Sponsored by Christopher Murphy - US Congress (Current)

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USSB527This bill directs the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation, on behalf of Congress, of a gold medal to the Foot Soldiers who participated in Bloody Sunday, Turnaround Tuesday, or the final Se...
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2015-02-26
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1137-1138, text as passed Senate: CR S1137)
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USSR88A resolution celebrating Black History Month.
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2015-02-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
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USSR86A resolution recognizing March 3, 2015, as the centennial of the Navy Reserve.
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2015-02-25
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
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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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USSB548A bill to clarify that funding for the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board is not subject to the sequester.
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2015-02-24
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USSB549A bill to clarify that funding for the Securities Investor Protection Corporation is not subject to the sequester.
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2015-02-24
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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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USSB550A bill to clarify that funding for the standard setting body designated pursuant to section 19(b) of the Securities Act of 1933 is not subject to the sequester.
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2015-02-24
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USSR84A resolution celebrating Black History Month.
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2015-02-23
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USSB497Healthy Families Act
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2015-02-12
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USSB514A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish the Promise Neighborhoods program.
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2015-02-12
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USSB511Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act
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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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USSB516Every Child Counts Act
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2015-02-12
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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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USSB526A bill to sunset the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force after three years.
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2015-02-12
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USSB420Protecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act
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2015-02-10
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USSB272Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act, 2015 Provides FY2015 appropriations to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Provides appropriations for Departmental Management and Operations for the Office of the Secretary and Executive Ma...
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2015-02-10
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S872-891)
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USSR72Condemns the attack on Mariupol by Russian-backed rebels. Urges the President to provide lethal and non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine as unanimously supported by Congress in the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014. Calls on the United State...
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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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USSB366Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act Amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require all election-related designations, statements, and reports required to be filed under the Act to be filed directly with the Federal Election Commission...
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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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USSB329Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River Act
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2015-02-02
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USSR35(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on January 28, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Commemorates January 27, 2015, as the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz extermination camp by...
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2015-02-02
Star Print ordered on the resolution.
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USSB332Rural Hospital Access Act of 2015
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2015-02-02
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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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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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USSB262Runaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act Reauthorizes the Runaway and Homeless Youth Act through FY2020, generally at FY2009 levels. Modifies the Basic Center Grant (BCG) Program (for short-term emergency shelter and family reunifi...
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2015-01-27
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USSR40Reaffirms that it is U.S. policy that Iran will not be allowed to develop a nuclear weapon and that all instruments of U.S. power and influence must remain on the table to prevent this outcome. Supports the diplomatic efforts of the United States an...
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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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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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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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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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USSB197Support Making Assessments Reliable and Timely Act or the SMART Act Amends subpart 1 (Accountability) of part A of title VI of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to revise the program allotting grants to states to develop and administ...
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2015-01-20
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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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USSB84Gestational Diabetes Act or the GEDI Act Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop a multisite gestational diabetes research project within the diabetes program of the CDC to expand...
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2015-01-07
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USSB26American Jobs Matter Act of 2015 Requires an executive agency to include the effects on employment within the United States (a jobs impact statement) in the evaluation factors that must be considered in each solicitation for competitive proposals for...
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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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USSB28Cluster Munitions Civilian Protection Act of 2015 Places restrictions on the use of cluster munitions. Directs the President, within 90 days after the use of such munitions, to submit to Congress a plan for cleaning up any such munitions or submunit...
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2015-01-06
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