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WashingtonWatch.com Digest – July 25, 2016

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Displayed below are new, updated, and passed items with their cost or savings per family.

New Items

H.R. 5659
The Expanding Seniors Receiving Dialysis Choice Act of 2016
Costs $0.00 per family

S. 849
The Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015
Costs $1.27 per family

H.R. 5320
The Social Security Must Avert Identity Loss (MAIL) Act of 2016
Costs $0.00 per family

H.R. 5458
The Veterans TRICARE Choice Act
Saves $0.74 per family

H.R. 5613
To provide for the extension of the enforcement instruction on supervision requirements for outpatient therapeutic services in critical access and small rural hospitals through 2016
Costs $0.00 per family

H.R. 3212
To amend the Grand Ronde Reservation Act to make technical corrections, and for other purposes
Costs $0.00 per family

H.R. 3480
The Fort Frederica National Monument Boundary Expansion Act of 2015
Costs $0.01 per family

S. 1605
The M-CORE Act
Costs $0.00 per family

H.R. 3608
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 exempt amounts paid for aircraft management services from the excise taxes imposed on transportation by air
Saves $0.00 per family


Updated Items

none


Passed Items

P.L. 114-190
The FAA Extension, Safety, and Security Act of 2016
Saves $0.10 per family

P.L. 114-191
The Foreign Aid Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015
Costs $0.00 per family

P.L. 114-192
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 15 Rochester Street, Bergen, New York, as the Barry G. Miller Post Office

P.L. 114-193
To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 525 N Broadway in Aurora, Illinois, as the “Kenneth M. Christy Post Office Building”

P.L. 114-194
The Venezuela Defense of Human Rights and Civil Society Extension Act of 2016
Costs $0.03 per family

P.L. 114-195
The Global Food Security Act of 2015
Costs $62.57 per family

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