US Congress Senator Richard Blumenthal [D]

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USSB1094EnrollDepartment of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017
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2017-06-22
Presented to President.
USSB1406IntroA bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for the issuance of Green Bonds and to establish the United States Green Bank, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1419IntroA bill to amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1412IntroA bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to provide for a percentage of student loan forgiveness for public service employment, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1414IntroA bill to state the policy of the United States on the minimum number of available battle force ships.
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2017-06-22
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB1421IntroA bill to support educational entities in fully implementing title IX and reducing and preventing sex discrimination in all areas of education.
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2017-06-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1418IntroA bill to establish protections for passengers in air transportation, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR201IntroA resolution affirming the importance of title IX, applauding the increase in educational opportunities available to women and girls, and recognizing the tremendous amount of work left to be done to further increase those opportunities.
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2017-06-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1423IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Transportation to modify the final rule relating to flightcrew member duty and rest requirements for passenger operations of air carriers to apply to all-cargo operations of air carriers, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1420IntroA bill to direct the Secretary of State to review the termination characterization of former members of the Department of State who were fired by reason of the sexual orientation of the official, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1389IntroA bill to allow the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection to provide greater protection to servicemembers.
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2017-06-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB782EngrossPROTECT Our Children Act of 2017 Providing Resources, Officers, and Technology To Eradicate Cyber Threats to Our Children Act of 2017
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2017-06-20
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB1386IntroA bill to permit employees to request changes to their work schedules without fear of retaliation and to ensure that employers consider these requests, and to require employers to provide more predictable and stable schedules for employees in certain...
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2017-06-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR195IntroA resolution recognizing June 20, 2017, as "World Refugee Day".
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2017-06-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB722EngrossCountering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 This bill directs the Departments of State, Defense, and Treasury and the Director of National Intelligence to submit a strategy every two years for deterring conventional and asymmetric Iranian ...
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2017-06-16
Held at the desk.
USSB473IntroEducational Development for Troops and Veterans Act of 2017
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2017-06-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1209IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to increase the amount of special pension for Medal of Honor recipients, and for other purposes. This bill increases the special monthly pension for living Medal of Honor recipients. The Department of Vet...
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2017-06-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1330IntroIncreasing Transferability of Entitlement to Post-9/11 Educational Assistance Act of 2017
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2017-06-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1371IntroWorking Families Tax Relief Act of 2017
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2017-06-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR193IntroA resolution commending the bravery of the United States Capitol Police, the Police Department of Alexandria, Virginia, and all first responders who protected Members of Congress, their staff, and others during the shooting on June 14, 2017, at Eugen...
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2017-06-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3560-3561; text: CR S3559-3560)
USSR194IntroA resolution designating June 15, 2017, as "World Elder Abuse Awareness Day".
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2017-06-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1376IntroA bill to ensure that all fast-tracked reconciliation bills are subject to a committee hearing, and for other purposes.
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2017-06-15
To Senate Budget Committee
USSB1366IntroRestore Honor to Service Members Act
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2017-06-15
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB591IntroMilitary and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act of 2017 This bill expands eligibility for the family caregiver program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to include members of the Armed Forces or veterans who are seriously injured or ...
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2017-06-14
Special Committee on Aging. Hearings held.
USSB540IntroMobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017 This bill prohibits the wages or other remuneration earned by an employee who performs employment duties in more than one state from being subject to income tax in any state other than: (1)...
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2017-06-14
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB905IntroSyrian War Crimes Accountability Act of 2017
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2017-06-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 134.
USSR190IntroA resolution honoring the memory of the victims of the terrorist attack on the Pulse Orlando nightclub one year ago.
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2017-06-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3398-3399, S3410; text: CR S3397-3398)
USSB1341IntroChildren Don't Belong on Tobacco Farms Act
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2017-06-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB534IntroProtecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act of 2017
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2017-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 121.
USSR184IntroA resolution relative to the death of James Paul David "Jim" Bunning, former United States Senator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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2017-06-08
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB1318IntroAir Carrier Access Amendments Act of 2017
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2017-06-08
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1324IntroDisarm Hate Act
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2017-06-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1328IntroFair and Equal Housing Act of 2017
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2017-06-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR185IntroA resolution recognizing and expressing support for the goals and ideals of National Water Safety Month. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Water Safety Month. Acknowledges the grief of families who have faced the loss of a loved ...
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2017-06-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1303IntroEvery Child Deserves a Family Act
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2017-06-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1312IntroTrafficking Victims Protection Act of 2017
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2017-06-07
[Hearing: Jun 29 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1311IntroAbolish Human Trafficking Act of 2017
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2017-06-07
[Hearing: Jun 29 @ 10:00 am]
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR176IntroA resolution commemorating the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem. Recognizes the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem's reunification and extends the Senate's friendship and hopes for peace to Jerusalem's residents and Israel's people. Reaf...
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2017-06-05
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Yea-Nay Vote. 90 - 0. Record Vote Number: 138. (consideration: CR S3235-3238)
USSB583PassAmerican Law Enforcement Heroes Act of 2017 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to include as an allowable use of grant funds under the Community Oriented Policing Services program prioritizing the hiring and train...
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2017-06-02
Became Public Law No: 115-37. (TXT | PDF)
USSB419PassPublic Safety Officers' Benefits Improvement Act of 2017
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2017-06-02
Became Public Law No: 115-36. (TXT | PDF)
USSB12EngrossIncreasing the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability to Veterans Act of 2017 This bill requires the reduction of the federal annuities of individuals removed from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Senior Executive Service (SES) if they ...
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2017-05-26
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1242IntroRaise the Wage Act
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2017-05-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR183IntroA resolution recognizing the significance of May 2017 as Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month and as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States. Recognize...
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2017-05-25
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3225; text as passed Senate: CR S3224-3225)
USSB1270IntroSTEM Opportunities Act of 2017
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2017-05-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1256IntroGhost Army Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 23rd Headquarters, Special Troops and the 3133d Signal Servic...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1287IntroFreedom for Americans to Travel to Cuba Act of 2017
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2017-05-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1262IntroFairness for Struggling Students Act of 2017
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2017-05-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1272IntroDrone Federalism Act of 2017
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2017-05-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1257IntroModernizing the Interstate Placement of Children in Foster Care Act
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2017-05-25
To Senate Finance Committee
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