US Congress Senator Chris Van Hollen [D]

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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.
USSB3215IntroA bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to require the development of a bus operations safety risk reduction program, and for other purposes.
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2018-07-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3211IntroA bill to ensure greater accountability by licensed firearms dealers.
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2018-07-12
To Senate Judiciary 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.
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
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.
USSB1112IntroMaternal Health Accountability Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a program under which HHS may make grants to states (including federally recognized Indian tribes and organizations) for the p...
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2018-07-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 502.
USSR563IntroA resolution recognizing June 2018 as "LGBTQ Pride Month".
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2018-06-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR566IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the President of the United States must immediately establish an interagency Office for Locating and Reuniting Children with Parents in order to protect separated children from suffering additional...
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2018-06-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3154IntroRestoring Oversight for Members of Congress Act
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2018-06-28
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3178IntroJustice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2018
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2018-06-28
To Senate Judiciary 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.
USSB756EngrossSOS Act of 2017 Save Our Seas Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Marine Debris Act to revise the Marine Debris Program to require the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to work with: (1) other agencies to address both land-...
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2018-06-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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
USSB2347IntroEncouraging Public Offerings Act of 2018 This bill amends the Securities Act of 1933 to allow an issuer of securities to communicate with potential investors to ascertain interest in a contemplated securities offering, either before or after the fili...
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2018-06-26
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1989IntroHonest Ads Act
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2018-06-26
Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism. Hearings held.
USSB3131IntroFairness for Farm Workers Act
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2018-06-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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
USSB3084IntroCongressional Access to Children's Detention Facilities Act
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2018-06-18
To Senate Judiciary 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
USSB3077IntroFair Pay and Safe Workplaces Act of 2018
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2018-06-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3064IntroWorkers' Freedom to Negotiate Act of 2018
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2018-06-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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)
USSB3037IntroNIST Plumbing Research Act of 2018
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2018-06-07
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3020IntroInternational Human Rights Defense Act of 2018
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2018-06-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSCR38IntroA concurrent resolution recognizing and supporting the efforts of the United Bid Committee to bring the 2026 Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup competition to Canada, Mexico, and the United States. Supports the efforts...
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2018-06-07
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation 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
USSB3005IntroUrban Agriculture Act of 2018
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2018-06-06
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB3013IntroA bill to amend the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 to require Congressional approval before the President adjusts imports that are determined to threaten to impair national security.
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2018-06-06
To Senate Finance 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.
USSR524IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of June 1 through June 3, 2018 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Weekend" and June 2018 as "National Gun Violence Awareness Month".
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2018-05-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2945IntroHousing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration Act of 2018
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2018-05-24
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2978IntroConservation Reserve Enhancement Program Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-05-24
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSR531IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of May 2018 as "National Brain Tumor Awareness Month".
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2018-05-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2943; text: CR S2941-2942; Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S2942)
USSR528IntroA resolution designating the week of May 20 through May 26, 2018, as "National Public Works Week".
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2018-05-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2942; text: CR S2940)
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)
USSR522IntroA resolution designating the week of September 23 through September 29, 2018 as "Gold Star Families Remembrance Week".
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2018-05-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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
USSB2906IntroVA MISSION Act of 2018 VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR512IntroA resolution designating the week of May 13 through May 19, 2018, as "National Police Week".
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2018-05-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2733; text: CR S2727-2728)
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