Senate Homeland Security Committee Approves 17 Bills Including, Boots on the Border, Regulatory Reform and the Fair Chance Act

WASHINGTON The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee approved 17 bills, including a number of regulatory reform bills, the Boots on the Border Act of 2017, a bill to authorize the Blue Campaign to combat human trafficking and the Fair Chance Act.

Bills were passed by voice vote unless otherwise noted.


1. S. 1103, Department of Homeland Security Blue Campaign Authorization Act of 2017;

2. S. 34, Midnight Rules Relief Act of 2017; Roll Call: 8-6

3. S. 829, AFG and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017;

4. S. 951, Regulatory Accountability Act of 2017; Roll Call: 9-5

5. S.21, Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017; Roll Call: 8-6

6. S. 577, Providing Accountability Through Transparency Act of 2017;

7. S. 584, Small Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act; Roll Call: 8-6

8. S. 579, Early Participation in Regulations Act of 2017; Roll Call: 11-3

9. S. 1088, Federal Agency Customer Experience Act of 2017;

10. S. 1099, Saving Federal Dollars Through Better Use of Government Purchase and Travel Cards Act of 2017;

11. S. 459, to designate the area between the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue Northwest and Davis Street Northwest and that of Wisconsin Avenue Northwest and Edmunds Street Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia, as “Boris Nemtsov Plaza,” and for other purposes;

12. S. 595, Boots on the Border Act of 2017; Roll Call: 9-2

13. S. 696, Stop Improper Federal Bonuses Act;

14. S. 504, APEC Business Travel Cards Reauthorization Act of 2017;

15. S. 842, Fair Chance Act;

16. S. 760, OPEN Government Data Act;

17. S. 831, to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 120 West Pike Street in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, as the “Police Officer Scott Bashioum Post Office Building.”