US Congress Senator Ben Sasse [R]

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USSB3031IntroA bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to add membership in a significant transnational criminal organization to the list of grounds of inadmissibility and to prohibit the provision of material support or resources to such organizations.
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2019-12-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3003IntroA bill to provide requirements for the appropriate Federal banking agencies when requesting or ordering a depository institution to terminate a specific customer account, to provide for additional requirements related to subpoenas issued under the Fi...
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2019-12-10
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB178EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy 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 group. The President shall report to Congress a list ...
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2019-12-04
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSB1838PassHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 This bill directs various departments to assess whether political developments in Hong Kong justify changing Hong Kong's unique treatment under U.S. law. (Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely s...
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2019-11-27
Became Public Law No: 116-76. (TXT | PDF)
USSB764IntroARTICLE ONE Act Assuring that Robust, Thorough, and Informed Congressional Leadership is Exercised Over National Emergencies Act
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2019-11-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 307.
USSR390IntroA resolution honoring the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Senator Kay Hagan. This resolution declares that (1) the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable Kay Hagan, former Member of t...
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2019-10-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: S6307; text: CR S6305-6306)
USSB990IntroPlatte River Recovery Implementation Program Extension Act
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2019-10-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 268.
USSR378IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the House of Representatives should, consistent with long-standing practice and precedent, prior to proceeding any further with its impeachment investigation into President Donald J. Trump, vote to...
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2019-10-24
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSJR58IntroA joint resolution expressing support for freedom of conscience.
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2019-10-17
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 245.
USSB2621IntroHolocaust Insurance Accountability Act of 2019
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2019-10-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2585IntroEnsuring Accurate and Complete Abortion Data Reporting Act of 2019
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2019-09-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2441IntroHealth Savings Account Expansion Act of 2019 This bill permits individuals who are not enrolled in a high deductible health plan to participate in health savings accounts. It also increases the allowable amount of the deduction for contributions to s...
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2019-08-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2440IntroQualified Health Savings Account Distribution Act of 2019 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the requirements for tax-preferred health accounts, to modify the rules for using a conversion or termination of a flexible spending...
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2019-08-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR286IntroA resolution designating July 26, 2019, as "United States Intelligence Professionals Day".
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2019-07-25
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5118; text: CR S5113)
USSR282IntroA resolution honoring former Associate Justice John Paul Stevens of the Supreme Court of the United States.
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2019-07-23
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5000-5001; text: CR S5017-5018)
USSR280IntroA resolution commending the officers and personnel of U.S. Customs and Border Protection for their work during the crisis at the Southern border.
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2019-07-23
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1060IntroDefending Elections from Threats by Establishing Redlines Act of 2019
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2019-07-18
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
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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2019-06-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1840IntroA bill to establish certain requirements for the small refineries exemption of the renewable fuels provisions under the Clean Air Act, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-13
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1724IntroEnding the Fentanyl Crisis Act of 2019
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2019-06-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR212IntroA resolution celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment, providing for women's suffrage, to the Constitution of the United States. This resolution celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratifi...
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2019-06-04
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Yea-Nay Vote. 93 - 0. Record Vote Number: 132. (text: CR 5/16/2019 S2928)
USSB1652IntroAdoption Tax Credit Refundability Act of 2019 This bill makes the tax credit for adoption expenses refundable.
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2019-05-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR209IntroA resolution designating the week of May 12 through May 18, 2019, as "National Police Week". This resolution designates the week of May 12-May 18, 2019, as National Police Week.
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2019-05-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2837; text: CR S2835-2836)
USSR195IntroA resolution opposing the lifting of sanctions imposed with respect to Iran without addressing Iran's nuclear program, ballistic missile development, support for terrorism, and other destabilizing activities.
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2019-05-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1348IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Defense to conduct a study on cyberexploitation of members of the Armed Forces and their families, and for other purposes.
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2019-05-07
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB1335IntroRepeal CFPB Act This bill repeals the Consumer Financial Protection Act of 2010, which established the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
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2019-05-06
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1255IntroTransporting Livestock Across America Safely Act This bill requires the Department of Transportation to amend regulations on hours of service for commercial drivers who transport livestock or insects within a 300 air-mile radius from where the on-dut...
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2019-04-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR173IntroA resolution relative to the death of the Honorable Richard G. Lugar, former United States Senator for the State of Indiana. This resolution declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the ...
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2019-04-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2490-2491; text: CR S2490)
USSB1170IntroAssociation Health Plans Act of 2019
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2019-04-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1168IntroEqual Campus Access Act of 2019
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2019-04-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1150IntroChild Tax Credit for Pregnant Moms Act of 2019 This bill expands the child tax credit to allow a credit for an unborn child who is born alive. The bill defines an "unborn child" as a member of the species homo sapiens, at any stage of development, wh...
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2019-04-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1133IntroDisaster Tax Relief Act of 2019
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2019-04-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB160IntroPain-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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2019-04-09
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSR27IntroA resolution calling for a prompt multinational freedom of navigation operation in the Black Sea and urging the cancellation of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline. This resolution urges the President to work with allies to lead a multinational freedom of nav...
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2019-04-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 57.
USSB909IntroSeparation of Powers Restoration Act
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2019-03-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR120IntroA resolution opposing efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement targeting Israel. This resolution opposes the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement (BDS) and other efforts targ...
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2019-03-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSJR14IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require that the Supreme Court of the United States be composed of not more than 9 justices. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment requiring the...
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2019-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB803IntroRestoring Investment in Improvements Act
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2019-03-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB695IntroEducation Savings Accounts for Military Families Act of 2019
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2019-03-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB634IntroEducation Freedom Scholarships and Opportunity Act
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2019-02-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR82IntroA resolution recognizing the 150th anniversary of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
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2019-02-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1527; text: CR S1544)
USSB558IntroCAMRA Act Children and Media Research Advancement Act
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2019-02-26
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR78IntroA resolution recognizing the national debt as a threat to national security. This resolution recognizes that the national debt is a threat to national security and that deficits are unsustainable, irresponsible, and dangerous. It also commits to addr...
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2019-02-26
To Senate Finance Committee
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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2019-02-25
Cloture on the motion to proceed not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 44. Record Vote Number: 27. (CR S1422)
USSB541IntroPortable Benefits for Independent Workers Pilot Program Act This bill requires the Department of Labor to award grants for FY2020, on a competitive basis, to states, local governments, or nonprofit organizations to support broad innovation and experi...
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2019-02-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR73IntroA resolution calling on the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to immediately release Saudi Women's Rights activists and respect the fundamental rights of all Saudi citizens.
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2019-02-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB471IntroLitigation Funding Transparency Act of 2019
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2019-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB453IntroConsumer Financial Protection Bureau Accountability Act of 2019 This bill changes the source of funding for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) from Federal Reserve System transfers to annual appropriations. Under current law, the transfe...
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2019-02-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB287IntroBicameral Congressional Trade Authority Act of 2019
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2019-01-31
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB285IntroSarah's Law This bill directs U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to detain an alien who is unlawfully present in the United States and has been charged with a crime that resulted in the death or serious bodily injury of another person. IC...
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2019-01-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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