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The One Hundred Fifteenth United States Congress is the current meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, consisting of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. It meets from January 3, 2017 to January 3, 2019 at Washington, D.C..
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Enrolled Legislation[edit]

Public Law Number Date of Enactment Short Title Purpose — An Act…
Public Law 115-1 January 20, 2017 Tested Ability to Leverage Exceptional National Talent Act of 2017 or the TALENT Act of 2017 To amend title 5, United States Code, to codify the Presidential Innovation Fellows Program, and for other purposes.
Public Law 115-2 January 20, 2017 (No short title) 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.
Public Law 115-3 January 31, 2017 GAO Access and Oversight Act of 2017 To ensure the Government Accountability Office has adequate access to information.
Public Law 115-4 February 14, 2017 (No short title)

unofficially known as the Repeal of the Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers Rule

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.
Public Law 115-5 February 16, 2017 (No short title)

unofficially known as the Repeal of Stream Protection Rule

Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of the Interior known as the Stream Protection Rule.
Public Law 115-6 February 28, 2017 Promoting Women in Entrepreneurship Act To authorize the National Science Foundation to support entrepreneurial programs for women.
Public Law 115-7 February 28, 2017 INSPIRE Women Act To inspire women to enter the aerospace field, including science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, through mentorship and outreach.
Public Law 115-8 February 28, 2017 (No short title)

unofficially known as the Repeal of the Implementation of the NICS Improvement Amendments Act of 2007

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.
Public Law 115-9 March 13, 2017 (No short title) To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs health care center in Center Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the "Abie Abraham VA Clinic."
Public Law 115-10 March 21, 2017 National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017, with: To authorize the programs of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, and for other purposes.
Public Law 115-11 March 27, 2017 (No short title) 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.
Public Law 115-12 March 27, 2017 (No short title) 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.
Public Law 115-13 March 27, 2017 (No short title) 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.
Public Law 115-14 March 27, 2017 (No short title) 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.
Public Law 115-15 March 28, 2017 Vietnam War Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 To amend title 4, United States Code, to encourage the display of the flag of the United States on National Vietnam War Veterans Day.
Public Law 115-16 March 31, 2017 (No short title) 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.
Public Law 115-17 March 31, 2017 (No short title) Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to drug testing of unemployment compensation applicants.
Public Law 115-18 March 31, 2017 (No short title) 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.
Public Law 115-19 April 3, 2017 (No short title) 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.
Public Law 115-20 April 3, 2017 (No short title) 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".
Public Law 115-21 April 3, 2017 (No short title) 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".
Public Law 115-22 April 3, 2017 (No short title) 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".
Public Law 115-23 April 13, 2017 (No short title) 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 requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients.
Public Law 115-24 April 13, 2017 (No short title) Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by qualified State political subdivisions for non-governmental employees.
Public Law 115-25 April 18, 2017 Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017 To improve the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's weather research through a focused program of investment on affordable and attainable advances in observational, computing, and modeling capabilities to support substantial improvement in weather forecasting and prediction of high impact weather events, to expand commercial opportunities for the provision of weather data, and for other purposes.
Public Law 115-26 April 19, 2017 (No short title) 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.
Public Law 115-27 April 19, 2017 (No short title) A joint resolution providing for the reappointment of Steve Case as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
Public Law 115-28 April 19, 2017 (No short title) A joint resolution providing for the appointment of Michael Govan as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
Public Law 115-29 April 19, 2017 (No short title) A joint resolution providing for the appointment of Roger W. Ferguson as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
Public Law 115-30 April 28, 2017 (No short title) Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2017, and for other purposes.
Public Law 115-31 May 5, 2017 Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2017 Making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2017, and for other purposes.
Public Law 115-32 May 8, 2017 U.S. Wants to Compete for a World Expo Act To require the Secretary of State to take such actions as may be necessary for the United States to rejoin the Bureau of International Expositions, and for other purposes.
Public Law 115-33 May 12, 2017 (No short title) 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".
Public Law 115-34 May 16, 2017 Modernizing Government Travel Act To provide for reimbursement for the use of modern travel services by Federal employees traveling on official Government business, and for other purposes.
Public Law 115-35 May 17, 2017 (No short title) Disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to savings arrangements established by States for non-governmental employees.
Public Law 115-36 June 2, 2017 Public Safety Officers' Benefits Improvement Act of 2017 A bill to require adequate reporting on the Public Safety Officers' Benefits program, and for other purposes.
Public Law 115-37 June 2, 2017 American Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017 A bill to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize COPS grantees to use grant funds to hire veterans as career law enforcement officers, and for other purposes.
Public Law 115-38 June 6, 2017 DHS Stop Asset and Vehicle Excess Act To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Under Secretary for Management of the Department of Homeland Security to make certain improvements in managing the Department's vehicle fleet, and for other purposes.
Public Law 115-39 June 6, 2017 (No short title) 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".
Public Law 115-40 June 14, 2017 Follow the Rules Act To amend title 5, United States Code, to extend certain protections against prohibited personnel practices, and for other purposes.
Public Law 115-41 June 23, 2017 Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the accountability of employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.

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