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USSB227EngrossSavanna's Act This bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing or murdered Native Americans. The bill requires DOJ to provide training to law enforcement agencie...
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2020-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB2661EngrossNational Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2020 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9-8-8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline. The Department of Healt...
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2020-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR709IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the August 13, 2020, and September 11, 2020, announcements of the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates and the State of Israel and the...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR702IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-09-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5715-5716; text: CR S5711)
USSR705IntroA resolution proclaiming the week of September 21 through September 25, 2020, to be "National Clean Energy Week".
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2020-09-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5715-5716; text: CR S5712)
USSB4624IntroA bill to strengthen American economic resiliency and equitably expand economic opportunity by launching a national competition, promoting state and local strategic planning, encouraging innovation by the public and private sectors, and by substantia...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR707IntroA resolution recognizing September 1, 2020, as "National Poll Worker Recruitment Day".
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2020-09-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5715-5716; text: CR S5713)
USSR706IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of September 2020 as "Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month" in order to educate communities across the United States about sickle cell disease and the need for research, early detection methods, effe...
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2020-09-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5715-5716; text: CR S5713)
USSB4622IntroA bill to amend the Act entitled "Act to provide for the establishment of the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in the State of Kansas, and for other purposes" to provide for inclusion of additional related sites in the National Park...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB3485IntroOFFSHORE Act of 2020 Opening Federal Financial Sharing to Heighten Opportunities for Renewable Energy Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB4593IntroA bill to award posthumously the Congressional Gold Medal to Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR700IntroA resolution designating the week of September 19 through September 26, 2020, as "National Estuaries Week".
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2020-09-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5676; text: CR S5655)
USSB514IntroDeborah Sampson Act
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 536.
USSB2950IntroVeterans Burn Pits Exposure Recognition Act of 2020
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 542.
USSCR44IntroA concurrent resolution recognizing September 11, 2020, as "National Day of Service and Remembrance".
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2020-09-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR692IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-09-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR689IntroA resolution condemning the crackdown on peaceful protestors in Belarus and calling for the imposition of sanctions on responsible officials.
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2020-09-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB178EngrossUIGHUR Act of 2019 Uighur Intervention and Global Humanitarian Unified Response Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions and export restrictions related to China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic ...
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2020-09-10
Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S. 178 with an amendment (SA 2652) not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 47. Record Vote Number: 168. (CR S5532-5533)
USSB785EngrossCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019 This bill makes updates related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) transition assistance, mental health care, care for women veterans, and telehealth care. TITLE I--I...
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2020-09-09
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB4549IntroSmarter Pretrial Detention for Drug Charges Act of 2020
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2020-09-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR685IntroA resolution honoring the service and sacrifice of members of the United States Armed Forces and veterans and condemning the disgraceful denigration by President Donald Trump of military service, prisoners of war, and Gold Star families.
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2020-09-09
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR684IntroA resolution calling on the Government of Cameroon and separatist armed groups from the English-speaking Northwest and Southwest regions to end all violence, respect the human rights of all Cameroonians, and pursue a genuinely inclusive dialogue towa...
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2020-09-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSCR37EngrossA concurrent resolution honoring the life and work of Louis Lorenzo Redding, whose lifelong dedication to civil rights and service stand as an example of leadership for all people. This concurrent resolution honors the life and work of Louis Lorenzo ...
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2020-08-14
Held at the desk.
USSB3607PassSafeguarding America's First Responders Act of 2020 This bill extends death and disability benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program (PSOB) to public safety officers (e.g., law enforcement officers) and survivors of public safety of...
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2020-08-14
Became Public Law No: 116-157. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3703EngrossPromoting Alzheimer's Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act
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2020-08-14
Held at the desk.
USSB999IntroSustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2019 This bill directs the Office of Science and Technology Policy to convene an interagency entity under the National Science and Technology Council with the responsibility of coordinating federa...
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2020-08-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 513.
USSR673IntroA resolution affirming that the New START Treaty extension will cover new deployed Russian nuclear delivery systems, and supporting additional initiatives to engage China that advance the goal of concluding an arms control treaty or agreement.
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2020-08-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4474IntroA bill to amend the Arms Export Control Act to prohibit the export of certain unmanned aircraft systems.
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2020-08-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4470IntroRural Equal Aid Act of 2020
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2020-08-06
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSR672IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as National Democracy Month as a time to reflect on the contributions of the system of government of the United States to a more free and stable world. This resolution designates September 2020 as National Demo...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR671IntroA resolution recognizing, commemorating, and celebrating the 55th anniversary of the enactment of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and reaffirming the Senate's commitment to ensuring the continued vitality of the Act and the protection of the voting ri...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4443IntroLori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act
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2020-08-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4442IntroMixed Earner Pandemic Unemployment Assistance Act of 2020
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2020-08-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSJR75IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to the fundamental right to vote.
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2020-08-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4394IntroIDEA Act Inventor Diversity for Economic Advancement Act of 2020 This bill requires the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to request demographic information from the inventor on each patent application submitted to the USPTO. Inventors shall n...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4359IntroResilient Manufacturing Task Force Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Commerce to establish for one year the Resilient Manufacturing Task Force. Among other duties, the task force shall (1) identify critical vulnerabilities in the suppl...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR662IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Public Health Week. This resolution expresses support for National Public Health week, recognizes the efforts of public health professionals in preventing infectious and other diseases and inju...
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2020-07-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4549-4550; text: CR S4548-4549)
USSR660IntroA resolution honoring and commemorating the life and legacy of Representative John Lewis.
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2020-07-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4524-4525; text: CR S4524-4525)
USSR661IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of independent living for individuals with disabilities made possible by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and calling for further action to strengthen home and community living for individuals with d...
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2020-07-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4533; text: CR S4548)
USSB4344IntroENCORES Act Entertainments New Credit Opportunity for Relief and Economic Sustainability Act
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2020-07-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4328IntroA bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study and report on data quality, sharing, transparency, access, and analysis.
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2020-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB906EngrossDriftnet Modernization and Bycatch Reduction Act This bill addresses certain driftnet fishing. (Driftnet fishing is a method of fishing in which a gillnet composed of a panel or panels of webbing, or a series of such gillnets, is placed in the water ...
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2020-07-23
Held at the desk.
USSB3997IntroSafeguarding American Innovation Act
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4138IntroTelework for U.S. Innovation Act This bill makes permanent the Telework Enhancement Act Pilot Program in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The program allows USPTO employees to telework from locations across the United States; USPTO may c...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB4263IntroJohn Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act
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2020-07-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4258IntroSOS Act Save our Stages Act This bill authorizes the Small Business Administration (SBA) to make grants to eligible live venue operators, producers, promoters, or talent representatives to address the economic effects of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavir...
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2020-07-22
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4240IntroNo WHO Withdrawal Act This bill prohibits the use of federal funds to take any action to withdraw the United States from the World Health Organization.
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2020-07-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4246IntroProtect Access to Birth Control Act
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2020-07-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4248IntroCOVID-19 Bias and Anti-Racism Training Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award grants to health care providers, public health departments, tribal organizations, schools for social workers and health p...
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2020-07-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR653IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that a United States withdrawal from the World Health Organization undermines United States global health leadership and the international COVID-19 response.
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2020-07-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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