US Congress Senator John Cornyn [R]

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USSB3369IntroA bill to amend section 2709 of title 18, United States Code, to clarify that the Government may obtain a specified set of electronic communication transactional records under that section, and to make permanent the authority for individual terrorist...
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2016-09-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3270IntroElder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act
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2016-09-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 635.
USSB2763IntroHolocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act of 2016 This bill allows civil claims or causes of action to recover artwork or other cultural property unlawfully lost because of persecution during the Nazi era, or for damages for the taking or detaining of ...
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2016-09-15
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR565IntroA resolution designating the week beginning September 12, 2016, as "National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week".
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2016-09-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5868; text as passed Senate: CR S5850)
USSB3155IntroForeign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act This bill amends the federal judicial code with respect to denial of a foreign state's sovereign immunity from the jurisdiction of U.S. or state courts in commercial activity cases w...
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2016-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 632.
USSB3314IntroSmithsonian American Latino Museum Act
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2016-09-13
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR558IntroA resolution honoring the memory and legacy of the 12 Louisiana citizens and 1 Texas citizen who lost their lives due to the tragic flooding in the State of Louisiana in August 2016.
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2016-09-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (considered: CR S5678; text as passed Senate: CR S5674)
USSR556IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of September 12 through September 16, 2016, as "National Family Service Learning Week". Supports the designation of September 12-16, 2016, as National Family Service Week to raise awaren...
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2016-09-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2040EnrollJustice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act This bill amends the federal judicial code to narrow the scope of foreign sovereign immunity by authorizing U.S. courts to hear cases involving claims against a foreign state for injuries, death, or damages t...
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2016-09-12
Presented to President.
USSB3295IntroNational Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Act of 2016
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2016-09-07
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3285IntroNo Ransom Payments Act of 2016
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2016-09-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB461IntroCross-Border Trade Enhancement Act of 2016 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-r...
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2016-08-30
By Senator Johnson from Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs filed written report under authority of the order of the Senate of 07/14/2016. Report No. 114-303.
USSR539IntroA resolution condemning the horrific acts of violence and hatred in Dallas, Texas, on July 7, 2016, and expressing support and prayers for all those impacted by the tragedy. Condemns the attack on police officers that occurred in Dallas, Texas, on Ju...
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2016-07-27
Star Print ordered on the resolution.
USSB2854EngrossEmmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill permanently reauthorizes the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007 (Emmett Till Act) and expands the responsibilities of the Department of Justice (...
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2016-07-27
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB2840PassPOLICE Act of 2016 Protecting Our Lives by Initiating COPS Expansion Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to expand the allowable use of grant funds under the Community Oriented Policing Service...
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2016-07-22
Became Public Law No: 114-199. (TXT | PDF)
USSB524PassCo-Prescribing to Reduce Overdoses Act of 2016 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016 Examining Opioid Treatment Infrastructure Act of 2016 Good Samaritan Assessment Act of 2016 Improving Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women Act of 2...
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2016-07-22
Became Public Law No: 114-198. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3211IntroCancer Care Payment Reform Act of 2016
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2016-07-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3277IntroRemedies for Refusal of Repatriation Act
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3224IntroDangerous Synthetic Drug Control Act of 2016
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2016-07-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3272IntroA bill to provide that members of the Armed Forces performing services in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt shall be entitled to tax benefits in the same manner as if such services were performed in a combat zone. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Cod...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3184IntroBack the Blue Act of 2016
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2016-07-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSCR47IntroA concurrent resolution expressing support for fostering closer economic and commercial ties between the United States and the United Kingdom following the decision of the people of the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Union. Calls upon t...
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2016-07-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3138IntroNo Ex-Im Financing for Iran Act This bill amends the Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 to prohibit the Export-Import Bank from guaranteeing, insuring, extending credit, or participating in the extension of credit in connection with the export of U.S. go...
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2016-07-07
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR523IntroA resolution relating to the death of Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, powerful advocate for peace and human rights, and award-winning author. Extends condolences to the family of Elie Wiesel, an award-winning author who helped the world understand t...
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2016-07-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4922-4923; text as passed Senate: CR S4919)
USSB3135IntroTaking Responsibility Using Secured Technologies Act of 2016 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton should have any security clearance she holds revoked and should be denied access to classified ...
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2016-07-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3130IntroIndependence at Home Act of 2016 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish a permanent Independence at Home Medical Practice Program, under which a primary care practice shall be accountable for: (1) providing co...
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2016-07-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB337PassFOIA Improvement Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to: require federal agencies to make their disclosable records and documents available for public inspection in an electronic format; require agencies to mak...
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2016-06-30
Became Public Law No: 114-185. (TXT | PDF)
USSR518IntroA resolution designating July 23, 2016, as "National Day of the American Cowboy". Designates July 23, 2016, as National Day of the American Cowboy.
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2016-06-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4730-4731; text as passed Senate: CR S4730-4731)
USSR508IntroA resolution expressing support for the expeditious consideration and finalization of a new, robust, and long-term Memorandum of Understanding on military assistance to Israel between the United States Government and the Government of Israel.
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2016-06-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2882IntroOzone Standards Implementation Act of 2016
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2016-06-22
Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety. Hearings held.
USSB2577EngrossJustice for All Reauthorization Act of 2016
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2016-06-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB2348EngrossRapid DNA Act of 2016
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2016-06-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB2686IntroProtecting Local Business Opportunity Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to allow two or more employers to be considered joint employers for purposes of the Act only if each shares and exercises control over essential terms and con...
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2016-06-16
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSR500IntroA resolution designating June 19, 2016, as "Juneteenth Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which slavery legally came to an end in the United States. Designates June 19, 2016, as Juneteenth Independence Day. Recognizes the ...
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2016-06-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4323; text as passed Senate: CR S4305-4306)
USSR496IntroA resolution condemning the terrorist attack on the Pulse Orlando nightclub, honoring the memory of the victims of the attack, offering condolences to and expressing support for their families and friends and all those affected, and applauding the de...
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2016-06-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4263; text as passed Senate: CR S4304)
USSB3057IntroPreventing IRS Abuse and Protecting Free Speech Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to prohibit the Internal Revenue Service from requiring a tax-exempt organization to include in annual returns the name, address, or other identifying info...
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2016-06-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR493IntroA resolution relative to the death of George V. Voinovich, former United States Senator for the State of Ohio. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of George Voinovich, former member of...
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2016-06-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3846-3849; text as passed Senate: CR S3863)
USSB3052IntroVeterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2016
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2016-06-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3050IntroStop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2016 This bill prohibits government officials from entering into or enforcing a settlement agreement resolving a civil action on behalf of the United States that provides for a payment to any person or entity other ...
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2016-06-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSJR35IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule of the Department of Labor relating to "Interpretation of the 'Advice' Exemption in Section 203(c) of the Labor-Management Re...
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2016-06-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSJR34IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to defining and delimiting the exemptions for executive, administrative, professional...
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2016-06-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2993IntroFUELS Act Farmers Undertake Environmental Land Stewardship Act
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2016-05-26
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3007IntroOpen Skies Treaty Compliance Assurance Act This bill prohibits funds from being obligated or expended to aid the certification or approval of any new sensor, including to carry out an initial or exhibition observation flight of an observation aircraf...
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2016-05-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1378IntroBonuses for Cost-Cutters Act of 2015 Expands the awards program for disclosures by federal employees of fraud, waste, or mismanagement that result in cost savings to the employee's agency to include identification of surplus funds or unnecessary budg...
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2016-05-25
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2984IntroNo Impunity for Iranian Aggression at Sea Act of 2016 This bill requires the President to submit a report that includes: a determination of whether, during the June 2016 incident when Iranian forces boarded two U.S. Navy combat vessels and detained t...
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2016-05-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR472IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the economy of the United States. Expresses the sense of the Senate that a carbon tax would be detrimental to U.S. families and businesses and is not in the bes...
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2016-05-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2896IntroCare Veterans Deserve Act of 2016 This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to make the Veterans Choice Program permanent. Program eligibility is expanded to include all veterans who are enrolled in the annual patie...
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2016-05-24
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2919IntroState Outreach for Local Veterans Employment Act of 2016 This bill prohibits the Department of Labor from rejecting a disabled veterans training and employment outreach plan submitted by a state based solely on which agency the state selected to carr...
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2016-05-24
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2974IntroA bill to ensure funding for the National Human Trafficking Hotline, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Victims of Trafficking and Violence Protection Act of 2000 to eliminate the provision that specifies that Department of Health and Human...
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2016-05-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2143PassA bill to provide for the authority for the successors and assigns of the Starr-Camargo Bridge Company to maintain and operate a toll bridge across the Rio Grande near Rio Grande City, Texas, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill modifies the ex...
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2016-05-20
Became Public Law No: 114-163. (TXT | PDF)
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