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  • S.RES. 556

    A resolution designating the week beginning on October 12, 2014, as National Wildlife Refuge Week.

    A resolution designating the week beginning on October 12, 2014, as National Wildlife Refuge Week.

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    Sep 17, 2014 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
  • S.RES. 557

    A resolution designating the week beginning October 19, 2014, as "National Character Counts Week".

    A resolution designating the week beginning October 19, 2014, as "National Character Counts Week".

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    Sep 17, 2014 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
  • S.RES. 558

    A resolution designating the week of September 22 through 28, 2014, as "National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week".

    A resolution designating the week of September 22 through 28, 2014, as "National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week".

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    Sep 17, 2014 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
  • S.RES. 559

    A resolution designating the week beginning on October 19, 2014, as "National Chemistry Week".

    A resolution designating the week beginning on October 19, 2014, as "National Chemistry Week".

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    Sep 17, 2014 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
  • S.RES. 560

    A resolution designating September 2014 as "School Bus Safety Month".

    A resolution designating September 2014 as "School Bus Safety Month".

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    Sep 17, 2014 Passed/agreed to in Senate: Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
  • S. 2833

    A bill to improve the establishment of any lower ground-level ozone standards, and for other purposes.

    A bill to improve the establishment of any lower ground-level ozone standards, and for other purposes.

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  • H.R. 5500

    To amend title 38, United States Code, to protect employment and training services for veterans, and for other purposes.

    To amend title 38, United States Code, to protect employment and training services for veterans, and for other purposes.

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  • S.J.RES. 44

    Authorization for Use of Military Force against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant

    A joint resolution to authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.

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  • H.RES. 729

    Expressing support for the designation of September 19, 2014 as National Service Coordinator Day to recognize the value of service coordinators in subsidized and other affordable housing communities for their work to promote and support economic self-sufficiency and independence for low-income families, older Americans, and persons with disabilities.

    Expressing support for the designation of September 19, 2014 as National Service Coordinator Day to recognize the value of service coordinators in subsidized and other affordable housing communities for their work to promote and support economic self-sufficiency and independence for low-income families, older Americans, and persons with disabilities.

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  • S.RES. 551

    A resolution recognizing September 2014 as "National Campus Safety Awareness Month" and supporting the goals and ideals of National Campus Safety Awareness Month.

    A resolution recognizing September 2014 as "National Campus Safety Awareness Month" and supporting the goals and ideals of National Campus Safety Awareness Month.

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  • S.CON.RES. 43

    A concurrent resolution expressing support for designation of a "National Lao-Hmong Recognition Day".

    A concurrent resolution expressing support for designation of a "National Lao-Hmong Recognition Day".

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  • H.R. 5476

    Cabin Fee Act of 2014

    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.

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  • S. 2828

    A bill to impose sanctions with respect to the Russian Federation, to provide additional assistance to Ukraine, and for other purposes.

    A bill to impose sanctions with respect to the Russian Federation, to provide additional assistance to Ukraine, and for other purposes.

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    Sep 18, 2014 Committee on Foreign Relations. Reported by Senator Menendez with amendments. Without written report.
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    Sep 18, 2014 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 573.
  • H.R. 5475

    To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the care provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to newborn children.

    To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the care provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to newborn children.

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  • H.RES. 727

    Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to remove Federal Government obstacles to the production of more domestic energy; to ensure transport of that energy reliably to businesses, consumers, and other end users; to lower the cost of energy to consumers; to enable manufacturers and other businesses to access domestically produced energy affordably and reliably in order to create and sustain more secure and well-paying American jobs; and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4) to make revisions to Federal law to improve the conditions necessary for economic growth and job creation, and for other purposes; and providing for proceedings during the period from September 22, 2014, through November 11, 2014.

    Providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 2) to remove Federal Government obstacles to the production of more domestic energy; to ensure transport of that energy reliably to businesses, consumers, and other end users; to lower the cost of energy to consumers; to enable manufacturers and other businesses to access domestically produced energy affordably and reliably in order to create and sustain more secure and well-paying American jobs; and for other purposes; providing for consideration of the bill (H.R. 4) to make revisions to Federal law to improve the conditions necessary for economic growth and job creation, and for other purposes; and providing for proceedings during the period from September 22, 2014, through November 11, 2014.

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    Sep 18, 2014 Passed/agreed to in House: On agreeing to the resolution Agreed to by recorded vote: 227 - 193 (Vote 511).
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    Sep 16, 2014 Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 141.
    Sep 16, 2014 The House Committee on Rules reported an original measure, H. Rept. 113-601, by Mr. Sessions.
  • H.J.RES. 125

    Authorization for Use of Military Force Against ISIL Resolution

    To authorize the use of United States Armed Forces against the terrorist organization Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant ("ISIL").

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  • H.RES. 726

    Strongly supporting the right of the people of Ukraine to freely determine their future, including their country's relationship with other nations and international organizations, without interference, intimidation, or coercion by other countries.

    Strongly supporting the right of the people of Ukraine to freely determine their future, including their country's relationship with other nations and international organizations, without interference, intimidation, or coercion by other countries.

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    Sep 17, 2014 Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by voice vote.
  • S. 2812

    A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish a simplified income-driven repayment plan, and for other purposes.

    A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to establish a simplified income-driven repayment plan, and for other purposes.

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  • S.RES. 546

    A resolution congratulating Indonesia's President-elect Joko Widodo on his electoral victory and commending the people of Indonesia on their commitment to democracy and free and fair elections.

    A resolution congratulating Indonesia's President-elect Joko Widodo on his electoral victory and commending the people of Indonesia on their commitment to democracy and free and fair elections.

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  • H.RES. 728

    Expressing support for the designation of a "Small Business Saturday" and supporting efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses.

    Expressing support for the designation of a "Small Business Saturday" and supporting efforts to increase awareness of the value of locally owned small businesses.

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