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Veto
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USSB1(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on January 29, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Keystone XL Pipeline Approval Act (Sec. 2) Authorizes TransCanada Keystone Pipeline, L.P. to construct, connect, ...
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2015-03-02
Cloture motion on veto message presented in Senate. (consideration: CR S1215; text: CR S1215)
Engross
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USSB527(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Speaker of the House and the President Pro Tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation, on behalf of C...
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2015-02-27
Held at the desk.
Intro
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USSR76Welcomes the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, on his visit to the United States, and awaits his address before a joint session of Congress. Reaffirms the Senate's: (1) commitment to stand with Israel during times of uncertainty, and (2)...
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2015-02-26
S.AMDT.263 Amendment SA 263 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
Intro
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USSB559A bill to prohibit the Secretary of Education from engaging in regulatory overreach with regard to institutional eligibility under title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes.
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2015-02-25
Intro
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USSB553A bill to marshal resources to undertake a concerted, transformative effort that seeks to bring an end to modern slavery, and for other purposes.
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2015-02-24
Intro
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USSJR8Disapproves and nullifies the rule submitted by the National Labor Relations Board and published December 15, 2014, relating to representation case procedures.
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2015-02-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 21.
Intro
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USSB507Rewarding Achievement and Incentivizing Successful Employees Act or the RAISE Act Amends the National Labor Relations Act to declare that neither its prohibition against interference by an employer with employees' right to bargain collectively, nor ...
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2015-02-12
Intro
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USSB475Sugar Reform Act of 2015
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2015-02-12
Intro
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USSR82(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses appreciation to Kathie Alvarez Tritak and commends her for her lengthy, faithful, and outstanding service to the Senate.
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2015-02-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1011; text as passed Senate: CR S1009)
Intro
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USSB454Exascale Computing for Science, Competitiveness, Advanced Manufacturing, Leadership, and the Economy Act of 2015
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2015-02-11
Intro
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USSB227(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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2015-02-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 13.
Intro
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USSR67Amends Rule XXII (Precedence of Motions) of the Standing Rules of the Senate with respect to the number of affirmative votes required to end debate (pursuant to a cloture motion) for nominations on the Executive Calendar. Requires the question of vot...
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2015-02-04
Intro
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USSJR6Constitutional Amendment This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting total outlays for a fiscal year from exceeding total receipts for that fiscal year unless Congress authorizes the excess by a two-thirds vote of each cham...
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2015-02-04
Intro
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USSB339ObamaCare Repeal Act This bill repeals the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 and restores provisions of law amended by those Acts, effective 180 days after this bill is enacted.
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2015-02-03
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 11.
Intro
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USSB192(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) Amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA), with respect to...
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2015-02-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 12.
Intro
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USSB352EACH Act
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2015-02-03
Intro
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USSB336ObamaCare Repeal Act
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2015-02-02
Intro
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USSB305American Job Protection Act Repeals provisions of the Internal Revenue Code, as added by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, that: (1) impose fines on large employers (employers with 50 or more full-time employees) who fail to offer their...
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2015-01-29
Intro
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USSB316Expanding Opportunity through Quality Charter Schools Act Revises subpart 1 (Charter School Programs) of part B (Public Charter Schools) of title V (Promoting Informed Parental Choice and Innovative Programs) of the Elementary and Secondary Education...
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2015-01-29
Intro
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USSR44Authorizes expenditures by the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions for the 114th Congress.
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2015-01-28
Intro
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USSB288National Labor Relations Board Reform Act Amends the National Labor Relations Act to revise requirements with respect to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), the Office of the General Counsel (OGC), and the process for appellate review. Increa...
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2015-01-28
Intro
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USSB283Stop Targeting of Political Beliefs by the IRS Act of 2015 Requires the Internal Revenue Service standards and definitions in effect on January 1, 2010, for determining whether an organization qualifies for tax-exempt status as an organization operat...
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2015-01-28
Intro
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USSB265Creating Hope and Opportunity for Individuals and Communities through Education Act or the CHOICE Act Amends the Scholarships for Opportunity and Results Act to: (1) require the Secretary of Education to use funds appropriated under the Act that are...
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2015-01-27
Intro
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USSR38(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 Wendell H. Ford, former member of the ...
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2015-01-23
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S445; text as passed Senate: CR S427)
Intro
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USSB233Working Families Flexibility Act of 2015 Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to authorize private employers to provide compensatory time off to private employees at a rate of 1 1/2 hours per hour of employment for which overtime compensation...
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2015-01-22
Intro
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USSB203American Liberty Restoration Act
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2015-01-21
Intro
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USSR30Designates the week of January 25-January 31, 2015, as National School Choice Week. Congratulates the students, parents, teachers, and school leaders from K-12 education environments of all varieties for their persistence, achievements, dedication, a...
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2015-01-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S300; text as passed Senate: CR S291)
Intro
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USSB183Jobs and Premium Protection Act
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2015-01-16
Intro
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USSB150Biennial Budgeting and Appropriations Act
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2015-01-13
Intro
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USSB149Medical Device Access and Innovation Protection Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the excise tax on medical device manufacturers and importers.
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2015-01-13
Intro
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USSB145National Park Access Act
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2015-01-12
Intro
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USSB126Amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the taxpayer election to deduct state and local general sales taxes in lieu of state and local income taxes.
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2015-01-08
Intro
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USSB108Financial Aid Simplification and Transparency Act of 2015 Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require the Secretary of Education to make a free application available for individuals to use in applying for a Fed...
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2015-01-07
Intro
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USSB85Repay Act of 2015 Amends title IV (Student Assistance) of the Higher Education Act of 1965 to direct the Secretary of Education to carry out a simplified income-driven repayment program for students who become new borrowers of William D. Ford Federal...
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2015-01-07
Intro
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USSR19(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 Edward W. Brooke, III, former member o...
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2015-01-06
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S23; text as passed Senate: CR S21-22)
Intro
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USSB30Forty Hours is Full Time Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the employer mandate to provide health care coverage, to: (1) modify the formula for calculating the number of full-time employees employed by an applicable large...
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2015-01-06
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