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USSB246Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on May 11, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act (Sec. 4) Establishes the Alyce Spotted Be...
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2016-05-18
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB2916IntroA bill to provide that the pueblo of Santa Clara may lease for 99 years certain restricted land, and for other purposes.
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2016-05-18
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB524EngrossComprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convene a Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force to develop: (1) best practices for pain management and prescribing pain me...
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2016-05-17
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendments to Senate bill and House requests a conference.
USSB2921IntroVeterans First Act
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2016-05-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 467.
USSR465IntroA resolution supporting the United States solar energy industry in its effort to bring low-cost, clean, 21st-century solar technology into homes and businesses across the United States.
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2016-05-16
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1163IntroNative American Languages Reauthorization Act of 2015 Amends the Native American Programs Act of 1974 to reauthorize through FY2020 and revise a grant program administered by the Administration for Native Americans at the Department of Health and Hu...
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2016-05-11
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
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)
USSR435Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates May 21, 2016, as National Kids to Parks Day. Recognizes the importance of outdoor recreation and the preservation of open spaces to ...
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2016-04-28
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR455IntroA resolution recognizing the cultural and historic significance of the Cinco de Mayo holiday.
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2016-04-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2576-2577; text as passed Senate: CR S2566-2567)
USSB2877IntroA bill to amend title 32, United States Code, to specify the availability of certain funds provided by the Department of Defense to States for drug interdiction and counter-drug activities.
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2016-04-28
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB2564IntroDine College Act of 2016
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2016-04-27
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2643IntroPueblo de Cochiti Self-Governance Act
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2016-04-27
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSB2468IntroSafe Academic Facilities and Environments for Tribal Youth Act
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2016-04-27
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2304IntroTribal Early Childhood, Education, and Related Services Integration Act of 2015
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2016-04-27
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1928IntroNative Educator Support and Training Act or the NEST Act This bill amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish scholarships, loan forgiveness plans, and training programs for educators who commit to teaching in Native American or Bureau of ...
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2016-04-27
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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
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
USSB2781IntroFederal Law Enforcement Training Centers Reform and Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-04-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2778IntroDirected Energy Weapon Systems Acquisition Act of 2016 This bill amends the Bob Stump National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 to state that, if supplies or support services are urgently needed to eliminate a deficiency in directed ene...
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2016-04-12
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB2760IntroSAFE Lending Act of 2016
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2016-04-07
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR410IntroRecognizes the accomplishments and example of Cesar Estrada Chavez, pledges to promote his legacy, and encourages the people of the United States to commemorate his legacy and to always remember his rallying cry, "Si, se puede!", which is S...
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2016-04-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2426Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported version is repeated here.) (Sec. 1) This bill directs the Department of State to: (1) develop a strategy to obtain observer status for Taiwan in t...
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2016-03-18
Became Public Law No: 114-139.
USSB2701IntroMedicaid Program Integrity Enhancement Act of 2016
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2016-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR409Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates March 2016 as National Women's History Month. Recognizes the celebration of such month as a time to reflect on the contributions tha...
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2016-03-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1607; text as passed Senate: CR S1602-1603)
USSB2710IntroWomen and Minorities in STEM Booster Act of 2016 This bill requires the National Science Foundation to award competitive grants to enable eligible entities to carry out the activities specified below in order to increase the participation of women a...
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2016-03-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2712IntroCombat-Injured Veterans Tax Fairness Act of 2016 This bill directs the Department of Defense (DOD) to identify: certain severance payments to veterans with combat-related injuries paid after January 17, 1991, from which DOD withheld amounts for tax...
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2016-03-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2681IntroSan Juan County Settlement Implementation Act of 2016 This bill authorizes the Department of the Interior to retire any coal preference right lease application for which it has made an affirmative commercial quantities determination by: issuing bidd...
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2016-03-15
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources 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
USSB1419IntroNative Language Immersion Student Achievement Act Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to authorize the Department of Education to award grants to Indian tribes, tribal colleges or universities, tribal education agencies, specif...
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2016-02-29
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 376.
USSB2604IntroDigital Security Commission Act of 2016 This bill establishes in the legislative branch the National Commission on Security and Technology Challenges to assess, and make recommendations for policy and practice concerning, the issue of multiple securi...
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2016-02-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs 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)
USSB632IntroSupport Technology and Research for Our Nation's Growth Patents Act of 2015 or the STRONG Patents Act of 2015 Directs the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to prescribe regulations requiring the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) to construe...
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2016-02-25
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
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
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
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)
USSB553IntroEnd Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) 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 involve...
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2016-02-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 363.
USSR355Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates the week beginning on February 7, 2016, as National Tribal Colleges and Universities Week.
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2016-02-02
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S530; text as passed Senate: CR S489)
USSB2483IntroFairness and Independence in Redistricting Act This bill prohibits a state that has been redistricted after an apportionment from being redistricted again until after the next apportionment of Representatives, unless the state is ordered by a court t...
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2016-02-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB993EngrossComprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act of 2015 (Sec. 4) This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Department of Justice (DOJ) to make grants to an eligible entity for sequential intercept mapping a...
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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)
USSB2423IntroThis bill provides FY2016 supplemental appropriations for the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to address heroin and opioid drug abuse. The funds are designated as an emergency requirement, which exemp...
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2015-12-18
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB2411Intro21st Century Visa Vetting Act This bill authorizes the Department of Homeland Security to search open source information, including Internet sites and social media postings, of an alien who applies for a visa to enter the United States to determine i...
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2015-12-17
To Senate Judiciary 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)
USSB2377IntroDefeat ISIS and Protect and Secure the United States Act of 2015 This bill directs the President to designate a person to coordinate federal government and international partner efforts to defeat the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The Presi...
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2015-12-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2032Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) National Bison Legacy Act This bill adopts the North American bison as the national mammal of the United States.
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2015-12-07
To House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
USSB1203Engross21st Century Veterans Benefits Delivery and Other Improvements Act TITLE I--HEALTH CARE MATTERS Subtitle A--Expansion and Improvement of Health Care Benefits (Sec. 101) This bill includes in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) preventive health ...
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2015-12-03
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs 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
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