US Congress Senator Richard Blumenthal [D]

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USSR156Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes May 2015 as National Pediatric Stroke Awareness Month. Supports the work of the National Institutes of Health in pursuit of medical ...
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2015-05-23
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB178EnrollJustice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 TITLE I--JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF TRAFFICKING (Sec. 101) This section amends the federal criminal code to impose an additional assessment until the end of FY2019 of $5,000 on any non-indigent person or en...
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2015-05-21
Presented to President.
USSR87Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Urges the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and other relevant U.S. government agencies and officials to work with the European Union a...
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2015-05-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 92.
USSR168IntroSupports the designation of May 2015 as National Foster Care Month and recognizes it as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges that children face in the foster care system.
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2015-05-21
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB1375IntroAmerica's Red Rock Wilderness Act of 2015
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2015-05-19
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1382IntroEvery Child Deserves a Family Act
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2015-05-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB665Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported version is repeated here.) Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) Directs the Attorney General to: (1) establish a...
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2015-05-19
Became Public Law No: 114-12.
USSB1364IntroMedicaid Generic Drug Price Fairness Act of 2015
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2015-05-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1360IntroA bill to amend the limitation on liability for passenger rail accidents or incidents under section 28103 of title 49, United States Code, and for other purposes.
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2015-05-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB125EngrossBulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program Reauthorization Act of 2015 Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to: extend through FY2020 the authorization of appropriations for the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program; ...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB270IntroCharlie Morgan Military Spouses Equal Treatment Act of 2015 Revises the definition of "surviving spouse" for purposes of veterans benefits provisions to eliminate the requirement that the person who was the spouse of a veteran at the time o...
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2015-05-13
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1313IntroStrong Lungs, Strong Lives Act of 2015 This bill amends the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 to extend TRICARE eligibility for certain smoking cessation services after FY2009 to covered TRICARE program beneficiari...
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2015-05-13
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB1123IntroUniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ensuring Effective Discipline Over Monitoring Act of 2015 or the USA FREEDOM Act of 2015 TITLE I--FISA BUSINESS RECORDS REFORMS Amends the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act of 1978 (FISA)...
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2015-05-12
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S2772-2773)
USSB1299IntroGarrett Lee Smith Memorial Act Reauthorization of 2015
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2015-05-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1302IntroParental Bereavement Act of 2015 or the Sarah Grace-Farley-Kluger Act Amends the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to entitle an eligible employee to up to 12 workweeks of leave during any 12-month period because of the death of a son or daughter....
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2015-05-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB246IntroAlyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act - Establishes the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children in the Office of ...
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2015-05-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 79.
USSJR15IntroEliminates the time limit for ratification of the equal rights amendment (prohibits discrimination on account of sex) proposed to the states in House Joint Resolution 208 of the 92nd Congress, as agreed to in the Senate on March 22, 1972. Declares th...
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2015-05-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSJR16IntroConstitutional Amendment Prohibits the United States or any state from denying or abridging equal rights under the law on account of sex.
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2015-05-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1260IntroSunshine in Sponsorship Identification Act
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2015-05-07
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR170Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Supports the goals and ideals of National Travel and Tourism Week. Commends the travel and tourism industry for its imp...
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2015-05-06
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2697; text as passed Senate: CR S2692)
USSB1200IntroFairness to Pet Owners Act of 2015
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2015-05-06
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1193IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent and expand the temporary minimum credit rate for the low-income housing tax credit program.
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2015-05-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1164IntroEnd Discriminatory State Taxes for Automobile Renters Act of 2015
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2015-04-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1150IntroRaise the Wage Act
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2015-04-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1158IntroConsumer Privacy Protection Act of 2015
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2015-04-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB993IntroComprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act of 2015 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Attorney General to make grants to an eligible entity for sequential intercept mapping and implementation fo...
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2015-04-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 62.
USSB1173IntroRaechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act of 2015 Authorizes a rental company that receives a notification (approved by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration) from the manufacturer of a covered rental vehicle about any equipment ...
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2015-04-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB304Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on April 13, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Motor Vehicle Safety Whistleblower Act (Sec. 2) Prescribes certain whistleblower incentives and protections for...
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2015-04-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1129IntroTobacco Tax and Enforcement Reform Act
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2015-04-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1127IntroStop Subsidizing Multimillion Dollar Corporate Bonuses Act
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2015-04-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1133IntroArbitration Fairness Act of 2015 Declares that no predispute arbitration agreement shall be valid or enforceable if it requires arbitration of an employment, consumer, antitrust, or civil rights dispute. Declares, further, that the validity and enfor...
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2015-04-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1136IntroCongress affirms that, for the purposes of modernizing the C-130 aircraft fleet, the Air Force has authority to undertake safety and compliance upgrades in lieu of the C-130 aircraft avionics modernization program of record to meet applicable Federal...
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2015-04-29
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB1131IntroMedicare Diabetes Prevention Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to provide coverage of diabetes prevention program services to an eligible diabetes prevention program individual. Directs the Secretary of Heal...
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2015-04-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1121IntroPAST Act
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2015-04-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1069IntroComplete America's Great Trails Act Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a tax credit for the fair market value of any National Scenic Trail conservation contribution. Requires the Department of the Interior to study and report on the efficacy o...
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2015-04-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1072IntroSupreme Court Ethics Act of 2015 Requires the Supreme Court to promulgate a code of ethics for the Justices of the Supreme Court that shall include the five canons of the Code of Conduct for United States Judges adopted by the Judicial Conference of ...
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2015-04-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1074IntroNational Scenic Trails Parity Act
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2015-04-23
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1076IntroSmartphone Theft Prevention Act of 2015 Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require commercial mobile service providers to make available on smartphones, in coordination with smartphone manufacturers and operating system providers, a function th...
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2015-04-23
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1083IntroMedicare Drug Savings Act of 2015 Amends part D (Voluntary Prescription Drug Benefit Program) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to require drug manufacturers to pay the Secretary of Health and Human Services drug rebates fo...
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2015-04-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1042IntroClean Ocean and Safe Tourism Anti-Drilling Act or the COAST Anti-Drilling Act Amends the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to prohibit the Secretary of the Interior from issuing a lease or other authorization for the exploration, development, or pro...
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2015-04-22
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB1056IntroEnd Racial Profiling Act of 2015 Prohibits any law enforcement agent or agency from engaging in racial profiling. Grants the United States or an individual injured by racial profiling the right to obtain declaratory or injunctive relief. Requires fe...
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2015-04-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR143IntroA resolution supporting efforts to ensure that students have access to debt-free higher education.
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2015-04-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1012IntroWorking Families Tax Relief Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code, as amended by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, to: (1) make permanent the reduction in the income threshold (from $10,000 to $3,000) for determining the re...
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2015-04-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1006IntroA bill to incentivize early adoption of positive train control, and for other purposes.
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2015-04-16
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB974IntroThis bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to redefine "oppressive child labor," for purposes of child labor prohibitions, to include the employment of any employee under age 18 who has direct contact with tobacco plants or dried...
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2015-04-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSCR12IntroRecognizes the hardships that people with disabilities must overcome every day. Reaffirms support of the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Recommends that the United States Postal Service and federal...
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2015-04-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB985IntroUnited States Coast Guard Commemorative Coin Act Directs the Secretary of the Treasury to mint and issue in commemoration of the United States Coast Guard: (1) $5 gold coins, (2) $1 silver coins, and (3) half-dollar clad coins. Requires the design ...
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2015-04-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB928IntroJames Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Reauthorization Act
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2015-04-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB615IntroIran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Atomic Energy Act of 1954 to direct the President, within five days after reaching an agreement with Iran regarding Iran's nuclear program, to transmit to Congress: the text of...
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2015-04-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 54.
USSB911IntroSaracini Aviation Safety Act of 2015 Directs the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to issue an order to require: (1) the installation of secondary barriers, other than the cockpit door, to prevent access to the flight deck of each...
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2015-04-14
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
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