US Congress Senator Gary Peters [D]

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USSB231Engross
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Requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop guidance for firefighters and other emergency response personnel on training, education programs, and best practices to protect them from exposure to perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl sub...
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2022-11-29
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USSB1941Enroll
75%
Limits the automatic application of, and directs the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to provide information about, changes to the standards for designating a core-based statistical area (CBSA). The standards are used to delineate metropolitan a...
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2022-11-28
Presented to President.
USSB3510Enroll
75%
Requires the Office of Management and Budget to establish guidance that requires federal agencies to incorporate natural disaster resilience into real property asset management and investment decisions. Specifically, the guidance must direct each age...
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2022-11-28
Presented to President.
USSB3655Enroll
75%
Extends the Civil Rights Cold Case Records Review Board until 2026 (or 2027 if the board opts for an additional one-year extension). The board reviews the decisions of federal agencies to postpone the disclosure of civil rights cold case records (i.e...
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2022-11-28
Presented to President.
USSB3884Enroll
75%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 404 U.S. Highway 41 North in Baraga, Michigan, as the Cora Reynolds Anderson Post Office.
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2022-11-28
Presented to President.
USSB4128Intro
25%
Requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO), in its annual report to Congress, to consolidate matters for congressional consideration into one report, organized by policy topic, and to identify congressional oversight actions that can help ag...
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2022-11-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 566.
USSB4882Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2030 the U.S. Fire Administration, the Assistance to Firefighters Grants Program, and the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response Grant Program.
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2022-11-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 567.
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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2022-11-28
Star Print ordered on the concurrent resolution.
USSR810Intro
25%
This resolution designates the week of October 2-October 8, 2022, as National Community Policing Week.
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2022-11-28
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6829; text: 09/29/2022 CR S5555)
USSB4167Intro
25%
Addresses federal agency performance and accountability. Specifically, the bill revises requirements regarding strategic reviews of federal agencies' performance goals and requires a Deputy Performance Improvement Officer to support the Performance I...
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2022-11-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 559.
USSB4243Intro
25%
Establishes an advisory council within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and sets out other efforts to address economic security and trade, as such matters relate to DHS's mission. Specifically, DHS must establish the DHS Trade and Economic S...
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2022-11-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 560.
USSB4623Intro
25%
Addresses federal procurement policy and barriers to entry in federal contracting. Specifically, the bill requires the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) to pilot a program for entry of junior and mid-career professionals to the General Sche...
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2022-11-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 561.
USSB4629Intro
25%
Modifies requirements relating to data centers of federal agencies and extends the sunset of provisions regarding the federal data center consolidation initiative. Specifically, the General Services Administration (GSA) must establish minimum require...
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2022-11-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 562.
USSB4828Intro
25%
Addresses issues involving governmentwide executive councils. Specifically, the bill provides statutory authority for the Office of Executive Councils, which resides within the General Services Administration (GSA) and assists governmentwide policyma...
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2022-11-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 563.
USSB4893Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 to require certain disclosures by registrants regarding exemptions under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended.
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2022-11-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 564.
USSR820Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes that the Reserve Organization of America is a respected advocate for national security and readiness and honors the role the organization has played in strengthening the strategic and operational role of the Reserve compone...
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2022-11-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6747; text: 9/29/2022 CR S5559)
USSB5114Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide training for Department of Homeland Security personnel regarding the use of containment devices to prevent exposure to potential synthetic opioids, and for other purposes.
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2022-11-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB5090Intro
25%
A bill to require the Administrator of the Maritime Administration to publicly report cargo preference data on an annual basis.
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2022-11-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1009Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to ensure that procurement of certain items, such as body armor and other protective gear, meets specified requirements, including that a fraction of procurement funds be used for items manufactured b...
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2022-11-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 543.
USSB5076Intro
25%
A bill to require training for employees of Federal agencies that award less than 3 percent of prime contracts to small business concerns owned and controlled by service-disabled veterans, and for other purposes.
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2022-11-14
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB3868Intro
25%
A bill to correct the inequitable denial of enhanced retirement and annuity benefits to certain U.S. Customs and Border Protection Officers.
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2022-10-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 525.
USSB3903Intro
25%
Directs U.S. Customs Border and Protection (CBP) to establish procedures for performing repairs and maintenance projects below a certain cost threshold at federally owned ports of entry where certain activities are conducted, such as entry inspection...
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2022-10-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 526.
USSB4573Intro
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Revises the process of casting and counting electoral votes for presidential elections. The bill also revises provisions related to the presidential transition process. The bill specifies that the choice of electors must occur in accordance with the ...
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2022-10-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 529.
USSB442PassExpands requirements relating to the procurement and use of energy-efficient lighting in federal buildings. Under current law, public buildings that are constructed or managed by the General Services Administration (GSA) must be equipped with energy-...
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2022-10-17
Became Public Law No: 117-202.
USSB2551PassRequires the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to establish or otherwise provide an artificial intelligence (AI) training program for the acquisition workforce of executive agencies (e.g., those responsible for program management or logistics), w...
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2022-10-17
Became Public Law No: 117-207.
USSB4205PassDirects the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to establish a working group relating to best practices and federal guidance for animals in emergencies and disasters. Specifically, the working group shall (1) encourage and foster collaborative...
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2022-10-17
Became Public Law No: 117-212.
USSB3662Engross
50%
Temporarily allows the Federal Aviation Administration to cover 100% of the costs for airports to purchase and deploy equipment to test fire suppression systems that contain perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) without discharging suc...
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2022-10-11
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSB4254Engross
50%
A bill to amend the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 to clarify a provision relating to certain contents of registrations under that Act.
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2022-09-30
Held at the desk.
USSB2293PassMakes employment protections under the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) applicable to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) reservists who deploy to major disaster and emergency sites. It allows such reservists ...
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2022-09-29
Became Public Law No: 117-178.
USSB3875Engross
50%
Requires the President to continue to maintain a natural disaster assessment program that develops and maintains publicly available products to show the risk of natural hazards across the United States. Such products shall show the risk of natural ha...
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2022-09-29
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR817Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of October 2-October 8, 2022, as National 4-H Week. It also (1) recognizes the important role of 4-H in youth development and education, and (2) encourages all citizens to recognize 4-H for the significant imp...
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2022-09-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6052-6053; text: CR S5558)
USSR819Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the long history and positive economic effects of the Social Security programs. It also expresses the belief that the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income programs should continue to be funded through mandatory ...
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2022-09-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB5022Intro
25%
A bill to allow recipients of certain loans made or guaranteed by the Small Business Administration to use the loan proceeds to provide childcare services to employees, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSR815Intro
25%
A resolution designating the week of October 16 through 22, 2022, as "National Chemistry Week".
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2022-09-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6052-6053; text: CR S5557-5558)
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.
USSB4894Intro
25%
Addresses the perpetuation, administration, and funding of Federal Executive Boards. Specifically, the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), in coordination with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the General Services Administration (GSA),...
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2022-09-28
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB4913Intro
25%
Sets forth the duties of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) regarding open source software security. Open source software means software for which the human-readable source code is made available to the public for use, study,...
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2022-09-28
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB4908Intro
25%
Addresses software asset management practices by federal agencies. The bill requires each agency to complete a comprehensive assessment of the software entitlements and software inventories of the agency and submit the assessment to the head of the a...
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2022-09-28
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4930Intro
25%
Requires executive agencies to terminate their contracts with companies conducting business operations in territory internationally recognized as Russia. This requirement ends when Russia takes steps to restore the safety, sovereignty, and condition ...
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2022-09-28
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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
USSB3677Intro
25%
Authorizes the provision of professional counseling services to victims of declared emergencies (current law limits such authorization to victims of major disasters).
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2022-09-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 504.
USSB4599Intro
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A bill to streamline the sharing of information among Federal disaster assistance agencies, to expedite the delivery of life-saving assistance to disaster survivors, to speed the recovery of communities from disasters, to protect the security and pri...
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2022-09-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 505.
USSR799Intro
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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)
USSR798Intro
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A resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of September 19 through September 25, 2022, as "Rail Safety Week" in the United States and supporting the goals and ideals of Rail Safety Week to reduce rail-related accidents, fatalitie...
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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 S5056-5057)
USSB4577Intro
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Requires the use of plain writing when the federal government provides information about benefits and services. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) must rescind outdated guidance and issue new guidance for the creation, maintenance, and use of ...
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2022-09-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 502.
USSB4822Intro
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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)
USSB4922Intro
25%
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide a burial allowance for certain veterans who die at home while in receipt of hospice care furnished by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2022-09-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR795Intro
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This resolution designates September 2022 as School Bus Safety Month.
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2022-09-22
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5031; text: CR S4974)
USSB1942Intro
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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.
USSB3447Intro
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Authorizes the National Service Animals Monument Corporation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia to commemorate the heroic deeds and sacrifices of service animals and handlers of service animals in the United...
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2022-09-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
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