US Congress Senator Richard Blumenthal [D]

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USSB189Engross
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Provides that whenever there is a cost-of-living increase in benefits for Social Security recipients, the Department of Veterans Affairs shall increase by the same percentage the amounts payable for veterans' disability compensation, additional compe...
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2021-09-20
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSJR25Intro
25%
A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to contributions and expenditures intended to affect elections.
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2021-09-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2752Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 to protect civil rights and otherwise prevent meaningful harm to third parties, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2756Intro
25%
A bill to posthumously award a Congressional Gold Medal, in commemoration of the service members who perished as a result of the attack in Afghanistan on August 26, 2021, during the evacuation of citizens of the United States and Afghan allies at Ham...
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2021-09-15
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1217Intro
25%
Directs the Securities and Exchange Commission to require an issuer of securities to annually disclose information regarding climate change-related risks posed to the issuer, including an issuer's strategies and actions to mitigate these risks. Speci...
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2021-09-14
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSR325Intro
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This resolution expresses support for the designation of September 2021 as PCOS Awareness Month. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is caused by a hormone imbalance, which may result in infertility, weight gain, excess hair growth, and other symptoms.
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2021-09-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 7/28/2021 CR S5144-5145)
USSR361Intro
25%
A resolution expressing support for the recognition of July as "Muslim-American Heritage Month" and celebrating the heritage and culture of Muslim Americans in the United States.
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2021-09-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2729Intro
25%
A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to establish a program through which eligible individuals may obtain vouchers for the purchase of connected devices, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-14
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR364Intro
25%
A resolution supporting the designation of September 17, 2021, as "National Physician Suicide Awareness Day" to raise awareness of, and promote a national discussion about, physician suicide and to reduce the stigma of mental health issues.
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2021-09-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2725Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Communications Decency Act to remove immunity for online firearms marketplaces, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-13
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR355Intro
25%
This resolution supports the recognition of Overdose Awareness Day, including by lowering U.S. flags at federal buildings to half-staff.
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2021-09-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2717Intro
25%
Repeals the requirement that a portion of aviation security service fees collected from passengers be credited as offsetting receipts and deposited in the general fund of the Treasury. It requires such fees to be deposited into a separate account in ...
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2021-09-13
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1Intro
25%
Addresses voter access, election integrity and security, campaign finance, and ethics for the three branches of government. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration (e.g., automatic and same-day registration) and voting access (e.g., vote-by...
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2021-08-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 123.
USSB2710Intro
25%
A bill to promote competition and reduce gatekeeper power in the app economy, increase choice, improve quality, and reduce costs for consumers.
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2021-08-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1031Engross
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Requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to conduct a study to assess whether there are disparities associated with race and ethnicity with respect to (1) compensation benefits administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), (2) d...
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2021-08-10
Held at the desk.
USSB2702Intro
25%
A bill to protect the voting rights of Native American and Alaska Native voters.
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2021-08-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2692Intro
25%
A bill to amend title 38, United States, to modify the limitation on reimbursement for emergency treatment of amounts owed to a third party or for which the veteran is responsible under a health-plan contract.
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2021-08-10
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2694Intro
25%
A bill to improve care furnished and to support the workforce in skilled nursing facilities under the Medicare program and in nursing facilities under the Medicaid program, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR285Intro
25%
This resolution honors the Radium Girls and recognizes their contribution to the development of workplace safety laws and standards. The Radium Girls were factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from occupational exposure to radium.
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2021-08-09
S.Amdt.2725 Amendment SA 2725 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSR343Intro
25%
A resolution relative to the death of the Honorable Maurice Robert Gravel, former Senator from the State of Alaska.
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2021-08-09
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB2683Intro
25%
A bill to amend title XXXIII of the Public Health Service Act with respect to flexibility and funding for the World Trade Center Health Program, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR346Intro
25%
A resolution designating September 2021 as "National Workforce Development Month".
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2021-08-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6106; text: CR S6113-6114)
USSR348Intro
25%
A resolution recognizing the importance of independent living for individuals with disabilities made possible by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and calling for further action to strengthen home and community living for individuals with d...
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2021-08-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6106; text: CR S6114-6115)
USSB2675Intro
25%
A bill to amend the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 to increase appropriations to Restaurant Revitalization Fund, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-07
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB2658Intro
25%
A bill to ensure that older adults and individuals with disabilities are prepared for disasters, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2654Intro
25%
A bill to require a declassification review of certain investigation documents concerning foreign support for the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-05
To Senate Select Intelligence Committee
USSB2616Intro
25%
A bill to create livable communities through coordinated public investment and streamlined requirements, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-05
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2633Intro
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A bill to require the Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to award grants to certain entities for purposes of carrying out climate-resilient living shoreline projects that protect coastal communities, and for other pu...
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2021-08-05
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2646Intro
25%
A bill to provide Medicaid assistance to individuals and families affected by a disaster or emergency, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2634Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Education to issue guidance and recommendations for institutions of higher education to remove criminal and juvenile justice questions from their admission applications.
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2021-08-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2629Intro
25%
A bill to establish cybercrime reporting mechanisms, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2630Intro
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Requires agencies to address and mitigate the disproportionate impact of environmental and human health hazards on communities of color, indigenous communities, and low-income communities resulting from agencies' programs and policies. The bill also ...
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2021-08-05
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2660Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to authorize grants for toxic substances remediation in schools, to reauthorize healthy high-performance schools, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-05
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2639Intro
25%
Allows residents who are not already eligible for Medicaid and not concurrently enrolled in other health insurance coverage to buy into a state Medicaid plan beginning January 1, 2022, at the option of the state. State Medicaid programs may set premi...
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2021-08-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2647Intro
25%
Provides for the award of a Congressional Gold Medal to the 369th Infantry Regiment, commonly known as the Harlem Hellfighters, in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service during World War I.
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2021-08-05
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1543Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide best practices on student suicide awareness and prevention training and condition State educational agencies, local educational agencies, and tribal educational agencies receiving funds under s...
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2021-08-03
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR335Intro
25%
This resolution designates September 25, 2021, as National Lobster Day and encourages the people of the United States to observe the day with appropriate ceremonies and activities.
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2021-08-03
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5706; text: CR S5719-5720)
USSB2586Intro
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Reauthorizes for FY2022-FY2027 and revises the tuberculosis (TB) prevention and treatment grant program administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Health Resources and Services Administration may also award grants for TB prev...
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2021-08-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2594Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to strengthen requirements related to nutrient information on food labels, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSCR12Intro
25%
A concurrent resolution recognizing the significance of equal pay and the disparity in wages paid to men and to Black women.
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2021-08-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR334Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of the first Monday in March as COVID-19 Victims and Survivors Memorial Day.
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2021-08-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR333Intro
25%
A resolution relating to the death of the Honorable Carl Levin, former Senator for the State of Michigan.
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2021-08-02
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB2578Intro
25%
A bill to extend the moratorium on residential evictions, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-31
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR330Intro
25%
A resolution relating to the death of the Honorable Mike Enzi, former Senator for the State of Wyoming.
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2021-07-30
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB375Intro
25%
Requires professionals employed in debt adjustment cases involving Puerto Rico to file verified statements disclosing their connections with the debtor, creditors, and other interested parties before seeking compensation for their services.
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2021-07-29
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB1388Intro
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Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to report about anticompetitive practices and other trends within the pharmaceutical supply chain that may impact the cost of prescriptions drugs. The FTC also must provide recommendations to increase trans...
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2021-07-29
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1425Intro
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Makes it an unfair method of competition to submit an objectively baseless petition to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in an attempt to interfere with a competitor's application for market approval of a drug. The bill authorizes the Federal Tr...
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2021-07-29
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1435Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to prohibit product hopping, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-29
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2508Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act to extend the consumer credit protections provided to members of the Armed Forces and their dependents under title 10, United States Code, to all consumers.
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2021-07-29
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2563Intro
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Reestablishes the Science Advisory Board within the Department of Justice (DOJ). Specifically, it provides statutory authority for the board. Previously, the board was created in 2010 by DOJ and terminated in 2018.
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2021-07-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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