A Summary of the Record of the 112th Congress (2011 - 2012) of the United States


Bills Introduced in the Senate


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Listed on this page are bills S. 1001 through S. 2000 (introduced 5/16/11 through 12/15/11).
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Index

GPO listing of text of Senate Bills

MeasureTitleActionIntroduced by
S. 1001"Alternative Fuel Vehicles Competitiveness and Energy Security Act of 2011"; To reduce oil consumption and improve energy security, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/16/11R. Wyden
(OR)
S. 1002"Strengthening and Focusing Enforcement to Deter Organized Stealing and Enhance Safety (SAFE DOSES) Act of 2011"; To prohibit theft of medical products, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/16/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1003To amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to limit the liability of a State performing reclamation work under an approved State approved mine reclamation plan. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/16/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1004"Promise Neighborhoods Act of 2011"; To support Promise Neighborhoods. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/16/11T. Harkin
(IA)
S. 1005"Parental Notification and Intervention Act of 2011"; To provide for parental notification and intervention in the case of a minor seeking an abortion. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/16/11T. Harkin
(IA)
S. 1006"Seniors' Tax Simplification Act of 2011"; To allow seniors to file their Federal income tax on a new Form 1040SR. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/17/11M. Rubio
(FL)
S. 1007To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to eliminate the taxable income limit on percentage depletion for oil and natural gas produced from marginal properties. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/17/11J. Inhofe
(OK)
S. 1008To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend the depreciation rules for property used predominantly within an Indian reservation. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/17/11J. Inhofe
(OK)
S. 1009"Returned Exclusively For Unpaid National Debt (REFUND) Act"; To rescind certain Federal funds identified by States as unwanted and use the funds to reduce the Federal debt. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/17/11M. Rubio
(FL)
S. 1010"Postal Operations Sustainment and Transformation Act of 2011"; To amend the provisions of title 5, United States Code, relating to the methodology for calculating the amount of any Postal surplus or supplemental liability under the Civil Service Retirement System, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/17/11T. Carper
(DE)
S. 1011"Electronic Communications Privacy Act Amendments Act of 2011"; To improve the provisions relating to the privacy of electronic communications. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/17/11P. Leahy
(VT)
S. 1012"Telephone Excise Tax Repeal Act of 2011"; To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on telephone and other communications services. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/17/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1013"State Child Welfare Innovation Act"; To renew the authority of the Secretary of Health and Human Services to approve demonstration projects designed to test innovative strategies in State child welfare programs. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/17/11M. Baucus
(MT)
S. 1014"Emergency Judicial Relief Act of 2011"; To provide for additional Federal district judgeships. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/17/11D. Feinstein
(CA)
S. 1015"Foreign Language Education Partnership Program Act"; To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to establish a partnership program in foreign languages. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/17/11F. Lautenberg
(NJ)
S. 1016"Municipal Bond Market Support Act of 2011"; To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently modify the limitations on the deduction of interest by financial institutions which hold tax-exempt bonds, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/17/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1017"Disabled Veteran Caregiver Housing Assistance Act of 2011"; To amend title 38, United States Code, to increase assistance for disabled veterans who are temporarily residing in housing owned by a family member, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/17/11B. Sanders
(VT)
S. 1018"Defense Sexual Trauma Response Oversight and Good Governance (Defense STRONG) Act"; To amend title 10, United States Code, and the Ike Skelton National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 to provide for implementation of additional recommendations of the Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/18/11J. Kerry
(MA)
S. 1019"Secondary School Reentry Act of 2011"; To amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 in order to support secondary school reentry programs. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/18/11B. Sanders
(VT)
S. 1020"Savings Enhancement by Alleviating Leakage in 401(k)Savings (SEAL 401(k)Savings) Act of 2011"; To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rules relating to loans made from a qualified employer plan, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/18/11H. Kohl
(WI)
S. 1021To limit the amount expended by the Department of Defense for printing and reproduction costs. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/18/11T. Coburn
(OK)
S. 1022"PATRIOT Sunsets Extension Act of 2011"; To extend expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 and the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 until December 31, 2014, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/18/11H. Reid
(NV)
S. 1023"Haiti Reforestation Act of 2011"; To authorize the President to provide assistance to the Government of Haiti to end within 5 years the deforestation in Haiti and restore within 30 years the extent of tropical forest cover in existence in Haiti in 1990, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/18/11R. Durbin
(IL)
S. 1024"Organ Mountains--Dona Ana County Conservation and Protection Act"; To designate the Organ Mountains and other public land as components of the National Wilderness Preservation System and the National Landscape Conservation System in the State of New Mexico, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/19/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1025"National Guard Empowerment and State-National Defense Integration Act of 2011"; To amend title 10, United States Code, to enhance the national defense through empowerment of the National Guard, enhancement of the functions of the National Guard Bureau, and improvement of Federal-State military coordination in domestic emergency response, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/19/11P. Leahy
(VT)
S. 1026"Livestock Marketing Fairness Act"; To amend the Packers and Stockyards Act, 1921, to prohibit the use of certain anti-competitive forward contracts. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/19/11M. Enzi
(WY)
S. 1027"American Energy and Western Jobs Act"; To provide for the rescission of certain instruction memoranda of the Bureau of Land Management, to amend the Mineral Leasing Act to provide for the determination of the impact of proposed policy modifications, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/19/11J. Barrasso
(WY)
S. 1028"Foreign-Held Debt Transparency and Threat Assessment Act"; To increase transparency regarding debt instruments of the United States held by foreign governments, to assess the risks to the United States of such holdings, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/19/11J. Cornyn
(TX)
S. 1029"Electric Consumer Right to Know (e-KNOW Act) Act"; To amend the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to provide electric consumers the right to access certain electric energy information, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/19/11M. Udall
(CO)
S. 1030"Freedom from Restrictive Excessive Executive Demands and Onerous Mandates (FREEDOM) Act of 2011"; To reform the regulatory process to ensure that small businesses are free to compete and to create jobs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/19/11O. Snowe
(ME)
S. 1031"Medicaid Improvement and State Empowerment Act"; To empower States with programmatic flexibility and financial predictability to improve their Medicaid programs and State Children's Health Insurance Programs by ensuring better health care for low-income pregnant women, children, and families, and for elderly individuals and disabled individuals in need of long-term care services and supports, whose income and resources are insufficient to meet the costs of necessary medical services. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/19/11T. Coburn
(OK)
S. 1032To provide for additional Federal district judgeships. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/19/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1033To amend the Reclamation Wastewater and Groundwater Study and Facilities Act to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to participate in the City of Hermiston, Oregon, water recycling and reuse project, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/19/11R. Wyden
(OR)
S. 1034"Commuter Benefits Equity Act of 2011"; To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to equalize the exclusion from gross income of parking and transportation fringe benefits and to provide for a common cost-of-living adjustment, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/19/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1035"Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act of 2011"; To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include automated fire sprinkler systems as section 179 property and classify certain automated fire sprinkler systems as 15-year property for purposes of depreciation. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/19/11T. Carper
(DE)
S. 1036"AbilityOne Improvements Act"; To amend title 40, United States Code, to ensure that job opportunities for people who are blind and people with significant disabilities are met by requiring the application of the Javits-Wagner-O'Day Act to certain lease agreements entered into by the Federal Government for private buildings or improvements. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/19/11B. Cardin
(MD)
S. 1037To amend the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 with respect to the identification of high priority corridors and the inclusion of certain route segments on the Interstate System, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/19/11K. Hutchison
(TX)
S. 1038"PATRIOT Sunsets Extension Act of 2011"; To extend the expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 and the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 until June 1, 2015, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/19/11H. Reid
(NV)
S. 1039"Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act of 2011"; To impose sanctions on persons responsible for the detention, abuse, or death of Sergei Magnitsky, for the conspiracy to defraud the Russian Federation of taxes on corporate profits through fraudulent transactions and lawsuits against Hermitage, and for other gross violations of human rights in the Russian Federation, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/19/11B. Cardin
(MD)
S. 1040"Broadband for First Responders Act of 2011"; To enhance public safety by making more spectrum available to public safety entities, to facilitate the development of a public safety broadband network, to provide standards for the spectrum needs of public safety entities, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/19/11J. Lieberman
(CT)
S. 1041To ensure the equitable treatment of swimming pool enclosures outside of hurricane season under the National Flood Insurance Program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/23/11L. Graham
(SC)
S. 1042"Medicare Patient Empowerment Act"; A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish a Medicare payment option for patients and physicians or practitioners to freely contract, without penalty, for Medicare fee-for-service items and services, while allowing Medicare beneficiaries to use their Medicare benefits. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/23/11L. Murkowski
(AK)
S. 1043"Oil Sands Energy Security Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to promote energy security through the production of petroleum from oil sands, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/23/11L. Graham
(SC)
S. 1044A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize the Defense Commissary Agency to conduct a pilot program at military institutions to be closed or subject to an adverse realignment under a base closure law under which a commissary store may sell additional types of merchandise. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/23/11O. Snowe
(ME)
S. 1045"Children's Access to Reconstructive Evaluation & Surgery (CARES) Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for treatment of a minor child's congenital or developmental deformity or disorder due to trauma, burns, infection, tumor, or disease. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/23/11M. Landrieu
(LA)
S. 1046"Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility Detention Act of 2011"; A bill to require the detention at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, of high-value enemy combatants who will be detained long-term. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/23/11J. Inhofe
(OK)
S. 1047 "Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Reclamation Projects Authorization and Adjustment of 1992 to require the Secretary of the Interior, acting through the Bureau of Reclamation, to take actions to improve environmental conditions in the vicinity of the Leadville Mine Drainage Tunnel in Lake County, Colorado, and for other purposes.
LoC Summary and Status
CRS summary.
Senate Report 112-122
5/23/11: S. 1047 Introduced in Senate by M. Udall (CO)
5/23/11: S. 1047 Passed Senate by Unanimous Consent.
S. 1048"Iran, North Korea, and Syria Sanctions Consolidation Act of 2011"; A bill to expand sanctions imposed with respect to the Islamic Republic of Iran, North Korea, and Syria, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/23/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1049"Small Business Health Relief Act of 2011"; A bill to lower health premiums and increase choice for small business. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/23/11J. Kyl
(AZ)
S. 1050"Fourth Amendment Restoration Act"; A bill to modify the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 and to require judicial review of National Security Letters and Suspicious Activity Reports to prevent unreasonable searches and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/23/11R. Paul
(KY)
S. 1051"Vietnam Human Rights Sanctions Act"; A bill to impose sanctions on individuals who are complicit in human rights abuses committed against nationals of Vietnam or their family members, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/24/11J. Cornyn
(TX)
S. 1052"National Childhood Brain Tumor Prevention Network Act"; A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to create a National Childhood Brain Tumor Prevention Network to provide grants and coordinate research with respect to the causes of and risk factors associated with childhood brain tumors, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/24/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1053"Veterinary Services Investment Act"; A bill to amend the National Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 to establish a grant program to promote efforts to develop, implement, and sustain veterinary services, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/24/11D. Stabenow
(MI)
S. 1054"Fighting Fraud in Bankruptcy Act of 2011"; A bill to address remedies in bankruptcy for negligent, reckless, or fraudulent assertion of claim. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/24/11P. Leahy
(VT)
S. 1055"National STEM Education Tax Incentive for Teachers Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage teachers to pursue teaching science, technology, engineering, and mathematics subjects at elementary and secondary schools. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/24/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1056"Safe and Complete Streets Act of 2011"; A bill to ensure that all users of the transportation system, including pedestrians, bicyclists, transit users, children, older individuals, and individuals with disabilities, are able to travel safely and conveniently on and across federally funded streets and highways. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/24/11T. Harkin
(IA)
S. 1057"Ethanol Subsidy and Tariff Repeal Act"; A bill to repeal the Volumetric Ethanol Excise Tax Credit. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/24/11T. Coburn
(OK)
S. 1058"Pharmacy Competition and Consumer Choice Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to ensure transparency and proper operation of pharmacy benefit managers. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/24/11M. Pryor
(AR)
S. 1059"Family Health Care Accessibility Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide liability protections for volunteer practitioners at health centers under section 330 of such Act. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/24/11J. Thune
(SD)
S. 1060"Honoring All Veterans Act of 2011"; A bill to improve education, employment, independent living services, and health care for veterans, to improve assistance for homeless veterans, and to improve the administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/24/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1061"Government Litigation Savings Act"; A bill to amend title 5 and 28, United States Code, with respect to the award of fees and other expenses in cases brought against agencies of the United States, to require the Administrative Conference of the United States to compile, and make publically available, certain data relating to the Equal Access to Justice Act, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11J. Barrasso
(WY)
S. 1062A bill to enhance the administration of the United States Air Force Institute of Technology, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11R. Portman
(OH)
S. 1063"Huna Tlingit Traditional Gull Egg Use Act of 2011"; A bill to allow for the harvest of gull eggs by the Huna Tlingit people within Glacier Bay National Park in the State of Alaska. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11L. Murkowski
(AK)
S. 1064"Sunscreen Labeling Protection (SUN) Act of 2011"; A bill to make effective the proposed rule of the Food and Drug Administration relating to sunscreen drug products, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11J. Reed
(RI)
S. 1065"Blackfoot River Land Settlement Act of 2011"; A bill to settle land claims within the Fort Hall Reservation. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11M. Crapo
(ID)
S. 1066A bill to amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to allow importation of polar bear trophies taken in sport hunts in Canada before the date on which the polar bear was determined to be a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act of 1973. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11M. Crapo
(ID)
S. 1067"Nuclear Energy Research Initiative Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to require the Secretary of Energy to carry out a research and development and demonstration program to reduce manufacturing and construction costs relating to nuclear reactors, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11M. Udall
(CO)
S. 1068"Student Loan Simplification and Opportunity Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for temporary student loan debt conversion authority. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11S. Brown
(OH)
S. 1069"Affordable Footwear Act of 2011"; A bill to suspend temporarily the duty on certain footwear, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11M. Cantwell
(WA)
S. 1070"Fourth Amendment Restoration Act"; A bill to modify the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 and to require judicial review of National Security Letters and Suspicious Activity Reports to prevent unreasonable searches and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11R. Paul
(KY)
S. 1071A bill to limit suspicious activity reporting requirements to requests from law enforcement agencies, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11R. Paul
(KY)
S. 1072A bill to provide for a good faith exemption from suspicious activity reporting requirements, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11R. Paul
(KY)
S. 1073A bill to require the Attorney General to establish minimization and destruction procedures governing the acquisition, retention, and dissemination by the Federal Bureau of Investigation of certain records. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11R. Paul
(KY)
S. 1074A bill to remove the extension of the sunset date for section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11R. Paul
(KY)
S. 1075A bill to provide judicial review of National Security Letters. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11R. Paul
(KY)
S. 1076A bill to modify the roving wiretap authority of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11R. Paul
(KY)
S. 1077A bill to require judicial review of Suspicious Activity Reports. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11R. Paul
(KY)
S. 1078"Small Business Additional Temporary Extension Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11M. Landrieu
(LA)
S. 1079"Domestic Fuel for Enhancing National Security Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 41, United States Code, and title 10, United States Code, to extend the number of years that multiyear contracts may be entered into for the purchase of advanced biofuel, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11P. Murray
(WA)
S. 1080"Providing Real Outreach for Veterans (PRO-VETS) Act of 2011"; A bill to provide veterans with individualized notice about available benefits, to streamline application processes for the benefits, to provide for automatic enrollment for veterans returning from combat zones into the Department of Veterans Affairs medical system, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1081"Project Delivery Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to amend titles 23 and 49, United States Code, to streamline the environmental review process for highway projects, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/25/11L. Murkowski
(AK)
S. 1082"Small Business Additional Temporary Extension Act of 2011"; To provide for an additional temporary extension of programs under the Small Business Act and the Small Business Investment Act of 1958, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11
Passed in Senate 5/26/11
Passed in House 5/31/11
Signed by President 6/1/11;
became Public Law 112-17
M. Landrieu
(LA)
S. 1083"Smoky Hill National Historic Trail Study Act"; bill to amend the National Trails System Act to designate the route of the Smoky Hill Trail, an overland trail across the Great Plains during pioneer days in Kansas and Colorado, for study for potential addition to the National Trails System. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11J. Moran
(KS)
S. 1084"Shawnee Cattle Trail Study Act"; A bill to amend the National Trails System Act to designate the routes of the Shawnee Cattle Trail, the oldest of the major Texas Cattle Trails, for study for potential addition to the National Trails System, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11J. Moran
(KS)
S. 1085A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to define next generation biofuel, and to allow States the option of not participating in the corn ethanol portions of the renewable fuel standard due to conflicts with agricultural, economic, energy, and environmental goals. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11J. Inhofe
(OK)
S. 1086"Eunice Kennedy Shriver Act"; A bill to reauthorize the Special Olympics Sport and Empowerment Act of 2004, to provide assistance to Best Buddies to support the expansion and development of mentoring programs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11T. Harkin
(IA)
S. 1087"Wilderness and Roadless Area Release Act of 2011"; A bill to release wilderness study areas administered by the Bureau of Land Management that are not suitable for wilderness designation from continued management as de facto wilderness areas and to release inventoried roadless areas within the National Forest System that are not recommended for wilderness designation from the land use restrictions of the 2001 Roadless Area Conservation Final Rule and the 2005 State Petitions for Inventoried Roadless Area Management Final Rule, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11J. Barrasso
(WY)
S. 1088"Retiree Health Coverage Protection Act"; A bill to provide increased funding for the reinsurance for early retirees program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11J. Kerry
(MA)
S. 1089"Veterans Health Care Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for the introduction of pay-for-performance compensation mechanisms into contracts of the Department of Veterans Affairs with community-based outpatient clinics for the provision of health care services, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11M. McConnell
(KY)
S. 1090"Tennessee Wilderness Act of 2011"; A bill to designate as wilderness certain public land in the Cherokee National Forest in the State of Tennessee, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11L. Alexander
(TN)
S. 1091A bill to amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to include a system for indeterminate loss insurance claims, and for other purposes. (Includes: Consumer Option for an Alternative System To Allocate Losses (COASTAL) Act of 2011; Flood Insurance Reauthorization Act of 2011) LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11R. Wicker
(MS)
S. 1092"Aviation Security Innovation & Reform (AIR) Act of 2011"; A bill to address aviation security in the United States by bolstering passenger and air cargo screening procedures, to ensure that purchases of screening technologies are thoroughly evaluated for the best return on investment of the taxpayer's money, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11T. Carper
(DE)
S. 1093"Solar Uniting Neighborhoods (SUN) Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that solar energy property need not be located on the property with respect to which it is generating electricity in order to qualify for the residential energy efficient property credit. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11M. Udall
(CO)
S. 1094"Combating Autism Reauthorization Act"; A bill to reauthorize the Combating Autism Act of 2006 (Public Law 109-416). LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1095"Caring for an Aging America Act"; A bill to include geriatrics and gerontology in the definition of "primary health services" under the National Health Service Corps program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11B. Boxer
(CA)
S. 1096"Preservation of Access to Osteoporosis Testing for Medicare Beneficiaries Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to, and utilization of, bone mass measurement benefits under the Medicare part B program by extending the minimum payment amount for bone mass measurement under such program through 2013. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11O. Snowe
(ME)
S. 1097"New START Treaty Implementation Act"; A bill to strengthen the strategic force posture of the United States by implementing and supplementing certain provisions of the New START Treaty and the Resolution of Ratification, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11J. Kyl
(AZ)
S. 1098"Family and Retirement Health Investment Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve access to health care through expanded health savings accounts, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11O. Hatch
(UT)
S. 1099"Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-cost, Timely Healthcare (HEALTH) Act of 2011"; A bill to improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11R. Blunt
(MO)
S. 1100"Keeping Politics Out of Federal Contracting Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 41, United States Code, to prohibit inserting politics into the Federal acquisition process by prohibiting the submission of political contribution information as a condition of receiving a Federal contract. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11S. Collins
(ME)


MeasureTitleActionIntroduced by
S. 1101"Provider Tax Administrative Simplification Act of 2011"; A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to approve waivers under the Medicaid Program under title XIX of the Social Security Act that are related to State provider taxes that exempt certain retirement communities. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11J. Boozman
(AR)
S. 1102"Fairness for Struggling Students Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 11, United States Code, with respect to certain exceptions to discharge in bankruptcy. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11R. Durbin
(IL)
S. 1103A bill to extend the term of the incumbent Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11
Passed in Senate 7/21/11
Passed in House 7/25/11
Signed by President 7/26/11;
became Public Law 112-24
P. Leahy
(VT)
S. 1104"Veteran Transition Assistance Program Audit Act of 2011"; A bill to require regular audits of, and improvements to, the Transition Assistance Program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1105"Community Forestry Conservation Act of 2011"; A bill to provide a Federal tax exemption for forest conservation bonds, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11P. Murray
(WA)
S. 1106"Justice for Troops Act"; A bill to authorize Department of Defense support for programs on pro bono legal assistance for members of the Armed Forces. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11H. Kohl
(WI)
S. 1107"Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Research, Cure, and Care Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize and support psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis data collection, to express the sense of the Congress to encourage and leverage public and private investment in psoriasis research with a particular focus on interdisciplinary collaborative research on the relationship between psoriasis and its comorbid conditions, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1108"10 Million Solar Roofs Act of 2011"; A bill to provide local communities with tools to make solar permitting more efficient, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11B. Sanders
(VT)
S. 1109"Military Families Act"; A bill to authorize the adjustment of status for immediate family members of individuals who served honorably in the Armed Forces of the United States during the Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts, and for other purposes. (Includes: "Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act") LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1110"Small Business Fairness Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Small Business Act to permit agencies to count certain contracts toward contracting goals. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11M. Enzi
(WY)
S. 1111"Brewers Excise and Economic Relief (BEER) Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the tax on beer to its pre-1991 level, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11M. Udall
(CO)
S. 1112"Military Family Leave Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to grant family of members of the uniformed services temporary annual leave during the deployment of such members, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11R. Wyden
(OR)
S. 1113"Critical Minerals Policy Act of 2011"; A bill to facilitate the reestablishment of domestic, critical mineral designation, assessment, production, manufacturing, recycling, analysis, forecasting, workforce, education, research, and international capabilities in the United States, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11L. Murkowski
(AK)
S. 1114"PATRIOT Sunsets Extension Act of 2011"; A bill to extend expiring provisions of the USA PATRIOT Improvement and Reauthorization Act of 2005 and the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 until May 31, 2011, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11C. Coons
(DE)
S. 1115"Green Infrastructure for Clean Water Act of 2010"; A bill to establish centers of excellence for green infrastructure, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11T. Udall
(NM)
S. 1116"Department of Commerce and the Workforce Consolidation Act"; A bill to merge the Department of Labor, the Department of Commerce, and the Small Business Administration to establish a Department of Commerce and the Workforce, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11R. Burr
(NC)
S. 1117"TAA Health Coverage Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to amend section 35 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to improve the health coverage tax credit, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11J. Rockefeller
(WV)
S. 1118"FEMA Common Sense and Cost Effectiveness Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize the construction and maintenance of levees on property acquired under hazard mitigation grant programs of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11J. Hoeven
(ND)
S. 1119"Trash Free Seas Act of 2011"; A bill to reauthorize and improve the Marine Debris Research, Prevention, and Reduction Act, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11D. Inouye
(HI)
S. 1120"Propane Green Autogas Solutions Act of 2011"; A bill to encourage greater use of propane as a transportation fuel, to create jobs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11B. Cardin
(MD)
S. 1121"Savings Enhancement by Alleviating Leakage in 401(k) Savings (SEAL 401(k) Savings) Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rules relating to loans made from a qualified employer plan, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11H. Kohl
(WI)
S. 1122"Safe Highway Markings Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to establish standards limiting the amounts of arsenic and lead contained in glass beads used in pavement markings. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1123A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of benefits and assistance under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to veterans affected by natural or other disasters, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11S. Brown
(OH)
S. 1124"Veterans Telemedicine Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the utilization of teleconsultation, teleretinal imaging, telemedicine, and telehealth coordination services for the provision of health care to veterans, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11K. Conrad
(ND)
S. 1125"USA PATRIOT Act Improvements Act of 2011"; A bill to improve national security letters, the authorities under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11P. Leahy
(VT)
S. 1126"Renewable Energy Access through Leasing (REAL) Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to authorize the Secretary of Energy to insure loans for financing of renewable energy systems leased for residential use, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11S. Whitehouse
(RI)
S. 1127"Veterans Rural Health Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to establish centers of excellence for rural health research, education, and clinical activities and to recognize the rural health resource centers in the Office of Rural Health, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11K. Conrad
(ND)
S. 1128"National Autism Spectrum Disorders Initiative Act of 2011"; A bill to establish a National Autism Spectrum Disorder Initiative and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1129"Grazing Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 to improve the management of grazing leases and permits, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11J. Barrasso
(WY)
S. 1130"Strengthening America's Trade Laws Act"; A bill to strengthen the United States trade laws and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11J. Rockefeller
(WV)
S. 1131"Birth Defects Prevention, Risk Reduction, and Awareness Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to establish and implement a birth defects prevention, risk reduction, and public awareness program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11K. Hagan
(NC)
S. 1132"Autism Spectrum Disorders Services Act of 2011"; A bill to establish programs to provide services to individuals with autism and the families of such individuals and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1133"Enforcing Orders and Reducing Customs Evasion Act of 2011"; A bill to prevent the evasion of antidumping and countervailing duty orders, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11R. Wyden
(OR)
S. 1134"St. Croix River Crossing Project Authorization Act"; A bill to authorize the St. Croix River Crossing Project with appropriate mitigation measures to promote river values. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11A. Klobuchar
(MN)
S. 1135"Energy and Revenue Enrichment Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for the reenrichment of certain depleted uranium owned by the Department of Energy, and for the sale or barter of the resulting reenriched uranium, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11M. McConnell
(KY)
S. 1136A bill to amend Public Law 106-206 to direct the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to require annual permits and assess annual fees for commercial filming activities on Federal land for film crews of 5 persons or fewer. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1137"Medical Innovation Prize Fund Act"; A bill to provide incentives for investment in research and development for new medicines, to enhance access to new medicines, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11B. Sanders
(VT)
S. 1138"Prize Fund for HIV/AIDS Act"; A bill to de-link research and development incentives from drug prices for new medicines to treat HIV/AIDS and to stimulate greater sharing of scientific knowledge. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11B. Sanders
(VT)
S. 1139"Servicemember Student Loan Interest Relief Act"; A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide that interest shall not accrue on Federal Direct Loans for members of the Armed Forces on active duty regardless of the date of disbursement. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11A. Klobuchar
(MN)
S. 1140"Gulf Coast Restoration Act"; A bill to provide for restoration of the coastal areas of the Gulf of Mexico affected by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11J. Rockefeller
(WV)
S. 1141"Filipino Veterans Family Reunification Act of 2011"; A bill to exempt children of certain Filipino World War II veterans from the numerical limitations on immigrant visas and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11D. Akaka
(HI)
S. 1142"Geothermal Exploration and Technology Act of 2011"; A bill to promote the mapping and development of the United States geothermal resources by establishing a direct loan program for high risk geothermal exploration wells, to amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to improve geothermal energy technology and demonstrate the use of geothermal energy in large scale thermal applications, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 5/26/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1143A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide that agencies may not deduct labor organization dues from the pay of Federal employees, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/6/11J. DeMint
(SC)
S. 1144"Soda Ash Competition Act"; A bill to amend the Soda Ash Royalty Reduction Act of 2006 to extend the reduced royalty rate for soda ash. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/6/11R. Wyden
(OR)
S. 1145"Civilian Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Act (CEJA) of 2011"; A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to clarify and expand Federal criminal jurisdiction over Federal contractors and employees outside the United States, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/6/11P. Leahy
(VT)
S. 1146"Alaska Hero's Card Act of 2011"; A bill to establish a pilot program under which veterans in the State of Alaska may receive health care benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs at non-Department medical facilities, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/6/11M. Begich
(AK)
S. 1147"Chiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 and title 38, United States Code, to require the provision of chiropractic care and service to veterans at all Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers and to expand access to such care and services, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/6/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1148"Veterans Programs Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of assistance to homeless veterans, to improve the regulation of fiduciaries who represent individuals for purposes of receiving benefits under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/6/11P. Murray
(WA)
S. 1149"Geothermal Production Expansion Act of 2011"; bill to expand geothermal production, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/7/11R. Wyden
(OR)
S. 1150"Susquehanna Gateway National Heritage Area Act"; A bill to establish the Susquehanna Gateway National Heritage Area in the State of Pennsylvania, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/7/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1151"Personal Data Privacy and Security Act of 2011"; A bill to prevent and mitigate identity theft, to ensure privacy, to provide notice of security breaches, and to enhance criminal penalties, law enforcement assistance, and other protections against security breaches, fraudulent access, and misuse of personally identifiable information. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/7/11P. Leahy
(VT)
S. 1152"Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2011"; A bill to advance cybersecurity research, development, and technical standards, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/7/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1153"Federal Land Asset Inventory Reform Act of 2011"; A bill to improve Federal land management, resource conservation, environmental protection, and use of Federal land by requiring the Secretary of the Interior to develop a multipurpose cadastre of Federal land and identifying inaccurate, duplicate, and out-of-date Federal land inventories, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/7/11O. Hatch
(UT)
S. 1154"Honoring Promises to Service-Disabled Veterans Act of 2011"; A bill to require transparency for Executive departments in meeting the Government-wide goals for contracting with small business concerns owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/7/11M. Baucus
(MT)
S. 1155"Starting Early Starting Right Act"; A bill to amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 to improve access to high quality early learning and child care for low-income children and working families, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/8/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1156"Prepare All Kids Act of 2011"; A bill to assist States in making voluntary high quality universal prekindergarten programs available to 3- to 5-year olds for at least 1 year preceding kindergarten. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/8/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1157"Foodborne Illness Reduction Act of 2011"; A bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to provide retail establishments with information describing recalled meat, poultry, eggs, and related food products, to require the retail establishment to communicate the recall information to consumers, to require the Food Safety Inspection Service of the Department of Agriculture to protect against certain foodborne illnesses, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/8/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1158"English Learning and Innovation Act of 2011"; A bill to promote innovative practices for the education of English learners and to help States and local educational agencies with English learner populations build capacity to ensure that English learners receive high-quality instruction that enables English learners to become proficient in English and access the academic content knowledge that English learners need to meet State college and career ready academic content standards. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/8/11M. Bennet
(CO)
S. 1159"Cyberspace Warriors Act of 2011"; A bill to require a study on the recruitment, retention, and development of cyberspace experts. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/8/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1160"Department of Energy Administrative Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to improve the administration of the Department of Energy, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/8/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1161"Rural America Preservation Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to restore integrity to and strengthen payment limitation rules for commodity payments and benefits. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/9/11C. Grassley
(IA)
S. 1162"Removing Hurdles for American Manufacturers Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize the International Trade Commission to develop and recommend legislation for temporarily suspending duties, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/9/11J. DeMint
(SC)
S. 1163"Streamlining Partnerships to Enhance Economic Development Act"; A bill to allow the Army Corps of Engineers to receive and expend non-Federal amounts to carry out certain studies in the same manner that non-Federal amounts may be used to carry out construction activities. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/9/11J. DeMint
(SC)
S. 1164"Transportation Empowerment Act"; A bill to empower States with authority for most taxing and spending for highway programs and mass transit programs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/9/11J. DeMint
(SC)
S. 1165"Button Cell Battery Safety Act of 2011"; A bill to protect children and other consumers against hazards associated with the accidental ingestion of button cell batteries by requiring the Consumer Product Safety Commission to promulgate consumer product safety standards to require child-resistant closures on remote controls and other consumer products that use such batteries, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/9/11J. Rockefeller
(WV)
S. 1166"Protecting America's Workers Act"; A bill to amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to expand coverage under the Act, to increase protections for whistleblowers, to increase penalties for high gravity violations, to adjust penalties for inflation, to provide rights for victims of family members, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/9/11P. Murray
(WA)
S. 1167"Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia Diagnosis and Treatment Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the diagnosis and treatment of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/9/11T. Johnson
(SD)
S. 1168"On-the-Job Training Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize a national grant program for on-the-job training. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/9/11J. Shaheen
(NH)
S. 1169"Afghan Responsibility for Afghan Security Act"; A bill to provide for benchmarks to evaluate progress being made toward the goal of transitioning security responsibilities in Afghanistan to the Government of Afghanistan. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/9/11B. Nelson
(NE)
S. 1170A bill to set the United States on track to ensure children are ready to learn when they begin kindergarten. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/9/11P. Murray
(WA)
S. 1171"Tax Parity for Health Plan Beneficiaries Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the exclusion from gross income for employer-provided health coverage for employees' spouses and dependent children to coverage provided to other eligible dependent beneficiaries of employees. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/9/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1172A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the efficiency of the appeals process under the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims by improving staff conferences directed by such Court, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/9/11M. Pryor
(AR)
S. 1173"Ambulatory Surgical Center Quality and Access Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to modernize payments for ambulatory surgical centers under the Medicare program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/9/11R. Wyden
(OR)
S. 1174"Motorsports Fairness and Permanency Act"; A bill to provide predictability and certainty in the tax law, create jobs, and encourage investment. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/9/11D. Stabenow
(MI)
S. 1175"21st Century Readiness Act"; A bill to provide, develop, and support 21st century readiness initiatives that assist students in acquiring the skills necessary to think critically and solve problems, be an effective communicator, collaborate with others, and learn to create and innovate. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/9/11K. Hagan
(NC)
S. 1176"American Horse Slaughter Prevention Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Horse Protection Act to prohibit the shipping, transporting, moving, delivering, receiving, possessing, purchasing, selling, or donation of horses and other equines to be slaughtered for human consumption, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/9/11M. Landrieu
(LA)
S. 1177"Graduation Promise Act of 2011"; A bill to provide grants to States to improve high schools and raise graduation rates while ensuring rigorous standards, to develop and implement effective school models for struggling students and dropouts, and to improve State policies to raise graduation rates, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/9/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1178"Achievement Through Technology and Innovation Act of 2011"; A bill to reauthorize the Enhancing Education Through Technology Act of 2001. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/9/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1179"Advanced Programs Act of 2011"; A bill to promote advanced placement and International Baccalaureate programs. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/9/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1180"Libyan Assets for Humanitarian Relief Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize the President to confiscate and vest certain property of the Government of Libya and to authorize the use of that property to provide humanitarian relief to and for the benefit of the people of Libya, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/13/11T. Johnson
(SD)
S. 1181"National Future Farmers of America Commemorative Coin Act of 2011"; A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the National Future Farmers of America Organization and the 85th anniversary of the founding of the National Future Farmers of America Organization. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/13/11C. Grassley
(IA)
S. 1182A bill to prohibit the further extension or establishment of national monuments in Utah except by express authorization of Congress. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/13/11O. Hatch
(UT)
S. 1183"Comprehensive National Mercury Monitoring Act"; A bill to establish a national mercury monitoring program, and for other purposes LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/13/11S. Collins
(ME)
S. 1184A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to revise the enforcement penalties for misrepresentation of a business concern as a small business concern owned and controlled by veterans or as a small business concern owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/13/11M. Cantwell
(WA)
S. 1185"Ethanol Reform and Deficit Reduction Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a variable VEETC rate based on the price of crude oil, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/13/11J. Thune
(SD)
S. 1186"Fair Arbitration Act of 2011"; A bill to amend chapter 1 of title 9, United States Code, to establish fair procedures for arbitration clauses in contracts. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/13/11J. Sessions
(AL)
S. 1187"Jason's Law"; A bill to amend the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users to improve a pilot program on addressing shortages of long-term parking for commercial motor vehicles, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/13/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1188"All-American Flag Act"; A bill to require the purchase of domestically made flags of the United States of America for use by the Federal Government. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/14/11
Passed in Senate 7/27/11
S. Brown
(OH)
S. 1189"Unfunded Mandates Accountability Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1501 et seq.) to provide for regulatory impact analyses for certain rules, consideration of the least burdensome regulatory alternative, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/14/11R. Portman
(OH)
S. 1190"Prostate Research, Outreach, Screening, Testing, Access, and Treatment Effectiveness (PROSTATE) Act of 2011"; A bill to reduce disparities and improve access to effective and cost efficient diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer through advances in testing, research, and education, including through telehealth, comparative effectiveness research, and identification of best practices in patient education and outreach particularly with respect to underserved racial, ethnic and rural populations and men with a family history of prostate cancer, to establish a directive on what constitutes clinically appropriate prostate cancer imaging, and to create a prostate cancer scientific advisory board for the Office of the Chief Scientist at the Food and Drug Administration to accelerate real-time sharing of the latest research and accelerate movement of new medicines to patients. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/14/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1191A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to carry out a study regarding the suitability and feasibility of establishing the Naugatuck River Valley National Heritage Area in Connecticut, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/14/11J. Lieberman
(CT)
S. 1192"Alaska Safe Families and Villages Act of 2011"; A bill to supplement State jurisdiction in Alaska Native villages with Federal and tribal resources to improve the quality of life in rural Alaska while reducing domestic violence against Native women and children and to reduce alcohol and drug abuse and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/14/11M. Begich
(AK)
S. 1193"Federal-Aid Highway Preservation and Renewal Program Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to preserve and renew Federal-aid highways to reduce long-term costs, improve safety, and improve the condition of Federal-aid highways. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/14/11B. Cardin
(MD)
S. 1194"Consular Notification Compliance Act of 2011"; A bill to facilitate compliance with Article 36 of the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations, done at Vienna April 24, 1963, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/14/11P. Leahy
(VT)
S. 1195"Protect Our Workers from Exploitation and Retaliation (POWER) Act"; A bill to protect victims of crime or serious labor violations from deportation during Department of Homeland Security enforcement actions, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/14/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1196"Accountability Through Electronic Verification Act"; A bill to expand the use of E-Verify, to hold employers accountable, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/14/11C. Grassley
(IA)
S. 1197A bill to provide for a feasibility study before carrying out any Federal action relating to the Chicago Area Water System. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/15/11D. Coats
(IN)
S. 1198"Essex National Heritage Area Reauthorization Act"; A bill to reauthorize the Essex National Heritage Area. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/15/11J. Kerry
(MA)
S. 1199"Protecting the Privacy of Social Security Numbers Act"; A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to limit the misuse of Social Security numbers, to establish criminal penalties for such misuse, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/15/11D. Feinstein
(CA)
S. 1200"End Excessive Oil Speculation Now Act of 2011"; A bill to require the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission to impose unilaterally position limits and margin requirements to eliminate excessive oil speculation, and to take other actions to ensure that the price of crude oil, gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, and heating oil accurately reflects the fundamentals of supply and demand, to remain in effect until the date on which the Commission establishes position limits to diminish, eliminate, or prevent excessive speculation as required by title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/15/11B. Sanders
(VT)


MeasureTitleActionIntroduced by
S. 1201"National Fish Habitat Conservation Act"; A bill to conserve fish and aquatic communities in the United States through partnerships that foster fish habitat conservation, to improve the quality of life for the people of the United States, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/15/11J. Lieberman
(CT)
S. 1202"Refugee Protection Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to reaffirm the United States' historic commitment to protecting refugees who are fleeing persecution or torture. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/15/11P. Leahy
(VT)
S. 1203"Medicare Home Infusion Therapy Coverage Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the coverage of home infusion therapy under the Medicare Program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/15/11O. Snowe
(ME)
S. 1204"Department of Defense Energy Security Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to reform Department of Defense energy policy, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/15/11M. Udall
(CO)
S. 1205"Southeastern Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2011"; A bill to provide temporary tax relief for areas damaged by 2011 Southeastern severe storms, tornados, and flooding, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/15/11R. Shelby
(AL)
S. 1206"Medicare Drug Savings Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to require drug manufacturers to provide drug rebates for drugs dispensed to low-income individuals under the Medicare prescription drug benefit program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/15/11J. Rockefeller
(WV)
S. 1207"Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2011"; A bill to protect consumers by requiring reasonable security policies and procedures to protect data containing personal information, and to provide for nationwide notice in the event of a security breach. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/15/11M. Pryor
(AR)
S. 1208A bill to provide an election to terminate certain capital construction funds without penalties. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/15/11R. Wyden
(OR)
S. 1209A bill to clarify authority granted under the Act entitled "An Act to define the exterior boundary of the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation in the State of Utah, and for other purposes". LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/15/11O. Hatch
(UT)
S. 1210"Strengthening Manufacturing and Rebuilding Transit (SMART) Act of 2011"; A bill to improve domestic procurement policies by providing rules and guidance, waiver notices, and departmental and agency actions applicable to the domestic content standards of Federal grants administered by the Department of Transportation, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/15/11S. Brown
(OH)
S. 1211"Preservation of Antibiotics for Medical Treatment Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to preserve the effectiveness of medically important antibiotics used in the treatment of human and animal diseases. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/15/11D. Feinstein
(CA)
S. 1212"Geolocational Privacy and Surveillance (GPS) Act"; A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to specify the circumstances in which a person may acquire geolocation information and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/15/11R. Wyden
(OR)
S. 1213"Defend and Save Social Security Act"; A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to extend the solvency of the Social Security Trust Funds by increasing the normal and early retirement ages under the Social Security program and modifying the cost-of-living adjustments in benefits. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/16/11K. Hutchison
(TX)
S. 1214"Military Access to Reproductive Care and Health for Military Women (MARCH for Military Women) Act"; A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, regarding restrictions on the use of Department of Defense funds and facilities for abortions. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/16/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1215"Lowell National Historical Park Land Exchange Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for the exchange of land located in the Lowell National Historical Park, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/16/11J. Kerry
(MA)
S. 1216A bill to waive the requirement that existing traffic signs meet minimum retroreflectivity standards on or before the compliance dates established by the Federal Highway Administration. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/16/11B. Corker
(TN)
S. 1217"Breast Cancer Patient Equity Act"; A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage for custom fabricated breast prostheses following a mastectomy. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/16/11O. Snowe
(ME)
S. 1218"Lumbee Recognition Act"; A bill to provide for the recognition of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/16/11R. Burr
(NC)
S. 1219"Employment Impact Act of 2011"; A bill to require Federal agencies to assess the impact of Federal action on jobs and job opportunities, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/16/11J. Barrasso
(WY)
S. 1220"Fulfilling U.S. Energy Leadership Act of 2011"; A bill to lessen the dependence of the United States on foreign energy, to promote clean sources of energy, to strengthen the economy of the United States, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/16/11K. Conrad
(ND)
S. 1221"Gestational Diabetes (GEDI) Act of 2011"; A bill to provide grants to better understand and reduce gestational diabetes, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/16/11J. Shaheen
(NH)
S. 1222"Digital Accountability and Transparency (DATA) Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to require accountability and transparency in Federal spending, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/16/11M. Warner
(VA)
S. 1223"Location Privacy Protection Act of 2011"; A bill to address voluntary location tracking of electronic communications devices, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/16/11A. Franken
(MN)
S. 1224"Bureau of Reclamation Fish Recovery Programs Reauthorization Act of 2011"; A bill to amend Public Law 106-392 to maintain annual base funding for the Upper Colorado and San Juan fish recovery program through fiscal year 2023. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/16/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1225"Fort Sumner Project Title Conveyance Act"; A bill to transfer certain facilities, easements, and rights-of-way to Fort Sumner Irrigation District, New Mexico. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/16/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1226"Offshore Energy and Jobs Permitting Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to address air pollution from Outer Continental Shelf activities. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/16/11L. Murkowski
(AK)
S. 1227"Better Health in the Arctic Act"; A bill to improve Arctic health. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/16/11M. Begich
(AK)
S. 1228"Combating Military Counterfeits Act of 2011"; A bill to prohibit trafficking in counterfeit military goods or services. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/16/11S. Whitehouse
(RI)
S. 1229"United States Ambassador at Large for Arctic Affairs Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to establish a United States Ambassador at Large for Arctic Affairs. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/16/11M. Begich
(AK)
S. 1230"Protecting Taxpayers in Transportation Asset Transfers Act"; A bill to secure public investments in transportation infrastructure. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/16/11R. Durbin
(IL)
S. 1231"Second Chance Reauthorization Act of 2011"; A bill to reauthorize the Second Chance Act of 2007. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/20/11P. Leahy
(VT)
S. 1232A bill to modify the definition of fiduciary under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to exclude appraisers of employee stock ownership plans. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/20/11K. Ayotte
(NH)
S. 1233"Commercial Motor Vehicle Advanced Safety Technology Tax Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit against income tax to facilitate the accelerated development and deployment of advanced safety systems for commercial motor vehicles. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/20/11D. Stabenow
(MI)
S. 1234"Partners for Stable Families and Foster Youth Affected by Methamphetamine or Other Substance Abuse Act"; A bill to amend part B of title IV of the Social Security Act to reauthorize grants to assist children affected by methamphetamine or other substance abuse under the promoting safe and stable families program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/20/11C. Grassley
(IA)
S. 1235A bill to recognize the memorial at the Navy UDT-SEAL Museum in Fort Pierce, Florida, as the official national memorial of Navy SEALS and their predecessors. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/20/11M. Rubio
(FL)
S. 1236"Border Tunnel Prevention Act of 2011"; A bill to reduce the trafficking of drugs and to prevent human smuggling across the Southwest Border by deterring the construction and use of border tunnels. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/20/11D. Feinstein
(CA)
S. 1237"Manufacturing Reinvestment Account Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow manufacturing businesses to establish tax-free manufacturing reinvestment accounts to assist them in providing for new equipment and facilities and workforce training. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/21/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1238"Currency Exchange Rate Transparency Act"; A bill to make bills implementing trade agreements subject to a point of order unless certain conditions are met, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/21/11O. Snowe
(ME)
S. 1239"Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Act"
A bill to provide for a medal of appropriate design to be awarded by the President to the memorials established at the 3 sites honoring the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001. LoC Summary and Status
Introduced in Senate 6/21/11
Passed in Senate 9/9/11
R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1240A bill to support the establishment and operation of Teachers Professional Development Institutes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/21/11J. Lieberman
(CT)
S. 1241"Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act"; A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit taking minors across State lines in circumvention of laws requiring the involvement of parents in abortion decisions. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/21/11M. Rubio
(FL)
S. 1242"Fair Competition for Hospitals Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for the treatment of certain hospitals under the Medicare program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/21/11J. Rockefeller
(WV)
S. 1243"American Manufacturing Efficiency and Retraining Investment Collaboration Achievement Works (AMERICA Works) Act"; Title. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/21/11K. Hagan
(NC)
S. 1244"Save Our Industries (SAVE) Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for preferential duty treatment to certain apparel articles of the Philippines. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/22/11D. Inouye
(HI)
S. 1245"Near East and South Central Asia Religious Freedom Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for the establishment of the Special Envoy to Promote Religious Freedom of Religious Minorities in the Near East and South Central Asia. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/22/11R. Blunt
(MO)
S. 1246A bill to reduce the number of non-essential new vehicles purchased and leased by the Federal Government. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/22/11T. Coburn
(OK)
S. 1247"America Recruits Act of 2011"; A bill to develop and recruit new, high-value jobs to the United States, to encourage the repatriation of jobs that have been off-shored to other countries, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/22/11M. Warner
(VA)
S. 1248"Enumerated Powers Act"; A bill to prohibit the consideration of any bill by Congress unless the authority provided by the Constitution of the United States for the legislation can be determined and is clearly specified. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/22/11T. Coburn
(OK)
S. 1249"Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act"; A bill to amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to facilitate the establishment of additional or expanded public target ranges in certain States. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/22/11M. Udall
(CO)
S. 1250"Growing Education Achievement Training Academies for Teachers and Principals (GREAT Teachers and Principals ) Act"; A bill to create and expand innovative teacher and principal preparation programs known as teacher and principal preparation academies. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/22/11M. Bennet
(CO)
S. 1251"Medicare and Medicaid Fighting Fraud and Abuse to Save Taxpayers' Dollars (Medicare and Medicaid FAST) Act"; A bill to amend title XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to curb waste, fraud, and abuse in the Medicare and Medicaid programs. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/22/11T. Carper
(DE)
S. 1252"Women and Workforce Investment for Nontraditional Jobs (Women WIN Jobs)"; A bill to promote the economic self-sufficiency of low-income women through their increased participation in high-wage, high-demand occupations where they currently represent 25 percent or less of the workforce. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/22/11B. Mikulski
(MD)
S. 1253"National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012"; An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2012 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes. (Includes: "Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012") LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/22/11C. Levin
(MI)
S. 1254"Department of Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012"; An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2012 for military activities of the Department of Defense, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/22/11C. Levin
(MI)
S. 1255"Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012"; An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2012 for military construction, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/22/11C. Levin
(MI)
S. 1256"Department of Energy National Security Act of 2012"; An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2012 for defense activities of the Department of Energy, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/22/11C. Levin
(MI)
S. 1257"Border Health Security Act of 2011"; A bill to establish grant programs to improve the health of border area residents and for all hazards preparedness in the border area including bioterrorism and infectious disease, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/22/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1258"Comprehensive Immigration Reform Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform, and for other purposes. (Includes: "Agricultural Job Opportunities, Benefits, and Security (AgJOBS) Act of 2011"; "Creating American Jobs Through Foreign Capital Investment Act"; "Development, Relief, and Education for Alien Minors (DREAM) Act of 2011"; "Protect Our Workers from Exploitation and Retaliation (POWER) Act"; "Uniting American Families Act of 2011") LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/22/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1259"Trafficking Victims Enhanced Protection Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2008 to prohibit the provision of peacekeeping operations assistance to governments of countries that recruit and use child soldiers. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/22/11R. Durbin
(IL)
S. 1260"College Literacy in Finance and Economics (College LIFE) Act of 2011"; A bill to require financial literacy and economic education counseling for student borrowers, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/22/11D. Akaka
(HI)
S. 1261"Congressional Integrity and Pension Forfeiture Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to deny retirement benefits accrued by an individual as a Member of Congress if such individual is convicted of certain offenses. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/22/11M. Kirk
(IL)
S. 1262"Native Culture, Language, and Access for Success in Schools Act"; A bill to improve Indian education, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/23/11D. Akaka
(HI)
S. 1263"National Silver Alert Act of 2011"; A bill to encourage, enhance, and integrate Silver Alert plans throughout the United States and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/23/11H. Kohl
(WI)
S. 1264"Veteran Voting Support Act of 2011"; A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to permit facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs to be designated as voter registration agencies, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/23/11D. Feinstein
(CA)
S. 1265"Land and Water Conservation Authorization and Funding Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to provide consistent and reliable authority for, and for the funding of, the land and water conservation fund to maximize the effectiveness of the fund for future generations, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/23/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1266"Delaware River Basin Conservation Act of 2011"; A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to establish a program to build on and help coordinate funding for the restoration and protection efforts of the 4-State Delaware River Basin region, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/23/11T. Carper
(DE)
S. 1267"Strengthening America's Trade Laws Act"; A bill to strengthen United States trade laws, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/23/11J. Rockefeller
(WV)
S. 1268"Interagency Personnel Rotation Act of 2011"; A bill to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the Government by providing for greater interagency experience among national security and homeland security personnel through the development of a national security and homeland security human capital strategy and interagency rotational service by employees, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/23/11J. Lieberman
(CT)
S. 1269"High School Data Transparency Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require the Secretary of Education to collect information from coeducational secondary schools on such schools' athletic programs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/23/11O. Snowe
(ME)
S. 1270"Responsible Electronics Recycling Act"; A bill to prohibit the export from the United States of certain electronic waste, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/23/11S. Whitehouse
(RI)
S. 1271"Job Creation Tax Credit Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1968 to provide a temporary credit for hiring previously unemployed workers. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/23/11S. Whitehouse
(RI)
S. 1272"Southern New Mexico and El Paso, Texas, Veterans Traumatic Brain Injury Care Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to submit to Congress a report on the feasibility and advisability of establishing of a polytrauma rehabilitation center or polytrauma network site of the Department of Veterans Affairs in the southern New Mexico and El Paso, Texas, region, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/23/11T. Udall
(NM)
S. 1273"Direct Care Job Quality Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act with regard to certain exemptions under that Act for direct care workers and to improve the systems for the collection and reporting of data relating to the direct care workforce, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/23/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1274"Biennial Appropriations Act"; A bill to provide for a biennial appropriations process with the exception of defense spending and to enhance oversight and the performance of the Federal Government. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/23/11M. Enzi
(WY)
S. 1275"Social Security Number Protection Act of 2011"; A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to remove social security account numbers from Medicare identification card and communications provided to Medicare beneficiaries in order to protect Medicare beneficiaries from identity theft. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/23/11R. Durbin
(IL)
S. 1276A bill to repeal the authority to provide certain loans to the International Monetary Fund, the increase in the United States quota to the Fund, and certain other related authorities, to rescind related appropriated amounts, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/23/11J. DeMint
(SC)
S. 1277"Biodiesel Tax Incentive Reform and Extension Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the incentives for the production of biodiesel. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/23/11M. Cantwell
(WA)
S. 1278A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on indoor tanning services. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/23/11O. Snowe
(ME)
S. 1279"Reengaging Americans in Serious Education by Uniting Programs Act"; A bill to prepare disconnected youth for a competitive future. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/27/11D. Stabenow
(MI)
S. 1280"Kate Puzey Peace Corps Volunteer Protection Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Peace Corps Act to require sexual assault risk-reduction and response training, and the development of sexual assault protocol and guidelines, the establishment of victims advocates, the establishment of a Sexual Assault Advisory Council, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/27/11
Passed in Senate 9/26/11
Passed in House 11/1/11
J. Isakson
(GA)
S. 1281"Horse Transportation Safety Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to prohibit the transportation of horses in interstate transportation in a motor vehicle containing two or more levels stacked on top of one another. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/27/11M. Kirk
(IL)
S. 1282"National Domestic Preparedness Consortium Enhancement Act of 2011"; A bill to expand the National Domestic Preparedness Consortium to include the SUNY National Center for Security and Preparedness. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/27/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1283"Family and Medical Leave Inclusion Act"; A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to permit leave to care for a same-sex spouse, domestic partner, parent-in-law, adult child, sibling, grandchild, or grandparent who has a serious health condition. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/28/11R. Durbin
(IL)
S. 1284A bill to amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to require the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency to consider reconstruction and improvement of flood protection systems when establishing flood insurance rates. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/28/11D. Feinstein
(CA)
S. 1285"Hybrid and Electric Trucks and Infrastructure Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the credit for new qualified hybrid motor vehicles, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/28/11H. Kohl
(WI)
S. 1286"Trade Adjustment Assistance Extension Act of 2011"; A bill to extend trade adjustment assistance, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/28/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1287"Sound Money Promotion Act"; A bill to treat gold and silver coins used as legal tender in the same manner as United States currency for taxation purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/28/11J. DeMint
(SC)
S. 1288A bill to exempt certain class A CDL drivers from the requirement to obtain a hazardous material endorsement while operating a service vehicle with a fuel tank containing 3,785 liters (1,000 gallons) or less of diesel fuel. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/28/11P. Roberts
(KS)
S. 1289"Taxpayer Advocacy and Government Accountability Promotion (TAX GAP) Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce the tax gap, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/28/11T. Carper
(DE)
S. 1290"Spending Cap Act of 2011"; A bill to impose discretionary and certain mandatory spending caps and correct the fiscal recklessness of 2001 through 2011. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/28/11P. Toomey
(PA)
S. 1291A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a renewable electricity integration credit for a utility that purchases or produces renewable power. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/28/11A. Klobuchar
(MN)
S. 1292"Employment Protection Act of 2011"; A bill to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to consider the impact on employment levels and economic activity prior to issuing a regulation, policy statement, guidance document, endangerment finding, or other requirement, implementing any new or substantially altered program, or denying any permit, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/29/11P. Toomey
(PA)
S. 1293"Native American Challenge Demonstration Project Act of 2011"; A bill to direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish a demonstration program to adapt the lessons of providing foreign aid to underdeveloped economies to the provision of Federal economic development assistance to certain similarly situated individuals, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/29/11L. Murkowski
(AK)
S. 1294"Oil Independence for a Stronger America Act of 2011"; A bill to promote the oil independence of the United States, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/29/11J. Merkley
(OR)
S. 1295"Citrus Disease Research and Development Trust Fund Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Trade Act of 1974 to create a Citrus Disease Research and Development Trust Fund to support research on diseases impacting the citrus industry, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/29/11B. Nelson
(FL)
S. 1296A bill to revise the boundaries of John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System Sachuest Point Unit RI-04P, Easton Beach Unit RI-05P, Almy Pond Unit RI-06, and Hazards Beach Unit RI-07 in the State of Rhode Island. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/29/11S. Whitehouse
(RI)
S. 1297A bill to preserve State and institutional authority relating to State authorization and the definition of credit hour. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/29/11R. Burr
(NC)
S. 1298"Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Land Transfer Act"; A bill to provide for the conveyance of certain property located in Anchorage, Alaska, from the United States to the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/29/11L. Murkowski
(AK)
S. 1299"Lions Clubs International Century of Service Commemorative Coin Act"; A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the centennial of the establishment of Lions Clubs International. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/29/11J. Moran
(KS)
S. 1300"Lincoln Legacy Infrastructure Development Act"; A bill to amend title 23, 45, and 49, United States Code, to encourage the use of private-public partnerships in transportation. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/29/11M. Kirk
(IL)


MeasureTitleActionIntroduced by
S. 1301"Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal years 2012 to 2015 for the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, to enhance measures to combat trafficking in person, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/29/11P. Leahy
(VT)
S. 1302A bill to authorize the Administrator of General Services to convey a parcel of real property in Tracy, California, to the City of Tracy. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/29/11
Passed in Senate 8/2/11
B. Boxer
(CA)
S. 1303"Fort Monroe National Historical Park Establishment Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish Fort Monroe National Historical Park in the Commonwealth of Virginia, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/29/11J. Webb
(VA)
S. 1304"Fisheries Fee Fairness Act of 2011"; A bill to make funds available to reimburse certain fishermen for legal fees and costs incurred in connection with improper fines and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/29/11J. Kerry
(MA)
S. 1305"No Firearms for Foreign Felons Act of 2011"; A bill to establish and clarify that Congress does not authorize persons convicted of dangerous crimes in foreign courts to freely possess firearms in the United States. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/30/11D. Feinstein
(CA)
S. 1306"Secondary School Reform Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for secondary school reform. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/30/11K. Hagan
(NC)
S. 1307A bill to authorize the Secretary of Commerce to convey real property, including improvements, of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Ketchikan, Alaska, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/30/11M. Begich
(AK)
S. 1308"Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to child pornography and child exploitation offenses. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/30/11O. Hatch
(UT)
S. 1309"Equity and Access for Podiatric Physicians Under Medicaid Act"; A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to cover physician services delivered by podiatric physicians to ensure access by Medicaid beneficiaries to appropriate quality foot and ankle care. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/30/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1310"Dietary Supplement Labeling Act of 2011"; A bill to improve the safety of dietary supplements by amending the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require manufacturers of dietary supplements to register dietary supplement products with the Food and Drug Administration and to amend labeling requirements with respect to dietary supplements. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/30/11R. Durbin
(IL)
S. 1311"Improving Student Achievement and Engagement through Expanded Learning Time Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 regarding 21st century community learning centers. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/30/11B. Sanders
(VT)
S. 1312"Asset Forfeiture Responsibility Act of 2011"; A bill to strengthen and improve monitoring in the fisheries across the United States and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/30/11S. Brown
(MA)
S. 1313"Clean Estuaries Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize the National Estuary Program, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/30/11S. Whitehouse
(RI)
S. 1314A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Labor to establish minimum funding levels for States for the support of disabled veterans' outreach program specialists and local veterans' employment representatives, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/30/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1315"Fire Police Fairness Act"; A bill to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to extend public safety officers' death benefits to fire police officers. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/30/11R. Blumenthal
(Ct)
S. 1316"One Percent Spending Reduction Act of 2011"; A bill to prevent a fiscal crisis by enacting legislation to balance the Federal budget through reductions of discretionary and mandatory spending. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/30/11M. Enzi
(WY)
S. 1317"Retirement Freedom Act"; A bill to allow individuals to choose to opt out of the Medicare part A benefit. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/30/11J. DeMint
(SC)
S. 1318"Supporting Adoptive Families Act"; A bill to enhance pre- and post-adoptive support services. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/30/11A. Klobuchar
(MN)
S. 1319"Electronic Life Safety and Security Systems Federal Background Check Act of 2011"; A bill to direct the Attorney General to establish a system of background checks for employers and employees of the electronic life safety and security system installation and monitoring industry, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/30/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1320"Nuclear Fuel Storage Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to offer to enter into temporary used fuel storage facility agreements. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/30/11L. Murkowski
(AK)
S. 1321"Practical Energy Plan Act of 2011"; A bill to establish energy policies to make measurable gains in reducing dependence on foreign oil, saving Americans money, increasing United States competitiveness, improving energy security, improving environmental stewardship, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/30/11R. Lugar
(IN)
S. 1322"Idaho Efficient Vehicle Demonstration Act of 2011"; A bill to permit commercial vehicles at weights up to 129,000 pounds to use certain highways on the Interstate System in the State of Idaho, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/30/11M. Crapo
(ID)
S. 1323A bill to express the sense of the Senate on shared sacrifice in resolving the budget deficit. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 6/30/11H. Reid
(NV)
S. 1324"Captive Primate Safety Act"; A bill to amend the Lacey Act Amendments of 1981 to prohibit the importation, exportation, transportation, and sale, receipt, acquisition, or purchase in interstate or foreign commerce, of any live animal of any prohibited wildlife species, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/5/11B. Boxer
(CA)
S. 1325"Lower Mississippi River National Historic Site Study Act of 2011"; A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to study the suitability and feasibility of designating sites in the Lower Mississippi River Area in the State of Louisiana as a unit of the National Park System, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/5/11M. Landrieu
(LA)
S. 1326A bill to implement the President's request to increase the statutory limit on the public debt. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/5/11R. Paul
(KY)
S. 1327A bill to amend the Act of March 1, 1933, to transfer certain authority and resources to the Utah Dineh Corporation, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/5/11O. Hatch
(UT)
S. 1328"Strengthening Kids' Interest in Learning and Libraries (SKILLS) Act"; A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 regarding school libraries, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/6/11J. Reed
(RI)
S. 1329"High-Tech Job Opportunities Between our Shores (High-Tech JOBS) Act"; A bill to amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to establish a pilot program to facilitate the provision of education and training programs in the field of advanced manufacturing. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/6/11J. Rockefeller
(WV)
S. 1330"Small Business Job Creation Tax Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a temporary payroll increase tax credit for certain employers. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/6/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1331"Virginia Outer Continental Shelf Energy Production Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for the inclusion of Lease Sale 220 in the outer Continental Shelf leasing program for fiscal years 2012-2017, to revise the map for the Mid-Atlantic planning area, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/6/11J. Webb
(VA)
S. 1332"Hudson River Valley Special Resource Study Act"; A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the Hudson River Valley, New York. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/6/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1333"Layoff Prevention Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for the treatment and temporary financing of short-time compensation programs. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/6/11J. Reed
(RI)
S. 1334"Expanding Opportunities for Main Street Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Small Business Act to ensure that certain Federal contracts are set aside for small businesses, to enhance services to small businesses that are disadvantaged, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/6/11T. Udall
(NM)
S. 1335"Pilot's Bill of Rights"; A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to provide rights for pilots, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/6/11J. Inhofe
(OK)
S. 1336"Immigration Fraud Prevention Act of 2011"; A bill to prevent immigration fraud and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/7/11D. Feinstein
(CA)
S. 1337A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently extend existing elective tax treatment for Alaska Native Settlement Trusts. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/7/11L. Murkowski
(AK)
S. 1338"Regulatory Capture Prevention Act of 2011"; A bill to amend chapter 5 of title 31, United States Code, to establish the Office of Regulatory Integrity within the Office of Management and Budget. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/7/11S. Whitehouse
(RI)
S. 1339"Regulatory Information Reporting Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for the compilation and reporting of participation data relating to Federal rulemaking. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/7/11S. Whitehouse
(RI)
S. 1340"Cut, Cap, and Balance Act of 2011"; A bill to cut, cap, and balance the Federal budget. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/7/11M. Lee
(UT)
S. 1341A bill to provide a point of order against consideration of any measure that would increase the statutory limit on the public debt above $14.294 trillion unless that measure has been publicly available for a full 7 calendar days before consideration on the floor of the Senate. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/11/11J. Sessions
(AL)
S. 1342An original bill to amend the Federal Power Act to protect the bulk-power system and electric infrastructure critical to the defense of the United States against cybersecurity and other threats and vulnerabilities. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/11/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1343"Energy and Water Integration Act of 2011"; An original bill to provide for the conduct of an analysis of the impact of energy development and production on the water resources of the United States, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/11/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1344"Arizona Wallow Fire Recovery and Monitoring Act"; A bill to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to take immediate action to recover ecologically and economically from a catastrophic wildfire in the State of Arizona, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/11/11J. Kyl
(AZ)
S. 1345"Spokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation Grand Coulee Dam Equitable Compensation Settlement Act"; A bill to provide for equitable compensation to the Spokane Tribe of Indians of the Spokane Reservation for the use of tribal land for the production of hydropower by the Grand Coulee Dam, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/11/11M. Cantwell
(WA)
S. 1346"Stop Tax Haven Abuse Act"; A bill to restrict the use of offshore tax havens and abusive tax shelters to inappropriately avoid Federal taxation, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/12/11C. Levin
(MI)
S. 1347"Coltsville National Historical Park Act"; A bill to establish Coltsville National Historical Park in the State of Connecticut, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/12/11J. Lieberman
(CT)
S. 1348"Veterans Day Moment of Silence Act"; A bill to amend title 36, United States Code, to encourage the nationwide observance of two minutes of silence each Veterans Day. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/12/11S. Brown
(MA)
S. 1349A bill to amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to clarify the effective date of policies covering properties affected by floods in progress. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/12/11M. Johanns
(NE)
S. 1350"Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act"; A bill to expand the research, prevention, and awareness activities of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institutes of Health with respect to pulmonary fibrosis, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/12/11C. Coons
(DE)
S. 1351"Battery Innovation Act of 2011"; A bill to promote the development, manufacturing, and use of advanced batteries, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/12/11D. Stabenow
(MI)
S. 1352A bill to amend the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users to include freight and passenger rail among eligible uses of funding under the coordinated border infrastructure program and to reauthorize that program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/13/11K. Gillibarand
(NY)
S. 1353"Transportation Security Administration Efficiency and Flexibility Act of 2011"; A bill to exclude employees of the Transportation Security Administration from the collective bargaining rights of Federal employees and provide employment rights and an employee engagement mechanism for passenger and property screeners. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/13/11R. Wicker
(MS)
S. 1354"Healthy Media for Youth Act"; A bill to authorize grants to promote media literacy and youth empowerment programs, to authorize research on the role and impact of depictions of girls and women in the media, to provide for the establishment of a National Task Force on Girls and Women in the Media, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/13/11K. Hagan
(NC)
S. 1355"Robocall Privacy Act of 2011"; A bill to regulate political robocalls. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/13/11D. Feinstein
(CA)
S. 1356"Affordable Medicines Utilization Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to encourage States to increase generic drug utilization under Medicaid, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/13/11S. Brown
(MA)
S. 1357A bill to exempt National Forest System land in the State of Alaska from the Roadless Area Conservation Rule. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/13/11M. Begich
(AK)
S. 1358"Parental Bereavement Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to provide leave because of the death of a son or daughter. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/13/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1359"Honoring Service Through National Park Access Act"; A bill to make the National Parks and Federal Recreation Lands Pass available at a discount to members of the Armed Forces and veterans. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/13/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1360"Shareholder Protection Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to require shareholder authorization before a public company may make certain political expenditures, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/13/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1361"Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Exposure Elimination Act of 2011"; A bill to reduce human exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/13/11J. Kerry
(MA)
S. 1362"Trafficking in Persons Report Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to simplify the Trafficking in Persons Report by reducing the number of country categories and ranking countries within each category according to their relative adherence to the minimum standards set forth in section 108 of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (22 U.S.C. 7106). LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/13/11J. Webb
(VA)
S. 1363"American Jobs Matter Act of 2011"; A bill to amend titles 10 and 41, United States Code, to allow contracting officers to consider information regarding domestic employment before awarding a Federal contract, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/13/11J. Rockefeller
(WV)
S. 1364"Social Security Benefit Protection Act"; A bill to ensure the timely payment of Social Security benefits in August 2011. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/13/11B. Nelson
(FL)
S. 1365"Protecting Military Pay Act of 2011"; A bill to provide funds to ensure that members of the Armed Forces, including reserve components thereof, and supporting civilian personnel continue to receive pay and allowances for active service performed when a funding gap caused by the failure to enact interim or full-year appropriations for the Armed Forces occurs, which results in the furlough of non-emergency personnel and the curtailment of Government activities and services. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/13/11K. Hutchison
(TX)
S. 1366A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to broaden the special rules for certain governmental plans under section 105(j) to include plans established by political subdivisions. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/13/11M. Cantwell
(WA)
S. 1367"Prisoner Fraud Reduction Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit information sharing with respect to prison inmate information, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/14/11M. Pryor
(AR)
S. 1368"Restoring Access to Medication Act"; A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to repeal distributions for medicine qualified only if for prescribed drug or insulin. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/14/11P. Roberts
(KS)
S. 1369"Silviculture Regulatory Consistency Act"; A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to exempt the conduct of silvicultural activities from national pollutant discharge elimination system permitting requirements. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/14/11M. Crapo
(ID)
S. 1370"After School for America's Children Act"; A bill to reauthorize 21st century community learning centers, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/14/11B. Boxer
(CA)
S. 1371"Rhode Island Fishermen's Fairness Act"; A bill to amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to add Rhode Island to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/14/11J. Reed
(RI)
S. 1372"No Child Left Inside Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 regarding environmental education, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/14/11J. Reed
(RI)
S. 1373"International Tax Competitiveness Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce international tax avoidance and restore a level playing field for American businesses. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/14/11J. Rockefeller
(WV)
S. 1374"Stop Deceptive Advertising for Women's Services Act"; A bill to direct the Federal Trade Commission to prescribe rules prohibiting deceptive advertising of abortion services. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/14/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1375"Ending Excessive Corporate Deductions for Stock Options Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide that corporate tax benefits based upon stock option compensation expenses be consistent with accounting expenses shown in corporate financial statements for such compensation. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/14/11C. Levin
(MI)
S. 1376A bill to conform income calculations for purposes of eligibility for the refundable credit for coverage under a qualified health plan and for Medicaid to existing Federal low-income assistance programs. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/18/11M. Enzi
(WY)
S. 1377A bill to require the Corps of Engineers to take into account all available hydrologic data in conducting Missouri River basin operations. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/18/11P. Roberts
(KS)
S. 1378"Savings Through Eligibility Fairness Act"; A bill to ensure that Social Security and Tier 1 Railroad Retirement benefits are properly taken into account for purposes of determining eligibility for Medicaid and for the refundable credit for coverage under a qualified health plan. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/18/11B. Nelson
(NE)
S. 1379 "D.C. Courts and Public Defender Service Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 11, District of Columbia Official Code, to revise certain administrative authorities of the District of Columbia courts, and to authorize the District of Columbia Public Defender Service to provide professional liability insurance for officers and employees of the Service for claims relating to services furnished within the scope of employment with the Service.
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CRS summary.
Senate Report 112-178
7/18/11: S. 1379 Introduced in Senate by D. Akaka (HI)
7/9/12: S. 1379 Passed in Senate by Voice Vote.
12/13/12: S. 1379 Passed in House by voice vote.
12/28/12: S. 1379 Signed by President.
Became Public Law No: 112-229.
S. 1380"Hinder the Administration's Legalization Temptation (HALT) Act"; A bill to suspend until January 21, 2013, certain provisions of Federal immigration law, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/18/11D. Vitter
(LA)
S. 1381"Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Education, and Research Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for the expansion of Federal efforts concerning the prevention, education, treatment, and research activities related to Lyme and other tick-borne disease, including the establishment of a Tick-Borne Diseases Advisory Committee. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/18/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1382"Appalachian Development Highway System Act of 2011"; A bill to complete construction of the 13-State Appalachian development highway system, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/18/11J. Rockefeller
(WV)
S. 1383"Strengthen and Vitalize Enforcement of Child Support (SAVE Child Support) Act"; A bill to amend part D of title IV of the Social Security Act to improve the enforcement, collection, and administration of child support payments, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/19/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1384"Helping Agriculture Receive Verifiable Employees Securely and Temporarily (HARVEST) Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide for the temporary employment of foreign agricultural workers, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/19/11S. Chambliss
(GA)
S. 1385A bill to terminate the $1 presidential coin program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/19/11D. Vitter
(LA)
S. 1386A bill for the relief of Hussein Bazzi. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/19/11C. Levin
(MI)
S. 1387"Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2011, Part IV"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the funding and expenditure authority of the Airport and Airway Trust Fund, to amend title 49, United States Code, to extend the airport improvement program, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/19/11J. Rockefeller
(WV)
S. 1388"Middle East and North Africa Transition and Development Act"; A bill to support private sector development, employment growth, rule of law, democratic reform, and accountable government in qualified transition countries in the Middle East and North Africa through the authorization of the participation by the United States in the general capital increase of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/19/11J. Kerry
(MA)
S. 1389A bill to exempt any road, highway, or bridge damaged by a natural disaster, including a flood, from duplicative environmental reviews if the road, highway, or bridge is reconstructed in the same location. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/20/11B. Nelson
(NE)
S. 1390"Tax Lien Simplification Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify, modernize, and improve public notice of and access to tax lien information by providing for a national, Internet accessible, filing system for Federal tax liens, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/20/11C. Levin
(MI)
S. 1391A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the disability compensation evaluation procedure of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder or mental health conditions related to military sexual trauma, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/20/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1392"EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011"; A bill to provide additional time for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to issue achievable standards for industrial, commercial, and institutional boilers, process heaters, and incinerators, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/20/11S. Collins
(ME)
S. 1393"Maintaining Agency Direction on Financial Fraud Act"; A bill to prohibit the enforcement of a climate change interpretive guidance issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/20/11J. Barrasso
(WY)
S. 1394A bill to allow a Commissioner of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to continue to serve on the Commission if a successor is not appointed and confirmed in a timely manner. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/20/11J. Webb
(VA)
S. 1395"WAIVE Act"; A bill to ensure that all Americans have access to waivers from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/21/11J. Barrasso
(WY)
S. 1396"Children's Budget Act"; A bill to amend title 31 of the United States Code to require that Federal children's programs be separately displayed and analyzed in the President's budget. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/21/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1397"Incentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for an investment tax credit related to the production of electricity from offshore wind. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/21/11T. Carper
(DE)
S. 1398"Locality Pay Equity Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to limit the number of local wage areas allowable within a General Schedule pay locality. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/21/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1399"Humane Enforcement and Legal Protections for Separated Children (HELP Separated Children) Act"; A bill to protect children affected by immigration enforcement actions, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/21/11A. Franken
(MN)
S. 1400"Resources and Ecosystems Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States Act of 2011"; A bill to restore the natural resources, ecosystems, fisheries, marine and wildlife habitats, beaches, and coastal wetlands of Gulf Coast States, to create jobs and revive the economic health of communities adversely affected by the explosion on, and sinking of, the mobile offshore drilling unit Deepwater Horizon, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/21/11M. Landrieu
(LA)


MeasureTitleActionIntroduced by
S. 1401"Pacific Salmon Stronghold Conservation Act of 2011"; A bill to conserve wild Pacific salmon, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/21/11M. Cantwell
(WA)
S. 1402"Marine Mammal Protection Amendment Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to increase the maximum penalty for violating that Act. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/21/11S. Brown
(MA)
S. 1403"IDEA Full Funding Act"; A bill to amend part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to provide full Federal funding of such part. (Includes: "Saving Lives by Lowering Tobacco Use Act") LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/21/11T. Harkin
(IA)
S. 1404"Medical FSA Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase participation in medical flexible spending arrangements. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/21/11B. Cardin
(MD)
S. 1405A bill for the relief of Guy Privat Tape and Lou Nazie Raymonde Toto. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/21/11D. Feinstein
(CA)
S. 1406A bill to designate the United States courthouse under construction at 510 19th Street, Bakersfield, California, as the Myron Donovan Crocker United States Courthouse. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/22/11
Passed in Senate 7/26/11
B. Boxer
(CA)
S. 1407"Air Ambulance Medicare Accreditation and Accountability Act"; A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish accreditation requirements for suppliers and providers of air ambulance services, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/22/11O. Snowe
(ME)
S. 1408"Data Breach Notification Act of 2011"; A bill to require Federal agencies, and persons engaged in interstate commerce, in possession of data containing sensitive personally identifiable information, to disclose any breach of such information. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/22/11D. Feinstein
(CA)
S. 1409"Improper Payments Elimination and Recovery Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to intensify efforts to identify, prevent, and recover payment error, waste, fraud, and abuse within Federal spending. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/22/11T. Carper
(DE)
S. 1410"Life Sciences Jobs and Investment Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for life sciences research. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/25/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1411"Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act"; A bill to require the Public Printer to establish and maintain a website accessible to the public that allows the public to obtain electronic copies of all congressionally mandated reports in one place, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/25/11J. Lieberman
(CT)
S. 1412A bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 462 Washington Street, Woburn, Massachusetts, as the "Officer John Maguire Post Office". LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/25/11
Passed in Senate 10/20/11
Passed in House 11/14/11
J. Kerry
(MA)
S. 1413"Geothermal Tax Parity Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to temporarily increase the investment tax credit for geothermal energy property. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/25/11R. Wyden
(OR)
S. 1414"Community-Supported Agriculture Promotion Act"; A bill to amend the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to establish a community-supported agriculture promotion program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/26/11B. Sanders
(VT)
S. 1415"Access to Birth Control Act"; A bill to establish certain duties for pharmacies to ensure provision of Food and Drug Administration-approved contraception, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/26/11F. Lautenberg
(NJ)
S. 1416"Medigap Medical Loss Ratio Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to increase the minimum loss ratio required of Medigap policies. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/26/11J. Kerry
(MA)
S. 1417"Fuel Cell Industrial Vehicle Jobs Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the credit for qualified fuel cell motor vehicles and to allow the credit for certain off-highway vehicles, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/26/11C. Schumer
(NJ)
S. 1418"Emergency Management Assistance Compact Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize appropriations for grants to the States participating in the Emergency Management Assistance Compact, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/26/11M. Pryor
(AR)
S. 1419"Anti-Cash Smuggling Act of 2011"; A bill to prevent the use of stored value cards and other electronic fund access means as methods for currency smuggling or money laundering. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/26/11A. Klobuchar
(MN)
S. 1420A bill to require that the United States Government prioritize all obligations on the debt held by the public, Social Security benefits, and military pay in the event that the debt limit is reached, and for other purposes. (Includes: "Ensuring the Full Faith and Credit of the United States and Protecting America's Soldiers and Seniors Act") LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/26/11P. Toomey
(PA)
S. 1421 A bill to authorize the Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes.
LoC Summary and Status
CRS summary.
Senate Report 112-127
7/26/11: S. 1421 Introduced in Senate by R. Portman (OH)
12/30/12: S. 1421 Passed Senate by Unanimous Consent.
S. 1422"Students Taking Action for Road Safety (STARS) Act of 2011"; A bill to establish a grant program in the Department of Transportation to improve the traffic safety of teen drivers. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/27/11A. Klobuchar
(MN)
S. 1423"Preserving Access to Orphan Drugs Act of 2011"; A bill to clarify the orphan drug exception to the annual fee on branded prescription pharmaceutical manufacturers and importers. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/27/11P. Toomey
(PA)
S. 1424"Off-Reservation Land Acquisition Guidance Act"; A bill to clarify the responsibilities of the Secretary of the Interior in making a determination whether to take off-reservation land into trust for gaming purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/27/11J. McCain
(AZ)
S. 1425"Fair Representation in Elections Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the National Labor Relations Act to ensure fairness in election procedures with respect to collective bargaining representatives. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/27/11J. DeMint
(SC)
S. 1426"Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2012 and 2013"; A bill to authorize certain authorities by the Department of State, and for other purposes. (Includes: "Foreign Service Overseas Pay Equity Act of 2011"; "Peace Corps Improvement and Expansion Act of 2011"; "R.M.S. Titanic Maritime Memorial Preservation Act of 2011") LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/27/11J. Kerry
(MA)
S. 1427"Farming Flexibility Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to authorize producers on a farm to produce fruits and vegetables for processing on the base acres of the farm. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/27/11R. Lugar
(IN)
S. 1428"Stop Outsourcing Security Act"; A bill to phase out the use of private military contractors. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/27/11B. Sanders
(VT)
S. 1429"Commission on Catastrophic Disaster Risk and Insurance Act of 2011"; A bill to establish a bipartisan commission on insurance reform. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/27/11B. Nelson
(FL)
S. 1430"Maritime Administration Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012"; A bill to authorize certain maritime programs of the Department of Transportation, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/27/11F. Lautenberg
(NJ)
S. 1431"Rural Health Care Capital Access Reauthorization Act of 2011"; A bill to amend section 242 of the National Housing Act to extend the sunset provisions for the exemption for critical access hospitals under the FHA programs of mortgage insurance for hospitals. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/27/11H. Kohl
(WI)
S. 1432A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the exception from the 10 percent penalty for early withdrawals from governmental plans for Federal and State qualified public safety employees. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/27/11B. Nelson
(FL)
S. 1433"Federal Aviation Employees Protection Act of 2011"; A bill to pay personnel compensation and benefits for employees of the Federal Aviation Administration. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/27/11J. Rockefeller
(WV)
S. 1434"Data Security Act of 2011"; A bill to protect information relating to consumers, to require notice of security breaches, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/28/11T. Carper
(DE)
S. 1435"Children First Act of 2011"; A bill to amend part A of title IV of the Social Security Act to exclude child care from the determination of the 5-year limit on assistance under the temporary assistance for needy families program, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/28/11J. Kerry
(MA)
S. 1436"Transportation and Regional Infrastructure Project Bonds (TRIP Bonds) Act of 2011"; A bill to provide $50,000,000,000 in new transportation infrastructure funding through bonding to empower States and local governments to complete significant infrastructure projects across all modes of transportation, including roads, bridges, rail and transit systems, ports, and inland waterways, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/28/11R. Wyden
(OR)
S. 1437"Communities of Color Teenage Pregnancy Prevention Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out programs to provide youth in racial or ethnic minority or immigrant communities the information and skills needed to reduce teenage pregnancies. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/28/11B. Boxer
(CA)
S. 1438"Regulation Moratorium and Jobs Preservation Act of 2011"; A bill to provide that no agency may take any significant regulatory action until the unemployment rate is equal to or less than 7.7 percent. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/28/11R. Johnson
(WI)
S. 1439"Ready Schools Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 regarding ready school needs reviews. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/28/11S. Brown
(OH)
S. 1440 "Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers who deliver Infants Early Reauthorization (PREEMIE Reauthorization) Act"; A bill to reduce preterm labor and delivery and the risk of pregnancy-related deaths and complications due to pregnancy, and to reduce infant mortality caused by prematurity.
LoC Summary and Status
CRS Summary
7/28/11: S. 1440 Introduced in Senate by L. Alexander (TN)
11/15/12: S. 1440 Passed in Senate by Voice Vote.
12/19/12: S. 1440 Passed in House, with amendment, by voice vote.
S. 1441"Workforce Investment for Unique Populations in Hawaii and Alaska Act of 2011"; A bill to provide assistance for workforce investment activities to unique populations in Alaska and Hawaii. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/28/11D. Inouye
(HI)
S. 1442"No Budget, No Pay Act"; A bill to provide that Members of Congress may not receive pay after October 1 of any fiscal year in which Congress has not approved a concurrent resolution on the budget. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/28/11D. Heller
(NV)
S. 1443"Asia-South Pacific Trade Preferences Act"; A bill to extend certain trade preferences to certain least-developed countries in Asia and the South Pacific, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/28/11D. Feinstein
(CA)
S. 1444"Civilian Service Recognition Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for the presentation of a United States flag on behalf of Federal civilian employees who are killed while performing official duties or because of their status as Federal employees. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/28/11D. Akaka
(HI)
S. 1445"Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2011"; A bill to designate certain conduct by car and truck rental companies relating to motor vehicle safety defects and recalls as unfair and deceptive acts or practices to be regulated by the Federal Trade Commission, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/28/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1446"State Transportation Flexibility Act"; A bill to free States to spend gas taxes on their transportation priorities. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/28/11T. Coburn
(OK)
S. 1447"Stop Abuse for Every Teen (SAFE Teen) Act"; A bill to amend the Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities Act to authorize the use of grant funds for dating violence prevention, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/28/11M. Crapo
(ID)
S. 1448"Consumer Product Safety Flexibility Act of 2011"; A bill to exempt off-highway vehicles from the ban on lead in children's products, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/28/11M. Pryor
(AR)
S. 1449"Mariah's Act"; "Motor Vehicle and Highway Safety Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize the appropriation of funds for highway safety programs and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/29/11M. Pryor
(AR)
S. 1450"Commercial Truck Safety Act"; A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to provide for the establishment of a commercial truck safety program, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/29/11O. Snowe
(ME)
S. 1451"Billfish Conservation Act of 2011"; A bill to prohibit the sale of billfish. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/29/11D. Vitter
(LA)
S. 1452"Main Street Fairness Act"; A bill to promote simplification and fairness in the administration and collection of sales and use taxes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/29/11R. Durbin
(IL)
S. 1453A bill to amend the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to allow the transport, purchase, and sale of pelts of, and handicrafts, garments, and art produced from, Southcentral and Southeast Alaska northern sea otters that are taken for subsistence purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 7/29/11L. Murkowski
(AK)
S. 1454"Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for extended months of Medicare coverage of immunosuppressive drugs for kidney transplant patients and other renal dialysis provisions. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate7/29/11R. Durbin
(IL)
S. 1455"Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act Amendments Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 to authorize certified States and tribes to use amounts made available from the Abandoned Mine Reclamation Fund for hard rock and coal mining reclamation projects and to extend liability protection to certified States and Indian tribes carrying out approved abandoned mine reclamation programs. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/1/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1456"Disaster Tax Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and expand tax relief for national disasters. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/1/11J. Kerry
(MA)
S. 1457"Made In America Block Grant Program Act of 2011"; A bill to direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish a Made In America Block Grant Program, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/1/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1458"Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012"; A bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2012 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/1/11D. Feinstein
(CA)
S. 1459"Four Free Bags for Freedom Act"; A bill to prohibit air carriers from charging a fee for the transportation of checked baggage by members of the Armed Forces traveling to or from an overseas contingency operation. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/1/11M. Baucus
(MT)
S. 1460A bill to grant the congressional gold medal, collectively, to the First Special Service Force, in recognition of its superior service during World War II. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/1/11M. Baucus
(MT)
S. 1461"Traditional Cigar Manufacturing and Small Business Jobs Preservation Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to clarify the Food and Drug Administration's jurisdiction over certain tobacco products, and to protect jobs and small businesses involved in the sale, manufacturing and distribution of traditional and premium cigars. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/1/11B. Nelson
(FL)
S. 1462"Schools Utilizing Comprehensive and Community Engagement for Success (SUCCESS) Act"; A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to encourage and support parent, family, and community involvement in schools, to provide needed integrated services and comprehensive supports to children for the ultimate goal of assisting students to stay in school, become successful learners, improve their academic achievement, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/1/11B. Mikulski
(MD)
S. 1463"Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to protect breastfeeding by new mothers and to provide for reasonable break time for nursing mothers. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/1/11J. Merkley
(OR)
S. 1464"Measuring and Evaluating Trends for Reliability, Integrity, and Continued Success (METRICS) Act of 2011"; A bill to enable States to implement integrated statewide education longitudinal data systems. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/1/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1465"Joining Forces for Military Mental Health Act"; A bill to authorize a pilot program on enhancements of Department of Defense efforts on mental health in the National Guard and Reserves through community partnerships, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/1/11J. Reed
(RI)
S. 1466"Faster FOIA Act of 2011"; A bill to establish the Commission on Freedom of Information Act Processing Delays. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/1/11
Passed Senate 8/1/11
P. Leahy
(VT)
S. 1467"Respect for Rights of Conscience Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to protect rights of conscience with regard to requirements for coverage of specific items and services. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11R. Blunt
(MO)
S. 1468"Medicare Diabetes Self-Management Training Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to diabetes self-management training by authorizing certified diabetes educators to provide diabetes self-management training services, including as part of telehealth services, under part B of the Medicare program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11J. Shaheen
(NH)
S. 1469"International Cybercrime Reporting and Cooperation Act"; A bill to require reporting on the capacity of foreign countries to combat cybercrime, to develop action plans to improve the capacity of certain countries to combat cybercrime, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1470"Exploring for Geothermal Energy on Federal Lands Act"; A bill to promote timely exploration for geothermal resources under existing geothermal leases, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11M. Crapo
(ID)
S. 1471"Fair Employment Opportunity Act of 2011"; A bill to prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of an individual's status or history of unemployment. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1472"Syria Sanctions Act of 2011"; A bill to impose sanctions on persons making certain investments that directly and significantly contribute to the enhancement of the ability of Syria to develop its petroleum resources, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1473"Mesquite Land Conveyances Act of 2011"; A bill to amend Public Law 99-548 to provide for the implementation of the multispecies habitat conservation plan for the Virgin River, Nevada, and to extend the authority to purchase certain parcels of public land. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11D. Heller
(NV)
S. 1474"Veterans Travel Tax Relief Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for a deduction for travel expenses to medical centers of the Department of Veterans Affairs in connection with examinations or treatments relating to service-connected disabilities. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11D. Heller
(NV)
S. 1475"Nellis Dunes National Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area Act of 2011"; A bill to convey certain land to Clark County, Nevada, to designate the Nellis Dunes National Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation Area, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11D. Heller
(NV)
S. 1476"Federal Workforce Reduction and Reform Act of 2011"; A bill to reduce the size of the Federal workforce and Federal employee cost relating to pay, bonuses, and travel. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11O. Hatch
(UT)
S. 1477"BARR Preservation Act of 2011"; A bill to require the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to prevent the dissemination to the public of certain information with respect to noncommercial flights of private aircraft owners and operators. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11P. Roberts
(KS)
S. 1478 "Minuteman Missile National Historic Site Boundary Modification Act"; A bill to modify the boundary of the Minuteman Missile National Historic Site in the State of South Dakota, and for other purposes.
LoC Summary and Status
CRS summary.
Senate Report 112-128
8/2/11: S. 1478 Introduced in Senate by T. Johnson (SD)
12/30/12: S. 1478 Passed Senate by Unanimous Consent.
S. 1479"Medicare Beneficiary Preservation of Choice Act of 2011"; A bill to preserve Medicare beneficiary choice by restoring and expanding Medicare open enrollment and disenrollment opportunities. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1480A bill to provide for the construction, renovation, and improvement of medical school facilities, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1481"Medical Education Development Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a program of grants to newly accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools for the purpose of increasing the supply of physicians. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1482"Newtown Battlefield Special Resource Study Act"; A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to evaluate the significance of the Newtown Battlefield located in Chemung County, New York, and the suitability and feasibility of its inclusion in the National Park System, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1483"Incorporation Transparency and Law Enforcement Assistance Act"; A bill to ensure that persons who form corporations in the United States disclose the beneficial owners of those corporations, in order to prevent wrongdoers from exploiting United States corporations in ways that threaten homeland security, to assist law enforcement in detecting, preventing, and punishing terrorism, money laundering, and other misconduct involving United States corporations, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11C. Levin
(MI)
S. 1484"Hyde and Related Amendments Codification Act"; A bill to prohibit taxpayer funded abortions and to provide for conscience protections, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11B. Nelson
(NE)
S. 1485"Ultralight Aircraft Smuggling Prevention Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to include ultralight vehicles under the definition of aircraft for purposes of the aviation smuggling provisions under that Act, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11T. Udall
(NM)
S. 1486"Long-Term Care Hospital Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to clarify and expand on criteria applicable to patient admission to and care furnished in long-term care hospitals participating in the Medicare program, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11P. Roberts
(KS)
S. 1487"Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize the Secretary of Homeland Security, in coordination with the Secretary of State, to establish a program to issue Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11
Passed in Senate 11/3/11
Passed in House 11/4/11
M. Cantwell
(WA)
S. 1488"Hyde Amendment Codification Act"; A bill to prohibit the expenditure of Federal funds for abortion, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1489"Health Care Provider and Hospital Conscience Protection Act"; A bill to prohibit the discrimination and retaliation against individuals and health care entities that refuse to recommend, refer for, provide coverage for, pay for, provide, perform, assist, or participate in abortions. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1490"Pregnancy Assistance Fund Expansion Act"; A bill to amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to authorize additional funding for the pregnancy assistance fund. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1491"PURPA's Legislative Upgrade to State Authority (PURPA PLUS) Act"; A bill to amend the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 to expand the electric rate-setting authority of States. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11R. Wyden
(OR)
S. 1492"Three Kids Mine Remediation and Reclamation Act"; A bill to provide for the conveyance of certain Federal land in Clark County, Nevada, for the environmental remediation and reclamation of the Three Kids Mine Project Site, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11H. Reid
(NV)
S. 1493"Foreign Service Line of Duty Death Gratuity Act of 2011"; A bill to provide compensation to relatives of Foreign Service members killed in the line of duty and the relatives of United States citizens who were killed as a result of the bombing of the United States Embassy in Kenya on August 7, 1998, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11B. Mikulski
(MD)
S. 1494"National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2011"; A bill to reauthorize and amend the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation Establishment Act. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11B. Boxer
(CA)
S. 1495"Early Intervention for Graduation Success Authorization Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the school dropout prevention program in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11L. Murkowski
(AK)
S. 1496"Ethical Shipping Inspections Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to prohibit the delegation by the United States of inspection, certification, and related services to a foreign classification society that provides comparable services to Iran, North Korea, North Sudan, or Syria, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11S. Collins
(ME)
S. 1497"Medicare Cost Contract Extension Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend for 3 years reasonable cost contracts under Medicare. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11A. Klobuchar
(MN)
S. 1498A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional reporting with respect to contributions to members of the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11D. Vitter
(LA)
S. 1499A bill to direct the Secretary of Transportation to promulgate a rule to improve the daytime and nighttime visibility of agricultural equipment that may be operated on a public road. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11A. Klobuchar
(MN)
S. 1500"Ensure Children Have Health Care Act"; A bill to give Americans access to affordable child-only health insurance coverage. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11L. Murkowski
(AK)


MeasureTitleActionIntroduced by
S. 1501A bill to require the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to conduct the business of the Committee in a manner that is open to the public. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11D. Heller
(NV)
S. 1502"Clean Rivers Act of 2011"; A bill to restore public trust in pipeline safety, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11M. Baucus
(MT)
S. 1503"Civilian Property Realignment (CPRA) Act"; A bill to decrease the deficit by realigning, consolidating, selling, disposing, and improving the efficiency of Federal buildings and other civilian real property, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11S. Brown
(MA)
S. 1504"Medicaid Restoration for Citizens of Freely Associated States Act of 2011"; A bill to restore Medicaid eligibility for citizens of the Freely Associated States. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11D. Akaka
(HI)
S. 1505"Health Emergencies Lack Provider Specialists (HELPS) Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the participation of particular specialists, determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to be directly related to the health needs stemming from environmental health hazards that have led to its declaration as a Public Health Emergency, to be eligible under the National Health Service Corps in the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1506A bill to prevent the Secretary of the Treasury from expanding United States bank reporting requirements with respect to interest on deposits paid to nonresident aliens. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11M. Rubio
(FL)
S. 1507"Employee Rights Act"; A bill to provide protections from workers with respect to their right to select or refrain from selecting representation by a labor organization. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11O. Hatch
(UT)
S. 1508"Homeownership Affordability Act of 2011"; A bill to extend loan limits for programs of the Federal Housing Administration, the government-sponsored enterprises, and the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1509"Promoting Accountability and Excellence in Child Welfare Act of 2011"; A bill to provide incentives for States to improve the well-being of children in the child welfare system through systemic reforms and innovations, increased collaboration between State agencies, and incorporation of higher standards of accountability. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/2/11R. Wyden
(OR)
S. 1510"Clean Energy Financing Act of 2011"; An original bill to promote the domestic development and deployment of clean energy technologies, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 8/30/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1511"Gulf Coast Disadvantaged Business Relief Act of 2011"; A bill to extend the participation term for small business concerns affected by Hurricane Katrina or Hurricane Rita in certain programs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/6/11M. Landrieu
(LA)
S. 1512"Promotion and Expansion of Private Employee Ownership Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 and the Small Business Act to expand the availability of employee stock ownership plans in S corporations, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/6/11B. Cardin
(MD)
S. 1513A bill to amend title XII of the Social Security Act to extend the provision waiving certain interest payments on advances made to States from the Federal unemployment account in the Unemployment Trust Fund. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/6/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1514A bill to authorize the President to award a gold medal on behalf of the Congress to Elouise Pepion Cobell, in recognition of her outstanding and enduring contributions to American Indians, Alaska Natives, and the Nation through her tireless pursuit of justice. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/6/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1515"United States Secret Service Retirement Act of 2011"; A bill to permit certain members of the United States Secret Service and certain members of the United States Secret Service Uniformed Division who were appointed in 1984, 1985, or 1986 to elect to be covered under the District of Columbia Police and Firefighter Retirement and Disability System in the same manner as members appointed prior to 1984. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/6/11J. Lieberman
(CT)
S. 1516"Sustainable States Act of 2011"; A bill to establish a program under which the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency shall provide grants to eligible State consortia to establish and carry out municipal sustainability certification programs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/7/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1517"21st Century WPA Act"; A bill to provide for the creation of jobs. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/7/11F. Lautenberg
(NJ)
S. 1518"Jobs Score Act of 2011"; A bill to require a jobs score for each spending bill considered in Congress. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/7/11J. Manchin
(WV)
S. 1519"Building upon Unique Indian Learning and Development (BUILD) Act"; A bill to strengthen Indian education, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/7/11T. Udall
(NM)
S. 1520"Pan Am Flight 103 Accountability Act of 2011"; A bill to ensure the continued investigation of terrorist attacks against the United States attributable to the government of Muammar Qaddafi. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/7/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1521A bill to provide assistance for agricultural producers adversely affected by damaging weather and other conditions relating to Hurricane Irene. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/7/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1522"Joint Select Committee on Job Creation Act of 2011"; A bill to establish a joint select committee of Congress to report findings and propose legislation to restore the Nation's workforce to full employment over the period of fiscal years 2012 and 2013, and to provide for expedited consideration of such legislation by both the House of Representatives and the Senate. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/7/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1523"Protecting Jobs From Government Interference Act"; A bill to prohibit the National Labor Relations Board from ordering any employers to close, relocate, or transfer employment under any circumstance. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/8/11L. Graham
(SC)
S. 1524"Action Plan for Public Lands and Education Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize Western States to make selections of public land within their borders in lieu of receiving 5 percent of the proceeds of the sale of public land lying within said States as provided by their respective enabling Acts. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/8/11O. Hatch
(UT)
S. 1525"Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2012"; An original bill to extend the authority of Federal-aid highway programs. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/8/11B. Boxer
(CA)
S. 1526"Mechanical Insulation Installation Incentive Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax incentive for the installation and maintenance of mechanical insulation property. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/8/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1527A bill to authorize the award of a Congressional gold medal to the Montford Point Marines of World War II. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/8/11K. Hagan
(NC)
S. 1528"Farm Dust Regulation Prevention Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to limit Federal regulation of nuisance dust in areas in which that dust is regulated under State, tribal, or local law, to establish a temporary prohibition against revising any national ambient air quality standard applicable to coarse particulate matter, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/8/11M. Johanns
(NE)
S. 1529"Foodborne Illness Reduction Act of 2011"; A bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to protect against foodborne illnesses, provide enhanced notification of recalled meat, poultry, eggs, and related food products, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/8/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1530"Closing Regulatory Loopholes Act of 2011"; A bill to amend chapter 8 of title 15, United States Code, to provide for congressional review of agency guidance documents. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/8/11M. Johanns
(NE)
S. 1531"Two-Year Regulatory Freeze Act of 2011"; A bill to provide a Federal regulatory moratorium, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/8/11M. Johanns
(NE)
S. 1532A bill to amend the Budget Control Act of 2011 to require the joint select committee of Congress to report findings and propose legislation to restore the Nation's workforce to full employment over the period of fiscal years 2012 and 2013. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/8/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1533"Job Creation and Economic Growth Act"; A bill to amend the Budget Control Act of 2011 to require the joint select committee of Congress to report findings and propose legislation to restore the Nation's workforce to full employment over the period of fiscal years 2012 and 2013. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/8/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1534"Identify Theft and Tax Fraud Prevention Act"; A bill to prevent identity theft and tax fraud. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/8/11B. Nelson
(FL)
S. 1535"Personal Data Protection and Breach Accountability Act of 2011"; A bill to protect consumers by mitigating the vulnerability of personally identifiable information to theft through a security breach, providing notice and remedies to consumers in the wake of such a breach, holding companies accountable for preventable breaches, facilitating the sharing of post-breach technical information between companies, and enhancing criminal and civil penalties and other protections against the unauthorized collection or use of personally identifiable information. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/8/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1536"Notification of Origin of Telecommunications and Internet Consumer Exchanges (NOTICE) Act of 2011"; A bill to require disclosure of the physical location of business agents engaging in customer service communications, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/9/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1537"National September 11 Memorial and Museum Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to accept from the Board of Directors of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center Foundation, Inc., the donation of title to The National September 11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/9/11D. Inouye
(HI)
S. 1538"Regulatory Time-Out Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for a time-out on certain regulations, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/12/11S. Collins
(ME)
S. 1539"Taiwan Airpower Modernization Act of 2011"; A bill to provide Taiwan with critically needed United States-built multirole fighter aircraft to strengthen its self-defense capability against the increasing military threat from China. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/12/11J. Cornyn
(TX)
S. 1540"Help Veterans Own Franchises Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow credits for the purchase of franchises by veterans. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/12/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1541A bill to revise the Federal charter for the Blue Star Mothers of America, Inc. to reflect a change in eligibility requirements for membership. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/12/11M. Bennet
(CO)
S. 1542"Child and Family Services Improvement and Innovation Act"; A bill to amend part B of title IV of the Social Security Act to extend the child and family services program through fiscal year 2016, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/12/11M. Baucus
(MT)
S. 1543"Retirement Equity for Pentagon Police Heroes Act of 2011"; A bill to amend chapters 83 and 84 of title 5, United States Code, to address retirement for Pentagon Force Protection Agency officers. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/12/11D. Akaka
(HI)
S. 1544"Small Company Capital Formation Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Securities Act of 1933 to require the Securities and Exchange Commission to exempt a certain class of securities from such Act. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/12/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1545A bill to designate Taiwan as a visa waiver program country under section 217(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/13/11J. Inhofe
(OK)
S. 1546"Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize certain programs of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/13/11J. Lieberman
(CT)
S. 1547"Export-Import Bank Reauthorization Act of 2011"; A bill to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank of the United States, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/13/11T. Johnson
(SD)
S. 1548"National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2011"; A bill to extend the National Flood Insurance Program until December 31, 2011. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/13/11T. Johnson
(SD)
S. 1549"American Jobs Act of 2011"; A bill to provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking for jobs. (Includes: "Building and Upgrading Infrastructure for Long-Term Development (BUILD) Act"; "Fair Employment Opportunity Act of 2011"; "Pathways Back to Work Act of 2011"; "Supporting Unemployed Workers Act of 2011") LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/13/11H. Reid
(NV)
S. 1550"National Infrastructure Bank Act of 2011"; A bill to establish the National Infrastructure Bank to provide financial assistance for qualified infrastructure projects selected by the Bank, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/13/11S. Brown
(OH)
S. 1551"Medicare Common Access Card Act of 2011"; A bill to establish a smart card pilot program under the Medicare program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/13/11M. Kirk
(IL)
S. 1552A bill to amend the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to provide an exception to that Act for actions carried out against grizzly bears in self-defense, defense of others, or a reasonable belief of imminent danger. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/13/11M. Crapo
(ID)
S. 1553"Veterans to Paramedics Transition Act"; A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to facilitate emergency medical services personnel training and certification curriculums for military veterans. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/14/11A. Klobuchar
(MN)
S. 1554A bill to prohibit the further extension or establishment of national monuments in the State of Nevada except by express authorization of Congress, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/14/11D. Heller
(NV)
S. 1555"Rigs to Reefs Habitat Protection Act"; A bill to authorize the use of certain offshore oil and gas platforms in the Gulf of Mexico for artificial reefs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/14/11D. Vitter
(LA)
S. 1556"Federal Accounting of Renewable Energy (FARE) Act of 2011"; A bill to require an accounting for financial support made to promote the production or use of renewable energy, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/14/11D. Vitter
(LA)
S. 1557"Automatic IRA Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand personal savings and retirement savings coverage by allowing employees not covered by qualified retirement plans to save for retirement through automatic IRAs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/14/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1558"Keeping Our Social Security Promises Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to apply payroll taxes to remuneration and earnings from self-employment up to the contribution and benefit base and to remuneration in excess of $250,000. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/14/11B. Sanders
(VT)
S. 1559"San Juan Islands National Conservation Area Act"; A bill to establish the San Juan Islands National Conservation Area in the San Juan Islands, Washington, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/14/11M. Cantwell
(WA)
S. 1560"Nursing Home Resident Pain Relief Act of 2011"; A bill to enhance access to controlled substances for residents of institutional long-term care facilities, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/14/11H. Kohl
(WI)
S. 1561"Charitable Agricultural Research Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the deductibility of charitable contributions to agricultural research organizations, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/15/11D. Stabenow
(MI)
S. 1562"State and Local Law Enforcement Hatch Act Reform Act of 2011"; A bill to amend section 1502 of title 5, United States Code, to permit law enforcement officers to be candidates for sheriff, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/15/11R. Lugar
(IN)
S. 1563"Safeguarding Disaster Funding Act of 2011"; A bill to require the President's budget to include, at a minimum, a request for disaster funding based on to the 10 year average. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/15/11O. Snowe
(ME)
S. 1564"Renewable Fuel Parity Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to improve the renewable fuel program by combining the categories of "cellulosic biofuel" and "advance biofuel" into 1 technology- and feedstock-neutral category of "advanced biofuel", and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/15/11T. Udall
(NM)
S. 1565"National Opportunity and Community Renewal Act"; A bill to establish the National Competition for Community Renewal to encourage communities to adopt innovative strategies and design principles to programs related to poverty prevention, recovery and response, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/15/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1566"Empowering Parents through Quality Charter Schools Act"; A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 regarding public charter schools. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/15/11M. Kirk
(IL)
S. 1567"Teacher and Principal Improvement Act"; A bill to amend title II of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/15/11L. Alexander
(TN)
S. 1568"State Innovation Pilot Act of 2011"; A bill to amend section 9401 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 with regard to waivers of statutory and regulatory requirements. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/15/11L. Alexander
(TN)
S. 1569"Empowering Local Educational Decisionmaking Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to provide State educational agencies and local educational agencies with flexible Federal education funding that will allow such State and local educational agencies to fund locally determined programs and initiatives that meet the varied and unique needs of individual States and localities. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/15/11R. Burr
(NC)
S. 1570"Tutoring for Students Act"; A bill to provide for high-quality academic tutoring for low-income students, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/15/11J. McCain
(AZ)
S. 1571"Elementary and Secondary Education Amendments Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title I of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/15/11J. Isakson
(GA)
S. 1572"Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012"; An original bill making appropriations for Departments of Commerce and Justice, and Science, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes. (Includes: "Department of Commerce Appropriations Act, 2012"; "Department of Justice Appropriations Act, 2012"; "Science Appropriations Act, 2012") LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/15/11B. Mikulski
(MD)
S. 1573"Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2012"; An original bill making appropriations for financial services and general government for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2010, and for other purposes. (Includes: "Department of the Treasury Appropriations Act, 2012"; "District of Columbia Appropriations Act, 2012"; "Executive Office of the President Appropriations Act, 2012"; "Judiciary Appropriations Act, 2012") LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/15/11R. Durbin
(IL)
S. 1574"Beauty Mountain and Agua Tibia Wilderness Act of 2011"; A bill to designate certain Federal lands in San Diego County, California, as wilderness, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/19/11B. Boxer
(CA)
S. 1575"Energy-Efficient Cool Roof Jobs Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the depreciation recovery period for energy-efficient cool roof systems. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/19/11B. Cardin
(MD)
S. 1576"Assessing Progress in Haiti Act"; A bill to measure the progress of relief, recovery, reconstruction, and development efforts in Haiti following the earthquake of January 12, 2010, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/19/11M. Landrieu
(LA)
S. 1577"Greater Research Opportunities With Tax Help (GROWTH) Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/19/11M. Baucus
(MT)
S. 1578"End Unnecessary Mailers Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act with respect to consumer confidence reports by community water systems. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/19/11P. Toomey
(PA)
S. 1579"National Guard Basic Allowance for Housing Equity Act"; A bill to amend title 37, United States Code, to provide that the basic allowance for housing in effect for a member of the National Guard is not reduced when the member transitions between active duty and full-time National Guard duty without a break in active service. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/20/11S. Brown
(MA)
S. 1580"Protecting Public Safety and Sacred Sites from the Utah Prairie Dog Act of 2011"; A bill to direct the Secretary of the Interior to extend an exemption from certain requirements of the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to protect public health and safety. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/20/11O. Hatch
(UT)
S. 1581"Fighting for American Industry's Right to Enforcement Against Duty Evasion (FAIR Enforcement Against Duty Evasion) Act"; A bill to improve the importer of record program and the collection of fees and duties in connection with the importation of merchandise into the United States, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/20/11C. McCaskill
(MO)
S. 1582"Clean Coastal Environment and Public Health Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to modify provisions relating to beach monitoring, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/20/11F. Lautenberg
(NJ)
S. 1583"Storm Shelter Tax Relief Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax deduction for the purchase, construction, and installation of a safe room or storm shelter, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/20/11J. Inhofe
(OK)
S. 1584"Drug Safety and Accountability Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for additional quality control of drugs. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/20/11M. Bennet
(CO)
S. 1585"Global Democracy Promotion Act"; A bill to prohibit the application of certain restrictive eligibility requirements to foreign nongovernmental organizations with respect to the provision of assistance under part I of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/20/11B. Boxer
(CA)
S. 1586"Clean Energy Technology Manufacturing and Export Assistance Act of 2011"; A bill to require the Secretary of Commerce to establish a Clean Energy Technology Manufacturing and Export Assistance Program, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/21/11M. Pryor
(AR)
S. 1587"Medicaid Flexibility for States Act"; A bill to enable States to opt out of the Medicaid expansion-related provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/21/11L. Graham
(SC)
S. 1588"Recreational Land Self-Defense Act of 2011"; A bill to protect the right of individuals to bear arms at water resources development projects administered by the Secretary of the Army, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/21/11J. Webb
(VA)
S. 1589A bill to extend the authorization for the Coastal Heritage Trail in the State of New Jersey. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/21/11F. Lautenberg
(NJ)
S. 1590"Fairness for Small Businesses in Federal Contracting Act of 2011"; A bill to require the Administrator of the Small Business Administration to develop a new classification system for small business size determinations and to promulgate rules to eliminate the nonmanufacturer exception to small business size determinations, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/21/11C. McCaskill
(MO)
S. 1591"Raoul Wallenberg Centennial Celebration Act"; A bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal to Raoul Wallenberg, in recognition of his achievements and heroic actions during the Holocaust. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/21/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1592"Agricultural Credit Expansion Act"; A bill to amend the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act to expand eligibility for Farm Service Agency loans. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/21/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1593A bill to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to require State electronic benefit transfer contracts to treat wireless program retail food stores in the same manner as wired program retail food stores. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/21/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1594A bill to amend the Food Security Act of 1985 to require the Secretary of Agriculture to carry out a conservation program under which the Secretary shall make payments to assist owners and operators of muck land to conserve and improve the soil, water, and wildlife resources of the land. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/21/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1595"Solidarity with Israel Act"; A bill to prohibit funding for the United Nations in the event the United Nations grants Palestine a change in status from a permanent observer entity before a comprehensive peace agreement has been reached with Israel. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/21/11O. Hatch
(UT)
S. 1596"Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012"; An original bill making appropriations for the Departments of Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes. (Includes: "Department of Transportation Appropriations Act, 2012") LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/21/11P. Murray
(WA)
S. 1597"Fix America's Schools Today (FAST) Act of 2011"; A bill to provide assistance for the modernization, renovation, and repair of elementary school and secondary school buildings in public school districts and community colleges across the United States in order to support the achievement of improved educational outcomes in those schools, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/21/11S. Brown
(OH)
S. 1598"Anti-Excessive Speculation Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Commodity Exchange Act to prevent excessive speculation in commodity markets and excessive speculative position limits on energy contracts, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/21/11B. Nelson
(FL)
S. 1599"Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2012"; An original bill making appropriations for Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes. (Includes: "Department of Education Appropriations Act, 2012"; "Department of Health and Human Services Appropriations Act, 2012"; "Department of Labor Appropriations Act, 2012") LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11T. Harkin
(IA)
S. 1600"Communities First Act"; "Community Banks Serving Their Communities First Act"; A bill to enhance the ability of community banks to foster economic growth and serve their communities, boost small businesses, increase individual savings, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11J. Moran
(KS)


MeasureTitleActionIntroduced by
S. 1601"Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2012"; An original bill making appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11P. Leahy
(VT)
S. 1602"Changing How America Reduces Greenhouse Emissions (CHARGE) Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand the technologies through which a vehicle qualifies for the credit for new qualified plug-in electric drive motor vehicles. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11M. Crapo
(ID)
S. 1603"Open Fuels Standard Act of 2011"; A bill to enable transportation fuel competition, consumer choice, and greater use of domestic energy sources in order to reduce our Nation's dependence on foreign oil. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11M. Cantwell
(WA)
S. 1604"Emergency Port of Entry Personnel and Infrastructure Funding Act of 2011"; A bill to provide additional resources and funding for construction and infrastructure improvements at United States land ports of entry, to open additional inspection lanes, to hire more inspectors, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11J. Cornyn
(TX)
S. 1605"Housing Opportunities Made Equal (HOME) Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Fair Housing Act, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11J. Kerry
(MA)
S. 1606"Regulatory Accountability Act of 2011"; A bill to reform the process by which Federal agencies analyze and formulate new regulations and guidance documents. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11R. Portman
(OH)
S. 1607"Shellfish Equity Act of 2011"; A bill to include shellfish to the list of crops eligible for the noninsured crop disaster assistance program and the emergency assistance for livestock program of the Department of Agriculture. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1608"Securing Aircraft Cockpits Against Lasers Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for aiming laser pointers at airplanes, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11S. Whitehouse
(RI)
S. 1609"Medical-Legal Partnership for Health Act"; A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a demonstration program to award grants to, and enter into contracts with, medical-legal partnerships to assist patients and their families to navigate health-related programs and activities. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11T. Harkin
(IA)
S. 1610"Cement Sector Regulatory Relief Act of 2011"; A bill to provide additional time for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to promulgate achievable standards for cement manufacturing facilities, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11J. Barrasso
(WY)
S. 1611"Reducing the Size of the Federal Government Through Attrition Act of 2011"; A bill to reduce the size of the Federal workforce through attrition, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11R. Johnson
(WI)
S. 1612"Targeting Transnational Drug Trafficking Act of 2011"; A bill to provide the Department of Justice with additional tools to target extraterritorial drug trafficking activity. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11D. Feinstein
(CA)
S. 1613"Pediatric, Adolescent, and Young Adult Cancer Survivorship Research and Quality of Life Act of 2011"; A bill to improve and enhance research and programs on childhood cancer survivorship, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11J. Reed
(RI)
S. 1614"Computer Science Education Act of 2011"; A bill to provide grants to State educational agencies and institutions of higher education to strengthen elementary and secondary computer science education, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1615"Financial Regulatory Responsibility Act of 2011"; A bill to require enhanced economic analysis and justification of regulations proposed by certain Federal banking, housing, securities, and commodity regulators, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11R. Shelby
(AL)
S. 1616"Real Estate Investment and Jobs Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt certain stock of real estate investment trusts from the tax on foreign investments in United States real property interests, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1617"Healthy Housing Council Act of 2011"; A bill to establish the Council on Healthy Housing and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11J. Reed
(RI)
S. 1618"SSI Extension for Elderly and Disabled Refugees Act of 2011"; A bill to amend section 402 of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to extend the eligibility period for supplemental security income benefits for refugees, asylees, and certain other humanitarian immigrants, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1619"Currency Exchange Rate Oversight Reform Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for identification of misaligned currency, require action to correct the misalignment, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11
Passed in Senate 10/11/11
S. Brown
(OH)
S. 1620"Preserve Our Large Arctic Response Capability (POLAR-C) Act"; A bill to ensure the icebreaking capabilities of the United States and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11M. Begich
(AK)
S. 1621"Livable Communities Act of 2011"; A bill to create livable communities through coordinated public investment and streamlined requirements, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/22/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1622"Jerusalem Embassy and Recognition Act of 2011"; A bill to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, to relocate to Jerusalem the United States Embassy in Israel, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/23/11D. Heller
(NV)
S. 1623A bill to provide a processing extension for emergency mortgage relief payments, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/23/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1624"Currency Efficiency Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for the economical production of various United States coins. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/23/11S. Brown
(MA)
S. 1625"Postal Reform Act of 2011"; A bill to restore the financial solvency of the United States Postal Service and to ensure the efficient and affordable nationwide delivery of mail. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/23/11J. McCain
(AZ)
S. 1626"Aggregate Risk and Revenue Management (ARRM) Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to reform agricultural programs by establishing the aggregate risk and revenue management program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/23/11S. Brown
(OH)
S. 1627"Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the distribution of additional residency positions, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/23/11B. Nelson
(FL)
S. 1628"Federal Hiring Process Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for improvements in the Federal hiring process, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/23/11D. Akaka
(HI)
S. 1629"Agent Orange Equity Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify presumptions relating to the exposure of certain veterans who served in the vicinity of the Republic of Vietnam, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/23/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1630"Disaster Recovery Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to allow for a more effective recovery from disasters, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/23/11M. Landrieu
(LA)
S. 1631A bill to authorize the establishment in the Department of Veterans Affairs of a center for technical assistance for non-Department health care providers who furnish care to veterans in rural areas, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/23/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1632"Tax Relief for Victims of Disasters Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a look back rule in the case of federally declared disasters for determining earned income for purposes of the child tax credit and the earned income credit, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/23/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1633"Selected Reserve Education Enhancement Act"; A bill to amend chapter 1606 of title 10, United States Code, to modify the basis utilized for annual adjustments in amounts of educational assistance for members of the Selected Reserve. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/26/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1634A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the approval and disapproval of programs of education for purposes of educational benefits under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/26/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1635"San Juan Mountains Wilderness Act of 2011"; A bill to designate certain lands in San Miguel, Ouray, and San Juan Counties, Colorado, as wilderness, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 9/26/11M. Udall
(CO)
S. 1636"Federal Courts Jurisdiction and Venue Clarification Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to clarify the jurisdiction of the Federal courts, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/3/11A. Klobuchar
(MN)
S. 1637"Appeal Time Clarification Act of 2011"; A bill to clarify appeal time limits in civil actions to which United States officers or employees are parties. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/3/11
Passed in Senate 10/31/11
A. Klobuchar
(MN)
S. 1638"Thurgood Marshall's Elementary School Study Act"; A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of P.S. 103 in West Baltimore, Maryland and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/3/11B. Cardin
(MD)
S. 1639A bill to amend title 36, United States Code, to authorize the American Legion under its Federal charter to provide guidance and leadership to the individual departments and posts of the American Legion, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/3/11
Passed in Senate 10/6/11
J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1640"Federal Milk Marketing Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Agricultural Adjustment Act to require the Secretary of Agriculture to determine the price of all milk used for manufactured purposes, which shall be classified as Class II milk, by using the national average cost of production, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/3/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1641"United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act"; A bill to implement the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/3/11M. Baucus
(MT)
S. 1642"United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act"; A bill to implement the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/3/11M. Baucus
(MT)
S. 1643A bill to implement the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/3/11M. Baucus
(MT)
S. 1644"Workforce Health Improvement Program Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to expand workplace health incentives by equalizing the tax consequences of employee athletic facility use. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/4/11J. Cornyn
(TX)
S. 1645"Federal Correctional Officer Protective Equipment Act of 2011"; A bill to establish an Oleoresin Capsicum Spray Pilot Program in the Bureau of Prisons, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/4/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1646"Zimbabwe Sanctions Repeal Act of 2011"; A bill to repeal the Zimbabwe Democracy and Economic Recovery Act of 2001. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/4/11J. Inhofe
(OK)
S. 1647A bill to repeal the sunset on the reduction of capital gains rates for individuals and on the taxation of dividends of individuals at capital gain rates. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/4/11M. Crapo
(ID)
S. 1648A bill to terminate the Transportation Enhancement Program and transfer the funding dedicated to such program to carry out the most critical emergency transportation projects identified by the Secretary of Transportation, after consultation with State and local transportation officials. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/4/11R. Paul
(KY)
S. 1649"United States Postal Service Pension Obligation Recalculation and Restoration Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the provisions of title 5, United States Code, relating to the methodology for calculating the amount of any Postal surplus or supplemental liability under the Civil Service Retirement System, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/4/11M. Baucus
(MT)
S. 1650"Dodd-Frank Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for the orderly implementation of the provisions of title VII of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/4/11M. Crapo
(ID)
S. 1651"Honest Budget Act"; A bill to provide for greater transparency and honesty in the Federal budget process. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/4/11J. Sessions
(AL)
S. 1652"Consumer Mobile Fairness Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 9 of the United States Code to prohibit mandatory arbitration clauses in contracts for mobile service. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/4/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1653"International Tourism Facilitation Act"; A bill to make minor modifications to the procedures relating to the issuance of visas. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/4/11A. Klobuchar
(MN)
S. 1654"Growth to Excellence Act of 2011"; A bill to establish an alternative accountability model. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/4/11M. Udall
(CO)
S. 1655"Medicare Information Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to provide for the annual mailing of statements of Medicare beneficiary part A contributions and benefits in coordination with the annual mailing of Social Security account statements. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/5/11B. Corker
(TN)
S. 1656"Hardship Outlays to protect Mortgagee Equity (HOME) Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide penalty free distributions from certain retirement plans for mortgage payments with respect to a principal residence and to modify the rules governing hardship distributions. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/5/11J. Isakson
(GA)
S. 1657"Sport Fish Restoration and Recreational Boating Safety Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the provisions of law relating to sport fish restoration and recreational boating safety, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/5/11J. Rockefeller
(WV)
S. 1658"Rural Economic Farm and Ranch Sustainability and Hunger (REFRESH) Act of 2011"; A bill to reform and reauthorize agricultural programs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/5/11R. Lugar
(IN)
S. 1659A bill to return unused or reclaimed funds made available for broadband awards in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to the Treasury of the United States. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/5/11K. Ayotte
(NH)
S. 1660"American Jobs Act of 2011"; A bill to provide tax relief for American workers and businesses, to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America, and to provide pathways back to work for Americans looking for jobs. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/5/11
Cloture rejected in Senate 10/11/11
H. Reid
(NV)
S. 1661"Facilitating Outstanding Classrooms Using Size (FOCUS) Act"; A bill to amend title V of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to reduce class size through the use of highly qualified teachers, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/6/11P. Murray
(WA)
S. 1662"Nanotechnology Regulatory Science Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish a nanotechnology regulatory science program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/6/11M. Pryor
(AR)
S. 1663"Travel Regional Investment Partnership (TRIP) Act"; A bill to direct the Secretary of Commerce to establish a competitive grant program to promote domestic regional tourism. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/6/11M. Begich
(AK)
S. 1664"Equal Justice for Our Military Act of 2011"; A bill to amend titles 28 and 10, United States Code, to allow for certiorari review of certain cases denied relief or review by the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/6/11D. Feinstein
(CA)
S. 1665"Coast Guard Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2012 and 2013"; A bill to authorize appropriations for the Coast Guard for fiscal years 2012 and 2013, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/6/11M. Begich
(AK)
S. 1666"Employer Free Speech Act"; A bill to prohibit the implementation of certain rules of the National Labor Relations Board relating to the posting of notices on unionization. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/6/11J. Thune
(SD)
S. 1667"Stop Child Abuse in Residential Programs for Teens Act of 2011"; A bill to require certain standards and enforcement provisions to prevent child abuse and neglect in residential programs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/6/11T. Harkin
(IA)
S. 1668"Protecting Rural Post Offices Act of 2011"; A bill to provide that the Postal Service may not close any post office which results in more than 10 miles distance (as measured on roads with year-round access) between any 2 post offices. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/6/11J. Merkley
(OR)
S. 1669"Water Infrastructure Resiliency and Sustainability Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a program of awarding grants to owners or operators of water systems to increase the resiliency or adaptability of the systems to any ongoing or forecasted changes to the hydrologic conditions of a region of the United States. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/6/11B. Cardin
(MD)
S. 1670"End Racial Profiling Act of 2011"; A bill to eliminate racial profiling by law enforcement, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/6/11B. Cardin
(MD)
S. 1671"Foreign Earnings Reinvestment Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a temporary dividends received deduction for dividends received from a controlled foreign corporation. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/6/11K. Hagan
(NC)
S. 1672"Drug Trafficking Safe Harbor Elimination Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to clarify that persons who enter into a conspiracy within the United States to traffic illegal controlled substances outside the United States, or engage in conduct within the United States to aid or abet drug trafficking outside the United States, may be criminally prosecuted in the United States, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/6/11K. Conrad
(ND)
S. 1673"Safeguarding American Agriculture Act of 2011"; A bill to establish the Office of Agriculture Inspection within the Department of Homeland Security, which shall be headed by the Assistant Commissioner for Agriculture Inspection, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/6/11D. Akaka
(HI)
S. 1674"Effective Teaching and Leading Act"; A bill to improve teacher quality, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/6/11J. Reed
(RI)
S. 1675"Preparing Students for Success in the Global Economy Act of 2011"; A bill to improve student academic achievement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics subjects. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/6/11J. Merkley
(OR)
S. 1676"Buffett Rule Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for taxpayers making donations with their returns of income tax to the Federal Government to pay down the public debt. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/6/11J. Thune
(SD)
S. 1677"Continuum of Learning Act of 2011"; A bill to amend titles I and II of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to strengthen connections to early childhood education programs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/11/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1678"Saving Fishing Jobs Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to permit eligible fishermen to approve certain limited access privilege programs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/11/11K. Ayotte
(NH)
S. 1679"Budget Reform Act of 2011"; A bill to ensure effective control over the Congressional budget process. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/11/11J. Thune
(SD)
S. 1680"Craig Thomas Rural Hospital and Provider Equity Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to protect and preserve access of Medicare beneficiaries in rural areas to health care providers under the Medicare program, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/11/11K. Conrad
(ND)
S. 1681A bill to assure that Congress acts on the budget resolution. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/11/11B. Cardin
(MD)
S. 1682"Dairy Advancement Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to promote growth and opportunity for the dairy industry in the United States, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/12/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1683"Textile Enforcement and Security Act of 2011"; A bill to provide the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the Department of the Treasury with authority to more aggressively enforce trade laws relating to textile and apparel articles, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/12/11K. Hagan
(NC)
S. 1684"Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2011"; A bill to amend the Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act of 2005, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/12/11J. Barrasso
(WY)
S. 1685"Rehabilitation of Historic Schools Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow rehabilitation expenditures for public school buildings to qualify for rehabilitation credit. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/12/11J. Webb
(VA)
S. 1686"Education for Tomorrow's Jobs Act"; A bill to amend section 1112 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/12/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1687"Carson National Forest Boundary Adjustment Act of 2011"; A bill to adjust the boundary of Carson National Forest, New Mexico. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/12/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1688"Save Our Postal Worker Jobs Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the provisions of title 5, United States Code, relating to the methodology for calculating the amount of any Postal surplus or supplemental liability under the Civil Service Retirement System, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/12/11B. Mikulski
(MD)
S. 1689"Veterans Sexual Assault Prevention Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to require a comprehensive policy on reporting and tracking sexual assault incidents and other safety incidents that occur at medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/12/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1690"Northern Arizona Mining Continuity Act of 2011"; A bill to preserve the multiple use land management policy in the State of Arizona, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/12/11J. McCain
(AZ)
S. 1691"Firearms Interstate Commerce Reform Act"; A bill to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to update certain procedures applicable to commerce in firearms and remove certain Federal restrictions on interstate firearms transactions. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/12/11M. Begich
(AK)
S. 1692"County Payments Reauthorization Act of 2011"; A bill to reauthorize the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act of 2000, to provide full funding for the Payments in Lieu of Taxes program, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/12/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1693A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to prevent the avoidance of tax by insurance companies through reinsurance with non-taxed affiliates. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/12/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1694"Defense Cost-Type Contracting Reform Act of 2011"; A bill to limit the use of cost-type contracts by the Department of Defense for major defense acquisition programs. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/12/11J. McCain
(AZ)
S. 1695"Next Generation Wireless Disclosure Act"; A bill to require accurate disclosures to consumers of the terms and conditions of 4G service and other advanced wireless mobile broadband service. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/12/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1696"Public Safety Officers' Benefits Improvements Act of 2011"; A bill to improve the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/12/11P. Leahy
(VT)
S. 1697"Dairy and Sheep H-2A (DASH) Act"; A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to provide a special rule for the period of admission of H-2A nonimmigrants employed as sheepherders, goat herders, or dairy farmers, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/12/11M. Lee
(UT)
S. 1698"Enemy Expatriation Act"; A bill to add engaging in or supporting hostilities against the United States to the list of acts for which United States nationals would lose their nationality. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/12/11J. Lieberman
(CT)
S. 1699"Prescription Drug Cost Reduction Act"; A bill to reduce the costs of prescription drugs under the Medicare program, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/12/11H. Kohl
(WI)
S. 1700"Medical Device Regulatory Improvement Act"; A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to device review determinations and conflicts of interest, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/13/11A. Klobuchar
(MN)


MeasureTitleActionIntroduced by
S. 1701"Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Harmful Algal Blooms and Hypoxia Research and Control Act of 1998, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/13/11O. Snowe
(ME)
S. 1702A bill to provide that the rules of the Environmental Protection Agency entitled "National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines" have no force or effect with respect to existing stationary compression and spark ignition reciprocating internal combustion engines operated by certain persons and entities for the purpose of generating electricity or operating a water pump. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/13/11J. Moran
(KS)
S. 1703"Quadrennial Energy Review Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Department of Energy Organization Act to require a Quadrennial Energy Review, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/13/11M. Pryor
(AR)
S. 1704"Strategic Airlift Force Structure Reform Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to modify certain authorities relating to the strategic airlift aircraft force structure of the Air Force. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/13/11K. Ayotte
(NH)
S. 1705A bill to designate the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Spokane, Washington, as the "Mann-Grandstaff Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center". LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/13/11P. Murray
(WA)
S. 1706"Smuggled Tobacco Prevention (STOP) Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to reduce tobacco smuggling, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/13/11F. Lautenberg
(NJ)
S. 1707"Veterans Second Amendment Protection Act"; A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to clarify the conditions under which certain persons may be treated as adjudicated mentally incompetent for certain purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/13/11R. Burr
(NC)
S. 1708"John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park Establishment Act"; A bill to establish the John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/13/11J. Reed
(RI)
S. 1709"Small Business Disaster Assistance Act of 2011"; A bill to temporarily reduce interest rates for certain small business disaster loans, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/13/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1710A bill to designate the United States courthouse located at 222 West 7th Avenue, Anchorage, Alaska, as the James M. Fitzgerald United States Courthouse. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/13/11M. Begich
(AK)
S. 1711"Reciprocal Market Access Act of 2011"; A bill to enhance reciprocal market access for United States domestic producers in the negotiating process of bilateral, regional, and multilateral trade agreements. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/13/11S. Brown
(OH)
S. 1712"Transparency in Judgment Payments Act of 2011"; A bill to increase transparency in the payment of judgments and settlements by agencies, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/13/11S. Brown
(MA)
S. 1713"U.S.A. AAA Credit Restoration Act"; A bill to establish a timely and expeditious process for voting on the statutory debt limit. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/13/11B. Boxer
(CA)
S. 1714"Dairy Producer Income Protection Act of 2011"; A bill to extend the milk income loss contract program, to require the Secretary of Agriculture to conduct hearings to assess the implications of transitioning Federal milk marketing orders from end-product pricing to a competitive pay pricing system, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/17/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1715"Dairy Pricing Reform and Farmer Protection Act of 2011"; A bill to replace current dairy product price support and milk income loss contract programs with a program to protect dairy producer income when the difference between milk prices and feed costs is less than a specified amount, to establish a dairy market stabilization program, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/17/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1716"Assuring Successful Students through Effective Teaching (ASSET) Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to improve teacher quality and increase access to effective teachers. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/17/11B. Sanders
(VT)
S. 1717"Prevention of Escapement of Genetically Altered Salmon in the United States Act"; A bill to prevent the escapement of genetically altered salmon in the United States, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/17/11M. Begich
(AK)
S. 1718"Strengthening Medicare And Repaying Taxpayers (SMART) Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act with respect to the application of Medicare secondary payer rules for certain claims. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/17/11R. Wyden
(OR)
S. 1719"School Food Recovery Act"; A bill to clarify that schools and local educational agencies participating in the school lunch program under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act are authorized to donate excess food to local food banks or charitable organizations. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/17/11D. Feinstein
(CA)
S. 1720"Jobs Through Growth Act"; A bill to provide American jobs through economic growth. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/17/11J. McCain
(AZ)
S. 1721"SSI Extension for Elderly and Disabled Refugees Act of 2011"; A bill to amend section 402 of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to extend the eligibility period for supplemental security income benefits for refugees, asylees, and certain other humanitarian immigrants, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/17/11
Passed in Senate 10/17/11
C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1722"Early Learning Proficiency Act"; A bill to improve early education, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/17/11B. Boxer
(CA)
S. 1723"Teachers and First Responders Back to Work Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for teacher and first responder stabilization. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/17/11
Senate rejected cloture 10/20/11
R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1724"School Accountability Improvements Act"; A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 regarding highly qualified teachers, growth models, adequate yearly progress, Native American language programs, and parental involvement, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/17/11L. Murkowski
(AK)
S. 1725"Educational Accountability and State Flexibility Act"; A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 regarding the accountability system for elementary and secondary schools, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/17/11L. Murkowski
(AK)
S. 1726"Withholding Tax Relief Act of 2011"; A bill to repeal the imposition of withholding on certain payments made to vendors by government entities. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/17/11
Senate rejected cloture 10/20/11
M. McConnell
(KY)
S. 1727"William Shemin Jewish World War I Veterans Act"; A bill to direct the Secretary of the Army and the Secretary of the Navy to conduct a review of military service records of Jewish American veterans of World War I, including those previously awarded a military decoration, to determine whether any of the veterans should be posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/18/11D. Heller
(NV)
S. 1728"Stolen Valor Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to establish a criminal offense relating to fraudulent claims about military service. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/18/11S. Brown
(MA)
S. 1729A bill to amend the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 to clarify that manure is not considered a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant under that Act. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/18/11R. Blunt
(MO)
S. 1730"Southern New Mexico Economic Development Act"; A bill to permit Mexican nationals who legally enter the United States with a valid border Crossing Card through specific ports of entry in New Mexico to remain in southern New Mexico for up to 30 days. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/18/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1731"Combating Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing, and Counterfeiting Act of 2011"; A bill to improve the prohibitions on money laundering, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/18/11C. Grassley
(IA)
S. 1732"Privacy Act Modernization for the Information Age Act of 2011"; A bill to amend section 552a of title 5, United States Code, (commonly referred to as the Privacy Act), the E-Government Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-347), and chapters 35 and 36 of title 44, United States Code, and other provisions of law to modernize and improve Federal privacy laws. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/18/11D. Akaka
(HI)
S. 1733"Commission on the Review of the Overseas Military Facility Structure of the United States Act of 2011"; A bill to establish the Commission on the Review of the Overseas Military Facility Structure of the United States. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/18/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1734"Generating Antibiotic Incentives Now (GAIN) Act of 2011"; A bill to provide incentives for the development of qualified infectious disease products. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/19/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1735A bill to approve the transfer of Yellow Creek Port properties in Iuka, Mississippi. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/19/11T. Cochran
(MS)
S. 1736"Acquisition Savings Reform Act of 2011"; A bill to achieve cost savings through the reform of Federal acquisition practices and procedures. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/19/11S. Brown
(MA)
S. 1737"Sensible Accounting to Value Energy (SAVE) Act of 2011"; A bill to improve the accuracy of mortgage underwriting used by Federal mortgage agencies by ensuring that energy costs are included in the underwriting process, to reduce the amount of energy consumed by homes, to facilitate the creation of energy efficiency retrofit and construction jobs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/19/11M. Bennet
(CO)
S. 1738"Economic Growth and Jobs Protection Act of 2011"; A bill to rescind the 3.8 percent tax on the investment income of the American people and to promote job creation and small businesses. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/19/11J. Cornyn
(TX)
S. 1739"Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Judgment Fund Distribution Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for the use and distribution of judgment funds awarded to the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe by the United States Court of Federal Claims in Docket Numbers 19 and 188, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/19/11A. Franken
(MN)
S. 1740"Minnesota Chippewa Tribe Judgment Fund Distribution Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for the use and distribution of judgment funds awarded to the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe by the United States Court of Federal Claims in Docket Numbers 19 and 188, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/19/11B. Cardin
(MD)
S. 1741A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an investment tax credit for community wind projects having generation capacity of not more than 20 megawatts, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11A. Franken
(MN)
S. 1742A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit fraudulently representing a product to be maple syrup. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11P. Leahy
(VT)
S. 1743A bill to consolidate certain Federal job training programs into a State-administered, market-delivered block grant program, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11S. Brown
(MA)
S. 1744A bill to provide funding for State courts to assess and improve the handling of proceedings relating to adult guardianship and conservatorship, to authorize the Attorney General to carry out a pilot program for the conduct of background checks on individuals to be appointed as guardians or conservators, and to promote the widespread adoption of information technology to better monitor, report, and audit conservatorships of protected persons. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11A. Klobuchar
(MN)
S. 1745A bill to posthumously award a Congressional gold medal to Alice Paul, in recognition of her role in the women's suffrage movement and in advancing equal rights for women. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1746A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to stimulate international tourism to the United States. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1747A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to modify provisions relating to the exemption for computer systems analysts, computer programmers, software engineers, or other similarly skilled workers. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11K. Hagan
(NC)
S. 1748A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act and the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require additional disclosures and protections for students and cosigners with respect to student loans, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11F. Lautenberg
(NJ)
S. 1749A bill to establish and operate a National Center for Campus Public Safety. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11M. Warner
(VA)
S. 1750A bill to amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to establish a Home Care Consumer Bill of Rights, to establish State Home Care Ombudsman Programs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11A. Franken
(MN)
S. 1751A bill to amend subtitle D of the Solid Waste Disposal Act to facilitate recovery and beneficial use, and provide for the proper management and disposal, of materials generated by the combustion of coal and other fossil fuels. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11J. Hoeven
(ND)
S. 1752A bill to nullify certain regulations regarding the removal of essential-use designation for epinephrine used in oral pressurized metered-dose inhalers. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11P. Roberts
(KS)
S. 1753A bill to require operators of Internet websites that provide access to international travel services and market overseas vacation destinations to provide on such websites information to consumers regarding the potential health and safety risks associated with traveling to such vacation destinations, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11M. Stevens
(IL)
S. 1754A bill to promote clean energy infrastructure for rural communities. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1755A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for coverage under the beneficiary travel program of the Department of Veterans Affairs of certain disabled veterans for travel for certain special disabilities rehabilitation, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1756A bill to extend HUBZone designations by 3 years, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11K. Hagan
(NC)
S. 1757A bill to promote clean energy infrastructure for rural communities. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1758A bill to amend the Federal Power Act prohibit the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission from requiring the removal or modification of existing structures or encroachments in licenses of the Commission. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11C. McCaskill
(MO)
S. 1759A bill to facilitate the hosting in the United States of the 34th America's Cup by authorizing certain eligible vessels to participate in activities related to the competition. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11
Passed in Senate 11/3/11
D. Feinstein
(CA)
S. 1760A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to provide for increased penalties for operators of pill mills, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11J. Manchin
(WV)
S. 1761A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the exception to the treatment of consolidated groups under the personal holding company rules. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/20/11M. Cantwell
(WA)
S. 1762"Withholding Tax Relief Act of 2011"; A bill to repeal the imposition of withholding on certain payments made to vendors by government entities and to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the calculation of modified adjusted gross income for purposes of determining eligibility for certain healthcare-related programs. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/31/11S. Brown
(MA)
S. 1763"Stand Against Violence and Empower Native Women (SAVE Native Women) Act"; A bill to decrease the incidence of violent crimes against Indian women, to strengthen the capacity of Indian tribes to exercise the sovereign authority of Indian tribes to respond to violent crimes committed against Indian women, and to ensure that perpetrators of violent crimes committed against Indian women are held accountable for that criminal behavior, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/31/11D. Akaka
(HI)
S. 1764"Make It in America Tax Credit Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the qualifying advanced energy project credit. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/31/11D. Stabenow
(MI)
S. 1765"Consolidation of Grants to Strengthen the Healthcare System's Response to Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking Act"; A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide grants to strengthen the healthcare system's response to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/31/11K. Hagan
(NC)
S. 1766"Honorable Stephanie Tubbs Jones College Fire Prevention Act"; A bill to establish the Honorable Stephanie Tubbs Jones Fire Suppression Demonstration Incentive Program within the Department of Education to promote installation of fire sprinkler systems, or other fire suppression or prevention technologies, in qualified student housing and dormitories, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/31/11S. Brown
(OH)
S. 1767"Deceptive Loan Check Elimination Act"; A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to prohibit the distribution of any check or other negotiable instrument as part of a solicitation by a creditor for an extension of credit, to limit the liability of consumers in conjunction with such solicitations, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/31/11J. Merkley
(OR)
S. 1768"National Guard, Reserve, 'Gray Area' Retiree, and Surviving Spouses Space-available Travel Equity Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to authorize space-available travel on military aircraft for members of the reserve components, a member or former member of a reserve component who is eligible for retired pay but for age, widows and widowers of retired members, and dependents. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/31/11M. Begich
(AK)
S. 1769"Rebuild America Jobs Act"; A bill to put workers back on the job while rebuilding and modernizing America. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 10/31/11
Cloture rejected in Senate 11/3/11
A. Klobuchar
(MN)
S. 1770"Every Child Deserves a Family Act"; A bill to prohibit discrimination in adoption or foster case placements based on the sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital status of any prospective adoptive or foster parent, or the sexual orientation or gender identity of the child involved. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/1/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1771A bill for the relief of Patricia Donahue, individually and in her capacity as administratrix of the estate of Michael J. Donahue; Michael T. Donahue; Shawn Donahue; and Thomas Donahue. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/1/11J. Kerry
(MA)
S. 1772A bill for the relief of Patricia Macarelli, in her capacity as administratrix of the estate of Edward Brian Halloran. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/1/11J. Kerry
(MA)
S. 1773"Local Farms, Food, and Jobs Act of 2011"; A bill to promote local and regional farm and food systems, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/1/11S. Brown
(OH)
S. 1774"Rocky Mountain Front Heritage Act of 2011"; A bill to establish the Rocky Mountain Front Conservation Management Area, to designate certain Federal land as wilderness, and to improve the management of noxious weeds in the Lewis and Clark National Forest, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/1/11M. Baucus
(MT)
S. 1775"Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act of 2011"; A bill to promote the development of renewable energy on public lands and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/1/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1776A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to expand the Operation Hero Miles program to include the authority to accept the donation of travel benefits in the form of hotel points or awards for free or reduced-cost accommodations. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/1/11B. Cardin
(MD)
S. 1777A bill to require Comptroller General of the United States reports on the major automated information system programs of the Department of Defense. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/1/11T. Coburn
(OK)
S. 1778"Diaper Investment and Aid to Promote Economic Recovery (DIAPER) Act"; A bill to amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 to include the provision of diapers and diapering supplies among the activities for which funds may be employed to improve the quality of and access to child care. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/1/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1779A bill to require the United States Trade Representative to notify the World Trade Organization if any member of the World Trade Organization fails during 2 consecutive years to disclose subsidies under the Agreement on Subsidies and Countervailing Measures, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/2/11J. Merkley
(OR)
S. 1780"Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to consolidate the reporting obligations of the Federal Communications Commission in order to improve congressional oversight and reduce reporting burdens. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/2/11D. Heller
(NV)
S. 1781"Civil Rights Tax Relief Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude from gross income amounts received on account of claims based on certain unlawful discrimination and to allow income averaging for backpay and frontpay awards received on account of such claims, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/2/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1782"Real Education for Healthy Youth Act of 2011"; A bill to provide for the reduction in unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, and the promotion of healthy relationships, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/2/11F. Lautenberg
(NJ)
S. 1783"American Mariners Job Protection Act"; A bill to amend title 46, United States Code, to require the Maritime Administrator, in making determinations regarding the non-availability of qualified United States flag capacity to meet national defense requirements, to identify any actions that could be taken to enable such capacity to meet some or all of those requirements, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/2/11M. Landrieu
(LA)
S. 1784"Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for greater transparency and efficiency in the procedures followed by the Federal Communications Commission. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/2/11D. Heller
(NV)
S. 1785"Back to Work Tax Credit"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide work opportunity tax credits for the hiring of long-term unemployed workers. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/2/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1786"Long-Term Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2011"; A bill to facilitate job creation by reducing regulatory uncertainty, providing for rational evaluation of regulations, providing flexibilities to States and localities, providing for infrastructure spending, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/2/11
Cloture rejected in Senate 11/3/11
O. Hatch
(UT)
S. 1787"Wall Street Trading and Speculators Tax Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to impose a tax on certain trading transactions. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/2/11T. Harkin
(IA)
S. 1788"Pine Forest Range Recreation Enhancement Act of 2011"; A bill to designate the Pine Forest Range Wilderness area in Humboldt County, Nevada. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/2/11H. Reid
(NV)
S. 1789"21st Century Postal Service Act of 2011"; A bill to improve, sustain, and transform the United States Postal Service. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/2/11J. Lieberman
(CT)
S. 1790"Department of Defense Audit Readiness Act of 2011"; A bill to modify the Financial Improvement and Audit Readiness Plan to provide that the full statement of budget resources of the Department of Defense is complete and validated by not later than September 30, 2014. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/2/11K. Ayotte
(NH)
S. 1791"Democratizing Access to Capital Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the securities laws to provide for registration exemptions for certain crowdfunded securities, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/2/11S. Brown
(MA)
S. 1792 "Strengthening Investigations of Sex Offenders and Missing Children Act of 2011"; A bill to clarify the authority of the United States Marshals Service to assist other Federal, State, and local law enforcement agencies in the investigation of cases involving sex offenders and missing children.
LoC Summary and Status
CRS summary.
11/2/11: S. 1792 Introduced in Senate by S. Whitehouse (RI)
12/17/12: S. 1792 Passed in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
S. 1793 "Investigative Assistance for Violent Crimes Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to clarify the statutory authority for the longstanding practice of the Department of Justice of providing investigatory assistance on request of State and local authorities with respect to certain serious violent crimes, and for other purposes.
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CRS summary.
11/2/11: S. 1793 Introduced in Senate by S. Whitehouse (RI)
12/17/12: S. 1793 Passed in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
S. 1794"Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to correct and simplify the drafting of section 1752 (relating to restricted buildings or grounds) of title 18, United States Code. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/2/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1795A bill to require the Corps of Engineers to revise the Missouri River Mainstem Reservoir System Master Water Control Manual to ensure greater storage capacity to prevent serious downstream flooding. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/3/11C. Grassley
(IA)
S. 1796"Free File Program Act of 2011"; A bill to make permanent the Internal Revenue Service Free File program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/3/11M. Pryor
(AR)
S. 1797A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to permit as part of certain highway projects the installation of charging infrastructure for plug-in electric drive vehicles. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/3/11J. Merkley
(OR)
S. 1798"Open Burn Pit Registry Act of 2011"; A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish an open burn pit registry to ensure that members of the Armed Forces who may have been exposed to toxic chemicals and fumes caused by open burn pits while deployed to Afghanistan or Iraq receive information regarding such exposure, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/3/11T. Udall
(NM)
S. 1799"Access to Appropriate Immunizations for Veterans Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for certain requirements relating to the immunization of veterans, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/3/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1800"Parental Consent Act of 2011"; A bill to prohibit the use of Federal funds for any universal or mandatory mental health screening program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/3/11R. Paul
(KY)


MeasureTitleActionIntroduced by
S. 1801"Small Business Jobs Tax Extenders Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain provisions of the Creating Small Business Jobs Act of 2010, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/3/11O. Snowe
(ME)
S. 1802"Healthy Kids Outdoors Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to carry out programs and activities that connect Americans, especially children, youth, and families, with the outdoors. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/3/11M. Udall
(CO)
S. 1803"Permanent Guarantee of Sensible Treatment of Farm Dust Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Clean Air Act to limit Federal regulation of nuisance dust in areas in which that dust is regulated under State, tribal, or local law, to establish a prohibition against revising any national ambient air quality standard applicable to nuisance dust, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/3/11C. McCaskill
(MO)
S. 1804"Emergency Unemployment Compensation Extension Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title IV of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2008 to provide for the continuation of certain unemployment benefits, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/3/11J. Reed
(RI)
S. 1805A bill to prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from rejecting or otherwise determining to be inadequate a State implementation plan in any case in which the State submitting the plan has not been given a reasonable time to develop and submit the plan in accordance with a certain provision of the Clean Air Act. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/3/11M. Johanns
(NE)
S. 1806A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow taxpayers to designate overpayments of tax as contributions to the homeless veterans assistance fund. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/3/11B. Boxer
(CA)
S. 1807"Energy Research and Development Coordination Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Federal Nonnuclear Energy Research and Development Act of 1974 to provide for the prioritization, coordination, and streamlining of energy research, development, and demonstration programs to meet current and future energy needs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/3/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1808A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to toll, during active-duty service abroad in the Armed Forces, the periods of time to file a petition and appear for an interview to remove the conditional basis for permanent resident status, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/3/11C. Coons
(DE)
S. 1809"Viral Hepatitis Testing Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the program for viral hepatitis surveillance, education, and testing in order to prevent deaths from liver cancer, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/3/11J. Kerry
(MA)
S. 1810"Natomas Basin Flood Protection Improvements Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize improvements to flood damage reduction facilities adjacent to the American and Sacramento Rivers near Sacramento, California, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/7/11D. Feinstein
(CA)
S. 1811"Telecommuter Tax Fairness Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 4 of the United States Code to limit the extent to which States may tax the compensation earned by nonresident telecommuters. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/7/11J. Lieberman
(CT)
S. 1812"Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Alaska Natural Gas Pipeline Act of 2004 to promote the availability of affordable, clean-burning natural gas to North American markets, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/7/11M. Begich
(AK)
S. 1813"Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21)"; A bill to reauthorize Federal-aid highway and highway safety construction programs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/7/11B. Boxer
(CA)
S. 1814"National Disaster Medical System Act"; A bill to amend title XXVIII of the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain provisions relating to public health preparedness. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/7/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1815"Cross State Air Pollution Act"; A bill to codify and delay the implementation of and compliance dates for a final rule relating to interstate transport of air pollution. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/7/11L. Alexander
(TN)
S. 1816A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to modify a provision relating to minimum penalties for repeat offenders for driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/7/11F. Lautenberg
(NJ)
S. 1817"Telecommunications Jobs Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for greater transparency and efficiency in the procedures followed by the Federal Communications Commission. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/8/11D. Heller
(NV)
S. 1818"Aerotropolis Act of 2011"; A bill to amend SAFETEA-LU to ensure that projects that assist the establishment of aerotropolis transportation systems are eligible for certain grants, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/8/11D. Stabenow
(MI)
S. 1819"Strengthening Services for America's Seniors Act"; A bill to amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to improve programs and services. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/8/11H. Kohl
(WI)
S. 1820"National Guard Outreach Act"; A bill to authorize the Secretary of Defense to provide assistance to State National Guards to provide counseling and reintegration services for members of reserve components of the Armed Forces ordered to active duty in support of a contingency operation, members returning from such active duty, veterans of the Armed Forces, and their families. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/8/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1821"Temporary Bankruptcy Judgeships Extension Act of 2011"; A bill to prevent the termination of the temporary office of bankruptcy judges in certain judicial districts. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/8/11C. Coons
(DE)
S. 1822A bill to provide for the exhumation and transfer of remains of deceased members of the Armed Forces buried in Tripoli, Libya. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/8/11D. Heller
(NV)
S. 1823"National Guard Employment Protection Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for employment and reemployment rights for certain individuals ordered to full-time National Guard duty, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/8/11R. Blunt
(MO)
S. 1824"Private Company Flexibility and Growth Act"; A bill to amend the securities laws to establish certain thresholds for shareholder registration under that Act, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/8/11P. Toomey
(PA)
S. 1825A bill to amend title 36, United States Code, to grant a Federal charter to the American Military Retirees Association, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/8/11B. Nelson
(FL)
S. 1826"Startup Technical Assistance for Reemployment Training and Unemployment Prevention (STARTUP) Act"; A bill to provide for the availability of self-employment assistance to individuals receiving extended compensation or emergency unemployment compensation. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/8/11R. Wyden
(OR)
S. 1827"Trade Prosecutor Act of 2011"; A bill to establish a Trade Enforcement Division in the Office of the United States Trade Representative, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/8/11D. Stabenow
(MI)
S. 1828"Increasing Small Business Lending Act of 2011"; A bill to increase small business lending, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/8/11J. Kerry
(MA)
S. 1829"Empowering States' Rights To Protect Consumers Act"; A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to empower the States to set the maximum annual percentage rates applicable to consumer credit transactions, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/8/11S. Whitehouse
(RI)
S. 1830"Protect American Innovation Act of 2011"; A bill to improve enforcement of intellectual property rights, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/8/11D. Stabenow
(MI)
S. 1831"Access to Capital for Job Creators Act"; A bill to direct the Securities and Exchange Commission to eliminate the prohibition against general solicitation as a requirement for a certain exemption under Regulation D. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/9/11J. Thune
(SD)
S. 1832"Marketplace Fairness Act"; A bill to restore States' sovereign rights to enforce State and local sales and use tax laws, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/9/11M. Enzi
(WY)
S. 1833"Fair Compliance Act of 2011"; A bill to provide additional time for compliance with, and coordinating of, the compliance schedules for certain rules of the Environmental Protection Agency. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/9/11J. Manchin
(WV)
S. 1834"Residential Mortgage Market Privatization and Standardization Act of 2011"; A bill to restore and repair the United States mortgage markets by making them transparent, bringing in private capital, winding down the Government-sponsored enterprises, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/9/11B. corker
(TN)
S. 1835"United States Covered Bond Act"; A bill to establish standards for covered bond programs and a covered bond regulatory oversight program, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/9/11K. Hagan
(NC)
S. 1836"Foreign Oil Pollution Act"; A bill to amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to clarify that the Act applies to certain incidents that occur in water beyond the exclusive economic zone of the United States. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/9/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1837"Rebuilding America Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify and permanently extend the incentives to reinvest foreign earnings in the United States. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/9/11M. Lee
(UT)
S. 1838A bill to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program on service dog training therapy, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/9/11M. Baucus
(MT)
S. 1839"National Guard and Reserve Soft Landing Reintegration Act"; A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide for the retention of members of the reserve components on active duty for a period of 45 days following an extended deployment in contingency operations or homeland defense missions to support their reintegration into civilian life, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11R. Wydent
(OR)
S. 1840"Trisomy 21 Research Centers of Excellence Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to expand and intensify programs of the National Institutes of Health with respect to translational research and related activities concerning Down syndrome, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11S. Brown
(OH)
S. 1841"Trisomy 21 Research Resource Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to expand and intensify programs of the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with respect to translational research and related activities concerning Down syndrome, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11S. Brown
(OH)
S. 1842"Restoring the 10th Amendment Act"; A bill to protect 10th Amendment rights by providing special standing for State government officials to challenge proposed regulations, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11R. Wicker
(MS)
S. 1843"Representation Fairness Restoration Act"; A bill to amend the National Labor Relations Act to provide for appropriate designation of collective bargaining units. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11J. Isakson
(GA)
S. 1844A bill to ensure that Federal Register notices submitted to the Bureau of Land Management are reviewed in a timely manner. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11D. Heller
(NV)
S. 1845"Storage Technology for Renewable and Green Energy (STORAGE) Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for an energy investment credit for energy storage property connected to the grid, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11R. Wyden
(OR)
S. 1846"Nationwide Network of Support for Veterans and Their Families Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to establish the National Veterans Support Foundation to carry out activities to support and supplement the mission of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11M. Bennet
(CO)
S. 1847"Protect Our Disabled Heroes Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to reinstate criminal penalties for persons charging veterans unauthorized fees, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11M. Rubio
(FL)
S. 1848A bill to promote transparency, accountability, and reform within the United Nations system, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11M. Rubio
(FL)
S. 1849"Rural Veterans Health Care Improvement Act"; A bill to require a five-year strategic plan for the Office of Rural Health of the Veterans Health Administration of the Department of Veterans Affairs for improving access to, and the quality of, health care services for veterans in rural areas. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11A. Franken
(MN)
S. 1850"Beginning Farmer and Rancher Opportunity Act of 2011"; A bill to expand and improve opportunities for beginning farmers and ranchers, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11T. Harkin
(IA)
S. 1851"Klamath Basin Economic Restoration Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize the restoration of the Klamath Basin and the settlement of the hydroelectric licensing of the Klamath Hydroelectric Project in accordance with the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement and the Klamath Hydroelectric Settlement Agreement in the public interest and the interest of the United States, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11J. Merkley
(OR)
S. 1852"Spouses of Heroes Education Act"; A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to expand the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry scholarship to include spouses of members of the Armed Forces who die in the line of duty, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11J. Merkley
(OR)
S. 1853"Postal Service Protection Act of 2011"; A bill to recalculate and restore retirement annuity obligations of the United States Postal Service, eliminate the requirement that the United States Postal Service pre-fund the Postal Service Retiree Health Benefits Fund, place restrictions on the closure of postal facilities, create incentives for innovation for the United States Postal Service, to maintain levels of postal service, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11B. Sanders
(VT)
S. 1854"Medical Surge Capacity Act"; A bill to enhance medical surge capacity. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11R. Burr
(NC)
S. 1855"Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act Reauthorization of 2011"; A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize various programs under the Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness Act. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11R. Burr
(NC)
S. 1856A bill to prohibit Federal funding for lawsuits seeking to invalidate specific State laws that support the enforcement of Federal immigration laws. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11J. DeMint
(SC)
S. 1857"Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act"; A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the per-country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants, to increase the per-country numerical limitation for family-sponsored immigrants, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11M. Lee
(UT)
S. 1858"Solar Jobs Creation Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an investment credit for equipment used to fabricate solar energy property, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1859A bill to provide that section 3330a, 3330b, and 3330c of title 5, United States Code, relating to administrative and judicial redress and remedies for preference eligibles, shall apply with respect to the Federal Aviation Administration and the Transportation Security Administration. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/10/11D. Akaka
(HI)
S. 1860A bill to clarify prohibitions for any United Nations entity that admits Palestine as a member state. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/14/11D. Coats
(IN)
S. 1861"Pathways Back to Work Act of 2011"; A bill to provide subsidized employment for unemployed, low-income adults, provide summer employment and year-round employment opportunities for low-income youth, and carry out work-related and educational strategies and activities of demonstrated effectiveness, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/15/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1862"Stillbirth and SUID Prevention, Education, and Awareness Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the health of children and reduce the occurrence of sudden unexpected infant death and to enhance public health activities related to stillbirth. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/15/11F. Lautenberg
(NJ)
S. 1863"New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to encourage alternative energy investments and job creation. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/15/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1864A bill to extend the National Flood Insurance Program until September 30, 2012. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/15/11D. Vitter
(LA)
S. 1865"Patient Access to Medical Innovation Act"; A bill to improve patient access to medical innovation. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/15/11A. Franken
(MN)
S. 1866"American Growth, Recovery, Empowerment, and Entrepreneurship (AGREE) Act"; A bill to provide incentives for economic growth, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/15/11C. Coons
(DE)
S. 1867"National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012"; An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2012 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/15/11C. Levin
(MI)
S. 1868"Smithsonian American Latino Museum Act"; A bill to establish within the Smithsonian Institution the Smithsonian American Latino Museum, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/15/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1869"EDA Elimination Act of 2011"; A bill to terminate the Economic Development Administration, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/15/11J. DeMint
(SC)
S. 1870"National Women's History Museum and Federal Facilities Consolidation and Efficiency Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize the Administrator of General Services to convey a parcel of real property in the District of Columbia to provide for the establishment of a National Women's History Museum and direct the Administrator of General Services to transfer administrative jurisdiction, custody, and control of the building located at 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, in the District of Columbia, to the National Gallery of Art, and for other purposes. (Includes: Federal Trade Commission and National Gallery of Art Facility Consolidation, Savings, and Efficiency Act of 2011; National Women's History Museum Act of 2011) LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/15/11J. Boozman
(AR)
S. 1871"Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act"; A bill to prohibit commodities and securities trading based on nonpublic information relating to Congress, to require additional reporting by Members and employees of Congress of securities transactions, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/15/11S. Brown
(MA)
S. 1872"Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the tax treatment of ABLE accounts established under State programs for the care of family members with disabilities, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/15/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1873"Bonus Depreciation and Small Business Expense Extension Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend for 1 year the allowance for bonus depreciation and the increased expensing limitations for depreciable business assets. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/15/11R. Lugar
(IN)
S. 1874"HUBZone Qualified Census Tract Act of 2011"; A bill to require the timely identification of qualified census tracts for purposes of the HUBZone program, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/15/11J. Merkley
(OR)
S. 1875"United States Commission on International Religious Freedom Reform and Reauthorization Act of 2011"; A bill to reauthorize the International Religious Freedom Act of 1998. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/15/11M. Lee
(UT)
S. 1876"Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers Act"; A bill to require the establishment of a Consumer Price Index for Elderly Consumers to compute cost-of-living increases for Social Security benefits under title II of the Social Security Act. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/16/11S. Brown
(OH)
S. 1877"Speak Up to Protect Every Abused Kid Act"; A bill to amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to require mandatory reporting of incidents of child abuse or neglect, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/16/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1878"Coordination of Pro Bono Medically Recommended Dental Care Act"; A bill to assist low-income individuals in obtaining recommended dental care. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/16/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1879"Child Abuse Reporting Enforcement (CARE) Act"; A bill to ensure that States have enacted criminal statutes that require individuals to report child abuse to law enforcement or child protective agencies. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/16/11R. Menendez
(NJ)
S. 1880"Jobs and Premium Protection Act"; A bill to repeal the health care law's job-killing health insurance tax. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/16/11J. Barrasso
(WY)
S. 1881"Safeguarding America's Future and Environment (SAFE) Act"; A bill to establish an integrated Federal program to respond to ongoing and expected impacts of climate variability and change by protecting, restoring, and conserving the natural resources of the United States and to maximize government efficiency and reduce costs, in cooperation with State, local, and tribal governments and other entities. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/16/11S. Whitehouse
(RI)
S. 1882"Fair And Immediate Release of Generic Drugs (FAIR Generics) Act"; A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to ensure that valid generic drugs may enter the market. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/16/11J. Bingaman
(NM)
S. 1883"Wasatch Range Recreation Access Enhancement Act"; A bill to provide for the sale of approximately 30 acres of Federal land in Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest in Salt Lake County, Utah, to permit the establishment of a minimally invasive transportation alternative called "SkiLink" to connect 2 ski resorts in the Wasatch Mountains, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11O. Hatch
(UT)
S. 1884"School Access to Emergency Epinephrine Act"; A bill to provide States with incentives to require elementary schools and secondary schools to maintain, and permit school personnel to administer, epinephrine at schools. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11R. Durbin
(IL)
S. 1885"Responsible Unemployment Extension Act"; A bill to provide for a temporary extension of unemployment insurance, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11D. Heller
(NV)
S. 1886"Counterfeit Drug Penalty Enhancement Act of 2011"; A bill to prevent trafficking in counterfeit drugs. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11P. Leahy
(VT)
S. 1887"State Children's Protection Act"; A bill to protect children from abuse and neglect. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11B. Boxer
(CA)
S. 1888"Growing Opportunities for Agriculture and Responding to Markets Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to establish a program to provide loans for local farms, ranches, and market gardens to improve public health and nutrition, reduce energy consumption, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1889"Federal Children's Protection Act"; A bill to protect children from neglect and abuse on Federal property. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11B. Boxer
(CA)
S. 1890"Pirate Fishing Vessel Disposal Act of 2011"; A bill to prevent forfeited fishing vessels from being transferred to private parties and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11M. Begich
(AK)
S. 1891"Roadless Area Conservation Act of 2011"; A bill to provide lasting protection for inventoried roadless areas within the National Forest System. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11M. Cantwell
(WA)
S. 1892"Housing Rights for Victims of Domestic and Sexual Violence Act of 2011"; A bill to protect the housing rights of victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11A. Franken
(MN)
S. 1893"National Guard Technician Equity Act"; A bill to amend titles 5, 10, and 32, United States Code, to eliminate inequities in the treatment of National Guard technicians, to reduce the eligibility age for retirement for non-Regular service, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11J. Reed
(RI)
S. 1894"Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act"; A bill to deter terrorism, provide justice for victims, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1895"Upstate Works Act"; A bill to require the Secretary of Commerce to establish a program for the award of grants to States to establish revolving loan funds for small and medium-sized manufacturers to improve energy efficiency and produce clean energy technology, to provide a tax credit for farmers' investments in value-added agriculture, and for other purposes. (Includes: Build America Bonds to Create Jobs Now Act of 2011) LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1896"Baseline Elimination Act of 2011"; A bill to eliminate the automatic inflation increases for discretionary programs built into the baseline projections and require budget estimates to be compared with the prior year's level. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11K. Ayotte
(NH)
S. 1897"Gettysburg National Military Park Expansion Act of 2011"; A bill to amend Public Law 101-377 to revise the boundaries of the Gettysburg National Military Park to include the Gettysburg Train Station, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1898A bill to provide for the conveyance of certain property from the United States to the Maniilaq Association located in Kotzebue, Alaska. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11L. Murkowski
(AK)
S. 1899"Honoring Ezeagwula and Long (HEAL) Act"; A bill to require that members of the Armed Forces who were killed or wounded in the attack that occurred at a recruiting station in Little Rock, Arkansas, on June 1, 2009, are treated in the same manner as members who are killed or wounded in a combat zone. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11J. Boozman
(AR)
S. 1900"Urban Medicare-Dependent Hospitals Preservation Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to preserve access to urban Medicare-dependent hospitals. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11R. Menendez
(NJ)


MeasureTitleActionIntroduced by
S. 1901"American Family Farm and Ranchland Protection Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the limitations on the amount excluded from the gross estate with respect to land subject to a qualified conservation easement. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11M. Udall
(CO)
S. 1902"New Philadelphia, Illinois, Study Act"; A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the archeological site and surrounding land of the New Philadelphia town site in the State of Illinois, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11M. Kirk
(IL)
S. 1903"Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act"; A bill to prohibit commodities and securities trading based on nonpublic information relating to Congress, to require additional reporting by Members and employees of Congress of securities transactions, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1904"Welfare Reform Act of 2011 "; A bill to provide information on total spending on means-tested welfare programs, to provide additional work requirements, and to provide an overall spending limit on means-tested welfare programs. (Includes: Welfare Reform Restoration Act) LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/17/11J. DeMint
(SC)
S. 1905"Specialty Crop Insurance Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Federal Crop Insurance Act to support crop insurance for specialty crops, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/18/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1906"Cabin Fee Act of 2011"; A bill to modify the Forest Service Recreation Residence Program as the program applies to units of the National Forest System derived from the public domain by implementing a simple, equitable, and predictable procedure for determining cabin user fees, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/18/11J. Tester
(MT)
S. 1907"PCAOB Enforcement Transparency Act of 2011"; A bill to promote transparency by permitting the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board to allow its disciplinary proceedings to be open to the public, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/18/11J. Reed
(RI)
S. 1908A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to clarify the employment tax treatment and reporting of wages paid by professional employer organization, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/18/11C. Grassley
(IA)
S. 1909A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for the issuance of Buy Back America Bonds. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/18/11M. Enzi
(WY)
S. 1910"Domestic Partnership Benefits and Obligations Act of 2011"; A bill to provide benefits to domestic partners of Federal employees. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/18/11J. Lieberman
(CT)
S. 1911"Volunteer Emergency Services Recruitment and Retention Act of 2011"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide recruitment and retention incentives for volunteer emergency service workers. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/18/11S. Collins
(ME)
S. 1912A bill to prohibit the Department of Energy from subordinating its position in energy loan guarantees to outside investors. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/18/11J. McCain
(AZ)
S. 1913"Basic Airline Services to Improve Customer Satisfaction Act"; A bill to require the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to prescribe regulations requiring air carriers to provide passengers with certain amenities and facilities, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/18/11M. Landrieu
(LA)
S. 1914"Cut Energy Bills at Home Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit for performance based home energy improvements, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/18/11O. Snowe
(ME)
S. 1915A bill to amend the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999 to provide clarification regarding the applicability of exemptions relating to the transportation of agricultural commodities and farm supplies, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/28/11A. Klobuchar
(MN)
S. 1916"Fishery Science Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to exclude ecosystem component stocks of fish from certain annual catch limits and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/28/11B. Nelson
(FL)
S. 1917"Middle Class Tax Cut Act of 2011"; A bill to create jobs by providing payroll tax relief for middle class families and businesses, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/28/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1918"Fair Airline Industry Revenue Act of 2011"; A bill to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to prescribe regulations imposing a fee on air carriers that charge passengers for a first checked bag or a first carry-on bag, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/29/11M. Landrieu
(LA)
S. 1919"Girls Protection Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to provide penalties for transporting minors in foreign commerce for the purposes of female genital mutilation. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/29/11H. Reid
(NV)
S. 1920"Saving Money and Reducing Tragedies through Prevention (SMART Prevention) Act of 2011"; A bill to save money and reduce tragedies through prevention grants. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/29/11S. Whitehouse
(RI)
S. 1921"Reducing Energy Use Through Retrofitting Older Vehicles (RETRO) Act"; A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a tax credit for the retrofit conversion of a nonhybrid motor vehicle to a hybrid. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/29/11S. Brown
(MA)
S. 1922"Prevention of Unreasonable Fees Act"; A bill to clarify the application of section 14501(d) of title 49, United States Code, to prevent the imposition of unreasonable transportation terminal fees. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/29/11F. Lautenberg
(NJ)
S. 1923"Internet Abuse, Stalking, and Domestic Violence Prevention Act of 2011"; A bill to prevent Internet stalking and domestic violence. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/29/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1924"Underground Gas Storage Facility Safety Act of 2011"; A bill to authorize States to enforce pipeline safety requirements related to wellbores at interstate storage facilities. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/30/11P. Roberts
(KS)
S. 1925"Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2011"; A bill to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/30/11P. Leahy
(VT)
S. 1926"Healthy Food Financing Initiative"; A bill to amend the Department of Agriculture Reorganization Act of 1994 to establish in the Department of Agriculture a Healthy Food Financing Initiative. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/30/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1927A bill to modify the criteria used by the Corps of Engineers to dredge small ports. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/30/11R. Paul
(KY)
S. 1928"Stalkers Act of 2011"; A bill to provide criminal penalties for stalking. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/30/11A. Klobuchar
(MN)
S. 1929"Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act"; A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of Mark Twain. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/30/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1930"Earmark Elimination Act of 2011"; A bill to prohibit earmarks. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/30/11P. Toomey
(PA)
S. 1931"Temporary Tax Holiday and Government Reduction Act"; A bill to provide civilian payroll tax relief, to reduce the Federal budget deficit, and for other purposes. (Includes: Buffett Rule Act of 2011) LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/30/11D. Heller
(NV)
S. 1932A bill to require the Secretary of State to act on a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 11/30/11R. Lugar
(IN)
S. 1933"Reopening American Capital Markets to Emerging Growth Companies Act of 2011"; A bill to increase American job creation and economic growth by improving access to the public capital markets for emerging growth companies. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/1/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1934A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal certain communications taxes, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/1/11D. Heller
(NV)
S. 1935"March of Dimes Commemorative Coin Act of 2011"; A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in recognition and celebration of the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the March of Dimes Foundation. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/1/11K. Hagan
(NC)
S. 1936"Implementation of Simpson-Bowles Spending Reductions Act of 2011"; A bill to adopt the seven immediate reforms recommended by the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform to reduce spending and make the Federal government more efficient. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/1/11R. Johnson
(WI)
S. 1937A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the nonbusiness energy property credit to include the insulation component of insulated siding. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/1/11S. Brown
(OH)
S. 1938"Regulatory Flexibility Improvements Act of 2011"; A bill to amend chapter 6 of title 5, United States Code (commonly known as the Regulatory Flexibility Act), to ensure complete analysis of potential impacts on small entities of rules, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/1/11O. Snowe
(ME)
S. 1939"Broadband Conduit Deployment Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Transportation to require that broadband conduits be installed as part of certain highway construction projects, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/1/11A. Klobuchar
(MN)
S. 1940An original bill to amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968, to restore the financial solvency of the flood insurance fund, and for other purposes. (Includes: Commission on Natural Catastrophe Risk Management and Insurance Act of 2011; Flood Insurance Reform and Modernization Act of 2011) LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/5/11T. Johnson
(SD)
S. 1941A bill to amend the securities laws to establish certain thresholds for shareholder registration, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/5/11K. Hutchison
(TX)
S. 1942"Senior Transportation and Mobility Improvement Act of 2011"; A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to improve transportation for seniors, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/5/11H. Kohl
(WI)
S. 1943"Novel Device Regulatory Relief Act of 2011"; A bill to amend section 513 of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to expedite the process for requesting de novo classification of a device. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/5/11S. Brown
(MA)
S. 1944"Middle Class Tax Cut Act of 2011"; A bill to create jobs by providing payroll tax relief for middle class families and businesses, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/5/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1945A bill to permit the televising of Supreme Court proceedings. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/5/11R. Durbin
(IL)
S. 1946"Foreign Manufacturers Legal Accountability Act of 2011"; A bill to require foreign manufacturers of products imported into the United States to establish registered agents in the United States who are authorized to accept service of process against such manufacturers. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/5/11S. Whitehouse
(RI)
S. 1947"Animal Fighting Spectator Prohibition Act of 2011"; A bill to prohibit attendance of an animal fighting venture, and for other purposes.
LoC Summary and Status
CRS Summary
12/6/11: S. 1947 Introduced in Senate by R. Blumenthal (CT)
12/4/12: S. 1947 Passed in Senate by Voice Vote.
S. 1948"Workforce Innovation for New Jobs and Applied Education (WIN Jobs and Applied Education) Act"; A bill to establish an Innovation in Investment pilot program, to improve and expand a national registered apprenticeship program, to provide for State Workforce Education and Training Advisory Committees, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/6/11M. Pryor
(AR)
S. 1949A bill to provide for safe and humane policies and procedures pertaining to the arrest, detention, and processing of aliens in immigration enforcement operations. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/7/11J. Kerry
(MA)
S. 1950A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to improve commercial motor vehicle safety and reduce commercial motor vehicle-related accidents and fatalities, to authorize the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/7/11F. Lautenberg
(NJ)
S. 1951A bill to restore the exemption from fees for certain customs services for passengers arriving from Canada, Mexico, and islands adjacent to the United States. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/7/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1952A bill to improve hazardous materials transportation safety and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/7/11F. Lautenberg
(NJ)
S. 1953A bill to reauthorize the Research and Innovative Technology Administration, to improve transportation research and development, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/7/11F. Lautenberg
(NJ)
S. 1954A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for expedited security screenings for members of the Armed Forces. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/7/11K. Hutchison
(TX)
S. 1955A bill to authorize the interstate traffic of unpasteurized milk and milk products that are packaged for direct human consumption. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/7/11R. Paul
(KY)
S. 1956 "European Union Emissions Trading Scheme Prohibition Act of 2011"; A bill to prohibit operators of civil aircraft of the United States from participating in the European Union's emissions trading scheme, and for other purposes.
LoC Summary and Status
CRS Summary
Senate Report 112-195
12/7/11: S. 1956 Introduced in Senate by J. Thune (SD)
9/22/12: S. 1956 Passed in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
11/13/12: S. 1956 Passed in House by voice vote.
11/27/12: S. 1956 Signed by President; Became Public Law 112-200.
S. 1957"Taxpayers Right to Know Act"; A bill to provide taxpayers with an annual report disclosing the cost of, performance by, and areas for improvements for Government programs, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/7/11T. Coburn
(OK)
S. 1958A bill to extend the National Flood Insurance Program until May 31, 2012. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/7/11D. Vitter
(LA)
S. 1959"Haqqani Network Terrorist Designation Act of 2011"; A bill to require a report on the designation of the Haqqani Network as a foreign terrorist organization and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/7/11R. Burr
(NC)
S. 1960"Jobs Creation Act"; A bill to provide incentives to create American jobs. (Includes: American Opportunity Act of 2011; Clearing Unnecessary Regulatory Burdens (CURB) Act; Close Big Oil Tax Loopholes Act; EPA Regulatory Relief Act of 2011; Job Training Program Consolidation Act of 2011; National Innovation and Job Creation Act of 2011) LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/7/11S. Collins
(ME)
S. 1961"LIHEAP Protection Act"; A bill to provide level funding for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/7/11J. Reed
(RI)
S. 1962A bill to make the internal control reporting and assessment requirements of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 optional for certain smaller companies. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/7/11J. DeMint
(SC)
S. 1963A bill to revoke the charters for the Federal National Mortgage Corporation and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation upon resolution of their obligations, to create a new Mortgage Finance Agency for the securitization of single family and multifamily mortgages, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/8/11J. Isakson
(GA)
S. 1964A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exempt from the harbor maintenance tax certain commercial cargo loaded or unloaded at United States ports in the Great Lakes Saint Lawrence Seaway System. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/8/11D. Stabenow
(MI)
S. 1965A bill to jump-start economic recovery through the formation and growth of new businesses, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/8/11J. Moran
(KS)
S. 1966A bill to direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to reform the process for enrolling, activating, issuing, and renewing Transportation Worker Identification Credentials so that applicants are not required to visit a designated enrollment center more than once. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/8/11K. Ayotte
(NH)
S. 1967A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the treatment of certain physician pathology services under the Medicare Program. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/8/11T. Johnson
(SD)
S. 1968A bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to establish a pilot program to increase accountability with respect to outcomes of transportation investments, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/8/11M. Warner
(VA)
S. 1969A bill to amend title IX of the Social Security Act to improve the quality, health outcomes, and value of maternity care under the Medicaid and CHIP programs by developing a materinty care quality measurement program, evaluating maternity care home models, and supporting maternity care quality collaboratives. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/8/11D. Stabenow
(MI)
S. 1970A bill to amend the securities laws to provide for registration exemptions for certain crowdfunded securities, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/8/11J. Merkley
(OR)
S. 1971A bill to provide for the establishment of a committee to assess the effects of certain Federal regulatory mandates and to provide for relief from those mandates, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/8/11J. Inhofe
(OK)
S. 1972A bill to amend the Food and Drug Administration's mission. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/8/11D. Coats
(IN)
S. 1973A bill to prevent gun trafficking in the United States. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/8/11K. Gillibrand
(NY)
S. 1974A bill to amend the Tariff Act of 1930 to clarify the definition of aircraft and the offenses penalized under the aviation smuggling provisions under that Act, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/8/11T. Udall
(NM)
S. 1975A bill to repeal the authority to provide certain loans to the International Monetary Fund, to prohibit loans to enable the Fund to provide financing for European financial stability and to oppose the provision of such financing, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/8/11J. DeMint
(SC)
S. 1976A bill to authorize educational assistance under the Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship program for pursuit of advanced degrees in physical therapy and occupational therapy. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/8/11S. Collins
(ME)
S. 1977A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide that over-the-road bus drivers are covered under the maximum hours requirements. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/12/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1978A bill to amend the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 to provide for community-based job training grants, to provide Federal assistance for community college modernization, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/12/11R. Blumenthal
(CT)
S. 1979A bill to provide incentives to physicians to practice in rural and medically underserved communities and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/12/11K. Conrad
(ND)
S. 1980A bill to prevent, deter, and eliminate illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing through port State measures. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/12/11D. Inouye
(HI)
S. 1981A bill to provide that Members of Congress may not receive pay after October 1 of any fiscal year in which Congress has not approved a concurrent resolution on the budget and passed the regular appropriations bills. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/13/11D. Heller
(NV)
S. 1982A bill to amend the Older Americans Act of 1965 to develop and test an expanded and advanced role for direct care workers who provide long-term services and supports to older individuals in efforts to coordinate care and improve the efficiency of service delivery. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/13/11R. Casey
(PA)
S. 1983A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to eliminate the per-country numerical limitation for employment-based immigrants, to increase the per-country numerical limitation for family-sponsored immigrants, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/13/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1984A bill to establish a commission to develop a national strategy and recommendations for reducing fatalities resulting from child abuse and neglect. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/13/11J. Kerry
(MA)
S. 1985A bill to allow a bipartisan group of Members of Congress to propose and have an up or down vote on a balanced deficit reduction bill pursuant to this Act, such as proposed by the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform report, reducing the deficit by a goal of $4,000,000,000,000 over 10 years. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/13/11J. Lieberman
(CT)
S. 1986A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to promote innovation, investment, and research in the United States, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/13/11M. Bennet
(CO)
S. 1987A bill to provide for the release of the reversionary interest held by the United States in certain land conveyed by the United States in 1950 for the establishment of an airport in Cook County, Minnesota. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/13/11A. Klobuchar
(MN)
S. 1988A bill to amend the Federal Power Act to require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to consider private landownership and private use of land in issuing hydropower licenses, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/14/11R. Blunt
(MO)
S. 1989A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the minimum low-income housing tax credit rate for unsubsidized buildings and to provide a minimum 4 percent credit rate for existing buildings. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/14/11M. Cantwell
(WA)
S. 1990A bill to require the Transportation Security Administration to comply with the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/14/11J. Lieberman
(CT)
S. 1991A bill to establish the National Endowment for the Oceans, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/14/11S. Whitehouse
(RI)
S. 1992A bill to provide flexibility of certain transit functions to local entities. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/14/11S. Brown
(OH)
S. 1993A bill to posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal to Lena Horne in recognition of her achievements and contributions to American culture and the civil rights movement. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/14/11B. Nelson
(FL)
S. 1994A bill to prohibit deceptive practices in Federal elections. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/14/11C. Schumer
(NY)
S. 1995A bill to enhance Food and Drug Administration oversight of medical device recalls, to provide for the conditional clearance of certain medical devices, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/14/11C. Grassley
(IA)
S. 1996A bill to amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 to provide for macroeconomic analysis of the impact of legislation. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/15/11K. Ayotte
(NH)
S. 1997A bill to prohibit the Secretary of the Treasury from providing extra support to the Federal Housing Administration. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/15/11D. Vitter
(LA)
S. 1998 "Department of Homeland Security Improved Financial Accountability Act of 2011"
"DHS Audit Requirement Target (DART) Act of 2012"; A bill to obtain an unqualified audit opinion, and improve financial accountability and management at the Department of Homeland Security.
LoC Summary and Status
CRS Summary
Senate Report 112-230
CBO estimate, dated 5/3/12, prepared for Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
12/15/11: S. 1998 Introduced in Senate by S. Brown (MA)
11/28/12: S. 1998 Passed in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
12/12/12: S. 1998 Passed in House by voice vote.
12/20/12: S. 1998 Signed by President. Became Public Law No: 112-217.
S. 1999A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to apply the frailty adjustment under PACE payment rules to certain specialized MA plans for special needs individuals. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/15/11A. Klobuchar
(MN)
S. 2000A bill to amend the copyright law to secure the rights of artists of works of visual art to provide for royalties, and for other purposes. LoC Summary and Status Introduced in Senate 12/15/11H. Kohl
(WI)

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