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Bills and resolutions

Copyrights: grant owners of copyright in sound recordings the exclusive right to prohibit the broadcast transmission of the sound recordings by means of terrestrial radio stations (see H.R. 1914), H2751 [5AP]

Corporations: constitutional amendment to clarify authority of Congress and the States to regulate the expenditure of funds for political activity by corporations (see H.J. Res. 90), H2149 [16MR]

Dept. of Agriculture: eliminate authority to make certain grants to support development, production, or marketing of alcoholic beverages and rescind CCC funds made available for such grants (see H.R. 2731), H4605 [25MY]

___prohibit certain activities and require greater transparency in commodity check-off programs (see S. 741), S2047 [28MR] (see H.R. 1753), H2515 [28MR]

___prohibit mandatory or compulsory participation of producers in commodity check-off programs (see S. 740), S2047 [28MR] (see H.R. 1752), H2515 [28MR]

Dept. of Commerce: enable concrete masonry products manufacturers and importers to carry out coordinated program of research, education, and promotion to improve, maintain, and develop markets (see S. 374), S1161 [14FE] (see H.R. 1046), H1183 [14FE]

Dept. of HHS: prohibit use of collected fees to advertise exchanges established under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (see H.R. 182), H43 [3JA]

___require drug manufacturers to submit a transparency and justification report prior to increasing certain drug prices (see S. 1131), S2964 [16MY] (see H.R. 2439), H4221 [16MY]

Dept. of Labor: list employers that relocate call centers overseas, make such companies ineligible for Federal grants and loans, and require call center employees to disclose their physical location (see S. 515), S1577 [2MR] (see H.R. 1300), H1526 [2MR]

Drugs: improve prosecution of the sale and distribution of synthetic drugs known as analogues (see S. 207), S444 [24JA]

___reduce gap between Federal and State marijuana policy (see S. 780), S2152 [30MR] (see H.R. 1824), H2597 [30MR]

FCC: require material in the online public inspection file of a covered entity, including political ad buying information, to be made available in a format that is machine-readable (see H.R. 1440), H1948 [8MR]

___revise sponsorship identification rules to require disclosure of significant donors to persons paying for broadcasts of political matters or matters involving issues of public importance (see H.R. 1439), H1948 [8MR]

Federal agencies and departments: prohibit funding for any media advertisement, campaign, or form of publicity against use of a food or beverage that is lawfully marketed under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (see H.R. 1632), H2240 [20MR]

FTC: establish Office for the Prevention of Fraud Targeting Seniors (see S. 81), S204 [10JA] (see H.R. 444), H390 [11JA]

___prescribe rules prohibiting deceptive advertising of abortion services (see H.R. 2566), H4388 [19MY]

___prohibit unfair and deceptive practice of commercial sexual orientation or gender identity conversion therapy (see S. 928), S2530 [25AP] (see H.R. 2119), H2845 [25AP]

Pharmaceuticals: improve access to affordable prescription drugs (see S. 771), S2099 [29MR] (see H.R. 1776), H2558 [29MR]

Political campaigns: provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, and other entities (see H.R. 1134), H1298 [16FE]

___reduce the influence of money through congressional regulation of contributions and expenditures and public disclosure of all contributions (see H. Res. 389), H4938 [15JN]

Russia: impose sanctions in response to cyber intrusions, aggression, and destabilizing activities (see S. 94), S276 [11JA] (see H.R. 1751), H2515 [28MR]

Senior citizens: prevent mail, telemarketing, and Internet fraud targeting seniors, increase public awareness of the impact of such fraud, and provide education on how to identify and combat fraudulent activity (see S. 547), S1639 [7MR]

Remarks in House

Business and industry: support companies promoting inclusiveness and opposing Executive order suspending issuance of visas to nationals of certain countries and entrance of all refugees, H1015 [7FE]

Dept. of HHS: require drug manufacturers to submit a transparency and justification report prior to increasing certain drug prices, H1450 [1MR]

FTC: prescribe rules prohibiting deceptive advertising of abortion services (H.R. 2566), E679 [19MY]

Remarks in Senate

Brand USA (organization): reauthorize, S3355 [8JN]

Drugs: improve prosecution of the sale and distribution of synthetic drugs known as analogues (S. 207), S1832 [15MR], S3167 [25MY]

Pharmaceuticals: improve access to affordable prescription drugs (S. 771), S2146 [30MR]

Russia: impose sanctions in response to cyber intrusions, aggression, and destabilizing activities, S611 [2FE], S2823 [9MY], S3301, S3302, S3304, S3314, S3316 [7JN], S3346 [8JN], S3382 [12JN], S3413, S3414, S3441S3445, S3447 [13JN], S3464, S3467, S3471, S3472S3474, S3479 [14JN], S3505, S3507S3512, S3530, S3537, S3539, S3551 [15JN], S3659 [21JN], S3745 [26JN]

___impose sanctions in response to cyber intrusions, aggression, and destabilizing activities (S. 94), S224 [11JA], S1534 [1MR], S1566, S1587 [2MR], S1673S1679, S1682 [8MR]