Sponsored by Cornyn, John - US Congress (Current)

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USSB1917Victims Protection Act of 2014 - Amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014 (NDAA 2014) to revise the sexual assault prevention and response program activities of the Armed Forces. (Sec. 2) Amends NDAA 2014 to include the sen...
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2014-04-16
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USSB1728Safeguarding Elections for our Nation's Troops through Reforms and Improvements (SENTRI) Act - Amends the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, with respect to the regularly scheduled general election for federal office held in Novembe...
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2014-04-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 355.
Intro
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USSB2238Crimea Annexation Non-recognition Act of 2014 - States that it is U.S. policy to not recognize the de jure or de facto sovereignty of the Russian Federation over Crimea, its airspace, or its territorial waters. Prohibits: (1) any federal department ...
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2014-04-10
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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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2014-04-09
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Intro
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USSR361Reaffirms the importance of freedom of the press to U.S. efforts to support democracy, mitigate conflict, and promote good governance domestically and around the world. Condemns actions taken by China to suppress freedom of the press. Urges the Pres...
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2014-04-08
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S2287)
Intro
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USSB2215Eliminating Improper and Abusive IRS
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2014-04-07
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USSR384Condemns the unlawful use of violence against civilians by all parties to the conflict in Syria, particularly the violence and human rights violations by the government of Syria. Urges all parties to halt indiscriminate attacks on civilians. Affirm...
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2014-04-03
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2166)
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USSB2190Hire More Heroes 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)
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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USSB2177Criminal Justice and Forensic Science Reform Act
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2014-03-27
Intro
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USSB2178Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act
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2014-03-27
Intro
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USSR399A resolution expressing support for the American GI Forum.
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2014-03-26
Intro
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USSB2161EPA Employment Impact Analysis Act
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2014-03-26
Intro
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USSCR34Expresses the sense of Congress that the President should: (1) hold the Russian Federation accountable for being in material breach of its obligations under the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty; (2) demand that the Russian Federation eliminat...
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2014-03-25
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USSB1456Directs 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 in honor of President Shimon Peres of Israel.
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2014-03-14
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.
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USSJR34Constitutional Amendment - Authorizes the repeal of any federal law or regulation when the legislatures of two-thirds of the states approve resolutions for this purpose that particularly describe the provisions to be repealed.
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2014-03-13
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USSB2128Designates the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical center in Waco, Texas, as the "Doris Miller Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center."
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2014-03-13
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USSR365Reaffirms U.S. support for the people of Venezuela in their pursuit of representative democracy. Deplores the use of force against peaceful demonstrators in Venezuela and the use of violence and politically-motivated criminal charges to intimidate t...
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2014-03-12
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1595)
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
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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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USSB1029Regulatory Accountability Act of 2013 - Amends the Administrative Procedure Act to revise requirements for federal agency rulemaking by requiring agencies, in making a rule, to consider: (1) the legal authority under which a rule may be proposed, inc...
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2014-03-11
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Subcommittee on the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Federal Programs and the Federal Workforce. Hearings held.
Intro
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USSB2105Gun-Owner Registration Information Protection Act
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2014-03-11
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USSB2106Freeing Americans from Inequitable Requirements Act of 2014 or the FAIR Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the individual mandate to purchase health care coverage, to delay such requirement from taking effect until the Se...
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2014-03-11
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USSB1675Recidivism Reduction and Public Safety Act of 2013 - Amends the federal criminal code to direct the Bureau of Prisons to offer evidence-based recidivism reduction programs to prisoners who have been assessed to need to participate in such programs. P...
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2014-03-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 321.
Intro
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USSR378Condemns the Russian military seizure of the Ukrainian Crimea and demands the immediate withdrawal of Russian forces except as allowed for by treaty. Demands the release of besieged Ukrainian security forces in Crimea, and warns that failure to do s...
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2014-03-11
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1527; text as passed Senate: CR S1520-1521)
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USSR370Condemns Russia's military incursion into Crimea, in clear violation of Ukraine's territorial integrity and in contravention of international law. Calls on Russia to withdraw all unauthorized military personnel from Crimea. Pledges to work with the...
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2014-03-05
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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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USSB2044Taxpayer Accountability Act - Requires the Internal Revenue Service (IRS): (1) to provide a substantive written response (not merely an acknowledgment letter) to any written correspondence from a taxpayer not later than 30 days after receiving such c...
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2014-02-26
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USSB2043Stop IRS Overreach Act - Prohibits the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from asking any taxpayer any question regarding religious, political, or social beliefs. Expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) any exceptions to such prohibition should identi...
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2014-02-26
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USSB2039ITIN Reform Act of 2014 - Amends the Internal Revenue Code to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to issue an individual taxpayer identification number (ITIN) to an individual only if such individual: (1) submits an application for an ITIN in per...
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2014-02-25
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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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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
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USSR348Commends the U.S. representatives on their leadership on United Nations Human Rights Council Resolution (UNHRC) 22/1 which promotes reconciliation and accountability in Sri Lanka. Calls on the United States and the international community to establi...
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2014-02-06
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USSB1977Honor Our Promise Act - Repeals the provision of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 that reduces the cost-of-living adjustment to the retirement pay of members of the Armed Forces under age 62. Amends the Internal Revenue Code to require taxpayers who...
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2014-02-03
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 300.
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USSR342Designates February 3-February 7, 2014, as National School Counseling Week.
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2014-01-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S658; text as passed Senate: CR S657)
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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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USSB1941Authorizes the Secretary of Transportation (DOT), consistent with accepted medical standards and practices, to implement or enforce a requirement providing for the screening, testing, or treatment of airmen or air traffic controllers for sleep disord...
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2014-01-16
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USSB1924Directs the Secretary of State, in coordination with the Secretary of Defense (DOD) and the Director of National Intelligence, to report to Congress regarding information and intelligence sharing with North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and NAT...
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2014-01-14
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USSB1906Establishes the Office of Net Assessment within the Office of the Secretary of Defense (DOD) to develop and coordinate net assessments of the standing, trends, and future prospects of the military capabilities and potential of the United States in co...
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2014-01-09
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USSB1902Health Exchange Security and Transparency Act of 2014 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to notify an individual within two business days after discovery of any breach of security of any system maintained by a health care exc...
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2014-01-09
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USSB1908Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2014 - Amends the federal criminal code to authorize a person who is not prohibited from possessing, transporting, shipping, or receiving a firearm under federal law, who is entitled and not prohibite...
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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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USSB1911SKILLS Act or Supporting Knowledge and Investing in Lifelong Skills Act - Amends the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA) to revise requirements and reauthorize appropriations for: (1) WIA title I, workforce investment systems for job training and ...
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2014-01-09
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USSB1895Centennial Monetary Commission Act of 2013 - Establishes the Centennial Monetary Commission to: (1) examine how U.S. monetary policy since the creation of the Federal Reserve Board in 1913 has affected the performance of the U.S. economy in terms of ...
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2014-01-06
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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.
Intro
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USSB975Court-Appointed Guardian Accountability and Senior Protection Act - Amends title XX (Block Grants to States for Social Services and Elder Justice) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award gr...
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2013-12-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 277.
Intro
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USSB1869Keeping Our Promise to Our Military Heroes Act - Repeals the provision of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 that reduces the cost-of-living adjustment to the retirement pay of members of the Armed Forces under age 62. Amends the Internal Revenue Code...
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2013-12-19
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