US Congress Senator Edward Markey [D]

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USSR462IntroA resolution urging the United States Soccer Federation to immediately eliminate gender pay inequity and treat all athletes with the same respect and dignity.
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2016-05-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3257)
USSJR28Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) This joint resolution disapproves and nullifies a Department of Agriculture rule published on December 2, 2015, to establish a mandatory inspec...
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2016-05-26
Held at the desk.
USSR479IntroA resolution urging the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to comply with constitutional limits on presidential terms and fulfill its constitutional mandate for a democratic transition of power in 2016.
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2016-05-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR481IntroA resolution recognizing the significance of May 2016 as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month and as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States.
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2016-05-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2996IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to phase out tax preferences for fossil fuels on the same schedule as the phase out of the tax credits for wind facilities.
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2016-05-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2390IntroFederal Bureau of Investigation Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2016
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2016-05-25
By Senator Grassley from Committee on the Judiciary filed written report. Report No. 114-261.
USSR476IntroA resolution designating the month of May 2016 as "Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month".
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2016-05-25
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR478IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of June 2, 2016, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2016 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".
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2016-05-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2812IntroSBIR and STTR Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 2016 This bill amends the Small Business Act to reauthorize and make permanent the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. The bill specifi...
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2016-05-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 480.
USSB2973IntroA bill to increase the micro-purchase threshold for universities, independent research institutes, and non-profit research organizations.
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2016-05-23
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR469Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes the special ties between Ireland and the United States and importance of nurturing and renewing the unique relationship between the...
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2016-05-19
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3036; text as passed Senate: CR 5/18/2016 S2978)
USSB2960IntroAccess to Birth Control Act
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2016-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2963IntroConsortia-Led Energy and Advanced Manufacturing Networks Act
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2016-05-19
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB284EngrossGlobal Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act (Sec. 3) This bill 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...
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2016-05-18
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
USSB1479IntroBrownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Act of 2015
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2016-05-18
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2040EngrossJustice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act This bill amends the federal judicial code to narrow the scope of foreign sovereign immunity by authorizing U.S. courts to hear cases involving claims against a foreign state for injuries, death, or damages t...
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2016-05-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR403Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates the week beginning April 24, 2016, as National Industrial Assessment Center Week. (Those centers are university-led programs funded ...
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2016-05-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2934IntroFix Gun Checks Act of 2016
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2016-05-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR465IntroA resolution supporting the United States solar energy industry in its effort to bring low-cost, clean, 21st-century solar technology into homes and businesses across the United States.
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2016-05-16
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2924IntroMax Cleland Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2016
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2016-05-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR457Intro(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 death of Conrad Ray Burns, former member of the...
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2016-05-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2645)
USSR458Intro(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 death of Robert F. Bennett, former member of th...
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2016-05-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2645; text of measure as introduced: CR S2630)
USSB2880IntroTherapeutic Fraud Prevention Act of 2016
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2016-04-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2897IntroJustice for Telecommunications Consumers Act
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2016-04-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR450Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Honors May 1-7, 2016, as National Small Business Week. Celebrates the contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs in every U.S. communi...
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2016-04-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2576-2577; text as passed Senate: CR S2565)
USSB480IntroNational All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting Reauthorization Act of 2015 Amends the National All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting Act of 2005 to include as a purpose of state-administered controlled substance monitoring systems...
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2016-04-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 440.
USSB1455IntroRecovery Enhancement for Addiction Treatment Act or the TREAT Act Amends the Controlled Substances Act to increase the number of patients that a qualifying practitioner dispensing narcotic drugs for maintenance or detoxification treatment is initial...
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2016-04-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 441.
USSB2863IntroEquity in Pretrial Medicaid Coverage Act of 2016
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2016-04-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR368Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported version is repeated here.) Reaffirms the support of the government and people of the United States for the people of Colombia in their pursuit of ...
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2016-04-27
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2499)
USSR438Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates September 2016 as National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month. Expresses support for research to prevent, detect, and treat brain aneury...
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2016-04-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2400; text of measure as introduced: CR S2395)
USSB2841IntroAtlantic Seismic Airgun Protection Act
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2016-04-21
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2843IntroA bill to provide emergency supplemental appropriations to address the Zika crisis.
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2016-04-21
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB2820IntroContaminant and Lead Electronic Accounting and Reporting Requirements (CLEARR) for Drinking Water Act of 2016
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2016-04-20
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2821IntroTesting, Removal, and Updated Evaluations of Lead Everywhere in America for Dramatic Enhancements that Restore Safety to Homes, Infrastructure, and Pipes Act of 2016
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2016-04-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR432IntroA resolution supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia.
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2016-04-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2825IntroBuy American Act of 2016 This bill directs the the Department of Defense (DOD), in the case of athletic footwear needed by members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps upon their initial entry into the Armed Forces, to: (1) furnish such foot...
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2016-04-20
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR425IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week. Recognizes the efforts of public health professionals, governments, Indian tribes, and individuals in preventing disease and injury. Encourages increased efforts and resources...
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2016-04-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR426IntroExpresses the sense of the Senate that the United States should: support policies that create safe and decent jobs in developing countries, support policies that reduce gender-based violence and other forms of discrimination at work, encourage th...
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2016-04-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2799IntroFirefighter Cancer Registry Act This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop and maintain a voluntary patient registry to monitor, collect, and make available epidemiological information related to cancer inciden...
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2016-04-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR388Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on March 16, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Supports the goals of International Women's Day. Recognizes that the empowerment of women is linked to a country...
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2016-04-13
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2063; text of committee substitute as amended: CR S2063)
USSB2789IntroTax Filing Simplification Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to require the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to establish and operate the following programs free of charge: online tax preparation and filing software, a program ...
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2016-04-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2784IntroSTEM Opportunities Act of 2016 This bill directs the Office of Science and Technology Policy to establish a STEM Inclusion Interagency Working Group which shall focus on the creation of a more diverse and inclusive STEM (science, technology, engineer...
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2016-04-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2760IntroSAFE Lending Act of 2016
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2016-04-07
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR392Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses concern over the prosecution and conviction of former President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives without due process. Urges the gover...
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2016-04-07
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1795)
USSB2764IntroCybersecurity Standards for Aircraft to Improve Resilience Act of 2016 or the Cyber AIR Act This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to require domestic or foreign air carriers and manufacturers of aircraft or electronic control, comm...
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2016-04-07
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2769IntroThis bill requires the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to prohibit any air carrier that transports passengers by aircraft as a common carrier for compensation from reducing the size, width, padding, or pitch of seats, the amount of leg room per...
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2016-04-07
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2758IntroPromoting Responsible Opioid Prescribing Act of 2016 or the PROP Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to exclude certain pain-related measures for purposes of calculating incentive payments under the value-ba...
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2016-04-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR410IntroRecognizes the accomplishments and example of Cesar Estrada Chavez, pledges to promote his legacy, and encourages the people of the United States to commemorate his legacy and to always remember his rallying cry, "Si, se puede!", which is S...
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2016-04-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB849IntroAdvancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015 Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to: (1) enhance and expand infrastructure and activities to track the epidemiology of neurological...
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2016-04-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 408.
USSB2426Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported version is repeated here.) (Sec. 1) This bill directs the Department of State to: (1) develop a strategy to obtain observer status for Taiwan in t...
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2016-03-18
Became Public Law No: 114-139.
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