US Congress Senator Richard Blumenthal [D]

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USSB1685IntroA bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to extend to private land use restrictions its rule relating to reasonable accommodation of amateur service communications.
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2015-06-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR215IntroA resolution designating the month of June 2015 as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month" and June 27, 2015, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Day".
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2015-06-25
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4657; text as passed Senate: CR S4654)
USSB1686IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for the proper tax treatment of personal service income earned in pass-thru entities.
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2015-06-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR204Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Reaffirms the bipartisan commitment of the United States to promote the safety, health, and well-being of the millions of refugees and displace...
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2015-06-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 134.
USSB1250IntroNicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015 Directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission to establish a grant program to provide assistance to states that require compliant carbon monoxide alarms to be insta...
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2015-06-25
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1663IntroRobert Matava Elder Abuse Victims Act of 2015
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2015-06-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1659IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2015
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2015-06-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1664IntroMilitary and Veterans Education Protection Act
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2015-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR212IntroA resolution condemning the attack on Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, and expressing encouragement and prayers for all affected by this evil assault.
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2015-06-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4582-4583; text as passed Senate: CR S4607)
USSB1675IntroPlum Island Conservation Act
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2015-06-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB901IntroToxic Exposure Research Act of 2015 Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to select a VA medical center to serve as the national center for research on the diagnosis and treatment of health conditions of the biological children, grandchildr...
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2015-06-24
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1674IntroLong Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act
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2015-06-24
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1673IntroA bill to improve passenger vessel security and safety, and for other purposes.
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2015-06-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1641IntroJason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act
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2015-06-23
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S4539)
USSB1651IntroA bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the Government pension offset and windfall elimination provisions.
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2015-06-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSCR18IntroHonors military caregivers for their service and sacrifice to the United States. Encourages the people of the United States to show support to military families and to recognize the sacrifices endured by those families in service to the United State...
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2015-06-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB246EngrossAlyce 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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2015-06-19
To House Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs Committee
USSB1612IntroSafe Skies Act of 2015 Directs the Department of Transportation (DOT), not later than 30 days after enactment of this Act, to modify a specified DOT final rule relating to flightcrew member duty and rest requirements so that the requirements under ...
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2015-06-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1617IntroHizballah International Financing Prevention Act of 2015 Directs the President to report to Congress annually identifying: (1) satellite, broadcast, Internet, or other providers that have knowingly entered into a contractual relationship with al-Man...
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2015-06-18
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1589IntroBuilding and Renewing Infrastructure for Development and Growth in Employment Act or the BRIDGE Act Establishes the Infrastructure Financing Authority (IFA) as a wholly-owned government corporation, headed by a Chief Executive Officer and managed by...
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2015-06-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR202Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates June 15, 2015, as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
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2015-06-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4168; text as passed Senate: CR S4140-4141)
USSB1557IntroServicemember Student Loan Affordability Act of 2015 Amends the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to extend the 6% interest rate limitation on debt entered into during a servicemember's military service to any debt entered into to consolidate or refina...
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2015-06-11
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1565IntroMilitary Consumer Protection Act This bill amends the Consumer Financial Protection Act to extend Consumer Financial Protection Bureau oversight and protection to provisions under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act concerning: future financial tra...
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2015-06-11
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1563IntroDo Not Track Kids Act of 2015
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2015-06-11
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB329IntroLower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River Act
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2015-06-10
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB1529IntroCrime Gun Tracing Act of 2015
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2015-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1532IntroAffordability Is Access Act
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2015-06-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR197Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes the hardships that people with disabilities must overcome every day. Reaffirms support of the Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 an...
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2015-06-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3974-3975; text as passed Senate: CR S3932-3933)
USSB1503IntroLyme and Tick-Borne Disease Prevention, Education, and Research Act of 2015
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2015-06-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1517IntroVOW to Hire Heroes Extension Act of 2015
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2015-06-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1504IntroMobility and Opportunity for Vulnerable Employees Act
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2015-06-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR193IntroA resolution celebrating the 50th anniversary of the historic Griswold v. Connecticut decision of the Supreme Court of the United States and expressing the sense of the Senate that the case was an important step forward in helping ensure that all peo...
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2015-06-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1512IntroPregnant Workers Fairness Act Declares that it is an unlawful employment practice for employers, employment agencies, labor organizations, and other specified entities to: (1) fail to make reasonable accommodations to known limitations related to th...
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2015-06-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB398IntroChiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act of 2015 Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 to require a program under which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs provides chiropractic care and services ...
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2015-06-03
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
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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2015-06-03
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3728)
USSR191Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the untimely death of Joseph Robinette Biden, III.
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2015-06-03
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3728-3729; text as passed Senate: CR S3683)
USSB1493IntroVeterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2015 Directs the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2015, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothing allowance...
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2015-06-03
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1473IntroThis bill authorizes FY2016-FY2021 appropriations for the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention to conduct or support research on firearms safety or gun violence prevention.
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2015-06-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1472IntroBroadband Adoption Act of 2015
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2015-06-01
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB178Pass(Although this measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate, the text was changed by H. Con. Res. 47 which made enrollment corrections, and the summary has been modified as necessary.) Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 ...
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2015-05-29
Became Public Law No: 114-22.
USSB1463Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Access to Community Care for Veterans Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountab...
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2015-05-26
To House Budget Committee
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.
USSB1467IntroPedestrian Safety Act of 2015
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2015-05-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR168Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Supports the designation of May 2015 as National Foster Care Month and recognizes it as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges ...
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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
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.
USSB1382IntroEvery Child Deserves a Family Act Prohibits adoption or foster care placement service entities that receive federal assistance (or that contract with entities receiving such assistance) from using the sexual orientation, gender identity, or marital s...
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2015-05-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1364IntroMedicaid Generic Drug Price Fairness Act of 2015 This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to increase the amount of rebate with respect to each generic drug in the manner that the rebate for a dosage form and strength of a sin...
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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 (Sec. 2) 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 Prog...
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2015-05-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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