Active Legislation


113th Congress (2013-2014)
Updated September 23, 2014

 
Bills are arranged alphabetically by popular title or subject so they're easy to find. Bill numbers are provided to facilitate research in THOMAS.
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Categories
AppropriationsAgency AuthorizationsPublic Laws, 113th Congress (selected)
Popular DocumentsProgram Authorizations 


Popular Titles and Subjects
A — Active Legislation
Abortion, ban after 20 weeks S.886, S.1670 H.R.1797
Abortion, prohibit taxpayer funding S.946 H.R.7
 Air traffic controllers H.R.1765P.L.113-9
Assault weapons S.150 H.R.437
B — Active Legislation
Background checks for firearm sales
(SEE: Gun legislation)
S.374, S.Amdt.715 to S.649 H.R.21, H.R.137
Balanced budget amendment S.J.Res.1, S.J.Res.6, S.J.Res.7 H.J.Res.1, H.J.Res.2, H.J.Res.4, H.J.Res.5, H.J.Res.6, H.J.Res.10, H.J.Res.11, H.J.Res.17, H.J.Res.18, H.J.Res.24, H.J.Res.35, H.J.Res.36, H.J.Res.38, H.J.Res.49
C — Active Legislation
Campaign finance, disclosure requirements  H.R.148
Cybersecurity  H.R.624, H.R.756, H.R.967, H.R.1163
D — Active Legislation
 Debt limit, suspend until May 19, 2013 H.R.325P.L.113-3
Debt limit, suspend until December 31, 2014 S.1569 
 Debt limit, suspend until February 7, 2014Div.B, H.R.2775P.L.113-46
 Debt limit, suspend until March 15, 2015 S.540P.L.113-83
Debt limit suspension, resolution of disapproval S.J.Res.26 H.J.Res.99
E — Active Legislation
ENDA (Employment Non-Discrimination Act) S.815 H.R.1755
Energy Efficiency S.2262 
F — Active Legislation
 Farm bill H.R.2642P.L.113-79
 Flood insurance, delay rate increases H.R.3370P.L.113-89
Food stamps
(SEE: SNAP)
 
 Furloughed Federal employees, retroactive paySec. 115-16, H.R.2775P.L.113-46
G — Active Legislation
Gun legislation  S.649
H — Active Legislation
Health care law, authorize lawsuits against the Obama Administration  H.Res.676
Health care overhaul, allow all indvidual plans to continue for a year  H.R.3350
Health care overhaul, delay individual health coverage mandate S.1671 H.R.3348, H.R.3425
 Highway Trust Fund H.R.5021P.L.113-159
 Hurricane Sandy, increase Flood Insurance borrowing authority H.R.41P.L.113-1
I — Active Legislation
Immigration reform S.744
Internet sales tax S.743 H.R.684
Iran sanctions S.1881 H.R.850
ISILSEE: Syria
K — Active Legislation
Keep Your Plan
(SEE: Health care overhaul, allow all indvidual plans to continue for a year)
 
Keystone XL Pipeline S.582, S.2280 H.R.3
M — Active Legislation
 Medicare "doc fix", extend through March 31, 2014Div. B, H.J.Res.59P.L.113-67
Medicare "doc fix", repeal SGR and replace with new system S.1871, S.2110, S.2157* H.R.2810, H.R.4015
 Medicare "doc fix", extend through March 31, 2015 H.R.4302P.L.113-93
 Military, repeal cut in pension COLA for veterans under 62 S.25P.L.113-82
Minimum wage, increase the Federal minimum wage S.460, S.1737 H.R.1010, H.R.3746
N — Active Legislation
No Child Left Behind, revise and reauthorize S.1094 H.R.5
P — Active Legislation
Pay freeze for Federal and Congressional employees, extend through December 31, 2013  H.R.273
Pay of Members of Congress, eliminate automatic adjustment S.65 H.R.134, H.R.196
 Pay of Members of Congress, hold in escrow if budget resolution not adopted by April 15, 2013 H.R.325P.L.113-3
 Plastic firearms, extend ban H.R.3626P.L.113-57
Postal Service, reform  H.R.2748
S — Active Legislation
Sequester, replace S.388, S.16 
Senate rules, changes related to bipartisan cloture motions and conference motions S.Res.16 
Senate rules, changes related to motions to proceed, amendments and nominations S.Res.15 
Senate rules, cloture invoked with less than a three-fifths majority S.Res.5 
SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Action Program)
(SEE: Farm bill)
 Title IV, H.R.2642, H.R.3102
 Stolen Valor H.R.258P.L.113-12
Straw purchases of firearms
(SEE: Gun legislation)
S.54 H.R.404
 Student loans, set and fix interest rates on loans disbursed on or after July 1, 2013 H.R.1911P.L.113-28
Syria, authorize the use of force S.J.Res.21 
Syria, train and equip appropriately vetted opposition groups H.Amdt.1141 to H.J.Res.124
T — Active Legislation
 TANF, extend the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program through September 30, 2013Sec. 1522, H.R.933P.L.113-6
TANF, extend the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program through December 31, 2013 Sec. 3, H.R.890
Tax extenders, vehicle for  H.R.3474
U — Active Legislation
Unemployment compensation, extend through March 31, 2014 S.1845 
Unemployment compensation, extend through June 30, 2014 S.2077 
Unemployment compensation, extend through May 31, 2014 S.2148 
Unemployment compensation extension, vehicle for H.R.3979 
V — Active Legislation
VA Accountability S.2013 H.R.4031
 Veterans Health Care, Ensuring Access to H.R.3230*P.L.113-146
Voting Rights Act, amend S.1945 H.R.3899
W — Active Legislation
Welfare waivers, prohibit HHS from granting a waiver relating to compliance with the work requirements Sec. 2, H.R.890


Agency Authorizations
 Defense, FY2014 H.R.3304P.L.113-66
Defense, FY 2015
(Administration proposal is S.2289)
S.2410, H.R.4435
Export-Import Bank S.2709
FEMA, through FY 2016  H.R.3300
 Intelligence, FY2014 S.1681P.L.113-126
Intelligence, FY2015  H.R.4661
Intelligence, FY2014 and FY2015  H.R.4681
NASA, FY2014  H.R.4412


Program Authorizations
Child Care and Development Block Grant, through FY 2020  S.1086
SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Action Program), through FY 2016  H.R.3102
SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Action Program), through FY 2018  H.R.2642
Surface transportation programs, through FY 2020 S.2322 
 Trafficking Victims Protection, FY 2014-2017Subtitle C, S.47P.L.113-4
 Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), through FY 2018 S.47P.L.113-4
 Water Resources Development (WRDA or WRRDA) H.R.3080P.L.113-121


Appropriations and Budget for Fiscal Year 2014, 113th Congress, 1st Session
More information available on the appropriations web page.
Agriculture S.1244 H.R.2410
 Budget resolution, FY 2014Div. A, H.J.Res.59P.L.113-67
Commerce, Justice, Science S.1329 H.R.2787
Defense S.1429 H.R.2397
Energy and Water S.1245 H.R.2609
Financial Services S.1371 H.R.2786
 FY 2013 Consolidated and Further Continuing appropriations
(Contains separate divisions related to Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Homeland Security, and Veterans Affairs appropriations.)
H.R.933P.L.113-6
 FY 2013 Supplemental appropriations, Hurricane Sandy disaster assistance H.R.152P.L.113-2
 FY 2014 Consolidated appropriations H.R.3547P.L.113-76
FY 2014 Continuing appropriations, through December 15, 2013
(Bill became vehicle for the budget resolution. It is no longer a continuing appropriations bill.)
  H.J.Res.59
 FY 2014 Continuing appropriations, through January 15, 2014Div. A, H.R.2775P.L.113-46
 FY 2014 Continuing appropriations, through January 18, 2014 H.J.Res.106P.L.113-73
 FY 2014 Continuing appropriations for military pay during the government shutdown H.R.3210P.L.113-39
 FY 2014 Continuing appropriations for military death benefits H.J.Res.91P.L.113-44
Homeland Security  H.R.2217
Labor, HHS, Education S.1284
Legislative Branch S.1283 H.R.2792
Military Construction and Veterans Affairs  H.R.2216
State and Foreign Operations S.1372 H.R.2855
Transportation, HUD S.1243 H.R.2610


Appropriations and Budget for Fiscal Year 2015, 113th Congress, 2nd Session
More information available on the appropriations web page.
Agriculture S.2389 H.R.4800
Budget Resolution, FY 2015  H.Con.Res.96
Commerce, Justice, State S.2437 H.R.4660
Defense  H.R.4870
Energy and WaterDraft H.R.4923
Financial ServicesDraft H.R.5016
FY 2014 Supplemental S.2648 H.R.5230
 FY 2015 Continuing Resolution, through December 11, 2014 H.J.Res.124P.L.113-164
Homeland Security S.2534 H.R.4903
Interior  H.R.5171
Labor, HHS, EducationDraft
Legislative Branch H.R.4487
Military Construction and Veterans Affairs  H.R.4486
State and Foreign Operations S.2499 H.R.5013
Transportation, HUD S.2438 H.R.4745
 


Popular Documents
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Budget, FY2014
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=BUDGET&browsePath=Fiscal+Year+2014
Budget, FY2015
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/browse/collection.action?collectionCode=BUDGET&browsePath=Fiscal+Year+2015
Recess Appointments, D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Noel Canning v. NLRB
http://www.cadc.uscourts.gov/internet/opinions.nsf/D13E4C2A7B33B57A85257AFE00556B29/$file/12-1115-1417096.pdf
State of the Union address (given on Feb. 12, 2013)
http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2013/02/12/remarks-president-state-union-address
State of the Union address (given on Jan. 28, 2014)
http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2014/01/28/president-barack-obamas-state-union-address
VA IG interim report on wait times and scheduling practices at the Phoenix Health Care System
http://www.va.gov/oig/pubs/VAOIG-14-02603-178.pdf


Public Laws, 113th Congress (selected)
Air traffic controllers H.R.1765P.L.113-9
Debt limit, suspend until May 19, 2013 H.R.325P.L.113-3
Debt limit, suspend until February 7, 2014Div.B, H.R.2775P.L.113-46
Debt limit, suspend until March 15, 2015 S.540P.L.113-83
Farm bill H.R.2642P.L.113-79
Flood insurance, delay rate increases H.R.3370P.L.113-89
Furloughed Federal employees, retroactive paySec. 115-16, H.R.2775P.L.113-46
Highway Trust Fund H.R.5021P.L.113-159
Hurricane Sandy, increase Flood Insurance borrowing authority H.R.41P.L.113-1
Medicare "doc fix", extend through March 31, 2014Div. B, H.J.Res.59P.L.113-67
Medicare "doc fix", extend through March 31, 2015 H.R.4302P.L.113-93
Military, repeal cut in pension COLA for veterans under 62 S.25P.L.113-82
Pay of Members of Congress, hold in escrow if budget resolution not adopted by April 15, 2013 H.R.325P.L.113-3
Plastic firearms, extend ban H.R.3626P.L.113-57
Stolen Valor H.R.258P.L.113-12
Student loans, set and fix interest rates on loans disbursed on or after July 1, 2013 H.R.1911P.L.113-28
TANF, extend the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program through September 30, 2013Sec. 1522, H.R.933P.L.113-6
Veterans Health Care, Ensuring Access to H.R.3230*P.L.113-146


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Bills that did not pass have been struck through.V indicates a veto.