US Congress Senator James Lankford [R]

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USSB4693IntroA bill to amend title 5, United States Code, to provide requirements for agency decision making based on science.
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2020-09-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4691IntroA bill to limit donations made pursuant to settlement agreements to which the United States is a party, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR721IntroA resolution designating the week beginning October 18, 2020, as "National Character Counts Week".
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2020-09-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.
USSB4511IntroVeteran Benefits Enhancement and Expansion Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB4678IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the credit for electricity produced from certain renewable resources, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4658IntroA bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to allow for greater State flexibility with respect to excluding providers who are involved in abortions.
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2020-09-23
To Senate Finance Committee
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.
USSB4649IntroA bill to provide that for purposes of determining compliance with title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 in athletics, sex shall be recognized based solely on a person's reproductive biology and genetics at birth.
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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
USSR704IntroA resolution honoring the accomplishments of General Thomas P. Stafford and recognizing his contribution to the United States Space Program.
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2020-09-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5715-5716; text: CR S5712)
USSR706IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of September 2020 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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2020-09-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5715-5716; text: CR S5713)
USSB4582IntroA bill to extend, temporarily, daylight saving time, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 548.
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)
USSB2898IntroCONTRACT Act of 2019 Continuity for Operators with Necessary Training Required for ATC Contract Towers Act of 2019 This bill exempts certain air traffic controllers from a required reduction in their retirement annuity payment on account of earnings ...
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2020-09-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 526.
USSR684IntroA resolution calling on the Government of Cameroon and separatist armed groups from the English-speaking Northwest and Southwest regions to end all violence, respect the human rights of all Cameroonians, and pursue a genuinely inclusive dialogue towa...
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2020-09-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3418IntroSTORM Act Safeguarding Tomorrow through Ongoing Risk Mitigation Act of 2020
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2020-08-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 511.
USSB4518IntroPandemic Federal Telework Act of 2020 This bill establishes several requirements for federal agencies with respect to telework. Specifically, the bill requires each federal agency (executive, legislative, and judicial) to allow eligible employees to ...
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2020-08-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4461IntroPrevent Government Shutdowns Act of 2020
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2020-08-06
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 506.
USSR678IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Child Awareness Month" to promote awareness of charities that benefit children and youth-serving organizations throughout the United States and recognizing the efforts made by those charities and o...
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2020-08-06
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5345-5346; text: CR S5290)
USSR670IntroA resolution recognizing the seriousness of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of September 2020 as "PCOS Awareness Month".
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2020-08-06
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4209PassProtecting Nonprofits from Catastrophic Cash Flow Strain Act of 2020 This bill permits certain governmental entities, federally recognized tribes, and nonprofit organizations to make up front payments of 50% of unemployment benefits into the state Un...
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2020-08-03
Became Public Law No: 116-151. (TXT | PDF)
USSB4402IntroA bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to clarify certain activities that would have been authorized under Nationwide Permit 12 and other Nationwide Permits, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2165IntroSafeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act of 2019
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2020-07-29
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3650IntroCoverage for Urban Indian Health Providers Act This bill extends federal torts claim coverage for certain personal injury claims (i.e., medical malpractice liability protection) to urban Indian organizations and their employees by deeming them as par...
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2020-07-29
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
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)
USSB4317IntroSAFE TO WORK Act Safeguarding America's Frontline Employees To Offer Work Opportunities Required to Kickstart the Economy Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4298IntroRAMP-UP Act Requiring Assistance to Meat Processors for Upgrading Plants Act
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2020-07-23
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB3287IntroCFO Vision Act of 2020
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4077IntroUnfunded Mandates Accountability and Transparency Act This bill revises rulemaking requirements with respect to unfunded mandates. Specifically, the bill requires federal agencies to prepare and publish in the Federal Register an initial and final re...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB4138IntroTelework for U.S. Innovation Act This bill makes permanent the Telework Enhancement Act Pilot Program in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The program allows USPTO employees to telework from locations across the United States; USPTO may c...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB4148PassA bill to extend the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes. This bill extends the Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program until J...
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2020-07-22
Became Public Law No: 116-150. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3997IntroSafeguarding American Innovation Act
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4224IntroSouthwest Border Security Technology Improvement Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to report to Congress an analysis of border security technology along the Southwest border. The report shall address the technol...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4245IntroSafeguarding Internet Freedom in Hong Kong Act of 2020 This bill authorizes and establishes programs to promote internet freedom in Hong Kong and contains other related provisions. The Department of State may establish an interagency working group to...
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2020-07-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4197IntroA bill to extend the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes. This bill extends the Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program through...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4186IntroDriving for Opportunity Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB4117IntroPaycheck Protection Small Business Forgiveness Act This bill modifies loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the bill prov...
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2020-06-30
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4096IntroA bill to extend the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes. This bill extends the Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program through...
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2020-06-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR618IntroA resolution designating June 2020 as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month" and June 27, 2020, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day". This resolution designates June 2020 as National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month and Ju...
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2020-06-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/15/2020 CR S2975-2976)
USSB3985IntroJUSTICE Act Just and Unifying Solutions To Invigorate Communities Everywhere Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure was not invoked (Record Vote No. 126) entered in Senate.
USSB4041IntroSAVE Jobs Act Save American Vital Energy Jobs Act This bill extends energy-related tax provisions and expands incentives for job creation in the energy sector during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency period. Specifically, the bi...
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2020-06-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4032IntroUniversal Giving Pandemic Response Act This bill allows taxpayers who do not otherwise itemize their tax deductions to deduct from their gross income charitable contributions made in 2019 and 2020. The amount of such deduction may not exceed one-thir...
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2020-06-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4001IntroProtecting Nonprofits from Catastrophic Cash Flow Strain Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3994IntroSecuring Inspector General Independence Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3744PassUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020 This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities responsible for human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region and requires various reports on the topic. The President shall per...
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2020-06-17
Became Public Law No: 116-145. (TXT | PDF)
USSR620IntroA resolution designating June 19, 2020, 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, 2020, as "Junete...
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2020-06-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2979; text: CR S2976)
USSB3865IntroPaycheck Protection Program Second Chance Act This bill requires specified treatment of certain criminal violations under the Paycheck Protection Program established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019)...
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2020-06-10
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB3926IntroFederal Permitting Modernization Act of 2020
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2020-06-09
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3927IntroA bill to establish a 90-day limit to file a petition for judicial review of a permit, license, or approval for a highway or public transportation project, and for other purposes. This bill modifies the time limit from 150 days to 90 days to file a p...
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2020-06-09
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3176IntroUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2020
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2020-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 463.
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