US Congress Senator Edward Markey [D]

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USSB2854EngrossEmmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016 This bill permanently reauthorizes the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007 (Emmett Till Act) and expands the responsibilities of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and ...
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2016-07-27
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSR539IntroA resolution condemning the horrific acts of violence and hatred in Dallas, Texas, on July 7, 2016, and expressing support and prayers for all those impacted by the tragedy. Condemns the attack on police officers that occurred in Dallas, Texas, on Ju...
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2016-07-27
Star Print ordered on the resolution.
USSCR46EngrossA concurrent resolution expressing support for the goal of ensuring that all Holocaust victims live with dignity, comfort, and security in their remaining years, and urging the Federal Republic of Germany to continue to reaffirm its commitment to com...
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2016-07-18
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1555EngrossFilipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill defines "Filipino Veterans of World War II" to include an individual who served: honorably at any time from July 26, 1941, to December 31, 1946; in an active-du...
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2016-07-14
To House Administration Committee
USSR535IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the trafficking of illicit fentanyl into the United States from Mexico and China.
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3225IntroOpioid QuOTA Act Opioid Quota Openness, Transparency, and Awareness Act of 2016
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2016-07-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3232IntroLowell National Historical Park Creative Partnerships Act This bill requires any loan made in 1984 by the Lowell Historic Preservation Commission to the Lowell Development and Financial Corporation to enable it to furnish low-interest loans for the p...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB3238IntroElectrochromic Glass Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to specify that the use of electrochromic glass qualifies for the tax credit for investment in energy property. (Electrochromic glass is able to switch from clear to dark usi...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3281IntroA bill to extend the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996.
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2016-07-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR524IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the conflict in Yemen.
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2016-07-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 575.
USSB3256IntroEducation for All Act of 2016
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR349IntroA resolution congratulating the Farm Credit System on the celebration of its 100th anniversary. Congratulates the Farm Credit System (FCS) on its 100th anniversary and commends the service of the cooperative owners and employees of the FCS in helping...
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2016-07-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3206IntroDriving Innovation and Growth in Internet Technology and Launching Universal Access to the Global Economy (DIGITAL AGE) Act of 2016
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2016-07-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR530IntroA resolution supporting the termination of the Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives established pursuant to House Resolution 461, and for other purposes.
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2016-07-13
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR513IntroA resolution designating September 25, 2016, as "National Lobster Day". Designates September 25, 2016, as National Lobster Day.
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2016-07-12
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3171IntroHEART Act Help End Assault Rifle Tragedies Act of 2016
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2016-07-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3165IntroBig Oil Bailout Prevention Unlimited Liability Act of 2016
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2016-07-12
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3168IntroStronger Together School Diversity Act of 2016
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2016-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3159IntroEnergy Storage Tax Incentive and Deployment Act of 2016
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2016-07-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3163IntroBig Oil Bailout Prevention Trust Fund Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to eliminate: (1) the $1 billion per incident limitation on expenditures from the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund for cleanup of oil spills, (2) the $500 mill...
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2016-07-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSCR45IntroA concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress relating to the disapproval of certain activities of certain companies, trade associations, foundations, and organizations.
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2016-07-11
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3150IntroOil and Gas Payments Taxpayer Protection and Deficit Reduction Act
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2016-07-07
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSR522IntroA resolution designating July 30, 2016, as "National Whistleblower Appreciation Day". Designates July 30, 2016, as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
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2016-07-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4922; text as passed Senate: CR S4919)
USSB3148IntroJohn F. Kennedy Centennial Commission Act This bill establishes the John F. Kennedy Centennial Commission, which shall: plan, develop, and carry out activities to honor John F. Kennedy on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth; and provid...
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2016-07-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3147IntroPatsy T. Mink Gender Equity in Education Act of 2016 This bill requires the Department of Education (ED) to establish an Office for Gender Equity to support state and local educational agencies, institutions of higher education, and elementary and se...
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2016-07-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR523IntroA resolution relating to the death of Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, powerful advocate for peace and human rights, and award-winning author. Extends condolences to the family of Elie Wiesel, an award-winning author who helped the world understand t...
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2016-07-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4922-4923; text as passed Senate: CR S4919)
USSR482IntroA resolution urging the European Union to designate Hizballah in its entirety as a terrorist organization and to increase pressure on the organization and its members to the fullest extent possible. Expresses appreciation to the European Union (EU) f...
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2016-07-06
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4837)
USSB3130IntroIndependence at Home Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish a permanent Independence at Home Medical Practice Program, under which a primary care practice shall be accountable for: (1) providing co...
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2016-07-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3134IntroLGBT Data Inclusion Act This bill requires federal agencies that collect information through a survey that includes demographic data (where subjects self-report information or a proxy provides information about the subject or responds for all persons...
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2016-07-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1479EngrossBUILD Act Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Act of 2015 This bill amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to: (1) revise and reauthorize brownfields revitalization funding thro...
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2016-07-01
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USSB2210IntroVeteran PEER Act Veteran Partners' Efforts to Enhance Reintegration Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish peer specialists in patient aligned care teams at VA medical centers to promote the use and integration of ...
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2016-06-29
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2812IntroSBIR and STTR Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 2016 TITLE I--REAUTHORIZATION OF PROGRAMS (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Small Business Act to reauthorize and make permanent the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Techn...
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2016-06-29
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSR517IntroA resolution designating September 2016 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month". Designates September 2016 as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Declares that steps should be taken to: (1) raise awareness of prostate cancer, (2) encourag...
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2016-06-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4730; text as passed Senate: CR S4730)
USSB3122IntroREAL Act of 2016 Restoring Education And Learning Act of 2016 This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to eliminate the provision that prohibits Pell Grant eligibility for individuals incarcerated in a federa...
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2016-06-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3104IntroPlymouth 400th Commemoration Commission Act of 2016
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2016-06-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3105IntroPlymouth 400th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act of 2016
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2016-06-28
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR503IntroA resolution recognizing June 20, 2016, as "World Refugee Day". Reaffirms the commitment of the United States to promote the safety and well-being of the millions of refugees who flee war, persecution, or torture in search of peace, hope, and freedom...
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2016-06-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 539.
USSR432IntroA resolution supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. Condemns the: killings of peaceful protesters and excessive use of force by Ethiopian security forces; arrest of journalists, students, activists and p...
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2016-06-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 536.
USSR511IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of June 26, 2016, as "LGBT Equality Day". Expresses support for: (1) equal rights and protections for all individuals, regardless of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity; and (2...
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2016-06-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR512IntroA resolution designating the month of June 2016 as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month" and June 27, 2016, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day". Designates June 2016 as National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month and June ...
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2016-06-23
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4553-4554, S4562; text of measure as introduced: CR S4553-4554)
USSR510IntroA resolution affirming the importance of title IX, applauding the increase in educational opportunities available to women and girls, and recognizing the tremendous amount of work left to be done to further increase such opportunities. Recognizes the...
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2016-06-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3089IntroFair Employment Protection Act of 2016 This bill sets forth employer liability standards to be applied in employee harassment claims under specified provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Ame...
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2016-06-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR496IntroA resolution condemning the terrorist attack on the Pulse Orlando nightclub, honoring the memory of the victims of the attack, offering condolences to and expressing support for their families and friends and all those affected, and applauding the de...
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2016-06-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4263; text as passed Senate: CR S4304)
USSB6IntroWe the People Act of 2016 Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act of 2016 or the DISCLOSE Act of 2016 This bill amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (FECA) to: redefine "independent expenditure" to expand t...
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2016-06-16
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR500IntroA resolution designating June 19, 2016, as "Juneteenth Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which slavery legally came to an end in the United States. Designates June 19, 2016, as Juneteenth Independence Day. Recognizes the ...
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2016-06-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4323; text as passed Senate: CR S4305-4306)
USSB3074IntroClimate Change Education Act This bill declares that the evidence for human-induced climate change is overwhelming and undeniable. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) must establish a Climate Change Education Program to: broade...
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2016-06-16
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR493IntroA resolution relative to the death of George V. Voinovich, former United States Senator for the State of Ohio. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of George Voinovich, former member of...
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2016-06-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3846-3849; text as passed Senate: CR S3863)
USSB3053IntroHate Crimes Prevention Act
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2016-06-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR491IntroA resolution designating June 12, 2016, as a national day of racial amity and reconciliation. Designates June 12, 2016, as a national day of racial amity and reconciliation. Expresses support for all people of the United States who join in activities...
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2016-06-10
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3812; text as passed Senate: CR S3797)
USSB3033IntroA bill to provide for an Atomic Veterans Service Medal. Department may provide for issuance of the Medal to the next-of-kin of a deceased radiation-exposed veteran.
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2016-06-08
To Senate Armed Services Committee
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