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USSR364IntroA resolution relative to the death of Marlow Cook, former United States Senator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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2016-02-04
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S691; text as passed Senate: CR S674-675)
USSR351IntroA resolution designating the week of January 24 through January 30, 2016, as "National School Choice Week".
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2016-01-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S400; text as passed Senate: CR S348)
USSJR22Veto(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) This joint resolution nullifies the rule submitted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the ...
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2016-01-21
Veto message indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S147)
USSB2232IntroFederal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015 This bill directs the Government Accountability Office to: (1) commence and complete an audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System and of the Federal Reserve Banks within 12 months of enac...
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2016-01-12
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S63)
USSJR24Veto(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Nullifies the Environmental Protection Agency's rule published on October 23, 2015, that requires states to reduce carbon dioxide emissions fro...
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2016-01-11
Veto message received in Senate. Ordered held at the desk.
USSR343Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of Dale Bumpers, former member of the U.S...
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2016-01-11
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S33; text as passed Senate: CR S33)
USSJR23Veto(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Nullifies the Environmental Protection Agency's rule published on October 23, 2015, that establishes new source performance standards under the...
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2016-01-11
Veto message received in Senate. Ordered held at the desk.
USSB2432IntroObamacare Tax Transparency Act
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2015-12-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB571EngrossPilot's Bill of Rights 2 This bill directs the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to issue or revise medical certification regulations to ensure that an individual may operate as a pilot of a covered aircraft without regard to any medical certifi...
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2015-12-18
By Senator Thune from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 114-198. Additional views filed.
USSB2345IntroIRS Accountability Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Service Restructuring and Reform Act of 1998 to allow the removal or transfer of an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) senior executive employee based on performance or misconduct. The ...
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2015-12-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USSCR25IntroExpresses the sense of Congress that: the President should submit to the Senate for advice and consent the climate change agreement proposed for adoption at the twenty-first session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Co...
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2015-11-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR315Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Supports the goals and ideals of both National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month. Recognizes that every child should have a permanent an...
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2015-11-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8058-8060; text as passed Senate: CR S8081-8082)
USSJR25IntroNullifies the Environmental Protection Agency's rule published on October 26, 2015, that revises the primary and secondary national ambient air quality standards for ozone.
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2015-11-17
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2284IntroSyrian Refugee Verification and Safety Act This bill declares that: (1) no alien who is a refugee because of the conflict in Syria (covered alien) may be admitted to the United States as a refugee, (2) no funds may be expended to process refugee appl...
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2015-11-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR313Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Condemns the brutal attacks on the people of Paris that resulted in the death of at least 129 people, including one U.S. citizen, through shoot...
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2015-11-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7970; text as passed Senate: CR S7970)
USSR312IntroDesignates the week beginning November 8, 2015, as National Pregnancy Center Week. Expresses support for the work of pregnancy care and resource centers. Recognizes the importance of protecting life and assisting women and men in need as they bring c...
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2015-11-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR302IntroCondemns Palestinian terror attacks against Israelis. Welcomes Israel's commitment to maintaining the status quo on the Temple Mount. Urges the international community to join in condemning these Palestinian terror attacks. Declares that there is ...
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2015-11-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S7956)
USSR309Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable Fred Thompson, former me...
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2015-11-06
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB2246IntroEnd the Partisan IRS Culture Act or the EPIC Act This bill excludes employees of the Internal Revenue Service from provisions of federal personnel law allowing federal employees to organize, bargain collectively, and participate in labor organization...
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2015-11-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR306Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates the week beginning November 2, 2015, as National Apprenticeship Week.
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2015-11-04
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7774; text as passed Senate: CR S7773-7774)
USSB2234IntroOffice of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal Act 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 of the ...
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2015-11-04
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2171IntroScholarships for Opportunity and Results Reauthorization Act or the SOAR Reauthorization Act This bill amends the District of Columbia Code to prohibit the Department of Education from limiting the number of eligible students receiving District of Co...
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2015-11-04
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1140IntroFederal Water Quality Protection Act This bill requires the Department of the Army and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in the interest of protecting traditional navigable waters from water pollution, to adhere to certain principles and tak...
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2015-11-03
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S7697)
USSR304Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes and encourages the observance of Small Business Saturday on November 28, 2015. Expresses support for efforts to: (1) encourage consu...
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2015-11-03
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7728; text: CR S7726)
USSB1082IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Accountability Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to remove or demote a VA employee based on performance or misconduct. A determination that the performance or misconduc...
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2015-11-03
By Senator Isakson from Committee on Veterans' Affairs filed written report. Report No. 114-163. Minority views filed.
USSB1324IntroAffordable Reliable Electricity Now Act of 2015 This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to meet certain conditions prior to issuing, implementing, or enforcing a rule under the Clean Air Act that: (1) establishes a performance st...
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2015-10-29
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 283.
USSB2123IntroSentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2015 This bill permits a court to reduce the mandatory minimum prison term imposed on certain non-violent defendants convicted of a high-level first-time or low-level repeat drug offense (including unlawful im...
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2015-10-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 279.
USSB2200IntroWorkplace Advancement Act Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to prohibit discharging or retaliating against any employee because such employee has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed comparative compensation information for the purpose o...
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2015-10-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 278.
USSR287Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Offers condolences to the families and friends of individuals who were murdered by an armed gunman on the Umpqua Community College campus in Ro...
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2015-10-22
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2146IntroStop Sanctuary Policies and Protect Americans Act This bill prohibits a sanctuary jurisdiction from receiving grants under the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program, the Community Oriented Policing Services Program, and the Community Development Bl...
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2015-10-20
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54 - 45. Record Vote Number: 280. (consideration: CR S7323; text: CR S7323)
USSCR21IntroAuthorizes the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center on December 8, 2015, for a ceremony to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which abolished slavery in the Un...
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2015-10-13
Referred to the House Committee on House Administration.
USSB2112IntroWalter Scott Notification Act of 2015
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2015-09-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2091IntroJobs Originated through Launching Travel Act of 2015 or JOLT Act of 2015 Amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to authorize the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to admit into the United States a qualifying Canadian citizen over 50 years old...
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2015-09-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2066IntroBorn-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to require any health care practitioner who is present when a child is born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion to: (1) exercise the same degree of ...
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2015-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2045IntroMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal, beginning with taxable years beginning after December 31, 2017, the excise tax on employer-sponsored health care coverage for which there is an excess be...
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2015-09-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR259IntroHonors the extraordinary courage and heroism of U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Spencer Stone, Oregon Army National Guard Specialist Aleksander Skarlatos, college student Anthony Sadler, French-American Mark Moogalian, British consultant Chris Norm...
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2015-09-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6818; text as passed Senate: CR S6817)
USSB1857Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Microloan Modernization Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Small Business Act with respect to the rule under the...
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2015-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 224.
USSR250Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable Richard Schultz Schweike...
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2015-09-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6540; text as passed Senate: CR S6537-6538)
USSB2015IntroProtecting 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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2015-09-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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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2015-08-05
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2002IntroMental Health and Safe Communities Act of 2015 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Department of Justice (DOJ) to award grants for: (1) mental health programs and related law enforcement and correc...
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2015-08-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR232Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses the sense of the Senate that: (1) August 30, 2015, should be designated as 1890 Land-Grant Institutions Quasquicentennial Recognition...
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2015-08-04
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB1919IntroHealth Care Conscience Rights Act Amends title I of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to declare that nothing in that title requires an individual to purchase individual health insurance coverage that includes coverage of an abortion or ...
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2015-08-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1881IntroThis bill prohibits federal funding of Planned Parenthood Federation of America or its affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, or clinics.
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2015-08-03
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure was not invoked (Record Vote No. 262) entered in Senate.
USSB1897IntroSafer Officers and Safer Citizens Act of 2015 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance to award matching grants to states, local governments, and Ind...
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2015-07-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1874IntroEmployee Rights Act Amends the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to make it an unlawful labor practice for a labor organization or its agents to interfere with the rights of employees to organize and select representation to collectively bargain. ...
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2015-07-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR231Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Condemns the attack at the Grand Theatre 16 movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, on July 23, 2015. Honors the memory of the two Louisiana ci...
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2015-07-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5906-5907; text as passed Senate: CR S5932)
USSB1842IntroProtecting American Lives Act This bill amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to declare that a person or agency shall not prohibit or restrict a federal, state, or local government entity from undertaking any...
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2015-07-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR227Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Condemns the attacks of July 16, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Honors the sacrifice and memory of the five members of the Armed Forces who ...
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2015-07-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5429; text as passed Senate: CR S5214)
USSB1812IntroImproving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015 This bill prohibits a jurisdiction from receiving any of the funding specified in this Act if it does not cooperate with feder...
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2015-07-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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