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USSB2584IntroStudent Non-Discrimination Act of 2018 This bill prohibits discrimination, under a federally assisted program, against public school students on the basis of their actual or perceived sexual orientation or gender identity or that of their associates....
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2018-03-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2580IntroEvery Person Counts Act This bill modifies provisions regarding population and other census information to: (1) require that there be a tabulation of the total number of persons in each state, and (2) prohibit the Bureau of the Census from including ...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1539IntroProtecting Domestic Violence and Stalking Victims Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to: state that the term "intimate partner" includes a dating partner and any other person subject to a protection order under state domestic or f...
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2018-03-20
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSR434IntroA resolution recognizing the contributions of AmeriCorps members and alumni to the lives of the people of the United States. Encourages the people of the United States to join in a national effort to salute AmeriCorps members and alumni and raise awa...
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2018-03-20
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2572IntroSafe Schools Improvement Act of 2018 This bill amends the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require states to direct their local educational agencies (LEAs) to establish policies that prevent and prohibit conduct, including bullying a...
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2018-03-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2419IntroSupport Startup Businesses Act of 2018 This bill amends the Small Business Act to modify the technical assistance that is available under the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs. Specifical...
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2018-03-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 352.
USSR439IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week.
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2018-03-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2568IntroEACH Act Equitable Access to Care and Health Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the religious conscience exemption under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to exempt individuals who rely solely on a religious method ...
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2018-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1916IntroAutomatic Gunfire Prevention Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a trigger crank, a bump-fire device, or any part, combination of parts, component, device, attachment, o...
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2018-03-14
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB2135IntroFix NICS Act of 2017 This bill amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to require each federal agency and department, including a federal court, to: certify whether it has provided to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NI...
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2018-03-14
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB1923IntroBackground Check Completion Act of 2017 This bill amends the federal criminal code to prohibit a licensed gun dealer from transferring a firearm to an unlicensed person prior to completion of a background check. (Current law permits a licensed gun de...
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2018-03-14
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB2286EngrossNick Castle Peace Corps Reform Act of 2018
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2018-03-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2551IntroFood for Peace Modernization Act
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2018-03-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2421IntroFARM Act Fair Agricultural Reporting Method Act This bill amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980 to exempt air emissions from animal waste at a farm from specified release notification requirements, r...
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2018-03-08
Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Superfund, Waste Management, and Regulatory Oversight. Hearings held. With printed Hearing: S.Hrg. 115-237.
USSR428IntroA resolution recognizing the heritage, culture, and contributions of Latinas in the United States.
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2018-03-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2500IntroRosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2018 This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to Ro...
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2018-03-06
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2492IntroNICS Denial Notification Act of 2018 This bill amends the federal criminal code to require the Department of Justice (DOJ) to report certain information to state and local law enforcement authorities following a determination, by the National Instant...
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2018-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2494IntroFair Care Act
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2018-03-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR420IntroA resolution designating March 3, 2018, as "World Wildlife Day". Designates March 3, 2018, as World Wildlife Day and expresses support for conserving wildlife.
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2018-03-01
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration CR S1321; text: CR S1318)
USSR421IntroA resolution condemning the horrific attack in Parkland, Florida, and expressing support and prayers for all those impacted by that tragedy. Condemns the attack at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, on February 14, 2018.
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2018-03-01
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration CR S1321; text: CR S1319)
USSR409IntroA resolution honoring the dedication and courage of the Buffalo Soldiers. Honors the dedication and courage of the Buffalo Soldiers and recognizes their legacy. Recognizes the contributions that the Buffalo Soldiers have made to the National Park Sys...
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2018-02-28
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1292-1293; text: CR 2/15/2018 S1168)
USSB2467IntroA bill to direct the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain a statue of Shirley Chisholm for placement in the United States Capitol.
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2018-02-28
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB2468IntroFair Day in Court for Kids Act of 2018
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2018-02-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR418IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of March 21, 2018 as "National Rosie the Riveter Day". Supports the designation of March 21, 2018, as National Rosie the Riveter Day. Acknowledges the important role played by women during World War...
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2018-02-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1293; text: CR S1290)
USSR415IntroA resolution designating March 2, 2018, as "National Speech and Debate Education Day". Designates March 2, 2018, as National Speech and Debate Education Day.
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2018-02-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1254; text: CR S1252)
USSR416IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Career and Technical Education Month. Designates February 2018 as Career and Technical Education Month to celebrate career and technical education across the United States.
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2018-02-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1254; text: CR S1252-1253)
USSR414IntroA resolution condemning the continued undemocratic measures by the Government of Venezuela to undermine the independence of democratic institutions and calling for a free and fair electoral process. Calls on the Venezuelan government to postpone the ...
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2018-02-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB946EngrossVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire at least 50 Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists, place each one at an eligible VA medical center, and ensure that each one serves as...
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2018-02-20
To House Subcommittee on Health 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.
USSR407IntroA resolution recognizing the critical work of human rights defenders in promoting human rights, the rule of law, democracy, and good governance. Commends human rights defenders for their critical work, condemns threats to them, and welcomes the impos...
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2018-02-15
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2448IntroAmerican Innovation and Manufacturing Act of 2018
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2018-02-15
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2432IntroNational FFA Organization's Federal Charter Amendments Act
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2018-02-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2430IntroFamilies of Fallen Servicemembers First Act This bill provides a permanent appropriation for the payment of death gratuities and related benefits to survivors of deceased members of the uniformed services during a period of lapsed appropriations. The...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB2423IntroREAL Act of 2018 Restoring Education And Learning Act of 2018 This bill amends the Higher Education Act of 1965 to restore Pell Grant eligibility for individuals incarcerated in a federal or state penal institution and for sex offenders subject to ci...
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2018-02-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2060IntroBurma Human Rights and Freedom Act of 2018
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2018-02-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 307.
USSB2416IntroNational Guard and Reserves Benefits Parity Act
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2018-02-12
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR397IntroA resolution designating the week of February 5 through February 9, 2018, as "National School Counseling Week". Designates February 5-February 9, 2018, as National School Counseling Week.
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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 S707)
USSB2384IntroCarryover Equity Act of 2018 This bill amends the National Agricultural Research, Extension, and Teaching Policy Act of 1977 to allow 1890 land-grant colleges and universities (historically black colleges and universities that were established under ...
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2018-02-06
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB2383IntroCLOUD Act Clarifying Lawful Overseas Use of Data Act
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2018-02-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2367IntroUSA Act of 2018 Uniting and Securing America Act of 2018 This bill provides conditional permanent resident status for an alien meeting specified requirements, including having entered the United States when younger than 18 years old and residing in t...
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2018-02-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR387IntroA resolution recognizing January 30, 2018, as "Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution". Honors Fred Toyosaburo Korematsu for his loyalty and patriotism to the United States, his work to advance the civil liberties of all people of...
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2018-01-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2365IntroIran Human Rights and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act
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2018-01-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR384IntroA resolution congratulating the Republic of Korea for hosting the 2018 Winter Olympic Games and supporting the alliance between the United States and the Republic of Korea. Reaffirms the U.S. commitment to the Republic of Korea to support, participat...
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2018-01-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1395EngrossA bill to revise the boundaries of certain John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System units in Delaware. (Sec. 1) This bill modifies certain boundaries of the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System Units located in Sussex County, Delawa...
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2018-01-26
To House Subcommittee on Water, Power and Oceans Committee
USSB139PassFISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the DNA Identification Act of 1994 to require the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to issue standards and procedures for using Rapid DNA instruments to analyze DNA samples of ...
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2018-01-19
Became Public Law No: 115-118. (TXT | PDF)
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
USSB2070EngrossKevin and Avonte's Law of 2017 TITLE I--MISSING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE PATIENT ALERT PROGRAM REAUTHORIZATION Missing Americans Alert Program Act of 2017 (Sec. 102) This bill amends the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to revise and ...
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2018-01-18
By Senator Grassley from Committee on the Judiciary filed written report. Report No. 115-200.
USSB419PassPublic Safety Officers' Benefits Improvement Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to revise requirements for the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) program. (The PSOB program provides death...
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2018-01-17
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB2303IntroAccess to Independent Health Insurance Advisors Act of 2018 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to exclude remuneration paid for licensed independent insurance producers from administrative costs for purposes of calculating the medical los...
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2018-01-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1693IntroStop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) 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...
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2018-01-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 292.
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