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USSB1182IntroA bill to exempt application of JSA attribution rule in case of existing agreements. (Sec. 1) This bill exempts broadcast television stations from the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC's) amended joint sales agreement (JSA) rules if the statio...
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2016-12-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 714.
USSB2234EnrollOffice of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires 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 to the members...
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2016-12-07
Presented to President.
USSR630IntroA resolution recognizing the historical importance of Associate Justice Clarence Thomas.
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2016-12-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB10EngrossAnti-Semitism Awareness Act of 2016 (Sec. 4) This bill requires the Department of Education (ED), when reviewing whether there has been a violation of title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, or ...
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2016-12-02
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR610IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of the first Friday in October 2016 as "Manufacturing Day". Supports the designation of the first Friday in October 2016 as Manufacturing Day.
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2016-11-30
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR622IntroA resolution expressing support for the goals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month by promoting national awareness of adoption and the children awaiting families, celebrating children and families involved in adoption, and encouraging...
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2016-11-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6576; text as passed Senate: CR S6552-6553)
USSB3110IntroAmerican Energy and Conservation Act of 2016
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2016-11-17
Cloture on the motion to proceed to consideration of the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 51 - 47. Record Vote Number: 153. (consideration: CR S6436-6437; text: CR S6436)
USSB3464IntroOvertime Reform and Review Act
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2016-11-15
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 661.
USSB3462IntroRegulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act This bill postpones from December 1, 2016, until June 1, 2017, the effective date of a final rule of the Department of Labor revising income thresholds for determining overtime pay f...
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2016-09-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR592IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of the month of September 2016 as "Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month" in order to educate communities across the United States about sickle cell disease and the need for research, early detection ...
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2016-09-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6256-6257; text as passed Senate: CR S6274)
USSB3414IntroTaylor Force Act
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2016-09-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3404IntroA bill to amend the Federal Deposit Insurance Act to require the appropriate Federal banking agencies to treat certain municipal obligations as level 2B liquid assets, and for other purposes.
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2016-09-27
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3083IntroHousing Opportunity Through Modernization Act of 2016 This bill amends the United States Housing Act of 1937 and other housing laws to modify the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) rental assistance (including section 8 low-income [vou...
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2016-09-22
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development. Hearings held.
USSB3353IntroRESPECT Act Restraining Excessive Seizure of Property through the Exploitation of Civil Asset Forfeiture Tools Act This bill revises the authority and procedures that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) uses to seize property that has been structured ...
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2016-09-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR569IntroA resolution recognizing November 26, 2016, 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 with the Sma...
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2016-09-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5868; text as passed Senate: CR S5851-5852)
USSB3297IntroRelief from Obamacare Mandate Act of 2016
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2016-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 619.
USSB3296IntroProtection from ObamaCare Monopolies Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the requirement to maintain minimum essential health coverage any individual residing in a county with fewer than two health insurance issuers offering...
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2016-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 618.
USSB2711IntroNative American Education Opportunity Act
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2016-09-07
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3285IntroNo Ransom Payments Act of 2016
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2016-09-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR539IntroA resolution condemning the horrific acts of violence and hatred in Dallas, Texas, on July 7, 2016, and expressing support and prayers for all those impacted by the tragedy. Condemns the attack on police officers that occurred in Dallas, Texas, on Ju...
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2016-07-27
Star Print ordered on the resolution.
USSB3228IntroAssessing Coastal Areas to Assist States Act This bill directs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct a study to identify the risks and vulnerabilities of the coastal areas located within the geographic boundaries of the South Atlantic Division ...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSCR47IntroA concurrent resolution expressing support for fostering closer economic and commercial ties between the United States and the United Kingdom following the decision of the people of the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Union. Calls upon t...
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2016-07-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2850IntroMicroloan Program Modernization Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill amends the Small Business Act, with respect to the Small Business Administration (SBA) Microloan Program (assisting low-income individuals to start and operate a small business), to incre...
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2016-07-13
By Senator Vitter from Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship filed written report. Report No. 114-301.
USSR340IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the atrocities perpetrated by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) against religious and ethnic minorities in Iraq and Syria include war crimes, crimes against humanity, and genocide. Ex...
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2016-07-07
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4920-4922; text as passed Senate: CR S4921-4922; text as reported to Senate: CR S4920-4921)
USSR523IntroA resolution relating to the death of Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, powerful advocate for peace and human rights, and award-winning author. Extends condolences to the family of Elie Wiesel, an award-winning author who helped the world understand t...
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2016-07-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4922-4923; text as passed Senate: CR S4919)
USSB3135IntroTaking Responsibility Using Secured Technologies Act of 2016 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should have any security clearance she holds revoked and should be denied access to classified ...
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2016-07-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2868IntroInvesting in Opportunity Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to authorize the designation of opportunity zones in low-income communities and to provide tax incentives for investments in the zones, including deferring the recognition of cap...
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2016-06-29
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB3103IntroFort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Park Act of 2016 This bill establishes the Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Park in South Carolina for the preservation and interpretation of the nationally significant historical values and cultural resou...
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2016-06-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2686IntroProtecting Local Business Opportunity Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to allow two or more employers to be considered joint employers for purposes of the Act only if each shares and exercises control over essential terms and con...
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2016-06-16
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSR496IntroA resolution condemning the terrorist attack on the Pulse Orlando nightclub, honoring the memory of the victims of the attack, offering condolences to and expressing support for their families and friends and all those affected, and applauding the de...
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2016-06-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4263; text as passed Senate: CR S4304)
USSR500IntroA resolution designating June 19, 2016, as "Juneteenth Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which slavery legally came to an end in the United States. Designates June 19, 2016, as Juneteenth Independence Day. Recognizes the ...
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2016-06-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4323; text as passed Senate: CR S4305-4306)
USSB3057IntroPreventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to prohibit the Internal Revenue Service from requiring a tax-exempt organization to include in annual returns the name, address, or other identifying info...
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2016-06-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR493IntroA resolution relative to the death of George V. Voinovich, former United States Senator for the State of Ohio. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of George Voinovich, former member of...
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2016-06-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3846-3849; text as passed Senate: CR S3863)
USSJR34IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to defining and delimiting the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional...
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2016-06-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR466IntroA resolution recognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster-care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster-care syst...
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2016-05-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2999IntroA bill to prohibit the transfer of any individual detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. This bill prohibits U.S. agency funds from being used until the earlier of the enactment date of an Act authorizing FY2017 appropriations...
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2016-05-26
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR472IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the economy of the United States. Expresses the sense of the Senate that a carbon tax would be detrimental to U.S. families and businesses and is not in the bes...
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2016-05-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1099IntroPACE Act Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) and Public Health Service Act to include employers with 51 to 100 employees as large employers for purposes of health in...
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2016-05-18
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB2945IntroEARNS Act Effective Apprenticeships to Rebuild National Skills Act This bill establishes, in the Employment and Training Administration of the Department of Labor, an Office of Apprenticeship to: determine whether an apprenticeship program meets requ...
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2016-05-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2707IntroProtecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act This bill declares that the proposed or the final rule of the Department of Labor entitled "Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Com...
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2016-05-11
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSR458IntroA resolution relative to the death of Robert F. Bennett, former Senator of the State of Utah. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of Robert F. Bennett, former member of the U.S. Senate...
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2016-05-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2645; text of measure as introduced: CR S2630)
USSR457IntroA resolution relative to the death of Conrad Ray Burns, former United States Senator for the State of Montana. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of Conrad Ray Burns, former member of...
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2016-05-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2645)
USSR449IntroA 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 17th annual National Charter Schools Week, ...
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2016-04-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2576-2577; text as passed Senate: CR S2564)
USSR450IntroA resolution honoring May 1 through May 7, 2016, as "National Small Business Week" and celebrating the contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs in every community in the United States. Honors May 1-7, 2016, as National Small Business Week....
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2016-04-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2576-2577; text as passed Senate: CR S2565)
USSB1536IntroSmall Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2015 This bill modifies the rule making requirements and procedures of federal agencies (excluding Congress, U.S. courts, U.S. territories and possession, and the District of Columbia) under t...
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2016-04-27
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSCR35IntroA concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the United States should continue to exercise its veto in the United Nations Security Council on resolutions regarding the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Expresses the sense of Congres...
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2016-04-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSJR33IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to the definition of the term "fiduciary" and the conflict of interest rule with resp...
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2016-04-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR427IntroA resolution designating April 2016 as "Financial Literacy Month". Designates April 2016 as Financial Literacy Month to raise public awareness about the importance of personal financial education in the United States and the serious consequences that...
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2016-04-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2107; text as passed Senate: CR S2102)
USSB2746IntroDetaining Terrorists to Protect Americans Act of 2016 This bill prohibits the use of funds to transfer, release, or assist in the transfer or release to or within the United States, its territories, or possessions of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed or any oth...
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2016-04-05
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB1982IntroKorean War Veterans Memorial Wall of Remembrance Act of 2015 Authorizes a Wall of Remembrance, as part of the previously authorized Korean War Veterans Memorial, to include: (1) a list by name of members of the U.S. Armed Forces who died in theater i...
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2016-03-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
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