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USSB1645IntroThurgood Marshall's Elementary School Study Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the public school located in West Baltimore, Maryland, that former Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall attende...
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2018-07-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 516.
USSR386IntroA resolution urging the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to fulfill its agreement to hold credible elections, comply with constitutional limits on presidential terms, and fulfill its constitutional mandate for a democratic transitio...
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2018-07-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote.
USSB3205IntroA bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act and the Higher Education Act of 1965 to require certain creditors to obtain certifications from institutions of higher education, and for other purposes.
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2018-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR573IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that climate change is real and that the National Science Foundation should engage on the communication of sound climate change science to the public.
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2018-07-12
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1646IntroPresident Street Station Study Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to conduct a special resource study of the President Street Station, a railroad terminal in Baltimore, Maryland, to evaluate the terminal's national significance and ...
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2018-07-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 510.
USSR557IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the strategic importance of NATO to the collective security of the transatlantic region and urging its member states to work together at the upcoming summit to strengthen the alliance.
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2018-07-11
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3192IntroContaminant and Lead Electronic Accounting and Reporting Requirements (CLEARR) for Drinking Water Act of 2018
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2018-07-11
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3195IntroLaw Enforcement Trust and Integrity Act of 2018
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2018-07-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2497IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-07-10
Committee on Foreign Relations. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2800IntroAmerica's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018
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2018-07-10
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 115-294.
USSR571IntroA resolution condemning the ongoing illegal occupation of Crimea by the Russian Federation.
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2018-07-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR563IntroA resolution recognizing June 2018 as "LGBTQ Pride Month".
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2018-06-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR567IntroA resolution celebrating the 40th anniversary of the American Homebrewers Association.
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2018-06-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4808; text: CR S4745-4746)
USSB3163IntroIntercountry Adoption Information Act of 2018
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2018-06-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3160IntroA bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve access to, and utilization of, bone mass measurement benefits under part B of the Medicare program by establishing a minimum payment amount under such part for bone mass measurement.
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2018-06-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR559IntroA resolution recognizing the contributions of African Americans to the musical heritage of the United States and the need for greater access to music education for African-American students, and expressing support for the designation of June as Afric...
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2018-06-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3165IntroInteragency Committee on Women's Business Enterprise Act of 2018
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2018-06-28
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB1158IntroElie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018 This bill states that it is U.S. policy to regard the prevention of genocide and other atrocity crimes as a core national security interest and a core moral responsibility. The President shal...
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2018-06-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 489.
USSB3150IntroDISCLOSE Act of 2018 Democracy Is Strengthened by Casting Light On Spending in Elections Act of 2018
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2018-06-27
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3151IntroPublic Service Freedom to Negotiate Act of 2018
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2018-06-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2463IntroBUILD Act of 2018 Better Utilization of Investments Leading to Development Act of 2018 This bill establishes the United States International Development Finance Corporation to facilitate the participation of private sector capital and skills in the e...
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2018-06-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 493.
USSB2269EngrossGlobal Food Security Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2018-06-20
Held at the desk.
USSR554IntroA resolution designating the month of June 2018 as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month" and June 27, 2018, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day".
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2018-06-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4285-4286; text: CR S4285-4286)
USSR552IntroA resolution commemorating June 20, 2018, as "World Refugee Day".
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2018-06-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2652EngrossStephen Michael Gleason Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-06-19
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR547IntroA resolution designating June 19, 2018, as "Juneteenth Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which slavery legally came to an end in the United States.
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2018-06-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3958; text: CR S3954)
USSR548IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that high performance buildings improve the quality of life for millions of individuals, produce a more resilient and sustainable world for current and future generations, reduce operating costs, and im...
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2018-06-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3064IntroWorkers' Freedom to Negotiate Act of 2018
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2018-06-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3058IntroHistoric Tax Credit Enhancement Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to eliminate the requirement for a taxpayer to reduce the basis of a building by the amount of the tax credit determined for the rehabilitation of a certified historic str...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR542IntroA resolution congratulating the Washington Capitals for winning the 2018 Stanley Cup hockey championship.
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2018-06-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3861; text: CR S3864)
USSR545IntroA resolution honoring the memory of the victims of the terrorist attack on the Pulse Orlando nightclub on June 12, 2016.
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2018-06-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3861; text: CR S3765)
USSB2527IntroSmall Business Investment Opportunity Act of 2018 This bill amends the Small Business Investment Act of 1958 to increase the maximum amount of outstanding leverage (i.e., borrowing power) made available to any licensed small business investment compa...
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2018-06-07
By Senator Risch from Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship filed written report. Report No. 115-272.
USSB3020IntroInternational Human Rights Defense Act of 2018
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2018-06-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3036IntroKeep Families Together Act This bill prohibits an agent or contractor of the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, or the Department of Health and Human Services from removing a child who is under the age of 18 and has no perman...
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2018-06-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR535IntroA resolution reaffirming the United States commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
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2018-06-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB292PassChildhood Cancer STAR Act Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research Act of 2018 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to provide support to collect the medical specime...
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2018-06-05
Became Public Law No: 115-180.
USSB2986IntroCREATE Graduates Act Correctly Recognizing Educational Achievements To Empower Graduates Act
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2018-06-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR527IntroA resolution congratulating the people of Georgia on the 100th anniversary of its declaration of independence as a democratic republic and reaffirming the strength of the relationship between the United States and Georgia.
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2018-05-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2984IntroStrengthening American Communities Act of 2018
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2018-05-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2978IntroConservation Reserve Enhancement Program Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-05-24
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSR529IntroA resolution promoting minority health awareness and supporting the goals and ideals of National Minority Health Month in April 2018, which include bringing attention to the health disparities faced by minority populations of the United States such a...
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2018-05-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2942-2943; text: CR S2940)
USSR521IntroA resolution condemning the horrific attack in Santa Fe, Texas, and expressing support and prayers for all of those impacted by the tragedy.
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2018-05-23
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2886; text: CR S2881)
USSB2937IntroHELP Separated Children Act Humane Enforcement and Legal Protections for Separated Children Act
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2018-05-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2893IntroA bill to provide for prompt payments to small business contractors, and for other purposes.
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2018-05-22
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB2892IntroPeer Support Enhancement and Evaluation Review Act
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2018-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2901IntroExpanding Telehealth Response to Ensure Addiction Treatment Act eTREAT Act
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2018-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2875IntroCOMBAT Act of 2018 Comprehensive Opioid Management and Bundled Addiction Treatment Act of 2018
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2018-05-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2881IntroA bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to seek to enter into an agreement with the city of Vallejo, California, for the transfer of Mare Island Naval Cemetery in Vallejo, California, and for other purposes. This bill directs the Departmen...
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2018-05-17
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2855IntroWitness Security and Protection Grant Program Act of 2018
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2018-05-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSJR52EngrossA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to "Restoring Internet Freedom". This joint resolution nullifies the ru...
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2018-05-16
Held at the desk.
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