US Congress Senator Patrick Leahy [D]

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USSB3635Intro
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Extends death and disability benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program (PSOB) to certain public safety officers and survivors of public safety officers who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder or acute stress disorder followin...
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2022-05-26
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR652Intro
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A resolution recognizing June 2022 as "LGBTQ Pride Month".
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2022-05-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4318Intro
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A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to disallow any deduction for punitive damages, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4335Intro
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A bill to improve voter access to the ballot box through automatic voter registration, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-26
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB4311Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 to provide certain benefits to noncitizens, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4003Intro
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A bill to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide for training on alternatives to use of force, de-escalation, and mental and behavioral health and suicidal crises.
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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.
USSB2151Intro
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Allows funds under the Community Oriented Policing Services grant program to be used to provide training to recruits who agree to serve in law enforcement agencies in their communities.
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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.
USSB3860Intro
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A bill to establish a grant program to provide assistance to local governments with fewer than 200 law enforcement 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.
USSB4257Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to establish requirements for infant formula cost containment contracts, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-18
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4240Intro
25%
A bill to amend section 2441 of title 18, United States Code, to broaden the scope of individuals subject to prosecution for war crimes.
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2022-05-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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.
USSB3846Intro
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A bill to reauthorize the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 369.
USSB658PassAllows the Department of Homeland Security to work with one or more consortia composed of nonprofit entities to develop, update, and deliver cybersecurity training in support of homeland security.
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2022-05-12
Became Public Law No: 117-122.
USSB4210Intro
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Provides statutory authority for a program to award certificates that may be used to accelerate certain proceedings and applications at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO). The program established under this bill shall be treated as the succes...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4195Intro
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A bill to authorize music-related exchange programs facilitated by the Department of State and relevant private sector partnerships, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4204Intro
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A bill to establish a Medicare-for-all national health insurance program.
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2022-05-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSCR39Intro
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A concurrent resolution honoring the 1,000,000 individuals who have died from COVID-19 in the United States.
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2022-05-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR456Intro
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This resolution congratulates the Gambian people on the successful 2016 presidential election. The resolution also supports the courageous and necessary work of the Truth, Reconciliation, and Reparations Commission of The Gambia to bring accountabili...
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2022-05-11
S.Amdt.5032 Amendment SA 5032 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSB4188Intro
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A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for a code of conduct for justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4181Intro
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A bill to amend title VI of the Social Security Act to allow coronavirus State and local fiscal recovery funds to be used for low-income housing credit projects.
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2022-05-11
To Senate Finance Committee
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.
USSB977Intro
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Prohibits a foreign state from engaging in collective action impacting the market, supply, price, or distribution of oil, natural gas, or any other petroleum product in the U.S. Specifically, a foreign state is prohibited from collective action that ...
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2022-05-05
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB4150Intro
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A bill to allow Federal law enforcement officers to purchase retired service weapons, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4133Intro
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A bill to provide for phased-in payment of Social Security Disability Insurance payments during the waiting period for individuals with a terminal illness.
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2022-05-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4139Intro
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Allows a new tax credit through 2031 for energy efficient consumer and commercial heat pumps and heat pump water heaters.
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2022-05-04
To Senate Finance Committee
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
USSR603Intro
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This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.
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2022-04-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2213; text: CR S2223)
USSB3294PassRequires the Joint Committee on the Library to obtain, and the Architect of the Capitol to permanently install in the U.S. Capitol or on the U.S. Capitol Grounds, statues honoring Associate Justices of the Supreme Court Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth B...
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2022-04-13
Became Public Law No: 117-111. (TXT | PDF)
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.
USSR575Intro
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A resolution recognizing April 4, 2022, as the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action, and reaffirming the leadership of the United States in eliminating landmines and unexploded ordnance.
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2022-04-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR565Intro
25%
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.
USSB3979Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to extend child nutrition waiver authority.
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2022-03-31
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB3975Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize the Victims of Child Abuse Act of 1990, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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.
USSB3880Intro
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A bill to amend title 17, United States Code, to define and provide for accommodation and designation of technical measures to identify, protect, or manage copyrighted works, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB420Intro
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Expands various labor protections related to employees' rights to organize and collectively bargain in the workplace. Among other things, it revises the definitions of employee, supervisor, and employer to broaden the scope of individuals covered by ...
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2022-03-16
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB3858Intro
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Requires the Department of Justice to publish on its website, and make free to the public, all opinions issued by the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC). Prospectively, all OLC opinions must be published within 48 hours of being issued. Previously issued ...
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2022-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2614Intro
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Requires the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts to establish a single electronic system for all public court records that is publicly accessible for free. Under the existing Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system, users are ch...
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2022-03-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 307.
USSB321PassProvides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to the women of the 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion (commonly known as the Six Triple Eight) in recognition of their pioneering military service, devotion to duty, and contributions to in...
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2022-03-14
Became Public Law No: 117-97. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3103Engross
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Eliminates the statute of limitations for a minor victim of a human trafficking offense or federal sex offense to file a civil action to recover damages.
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2022-03-07
Held at the desk.
USSB3721Intro
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Revises provisions related to family- and employment-based visas. The bill (1) increases the per-country cap on family-based immigrant visas from 7% of the total number of such visas available that year to 15%, (2) eliminates the 7% cap for employmen...
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2022-03-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB697Engross
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Directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins emblematic of the legacy of Harriet Tubman as an abolitionist. The Secretary may issue coins under this bill on...
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2022-02-18
Held at the desk.
USSB3541Engross
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Updates policies and procedures related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) health care and benefits for veterans who have been exposed to toxic substances. Specifically, the bill extends the eligibility period for VA hospital care, medical servic...
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2022-02-18
Held at the desk.
USSB3698Intro
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Makes various changes to the authorities and programs of regional economic and infrastructure development commissions. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes the Southwest Border Regional Commission, the Southeast Crescent Regional Commission, and the N...
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2022-02-17
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3642Intro
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Provides employees with the right to request changes to their work schedules related to the number of hours they are required to work or be on call, the location of the work, the amount of notification about work schedule assignments, and fluctuation...
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2022-02-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3623Intro
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Modifies and reauthorizes through FY2027 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2022-02-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 268.
USSB3625Intro
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Provides for a reinstatement of the employee retention tax credit through 2021. The credit was established to compensate employers whose businesses were negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic for wages paid to their employees.
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2022-02-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR509Intro
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This resolution honors the career of Tom Brady and wishes him a fulfilling post-professional football career.
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2022-02-09
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1787Intro
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A bill to amend title 28 of the United States Code to prevent the transfer of actions arising under the antitrust laws in which a State is a complainant.
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2022-02-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 261.
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