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USSB743EnrollMerrill'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 recognition of their bravery and outstanding service...
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2020-10-17
Signed by President.
USSR743IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Retirement Security Month, including raising public awareness of the various tax-preferred retirement vehicles, increasing personal financial literacy, and engaging the people of the United Sta...
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2020-10-01
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6031; text: CR S6029)
USSR741IntroA resolution designating October 30, 2020, as a national day of remembrance for the workers of the nuclear weapons program of the United States. This resolution designates October 30, 2020, as a national day of remembrance for workers of the nuclear ...
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2020-09-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5998; text: CR S5987)
USSR730IntroA resolution supporting the designation of the week beginning September 20, 2020, as "National Small Business Week" and commending the entrepreneurial spirit of the small business owners of the United States and their impact on their communities. Thi...
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2020-09-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5998; text: CR S5983)
USSR721IntroA resolution designating the week beginning October 18, 2020, as "National Character Counts Week".
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2020-09-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5881; text: CR S5877)
USSR705IntroA resolution proclaiming the week of September 21 through September 25, 2020, to be "National Clean Energy Week". This resolution designates September 21-September 25, 2020, as National Clean Energy Week.
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2020-09-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5715-5716; text: CR S5712)
USSR707IntroA resolution recognizing September 1, 2020, as "National Poll Worker Recruitment Day". This resolution recognizes September 1, 2020, as National Poll Worker Recruitment Day.
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2020-09-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5715-5716; text: CR S5713)
USSR709IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the August 13, 2020, and September 11, 2020, announcements of the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates and the State of Israel and the...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3366IntroGold Star Families Parks Pass Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture to make the National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass available at no cost to members of Gold Star Families.
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2020-09-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB2216IntroTEAM Veteran Caregivers Act Transparency and Effective Accountability Measures for Veteran Caregivers Act The bill revises the administration of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) caregiver programs. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to formall...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 540.
USSB2898IntroCONTRACT Act of 2019 Continuity for Operators with Necessary Training Required for ATC Contract Towers Act of 2019 This bill exempts certain air traffic controllers from a required reduction in their retirement annuity payment on account of earnings ...
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2020-09-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 526.
USSB4323IntroTRUST Act of 2020 Time to Rescue United States Trusts Act of 2020 This bill establishes congressional rescue committees to develop recommendations and legislation to improve critical social contract programs. A critical social contract program is a f...
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2020-08-03
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4375IntroTelehealth Modernization Act This bill modifies requirements relating to coverage of telehealth services under Medicare. Specifically, the bill extends certain flexibilities that were initially authorized during the public health emergency relating t...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4357IntroREPLANT Act Repairing Existing Public Land by Adding Necessary Trees Act
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2020-07-29
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSR660IntroA resolution honoring and commemorating the life and legacy of Representative John Lewis.
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2020-07-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4524-4525; text: CR S4524-4525)
USSB4322IntroSafely Back to School and Back to Work Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4317IntroSAFE TO WORK Act Safeguarding America's Frontline Employees To Offer Work Opportunities Required to Kickstart the Economy Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2967IntroRestore the Partnership Act This bill establishes the Commission on Intergovernmental Relations of the United States. The commission shall, among other things, provide a forum for discussing ways to improve the administration and coordination of fede...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4284IntroSchool Choice Now Act
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2020-07-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4247IntroStudent Loan Repayment and FAFSA Simplification Act
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2020-07-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4239IntroWorkforce Recovery and Training Services Act of 2020
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2020-07-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4221IntroBack to Work Child Care Grants Act of 2020
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2020-07-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4231IntroPreparing for the Next Pandemic Act
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2020-07-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3985IntroJUSTICE Act Just and Unifying Solutions To Invigorate Communities Everywhere Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure was not invoked (Record Vote No. 126) entered in Senate.
USSR630IntroA resolution designating June 20, 2020, as "American Eagle Day" and celebrating the recovery and restoration of the bald eagle, the national symbol of the United States. This resolution designates June 20, 2020, as American Eagle Day and applauds the...
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2020-06-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3110; text: CR S3107)
USSB3548IntroCARES Act Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act This bill addresses economic impacts of, and otherwise responds to, the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. The bill authorizes emergency loans to distressed businesses, including air carriers...
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2020-06-03
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB3814IntroRESTART Act Reviving the Economy Sustainably Towards A Recovery in Twenty-twenty Act This bill extends the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), for certain busi...
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2020-06-03
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB3833IntroPaycheck Protection Program Extension Act This bill extends the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) and expands the allowable uses for paycheck protection loans...
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2020-06-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 454.
USSR583IntroA resolution honoring the life and achievements of former United States Senator Thomas Allen Coburn and expressing condolences to the family of Thomas Allen Coburn on his passing. This resolution declares that the Senate (1) has heard with profound s...
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2020-05-22
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR571IntroA resolution congratulating the students, parents, teachers, and leaders of charter schools across the United States for making ongoing contributions to education and supporting the ideals and goals of the 21st annual National Charter Schools Week, t...
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2020-05-20
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 05/12/2020 CR S2382-2383)
USSR582IntroA resolution designating Michael P. DiSilvestro as Director Emeritus of Senate Security of the United States Senate. This resolution designates Michael P. DiSilvestro as Director Emeritus of Senate Security of the United States Senate, effective May ...
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2020-05-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2483; text: CR S2505-2506)
USSB3735IntroSecuring America's Clean Fuels Infrastructure This bill extends the tax credit for alternative fuel vehicle refueling property through 2028. It also increases the allowable amount of such credit from $30,000 to $200,000 for any single item of refueli...
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2020-05-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR578IntroA resolution condemning the Government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. This resolution condemns Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i ...
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2020-05-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR574IntroA resolution designating the week of April 18, 2020, through April 26, 2020, as "National Park Week". This resolution designates April 18-April 26, 2020, as National Park Week. The resolution also encourages the people of the United States and the wo...
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2020-05-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2430; text: CR S2424-2425)
USSR577IntroA resolution designating the week of May 10 through May 16, 2020, as "National Police Week". This resolution designates the week of May 10-May 16, 2020, as National Police Week.
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2020-05-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2430; text: CR S2425-2426)
USSB3665IntroSave Rural Hospitals Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3478IntroCommission on America's Medical Security Act This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to enter into an agreement with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to report on the security of the U.S. medical pr...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3422IntroGreat American Outdoors Act This bill establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, there shall be deposited into the fund an amount equal to 50% o...
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2020-03-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 438.
USSB1757EngrossUnited States Army Rangers Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to arrange for the award of a single gold medal to the U.S. Arm...
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2020-03-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB1863IntroJulius Rosenwald and Rosenwald Schools Study Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of the Interior to study the sites associated with the life and legacy of Julius Rosenwald, a part-owner and President of the Sears, Roebuck, & Company and a no...
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2020-03-04
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB1969IntroFallen Journalists Memorial Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on eligible federal land in commemoration of the sacrifices made by journalists for a free and independent press...
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2020-03-04
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB2827IntroU.S. African-American Burial Grounds Network Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to establish the U.S. African-American Burial Grounds Network within the National Park Service (NPS). In carrying out the network, Interior, among other...
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2020-03-04
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSR508IntroA resolution commemorating the 150th anniversary of the historic seating of Hiram Rhodes Revels as the first African American United States Senator. This resolution commemorates the 150th anniversary of the historic seating of Hiram Rhodes Revels, Se...
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2020-02-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1175-1176; text: CR S1226)
USSB3350IntroState Veterans Home Inspection Simplification Act This bill alters certain requirements relating to inspection and certification of Medicare skilled nursing facilities that are also state veterans homes. Specifically, the bill requires the Centers fo...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR509IntroA resolution calling upon the United Nations Security Council to adopt a resolution on Iran that extends the dates by which Annex B restrictions under Resolution 2231 are currently set to expire. This resolution calls upon the United Nations Security...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1081IntroLand and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act This bill makes permanent, beginning in FY2020, funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). The President shall annually submit to Congress specified details regarding the allocation...
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2020-02-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 429.
USSB500IntroRestore Our Parks Act This bill (1) establishes the National Park Service Legacy Restoration Fund, and (2) requires 50% of all energy development revenues for FY2020-FY2024 to be deposited into such fund. Amounts deposited in the fund must not exceed...
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2020-02-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 428.
USSB311IntroBorn-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act This bill establishes requirements for the degree of care a health care practitioner must exercise in the event a child is born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion. A health care practitioner...
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2020-02-25
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 41. Record Vote Number: 58. (CR S1136)
USSB3301IntroWomen's Global Empowerment, Development and Prosperity Act of 2020 This bill provides statutory authority for the Women's Global Empowerment, Development and Prosperity Initiative at the Department of State. The objectives of the initiative shall be ...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2733IntroTRUST Act Time to Rescue United States Trusts Act This bill establishes congressional rescue committees to develop recommendations and legislation to improve critical social contract programs. A critical social contract program is a federal program f...
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2020-01-28
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
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