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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.
USSB335IntroThis bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to qualified tuition programs (529 plans), to: (1) make permanent the allowance for payment of computer technology and equipment expenses from a 529 plan if such technology and equipment is to ...
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2015-05-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 97.
USSR87IntroUrges the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and other relevant U.S. government agencies and officials to work with the European Union and European governments to encourage further efforts to address anti-Semitism.
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2015-05-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 92.
USSR168IntroSupports the designation of May 2015 as National Foster Care Month and recognizes it as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges that children face in the foster care system.
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2015-05-21
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB1439IntroA bill to amend part E of title IV of the Social Security Act to allow States that provide foster care for children up to age 21 to serve former foster youths through age 23 under the John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program.
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2015-05-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1418IntroA bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to provide an Inspector General for the judicial branch, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1402IntroA bill to allow acceleration certifcates awarded under the Patents for Humanity Program to be transferable.
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2015-05-20
To Senate Judiciary 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.
USSB1140IntroFederal Water Quality Protection Act
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2015-05-19
Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water, and Wildlife. Hearings held.
USSB1327IntroSALTS Act
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2015-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1318IntroNuclear Terrorism Conventions Implementation and Safety of Maritime Navigation Act of 2015
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2015-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1299IntroGarrett Lee Smith Memorial Act Reauthorization of 2015
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2015-05-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1300IntroAdoptive Family Relief Act
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2015-05-12
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)
USSB1137IntroPATENT Act
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2015-05-07
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB1239IntroA bill to amend the Clean Air Act with respect to the ethanol waiver for the Reid vapor pressure limitations under that Act.
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2015-05-07
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1254IntroFamilies for Foster Youth Stamp Act of 2015
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2015-05-07
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1238IntroAnnual Report on United States Contributions to the United Nations Act
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2015-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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)
USSB579IntroInspector General Empowerment Act of 2015 Amends the Inspector General Act of 1978 to: (1) provide for the placing of an Inspector General in a paid or unpaid, nonduty status; (2) grant Inspectors General additional subpoena authority to compel the ...
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2015-05-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 68.
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.
USSB1169IntroJuvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Reauthorization Act of 2015
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2015-04-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1131IntroMedicare Diabetes Prevention Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to provide coverage of diabetes prevention program services to an eligible diabetes prevention program individual. Directs the Secretary of Heal...
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2015-04-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1120IntroA bill to make aliens associated with a criminal gang inadmissable, deportable, and ineligible for various forms of relief.
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2015-04-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB984Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Steve Gleason Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act t...
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2015-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1084IntroPCAOB Enforcement Transparency Act of 2015 Amends the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to make Public Company Accounting Oversight Board disciplinary proceedings public unless the Board, on its own motion or after considering the motion of a party, orders...
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2015-04-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR150Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses the sense of the Senate that: civic and government education is essential to the well-being of the constitutional government of the ...
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2015-04-23
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2417; text as passed Senate: CR S2406-2407)
USSR144Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Expresses support for the mission and goals of 2015 National Crime Victims' Rights Week, which include increasing individual and public awarene...
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2015-04-22
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2319; text of measure as passed Senate: CR S2357)
USSB1032IntroAccountability Through Electronic Verification Act Amends the Illegal Immigration Reform and Immigrant Responsibility Act of 1996 to make the E-Verify program permanent. Requires: (1) federal departments, agencies, contractors, and critical employer...
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2015-04-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1016IntroPreserving Freedom and Choice in Health Care Act
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2015-04-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB812IntroCommunity Lending Enhancement and Regulatory Relief Act of 2015 or the CLEAR Relief Act of 2015 Amends the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to exempt from its rules regarding management assessment of internal controls the following institutions which, as ...
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2015-04-16
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
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.
USSB980IntroDefense of Environment and Property Act of 2015
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2015-04-16
To Senate Environment And Public Works 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.
USSB142IntroChild Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015 Directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to promulgate a rule requiring liquid nicotine containers to be designed with special packaging that is difficult for children under five years of a...
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2015-04-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 35.
USSB889IntroFuel Choice and Deregulation Act of 2015
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2015-03-26
To Senate Finance 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
USSB857IntroHealth Outcomes, Planning, and Education (HOPE) for Alzheimer's Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover comprehensive Alzheimer's disease care planning services.
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2015-03-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB829IntroMedicare Orthotics and Prosthetics Improvement Act of 2015 This bill directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services shall designate and approve independent accreditation organizations that apply quality standards for suppliers only if they are Bo...
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2015-03-23
To Senate Finance Committee
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
USSR104IntroA resolution to express the sense of the Senate regarding the success of Operation Streamline and the importance of prosecuting first time illegal border crossers.
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2015-03-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB780IntroCameras in the Courtroom Act Requires the Supreme Court to permit television coverage of all open sessions of the Court unless it decides by majority vote that allowing such coverage in a particular case would violate the due process rights of any of...
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2015-03-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB768IntroSteve Gleason Act of 2015 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover as durable medical equipment any eye tracking and gaze interaction accessories for speech generating devices furnished to individuals with a demonst...
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2015-03-18
To Senate Finance 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
USSB761IntroVeterans Access to Care Act Amends the Public Health Service Act to designate medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) automatically as health professional shortage areas. Prohibits an individual from participating in both the V...
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2015-03-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB746IntroAccelerating the End of Breast Cancer Act of 2015 Establishes the Commission to Accelerate the End of Breast Cancer to help end breast cancer by January 1, 2020. Directs the Commission to identify, recommend, and promote initiatives, partnerships, an...
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2015-03-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB743IntroHonor America's Guard-Reserve Retirees Act of 2015 Honors as a veteran any person who is entitled to retired pay for nonregular (reserve) service or who would be so entitled, but for age. Provides that such person shall not be entitled to any benefit...
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2015-03-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB724IntroProtecting Kids from Candy-Flavored Drugs Act of 2015
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2015-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB704IntroCommunity Based Independence for Seniors Act -The Secretary of Health and Human Services is directed to establish a Community-Based Institutional Special Needs Plan demonstration program to target home and community-based care to eligible Medicare be...
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2015-03-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB711IntroMental Health First Act of 2015 Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to award grants to initiate and sustain mental health first aid training programs. Requires such a ...
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2015-03-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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