US Congress Senator Sheldon Whitehouse [D]

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USSB1537IntroMigratory Birds of the Americas Conservation Act
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2018-09-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 580.
USSR642IntroA resolution designating the week of September 15 through September 22, 2018, as "National Estuaries Week".
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2018-09-18
To Senate Judiciary 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.
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2018-09-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs 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.
USSB3440IntroA bill to require the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the Department of Commerce to provide estimates relating to the distribution of aggregate economic growth across specific percentile groups of income.
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2018-09-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3449IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain tax credits related to electric cars, and for other purposes.
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2018-09-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB97EngrossNuclear 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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2018-09-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB2946EngrossAnti-Terrorism Clarification Act of 2018
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2018-09-13
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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.
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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2018-09-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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".
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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.
USSB2896EngrossJACK Act Justice Against Corruption on K Street Act of 2018
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2018-08-28
To House Judiciary 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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2018-08-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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.
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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
USSB3321IntroHidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act
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2018-08-01
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3337IntroMental Health Services for Students Act of 2018
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2018-08-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSCR42IntroA concurrent resolution supporting America's clean car standards and defending State authority under the Clean Air Act to protect their citizens from harmful air pollution.
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2018-08-01
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3341IntroIMAGINE Act Innovative Materials for America's Growth and Infrastructure Newly Expanded Act of 2018
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2018-08-01
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3333IntroRoadless Area Conservation Act of 2018
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2018-08-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB3304Intro3D Printed Gun Safety Act of 2018
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2018-07-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3311IntroDefending the Integrity of Voting Systems Act
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2018-07-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3300IntroUntraceable Firearms Act of 2018
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2018-07-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1023IntroTropical Forest Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2018 This bill renames the Tropical Forest Conservation Act of 1998 as the Tropical Forest Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2017. Non-tropical forests and coral reef ecosystems are included withi...
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2018-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 544.
USSR599IntroA resolution designating September 25, 2018, as "National Lobster Day".
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2018-07-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5462; text: CR S5459)
USSB756EngrossSave Our Seas Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Marine Debris Act to revise the Marine Debris Program to require the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to work with: (1) other agencies to address both land- and sea-based s...
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2018-07-26
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSB1580IntroProtecting Girls' Access to Education in Vulnerable Settings Act This bill urges the consideration of the educational needs of vulnerable women and girls in designing, implementing, and evaluating U.S. foreign assistance policies and programs. The De...
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2018-07-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 530.
USSB3284IntroSpotlight Act
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2018-07-26
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3288IntroInternational Cybercrime Prevention Act
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2018-07-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR581IntroA resolution authorizing the Senate Legal Counsel to represent the Senate in Texas v. United States, No. 4:18-cv-00167-O (N.D. Tex.).
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2018-07-19
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3244IntroFederal Employees Sustainable Investment Act This bill establishes a new fund—the Corporate Responsibility Stock Index Fund—as an investment option under the Thrift Savings Plan. The Corporate Responsibility Stock Index Fund must be invested in a...
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2018-07-19
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR582IntroA resolution protecting American democracy. Expresses acceptance of the U.S. intelligence community's assessment of Russian interference in elections in the United States and in other democracies. Demands that specified sanctions against Russia be im...
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2018-07-19
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR584IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate against the making available of current and former diplomats, officials, and members of the Armed Forces of the United States for questioning by the government of Vladimir Putin. Expresses the sense of ...
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2018-07-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 98 - 0. Record Vote Number: 162. (consideration: CR S5098-5099; text: CR S5110)
USSR579IntroA resolution honoring the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Nelson Mandela on the centenary of his birth Honors the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Nelson Mandela. Encourages the Administration of President Donald Trump to foster the enduring...
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2018-07-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3240IntroBotanical Sciences and Native Plant Materials Research, Restoration, and Promotion Act
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2018-07-18
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB3211IntroKeeping Gun Dealers Honest Act of 2018
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2018-07-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR575IntroA resolution honoring the memory of the 5 victims of the attack at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, on June 28, 2018.
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2018-07-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4955; text: CR S4954)
USSR573IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that climate change is real and that the National Science Foundation should engage on the communication of sound climate change science to the public.
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2018-07-12
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3192IntroContaminant and Lead Electronic Accounting and Reporting Requirements (CLEARR) for Drinking Water Act of 2018
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2018-07-11
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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