US Congress Senator Patrick Leahy [D]

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USSJR54IntroA joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress. This joint resolution directs the President to remove U.S. Armed Forces from hostilities in or...
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2018-12-13
Passed Senate with amendments by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 41. Record Vote Number: 266.
USSB2076EngrossBOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer's Act Building Our Largest Dementia Infrastructure for Alzheimer's Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to award cooperative agreements: (1) for the establishment or support of national or regional cent...
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2018-12-13
Held at the desk.
USSB3759IntroA bill to designate Venezuela under section 244 of the Immigration and Nationality Act to permit nationals of Venezuela to be eligible for temporary protected status under such section and to strengthen internal migration systems in countries surroun...
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2018-12-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2101EngrossUSS Indianapolis Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-12-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB1050EngrossChinese-American World War II Veteran Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 4) This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressi...
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2018-12-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB3170EngrossCyberTipline Modernization Act of 2018
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2018-12-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSJR64EngrossA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Treasury relating to "Returns by Exempt Organizations and Returns by Certain Non-Exempt Organiza...
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2018-12-12
Held at the desk.
USSB569IntroLand and Water Conservation Authorization and Funding Act This bill amends the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965 to make permanent the authorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). Funds deposited into the LWCF may be spen...
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2018-12-11
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 115-428.
USSR711IntroA resolution designating November 2018 as "National Runaway Prevention Month".
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2018-12-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7453)
USSB3561EngrossNational Guard and Reserve Entrepreneurship Support Act
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2018-12-10
Held at the desk.
USSR715IntroA resolution honoring the life of President George Herbert Walker Bush.
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2018-12-06
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB594IntroNational Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to work with a consortium, including the National Cybersecurity Preparedness Consortium, to support efforts to address cybersecu...
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2018-12-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 714.
USSB793IntroShark Fin Trade Elimination Act of 2017 This bill makes it illegal to possess, buy, sell, or transport shark fins or any product containing shark fins, except for certain dogfish fins. A person may possess a shark fin that was lawfully taken consiste...
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2018-11-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 675.
USSR687IntroA resolution congratulating the Boston Red Sox on winning the 2018 World Series.
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2018-11-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3649IntroFirst Step Act
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2018-11-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 674.
USSB3635IntroSecond Chance Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-11-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR694IntroA resolution condemning the horrific, anti-Semitic attack at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, expressing support and prayers for all those affected by the tragedy, and applauding the dedication and bravery of law enforcement and emergency res...
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2018-11-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7062-7063; text: CR S7057)
USSB1537IntroMigratory Birds of the Americas Conservation Act
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2018-11-13
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 115-350.
USSB3178IntroJustice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2018
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2018-10-11
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR679IntroA resolution designating October 16, 2018, as "World Food Day". Designates October 16, 2018, as World Food Day and encourages the people of the United States to observe the day with appropriate ceremonies and activities.
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2018-10-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSJR63IntroA 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, Secretary of Labor, and Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to "Short-Term,...
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2018-10-10
Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 50 - 50. Record Vote Number: 226.
USSB2559PassMarrakesh Treaty Implementation Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends federal copyright law to implement the Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published Works for Persons Who Are Blind, Visually Impaired, or Otherwise Print Disabled (Marrakesh Treaty)...
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2018-10-09
Became Public Law No: 115-261.
USSB3233IntroNicaragua Human Rights and Anticorruption Act of 2018
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2018-10-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 617.
USSB3540IntroCentral America Reform and Enforcement Act
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2018-10-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1312EngrossTrafficking Victims Protection Act of 2017 TITLE I--FREDERICK DOUGLASS TRAFFICKING PREVENTION ACT OF 2017 (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to specify that Community Oriented Policing Services program ...
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2018-10-01
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSB1311EngrossAbolish Human Trafficking Act of 2017 This bill sets forth a variety of measures to address the prevention and punishment of human trafficking and to assist trafficking victims. Included among these are provisions concerning: restitution for victims;...
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2018-10-01
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSB1010IntroRegister of Copyrights Selection and Accountability Act of 2017 This bill amends federal copyright law to require the President, with the advice and consent of the Senate, to appoint a Register of Copyrights from a list of at least three individuals ...
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2018-09-26
Committee on Rules and Administration. Hearings held.
USSB3517IntroPrevention of Unconstitutional War with Iran Act of 2018
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2018-09-26
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3488IntroAmerican Royalties Too Act of 2018
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2018-09-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3486IntroVenezuela Humanitarian Relief, Reconstruction, and Rule of Law Act of 2018
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2018-09-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3470IntroMongolia Third Neighbor Trade Act
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2018-09-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2823IntroMusic Modernization Act
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2018-09-17
By Senator Grassley from Committee on the Judiciary filed written report. Report No. 115-339.
USSB717PassPOWER Act Pro bono Work to Empower and Represent Act of 2018 (Sec. 3) This bill requires the chief judge for each judicial district to conduct public events to promote pro bono legal services for survivors of domestic violence, dating violence, sexua...
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2018-09-04
Became Public Law No: 115-237.
USSR619IntroA resolution relative to the death of the Honorable John Sidney McCain, III, a Senator from the State of Arizona. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable John Sidney McCai...
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2018-08-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5956; text: CR S5956)
USSB266EngrossAnwar Sadat Centennial Celebration Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Anwar Sadat in recognition ...
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2018-08-24
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR613IntroA resolution requesting a report on the observance of and respect for human rights and fundamental freedom in Saudi Arabia. Expresses the sense of the Senate that: (1) the President should support Canada by calling upon Saudi Arabia to release Samar ...
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2018-08-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3359IntroAretha Franklin Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill instructs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in commemoration of Aret...
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2018-08-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR609IntroA resolution relative to the death of Paul Laxalt, the former Governor and Senator of the State of Nevada. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable Paul Laxalt, former Memb...
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2018-08-20
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR607IntroA resolution reaffirming the vital and indispensable role the free press serves. Affirms that the press is not the enemy of the people. Reaffirms the vital and indispensable role that the free press serves to inform the electorate, uncover the truth,...
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2018-08-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5681; text: CR S5695)
USSCR42IntroA concurrent resolution supporting America's clean car standards and defending State authority under the Clean Air Act to protect their citizens from harmful air pollution. Expresses support for the existing One National Program with the goals of red...
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2018-08-01
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3304Intro3D Printed Gun Safety Act of 2018
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2018-07-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3279IntroDeceptive Practices and Voter Intimidation Prevention Act of 2018 This bill amends the Revised Statutes to prohibit any person, within 60 days before an election, from communicating, causing to be communicated, or producing for communication certain ...
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2018-07-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSJR60PassA joint resolution providing for the reappointment of Barbara M. Barrett as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution reappoints Barbara M. Barrett as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of th...
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2018-07-20
Became Public Law No: 115-199. (TXT | PDF)
USSR581IntroA resolution authorizing the Senate Legal Counsel to represent the Senate in Texas v. United States, No. 4:18-cv-00167-O (N.D. Tex.). Authorizes the Senate Legal Counsel to represent the Senate in Texas v. United States to defend the Patient Protecti...
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2018-07-19
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR584IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate against the making available of current and former diplomats, officials, and members of the Armed Forces of the United States for questioning by the government of Vladimir Putin. Expresses the sense of ...
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2018-07-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 98 - 0. Record Vote Number: 162. (consideration: CR S5098-5099; text: CR S5110)
USSB2577IntroDebbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-07-18
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB3225IntroStop Shackling and Detaining Pregnant Women Act
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2018-07-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3214IntroNOPEC No Oil Producing and Exporting Cartels Act
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2018-07-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR575IntroA resolution honoring the memory of the 5 victims of the attack at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, on June 28, 2018.
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2018-07-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4955; text: CR S4954)
USSB3194IntroCapping Prescription Costs Act of 2018
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2018-07-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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