US Congress Senator Edward Markey [D]

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USSB1688IntroA bill to provide for the admission of the State of New Columbia into the Union.
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2015-06-25
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1680IntroA bill to improve the condition and performance of the national multimodal freight network, and for other purposes.
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2015-06-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation 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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2015-06-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 134.
USSB1664IntroMilitary and Veterans Education Protection Act
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2015-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR212IntroA resolution condemning the attack on Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, and expressing encouragement and prayers for all affected by this evil assault.
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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)
USSB1673IntroA bill to improve passenger vessel security and safety, and for other purposes.
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2015-06-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB971Engross(This measure has not been amended since it passed the Senate on April 22, 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 (Medicar...
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2015-06-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 127.
USSB1641IntroJason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act
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2015-06-23
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S4539)
USSB1654IntroOverdose Prevention Act
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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
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
USSB1563IntroDo Not Track Kids Act of 2015
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2015-06-11
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR200IntroExtends well-wishes to the Dalai Lama on his 80th birthday. Recognizes the Dalai Lama for a lifelong commitment and contribution to the promotion of nonviolence, human rights, religious tolerance, environmental awareness, and democracy. Recognizes ...
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2015-06-11
To Senate Judiciary 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)
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
USSB1515IntroBolstering Our Nation's Deficient Structures Act of 2015
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2015-06-04
To Senate Finance 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
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)
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
USSB1472IntroBroadband Adoption Act of 2015
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2015-06-01
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1455IntroRecovery Enhancement for Addiction Treatment Act
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2015-05-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1430IntroMarine Oil Spill Prevention Act
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2015-05-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1409IntroSupporting Positive Outcomes After Release Act Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to require a state plan for medical assistance to prohibit the state from terminating (but allowing it to suspend) enrollment under a state plan for...
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2015-05-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1410IntroTreatment and Recovery Investment Act
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2015-05-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR185Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes the significance of May 2015 as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the contributions of Asian A...
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2015-05-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3251; text as passed Senate: CR S3246-3247)
USSR184IntroStop Harming Our Kids Resolution of 2015 Expresses the sense of the Senate that conversion therapy directed at minors is discredited and ineffective, has no legitimate therapeutic purpose, and is dangerous and harmful. Defines "conversion thera...
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2015-05-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1251IntroNorthwest Atlantic Fisheries Convention Amendments Act
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2015-05-20
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1334IntroIllegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing Enforcement Act of 2015
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2015-05-20
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1392IntroSafer Prescribing of Controlled Substances Act
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2015-05-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1271IntroFuel Loss Abatement and Royalty Enhancement Act or the FLARE Act This bill requires the Department of the Interior to issue regulations to: (1) prevent or minimize the venting and flaring of gas in oil and gas production operations on federal land on...
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2015-05-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1280IntroUnited States Exploration on Idle Tracts Act or the USE IT Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to issue regulations to establish a specified graduated annual production incentive fee with respect to federal onshore and offshore lands...
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2015-05-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1375IntroAmerica's Red Rock Wilderness Act of 2015
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2015-05-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1380IntroStrong Start for America's Children Act of 2015
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2015-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1264IntroRenewable Electricity Standard Act Amends the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to require a retail electric supplier to submit to the Department of Energy (DOE) for 2015 and thereafter one or more of the following: (1) specified fede...
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2015-05-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1272IntroThis bill directs the Government Accountability Office to study the effects of forward capacity auctions or other capacity mechanisms established by Independent System Operators or Regional Transmission Organizations with respect to: consumer pric...
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2015-05-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSR182Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Supports the designation of May 14, 2015, as the Department of Defense Laboratory Day in recognition of the work and accomplishments of the nat...
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2015-05-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3088; text as passed Senate: CR S3071)
USSB1382IntroEvery Child Deserves a Family Act Prohibits adoption or foster care placement service entities that receive federal assistance (or that contract with entities receiving such assistance) from using the sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital s...
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2015-05-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1389IntroCuba Digital and Telecommunications Advancement Act of 2015 or the Cuba DATA Act This bill authorizes the President to permit any person subject to U.S. jurisdiction to: export consumer communication devices and other telecommunications equipment t...
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2015-05-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB270IntroCharlie 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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2015-05-13
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
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