Sponsored by Richard Blumenthal - US Congress (Current)

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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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2014-12-18
Signed by President.
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USSB706Transnational Drug Trafficking Act of 2013 - Amends the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to prohibit the manufacture or distribution of a controlled substance in schedule I or II, flunitrazepam, or a listed chemical by individuals having r...
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2014-12-16
Held at the desk.
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USSB2917Adding Ebola to the FDA Priority Review Voucher Program Act - (Sec. 2) Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to add filoviruses, a family of viruses that includes the Ebola virus, to the list of tropical diseases under the priority review v...
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2014-12-16
Became Public Law No: 113-233.
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USSB2581Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2014 - Directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to promulgate a rule requiring liquid nicotine containers to be designed with special packaging that is difficult for children under five years of...
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2014-12-12
By Senator Rockefeller from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 113-311.
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USSB3009Advance Planning and Compassionate Care Act of 2014
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2014-12-12
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USSB2022Forensic Science and Standards Act of 2014 - Establishes a national forensic science research program to improve, expand, and coordinate federal research in forensic sciences. Requires the Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) to contrac...
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2014-12-12
By Senator Rockefeller from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 113-320.
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USSB1014Youth Sports Concussion Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) should review the National Academies' report on sports-related concussions in youth, and future re...
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2014-12-12
By Senator Rockefeller from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 113-310.
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USSB2244Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 (TRIA) to extend the Terrorism Insurance Program through December 31, 2021, and to revise requirements for the Program. (Sec. 3) R...
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2014-12-11
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
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USSB2828Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 - (Sec. 3) States that it is U.S. policy to assist the government of Ukraine in restoring its sovereignty and territorial integrity in order to deter the government of the Russian Federation from further destabiliz...
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2014-12-11
Held at the desk.
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USSB1463Captive Primate Safety Act - Amends the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to add nonhuman primates to the definition of "prohibited wildlife species" for purposes of the prohibition against the sale or purchase of such species in interstate or foreign com...
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2014-12-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 650.
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USSB1535Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act - Amends the federal judicial code to include among the exceptions to U.S. jurisdictional immunity of foreign states any statutory or common law tort claim arising out of an act of extrajudicial killing, airc...
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2014-12-11
Held at the desk.
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USSB2673United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014 - (Sec. 4) Expresses the sense of Congress that Israel is a major U.S. strategic partner. (Sec. 5) Amends the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2005 to extend authority to transfer certai...
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2014-12-10
Presented to President.
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USSB195Mental Health in Schools Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise a community children and violence program to assist local communities and schools in applying a public health approach to mental health services, including by: (1) ...
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2014-12-09
Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism. Hearings held.
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USSB1038End Racial Profiling Act of 2013 - Prohibits any law enforcement agent or agency from engaging in racial profiling. Grants the United States or an individual injured by racial profiling the right to obtain declaratory or injunctive relief. Requires f...
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2014-12-09
Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights. Hearings held.
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USSB1675Recidivism Reduction and Public Safety Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Directs the Attorney General to: (1) conduct a review of recidivism reduction programming and productive activities, including prison jobs, offered in correctional institutions; (2) conduc...
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2014-12-09
Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights. Hearings held.
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USSB1410Smarter Sentencing Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) 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 defendant: (1...
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2014-12-09
Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights. Hearings held.
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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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2014-12-09
Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights. Hearings held.
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USSB2692Campus Accountability and Safety Act - Amends provisions of the Higher Education Act of 1965 known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act to require institutions of higher education (IHEs) that partic...
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2014-12-09
Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism. Hearings held.
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USSB2974SPORTS Act
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2014-12-04
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USSB1721Furthering Access and Networks for Sports Act or the FANS Act - Amends the Sports Broadcasting Act of 1961 to deny the antitrust exemption for joint agreements covering the telecasting of sports contests to any league of clubs participating in profes...
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2014-12-04
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
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USSR578Commends the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunisation (GAVI Alliance), the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, the United Nations Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF), the World Health Organization (WHO), the World Bank, civil society, the private ...
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2014-12-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 614.
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USSB2972Christen O'Donnell Equestrian Helmet Safety Act of 2014
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2014-12-03
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USSB2685Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2014 or the USA FREEDOM Act of 2014 - Title I: FISA Business Records Reforms - Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (F...
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2014-11-18
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 58 - 42. Record Vote Number: 282. (consideration: CR S6079-6080; text: CR S6079)
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USSB2930Clay Hunt SAV Act
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2014-11-17
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USSB1893Transportation Security Acquisition Reform Act - (Sec. 3) Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to: develop and update biennially a strategic five-year technology in...
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2014-11-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 599.
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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 that require compliant carbon monoxide alarms to ...
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2014-11-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 583.
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USSB2646Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act - Title I: Runaway and Homeless Youth Act - Reauthorizes the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act through FY2019, generally at FY2009 levels. (Sec. 103) Modifies the Basic Center Grant (BCG) Program...
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2014-10-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 581.
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USSB1690Second Chance Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 and the Second Chance Act of 2007 to revise and expand requirements for grant programs for adult and juvenile offender state and local reentry d...
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2014-10-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 580.
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USSB1622Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act - (Sec. 4) Establishes the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children in the Office of Tribal Justice of the Department of Justice (DOJ). Requires the ...
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2014-10-01
By Senator Tester from Committee on Indian Affairs filed written report under authority of the order of the Senate of 09/18/2014. Report No. 113-264. Additional views filed.
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USSB2258Veterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to increase, as of December 1, 2014, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothing al...
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2014-09-26
Became Public Law No: 113-181.
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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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2014-09-18
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S5877-5878)
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USSR574Designates the week of September 20-September 27, 2014, as National Estuaries Week. Acknowledges the importance of estuaries to sustaining employment in the United States and the nation's economic well-being and prosperity.Expresses the intent of th...
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2014-09-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5880; text as passed Senate: CR S5800)
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USSR573Commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Commends the work of the individuals and organizations involved in building and maintaining the National Wilderness Preservation System.
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2014-09-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5880; text as passed Senate: CR S5799-5800)
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USSB2857Naugatuck River Valley National Heritage Area Study Act - Instructs the Secretary of the Interior to carry out a study on the suitability and feasibility of establishing the Naugatuck River Valley National Heritage Area in Connecticut. Requires submi...
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2014-09-18
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USSR572Congratulates sailors of the U.S. Submarine Force upon the completion of 4,000 ballistic missile submarine deterrent patrols. Honors and thanks the crews and their families for their dedication and sacrifice.
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2014-09-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5880; text as passed Senate: CR S5799)
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USSB2872Promoting Healthy Minds for Safer Communities Act of 2014 - Title I: Strengthening and Improving Intervention Efforts - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a program to award grants to states, political subdivisions...
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2014-09-18
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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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2014-09-18
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S5725-5726)
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USSB2854Preserving American Homeownership Act of 2014 - Requires the Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency and the Federal Housing Commissioner each to establish a pilot program to encourage the use of shared equity mortgage modifications designed t...
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2014-09-18
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USSB2900Livable Communities Act of 2014 - Establishes in the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) an Office of Sustainable Housing and Communities (OSHC) to review and coordinate federal policies that: encourage locally directed comprehensive a...
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2014-09-18
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USSB2876Emergency Contraception Access and Education Act of 2014 - Prohibits payment to a hospital under titles XVIII (Medicare) or XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act unless the hospital promptly provides information about emergency contraception to a...
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2014-09-18
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USSR562Expresses the sense of the Senate that legislation regarding Energy Savings Performance Contracts and Utility Energy Service Contracts or that may lead to their use by the federal government should receive congressional scoring treatment making it mo...
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2014-09-18
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USSR553Recognizes the 250th anniversary of the Hartford Courant and the positive impact of such newspaper throughout U.S. history. Acknowledges the importance of a vibrant free press to democracy.
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2014-09-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5720; text as passed Senate: CR S5703)
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USSR560Designates September 2014 as School Bus Safety Month.
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2014-09-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5720; text as passed Senate: CR S5706)
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USSB2840Billy's Law
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2014-09-17
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USSB2844James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to extend the World Trade Center (WTC) Health Program Fund through FY2041 and to index appropriations to the medical care component of the consumer ...
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2014-09-17
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USSB2827Make Student Grants Truly Tax-Free Act - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the tax exclusion for scholarships to include amounts received: (1) through a scholarship or fellowship grant program administered by the Secretary of Education that ...
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2014-09-16
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USSB2819Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2014 - Authorizes a rental company that receives a notification (approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [NHTSA]) from the manufacturer of a covered rental vehicle about any e...
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2014-09-16
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USSB2826Strengthening Forgiveness for Public Servants Act - Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to cancel 15%, 15%, 20%, 20%, and 30% of the amount a borrower owes after 2, 4, 6, 8, an...
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2014-09-16
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USSB921Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013 - (Sec. 3) Authorizes a rental company that receives a notification (approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [NHTSA]) from the manufacturer of a covered rental vehicle ab...
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2014-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 561.
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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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2014-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 562.
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