An abbreviation for a house bill, a proposed law brought before the House of Representatives, as opposed to the Senate.

House bills are usually designated by the initials H.R. plus a number—for example, H.R. 40637.


Congress of the United States.

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12 June 2019 - US-based adhesives provider H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL) has signed a definitive agreement to sell its surfactants, thickeners and dispersants business to Tiarco, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of US-based Textile Rubber and Chemical Company, Inc., for USD 71m, the company said.
Target: H.B. Fuller/surfactants, thickeners and dispersants business
H.B. Fuller is excited with the response to its Swift melt 1908, which was recently launched in India at Labelexpo 2018.
H.B. Fuller Company has purchased the industrial adhesives business of Wisdom Worldwide Adhesives, a provider of adhesives for the packaging, paper converting, and assembly markets.
H.B. Fuller has received recognition from Nestle's North America Procurement organization as the brand's 2015 Supplier of the Year in the maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) category.
Horn, one of North America's premier distributors of specialty chemicals and raw materials, announced a new partnership with H.B. Fuller Polymers, effective Oct.
Author Contributions: Concept--H.B., I.K., G.T.O.; Design--H.B., I.K., G.T.O.; Supervision--G.T.O., H.T., M.E., H.B.; Materials--H.B., I.K., G.T.O., M.E.; Data Collection and/or Processing--H.B., I.K., G.T.O., M.E.; Analysis and/or Interpretation--H.B., I.K., G.T.O., M.E., H.T.; Literature Review--H.B., I.K., G.T.O., M.E., H.T.; Writer--H.B., I.K., G.T.O., M.E.; Critical Review--H.B., I.K., G.T.O., M.E., H.T.; Other--H.B., I.K., G.T.O., H.T., M.E.
The Dubai Court of First Instance acquitted the 48-year-old Indian mother, S.S., and her 23-year-old daughter, H.B., of verbally threatening to shame their countryman and inform the authorities that he had had sex with H.B.
Summary: DUBAI - An Indonesian maid, H.B., was sentenced to five years in prison by the Court of First Instance on Tuesday for having illicit consensual sex and killing her foetus through an abortion.