US Congress Senator Sheldon Whitehouse [D]

Filter View [Reset All]
Syndicate content
StanceStateBillStatusSummary/TitleLast Actionsort icon
USSB4289Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit an employer from terminating the coverage of an employee under a group health plan while the employer is engaged in a lock-out, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4003Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide for training on alternatives to use of force, de-escalation, and mental and behavioral health and suicidal crises.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-19
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4280Intro
25%
A bill to require the Secretary of Energy to remove carbon dioxide directly from ambient air or seawater, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2151Intro
25%
Allows funds under the Community Oriented Policing Services grant program to be used to provide training to recruits who agree to serve in law enforcement agencies in their communities.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-19
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2370Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Energy to establish a Zero-Emission Homes Program that provides rebates to homeowners and owners of multifamily buildings for qualified electrification projects (e.g., electric stoves or heat pumps).
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-18
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB4255Intro
25%
A bill to authorize dedicated domestic terrorism offices within the Department of Homeland Security, the Department of Justice, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to analyze and monitor domestic terrorist activity and require the Federal Governm...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR643Intro
25%
A resolution designating the week of May 15 through May 21, 2022, as "National Police Week".
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2580-2581; text: CR S2591-2593)
USSB1596Engross
50%
Directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the National World War II Memorial in the District of Columbia. The design of the coins sh...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-17
Held at the desk.
USSB3846Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize the Justice and Mental Health Collaboration Program, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 369.
USSR635Intro
25%
A resolution designating May 2022 as "ALS Awareness Month".
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2516; text: CR S2522-2523)
USSB3059PassRequires federal judicial officers, bankruptcy judges, and magistrate judges to file periodic transaction reports disclosing certain securities transactions. The bill also requires online publication of judicial financial disclosure reports. Specific...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-13
Became Public Law No: 117-125.
USSB4214Intro
25%
A bill to make price gouging unlawful, to expand the ability of the Federal Trade Commission to seek permanent injunctions and equitable relief, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-12
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4192Intro
25%
Denies employers a tax deduction for any expenditures incurred for attempting to influence their employees with respect to labor organizations or labor organization activities, such as elections, labor disputes, and collective actions. The bill requi...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4204Intro
25%
A bill to establish a Medicare-for-all national health insurance program.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSCR39Intro
25%
A concurrent resolution honoring the 1,000,000 individuals who have died from COVID-19 in the United States.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4182Intro
25%
A bill to direct the Secretary of Labor to issue an occupational safety and health standard that requires covered employers within the health care and social service industries to develop and implement a comprehensive workplace violence prevention pl...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4188Intro
25%
A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for a code of conduct for justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4181Intro
25%
A bill to amend title VI of the Social Security Act to allow coronavirus State and local fiscal recovery funds to be used for low-income housing credit projects.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4173Intro
25%
A bill to amend the CALM Act to include video streaming services, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-10
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR621Intro
25%
A resolution honoring the life and legacy of the late Senator Orrin G. Hatch.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-09
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR624Intro
25%
A resolution supporting the mission and goals of National Fentanyl Awareness Day in 2022, including increasing individual and public awareness of the impact of fake or counterfeit fentanyl pills on families and young people.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2384; text: CR S2383)
USSR617Intro
25%
A resolution recognizing the roles and contributions of the teachers of the United States in building and enhancing the civic, cultural, and economic well-being of the United States.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-05
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2366; text: CR S2362-2363)
USSB4139Intro
25%
Allows a new tax credit through 2031 for energy efficient consumer and commercial heat pumps and heat pump water heaters.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR610Intro
25%
A resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the activities of transnational criminal organizations, including the use of illicit economies, illicit trade, and trade-based money laundering, pose a threat to the national interests and national s...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-05-03
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR603Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2213; text: CR S2223)
USSB3743Intro
25%
A bill to require the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to carry out certain activities to improve recycling and composting programs in the United States, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 358.
USSB2372Intro
25%
Provides funding for (1) the conservation or restoration of wildlife and plant species of greatest conservation need; (2) the wildlife conservation strategies of states, territories, or the District of Columbia; and (3) wildlife conservation educatio...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 354.
USSR588Intro
25%
This resolution designates April 2022 as Financial Literacy Month.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-27
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 4/7/2022 CR S2098)
USSB4091Intro
25%
Provides funding to the Department of Health and Human Services for grants that support drug overdose fatality review teams in states, Indian tribes, territories, and localities. These multidisciplinary teams track fatal and nonfatal drug overdoses t...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4085Intro
25%
Requires each state to implement a preregistration process under which individuals age 16 or older may apply to register to vote in federal elections. Further, states must ensure that eligible preregistered individuals are registered to vote in feder...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-26
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3823Engross
50%
A bill to amend title 11, United States Code, to modify the eligibility requirements for a debtor under chapter 13, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-11
Held at the desk.
USSR593Intro
25%
A resolution relating to the death of Kaneaster Hodges, Jr., former United States Senator for the State of Arkansas.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-08
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB4040Intro
25%
A bill to amend subtitle IV of title 46, United States Code, with respect to ship agents, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-07
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4075Intro
25%
A bill to prevent money laundering, the financing of terrorism, or other forms of illicit finance through United States real estate and vehicle transactions, including by Russian oligarchs, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-07
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB4072Intro
25%
Limits the annual percentage rate applicable to any consumer credit transaction (other than a residential mortgage transaction), including any associated fees, to the maximum rate permitted by the laws of the state in which the consumer resides.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-07
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB4060Intro
25%
Allows an individual taxpayer an inflation rebate for the first taxable year beginning in 2022. The amount of such rebate is $600 ($1,200 for joint returns), plus $600 for each of the taxpayer's dependents. The amount of the rebate is reduced for tax...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR582Intro
25%
This resolution designates April 16 through April 24, 2022, as National Park Week. The resolution also encourages the people of the United States and the world to responsibly visit, experience, recreate in, and support the treasured national parks of...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-06
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2056; text: CR S2044-2045)
USSB4010Intro
25%
A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to provide for the establishment of a code of conduct for the justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-04-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR565Intro
25%
A resolution honoring and celebrating the life and legacy of Representative Don Young.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-31
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB3979Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to extend child nutrition waiver authority.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-31
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSR572Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the accomplishments and example of Cesar Estrada Chavez. The resolution also encourages the people of the United States to commemorate his legacy and to always remember his rallying cry, "Si, se puede!" (which means "Yes, w...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSCR35Intro
25%
This concurrent resolution supports the goals and ideals of the International Transgender Day of Visibility. It celebrates the accomplishments and leadership of transgender, nonbinary, gender nonconforming, and gender-diverse people.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3987Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Energy to establish a program to provide grants or loan guarantees for certain innovative technology projects at industrial plants. The technology must (1) be technically viable at pilot scale and ready for commercial-scale...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-31
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSR547Intro
25%
This resolution congratulates the people of Greece as they celebrate the 201st anniversary of Greece's independence. The resolution also expresses support for the principles of democratic governance to which the people of the United States and Greece...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-30
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1860; text: 3/15/2022 CR S1181)
USSR561Intro
25%
This resolution designates the first week of April 2022 as National Asbestos Awareness Week. It also urges the Surgeon General to warn and educate people about asbestos exposure, which may be hazardous to their health.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1839; text: CR S1836)
USSB3920Intro
25%
Prohibits any person from selling, during a proclaimed international crisis affecting the oil markets, gasoline at a price that (1) is unconscionably excessive, and (2) indicates that the seller is taking unfair advantage of the crisis to increase pr...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3664Intro
25%
Provides support for the conservation of North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis). Specifically, it requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to provide financial assistance for projects designed to reduce the letha...
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3886Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Commodity Exchange Act to prohibit trading of water and water rights for future delivery, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-21
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB3879Intro
25%
A bill to require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to promulgate regulations on regional and interregional transmission planning, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-17
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB3866Intro
25%
A bill to establish Ocean Innovation Clusters to strengthen the coastal communities and ocean economy of the United States through technological research and development, job training, and cross-sector partnerships, and for other purposes.
[Detail][Text][Discuss]
2022-03-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
Syndicate content
feedback