US Congress Senator Joni Ernst [R]

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USSB3564Intro
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Provides statutory authority for the Boots to Business Program, which provides entrepreneurship training to individuals including veterans and active members of the Armed Forces, to be administered by the Small Business Administration.
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2022-05-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 392.
USSB3906Intro
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Directs the Small Business Administration (SBA) to designate a senior Office of Investment and Innovation employee as broadband and emerging information technology coordinator, and it establishes measures to aid the competitiveness and productivity o...
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2022-05-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 395.
USSB3905Intro
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A bill to prevent organizational conflicts of interest in Federal acquisition, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-25
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3470Intro
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Requires the implementation of certain contracting provisions related to human trafficking. Specifically, the bill requires, upon receipt of an office of inspector general report substantiating an allegation that the recipient of a contract, grant, o...
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2022-05-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 384.
USSB4294Intro
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A bill to terminate certain contracts relating to the construction of the border fence and to transfer unused border fence material to the States along the southwest border.
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2022-05-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4007Intro
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A bill to require the Attorney General to propose a program for making treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder and acute stress disorder available to public safety officers, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-19
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2102Engross
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Expands eligibility for Veterans Health Administration mammography screenings to veterans who served in certain locations during specified periods, including those who were exposed to toxic substances at such locations. The specified locations and co...
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2022-05-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR612Intro
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This resolution acknowledges the important role women-owned small businesses have in the economy and recognizes those businesses during National Small Business Week.
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2022-05-18
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2580; text: 5/3/2022 CR S2281)
USSR643Intro
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A resolution designating the week of May 15 through May 21, 2022, as "National Police Week".
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2022-05-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2580-2581; text: CR S2591-2593)
USSB1596Engross
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Directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the National World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia. The design of the coins sh...
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2022-05-17
Held at the desk.
USSR639Intro
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This resolution congratulates Ames Laboratory for 75 years of outstanding service to the Department of Energy, the United States, and the world in fulfilling its mission as a National Laboratory dedicated to discovery and innovation in the chemical a...
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2022-05-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2535; text: CR S2549)
USSR634Intro
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A resolution recognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policies to improve the lives of children in the foster care sy...
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2022-05-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2516; text: CR S2521-2522)
USSR636Intro
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A resolution urging the development of a strategy to counter the rise in violent crime across the United States.
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2022-05-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4197Intro
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A bill to establish a competitive bidding process for the relocation of the headquarters of Executive agencies, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1872Engross
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Provides for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to the U.S. Army Rangers Veterans of World War II in recognition of their dedicated service during World War II.
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2022-05-11
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR630Intro
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A resolution expressing the support for the designation of the week of May 1, 2022, through May 7, 2022, as "National Small Business Week" to celebrate the contributions of small businesses and entrepreneurs in every community in the United States.
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2022-05-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2455; text: CR S2452)
USSB4190Intro
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A bill to provide for the independent and objective conduct and supervision of audits and investigations relating to the programs and operations funded with amounts appropriated or otherwise made available to Ukraine for military, economic, and human...
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2022-05-11
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 366.
USSB3522PassTemporarily waives certain requirements related to the President's authority to lend or lease defense articles if the defense articles are intended for Ukraine's government or the governments of other Eastern European countries affected by Russia's i...
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2022-05-09
Became Public Law No: 117-118. (TXT | PDF)
USSR621Intro
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A resolution honoring the life and legacy of the late Senator Orrin G. Hatch.
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2022-05-09
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR624Intro
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A resolution supporting the mission and goals of National Fentanyl Awareness Day in 2022, including increasing individual and public awareness of the impact of fake or counterfeit fentanyl pills on families and young people.
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2022-05-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2384; text: CR S2383)
USSR604Intro
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A resolution supporting the designation of the week of April 25 through April 29, 2022, as "National Specialized Instructional Support Personnel Appreciation Week".
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2022-05-03
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (text: 4/28/2022 CR S2223-2224)
USSCR38Intro
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This concurrent resolution declares that a state of emergency exists due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. It also states that such emergency justifies a waiver of the minimum tonnage requirements for the transport of equipment, materials, or commo...
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2022-05-03
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4124Intro
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A bill to prohibit the use of Federal funds for the Disinformation Governance Board of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSCR37Intro
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This concurrent resolution declares that a state of emergency exists due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. It also states that such emergency justifies a waiver of the minimum tonnage requirements. Such requirements apply to cargoes that are transp...
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2022-05-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1587Intro
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Deems certain nonprofit child care providers to be small business concerns so that they may participate in loan programs administered by the Small Business Administration.
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2022-04-27
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSJR41Intro
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This joint resolution nullifies the rule issued by the Department of Health and Human Services on October 7, 2021, that reverts requirements for federally funded providers of family planning services to those in effect before May 3, 2019, and makes o...
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2022-04-27
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure rejected in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 49. Record Vote Number: 140.
USSR588Intro
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This resolution designates April 2022 as Financial Literacy Month.
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2022-04-27
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 4/7/2022 CR S2098)
USSB4099Intro
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A bill to prohibit securities investments that finance certain companies of the People's Republic of China and to expand the Non-Specially Designated Nationals Chinese Military-Industrial Complex Companies List of the Office of Foreign Assets Control...
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2022-04-27
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR599Intro
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A resolution honoring military children during the National Month of the Military Child.
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2022-04-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2196-2197; text: CR S2195)
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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2022-04-26
Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry. Hearings held.
USSR585Intro
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A resolution honoring the life, achievements, and legacy of the Honorable Madeleine K. Albright.
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2022-04-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 4/7/2022 CR S2097)
USSB4082Intro
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Prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from obligating or expending any amounts to provide emergency assistance in response to an emergency at the southern border directly resulting from the repeal of certain public health orders from the Cente...
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2022-04-26
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR593Intro
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A resolution relating to the death of Kaneaster Hodges, Jr., former United States Senator for the State of Arkansas.
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2022-04-08
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR589Intro
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A resolution recognizing, honoring, and commending the women of Ukraine who have contributed to the fight for freedom and the defense of Ukraine.
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2022-04-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4028Intro
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A bill to require certain public housing agencies to absorb port-in housing choice vouchers, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3730Intro
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Requires the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Internal Revenue Service to seek and consider the advice of small entities about a proposed or interim final rule before publishing the rule if the rule will have a significant economic impact on a ...
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2022-04-05
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB4001Intro
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A bill to require the Secretary of State to use the voice, vote, and influence of the United States to suspend participation of the Russian Federation in certain international organizations.
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2022-04-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3580Engross
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Revises requirements governing ocean shipping to increase the authority of the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) to promote the growth and development of U.S. exports through an ocean transportation system that is competitive, efficient, and economic...
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2022-04-04
Held at the desk.
USSR565Intro
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A resolution honoring and celebrating the life and legacy of Representative Don Young.
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2022-03-31
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB2675Intro
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Provides an additional $48 billion in FY2021 for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund and designates specified amounts for fund administrative expenses and audits of grants made from the fund. The fund was established in response to COVID-19 to make gr...
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2022-03-30
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB3963Intro
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A bill to protect survivors from brain injury by authorizing the Secretary of Health and Human Services to collect data on the prevalence of brain injuries resulting from domestic and sexual violence.
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2022-03-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR568Intro
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This resolution recognizes the Senate's observation of Countering International Parental Child Abduction Month in April 2022. It also urges the United States to lead in raising awareness about the devastating impact of international parental child ab...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR562Intro
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This resolution designates March 24, 2022, as National Women in Agriculture Day. It also recognizes the important role of women in agriculture as producers, educators, leaders, mentors, and more
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2022-03-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1839; text: CR S1836-1837)
USSB253Engross
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A bill to expand research on the cannabidiol and marihuana.
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2022-03-28
Held at the desk.
USSJR43Intro
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This joint resolution nullifies the rule titled Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; Updating Payment Parameters, Section 1332 Waiver Implementing Regulations, and Improving Health Insurance Markets for 2022 and Beyond, which was issued by the...
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2022-03-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3817Intro
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A bill to improve the forecasting and understanding of tornadoes and other hazardous weather, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3896Intro
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A bill to amend the Small Business Act relating to small business concerns owned and controlled by women, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-22
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSCR34Intro
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A concurrent resolution to express the sense of Congress in opposition to the establishment of a new Palestinian consulate or diplomatic mission in Jerusalem.
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2022-03-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3865Intro
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Requires loan disclosure forms for federal student loans to include the total amount of interest that would be paid over the life of the loan based on a standard 10-year repayment plan.
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2022-03-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3871Intro
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A bill to provide a means for Congress to prevent an organization's designation as a foreign terrorist organization from being revoked by the Secretary of State.
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2022-03-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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