US Congress Senator Jon Tester [D]

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USSB4003Engross
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Directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to develop scenario-based training curricula (or identify existing curricula) that includes topics such as alternatives to the use of force, de-escalation tactics, and safely responding to an individual experie...
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2022-11-29
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 247 - 160, 1 Present (Roll no. 486).
USSB5140Intro
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A bill to provide for rental assistance for homeless or at-risk Indian veterans, and for other purposes.
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2022-11-29
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB4359Engross
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Designates the Department of Veterans Affairs Atlanta Regional Office in Georgia as the Senator Johnny Isakson Department of Veterans Affairs Atlanta Regional Office or the Isakson VA Atlanta Regional Office.
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2022-11-17
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR845Intro
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This resolution recognizes November 2022 as National Native American Heritage Month and the Friday after Thanksgiving as Native American Heritage Day.
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2022-11-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6768; text: CR S6784-6785)
USSR836Intro
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A resolution permitting the collection of clothing, toys, food, and housewares during the holiday season for charitable purposes in Senate buildings.
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2022-11-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6747; text: CR S6744)
USSB5114Intro
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A bill to amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to provide training for Department of Homeland Security personnel regarding the use of containment devices to prevent exposure to potential synthetic opioids, and for other purposes.
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2022-11-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB5104Intro
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A bill to amend the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 to require the National Advisory Council on Indian Education to include at least 1 member who is the president of a Tribal College or University and to require the Secretaries of Educ...
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2022-11-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2561Intro
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Prohibits a land and resource management plan for a unit of the National Forest System or a land use plan for public lands from being considered to be a continuing federal agency action, or constituting a discretionary federal involvement or control ...
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2022-11-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 549.
USSR826Intro
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This resolution designates October 26, 2022, as the Day of the Deployed in honor of the deployed members of the Armed Forces and their families.
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2022-11-15
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6705; text: 10/11/2022 CR S6473)
USSB5089Intro
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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to reinstate criminal penalties for persons charging veterans unauthorized fees relating to claims for benefits under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2022-11-15
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3450Intro
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Authorizes the Bureau of Reclamation to construct, operate, and maintain facilities (e.g., dams) in the Sun River project in Montana for hydroelectric power generation.
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2022-11-07
An errata sheet on written report No. 117-187 was printed.
USSB3571Intro
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Promotes the remediation of abandoned hardrock mine sites by Good Samaritans. A Good Samaritan means a person that is (1) not a past or current owner or operator of the abandoned site; (2) had no role in the creation of the historic mine residue; and...
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2022-09-29
Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Fisheries, Wildlife, and Water. Hearings held.
USSB5004Intro
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Exempts certain financial companies not primarily regulated by either a federal banking agency or the Federal Housing Finance Agency from requirements to conduct stress tests. These stress tests evaluate the ability of companies to absorb losses as a...
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2022-09-29
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR817Intro
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This resolution supports the designation of October 2-October 8, 2022, as National 4-H Week. It also (1) recognizes the important role of 4-H in youth development and education, and (2) encourages all citizens to recognize 4-H for the significant imp...
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2022-09-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6052-6053; text: CR S5558)
USSR774Intro
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This resolution designates September 2022 as National Democracy Month.
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2022-09-29
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB5052Intro
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A bill to require reports, evaluations, and research by the Department of Homeland Security regarding drug interdiction along the border, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR807Intro
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This resolution designates November 5, 2022, as National Bison Day.
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2022-09-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5164-5165; text: CR S5231)
USSB4949Intro
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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to address green burial sections in national cemeteries, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-27
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4822Intro
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Addresses campaign finance, including by expanding the prohibition on campaign spending by foreign nationals, requiring additional disclosures of campaign expenditures, and requiring additional disclosures regarding certain political advertisements. ...
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2022-09-22
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 49. Record Vote Number: 346. (CR S4949-4950)
USSB3867Intro
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Allows additional sanctions against Russia and creates specified reporting requirements regarding digital assets. Specifically, the President must periodically identify foreign persons who facilitate evasion of Russian sanctions using digital assets....
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2022-09-20
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB4895Intro
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A bill to amend the Agricultural Research, Extension, and Education Reform Act of 1998 to direct the Secretary of Agriculture to establish a national biochar research network, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-20
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSR783Intro
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This resolution commemorates the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the Department of the Air Force and honors the achievements of the Air Force and Space Force in serving and defending the country.
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2022-09-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4878; text: CR S4863-4864)
USSB4887Intro
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Requires states with a voter registration requirement to make same-day voter registration available at the polling place on any day voting is permitted.
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2022-09-20
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB945Intro
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Authorizes additional Impact Aid construction grants for FY2022. These grants provide infrastructure assistance to local educational agencies that have lost property tax revenue due to the presence of tax-exempt federal property or to those that have...
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2022-09-15
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1116Intro
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Provides federal workers' compensation to firefighters who contract certain illnesses as a result of their service. Specifically, the bill provides that (1) heart disease, lung disease, and specified cancers of federal employees employed in fire prot...
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2022-09-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 485.
USSB4838Intro
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A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the rate for allowances based on mileage for beneficiary travel, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4830Intro
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Authorizes the Department of the Interior to take land into trust for all federally recognized Indian tribes. Specifically, the bill applies the Indian Reorganization Act to all federally recognized Indian tribes, regardless of when a tribe became re...
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2022-09-13
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USSB910Intro
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Generally prohibits a federal banking regulator from penalizing a depository institution for providing banking services to a legitimate cannabis-related business. Prohibited penalties include terminating or limiting the deposit insurance or share ins...
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2022-09-08
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSR756Intro
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This resolution commemorates the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the Department of the Air Force and honors the achievements of the Air Force and Space Force in serving and defending the country.
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2022-09-08
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB2736Intro
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Authorizes the modification of a vehicle's air emission controls for vehicles that are not legal for operation on a street or highway and are used solely for competition. In relation to the exemption of competition vehicles from anti-tampering provis...
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2022-09-07
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
USSB4458PassA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the process by which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs determines whether an educational institution meets requirements relating to the percentage of students who receive educational assistance...
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2022-08-26
Became Public Law No: 117-174.
USSB3373PassAddresses health care, presumption of service-connection, research, resources, and other matters related to veterans who were exposed to toxic substances during military service. TITLE I--EXPANSION OF HEALTH CARE ELIGIBILITY Conceding Our Veterans' E...
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2022-08-10
Became Public Law No: 117-168.
USSR748Intro
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A resolution honoring and celebrating the life and legacy of Representative Jackie Walorski.
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2022-08-08
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB2372Intro
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Provides financial and technical assistance to states, territories, and the District of Columbia for the purposes of (1) recovering species listed as a threatened or endangered species under the Endangered Species Act or under state law, or (2) avoid...
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2022-08-02
By Senator Carper from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 117-135.
USSB3860Engross
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Directs the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services within the Department of Justice to award grants to local and tribal governments that employ fewer than 200 law enforcement officers. Grant funds may be used for various activities, including...
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2022-08-02
Held at the desk.
USSB4690Intro
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A bill to provide grants for fire station construction through the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and for other purposes.
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2022-08-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4663Intro
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Provides FY2023 appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military activities. (The bill excludes military construction, military family housing, civil works projects of the Army Corps of Engineers, and nuclear warheads, which are all con...
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2022-07-28
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB4601Intro
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A bill to improve the management and performance of the capital asset programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs so as to better serve veterans, their families, caregivers, and survivors, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1493Intro
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Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to complete a landscape assessment of the Seeley Lake Ranger District of the Lolo National Forest in Montana, designates areas in the forest for recreation and as wilderness, and otherwise revises provisio...
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2022-07-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Failed to report favorably.
USSR686Intro
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This resolution designates July 23, 2022, as National Day of the American Cowboy.
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2022-07-20
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3528-3529; text: 06/22/2022 CR S3079)
USSB4561Intro
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Requires the Department of Defense to seek to enter into an agreement with a federally funded research and development center or nonprofit entity to study and report on the barriers to home ownership for members of the Armed Forces.
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2022-07-20
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB4562Intro
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A bill to amend title 37, United States Code, to increase the basic allowance for housing inside the United States for members of the uniformed services.
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2022-07-20
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB4564Intro
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Requires the Department of Defense to submit to Congress a report on the basic allowance for housing for members of the uniformed services that includes elements related to the calculation of such allowance.
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2022-07-20
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB443Intro
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Addresses campaign finance, including by expanding the prohibition on campaign spending by foreign nationals, requiring additional disclosures of campaign expenditures, and requiring additional disclosures regarding certain political advertisements. ...
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2022-07-19
Committee on Rules and Administration. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 117-331.
USSB4223Intro
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Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to increase the amounts payable for wartime disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothing allowance for certain disabled veterans, and dependency and indemnity compensat...
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2022-07-13
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSCR42Engross
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This concurrent resolution recognizes Hershel Woodrow "Woody" Williams, the last surviving recipient of the Medal of Honor for acts performed during World War II. The concurrent resolution also permits Williams' remains to lie in honor in the rotunda...
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2022-07-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB4504Intro
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Prohibits anyone from interfering with a person's ability to access out-of-state reproductive health care. (Reproductive health care is defined as medical, surgical, counseling, or referral services related to pregnancy, the termination of a pregnanc...
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2022-07-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4505Intro
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Addresses housing and homeownership for Native American veterans. Specifically, the bill revises the Native American Direct Loan program administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to (1) allow Native American veterans to refinance existi...
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2022-07-12
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3870Intro
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Establishes within the Department of Agriculture (USDA) the Office of the Special Investigator for Competition Matters. Specifically, the office must use all available tools (e.g., subpoenas) to investigate and prosecute violations of the Packers and...
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2022-07-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 436.
USSB4030Intro
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A bill to amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to establish a cattle contract library, and for other purposes.
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2022-07-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 437.
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