Sponsored by Blumenthal, Richard - US Congress (Current)

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USSB2223Minimum Wage Fairness Act
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2014-04-10
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S2333, S2334)
Intro
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USSB2240Medicare Choices Empowerment and Protection Act
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2014-04-10
Intro
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USSB2250A bill to extend the Travel Promotion Act of 2009, and for other purposes.
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2014-04-10
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USSB2224SECURE Act
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2014-04-09
Intro
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USSB1406Prevent All Soring Tactics Act of 2013 or the PAST Act - Amends the Horse Protection Act (HPA) to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to prescribe regulatory requirements for the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to license, train, assign, and oversee...
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2014-04-09
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Intro
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USSB1793Nicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2013 - Directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to establish a grant program to provide assistance to states and local governments that require compliant carb...
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2014-04-09
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Intro
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USSB2217Military Mental Health Review Board Improvement Act
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2014-04-07
Pass
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USSB1557Children's Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to extend and reauthorize appropriations through FY2018 for payments to children's hospitals associated with operating approved graduate medical reside...
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2014-04-07
Became Public Law No: 113-98.
Engross
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USSB579Directs the Secretary of State to: (1) develop a strategy to obtain observer status for Taiwan at the next triennial International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Assembly to be held in September 2013 in Montreal, Canada; and (2) instruct the U.S....
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2014-04-03
Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs. Hearings held.
Intro
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USSR384Condemns the unlawful use of violence against civilians by all parties to the conflict in Syria, particularly the violence and human rights violations by the government of Syria. Urges all parties to halt indiscriminate attacks on civilians. Affirm...
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2014-04-03
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2166)
Intro
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USSB1737Minimum Wage Fairness Act - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) to increase the federal minimum wage for employees to: (1) $8.20 an hour beginning on the first day of the sixth month after the enactment of this Act, (2) $9.15 an hour b...
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2014-04-02
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S2043)
Intro
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USSB84Paycheck Fairness Act - Amends the portion of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) known as the Equal Pay Act to revise remedies for, enforcement of, and exceptions to prohibitions against sex discrimination in the payment of wages. Revises th...
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2014-04-01
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Hearings held.
Intro
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USSR407Declares that the Senate: (1) has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable Jeremiah Andrew Denton, Jr., former Member of the Senate; (2) honors the legacy and service of the former Senator and retired ...
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2014-03-31
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1881; text as passed Senate: CR S1874)
Intro
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USSB2164Tyler Clementi Higher Education Anti-Harassment Act of 2014
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2014-03-27
Intro
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USSB2171Location Privacy Protection Act of 2014
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2014-03-27
Intro
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USSB2151Early Warning Reporting System Improvement Act of 2014
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2014-03-25
Intro
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USSB2150Independent Innovator and Repurposing Act
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2014-03-24
Engross
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USSB1456Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a congressional gold medal in honor of President Shimon Peres of Israel.
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2014-03-14
Held at the desk.
Intro
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USSB2133Fair Employment Protection Act of 2014 - Sets forth employer liability standards to be applied in employee harassment claims under specified provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans w...
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2014-03-13
Intro
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USSB85Louis L. Redding Fair, Accurate, Secure, and Timely Voting Act of 2013 or FAST Voting Act of 2013 - Directs the Attorney General to award grants, on a competitive basis, to enable states to: (1) invest in practices and technology designed to expedite...
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2014-03-12
Committee on Rules and Administration. Hearings held.
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USSB1675Recidivism Reduction and Public Safety Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to direct the Bureau of Prisons to offer evidence-based recidivism reduction programs to prisoners who have been assessed to need to participate in such programs. P...
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2014-03-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 321.
Intro
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USSB1410Smarter Sentencing Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to direct the court to impose a sentence for specified controlled substance offenses without regard to any statutory minimum sentence if the court finds that the criminal history categ...
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2014-03-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 320.
Engross
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USSB1254Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2013 - (Sec. 3) Amends the Harmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Act of 1998 to revise the membership requirements for the Inter-Agency Task Force on Harmful Algal ...
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2014-03-05
Intro
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USSB1982Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014 - Amends federal veterans provisions to revise or add provisions concerning medical services and other benefits provided to veterans and/or their dependent...
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2014-02-27
S.AMDT.2766 SA 2766 fell when SA 2747 fell. (consideration: CR S1210)
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USSB2047Protecting Children from Electronic Cigarette Advertising Act of 2014 - Prohibits advertisement, promotion, or marketing in commerce of electronic cigarettes in a manner that is known, or should be known, to increase the use of electronic cigarettes ...
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2014-02-26
Engross
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USSB1068National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Amendments Act of 2013 - Reauthorizes and amends authorities relating to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Commissioned Officer Corps (NOAA Corps). Title ...
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2014-02-14
Held at the desk.
Intro
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USSR356Designates Thursday, February 13, 2014, as $2.13 Day. Expresses the sense of the Senate that the cash wage that an employer is required to pay a tipped employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) should be increased to 70% of the feder...
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2014-02-12
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USSB1933Global Human Rights Accountability Act - Directs the President to submit to Congress a list of each foreign person or entity that the President determines is responsible, or acted as an agent, for extrajudicial killings, torture, or other gross viola...
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2014-02-12
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S943-944)
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USSR355Insists that President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai honor the March 2013 Memorandum of Understanding governing the transfer of Afghan detainees from U.S. custody to Afghan control. Insists that, if the Afghan Review Board (ARB) will not follow the con...
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2014-02-12
Intro
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USSB2032Smartphone Theft Prevention Act - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require commercial mobile service providers to make available on mobile devices a function that an account holder may use remotely to: (1) delete or render inaccessible all in...
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2014-02-12
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USSB1080Long Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act - Amends the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Water Act) to expand the duties of the Office of Management Conference of the Long Island Sound Study by requiring the Off...
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2014-02-06
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
Intro
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USSR333Urges the Department of State to renegotiate with the government of Iraq the provisions of the original agreement that was signed between the National Archives and Records Administration and the Coalition Provisional Authority in order to ensure that...
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2014-02-06
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S834)
Intro
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USSB1999SCRA Rights Protection Act of 2014 - Amends the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to allow the use of arbitration to resolve a controversy that arises under a contract with a servicemember (or with a servicemember and spouse jointly) that provides for ...
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2014-02-06
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USSB1995Personal Data Protection and Breach Accountability Act of 2014 - Title I: Enhancing Punishment for Identity Theft and Other Violations of Data Privacy and Security - Amends the federal criminal code to impose a fine and/or prison term of up to five y...
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2014-02-04
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USSB1950Comprehensive Veterans Health and Benefits and Military Retirement Pay Restoration Act of 2014 - Amends federal veterans provisions to revise or add provisions concerning medical services and other benefits provided to veterans and/or their dependent...
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2014-02-04
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S736)
Intro
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USSB1981Open Internet Preservation Act of 2014 - Restores rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the Report and Order in the matter of preserving the open Internet and broadband industry practices (adopted on December 21, 2010) that ...
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2014-02-03
Intro
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USSR340Expresses the sense of the Senate that: (1) law enforcement officers, the juvenile justice system, social services, and the public should recognize and treat all children being trafficked for sex as victims of human trafficking; and (2) federal and s...
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2014-02-03
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
Engross
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USSB1926Title I: Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act - Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 - (Sec. 103) Prohibits the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from implementing during a specified six-month perio...
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2014-01-31
Held at the desk.
Intro
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USSB1972Fair Employment Opportunity Act of 2014 - Declares it an unlawful practice for certain employers with at least 15 employees for each working day in each of at least 20 calendar weeks in the current or preceding calendar year to: (1) fail or refuse to...
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2014-01-29
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USSR337Expresses support for the designation of January 28, 2014, as National Data Privacy Day. Encourages: (1) state and local governments to raise awareness about data privacy and security; (2) privacy professionals and educators to discuss such privacy ...
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2014-01-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S491; text as passed Senate: CR S490)
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USSB1846Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2013 - Prohibits the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) from implementing a requirement of the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 (NFIA) that would: (1) increase flood insu...
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2014-01-15
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S335, S344-360)
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USSR330Recognizes the 50th anniversary of "Smoking and Health: Report of the Advisory Committee to the Surgeon General of the United States" and the significant contributions of such report in reducing the public health burden of tobacco use. Expr...
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2014-01-13
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USSB1897Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2014 - Defines "sensitive personally identifiable information" to include: (1) specified combinations of data elements in electronic or digital form, such as an individual's name, home address or telephone nu...
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2014-01-08
Engross
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USSB815Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 - (Sec. 4) Prohibits covered entities (employers, employment agencies, labor organizations, or joint labor-management committees) from engaging in employment discrimination on the basis of an individual's act...
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2014-01-08
Intro
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USSB267Pirate Fishing Elimination Act - Implements the Agreement on Port State Measures to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing, done at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (U.N.) in Rome, It...
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2014-01-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 291.
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USSR319Supports the sovereign right of the people of Ukraine to chart an independent and democratic future for their country. Urges U.S. and European leaders to work together to support a peaceful and democratic resolution to the current crisis that moves ...
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2014-01-07
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S82-83; text as passed Senate: CR S83)
Intro
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USSB1881Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act of 2013 - Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) Iran must not be allowed to develop or maintain nuclear weapon capabilities; (2) Iran does not have an inherent right to enrichment and reprocessing capabilities under t...
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2013-12-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 288.
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USSB1867Prepaid Card Consumer Protection Act of 2013 - Amends the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to extend its coverage to spending accounts (deposit accounts) established by a consumer (or on a consumer's behalf) at an insured depository institution or credit...
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2013-12-19
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USSB653Near East and South Central Asia Religious Freedom Act of 2013 - (Sec. 2) Authorizes 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....
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2013-12-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 268.
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USSB134Violent Content Research Act of 2013 - Directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), and the Department of Health and Human Services (HSS), jointly, to undertake to enter into appropriate arrangements with t...
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2013-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 262.
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