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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.
USSR212IntroCondemns the attack on Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Offers condolences to the families and loved ones of those killed and to the staff and congregation of Mother Emanuel.
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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)
USSB1324IntroAffordable Reliable Electricity Now Act of 2015
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2015-06-23
Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety. Hearings held.
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.
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
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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2015-06-10
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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
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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.
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.
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
USSB1279IntroSouthern Atlantic Energy Security Act
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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.
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
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
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