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USSB1251IntroNorthwest Atlantic Fisheries Convention Amendments Act
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2015-08-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 200.
USSR245IntroDesignates the week of September 13, 2015, as National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week. Commends direct support professionals as integral to long-term support and services for individuals with disabilities. Expresses the sense of the Se...
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2015-08-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1981IntroEqual Employment for All Act of 2015
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2015-08-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1968IntroBusiness Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act of 2015
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2015-08-05
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR246IntroExpresses the sense of the Senate that: Social Security earned benefits that are crucial to the economic security of our nation and must be preserved to ensure future generations of Americans are protected; with the strong support of the federal gov...
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2015-08-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1925IntroA bill to extend the secure rural schools and community self-determination program and to make permanent the payment in lieu of taxes program and the land and water conservation fund.
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2015-08-04
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1933IntroElectrify Africa Act of 2015
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2015-08-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1772IntroSchedules That Work Act This bill grants an employee the right to request that his or her employer change the terms and conditions of employment relating to: the number of hours or times the employee is required to work or be on call; the location;...
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2015-08-04
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S6253-6254)
USSB1918IntroConserving Ecosystems by Ceasing the Importation of Large (CECIL) Animal Trophies Act
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2015-08-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR240IntroCongratulates the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the John Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory in Maryland, the Southwest Research Institute in Colorado, and the academic and private sector partners of the New Horizons...
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2015-08-03
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB971Pass(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 (Medica...
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2015-07-30
Became Public Law No: 114-39.
USSB1907IntroClose Big Oil Tax Loopholes Act
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2015-07-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR237IntroCondemns Joseph Kony and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) for perpetrating crimes against humanity and mass atrocities, and supports efforts by the United States, the African Union (AU), the international community, and governments in central Africa ...
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2015-07-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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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2015-07-29
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 174.
USSCR20Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes the 25th anniversary of the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Encourages celebration of the advancement of f...
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2015-07-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1882IntroNepal Recovery Act
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2015-07-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB779IntroFair Access to Science and Technology Research Act of 2015 Requires each federal agency with extramural research expenditures of over $100 million to develop a federal research public access policy that is consistent with, and that advances, the purp...
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2015-07-29
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1334IntroIllegal, Unreported, and Unregulated Fishing Enforcement Act of 2015
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2015-07-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 168.
USSR225Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Commends the National Association of Women Business Owners for its tireless efforts and decades of support of women entrepreneurs and business ...
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2015-07-28
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB1876IntroA bill to rename the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking of the Department of State the Bureau to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons and to provide for an Assistant Secretary to head such Bureau, and for other purposes.
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2015-07-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR231IntroA resolution honoring the memory and legacy of the two Louisiana citizens who lost their lives, recognizing the heroism of first responders and those on the scene, and condemning the attack of July 23, 2015, in Lafayette, Louisiana.
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2015-07-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5906-5907; text as passed Senate: CR S5932)
USSB1872IntroSimplifying Financial Aid for Students Act of 2015
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2015-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB139Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Ensuring Access to Clinical Trials Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act o...
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2015-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1856IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for suspension and removal of employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs for performance or misconduct that is a threat to public health or safety and to improve accountability of employee...
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2015-07-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1858IntroEquality Act Amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity among the prohibited categories of discrimination or segregation in places of public accommodation. Defines: "sex" to include a sex s...
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2015-07-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1832IntroPay Workers a Living Wage Act
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2015-07-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1834IntroLori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act
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2015-07-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR227Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Condemns the attacks of July 16, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Honors the sacrifice and memory of the five members of the Armed Forces who ...
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2015-07-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5429; text as passed Senate: CR S5214)
USSB1806IntroSecurity and Privacy in Your Car Act of 2015 or the SPY Car Act of 2015 This bill directs the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to conduct a rulemaking to issue motor vehicle cybersecurity regulations that require motor vehicles ...
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2015-07-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1794IntroStop Arctic Ocean Drilling Act of 2015
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2015-07-16
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1792IntroCommuter Benefits Equity Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to equalize and increase to $250, with a cost-of-living adjustment after 2015, the tax exclusion for both transportation and parking fringe benefits. Authorizes agencies to establ...
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2015-07-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1766IntroRestore Honor to Service Members Act Requires appropriate military record correction boards or discharge review boards to review the discharge characterization of any former members of the Armed Forces requesting a review who were discharged because ...
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2015-07-15
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB1760IntroHadiya Pendleton and Nyasia Pryear-Yard Gun Trafficking and Crime Prevention Act of 2015
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2015-07-14
To Senate Judiciary 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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2015-07-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5090)
USSB1737IntroBring Jobs Home Act
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2015-07-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1735IntroUndetectable Firearms Modernization Act of 2015
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2015-07-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1740IntroEqual Dignity for Married Taxpayers Act of 2015
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2015-07-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1743IntroMotor Vehicle Safety Act of 2015
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2015-07-09
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1748IntroA bill to provide for improved investment in national transportation infrastructure.
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2015-07-09
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1736IntroIncentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) allow a 30% tax credit for investment in a qualifying offshore wind facility (an offshore facility using wind to produce electricity), and (2) direct the Department of the...
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2015-07-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR218Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Congratulates the United States Women's National Team for winning the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup.
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2015-07-08
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4894-4895; text as passed Senate: CR S4844)
USSB1716IntroAmerica's College Promise Act of 2015
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2015-07-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR200Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Extends well-wishes to the Dalai Lama on his 80th birthday. Recognizes the Dalai Lama for a lifelong commitment and contribution to the promot...
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2015-07-08
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB1688IntroNew Columbia Admission Act
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2015-06-25
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1680IntroNational Multimodal Freight Policy and Investment Act
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2015-06-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR212Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Condemns the attack on Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Offers condolences to the families and loved o...
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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)
USSB1664IntroMilitary and Veterans Education Protection Act This bill amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require proprietary institutions of higher education to derive at least 10% of their revenue from sources other than ...
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2015-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1673IntroCruise Passenger Protection Act - Amends federal shipping law to direct the Department of Transportation (DOT) to develop standards for passenger vessel owners to provide passengers with a summary of key terms of passage contracts before they are bin...
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2015-06-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1641IntroJason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) to jointly update the VA/DOD Clinical Practice Guideline for Management of Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain, incl...
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2015-06-23
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S4539)
USSB1654IntroOverdose Prevention Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to enter into cooperative agreements to reduce deaths from drug overdoses by: (1) purchasing and ...
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2015-06-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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