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USSB3825Engross
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Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3903 Melear Drive in Arlington, Texas, as the "Ron Wright Post Office Building."
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2022-11-29
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
USSB4003Engross
50%
Directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to develop scenario-based training curricula (or identify existing curricula) that includes topics such as alternatives to the use of force, de-escalation tactics, and safely responding to an individual experie...
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2022-11-29
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 247 - 160, 1 Present (Roll no. 486).
USSB3655Enroll
75%
Extends the Civil Rights Cold Case Records Review Board until 2026 (or 2027 if the board opts for an additional one-year extension). The board reviews the decisions of federal agencies to postpone the disclosure of civil rights cold case records (i.e...
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2022-11-28
Presented to President.
USSB3826Enroll
75%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1304 4th Avenue in Canyon, Texas, as the Gary James Fletcher Post Office Building.
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2022-11-28
Presented to President.
USSB1877Intro
25%
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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2022-11-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 557.
USSB5127Intro
25%
A bill to require the disclosure of a camera or recording capability in certain internet-connected devices.
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2022-11-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR844Intro
25%
A resolution congratulating the Houston Astros for winning the 2022 Major League Baseball World Series.
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2022-11-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6768; text: CR S6784)
USSB5119Intro
25%
A bill to eliminate the position of the Chief Diversity Officer of the Department of Defense, and for other purposes.
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2022-11-17
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB4834Engross
50%
Providing Resources, Officers, and Technology to Eradicate Cyber Threats to Our Children Act of 2022 or the PROTECT Our Children Act of 2022 reauthorizes through FY2024 the National Strategy for Child Exploitation Prevention and Interdiction.
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2022-11-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSJR63Engross
50%
This joint resolution terminates the national emergency concerning COVID-19 declared by the President on March 13, 2020.
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2022-11-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB5085Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit the government of the District of Columbia from using Federal funds to allow individuals who are not citizens of the United States to vote in any election. and for other purposes.
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2022-11-14
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2771PassThis act designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in San Angelo, Texas, as the Colonel Charles and JoAnne Powell Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic or the Colonel Charles and JoAnne Powell VA Clinic.
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2022-10-17
Became Public Law No: 117-208.
USSB3895PassThis act reauthorizes the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom through FY2024. The commission is an independent federal commission that monitors international religious freedom violations and makes policy recommendations.
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2022-09-30
Became Public Law No: 117-181.
USSB5037Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit funding for the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer until China is no longer defined a developing country.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB5053Intro
25%
A bill to provide for the meaningful participation of Taiwan in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO).
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2022-09-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSCR47Intro
25%
A concurrent resolution commending the bravery, courage, and resolve of the women and men of Iran demonstrating in more than 80 cities and risking their safety to speak out against the Iranian regime's human rights abuses.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB5021Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to exclude certain broadband grants from gross income.
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2022-09-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR803Intro
25%
A resolution condemning the detention and death of Mahsa Amini and calling on the Government of Iran to end its systemic persecution of women.
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2022-09-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR796Intro
25%
A resolution honoring the life and legacy of the late Senator Robert "Bob" Charles Krueger.
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2022-09-27
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB4950Intro
25%
Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4110 Bluebonnet Drive in Stafford, Texas, as the "Leonard Scarcella Post Office Building."
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2022-09-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4924Intro
25%
A bill to continue in effect certain Executive orders imposing sanctions with respect to Iran, to prevent the waiver of certain sanctions imposed by the United States with respect to Iran until the Government of Iran ceases to attempt to assassinate ...
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2022-09-22
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB4937Intro
25%
Prohibits any federal agency from taking any action or extending any assistance that recognizes or implies recognition of Russia's sovereignty over any internationally recognized territory of Ukraine, including its airspace and territorial waters.
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2022-09-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSJR55Engross
50%
This joint resolution nullifies the final rule issued by the Council on Environmental Quality titled National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Regulations Revisions and published on April 20, 2022. The rule restores regulatory provisions issued ...
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2022-09-21
Star Print ordered on the joint resolution.
USSB4907Intro
25%
A bill to condition civil and military assistance to the Government of Colombia on certain recurring certifications from the Secretary of State.
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2022-09-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR784Intro
25%
This resolution designates the week beginning on September 12, 2022, as National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week.
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2022-09-20
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4878; text: CR S4864)
USSB4876Intro
25%
A bill to punish the distribution of fentanyl resulting in death as felony murder.
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2022-09-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4859Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2026 the Project Safe Neighborhoods Block Grant Program within the Department of Justice. The bill also allows funds under the program to be used for hiring crime analysts to assist with violent crime reduction efforts; the cos...
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2022-09-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4856Intro
25%
A bill to require the denial of admission to the United States for individuals subject to sanctions pursuant to Executive Order 13876, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4845Intro
25%
A bill to provide for safe schools and safe communities.
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2022-09-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4842Intro
25%
A bill to require the United States Coast Guard to implement new rules for Merchant Marine credentialing for veterans and members of the Uniformed Services, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-13
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4843Intro
25%
A bill to permit visiting dignitaries and service members from Taiwan to display the flag of the Republic of China.
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2022-09-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4815Intro
25%
A bill to clarify regulatory certainty, and for other purposes.
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2022-09-12
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB4818Intro
25%
Prohibits the District of Columbia (DC) from using federal or local funds to require that students in elementary or secondary schools receive a COVID-19 vaccination. The bill also nullifies the Coronavirus Immunization of School Students and Early Ch...
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2022-09-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSJR60Intro
25%
This joint resolution nullifies a Department of Education rule published on July 6, 2022, concerning final priorities, requirements, definitions, and selection criteria for the Charter Schools Program.
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2022-09-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2736Intro
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Authorizes the modification of a vehicle's air emission controls for vehicles that are not legal for operation on a street or highway and are used solely for competition. In relation to the exemption of competition vehicles from anti-tampering provis...
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2022-09-07
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Hearings held.
USSR748Intro
25%
A resolution honoring and celebrating the life and legacy of Representative Jackie Walorski.
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2022-08-08
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB4780Intro
25%
A bill to amend the definition of marine highway transportation to include the carriage by a documented vessel of cargo that is bulk, liquid, or loose cargo loaded in tanks, holds, hoppers, or on deck.
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2022-08-04
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4781Intro
25%
Requires the President to designate certain primary airports near the border as ports of entry and terminate the user fee requirement for customs services at these airports.
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2022-08-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4779Intro
25%
A bill to extend the use of, and set forth priorities for, the International Space Station, and for other purposes.
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2022-08-04
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4769Intro
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A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to authorize and modernize the registered traveler program of the Transportation Security Administration, and for other purposes.
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2022-08-04
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR746Intro
25%
This resolution designates August 2022 as National Catfish Month. It also recognizes (1) the contributions of all workers, past and present, that produce, process, and provide catfish for the people of the United States; and (2) that purchasing U.S. ...
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2022-08-04
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4033;text: CR S4047-4048)
USSB2151Engross
50%
Allows funds under the Community Oriented Policing Services grant program to be used to provide training to officers and recruits who agree to serve in law enforcement agencies in their communities.
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2022-08-02
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB3860Engross
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Directs the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services within the Department of Justice to award grants to local and tribal governments that employ fewer than 200 law enforcement officers. Grant funds may be used for various activities, including...
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2022-08-02
Held at the desk.
USSB4726Intro
25%
A bill to alleviate pandemic learning loss.
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2022-08-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR732Intro
25%
A resolution recognizing the United States Border Patrol for deploying to Del Rio, Texas, on September 19, 2021, to respond to the border crisis.
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2022-08-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR728Intro
25%
This resolution commends the bravery, courage, and resolve of the pro-democracy movement and all freedom activists in Cuba for risking everything to bring freedom to the Cuban people. The resolution condemns the repression of the hundreds of pro-demo...
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2022-07-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR729Intro
25%
This resolution designates the week beginning November 7, 2022, as National Pregnancy Center Week.
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2022-07-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR730Intro
25%
A resolution remembering the 30th anniversary of the bombing of the Embassy of Israel in Buenos Aires on March 17, 1992, the 28th anniversary of the bombing of the Argentine-Israeli Mutual Association building in Buenos Aires on July 18, 1994, and re...
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2022-07-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4636Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to permanently bar aliens who are ordered removed after failing to appear at a removal proceeding, absent exceptional circumstances, from becoming permanent residents of the United States.
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2022-07-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4628Intro
25%
A bill to improve certain criminal provisions.
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2022-07-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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