ALEXANDER, LAMAR (a Senator from Tennessee)

ALEXANDER, LAMAR (a Senator from Tennessee)

Amendments

Middle East: improve defense and security assistance to Israel and Jordan, halt human rights abuses and hold abusers accountable in Syria, and allow countering of anti-Israel boycotts, divestments, or sanctions (S. 1), S801 [31JA]

Natural resources: improve management of public lands, forests, national parks, sportsmen’s access, and water and power resources and reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund (S. 47), S1016 [6FE], S1143 [7FE]

Bills and resolutions cosponsored

Abortion: require health care practitioners to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion (see S. 311), S832 [4FE]

American Farm Bureau Federation: anniversary (see S. Res. 39), S800 [31JA]

Appropriations: provide for automatic continuing resolutions (see S. 104), S587 [24JA]

Budget: establish biennial budget and appropriations processes and enhance oversight and performance of the Federal Government (see S. 284), S769 [30JA]

CBO: make publicly available fiscal and mathematical models, data, and other details of computations used in cost analysis and scoring (see S. 278), S1277 [12FE]

Culver, John C.: tribute (see S. Res. 16), S143 [10JA]

Education: improve District of Columbia Opportunity Scholarship Program, expand educational choices for the disabled, and establish a scholarship program for military children (see S. 145), S273 [16JA]

Federal employees: making appropriations to pay salaries of Federal employees working during the Government shutdown (see S. 113), S181 [14JA]

Foreign trade: require congressional approval before the President can adjust imports in the interest of national security (see S. 287), S799 [31JA]

——— require Dept. of Defense to justify national security basis for certain tariffs and increase congressional oversight of process by which Presidents can apply such tariffs (see S. 365), S919 [6FE]

Franklin, Aretha L.: award Congressional Gold Medal posthumously (see S. 409), S1166 [11FE]

Infrastructure: encourage research and use of innovative materials and associated techniques in construction and preservation of domestic transportation and water infrastructure system (see S. 403), S1132 [7FE]

ITC: study the well-being of the U.S. automotive industry and stay investigation into national security effects of automotive imports until the study is completed and subsequent tariffs (see S. 121), S220 [15JA]

Land and Water Conservation Fund: reauthorize (see S. 302), S800 [31JA]

Mariner, Rosemary A.: tribute (see S. Res. 61), S1133 [7FE]

National School Choice Week: designate (see S. Res. 25), S315 [19JA]

Natural resources: improve management of public lands, forests, national parks, sportsmen’s access, and water and power resources and reauthorize Land and Water Conservation Fund (see S. 47), S181 [14JA]

Taxation: permanently extend the railroad track maintenance credit (see S. 203), S1166 [11FE]

——— repeal estate and generation-skipping taxes (see S. 215), S586 [24JA]

Bills and resolutions introduced

Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (Senate): authorizing expenditures (see S. Res. 64), S1166 [11FE]

Dean Stone Bridge, Blount County, TN: designate (see S. 139), S273 [16JA]

Dept. of HHS: extend community health centers, National Health Service Corps, teaching health centers that operate graduate medical education programs, and special diabetes programs (see S. 192), S305 [18JA]

Dept. of the Interior: study suitability and feasibility of designating the James K. Polk Home in Columbia, TN, as a unit of the National Park System (see S. 140), S273 [16JA]

National parks and recreation areas: modify boundary of Shiloh National Military Park in Tennessee and Mississippi and establish Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield as an affiliated area of the National Park System (see S. 138), S273 [16JA]

Cloture motions

Dept. of Homeland Security: making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 1), motion to proceed, S1155 [11FE]

Remarks

Appropriations: making continuing (H.J. Res. 28), S674 [25JA]

Congress: importance of bipartisanship, S11 [3JA]

Dept. of Education: address issues relative to increasing levels of Federal student loan debt, S823–S826 [4FE]

——— establish an accountability system for colleges and universities based upon rates of student loans repayment, S824 [4FE]

——— proposed rule relative to Title IX relative to sexual assault and harassment on college campuses, S826 [4FE]

——— simplfy Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, S823 [4FE]

——— use an income-based repayment plan for Federal student loans, S824 [4FE]

Dept. of Homeland Security: making continuing appropriations (H.J. Res. 1), S560 [24JA]

Government: shutdown relative to budget process, S11 [3JA], S674 [25JA]

Immigration: improve border security, reallocate Diversity Visa Program visas, provide a path to citizenship for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program participants, and reform family-based immigration, S13 [3JA]

——— proposed construction of continuous wall or fence along southern U.S. border, S13 [3JA], S674 [25JA]

Reports filed

Expenditures: Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (Senate) (S. Res. 64), S1165 [11FE]

Rules

Committee on Health, Labor, Education, and Pensions (Senate), S267–S269 [16JA]

Tributes

Daniel, Charlie, S736 [29JA]