Sponsored by Edward Markey - US Congress (Current)

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USSR87A resolution to express the sense of the Senate regarding the rise of anti-Semitism in Europe and to encourage greater cooperation with the European governments, the European Union, and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe in prev...
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2015-02-25
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USSB527A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the Foot Soldiers who participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, or in the final Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March in March of 1965, which served as a catalyst for the Voting Rights Act of 1...
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2015-02-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 24.
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USSB551A bill to increase public safety by permitting the Attorney General to deny the transfer of firearms or the issuance of firearms and explosives licenses to known or suspected dangerous terrorists.
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2015-02-24
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USSB497Healthy Families Act
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2015-02-12
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USSB513Provides for the relief of Esther Karinge.
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2015-02-12
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USSB480National All Schedules Prescription Electronic Reporting Reauthorization Act of 2015
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2015-02-12
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USSB295Amy 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
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USSR82(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)
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USSB522A bill to amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to extend the Children's Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes.
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2015-02-12
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USSR74Expresses 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
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USSB431Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act
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2015-02-10
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USSB430Protecting Children from Electronic Cigarette Advertising Act of 2015
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2015-02-10
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USSB407Large Capacity Ammunition Feeding Device Act of 2015
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2015-02-05
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USSB289American Cures Act
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2015-02-04
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S744-745)
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USSR63A resolution congratulating the New England Patriots on their victory in Super Bowl XLIX.
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2015-02-04
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
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USSB358Access to Contraception for Women Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2015
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2015-02-04
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USSB375Small 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
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USSB371A 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
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USSR61A resolution honoring the life and legacy of Peggy Charren.
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2015-02-02
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USSR60Supports: (1) the goals of observing the National Slavery and Trafficking Prevention Month from January 1 through February 1, 2015, to recognize the vital role that the people of the United States have in ending modern slavery; (2) marking this obser...
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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)
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USSB302International 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
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USSB301Boys 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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2015-01-29
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USSB284Global 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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USSB270Charlie 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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2015-01-27
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USSB251Prescribe A Book Act Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to authorize the Secretary of Education to award matching grants to nonprofit organizations for the implementation of Pediatric Early Literacy Programs, through which: he...
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2015-01-26
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USSR38(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 Wendell H. Ford, former member of the ...
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2015-01-23
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S445; text as passed Senate: CR S427)
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USSR37Expresses support for efforts to: ensure that women have access to the best available health care and information, including comprehensive, affordable insurance coverage and health care that fosters safe childbearing; ensure that women can make thei...
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2015-01-22
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USSB240Community Broadband Act of 2015 Bars states or local governments from prohibiting or inhibiting states, local government agencies, entities affiliated with state or local agencies, or Indian tribes from providing telecommunications services or advan...
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2015-01-22
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USSB217Women's Health Protection Act of 2015
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2015-01-21
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USSJR5Constitutional Amendment Authorizes Congress and the states to set reasonable limits on the raising and spending of money by candidates and others to influence elections. Grants Congress and the states the power to implement and enforce this amendme...
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2015-01-21
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USSB223A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a pilot program on awarding grants for provision of furniture, household items, and other assistance to homeless veterans to facilitate their transition into permanent housing, and for ...
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2015-01-21
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USSB229Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act of 2015 or the DISCLOSE Act of 2015 Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 (FECA) to redefine the term "independent expenditure" as an expenditure by a person that, w...
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2015-01-21
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USSB214Shareholder Protection Act of 2015 Amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require that any solicitation of a proxy, consent, or authorization with respect to any security of an issuer: (1) describe the specific nature (to the extent known) an...
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2015-01-21
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USSR29Condemns the terrorist attacks and murders at the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo and the kosher market Hyper Cacher in Paris. Expresses: (1) condolences to the families of the victims and to the Republic of France; and (2) solidarity with the people...
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2015-01-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S300; text as passed Senate: CR S290-291)
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USSB188Directs the Secretary of Energy to ensure that any crude oil and bitumen transported into the United States by the Keystone XL pipeline, and all refined petroleum fuel products originating from that crude oil or bitumen, will be entered into domestic...
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2015-01-16
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USSB187Tar Sands Tax Loophole Elimination Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the definition of "crude oil" for purposes of the excise tax on petroleum and petroleum products to include any bitumen or bituminous mixture, any oil derive...
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2015-01-16
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USSB161Paying a Fair Share Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to require an individual taxpayer whose adjusted gross income exceeds $1 million to pay a minimum tax rate of 30% of the excess of the taxpayer's adjusted gross income over the taxpaye...
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2015-01-13
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USSB164Federal Adjustment of Income Rates Act of 2015 or the FAIR Act Increases by 3.8% in FY2016 the rate of basic pay for federal employees under the statutory pay systems (relating to the General Schedule, the U.S. Foreign Service, and the Veterans Heal...
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2015-01-13
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USSB167Clay Hunt Suicide Prevention for American Veterans Act or the Clay Hunt SAV Act Requires the Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA) to arrange for an independent third party evaluation, to be conducted by September 30, 2018, and each fiscal year thereaf...
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2015-01-13
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USSR25This bill states that: all efforts to improve Medicare and Medicaid under titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act must support and build upon President Johnson's vision "to assure the availability of and accessibility to the best health...
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2015-01-08
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USSB139Ensuring Access to Clinical Trials Act of 2015 This bill amends the Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act of 2009 to repeal the sunset of, and so extend indefinitely, the exclusion from resources under titles XVI (Supplemental Security Income) and...
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2015-01-08
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USSB142Child 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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2015-01-08
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USSB23Copyright and Marriage Equality Act Amends federal copyright law to revise the definition of "widow" or "widower" for purposes of provisions concerning the transfer of a copyright to an author's spouse or other next of kin following the author's dea...
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2015-01-06
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USSR19(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 Edward W. Brooke, III, former member o...
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2015-01-06
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S23; text as passed Senate: CR S21-22)
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USSB29Respect for Marriage Act Amends the Defense of Marriage Act to repeal a provision that prohibited a state, territory, possession, or Indian tribe from being required to recognize any public act, record, or judicial proceeding of any other state, terr...
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2015-01-06
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USSB36Protecting Our Youth from Dangerous Synthetic Drugs Act of 2015 Amends the Controlled Substances Act to include in the definition of a "controlled substance analogue" a substance designated as such by the Controlled Substance Analogue Committee (esta...
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2015-01-06
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