US Congress Senator Bill Nelson [D]

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USSB2246EngrossA bill to designate the health care center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Tallahassee, Florida, as the Sergeant Ernest I. "Boots" Thomas VA Clinic, and for other purposes. This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs health care ...
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2018-02-16
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1917IntroSentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017
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2018-02-15
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB5035IntroTo require the President to determine whether Hezbollah should be designated as a significant foreign narcotics trafficker or a transnational criminal organization, and for other purposes.
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2018-02-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1189; text: CR S1169-1170)
USSR411IntroA resolution recognizing the 50th anniversary of the first 9-1-1 call in the United States.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2437IntroA bill to reauthorize and improve the 21st Century Cures opioid grant program.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR409IntroA resolution honoring the dedication and courage of the Buffalo Soldiers.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB2438IntroA bill to conduct or support further comprehensive research for the creation of a universal influenza vaccine.
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2018-02-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR413IntroA resolution celebrating Black History Month.
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2018-02-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1189; text: CR S1169-1170)
USSB534PassProtecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990 to extend the duty to report suspected child abuse, including sexual abuse, to certain adults who are authoriz...
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2018-02-14
Became Public Law No: 115-126.
USSB2429IntroA bill to amend chapter 77 of title 18, United States Code, to clarify that using drugs or illegal substances to cause a person to engage in a commercial sex act constitutes coercion and using drugs or illegal substances to provide or obtain the labo...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR398IntroA resolution supporting the observation of "National Girls & Women in Sports Day" on February 7, 2018, to raise awareness of and celebrate the achievements of girls and women in sports.
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2018-02-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S697-698; text: CR S708; Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S708-709)
USSB2147IntroButch Lewis Act of 2017
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2018-01-30
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2365IntroIran Human Rights and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act
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2018-01-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2354IntroANTIQUITIES Act of 2018 America's Natural Treasures of Immeasurable Quality Unite, Inspire, and Together Improve the Economies of States Act of 2018
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2018-01-30
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSR383IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of a "Women's Health Research Day".
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2018-01-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2328IntroPay Our Military Act of 2018 This bill provides FY2018 appropriations for military pay and death benefits during any period in which interim or full-year appropriations for FY2018 are not in effect. In the event of a government shutdown, the bill pro...
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2018-01-19
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB2324IntroSmall Business Credit Availability Act
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2018-01-18
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2292IntroFlorida Coastal Protection Act This bill amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management from offering any tract for oil and gas leasing or preleasing in the following areas: the Eastern Gulf of Mexico P...
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2018-01-10
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources 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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2018-01-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 292.
USSB1393PassJobs for Our Heroes Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Fast Act to require the medical professional who may perform a medical examination and provide a medical certificate for purposes of compliance with requirements for operation by a veteran of a co...
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2018-01-08
Became Public Law No: 115-105.
USSB1532PassNo 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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2018-01-08
Became Public Law No: 115-106.
USSR368IntroA resolution supporting the right of all Iranian citizens to have their voices heard. Supports the right of all Iranian citizens to have their voices heard. Calls on the government of Iran to respect the rights of the people of Iran to freedoms of sp...
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2018-01-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1536PassCombating Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to designate an official to: (1) coordinate human trafficking prevention efforts across DOT modal administrations and with other ...
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2018-01-03
Became Public Law No: 115-99.
USSR363IntroA resolution expressing profound concern about the growing political, humanitarian, and economic crisis in Venezuela and the widespread human rights abuses perpetrated by the Government of Venezuela.
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2017-12-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR362IntroA resolution recognizing the service of the Los Angeles-class attack submarine the USS Jacksonville and the crew of the USS Jacksonville, who served the United States with valor and bravery.
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2017-12-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8154; text: CR S8182)
USSB1266PassEnhancing 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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2017-12-20
Became Public Law No: 115-95.
USSB1827IntroKIDS Act of 2017 Keep Kids' Insurance Dependable and Secure Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill extends funding through FY2022 for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and the Childhood Obesity Demonstration Project. In addition, the bill reauth...
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2017-12-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 288.
USSB2200IntroNational Integrated Drought Information System Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2017-12-13
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2226IntroDisaster Assistance Simplification Act
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2017-12-13
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2202IntroNational Transportation Safety Board Reauthorization Act
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2017-12-13
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2219IntroStop Underrides Act of 2017
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2017-12-12
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1916IntroAutomatic Gunfire Prevention Act
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2017-12-06
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB2194IntroFishing and Small Vessel Relief Act This bill extends until December 18, 2020, an exemption from permit requirements of the National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System under the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (commonly known as the Clean Wat...
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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
USSB2179IntroData Security and Breach Notification Act
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2017-11-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2174IntroVeterans Crisis Line Study Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a study on the outcomes and the efficacy of the Veterans Crisis Line during the five-year period beginning January 1, 2014, based on an analys...
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2017-11-30
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR344IntroA resolution honoring the life and achievements of Dr. Robert Lawrence Jr. Honors the life of Dr. Robert Lawrence, Jr., the first African-American astronaut selected for spaceflight.
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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)
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 Senate Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 115-127.
USSB2117IntroFair Access to Insurance for Retired (FAIR) Heroes Act of 2017
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2017-11-09
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR324IntroA resolution designating November 9, 2017, as "National Diabetes Heart Health Awareness Day", coinciding with American Diabetes Month. Expresses support for: (1) the designation of November 9, 2017, as National Diabetes Heart Health Awareness Day; an...
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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)
USSB2095IntroAssault Weapons Ban of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a semiautomatic assault weapon (SAW) or large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The prohi...
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2017-11-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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.
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
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
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)
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
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
USSB2004IntroCombating the Opioid Epidemic Act
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2017-10-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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