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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.
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.
USSB2152Enroll(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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2016-02-03
Presented to President.
USSR351IntroA resolution designating the week of January 24 through January 30, 2016, as "National School Choice Week".
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2016-01-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S400; text as passed Senate: CR S348)
USSJR22Veto(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) This joint resolution nullifies the rule submitted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Environmental Protection Agency relating to the ...
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2016-01-21
Veto message indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S147)
USSJR24Veto(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Nullifies the Environmental Protection Agency's rule published on October 23, 2015, that requires states to reduce carbon dioxide emissions fro...
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2016-01-11
Veto message received in Senate. Ordered held at the desk.
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)
USSJR23Veto(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Nullifies the Environmental Protection Agency's rule published on October 23, 2015, that establishes new source performance standards under the...
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2016-01-11
Veto message received in Senate. Ordered held at the desk.
USSB1893EngrossMental Health Awareness and Improvement Act of 2015
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2016-01-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB227Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Strengthening Education through Research Act (Sec. 3) Amends the Education Sciences Reform Act of 2002 (ESRA) to requir...
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2015-12-18
To House Education And The Workforce 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.
USSB1177Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Every Child Achieves Act of 2015 This bill reauthorizes and amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA). The bill address...
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2015-12-10
Became Public Law No: 114-95.
USSB799Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on October 1, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Protecting Our Infants Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)...
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2015-11-25
Became Public Law No: 114-91.
USSB2309IntroU.S. Civil Rights Network Act of 2015 This bill requires the Department of the Interior to establish within the National Park Service (NPS) a U.S. Civil Rights Network that encompasses: (1) all NPS units and programs that relate to the African Ameri...
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2015-11-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSR315Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Supports the goals and ideals of both National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month. Recognizes that every child should have a permanent an...
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2015-11-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8058-8060; text as passed Senate: CR S8081-8082)
USSJR25IntroNullifies the Environmental Protection Agency's rule published on October 26, 2015, that revises the primary and secondary national ambient air quality standards for ozone.
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2015-11-17
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2282IntroStem Cell Therapeutic and Research Reauthorization Act of 2015
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2015-11-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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)
USSR302IntroCondemns Palestinian terror attacks against Israelis. Welcomes Israel's commitment to maintaining the status quo on the Temple Mount. Urges the international community to join in condemning these Palestinian terror attacks. Declares that there is ...
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2015-11-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S7956)
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.
USSB1298IntroPort Performance Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) to: (1) establish a port performance statistics program to provide nationally consistent measures of performance of the nation's top 25 ports by tonnage, by...
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2015-11-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 290.
USSR303Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates the week beginning November 8, 2015, as National Nurse-Managed Health Clinic Week and expresses support for its goals and ideals. En...
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2015-11-05
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB150IntroBiennial Budgeting and Appropriations Act Amends the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to require biennial (currently, annual) budget resolutions, biennial appropriations Acts, and biennial government strategic and performance plans. States that bud...
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2015-11-04
Committee on the Budget. Hearings held.
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
USSB1140IntroFederal Water Quality Protection Act This bill requires the Department of the Army and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in the interest of protecting traditional navigable waters from water pollution, to adhere to certain principles and tak...
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2015-11-03
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate. (consideration: CR S7697)
USSB1324IntroAffordable Reliable Electricity Now Act of 2015 This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to meet certain conditions prior to issuing, implementing, or enforcing a rule under the Clean Air Act that: (1) establishes a performance st...
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2015-10-29
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 283.
USSB2221IntroEnsuring Access to Affordable and Quality Home Care for Seniors and People with Disabilities Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 with respect to the exemption from minimum wage and maximum hour requirements of domestic service...
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2015-10-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR288Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes the legacy and vision of President Lyndon B. Johnson and Lady Bird Johnson on the 50th anniversary of the enactment of the Highway B...
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2015-10-22
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
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.
USSR291Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes and honors the lives of the 33 crew members aboard the El Faro who were lost after it departed on September 29, 2015.
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2015-10-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7425; text as passed Senate: CR S7414-7415)
USSB2129IntroAn Act Making Appropriations to Improve the Nation's Infrastructure and for Other Purposes, 2016 Provides FY2016 appropriations to the Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the De...
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2015-10-06
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 248.
USSB2130IntroAn Act Making Appropriations for National Security and for Other Purposes, 2016 Provides FY2016 appropriations for the Department of Defense, energy and water development, the Department of Homeland Security, military construction, the Department of...
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2015-10-06
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 249.
USSR276Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates the week beginning October 18, 2015, as National Character Counts Week.
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2015-10-01
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7107; text as passed Senate: CR S7106)
USSB481IntroImproving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act to delay the effective date of approval of a drug, biological product, or animal drug...
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2015-10-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 245.
USSB2101IntroThis bill extends funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund through November 30, 2015.
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2015-09-29
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSR213Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates October 30, 2015, as a national day of remembrance for U.S. nuclear weapons program workers, including uranium miners, millers, and ...
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2015-09-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2071IntroAmbulatory Surgical Center Quality and Access Act of 2015
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2015-09-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR258Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Designates the week of September 20-26, 2015, as National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week. Encourages people a...
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2015-09-24
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR259IntroHonors the extraordinary courage and heroism of U.S. Air Force Airman First Class Spencer Stone, Oregon Army National Guard Specialist Aleksander Skarlatos, college student Anthony Sadler, French-American Mark Moogalian, British consultant Chris Norm...
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2015-09-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6818; text as passed Senate: CR S6817)
USSB145Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) National Park Access Act (Sec. 3) Requires the Director of the National Park Service to refund to each state all of th...
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2015-09-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 204.
USSB1483IntroJames K. Polk Presidential Home Study Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the James K. Polk Home and adjacent property in Columbia, Tennessee. In conducting this study Interior shall e...
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2015-09-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 216.
USSR250Intro(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 Richard Schultz Schweike...
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2015-09-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6540; text as passed Senate: CR S6537-6538)
USSB2015IntroProtecting Local Business Opportunity Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to allow two or more employers to be considered joint employers for purposes of the Act only if each shares and exercises control over essential terms and con...
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2015-09-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSCR20Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes the 25th anniversary of the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Encourages celebration of the advancement of f...
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2015-09-08
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB1347Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on July 30, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Electronic Health Fairness Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Ac...
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2015-09-08
Held at the desk.
USSB1943IntroShiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act Modifies the boundary of Shiloh National Military Park to include the following areas : (1) Fallen Timbers Battlefield, (2) Russell House Battlefie...
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2015-08-05
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1975IntroSewall-Belmont House Act of 2015 This bill establishes the Sewall-Belmont House National Historic Site (the former headquarters of the National Woman's Party of the women's suffrage movement) as a unit of the National Park System (NPS). The Site shal...
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2015-08-05
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1933IntroElectrify Africa Act of 2015 This bill directs the President to establish a multiyear strategy to assist countries in sub-Saharan Africa implement national power strategies and develop an appropriate mix of power solutions, including renewable energ...
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2015-08-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1253IntroPatient Access to Disposable Medical Technology Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to direct the Department of Health and Human Services to make a separate payment, calculated according to a specif...
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2015-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 184.
USSB1874IntroEmployee Rights Act Amends the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to make it an unlawful labor practice for a labor organization or its agents to interfere with the rights of employees to organize and select representation to collectively bargain. ...
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2015-07-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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