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  1. H-1b Visa

    A visa that the US uses to let foreign parties to work here temporarily. An employer must sponser them and the job must be in one area by law. They can stay 6 years max and have a bachelors degree in the field in question.
    A H1-B visa is a three year visa issued by the U.S. government. It allows a citizen from a foreign country to enter and stay in the United States to work in a specific specialized job. The foreign citizen must be sponsored by her employer in order to stay in the United States under an H1-B visa. If her employment status changes, her visa may no longer be valid unless it is transferred to a new qualifying employer. The H1-B visa is only issued to those with a minimum of a bachelor's degree. The [...]
  2. H-beam

    A hot rolled steel beam.It has a h shaped cross section used in piling and retaining walls.
  3. H-Prize

    The H-Prize program is series of inducement prizes intended to encourage research into the use of hydrogen as an energy carrier in a hydrogen economy. The program is sponsored by the United States Department of Energy and administered by the Hydrogen Education Foundation, although as of April 2014 no prizes have been awarded. In March 2014, the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy announced plans for an H-Prize competition to develop a small-scale hydrogen [...]
  4. H.R. 1003

    H.R. 1003, long title "To improve consideration by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission of the costs and benefits of its regulations and orders" is a bill that was introduced into the United States House of Representatives during the 113th United States Congress. H.R. 1003 would broaden the items for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to consider when assessing costs and benefits of a proposed regulation. Further, the bill would require the agency to adopt such a regulation [...]
  5. H.R. 1300

    H.R. 1300 (long title: To amend the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 to reauthorize the volunteer programs and community partnerships for the benefit of national wildlife refuges, and for other purpose) is a bill that was introduced into the United States House of Representatives during the 113th United States Congress. The bill would "extend through FY2017 the authorization of appropriations for volunteer services for programs conducted by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service or the [...]
  6. H.R. 1405

    H.R. 1405 is a bill "to amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to include a notice of disagreement form in any notice of decision issued for the denial of a benefit sought, to improve the supervision of fiduciaries of veterans under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes." It was introduced into the United States House of Representatives during the 113th United States Congress. H.R. 1405 would require the [...]
  7. H.R. 1864

    The bill entitled To amend title 10, United States Code, to require an Inspector General investigation of allegations of retaliatory personnel actions taken in response to making protected communications regarding sexual assault (H.R. 1864) is a bill that would change some of the investigative procedures surrounding accusations of sexual assault in the United States military. It was introduced into the United States House of Representatives during the 113th United States Congress. The bill is [...]
  8. H.R. 1961

    The bill H.R. 1961, entitled "to amend title 46, United States Code, to extend the exemption from the fire-retardant materials construction requirement for vessels operating within the Boundary Line," is a bill that was introduced into the United States House of Representatives during the 113th United States Congress. A federal law passed in 1966 (46 U.S.C. § 3503) requires all "vessels with overnight accommodations for more than 50 passengers to be built of fire-retardant [...]
  9. H.R. 2189

    H.R. 2189 is a bill creating a task force in the United States Department of Veterans Affairs that would be responsible for evaluating the backlog of veterans' disability claims. The task force would look at the current method of processing them, the appeals process, and related laws and regulations, then make their own recommendations on how to improve the process. The Secretary of Veterans Affairs would be required to either implement all or some of their recommendations and justify any not [...]
  10. H.R. 2289

    H.R. 2289, the full title of which is To rename section 219(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 as the Kay Bailey Hutchison Spousal IRA (H.R. 2289) is a bill that was introduced in the United States House of Representatives during the 113th United States Congress. If passed, the bill would rename one section of the Internal Revenue Code after former U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison.
  11. H.R. 2449

    H.R. 2449, (full name being "To authorize the President to extend the term of the Agreement for Cooperation between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Korea Concerning Civil Uses of Nuclear Energy for a period not to exceed March 19, 2016"), is a bill that was introduced into the United States House of Representatives during the 113th United States Congress. H.R. 2449 would authorize the President of the United States to extend the current [...]
  12. H.R. 2527

    H.R. 2527 is a bill that would extend a United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) program of counseling and care and services for veterans for sexual trauma that occurred during active duty or active duty for training to veterans who experienced such trauma during inactive duty training. The bill would alter current law, which allows access to such counseling only to active duty members of the military, so that members of the Reserves and National Guard would be eligible. The bill was [...]
  13. H.R. 2576

    H.R. 2576 (long title: To amend title 49, United States Code, to modify requirements relating to the availability of pipeline safety regulatory documents, and for other purposes) is a bill that was introduced in the United States House of Representatives during the 113th United States Congress. The bill "would amend U.S. law dealing with protecting intellectual property rights for standards-setting groups relating to pipeline safety."
  14. H.R. 2871

    H.R. 2871, long title "to amend title 28, United States Code, to modify the composition of the southern judicial district of Mississippi to improve judicial efficiency, and for other purposes", is a bill that would change the southern judicial district in Mississippi from five divisions to four. The bill passed the United States House of Representatives 401–0 during the 113th United States Congress.
  15. H.R. 2942

    The bill H.R. 2942 is a bill that would reestablish the Professional Certification and Licensure Advisory Committee of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs which had previously ended in 2009. The Committee was involved in making recommendations regarding matching military certifications and equivalent civilian certifications so that veterans can smoothly shift into civilian life. The bill was introduced into the United States House of Representatives during the 113th United States [...]
  16. H.R. 298

    The bill H.R. 298 is a bill that would direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to evaluate the significance of the Mill Springs Battlefield in Kentucky (relating to the Battle of Mill Springs fought on January 19, 1862, in Pulaski and Wayne Counties during the Civil War) and the feasibility of its inclusion in the National Park System (NPS). The battle was the third largest Civil War battle in Kentucky and is considered important because it "blazed a trail for [...]
  17. H.R. 3008

    The bill H.R. 3008, long title "To provide for the conveyance of a small parcel of National Forest System land in Los Padres National Forest in California, and for other purposes" is a bill that would authorize the exchange of 5 acres of land in the Los Padres National Forest for unspecified lands owned by the White Lotus Foundation. If the land exchange does not occur within two years, the Forest Service would offer to sell the land to the foundation, and the proceeds would be deposited in the [...]
  18. H.R. 301

    H.R. 301, long title "To provide for the establishment of the Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia," is a bill that was introduced in the United States House of Representatives during the 113th United States Congress. The bill would direct the President to appoint a Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia within the Department of State. The Special Envoy's [...]
  19. H.R. 3109

    A bill to amend the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to exempt certain Alaskan Native articles from prohibitions against sale of items containing nonedible migratory bird parts, and for other purposes (H.R. 3109) was a proposed law that would have allowed Alaskan Natives to make and sell traditional handicrafts such as masks, jewelry, clothing, and hunting equipment that are made from parts of migratory birds, particularly feathers. H.R. 3109 was introduced and passed in the United States House of [...]
  20. H.R. 3329

    The H.R. 3329 is a bill that would direct the Federal Reserve to revise certain regulations related to small bank holding companies (BHCs). Current regulations allow BHCs with assets of less than $500 million that satisfy other tests to incur higher amounts of debt than larger institutions in order to acquire other banks. H.R. 3329 would apply the less-stringent standard to more BHCs by raising the asset limit to $1 billion, and the bill also would allow savings and loan holding companies to [...]

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