Taxpayer First Act

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 18:02:00 -0400

Vote: Passed 414/0

H.R. 5445: 21st Century IRS Act

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 17:53:00 -0400

Vote: Passed 414/3

On the Nomination PN568: Carlos G. Muniz, of Florida, to be General Counsel, Department of Education

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 16:30:00 -0400

Vote: Nomination Confirmed 55/43

Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to S. 140 with an Amendment

Wed, 18 Apr 2018 12:39:00 -0400

Vote: Cloture Motion Rejected 56/42

H.R. 5192: Protecting Children from Identity Theft Act

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 17:20:00 -0400

Vote: Passed 420/1

S. 167: National Memorial to Fallen Educators Act

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 19:03:00 -0400

Vote: Passed 384/1 S. 167 designates as the "National Memorial to Fallen Educators" an existing memorial located at the National Teachers Hall of Fame in Emporia, Kansas. The memorial is not a unit of the National Park System, and its designation shall not require or allow federal funds to be expended for any purpose related to it.

H.R. 146: Eastern Band of Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 18:55:00 -0400

Vote: Passed 383/2 H.R. 146 takes specified lands and easements in Monroe County, Tennessee, into trust for the benefit of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. These lands include the Sequoyah Museum, the Chota Memorial, the Tanasi Memorial, and land to provide support for these properties and cultural programs. The TVA maintains its right to carry out river control and development on these lands, including temporarily and intermittently flooding certain lands. The bill specifies the structures that may be constructed with the TVA's consent on certain lands subject to flooding. The TVA must be compensated for lost hydropower capacity from future development of these lands, and gaming on these lands is prohibited. The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is a relatively small tribe ...

Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to S. 140

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 17:34:00 -0400

Vote: Cloture Motion Rejected 55/41

H.R. 4790: Volcker Rule Regulatory Harmonization Act

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 10:47:00 -0400

Vote: Passed 300/104 H.R. 4790 amends Section 619 of the Dodd-Frank Act, known as the “Volcker Rule,” to streamline the regulatory authority over the Volcker Rule by granting the Federal Reserve the exclusive rulemaking authority and providing for sole examination and enforcement authority by an entity’s primary federal regulator. Community banks also will be exempt from the Volcker Rule if they do not have and are not controlled by an entity with $10 billion or more in total consolidated assets and total trading assets and trading liability that are more than 5% of total consolidated assets.

H.J.Res. 2: Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States.

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 17:29:00 -0400

Vote: Failed 233/184 H.J.Res. 2 amends the Constitution of the United States to require three-fifths of both legislative bodies to approve spending than exceeds government revenue, require three-fifths of both legislative bodies to raise the limit on the debt, and require the President to submit a proposed budget to Congress in which total outlays do not exceed total receipts. Congress may wave these requirements for any fiscal year the United States is engaged in military conflict that causes an imminent and serious military threat to national security and is so declared by a joint resolution.