US Congress Senator Edward Markey [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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USSB857IntroA bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage under the Medicare program of an initial comprehensive care plan for Medicare beneficiaries newly diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, and for other p...
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2015-03-25
USSB844IntroA bill to repeal the medical device excise tax, and for other purposes.
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2015-03-24
USSR108IntroA resolution commemorating the discovery of the polio vaccine and supporting efforts to eradicate the disease.
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2015-03-24
USSB831IntroA bill to reduce the number of nuclear-armed submarines operated by the Navy, to prohibit the development of a new long-range penetrating bomber aircraft, to prohibit the procurement of new intercontinental ballistic missiles, and for other purposes.
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2015-03-23
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
USSB786IntroA bill to provide paid and family medical leave benefits to certain individuals, and for other purposes.
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2015-03-18
USSB773IntroA bill to prevent harassment at institutions of higher education, and for other purposes.
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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
USSB753IntroA bill to amend the method by which the Social Security Administration determines the validity of marriages under title II of the Social Security Act.
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2015-03-17
USSB725IntroA bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act, and for other purposes.
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2015-03-12
USSB707IntroOpioid Overdose Reduction Act of 2015
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2015-03-11
USSB700IntroREAD Act
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2015-03-10
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
USSR98Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses support for the goals and ideals of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week. Reaffirms the U.S. commitment to ending multiple sclerosis by...
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2015-03-04
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1311; text as passed Senate: CR S1309-1310)
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
USSB635IntroDrone Aircraft Privacy and Transparency Act of 2015 Amends the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 to direct the Secretary of Transportation to study and identify any potential threats to privacy protections posed by the integration of unmanned...
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2015-03-03
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
Held at the desk.
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.
USSB586IntroNational Diabetes Clinical Care Commission 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
USSB585IntroAmerican Natural Gas Security and Consumer Protection Act Amends the Natural Gas Act to prohibit exporting natural gas from the United States to a foreign country without first having secured an order of the Secretary of Energy (DOE) authorizing the...
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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
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
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
USSB513IntroProvides for the relief of Esther Karinge.
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2015-02-12
USSB480IntroNational All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting Reauthorization Act of 2015
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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)
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
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
USSR74IntroExpresses the Senate's commitment to strengthening the quality of care and expanding support for individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias and family caregivers. Declares that: (1) achieving the primary goal of the National Plan to ...
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2015-02-12
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
USSB431IntroInternet Tax Freedom Forever Act Amends the Internet Tax Freedom Act to make permanent the ban on state and local taxation of Internet access and on multiple or discriminatory taxes on electronic commerce.
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2015-02-10
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
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
USSB289IntroAmerican Cures Act
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2015-02-04
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S744-745)
USSR63IntroCongratulates 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.
USSB375IntroSmall 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
USSB371IntroA bill to remove a limitation on a prohibition relating to permits for discharges incidental to normal operation of vessels.
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2015-02-04
USSB358IntroAccess 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
USSB356IntroElectronic 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
USSR61IntroRecognizes the service and contributions of Peggy Charren to the children of the United States and educational television programming worldwide.
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2015-02-02
USSR60Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Supports: (1) the goals of observing the National Slavery and Trafficking Prevention Month from January 1 through February 1, 2015, to recogniz...
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2015-01-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S675; text as passed Senate: CR S673-674)
USSB302IntroInternational 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
USSB284IntroGlobal 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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