US Congress Senator Sheldon Whitehouse [D]

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USSB2152EngrossAmy, Vicky, and Andy Child Pornography Victim Assistance Act of 2018 (Sec. 3) This bill amends the federal criminal code to modify procedures for determining the amount of mandatory restitution in child pornography cases. If a defendant is convicted ...
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2018-11-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB3321IntroHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-11-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB3414IntroA bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 20 Ferry Road in Saunderstown, Rhode Island, as the "Captain Matthew J. August Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 20 Fer...
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2018-11-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB3649IntroA bill to provide for programs to help reduce the risk that prisoners will recidivate upon release from prison, and for other purposes.
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2018-11-15
Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
USSR698IntroA resolution designating November 3, 2018, as National Bison Day.
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2018-11-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR694IntroA resolution condemning the horrific, anti-Semitic attack at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, expressing support and prayers for all those affected by the tragedy, and applauding the dedication and bravery of law enforcement and emergency res...
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2018-11-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR692IntroA resolution recognizing November 24, 2018, as "Small Business Saturday" and celebrating the vital role of small businesses, along with the efforts of the Small Business Administration, to help people in the United States start, build, and grow busin...
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2018-11-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR688IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of November 19 through November 23, 2018, as "National Family Service Learning Week".
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2018-11-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3615IntroRestoring Justice for Workers Act
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2018-11-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR687IntroA resolution congratulating the Boston Red Sox on winning the 2018 World Series.
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2018-11-14
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1537IntroMigratory Birds of the Americas Conservation Act
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2018-11-13
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 115-350.
USSB3611IntroFaster Access to Federal Student Aid Act of 2018
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2018-11-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3178IntroJustice for Victims of Lynching Act of 2018
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2018-10-11
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3508PassSave Our Seas Act of 2018
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2018-10-11
Became Public Law No: 115-265.
USSJR64IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Treasury relating to "Returns by Exempt Organizations and Returns by Certain Non-Exempt Organiza...
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2018-10-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 630.
USSB3591IntroNever Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act
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2018-10-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3599IntroMedicare Wage Index Parity Act of 2018
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2018-10-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USSJR63IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of Labor, and Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to "Short-Term,...
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2018-10-10
Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 50 - 50. Record Vote Number: 226.
USSR670IntroA resolution recognizing the tenth anniversary of the enactment of the Paul Wellstone and Pete Domenici Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act of 2008. Commemorates October 3, 2018, as the 10th anniversary of the enactment of the Paul Wellston...
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2018-10-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2896EngrossJACK Act Justice Against Corruption on K Street Act of 2018
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2018-10-09
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSR642IntroA resolution designating the week of September 15 through September 22, 2018, as "National Estuaries Week". Designates the week of September 15-September 22, 2018, as National Estuaries Week.
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2018-10-04
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S6545-6546)
USSR668IntroA resolution designating October 5, 2018, as "Energy Efficiency Day" in celebration of the economic and environmental benefits that have been driven by private sector innovation and Federal energy policies. Designates October 5, 2018, as Energy Effic...
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2018-10-04
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6546; text: CR S6544-6545)
USSB2946PassAnti-Terrorism Clarification Act of 2018
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2018-10-03
Became Public Law No: 115-253.
USSB3540IntroCentral America Reform and Enforcement Act
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2018-10-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3533IntroWood-Pawcatuck Watershed Wild and Scenic River Act
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2018-10-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB97PassNuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Energy Policy Act of 2005 to revise the objectives of the civilian nuclear energy research, development, demonstration, and commercial application programs of the Depart...
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2018-09-28
Became Public Law No: 115-248.
USSB3530IntroMuseum and Library Services Act of 2018
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2018-09-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSCR48EngrossA concurrent resolution directing the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make corrections in the enrollment of H.B. 1551. Directs the Clerk of the House of Representatives to make corrections in the enrollment of H.B. 1551 (Orrin G. Hatch Music...
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2018-09-25
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB3481IntroClimate Risk Disclosure Act of 2018
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2018-09-24
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR633IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization. Exp...
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2018-09-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3470IntroMongolia Third Neighbor Trade Act
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2018-09-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1050EngrossChinese-American World War II Veteran Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to make appropriate arrangements for the award of a single Congressional Gold...
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2018-09-17
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2823IntroMusic Modernization Act
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2018-09-17
By Senator Grassley from Committee on the Judiciary filed written report. Report No. 115-339.
USSB3440IntroMeasuring Real Income Growth Act of 2018
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2018-09-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3449IntroElectric CARS Act of 2018 Electric Credit Access Ready at Sale Act of 2018
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2018-09-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2497EngrossUnited States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-09-12
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSR525IntroA resolution designating September 2018 as National Democracy Month as a time to reflect on the contributions of the system of government of the United States to a more free and stable world.
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2018-09-12
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.
USSB3422IntroNuclear Energy Leadership Act
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2018-09-06
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSCR45IntroA concurrent resolution recognizing September 11, 2018, as a "National Day of Service and Remembrance". Calls upon the Members of Congress and all people of the United States to observe September 11, 2018, as a National Day of Service and Remembrance...
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2018-09-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB186EngrossFair RATES Act Fair Ratepayer Accountability, Transparency, and Efficiency Standards Act This bill amends the Federal Power Act to permit a party to seek a rehearing and subsequent judicial review of any rate change filed by a public utility that tak...
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2018-09-05
Held at the desk.
USSB3411IntroAffordable Medications Act
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2018-09-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2602IntroUSE IT Act Utilizing Significant Emissions with Innovative Technologies This bill amends the Clean Air Act to require the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish: (1) a competitive prize program for certain technology projects that capture...
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2018-09-04
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 115-328.
USSR619IntroA resolution relative to the death of the Honorable John Sidney McCain, III, a Senator from the State of Arizona. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable John Sidney McCai...
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2018-08-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5956; text: CR S5956)
USSB266EngrossAnwar Sadat Centennial Celebration Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous award of a Congressional Gold Medal to Anwar Sadat in recognition of his ac...
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2018-08-24
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR615IntroA resolution honoring the life and legacy of Aretha Franklin and the contributions of Aretha Franklin to music, civil rights, and the City of Detroit.
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2018-08-22
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5869; text: CR S5835)
USSB3359IntroAretha Franklin Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-08-21
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR609IntroA resolution relative to the death of Paul Laxalt, the former Governor and Senator of the State of Nevada. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable Paul Laxalt, former Memb...
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2018-08-20
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB2101EngrossUSS Indianapolis Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-08-03
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR601IntroA resolution condemning the decision by President Donald Trump and the White House to ban members of the media from White House events for asking critical questions of the President, and affirming the importance of a free and unfettered press in our ...
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2018-08-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3337IntroMental Health Services for Students Act of 2018
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2018-08-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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