US Congress Senator Lamar Alexander [R]

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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.
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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2015-06-24
Committee on Finance. Ordered to be reported without 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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2015-06-24
Committee on Finance. Ordered to be reported without amendment 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
USSR212IntroA resolution condemning the attack on Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, and expressing encouragement and prayers for all affected by this evil assault.
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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
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2015-06-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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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2015-06-10
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB1140IntroFederal Water Quality Protection Act
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2015-06-10
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1483IntroJames K. Polk Presidential Home Study Act
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2015-06-10
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB146IntroPublic Access to Public Land Guarantee Act
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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
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2015-05-13
To Senate Judiciary 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)
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
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
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