US Congress Senator Benjamin Cardin [D]

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USSR499Intro
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A resolution celebrating 100 years of diplomatic relations between the United States and the Baltic States.
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2022-05-26
Passed Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2737; text: 01/31/2022 CR S415-416)
USSR632Intro
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A resolution calling for the immediate release of Russian opposition leader Vladimir Kara-Murza, who was unjustly detained on April 11, 2022.
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2022-05-26
Passed Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2737; text: 05/16/2022 CR S2520-2521)
USSR652Intro
25%
A resolution recognizing June 2022 as "LGBTQ Pride Month".
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2022-05-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4315Intro
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A bill to address the foreign production of precursor chemicals that are used for the illicit production of narcotics and psychotropic drugs and other controlled substances, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR651Intro
25%
A resolution expressing support for the designation of June 3, 2022, as "National Gun Violence Awareness Day" and June 2022 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".
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2022-05-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4334Intro
25%
A bill to support the advancement of inclusive economic growth, democratic governance, peace, and security in Colombia, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR653Intro
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A resolution recognizing the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States.
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2022-05-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR615Intro
25%
A resolution expressing appreciation for the efforts of the Republic of Poland to assist Ukrainian refugees and support the sovereignty of Ukraine following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
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2022-05-26
Passed Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2737; text: 05/03/2022 CR S2283)
USSB407Intro
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Establishes the service of Air America employees as qualifying service for purposes of the Civil Service Retirement System. (Air America was a government-owned airline that provided air transport for certain covert operations in Southeast Asia, inclu...
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2022-05-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 370.
USSB4008Intro
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Provides support for restaurants and other businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, the bill provides additional funding for the Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide grants to support the ongoing operations of eligible re...
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2022-05-19
Cloture on the motion to proceed not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 43. Record Vote Number: 192. (CR S2614)
USSR646Intro
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A resolution expressing the Senate's support for Finland and Sweden's accession into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the expedited ratification of accession protocols.
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2022-05-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4285Intro
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A bill to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Inter-American Democratic Charter, to encourage governments in the Americas to reinforce their commitments to the principles enshrined in the Inter-American Democratic Charter, to reaffirm the role of f...
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2022-05-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4255Intro
25%
A bill to authorize dedicated domestic terrorism offices within the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to analyze and monitor domestic terrorist activity and require the Federal Governm...
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2022-05-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1596Engross
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Directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the National World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia. The design of the coins sh...
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2022-05-17
Held at the desk.
USSR641Intro
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This resolution designates the week of May 15-May 21, 2022, as National Public Works Week and recognizes the contributions of public works professionals.
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2022-05-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2535; text: CR S2550)
USSB4221Intro
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A bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to achieve parity between the cost-of-living adjustment with respect to an annuity under the Federal Employees Retirement System and an annuity under the Civil Service Retirement System, and for other purp...
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2022-05-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSCR20Engross
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A concurrent resolution condemning the October 25, 2021, military coup in Sudan and standing with the people of Sudan.
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2022-05-12
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB4192Intro
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Denies employers a tax deduction for any expenditures incurred for attempting to influence their employees with respect to labor organizations or labor organization activities, such as elections, labor disputes, and collective actions. The bill requi...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2367Intro
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Authorizes the National Park Service (NPS) to acquire land or interests in land in Frederick County, Maryland, for the Historic Preservation Training Center and related facilities. The NPS may acquire not more than 20 acres in the county to support t...
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2022-05-11
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
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.
USSR456Intro
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This resolution congratulates the Gambian people on the successful 2016 presidential election. The resolution also supports the courageous and necessary work of the Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission of The Gambia to bring accountabili...
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2022-05-11
S.Amdt.5032 Amendment SA 5032 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3232Intro
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Requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission to revise the safety standards for freestanding clothing storage units such as dressers, bureaus, or chests of drawers. Such standards must include specified testing related to tip overs and new warning...
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2022-05-11
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR473Intro
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This resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that the United States should call on other member states of the United Nations (UN) to redouble efforts to enforce the UN arms embargo on South Sudan. The resolution also expresses that the United St...
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2022-05-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2460; text: 12/8/2021 CR S9048)
USSR427Intro
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This resolution expresses that the Senate (1) remains committed to the Cambodian people and their aspirations for a more peaceful, prosperous, democratic, and sovereign country as envisioned in the agreements signed at the Paris Conference on Cambodi...
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2022-05-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2459; text: CR S2459-2460)
USSB4182Intro
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A bill to direct the Secretary of Labor to issue an occupational safety and health standard that requires covered employers within the health care and social service industries to develop and implement a comprehensive workplace violence prevention pl...
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2022-05-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR630Intro
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This resolution honors the contributions of small businesses in the United States and supports the designation of National Small Business Week.
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2022-05-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2455; text: CR S2452)
USSB4187Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act to make improvements to that Act, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-11
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2126PassDesignates the federal building located at 308 West 21st Street in Cheyenne, Wyoming, as the Louisa Swain Federal Office Building.
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2022-05-10
Became Public Law No: 117-120. (TXT | PDF)
USSR552Intro
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A resolution designating March 2022 as "Irish-American Heritage Month" and honoring the significance of Irish Americans in the history and progress of the United States.
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2022-05-10
S.Amdt.5029 Amendment SA 5029 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSB4174Intro
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A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 and the Portal-to-Portal Act of 1947 to prevent wage theft and assist in the recovery of stolen wages, to authorize the Secretary of Labor to administer grants to prevent wage and hour violations, ...
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2022-05-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3522PassTemporarily waives certain requirements related to the President's authority to lend or lease defense articles if the defense articles are intended for Ukraine's government or the governments of other Eastern European countries affected by Russia's i...
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2022-05-09
Became Public Law No: 117-118. (TXT | PDF)
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.
USSR619Intro
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A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that public servants should be commended for their dedication and continued service to the United States during Public Service Recognition Week.
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2022-05-05
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2366; text: CR S2363-2364)
USSB4137Intro
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A bill to provide for improvements to the rivers and harbors of the United States, to provide for the conservation and development of water and related resources, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-04
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2042Intro
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Revises the duties, membership, and reporting requirements of the Interagency Committee on Women's Business Enterprise. These changes include striking a requirement that the committee develop and promote new public sector programs and plans to foster...
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2022-05-03
By Senator Cardin from Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship filed written report. Report No. 117-104. Minority views filed.
USSB2521Intro
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Requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to establish an advisory committee to develop recommendations for expanding SBA assistance provided through Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs). SBICs are privately owned companies, licensed an...
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2022-05-03
By Senator Cardin from Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship filed written report. Report No. 117-105. Minority views filed.
USSR609Intro
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This resolution recognizes the centrality of a free press to free societies and democratic governance and expresses concerns about threats to the exercise of freedom of expression globally.
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2022-05-03
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR613Intro
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A resolution promoting minority health awareness and supporting the goals and ideals of National Minority Health Month in April 2022, which include bringing attention to the health disparities faced by minority populations of the United States such a...
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2022-05-03
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2291-2292; text: CR S2281-2282)
USSB3742Intro
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A bill to establish a pilot grant program to improve recycling accessibility, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 357.
USSR600Intro
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A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Workers' Memorial Day, honoring workers who have been killed or injured in the workplace, and recognizing the importance of strengthening worker health and safety protections.
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2022-04-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4105Intro
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A bill to treat certain liquidations of new motor vehicle inventory as qualified liquidations of LIFO inventory for purposes of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986.
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2022-04-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR588Intro
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This resolution designates April 2022 as Financial Literacy Month.
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2022-04-27
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 4/7/2022 CR S2098)
USSR599Intro
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A resolution honoring military children during the National Month of the Military Child.
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2022-04-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2196-2197; text: CR S2195)
USSR585Intro
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A resolution honoring the life, achievements, and legacy of the Honorable Madeleine K. Albright.
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2022-04-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 4/7/2022 CR S2097)
USSB3294PassRequires the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain, and the Architect of the Capitol to permanently install in the U.S. Capitol or on the U.S. Capitol Grounds, statues honoring Associate Justices of the Supreme Court Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth B...
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2022-04-13
Became Public Law No: 117-111. (TXT | PDF)
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.
USSB4039Intro
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A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide guidance to States regarding Federal reimbursement for furnishing behavioral health services and treatment under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program using telehe...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4031Intro
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A bill to award posthumously a Congressional Gold Medal to Henrietta Lacks, in recognition of her immortal cells which have made invaluable contributions to global health, scientific research, our quality of life, and patients' rights.
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2022-04-07
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB4065Intro
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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the rules relating to qualified opportunity zones, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3491Intro
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A bill to establish a commission to reform and modernize the Department of State.
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2022-04-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 338.
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