Sponsored by Alexander, Lamar - US Congress (Current)

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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.
Intro
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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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2014-07-23
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
Intro
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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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2014-07-23
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
Intro
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USSB2511A bill to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to clarify the definition of substantial cessation of operations.
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2014-07-23
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Intro
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USSR512A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the Environmental Protection Agency and the proposed rules and guidelines relating to carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
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2014-07-23
Intro
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USSR514Designates the week of August 10 through August 16, 2014, as National Nurse-Managed Health Clinic Week and expresses support for its goals and ideals. Encourages the continued support of such clinics so that they may continue to serve as health care ...
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2014-07-23
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4846; text as passed Senate: CR S4770-4771)
Intro
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USSB2406Improving Trauma Care Act of 2014 - Amends the Public Health Service Act, with respect to trauma care and research programs, to include in the definition of "trauma" an injury resulting from extrinsic agents other than mechanical force, including tho...
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2014-07-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 482.
Intro
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USSB2154Emergency Medical Services for Children Reauthorization Act of 2014 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the Emergency Medical Services for Children Program through FY2019.
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2014-07-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 480.
Intro
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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)
Intro
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USSB2609Marketplace and Internet Tax Fairness Act
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2014-07-16
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 467.
Intro
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USSB2617Davis-Bacon Repeal Act
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2014-07-16
Intro
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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
Intro
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USSB2611Helping Unaccompanied Minors and Alleviating National Emergency Act
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2014-07-15
Intro
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USSB2587Lawful Ivory Protection Act of 2014
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2014-07-10
Intro
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USSB2363Bipartisan Sportsmen's Act of 2014 - Revises a variety of existing programs to expand access to, and opportunities for, hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting. Reauthorizes the Federal Land Transaction Facilitation Act, the North American Wetla...
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2014-07-10
Cloture on the bill not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 41 - 56. Record Vote Number: 220. (consideration: CR S4377-4378; text: CR S4377)
Intro
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USSR417Designates October 30, 2014, as a national day of remembrance for U.S. nuclear weapons program workers, including uranium miners, millers, and haulers.
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2014-07-09
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
Intro
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USSB2496Protecting Water and Property Rights Act of 2014
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2014-07-09
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S4294-4296)
Intro
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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)
Intro
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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.
Intro
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USSR477A resolution designating June 20, 2014, as "American Eagle Day", and celebrating the recovery and restoration of the bald eagle, the national symbol of the United States.
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2014-06-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3771-3772; text as passed Senate: CR S3723-3724)
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USSR471Honors former President George H.W. Bush on the occasion of his 90th birthday.
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2014-06-11
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3620; text as passed Senate: CR S3607)
Intro
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USSB2414Coal Country Protection Act
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2014-06-03
Intro
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USSB2424Veterans Choice Act of 2014 - Requires hospital care and medical services to be furnished to veterans through contracts with Medicare providers if the veterans: (1) have been unable to schedule an appointment at a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) ...
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2014-06-03
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USSB309Directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to arrange for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to honor collectively the World War II members of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) in recognition ...
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2014-05-30
Became Public Law No: 113-108.
Intro
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USSB2383Certify It Act of 2014 - Directs the Comptroller General (GAO) to study the impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) on small businesses and the Office of the Actuary, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, to study the...
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2014-05-22
Intro
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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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2014-05-21
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Intro
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USSR444Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable Harlan Mathews, a former member of the United States Senate. Declares that when the Senate adjourns on May 13, 2014, it stand adjou...
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2014-05-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2980; text as passed Senate: CR S2958)
Intro
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USSB2321Songwriter Equity Act of 2014 - Amends federal copyright law regarding the exclusive rights of sound recording copyright owners to remove a provision that prohibits license fees payable for the public performance of sound recordings, by means of a di...
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2014-05-12
Intro
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USSB2295National Commission on the Future of the Army Act of 2014
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2014-05-07
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S2785-2786)
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USSB2304Expanding Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act - Revises subpart 1 (Charter School Programs) of part B (Public Charter Schools) of title V (Promoting Informed Parental Choice and Innovative Programs) of the Elementary and Secondary Educati...
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2014-05-07
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USSR438Congratulates the students, families, teachers, and administrators of charter schools across the United States for their ongoing contributions to education, for their impressive strides in closing the academic achievement gap in U.S. schools, and for...
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2014-05-06
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2740; text as passed Senate: CR S2721)
Intro
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USSB2280Authorizes TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, L.P. to construct, connect, operate, and maintain the pipeline and cross-border facilities specified in an application filed by TransCanada Corporation to the Department of State on May 4, 2012. Deems the Fin...
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2014-05-05
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 371.
Intro
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USSB2277Russian Aggression Prevention Act of 2014 - Directs the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to submit to Congress a strategic framework for U.S. security assistance and cooperation in Europe and Eurasia. Directs the President to: (1) halt for 180-days all cur...
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2014-05-01
Intro
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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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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.
Intro
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USSB2193Horse Protection Amendments Act of 2014
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2014-04-01
Intro
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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)
Engross
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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.
Intro
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USSB2178Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act - Amends the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to require that no investigative hearing take place until at least 14 days after the filing of an election petition re...
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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.
Intro
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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.
Intro
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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
Intro
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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
Intro
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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
Intro
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USSB2013Department of Veterans Affairs Management Accountability Act of 2014 - Authorizes the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to: (1) remove any employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from a Senior Executive Service position upon determining such ...
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2014-02-11
Engross
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USSB1417Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2013 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Public Health Service Act to extend through FY2018 a grant program for newborn and child screening programs for heritable disorders. Includes the improvement of the timel...
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2014-02-07
Intro
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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.
Intro
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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
Intro
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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
Intro
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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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