US Congress Senator Jeff Merkley [D]

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USSB3449IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain tax credits related to electric cars, and for other purposes.
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2018-09-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1050IntroChinese-American World War II Veteran Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold...
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2018-09-12
Passed Senate with an amendment by Voice Vote.
USSR626IntroA resolution designating September 2018 as "National Voting Rights Month".
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2018-09-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3427IntroA bill to effectively staff the public elementary schools and secondary schools of the United States with school-based mental health services providers.
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2018-09-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2313IntroDefending Elections from Threats by Establishing Redlines Act of 2018 This bill requires the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI), no more than 30 days after a U.S. election, to determine whether a foreign government interfered with ...
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2018-09-12
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1768IntroNational Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Earthquake Hazards Reduction Act of 1977 to expand activities under the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program to include: (1) gathering information...
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2018-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 568.
USSB3417IntroVeterans Health Care Staffing Improvement Act
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2018-09-06
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR622IntroA resolution supporting renaming NATO Headquarters after the late United States Senator John Sidney McCain, III.
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2018-09-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3424IntroRISE Act of 2018 Retirement Investments for a Sustainable Economy Act of 2018
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2018-09-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3411IntroAffordable Medications Act
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2018-09-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3399IntroFly Smart Act
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2018-08-28
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSJR63IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of Labor, and Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to "Short-Term,...
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2018-08-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1092IntroInterstate Transport Act of 2018 This bill permits an individual to transport a knife for any lawful purpose between two places (e.g., states) where it is legal to possess and carry such knife. The individual must comply with specified requirements. ...
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2018-08-27
An errata sheet on written report No. 115-327 was printed.
USSR619IntroA resolution relative to the death of the Honorable John Sidney McCain, III, a Senator from the State of Arizona. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable John Sidney McCai...
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2018-08-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5956; text: CR S5956)
USSB266EngrossAnwar Sadat Centennial Celebration Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Anwar Sadat in recognition of his ac...
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2018-08-24
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB3371IntroProtecting Students from Worthless Degrees Act
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2018-08-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3368IntroGlobal Fragility and Violence Reduction Act of 2018
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2018-08-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR613IntroA resolution requesting a report on the observance of and respect for human rights and fundamental freedom in Saudi Arabia.
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2018-08-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR615IntroA resolution honoring the life and legacy of Aretha Franklin and the contributions of Aretha Franklin to music, civil rights, and the City of Detroit.
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2018-08-22
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5869; text: CR S5835)
USSB3363IntroMaternal CARE Act Maternal Care Access and Reducing Emergencies Act
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2018-08-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3359IntroAretha Franklin Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-08-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR609IntroA resolution relative to the death of Paul Laxalt, the former Governor and Senator of the State of Nevada.
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2018-08-20
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB3351IntroMedical Debt Relief Act of 2018
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2018-08-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3353IntroSimplifying Financial Aid for Students Act of 2018
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2018-08-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2101EngrossUSS Indianapolis Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-08-03
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB3330IntroMedicare and Medicaid Protection Act of 2018
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2018-08-01
To Senate Budget Committee
USSB3321IntroHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-08-01
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR605IntroA resolution designating the first week in August as "World Breastfeeding Week", and designating August as "National Breastfeeding Month".
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2018-08-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSCR42IntroA concurrent resolution supporting America's clean car standards and defending State authority under the Clean Air Act to protect their citizens from harmful air pollution.
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2018-08-01
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3333IntroRoadless Area Conservation Act of 2018
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2018-08-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1182PassNational Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program through November 30, 2018.
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2018-07-31
Became Public Law No: 115-225.
USSB3304Intro3D Printed Gun Safety Act of 2018
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2018-07-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3314IntroCensus Equality Act
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2018-07-31
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3315IntroPredation Reduction of Salmon Act
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2018-07-31
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3307IntroSummer Meals and Learning Act of 2018
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2018-07-31
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3312IntroEPA Act of 2018 Ensuring Scott Pruitt is Accountable Act of 2018
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2018-07-31
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR541IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that any United States-Saudi Arabia civilian nuclear cooperation agreement must prohibit the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from enriching uranium or separating plutonium on its own territory, in keeping with ...
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2018-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 546.
USSB1023IntroTropical Forest Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2018 This bill renames the Tropical Forest Conservation Act of 1998 as the Tropical Forest Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2017. Non-tropical forests and coral reef ecosystems are included withi...
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2018-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 544.
USSB1580IntroProtecting Girls' Access to Education in Vulnerable Settings Act This bill urges the consideration of the educational needs of vulnerable women and girls in designing, implementing, and evaluating U.S. foreign assistance policies and programs. The De...
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2018-07-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 530.
USSB3284IntroSpotlight Act
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2018-07-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR596IntroA resolution recognizing the 29th anniversary of the Tribal Canoe Journey of the Tribal Nations of the Pacific Northwest and congratulating the Puyallup Tribe of Indians for hosting the 2018 Power Paddle to Puyallup.
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2018-07-26
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USSR588IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the need for transparency regarding meetings between President Donald J. Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin. Expresses the sense of the Senate that President Trump should: (1) not meet...
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2018-07-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR591IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Purple Heart Recognition Day.
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2018-07-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5312; text: CR S5270; Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S5270)
USSR589IntroA resolution designating July 28, 2018, as "National Day of the American Cowboy".
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2018-07-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5312; text: CR S5269)
USSR581IntroA resolution authorizing the Senate Legal Counsel to represent the Senate in Texas v. United States, No. 4:18-cv-00167-O (N.D. Tex.).
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2018-07-19
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3247IntroWomen's Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act of 2018
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2018-07-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3242IntroAmerican Savings Act This bill amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the Internal Revenue Code to establish a new retirement option for all employees and self-employed individuals to be known as the American Savings A...
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2018-07-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3250IntroRent Relief Act of 2018 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a refundable tax credit for individuals who pay rent for a principal residence that exceeds 30% of the individual's gross income for the taxable year. The amount of the credi...
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2018-07-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR579IntroA resolution honoring the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Nelson Mandela on the centenary of his birth Honors the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Nelson Mandela. Encourages the Administration of President Donald Trump to foster the enduring...
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2018-07-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3227IntroREUNITE Act Reunite Every Unaccompanied Newborn Infant, Toddler and other children Expeditiously Act
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2018-07-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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