Sponsored by John Cornyn - US Congress (Current)

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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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USSB166Stop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act of 2015
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2015-02-26
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
Intro
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USSB178Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act
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2015-02-26
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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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USSB582A bill to prohibit taxpayer funded abortions.
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2015-02-26
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
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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2015-02-24
Veto message received in Senate. Ordered held at the desk.
Intro
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USSB337FOIA Improvement Act of 2015
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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.
Intro
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USSB165Detaining Terrorists to Protect America Act of 2015 Revises and extends (until two years after enactment of this Act) prohibitions on the use of funds available to any U.S. agency (currently, to the Department of Defense [DOD]) to: construct or mod...
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2015-02-23
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 20.
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.
Engross
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USSB295Amy 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
Intro
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USSB498Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2015
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2015-02-12
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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USSR80(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)
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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USSB458Emergency Port of Entry Personnel and Infrastructure Funding Act of 2015
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2015-02-11
Intro
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USSB452Defense 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
Intro
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USSB467CORRECTIONS Act
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2015-02-11
Intro
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USSB461Cross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2015
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2015-02-11
Intro
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USSB391National 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
Intro
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USSB394Depreciation Fairness Act of 2015
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2015-02-05
Intro
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USSB356Electronic 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
Intro
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USSB362Government Employee Accountability Act
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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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USSB357Furthering 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
Intro
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USSB378Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2015
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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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USSR64A resolution designating February 2 through 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)
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
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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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USSB278Citizen Empowerment Act
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2015-01-28
Intro
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USSB29221st Century Endangered Species Transparency Act
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2015-01-28
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USSB293A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to establish a procedure for approval of certain settlements.
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2015-01-28
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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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USSB294Pro Football Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 50,000 $5-gold coins, 400,000 $1-silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar coins emblematic of the game of professional football. Re...
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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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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
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USSB264Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2015 Directs the Comptroller General (GAO) to: (1) complete, within 12 months of enactment of this Act, the required audit of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) and of the Federal Reserv...
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2015-01-27
Intro
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USSB269Nuclear Weapon Free Iran Act of 2015 Expresses the sense of Congress that: it is U.S. policy that Iran not be allowed to develop or acquire nuclear weapon capabilities; Iran does not have an inherent right to enrichment and reprocessing capabili...
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2015-01-27
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USSB252Tax Transparency Act of 2015 Requires legislation, including conference reports or amendments, that modifies federal tax law to contain a statement describing the general effect of the modification on federal tax law. Provides that failure to provid...
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2015-01-26
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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USSB238Eric Williams Correctional Officer Protection Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to require the Director of the Bureau of Prisons to issue oleoresin capsicum spray to: (1) any Bureau officer or employee employed in a prison that is not a m...
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2015-01-22
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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USSB249Operation United Assistance Tax Exclusion Act of 2015 Provides for a tax exclusion of compensation paid to a member of the Armed Forces serving in Operation United Assistance in the Ebola virus disease outbreak area (i.e., Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guin...
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2015-01-22
Intro
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USSB202This bill amends the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Extension Act of 2007, as amended by other specified federal law, with respect to the five-year moratorium begining April 1, 2014, on the establishment of long-term care (LTC) hospitals and LTC satel...
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2015-01-21
Intro
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USSB203American Liberty Restoration Act
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2015-01-21
Intro
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USSB208Secure the Border First Act of 2015
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2015-01-21
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USSB226Regulations From the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2015 States that the purpose of this Act is to increase accountability for and transparency in the federal regulatory process by requiring Congress to approve all new major regulations. Revi...
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2015-01-21
Intro
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USSB228National Monument Designation Transparency and Accountability Act of 2015
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2015-01-21
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