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USSR716IntroA resolution designating the week of October 5 through October 9, 2020, as "Malnutrition Awareness Week".
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2020-09-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4697IntroA bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide additional transparency and consumer protections relating to medical debt collection practices.
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2020-09-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR720IntroA resolution designating October 8, 2020, as "National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day".
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2020-09-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5881; text: CR S5876-5877)
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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2020-09-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB743EngrossMerrill's Marauders Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs Congress to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), commonly known as Merrill's Marauders, in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service...
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2020-09-22
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB4638IntroA bill to preserve and promote integrity in scientific decision-making at the Department of Health and Human Services.
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4637IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow a credit against income tax for equity investments by angel investors.
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2020-09-22
To Senate Finance Committee
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
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)
USSB2502IntroAmerican Security Drone Act of 2020 This bill bans the procurement or use by the federal government of commercial off-the-shelf drones or other unmanned aircraft systems manufactured or assembled by certain entities, including entities subject to inf...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 547.
USSB4583IntroA bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the expansion, intensification, and coordination of the programs and activities of the National Institutes of Health with respect to Tourette syndrome.
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2020-09-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR690IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Workforce Development Month".
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2020-09-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5576; text: CR S5574-5575)
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)
USSR688IntroA resolution designating September 25, 2020, as "National Lobster Day".
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2020-09-10
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5559; text: CR S5553)
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
USSR682IntroA resolution recognizing the devastating explosion that rocked the Port of Beirut on August 4, 2020, and expressing solidarity with the Lebanese people. This resolution expresses the Senate's affirmation that U.S. assistance should be delivered direc...
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2020-08-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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. This bill limits the export of certain unmanned aircraft systems and related equipment. Specifically, such systems and equipment may not be expor...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Foreign Relations 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
USSB4443IntroLori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act
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2020-08-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4440IntroImproving Social Determinants of Health Act of 2020
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2020-08-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR658IntroA resolution calling for a free, fair, and transparent presidential election in Belarus taking place on August 9, 2020, including the unimpeded participation of all presidential candidates.
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2020-08-05
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 07/27/2020 CR S4508-4509)
USSB4418Intro21st Century Buy American Act 21st Century Buy American Act This bill establishes additional criteria that must be met before federal agencies may grant exceptions or waivers to Buy American requirements. The bill also (1) requires the General Servic...
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2020-08-04
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4421IntroTREAT Act Temporary Reciprocity to Ensure Access to Treatment Act
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2020-08-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4426IntroCity and State Diplomacy Act This bill establishes within the Department of State the Office of Subnational Diplomacy, which shall supervise federal support for engagement by state, county, and municipal governments with foreign governments. The head...
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2020-08-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4392IntroUkraine Security Partnership Act
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2020-07-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4388IntroMental Health Equity Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4360IntroCounseling Not Criminalization in Schools Act
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2020-07-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4350IntroCOVID-19 Medical Debt Collection Relief Act of 2020
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2020-07-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4362IntroEmergency Water and Energy is a Human Right Act This bill creates a grant program, administered by the Department of Health and Human Services, to provide funds to states and Indian tribes to assist low-income households that pay a high proportion of...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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)
USSB1730IntroLiving Shorelines Act of 2019 This bill directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to award grants to state or local governments, Indian tribes, or nonprofit organizations to (1) implement climate-resilient living shoreline projects;...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4263IntroJohn Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act
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2020-07-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4246IntroProtect Access to Birth Control Act
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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
USSB4220IntroPreventing Authoritarian Policing Tactics on America's Streets Act
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2020-07-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4174IntroPostal Service Emergency Assistance Act This bill provides emergency funding for the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). Specifically, it establishes and makes appropriations to a Postal Service COVID-19 Emergency Fund from which the Department of the Treasu...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4150IntroCoronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to provide grants and other forms of emergency assistance to certain providers of transportation services that have experienced a significan...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4141IntroBank on Students Coronavirus Emergency Loan Refinancing Act of 2020
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2020-07-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR644IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States Postal Service should remain a strong and universal service for the people of the United States, and should receive an appropriation to offset revenues lost due to the COVID-19 em...
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2020-07-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4112IntroCoronavirus Child Care and Education Relief Act
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2020-06-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR638IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Department of Justice should defend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148 Stat. 119) and halt its efforts to repeal, sabotage, or undermine health care protections ...
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2020-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4100IntroSupporting Children with Disabilities During COVID-19 Act This bill provides FY2021 supplemental appropriations for grants to assist states in providing special education and related services to children with disabilities and for specified early chil...
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2020-06-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR579IntroA resolution encouraging the international community to remain committed to collaboration and coordination to mitigate and prevent the further spread of COVID-19 and urging renewed United States leadership and participation in global efforts on thera...
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2020-06-25
S.Amdt.1812 Amendment SA 1812 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSB4068IntroBackground Check Completion Act of 2020 This bill prohibits a licensed gun dealer from transferring a firearm to an unlicensed person prior to the completion of a background check. Current law permits a licensed gun dealer to transfer a firearm to an...
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2020-06-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4076IntroRemoving Confederate Names and Symbols from Our Military Act of 2020
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2020-06-25
To Senate Armed Services Committee
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