President Trump signed 96 laws into effect in 2017

President Trump signed 96 laws into effect in 2017.

Two (2) addressed actions which must be renewed each year allowing for basic maintenance.  Three (3) implement new policy. They address the Department of Veterans affairs accountability and Whistleblower Protection, Countering American’s Adversaries Through Sections Act and an act to provide for reconciliation of the concurrent resolution of the budget for fiscal year 2018 (THIS IS THE GOP TAX BILL).

Seven (7) temporarily fund government and/or provide one-time disaster relief.

Sixteen (16) repeal rules and regulations implemented by previous administrations:

Hire’s 67 Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees

HJRes 43 Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients

HJRes 69 Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of the Interior relating to “Non-Subsistence Take of Wildlife, and Public Participation and Closure Procedures, on National Wildlife Refuges in Alaska”

HJRes 83 Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to “Clarification of Employer’s Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness”

SJRes 34 A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to “Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services”

HJRes 4 Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants

HJRes 57 Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to accountability and State plans under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965

HJRes 58 Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to teacher preparation issues

HJRes 37 Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation

HJRes 44 Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior relating to Bureau of Land Management regulations that establish the procedures used to prepare, revise, or amend land use plans pursuant to the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976

HJRes 4 Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Social Security Administration relating to Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007

HJRes 38 Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule

HJRes 41 Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of a rule submitted by the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to “Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers”

S 496 A bill to repeal the rule issued by the Federal Highway Administration and the Federal Transit Administration entitled “Metropolitan Planning Organization Coordination and Planning Area Reform”

HJRes 66 Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by States for non-governmental employees

HJRes 111 Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to “Arbitration Agreements”

Thirteen (13) encourage an agency or the president to try something new:

HR 321 Inspiring the Next Space Pioneers, Innovators, Researchers, and Explorers (INSPIRE) Women Act

HR 255 Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act

HR 534 U.S. Wants to Compete for a World Expo Act

HR 274 Modernizing Government Travel Act

HR 366 DHS SAVE Act

S 327 Fair Access to Investment Research Act of 2017

S 810 A bill to facilitate construction of a bridge on certain property in Christian County, Missouri, and for other purposes

S 1141 Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017

HR 1117 To require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to submit a report regarding certain plans regarding assistance to applicants and grantees during the response to an emergency or disaster

S 190 Power and Security Systems (PASS) Act

S 920 National Clinical Care Commission Act

HR 194 Federal Agency Mail Management Act of 2017

HR 1545 VA Prescription Data Accountability Act 2017

 

Thirty-seven (37) reauthorizes or modifies existing programs/law:

 

HR 353 Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017

S 442 National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017

S 419: Public Safety Officers’ Benefits Improvement Act of 2017

S 583 American Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017

HR 72 GAO Access and Oversight Act of 2017

HR 657 Follow the Rules Act

S 1083 A bill to amend section 1214 of title 5, United States Code, to provide for stays during a period that the Merit Systems Protection Board lacks a quorum

HR 3218 Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017

HR 1238 Securing our Agriculture and Food Act

HR 3298 Wounded Officers Recovery Act of 2017

HR 374 To remove the sunset provision of section 203 of Public Law 105-384, and for other purposes

HR 510 Rapid DNA Act of 2017

HR 2430 FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017

HR 339 Northern Mariana Islands Economic Expansion Act

HJRes 76 Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to enter a compact relating to the establishment of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission

HR 2288 Veterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017

S 1866 Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria Education Relief Act of 2017

S 652 Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2017

S 544 A bill to amend the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to modify the termination date for the Veterans Choice Program, and for other purposes

S 114 VA Choice and Quality Employment Act of 2017

HR 3819 Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2017

S 585 Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017

HR 1329 Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2017

HR 1616 Strengthening State and Local Cyber Crime Fighting Act of 2017

S 504 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2017

S 782 PROTECT Our Children Act of 2017

HR 304 Protecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2017

HR 3031 TSP Modernization Act of 2017

HR 3243 FITARA Enhancement Act of 201

HR 3949 VALOR Act

HR 4374 To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize additional emergency uses for medical products to reduce deaths and severity of injuries caused by agents of war, and for other purposes

HR 228 Indian Employment, Training and Related Services Consolidation Act of 2017

S 371 Department of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2017, Improvements Act

S 1266 Enhancing Veteran Care Act

HR 624 Social Security Number Fraud Prevention Act of 2017

S 178 Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act

HR 1679 FEMA Accountability, Modernization and Transparency Act of 2017

Names something/sites a memorial/encourages flag-flying/makes a statement (12)

 

SJRes 1 A joint resolution approving the location of a memorial to commemorate and honor the members of the Armed Forces who served on active duty in support of Operation Desert Storm or Operation Desert Shield

HR 1362 To name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Pago Pago, American Samoa, the Faleomavaega Eni Fa’aua’a Hunkin VA Clinic

HR 609 To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs health care center in Center Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the “Abie Abraham VA Clinic”

S 305 Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017

HR 375 To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 719 Church Street in Nashville, Tennessee, as the “Fred D. Thompson Federal Building and United States Courthouse”

HR 873 Global War on Terrorism War Memorial Act

HR 2210 To designate the community living center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Butler Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the “Sergeant Joseph George Kusick VA Community Living Center”

SJRes 49 A joint resolution condemning the violence and domestic terrorist attack that took place during events between August 11 and August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia, recognizing the first responders who lost their lives while monitoring the events, offering deepest condolences to the families and friends of those individuals who were killed and deepest sympathies and support to those individuals who were injured by the violence, expressing support for the Charlottesville community, rejecting White nationalists, White supremacists, the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis, and other hate groups, and urging the President and the President’s Cabinet to use all available resources to address the threats posed by those groups

S 1616 Bob Dole Congressional Gold Medal Act

HR 2519 The American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act

HR 2989 Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act

S 1617 Javier Vega, Jr. Memorial Act of 2017

Six (6) relate to personnel:

SJRes 30 A joint resolution providing for the reappointment of Steve Case as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

SJRes 36 A joint resolution providing for the appointment of Roger W. Ferguson as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

SJRes 35 A joint resolution providing for the appointment of Michael Govan as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution

HR 1228 To provide for the appointment of members of the Board of Directors of the Office of Compliance to replace members whose terms expire during 2017, and for other purposes

S 84 A bill to provide for an exception to a limitation against appointment of persons as Secretary of Defense within seven years of relief from active duty as a regular commissioned officer of the Armed Forces

HR 3110 Financial Stability Oversight Council Insurance Member Continuity Act

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