Federal - S 178

Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act

Introduced

January 13, 2015

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A bill to provide justice for the victims of trafficking.

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  • June 2, 2015 — Became Public Law, PL 114-22, 129 Stat. 227. Congressional Record p. D634

  • May 29, 2015 — Signed by the president.

  • May 21, 2015 — Enrolled measure signed in the Senate. Congressional Record p. S3236

  • May 21, 2015 — Enrolled measure signed in the House. Congressional Record p. H3557

  • May 19, 2015 — Measure cleared for the president. Congressional Record p. H3330

  • May 19, 2015 — Measure passed in the House by roll call vote, 420-3, under suspension of the rules (two-thirds vote required). Congressional Record p. H3330

  • May 19, 2015House Vote 244 Anti-Human Trafficking Programs and Victims Fund — Passage
    Goodlatte, R-Va., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill that would authorize a number of programs to combat sex trafficking, particularly sex trafficking of minors. The bill would include provisions that would establish a fund to support trafficking victims, create a new victim-centered grant program to provide assistance to states and local law enforcement to bolster the investigation and prosecution of sex trafficking, and to help victims of such crimes; and bolster the ability of law enforcement to investigate and prosecute sex trafficking, including by targeting individuals who purchase sex from human trafficking victims. Motion agreed to (thus clearing the bill for the president)., 420-3. Note: A two-thirds majority of those present and voting (282 in this case) is required for passage under suspension of the rules. Congressional Record p. H3330

  • May 18, 2015 — Goodlatte, R-Va., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. H3266-H3284

  • April 23, 2015 — Received in the House and held at the desk. Congressional Record p. H2426

  • April 22, 2015Senate Vote 163 Human Trafficking Victims' Fund — Passage
    Passage of the bill that would establish a Domestic Trafficking Victims' Fund, to which both new criminal penalties and, as amended, matching funds from already appropriated money for community health centers would be transferred. Amounts originating from criminal fines would be prohibited from being used for health care or medical services. The already appropriated funding would be used to award grants that may be used to provide health care and medical services for trafficking victims (that already-appropriated funding is already be subject to the so-called Hyde amendment). The amount of appropriated money transferred to the fund would be at least $5 million, but no more than $30 million for each fiscal year. The measure also would include a number of other provisions, including one that would allow for Justice Department block grants to fund activities relating to combatting child human trafficking. Passed 99-0. Congressional Record p. S2338

  • April 22, 2015 — Senate Judiciary Committee substitute amendment, as amended, adopted by voice vote. Congressional Record p. S2337

  • April 22, 2015 — Shaheen, D-N.H., amendment no. 303, to aid human trafficking victims' recovery and rehabilitation, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2333-S2337

  • April 22, 2015 — Heller, R-Nev., amendment no. 1122, to direct the secretary of Homeland Security to train Department of Homeland Security personnel how to effectively deter, detect, disrupt and prevent human trafficking during the course of their primary roles and responsibilities, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2333-S2337

  • April 22, 2015 — Brown, D-Ohio, amendment no. 312, to amend the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to expand the training for federal government personnel related trafficking in persons, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2333-S2337

  • April 22, 2015 — Brown, D-Ohio, amendment no. 310, to allow grants under the victim-centered child human trafficking deterrence block grant program to be used for assisting law enforcement agencies in finding homeless and runaway youth, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2333-S2337

  • April 22, 2015 — Portman, R-Ohio, amendment no. 1128, to amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to enable state child protective services systems to improve the identification and assessment of child victims of sex trafficking, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2333-S2337

  • April 22, 2015 — Cassidy, R-La., amendment no. 308, to provide for the development and dissemination of evidence-based best practices for health care professionals to recognize victims of a severe form of trafficking and respond to such individuals appropriately, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2333-S2337

  • April 22, 2015 — Flake, R-Ariz., amendment no. 294, to require a Government Accountability Office (GAO) study on the programs authorized by the bill, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2333-S2337

  • April 22, 2015 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment no. 1126, to direct the attorney general to create a publicly accessible database for trafficking victim advocates that contains information about services for trafficking survivors, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2333-S2337

  • April 22, 2015 — Sullivan, R-Alaska, amendment no. 279, to require the attorney general to grant certain requests by state attorneys general to cross designate state and local attorneys to prosecute individuals for sex trafficking, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2333-S2337

  • April 22, 2015 — Hoeven, R-N.D., amendment no. 299, as modified, to ensure that eligible entities that have only recently begun collecting data on child human trafficking are not precluded from being awarded certain grants, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2333-S2337

  • April 22, 2015 — Klobuchar, D-Minn., amendment no. 296, to stop exploitation through trafficking, adopted by voice vote. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2333-S2337

  • April 22, 2015Senate Vote 162 Human Trafficking Victims' Fund — Advertising Child Prostitution
    Kirk, R-Ill., modified amendment that would make it a crime to advertise commercial sex acts knowing the person was forced, defrauded or coerced to do so or that the person engaged in the commercial sex act is a minor. The amendment would exclude violations due to "reckless disregard of the fact." Adopted 97-2. Congressional Record p. S2326-S2329, S2332-S2333

  • April 22, 2015Senate Vote 161 Human Trafficking Victims' Fund — Military Sex Offender Registration
    Burr, R-N.C., amendment that would require the Defense secretary to provide the attorney general with information about sex offenders to be included in the National Sex Offender Registry and the Dru Sjodin National Sex Offender Public Website regarding individuals released from military corrections facilities, or who were convicted if their sentence does not include confinement. Adopted 98-0. Congressional Record p. S2320-S2326, S2332

  • April 22, 2015Senate Vote 160 Human Trafficking Victims' Fund — Termination of Parental Rights of Rapists
    Brown, D-Ohio, amendment that would direct the attorney general to increase the amount in grants provided to a state under the STOP Violence Against Women Formula Grant Program and the Sexual Assault Services Program if the state has a law in place that allows a mother whose child is conceived through rape to seek court-ordered termination of parental rights of the rapist. The amendment would authorize $5 million annually from fiscal years 2015 through 2019 for the increases in grant amounts. Adopted 99-0. Congressional Record p. S2331-S2332

  • April 22, 2015Senate Vote 159 Human Trafficking Victims' Fund — Runaway and Homeless Youth
    Leahy, D-Vt., amendment that would reauthorize certain runaway and homeless youth programs and would make changes, such as one that would extend the amount of time that runaway and homeless youth could stay in shelters. It also would include a non-discrimination provision. Rejected 56-43. Congressional Record p. S2329-S2330, S2330-S2331

  • April 22, 2015Senate Vote 158 Human Trafficking Victims' Fund — Runaway and Homeless Youth
    Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment that would reauthorize certain runaway and homeless youth programs through fiscal 2020, with an offset that would repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund. Rejected 45-53. Congressional Record p. S2330

  • April 22, 2015Senate Vote 157 Human Trafficking Restitution Fund — Domestic Trafficking Victims' Fund
    Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment that would prohibit use funds in the Domestic Trafficking Victims' Fund originating from criminal fines from being used for health care or medical services. The amendment also would transfer already appropriated money to the fund equal to the amount of money transferred from penalties for each fiscal year, to be used to award grants that may be used for health care and medical services for trafficking victims (that already-appropriated funding is already be subject to the so-called Hyde amendment). The amount of appropriated money transferred to the fund would be at least $5 million, but no more than $30 million for each fiscal year. Adopted 98-0. Congressional Record p. S2313-S2316, S2320

  • April 22, 2015Senate Vote 156 Human Trafficking Restition Fund — Abortion Provision Removal
    Leahy, D-Vt., Leahy substitute amendment that would remove a provision in the bill that would state that amounts in the Domestic Trafficking Victims' Fund would be subject to limitations in the fiscal 2014 consolidated appropriations law prohibiting money appropriated under the law from being spent on abortions, except for cases of rape, incest or when the life of the mother is in danger, to the same extent as if the money from the fund was appropriated under that law. The substitute amendment also would add provisions related to runaway youth. It also would add provisions related to state treatment of minors engaged in commercial sex acts as trafficking victims and state discouragement of prosecuting them for prostitution. Rejected 43-55. Congressional Record p. S2316-S2318, S2319-S2320

  • April 22, 2015 — Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment no. 1120, to strengthen the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act by incorporating additional bipartisan amendments, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2313

  • April 22, 2015 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S2312-S2318, S2319-S2348

  • April 22, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Murray, (D-Wash.)
  • April 21, 2015 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S2286-S2288, S2288-S2295

  • April 21, 2015 — Portman, R-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1128. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2306, S2308

  • April 21, 2015 — Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1127. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2306, S2308

  • April 21, 2015 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1126. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2306, S2308

  • April 21, 2015 — Rand Paul, R-Ky., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1125. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2306, S2307

  • April 21, 2015 — Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1124. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2306, S2307

  • April 21, 2015 — Kirk, R-Ill., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1123. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2306-S2307

  • April 20, 2015 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S2260-S2262

  • April 20, 2015 — Heller, R-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1122. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2276

  • April 20, 2015 — Burr, R-N.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1121. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S2276

  • April 16, 2015 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment no. 1120 (60 votes required), withdrawn by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. S2232

  • April 16, 2015 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S2229-S2234, S2234-S2240

  • April 14, 2015 — Portman, R-Ohio, amendment no. 271, that would clarify the designation of unaccompanied youth and homeless families with children as homeless individuals under existing federal statute; the amendment would require the secretary of Housing and Urban Development to post non-personally identifying homelessness reports online; it would also require the secretary to provide annual reports to Congress, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2162

  • April 14, 2015 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment no. 1120 (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S2162

  • April 14, 2015 — McConnell, R-Ky., for Cornyn, R-Texas, amendment no. 1120, to allow appropriators to supplement the Trafficking Victims' Fund; it would clarify that special assessment monies from human trafficking perpetrators are to be deposited into a general fund of the Treasury Department in order to offset the monies allocated by appropriators; the amendment clarifies that funding would be subject to the abortion provisions established under existing law; the amendment also authorizes an additional $30 million for the Trafficking Victims' Fund, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2162

  • April 14, 2015 — Portman, R-Ohio, amendment no. 270, that would enable state child protective services to improve the identification and assessment of child victims of sex trafficking; the amendment would also clarify that states may elect to define a "child" as an individual who is under the age of 24, withdrawn by unanimous consent. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S2162

  • April 14, 2015 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S2161-S2164

  • April 14, 2015 — McConnell, R-Ky. (for Cornyn, R-Texas), amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 1120. Congressional Record p. S2175, S2182

  • March 19, 2015 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to reconsider the vote on which cloture was not invoked on the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S1642

  • March 19, 2015Senate Vote 76 Human Trafficking Restitution Fund — Cloture
    Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the bill that would use fines and penalties against sex-trafficking perpetrators for more restitution and assistance funds for victims. Motion rejected 56-42. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture. Congressional Record p. S1642

  • March 19, 2015 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to reconsider the vote on which cloture was not invoked on the Senate Judiciary Committee-reported substitute amendment to the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S1641

  • March 19, 2015Senate Vote 75 Human Trafficking Restitution Fund — Cloture
    Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the committee-reported substitute amendment that would use fines and penalties against sex-trafficking perpetrators for more restitution and assistance funds for victims. Motion rejected 56-42. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture. Congressional Record p. S1641

  • March 19, 2015 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S1638-S1657

  • March 19, 2015 — S. Collins, R-Maine, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 320. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1670

  • March 18, 2015Senate Vote 74 Human Trafficking Restitution Funds — Cloture
    Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the committee-reported substitute amendment that would use fines and penalties against sex-trafficking perpetrators for more restitution and assistance funds for victims. Motion rejected 57-41. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture. Congressional Record p. S1614

  • March 18, 2015 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to reconsider the motion to invoke cloture on the Senate Judiciary Committee-reported substitute amendment to the bill, agreed to by voice vote. Congressional Record p. S1614

  • March 18, 2015 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to proceed to the motion to reconsider the motion to invoke cloture on the Senate Judiciary Committee-reported substitute amendment to the bill, agreed to by voice vote. Congressional Record p. S1614

  • March 18, 2015 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S1596-S1625

  • March 18, 2015 — Tillis, R-N.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 319. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1633

  • March 17, 2015 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the bill (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S1575

  • March 17, 2015 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Senate Judiciary Committee-reported substitute amendment to the bill (60 votes required), pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S1575

  • March 17, 2015Senate Vote 73 Human Trafficking Restitution Funds — Cloture
    Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the bill that would use fines and penalties against sex-trafficking perpetrators for more restitution and assistance funds for victims. Motion rejected 55-43. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture. Congressional Record p. S1564

  • March 17, 2015Senate Vote 72 Human Trafficking Restitution Funds — Cloture
    Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the committee reported substitute amendment that would use fines and penalties against sex-trafficking perpetrators for more restitution and assistance funds for victims. Motion rejected 55-43. Note: Three-fifths of the total Senate (60) is required to invoke cloture. Congressional Record p. S1564

  • March 17, 2015 — McConnell, R-Ky. motion to reconsider the vote on which cloture was not invoked on the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S1564

  • March 17, 2015 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S1561-S1565, S1565-S1575

  • March 17, 2015 — Toomey, R-Pa., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 318 (291). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1589

  • March 17, 2015 — Tillis, R-N.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 317 (307). (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1589

  • March 16, 2015 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S1517-S1522

  • March 16, 2015 — Boozman, R-Ark., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 316. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1551

  • March 16, 2015 — Boozman, R-Ark., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 315. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1551

  • March 16, 2015 — Boozman, R-Ark., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 314. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1550-S1551

  • March 16, 2015 — Boozman, R-Ark., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 313. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1550

  • March 16, 2015 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 312. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1550

  • March 16, 2015 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 311. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1549-S1550

  • March 16, 2015 — S. Brown, D-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 310. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1549

  • March 16, 2015 — Grassley, R-Iowa, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 309. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1548-S1549

  • March 16, 2015 — Cassidy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 308. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1547-S1548

  • March 16, 2015 — Tillis, R-N.C., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 307. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1547

  • March 16, 2015 — Hirono, D-Hawaii, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 306. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1547

  • March 16, 2015 — Ayotte, R-N.H., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 305. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1547

  • March 16, 2015 — Thune, R-S.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 304. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1545-S1547

  • March 16, 2015 — Shaheen, D-N.H., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 303. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1545

  • March 16, 2015 — Whitehouse, D-R.I., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 302. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1543-S1545

  • March 16, 2015 — Leahy, D-Vt., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 301. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1533-S1543

  • March 12, 2015 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the bill, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S1475

  • March 12, 2015 — McConnell, R-Ky., motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the Senate Judiciary Committee reported substitute amendment, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S1474-S1475

  • March 12, 2015 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S1456-S1471, S1474-S1475

  • March 12, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Daines, (R-Mont.)
  • March 12, 2015 — Leahy, D-Vt., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 300. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1498-S1508

  • March 12, 2015 — Hoeven, R-N.D., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 299. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1498

  • March 12, 2015 — J. Sessions, R-Ala., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 298. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1498

  • March 11, 2015 — Vitter, R-La., amendment no. 284 to amendment no. 271, that would amend the definition of birthright citizenship; the amendment would clarify that individuals born in the U.S. would only be considered citizens if one the parents is a citizen or national of the U.S., a lawful immigrant admitted for permanent residence in the U.S. or a lawful immigrant who is a member of the U.S. armed forces, pending at recess. Congressional Record p. S1408-S1423

  • March 11, 2015 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S1403-S1423, S1423-S1430

  • March 11, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Johnson, R. (R-Wis.)
  • March 11, 2015 — Alexander, R-Tenn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 297. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1447

  • March 11, 2015 — Klobuchar, D-Minn., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 296. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1447

  • March 11, 2015 — Flake, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 295. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1447

  • March 11, 2015 — Flake, R-Ariz., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 294. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1446

  • March 11, 2015 — Hirono, D-Hawaii, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 293. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1445-S1446

  • March 11, 2015 — Barrasso, R-Wyo., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 292. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1445

  • March 11, 2015 — Toomey, R-Pa., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 291. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1444-S1445

  • March 11, 2015 — Leahy, D-Vt., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 290. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1442-S1444

  • March 11, 2015 — Roberts, R-Kan., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 289. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1442

  • March 11, 2015 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 288. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1442

  • March 11, 2015 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 287. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1442

  • March 11, 2015 — Wicker, R-Miss., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 286. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1442

  • March 11, 2015 — Toomey, R-Pa., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 285. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1441

  • March 10, 2015 — Portman, R-Ohio, amendment no. 271, that would clarify the designation of unaccompanied youth and homeless families with children as homeless individuals under existing federal statute; the amendment would require the secretary of Housing and Urban Development to post non-personally identifying homelessness reports online; it would also require the secretary to provide annual reports to Congress, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S1369-S1378

  • March 10, 2015 — Portman, R-Ohio, amendment no. 270, that would enable state child protective services to improve the identification and assessment of child victims of sex trafficking; the amendment would also clarify that states may elect to define a "child" as an individual who is under the age of 24, pending at recess. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S1369

  • March 10, 2015 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S1349-S1366, S1366-S1378

  • March 10, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Cochran, (R-Miss.)
  • March 10, 2015 — Cosponsor(s) withdrawn: 1

    Boxer, (D-Calif.)
  • March 10, 2015 — Vitter, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 284. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1394

  • March 10, 2015 — Heller, R-Nev., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 283. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1394

  • March 10, 2015 — Ayotte, R-N.H., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 282. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1394

  • March 10, 2015 — Rubio, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 281. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1393-S1394

  • March 10, 2015 — Rubio, R-Fla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 280. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1392-S1393

  • March 10, 2015 — Sullivan, R-Alaska, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 279. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1392

  • March 10, 2015 — Cassidy, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 278. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1391-S1392

  • March 10, 2015 — Shaheen, D-N.H., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 277. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1391

  • March 10, 2015 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 276. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1390-S1391

  • March 10, 2015 — Inhofe, R-Okla., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 275. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1389-S1390

  • March 10, 2015 — Vitter, R-La., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 274. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1389

  • March 10, 2015 — Kirk, R-Ill., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 273. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1389

  • March 9, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Blunt, (R-Mo.)Boxer, (D-Calif.)
  • March 9, 2015 — Gillibrand, D-N.Y., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 272. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1338

  • March 9, 2015 — Portman, R-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 271. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1338

  • March 9, 2015 — Portman, R-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 270. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1337-S1338

  • March 9, 2015 — Portman, R-Ohio, amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 269. (Ordered to lie on the table.) Congressional Record p. S1337

  • March 4, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Durbin, (D-Ill.)Peters, G. (D-Mich.)
  • March 3, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Wicker, (R-Miss.)
  • March 2, 2015 — Reported to the Senate with a substitute amendment by the Senate Judiciary Committee and placed on the Senate Legislative Calendar. Congressional Record p. S1217

  • Feb. 26, 2015 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

  • Feb. 24, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Blumenthal, (D-Conn.)Rubio, (R-Fla.)
  • Feb. 12, 2015 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

  • Feb. 12, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Schumer, (D-N.Y.)
  • Feb. 9, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Ayotte, (R-N.H.)Capito, (R-W.Va.)
  • Feb. 5, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Collins, S. (R-Maine)Thune, (R-S.D.)
  • Jan. 26, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Heitkamp, (D-N.D.)Scott, T. (R-S.C.)
  • Jan. 21, 2015 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Boozman, (R-Ark.)Gillibrand, (D-N.Y.)Toomey, (R-Pa.)
    Fischer, (R-Neb.)Grassley, (R-Iowa)
  • Jan. 13, 2015 — Original cosponsor(s): 12

    Casey, (D-Pa.)Feinstein, (D-Calif.)Kirk, (R-Ill.)
    Coats, (R-Ind.)Graham, L. (R-S.C.)Klobuchar, (D-Minn.)
    Coons, (D-Del.)Hatch, (R-Utah)Udall, (D-N.M.)
    Crapo, (R-Idaho)Hoeven, (R-N.D.)Wyden, (D-Ore.)
  • Jan. 13, 2015 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Judiciary.Congressional Record p. S201