US Congress Senator Christopher Murphy [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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2016-07-14
To House Administration Committee
USSR524IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the conflict in Yemen.
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2016-07-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 575.
USSB3212IntroCentury Farms Act of 2016
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2016-07-14
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSR485IntroA resolution to encourage the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to abide by constitutional provisions regarding the holding of presidential elections in 2016, with the aim of ensuring a peaceful and orderly democratic transition of p...
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2016-07-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 574.
USSB3277IntroA bill to provide penalties for countries that systematically and unreasonably refuse or delay repatriation of certain nationals and for other purposes.
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3274IntroA bill to counter foreign disinformation and propaganda, and for other purposes.
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations 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.
USSCR48IntroA concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the Italian Supreme Court of Cassation should domesticate and recognize judgments issued by United States courts on behalf of United States victims of terrorism, and that the Italian Minis...
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2016-07-14
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.
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2016-07-13
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2620IntroA bill to facilitate the addition of park administration at the Coltsville National Historical Park, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Carl Levin and Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 to revise...
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2016-07-13
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
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
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2016-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR523IntroA resolution relating to the death of Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, powerful advocate for peace and human rights, and award-winning author.
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2016-07-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4922-4923; text as passed Senate: CR S4919)
USSR482IntroA resolution urging the European Union to designate Hizballah in its entirety as a terrorist organization and to increase pressure on the organization and its members to the fullest extent possible. Expresses appreciation to the European Union (EU) f...
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2016-07-06
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4837)
USSB1479EngrossBUILD Act Brownfields Utilization, Investment, and Local Development Act of 2015
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2016-07-01
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USSR503IntroA resolution recognizing June 20, 2016, as "World Refugee Day". Reaffirms the commitment of the United States to promote the safety and well-being of the millions of refugees who flee war, persecution, or torture in search of peace, hope, and freedom...
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2016-06-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 539.
USSR511IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of June 26, 2016, as "LGBT Equality Day". Expresses support for: (1) equal rights and protections for all individuals, regardless of actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity; and (2...
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2016-06-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR510IntroA resolution affirming the importance of title IX, applauding the increase in educational opportunities available to women and girls, and recognizing the tremendous amount of work left to be done to further increase such opportunities. Recognizes the...
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2016-06-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR498IntroA resolution designating June 15, 2016, as "World Elder Abuse Awareness Day". Designates June 15, 2016, as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
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2016-06-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4263; text as passed Senate: CR S4305)
USSB3070IntroHygiene Assistance for Families of Infants and Toddlers Act of 2016
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2016-06-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR496IntroA resolution condemning the terrorist attack on the Pulse Orlando nightclub, honoring the memory of the victims of the attack, offering condolences to and expressing support for their families and friends and all those affected, and applauding the de...
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2016-06-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4263; text as passed Senate: CR S4304)
USSB6IntroWe the People Act of 2016 The federal criminal code is also amended regarding application of certain conflict-of-interest restrictions to a private sector employer that makes payment of compensation contingent on accepting a position in the federal g...
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2016-06-16
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR500IntroA resolution designating June 19, 2016, as "Juneteenth Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which slavery legally came to an end in the United States. Designates June 19, 2016, as Juneteenth Independence Day. Recognizes the ...
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2016-06-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4323; text as passed Senate: CR S4305-4306)
USSR493IntroA resolution relative to the death of George V. Voinovich, former United States Senator for the State of Ohio. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of George Voinovich, former member of...
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2016-06-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3846-3849; text as passed Senate: CR S3863)
USSB3053IntroHate Crimes Prevention Act
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2016-06-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3031IntroStop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to require each covered program in a state, in order for the state to remain eligible for grants to prevent child abuse...
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2016-06-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR480IntroA resolution supporting the designation of May 2016 as "Mental Health Month". Expresses support for: (1) the designation of Mental Health Month to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness and encourage individuals to seek care, and (2) the in...
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2016-05-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3380-3381; text as passed Senate: CR S3297)
USSR479IntroA 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. Condemns: (1) actions by the go...
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2016-05-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2988IntroA bill to extend the sunset of the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996 in order to effectuate the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action in guaranteeing that all nuclear material in Iran remains in peaceful activities.
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2016-05-25
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR478IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of June 2, 2016, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2016 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month". Expresses support for the designation of June 2016 as National Gun Violence Awaren...
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2016-05-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2960IntroAccess to Birth Control Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require pharmacies to comply with certain rules related to contraceptives, including: (1) providing a customer a contraceptive without delay if it is in stock; (2) immediat...
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2016-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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
USSR394IntroA resolution recognizing the 195th anniversary of the independence of Greece and celebrating democracy in Greece and the United States. Congratulates the people of Greece as they celebrate the 195th anniversary of the independence of Greece. Supports...
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2016-05-12
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2794)
USSB2924IntroMax Cleland Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2016 This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Joseph Maxwell "Max" Cleland.
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2016-05-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1890PassDefend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal criminal code to create a private civil cause of action for trade secret misappropriation. A trade secret owner may file a civil action in a U.S. district court seeking relief for...
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2016-05-11
Became Public Law No: 114-153.
USSR457IntroA resolution relative to the death of Conrad Ray Burns, former United States Senator for the State of Montana. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of Conrad Ray Burns, former member of...
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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)
USSR458IntroA resolution relative to the death of Robert F. Bennett, former Senator of the State of Utah. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of Robert F. Bennett, former member of the U.S. Senate...
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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 This bill prohibits sexual orientation or gender identity conversion therapy from being provided in exchange for monetary compensation. It bars advertisements for such therapy that claim to: (1) change an indi...
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2016-04-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1455IntroRecovery Enhancement for Addiction Treatment Act 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 initially allow...
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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. This bill provides FY2016 emergency supplemental appropriations to the Departments of State and Health and Human Services (HHS) to prevent, prepare for, and respond t...
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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 True LEADership 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
USSB2830IntroLead Testing in School and Child Care Drinking Water Act of 2016 This bill amends the Safe Drinking Water Act to direct the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a voluntary school and child care lead testing program of grants to states to ass...
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2016-04-20
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2512PassAdding Zika Virus to the FDA Priority Review Voucher Program Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to add Zika virus disease to the list of tropical diseases under the priority review voucher program, which awards a v...
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2016-04-19
Became Public Law No: 114-146.
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
USSB2810IntroLocal Cheese Promotion and Dairy Support Act of 2016 This bill amends the Agricultural Adjustment Act to establish a Department of Agriculture (USDA) program to provide competitive grants to small cheese producers and cooperative groups of small chee...
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2016-04-18
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSR425IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week. Recognizes the efforts of public health professionals, governments, Indian tribes, and individuals...
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2016-04-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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