US Congress Senator Thomas Carper [D]

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USSR723IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "Campus Fire Safety Month".
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2020-09-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5881; text: CR S5877-5878)
USSR718IntroA resolution reaffirming the Senate's commitment to the orderly and peaceful transfer of power called for in the Constitution of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5855; text: CR S5876)
USSB4710IntroA bill to obtain and direct the placement in the Capitol or on the Capitol Grounds of a monument to honor Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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2020-09-24
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB4695IntroA bill to amend section 5542 of title 5, United States Code, to provide that any hours worked by Federal firefighters under a qualified trade-of-time arrangement shall be excluded for purposes of determinations relating to overtime pay.
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2020-09-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4682IntroA bill to provide grants for local care corps programs.
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2020-09-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB743EngrossMerrill's Marauders Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs Congress to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), commonly known as Merrill's Marauders, in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service...
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2020-09-22
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB3051EngrossAmerica's Conservation Enhancement Act
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2020-09-18
Held at the desk.
USSB4610IntroA bill to require facemasks in Federal facilities to prevent the transmission of SARS-CoV-2, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4622IntroA bill to amend the Act entitled "Act to provide for the establishment of the Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site in the State of Kansas, and for other purposes" to provide for inclusion of additional related sites in the National Park...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB3485IntroOFFSHORE Act of 2020 Opening Federal Financial Sharing to Heighten Opportunities for Renewable Energy Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB4585IntroA bill to maintain prompt and reliable postal services during the COVID-19 health emergency, and for other purposes.
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2020-09-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR700IntroA resolution designating the week of September 19 through September 26, 2020, as "National Estuaries Week".
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2020-09-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5676; text: CR S5655)
USSR695IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Voting Rights Month".
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2020-09-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSCR44IntroA concurrent resolution recognizing September 11, 2020, as "National Day of Service and Remembrance".
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2020-09-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR690IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Workforce Development Month".
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2020-09-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5576; text: CR S5574-5575)
USSB4561IntroNonpartisan Postmaster General Act This bill restricts the political activities of the members of the Postal Service Board of Governors, including the Postmaster General and the Deputy Postmaster General. Specifically, the bill (1) prohibits the Post...
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2020-09-10
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1004IntroSecuring America's Ports of Entry Act of 2019 This bill requires U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to increase the number of field operations officers to specified levels. If the CBP does not adequately increase personnel, the Government Accou...
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2020-09-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 527.
USSR685IntroA resolution honoring the service and sacrifice of members of the United States Armed Forces and veterans and condemning the disgraceful denigration by President Donald Trump of military service, prisoners of war, and Gold Star families.
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2020-09-09
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSCR37EngrossA concurrent resolution honoring the life and work of Louis Lorenzo Redding, whose lifelong dedication to civil rights and service stand as an example of leadership for all people. This concurrent resolution honors the life and work of Louis Lorenzo ...
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2020-08-14
Held at the desk.
USSB2453IntroSAVE Right Whales Act Scientific Assistance for Very Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales Act of 2019 This bill provides support for the conservation of North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis). Specifically, it requires the Department of ...
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2020-08-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 519.
USSB4527IntroDelivering for America Act This bill prohibits the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) from making changes to operations or levels of service from those that were in effect on January 1, 2020. Specifically, the USPS may not, during the period beginning on ena...
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2020-08-13
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4524IntroQuit Because of COVID-19 Act
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2020-08-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4476IntroCongressional Whistleblower Protection Act of 2020
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2020-08-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR671IntroA resolution recognizing, commemorating, and celebrating the 55th anniversary of the enactment of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and reaffirming the Senate's commitment to ensuring the continued vitality of the Act and the protection of the voting ri...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4493IntroUSTR Inspector General Act of 2020 This bill requires the President to appoint an Inspector General of the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR), who shall conduct an audit of the process for excluding articles from certain duties with respe...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR672IntroA resolution designating September 2020 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. This resolution designates September 2020 as National Demo...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4458IntroSuppress COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-08-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4440IntroImproving Social Determinants of Health Act of 2020
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2020-08-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4209PassProtecting Nonprofits from Catastrophic Cash Flow Strain Act of 2020 This bill permits certain governmental entities, federally recognized tribes, and nonprofit organizations to make up front payments of 50% of unemployment benefits into the state Un...
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2020-08-03
Became Public Law No: 116-151. (TXT | PDF)
USSB4388IntroMental Health Equity Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR660IntroA resolution honoring and commemorating the life and legacy of Representative John Lewis.
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2020-07-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4524-4525; text: CR S4524-4525)
USSR661IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of independent living for individuals with disabilities made possible by the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and calling for further action to strengthen home and community living for individuals with d...
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2020-07-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4533; text: CR S4548)
USSB4344IntroENCORES Act Entertainments New Credit Opportunity for Relief and Economic Sustainability Act This bill allows certain businesses and tax-exempt entities that conduct live events for which tickets are sold to the general public a tax credit for 50% of...
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2020-07-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4339IntroMasks for All Act of 2020 This bill provides funding for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to provide for the manufacture and distribution of high-quality face masks for every individual in the United States during the COVID-19 (i.e., co...
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2020-07-28
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1730IntroLiving Shorelines Act of 2019 This bill directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to award grants to state or local governments, Indian tribes, or nonprofit organizations to (1) implement climate-resilient living shoreline projects;...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3896IntroPLUM Act of 2020 Periodically Listing Updates to Management Act of 2020 This bill replaces the congressional publication entitled United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions, commonly known as the PLUM Book, with an online public directo...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USSB3997IntroSafeguarding American Innovation Act
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4148PassA bill to extend the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes. This bill extends the Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program until J...
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2020-07-22
Became Public Law No: 116-150. (TXT | PDF)
USSB4263IntroJohn Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act
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2020-07-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR655IntroA resolution declaring racism a public health crisis. This resolution declares racism a public health crisis and supports efforts to address health disparities and inequities across all sectors.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3038IntroPRICE Act of 2019 Promoting Rigorous and Innovative Cost Efficiencies for Federal Procurement and Acquisitions Act of 2019 This bill directs the Management Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to publish an annual report on a DHS ...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSR653IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that a United States withdrawal from the World Health Organization undermines United States global health leadership and the international COVID-19 response.
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2020-07-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4220IntroPreventing Authoritarian Policing Tactics on America's Streets Act
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2020-07-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4150IntroCoronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to provide grants and other forms of emergency assistance to certain providers of transportation services that have experienced a significan...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR634IntroA resolution designating July 30, 2020, as "National Whistleblower Appreciation Day". This resolution designates July 30, 2020, as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
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2020-07-01
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/22/20 CR S3128-3129)
USSR644IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States Postal Service should remain a strong and universal service for the people of the United States, and should receive an appropriation to offset revenues lost due to the COVID-19 em...
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2020-07-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4129IntroLOCAL Infrastructure Act Lifting Our Communities through Advance Liquidity for Infrastructure Act
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2020-07-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4132IntroNational Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States Act This bill establishes, in the legislative branch, the National Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, funding, and membership. ...
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2020-07-01
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR638IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Department of Justice should defend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148 Stat. 119) and halt its efforts to repeal, sabotage, or undermine health care protections ...
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2020-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4096IntroA bill to extend the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes. This bill extends the Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program through...
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2020-06-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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