Sponsored by Blumenthal, Richard - US Congress (Current)

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USSB2569Bring Jobs Home Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) grant business taxpayers a tax credit for up to 20% of insourcing expenses incurred for eliminating a business located outside the United States and relocating it within the United States...
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2014-07-28
Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S4988; text: CR S4988)
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USSB2673A bill to enhance the strategic partnership between the United States and Israel.
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2014-07-28
Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
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USSB1799Victims of Child Abuse Act Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Amends the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990 to authorize appropriations for FY2014-FY2018 for: (1) the children's advocacy program; (2) grants from the Administrator of the Office of Juvenile...
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2014-07-28
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USSB517Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act - Repeals a Library of Congress (LOC) rulemaking determination, made upon the recommendation of the Register of Copyrights, regarding the circumvention of technological measures controlling acces...
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2014-07-28
Presented to President.
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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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2014-07-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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USSR519A resolution designating August 16, 2014, as "National Airborne Day".
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2014-07-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
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USSR517Supports Israel's right to defend its citizens and ensure Israel's survival. Calls on the United Nations (U.N.) Secretary General to condemn Hamas's attacks on Israel, and urges the international community to condemn the rocket fire at Israel. Reco...
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2014-07-24
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USSJR19Constitutional Amendment - Grants Congress and the states the power to regulate the raising and spending of money and in-kind equivalents with respect to federal and state elections, respectively.
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2014-07-23
Committee on Rules and Administration. Hearings held.
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USSB675Never Contract With the Enemy Act - States that it shall be the policy of the United States that executive agencies shall not contract with the enemy or with any person or entity that provides funds received under a contract, grant, or cooperative ag...
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2014-07-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 485.
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USSB2293National Scenic Trails Parity Act - Amends the National Trails System Act to require the North Country, Ice Age, and New England National Scenic Trails to be administered as units of the National Park System.
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2014-07-23
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
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USSB1340Cruise Passenger Protection Act - Amends federal shipping law to direct the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to develop standards for passenger vessel owners to provide passengers with a summary of key terms of passage contracts upfront and before t...
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2014-07-23
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Hearings held.
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USSB2250Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2014 - Amends the Travel Promotion Act of 2009 (TPA) to revise qualifications requirements for members of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Travel Promotion. Revises requirements for...
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2014-07-23
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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USSB1893Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act - Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to develop, update biennially, and report to Congress a strategic multiyear tech...
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2014-07-23
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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USSB2516Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act of 2014 or the DISCLOSE Act of 2014 - Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (FECA) to redefine the term "independent expenditure" as an expenditure by a person that, w...
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2014-07-23
Committee on Rules and Administration. Hearings held.
Engross
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USSB2244Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014 - Amends the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 to extend the Terrorism Insurance Program through December 31, 2021. Decreases the federal share of the compensation for insured losses of ...
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2014-07-17
Held at the desk.
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USSR498Reaffirms the support of the Senate for Israel's right to defend its citizens and ensure Israel's survival. Condemns the unprovoked rocket fire at Israel and calls on Hamas to cease all rocket and other attacks against Israel. Calls on Palestinian ...
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2014-07-17
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4626)
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USSB2625Access to Birth Control Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require pharmacies to comply with certain rules related to contraceptives, including: (1) providing a customer a contraceptive without delay if it is in stock; (2) immediately info...
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2014-07-17
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USSB2615A bill to establish criminal penalties for failing to inform and warn of serious dangers.
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2014-07-16
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USSB1381Big Cats and Public Safety Protection Act - Amends the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to prohibit any person from importing, exporting, transporting, selling, receiving, acquiring, purchasing in interstate or foreign commerce, breeding, or possessing a...
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2014-07-16
Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife. Hearings held.
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USSB2578Protect Women's Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014 - Affirms requirements, notwithstanding the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993, that: (1) an employer that establishes or maintains a group health plan for its employees must provi...
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2014-07-16
Motion by Senator Reid to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to the measure (Record Vote No. 228) entered in Senate. (consideration: CR S4535)
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USSB1153Invasive Fish and Wildlife Prevention Act - Authorizes any person, entity, or the Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service to propose the regulation of nonnative wildlife taxa. Requires the Director to determine whether the proposal sh...
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2014-07-16
Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife. Hearings held.
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USSB2599Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act of 2014
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2014-07-15
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 464.
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USSR502A resolution concerning the suspension of exit permit issuance by the Government of the Democratic Republic of Congo for adopted Congolese children seeking to depart the country with their adoptive parents.
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2014-07-15
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USSB1696Women's Health Protection Act of 2013 - Makes the following limitations and requirements concerning abortion services unlawful and prohibits their imposition or application by any government: a requirement that a medical professional perform specifi...
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2014-07-15
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
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USSB2598CEJA
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2014-07-14
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USSB2581Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2014
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2014-07-10
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USSB2573Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Infrastructure Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for alternative fuel vehicle refueling property expenditures, to: (1) increase the rate of such credit from 30% to 50% for hydrogen-r...
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2014-07-09
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USSB2562Bring Jobs Home Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) grant business taxpayers a tax credit for up to 20% of insourcing expenses incurred for eliminating a business located outside the United States and relocating it within the United States...
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2014-07-07
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 451.
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USSR496Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable Alan John Dixon, former member of the U.S. Senate. Declares that when the Senate adjourns July 7, 2014, it stand adjourned as a fur...
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2014-07-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4231; text as passed Senate: CR S4226)
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USSR494Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable Howard H. Baker, Jr., former member of the U.S. Senate. Declares that when the Senate adjourns June 26, 2014, it stand adjourned as...
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2014-06-30
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
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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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2014-06-30
Became Public Law No: 113-124.
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USSB2548A bill to require the Commodity Futures Trading commission to take certain emergency action to eliminate excessive speculation in energy markets.
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2014-06-26
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USSB1933Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act - Authorizes the President to impose U.S. entry and property sanctions against any foreign person (or entity) who: is responsible for extrajudicial killings, torture, or other gross violations of int...
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2014-06-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 449.
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USSB2552Medicare Advantage Participant Bill of Rights Act of 2014 - Amends part C (Medicare+Choice) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require a Medicare Advantage (MA) organization to remove a service provider or a supplier from a plan ...
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2014-06-26
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USSB2449Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act of 2014 or the Autism CARES Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to designate an official to oversee national autism spectrum disor...
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2014-06-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 444.
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USSB1945Voting Rights Amendment Act of 2014 - Amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 with respect to the requirement that a federal court retain jurisdiction for an appropriate period to prevent commencement of new devices to deny or abridge the right to vote....
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2014-06-25
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
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USSR481Designates June 2014 as National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month. Expresses support for the efforts of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA), the Secretary of Defense (DOD), and the entire medical community to educate Armed Forces me...
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2014-06-23
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3900; text as passed Senate: CR S3899-3900)
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USSB2483Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act
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2014-06-19
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S3833-3834)
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USSR479Recognizes Veterans Day 2014 as a special Welcome Home Commemoration for all who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces since September 14, 2001.
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2014-06-19
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USSB2491Medicare Protection Act - Expresses the sense of the Senate that: (1) the eligibility age under title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act should not be increased, and (2) the Medicare program should not be privatized or turned into a voucher ...
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2014-06-19
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 437.
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USSB2472International Human Rights Defense Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of State to establish in the Department of State's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor a Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Peoples who shall: (1) direct U.S. gov...
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2014-06-12
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USSB2450Veterans' Access to Care through Choice, Accountability, and Transparency Act of 2014 - Title I: Improvement of Scheduling System for Health Care Appointments - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract for an independent assessment ...
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2014-06-11
See also H.R. 3230.
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USSB2432Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to establish a program to refinance the unpaid principal, accrued unpaid interest, and lat...
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2014-06-11
Motion by Senator Reid to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed to the measure (Record Vote No. 185) entered in Senate. (consideration: CR S3557)
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USSB2445Pause for Safety Act of 2014
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2014-06-05
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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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2014-06-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 421.
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USSB2270Insurance Capital Standards Clarification Act of 2014 - Amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) concerning establishment of minimum leverage and minimum risk-based capital requirements on a consolidated basis...
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2014-06-05
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USSB2434Family Coverage Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that the Secretaries of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Treasury have the administrative authority, within their respective jurisdictions, to apply the affordability provision of the Patie...
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2014-06-05
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USSB1803Student Loan Borrower Bill of Rights - Amends the Truth in Lending Act to require private educational lenders to disclose to borrowers at least 30 days before the first fully amortized payment on their loan is due: certain information concerning the...
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2014-06-04
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection. Hearings held.
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USSB2171Location Privacy Protection Act of 2014 - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit a covered entity (nongovernmental individual or entity) from knowingly collecting or disclosing to another covered entity geolocation information from an electroni...
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2014-06-04
Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology and the Law. Hearings held.
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USSB2292Bank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to establish a program to refinance the unpaid principal, accrued unpaid interest, and lat...
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2014-06-04
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection. Hearings held.
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