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USSB151EngrossPallone-Thune TRACED Act Pallone-Thune 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 a...
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2019-12-05
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
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.
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
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.
USSB2936IntroA bill to provide for the admission and protection of refugees, asylum seekers, and other vulnerable individuals, to provide for the processing of refugees and asylum seekers in the Western Hemisphere, and to modify certain special immigrant visa pro...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Judiciary 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
USSB2916IntroRunaway and Homeless Youth and Trafficking Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
To Senate Judiciary 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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2019-11-19
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSB2856IntroRegional Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act of 2019
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2019-11-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2843IntroViolence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-11-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2850IntroSmarter Sentencing Act of 2019
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2019-11-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2836IntroPut Patients First Act
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2019-11-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR418IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the Government of Turkey's crackdown on dissent related to its incursion into northeast Syria, and broader human rights violations.
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2019-11-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2814IntroPatents for Humanity Program Improvement Act
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2019-11-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2824IntroARTS Act Artistic Recognition for Talented Students Act
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2019-11-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR409IntroA resolution requesting information on Turkey's human rights practices in Syria pursuant to section 502B(c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961.
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2019-11-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2773IntroPrivate Prison Information Act of 2019 This bill specifies that a record related to a non-federal prison, correctional, or detention facility must be considered a federal agency record for purposes of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). A non-fede...
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2019-11-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1399IntroTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-11-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 285.
USSB2755IntroA bill to require a report on the plan to secure the enduring defeat of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.
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2019-10-31
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 281.
USSR404IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should work in cooperation with the international community and continue to exercise global leadership to address the causes and effects of climate change, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-31
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR395IntroA resolution recognizing the 40th anniversary of the Iran Hostage Crisis, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-31
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR403IntroA resolution designating October 2019 as "National Farm to School Month".
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2019-10-31
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6357-6358; text: CR S6344)
USSJR52IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to "State Relief and Empowerment...
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2019-10-30
Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 52. Record Vote Number: 337.
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)
USSR387IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, commending domestic violence victim advocates, domestic violence victim service providers, crisis hotline staff, and first responders serving victims of domes...
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2019-10-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2705IntroStopping Executive Overreach on Military Appropriations Act
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2019-10-24
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB2694IntroA bill to place restrictions on searches and seizures of electronic devices at the border. This bill places restrictions on the search and seizure of electronic devices at the international border. A Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official may...
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2019-10-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2695IntroNational Bio and Agro-Defense Facility Act of 2019
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2019-10-24
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB2671IntroBreak the Cycle of Violence Act This bill authorizes new grant programs to support violence intervention initiatives. Specifically, the Bureau of Justice Assistance must award grants for coordinated violence reduction initiatives in units of local go...
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2019-10-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2258EngrossCriminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2019 This bill prohibits employers from retaliating against certain employees who report criminal antitrust violations to the federal government. Among other things, the bill sets forth provisions that autho...
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2019-10-21
Held at the desk.
USSR365IntroA resolution designating October 16, 2019, and October 16, 2020, as "World Food Day".
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2019-10-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5905; text: CR S5903)
USSB2632IntroJudicial Travel Accountability Act
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2019-10-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2625IntroSyrian Allies Protection Act This bill authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to provide certain Syrian nationals with special immigrant status. To qualify, a Syrian national must (1) have worked directly with the Armed Forces in a role...
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2019-10-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2603IntroRELIEF Act Resolving Extended Limbo for Immigrant Employees and Families Act
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2019-10-16
To Senate Judiciary 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)
USSR252IntroA resolution designating September 2019 as National Democracy Month as a time to reflect on the contributions of the system of government of the United States to a more free and stable world.
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2019-09-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/19/2019 CR S3849-3850)
USSJR56IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability".
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2019-09-26
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2566IntroProhibiting Punishment of Acquitted Conduct Act of 2019
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2019-09-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2548IntroSafe Schools Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-09-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2540IntroEB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2539IntroTibetan Policy and Support Act of 2019
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2019-09-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR316IntroA resolution supporting the clean vehicle emissions standards of the United States and defending the authority of States under the Clean Air Act to protect the people of those States from harmful air pollution. This concurrent resolution supports exi...
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2019-09-18
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2496IntroStop the Wait Act
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2019-09-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2501IntroAccess to Healthy Food for Young Children Act of 2019
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2019-09-18
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB2505IntroClean Air, Healthy Kids Act
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2019-09-18
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2485IntroHOTEL Act Heightened Oversight of Travel, Eating, and Lodging Act of 2019
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2019-09-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs 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.
USSB2478IntroBahamas Temporary Protected Status Act of 2019
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2019-09-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2461IntroArctic Refuge Protection Act of 2019 This bill designates approximately 1,559,538 acres of land within Alaska in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
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2019-09-11
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2444IntroBOUND Act Border Officers Utilization for National Defense Act of 2019
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2019-09-09
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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