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USSB1678PassTaiwan Allies International Protection and Enhancement Initiative (TAIPEI) Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of State to annually report to Congress on steps the State Department has taken to help strengthen Taiwan's diplomatic relationsh...
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2020-03-26
Became Public Law No: 116-135.
USSB3535IntroA bill to extend the due date for the return and payment of Federal income taxes to July 15, 2020, for taxable year 2019.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3537IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to maintain a list of the country of origin of all drugs marketed in the United States, to ban the use of Federal funds for the purchase of drugs manufactured in China, and for other purpos...
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2020-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3546IntroA bill to waive high deductible health plan requirements for health savings accounts.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3545IntroA bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to provide for reciprocal marketing approval of certain drugs, biological products, and devices that are authorized to be lawfully marketed abroad, and for other purposes.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3547IntroA bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to waive limitations on expansion of facility capacity under rural provider and hospital exception to ownership or investment prohibition during coronavirus 2020 emergency period.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3512IntroA bill to clarify the authority for regulating laboratory-developed testing procedures.
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2020-03-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3461IntroA bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2600 Wesley Street in Greenville, Texas, as the "Audie Murphy Post Office Building". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2600 Wesley St...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3471IntroUyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act
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2020-03-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3453IntroTransparency for Confucius Institutes
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3462IntroA bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 909 West Holiday Drive in Fate, Texas, as the "Ralph Hall Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 909 West Holiday Drive in F...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3493IntroProtect Our Military Families' 2nd Amendment Rights Act
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1757EngrossUnited States Army Rangers Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to arrange for the award of a single gold medal to the U.S. Arm...
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2020-03-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2321EngrossNegro Leagues Baseball Centennial Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 750,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the 100th annivers...
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2020-03-09
Held at the desk.
USSR536IntroA resolution recognizing the Baltic States of Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania on the 30th anniversary of the restoration of their independence.
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2020-03-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR532IntroA resolution condemning and censuring the Senator from New York, Mr. Schumer.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Select Ethics Committee
USSB3401IntroEqual Treatment of Public Servants Act of 2020
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2020-03-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR531IntroA resolution honoring Las Damas de Blanco, a women-led nonviolent movement in support of freedom and human rights in Cuba, and calling for the release of all political prisoners in Cuba. This resolution honors the members of Las Damas de Blanco, a gr...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3386IntroProtecting America From Foreign Investors Compromised by the Chinese Communist Party Act of 2020
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2020-03-04
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR527IntroA resolution recognizing the longstanding partnership between the United States and Australia to share critical firefighting resources during times of crisis.
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2020-03-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR525IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should continue to support the people of Nicaragua in their peaceful efforts to promote the restoration of democracy and the defense of human rights, and use the tools under Unite...
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2020-03-02
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR508IntroA resolution commemorating the 150th anniversary of the historic seating of Hiram Rhodes Revels as the first African American United States Senator. This resolution commemorates the 150th anniversary of the historic seating of Hiram Rhodes Revels, Se...
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2020-02-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1175-1176; text: CR S1226)
USSR523IntroA resolution recognizing the 199th anniversary of the independence of Greece and celebrating democracy in Greece and the United States. This resolution congratulates the people of Greece as they celebrate the 199th anniversary of their country's inde...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB311IntroBorn-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act This bill establishes requirements for the degree of care a health care practitioner must exercise in the event a child is born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion. A health care practitioner...
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2020-02-25
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 41. Record Vote Number: 58. (CR S1136)
USSB3275IntroPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act This bill establishes a new criminal offense for performing or attempting to perform an abortion if the probable post-fertilization age of the fetus is 20 weeks or more. A violator is subject to criminal penal...
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2020-02-25
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 44. Record Vote Number: 57. (CR S1136)
USSR481IntroA resolution commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz extermination camp in Nazi-occupied Poland.
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2020-02-24
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 01/21/2020 CR S437)
USSB3327IntroZero Tolerance for Unlawful Detentions of United States Citizens in Lebanon Act This bill imposes sanctions on certain Lebanese government officials who are involved in or facilitated the wrongful arrest, detention, or abuse of a U.S. citizen in Leba...
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2020-02-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3296IntroALIGN Act Accelerate Long-term Investment Growth Now Act This bill makes permanent the expensing of certain new business equipment. Expensing allows the deduction of the full amount of an expense item in the same taxable year.
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2020-02-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3310IntroTaiwan Symbols of Sovereignty (SOS) Act of 2020
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2020-02-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR502IntroA resolution recognizing the 75th anniversary of the amphibious landing on the Japanese island of Iwo Jima during World War II and the raisings of the flag of the United States on Mount Suribachi. This resolution recognizes the 75th anniversary of th...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3298IntroFDIC Act Financial Defense for Industrial Contractors Act
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2020-02-13
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3285IntroHazard Eligibility and Local Projects Act This bill makes an entity seeking assistance under a hazard mitigation assistance program eligible to receive such assistance for certain projects already in progress.
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2020-02-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3286IntroStop Greenlighting Driver Licenses for Illegal Immigrants Act
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2020-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB130IntroBorn-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act This bill establishes requirements for the degree of care a health care practitioner must exercise in the event a child is born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion. A health care practitioner...
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2020-02-11
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB3259IntroProtecting Life in Foreign Assistance Act
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2020-02-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3252IntroTeleabortion Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-02-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR487IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Countering International Parental Child Abduction Month and expressing the sense of the Senate that Congress should raise awareness of the harm caused by international parental child abduction. This res...
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2020-01-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB457PassPresident George H.W. Bush and First Spouse Barbara Bush Coin Act This bill requires the issuance of $1 coins bearing the image of President George H.W. Bush for a one-year period beginning on January 1, 2020, and bullion coins bearing the image of F...
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2020-01-27
Became Public Law No: 116-112. (TXT | PDF)
USSR478IntroA resolution designating the week of January 26 through February 1, 2020, as "National School Choice Week". This resolution designates January 26-February 1, 2020, as National School Choice Week.
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2020-01-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S282; text: CR S281)
USSR371IntroA resolution reaffirming the support of the United States for the people of the Republic of South Sudan and calling on all parties to uphold their commitments to peace and dialogue as outlined in the 2018 revitalized peace agreement. This resolution ...
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2020-01-15
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S251-252)
USSB2547EngrossIndo-Pacific Cooperation Act of 2019 This bill states that it is U.S. policy to (1) expand alliances and partnerships in the Indo-Pacific region and Europe to develop a unified approach to addressing the diplomatic, economic, and military challenges ...
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2020-01-15
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR469IntroA resolution supporting the people of Iran as they engage in legitimate protests, and condemning the Iranian regime for its murderous response. This resolution condemns the violence by the Iranian government against protesting Iranian citizens and de...
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2020-01-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR466IntroA resolution honoring the members of the Armed Forces and the intelligence community of the United States who carried out the mission that killed Qasem Soleimani, and for other purposes. This resolution commends the President, U.S. Armed Forces, and ...
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2020-01-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR467IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the House of Representatives should, consistent with its constitutional obligations, immediately transmit the 2 articles of impeachment against President Donald J. Trump passed by the House of Repr...
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2020-01-09
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR385IntroA resolution celebrating the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the reunification of both Germany and Europe, and the spread of democracy around the world. This resolution recognizes the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall a...
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2020-01-08
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S77; text: CR S77)
USSR395IntroA resolution recognizing the 40th anniversary of the Iran Hostage Crisis, and for other purposes. This resolution recognizes the 40th anniversary of the Iran Hostage Crisis. The resolution also honors the suffering of the hostages and sacrifices of t...
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2020-01-08
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S80-81; text: CR 10/31/2019 S6340)
USSR447IntroA resolution expressing serious concern about widespread irregularities in Bolivia's October 20, 2019, general elections and supporting the convening of new elections in Bolivia at the earliest possible date. This resolution expresses the Senate's co...
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2020-01-08
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S77-79; text: CR S78-79)
USSB1694EngrossOne Small Step to Protect Human Heritage in Space Act This bill requires a federal agency that issues a license for the conduct of a lunar activity to require that each license applicant agree to abide by recommendations, guidelines, or principles is...
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2020-01-06
By Senator Wicker from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 116-194.
USSR463IntroA resolution amending the Rules of Procedure and Practice in the Senate When Sitting on Impeachment Trials. This resolution amends Rule I of the Rules of Procedure and Practice in the Senate When Sitting on Impeachment Trials. Specifically, the resol...
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2020-01-06
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3139IntroLawful Interstate Transportation of Firearms Act
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2019-12-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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