US Congress Senator Ben Sasse [R]

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USSB4254Intro
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A bill to amend the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 to clarify a provision relating to certain contents of registrations under that Act.
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2022-05-25
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSR643Intro
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A resolution designating the week of May 15 through May 21, 2022, as "National Police Week".
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2022-05-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2580-2581; text: CR S2591-2593)
USSR636Intro
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A resolution urging the development of a strategy to counter the rise in violent crime across the United States.
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2022-05-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1872Engross
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Provides for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to the U.S. Army Rangers Veterans of World War II in recognition of their dedicated service during World War II.
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2022-05-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR621Intro
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A resolution honoring the life and legacy of the late Senator Orrin G. Hatch.
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2022-05-09
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB4142Intro
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A bill to counter the military-civil fusion strategy of the Chinese Communist Party and prevent United States contributions to the development of dual-use technology in China.
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2022-05-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR593Intro
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A resolution relating to the death of Kaneaster Hodges, Jr., former United States Senator for the State of Arkansas.
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2022-04-08
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR565Intro
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A resolution honoring and celebrating the life and legacy of Representative Don Young.
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2022-03-31
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB3899Intro
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A bill to amend the Child Care and Development Block Grant Act of 1990 to reauthorize and update the Act, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3674Intro
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Requires the Department of Labor to award grants for FY2022, on a competitive basis, to states, local governments, or nonprofit organizations to support broad innovation and experimentation with respect to portable benefits. Portable benefits are wor...
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2022-02-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3550Intro
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A bill to prohibit Members of Congress from buying or selling individual securities and lobbying for compensation after leaving Congress, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3537Intro
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Allows a child tax credit for an unborn child who is born alive. It also allows the credit upon certification that a mother's pregnancy resulted in a miscarriage (the involuntary death of an unborn child who was carried in the womb for less than 20 w...
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2022-01-31
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3532Intro
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A bill to require the imposition of sanctions with respect to Ansarallah and its officials, agents, or affiliates for acts of international terrorism.
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2022-01-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3463Intro
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Requires the President to impose sanctions and take other actions related to COVID-19 if certain conditions are not met. Specifically, if the President is unable to certify within 90 days of this bill's enactment that China's government has allowed a...
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2022-01-18
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 243.
USSB3516Intro
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A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide emergency use authorization with respect to certain COVID-19 diagnostic tests approved for use in the European Union.
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2022-01-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3500Intro
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Requires states, as a condition of federal payment under Medicaid for family planning services, to report certain abortion data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (Currently, reporting is voluntary.) The CDC must develop standar...
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2022-01-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR485Intro
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This resolution honors the life of Senator Harry Reid Jr. and offers the condolences of the Senate regarding his death.
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2022-01-07
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR484Intro
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This resolution honors the life of Senator John Isakson and offers the condolences of the Senate regarding his death.
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2022-01-06
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB535Intro
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Authorizes the establishment of a National Global War on Terrorism Memorial in the area of the National Mall.
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2021-12-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 201.
USSJR29Engross
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This joint resolution nullifies a Department of Labor emergency temporary standard for preventing the transmission of COVID-19 in employment settings. Under the standard issued on November 5, 2021, employers with 100 or more employees must require th...
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2021-12-09
Held at the desk.
USSR470Intro
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This resolution honors the life of Senator Robert Dole and offers the condolences of the Senate regarding his death.
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2021-12-08
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB3274Intro
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Redesignates the Geospatial Learning Center in the Next NGA West facility in St. Louis, Missouri, as the Senator Roy Blunt Geospatial Learning Center.
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2021-11-29
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR451Intro
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This resolution honors the life and legacy of Senator Max Cleland and offers the condolences of the Senate regarding his death.
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2021-11-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8316-8317; text: CR S8243)
USSB3191Intro
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Allows employers to offer certain employees a tax-advantaged flexible giving account as a fringe benefit. Flexible giving accounts allow employees to set aside up to $2,700 of their annual pretax earnings to make tax-deductible charitable contributio...
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2021-11-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2491Intro
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A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the National Cyber Resilience Assistance Fund, to improve the ability of the Federal Government to assist in enhancing critical infrastructure cyber resilience, to improve security in the...
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2021-11-03
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2993Intro
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Establishes the National Cyber Exercise Program to evaluate the National Cyber Incident Response Plan and related plans and strategies. (The National Cyber Incident Response Plan outlines the roles and responsibilities, capabilities, and coordinating...
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2021-11-03
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3063Intro
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Prohibits using federal funds to establish any diplomatic facility in Jerusalem other than the U.S. Embassy to Israel.
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2021-10-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3056Intro
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Prohibits the Department of the Treasury from requiring a financial institution to report the balances, transactions, or the transfers into and out of a financial account. This prohibition does not apply to laws or regulations in effect on the date o...
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2021-10-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1828PassSpecifically authorizes the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of State, and other agencies to provide payments to agency personnel who incur brain injuries from hostilities while on assignment. Specifically, the bill allows agency personnel...
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2021-10-08
Became Public Law No: 117-46. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2934Intro
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Requires congressional approval for a presidential import adjustment due to a national security threat from an import related to military equipment, energy resources, or critical infrastructure essential to national security. Specifically, the bill r...
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2021-10-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR386Intro
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This resolution honors the life of Robert Dove, Parliamentarian Emeritus of the Senate, and offers the condolences of the Senate regarding his death.
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2021-09-24
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB2781Intro
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Repeals authority granted to the President to except Iran's energy, shipping, and shipbuilding sectors from sanctions in order to provide for reconstruction assistance or economic development in Afghanistan.
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2021-09-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2760Intro
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Provides continuing appropriations to prevent a government shutdown if any appropriations measure for a fiscal year has not been enacted before the fiscal year begins or a joint resolution making continuing appropriations is not in effect. For an ini...
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2021-09-20
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB2727Intro
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A bill to provide for a period of continuing appropriations in the event of a lapse in appropriations under the normal appropriations process, and establish procedures and consequences in the event of a failure to enact appropriations.
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2021-09-14
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR343Intro
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This resolution expresses the condolences of the Senate regarding the death of the Honorable Maurice Robert Gravel, former Senator from Alaska.
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2021-08-09
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB2587Intro
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Requires the Department of the Treasury to instruct the U.S. executive directors at certain multilateral development banks, such as the Asian Development Bank, to oppose providing a loan, financial assistance, or technical assistance to China. The ex...
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2021-08-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR333Intro
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This resolution expresses the condolences of the Senate regarding the death of the Honorable Carl Levin, former Senator for Michigan.
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2021-08-02
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR330Intro
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This resolution expresses the condolences of the Senate regarding the death of the Honorable Mike Enzi, former Senator for Wyoming.
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2021-07-30
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB2567Intro
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Enacts definitions that determine which bodies of water fall under the scope of the Clean Water Act and are thereby under federal jurisdiction. Specifically, the bill provides statutory authority for the definitions related to the waters of the Unite...
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2021-07-29
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2407Intro
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Requires federal agencies and certain entities to report cybersecurity intrusion incidents to the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and addresses related issues. Within 24 hours of a confirmed intrusion (or potential intrusion),...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB65Engross
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Imposes importation limits on goods produced using forced labor in China, especially the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, and imposes sanctions related to such forced labor. The Department of Homeland Security shall report to Congress a strategy fo...
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2021-07-16
Held at the desk.
USSB2341Intro
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Allows a current tax deduction for the moving expenses of an employee or new appointee of the intelligence community who moves due to a change in assignment that requires relocation. It also allows a current tax exclusion for such employees or appoin...
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2021-07-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2339Intro
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Amends the Clean Air Act to address the limitations on Reid vapor pressure (a measure of gasoline's volatility) that are placed on gasoline during the summer ozone season. The bill applies the Reid vapor pressure requirements that are applicable to g...
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2021-07-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1061Intro
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Requires the Department of State to take certain actions promoting the normalization of relations between Israel, Arab states, and other relevant countries and regions. Specifically, the State Department must develop a strategy on expanding and stren...
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2021-06-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 95.
USSB2303Intro
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Provides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, Ryan Law Wai-kwong, Cheung Kim-hung, and all the other individuals who worked for Apple Daily, a Hong Kong media company, in recognition of their commitment to freedom and d...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2171Intro
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Establishes postemployment lobbying restrictions on former presidential appointees who represent, aid, or advise certain Chinese entities, including Chinese government entities, the Chinese Communist Party, and Chinese military companies.
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2021-06-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2165Intro
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Directs the Department of Education (ED) to establish a program to provide children with parents on active duty in the uniformed services with funds to pay educational expenses. Specifically, ED must establish a tax-exempt Military Education Savings ...
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2021-06-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2099Intro
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Permits individuals who are not enrolled in a high deductible health plan to participate in health savings accounts (HSAs). It also increases the allowable amount of the deduction for contributions to HSAs.
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2021-06-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2098Intro
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Prohibits a state from receiving resources or supplies from specified sources, including the Strategic National Stockpile, during the COVID-19 emergency if the state has a policy for the distribution or use of such resources or supplies that discrimi...
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2021-06-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2113Intro
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Modifies the rules for using a conversion or termination of a flexible spending account or a health reimbursement arrangement to establish a health savings account.
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2021-06-17
To Senate Finance Committee
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