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USSB733IntroSportsmen's Act This bill declares that federal land must be open for hunting, fishing, and recreational shooting unless the managing agency acts to close the lands in accordance with this bill. The Forest Service or the Bureau of Land Management (BL...
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2017-06-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 154.
USSB1403IntroA bill to amend the Public Lands Corps Act of 1993 to establish the 21st Century Conservation Service Corps to place youth and veterans in national service positions to conserve, restore, and enhance the great outdoors of the United States, and for o...
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2017-06-21
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 ...
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2017-06-16
Held at the desk.
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.
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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)
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)
USSB1350IntroWorkforce Democracy and Fairness Act
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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.
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2017-06-08
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB1321IntroAffordable Retirement Advice Protection Act
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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.
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2017-06-07
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S3342-3343)
USSB1225IntroVehicle Innovation Act of 2017
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2017-05-24
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1217IntroRepresentation Fairness Restoration Act
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2017-05-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB976IntroMarketplace Fairness Act of 2017
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2017-05-18
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB934IntroFDA Reauthorization Act of 2017
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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...
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2017-05-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 50.
USSB1008IntroTherapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act of 2017
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2017-05-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1001IntroAmbulatory Surgical Center Quality and Access Act of 2017
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2017-05-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB652IntroEarly Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2017
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2017-05-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 44.
USSB849IntroSMASH Act Strengthening Mosquito Abatement for Safety and Health Act
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2017-05-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 45.
USSB916IntroProtecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2017
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2017-05-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 46.
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, ...
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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)
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.
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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...
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2017-04-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
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.
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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...
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2017-04-05
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB801IntroWorking Families Flexibility Act of 2017
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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...
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2017-03-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB751IntroNational Park Service Legacy Act of 2017
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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...
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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.
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2017-03-07
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSJR27IntroA joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to "Clarification of Employer's Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness".
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2017-03-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSJR26IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to teacher preparation issues. This joint resolution nullifies the "Teacher Prepa...
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2017-03-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSJR25IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to accountability and State plans under the Elementary and Secondary Education Ac...
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2017-02-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR69IntroA resolution celebrating Black History Month. Recognizes Black History Month as an opportunity to reflect on U.S. history and to commemorate the contributions of African Americans. Calls for the United States to: (1) honor the contribution of pioneer...
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2017-02-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1452-1453, S1454; text as passed Senate: CR S1452-1453)
USSB397IntroFair Medicare Hospital Payments Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish, with respect to hospitals not located in a frontier state, a floor on the area wage adjustment factor for hospital inpatient ...
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2017-02-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB352IntroMaster Sergeant Roddie Edmonds Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2017-02-13
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR50IntroA resolution reaffirming a strong commitment to the United States-Australia alliance relationship. Reaffirms: (1) the strong alliance between Australia and the United States, and (2) the importance of a U.S.-Australia relationship based on mutual res...
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2017-02-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB306IntroBiennial Budgeting and Appropriations Act This bill amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to require biennial budget resolutions, appropriations bills, and government strategic and performance plans, instead of the annual budget process require...
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2017-02-06
To Senate Budget Committee
USSR39IntroAn original resolution authorizing expenditures by the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Authorizes expenditures by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions for the 115th Congress.
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2017-02-01
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB270IntroPension and Budget Integrity Act of 2017 This bill prohibits provisions that increase or extend an increase of Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) premiums from being counted as an offset to determine budget points of order for legislation in...
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2017-02-01
To Senate Budget Committee
USSB244IntroDavis-Bacon Repeal Act This bill 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,...
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2017-01-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSJR12IntroA joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration relating to the Federal Acquisition Regulation. This joint resolution nullifie...
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2017-01-30
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB235IntroCHOICE Act Creating Hope and Opportunity for Individuals and Communities through Education Act This bill amends the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act to include among the eligibility criteria for opportunity scholarships, a requirement tha...
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2017-01-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR26IntroA resolution designating the week of January 22 through January 28, 2017, as "National School Choice Week". Designates the week of January 22-January 28, 2017, as National School Choice Week. Encourages all parents to learn more about the educational...
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2017-01-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S456; text as passed Senate: CR S455)
USSB205IntroDeath Tax Repeal Act of 2017 7 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) repeal the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes, and (2) make permanent the maximum 35% gift tax rate and the lifetime gift tax exemption. The bill also provid...
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2017-01-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR6IntroA resolution objecting to United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 and to all efforts that undermine direct negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians for a secure and peaceful settlement. Objects to U.N. Security Council Resolution 2334...
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2017-01-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 3.
USSB100IntroShiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act This bill modifies the boundary of Shiloh National Military Park to include the following areas : (1) Fallen Timbers Battlefield, (2) Russell House ...
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2017-01-11
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB60IntroA bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 719 Church Street in Nashville, Tennessee, as the "Fred D. Thompson Federal Building and United States Courthouse". This bill designates the federal building and U.S. co...
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2017-01-09
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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