US Congress Senator Richard Durbin [D]

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USSB1014IntroRoute 66 Centennial Commission Act This bill establishes the Route 66 Centennial Commission to honor U.S. Route 66 on the occasion of its centennial anniversary. The bill sets forth the duties of the commission, its membership, powers, and reporting ...
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2020-08-11
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB785EngrossCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSB4476IntroA bill to provide protections for employees of, former employees of, and applicants for employment with Federal agencies, contractors, and grantees whose right to petition or furnish information to Congress is interfered with or denied.
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2020-08-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR673IntroA resolution affirming that the New START Treaty extension will cover new deployed Russian nuclear delivery systems, and supporting additional initiatives to engage China that advance the goal of concluding an arms control treaty or agreement.
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2020-08-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR671IntroA resolution recognizing, commemorating, and celebrating the 55th anniversary of the enactment of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and reaffirming the Senate's commitment to ensuring the continued vitality of the Act and the protection of the voting ri...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4484IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish a carbon fee to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB514IntroDeborah Sampson Act
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2020-08-05
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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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2020-08-05
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR658IntroA resolution calling for a free, fair, and transparent presidential election in Belarus taking place on August 9, 2020, including the unimpeded participation of all presidential candidates.
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2020-08-05
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 07/27/2020 CR S4508-4509)
USSB4443IntroA bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4453IntroA bill to protect the continuity of the food supply chain of the United States in response to COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-05
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4450IntroA bill to establish the Bronzeville-Black Metropolis National Heritage Area in the State of Illinois, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-05
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB4409IntroA bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 303 East Mississippi Avenue in Elwood, Illinois, as the "Lawrence M. 'Larry' Walsh Sr. Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located a...
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2020-08-04
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSJR75IntroA joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to the fundamental right to vote.
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2020-08-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4407IntroA bill to amend the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 to give the Department of Education the authority to award competitive grants to eligible entities to establish, expand, or support school-based mentoring programs to assi...
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2020-08-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4209PassProtecting Nonprofits from Catastrophic Cash Flow Strain Act of 2020 This bill permits certain governmental entities, federally recognized tribes, and nonprofit organizations to make up front payments of 50% of unemployment benefits into the state Un...
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2020-08-03
Became Public Law No: 116-151. (TXT | PDF)
USSB4401IntroA bill to restore, reaffirm, and reconcile environmental justice and civil rights, provide for the establishment of the Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice Compliance and Enforcement, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB178EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy 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 group. The President shall report to Congress a list ...
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2020-07-30
S.Amdt.2499 Amendment SA 2499 proposed by Senator McConnell. (consideration: CR S4618; text: CR S4618) In the nature of a substitute.
USSB3975IntroFinancial Compensation for CFPB Whistleblowers Act
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2020-07-29
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB4362IntroA bill to prohibit water and power shutoffs during the COVID-19 emergency period, provide drinking and waste water assistance to households, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4369IntroA bill to protect clean air and public health by expanding fenceline and ambient air monitoring and access to air quality information for communities affected by air pollution; to require immediate toxic air monitoring at the fenceline of facilities ...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR660IntroA resolution honoring and commemorating the life and legacy of Representative John Lewis.
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2020-07-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4524-4525; text: CR S4524-4525)
USSB4328IntroA bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study and report on data quality, sharing, transparency, access, and analysis.
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2020-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4314IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to address the teacher and school leader shortage in early childhood, elementary, and secondary education, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4294IntroA bill to provide supplemental appropriations to the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB4305IntroA bill to amend title 11, United States Code, to provide bankruptcy protections for medically distressed debtors, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4267IntroA bill to designate the area between the intersections of 16th Street, Northwest and Fuller Street, Northwest and 16th Street, Northwest and Euclid Street, Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia, as "Oswaldo Paya Way".
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2020-07-22
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4263IntroA 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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2020-07-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR655IntroA resolution declaring racism a public health crisis. This resolution declares racism a public health crisis and supports efforts to address health disparities and inequities across all sectors.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4283IntroA bill to provide funding for States to improve their unemployment insurance technology systems, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4258IntroSOS Act Save our Stages Act This bill authorizes the Small Business Administration (SBA) to make grants to eligible live venue operators, producers, promoters, or talent representatives to address the economic effects of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavir...
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2020-07-22
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4242IntroAddiction Prevention and Responsible Opioid Practices Act
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2020-07-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4243IntroProtect Children of Immigrant Workers Act
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2020-07-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4246IntroProtect Access to Birth Control Act
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2020-07-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4248IntroCOVID-19 Bias and Anti-Racism Training Act of 2020
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2020-07-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR653IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that a United States withdrawal from the World Health Organization undermines United States global health leadership and the international COVID-19 response.
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2020-07-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4254IntroNational Emergency Student Vote Act
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2020-07-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3398IntroEARN IT Act of 2020 Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act of 2020 This bill revises the framework governing the prevention of online sexual exploitation of children. Among other things, the bill does the following: e...
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2020-07-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 491.
USSR652IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding preconditions for the readmission of the Russian Federation into a reconstituted Group of Eight or participation in the Group of Seven.
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2020-07-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4220IntroPreventing Authoritarian Policing Tactics on America's Streets Act
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2020-07-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1253EngrossPreventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act This bill revises requirements regarding the sale and delivery of electronic nicotine delivery systems (e.g., e-cigarettes, e-hookah, e-cigars, and vape pens). Specifically, the bill subjects th...
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2020-07-06
Held at the desk.
USSB4170IntroEnhancing Oversight to End Discrimination in Policing Act
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2020-07-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4183IntroJudicial Ads Act
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2020-07-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4202IntroExpanding SNAP Options Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4177IntroEmergency Housing Assistance for Older Adults Act of 2020 This bill authorizes additional assistance for supportive housing for the elderly. Among other things, the bill authorizes additional rental assistance for low-income elderly persons and addit...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB4205IntroHomeland Security Higher Education Advisory Council Act
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2020-07-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR647IntroA resolution recognizing the forthcoming centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. This resolution recognizes the forthcoming centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. The resolution, among other things acknowledges the historical significance...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4150IntroCoronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to provide grants and other forms of emergency assistance to certain providers of transportation services that have experienced a significan...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR634IntroA resolution designating July 30, 2020, as "National Whistleblower Appreciation Day". This resolution designates July 30, 2020, as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
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2020-07-01
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/22/20 CR S3128-3129)
USSB4141IntroBank on Students Coronavirus Emergency Loan Refinancing Act of 2020
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2020-07-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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