US Congress Senator John Cornyn [R]

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USSB612EngrossDesignates 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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2015-05-22
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USSB178EnrollJustice 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 assessment until the end of FY2019 of $5,000 on any non-indigent person or en...
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2015-05-21
Presented to President.
USSB1428IntroA bill to amend the USEC Privatization Act to require the Secretary of Energy to issue a long-term Federal excess uranium inventory management plan, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-21
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1397IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that ITIN applicants submit their application in person at taxpayer assistance centers, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1404IntroA bill to free States to spend gas taxes on their transportation priorities.
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2015-05-20
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB665Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported version is repeated here.) Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) Directs the Attorney General to: (1) establish a...
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2015-05-19
Became Public Law No: 114-12.
USSB1276IntroOffshore Energy and Jobs Act of 2015
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2015-05-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB125EngrossBulletproof 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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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB1353IntroA bill to ensure appropriate judicial review of Federal Government actions by amending the prohibition on the exercise of jurisdiction by the United States Court of Federal Claims of certain claims pending in other courts.
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2015-05-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1324IntroAffordable Reliable Electricity Now Act of 2015
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2015-05-13
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1265IntroLong Range Bomber Sustainment Act of 2015
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2015-05-11
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB1137IntroPATENT Act
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2015-05-07
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB1238IntroAnnual Report on United States Contributions to the United Nations Act
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2015-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB293IntroA bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to establish a procedure for approval of certain settlements.
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2015-05-06
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
USSB292Intro21st Century Endangered Species Transparency 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 make publicly available on the Internet the best scienti...
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2015-05-06
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
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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2015-05-06
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
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)
USSB1153IntroRed River Private Property Protection Act
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2015-04-30
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSR158Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes the historic struggle of the people of Mexico for independence and freedom, which Cinco de Mayo commemorates. Encourages the people...
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2015-04-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2589; text as passed Senate: CR S2579)
USSB993IntroComprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act of 2015 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to make grants to an eligible entity for sequential intercept mapping and implementation fo...
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2015-04-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 62.
USSB1119IntroNational Criminal Justice Commission Act of 2015
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2015-04-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB697IntroFrank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act
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2015-04-28
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1016IntroPreserving Freedom and Choice in Health Care Act
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2015-04-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1004IntroVeterans Day Moment of Silence Act Directs the President to issue an annual proclamation calling on the people of the United States to observe two minutes of silence on Veterans Day, beginning at 3:11 p.m. Atlantic standard time, in honor of the serv...
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2015-04-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB949IntroSmall Business Taxpayer Bill of Rights Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) allow businesses with average annual gross receipts of not more than $50,000 that prevail in an administrative or court proceeding involving the determinati...
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2015-04-15
To Senate Finance Committee
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
USSR113IntroExpresses the sense of the Senate that: (1) the United States Postal Service should issue a postage stamp honoring the holiday of Diwali, and (2) the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee should recommend to the Postmaster General that such a stamp be i...
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2015-03-25
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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
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.
USSB841IntroPrioritizing Veterans Access to Mental Health Care Act of 2015 This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to make a veteran seeking mental health care in a non-Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) entity eligible for ...
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2015-03-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB828IntroFracturing Regulations are Effective in State Hands Act This bill gives states the sole authority to promulgate or enforce any regulation, guidance, or permit requirement regarding hydraulic fracturing on or under any land within their boundaries. H...
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2015-03-19
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
USSB783IntroSunshine in the Courtroom Act of 2015 Authorizes the presiding judge of a U.S. appellate court or U.S. district court to permit the photographing, electronic recording, broadcasting, or televising to the public of court proceedings over which that ju...
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2015-03-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB779IntroFair Access to Science and Technology Research Act of 2015 Requires each federal agency with extramural research expenditures of over $100 million to develop a federal research public access policy that is consistent with, and that advances, the purp...
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2015-03-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB774IntroFinancial Institutions Examination Fairness and Reform Act Amends the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council Act of 1978 to require a federal financial institutions regulatory agency to make a final examination report to a financial inst...
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2015-03-18
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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) until at least 85% of counties that are in nonattainment areas (counties th...
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2015-03-17
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB745IntroNational Debt and Taxation Transparency Act of 2015 This bill directs the Department of the Treasury, beginning not later than October 1, 2017, to provide each individual who has a valid social security number, who received a Form W-2 in the previous...
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2015-03-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB686IntroThis bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to deny the earned income tax credit to an alien who has been granted deferred action from removal in any taxable year in which such alien was not lawfully present in the United States or not authorized to w...
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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.
USSB638IntroCommonsense Legislative Exceptional Events Reforms Act of 2015
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2015-03-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB640IntroORDEAL Act of 2015
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2015-03-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB166IntroStop Exploitation Through Trafficking Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) 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) grant...
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2015-03-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 25.
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.
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.
USSB582IntroNo Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance Full Disclosure Act of 2015 This bill prohibits federal funds, including funds in the budget of the District of Columbia, from being expended for abortion or health coverage that includes covera...
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2015-02-26
To Senate Finance Committee
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
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