US Congress Senator Jeff Merkley [D]

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USSB1822PassBroadband DATA Act Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to change the way broadband data is collected, verified, and reported. Specifically, the FCC must colle...
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2020-03-23
Became Public Law No: 116-130.
USSB3570IntroA bill to provide for the expedited procurement of equipment needed to combat COVID-19 under the Defense Production Act of 1950.
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2020-03-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3552IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to provide payments to cattle producers to offset losses due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), and for other purposes.
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2020-03-20
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB3535IntroA bill to extend the due date for the return and payment of Federal income taxes to July 15, 2020, for taxable year 2019.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3544IntroA bill to assist older Americans and people with disabilities affected by COVID-19.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3529IntroA bill to require States to establish contingency plans for the conduct of elections for Federal office in response to national disasters and emergencies, and for other purposes.
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2020-03-18
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB227EngrossSavanna's Act This bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing and murdered Native Americans. The bill requires DOJ to take the following actions: provide traini...
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2020-03-12
Held at the desk.
USSB3488IntroA bill to amend the Mineral Leasing Act to repeal a provision relating to the suspension, waiver, or reduction of rents or royalties by the Secretary of the Interior to promote development or operation, to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act ...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB3480IntroPFAS Testing and Treatment Act of 2020 Providing Financial Assistance to States for Testing and Treatment Act of 2020
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2020-03-12
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3481IntroA bill to amend title 13, United States Code, to provide that individuals in prison shall, for the purposes of a decennial census, be attributed to the last place of residence before incarceration, and for other purposes.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3471IntroA bill to ensure that goods made with forced labor in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of the People's Republic of China do not enter the United States market, and for other purposes.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3452IntroAffordable HOME Act Affordable Housing Opportunities Made Equitable Act
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2020-03-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3499IntroA bill to amend coverage requirements to ensure that no person incurs cost sharing when receiving a test to confirm a COVID-19 infection.
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSJR56IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability". This joint resolution nullifi...
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2020-03-11
Indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSJR68EngrossA joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities against the Islamic Republic of Iran that have not been authorized by Congress. This joint resolution directs the President to terminate the use of U.S. Armed For...
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2020-03-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB3448IntroFair Pay and Safe Workplaces Act of 2020
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2020-03-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3444IntroFair Care for Vietnam Veterans Act of 2020 This bill provides a presumption of service-connection for Parkinsonism, bladder cancer, hypertension, and hypothyroidism for veterans exposed to certain herbicide agents while serving in Vietnam. Under a pr...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3422IntroGreat American Outdoors Act
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2020-03-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 438.
USSB3424IntroBlack Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2020
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2020-03-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR537IntroA resolution encouraging the Trump Administration to maintain protections under the National Environmental Policy Act and reverse ongoing administrative actions to weaken this landmark law and its protections for American communities. This resolution...
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2020-03-10
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR536IntroA resolution recognizing the Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania on the 30th anniversary of the restoration of their independence.
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2020-03-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3397IntroINSPIRES Act Inspiring New STEM Professionals by Investing in Renovation of Education Spaces Act
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2020-03-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3400IntroEnding Passenger Rail Forced Arbitration Act
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2020-03-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3392IntroImmigrants' Mental Health Act of 2020
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2020-03-04
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3391IntroConnecting America's Active Transportation System Act
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2020-03-04
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3375IntroState Justice Improvement Act
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2020-03-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3374IntroProtecting Jessica Grubb's Legacy Act
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2020-03-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR515IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Career and Technical Education Month. This resolution designates February 2020 as Career and Technical Education Month to celebrate career and technical education across the United States.
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2020-02-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1236; text: CR S1230-1231)
USSR521IntroA resolution designating the week of February 24 through February 28, 2020, as "Public Schools Week".
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2020-02-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1236; text: CR S1233-1234)
USSR516IntroA resolution celebrating Black History Month. This resolution recognizes Black History Month as an opportunity to reflect on U.S. history and to commemorate the contributions of African Americans. It calls for the United States to (1) honor the contr...
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2020-02-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1236; text: CR S1231-1232)
USSB3364IntroClean Air Sharp Minds Act
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2020-02-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1081IntroLand and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act This bill makes permanent, beginning in FY2020, funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). The President shall annually submit to Congress specified details regarding the allocation...
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2020-02-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 429.
USSB436IntroTransit Worker and Pedestrian Protection Act This bill requires grant recipients under the public transportation safety program who operate a fixed route bus service to (1) develop a risk reduction program for bus operations to improve safety by redu...
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2020-02-25
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB500IntroRestore Our Parks Act This bill (1) establishes the National Park Service Legacy Restoration Fund, and (2) requires 50% of all energy development revenues for FY2019-FY2023 to be deposited into such fund. Amounts deposited in the fund must not exceed...
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2020-02-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 428.
USSB3333IntroHuman Trafficking and Exploitation Prevention Training Act of 2020
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2020-02-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3306IntroMICRO Plastics Act of 2020 Making Investments in Curbing the Ruinous Output of Plastics Act of 2020 This bill directs the Environmental Protection Agency to establish a pilot program that tests the efficacy and cost effectiveness of tools, technologi...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3304IntroMONARCH Act of 2020 Monarch Action, Recovery, and Conservation of Habitat Act of 2020
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2020-02-13
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3307IntroHuman Trafficking and Exploitation Prevention Training Act of 2020
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2020-02-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR500IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of the "International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife", as designated by the World Health Organization. This resolution supports the goals of and encourages people to observe the International Year of th...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR501IntroA resolution amending the Rules of Procedure and Practice in the Senate When Sitting on Impeachment Trials to ensure adequate access to witnesses and documents in impeachment trials of a President or Vice President, and for other purposes. This resol...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB832EngrossA bill to nullify the Supplemental Treaty Between the United States of America and the Confederated Tribes and Bands of Indians of Middle Oregon, concluded on November 15, 1865. This bill nullifies the supplemental treaty between the United States an...
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2020-02-12
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3281IntroOriginal Recycling Bottle Act of 2020
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2020-02-12
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3284IntroEthical Use of Facial Recognition Act
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2020-02-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB512IntroSeniors Fraud Prevention Act of 2019 This bill directs the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to establish an office within the Bureau of Consumer Protection to advise the FTC on the prevention of fraud targeting seniors and to assist the FTC in monitori...
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2020-02-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 418.
USSB3263IntroBreak Free From Plastic Pollution Act of 2020 This bill sets forth requirements related to waste and recycling collection systems for a variety of products and materials, including plastics. The bill makes certain producers of products (e.g., packagi...
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2020-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USSCR36IntroA concurrent resolution supporting the Farmers Bill of Rights.
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2020-02-11
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB3255IntroNationwide Right To Unionize Act
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2020-02-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3256IntroSchedules That Work Act
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2020-02-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB785IntroCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019
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2020-01-29
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3227IntroPrevent Future American Sickness Act of 2020
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2020-01-28
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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