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USSR472IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the economy of the United States.
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2016-05-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2850IntroMicroloan Program Modernization Act of 2016 This bill amends the Small Business Act to repeal the "25/75" rule under the Small Business Administration (SBA) Microloan Program (assisting low-income individuals to start and operate a small bu...
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2016-05-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 485.
USSB1099IntroProtecting Affordable Coverage for Employees Act or the PACE 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 he...
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2016-05-18
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB2945IntroEARNS Act
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2016-05-18
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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2016-05-16
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.
USSR457Intro(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 Conrad Ray Burns, former member of the...
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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)
USSR458Intro(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 Robert F. Bennett, former member of th...
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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)
USSR449Intro(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: (1) making on...
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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)
USSR450Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Honors May 1-7, 2016, as National Small Business Week. Celebrates the contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs in every U.S. communi...
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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.
USSB2868IntroInvesting in Opportunity Act
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2016-04-27
To Senate Finance Committee
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.
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2016-04-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSJR33IntroThis joint resolution disapproves and nullifies a Department of Labor rule published on April 8, 2016, relating to the definition of the term "fiduciary" and the conflict of interest rule with respect to retirement investment advice. (The r...
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2016-04-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR427Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates April 2016 as Financial Literacy Month to raise public awareness about the importance of personal financial education in the United ...
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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.
USSJR6IntroConstitutional Amendment This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year unless Congress authorizes the excess by a two-thirds vote of each cham...
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2016-03-16
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
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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2016-03-16
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 394.
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 p...
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2016-03-15
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSR396IntroExpresses the sense of the Senate that: the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has declared war on the United States; the Armed Forces are currently engaged in combat operations against ISIL; the United States has captured and detained ...
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2016-03-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2659IntroRecognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2016
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2016-03-09
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR391IntroRejects the ``Plan to Close Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility,'' presented by the President on February 23, 2016, to transfer, release, or assist in the transfer or release to the U.S. homeland of detainees at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo ...
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2016-03-08
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR379Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes Black History Month as an opportunity to reflect on U.S. history and to commemorate the contributions of African Americans. Calls f...
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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)
USSR374Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Acknowledges the lifetime of service of Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Commends his 29-year tenure on the Court a...
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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)
USSB2234Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Office of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Repr...
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2016-02-24
To House Administration Committee
USSR372IntroRecognizes 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 who helped to ensure its legacy; and (2) mo...
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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.
USSR364Intro(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 Marlow Cook, former member of the U.S....
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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)
USSB2505IntroStrengthening Access to Valuable Education and Retirement Support Act of 2016 or the SAVERS 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 fiduciar...
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2016-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2497IntroRetail Investor Protection Act 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 considered a fi...
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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: (...
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2016-02-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR351Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) 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)
USSB2464IntroLife at Conception Act of 2016 This bill declares that the right to life guaranteed by the Constitution is vested in each human being at all stages of life, including the moment of fertilization, cloning, or other moment at which an individual comes...
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2016-01-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 353.
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.
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