US Congress Senator Lamar Alexander [R]

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USSB2873EnrollECHO Act Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes Act This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in collaboration with the Health Resources and Services Administration, to study technology-enabled collaborative learning and c...
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2016-12-08
Presented to President.
USSB1555EnrollFilipino 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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2016-12-07
Presented to President.
USSB2234EnrollOffice of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) 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...
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2016-12-07
Presented to President.
USSR560IntroA resolution designating October 30, 2016, as a national day of remembrance for nuclear weapons program workers. Designates October 30, 2016, as a national day of remembrance for U.S. nuclear weapons program workers, including uranium miners, millers...
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2016-11-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3464IntroOvertime Reform and Review Act
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2016-11-15
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 661.
USSR600IntroA resolution designating the week of September 26 through 30, 2016, as "National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week". Designates the week of September 26-30, 2016, as National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week.
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2016-09-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6286; text as passed Senate: CR S6277)
USSB3462IntroRegulatory Relief for Small Businesses, Schools, and Nonprofits Act This bill postpones from December 1, 2016, until June 1, 2017, the effective date of a final rule of the Department of Labor revising income thresholds for determining overtime pay f...
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2016-09-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR562IntroA resolution expressing support for designation of the week of October 9, 2016, through October 15, 2016, as "Earth Science Week". Supports the designation of the week of October 9-15, 2016, as Earth Science Week. Expresses strong support for the goa...
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2016-09-28
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR575IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Retirement Security Week, including raising public awareness of the various tax-preferred retirement vehicles, increasing personal financial literacy, and engaging the people of the United Stat...
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2016-09-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6089; text as passed Senate: CR S6083)
USSB3383IntroA bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 719 Church Street in Nashville, Tennessee, as the "Fred. D. Thompson Federal Building and United States Courthouse". This bill designates the federal building and U.S. c...
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2016-09-22
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR570IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of substance abuse disorder treatment and recovery in the United States. Recognizes the importance of National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month. Affirms the continued need to support substance use educ...
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2016-09-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3326IntroState Flexibility to Provide Affordable Health Options Act
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2016-09-15
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 628.
USSR568IntroA resolution recognizing the invaluable contributions of the towing and recovery industry in the United States, the International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame & Museum, towing associations around the world, and the members of those towing associati...
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2016-09-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5868; text as passed Senate: CR S5851)
USSB2309IntroAfrican American Civil Rights Network Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Department of the Interior to establish within the National Park Service (NPS) an African American Civil Rights Network that encompasses: (1) all NPS units and programs...
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2016-09-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 623.
USSB1943IntroShiloh National Military Park Boundary Adjustment and Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Designation Act (Sec. 3) This bill modifies the boundary of Shiloh National Military Park, located in Tennessee and Mississippi, to include the following areas: (1)...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 594.
USSR539IntroA resolution condemning the horrific acts of violence and hatred in Dallas, Texas, on July 7, 2016, and expressing support and prayers for all those impacted by the tragedy. Condemns the attack on police officers that occurred in Dallas, Texas, on Ju...
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2016-07-27
Star Print ordered on the resolution.
USSB524PassCo-Prescribing to Reduce Overdoses Act of 2016 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016 Examining Opioid Treatment Infrastructure Act of 2016 Good Samaritan Assessment Act of 2016 Improving Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women Act of 2...
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2016-07-22
Became Public Law No: 114-198. (TXT | PDF)
USSJR38IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule relating to the extent to which employers may use incentives to encourage employees to participate in wellness programs that ask th...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSJR37IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule relating to the extent to which an employer may offer an inducement to an employee for the employee's spouse to provide information...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3240IntroPension and Budget Integrity Act of 2016 This bill prohibits provisions that increase or extend an increase of Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) premiums from being counted as an offset to determine budget points of order for legislation in...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Budget Committee
USSB3173IntroEHR Regulatory Relief Act
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2016-07-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR528IntroA resolution commending the Tennessee Valley Authority on the 80th anniversary of the unified development of the Tennessee River system. Commends the Tennessee Valley Authority on its successful construction and management of the Tennessee River syst...
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2016-07-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5011; text as passed Senate: CR S5008-5009)
USSB3169IntroA bill to support basic energy research and eliminate the wind production tax credit. This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to authorize FY2017-FY2019 appropriations for the Department of Energy's Office of Science. The bill also amends the ...
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2016-07-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR523IntroA resolution relating to the death of Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, powerful advocate for peace and human rights, and award-winning author. Extends condolences to the family of Elie Wiesel, an award-winning author who helped the world understand t...
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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)
USSR516IntroA resolution relative to the death of Pat Summitt, head coach emeritus of the University of Tennessee women's basketball team. Expresses the Senate's sorrow at the announcement of the death of Pat Summitt, head coach emeritus of the University of Ten...
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2016-06-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4730; text as passed Senate: CR S4730)
USSR502IntroA resolution designating June 20, 2016, as "American Eagle Day" and celebrating the recovery and restoration of the bald eagle, the national symbol of the United States. Designates June 20, 2016, as American Eagle Day. Applauds the issuance of bald e...
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2016-06-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4361-4362, S4371; text as passed Senate: CR S4361-4362)
USSB2686IntroProtecting 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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2016-06-16
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSR495IntroA resolution recognizing the Boy Scouts of America on the 100th anniversary of the organization being granted a Federal charter and for the long history of heritage and service of the Boy Scouts of America. Recognizes more than 100 years of service a...
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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 S4303-4304)
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)
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)
USSB3039IntroSMASH Act Strengthening Mosquito Abatement for Safety and Health Act
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2016-06-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSJR35IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of Labor relating to "Interpretation of the 'Advice' Exemption in Section 203(c) of the Labor-Management Re...
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2016-06-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSJR34IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to defining and delimiting the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional...
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2016-06-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR483IntroA resolution designating June 20, 2016, as "American Eagle Day" and celebrating the recovery and restoration of the bald eagle, the national symbol of the United States. Designates June 20, 2016, as American Eagle Day. Applauds the issuance of bald e...
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2016-06-06
To Senate Judiciary 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)
USSB2957IntroApollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue gold, silver, half-dollar clad, and proof silver coins in recognition and celebration of the 50th anniversary of the first manned lan...
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2016-05-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR403IntroA resolution designating the week beginning April 24, 2016 as "National Industrial Assessment Center Week" in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Industrial Assessment Centers. Designates the week beginning April 24, 2016, as National Industrial A...
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2016-05-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
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. Expresses support for the solar energy industry in its effort to...
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2016-05-16
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources 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. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2707IntroProtecting Workplace Advancement and Opportunity Act This bill declares that the proposed or the final rule of the Department of Labor entitled "Defining and Delimiting the Exemptions for Executive, Administrative, Professional, Outside Sales and Com...
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2016-05-11
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
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)
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)
USSR435IntroA resolution designating May 21, 2016, as "Kids to Parks Day". Designates May 21, 2016, as National Kids to Parks Day. Recognizes the importance of outdoor recreation and the preservation of open spaces to the health and education of young people of ...
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2016-04-28
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR449IntroA resolution congratulating the students, parents, teachers, and leaders of charter schools across the United States for making ongoing contributions to education, and supporting the ideals and goals of the 17th annual National Charter Schools Week, ...
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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 S2564)
USSB2680IntroMental Health Reform Act of 2016
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2016-04-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 437.
USSB2832IntroFair Medicare Hospital Payments Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish, with respect to hospitals not located in a frontier state, a floor on the area wage adjustment factor for hospital inpatient ...
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2016-04-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB192PassOlder Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA), with respect to the Administration on Aging, to require the Office of Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs to collect and analyze best pract...
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2016-04-19
Became Public Law No: 114-144. (TXT | PDF)
USSR431IntroA resolution recognizing the immeasurable benefits of the national 4-H program to the young people of the United States and supporting the campaign to expand the 4-H program. Recognizes 4-H as a vital organization for training the next generation for...
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2016-04-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2202; text as passed Senate: CR S2200)
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. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2700IntroFDA and NIH Workforce Authorities Modernization Act
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2016-04-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 427.
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