US Congress Senator Richard Blumenthal [D]

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USSCR46EngrossA concurrent resolution to correct the enrollment of S. 2330.
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2020-09-24
Held at the desk.
USSR719IntroA resolution recognizing September 22, 2020, as "National Voter Registration Day".
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2020-09-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5881; text: CR S5876)
USSR716IntroA resolution designating the week of October 5 through October 9, 2020, as "Malnutrition Awareness Week".
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2020-09-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4732IntroA bill to conduct a study on the spread of COVID-19-related disinformation and misinformation on the internet and social media platforms, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4710IntroA bill to obtain and direct the placement in the Capitol or on the Capitol Grounds of a monument to honor Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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2020-09-24
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB4714IntroA bill to preserve health benefits for workers.
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2020-09-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4733IntroA bill to designate the National Service Animals Monument to recognize the heroic deeds and sacrifices of service animals and handlers of service animals in the United States, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-24
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB4682IntroA bill to provide grants for local care corps programs.
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2020-09-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR720IntroA resolution designating October 8, 2020, as "National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day".
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2020-09-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5881; text: CR S5876-5877)
USSB785EngrossCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019 This bill makes updates related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) transition assistance, mental health care, care for women veterans, and telehealth care. TITLE I--I...
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2020-09-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB4661IntroA bill to authorize the President to posthumously award the Medal of Honor to Alwyn C. Cashe for acts of valor during Operation Iraqi Freedom.
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2020-09-23
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB743EngrossMerrill's Marauders Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs Congress to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), commonly known as Merrill's Marauders, in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service...
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2020-09-22
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB4638IntroA bill to preserve and promote integrity in scientific decision-making at the Department of Health and Human Services.
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR711IntroA resolution calling on the President of the United States to take executive action to broadly cancel Federal student loan debt.
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1321EngrossDefending the Integrity of Voting Systems Act This bill broadens the definition of "protected computer," for purposes of computer fraud and abuse offenses, to include a computer that is part of a voting system.
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2020-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB2661EngrossNational Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2020 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9-8-8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline. The Department of Healt...
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2020-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB4610IntroA bill to require facemasks in Federal facilities to prevent the transmission of SARS-CoV-2, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR709IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the August 13, 2020, and September 11, 2020, announcements of the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates and the State of Israel and the...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR702IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-09-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5715-5716; text: CR S5711)
USSR708IntroA resolution supporting the designation of September 18, 2020, as "National Concussion Awareness Day".
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR707IntroA resolution recognizing September 1, 2020, as "National Poll Worker Recruitment Day".
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2020-09-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5715-5716; text: CR S5713)
USSB4615IntroA bill to establish a competitive grant program to support the development, implementation, and evaluation of successful educator and school leader professional development programs on family engagement that will increase the capacity of educators an...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3485IntroOFFSHORE Act of 2020 Opening Federal Financial Sharing to Heighten Opportunities for Renewable Energy Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB4593IntroA bill to award posthumously the Congressional Gold Medal to Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB4601IntroA bill to establish an Animal Cruelty Crimes Section within the Department of Justice's Environment and Natural Resources Division, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR700IntroA resolution designating the week of September 19 through September 26, 2020, as "National Estuaries Week".
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2020-09-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5676; text: CR S5655)
USSB332IntroAgent Orange Exposure Fairness Act of 2019 This bill requires the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to brief Congress and report on the efforts of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide benefits to veterans who served in the Republic...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 535.
USSB629IntroAccountability in Department of Veterans Affairs Scheduling and Consult Management Act
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 537.
USSB514IntroDeborah Sampson Act
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 536.
USSB805IntroSHIELD for Veterans Act of 2020 Stopping Harm and Implementing Enhanced Lead-time for Debts for Veterans Act of 2020 This bill limits the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to recover overpayments of benefits from veterans. Among ot...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 539.
USSB2502IntroAmerican Security Drone Act of 2020 This bill bans the procurement or use by the federal government of commercial off-the-shelf drones or other unmanned aircraft systems manufactured or assembled by certain entities, including entities subject to inf...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 547.
USSB2216IntroTEAM Veteran Caregivers Act Transparency and Effective Accountability Measures for Veteran Caregivers Act The bill revises the administration of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) caregiver programs. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to formall...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 540.
USSB4384IntroK2 Veterans Advocacy Act of 2020
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 546.
USSR695IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Voting Rights Month".
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2020-09-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR693IntroA resolution recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to implement an agenda to Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy ("THRIVE").
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2020-09-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSCR44IntroA concurrent resolution recognizing September 11, 2020, as "National Day of Service and Remembrance".
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2020-09-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR692IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-09-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4579IntroA bill to increase, effective as of December 1, 2020, the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans, and for other purp...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4572IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a presumption of service connection for certain diseases associated with exposure to toxins, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-15
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR690IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Workforce Development Month".
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2020-09-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5576; text: CR S5574-5575)
USSR691IntroA resolution expressing support for evidence-based programs that facilitate social and emotional learning during and beyond the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020-09-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB178EngrossUIGHUR Act of 2019 Uighur Intervention and Global Humanitarian Unified Response Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions and export restrictions related to China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic ...
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2020-09-10
Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S. 178 with an amendment (SA 2652) not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 47. Record Vote Number: 168. (CR S5532-5533)
USSB4559IntroRussia Bounty Response Act of 2020
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2020-09-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4557IntroCOVER Act COVid Enrollment Response Act
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2020-09-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR688IntroA resolution designating September 25, 2020, as "National Lobster Day".
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2020-09-10
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5559; text: CR S5553)
USSR685IntroA resolution honoring the service and sacrifice of members of the United States Armed Forces and veterans and condemning the disgraceful denigration by President Donald Trump of military service, prisoners of war, and Gold Star families.
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2020-09-09
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB481IntroNicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2019
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2020-09-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 524.
USSB2898IntroCONTRACT Act of 2019 Continuity for Operators with Necessary Training Required for ATC Contract Towers Act of 2019 This bill exempts certain air traffic controllers from a required reduction in their retirement annuity payment on account of earnings ...
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2020-09-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 526.
USSB4536IntroCOVID-19 in Corrections Data Transparency Act
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2020-09-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3637PassA bill to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to extend lease protections for servicemembers under stop movement orders in response to a local, national, or global emergency, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-14
Became Public Law No: 116-158. (TXT | PDF)
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