US Congress Senator Richard Blumenthal [D]

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USSB301EngrossBoys 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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2015-03-25
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USSR72IntroCondemns the attack on Mariupol by Russian-backed rebels. Urges the President to expedite the provision of lethal and non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine as unanimously supported by Congress in the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014. Calls o...
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2015-03-24
S.AMDT.599 Amendment SA 599 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSB838IntroProtecting Consumers from Unreasonable Credit Rates Act of 2015
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2015-03-23
USSB178IntroJustice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 TITLE I--JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF TRAFFICKING (Sec. 101) This section amends the federal criminal code to impose an additional penalty until the end of FY2019 of $5,000 on any non-indigent person or entit...
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2015-03-19
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the second cloture motion was not invoked on S. 178 (Roll Call Vote No. 76) entered in Senate.
USSB824IntroA bill to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2015-03-19
USSB783IntroSunshine in the Courtroom Act of 2015
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2015-03-18
USSB786IntroFamily and Medical Insurance Leave Act
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2015-03-18
USSB780IntroCameras in the Courtroom Act
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2015-03-18
USSB793IntroA bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for the refinancing of certain Federal student loans, and for other purposes.
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2015-03-18
USSB729IntroFairness for Struggling Students Act of 2015
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2015-03-12
USSB730IntroPermanently Protecting Tenants at Foreclosure Act of 2015
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2015-03-12
USSB737IntroEnsuring Access to Primary Care for Women & Children Act
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2015-03-12
USSB725IntroA bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act, and for other purposes.
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2015-03-12
USSB711IntroMental Health First Act of 2015
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2015-03-11
USSR93Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes the courageous work of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemstov who dedicated his life to the fight against corruption and in support...
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2015-03-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB677IntroGlobal Democracy Promotion Act Declares that foreign nongovernmental organizations: (1) shall not be ineligible for assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 solely on the basis of health or medical services (including counseling and refer...
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2015-03-09
USSB674Intro21st Century Women's Health Act of 2015
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2015-03-04
USSB668IntroData Broker Accountability and Transparency Act of 2015 Prohibits data brokers from obtaining or causing to be disclosed personal information or any other information relating to any person by making a false, fictitious, or fraudulent statement or re...
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2015-03-04
USSB637IntroShort Line Railroad Rehabilitation and Investment Act of 2015
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2015-03-03
USSR94Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Supports the goals and ideals of Career and Technical Education Month. Recognizes the importance of career and technica...
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2015-03-03
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1256; text as passed Senate: CR S1254)
USSB166IntroStop 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.
USSB617IntroRECALL Act
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2015-03-02
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
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USSB615IntroIran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 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 the agre...
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2015-02-27
USSB142IntroChild 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.
USSB304IntroMotor 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.
USSB590IntroCampus Accountability and Safety Act
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2015-02-26
USSB588IntroDetergent Poisoning And Child Safety Act of 2015 or the Detergent PACS Act of 2015 Requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to establish safety standards for liquid detergent packets to protect children who are younger than five years o...
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2015-02-26
USSR87IntroUrges 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
USSB575IntroHERO Act of 2015
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2015-02-25
USSB568IntroTrade Adjustment Assistance Act of 2015
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2015-02-25
USSB554IntroFederal Employee Retroactive Pay Fairness Act of 2015
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2015-02-24
USSB553IntroEnd Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: the United States has a long history of domestic and international engagement in preventing and responding to modern slavery; modern slavery involves extensi...
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2015-02-24
USSB551IntroDenying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to authorize the Attorney General to deny the transfer of a firearm or the issuance of a firearms or explosives license or permit (or revoke such li...
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2015-02-24
USSB532IntroHighway-Rail Grade Crossing Safety Act of 2015
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2015-02-23
USSB295EngrossAmy 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
USSB511IntroGenetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act
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2015-02-12
USSR77IntroDesignates 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
USSR82Intro(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)
USSB497IntroHealthy 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
USSB514IntroPromise Neighborhoods Authorization Act of 2015 Amends title IV (21st Century Schools) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish a new part D, entitled "the Promise Neighborhoods Act of 2015." Directs the Secretary,...
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2015-02-12
USSR81Intro(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)
USSB522IntroProtecting and Retaining Our Children's Health Insurance Program Act of 2015 This bill revises and extends through FY2019 at generally increased levels the program under title XXI (State Children's Health Insurance) (CHIP) of the Social Security Act ...
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2015-02-12
USSB448IntroVeterans TRICARE Choice Act
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2015-02-11
USSB450IntroTobacco Tax Equity Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the excise tax on tobacco products, to tax pipe tobacco, smokeless tobacco products, and large cigars at the same level as cigarettes. Revises the definition of "tobacco...
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2015-02-11
USSB467IntroCORRECTIONS Act
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2015-02-11
USSB430IntroProtecting 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
USSB398IntroChiropractic 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
USSB388IntroAnimal Welfare in Agricultural Research Endeavors Act
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2015-02-05
USSB407IntroLarge Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act of 2015 Amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to prohibit the importation, sale, manufacture, transfer, or possession, in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce, of a large capacity ammuni...
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2015-02-05
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