US Congress Senator Alex Padilla [D]

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USSB321EngrossDirects the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal in honor of the women of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion (commonly known as the Six T...
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2021-05-04
Held at the desk.
USSB914EngrossReauthorizes through FY2026 or establishes a variety of programs for water infrastructure. Specifically, it supports programs to provide safe drinking water or treat wastewater, such as sewer overflows or stormwater. For example, the bill reauthorize...
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2021-04-30
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USSJR14EngrossThis joint resolution nullifies the Oil and Natural Gas Sector: Emission Standards for New, Reconstructed, and Modified Sources Review rule published by the Environmental Protection Agency on September 14, 2020. The rule finalized amendments to new s...
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2021-04-30
Held at the desk.
USSB632IntroRequires the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to request demographic information from the inventor on each patent application submitted to the USPTO. Inventors shall not be required to provide the requested information, which shall include ge...
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2021-04-29
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1459IntroA bill to provide for the protection of and investment in certain Federal land in the State of California, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-29
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1520IntroA bill to reform the disposition of charges and convening of courts-martial for certain offenses under the Uniform Code of Military Justice and increase the prevention of sexual assaults and other crimes in the military.
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2021-04-29
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB1461IntroA bill to establish a program to award grants to entities that provide transportation connectors from critically underserved urban communities and rural communities to green spaces.
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2021-04-29
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR199IntroThis resolution condemns the acts of gun violence that led to the tragic loss of eight lives in Georgia on March 16, 2021.
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2021-04-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2369; text: CR S2369)
USSR198IntroA resolution recognizing the roles and contributions of the teachers of the United States in building and enhancing the civic, cultural, and economic well-being of the United States.
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2021-04-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2368-2369; text: CR S2368-2369)
USSB1432IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Energy to establish an electric grid resilience grant program and an electric grid resilience research and development program.
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2021-04-28
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1379IntroA bill to provide for research to better understand the causes and consequences of sexual harassment affecting individuals in the scientific, technical, engineering, and mathematics workforce and to examine policies to reduce the prevalence and negat...
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2021-04-27
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB937EngrossRequires a designated officer or employee of the Department of Justice (DOJ) to facilitate the expedited review of hate crimes and reports of hate crimes. DOJ must issue guidance for state, local, and tribal law enforcement agencies on establishing o...
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2021-04-26
Held at the desk.
USSR172IntroThis resolution declares racism a public health crisis and supports efforts to address health disparities and inequities across all sectors.
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2021-04-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSCR8IntroThis resolution calls for renewed U.S. leadership in addressing the climate crisis that is disproportionately affecting the health, economic opportunity, and fundamental rights of children. It also recognizes the need for the departments and agencies...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1338IntroA bill to repeal the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act, and provide for the discoverability and admissibility of gun trace information in civil proceedings.
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2021-04-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1315IntroA bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of certain lymphedema compression treatment items under the Medicare program.
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2021-04-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR170IntroThis resolution extends condolences to the family and friends of former Vice President Walter Mondale. The resolution acknowledges Mondale's lifetime service to the United States, including as a U.S. Senator and as the first presidential candidate fr...
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2021-04-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2134-2135; text: CR S2129-2130)
USSB1288IntroA bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to ensure College for All.
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2021-04-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1271IntroA bill to reauthorize the Clean School Bus Program, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-21
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1244IntroA bill to amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to establish a Civilian Climate Corps to help communities respond to climate change and transition to a clean economy, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1255IntroA bill to require the Minority Business Development Agency of the Department of Commerce to promote and administer programs in the public and private sectors to assist the development of minority business enterprises, to ensure that such Agency has t...
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2021-04-20
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR166IntroThis resolution calls for the creation of a Green New Deal with the goals of achieving greenhouse gas and toxic emissions reductions needed to stay under 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming; establishing millions of high-wage union jobs and ensuring econo...
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2021-04-20
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1202IntroA bill to establish a program to improve community connectivity by identifying and removing or mitigating infrastructural barriers that create obstacles to mobility or economic development or expose the community to pollution and other health and saf...
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2021-04-19
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1195IntroA bill to allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR159IntroThis resolution designates April 17, 2021, through April 25, 2021, as National Park Week. The resolution also encourages the people of the United States and the world to responsibly visit, experience, and support the treasured national parks of the U...
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2021-04-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1998; text: CR S1992)
USSB1131IntroA bill to regulate firearm silencers and firearm mufflers.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR160IntroThis resolution congratulates the Stanford University Cardinal on winning the 2021 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I women's basketball championship and completing a successful 2020-2021 season.
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2021-04-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1998; text: CR S1992)
USSB1137IntroA bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit gay and trans panic defenses.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1170IntroA bill to amend the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act to improve the efficiency of summer meals.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB1135IntroA bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to require the President to set a minimum annual goal for the number of refugees to be admitted, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1108IntroA bill to regulate large capacity ammunition feeding devices.
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2021-04-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR155IntroThis resolution recognizes the accomplishments and example of Cesar Estrada Chavez. The resolution also encourages the people of the United States to commemorate his legacy and to always remember his rallying cry, "Si, se puede!" (which means "Yes, w...
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2021-04-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1115IntroA bill to prohibit drilling in the outer Continental Shelf, to prohibit coal leases on Federal land, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-14
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSR152IntroThis resolution honors the memory of U.S. Capitol Police Officer William Francis "Billy" Evans for the selfless acts of heroism he displayed on April 2, 2021.
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2021-04-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1901; text: S1899-1900)
USSR153IntroThis resolution recognizes the opportunity for Black Maternal Health Week to raise national awareness of the state of Black maternal health in the United States.
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2021-04-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1073IntroRescinds each Medal of Honor awarded for acts that occurred on December 29, 1890, at Wounded Knee Creek, Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, South Dakota. The bill requires the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard to remove the names of those awa...
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2021-04-12
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB1068IntroA bill to direct the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to issue an occupational safety and health standard to protect workers from heat-related injuries and illnesses.
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2021-04-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1042IntroA bill to prevent maternal mortality and serve maternal morbidity among Black pregnant and postpartum individuals and other underserved populations, to provide training in respectful maternity care, to reduce and prevent bias, racism, and discriminat...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR140IntroThis resolution condemns the acts of gun violence that led to the tragic loss of eight lives in Georgia on March 16, 2021.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1021IntroA bill to ensure affordable abortion coverage and care for every person, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1020IntroModifies the detention authority of the United States. Specifically, it prohibits detention or imprisonment based solely on an actual or perceived protected characteristic of an individual. A protected characteristic includes each of the following: r...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1032IntroRequires the Joint Committee on the Library to enter into an agreement to obtain a statue of Shirley Chisholm, the first African American woman elected to Congress. The committee shall place the statue in a permanent public location in the U.S. Capit...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB966IntroA bill to require the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to establish a Climate Change Education Program, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB144IntroAuthorizes the Indian Health Service (IHS) to purchase certain private land in Hemet, California, at fair market value and then construct a paved road on that land to facilitate access to the Desert Sage Youth Wellness Center. The IHS shall maintain ...
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2021-03-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 21.
USSB1IntroAddresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-03-24
[Hearing: May 11 @ 10:00 am]

Committee on Rules and Administration. Hearings held.
USSR133IntroThis resolution condemns and denounces all forms of anti-Asian sentiment, including those related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), and calls on federal law enforcement officials, working with state and local agencies, to take specified s...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB945IntroAuthorizes additional Impact Aid construction grants for FY2022. These grants provide infrastructure assistance to local educational agencies that have lost property tax revenue due to the presence of tax-exempt federal property or to those that have...
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2021-03-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR135IntroThis resolution celebrates the successes and contributions of Latinas in the United States and recognizes the changes still to be made to ensure that Latinas can realize their full potential as equal members of society.
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2021-03-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB942IntroA bill to provide that the rule entitled "Short-Term, Limited Duration Insurance" shall have no force or effect.
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2021-03-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR123IntroThis resolution designates March 2021 as National Women's History Month. The resolution also recognizes the celebration of such month as a time to reflect on the contributions that women have made to the United States.
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2021-03-23
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1717; text: 3/18/2021 CR S1653)
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