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USSB178EnrollJustice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 TITLE I--JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF TRAFFICKING (Sec. 101) This section amends the federal criminal code to impose an additional assessment until the end of FY2019 of $5,000 on any non-indigent person or en...
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2015-05-21
Presented to President.
USSB335IntroThis bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to qualified tuition programs (529 plans), to: (1) make permanent the allowance for payment of computer technology and equipment expenses from a 529 plan if such technology and equipment is to ...
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2015-05-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 97.
USSR87IntroUrges the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and other relevant U.S. government agencies and officials to work with the European Union and European governments to encourage further efforts to address anti-Semitism.
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2015-05-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 92.
USSR168IntroSupports the designation of May 2015 as National Foster Care Month and recognizes it as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges that children face in the foster care system.
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2015-05-21
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB1140IntroFederal Water Quality Protection Act
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2015-05-19
Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife. Hearings held.
USSB1279IntroSouthern Atlantic Energy Security Act
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2015-05-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1312IntroEnergy Supply and Distribution Act of 2015
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2015-05-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSR177IntroA resolution designating the week of May 10 through May 16, 2015, as "National Police Week".
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2015-05-11
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2763-2764; text as passed Senate: CR S2762-2763)
USSB1238IntroAnnual Report on United States Contributions to the United Nations Act
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2015-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR171IntroA resolution congratulating the students, parents, teachers, and administrators of charter schools across the United States for making ongoing contributions to education, and supporting the ideals and goals of the 16th annual National Charter Schools...
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2015-05-06
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2697; text as passed Senate: CR S2692-2693)
USSR172Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Supports: (1) the designation of National Small Business Week, (2) efforts to encourage consumers to shop locally, and (3) efforts to increase ...
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2015-05-06
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2697; text as passed Senate: CR S2693)
USSJR8Veto(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Disapproves and nullifies the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board and published December 15, 2014, relating to representation ...
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2015-05-05
Motion to table the veto message to accompany S. J. Res. 8 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 96 - 3. Record Vote Number: 172. (consideration: CR S2644)
USSB1182IntroA bill to exempt application of JSA attribution rule in case of existing agreements.
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2015-05-04
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1147IntroA bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 83 Meeting Street in Charleston, South Carolina, as the "J. Waties Waring Judicial Center".
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2015-04-30
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR161Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates April 2015 as Financial Literacy Month to raise public awareness about the importance of personal financial education in the United ...
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2015-04-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2589; text as passed Senate: CR S2581)
USSB1149IntroThis bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, with respect to air ambulance services furnished during 2017 or any subsequent year, to reduce the mandatory percentage increase ...
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2015-04-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB697IntroFrank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act
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2015-04-28
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1099IntroPACE Act
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2015-04-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1032IntroAccountability Through Electronic Verification Act Amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to make the E-Verify program permanent. Requires: (1) federal departments, agencies, contractors, and critical employer...
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2015-04-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1016IntroPreserving Freedom and Choice in Health Care Act
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2015-04-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB682IntroPreserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2015 Amends the Truth in Lending Act to revise the exclusion from the meaning of "mortgage originator" of any employee of a retailer of manufactured homes who does not for compensation or gain take res...
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2015-04-16
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB923IntroHealthy Relationships Act of 2015 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Health Resources and Services Administration to award grants for qualified sexual risk avoidance education for youth and their parents. The unambiguous ...
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2015-04-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB933IntroWorkforce Democracy and Fairness Act Amends the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to require that no investigative hearing take place until at least 14 days after the filing of an election petition reg...
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2015-04-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB615IntroIran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to direct the President, within five days after reaching an agreement with Iran regarding Iran's nuclear program, to transmit to Congress: the text of...
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2015-04-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 54.
USSB301Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 350,000 $1 si...
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2015-03-25
Held at the desk.
USSB828IntroFracturing Regulations are Effective in State Hands Act This bill gives states the sole authority to promulgate or enforce any regulation, guidance, or permit requirement regarding hydraulic fracturing on or under any land within their boundaries. H...
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2015-03-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB801IntroRepresentation Fairness Restoration Act Amends the National Labor Relations Act to revise requirements for determination by the National Labor Relation Board (NLRB) of an appropriate bargaining unit before an election of collective bargaining repres...
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2015-03-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB781IntroEmpowering Student Borrowers Act Amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to establish, maintain, and periodically update best practices for institutions of higher education in: (1) teaching financial literacy skil...
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2015-03-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB774IntroFinancial Institutions Examination Fairness and Reform Act Amends the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Act of 1978 to require a federal financial institutions regulatory agency to make a final examination report to a financial inst...
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2015-03-18
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB751IntroClean Air, Strong Economies Act or the Case Act This bill prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from lowering its national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) until at least 85% of counties that are in nonattainment areas (counties th...
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2015-03-17
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB752IntroThis bill prohibits increases in Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae) and Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac) guarantee fees from being used in the Senate to determine the budgetary impact for evaluating budget points o...
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2015-03-17
To Senate Budget Committee
USSB686IntroThis bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to deny the earned income tax credit to an alien who has been granted deferred action from removal in any taxable year in which such alien was not lawfully present in the United States or not authorized to w...
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2015-03-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB693IntroLena Horne Recognition Act Directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in commemoration of Lena Horne in recognition of her a...
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2015-03-10
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1Veto(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on January 29, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act (Sec. 2) Authorizes TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, L.P. to construct, connect, ...
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2015-03-04
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSCR8IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that the U.S. Postal Service should issue a commemorative postage stamp honoring the 50th anniversary of the three civil rights marches from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery, Alabama.
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2015-03-04
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB620IntroPreserving Employee Wellness Programs Act This bill declares that a workplace wellness program, by offering a reward to participants, does not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or title I or II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimi...
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2015-03-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB527Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported version is repeated here.) (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to arrange for the pres...
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2015-02-27
Held at the desk.
USSR76IntroWelcomes the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, on his visit to the United States, which provides a timely opportunity to reinforce the U.S.-Israel relationship. Awaits Prime Minister Netanyahu's address before a joint meeting of Congress...
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2015-02-26
S.AMDT.263 Amendment SA 263 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSB582IntroNo Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2015 This bill prohibits federal funds, including funds in the budget of the District of Columbia, from being expended for abortion or health coverage that includes covera...
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2015-02-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB559IntroSupporting Academic Freedom through Regulatory Relief Act Repeals certain Department of Education (ED) regulations that for purposes of determining whether a school is eligible to participate in programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA): ...
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2015-02-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB574IntroLeveraging and Energizing America's Apprenticeship Programs Act or the LEAP Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow employers a business-related tax credit of $1,500 for hiring an apprentice who has not attained age 25 at the close of the taxab...
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2015-02-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB423IntroPrivacy Notice Modernization Act of 2015 Amends the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to exempt from its annual written privacy policy notice requirement any financial institution which: (1) provides nonpublic personal information only in accordance with speci...
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2015-02-12
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB507IntroRewarding Achievement and Incentivizing Successful Employees Act or the RAISE Act Amends the National Labor Relations Act to declare that neither its prohibition against interference by an employer with employees' right to bargain collectively, nor ...
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2015-02-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB470IntroSafeguarding Classrooms Hurt by ObamaCare's Obligatory Levies Amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude any elementary or secondary school, state or local educational agency, and institution of higher education from the definition of "applicable l...
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2015-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR82Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses appreciation to Kathie Alvarez Tritak and commends her for her lengthy, faithful, and outstanding service to the Senate.
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2015-02-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1011; text as passed Senate: CR S1009)
USSB499IntroSocial Security Disability Insurance and Unemployment Benefits Double Dip Elimination Act Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act to declare that for any week in whole or in part within a month that an...
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2015-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB431IntroInternet Tax Freedom Forever Act Amends the Internet Tax Freedom Act to make permanent the ban on state and local taxation of Internet access and on multiple or discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce.
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2015-02-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB435IntroState Marriage Defense Act of 2015 Prohibits, for purposes of determining the meaning of any Act of Congress or of any ruling, regulation, or interpretation of U.S. administrative bureaus and agencies as applied with respect to individuals domiciled ...
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2015-02-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB420IntroProtecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude services rendered by bona-fide volunteers providing firefighting and prevention services, emergency medical services, or ambulance s...
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2015-02-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB441IntroTraditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2015 Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to exempt traditional large and premium cigars from regulation by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and from user fe...
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2015-02-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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