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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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USSB2140Amends commercial space launch licensing requirements. Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to issue an experimental permit for a particular reusable suborbital rocket (as under current law) or rocket design after a license has been issue...
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2014-12-12
By Senator Rockefeller from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 113-318.
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USSB3016A bill to amend the Act of July 31, 1947, to provide for the termination of certain mineral materials contracts.
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2014-12-12
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USSB3007Ensuring Enhanced Access to Primary Care Act
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2014-12-11
Intro
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USSB776Columbine-Hondo Wilderness Act - Designates specified land in Carson National Forest in New Mexico, which shall be known as the Columbine-Hondo Wilderness, as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System. Releases any federal land with...
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2014-12-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 631.
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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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USSB1447Navajo Water Settlement Technical Corrections Act - (Sec. 2) Amends the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to expand the current authorization for the construction or rehabilitation and operation and maintenance of conjunctive use wells in th...
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2014-12-09
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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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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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USSB2989Promoting Regional Energy Partnerships for Advancing Resilient Energy Systems Act or the PREPARE Act - Directs the Secretary of Energy (DOE) and the Secretary of the Interior (acting through specified Assistant Secretaries) to provide technical assis...
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2014-12-08
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USSB919Department of the Interior Tribal Self-Governance Act of 2013 - Amends the Indian Self-Determination and Education Assistance Act to revise tribal self-governance requirements. Directs the Secretary of the Interior to carry out the Tribal Self-Gover...
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2014-12-04
By Senator Tester from Committee on Indian Affairs filed written report. Report No. 113-285.
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USSB2973National Laboratory Technology Maturation Act of 2014 - Requires the Secretary of Energy (DOE) to establish the National Laboratory technology maturation program to make grants of up to $5 million per fiscal year to National Laboratories to increase ...
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2014-12-04
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USSB898Albuquerque, New Mexico, Federal Land Conveyance Act of 2013 - Directs the Administrator of General Services (GSA) to offer to convey to the Amy Biehl High School Foundation certain federal lands located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Requires such conv...
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2014-11-26
Became Public Law No: 113-190.
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USSR590Recognizes November 2014 as National Native American Heritage Month and the Friday after Thanksgiving as Native American Heritage Day.
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2014-11-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6221; text as passed Senate: CR S6212)
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USSB2947Amends the Federal Power Act to authorize the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to prescribe just, reasonable, and not unduly discriminatory or preferential terms, conditions, and compensation applicable to wholesale demand response resourc...
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2014-11-20
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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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USSB2932Microlab Technology Commercialization Act of 2014 - Authorizes the Secretary of Energy (DOE), in collaboration with the directors of national laboratories, to establish a program meeting specified criteria under which DOE sets up microlabs located in...
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2014-11-17
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USSB2916Restoring America's Watersheds Act of 2014 - Directs the Forest Service to establish a Water Source Protection Program within the region of the National Forest System west of the 100th Meridian. Authorizes the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) to ente...
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2014-11-12
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USSB2465Albuquerque Indian School Land Transfer Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior to take into trust 4 tracts of federal land in New Mexico that were historically part of the Albuquerque Indian School for the benefit of 19 specified pueblos immedia...
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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. 113-267.
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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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USSB2299Native American Languages Reauthorization Act of 2014 - Amends the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to reauthorize through FY2019 and revise a grant program administered by the Administration for Native Americans at the Department of Health and H...
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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. 113-266.
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USSB1948Native Language Immersion Student Achievement Act - Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to authorize the Secretary of Education to award grants to schools and private or tribal nonprofit organizations to develop and maintain, or...
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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. 113-265.
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USSB609San Juan County Federal Land Conveyance Act - Directs the Secretary of the Interior, on request of the plaintiffs in the case Blancett v. United States Department of the Interior, et al., in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico, to ...
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2014-09-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
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USSB635Privacy Notice Modernization Act of 2013 - Amends the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to exempt from its annual written privacy policy notice requirement any financial institution which: (1) provides nonpublic personal information only in accordance with spec...
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2014-09-18
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
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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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USSB290721st Century Energy Workforce Development Jobs Initiative Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Energy (DOE) to establish a comprehensive program to improve the education and training of workers for energy-related jobs, with emphasis on increasing t...
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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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USSB2470New Mexico Drought Relief Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Commissioner of Reclamation (Secretary), to carry out a water acquisition program in specified basins in New Mexico, under which the Secretary shall: (1...
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2014-09-18
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USSR541Recognizes: (1) the threat that Ebola poses to populations, governments, and economies in Africa; and (2) that the limited capacity of the initial outbreak countries of Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia to combat the epidemic has been exhausted and t...
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2014-09-18
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5878-5879; text of measure as reported in Senate: CR S5878-5879; text as passed Senate: CR S5879-5880)
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USSB2883Directs the Comptroller General (GAO) to report to Congress on the entrepreneurial impact of technology transfer at the National Laboratories. Requires such report to be based on an evaluation of quantitative performance metrics, including: the num...
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2014-09-18
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USSB2909Global Food Security Act of 2014 - States the policy objective of promoting global food and nutrition security which is reinforced through programs that eradicate hunger and malnutrition, assist foreign countries with agricultural development, and en...
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2014-09-18
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USSR545Recognizes the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15-October 15, 2014. Esteems the integral role of Latinos and their manifold heritage in the economy, culture, and identity of the United States.
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2014-09-17
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
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USSB2848Small Airport Regulation Relief Act of 2014 - Prescribes a special rule to require the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) for FY2015-FY2017 to apportion amounts for airport planning and development and noise compatibility planning and programs to spon...
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2014-09-17
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USSB2440BLM Permit Processing Improvement Act of 2014 - Amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to make the Federal Permit Streamlining Project program permanent. Amends the Mineral Leasing Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to collect for each of FY...
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2014-09-17
Held at the desk.
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USSB2476Online Competition and Consumer Choice Act of 2014 - Directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to promulgate regulations that prohibit broadband providers, in transmitting network traffic over the broadband Internet access service of an end...
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2014-09-17
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
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USSJR44Authorization for Use of Military Force against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant - Authorizes the President for one year, as part of a multinational coalition, to: use all appropriate force to participate in an air campaign in Iraq, and if ...
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2014-09-17
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USSR547Recognizes the achievements and goals of Hispanic-serving institutions across the United States. Designates the week beginning September 14, 2014, as National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week.
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2014-09-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5650; text as passed Senate: CR S5635)
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USSB1349Community Lending Enhancement and Regulatory Relief Act of 2013 or CLEAR Relief Act of 2013 - Amends the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to exempt from its rules regarding management assessment of internal controls the following institutions which, as of ...
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2014-09-16
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
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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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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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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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USSB2782Amends the federal charter of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States to describe the organization as a national association of veterans (currently, an association of men) who, as soldiers, sailors, marines, and airmen, served this Nation i...
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2014-09-09
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USSB2188Amends the Indian Reorganization Act to apply the Act to all federally recognized Indian tribes, regardless of when the tribe became recognized. (This effectively overrules the Supreme Court's decision in Carcieri v. Salazar, which held that the Secr...
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2014-08-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 540.
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USSB2019SECURE Water Amendments Act of 2014 - Amends the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to: (1) include "planning for or addressing the impact of drought" among the activities for which the Secretary may make grants and enter cooperativ...
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2014-07-31
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 517.
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USSB2714World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to: (1) mint and issue $1 silver coins to commemorate the centennial of the involvement of the United States in World War I, and (2) hold a compet...
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2014-07-31
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USSB1554Hunt Unrestricted on National Treasures Act or HUNT Act - Requires each head of a federal public land management agency (the National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Bureau of Land Management [BLM]),...
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2014-07-30
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 113-433.
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USSB2689Medicare CGM Access Act of 2014 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide Medicare coverage of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices furnished to a CGM qualified individual. Directs the Secretary of Health and Human...
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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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USSB2694Ensuring Access to Primary Care for Women and Children Act - Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to require that the primary care services furnished in 2015 and 2016 by a physician with a primary specialty designation of family med...
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2014-07-30
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