US Congress Senator Thomas Carper [D]

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USSB151EngrossPallone-Thune TRACED Act Pallone-Thune Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act This bill implements a forfeiture penalty for violations (with or without intent) of the prohibition on certain robocalls. The bill also removes a...
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2019-12-05
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSB743IntroMerrill's Marauders Congressional Gold Medal Act Merrill'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 rec...
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2019-12-05
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S6895-6896)
USSR439IntroA resolution designating December 1, 2019, as "Drive Safer Sunday".
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2019-11-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6764; text: CR S6760)
USSR443IntroA resolution recognizing and celebrating on November 30, 2019, the vital role of small businesses and the efforts of the Small Business Administration to help people in the United States start, build, and grow businesses. This resolution recognizes a...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB2918IntroMPH Act of 2019 Monarch and Pollinator Highway Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR432IntroA resolution designating November 2019 as "National College Application Month". This resolution designates November 2019 as National College Application Month.
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2019-11-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6679; text: CR S6675)
USSR422IntroA resolution recognizing November 15, 2019, as "America Recycles Day" and expressing the sense of the Senate that recycling promotes a healthy economy and responsible environmental stewardship.
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2019-11-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6614; text: CR S6611)
USSB2865IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to prohibit smoking on the premises of any facility of the Veterans Health Administration, and for other purposes.
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2019-11-14
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2856IntroRegional Greenhouse Gas Reduction Act of 2019
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2019-11-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2857IntroProtect Veterans' Education and Taxpayer Spending Act of 2019
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2019-11-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1982IntroSOS 2.0 Act Save Our Seas 2.0 Act
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2019-11-13
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
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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2019-11-13
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2843IntroViolence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-11-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2353IntroPFAS Act of 2019 Protecting Firefighters from Adverse Substances Act of 2019
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2019-11-06
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2793IntroPrimary Care Patient Protection Act of 2019 This bill modifies the requirements for the high deductible health plans that are required for tax-preferred health savings accounts. The bill requires the plans to offer coverage with no deductible for pri...
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2019-11-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1399IntroTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-11-05
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 285.
USSR404IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should work in cooperation with the international community and continue to exercise global leadership to address the causes and effects of climate change, and for other purposes.
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2019-10-31
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2768IntroBanning Smoking on Amtrak Act of 2019
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2019-10-31
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSJR52IntroA 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 and the Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to "State Relief and Empowerment...
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2019-10-30
Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 52. Record Vote Number: 337.
USSB2754IntroAmerican Innovation and Manufacturing Act of 2019
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2019-10-30
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR390IntroA resolution honoring the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Senator Kay Hagan. This resolution declares that (1) the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable Kay Hagan, former Member of t...
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2019-10-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: S6307; text: CR S6305-6306)
USSR382IntroA resolution recognizing the month of October 2019 as "National Principals Month".
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2019-10-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6177; text: CR S6162)
USSJR50IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury, relating to "Contributions in Exchange for State or Local Ta...
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2019-10-23
Failed of passage in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 43 - 52. Record Vote Number: 331.
USSB1590EngrossRAWR Act Rescuing Animals With Rewards Act of 2019 This bill modifies the Department of State rewards program to authorize rewards to individuals who furnish information that assists in the prevention or identification of crimes related to wildlife t...
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2019-10-23
Held at the desk.
USSB2677IntroOlder Americans Social Isolation and Loneliness Prevention Act
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2019-10-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2665IntroFederal Travel Transparency Act This bill requires a federal executive agency to report additional information to the General Services Administration (GSA) regarding travel by the agency head or certain high-level officials compensated on the Executi...
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2019-10-22
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2644IntroCountering Turkish Aggression Act of 2019
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2019-10-21
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 249.
USSR252IntroA resolution designating September 2019 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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2019-09-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/19/2019 CR S3849-3850)
USSR352IntroA resolution recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month and celebrating the heritage and culture of Latinos in the United States and the immense contributions of Latinos to the United States. This resolution recognizes (1) the celebration of Hispanic Herita...
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2019-09-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5760; text: CR S5755-5756)
USSJR56IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability".
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2019-09-26
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2591IntroChesapeake Watershed Investments for Landscape Defense Act of 2019
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2019-09-26
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR347IntroA resolution designating October 2, 2019, as "Energy Efficiency Day" in celebration of the economic and environmental benefits that have been driven by private sector innovation and Federal energy efficiency policies. This resolution designates Octob...
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2019-09-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5760; text: CR S5754)
USSB2561IntroBig Cat Public Safety Act This bill revises requirements governing the trade of big cats (i.e., species of lion, tiger, leopard, cheetah, jaguar, or cougar or any hybrid of such species). Specifically, it revises restrictions on the possession and ex...
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2019-09-26
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR341IntroA resolution designating September 2019 as "National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month".
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2019-09-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR342IntroA resolution expressing the need for immediate climate action in response to the report of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change entitled "Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate".
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2019-09-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR326IntroA resolution recognizing the 25th anniversary of AmeriCorps. This resolution acknowledges the significant impact and value of AmeriCorps members, alumni, and community partners over the past 25 years.
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2019-09-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5669-5670; text: CR S5666)
USSR316IntroA resolution supporting the clean vehicle emissions standards of the United States and defending the authority of States under the Clean Air Act to protect the people of those States from harmful air pollution. This concurrent resolution supports exi...
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2019-09-18
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSCR25EngrossA concurrent resolution recognizing September 11, 2019, as a "National Day of Service and Remembrance".
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2019-09-17
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB2485IntroHOTEL Act Heightened Oversight of Travel, Eating, and Lodging Act of 2019
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2019-09-17
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2469IntroMETHANE Act Methane Emissions from Transmission Harm American Neighborhoods and the Environment Act This bill requires operators of distribution pipelines to use advanced leak detection technology to detect and repair leaking pipelines, including hig...
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2019-09-12
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2461IntroArctic Refuge Protection Act of 2019 This bill designates approximately 1,559,538 acres of land within Alaska in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System.
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2019-09-11
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2463IntroE-Cigarette Tax Parity Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to provide for the taxation of electronic cigarettes and alternative nicotine products at rates applicable to other tobacco products. An "alternative nicotine product" is defined a...
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2019-09-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB394EngrossPresidential Transition Enhancement Act of 2019
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2019-08-02
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB2413IntroTrade Certainty Act of 2019 This bill limits the President's authority to use emergency economic powers to impose duties or tariffs on items entering the United States.
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2019-08-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR304IntroA resolution designating September 2019 as "National Workforce Development Month". This resolution designates September 2019 as National Workforce Development Month.
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2019-08-01
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5318; text: CR S5316-5317)
USSR305IntroA resolution designating the week of September 14 through September 21, 2019, as "National Estuaries Week".
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2019-08-01
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5318; text: CR S5317)
USSB2302IntroAmerica's Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019 This bill addresses several provisions related to highway transportation infrastructure, including provisions to improve road safety, accelerate project completions, improve resiliency to disasters,...
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2019-08-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 170.
USSR295IntroA resolution designating the month of September 2019 as "Campus Fire Safety Month". This resolution designates September 2019 as Campus Fire Safety Month.
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2019-07-31
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5217-5218; text: CR S5256-5257)
USSB2384IntroBotanical Sciences and Native Plant Materials Research, Restoration, and Promotion Act
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2019-07-31
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1992IntroA bill to amend the FAST Act to repeal a rescission of funds. This bill amends the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act (FAST Act) to repeal the permanent rescission on July 1, 2020, of $7.569 billion in unobligated federal-aid highway funds f...
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2019-07-31
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 168.
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