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USSR298IntroCommends the dedication and contribution to the Navy and submarine force by the people of Connecticut, both through the initial deed of gift that established what would become Naval Submarine Base New London and through their ongoing commitment to su...
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2016-02-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (text: CR S882-883)
USSR361IntroCommends the United Kingdom, Kuwait, Germany, and Norway for their efforts and financial commitments to address the humanitarian crisis in Syria. Encourages the international community to act with urgency to: (1) alleviate the humanitarian crisis in...
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2016-02-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 367.
USSB849IntroAdvancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015 Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to: (1) enhance and expand infrastructure and activities to track the epidemiology of neurological...
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2016-02-09
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2152Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on December 18, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Electrify Africa Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill states that it is U.S. policy to partner with the governments o...
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2016-02-08
Became Public Law No: 114-121.
USSR364IntroA resolution relative to the death of Marlow Cook, former United States Senator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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2016-02-04
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S691; text as passed Senate: CR S674-675)
USSR358IntroA resolution designating February 1 through 5, 2016, as "National School Counseling Week".
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2016-02-03
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S571; text as passed Senate: CR S577)
USSB553IntroEnd Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: the United States has a long history of domestic and international engagement in preventing and responding to modern slavery; modern slavery involves extensi...
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2016-02-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 363.
USSB1890IntroDefend Trade Secrets Act of 2015
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2016-01-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 355.
USSB2469IntroA bill to repeal the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act.
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2016-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2466IntroImproving Notification for Clean and Safe Drinking Water Act of 2016 This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to require public water systems to notify their customers of lead concentration levels in drinking water that exceed lead limits under n...
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2016-01-27
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1674IntroLong Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act
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2016-01-20
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2021IntroFair Chance to Compete for Jobs Act of 2015 or the Fair Chance Act This bill prohibits federal agencies and federal contractors from requesting that applicants for employment disclose criminal history record information before receiving a conditional...
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2016-01-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 344.
USSR343Intro(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 Dale Bumpers, former member of the U.S...
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2016-01-11
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S33; text as passed Senate: CR S33)
USSB1893EngrossMental Health Awareness and Improvement Act of 2015
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2016-01-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB571EngrossPilot's Bill of Rights 2 This bill directs the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to issue or revise medical certification regulations to ensure that an individual may operate as a pilot of a covered aircraft without regard to any medical certifi...
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2015-12-18
By Senator Thune from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 114-198. Additional views filed.
USSB2420IntroSNAP Work Opportunities and Veteran Protection Act of 2015
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2015-12-17
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSR337IntroSupports the designation of Darwin Day (February 12, 2016, the anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin in 1809). Recognizes Charles Darwin as a worthy symbol on which to celebrate the achievements of reason, science, and the advancement of human ...
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2015-12-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR148IntroCondemns the government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. Calls on the government of Iran to release the seven imprisoned Baha'i leaders, the nine...
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2015-12-17
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S8831)
USSB329IntroLower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River Act (Sec. 3) This bill amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate specified segments of the Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook in Connecticut as components of the National Wi...
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2015-12-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 327.
USSR326Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Celebrates the 135th anniversary of U.S.-Romanian diplomatic relations. Congratulates the people of Romania on their accomplishments as a grea...
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2015-12-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8730; text as passed Senate: CR S8730)
USSR310IntroCondemns the sexual violence against women and children from Yezidi, Christian, Shabak, Turkmen, and other religious communities. Calls on the Attorney General to begin the investigation and prosecution of any U.S. citizens alleged to be perpetrator...
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2015-12-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate with amendments and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S8732)
USSB599Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on November 16, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Improving Access to Emergency Psychiatric Care Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordabl...
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2015-12-11
Became Public Law No: 114-97.
USSB1719EngrossRecognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage Family Caregivers Act of 2015 or the RAISE Family Caregivers Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop, maintain, and periodically update a National Fam...
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2015-12-09
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSR327IntroDenounces the attacks on health care centers for women, providers of health care for women, and patients. Affirms that all women have the right to access reproductive health care services without fear of violence, intimidation, or harassment.
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2015-12-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2341IntroThis bill amends the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 to designate a specified portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System under the Wilderness Act.
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2015-12-02
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2337IntroVisa Waiver Program Security Enhancement Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act regarding the visa waiver program to prohibit a national of a program country who has traveled to Iraq or Syria at any time during the most recent five-...
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2015-12-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2323IntroVisa Waiver Program Firearms Clarification Act of 2015
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2015-11-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2311IntroBringing Postpartum Depression Out of the Shadows Act of 2015
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2015-11-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2253IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Veterans Education Relief and Restoration Act of 2015 This bill declares that, if a veteran is forced to discontinue a course as a result of an educational institution's permanent closure and did not receive credit or l...
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2015-11-18
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSR313Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Condemns the brutal attacks on the people of Paris that resulted in the death of at least 129 people, including one U.S. citizen, through shoot...
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2015-11-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7970; text as passed Senate: CR S7970)
USSB2272IntroPOST Act of 2015
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2015-11-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR309Intro(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 the Honorable Fred Thompson, former me...
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2015-11-06
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB2251IntroSeniors And Veterans Emergency Benefits Act or the SAVE Benefits Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to disburse a payment equal to 3.9% of the average amount of annual benefits to certain individuals (except prisoners, fugitive felo...
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2015-11-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2234IntroOffice of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to the members of the ...
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2015-11-04
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2239IntroProtecting Americans from the Proliferation of Weapons to Terrorists Act of 2015 Prohibits the obligation or expenditure of funds made available to the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of Defense, the National Security Council, the Nation...
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2015-11-04
To Senate Select Intelligence Committee
USSB2231IntroThis bill expresses the sense of Congress that the government of the Maldives should release former President Nasheed from prison and release all political prisoners in the country, as well as guarantee due process for and respect the human rights of...
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2015-11-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2218IntroPersonal Health Investment Today Act of 2015 or the PHIT Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a medical care tax deduction for up to $1,000 ($2,000 for a joint return or a head of household) of qualified sports and fitness ...
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2015-10-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2220IntroHealthy Maternity and Obstetric Medicine Act or the Healthy MOM Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act and Internal Revenue Code to require health insurers, health insurance exchanges, and group health plans to offer a special enrollment ...
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2015-10-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2213IntroBackground Check Completion Act of 2015 This bill amends the federal criminal code to prohibit a licensed gun dealer from transferring a firearm to an unlicensed person prior to completion of a background check. (Current law permits a licensed gun de...
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2015-10-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR299IntroCommemorates the life of Yitzhak Rabin and extends deepest sympathy and condolences to his family and the people of Israel on the 20th anniversary of Yitzhak Rabin's death. Supports the close ties and special relationship between the people and gove...
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2015-10-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1789Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Specifies the findings of Congress that: as of January...
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2015-10-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 281.
USSB2198IntroDomestic Violence Gun Homicide Prevention Act of 2015
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2015-10-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2203IntroEarned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit Equity for Puerto Rico Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make citizens of Puerto Rico eligible for the federal earned income tax credit and allow them to claim the refundable porti...
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2015-10-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR292IntroExpresses the sense of the Senate that the Senate supports efforts to: (1) provide childcare assistance to each working family that needs it; (2) make childcare affordable; (3) ensure that childcare is available so that parents in the 24-hour economy...
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2015-10-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR287Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Offers condolences to the families and friends of individuals who were murdered by an armed gunman on the Umpqua Community College campus in Ro...
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2015-10-22
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2185IntroBreast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins (to be made of "pink gold" containing at least 75% gold), 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 ha...
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2015-10-20
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2167Intro21st Century Buy American Act This bill amends the Buy American Act to define the term "substantially all" to mean that articles, materials, or supplies shall be treated as made substantially all from articles, materials, or supplies mined, produced,...
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2015-10-08
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR284IntroRecognizes the importance of World Mental Health Day. Affirms the continued support of the United States for making resources available to provide mental health services and build capacity, particularly in countries affected by conflict and crisis. H...
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2015-10-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR275Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates October 2015 as National Dyslexia Awareness Month, and calls on Congress, schools, and educational agencies to recognize that dyslex...
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2015-10-07
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2148IntroProtecting Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) prevent 2016 increases to Medicare Part B premiums and deductibles for enrollees, and (2) authorize federal funding to offset the...
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2015-10-07
To Senate Finance Committee
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