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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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2015-08-05
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSR232IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that August 30, 2015, be observed as "1890 Land-Grant Institutions Quasquicentennial Recognition Day".
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2015-08-04
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
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
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2015-07-30
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
USSB1857IntroMicroloan Modernization Act of 2015
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2015-07-29
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSR231IntroA resolution honoring the memory and legacy of the two Louisiana citizens who lost their lives, recognizing the heroism of first responders and those on the scene, and condemning the attack of July 23, 2015, in Lafayette, Louisiana.
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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
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2015-07-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR227IntroA resolution condemning the attacks of July 16, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, honoring the members of the Armed Forces who lost their lives, and expressing support and prayers for all those affected.
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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
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2015-07-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1785IntroDavis-Bacon Repeal Act
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2015-07-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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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2015-07-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 153.
USSB1711IntroThis bill prohibits until January 1, 2016, enforcement against any person of integrated disclosure requirements for mortgage loan transactions under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act of 1974, the Truth in Lending Act, and regulations issued u...
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2015-07-07
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1182IntroThis bill exempts broadcast television stations from the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC's) amended joint sales agreement (JSA) rules if the stations were parties to a JSA that was in effect on the effective date of the amendment adopted by ...
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2015-06-25
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSR212Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Condemns the attack on Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Offers condolences to the families and loved o...
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2015-06-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4582-4583; text as passed Senate: CR S4607)
USSB697IntroFrank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act
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2015-06-18
By Senator Inhofe from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 114-67. Minority views filed.
USSB1598IntroFirst Amendment Defense Act Prohibits the federal government from taking discriminatory action against a person on the basis that such person believes or acts in accordance with a religious belief or moral conviction that: (1) marriage is or should b...
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2015-06-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR201Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates June 19, 2015, as Juneteenth Independence Day. Recognizes the historical significance of Juneteenth Independence Day and supports t...
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2015-06-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4168; text as passed Senate: CR S4140)
USSB1553IntroPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
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2015-06-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1536IntroSmall Business Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2015
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2015-06-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1312IntroEnergy Supply and Distribution Act of 2015
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2015-06-09
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1521IntroCharity Care Expansion Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a physician a tax deduction equal to the amount such physician would have otherwise charged for charity medical care provided on a volunteer or pro bono basis through a pre...
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2015-06-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB297IntroFrontlines to Lifelines Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to revive, for a three-year period, VA's Intermediate Care Technician Pilot Program that was carried out between January 2013 and February 2014. Requires VA to: (1) ex...
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2015-06-03
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSR87Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Urges the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and other relevant U.S. government agencies and officials to work with the European Union a...
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2015-06-03
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3728)
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) for ozone until at least 85% of counties that are in nonattainment areas (c...
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2015-06-03
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
USSR191Intro(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 untimely death of Joseph Robinette Biden, III.
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2015-06-03
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3728-3729; text as passed Senate: CR S3683)
USSB178Pass(Although this measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate, the text was changed by H. Con. Res. 47 which made enrollment corrections, and the summary has been modified as necessary.) Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 ...
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2015-05-29
Became Public Law No: 114-22.
USSB335Intro(Sec. 2) This section amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the types of higher education expenses that may be paid from a qualified tuition program (known as a 529 plan) to include expenses for the purchase of computer or peripheral equipment a...
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2015-05-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 97.
USSR168Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Supports the designation of May 2015 as National Foster Care Month and recognizes it as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges ...
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2015-05-21
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB1421IntroOrphan Product Extensions Now Accelerating Cures and Treatments Act of 2015 Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to extend by six months the exclusivity period for a drug or biol...
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2015-05-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1445IntroMicroloan Act of 2015 This bill amends the Small Business Act to revise requirements for the Small Business Administration (SBA) Microloan Program (direct loans to eligible intermediaries for making fixed interest rate microloans to startup, newly es...
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2015-05-21
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB1279IntroSouthern Atlantic Energy Security Act Directs the Department of the Interior (Department), before conducting a lease sale that would offer leases within 30 nautical miles of the coastline, to consult with the governor of each potentially affected s...
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2015-05-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSR177Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates the week of May 10-May 16, 2015, as National Police Week. Expresses support for law enforcement officers across the United States fo...
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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 Requires the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to report annually to Congress regarding all assessed and voluntary U.S. contributions to the United Nations (U....
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2015-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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)
USSR171Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Congratulates the students, families, teachers, administrators, and staff of public charter schools across the United States for making ongoing...
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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)
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)
USSB1147IntroDesignates the federal building and U.S. 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
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
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.
USSB812IntroCommunity Lending Enhancement and Regulatory Relief Act of 2015 or the CLEAR Relief Act of 2015 Amends the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to exempt from its rules regarding management assessment of internal controls the following institutions which, as ...
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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
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