Sponsored by Blumenthal, Richard - US Congress (Current)

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USSB2819A bill to amend chapter 301 of title 49, United States Code, to prohibit the rental of motor vehicles that contain a defect related to motor vehicle safety, and for other purposes.
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2014-09-16
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USSB2826A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for a percentage of student loan forgiveness for public service employment, and for other purposes.
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2014-09-16
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USSB2827A bill to amend section 117 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude Federal student aid from taxable gross income.
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2014-09-16
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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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2014-09-16
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
Engross
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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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2014-09-15
Held at the desk.
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USSB921Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2013 - 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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2014-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 561.
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USSB2807A bill to encourage States to report to the Attorney General certain information regarding the deaths of individuals in the custody of law enforcement agencies, and for other purposes.
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2014-09-15
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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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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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2014-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 560.
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USSB2794Veterans Small Business Enhancement Act of 2014
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2014-09-11
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USSJR19Constitutional Amendment - Authorizes Congress and the states to regulate and set reasonable limits on the raising and spending of money by candidates and others to influence elections. Grants Congress and the states the power to implement and enforc...
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2014-09-11
Cloture on the joint resolution not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54 - 42. Record Vote Number: 261. (consideration: CR S5543-5544; text: CR S5543-5544)
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USSB2789A bill to amend part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to provide full Federal funding of such part.
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2014-09-10
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USSB2784Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2014
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2014-09-10
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USSR539Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable James M. Jeffords, former member of the United States Senate. Declares that when the Senate adjourns September 9, 2014, it stand ad...
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2014-09-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5461; text as passed Senate: CR S5436)
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USSB2782A bill to amend title 36, United States Code, to improve the Federal charter for the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2014-09-09
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USSB1622Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act - 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 President...
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2014-08-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 537.
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USSB653Near East and South Central Asia Religious Freedom Act of 2014 - (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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2014-08-08
Became Public Law No: 113-161.
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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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2014-08-08
Became Public Law No: 113-163.
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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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2014-08-01
Became Public Law No: 113-144.
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USSB2673United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014 - Expresses the sense of Congress that Israel is a major U.S. strategic partner. Amends the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2005 to extend authority to transfer certain obsolete or surp...
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2014-08-01
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S5321-5322)
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USSB2756Fairness to Pet Owners Act of 2014
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2014-07-31
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USSR532Designates the week of September 7, 2014, as National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week. Identifies direct support professionals as integral to long-term support and services for individuals with disabilities. Expresses the sense of the S...
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2014-07-31
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR 8/1/2014 S5315; text as passed: CR S5234-5235)
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USSB2738Toxic Exposure Research Act of 2014
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2014-07-31
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USSB2250Travel Promotion, Enhancement, and Modernization Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) 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. (Sec. 3) Revise...
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2014-07-31
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 520.
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USSR502Affirms that all children deserve a safe, loving, and permanent family. Recognizes the importance of ensuring that international adoptions of all children are conducted in an ethical and transparent manner. Expresses concern over the impact on chil...
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2014-07-31
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR 8/1/2014 S5313--5314; text as passed Senate: CR 8/1/2014 S5313-5313)
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USSB2483Lori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act
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2014-07-30
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
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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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2014-07-30
Cloture on the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54 - 42. Record Vote Number: 249. (consideration: CR S5082-5083; text: CR S5082)
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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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2014-07-30
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 499.
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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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2014-07-30
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
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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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2014-07-30
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USSB2687Access to Contraception for Women Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2014 - Expands the TRICARE health care program managed by the Department of Defense (DOD) to entitle additional female beneficiaries and dependents to care related to the preventi...
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2014-07-30
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USSB2676Domestic Violence Gun Homicide Prevention Act of 2014
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2014-07-29
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USSR524A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding global climate change.
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2014-07-28
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USSB2352Russian Weapons Embargo Act of 2014 - Prohibits the head of any executive agency from entering into a contract, subcontract, memorandum of understanding, or cooperative agreement with, or make a grant to, or provide a loan or loan agreement to Rosobo...
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2014-07-28
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USSR519Designates 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. (consideration: CR S4973-4974; text as passed Senate: CR S4908-4909)
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USSB2659Honor Flight Act - Directs the Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security (Transportation Security Administration [TSA]) to establish a process for providing expedited and dignified passenger screening services for veterans traveling on an Honor Flight...
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2014-07-24
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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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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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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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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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