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USSB145IntroNational Park Access Act Requires the Director of the National Park Service to refund to each state all of the funds that it used to reopen and temporarily operate a unit of the National Park System during the period in October 2013 in which there w...
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2015-07-30
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1253IntroPatient Access to Disposable Medical Technology Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover substitute disposable medical technology as durable medical equipment, subject it to a special payment rule, and e...
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2015-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 184.
USSB1483IntroJames K. Polk Presidential Home Study Act 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 evaluate t...
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2015-07-30
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSB1347IntroElectronic Health Fairness Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to prohibit any patient encounter of an eligible professional occurring at an ambulatory surgical center from being treated as such an encounter in deter...
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2015-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 185.
USSCR20EngrossA concurrent resolution recognizing and honoring the 25th anniversary of the date of enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
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2015-07-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1893IntroA bill to reauthorize and improve programs related to mental health and substance use disorders.
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2015-07-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1874IntroA bill to provide protections for workers with respect to their right to select or refrain from selecting representation by a labor organization.
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2015-07-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR231IntroA resolution honoring the memory and legacy of the two Louisiana citizens who lost their lives, recognizing the heroism of first responders and those on the scene, and condemning the attack of July 23, 2015, in Lafayette, Louisiana.
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2015-07-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5906-5907; text as passed Senate: CR S5932)
USSR227IntroA resolution condemning the attacks of July 16, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, honoring the members of the Armed Forces who lost their lives, and expressing support and prayers for all those affected.
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2015-07-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5429; text as passed Senate: CR S5214)
USSB192Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported version is repeated here.) Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) Amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA), with respect to ...
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2015-07-20
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB755IntroTennessee Wilderness Act Designates specified federal lands in Cherokee National Forest in Tennessee as wilderness and as additions to the National Wilderness Preservation System.
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2015-07-16
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Hearings held.
USSB1177Intro(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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2015-07-16
S.AMDT.2240 Amendment SA 2240 agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
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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2015-07-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 153.
USSB1785IntroDavis-Bacon Repeal Act
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2015-07-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1769IntroAfrican Elephant Conservation and Legal Ivory Possession Act of 2015
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2015-07-15
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1298IntroA bill to provide nationally consistent measures of performance of the Nation's ports, and for other purposes.
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2015-06-25
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR213IntroDesignates October 30, 2015, as a national day of remembrance for U.S. nuclear weapons program workers, including uranium miners, millers, and haulers.
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2015-06-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR212Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Condemns the attack on Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Offers condolences to the families and loved o...
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2015-06-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4582-4583; text as passed Senate: CR S4607)
USSB1324IntroAffordable Reliable Electricity Now Act of 2015
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2015-06-23
Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety. Hearings held.
USSB1519IntroPORTS Act
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2015-06-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR203IntroA resolution designating June 20, 2015, as "American Eagle Day" and celebrating the recovery and restoration of the bald eagle, the national symbol of the United States.
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2015-06-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4254; text as passed Senate: CR S4252-4253)
USSB1590IntroPregnancy Discrimination Amendment Act Amends provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that protect against pregnancy discrimination in the workplace to provide for women affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions to be treate...
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2015-06-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB146IntroPublic Access to Public Land Guarantee Act Directs the Department of the Interior or the Department of Agriculture, with respect to land under their respective jurisdictions, pursuant to a state or local government offer, to enter into an agreement...
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2015-06-10
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB454IntroExascale Computing for Science, Competitiveness, Advanced Manufacturing, Leadership, and the Economy Act of 2015 or the ExaSCALE Computing Leadership Act of 2015 Renames the Department of Energy High-End Computing Revitalization Act of 2004 as the E...
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2015-06-09
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1033IntroQuadrennial Energy Review Act of 2015 This bill amends the Department of Energy Organization Act to direct the President to establish once every four years the Quadrennial Energy Review Task Force to coordinate the Quadrennial Energy Review. Each Re...
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2015-06-09
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1312IntroEnergy Supply and Distribution Act of 2015
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2015-06-09
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1398IntroEnergy Title of America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2015
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2015-06-09
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1408IntroVehicle Innovation Act of 2015
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2015-06-09
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1229IntroThis bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to submit to certain congressional committees a plan to implement recommendations made by the Commission to Review the Effectiveness of the National Energy Laboratories to improve interactions between ...
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2015-06-09
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1054IntroSmart Manufacturing Leadership Act
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2015-06-09
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSR191Intro(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 untimely death of Joseph Robinette Biden, III.
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2015-06-03
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3728-3729; text as passed Senate: CR S3683)
USSB751IntroClean Air, Strong Economies Act or the Case Act This bill prohibits the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from lowering its national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for ozone until at least 85% of counties that are in nonattainment areas (c...
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2015-06-03
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
USSB1124PassWIOA Technical Amendments Act
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2015-05-22
Became Public Law No: 114-18.
USSCR17IntroRegulation Sensibility Through Oversight Restoration Resolution of 2015 or the RESTORE Resolution of 2015 Establishes the Joint Select Committee on Regulatory Reform to: review the process by which rules are promulgated by agencies, hold hearings on...
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2015-05-20
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB1333IntroTherapeutic Hemp Medical Access Act of 2015 Amends the Controlled Substances Act to exclude cannabidiol and cannabidiol-rich plants: (1) from the definition of "marihuana," and (2) from treatment as a controlled substance under such Act. ...
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2015-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR177Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates the week of May 10-May 16, 2015, as National Police Week. Expresses support for law enforcement officers across the United States fo...
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2015-05-11
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2763-2764; text as passed Senate: CR S2762-2763)
USSR171Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Congratulates the students, families, teachers, administrators, and staff of public charter schools across the United States for making ongoing...
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2015-05-06
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2697; text as passed Senate: CR S2692-2693)
USSJR8Veto(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Disapproves and nullifies the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board and published December 15, 2014, relating to representation ...
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2015-05-05
Motion to table the veto message to accompany S. J. Res. 8 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 96 - 3. Record Vote Number: 172. (consideration: CR S2644)
USSB723IntroUtility Energy Service Contracts Improvement Act of 2015
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2015-04-30
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1029IntroA bill to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to prohibit the Secretary of Energy from prescribing a final rule amending the efficiency standards for residential non-weatherized gas furnaces or mobile home furnaces until an analysis has been...
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2015-04-30
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1047IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Energy to review rulemaking proceedings of other Federal agencies for the potential to cause an adverse effect on the cost, time, or difficulty of complying with energy efficiency regulations, guidelines, or standar...
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2015-04-30
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1048IntroA bill to remove the authority of the Secretary of Energy to amend or issue new energy efficiency standards for ceiling fans.
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2015-04-30
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1161IntroHorse Protection Amendments Act of 2015
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2015-04-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1031IntroWIOA Technical Amendments Act
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2015-04-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1020IntroDiagnostic Imaging Services Access Protection Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from applying a multiple procedure payment reduction policy to the pro...
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2015-04-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB682IntroPreserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2015 Amends the Truth in Lending Act to revise the exclusion from the meaning of "mortgage originator" of any employee of a retailer of manufactured homes who does not for compensation or gain take res...
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2015-04-16
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB615IntroIran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to direct the President, within five days after reaching an agreement with Iran regarding Iran's nuclear program, to transmit to Congress: the text of...
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2015-04-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 54.
USSB933IntroWorkforce Democracy and Fairness Act Amends the National Labor Relations Act to require the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to require that no investigative hearing take place until at least 14 days after the filing of an election petition reg...
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2015-04-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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
Held at the desk.
USSB860IntroDeath Tax Repeal Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) repeal the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes, and (2) make permanent the maximum 35% gift tax rate and the lifetime gift tax exemption. Provides for an inflation adjust...
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2015-03-25
To Senate Finance Committee
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