Sponsored by Richard Blumenthal - US Congress (Current)

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USSB637A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the railroad track maintenance credit.
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2015-03-03
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USSR94A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Career and Technical Education Month.
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2015-03-03
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
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USSB166Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act of 2015 Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to give preferential consideration in awarding Community Oriented Police Services (COPS) grants to an a...
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2015-03-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 25.
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USSB178Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015
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2015-03-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 26.
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USSB617A bill to ensure that owners of all motor vehicles in use on United States roadways are made aware of, and obtain repairs for, manufacturer-issued safety recalls in a timely manner.
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2015-03-02
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USSR93Recognizes the courageous work of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemstov who dedicated his life to the fight against corruption and in support of the rights of the Russian people to freely choose their leaders and live according to democratic standa...
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2015-03-02
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USSB527(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that 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 presentation, on behalf of C...
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2015-02-27
Held at the desk.
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USSB142Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015 Directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate a rule requiring liquid nicotine containers to be designed with special packaging that is difficult for children under five years of age to o...
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2015-02-26
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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USSB304Motor Vehicle Safety Whistleblower Act Prescribes certain whistleblower incentives and protections for motor vehicle manufacturer, part supplier, or dealership employees or contractors who voluntarily provide the Secretary of Transportation informa...
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2015-02-26
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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USSB590A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act to combat campus sexual violence, and for other purposes.
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2015-02-26
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USSB588A bill to require the Consumer Product Safety Commission to establish a consumer product safety standard for liquid detergent packets to protect children under the age of five from injury or illness, and for other purposes.
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2015-02-26
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USSR87Urges the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and other relevant U.S. government agencies and officials to work with the European Union and European governments to encourage further efforts to address anti-Semitism.
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2015-02-25
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USSB568A bill to extend the trade adjustment assistance program, and for other purposes.
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2015-02-25
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USSB575A bill to continue operation of the Human Exploitation Rescue Operative (HERO) Child Rescue Corps, a Cyber Crimes Center, a Child Exploitation Investigations Unit, a Computer Forensics Unit, and a Cyber Crimes Unit to support the mission of the Homel...
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2015-02-25
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USSB554A bill to provide for the compensation of Federal employees affected by a lapse in appropriations.
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2015-02-24
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USSB553A bill to marshal resources to undertake a concerted, transformative effort that seeks to bring an end to modern slavery, and for other purposes.
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2015-02-24
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USSB551A bill to increase public safety by permitting the Attorney General to deny the transfer of firearms or the issuance of firearms and explosives licenses to known or suspected dangerous terrorists.
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2015-02-24
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USSB532A bill to improve highway-rail grade crossing safety, and for other purposes.
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2015-02-23
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USSB295Amy and Vicky Child Pornography Victim Restitution Improvement Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to expand the definition of "full amount of the victim's losses" for purposes of provisions governing mandatory restitution of vict...
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2015-02-12
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USSB514Promise Neighborhoods Authorization Act of 2015
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2015-02-12
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USSB511Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act
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2015-02-12
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USSR77Designates Friday, February 13, 2015, as $2.13 Day. Expresses the sense of the Senate that the cash wage that an employer is required to pay a tipped employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (FLSA) should be increased to 70% of the federal...
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2015-02-12
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USSR82(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses appreciation to Kathie Alvarez Tritak and commends her for her lengthy, faithful, and outstanding service to the Senate.
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2015-02-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1011; text as passed Senate: CR S1009)
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USSB522Protecting And Retaining Our Children's Health Insurance Program Act of 2015
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2015-02-12
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USSB497Healthy Families Act Requires certain employers, who employ 15 or more employees for each working day during 20 or more workweeks a year, to permit each employee to earn at least 1 hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours worked. Authorizes small e...
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2015-02-12
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USSR81(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Encourages: (1) all federal entities to treat children trafficked for sex as victims or survivors of rape and sex trafficking; and (2) lawmaker...
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2015-02-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1011; text as passed Senate CR S1009)
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USSB448Veterans TRICARE Choice Act
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2015-02-11
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USSB450Tobacco Tax Equity Act of 2015
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2015-02-11
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USSB467CORRECTIONS Act
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2015-02-11
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USSR72Condemns the attack on Mariupol by Russian-backed rebels. Urges the President to provide lethal and non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine as unanimously supported by Congress in the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014. Calls on the United State...
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2015-02-10
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USSB430Protecting Children from Electronic Cigarette Advertising Act of 2015 Prohibits electronic cigarette advertisements that appeal to children younger than 18 years of age in states in which the sale of an electronic cigarette to such children is prohib...
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2015-02-10
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USSB398Chiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act of 2015 Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 to require a program under which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs provides chiropractic care and services ...
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2015-02-05
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USSB388Animal Welfare in Agricultural Research Endeavors Act
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2015-02-05
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USSB407Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act of 2015
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2015-02-05
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USSB246Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act
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2015-02-04
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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USSR63Congratulates the New England Patriots on their Super Bowl XLIX victory.
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2015-02-04
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
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USSR66Supports the designation of Darwin Day (February 12, 2015, the anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin in 1809). Recognizes Charles Darwin as a worthy symbol on which to celebrate the achievements of reason, science, and the advancement of human ...
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2015-02-04
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USSB356Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act of 2015 Amends the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 to prohibit a provider of remote computing service or electronic communication service to the public from knowingly divulging to a ...
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2015-02-04
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USSB375Small Brewer Reinvestment and Expanding Workforce Act or the Small BREW Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to reduce the rate of the excise tax on beer produced within or imported into the United States for brewers who produce not more than 6 milli...
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2015-02-04
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USSB358Access to Contraception for Women Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2015 Expands the TRICARE health care program managed by the Department of Defense (DOD) to entitle additional female beneficiaries and dependents to care related to the prevention...
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2015-02-04
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USSB355Teach Safe Relationships Act of 2015
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2015-02-03
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USSB329Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River Act
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2015-02-02
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USSB302International Human Rights Defense Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of State to establish in the Department of State's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor a Special Envoy for the Human Rights of LGBT Peoples who shall: direct U.S. govern...
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2015-01-29
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USSB301Boys 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 silver coins, and 300,000 half-dollar clad coins to commemorate the centennial of the founding of Father Flan...
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2015-01-29
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USSB287Safe Food Act of 2015
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2015-01-28
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USSR43Expresses the sense of the Senate that that: (1) law enforcement, the juvenile justice system, and social services should treat all children trafficked for sex as victims; and (2) law enforcement agencies should arrest and prosecute traffickers and b...
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2015-01-28
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USSB284Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act Authorizes the President to impose U.S. entry and property sanctions against any foreign person (or entity) who: is responsible for extrajudicial killings, torture, or other gross violations of inte...
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2015-01-28
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USSB270Charlie Morgan Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act of 2015 Revises the definition of "surviving spouse" for purposes of veterans benefits provisions to eliminate the requirement that the person who was the spouse of a veteran at the time o...
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2015-01-27
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USSB271Retired Pay Restoration Act of 2015 Allows the receipt of both military retired pay and veterans' disability compensation with respect to any service-connected disability (under current law, only a disability rated at 50% or more). Makes eligible for...
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2015-01-27
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USSB269Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act of 2015 Expresses the sense of Congress that: it is U.S. policy that Iran not be allowed to develop or acquire nuclear weapon capabilities; Iran does not have an inherent right to enrichment and reprocessing capabili...
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2015-01-27
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