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H.R. 6082: Know Your Oil Act of 2016

Bill Summary — Sep 30, 2016 7:47 a.m.

Whenever you buy food, nutrition facts tell you how many calories, sugar, saturated fat and other vitamins are in your product. The government also mandates disclosure on elements of other products too. But not for oil, where a consumer generally doesn’t know where in the world their product at the gas pump comes from and what its environmental impact may be.

What the bill does

Last week Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA2) introduced H.R. 6082, the Know Your Oil ...

H.R. 5321: Stopping Mass Hacking Act

Bill Summary — Sep 30, 2016 7:23 a.m.

National security analyst Ahmad Ghappour has called it “possibly the broadest expansion of extraterritorial surveillance power since the FBI’s expansion.” It’s an obscure change approved earlier this year which would essentially allow the government to hack an unlimited number of computers, anywhere in the world, with a single warrant. An edit to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, it’s more commonly referred to just as “Rule 41.”

Amazingly, Congress never approved this change — instead ...

S. 2952: Stopping Mass Hacking Act

Bill Summary — Sep 30, 2016 7:23 a.m.

National security analyst Ahmad Ghappour has called it “possibly the broadest expansion of extraterritorial surveillance power since the FBI’s expansion.” It’s an obscure change approved earlier this year which would essentially allow the government to hack an unlimited number of computers, anywhere in the world, with a single warrant. An edit to Rule 41 of the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, it’s more commonly referred to just as “Rule 41.”

Amazingly, Congress never approved this change — instead ...

S.Res. 592: A resolution expressing support for the designation of the month of September 2016 as “Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month” in order to educate communities across the United States ...

Agreed To (Simple Resolution) — Sep 29, 2016

Last Action: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

Explanation: This simple resolution was agreed to on September 29, 2016. That is the end of the legislative process for a simple resolution.

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