US Congress Senator Christopher Murphy [D]

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USSB1072IntroA bill to require the Supreme Court of the United States to promulgate a code of ethics.
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2015-04-23
USSB1074IntroA bill to clarify the status of the North Country, Ice Age, and New England National Scenic Trails as units of the National Park System, and for other purposes.
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2015-04-23
USSB1056IntroA bill to eliminate racial profiling by law enforcement, and for other purposes.
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2015-04-22
USSR143IntroA resolution supporting efforts to ensure that students have access to debt-free higher education.
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2015-04-21
USSB1021IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to award grants to establish, or expand upon, master's degree programs in orthotics and prosthetics, and for other purposes.
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2015-04-21
USSB1022IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Defense to award grants to fund research on orthotics and prosthetics, and for other purposes.
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2015-04-21
USSB1012IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to strengthen the earned income tax credit and make permanent certain tax provisions under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
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2015-04-20
USSB985IntroA bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the United States Coast Guard.
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2015-04-16
USSB973IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for equity investments by angel investors.
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2015-04-16
USSB978IntroA bill to clarify the definition of general solicitation under Federal securities law.
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2015-04-16
USSB1006IntroA bill to incentivize early adoption of positive train control, and for other purposes.
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2015-04-16
USSCR12IntroRecognizes the hardships that people with disabilities must overcome every day. Reaffirms support of the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Recommends that the United States Postal Service and federal...
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2015-04-16
USSB928IntroJames Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act
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2015-04-14
USSB897IntroJesse Lewis Empowering Educators Act Amends title II of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to include teacher and principal training in practices that address the social and emotional development needs of students among the activities...
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2015-04-13
USSR105IntroCongratulates the people of Greece as they celebrate the 194th anniversary of the independence of Greece. Supports the principles of democratic governance to which the people of Greece are committed. Notes Greece's important role in the wider Europ...
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2015-03-27
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB890IntroLand and Water Conservation Authorization and Funding Act of 2015
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2015-03-26
USSB301Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Boys 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 si...
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2015-03-25
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USSB862IntroPaycheck Fairness Act Amends the portion of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 known as the Equal Pay Act to revise remedies for, enforcement of, and exceptions to prohibitions against sex discrimination in the payment of wages. Revises the except...
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2015-03-25
USSR72IntroCondemns the attack on Mariupol by Russian-backed rebels. Urges the President to expedite the provision of lethal and non-lethal military assistance to Ukraine as unanimously supported by Congress in the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014. Calls o...
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2015-03-24
S.AMDT.599 Amendment SA 599 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
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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2015-03-24
USSB811IntroSupportive School Climate Act of 2015 Amends the school improvement program under part A of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to require each state that wants to use a part A grant to provide students with positive ...
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2015-03-19
USSB793IntroBank on Students Emergency Loan Refinancing Act Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to establish a program to refinance the unpaid principal, accrued unpaid interest, and late ...
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2015-03-18
USSB737IntroEnsuring Access to Primary Care for Women and Children Act Amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to require that the primary care services furnished in the two years after enactment of this Act by a physician with a primary s...
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2015-03-12
USSB729IntroFairness for Struggling Students Act of 2015 Revises federal bankruptcy law with respect to the exemption from the exception to discharge in bankruptcy for certain educational loans if excepting such debt from discharge would impose an undue hardsh...
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2015-03-12
USSB711IntroMental Health First Act of 2015
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2015-03-11
USSR93Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes the courageous work of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemstov who dedicated his life to the fight against corruption and in support...
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2015-03-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB677IntroGlobal Democracy Promotion Act Declares that foreign nongovernmental organizations: (1) shall not be ineligible for assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 solely on the basis of health or medical services (including counseling and refer...
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2015-03-09
USSB527Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported version is repeated here.) (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to arrange for the pres...
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2015-02-27
Held at the desk.
USSR88Intro(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 recognize the contributions of African Americans. Calls for th...
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2015-02-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1134-1135; text as passed Senate: CR S1170-1171)
USSB586IntroNational Diabetes Clinical Care Commission Act
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2015-02-26
USSB599IntroImproving Access to Emergency Psychiatric Care Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to revise the length of the emergency psychiatric demonstration project under title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act that is c...
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2015-02-26
USSB590IntroCampus Accountability and Safety Act Amends provisions of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act to require institutions of higher education (IHEs) that pa...
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2015-02-26
USSR86Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes 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. (consideration: CR S1123-1124; text as passed Senate: CR S1122)
USSR87IntroUrges the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and other relevant U.S. government agencies and officials to work with the European Union and European governments to encourage further efforts to address anti-Semitism.
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2015-02-25
USSB568IntroTrade Adjustment Assistance Act of 2015
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2015-02-25
USSB548IntroMakes any sequestration ordered by the President under the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act) inapplicable to funding of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.
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2015-02-24
USSB549IntroMakes any sequestration ordered by the President under the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act) inapplicable to funding of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation.
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2015-02-24
USSB550IntroMakes any sequestration ordered by the President under the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act) inapplicable to funding of the standard setting body designated by the Securities and Exchange Commission...
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2015-02-24
USSB551IntroDenying Firearms and Explosives to Dangerous Terrorists Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to authorize the Attorney General to deny the transfer of a firearm or the issuance of a firearms or explosives license or permit (or revoke such li...
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2015-02-24
USSR84IntroRecognizes Black History Month as an opportunity to reflect on U.S. history and recognize 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) move fo...
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2015-02-23
USSB511IntroGenetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act
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2015-02-12
USSR82Intro(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)
USSB526IntroSunset of the 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force Act The Authorization for Use of Military Force (P.L. 107-40) terminates three years after the date of enactment of this Act, unless reauthorized.
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2015-02-12
USSB497IntroHealthy Families Act Requires certain employers, who employ 15 or more employees for each working day during 20 or more workweeks a year, to permit each employee to earn at least 1 hour of paid sick time for every 30 hours worked. Authorizes small e...
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2015-02-12
USSB423IntroPrivacy Notice Modernization Act of 2015 Amends the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to exempt from its annual written privacy policy notice requirement any financial institution which: (1) provides nonpublic personal information only in accordance with speci...
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2015-02-12
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB514IntroPromise Neighborhoods Authorization Act of 2015 Amends title IV (21st Century Schools) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish a new part D, entitled "the Promise Neighborhoods Act of 2015." Directs the Secretary,...
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2015-02-12
USSB516IntroEvery Child Counts Act Amends the school improvement program under part A of title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to allow states to establish alternate academic achievement standards and assessments for students who have the...
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2015-02-12
USSB522IntroProtecting and Retaining Our Children's Health Insurance Program Act of 2015 This bill revises and extends through FY2019 at generally increased levels the program under title XXI (State Children's Health Insurance) (CHIP) of the Social Security Act ...
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2015-02-12
USSB272IntroDepartment 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)
USSB420IntroProtecting Volunteer Firefighters and Emergency Responders Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude services rendered by bona-fide volunteers providing firefighting and prevention services, emergency medical services, or ambulance s...
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2015-02-10
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