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This Week in Congress: February 23 — March 1

House

Analysis: This week in the House has been dubbed “Stop Government Abuse Week.”  The House will consider a number of bills allegedly designed to stop government abuse, hold the Obama Administration accountable for its executive overreach, and ensure the federal government cannot target Americans based on their political beliefs. 

Major Floor Action

  • H.R. 899 – Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2013
  • H.R. 3865 – Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014
  • H.R. 2122 – Regulatory Accountability Act of 2013
  • H.R. 1493 – Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2013
  • H.R. 2542 – Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act
  • H.R. 2804 – ALERT Act
  • H.R. 1211 – FOIA Act
  • H.R. 1232 – Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act
  • H.R. 1423 – Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act
  • H.R. 3308 – Taxpayer Transparency Act of 2013
  • H.R. 1944 – Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2013
  • H.R. 1123 – Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act

Major Committee Action

Senate

Major Floor Action

  • S.1982 Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014

Major Committee Action

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