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USSB1979IntroA bill to block the implementation of certain presidential actions that restrict individuals from certain countries from entering the United States. This bill prohibits any federal agency funds, resources, or fees from being used to implement or enfo...
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2017-10-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB832IntroAGOA and MCA Modernization Act African Growth and Opportunity Act and Millennium Challenge Act Modernization Act This bill directs the President to establish a website for the collection and dissemination of information regarding the African Growth a...
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2017-10-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 246.
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)
USSB1141PassWomen, Peace, and Security Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: (1) the United States should be a global leader in promoting the participation of women in conflict prevention, management, and resolution and post-confli...
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2017-10-06
Became Public Law No: 115-68. (TXT | PDF)
USSR287IntroA resolution designating October 8, 2017, as "National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day". Designates October 8, 2017, as National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day.
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2017-10-05
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6375; text of measure as introduced: CR S6368)
USSR290IntroA resolution designating October 5, 2017, as "Energy Efficiency Day" in celebration of the economic and environmental benefits that have been driven by private sector innovation and Federal energy efficiency policies put in place over the past 4 deca...
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2017-10-05
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6375; text of measure as introduced: CR S6369)
USSR289IntroA resolution designating the week beginning October 8, 2017, as "National Wildlife Refuge Week". Designates the week beginning on October 8, 2017, as National Wildlife Refuge Week. Acknowledges the importance of national wildlife refuges for their re...
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2017-10-05
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6375; text of measure as introduced: CR S6368-6389)
USSB1951IntroVeteran Wellness Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a two-year pilot program under which the VA makes grants to nonprofit veterans services organizations (VSOs), such as the American National Red Cross, the Am...
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2017-10-05
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1933IntroSmarter Sentencing Act of 2017
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2017-10-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1945IntroKeep Americans Safe Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to knowingly import, sell, manufacture, transfer, or possess a large capacity ammunition feeding device (LCAFD). The bill does not prohibit, with respect to an LCAF...
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2017-10-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR276IntroA resolution designating September 2017 as "Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month". Designates Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month. (Pulmonary fibrosis is scarring of the lungs that causes breathing problems.) Expresses continued support for more robust ...
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2017-09-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6234; text: CR S6231)
USSR273IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of September 2017 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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2017-09-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6234; text: CR S6230)
USSR269IntroA resolution designating September 2017 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month". Designates September 2017 as National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. Declares that steps should be taken to: (1) raise awareness of prostate cancer, (2) encourag...
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2017-09-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6192; text: CR S6189)
USSB1879IntroSeniors Mental Health Access Improvement Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: (1) cover marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under Medicare, (2) exclude such service...
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2017-09-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1874IntroDistributed Energy Demonstration Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish grant programs for: (1) advancing the integration and optimization of distributed energy resources (i.e., smaller power sources that can be ag...
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2017-09-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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 and make publicly available a National Family Caregiving...
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2017-09-27
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB1871IntroVA Provider Equity Act
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2017-09-27
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR114IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on humanitarian crises in Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan, and Yemen. Expresses the sense of the Senate that: (1) an urgent and comprehensive international diplomatic effort is necessary to address obstac...
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2017-09-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 9/27/2017 S6191)
USSB1741IntroSpecial Counsel Integrity Act This bill sets forth requirements and limitations with respect to the discipline or removal from office of a special counsel appointed under Department of Justice (DOJ) regulations. Specifically, a special counsel may be...
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2017-09-26
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSR266IntroA resolution reaffirming the United States-Liberia partnership, calling for free, fair, and peaceful elections in Liberia in October 2017. Welcomes the visit of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to the U.S. Congress for her final address as President o...
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2017-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1846IntroEnd the Threat of Default Act This bill repeals the public debt limit, which applies to most debt held by the federal government.
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2017-09-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR168IntroA resolution supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. Condemns: (1) killings of peaceful protesters and excessive use of force by Ethiopian security forces; (2) the detention of journalists, students, acti...
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2017-09-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 226.
USSB1829IntroStrong Families Act of 2017 This bill amends title V (Maternal and Child Health Services) of the Social Security Act to reauthorize through FY2022, and otherwise revise, the Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program. Under current l...
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2017-09-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1616PassBob Dole Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Bob Dole in recognition for his service...
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2017-09-15
Became Public Law No: 115-60. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1806IntroChild Care for Working Families Act
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2017-09-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSJR49PassA joint resolution condemning the violence and domestic terrorist attack that took place during events between August 11 and August 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Virginia, recognizing the first responders who lost their lives while monitoring the eve...
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2017-09-14
Became Public Law No: 115-58. (TXT | PDF)
USSR254IntroA resolution relative to the death of Pietro "Pete" Vichi Domenici, former United States Senator for the State of New Mexico. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of Pete V. Domenici, f...
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2017-09-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5707; text: CR S5485)
USSB1803IntroMEDS Act Marijuana Effective Drug Studies Act of 2017 This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to establish a new, separate registration process to facilitate research involving marijuana and the commercial production of drugs made from marijua...
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2017-09-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1781IntroNational White Collar Crime Control Act of 2017 This bill amends the Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2008 to authorize the Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Assistance to enter into a cooperative agree...
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2017-09-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR250IntroA resolution condemning horrific acts of violence against Burma's Rohingya population and calling on Aung San Suu Kyi to play an active role in ending this humanitarian tragedy. Condemns: (1) the violence and displacement inflicted on Burma's (Myanma...
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2017-09-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1107EngrossBankruptcy Judgeship Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill reauthorizes 14 temporary bankruptcy judgeships in specified judicial districts in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, Michigan, Puerto Rico, Virginia, Nevada, and North Carolina. (Sec. 3) It authorizes th...
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2017-09-06
Held at the desk.
USSB1697IntroTaylor Force Act (Sec. 3) This bill: (1) calls on the Palestinian Authority's (PA) to stop making payments to terrorists in Israeli prisons and to the families of deceased terrorists, (2) calls on countries to cease providing direct budgetary assista...
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2017-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 211.
USSB829EngrossAFG and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the the Federal Fire Prevention and Control Act of 1974 to: (1) repeal the expiration dates of, and to reauthorize through FY2023, the Assistance to Firefighters Grants (AFG)...
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2017-08-04
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB1738IntroMedicare Home Infusion Therapy Access Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to temporarily provide for transitional Medicare payment with respect to certain home infusion services furnished on or after January...
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2017-08-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR230IntroA resolution designating the week of September 16 through September 23, 2017, as "National Estuaries Week". Designates the week of September 16-September 23, 2017, as National Estuaries Week.
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2017-08-03
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB650IntroSupport Small Business R & D Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to develop partnership agreements to: provide for development of basic training relating to federal income tax credits benefitting small busi...
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2017-08-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 195.
USSB1706IntroJohn Stringer Rainey Memorial Safeguard American Food Exports Act SAFE Act This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to deem equine (horses and other members of the equidae family) parts to be an unsafe food additive or animal drug. T...
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2017-08-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1715IntroEqual Dignity for Married Taxpayers Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to change provisions that refer to married couples to make such provisions equally applicable to legally married same sex couples.
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2017-08-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1598IntroHarry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017
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2017-08-02
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 200.
USSB1730IntroReach Every Mother and Child Act of 2017 This bill directs the President to: establish a five-year strategy to achieve, with target countries and donors, the goal of ending preventable child and maternal deaths globally and ensure healthy and product...
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2017-08-02
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1694IntroEducator Preparation Reform Act
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2017-08-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR214IntroA resolution designating June 19, 2017, 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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2017-08-01
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4695)
USSR203IntroA resolution designating the month of June 2017, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month" and June 27, 2017, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day". Designates June 2017 as National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month and June...
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2017-08-01
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4695)
USSB1672IntroIncentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) allow a 30% tax credit for investment in a qualifying offshore wind facility (an offshore facility using wind to produce electricity), and (2) direct the Departm...
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2017-07-31
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1671IntroInternational Communications Privacy Act
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2017-07-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1640IntroFair Elections Now Act
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2017-07-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR232IntroA resolution supporting the inclusion and meaningful engagement of Latinos in environmental protection and conservation efforts. Recognizes the role of Latinos in protecting and preserving U.S. land, water, and wildlife. Supports the engagement of La...
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2017-07-26
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1629IntroDEPSCoR Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-07-25
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB760IntroOPEN Government Data Act Open, Public, Electronic, and Necessary Government Data Act (Sec. 4) This bill requires open government data assets made available by federal agencies (excluding the Government Accountability Office [GAO] and certain other go...
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2017-07-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 180.
USSR228IntroA resolution calling for a credible, peaceful, free, and fair presidential election in Kenya in August 2017. Calls upon: (1) the governernment of Kenya and opposition parties in Kenya to hold free and fair presidential elections in August 2017 and to...
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2017-07-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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