US Congress Senator Richard Blumenthal [D]

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USSB3232Engross
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Requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission to revise the safety standards for freestanding clothing storage units such as dressers, bureaus, or chests of drawers. Such standards must include specified testing related to tip overs and new warning...
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2022-09-30
Held at the desk.
USSB4524Engross
50%
A bill to limit the judicial enforceability of predispute nondisclosure and nondisparagement contract clauses relating to disputes involving sexual assault and sexual harassment.
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2022-09-30
Held at the desk.
USSCR46Intro
25%
A concurrent resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act Amendments of 1972, commonly known as the "Clean Water Act".
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2022-09-29
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB5055Intro
25%
A bill to provide benefits for noncitizen members of the Armed Forces, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB5045Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Justice for United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Act to authorize appropriations for catch-up payments from the United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB5039Intro
25%
A bill to establish a temporary commission to develop a consensus and actionable recommendations on a comprehensive grand strategy with respect to the United States relationship with the People's Republic of China for purposes of ensuring a holistic ...
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2022-09-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR819Intro
25%
A resolution affirming the commitment of the Senate to protect and expand the Social Security and Supplemental Security Income programs.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB5029Intro
25%
A bill to authorize funding for, and increase accessibility to, the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System, to facilitate data sharing between such system and the National Crime Information Center database of the Federal Bureau of Investiga...
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2022-09-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR814Intro
25%
A resolution designating the week beginning on October 9, 2022, as "National Wildlife Refuge Week".
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2022-09-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB5035Intro
25%
A bill to make available necessary disaster assistance for families affected by major disasters, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR774Intro
25%
This resolution designates September 2022 as National Democracy Month.
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2022-09-29
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR753Intro
25%
A resolution urging the Government of Brazil to ensure that the October 2022 elections are conducted in a free, fair, credible, transparent, and peaceful manner.
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2022-09-28
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (text: 09/07/2022 CR S4481-4482)
USSR765Intro
25%
This resolution designates October 8, 2022, as National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day.
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2022-09-28
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 09/15/2022 CR S4642)
USSB4972Intro
25%
A bill to establish the Critical Munitions Acquisition Fund.
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2022-09-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR802Intro
25%
A resolution condemning any attempts by Russia to claim sovereignty over any portion of Ukraine.
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2022-09-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4970Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to promote comprehensive campus mental health and suicide prevention plans, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4977Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit the unauthorized possession of a firearm at a Federal election site.
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2022-09-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4975Intro
25%
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to promote assistance from entities recognized by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for individuals who file certain claims under laws administered by the Secretary, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-28
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR803Intro
25%
A resolution condemning the detention and death of Mahsa Amini and calling on the Government of Iran to end its systemic persecution of women.
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2022-09-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4967Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to transition the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico to the supplemental nutrition assistance program, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-27
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSR799Intro
25%
A resolution designating October 5, 2022, as "Energy Efficiency Day" in celebration of the economic and environmental benefits that have been driven by private sector innovation and Federal energy efficiency policies.
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2022-09-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5112; text: CR S5057)
USSB673Intro
25%
Creates a four-year safe harbor from antitrust laws for print, broadcast, or digital news companies to collectively negotiate with online content distributors (e.g., social media companies) regarding the terms on which the news companies' content may...
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2022-09-22
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4822Intro
25%
Addresses campaign finance, including by expanding the prohibition on campaign spending by foreign nationals, requiring additional disclosures of campaign expenditures, and requiring additional disclosures regarding certain political advertisements. ...
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2022-09-22
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 49 - 49. Record Vote Number: 346. (CR S4949-4950)
USSR791Intro
25%
This resolution designates September 2022 as National Voting Rights Month, encourages people to uphold the right to vote, encourages Congress to pass certain voting rights legislation, recommends the development of a curriculum in public schools and ...
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2022-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4937Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit the United States Government from recognizing the Russian Federation's claim of sovereignty over any portion of the sovereign territory of Ukraine, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4920Intro
25%
A bill to provide enhanced protections for election workers.
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2022-09-22
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB4947Intro
25%
A bill to establish the Defense Exportability Transfer Account.
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2022-09-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1942Intro
25%
Requires a standard for the designation of National Heritage Areas. The bill establishes a National Heritage Area System through which the Department of the Interior may furnish technical and financial assistance to local coordinating entities to sup...
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2022-09-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 499.
USSB3447Intro
25%
Authorizes the National Service Animals Monument Corporation to establish a commemorative work on federal land in the District of Columbia to commemorate the heroic deeds and sacrifices of service animals and handlers of service animals in the United...
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2022-09-21
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSR788Intro
25%
A resolution designating the week of September 19 through September 23, 2022, as "Malnutrition Awareness Week".
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2022-09-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR776Intro
25%
A resolution designating September 2022 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month."
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2022-09-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4877; text: CR S4877)
USSR780Intro
25%
A resolution designating September 2022 as "National Workforce Development Month".
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2022-09-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S4861; consideration: CR S4878; text: CR S4860-4861)
USSB4887Intro
25%
Requires states with a voter registration requirement to make same-day voter registration available at the polling place on any day voting is permitted.
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2022-09-20
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR781Intro
25%
A resolution recognizing the seriousness of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of September 2022 as "PCOS Awareness Month."
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2022-09-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4878; text: CR S4861-4862)
USSR775Intro
25%
This resolution condemns attacks and threats of violence against the employees of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
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2022-09-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4832; text: CR S4858-4859)
USSR782Intro
25%
A resolution recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States.
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2022-09-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4878; text: CR S4862-4863)
USSB4886Intro
25%
A bill to amend the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 to clarify that a State may not use an individual's failure to vote as the basis for initiating the procedures provided under such Act for the removal of the individual from the official lis...
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2022-09-20
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3103PassThis act 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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2022-09-16
Became Public Law No: 117-176.
USSB945Intro
25%
Authorizes additional Impact Aid construction grants for FY2022. These grants provide infrastructure assistance to local educational agencies that have lost property tax revenue due to the presence of tax-exempt federal property or to those that have...
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2022-09-15
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB4867Intro
25%
A bill to provide enhanced student loan relief to educators.
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2022-09-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR767Intro
25%
A resolution designating the week beginning September 11, 2022, as "National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week".
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2022-09-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4804-4805; text: CR S4643)
USSB4865Intro
25%
A bill to establish the Foundation for Digital Equity, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR768Intro
25%
A resolution recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of National Forensic Science Week.
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2022-09-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4805; text: CR S4643-4644)
USSB4848Intro
25%
A bill to provide for the designation of the Russian Federation as a state sponsor of terrorism.
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2022-09-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2508Intro
25%
Applies certain military consumer credit protections to all consumers. Specifically, the bill caps the interest rate on extensions of consumer credit at 36%.
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2022-09-13
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1116Intro
25%
Provides federal workers' compensation to firefighters who contract certain illnesses as a result of their service. Specifically, the bill provides that (1) heart disease, lung disease, and specified cancers of federal employees employed in fire prot...
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2022-09-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 485.
USSR762Intro
25%
A resolution honoring the life and accomplishments of Queen Elizabeth II and expressing condolences to her family and the United Kingdom on her passing.
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2022-09-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4582; text: CR S4582)
USSB4823Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to remove the overtime wages exemption for certain employees, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4834Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2024 the National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction.
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2022-09-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4803Intro
25%
Provides authorization for labor agreements to require membership in a labor organization as a condition of employment regardless of state law (thus preempting state laws that prohibit such agreements).
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2022-09-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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