US Congress Senator Edward Markey [D]

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USSB1419IntroA bill to amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1412IntroA bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for a percentage of student loan forgiveness for public service employment, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR200IntroA resolution welcoming the President of the Republic of Korea on his official visit to the United States and celebrating the United States-Republic of Korea relationship, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1425IntroA bill to reauthorize the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1421IntroA bill to support educational entities in fully implementing title IX and reducing and preventing sex discrimination in all areas of education.
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2017-06-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSCR18IntroA concurrent resolution honoring David Americo Ortiz Arias, the 3-time World Series Champion Major League Baseball player who played for the Minnesota Twins and the Boston Red Sox for a combined 20 seasons.
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2017-06-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1418IntroA bill to establish protections for passengers in air transportation, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR201IntroA resolution affirming the importance of title IX, applauding the increase in educational opportunities available to women and girls, and recognizing the tremendous amount of work left to be done to further increase those opportunities.
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2017-06-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1423IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to modify the final rule relating to flightcrew member duty and rest requirements for passenger operations of air carriers to apply to all-cargo operations of air carriers to apply to all-cargo operat...
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2017-06-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1420IntroA bill to direct the Secretary of State to review the termination characterization of former members of the Department of State who were fired by reason of the sexual orientation of the official, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR195IntroA resolution recognizing June 20, 2017, as "World Refugee Day".
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2017-06-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1386IntroA bill to permit employees to request changes to their work schedules without fear of retaliation and to ensure that employers consider these requests, and to require employers to provide more predictable and stable schedules for employees in certain...
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2017-06-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB844IntroGI Bill Fairness Act of 2017 This bill includes as active duty, for purposes of eligibility for post-9/11 veterans educational assistance, service of a member of a reserve component ordered to active duty to receive authorized medical care, to be med...
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2017-06-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1209IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the amount of special pension for Medal of Honor recipients, and for other purposes. This bill increases the special monthly pension for living Medal of Honor recipients. The Department of Vet...
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2017-06-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1371IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to strengthen the earned income tax credit and the child tax credit.
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2017-06-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR193IntroA resolution commending the bravery of the United States Capitol Police, the Police Department of Alexandria, Virginia, and all first responders who protected Members of Congress, their staff, and others during the shooting on June 14, 2017, at Eugen...
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2017-06-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3560-3561; text: CR S3559-3560)
USSB1376IntroA bill to ensure that all fast-tracked reconciliation bills are subject to a committee hearing, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-15
To Senate Budget Committee
USSB1366IntroA bill to direct the Secretary of Defense to review the discharge characterization of former members of the Armed Forces who were discharged by reason of the sexual orientation of the member, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-15
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB591IntroMilitary and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act of 2017 This bill expands eligibility for the family caregiver program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to include members of the Armed Forces or veterans who are seriously injured or ...
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2017-06-14
Special Committee on Aging. Hearings held.
USSB905IntroSyrian War Crimes Accountability Act of 2017
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2017-06-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 134.
USSR190IntroA resolution honoring the memory of the victims of the terrorist attack on the Pulse Orlando nightclub one year ago.
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2017-06-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3398-3399, S3410; text: CR S3397-3398)
USSB1341IntroChildren Don't Belong on Tobacco Farms Act
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2017-06-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB534IntroProtecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act of 2017
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2017-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 121.
USSR184IntroA resolution relative to the death of James Paul David "Jim" Bunning, former United States Senator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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2017-06-08
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB1318IntroAir Carrier Access Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-06-08
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1324IntroDisarm Hate Act
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2017-06-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1323IntroYoung Fishermen's Development Act of 2017
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2017-06-08
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1328IntroFair and Equal Housing Act of 2017
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2017-06-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR18IntroA resolution reaffirming the United States-Argentina partnership and recognizing Argentina's economic reforms. Declares that the Senate: upholds its commitment to the partnership between the United States and Argentina and reaffirms that Argentina is...
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2017-06-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 114.
USSB1265IntroDry Cask Storage Act of 2017
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2017-05-25
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1242IntroRaise the Wage Act
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2017-05-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1283IntroAtomic Veterans Service Medal Act This bill directs the Department of Defense (DOD) to design and produce an Atomic Veterans Service Medal to honor retired and former members of the Armed Forces who are radiation-exposed veterans. DOD may provide for...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB1256IntroGhost Army Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 23rd Headquarters, Special Troops and the 3133d Signal Servic...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1235IntroSmarter Approach to Nuclear Expenditures Act
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2017-05-25
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB1287IntroFreedom for Americans to Travel to Cuba Act of 2017
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2017-05-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1231IntroVote By Mail Act of 2017
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2017-05-25
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB1263IntroAtlantic Seismic Airgun Protection Act
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2017-05-25
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1278IntroWashington, D.C. Admission Act This bill provides for admission into the United States of the state of Washington, Douglass Commonwealth. The Commonwealth shall be admitted to the Union on an equal footing with the other states. The Mayor of the Dist...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR183IntroA resolution recognizing the significance of May 2017 as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month and as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States. Recognize...
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2017-05-25
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3225; text as passed Senate: CR S3224-3225)
USSR180IntroA resolution condemning the violence against peaceful protesters outside the Turkish Ambassador's residence on May 16, 2017, and calling for the perpetrators to be brought to justice and measures to be taken to prevent similar incidents in the future...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR179IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of June 2, 2017, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2017 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month". Expresses support for the designation of June 2017 as National Gun Violence Awaren...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1212IntroGun Violence Prevention Order Act of 2017
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2017-05-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB976IntroMarketplace Fairness Act of 2017
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2017-05-18
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB881Intro21st Century Glass-Steagall Act of 2017
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2017-05-18
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1172IntroGlobal Respect Act of 2017
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2017-05-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR173IntroA resolution designating the week of May 15 through May 21, 2017, as "National Police Week". Designates the week of May 15-May 21, 2017, as National Police Week. Expresses support for law enforcement officers across the United States for their effort...
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2017-05-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3048; text as passed Senate: CR S3045-3046)
USSB324IntroState Veterans Home Adult Day Health Care Improvement Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into an agreement or a contract with each state home to pay for medical supervision model adult day health care for a...
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2017-05-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1158IntroElie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2017
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2017-05-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1162IntroBank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act
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2017-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1143IntroFreedom from Discrimination in Credit Act of 2017 This bill amends the Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA) to expand the categories of prohibited discrimination when extending credit to include discrimination on account of sexual orientation or gende...
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2017-05-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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