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Last Action Description
Sept. 23, 2016
Bill Status

S.2040

Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act

Vetoed by President.

S.1579

Native American Tourism and Improving Visitor Experience Act

Signed by President.

Sept. 22, 2016
Bill Status

S.CON.RES.51

A concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that those who served in the bays, harbors, and territorial seas of the Republic of Vietnam during the period beginning on January 9, 1962, and ending on May 7, 1975, should be presumed to have been exposed to the toxin Agent Orange and should be eligible for all related Federal benefits that come with such presumption under the Agent Orange Act of 1991.

Referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs. (text of measure as introduced: CR S6043)

S.650

Railroad Safety and Positive Train Control Extension Act

Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 641.

S.437

Improved National Monument Designation Process Act

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.

S.346

Southwestern Oregon Watershed and Salmon Protection Act of 2015

Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.

S.3392

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act in order to improve the process whereby Medicare Administrative Contractors issue local coverage determinations under the Medicare Program, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.3391

A bill to reauthorize the Museum and Library Services Act.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S6042-6043)

S.3390

A bill to ensure that significantly more students graduate college with the international knowledge and experience essential for success in today's global economy through the establishment of the Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Program in the Department of Education.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.3389

A bill to authorize State-sponsored multiple employer plans and State payroll deduction savings programs.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.3388

A bill to make improvements to certain wildfire and disaster recovery programs of the Federal Government, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

S.3387

A bill to provide for the fast track review of certain generic drugs.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

S.3386

A bill to amend title 36, United States Code, to designate May 1 as "Silver Star Service Banner Day".

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.3385

A bill to amend title 11 of the United States Code to provide bankruptcy protections for medically distressed debtors, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

S.3384

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a credit for middle-income housing, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance.

S.3383

A bill to designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 719 Church Street in Nashville, Tennessee, as the "Fred. D. Thompson Federal Building and United States Courthouse".

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.