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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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2015-04-16
S.AMDT.1120 Cloture motion on amendment SA 1120 withdrawn by unanimous consent in Senate. (consideration: CR S2232)
USSB754Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) Requires the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), the Depart...
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2015-04-15
By Senator Burr from Select Committee on Intelligence filed written report. Report No. 114-32. Additional views filed.
USSCR11EngrossEstablishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2016 and sets forth budgetary levels for FY2017-FY2025. Recommends levels and amounts for FY2016-FY2025 for federal revenues, new budget authority, budget outlays, deficits, publi...
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2015-04-15
Senate appointed conferee(s) Enzi; Grassley; Sessions; Crapo; Graham; Portman; Toomey; Johnson; Ayotte; Wicker; Corker; Perdue; Sanders; Murray; Wyden; Stabenow; Whitehouse; Warner; Merkley; Baldwin; Kaine; King. (consideration: CR S2212)
USHB9IntroInnovation Act Directs a party alleging patent infringement in a civil action to include in the court pleadings, if the information is reasonably accessible, specified details concerning: each claim of each patent allegedly infringed; for each cla...
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2015-04-14
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB1283IntroSongwriter Equity Act of 2015 Amends federal copyright law regarding the exclusive rights of sound recording copyright owners to remove a provision that prohibits license fees payable for the public performance of sound recordings, by means of a digi...
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2015-03-31
USSB883IntroAmerican Mineral Security Act of 2015
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2015-03-26
USSB632IntroSupport Technology and Research for Our Nation's Growth Patents Act of 2015 or the STRONG Patents Act of 2015 Directs the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to prescribe regulations requiring the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) to construe...
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2015-03-19
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB1477IntroFair 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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2015-03-19
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
USSB758IntroTrade Enforcement Act of 2015
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2015-03-17
USHB684IntroNon-Disparagement of Native American Persons or Peoples in Trademark Registration Act of 2015 Amends the Trademark Act of 1946 to conclusively presume that a mark that uses the term "redskin" or any derivation of that term consists of matte...
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2015-03-17
USSB757IntroNo Stolen Trademarks Honored in America Act Amends the Department of Commerce and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 1999 to prohibit U.S. courts from recognizing, enforcing, or otherwise validating any assertion of rights by an individual (under c...
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2015-03-17
USHB849IntroGrants a federal charter to the National Academy of Inventors.
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2015-03-16
USHB877IntroUnited States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Authorization Act Amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 with respect to the establishment in the Department of Homeland Security of United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (formerly the B...
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2015-03-16
USHB635IntroPromoting American Agricultural and Medical Exports to Cuba Act of 2015 Prohibits the President from restricting direct transfers from a Cuban depository institution to a U.S. depository institution in payment for a product authorized for sale under...
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2015-03-16
USHB1057IntroPromoting Automotive Repair, Trade, and Sales Act of 2015 or the PARTS Act Declares that it is not an act of infringement, with respect to a design patent that claims a component part of a motor vehicle as originally manufactured, to: (1) make, test...
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2015-03-16
USHB862IntroYou Own Devices Act Amends federal copyright law to allow the owner of a machine or other product operated in any part by a computer program to transfer an authorized copy of the computer program, or the right to obtain such copy, when the owner sell...
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2015-03-16
USSB662IntroSongwriter Equity Act of 2015 Amends federal copyright law regarding the exclusive rights of sound recording copyright owners to remove a provision that prohibits license fees payable for the public performance of sound recordings, by means of a digi...
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2015-03-04
USHB1158IntroDepartment of Energy Laboratory Modernization and Technology Transfer Act of 2015 Amends the Department of Energy Organization Act to rename the Under Secretary for Science as the Under Secretary for Science and Energy. Directs the Secretary of Energ...
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2015-03-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB757IntroNorth Korea Sanctions Enforcement Act of 2015 This bill requires the President to investigate any credible information of sanctionable activities involving North Korea and to designate and apply sanctions with respect to any person (including entitie...
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2015-02-27
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB560IntroPromoting Automotive Repair, Trade, and Sales Act of 2015 or the PARTS Act Declares that it is not an act of infringement, with respect to a design patent that claims a component part of a motor vehicle as originally manufactured, to: (1) make, test...
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2015-02-25
USSB575IntroHuman Exploitation Rescue Operations Act of 2015 or the HERO Act of 2015 This bill amends the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to operate, within U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), a Cyber...
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2015-02-25
USHB971IntroOrphan Product Extensions Now Accelerating Cures and Treatments Act of 2015
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2015-02-20
USSB481IntroImproving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act to delay the effective date of approval of a drug, biological product, or animal drug for whic...
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2015-02-12
USHB735IntroCuba Reconciliation Act Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to repeal the embargo placed upon all trade with Cuba. Amends the Internal Revenue Code to declare the denial of foreign tax credit inapplicable to Cuba.Permits: (1) installation and ...
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2015-02-06
USSB364IntroSupport Theaters in America Growth and Expansion Act or the STAGE Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the expensing of the costs of qualified film and television productions, to: (1) extend through 2016 provisions allowing such exp...
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2015-02-04
USHB236IntroForeign Counterfeit Merchandise Prevention Act Amends the federal criminal code to provide that it shall not be a violation of the prohibition against a federal employee disclosing trade secrets or other confidential or proprietary information for an...
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2015-02-02
USHB238IntroCopyright and Marriage Equality Act Amends federal copyright law to revise the definition of "widow" or "widower" for purposes of provisions concerning the transfer of a copyright to an author's spouse or other next of kin following the author's dea...
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2015-02-02
USSB328IntroAmends trademark registration criteria under the Trademark Act of 1946 to allow the United States, or any state, municipality, county, political subdivision, or other governmental authority in the United States, to register with the U.S. Patent and T...
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2015-02-02
USHB403IntroFree Trade With Cuba Act Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to repeal the embargo on trade with Cuba. Prohibits the exercise by the President with respect to Cuba of certain authorities conferred by the Trading With the Enemy Act and exercised...
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2015-01-23
USHB274IntroUnited States-Cuba Normalization Act of 2015 Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to repeal the embargo on trade with Cuba. Prohibits the exercise by the President with respect to Cuba of certain authorities conferred by the Trading With the Ene...
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2015-01-16
USSB32IntroTransnational Drug Trafficking Act of 2015 Amends the Controlled Substances Import and Export Act to prohibit the manufacture or distribution of a controlled substance in schedule I or II, flunitrazepam, or a listed chemical by individuals having re...
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2015-01-13
USHB275IntroEstablishes the Presidential Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics to review, analyze, and report to the President and Congress on the following issues related to intercollegiate athletics: the interaction of athletics and academics, the financing...
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2015-01-12
USSB131IntroFair And Immediate Release of Generic Drugs Act
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2015-01-08
USSB23IntroCopyright and Marriage Equality Act Amends federal copyright law to revise the definition of "widow" or "widower" for purposes of provisions concerning the transfer of a copyright to an author's spouse or other next of kin following the author's dea...
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2015-01-06
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