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USSB1124PassWIOA Technical Amendments Act
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2015-05-22
Became Public Law No: 114-18.
USSB1398IntroA bill to extend, improve, and consolidate energy research and development programs, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-20
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1408IntroA bill to provide for a program of research, development, demonstration, and commercial application in vehicle technologies at the Department of Energy.
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2015-05-20
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSCR17IntroRegulation Sensibility Through Oversight Restoration Resolution of 2015
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2015-05-20
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB1324IntroAffordable Reliable Electricity Now Act of 2015
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2015-05-13
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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2015-05-12
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1312IntroEnergy Supply and Distribution Act of 2015
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2015-05-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSR177IntroA resolution designating the week of May 10 through May 16, 2015, as "National Police Week".
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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)
USSB1253IntroPatient Access to Disposable Medical Technology Act of 2015
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2015-05-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR171IntroA resolution congratulating the students, parents, teachers, and administrators of charter schools across the United States for making ongoing contributions to education, and supporting the ideals and goals of the 16th annual National Charter Schools...
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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
USSB1177IntroEvery Child Achieves Act of 2015
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2015-04-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 63.
USSB1031IntroWIOA Technical Amendments Act
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2015-04-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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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2015-04-21
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources 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
USSB856IntroStop Sexual Abuse by School Personnel Act of 2015 Amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA) to require each state and local educational agency (LEA) that receives funds under the ESEA to have policies and procedures in effect t...
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2015-03-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB854IntroNuclear Waste Administration Act of 2015 Establishes as an independent agency in the executive branch: (1) the Nuclear Waste Administration (NWA) to provide for the permanent disposal of nuclear waste, including the siting, construction, and operati...
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2015-03-24
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB801IntroRepresentation Fairness Restoration Act Amends the National Labor Relations Act to revise requirements for determination by the National Labor Relation Board (NLRB) of an appropriate bargaining unit before an election of collective bargaining repres...
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2015-03-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB775IntroSelf-Insurance Protection Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), and the Internal Revenue Code to exclude from the definition of "health insurance coverage" a stop-lo...
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2015-03-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB755IntroTennessee Wilderness Act
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2015-03-17
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB698IntroMarketplace Fairness Act of 2015 Authorizes each member state under the Streamlined Sales and Use Tax Agreement (the multistate agreement for the administration and collection of sales and use taxes adopted on November 12, 2002) to require all selle...
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2015-03-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1Veto(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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2015-03-04
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB662IntroSongwriter Equity Act of 2015 Amends federal copyright law regarding the exclusive rights of sound recording copyright owners to remove a provision that prohibits license fees payable for the public performance of sound recordings, by means of a digi...
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2015-03-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB637IntroShort Line Railroad Rehabilitation and Investment Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the tax credit for railroad track maintenance, to: (1) expand the types of maintenance expenditures eligible for such credit, and (2) exte...
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2015-03-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB620IntroPreserving Employee Wellness Programs Act This bill declares that a workplace wellness program, by offering a reward to participants, does not violate the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or title I or II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimi...
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2015-03-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB527Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported 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 pres...
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2015-02-27
Held at the desk.
USSR76IntroWelcomes the Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, on his visit to the United States, which provides a timely opportunity to reinforce the U.S.-Israel relationship. Awaits Prime Minister Netanyahu's address before a joint meeting of Congress...
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2015-02-26
S.AMDT.263 Amendment SA 263 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSB559IntroSupporting Academic Freedom through Regulatory Relief Act Repeals certain Department of Education (ED) regulations that for purposes of determining whether a school is eligible to participate in programs under the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA): ...
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2015-02-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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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2015-02-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB507IntroRewarding 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
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB475IntroSugar Reform Act of 2015
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2015-02-12
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSR82Intro(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)
USSB423IntroPrivacy Notice Modernization Act of 2015 Amends the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act to exempt from its annual written privacy policy notice requirement any financial institution which: (1) provides nonpublic personal information only in accordance with speci...
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2015-02-12
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. 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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2015-02-11
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB227Intro(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.
USSR67IntroAmends 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
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSJR6IntroConstitutional 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
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB192Intro(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.
USSB339IntroObamaCare 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.
USSB352IntroEquitable Access to Care and Health Act or the EACH Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the religious conscience exemption under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to exempt individuals who rely solely on a religious ...
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2015-02-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB336IntroObamaCare 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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2015-02-02
To Senate Finance Committee
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