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Bills in the U.S. Congress.

H.R.42 Rep. Bartlett, Roscoe G.[MD-6] "Freedom to Display the American Flag Act" To ensure that the right of an individual to display the flag of the United States on residential property not be abridged. Forbids banning flag display.

No 'Same As' in Senate 4/29/2005 Referred to House subcommittee

H.R. 4681 Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [FL-18] "Palestinian Anti-Terrorism Act of 2006" To promote the development of democratic institutions in areas under the administrative control of the Palestinian Authority, and for other purposes. [excerpt: "to urge members of the international community to avoid contact with and refrain from financially supporting the terrorist organization Hamas or a Hamas-controlled Palestinian Authority until Hamas agrees to recognize Israel, renounce violence, disarm, and accept prior agreements, including the Roadmap"]

Related Bills: H.R.4668, S.2237, S.2370 5/25/2006 ref. to Committee on Foreign Relations.

H.R.5429 Rep. Pombo, Richard W. [CA-11] "Arctic National Wildlife Refuge bill" To direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish and implement a competitive oil and gas leasing program that will result in an environmentally sound program for the exploration, development, and production of the oil and gas resources of the Coastal Plain of Alaska, and for other purposes.

Related Bills: H.RES.835 6/5/2006 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 464.

H.R.4777 Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [VA-6] "Internet Gambling Prohibition Act" To amend title 18, United States Code, to expand and modernize the prohibition against interstate gambling, and for other purposes.

No 'Same As' in Senate 5/25/2006 House committee/subcommittee actions. Status: Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 25-11.

S.5 Sen. Grassley, Chuck [IA] "Class Action Fairness Act of 2005" A bill to amend the procedures that apply to consideration of interstate class actions to assure fairer outcomes for class members and defendants, and for other purposes.

Related Bills: H.RES.96 Became Public Law No: 109-2

S.3001 Sen. Specter, Arlen [PA] "Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Improvement and Enhancement Act of 2006" A bill to ensure that all electronic surveillance of United States persons for foreign intelligence purposes is conducted pursuant to individualized court-issued orders, to streamline the procedures of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978, and for other purposes.

No 'Same As' in House of Representatives 5/24/06 referred to Committee on the Judiciary

S.397 Sen. Craig, Larry E. [ID] "Firearms Manufacturers Protection bill" A bill to prohibit civil liability actions from being brought or continued against manufacturers, distributors, dealers, or importers of firearms or ammunition for damages, injunctive or other relief resulting from the misuse of their products by others.

Related Bills: H.RES.493, H.R.800 Latest Action: Became Public Law No: 109-92

S.167 Sen Hatch, Orrin G. [UT] "Movie Piracy and Filtering bill" A bill to provide for the protection of intellectual property rights, and for other purposes. [anti-movie-piracy act]

Related Bills: H.R.357 Latest Action: Became Public Law No: 109-9

S.RES.458 Sen. Alexander, Lamar [TN] "English Language Unity Statements resolution" A resolution affirming that statements of national unity, including the National Anthem, should be recited or sung in English.

Related Bills: H.RES.793 5/1/2006 introduced 5/8/2006 PASSED/AGREED to in Senate. Status: Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
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