US Congress Senator Christopher Murphy [D]

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USSB1479IntroBrownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Act of 2015
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2016-05-18
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2921IntroVeterans First Act
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2016-05-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 467.
USSB2934IntroFix Gun Checks Act of 2016
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2016-05-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR394Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Congratulates the people of Greece as they celebrate the 195th anniversary of the independence of Greece. Supports the principles of democrati...
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2016-05-12
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2794)
USSB1890PassDefend Trade Secrets Act of 2015 This bill amends the federal criminal code to create a private civil cause of action for trade secret misappropriation. Specifically, the bill authorizes a trade secret owner to file a civil action in a U.S. district ...
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2016-05-11
Became Public Law No: 114-153.
USSR457Intro(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 Conrad Ray Burns, former member of the...
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2016-05-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2645)
USSR458Intro(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 Robert F. Bennett, former member of th...
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2016-05-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2645; text of measure as introduced: CR S2630)
USSB2874IntroAt-Risk Youth Medicaid Protection Act of 2016
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2016-04-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2880IntroTherapeutic Fraud Prevention Act of 2016
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2016-04-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1455IntroRecovery Enhancement for Addiction Treatment Act or the TREAT Act Amends the Controlled Substances Act to increase the number of patients that a qualifying practitioner dispensing narcotic drugs for maintenance or detoxification treatment is initial...
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2016-04-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 441.
USSB2680IntroMental Health Reform Act of 2016
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2016-04-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 437.
USSB2843IntroA bill to provide emergency supplemental appropriations to address the Zika crisis.
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2016-04-21
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB2821IntroTesting, Removal, and Updated Evaluations of Lead Everywhere in America for Dramatic Enhancements that Restore Safety to Homes, Infrastructure, and Pipes Act of 2016
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2016-04-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2825IntroBuy American Act of 2016 This bill directs the the Department of Defense (DOD), in the case of athletic footwear needed by members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marine Corps upon their initial entry into the Armed Forces, to: (1) furnish such foot...
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2016-04-20
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB2512PassAdding Zika Virus to the FDA Priority Review Voucher Program Act This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to add the Zika virus to the list of tropical diseases under the priority review voucher program, which awards a voucher to the...
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2016-04-19
Became Public Law No: 114-146.
USSB2810IntroLocal Cheese Promotion and Dairy Support Act of 2016
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2016-04-18
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB2813IntroMulti-State Worker Tax Fairness Act of 2016 This bill prohibits a state from imposing an income tax on the compensation of a nonresident individual for any period in which such individual is not physically present in or working in such state or from ...
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2016-04-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR425IntroExpresses support for the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week. Recognizes the efforts of public health professionals, governments, Indian tribes, and individuals in preventing disease and injury. Encourages increased efforts and resources...
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2016-04-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR421Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Commends the University of Connecticut Women's Basketball Team for winning the 2016 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I title.
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2016-04-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2064; text as passed Senate: CR S2028)
USSR388Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on March 16, 2016. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Supports the goals of International Women's Day. Recognizes that the empowerment of women is linked to a country...
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2016-04-13
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2063; text of committee substitute as amended: CR S2063)
USSJR32IntroThis joint resolution expresses the sense of Congress that no transfer to Saudi Arabia of U.S. air-to-ground munitions should occur until the President certifies that Saudi Arabia: (1) demonstrates an ongoing effort to combat the mutual threat our na...
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2016-04-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR392Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses concern over the prosecution and conviction of former President Mohamed Nasheed of the Maldives without due process. Urges the gover...
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2016-04-07
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1795)
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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2016-04-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 408.
USSB2620IntroThis bill amends the Carl Levin and Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 to revise a condition for establishment of the Coltsville National Historical Park in Connecticut to require the state, the ...
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2016-03-17
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB2734IntroCreating Livable Environments And New Usable Property Act or the CLEAN UP Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend through 2019: (1) the exclusion of gain or loss on the sale or exchange of brownfield sites (land used for commercial o...
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2016-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2702IntroABLE to Work Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to ABLE accounts (tax-exempt savings accounts for persons with a disability), to allow: (1) an ABLE account beneficiary to make contributions to an ABLE account equal t...
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2016-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2721IntroSocial Security Caregiver Credit Act of 2016 This bill expresses the sense of the Senate that Congress must address the unfair exclusion of professional and hardworking home care providers who are not eligible to receive Social Security or Medicare b...
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2016-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2692IntroCountering Information Warfare Act of 2016 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: foreign governments, including the governments of the Russian Federation and China, use disinformation and other propaganda tools to undermine the national s...
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2016-03-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2697IntroWage Theft Prevention and Wage Recovery Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to require employers engaged in commerce, or in the production of goods for commerce, to make certain disclosures to employees about their employment, i...
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2016-03-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2633IntroImproving Veterans Access to Care in the Community Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into contracts or agreements with eligible providers to furnish hospital care and medical services to electing, eligible veteran...
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2016-03-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2652IntroThis bill amends the Highlands Conservation Act to reauthorize through FY2021: (1) land conservation partnership projects in the highlands regions of Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania; and (2) Forest Service and Department of Agricu...
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2016-03-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB779IntroFair Access to Science and Technology Research Act of 2015 (Sec. 4) This bill requires each executive agency with annual extramural research expenditures of over $100 million to: (1) develop a federal research public access policy that is consistent ...
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2016-03-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 384.
USSB2645IntroGlobal Respect Act The President shall submit to Congress a list of each foreign person that the President determines is responsible, or acted as an agent, for extrajudicial killings, torture, or other gross violations of internationally recognized h...
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2016-03-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2624IntroNational Biomedical Research Act
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2016-03-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR386IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should establish a goal of more than 50 percent clean and carbon-free electricity by 2030 to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, grow the economy, increase shared prosperit...
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2016-03-03
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2621IntroBiotechnology Food Labeling Uniformity Act This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require food that contains an ingredient from a genetically modified organism (GMO) to be labeled as genetically engineered. A food is exempt from...
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2016-03-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR379Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes Black History Month as an opportunity to reflect on U.S. history and to commemorate the contributions of African Americans. Calls f...
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2016-02-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1101; text as passed Senate: CR S1088-1089)
USSB2605IntroMedicaid Coverage for Addiction Recovery Expansion Act
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2016-02-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR374Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Acknowledges the lifetime of service of Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Commends his 29-year tenure on the Court a...
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2016-02-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Yea-Nay Vote. 93 - 0. Record Vote Number: 26. (text: CR 2/24/2016 S1003)
USSB2584IntroLiving Donor Protection Act of 2016 This bill prohibits discrimination based on an individual's status as a living organ donor in the offering, issuance, cancellation, coverage, price, or any other condition of a life insurance policy, disability ins...
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2016-02-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1674IntroLong Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act
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2016-02-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 373.
USSB2234Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Office of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Repr...
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2016-02-24
To House Administration Committee
USSR372IntroRecognizes Black History Month as an opportunity to reflect on U.S. history and to commemorate the contributions of African Americans. Calls for the United States to: (1) honor the contribution of pioneers who helped to ensure its legacy; and (2) mo...
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2016-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR373IntroRecognizes the historical significance of: (1) February 19, 1942, as the date on which President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which restricted the freedom of Japanese Americans; and (2) February 19, 1976, as the date on whic...
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2016-02-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2575IntroHealthy Homes Tax Credit Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow new tax credits for 50% of: (1) lead hazard reduction activity costs, (2) radon hazard reduction activity costs, and (3) asbestos hazard reduction activity costs. These...
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2016-02-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR298Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Commends the dedication and contribution to the Navy and submarine force by the people of Connecticut, both through the initial deed of gift th...
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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)
USSB2551IntroGenocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2016 This bill states that it is U.S. policy to regard the prevention of mass atrocities and genocide as a core national security interest and a core moral responsibility. The President may establish an inter...
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2016-02-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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.
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.
USSR364Intro(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 Marlow Cook, former member of the U.S....
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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)
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