Sponsored by Cornyn, John - 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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2014-07-31
Presented to President.
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USSB2688A bill to ensure labor organization transparency and accountability.
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2014-07-30
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USSB2686Wounded Warrior Tax Equity Act of 2014
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2014-07-30
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USSB653Near East and South Central Asia Religious Freedom Act of 2013 - (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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2014-07-29
Presented to President.
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USSB2673United States-Israel Strategic Partnership Act of 2014
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2014-07-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 492.
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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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2014-07-29
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 495.
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USSB2677A bill to reverse the listing by the Secretary of the Interior of the lesser prairie chicken as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973 , to prevent further consideration of listing of the species as a threatened species or enda...
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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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USSB2667A bill to prohibit the exercise of any waiver of the imposition of certain sanctions with respect to Iran unless the President certifies to Congress that the waiver will not result in the provision of funds to the Government of Iran for activities in...
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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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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
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USSB263521st Century
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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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USSB2623A bill to prohibit land management modifications relating to the Lesser Prairie Chicken.
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2014-07-17
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USSB2630A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require disclosure to States of the basis of determinations under such Act, to ensure use of information provided by State, tribal, and county governments in decisionmaking under such Act, and for...
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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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USSB2599Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act of 2014
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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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USSB2605Preserving Religious Freedom and a Woman's Access to Contraception Act
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2014-07-15
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USSB2611Helping Unaccompanied Minors and Alleviating National Emergency Act
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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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USSR486Designates July 2014 as Summer Meals Awareness Month. Encourages members of Congress, schools, local businesses, nonprofit institutions, churches, cities, and state governments to: (1) assist in the efficient use of summer food service program sites...
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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
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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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USSB2537Red River Private Property Protection Act
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2014-06-26
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USSB2545A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to revoke bonuses paid to employees involved in electronic wait list manipulations, and for other purposes.
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2014-06-26
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USSB2555Expresses the sense of Congress that the President, working with North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies, should provide the armed forces of Ukraine with appropriate non-lethal military assistance and military training support requested by t...
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2014-06-26
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USSB2526Commonsense Legislative Exceptional Events Reforms Act of 2014
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2014-06-25
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USSR485Congratulates the San Antonio Spurs for winning the 2014 National Basketball Association Finals.
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2014-06-25
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4092; text as passed Senate: CR S4005)
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USSB2517Holding the IRS Leadership Accountable Act - Prohibits the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) from providing any performance awards, including bonuses, step increases, and leave time, to IRS senior-level executives until such time as ...
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2014-06-24
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USSB2514ORDEAL Act of 2014
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2014-06-24
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USSB2520FOIA Improvement Act of 2014
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2014-06-24
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USSR474Designates June 19, 2014, as Juneteenth Independence Day. Recognizes the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day and supports the continued nationwide celebration of such Day as an opportunity to learn more about the past and to bette...
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2014-06-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4673; text as passed Senate: CR S3670-3671)
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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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USSR469Expresses the sense of the Senate that the transfers of detainees Khairullah Khairkhwa, Abdul Haq Wasiq, Mohammed Fazl, Noorullah Noori, and Mohammed Nabi Omari from U.S. Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to Qatar on May 31, 2014, violated the Nat...
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2014-06-11
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USSJR38Confers honorary U.S. citizenship posthumously on Bernardo de Galvez y Madrid, Viscount of Galveston and Count of Galvez.
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2014-06-04
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USSR453Condemns the charge of apostasy and death sentence of Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag and calls for the release of her and her children. Encourages U.S. efforts to support religious freedom in Sudan, including by requiring before normalizing relations or...
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2014-06-03
S.AMDT.3231 Amendment SA 3231 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
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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.
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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.
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USSR421Recognizes: (1) the 70th anniversary of the Allied amphibious landing on D-Day, June 6, 1944, at Normandy, France, during World War II; and (2) the efforts of the government of France and the people of Normandy to preserve, for future generations, th...
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2014-05-21
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3243)
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USSB753Withdraws 5,100 acres of land near White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. Reserves the land for use by the Army for military purposes. Requires the Secretary of the Army to reimburse the Secretary of the Interior for any costs in implementing this ...
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2014-05-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 376.
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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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USSB2329Hezbollah International Financing Prevention Act of 2014 - Declares that it shall be U.S. policy to: (1) prevent Hezbollah's global logistics and financial network from operating in order to curtail funding of its domestic and international activitie...
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2014-05-13
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USSB2301Amy and Vicky Child Pornography Victim Restitution Improvement Act of 2014
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2014-05-07
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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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USSB2294A bill to require a survey of the preferences of members of the Armed Forces regarding military pay and benefits.
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2014-05-06
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USSR433Supports the people of Nigeria, especially the parents and families of the girls abducted by Boko Haram in Borno state. Condemns Boko Haram for its attacks on civilian targets, including schools, mosques, churches, villages, and agricultural centers...
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2014-05-06
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.
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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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USSR437Recognizes the historic struggle of the people of Mexico for independence and freedom, which Cinco de Mayo commemorates. Encourages the people of the United States to observe Cinco de Mayo with appropriate ceremonies and activities.
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2014-05-05
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2676-2677; text as passed Senate: CR S2649-2650)
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