US Congress Senator James Risch [R]

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USSB1687Intro
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Requires the Small Business Administration to establish a program for certifying at least 5 or 10% of the total number of employees of a small business development center to provide cybersecurity planning assistance to small businesses.
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2022-05-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 393.
USSB3906Intro
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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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2022-05-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 395.
USSB4176Intro
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A bill to amend the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act to modify the eligibility requirements for certain small water storage and groundwater storage projects and to authorize the use of funds for certain additional Carey Act projects, and for ot...
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2022-05-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USSB4175Intro
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A bill to amend the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009 to authorize certain extraordinary operation and maintenance work for urban canals of concern.
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2022-05-25
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water and Power. Hearings held.
USSB4304Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit unfair treatment of cadets and midshipmen who refuse to get the COVID-19 vaccine, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-25
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR341Intro
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This resolution commemorates the 70th anniversary of the security treaty between Australia, New Zealand, and the United States and reaffirms the U.S. commitments under the treaty. It also supports new opportunities to deepen and broaden security rela...
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2022-05-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 375.
USSR538Intro
25%
A resolution expressing support for a second United States-Africa Leaders Summit as an important opportunity to strengthen ties between the United States and African partners and build on areas of mutual interest.
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2022-05-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 379.
USSR632Intro
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A resolution calling for the immediate release of Russian opposition leader Vladimir Kara-Murza, who was unjustly detained on April 11, 2022.
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2022-05-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 381.
USSR646Intro
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A resolution expressing the Senate's support for Finland and Sweden's accession into the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the expedited ratification of accession protocols.
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2022-05-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR612Intro
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This resolution acknowledges the important role women-owned small businesses have in the economy and recognizes those businesses during National Small Business Week.
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2022-05-18
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2580; text: 5/3/2022 CR S2281)
USSR643Intro
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A resolution designating the week of May 15 through May 21, 2022, as "National Police Week".
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2022-05-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2580-2581; text: CR S2591-2593)
USSB1596Engross
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Directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the National World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia. The design of the coins sh...
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2022-05-17
Held at the desk.
USSR638Intro
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A resolution commending the Government and people of the Republic of Moldova for their heroic efforts to support Ukrainian refugees fleeing President Putin's illegal war against Ukraine.
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2022-05-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4229Intro
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A bill to empower States to manage the development and production of oil and gas on available Federal land, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-17
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB4228Intro
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A bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to immediately resume oil and gas lease sales, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-17
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSCR40Intro
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A concurrent resolution welcoming the Prime Minister of Greece to the United States for an address to a joint meeting of Congress.
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2022-05-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR636Intro
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A resolution urging the development of a strategy to counter the rise in violent crime across the United States.
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2022-05-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSCR20Engross
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A concurrent resolution condemning the October 25, 2021, military coup in Sudan and standing with the people of Sudan.
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2022-05-12
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR122Intro
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This resolution expresses commitment to U.S. treaty allies in the Indo-Pacific region, NATO member countries, and other partners.
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2022-05-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2455; text: CR S2457-2459)
USSB1872Engross
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Provides for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to the U.S. Army Rangers Veterans of World War II in recognition of their dedicated service during World War II.
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2022-05-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR427Intro
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This resolution expresses that the Senate (1) remains committed to the Cambodian people and their aspirations for a more peaceful, prosperous, democratic, and sovereign country as envisioned in the agreements signed at the Paris Conference on Cambodi...
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2022-05-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2459; text: CR S2459-2460)
USSR456Intro
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This resolution congratulates the Gambian people on the successful 2016 presidential election. The resolution also supports the courageous and necessary work of the Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission of The Gambia to bring accountabili...
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2022-05-11
S.Amdt.5032 Amendment SA 5032 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3240Intro
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Waives the application fee for any application for any special use permit the sole purpose of which is to hold a veterans' special event at a war memorial on land administered by the National Park Service in the District of Columbia and its environs.
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2022-05-11
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSR473Intro
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This resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that the United States should call on other member states of the United Nations (UN) to redouble efforts to enforce the UN arms embargo on South Sudan. The resolution also expresses that the United St...
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2022-05-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2460; text: 12/8/2021 CR S9048)
USSR601Intro
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This resolution recognizes April 29, 2022, as National Arbor Day and encourages the people of the United States to participate in National Arbor Day activities.
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2022-05-11
Star Print ordered on the resolution.
USSB4119Engross
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Extends a program that compensates individuals who were exposed to radiation from atomic weapons testing or uranium mining or processing and who subsequently developed specified cancers or other medical conditions. The bill terminates the program two...
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2022-05-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR630Intro
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A resolution expressing the support for the designation of the week of May 1, 2022, through May 7, 2022, as "National Small Business Week" to celebrate the contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs in every community in the United States.
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2022-05-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2455; text: CR S2452)
USSB4191Intro
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A bill to prohibit the expenditure of Federal funds for the establishment or operation of the Disinformation Governance Board in the Department of Homeland Security.
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2022-05-11
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 367.
USSR629Intro
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A resolution celebrating the 200th anniversary of United States diplomatic relations with Colombia.
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2022-05-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4171Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-10
[Hearing: May 26 @ 11:00 am]
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4172Intro
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A bill to amend the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022 to modify the limitation on discharge of members of the Armed Forces solely on the basis of failure to obey a lawful order to receive a vaccine for COVID-19, and for other pu...
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2022-05-10
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR621Intro
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A resolution honoring the life and legacy of the late Senator Orrin G. Hatch.
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2022-05-09
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR624Intro
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A resolution supporting the mission and goals of National Fentanyl Awareness Day in 2022, including increasing individual and public awareness of the impact of fake or counterfeit fentanyl pills on families and young people.
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2022-05-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2384; text: CR S2383)
USSJR39Engross
50%
This joint resolution nullifies a Department of Health and Human Services rule published on November 30, 2021, concerning vaccine and mask requirements to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in Head Start programs. These programs provide comprehensive ea...
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2022-05-06
Held at the desk.
USSR616Intro
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A resolution expressing support for the Association of South East Asian Nations, its 10 member states, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam, and the United States-ASEAN Special Summit...
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2022-05-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1617Intro
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Authorizes the Small Business Administration (SBA) to declare a disaster in rural areas where significant damage has been incurred for the purpose of providing certain assistance. A rural area is a county or political subdivision designated as such b...
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2022-05-03
By Senator Cardin from Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship filed written report. Report No. 117-103.
USSB2521Intro
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Requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to establish a working group to develop recommendations for expanding SBA assistance provided through Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs). SBICs are privately owned companies, licensed and regu...
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2022-05-03
By Senator Cardin from Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship filed written report. Report No. 117-105. Minority views filed.
USSCR38Intro
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This concurrent resolution declares that a state of emergency exists due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. It also states that such emergency justifies a waiver of the minimum tonnage requirements for the transport of equipment, materials, or commo...
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2022-05-03
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4124Intro
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A bill to prohibit the use of Federal funds for the Disinformation Governance Board of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSJR46Intro
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A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security relating to "Procedures for Credible Fear Screening ...
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2022-04-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4115Intro
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A bill to curtail the use of changes in mandatory programs affecting the Crime Victims Fund to inflate spending.
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2022-04-28
To Senate Budget Committee
USSB533Intro
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Requires federal agencies to state on the first page of guidance documents that such guidance (1) does not have the force and effect of law, and (2) is intended only to provide clarity to the public about existing legal requirements or agency policie...
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2022-04-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 346.
USSJR41Intro
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This joint resolution nullifies the rule issued by the Department of Health and Human Services on October 7, 2021, that reverts requirements for federally funded providers of family planning services to those in effect before May 3, 2019, and makes o...
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2022-04-27
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 49. Record Vote Number: 140.
USSR588Intro
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This resolution designates April 2022 as Financial Literacy Month.
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2022-04-27
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 4/7/2022 CR S2098)
USSJR45Intro
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A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives relating to "Definition of 'Frame or Receiver' and Identifica...
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2022-04-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR585Intro
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A resolution honoring the life, achievements, and legacy of the Honorable Madeleine K. Albright.
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2022-04-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 4/7/2022 CR S2097)
USSB4082Intro
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Prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from obligating or expending any amounts to provide emergency assistance in response to an emergency at the southern border directly resulting from the repeal of certain public health orders from the Cente...
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2022-04-26
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR593Intro
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A resolution relating to the death of Kaneaster Hodges, Jr., former United States Senator for the State of Arkansas.
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2022-04-08
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB4022Intro
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A bill to codify in statute the CDC title 42 expulsion order, which suspends the right for certain aliens to enter the United States along United States land borders, until February 1, 2025.
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2022-04-07
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 345.
USSB4029Intro
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A bill to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to define "State of residence" and "resident", and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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