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USSR770IntroA resolution honoring the life of Mark Andrews, former United States Senator for the State of North Dakota.
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2020-11-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6679; text: CR S6677)
USSB178EngrossUIGHUR Act of 2019 Uighur Intervention and Global Humanitarian Unified Response Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions and export restrictions related to China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic ...
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2020-10-21
Second cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S. 178 with an amendment (SA 2652) not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 51 - 44. Record Vote Number: 207. (CR S6343)
USSB4788IntroProtect Parent Organized Direction of Students Act
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2020-10-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR709IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the August 13, 2020, and September 11, 2020, announcements of the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates and the State of Israel and the...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR689IntroA resolution condemning the crackdown on peaceful protestors in Belarus and calling for the imposition of sanctions on responsible officials.
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2020-09-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR660IntroA resolution honoring and commemorating the life and legacy of Representative John Lewis.
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2020-07-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4524-4525; text: CR S4524-4525)
USSB92IntroRegulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2019 This bill revises provisions relating to congressional review of agency rulemaking. Specifically, the bill establishes a congressional approval process for a major rule. A major rule may ...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB4244IntroUnemployment Insurance Systems Modernization Act of 2020
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2020-07-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4226IntroAssessing a Cyber State of Distress Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to assess the feasibility and advisability of establishing (1) an authority for the declaration of a cyber state of distress, and (2) a Cyber...
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2020-07-20
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4207IntroA bill to amend the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended to require news outlets that are agents of a foreign principal to provide adequate disclosure of their status. This bill requires a news outlet that is an agent of a foreign prin...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4117IntroPaycheck Protection Small Business Forgiveness Act This bill modifies loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the bill prov...
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2020-06-30
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB3798EngrossHong Kong Autonomy Act This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities that materially contribute to China's failure to preserve Hong Kong's autonomy. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal and economic system wit...
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2020-06-29
Held at the desk.
USSB3985IntroJUSTICE Act Just and Unifying Solutions To Invigorate Communities Everywhere Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure was not invoked (Record Vote No. 126) entered in Senate.
USSB4019IntroJuneteenth National Independence Day Act This bill designates Juneteenth National Independence Day, June 19, as a legal public holiday.
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2020-06-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3744PassUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020 This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities responsible for human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region and requires various reports on the topic. The President shall per...
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2020-06-17
Became Public Law No: 116-145. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3990IntroFinancial Product Safety Commission Act of 2020 This bill removes the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau from the Federal Reserve System, converts the bureau into an independent commission, and modifies its leadership structure. Specifically, the b...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3952IntroProtecting American Intellectual Property Act of 2020 This bill imposes sanctions on certain foreign individuals and entities involved in the theft of trade secrets belonging to a U.S. individual or entity. The President shall periodically report to ...
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2020-06-11
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3892IntroHong Kong Victims of Communism Support Act This bill makes certain Hong Kong residents eligible for asylum status. To qualify, an individual must have the right of abode in Hong Kong since birth and must have maintained continuous residency in Hong K...
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2020-06-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3176IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2020 This bill provides for security assistance to Israel and authorizes actions to further U.S.-Israel cooperation. Specifically, under the Foreign Military Financing Program, the bill ma...
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2020-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 463.
USSR583IntroA resolution honoring the life and achievements of former United States Senator Thomas Allen Coburn and expressing condolences to the family of Thomas Allen Coburn on his passing. This resolution declares that the Senate (1) has heard with profound s...
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2020-05-22
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB3779IntroSkills Renewal Act This bill allows eligible individuals a refundable tax credit, up to $4,000 in a taxable year, for expenses paid for qualified training services. The bill defines qualified training service as a course or program of study that is l...
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2020-05-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR582IntroA resolution designating Michael P. DiSilvestro as Director Emeritus of Senate Security of the United States Senate. This resolution designates Michael P. DiSilvestro as Director Emeritus of Senate Security of the United States Senate, effective May ...
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2020-05-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2483; text: CR S2505-2506)
USSR577IntroA resolution designating the week of May 10 through May 16, 2020, as "National Police Week". This resolution designates the week of May 10-May 16, 2020, as National Police Week.
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2020-05-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2430; text: CR S2425-2426)
USSB3722IntroEMPIL-DOC Act Expanding Medical Partnerships with Israel to Lessen Dependence On China Act This bill authorizes a bilateral grant program with Israel to develop health technologies, with an emphasis on the use of technology, personalized medicine, an...
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2020-05-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3641IntroA bill to designate the area between the intersections of International Drive, Northwest and Van Ness Street, Northwest and International Drive, Northwest and International Place, Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia, as "Li Wenliang Plaza",...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3631IntroRelief for Rural Providers During Emergencies Act This bill waives several requirements and establishes certain minimum funding for rural health care providers during the public health emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). ...
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2020-05-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3630IntroFacilitating Innovation to Fight Coronavirus Act This bill provides immunity from civil liability to health care providers for certain actions taken during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency and lengthens the terms ...
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2020-05-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3610IntroAmerican Healthshare Plans Act of 2020
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2020-05-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3601IntroEQUAL Care Act Ending Qualifications that are Unjust for Access to Lifesaving Care Act This bill prohibits a state from receiving resources or supplies from specified sources, including the Strategic National Stockpile, during the COVID-19 (i.e., cor...
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2020-05-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3535IntroTax Filing Relief for America Act This bill extends the filing deadline for tax returns and the payment of tax to July 15, 2020, for taxable year 2019.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3546IntroPandemic Healthcare Access Act This bill preserves the eligibility of health savings account (HSA) participants covered by any health plan during the coronavirus emergency period. The coronavirus emergency period is the period beginning on March 13, ...
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2020-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3471IntroUyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act This bill imposes various restrictions related to China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region, including by prohibiting certain imports from Xinjiang and imposing sanctions on those responsible for human rights violat...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3419IntroSALE Act of 2020 Securing All Livestock Equitably Act of 2020 This bill requires all livestock purchased by a dealer in cash sales and all inventories of, or receivables or proceeds from, such livestock to be held by the dealer in a trust until all u...
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2020-03-09
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSR532IntroA resolution condemning and censuring the Senator from New York, Mr. Schumer. This resolution censures and condemns Senator Schumer of New York for certain statements against Associate Justice Gorsuch and Associate Justice Kavanaugh on March 4, 2020.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Select Ethics Committee
USSB3403IntroA bill to establish a lower Missouri River flood prevention program, and for other purposes.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1910IntroA bill to rename the Homestead National Monument of America near Beatrice, Nebraska, as the Homestead National Historical Park. This bill redesignates the Homestead National Monument of America in Nebraska as the "Homestead National Historical Park."
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2020-03-04
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB3372IntroHealth Care Workforce Protection Act of 2020 This bill extends targeted liability protection to certain manufacturers, distributors, prescribers, and users of approved respiratory protective devices that are used under certain conditions during a dec...
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2020-03-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3368IntroCFPB Pay Fairness Act of 2020 This bill requires employees of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to be compensated according to the General Schedule pay scale for federal employees.
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2020-03-02
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR508IntroA resolution commemorating the 150th anniversary of the historic seating of Hiram Rhodes Revels as the first African American United States Senator. This resolution commemorates the 150th anniversary of the historic seating of Hiram Rhodes Revels, Se...
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2020-02-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1175-1176; text: CR S1226)
USSB311IntroBorn-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act This bill establishes requirements for the degree of care a health care practitioner must exercise in the event a child is born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion. A health care practitioner...
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2020-02-25
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 41. Record Vote Number: 58. (CR S1136)
USSB3275IntroPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act This bill establishes a new criminal offense for performing or attempting to perform an abortion if the probable post-fertilization age of the fetus is 20 weeks or more. A violator is subject to criminal penal...
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2020-02-25
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 44. Record Vote Number: 57. (CR S1136)
USSB3323IntroCredit Union Governance Modernization Act of 2020 This bill revises the procedure for expelling members from a federal credit union. Specifically, a member may be expelled for cause pursuant to a policy adopted by a majority vote of a quorum of the d...
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2020-02-24
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3310IntroTaiwan Symbols of Sovereignty (SOS) Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of State and the Department of Defense to permit representatives from Taiwan's government and armed forces to display Taiwan's flags and military insignia at U.S. govern...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB130IntroBorn-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act This bill establishes requirements for the degree of care a health care practitioner must exercise in the event a child is born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion. A health care practitioner...
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2020-02-11
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB3259IntroProtecting Life in Foreign Assistance Act
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2020-02-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3189IntroA bill to use proceeds from spectrum auctions to support supply chain innovation and multilateral security.
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2020-01-14
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3173IntroAbortion Is Not Health Care Act of 2020 This bill prohibits expenses for an abortion being taken into account for the purpose of the tax deduction for medical expenses.
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2020-01-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR466IntroA resolution honoring the members of the Armed Forces and the intelligence community of the United States who carried out the mission that killed Qasem Soleimani, and for other purposes. This resolution commends the President, U.S. Armed Forces, and ...
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2020-01-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR467IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the House of Representatives should, consistent with its constitutional obligations, immediately transmit the 2 articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump passed by the House of Repr...
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2020-01-09
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3111IntroBrokered Deposit Affiliate-Subsidiary Modernization Act of 2019 This bill excludes affiliates and subsidiaries of an insured depository institution from certain limitations applicable to brokered deposits. It also expands the definition of an employe...
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2019-12-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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