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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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USSB1691Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) States as the purposes of this Act: (1) strengthening U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and ensuring that border patrol agents are sufficiently ready to conduct necessary work and will perf...
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2014-12-10
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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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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2014-12-10
Presented to President.
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USSB1675Recidivism Reduction and Public Safety Act of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Directs the Attorney General to: (1) conduct a review of recidivism reduction programming and productive activities, including prison jobs, offered in correctional institutions; (2) conduc...
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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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USSB2520FOIA Improvement Act of 2014 - Amends the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to: (1) require federal agencies to make agency records that can be disclosed under such Act available for public inspection in an electronic format, (2) limit the authority ...
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2014-12-09
Held at the desk.
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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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2014-12-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 612.
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USSB2965Operation United Assistance Tax Exclusion Act of 2014
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2014-11-20
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USSB2944No Social Security for Nazis Act - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to consider the following individuals to be removed under the Immigration and Nationality Act and so to have the...
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2014-11-19
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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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2014-11-18
Under the order of 11/12/14, not having achieved 60 votes in the affirmative, failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 59 - 41. Record Vote Number: 280.
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USSB2930Clay Hunt SAV Act
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2014-11-17
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USSR563Calls for the President to launch international negotiations with the governments of the world's leading powers for new, effective extradition treaties with countries with which the United States has no current extradition authority, and to renegotia...
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2014-09-18
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USSR571Designates September 30, 2014, as United States and India Partnership Day. Recognizes that the U.S.-India relationship is a special and permanent bond.
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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 Sentate: CR S5799)
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USSR543Designates November 1, 2014, as National Bison Day.
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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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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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USSB2833CASE Act
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2014-09-17
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USSB727Financial Institutions Examination Fairness and Reform Act - Amends the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Act of 1978 to require a federal financial institutions regulatory agency to make a final examination report to a financial ins...
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2014-09-16
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
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USSB2825Ensuring Safe Access to Prescription Medication Act of 2014
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2014-09-16
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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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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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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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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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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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USSB2773Protecting Children and America's Homeland Act of 2014 - Division A: Supplemental Appropriations - Provides supplemental FY2014 appropriations for expenses related to the rise in unaccompanied alien children and alien adults accompanied by an alien m...
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2014-08-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 528.
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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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USSB2769Amends the federal judicial code with respect to the jurisdiction of federal courts over civil actions pending in, or on appeal from, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims (USCFC) when the plaintiff also has pending in another federal court a civil action...
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2014-07-31
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USSB2743Protecting Children and America's Homeland Act of 2014 - Division A: Supplemental Appropriations - Provides supplemental FY2014 appropriations for expenses related to the rise in unaccompanied alien children and alien adults accompanied by an alien m...
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2014-07-31
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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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USSB2686Wounded Warrior Tax Equity Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to prevent any extension of the tax collection period after assessment for taxpayers who are members of the Armed Forces due to a hospitalization for combat zone injuries.
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2014-07-30
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USSB2688Union Transparency and Accountability Act - Amends the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 to revise specified current reporting requirements to require every labor organization to file annually with the Secretary of Labor (currentl...
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2014-07-30
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USSB2677Lesser Prairie Chicken Voluntary Recovery Act of 2014 - Removes the Department of the Interior's listing of the lesser prairie chicken as threatened under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. Prohibits further treatment of the species as threatened or...
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2014-07-29
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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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USSB2667Iranian Sanctions Relief Certification Act of 2014 - Prohibits the President from exercising a waiver specified under this Act in connection with the extension of the terms of the Joint Plan of Action beyond July 20, 2014, unless the President certif...
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2014-07-24
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USSR523Expresses the sense of the Senate that: Prime Minister Narenda Modi of India should address Congress at the earliest opportunity; the U.S. government should hold a strategic dialogue in New Delhi that lays out clear objectives for the U.S.-India r...
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2014-07-24
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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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USSB263521st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act - Amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Commerce, as appropriate, to make publicly available on the Internet the best scientific and com...
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2014-07-22
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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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USSB2623Prohibits the Secretary of Agriculture (USDA) or the Secretary of the Interior from implementing or limiting any modification to a public or private land-related policy or subsurface mineral right-related policy or practice that is in effect on enact...
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2014-07-17
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USSB2630State, Tribal, and Local Species Transparency and Recovery Act - Amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require the Secretary of the Interior or the Secretary of Commerce, as appropriate, to provide to affected states all data that is used as t...
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2014-07-17
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USSB2621Federal Duck Stamp Act of 2014 - Amends the Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp Act to increase the price of duck stamps, which are required to hunt migratory waterfowl, from $15 to $25. Authorizes the Department of the Interior to reduce t...
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2014-07-17
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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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USSB2605Preserving Religious Freedom and a Woman's Access to Contraception Act - Prohibits employers from restricting employees from purchasing any drug or medical device regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Repeals sections of the Patient Pr...
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2014-07-15
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USSB2599Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act of 2014 - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to give preferential consideration in awarding Community Oriented Police Services (COPS) grants to an ...
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2014-07-15
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 464.
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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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USSR412States that the Senate: (1) condemns coercive actions or the use of force to impede freedom of operations in international airspace to alter the status quo or to destabilize the Asia-Pacific region; (2) urges China to refrain from implementing the de...
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2014-07-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate with amendments and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S4440-4442)
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USSR486Expresses the sense of the Senate that President Obama should: publicly declare that no deferred action program granting relief from immigration enforcement shall apply to any unaccompanied migrant child who unlawfully enters the United States; pu...
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2014-07-10
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S4371-4373)
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USSB2496Protecting Water and Property Rights Act of 2014 - Prohibits the Secretary of the Army and the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from: (1) finalizing the proposed rule entitled "Definition of `Waters of the United States...
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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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