US Congress Senator Edward Markey [D]

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USSB3232Engross
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Requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission to revise the safety standards for freestanding clothing storage units such as dressers, bureaus, or chests of drawers. Such standards must include specified testing related to tip overs and new warning...
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2022-09-30
Held at the desk.
USSB3906Engross
50%
Directs the Small Business Administration (SBA) to designate a senior Office of Investment and Innovation employee as broadband and emerging information technology coordinator, and it establishes measures to aid the competitiveness and productivity o...
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2022-09-29
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSCR46Intro
25%
A concurrent resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972, commonly known as the "Clean Water Act".
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2022-09-29
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB5055Intro
25%
A bill to provide benefits for noncitizen members of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR819Intro
25%
A resolution affirming the commitment of the Senate to protect and expand the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income programs.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB5035Intro
25%
A bill to make available necessary disaster assistance for families affected by major disasters, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR774Intro
25%
This resolution designates September 2022 as National Democracy Month.
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2022-09-29
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB4977Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit the unauthorized possession of a firearm at a Federal election site.
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2022-09-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR803Intro
25%
A resolution condemning the detention and death of Mahsa Amini and calling on the Government of Iran to end its systemic persecution of women.
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2022-09-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4998Intro
25%
A bill to establish uniform accessibility standards for websites and applications of employers, employment agencies, labor organizations, joint labor-management committees, public entities, public accommodations, testing entities, and commercial prov...
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2022-09-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR799Intro
25%
This resolution designates October 5, 2022, as Energy Efficiency Day.
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2022-09-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5112; text: CR S5057)
USSB4619Intro
25%
A bill to provide that all persons shall be entitled to the full and equal enjoyment of the goods, services, facilities, privileges, and accommodations of financial institutions.
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2022-09-22
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB4822Intro
25%
Addresses campaign finance, including by expanding the prohibition on campaign spending by foreign nationals, requiring additional disclosures of campaign expenditures, and requiring additional disclosures regarding certain political advertisements. ...
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2022-09-22
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 49. Record Vote Number: 346. (CR S4949-4950)
USSR791Intro
25%
This resolution designates September 2022 as National Voting Rights Month, encourages people to uphold the right to vote, encourages Congress to pass certain voting rights legislation, recommends the development of a curriculum in public schools and ...
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2022-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4937Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit the United States Government from recognizing the Russian Federation's claim of sovereignty over any portion of the sovereign territory of Ukraine, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4920Intro
25%
A bill to provide enhanced protections for election workers.
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2022-09-22
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB1942Intro
25%
Requires a standard for the designation of National Heritage Areas. The bill establishes a National Heritage Area System through which the Department of the Interior may furnish technical and financial assistance to local coordinating entities to sup...
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2022-09-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 499.
USSR776Intro
25%
A resolution designating September 2022 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month."
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2022-09-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4877; text: CR S4877)
USSR785Intro
25%
A resolution designating October 30, 2022, as a national day of remembrance for the workers of the nuclear weapons program of the United States.
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2022-09-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR779Intro
25%
This resolution designates the week of September 17-September 24, 2022, as National Estuaries Week.
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2022-09-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4878; text: CR S4860)
USSB4887Intro
25%
Requires states with a voter registration requirement to make same-day voter registration available at the polling place on any day voting is permitted.
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2022-09-20
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR781Intro
25%
A resolution recognizing the seriousness of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of September 2022 as "PCOS Awareness Month."
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2022-09-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4878; text: CR S4861-4862)
USSR782Intro
25%
A resolution recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States.
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2022-09-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4878; text: CR S4862-4863)
USSB4886Intro
25%
A bill to amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to clarify that a State may not use an individual's failure to vote as the basis for initiating the procedures provided under such Act for the removal of the individual from the official lis...
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2022-09-20
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB4867Intro
25%
A bill to provide enhanced student loan relief to educators.
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2022-09-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4865Intro
25%
A bill to establish the Foundation for Digital Equity, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4849Intro
25%
A bill to require the Commandant of the Coast Guard to establish a process to update the vessel response plan program, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-14
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1116Intro
25%
Provides federal workers' compensation to firefighters who contract certain illnesses as a result of their service. Specifically, the bill provides that (1) heart disease, lung disease, and specified cancers of federal employees employed in fire prot...
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2022-09-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 485.
USSR759Intro
25%
A resolution honoring Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell, 11-time National Basketball Association champion, first Black head coach of the National Basketball Association, and civil rights activist.
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2022-09-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4582; text: CR S4580-4581)
USSB4823Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to remove the overtime wages exemption for certain employees, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB910Intro
25%
Generally prohibits a federal banking regulator from penalizing a depository institution for providing banking services to a legitimate cannabis-related business. Prohibited penalties include terminating or limiting the deposit insurance or share ins...
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2022-09-08
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB4803Intro
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Provides authorization for labor agreements to require membership in a labor organization as a condition of employment regardless of state law (thus preempting state laws that prohibit such agreements).
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2022-09-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR754Intro
25%
This resolution designates November 13, 2022, as National Warrior Call Day to encourage individuals to talk with members of the Armed Forces and veterans to connect them with support.
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2022-09-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR748Intro
25%
A resolution honoring and celebrating the life and legacy of Representative Jackie Walorski.
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2022-08-08
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB874Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to establish a green transportation infrastructure program to provide competitive grants to states, local governments, and other entities for capital investments in electrified surface transportation inf...
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2022-08-04
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSR742Intro
25%
This resolution designates September 25, 2022, as National Lobster Day and encourages the people of the United States to observe the day with appropriate ceremonies and activities.
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2022-08-03
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3904; text: CR S3922)
USSB4723Intro
25%
A bill to ensure the right to provide reproductive health care services, and for other purposes.
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2022-08-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4740Intro
25%
Establishes prohibitions on capturing, importing, exporting, or breeding of orcas, beluga whales, false killer whales, or pilot whales for the purpose of public display. Specifically, the bill prohibits the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administra...
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2022-08-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4702Intro
25%
A bill to impose limits on excepting competitive service positions from the competitive service, and for other purposes.
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2022-08-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4676Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to classify broadband as telecommunications service.
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2022-07-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4665Intro
25%
A bill to provide for cash refunds for canceled airline flights and tickets.
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2022-07-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR731Intro
25%
A resolution expressing support for the recognition of July 2022 as "Muslim-American Heritage Month" and celebrating the heritage and culture of Muslim Americans in the United States.
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2022-07-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1628Intro
25%
Extends to minors (ages 12–16) privacy protections previously applicable only to children (ages 0–12) and otherwise establishes greater online privacy protections for children and minors. Specifically, the bill prohibits an operator of a website,...
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2022-07-27
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3663Intro
25%
Sets out requirements for covered platforms (i.e., applications or services that connect to the internet and are likely to be used by minors) to protect minors from online harms. A covered platform must act in the best interest of a minor using its a...
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2022-07-27
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4631Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a study of the Deerfield River for potential addition to the national wild and scenic rivers system, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB4641Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to authorize the use of funds for comprehensive reproductive health care services, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR394Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the importance of Radio Free Asia in its 25th year as an independent news organization chartered and funded by Congress with a mission to bring uncensored, accurate news to people living in closed societies in Asia. The res...
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2022-07-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3687-3688; text: CR S3687-3688)
USSB4612Intro
25%
Sets out statutory protections for an individual's right to access and a health care provider's right to provide contraception and related information. Contraception refers to an action taken to prevent pregnancy, including the use of contraceptives ...
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2022-07-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR723Intro
25%
This resolution designates July 30, 2022, as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
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2022-07-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3688; text: CR S3698-3699)
USSB4616Intro
25%
A bill to amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to strengthen parity in mental health and substance use disorder benefits.
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2022-07-26
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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