US Congress Senator John Cornyn [R]

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USSJR8Enroll(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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2015-03-27
Presented to President.
USSB125IntroBulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to: extend through FY2020 the authorization of appropriations for the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program; ...
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2015-03-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 32.
USSB665IntroRafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act of 2015
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2015-03-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 33.
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.
USSR113IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee should recommend the issuance of, and the United States Postal Service should issue, a commemorative stamp in honor of the holiday of Diwali.
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2015-03-25
USSB860IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes, and for other purposes.
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2015-03-25
USSB841IntroA bill to expand eligibility for health care under the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to include certain veterans seeking mental health care, and for other purposes.
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2015-03-23
USSB178IntroJustice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 TITLE I--JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF TRAFFICKING (Sec. 101) This section amends the federal criminal code to impose an additional penalty until the end of FY2019 of $5,000 on any non-indigent person or entit...
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2015-03-19
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which the second cloture motion was not invoked on S. 178 (Roll Call Vote No. 76) entered in Senate.
USSB801IntroA bill to amend the National Labor Relations Act to provide for appropriate designation of collective bargaining units.
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2015-03-19
USSB828IntroA bill to clarify that a State has the sole authority to regulate hydraulic fracturing on Federal land within the boundaries of the State.
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2015-03-19
USSB783IntroSunshine in the Courtroom Act of 2015
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2015-03-18
USSB779IntroFair Access to Science and Technology Research Act of 2015
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2015-03-18
USSB774IntroFinancial Institutions Examination Fairness and Reform Act
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2015-03-18
USSB751IntroCASE Act
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2015-03-17
USSB745IntroNational Debt and Taxation Transparency Act of 2015
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2015-03-16
USSB736IntroState, Tribal, and Local Species Transparency and Recovery Act This bill amends the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to require the Department of the Interior or the Department of Commerce, as appropriate, to provide to affected states all data that is...
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2015-03-12
USSB686IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a limitation on certain aliens from claiming the earned income tax credit.
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2015-03-10
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.
USSB638IntroCommonsense Legislative Exceptional Events Reforms Act of 2015
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2015-03-03
USSB640IntroORDEAL Act of 2015
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2015-03-03
USSB639IntroAgency PAYGO for Greenhouse Gases Act This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to include an offset in any proposed rule that limits greenhouse gas emissions and imposes increased costs on other agencies. The offset must be from f...
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2015-03-03
USSB166IntroStop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act of 2015 Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to give preferential consideration in awarding Community Oriented Police Services (COPS) grants to an a...
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2015-03-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 25.
USSB612IntroDesignates the federal building and U.S. courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the "George P. Kazen Federal Building and United States Courthouse."
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2015-02-27
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.
USSB582IntroNo Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2015
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2015-02-26
USSB373IntroVessel Incidental Discharge Act
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2015-02-26
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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
USSB337Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) FOIA Improvement Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to: require federal age...
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2015-02-23
By Senator Grassley from Committee on the Judiciary filed written report. Report No. 114-4. Additional views filed.
USSB165IntroDetaining Terrorists to Protect America Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) Revises and extends until two years after enactment of this Act prohibitions on the use of funds available to any U.S. agency (currently, funds available to the Department of Defense [DOD])...
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2015-02-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 20.
USSB295EngrossAmy and Vicky Child Pornography Victim Restitution Improvement Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to expand the definition of "full amount of the victim's losses" for purposes of provisions governing mandatory restitution of vict...
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2015-02-12
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
USSR80Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes the cultural and historical significance of the Lunar New Year. Expresses, in observance of the Lunar New Year, deepest respect for ...
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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)
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)
USSB498IntroConstitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to authorize a person who is not prohibited from possessing, transporting, shipping, or receiving a firearm under federal law, who is entitled and not prohibited...
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2015-02-12
USSB458IntroEmergency Port of Entry Personnel and Infrastructure Funding Act of 2015
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2015-02-11
USSB452IntroDefense of Ukraine Act of 2015 This bill authorizes the President to provide lethal weapons to the government of Ukraine in order to defend itself against Russian-backed rebel separatists in eastern Ukraine. The President is directed to submit to Con...
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2015-02-11
USSB467IntroCORRECTIONS Act
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2015-02-11
USSB461IntroCross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2015 Authorizes the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to enter into agreements with certain persons for the CBP to provide customs, agricultural processing, border security, or inspection-...
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2015-02-11
USSB391IntroNational Right-to-Work Act Amends the National Labor Relations Act and the Railway Labor Act to repeal those provisions that permit employers, pursuant to a collective bargaining agreement that is a union security agreement, to require employees to...
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2015-02-05
USSB394IntroDepreciation Fairness Act of 2015 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to make permanent the 15-year recovery period for qualified leasehold improvement property, qualified restaurant property, and qualified retail improvement property for pur...
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2015-02-05
USSB409IntroMilitary Sex Offender Reporting Act of 2015
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2015-02-05
USSB356IntroElectronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act of 2015 Amends the Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 1986 to prohibit a provider of remote computing service or electronic communication service to the public from knowingly divulging to a ...
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2015-02-04
USSB362IntroGovernment Employee Accountability Act Sets forth guidelines for placing career employees of the Senior Executive Service (SES) on investigative leave. Defines "investigative leave" as a temporary absence without duty for disciplinary reasons, for no...
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2015-02-04
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
USSB357IntroFurthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act of 2015 or FACT Act Amends federal bankruptcy law concerning a trust formed under a reorganization plan following the discharge in bankruptcy of a debtor corporation in order to assume the debtor's liability...
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2015-02-04
USSB378IntroSunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2015 Defines a "covered civil action" as a civil action seeking to compel agency action and alleging that an agency is unlawfully withholding or unreasonably delaying an agency action relating t...
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2015-02-04
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.
USSR64Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates February 2-February 6, 2015, as National School Counseling Week.
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2015-02-03
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S739; text as passed Senate: CR S738-739)
USSB336IntroObamaCare Repeal Act
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2015-02-02
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