Sponsored by Alexander, Lamar - US Congress (Current)

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USSB1294Tennessee Wilderness Act - Designates specified federal lands in Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee as wilderness and as additions to the National Wilderness Preservation System.
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2014-04-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 351.
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USSR417A resolution designating October 30, 2014, as a national day of remembrance for nuclear weapons program workers.
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2014-04-08
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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.
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USSB2193Horse Protection Amendments Act of 2014
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2014-04-01
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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)
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USSB1827(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal Act - Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Presid...
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2014-03-27
Held at the desk.
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USSB2178Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act
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2014-03-27
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USSB1086Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 2014 - (Sec. 3) Reauthorizes the child care and development block grant program (CCDBG) under the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 (CCDBG Act) through FY2020 at the level of discretionar...
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2014-03-13
Held at the desk.
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USSB2122SGR Repeal and Medicare Beneficiary Access Act of 2013 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to: (1) end and remove sustainable growth rate (SGR) methodology from the determination of annual conversion factors in the formul...
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2014-03-13
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 330.
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USSB2118Executive Needs to Faithfully Observe and Respect Congressional Enactments of the Law Act of 2014 or the ENFORCE the Law Act of 2014 - Authorizes either chamber of Congress, upon adoption of a resolution declaring that the President or any officer or...
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2014-03-12
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USSB2113Taxpayers Right-To-Know Act - Sets forth additional information relating to a federal program that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is required to include on its website and update at least annually, including: (1) the total administrative e...
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2014-03-12
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USSB2104National Park Access Act - Requires the Director of the National Park Service to refund to each state all of the funds that it used to reopen and temporarily operate a unit of the National Park System during the period in October 2013 in which there ...
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2014-03-11
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USSR364Calls upon the President to develop a policy towards Sri Lanka that reflects U.S. interests, including respect for human rights and democracy, as well as economic and security interests. Calls on the United States and the international community to ...
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2014-02-27
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USSB2011Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2014 - Requires the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) standards and definitions in effect on January 1, 2010, for determining whether an organization qualifies for tax-exempt status as an organizatio...
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2014-02-11
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USSB1417Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to extend and revise a grant program for screening, counseling, and other services related to heritable disorders. Extends a grant program to evaluate th...
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2014-02-07
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USSB1009Chemical Safety Improvement Act - Amends the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to establish an evaluative framework for chemical risk assessment and management. Declares that it is the policy of the United States that: (1) this Act should protect...
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2014-02-04
Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife. Hearings held.
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USSB1968Scholarships for Kids Act - Amends part A of title I (Improving the Academic Achievement of the Disadvantaged) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to give states the option of using their part A allocation to carry out a Scho...
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2014-01-28
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USSJR30Disapproves and nullifies the rule submitted by the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) relating to new source performance standards for emissions of carbon dioxide for new affected fossil fuel-fired electric utility generating...
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2014-01-16
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USSB1938Quadrennial Energy Review Act of 2014 - Amends the Department of Energy Organization Act to direct the President to establish an interagency energy coordination council to coordinate the Quadrennial Energy Review to provide an integrated view of nati...
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2014-01-16
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USSB1910Pat Summitt Congressional Gold Medal Act - Directs 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 to Pat Summitt in recognition of her career in wo...
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2014-01-09
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USSB1909Creating Hope and Opportunity for Individuals and Communities through Education Act or the CHOICE Act - Amends the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act to: (1) require the Secretary of Education (Secretary) to use funds appropriated under the...
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2014-01-09
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USSR329Expresses the support of the Senate for the goals and ideals of the USA Science & Engineering Festival to promote scholarship in science and an interest in scientific research and development as the cornerstones of innovation and competition in t...
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2014-01-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S83; text as passed Senate: CR S70)
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USSB1562Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2014 - (Sec. 3) Amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA), with respect to the Administration on Aging to require the Director of the Office of Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs to collect and analyze bes...
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2014-01-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 290.
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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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USSB1356Workforce Investment Act of 2013 - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) to revise requirements and reauthorize appropriations for: (1) WIA title I (title II under this Act), workforce investment systems for job training and employment se...
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2013-12-19
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S9086)
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USSB1719Poison Center Network Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize through FY2019: (1) a poison control nationwide-toll free phone number; and (2) a national media campaign to educate the public and health care providers about poison pre...
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2013-12-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 281.
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USSB1862Monuments Men Recognition Act of 2013 - Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to make arrangements for the presentation of a single congressional gold medal in commemoration of the Monuments M...
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2013-12-19
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USSB1849Premium Disclosure Act - Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, with respect to state health care exchanges, to revise open enrollment period requirements so that such periods commence on October 15 and end on December 7 of each calen...
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2013-12-18
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USSB1842Pro Football Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 50,000 $5-gold coins, 400,000 $1-silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar coins emblematic of the game of professional football. R...
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2013-12-17
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USSB1828Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2013 - Amends the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act to revise the exclusion from the meaning of "mortgage originator" of any employee of a retailer of manufactured homes who doe...
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2013-12-16
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USSR321Honors the life, accomplishments, and legacy of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Extends condolences to the members of his family and his fellow citizens. Requests: (1) the Secretary of State to communicate these expressions of honor ...
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2013-12-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8813; text as passed Senate: CR S8812)
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USSB1811Commercial Flight Courtesy Act - Prohibits an individual, with specified exceptions, from engaging in voice communications through a mobile communication device while onboard a domestic passenger aircraft.
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2013-12-12
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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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2013-12-11
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USSB1785Shiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act - Modifies the boundary of Shiloh National Military Park to include the following areas : (1) Fallen Timbers Battlefield, (2) Russell House Battlefi...
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2013-12-10
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USSB252Title I: PREEMIE Act Reauthorization - Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who deliver Infants Early Reauthorization Act or the PREEMIE Reauthorization Act - (Sec. 102) Amends the Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for ...
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2013-11-27
Became Public Law No: 113-55.
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USSB381Directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to arrange for the award, on behalf of Congress, of six gold medals in honor of the members of the 17th Bombardment Group (Medium), who became known as th...
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2013-11-20
Held at the desk.
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USSB1724Union Tax Fairness Act of 2013 - Requires that the payments to an applicable reinsurance entity for any plan year beginning in the three-year period beginning January 1, 2014, required under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act be applied e...
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2013-11-19
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USSB1735Self-Insurance Protection Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), and the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the definition of "health insurance coverage" a stop loss polic...
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2013-11-19
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USSB1561CHIMP Act Amendments of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act, with respect to the lifetime care of chimpanzees used in federally conducted or supported medical research, to: (1) require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to reser...
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2013-11-15
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USSB1712Employee Rights Act - Amends the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to make it an unlawful labor practice for a labor organization or its agents to interfere with the rights of employees to organize and select representation to collectively bargain....
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2013-11-14
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USSB1670Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit any person from performing or attempting to perform an abortion except in conformity with this Act's requirements. Requires the physician to first determine the ...
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2013-11-07
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USSB1646Adds the Tennessee counties of Hickman, Perry, and Wayne to the definition of "Appalachian region" for purposes of Appalachian regional development efforts.
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2013-11-05
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USSB1652Utility Energy Service Contracts Improvement Act of 2013 - Amends the National Energy Conservation Policy Act, with respect to promotion of the conservation and efficient use of energy and water, and the use of renewable resources, by the federal gov...
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2013-11-05
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USSB1617If You Like Your Health Plan, You Can Keep it Act - Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to prohibit anything in the Act from being construed to require an individual to terminate coverage under a group health plan or health ...
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2013-10-30
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USSB1590Exchange Information Disclosure Act - Amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to expand reporting requirements related to health care exchanges. Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to publish reports weekly through...
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2013-10-28
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USSR272Designates the week beginning October 20, 2013, as National Character Counts Week.
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2013-10-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7559; text as passed Senate: CR S7538)
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USSB1572Protecting States, Opening National Parks Act - Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to reimburse any state for state funds expended for an activity conducted in FY2014 during the federal government shutdown that was necessary to operate and open to...
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2013-10-15
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USSR267Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable Rod Grams, former Member of the United States Senate. Declares that when the Senate adjourns on October 9, 2013, it stand adjourned...
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2013-10-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7354; text as passed Senate: CR S7354)
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USSR266Designates the week of October 7 - October 13, 2013, as National Chess Week to enhance awareness and encourage students and adults to play chess.
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2013-10-04
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7214; text as passed Senate: CR S7211)
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USSR265Offers: (1) condolences to the families, friends, and loved ones of the innocent victims killed or wounded during the violence that took place at the Washington Navy Yard on September 16, 2013; and (2) support and hope for all the individuals who wer...
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2013-10-04
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7214; text as passed Senate: CR S7211)
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