US Congress Senator Benjamin Cardin [D]

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USSB3321IntroHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-11-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR693IntroA resolution celebrating October 25, 2018, as the 30th anniversary of the passage of the Women's Business Ownership Act of 1988, while commending the unique entrepreneurial spirit shared by women small business owners of the United States.
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2018-11-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3636IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide matching payments for retirement savings contributions by certain individuals.
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2018-11-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR694IntroA resolution condemning the horrific, anti-Semitic attack at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, expressing support and prayers for all those affected by the tragedy, and applauding the dedication and bravery of law enforcement and emergency res...
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2018-11-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR692IntroA resolution recognizing November 24, 2018, as "Small Business Saturday" and celebrating the vital role of small businesses, along with the efforts of the Small Business Administration, to help people in the United States start, build, and grow busin...
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2018-11-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB1537IntroMigratory Birds of the Americas Conservation Act
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2018-11-13
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 115-350.
USSB2269PassGlobal Food Security Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2018-10-11
Became Public Law No: 115-266.
USSB3562IntroSmall Business Runway Extension Act of 2018
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2018-10-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 636.
USSR684IntroA resolution relative to the death of the Honorable Joseph D. "Joe" Tydings, former United States Senator for the State of Maryland.
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2018-10-11
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6882; text: CR S6826)
USSB3607IntroOrganization of American States Legislative Engagement Act of 2018
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2018-10-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3573IntroProtect our Elections Act
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2018-10-11
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3572IntroESIA Election Systems Integrity Act This bill directs each election service provider to submit to the Department of Homeland Security and the Election Assistance Commission: (1) a report listing the identity of any foreign national who directly or in...
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2018-10-11
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSJR64IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Treasury relating to "Returns by Exempt Organizations and Returns by Certain Non-Exempt Organiza...
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2018-10-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 630.
USSB3584IntroAffordable Loans for Any Student Act
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2018-10-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSJR63IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of Labor, and Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to "Short-Term,...
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2018-10-10
Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 50 - 50. Record Vote Number: 226.
USSR670IntroA resolution recognizing the tenth anniversary of the enactment of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008. Commemorates October 3, 2018, as the 10th anniversary of the enactment of the Paul Wellston...
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2018-10-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3564IntroLow-Income Water Customer Assistance Programs Act of 2018
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2018-10-10
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1862IntroTrafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 to modify: (1) the criteria for determining whether countries are meeting the minimum standards for the elimination of human tr...
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2018-10-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 623.
USSR642IntroA resolution designating the week of September 15 through September 22, 2018, as "National Estuaries Week". Designates the week of September 15-September 22, 2018, as National Estuaries Week.
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2018-10-04
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S6545-6546)
USSB2736IntroAsia Reassurance Initiative Act of 2018
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2018-10-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 616.
USSB3233IntroNicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act of 2018
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2018-10-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 617.
USSB3278IntroProtecting Taxpayers Act
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2018-10-03
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB3476IntroPEPFAR Extension Act of 2018
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2018-10-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 619.
USSB3257IntroSTOP Using Human Shields Act Sanction Terrorist Operations Using Human Shields Act of 2018
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2018-10-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 618.
USSB569IntroLand and Water Conservation Authorization and Funding Act This bill amends the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to make permanent the authorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). Funds deposited into the LWCF may be spen...
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2018-10-02
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3540IntroCentral America Reform and Enforcement Act
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2018-10-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR665IntroA resolution designating October 2018 as "National Employee Ownership Month". Designates October 2018 as National Employee Ownership Month.
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2018-10-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR481IntroA resolution calling upon the leadership of the Government of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to dismantle its labor camp system, and for other purposes. Calls for the international community to demand that North Korea dismantle its labor c...
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2018-10-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 609.
USSB3530IntroMuseum and Library Services Act of 2018
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2018-09-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR655IntroA resolution recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States. Recognizes: (1) the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month from S...
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2018-09-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6349; text: CR S6347-6348)
USSR625IntroA resolution designating the week beginning September 9, 2018, as "National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week". Designates the week beginning September 9, 2018, as National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week. Commends direct su...
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2018-09-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 9/12/2018 S6146-6146)
USSR654IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Retirement Security Week, including raising public awareness of the various tax-preferred retirement vehicles, increasing personal financial literacy, and engaging the people of the United Stat...
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2018-09-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6349; text: CR S6347)
USSB3505IntroPreserving America's Battlefields Act
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2018-09-26
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB3494IntroMOMMIES Act Maximizing Outcomes for Moms through Medicaid Improvement and Enhancement of Services Act
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2018-09-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3486IntroVenezuela Humanitarian Relief, Reconstruction, and Rule of Law Act of 2018
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2018-09-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR645IntroA resolution designating September 2018 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month". Designates September 2018 as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Declares that steps should be taken to: (1) raise awareness of prostate cancer, (2) encourag...
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2018-09-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6281; text: CR H6280)
USSB3470IntroMongolia Third Neighbor Trade Act
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2018-09-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR635IntroA resolution calling for the immediate release of unjustly imprisoned Myanmar journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, and expressing concern over the overall deterioration in freedom of the press in Myanmar.
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2018-09-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3467IntroStrengthening Minority-Serving Institutions Act of 2018
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2018-09-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3462IntroImproving Coverage for Substance Use Disorder Recovery Expansion Act
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2018-09-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR633IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization. Exp...
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2018-09-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1050EngrossChinese-American World War II Veteran Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold...
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2018-09-17
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2823IntroMusic Modernization Act
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2018-09-17
By Senator Grassley from Committee on the Judiciary filed written report. Report No. 115-339.
USSB2497EngrossUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-09-12
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSR626IntroA resolution designating September 2018 as "National Voting Rights Month". Expresses support for the designation of September 2018 as National Voting Rights Month.
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2018-09-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR622IntroA resolution supporting renaming NATO Headquarters after the late United States Senator John Sidney McCain, III. Supports renaming the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, after Senator John McCain in recogniti...
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2018-09-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR619IntroA resolution relative to the death of the Honorable John Sidney McCain, III, a Senator from the State of Arizona. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable John Sidney McCai...
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2018-08-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5956; text: CR S5956)
USSB266EngrossAnwar Sadat Centennial Celebration Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Anwar Sadat in recognition of his ac...
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2018-08-24
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB3384IntroMedicaid Health HOME Act Medicaid Health Homes for Opioid-Use-Disorder Medicaid Enrollees Encouraged Act This bill extends the enhanced federal matching rate for expenditures regarding substance-use disorder health-home services under Medicaid.
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2018-08-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3383IntroRural DOCS Act Rural Development of Opioid Capacity Services Act
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2018-08-23
To Senate Finance Committee
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