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August 9, 2014

Bills Passed in Congress, July 2014

The following are the bills the House and Senate passed last month. The bills were passed by voice vote except where indicated. Roll call votes for the House are found here, and for the Senate here. The descriptions of bills are essentially taken verbatim from the Congressional Record Daily Digest (Index).

SENATE 36 bills, 329 pages

Black Hills Cemetery Act: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 291, to provide for the conveyance of certain cemeteries that are located on National Forest System land in Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota, and the bill was then passed. 4 pages

Hill Creek Cultural Preservation and Energy Development Act: Committee on Energy and Natural Resources was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 356, to clarify authority granted under the Act entitled “An Act to define the exterior boundary of the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation in the State of Utah, and for other purposes'', and the bill was then passed. 5 pages

Provo River Project Transfer Act: Senate passed H.R. 255, to amend certain definitions contained in the Provo River Project Transfer Act for purposes of clarifying certain property descriptions. 4 pages

Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial Act: Senate passed H.R. 330, to designate a Distinguished Flying Cross National Memorial at the March Field Air Museum in Riverside, California. 4 pages

Pascua Yaqui Tribe Trust Land Act: Senate passed H.R. 507, to provide for the conveyance of certain land inholdings owned by the United States to the Pascua Yaqui Tribe of Arizona. 6 pages

Three Kids Mine Remediation and Reclamation Act: Senate passed H.R. 697, to provide for the conveyance of certain Federal land in Clark County, Nevada, for the environmental remediation and reclamation of the Three Kids Mine Project Site. 14 pages

Idaho Wilderness Water Resources Protection Act: Senate passed H.R. 876, to authorize the continued use of certain water diversions located on National Forest System land in the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness and the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness in the State of Idaho. 6 pages

North Cascades National Park Service Complex Fish Stocking Act: Senate passed H.R. 1158, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to continue stocking fish in certain lakes in the North Cascades National Park, Ross Lake National Recreation Area, and Lake Chelan National Recreation Area. 6 pages

Lake Hill Administrative Site Affordable Housing Act: Senate passed H.R. 2337, to provide for the D747conveyance of the Forest Service Lake Hill Administrative Site in Summit County, Colorado. 4 pages

Huna Tlingit Traditional Gull Egg Use Act: Senate passed H.R. 3110, to allow for the harvest of gull eggs by the Huna Tlingit people within Glacier Bay National Park in the State of Alaska. 4 pages

Harriet Tubman National Historical Parks Act: Senate passed S. 247, to establish the Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in Auburn, New York, and the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Historical Park in Caroline, Dorchester, and Talbot Counties, Maryland, after agreeing to the committee amendment. 14 pages

Lower Mississippi River Area Study Act: Senate passed S. 311, to direct the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating sites in the Lower Mississippi River Area in the State of Louisiana as a unit of the National Park System 4 pages

Oregon Caves Revitalization Act: Senate passed S. 354, to modify the boundary of the Oregon Caves National Monument. 12 pages

Geothermal Production Expansion Act: Senate passed S. 363, to expand geothermal production. 10 pages 

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Development Act: Senate passed S. 476, to amend the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Development Act to extend to the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Commission, after agreeing to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 4 pages

San Juan County Federal Land Conveyance Act: Senate passed S. 609, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain Federal land in San Juan County, New Mexico, after agreeing to the committee amendments. 6 pages

Major General William H. Gourley VA-DOD Outpatient Clinic: Senate passed H.R. 272, to designate the Department of Veterans Affairs and Department of Defense joint outpatient clinic to be constructed in Marina, California, as the “Major General William H. Gourley VA-DOD Outpatient Clinic''. 4 pages

Dr. Cameron McKinley Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Center: Committee on Veterans' Affairs was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 1216, to designate the Department of Veterans Affairs Vet Center in Prescott, Arizona, as the “Dr. Cameron McKinley Department of Veterans Affairs Veterans Center'', and the bill was then passed. 4 pages

Assessing Progress in Haiti Act: Senate passed S. 1104, to measure the progress of recovery and development efforts in Haiti following the earthquake of January 12, 2010, after agreeing to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 16 pages

Near East and South Central Asia Religious Freedom Act: Senate passed S. 653, to provide for the establishment of the Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia, 6 pages 

Sergeant Brett E. Gornewicz Memorial Post Office: Senate passed S. 2056, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13127 Broadway Street in Alden, New York, as the “Sergeant Brett E. Gornewicz Memorial Post Office''.  4 pages

Specialist Ryan P. Jayne Post Office Building: Senate passed S. 2057, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 198 Baker Street in Corning, New York, as the “Specialist Ryan P. Jayne Post Office Building''. 4 pages

Judge Shirley A. Tolentino Post Office Building: Senate passed H.R. 1376, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 369 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Jersey City, New Jersey, as the “Judge Shirley A. Tolentino Post Office Building''. 4 pages

Lance Corporal Daniel Nathan Deyarmin, Jr., Post Office Building: Senate passed H.R. 1813, to redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 162 Northeast Avenue in Tallmadge, Ohio, as the “Lance Corporal Daniel Nathan Deyarmin, Jr., Post Office Building''. 4 pages

Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act: Senate passed S. 517, to promote consumer choice and wireless competition by permitting consumers to unlock mobile wireless devices, after agreeing to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 6 pages

Sean and David Goldman International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act: Senate passed H.R. 3212, to ensure compliance with the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction by countries with which the United States enjoys reciprocal obligations, to establish procedures for the prompt return of children abducted to other countries, after agreeing to the committee amendment in the nature of a substitute. 44 pages 

Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act: Senate passed H.R. 1528, to amend the Controlled Substances Act to allow a veterinarian to transport and dispense controlled substances in the usual course of veterinary practice outside of the registered location. 4 pages

Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act: By 93 yeas to 4 nays (Vote No. 231), Senate passed S. 2244, to extend the termination date of the Terrorism Insurance Program established under the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002, after agreeing to the committee-reported amendments, which will be considered as original text for the purpose of further amendment, 58 pages

Highway and Transportation Funding Act:  By 79 yeas to 18 nays (Vote No. 248), Senate passed H.R. 5021, to provide an extension of Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and other programs funded out of the Highway Trust Fund, by the order of the Senate of Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 60 Senators having voted in the affirmative, 36 pages

Naftali Fraenkel: Senate passed S. 2577, to require the Secretary of State to offer rewards totaling up to $5,000,000 for information on the kidnapping and murder of Naftali Fraenkel, a dual United States-Israeli citizen, that began on June 12, 2014. 4 pages

International Religious Freedom Act: Senate passed H.R. 4028, to amend the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998 to include the desecration of cemeteries among the many forms of violations of the right to religious freedom. 4 pages

Jason Crisp Forest Service Building: Senate passed H.R. 4360, to designate the facility of the United States Forest Service for the Grandfather Ranger District located at 109 Lawing Drive in Nebo, North Carolina, as the “Jason Crisp Forest Service Building''. 4 pages

Autism CARES Act: Senate passed H.R. 4631, to reauthorize certain provisions of the Public Health Service Act relating to autism. 17 pages 

Improving Trauma Care Act: Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 3548, to amend title XII of the Public Health Service Act to expand the definition of trauma to include thermal, electrical, chemical, radioactive, and other extrinsic agents, and the bill was then passed. 3 pages

William H. Gray III 30th Street Station: Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation was discharged from further consideration of H.R. 4838, to redesignate the railroad station located at 2955 Market Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, commonly known as “30th Street Station'', as the “William H. Gray III 30th Street Station'', and the bill was then passed. 4 pages

Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act: Senate passed S. 231, to reauthorize the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp. 4 pages

HOUSE 85 bills, 1394 pages

Veterinary Medicine Mobility Act of 2014: H.R. 1528, amended, to amend the Controlled Substances Act to allow a veterinarian to transport and dispense controlled substances in the usual course of veterinary practice outside of the registered location; 4 pages

United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Reauthorization Act of 2014: H.R. 4653, amended, to reauthorize the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom; 6 pages

Preclearance Authorization Act of 2014: H.R. 3488, amended, to establish the conditions under which the Secretary of Homeland Security may establish preclearance facilities, conduct preclearance operations, and provide customs services outside the United States; 12 pages

Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program Authorization and Accountability Act of 2014: H.R. 4007, amended, to recodify and reauthorize the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program; 24 pages

Social Media Working Group Act of 2014: H.R. 4263, amended, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to authorize the Department of Homeland Security to establish a social media working group, by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 375 yeas to 19 nays, Roll No. 369; 8 pages

Department of Homeland Security Interoperable Communications Act: H.R. 4289, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to require the Under Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security to take administrative action to achieve and maintain interoperable communications capabilities among the components of the Department of Homeland Security, by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 393 yeas with none voting “nay'', Roll No. 370. 8 pages

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act: Concurred in the Senate amendments to H.R. 803, to amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to strengthen the United States workforce development system through innovation in, and alignment and improvement of, employment, training, and education programs in the United States, and to promote individual and national economic growth, by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 415 yeas to 6 nays, Roll No. 378. 8 pages

Amending the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify and make permanent bonus depreciation:  The House passed H.R. 4718, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify and make permanent bonus depreciation, by a recorded vote of 258 ayes to 160 noes, Roll No. 404. 18 pages

STEM Education Act of 2014: H.R. 5031, to define STEM education to include computer science, and to support existing STEM education programs at the National Science Foundation; 6 pages

National Windstorm Impact Reduction Act Reauthorization: H.R. 1786, amended, to reauthorize the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program; 14 pages

Research and Development Efficiency Act: H.R. 5056, to improve the efficiency of Federal research and development; 6 pages

International Science and Technology Cooperation Act of 2014: H.R. 5029, to provide for the establishment of a body to identify and coordinate international science and technology cooperation that can strengthen the domestic science and technology enterprise and support United States foreign policy goals, by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 346 yeas to 41 nays, Roll No. 406; 6 pages

District of Columbia Courts, Public Defender Service, and Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency Act of 2014: H.R. 4185, to revise certain authorities of the District of Columbia courts, the Court Services and Offender Supervision Agency for the District of Columbia, and the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia; 14 pages

Richard K. Salick Post Office Designation Act: H.R. 451, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 500 North Brevard Avenue in Cocoa Beach, Florida, as the “Richard K. Salick Post Office''; 4 pages

Specialist Christopher Scott Post Office Building Designation Act: H.R. 606, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 815 County Road 23 in Tyrone, New York, as the “Specialist Christopher Scott Post Office Building''; 4 pages

Elizabeth L. Kinnunen Post Office Building Designation Act: H.R. 2223, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 220 Elm Avenue in Munising, Michigan, as the “Elizabeth L. Kinnunen Post Office Building''; 4 pages

Officer James Bonneau Memorial Post Office Designation Act: H.R. 3534, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 113 West Michigan Avenue in Jackson, Michigan, as the “Officer James Bonneau Memorial Post Office''; 4 pages

Harold George Bennett Post Office Designation Act: H.R. 4355, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 201 B Street in Perryville, Arkansas, as the “Harold George Bennett Post Office''; 4 pages

Fountain County Veterans Memorial Post Office Designation Act: H.R. 2802, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 418 Liberty Street in Covington, Indiana, as the “Fountain County Veterans Memorial Post Office''; 4 pages

Barry M. Goldwater Post Office Designation Act: H.R. 3027, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 442 Miller Valley Road in Prescott, Arizona, as the “Barry M. Goldwater Post Office''; 4 pages

Captain Herbert Johnson Memorial Post Office Building: H.R. 3085, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3349 West 111th Street in Chicago, Illinois, as the “Captain Herbert Johnson Memorial Post Office Building''; 4 pages

Staff Sergeant Manuel V. Mendoza Post Office Building Designation Act: H.R. 4416, to redesignate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 161 Live Oak Street in Miami, Arizona, as the “Staff Sergeant Manuel V. Mendoza Post Office Building''; 4 pages

Vincent R. Sombrotto Post Office Designation Act: H.R. 2291, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 450 Lexington Avenue in New York, New York, as the “Vincent R. Sombrotto Post Office''; 4 pages

All Circuit Review Extension Act: H.R. 4197, to amend title 5, United States Code, to extend the period of certain authority with respect to judicial review of Merit Systems Protection Board decisions relating to whistleblowers; 4 pages 

Smart Savings Act: H.R. 4193, amended, to amend title 5, United States Code, to change the default investment fund under the Thrift Savings Plan; 6 pages

Federal Register Modernization Act: H.R. 4195, to amend chapter 15 of title 44, United States Code (commonly known as the Federal Register Act), to modernize the Federal Register, by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 386 yeas with none voting “nay'', Roll No. 405; 12 pages 

Mount Jessie Benton Fremont Designation Act: H.R. 1192, to redesignate Mammoth Peak in Yosemite National Park as “Mount Jessie Benton Fremont''. 6 pages

Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act: H.R. 3086, to permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act. 4 pages

Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014: The House passed H.R. 5021, to provide an extension of Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and other programs funded out of the Highway Trust Fund, by a recorded vote of 367 ayes to 55 noes, Roll No. 414. 36 pages

Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2015:  The House passed H.R. 5016, making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2015, by a yea-and-nay vote of 228 yeas to 195 nays, Roll No. 427. Consideration of the measure began on July 14th. 160 pages

Fighting Hunger Incentive Act of 2014: The House passed H.R. 4719, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend and expand the charitable deduction for contributions of food inventory, by a yea-and-nay vote of 277 yeas to 130 nays, Roll No. 432. 12 pages

STELA Reauthorization Act of 2014:  H.R. 4572, amended, to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to extend expiring provisions relating to the retransmission of signals of television broadcast stations; 12 pages 

NIST Reauthorization Act of 2014:  H.R. 5035, to reauthorize the National Institute of Standards and Technology; 30 pages

Department of Energy Laboratory Modernization and Technology Transfer Act of 2014: H.R. 5120, amended, to improve management of the National Laboratories, enhance technology commercialization, and facilitate public-private partnerships; 18 pages

TSA Office of Inspection Accountability Act of 2014:  H.R. 4803, amended, to require the Transportation Security Administration to conform to existing Federal law and regulations regarding criminal investigator positions; 8 pages

Gerardo Hernandez Airport Security Act of 2014: H.R. 4802, amended, to improve intergovernmental planning for and communication during security incidents at domestic airports; 8 pages

Honor Flight Act: H.R. 4812, amended, to amend title 49, United States Code, to require the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration to establish a process for providing expedited and dignified passenger screening services for veterans traveling to visit war memorials built and dedicated to honor their service; 4 pages

Amending the East Bench Irrigation District Water Contract Extension Act: H.R. 4508, to amend the East Bench Irrigation District Water Contract Extension Act to permit the Secretary of the Interior to extend the contract for certain water services; 4 pages

Authorizing early repayment of obligations to the Bureau of Reclamation within the Northport Irrigation District in the State of Nebraska: H.R. 4562, to authorize early repayment of obligations to D828the Bureau of Reclamation within the Northport Irrigation District in the State of Nebraska; 4 pages

Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe–Fish Springs Ranch Settlement Act: H.R. 3716, to ratify a water settlement agreement affecting the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe; 18 pages

Hinchliffe Stadium Heritage Act: H.R. 2430, amended, to adjust the boundaries of Paterson Great Falls National Historical Park to include Hinchliffe Stadium; 6 pages

Extending the legislative authority of the Adams Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work in honor of former President John Adams and his legacy: H.R. 3802, amended, to extend the legislative authority of the Adams Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work in honor of former President John Adams and his legacy; 4 pages

Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act of 2014: H.R. 4411, amended, to prevent Hezbollah and associated entities from gaining access to international financial and other institutions, by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 404 yeas with none voting “nay'', Roll No. 434; 28 pages 

Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2014: H.R. 4450, amended, to extend the Travel Promotion Act of 2009, by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 347 yeas to 57 nays, Roll No. 433. 10 pages

Strengthening Transparency in Higher Education Act: H.R. 4983, amended, to simplify and streamline the information regarding institutions of higher education made publicly available by the Secretary of Education; 22 pages

Extending the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity and the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance for one year:  H.R. 5134, to extend the National Advisory Committee on Institutional Quality and Integrity and the Advisory Committee on Student Financial Assistance for one year; 4 pages

Enhancing Services for Runaway and Homeless Victims of Youth Trafficking Act of 2014:  H.R. 5076, to amend the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act to increase knowledge concerning, and improve services for, runaway and homeless youth who are victims of trafficking; 4 pages

Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act:  H.R. 4980, to prevent and address sex trafficking of children in foster care, to extend and improve adoption incentives, and to improve international child support recovery; 84 pages

Human Trafficking Prevention, Intervention, and Recovery Act of 2014:  H.R. 5135, to direct the Interagency Task Force to Monitor and Combat Trafficking to identify strategies to prevent children from becoming victims of trafficking and review trafficking prevention efforts and to protect and assist in the recovery of victims of trafficking; 6 pages

Human Trafficking Detection Act of 2014: H.R. 5116, to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to train Department of Homeland Security personnel how to effectively deter, detect, disrupt, and prevent human trafficking during the course of their primary roles and responsibilities; 6 pages

Human Trafficking Prioritization Act:  H.R. 2283, amended, to prioritize the fight against human trafficking within the Department of State according to congressional intent in the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 without increasing the size of the Federal Government; 10 pages

Human Trafficking Prevention Act:  H.R. 4449, to amend the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to expand the training for Federal Government personnel related to trafficking in persons. 4 pages

Advancing Competency-Based Education Demonstration Project Act:  The House passed H.R. 3136, to establish a demonstration program for competency-based education, by a recorded vote of 414 ayes with none voting “no'', Roll No. 441. 26 pages   

Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act:  The House passed H.R. 4984, to amend the loan counseling requirements under the Higher Education Act of 1965, by a recorded vote of 405 ayes to 11 noes, Roll No. 446. 24 pages

Improving the response to victims of child sex trafficking: H.R. 5111, amended, to improve the response to victims of child sex trafficking, by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 409 yeas with none voting “nay'', Roll No. 447. 4 pages

Student and Family Tax Simplification Act:  The House passed H.R. 3393, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to consolidate certain tax benefits for educational expenses, by a yea-and-nay vote of 227 yeas to 187 nays, Roll No. 449. 20 pages

Child Tax Credit Improvement Act of 2014: The House passed H.R. 4935, to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make improvements to the child tax credit, by a yea-and-nay vote of 237 yeas to 173 nays, Roll No. 451. 8 pages

Strengthening Child Welfare Response to Trafficking Act of 2014: H.R. 5081, to amend the D854Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to enable State child protective services systems to improve the identification and assessment of child victims of sex trafficking, by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 399 yeas with none voting “nay'', Roll No. 454. 8 pages

Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act: The House agreed to take from the Speaker's table and pass S. 517, to promote consumer choice and wireless competition by permitting consumers to unlock mobile wireless devices. 6 pages

Near East and South Central Asia Religious Freedom Act of 2013: The House agreed to take from the Speaker's table and pass S. 653, to provide for the establishment of the Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia. 6 pages

Assessing Progress in Haiti Act: The House agreed to take from the Speaker's table and pass S. 1104, to measure the progress of recovery and development efforts in Haiti following the earthquake of January 12, 2010. 16 pages

Sean and David Goldman International Child Abduction Prevention and Return Act: The House agreed to take from the Speaker's table and concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 3212, to ensure compliance with the 1980 Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction by countries with which the United States enjoys reciprocal obligations and to establish procedures for the prompt return of children abducted to other countries. 46 pages

Transparent Airfares Act of 2014:  H.R. 4156, to amend title 49, United States Code, to allow advertisements and solicitations for passenger air transportation to state the base airfare of the transportation; 6 pages

William H. Gray III 30th Street Station Designation Act:  H.R. 4838, to redesignate the railroad station located at 2955 Market Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, commonly known as “30th Street Station'', as the “William H. Gray III 30th Street Station''; 4 pages

Victims of Child Abuse Act Reauthorization Act:  S. 1799, to reauthorize subtitle A of the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990; 8 pages

North Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act:  H.R. 1771, amended, to improve the enforcement of sanctions against the Government of North Korea; 52 pages

United States International Communications Reform Act of 2014:  H.R. 4490, amended, to enhance the missions, objectives, and effectiveness of United States international communications; 70 pages

Essential Transportation Worker Identification Credential Assessment Act:  H.R. 3202, amended, to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to prepare a comprehensive security assessment of the transportation security card program, by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 400 yeas with none voting “nay'', Roll No. 456; 8 pages

United States Customs and Border Protection Authorization Act:  H.R. 3846, amended, to provide for the authorization of border, maritime, and transportation security responsibilities and functions in the Department of Homeland Security and the establishment of United States Customs and Border Protection; 50 pages

National Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection Act of 2014:  H.R. 3696, amended, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to make certain improvements regarding cybersecurity and critical infrastructure protection; 66 pages

Critical Infrastructure Research and Development Advancement Act:  H.R. 2952, amended, to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to make certain improvements in the laws relating to the advancement of security technologies for critical infrastructure protection; 10 pages

Homeland Security Cybersecurity Boots-on-the-Ground Act:  H.R. 3107, amended, to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish cybersecurity occupation classifications, assess the cybersecurity workforce, and develop a strategy to address identified gaps in the cybersecurity workforce, by a 2/3 recorded vote of 395 ayes to 8 noes, Roll No. 457; 12 pages

Sunscreen Innovation Act:  H.R. 4250, amended, to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide an alternative process for review of safety and effectiveness of nonprescription sunscreen active ingredients; 28 pages

Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments:  H.R. 594, amended, to reauthorize and extend the Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research, and Education Amendments of 2008; 8 pages

Lance Corporal Wesley G. Davids and Captain Nicholas J. Rozanski Memorial Post Office Designation Act:  H.R. 4919, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 715 Shawan Falls Drive in Dublin, Ohio, as the “Lance Corporal Wesley G. Davids and Captain Nicholas J. Rozanski Memorial Post Office''. 4 pages

Amending the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act to provide a definition of recreational vessel for purposes of such Act: H.R. 3896, amended, to amend the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act to provide a definition of recreational vessel for purposes of such Act; 6 pages

SAFE Act Confidentiality and Privilege Enhancement Act: H.R. 4626, to ensure access to certain information for financial services industry regulators; 4 pages

Examination and Supervisory Privilege Parity Act of 2014: H.R. 5062, amended, to amend the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010 to specify that privilege is maintained when information is shared by certain nondepository covered persons with Federal and State financial regulators; 4 pages

Reauthorizing the Defense Production Act: H.R. 4809, amended, to reauthorize the Defense Production Act and to improve the Defense Production Act Committee, by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 386 yeas to 32 nays, Roll No. 464; 8 pages

Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2014: H.R. 4709, amended, to improve enforcement efforts related to prescription drug diversion and abuse. 8 pages

21st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act: The House passed H.R. 4315, to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require publication on the Internet of the basis for determinations that species are endangered species or threatened species, by a recorded vote of 233 ayes to 190 noes, Roll No. 463. 8 pages 

Emergency Afghan Allies Extension Act of 2014:  H.R. 5195, amended, to provide additional visas for the Afghan Special Immigrant Visa Program; 6 pages

Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014:  Conference Report to accompany H.R. 3230, to improve the access of veterans to medical services from the Department of Veterans Affairs, by a 2/3 yea-and-nay vote of 420 yeas to 5 nays, Roll No. 467. 4 pages

Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act: The House passed H.R. 935, to amend the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify Congressional intent regarding the regulation of the use of pesticides in or near navigable waters, by a recorded vote of 267 ayes to 161 noes, Roll No. 470. Consideration of the measure began yesterday, July 30th. 6 pages 

Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014: The House agreed to the Shuster motion to disagree to the Senate amendment to H.R. 5021, to provide an extension of Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and other programs funded out of the Highway Trust Fund, by a yea-and-nay vote of 272 yeas to 150 nays, Roll No. 473. 36 pages 

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