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USSB3228IntroA bill to require the Secretary of the Army to conduct a study of coastal areas in the South Atlantic Division of the Corps of Engineers to identify risks and vulnerabilities of those areas as a result of sea level rise, and for other purposes.
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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.
USSR523IntroA resolution relating to the death of Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, powerful advocate for peace and human rights, and award-winning author.
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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)
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)
USSB3110IntroAmerican Energy and Conservation Act of 2016
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2016-07-06
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 543.
USSB3135IntroTaking Responsibility Using Secured Technologies Act of 2016
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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
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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2016-06-22
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs 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)
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)
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
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.
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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
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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.
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)
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)
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.
USSJR6IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to balancing the budget. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts f...
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2016-03-16
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB1553IntroPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit any person from performing or attempting to perform an abortion except in conformity with this Act's requirements. Requires the physician to first determine the pro...
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2016-03-15
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSR396IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that individuals captured by the United States for supporting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant should be detained at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Expresses the sense of the...
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2016-03-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2659IntroRPM Act of 2016 Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2016 This bill amends the Clean Air Act to allow the modification of a vehicle's air emission controls if the vehicle is used solely for competition.
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2016-03-09
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR391IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate to oppose the transfer of foreign enemy combatants from the detention facilities at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to the United States homeland. Rejects the ``Plan to Close Guantana...
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2016-03-08
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR379IntroA 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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2016-02-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1101; text as passed Senate: CR S1088-1089)
USSR374IntroA resolution relating to the death of Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. Acknowledges the lifetime of service of Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Commends his 29-year tenure on the...
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2016-02-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Yea-Nay Vote. 93 - 0. Record Vote Number: 26. (text: CR 2/24/2016 S1003)
USSB2234EngrossOffice 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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2016-02-24
To House Administration Committee
USSR372IntroA 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 pioneers...
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2016-02-24
To Senate Judiciary 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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2016-02-10
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB2531IntroCombating BDS Act of 2016 This bill authorizes a state or local government to adopt and enforce measures to divest its assets from, or prohibit investment of its assets in: (1) an entity that such government determines, using credible information ava...
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2016-02-10
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR364IntroA resolution relative to the death of Marlow Cook, 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 Marlow Cook, former member of t...
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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)
USSB2505IntroSAVERS Act of 2016 Strengthening Access to Valuable Education and Retirement Support Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the tax on prohibited transactions: (1) the provision of investment advice by a fiduciary to a ...
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2016-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2497IntroRetail Investor Protection Act of 2016 This bill prohibits the Secretary of Labor from prescribing any regulation under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) defining the circumstances under which an individual shall be consider...
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2016-02-04
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2502IntroAffordable Retirement Advice Protection Act This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) to define "investment advice," as it relates to fiduciary duties under such Act, as a recommendation that relates to: (1) the adv...
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2016-02-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR351IntroA resolution designating the week of January 24 through January 30, 2016, as "National School Choice Week". Designates the week of January 24-January 30, 2016, as National School Choice Week. Encourages all parents to learn more about the educational...
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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)
USSB2464IntroA bill to implement equal protection under the 14th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States for the right to life of each born and preborn human person. This bill declares that the right to life guaranteed by the Constitution is vested in ...
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2016-01-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 353.
USSJR22VetoA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the definition of "waters of the United Sta...
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2016-01-21
Veto message indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S147)
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