US Congress Senator Lamar Alexander [R]

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
USSB2135IntroA bill to enforce current law regarding the National Instant Criminal Background Check System.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-11-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR330IntroA resolution mandating anti-harassment training for Senators and officers, employees, and interns of, and detailees to the Senate.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-11-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7167; text: CR S7159-7160)
USSR328IntroA resolution recognizing November 25, 2017, as "Small Business Saturday" and supporting the efforts of the Small Business Administration to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses. Declares that the Senate joins the Small Bu...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-11-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7167; text: CR S7159)
USSB2086IntroSugar Policy Modernization Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-11-07
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB2059IntroEHR Regulatory Relief Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-11-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR314IntroA resolution designating October 30, 2017, as a national day of remembrance for nuclear weapons program workers.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-10-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6879; text: CR S6877-6878)
USSB652PassEarly Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to revise programs for deaf and hard-of-hearing newborns and infants, including to expand the programs to include young children. The programs are rea...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-10-18
Became Public Law No: 115-71.
USSR292IntroA resolution condemning the brutal and senseless attack at a country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, honoring the memory of the victims of the deadly shooting, offering condolences to, and expressing support for, the families and friends of the ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-10-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6409; text: CR S6406)
USSR283IntroA resolution designating the week beginning October 15, 2017, as "National Character Counts Week".
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-10-04
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6324-6325; text of measure as introduced: CR S6323)
USSB1866PassHurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria Education Relief Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill provides educational relief in areas for which the President has declared a major disaster or an emergency as a result of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, or Maria or Tropical...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-09-29
Became Public Law No: 115-64.
USSR277IntroA resolution designating the week of September 25 through 29, 2017, as "National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week".
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-09-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6234; text: CR S6231)
USSR274IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Retirement Security Week, including raising public awareness of the various tax-preferred retirement vehicles, increasing personal financial literacy, and engaging the people of the United Stat...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-09-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6234; text: CR S6230)
USSB1616PassBob Dole Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Bob Dole in recognition for his service...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-09-15
Became Public Law No: 115-60.
USSR254IntroA resolution relative to the death of Pietro "Pete" Vichi Domenici, former United States Senator for the State of New Mexico.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-09-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5707; text: CR S5485)
USSB1787IntroNational Geologic Mapping Act Reauthorization Act This bill amends the National Geologic Mapping Act of 1992 to: (1) reauthorize such Act through FY2023, and (2) provide for the Associate Director for Core Science Systems to replace the Associate Dir...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-09-11
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB849EngrossSMASH Act Strengthening Mosquito Abatement for Safety and Health Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend through FY2022 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) grants for mosquito control programs. Th...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1774IntroEmployee Rights Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-09-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1700IntroWater Efficiency Improvement Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-08-02
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1609IntroEnergy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Reclamation, the Department of Energy (DOE), a...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 178.
USSB1403Intro21st Century Conservation Service Corps Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB1522IntroEvery Kid Outdoors Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-07-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB1472IntroA bill to reauthorize the Tennessee Civil War Heritage Area. This bill amends the Omnibus Parks and Public Lands Management Act of 1996 to extend the authority of the Department of the Interior to make grants and provide assistance for the Tennessee ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-29
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB722EngrossCountering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 This bill directs the Departments of State, Defense, and Treasury and the Director of National Intelligence to submit a strategy every two years for deterring conventional and asymmetric Iranian ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-29
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB1450IntroCommercial Flight Courtesy Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB733IntroSportsmen's Act TITLE I--NATIONAL POLICY (Sec. 101) This bill states U.S. policy that federal departments and agencies must: facilitate the expansion and enhancement of hunting, noncommercial fishing, and recreational shooting opportunities on federa...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 154.
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...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3560-3561; text: CR S3559-3560)
USSR191IntroA resolution designating June 20, 2017, as "American Eagle Day" and celebrating the recovery and restoration of the bald eagle, the national symbol of the United States. Designates June 20, 2017, as American Eagle Day. Applauds the issuance of bald e...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3560; text: CR S3558)
USSB1350IntroWorkforce Democracy and Fairness Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR184IntroA resolution relative to the death of James Paul David "Jim" Bunning, former United States Senator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorabl...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-08
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB1321IntroAffordable Retirement Advice Protection Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR174IntroA resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of Lions Clubs International and celebrating the Lions Clubs International for a long history of humanitarian service. Congratulates Lions Clubs International on its 100th anniversary on June 7, 2017, an...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-06-07
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S3342-3343)
USSB1217IntroRepresentation Fairness Restoration Act
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-05-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1225IntroVehicle Innovation Act of 2017 This bill authorizes appropriations to the Department of Energy (DOE) for research, development, engineering, demonstration, and commercial application of vehicles and related technologies for FY2018-FY2022. The bill re...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-05-24
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB976IntroMarketplace Fairness Act of 2017 This bill 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 ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-05-18
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB934IntroFDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 Prescription Drug User Fee Amendments of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to extend through FY2022 and revise Food and Drug Administration (FDA) user fees for new drug applications. User f...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-05-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 76.
USSB99IntroJames K. Polk Presidential Home Study Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the James K. Polk Home and adjacent property in Columbia, Tennessee. In conducting this study, Interior shall e...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-05-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 50.
USSB1008IntroTherapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act of 2017
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-05-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1001IntroAmbulatory Surgical Center Quality and Access Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) require the payment system for ambulatory surgical center (ASC) services to feature certain positive annual adjustmen...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-05-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR148IntroA resolution congratulating the students, parents, teachers, and leaders of charter schools across the United States for making ongoing contributions to education, and supporting the ideals and goals of the 18th annual National Charter Schools Week, ...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-05-01
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2654; text: CR S2652)
USSB916IntroProtecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to direct the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to register an emergency medical services (EMS) agency to administer controlled...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-05-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 46.
USSB973IntroTennessee Wilderness Act This bill designates specified federal lands in Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee as wilderness and as additions to the National Wilderness Preservation System.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-04-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSR123IntroA resolution designating May 20, 2017, as "Kids to Parks Day". Designates May 20, 2017, as Kids to Parks Day. Recognizes the importance of outdoor recreation and the preservation of open spaces to the health and education of young people of the Unite...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-04-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR139IntroA resolution condemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. Condemns the government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-04-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR117IntroA resolution designating the week of April 15, 2017, through April 23, 2017, as "National Park Week". Designates April 15-April 23, 2017, as National Park Week. Encourages the people of the United States and the world to visit U.S. national parks.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-04-05
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2352-2353; text: CR S2370)
USSB857IntroAfrican American Civil Rights Network Act This bill requires the Department of the Interior to establish within the National Park Service (NPS) an African American Civil Rights Network that encompasses: (1) all NPS units and programs that relate to t...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-04-05
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB801IntroWorking Families Flexibility Act of 2017 This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to authorize private employers to provide compensatory time off to their employees at a rate of 1 1/2 hours per hour of employment for which overtime compe...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-04-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB761IntroHealth Care Options Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to temporarily permit certain individuals to use the premium assistance tax credit to purchase health insurance outside of an exchange established under the Patient Protection...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB751IntroNational Park Service Legacy Act of 2017 This bill: (1) establishes the National Park Service Legacy Restoration Fund, and (2) requires specified amounts of federal mineral revenues that are not otherwise credited, covered, or deposited pursuant to f...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-03-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB569IntroLand and Water Conservation Authorization and Funding Act This bill amends the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to make permanent the authorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). Funds deposited into the LWCF may be spen...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-03-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB546IntroAmerican Soda Ash Competitiveness Act This bill sets at 2%, for a five-year period, the royalty rate on the quantity or gross value of the output of sodium compounds and related products at the point of shipment to market from federal land.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2017-03-07
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
Syndicate content
feedback