US Congress Senator Edward Markey [D]

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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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2016-11-30
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSCR57IntroA concurrent resolution honoring in praise and remembrance the extraordinary life, steady leadership, and remarkable, 70-year reign of King Bhumibol Adulyadej of Thailand.
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2016-11-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSCR56IntroA concurrent resolution clarifying any potential misunderstanding as to whether actions taken by President-elect Donald Trump constitute a violation of the Emoluments Clause, and calling on President-elect Trump to divest his interest in, and sever h...
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2016-11-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR623IntroA resolution recognizing the vital role the Civil Air Patrol has played, and continues to play, in supporting the homeland security and national defense of the United States.
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2016-11-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6576; text as passed Senate: CR S6553)
USSR622IntroA resolution expressing support for the goals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month by promoting national awareness of adoption and the children awaiting families, celebrating children and families involved in adoption, and encouraging...
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2016-11-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6576; text as passed Senate: CR S6552-6553)
USSB3476IntroNational Guard Bonus Repayment and Financial Relief Act
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2016-11-17
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR608IntroA resolution designating the week of September 17 through September 24, 2016, as "National Estuaries Week". Designates the week of September 17 through September 24, 2016, as National Estuaries Week.
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2016-11-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.
USSB1004PassVeterans Day Moment of Silence Act (Sec. 2) Directs the President to issue an annual proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe two minutes of silence on Veterans Day, beginning at 3:11 p.m. Atlantic standard time, in honor of...
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2016-10-07
Became Public Law No: 114-240.
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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2016-09-29
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR602IntroA resolution supporting the inclusion and meaningful engagement of Latinos in environmental protection and conservation efforts. Recognizes the role of Latinos in protecting and preserving U.S. land, water, and wildlife. Supports the engagement of La...
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2016-09-29
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSR595IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Veterans Small Business Week.
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2016-09-29
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSR590IntroA resolution commemorating 100 years of health care services provided by Planned Parenthood. Expresses support for the preventive services that Planned Parenthood Federation of America doctors, nurses, and staff provide to patients. Recognizes that P...
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2016-09-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3421IntroA bill to require air carriers to provide all flight attendants with scheduled rest periods of at least 10 consecutive hours between duty periods and to comply with fatigue management plans for flight attendants that have been approved by the Federal...
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2016-09-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1886EngrossCoordinated Ocean Monitoring and Research Act This bill revises and reauthorizes through FY2019 the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009. The Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) is a network of federal and regional entitie...
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2016-09-28
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USSB3412IntroBan Poisonous Additives Act of 2016 This bill bans food containers composed, in whole or in part, of bisphenol A (BPA). The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may grant waivers to a facility for a particular product if the facility: (1) demonstrates ...
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2016-09-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR562IntroA resolution expressing support for designation of the week of October 9, 2016, through October 15, 2016, as "Earth Science Week". Supports the designation of the week of October 9-15, 2016, as Earth Science Week. Expresses strong support for the goa...
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2016-09-28
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2040PassJustice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (Sec. 3) This bill amends the federal judicial code to narrow the scope of foreign sovereign immunity (i.e., a foreign state's immunity from the jurisdiction of U.S. courts). Specifically, it authorizes feder...
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2016-09-28
Became Public Law No: 114-222.
USSB3400IntroRestricting First Use of Nuclear Weapons Act of 2016
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2016-09-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR581IntroNo Vote No Recess Resolution Prohibits the Senate, between September 27, 2016, and the end of the 114th Congress, from adjourning, remaining adjourned, or recessing for more than two days and convening solely in a pro forma session unless, by the beg...
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2016-09-27
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3394IntroDepartment of Energy Whistleblower Accountability Act
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2016-09-26
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB3367IntroProviding Veterans Overdue Care Act of 2016 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out major medical facility leases in specified amounts for: outpatient clinics in Ann Arbor, Michigan, Daytona Beach, Florida, Gainesville, F...
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2016-09-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3360IntroYouth Access to Sexual Health Services Act of 2016 This bill authorizes the Department of Health and Human Services to award grants to support the access of marginalized youth to sexual health services such as sexual health education and contraceptio...
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2016-09-20
To Senate Finance 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
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. Declares that the Senate joins with the Sma...
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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)
USSR564IntroA resolution condemning North Korea's fifth nuclear test on September 9, 2016. Condemns the North Korean regime for continuing its dangerous provocations. Calls on: (1) such regime to unconditionally abandon its nuclear weapons and missile programs, ...
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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)
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.
USSB3309IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2015 Voter Registration Modernization Act of 2015 Amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA) to require states to make available websites for online voter registration. Authorizes automated voter registration o...
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2016-09-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR549IntroA resolution expressing a commitment by the Senate to never forget the service of aviation's first responders. Expresses a commitment by the Senate to forever memorialize the service of aviation's first responders on September 11, 2001, and to always...
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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.
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
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.
USSB3281IntroA bill to extend the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996. This bill extends the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996 through December 31, 2026.
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2016-07-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR535IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the trafficking of illicit fentanyl into the United States from Mexico and China. Expresses the sense of the Senate that: the use of illicit fentanyl in the United States and the resulting ove...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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.
USSB3256IntroEducation for All Act of 2016 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) it is in the U.S. national security interest to promote universal basic education that includes gender parity in developing countries; and (2) education lays the founda...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3241IntroRefugee Protection Act of 2016
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2016-07-14
To Senate Judiciary 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
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. Supports: (1) the immediate termin...
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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 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into an agreement or a contract with each state home to pay for medical supervision model adult day health care for a...
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2016-07-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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
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.
USSB3168IntroStronger Together School Diversity Act of 2016 This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish the Stronger Together Program, through which the Department of Education (ED) shall award competitive grants for the devel...
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2016-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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
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