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USSB151EngrossTRACED Act Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act This bill implements a forfeiture penalty for violations (with or without intent) of the prohibition on certain robocalls. The bill also removes an annual reporting requireme...
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2019-12-05
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSB743IntroMerrill's Marauders Congressional Gold Medal Act Merrill'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 rec...
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2019-12-05
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S6895-6896)
USSB333EngrossNational Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Act of 2019 This bill allows the Department of Homeland Security to work together with a consortium composed of nonprofit entities to develop, update, and deliver cybersecurity training in support of hom...
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2019-12-04
To House Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Innovation
USSB178EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019 This bill directs various U.S. government bodies to prepare reports on China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic group. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence shall repo...
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2019-12-04
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSB2972IntroA bill to restrict the export, reexport, and in-country transfers of certain items that provide a critical capability to the Government of the People's Republic of China to suppress individual privacy, freedom, and other basic human rights.
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2019-12-04
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2963IntroA bill to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to allow certain individuals to terminate contracts for telephone, multichannel video programming, or internet access service, and for other purposes.
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2019-12-03
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1838PassHong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 This bill directs various departments to assess whether political developments in Hong Kong justify changing Hong Kong's unique treatment under U.S. law. (Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely s...
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2019-11-27
Became Public Law No: 116-76.
USSB2710PassA bill to prohibit the commercial export of covered munitions items to the Hong Kong Police Force. This bill directs the President to prohibit the issuance of licenses to export specified munitions items to the Hong Kong Police Force and the Hong Kon...
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2019-11-27
Became Public Law No: 116-77.
USSB2920IntroViolence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 308.
USSB2930IntroPublic Water Supply Invasive Species Compliance Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2931IntroRE-ENTER Act Recognizing Education, Employment, New skills, and Treatment to Enable Reintegration Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR441IntroA resolution celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 12 Moon landing.
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2019-11-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6764; text: CR S6761)
USSB2949IntroPAWS Act of 2019 Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2898IntroCONTRACT Act of 2019 Continuity for Operators with Necessary Training Required for ATC Contract Towers Act of 2019
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2019-11-19
[Hearing: Dec 11 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB764IntroARTICLE ONE Act Assuring that Robust, Thorough, and Informed Congressional Leadership is Exercised Over National Emergencies Act
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2019-11-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 307.
USSB2107EngrossProtecting America's Food and Agriculture Act of 2019 This bill authorizes U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), every fiscal year, to hire, train, and assign 240 new agricultural specialists until the total number of specialists equals and susta...
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2019-11-14
To House Subcommittee on Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations
USSB2860IntroPatient Access to Higher Quality Health Care Act of 2019
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2019-11-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2862IntroDRIP Act of 2019 Drought Relief through Innovative Projects Act of 2019
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2019-11-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2765IntroBipartisan Congressional Budget Reform Act This bill makes several modifications to the federal budget process, including the procedures for considering congressional budget resolutions and adjusting the debt limit. Among other modifications, the bil...
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2019-11-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 306.
USSR412IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of November 4 through November 8, 2019, as "National Family Service Learning Week".
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2019-11-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6485; text: CR S6480-6481)
USSB2618IntroBonuses for Cost-Cutters Act of 2019
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2019-11-06
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2778IntroImmigrant Investor Program Reform Act
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2019-11-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2774IntroVeteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Justice to establish a Veterans Treatment Court Program to provide grants and technical assistance for state, local, and tribal governments to develop and maintain v...
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2019-11-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1678EngrossTaiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of State to periodically report to Congress on U.S. actions to affirm and strengthen Taiwan's international alliances around the w...
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2019-10-31
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2758IntroHong Kong Be Water Act
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2019-10-31
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR399IntroA resolution designating November 2, 2019, as "National Bison Day". This resolution designates November 2, 2019, as National Bison Day.
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2019-10-31
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6357; text: CR S341-6342)
USSR390IntroA resolution honoring the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Senator Kay Hagan. This resolution declares that (1) the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable Kay Hagan, former Member of t...
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2019-10-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: S6307; text: CR S6305-6306)
USSB2739IntroImmigration Detainer Enforcement Act of 2019
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2019-10-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2751IntroPatient Access to ESRD New Innovative Devices Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish a process to provide a certain payment adjustment under the Medicare end-stage renal disease (ESRD) prospective payme...
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2019-10-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2177IntroTaxpayers Right-To-Know Act
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2019-10-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 275.
USSR378IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the House of Representatives should, consistent with long-standing practice and precedent, prior to proceeding any further with its impeachment investigation into President Donald J. Trump, vote to...
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2019-10-24
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB2690IntroRESPONSE Act Restoring, Enhancing, Securing, and Promoting Our Nation's Safety Efforts Act of 2019
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2019-10-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR374IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of October 23, 2019, as a national day of remembrance of the tragic terrorist bombing of the United States Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, Lebanon, in 1983. This resolution expresses support for th...
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2019-10-23
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR366IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Red Ribbon Week during the period of October 23 through October 31, 2019.
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2019-10-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2649IntroFinancial Institutions Examination Fairness and Reform Act This bill (1) sets deadlines for final examination reports and exit interviews of a financial institution by a federal financial regulatory agency, and (2) establishes the Office of Independe...
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2019-10-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2630IntroDavis-Bacon Repeal Act This bill repeals the Davis-Bacon Act (which requires that the locally prevailing wage rate be paid to various classes of laborers and mechanics working under federally-financed or federally-assisted contracts for construction,...
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2019-10-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2617IntroCOMETS Act Contracts and Obligations Modernization for Efficient Terms of Service Act
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2019-10-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2646IntroEmancipation National Historic Trail Study Act
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2019-10-17
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB239PassChrista McAuliffe Commemorative Coin Act of 2019 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue not more than 350,000 $1 silver coins in commemoration of Christa McAuliffe, a teacher tragically killed in the Space Shuttle...
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2019-10-09
Became Public Law No: 116-65. (TXT | PDF)
USSR352IntroA resolution recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States. This resolution recognizes (1) the celebration of Hispanic Herita...
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2019-09-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5760; text: CR S5755-5756)
USSB2575IntroDisaster Assistance Simplification Act
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2019-09-26
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2587IntroCOURTS Act Continuation Of Useful Resources To States Act
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2019-09-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2590IntroDignity for Aborted Children Act
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2019-09-26
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR351IntroA resolution designating the week of September 29 through October 5, 2019, as "National Community Policing Week". This resolution designates the week of September 29-October 5, 2019, as National Community Policing Week.
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2019-09-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5760; text: S5755)
USSR357IntroA resolution celebrating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi. This resolution celebrates the 150th anniversary of the birth of Mahatma Gandhi and honors his accomplishments and impact.
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2019-09-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1685IntroLaunching Energy Advancement and Development through Innovations for Natural Gas Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of Energy (DOE) to establish a program for the capture of carbon dioxide produced during the generation of natural gas-gener...
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2019-09-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 221.
USSR319IntroA resolution designating the week beginning September 16, 2019, as National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week.
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2019-09-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5609; text: CR S5607-5608)
USSB2492IntroSTANDUP Act of 2019 Suicide Training and Awareness Nationally Delivered for Universal Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2483IntroTRAP Act Transnational Repression Accountability and Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1273IntroCASE Act of 2019 Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019 This bill creates the Copyright Claims Board, a body within the U.S. Copyright Office, to decide copyright disputes. Damages awarded by the board are capped at $30,000. Pa...
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2019-09-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 206.
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