US Congress Senator Jeff Merkley [D]

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USSB1158EngrossElie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018 This bill states that it is U.S. policy to regard the prevention of genocide and other atrocity crimes as a core national security interest and a core moral responsibility. The President shal...
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2018-12-13
Held at the desk.
USSB1580EngrossProtecting 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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2018-12-13
Held at the desk.
USSJR54IntroA joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress. This joint resolution directs the President to remove U.S. Armed Forces from hostilities in or...
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2018-12-13
Passed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 41. Record Vote Number: 266. (text: CR S7565)
USSB2076EngrossBOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer's Act Building Our Largest Dementia Infrastructure for Alzheimer's Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to award cooperative agreements: (1) for the establishment or support of national or regional cent...
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2018-12-13
Held at the desk.
USSR707IntroA resolution commemorating the 40th Anniversary of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978. Commemorates the 40th anniversary of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.
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2018-12-13
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.
USSB3119EnrollEndangered Salmon Predation Prevention Act This bill amends the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972 to authorize the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to issue one-year permits allowing Washington, Oregon, Idaho, the Nez Perce T...
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2018-12-13
Presented to President.
USSR724IntroA resolution amending rule XXXI of the Standing Rules of the Senate to limit the time during which a nomination shall be confirmed or rejected, and for other purposes.
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2018-12-13
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3757IntroA bill to amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to require oil polluters to pay the full cost of oil spills, and for other purposes.
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2018-12-13
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR725IntroA resolution modifying extended debate in the Senate to improve the legislative process.
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2018-12-13
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR728IntroA resolution amending rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate to limit debate on motions to proceed.
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2018-12-13
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3753IntroA bill to amend title 36, United States Code, to grant a Federal charter to the Forest and Refuge County Foundation, to provide for the establishment of the Natural Resources Permanent Fund, and for other purposes.
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2018-12-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR729IntroA resolution amending rule XV of the Standing Rules of the Senate to provide for consideration of a minimum number of amendments.
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2018-12-13
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR727IntroA resolution providing for consideration of changes to rules for the proceedings of the Senate.
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2018-12-13
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR726IntroA resolution amending rule XXVIII of the Standing Rules of the Senate to provide for timely establishment of conference committees.
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2018-12-13
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR731IntroA resolution designating December 10, 2018, as "Human Rights Day" and recognizing the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
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2018-12-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3756IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require oil polluters to pay the full cost of oil spills, and for other purposes.
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2018-12-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3754IntroA bill to prohibit price gouging in the sale of drugs.
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2018-12-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1050EngrossChinese-American World War II Veteran Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 4) 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 Congressi...
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2018-12-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB1092EngrossInterstate 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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2018-12-12
Held at the desk.
USSB2101EngrossUSS Indianapolis Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-12-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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. Recognizes the 29th anniversary o...
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2018-12-12
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSJR64EngrossA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Treasury relating to "Returns by Exempt Organizations and Returns by Certain Non-Exempt Organiza...
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2018-12-12
Held at the desk.
USSB569IntroLand and Water Conservation Authorization and Funding Act This bill amends the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to make permanent the authorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). Funds deposited into the LWCF may be spen...
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2018-12-11
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 115-428.
USSB1768PassNational Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of 2018 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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2018-12-11
Became Public Law No: 115-307.
USSB1942EngrossSavanna's Act This bill requires the Department of Justice (DOJ) to update the online data entry format for federal databases relevant to cases of missing and murdered Indians to include a new data field for users to input the victim's tribal enrollm...
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2018-12-10
Held at the desk.
USSB3734IntroA bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to prohibit the distribution of any check or other negotiable instrument as part of a solicitation by a creditor for an extension of credit, to limit the liability of consumers in conjunction with such solicit...
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2018-12-10
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSCR59IntroA concurrent resolution recognizing the need to improve physical access to many federally funded facilities for all people of the United States, particularly individuals with disabilities.
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2018-12-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR718IntroA resolution establishing the John S. McCain III Human Rights Commission.
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2018-12-10
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB2152PassAmy, Vicky, and Andy Child Pornography Victim Assistance Act of 2018 (Sec. 3) This bill amends the federal criminal code to modify procedures for determining the amount of mandatory restitution in child pornography cases. If a defendant is convicted ...
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2018-12-07
Became Public Law No: 115-299.
USSB1548IntroOregon Wildlands Act This bill designates specified Bureau of Land Management land in Oregon as the Rogue Canyon and Molalla National Recreation Areas in Oregon. The Wild and Scenic Rivers Act is amended to add specified segments to the Rogue River a...
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2018-12-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 726.
USSB3172IntroRestore Our Parks Act
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2018-12-06
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 115-423.
USSR715IntroA resolution honoring the life of President George Herbert Walker Bush.
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2018-12-06
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB3718IntroBan Conflicted Trading Act
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2018-12-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3725IntroOnline Sales Simplicity and Small Business Relief Act of 2018
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2018-12-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3720IntroCommunity Health and Clean Transit Act of 2018
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2018-12-06
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3711IntroOpioid Treatment Surge Act
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2018-12-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB669EngrossColumbia River In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access Sites Improvement Act (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to assess sanitation and safety conditions on land set aside to provide Columbia River Treaty tribes access to tra...
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2018-12-03
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 825.
USSR562IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) continues to make an invaluable contribution to United States and international security, 50 years after it opened for signature on July...
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2018-11-29
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 700.
USSB3680IntroLow Drug Prices Act
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2018-11-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3696IntroBurma Human Rights and Freedom Act of 2018
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2018-11-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR709IntroA resolution condemning Russia's provocative actions in the Kerch Strait against the Ukrainian navy.
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2018-11-29
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3247IntroWomen's Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act of 2018
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2018-11-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 683.
USSB3664IntroZero-Emission Vehicles Act of 2018
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2018-11-28
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3667IntroPrevention of Arms Race Act of 2018
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2018-11-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB793IntroShark Fin Trade Elimination Act of 2017 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, sell, or transport shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consiste...
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2018-11-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 675.
USSB3660IntroHealth Equity and Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-11-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR708IntroA resolution expressing the need for bold climate action in response to the release of the United Nations report entitled "Global Warming of 1.5 C, an IPCC special report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5 C above pre-industrial levels and relat...
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2018-11-27
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR702IntroA resolution recognizing National Native American Heritage Month and celebrating the heritages and cultures of Native Americans and the contributions of Native Americans to the United States. Recognizes November 2018 as National Native American Herit...
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2018-11-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.
USSB3321EngrossHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-11-20
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR694IntroA resolution condemning the horrific, anti-Semitic attack at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, expressing support and prayers for all those affected by the tragedy, and applauding the dedication and bravery of law enforcement and emergency res...
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2018-11-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7062-7063; text: CR S7057)
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