US Congress Senator Deb Fischer [R]

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USSB151EngrossTRACED Act Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act This bill implements a forfeiture penalty for violations (with or without intent) of the prohibition on certain robocalls. The bill also removes an annual reporting requireme...
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2019-12-05
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSB153IntroSupporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act This bill addresses the participation of veterans in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields, including by making veterans eligible for certain National Science Foundation (NSF) programs...
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2019-12-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 314.
USSB2920IntroViolence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 308.
USSB2948IntroK9s for Veterans Therapy Act
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2019-11-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR438IntroA resolution expressing support for the goals of National Adoption Month and National Adoption Day by promoting national awareness of adoption and the children waiting for adoption, celebrating children and families involved in adoption, and encourag...
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2019-11-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6764; text: CR S6760)
USSB2947IntroSCOPE Act Stop CO Poisoning Exposures Act
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2019-11-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2949IntroPAWS Act of 2019 Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2765IntroBipartisan Congressional Budget Reform Act This bill makes several modifications to the federal budget process, including the procedures for considering congressional budget resolutions and adjusting the debt limit. Among other modifications, the bil...
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2019-11-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 306.
USSB2829IntroWEST Access Act Western Expanded In-State Television Access Act of 2019
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2019-11-07
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR400IntroA resolution recognizing October 2019 as "National Women's Small Business Month".
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2019-10-31
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6357; text: CR S6342)
USSR390IntroA resolution honoring the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Senator Kay Hagan. This resolution declares that (1) the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable Kay Hagan, former Member of t...
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2019-10-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: S6307; text: CR S6305-6306)
USSB2119IntroStop Improper Federal Bonuses Act
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2019-10-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 273.
USSB990IntroPlatte River Recovery Implementation Program Extension Act
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2019-10-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 268.
USSR378IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the House of Representatives should, consistent with long-standing practice and precedent, prior to proceeding any further with its impeachment investigation into President Donald J. Trump, vote to...
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2019-10-24
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB2695IntroNational Bio and Agro-Defense Facility Act of 2019
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2019-10-24
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSJR59IntroA joint resolution expressing the sense of Congress on the precipitous withdrawal of United States Armed Forces from Syria and Afghanistan, and Turkey's unprovoked incursion into Syria. This joint resolution condemns Turkey's hostilities against Kurd...
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2019-10-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 259.
USSB2638IntroFriendly Airports for Mothers Improvement Act This bill requires small hub airports to maintain a lactation area for nursing mothers and a baby changing table in at least one men's and one women's restroom in each passenger terminal building of the a...
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2019-10-17
[Hearing: Dec 11 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2631IntroIdentity Theft Victims Protection Act of 2019
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2019-10-17
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2602IntroRPM Act of 2019 Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2019
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2019-10-16
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR322IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of September 22 through September 28, 2019, as Rail Safety Week in the United States, and supporting the goals and ideals of Rail Safety Week to reduce rail-related accidents, fatalities...
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2019-10-15
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 09/23/2019 CR S5631)
USSB239PassChrista McAuliffe Commemorative Coin Act of 2019 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 350,000 $1 silver coins in commemoration of Christa McAuliffe, a teacher tragically killed in the Space Shuttle...
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2019-10-09
Became Public Law No: 116-65. (TXT | PDF)
USSB737EngrossBuilding Blocks of STEM Act This bill modifies National Science Foundation (NSF) grant programs that support STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, including computer science) education. The bill instructs the NSF, when awarding gra...
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2019-10-01
Held at the desk.
USSR317IntroA resolution recognizing the seriousness of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of September 2019 as "PCOS Awareness Month".
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2019-09-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2427IntroWomen's History and Nineteenth Amendment Centennial Quarter Dollar Coin Program Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue quarter-dollar coins in commemoration of the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment granting wom...
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2019-08-01
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR285IntroA resolution designating September 2019 as "School Bus Safety Month". This resolution designates September 2019 as School Bus Safety Month.
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2019-07-31
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 7/25/2019 S5112-5113)
USSB2299IntroPIPES Act of 2019 This bill addresses pipeline safety and infrastructure. It authorizes appropriations through FY2023 for specified pipeline safety programs under the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002 and related enactments. Among other things,...
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2019-07-31
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1822IntroBroadband DATA Act Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act
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2019-07-24
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1625IntroUnited States 5G Leadership Act of 2019
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2019-07-24
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2203IntroBrand USA Extension Act This bill (1) extends funding for Brand USA, the Corporation for Travel Promotion, through FY2027; (2) raises the fee for using the electronic system for travel authorization; and (3) otherwise modifies the duties and powers o...
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2019-07-24
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USSR194IntroA resolution designating July 30, 2019, as "National Whistleblower Appreciation Day". This resolution designates July 30, 2019, as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
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2019-07-23
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 5/8/2019 S2746-2747)
USSR282IntroA resolution honoring former Associate Justice John Paul Stevens of the Supreme Court of the United States.
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2019-07-23
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5000-5001; text: CR S5017-5018)
USSB2229IntroStop Online Booking Scams Act of 2019
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2019-07-23
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSCR19EngrossA concurrent resolution celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. This concurrent resolution celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. The resolution also honors the bravery and skill of the crew of Apollo 1...
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2019-07-22
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSB2133IntroSecure American Research Act of 2019
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2019-07-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2092IntroModernizing the Pittman-Robertson Fund for Tomorrow's Needs Act
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2019-07-11
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1611IntroDIGIT Act Developing Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things Act
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2019-07-10
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USSB2080IntroPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act
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2019-07-10
[Hearing: Dec 12 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1416IntroAffordable Prescriptions for Patients Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 132.
USSB2017IntroFederal Prohibition of Female Genital Mutilation Act of 2019
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2019-06-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB580IntroPresidential Allowance Modernization Act of 2019 This bill replaces provisions governing the compensation provided to a former President. Each former President shall receive from the United States (1) an annuity of $200,000 per year for the remainder...
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2019-06-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 128.
USSB1936IntroPALS Act Protecting Access to Lifesaving Screenings Act of 2019 This bill makes a series of changes relating to health insurance coverage of screening mammography. Specifically, the bill requires that any provision of law referring to current recomme...
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2019-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1918IntroHunger-Free Summer for Kids Act of 2019
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2019-06-20
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB1910IntroA bill to rename the Homestead National Monument of America near Beatrice, Nebraska, as the Homestead National Historical Park. This bill redesignates the Homestead National Monument of America in Nebraska as the "Homestead National Historical Park."
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2019-06-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSR253IntroA resolution designating June 19, 2019, as "Juneteenth Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which news of the end of slavery reached the slaves in the Southwestern States. This resolution designates June 19, 2019, as "Junete...
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2019-06-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3836; text: CR S3850)
USSB1840IntroA bill to establish certain requirements for the small refineries exemption of the renewable fuels provisions under the Clean Air Act, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-13
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR189IntroA resolution condemning all forms of antisemitism. This resolution condemns and commits to combatting all forms of antisemitism.
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2019-06-13
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 5/2/2019 S2622-2623)
USSB1757IntroUnited States Army Rangers Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2019-06-10
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1235EngrossWomen's Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 400,000 $1 silver coins that are emblematic of the women who played a vital role in rallying support for the 19th Ame...
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2019-06-05
Held at the desk.
USSB846IntroTransit Infrastructure Vehicle Security Act This bill prohibits the awarding of a contract to an entity for the procurement of rolling stock for use in public transportation if the manufacturer of the rolling stock is (1) incorporated or has manufact...
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2019-06-04
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSR135IntroA resolution expressing the gratitude and appreciation of the Senate for the acts of heroism and valor by the members of the United States Armed Forces who participated in the June 6, 1944, amphibious landing at Normandy, France, and commending those...
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2019-06-04
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3199-3200; text: CR S3199-3200)
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