Sponsored by Alexander, Lamar - US Congress (Current)

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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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2014-09-26
Became Public Law No: 113-180.
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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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2014-09-18
S.AMDT.3927 Amendment SA 3927 proposed by Senator Reid to Amendment SA 3926. (consideration: CR S5772; text: CR S5772)Of a perfecting nature.
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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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USSR530Reaffirms the Senate's commitment to promoting and protecting religious freedom around the world. Calls on the Department of State to work with the Kurdistan Regional Government, the Iraqi government, neighboring countries, the diaspora community in...
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2014-09-18
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5878; text as passed Senate: CR S5878)
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USSB2141Sunscreen Innovation Act - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish a process for the review and approval of over-the-counter (OTC) sunscreens. Require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to review and determine wheth...
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2014-09-18
Held at the desk.
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USSB2511Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) with respect to the treatment as a substantial employer subject to specified liability of any employer that ceases operations at a facility in any location with the result that more t...
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2014-09-17
Held at the desk.
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USSR558Designates the week of September 22-28, 2014, as National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week. Encourages people across the United States to support programs to assist individuals in need of adult education, workforce skills, and family literacy...
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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 S5705)
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USSR557Designates the week beginning October 19, 2014, as National Character Counts Week.
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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 S5705)
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USSB2814National Labor Relations Board Reform Act
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2014-09-16
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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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USSB2113Taxpayer Right-to-Know Act - (Sec. 2) Defines "program" for purposes of this Act as an organized set of activities by one or more agencies directed toward a common purpose or goal. Requires that the website of the Office of Management and Budget (OM...
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2014-08-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 531.
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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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USSB2743Protecting Children and America's Homeland Act of 2014
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2014-07-31
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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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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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USSB2688Union Transparency and Accountability Act
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2014-07-30
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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.
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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.
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USSR512Urges the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to withdraw the proposed rules entitled: (1) "Carbon Pollution Emission Guidelines for Existing Stationary Sources: Electric Generating Units," and (2) "Carbon Pollution Standards for Mod...
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2014-07-23
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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)
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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.
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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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USSB2617Davis-Bacon Repeal Act - Repeals the Davis-Bacon Act (which requires that the locally prevailing wage rate be paid to various classes of laborers and mechanics working under federally-financed or federally-assisted contracts for construction, alterat...
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2014-07-16
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USSB2609Marketplace and Internet Tax Fairness Act - Authorizes each member state under the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement (the multistate agreement for the administration and collection of sales and use taxes adopted on November 12, 2002) to require...
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2014-07-16
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 467.
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USSB2611Helping Unaccompanied Minors and Alleviating National Emergency Act or the HUMANE Act - Amends the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to declare that any unaccompanied alien child (UAC) who has not been a v...
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2014-07-15
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USSB2587Lawful Ivory Protection Act of 2014
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2014-07-10
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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)
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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.
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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)
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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)
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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.
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USSR477Designates June 20, 2014, as American Eagle Day. Applauds the issuance of bald eagle commemorative coins by the Secretary of the Treasury as a means by which to generate critical funds for the protection of bald eagles. Encourages entities with an i...
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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)
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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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USSB2414Coal Country Protection Act or the Protecting Jobs, Families, and the Economy From EPA Overreach Act - Amends the Clean Air Act to prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from promulgating any regulation or guidance th...
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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.
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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
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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)
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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
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USSB2295National Commission on the Future of the Army Act of 2014 - Prohibits the use of funds made available for FY2015 for the Army to: (1) reduce Army personnel below the authorized fiscal year end strengths of 450,000 for active duty personnel of the Arm...
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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)
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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.
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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
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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.
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USSB2193Horse Protection Amendments Act of 2014 - Amends the Horse Protection Act to replace the Designated Qualified Persons program responsible for inspecting horses for soring with a new inspection system. (The soring of horses is any of various actions t...
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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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