US Congress Senator Edward Markey [D]

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USSB971Enroll(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on June 23, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Medicare Independence at Home Medical Practice Demonstration Improvement Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Amends title XVIII (...
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2015-07-22
Presented to President.
USSB1832IntroA bill to provide for increases in the Federal minimum wage.
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2015-07-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1834IntroA bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, and for other purposes.
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2015-07-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR227IntroA resolution condemning the attacks of July 16, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, honoring the members of the Armed Forces who lost their lives, and expressing support and prayers for all those affected.
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2015-07-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5429; text as passed Senate: CR S5214)
USSR225IntroA resolution honoring the National Association of Women Business Owners on its 40th anniversary.
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2015-07-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1806IntroSecurity and Privacy in Your Car Act of 2015
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2015-07-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB139Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Ensuring Access to Clinical Trials Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act o...
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2015-07-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1794IntroStop Arctic Ocean Drilling Act of 2015
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2015-07-16
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1792IntroCommuter Benefits Equity Act of 2015
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2015-07-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1766IntroRestore Honor to Service Members Act
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2015-07-15
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB1772IntroSchedules That Work Act
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2015-07-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR204Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Reaffirms the bipartisan commitment of the United States to promote the safety, health, and well-being of the millions of refugees and displace...
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2015-07-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5090)
USSB1736IntroIncentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act
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2015-07-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1737IntroBring Jobs Home Act
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2015-07-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1735IntroUndetectable Firearms Modernization Act of 2015
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2015-07-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1740IntroEqual Dignity for Married Taxpayers Act of 2015
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2015-07-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1743IntroMotor Vehicle Safety Act of 2015
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2015-07-09
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1748IntroA bill to provide for improved investment in national transportation infrastructure.
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2015-07-09
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR218IntroA resolution congratulating the United States Women's National Team for winning the 2015 FIFA World Cup.
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2015-07-08
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4894-4895; text as passed Senate: CR S4844)
USSB1716IntroAmerica's College Promise Act of 2015
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2015-07-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR200Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Extends well-wishes to the Dalai Lama on his 80th birthday. Recognizes the Dalai Lama for a lifelong commitment and contribution to the promot...
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2015-07-08
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB1688IntroNew Columbia Admission Act
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2015-06-25
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1680IntroNational Multimodal Freight Policy and Investment Act
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2015-06-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1664IntroMilitary and Veterans Education Protection Act
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2015-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR212Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Condemns the attack on Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Offers condolences to the families and loved o...
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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)
USSB1673IntroCruise Passenger Protection Act
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2015-06-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1641IntroJason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) to jointly update the VA/DOD Clinical Practice Guideline for Management of Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain, incl...
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2015-06-23
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S4539)
USSB1654IntroOverdose Prevention Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to enter into cooperative agreements to reduce deaths from drug overdoses by: (1) purchasing and ...
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2015-06-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1612IntroSafe Skies Act of 2015 Directs the Department of Transportation (DOT), not later than 30 days after enactment of this Act, to modify a specified DOT final rule relating to flightcrew member duty and rest requirements so that the requirements under ...
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2015-06-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1617IntroHizballah International Financing Prevention Act of 2015 Directs the President to report to Congress annually identifying: (1) satellite, broadcast, Internet, or other providers that have knowingly entered into a contractual relationship with al-Man...
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2015-06-18
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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)
USSB1557IntroServicemember Student Loan Affordability Act of 2015 Amends the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to extend the 6% interest rate limitation on debt entered into during a servicemember's military service to any debt entered into to consolidate or refina...
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2015-06-11
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1538IntroFair Elections Now Act Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (FECA) with respect to: eligibility and qualifying contribution requirements and benefits of fair elections financing of Senate election campaigns, establishment of a Fair Ele...
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2015-06-11
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S4098-4099)
USSB1563IntroDo Not Track Kids Act of 2015 Amends the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 to apply the prohibitions against collecting personal information from children to online applications and mobile applications directed to children. Establishes...
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2015-06-11
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1535IntroSafety Through Informed Consumers Act of 2015 Revises passenger motor vehicle information program requirements. Directs the Department of Transportation to ensure that passenger motor vehicle crash avoidance information is provided next to, and in t...
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2015-06-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1310IntroDeficit Reduction Through Fair Oil Royalties Act
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2015-06-09
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1311IntroOil Spill Deterrent Act This bill amends: (1) the Federal Oil and Gas Royalty Management Act of 1982 to increase from $5,000 to $100,000 the civil penalty for failure to take corrective action pertaining to drilling violations on federal land, and (...
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2015-06-09
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1340IntroCoal Oversight and Leasing Reform Act of 2015
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2015-06-09
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1428IntroExcess Uranium Transparency and Accountability Act
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2015-06-09
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1532IntroAffordability Is Access Act
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2015-06-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR193IntroA resolution celebrating the 50th anniversary of the historic Griswold v. Connecticut decision of the Supreme Court of the United States and expressing the sense of the Senate that the case was an important step forward in helping ensure that all peo...
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2015-06-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1515IntroBolstering Our Nation's Deficient Structures Act of 2015 or the BONDS Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to build America bonds, to: (1) make permanent the issuance authority for such bonds and the authority for payments to bond iss...
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2015-06-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1512IntroPregnant Workers Fairness Act Declares that it is an unlawful employment practice for employers, employment agencies, labor organizations, and other specified entities to: (1) fail to make reasonable accommodations to known limitations related to th...
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2015-06-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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)
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)
USSB1498IntroThis bill requires that a military working dog be retired in the United States, except when a U.S. citizen living abroad adopts the dog at the time of retirement. Amounts available to the military department concerned shall be available for such dog'...
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2015-06-03
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB1473IntroThis bill authorizes FY2016-FY2021 appropriations for the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention to conduct or support research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention.
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2015-06-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1474IntroHandgun Trigger Safety Act of 2015
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2015-06-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1479IntroBrownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Act of 2015
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2015-06-02
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1476IntroPolice Reporting Information, Data, and Evidence Act of 2015
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2015-06-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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