US Congress Senator Edward Markey [D]

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USSB1886EngrossCoordinated Ocean Monitoring and Research Act
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2016-09-27
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB3394IntroA bill to amend the Energy Reorganization Act of 1974 to modify provisions relating to protection of the employees of the Department of Energy and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
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2016-09-26
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2040VetoJustice 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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2016-09-26
Veto message ordered held at the desk.
USSB3367IntroProviding Veterans Overdue Care Act of 2016
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2016-09-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3360IntroYouth Access to Sexual Health Services Act of 2016
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2016-09-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR569IntroA resolution recognizing November 26, 2016, as "Small Business Saturday" and supporting the efforts of the Small Business Administration to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses.
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2016-09-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5868; text as passed Senate: CR S5851-5852)
USSR562IntroA resolution expressing support for designation of the week of October 9, 2016, through October 15, 2016, as "Earth Science Week".
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2016-09-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR561IntroA resolution supporting efforts to increase competition and accountability in the health insurance marketplace, and to extend accessible, quality, affordable health care coverage to every American through the choice of a public insurance plan. Expres...
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2016-09-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR564IntroA resolution condemning North Korea's fifth nuclear test on September 9, 2016.
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2016-09-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR559IntroA resolution designating the week of September 12, 2016, as "National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week". Designates the week of September 12, 2016, as National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week. Commends direct support profes...
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2016-09-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5727; text as passed Senate: CR S5725)
USSR485IntroA 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. Expresses concern with respect ...
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2016-09-13
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amendment to the Title and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (considered: CR S5677-5678; text of measure as reported in Senate: CR S5677-5678)
USSB3309IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2015
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2016-09-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSCR46EngrossA concurrent resolution expressing support for the goal of ensuring that all Holocaust victims live with dignity, comfort, and security in their remaining years, and urging the Federal Republic of Germany to continue to reaffirm its commitment to com...
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2016-09-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR549IntroA resolution expressing a commitment by the Senate to never forget the service of aviation's first responders.
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2016-09-08
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2854EngrossEmmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill permanently reauthorizes the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007 (Emmett Till Act) and expands the responsibilities of the Department of Justice (...
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2016-07-27
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSR539IntroA resolution condemning the horrific acts of violence and hatred in Dallas, Texas, on July 7, 2016, and expressing support and prayers for all those impacted by the tragedy. Condemns the attack on police officers that occurred in Dallas, Texas, on Ju...
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2016-07-27
Star Print ordered on the resolution.
USSR535IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the trafficking of illicit fentanyl into the United States from Mexico and China.
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3225IntroOpioid QuOTA Act Opioid Quota Openness, Transparency, and Awareness Act of 2016
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2016-07-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3232IntroLowell National Historical Park Creative Partnerships Act This bill requires any loan made in 1984 by the Lowell Historic Preservation Commission to the Lowell Development and Financial Corporation to enable it to furnish low-interest loans for the p...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB3238IntroElectrochromic Glass Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to specify that the use of electrochromic glass qualifies for the tax credit for investment in energy property. (Electrochromic glass is able to switch from clear to dark usi...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3281IntroA bill to extend the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996.
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2016-07-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3256IntroEducation for All Act of 2016
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1555EngrossFilipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill defines "Filipino Veterans of World War II" to include an individual who served: honorably at any time from July 26, 1941, to December 31, 1946; in an active-du...
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2016-07-14
To House Administration Committee
USSR349IntroA resolution congratulating the Farm Credit System on the celebration of its 100th anniversary. Congratulates the Farm Credit System (FCS) on its 100th anniversary and commends the service of the cooperative owners and employees of the FCS in helping...
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2016-07-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR524IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the conflict in Yemen. Expresses the sense of the Senate that: all sides to the current conflict in Yemen should abide by international obligations to protect civilians, facilitate the delivery of hu...
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2016-07-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 575.
USSR530IntroA resolution supporting the termination of the Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives established pursuant to House Resolution 461, and for other purposes.
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2016-07-13
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3188IntroBiodiesel Tax Incentive Reform and Extension Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify and extend: (1) the income tax credit for biodiesel and renewable diesel used as fuel, and (2) the excise tax credit for biodiesel fuel mixt...
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2016-07-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3198IntroState Veterans Home Adult Day Health Care Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-07-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3206IntroDriving Innovation and Growth in Internet Technology and Launching Universal Access to the Global Economy (DIGITAL AGE) Act of 2016 This bill requires the Department of State to establish a Special Representative for the Global Connect Initiative to ...
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2016-07-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3171IntroHEART Act Help End Assault Rifle Tragedies Act of 2016
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2016-07-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3165IntroBig Oil Bailout Prevention Unlimited Liability Act of 2016
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2016-07-12
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3168IntroStronger Together School Diversity Act of 2016
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2016-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR513IntroA resolution designating September 25, 2016, as "National Lobster Day". Designates September 25, 2016, as National Lobster Day.
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2016-07-12
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3159IntroEnergy Storage Tax Incentive and Deployment Act of 2016
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2016-07-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR527IntroA resolution recognizing the 75th anniversary of the opening of the National Gallery of Art. Recognizes the 75th anniversary of the opening of the National Gallery of Art. Acknowledges its contribution to the cultural life of the United States. Appla...
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2016-07-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3163IntroBig Oil Bailout Prevention Trust Fund Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to eliminate: (1) the $1 billion per incident limitation on expenditures from the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund for cleanup of oil spills, (2) the $500 mill...
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2016-07-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSCR45IntroA concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress relating to the disapproval of certain activities of certain companies, trade associations, foundations, and organizations. Disapproves of activities by certain corporations and trade associati...
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2016-07-11
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3150IntroOil and Gas Payments Taxpayer Protection and Deficit Reduction Act
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2016-07-07
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSR522IntroA resolution designating July 30, 2016, as "National Whistleblower Appreciation Day". Designates July 30, 2016, as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
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2016-07-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4922; text as passed Senate: CR S4919)
USSB3148IntroJohn F. Kennedy Centennial Commission Act This bill establishes the John F. Kennedy Centennial Commission, which shall: plan, develop, and carry out activities to honor John F. Kennedy on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of his birth; and provid...
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2016-07-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3147IntroPatsy T. Mink Gender Equity in Education Act of 2016 This bill requires the Department of Education (ED) to establish an Office for Gender Equity to support state and local educational agencies, institutions of higher education, and elementary and se...
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2016-07-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR523IntroA resolution relating to the death of Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, powerful advocate for peace and human rights, and award-winning author. Extends condolences to the family of Elie Wiesel, an award-winning author who helped the world understand t...
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2016-07-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4922-4923; text as passed Senate: CR S4919)
USSR482IntroA resolution urging the European Union to designate Hizballah in its entirety as a terrorist organization and to increase pressure on the organization and its members to the fullest extent possible. Expresses appreciation to the European Union (EU) f...
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2016-07-06
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4837)
USSB3130IntroIndependence at Home Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish a permanent Independence at Home Medical Practice Program, under which a primary care practice shall be accountable for: (1) providing co...
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2016-07-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3134IntroLGBT Data Inclusion Act This bill requires federal agencies that collect information through a survey that includes demographic data (where subjects self-report information or a proxy provides information about the subject or responds for all persons...
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2016-07-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1479EngrossBUILD Act Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Act of 2015 This bill amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to: (1) revise and reauthorize brownfields revitalization funding thro...
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2016-07-01
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USSB2210IntroVeteran PEER Act Veteran Partners' Efforts to Enhance Reintegration Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish peer specialists in patient aligned care teams at VA medical centers to promote the use and integration of ...
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2016-06-29
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2812IntroSBIR and STTR Reauthorization and Improvement Act of 2016 TITLE I--REAUTHORIZATION OF PROGRAMS (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Small Business Act to reauthorize and make permanent the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Techn...
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2016-06-29
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSR517IntroA resolution designating September 2016 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month". Designates September 2016 as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Declares that steps should be taken to: (1) raise awareness of prostate cancer, (2) encourag...
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2016-06-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4730; text as passed Senate: CR S4730)
USSB3122IntroREAL Act of 2016 Restoring Education And Learning Act of 2016 This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to eliminate the provision that prohibits Pell Grant eligibility for individuals incarcerated in a federa...
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2016-06-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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