US Congress Senator Bill Nelson [D]

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USSB1266EnrollEnhancing Veteran Care Act (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with a nonprofit organization that accredits health care organizations and programs in the United States to investigate a VA medical center t...
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2017-12-08
Presented to President.
USSB1916IntroAutomatic Gunfire Prevention Act
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2017-12-06
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB2202IntroA bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to authorize appropriations for the National Transportation Safety Board, and for other purposes.
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2017-12-06
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2200IntroA bill to reauthorize the National Integrated Drought Information System, and for other purposes.
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2017-12-06
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2194IntroA bill to remove a limitation on a prohibition relating to permits for discharges incidental to normal operation of vessels.
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2017-12-05
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2191IntroGreen Banking Act
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2017-12-04
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1532EngrossNo Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Transportation to disqualify from operating a commercial motor vehicle for life an individual who uses such a vehicle in committing a felony involving a severe form of...
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2017-11-30
By Senator Thune from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 115-188.
USSB2179IntroData Security and Breach Notification Act
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2017-11-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR344IntroA resolution honoring the life and achievements of Dr. Robert Lawrence Jr.
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2017-11-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7490; text: CR S7407)
USSB2147IntroButch Lewis Act of 2017
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2017-11-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB534EngrossProtecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017
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2017-11-15
Held at the desk.
USSB203IntroRPM Act of 2017 Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2017 This bill amends the Clean Air Act to allow the modification of a vehicle's air emission controls if the vehicle is used solely for competition.
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2017-11-14
Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety. Hearings held.
USSB2117IntroFair Access to Insurance for Retired (FAIR) Heroes Act of 2017
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2017-11-09
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1693IntroStop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act of 2017 This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to specify that communications decency provisions protecting providers from liability for the private blocking or screening of offensive material shall not be c...
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2017-11-08
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR324IntroA resolution designating November 9, 2017, as "National Diabetes Heart Health Awareness Day", coinciding with American Diabetes Month.
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2017-11-08
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7120-7121; text: CR S7119-7120)
USSB171IntroNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps Amendments and Hydrographic Services Improvement Act Reauthorization and Amendments Act of 2017 This bill revises the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissio...
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2017-11-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 259.
USSB2065IntroDialysis PATIENTS Demonstration Act of 2017 Dialysis Patient Access To Integrated-care, Empowerment, Nephrologists, Treatment, and Services Demonstration Act of 2017
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2017-11-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2061IntroNext Generation 9-1-1 Act of 2017
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2017-11-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2066IntroDisaster Displacement Act of 2017
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2017-11-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR245IntroA resolution calling on the Government of Iran to release unjustly detained United States citizens and legal permanent resident aliens, and for other purposes. Calls on the government of Iran to: (1) release Siamak Namazi, Baquer Namazi, Xiyue Wang, ...
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2017-10-31
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6931)
USSR211IntroA resolution condemning the violence and persecution in Chechnya. Condemns the violence and persecution in Chechnya. Calls on: Chechen officials to cease the abduction, detention, and torture of individuals on the basis of their sexual orientation an...
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2017-10-30
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6878; text: CR S6878)
USSR310IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of a continued commitment to ending pediatric AIDS worldwide. Recognizes that prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV is critical to stopping the spread of HIV worldwide, and that the fight to elimina...
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2017-10-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2026IntroImproving the Treatment of the U.S. Territories Under Federal Health Programs Act of 2017
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2017-10-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB763IntroSurface and Maritime Transportation Security Act This bill requires the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to: (1) assess, and implement a risk-based security strategy to address, the vulnerabilities of and risks to surface transportation a...
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2017-10-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 251.
USSB2009IntroBackground Check Expansion Act
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2017-10-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2004IntroCombating the Opioid Epidemic Act
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2017-10-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR234IntroA resolution recognizing the Sailors and Marines who sacrificed their lives for ship and shipmates while fighting the devastating 1967 fire onboard USS Forrestal and, during the week of the 50th anniversary of the tragic event, commemorating the effo...
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2017-10-24
S.Amdt.1578 Amendment SA 1578 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSB1536EngrossCombating Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act
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2017-10-23
By Senator Thune from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 115-177.
USSB1985IntroProtect Access to Birth Control Act
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2017-10-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1977IntroSeniors Tax Hike Prevention Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to extend, through 2019, the rule that permits individuals who are 65 and older to deduct certain medical expenses that exceed 7.5% of adjusted gross income. (A ...
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2017-10-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR292IntroA resolution condemning the brutal and senseless attack at a country music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada, honoring the memory of the victims of the deadly shooting, offering condolences to, and expressing support for, the families and friends of the ...
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2017-10-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6409; text: CR S6406)
USSB1595EngrossHizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-10-12
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB1943IntroCaribbean Trade Extension Act of 2017
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2017-10-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1944IntroDisaster Income Assistance Act of 2017
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2017-10-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1957IntroFlorida Gasoline Supply Reserve Act
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2017-10-05
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1872IntroTSA Modernization Act
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2017-10-04
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB396EngrossA bill to make technical amendments to certain marine fish conservation statutes, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Billfish Conservation Act of 2012 to limit the sale of billfish caught by U.S. fishing vessels. Under current law,...
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2017-10-03
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSB1907IntroNational Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2017
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2017-10-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB770EngrossMAIN STREET Cybersecurity Act of 2017 Making Available Information Now to Strengthen Trust and Resilience and Enhance Enterprise Technology Cybersecurity Act of 2017 This bill amends the National Institute of Standards and Technology Act to require t...
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2017-10-02
Held at the desk.
USSR278IntroA resolution expressing condolences to the victims of Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and Hurricane Maria, commending the resiliency of the people of Texas, Louisiana, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands, and expressing grati...
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2017-10-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB870EngrossCreating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: extend the Independence at Home demonstration program; modify provisions regardi...
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2017-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1890IntroChronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1899IntroCommunity Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1893IntroSystemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1057EngrossHarmful Algal Bloom and Hypoxia Research and Control Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-09-27
Held at the desk.
USSB1028EngrossRAISE Family Caregivers Act Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage Family Caregivers Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop, maintain, and periodically update a National Family Car...
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2017-09-27
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB1865IntroA bill to provide temporary direct hire authority for certain emergency response positions.
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2017-09-26
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1853IntroSmall Business Disaster Relief Act of 2017
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2017-09-25
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB1834IntroProtecting Seniors During Disasters Act
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2017-09-20
Special Committee on Aging. Hearings held.
USSB129EngrossNational Sea Grant College Program Amendments Act of 2017 This bill amends the National Sea Grant College Program Act to reauthorize through FY2022 the National Sea Grant College Program. The bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Adminis...
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2017-09-19
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
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