US Congress Senator Richard Blumenthal [D]

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USSB3183EngrossBOTS Act of 2016 Better Online Ticket Sales Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits the circumvention of a security measure, access control system, or other technological measure on an Internet website or online service of a ticket issuer that is us...
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2016-12-01
Held at the desk.
USSB3491IntroA bill to amend the Truth in Lending Act and the Electronic Fund Transfer Act to provide justice to victims of fraud.
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2016-12-01
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1555EngrossFilipino Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) This bill defines "Filipino Veterans of World War II" to include an individual who served: honorably at any time from July 26, 1941, to December 31, 1946; in an active-du...
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2016-11-30
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB2234EngrossOffice of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to the members...
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2016-11-30
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR623IntroA resolution recognizing the vital role the Civil Air Patrol has played, and continues to play, in supporting the homeland security and national defense of the United States.
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2016-11-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6576; text as passed Senate: CR S6553)
USSCR56IntroA concurrent resolution clarifying any potential misunderstanding as to whether actions taken by President-elect Donald Trump constitute a violation of the Emoluments Clause, and calling on President-elect Trump to divest his interest in, and sever h...
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2016-11-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3476IntroNational Guard Bonus Repayment and Financial Relief Act
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2016-11-17
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR608IntroA resolution designating the week of September 17 through September 24, 2016, as "National Estuaries Week". Designates the week of September 17 through September 24, 2016, as National Estuaries Week.
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2016-11-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote.
USSB246PassAlyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act (Sec. 3) This bill establishes the Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children in the Office of Tribal Justice of the Department of Justice. The commiss...
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2016-10-14
Became Public Law No: 114-244.
USSR579IntroA resolution recognizing the 40th Anniversary of the first class of women admitted to the Coast Guard Academy. Recognizes 40 years since the U.S. Coast Guard Academy became the first military academy to enroll female cadets. Recognizes the contributi...
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2016-09-29
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR590IntroA resolution commemorating 100 years of health care services provided by Planned Parenthood. Expresses support for the preventive services that Planned Parenthood Federation of America doctors, nurses, and staff provide to patients. Recognizes that P...
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2016-09-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2763IntroHolocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act of 2016 (Sec. 5) This bill allows civil claims or causes of action for the recovery of artwork or certain other property lost between January 1, 1933, and December 31, 1945, because of Nazi persecution to be co...
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2016-09-29
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 654.
USSR598IntroA resolution designating October 2016 as "Filipino American History Month". Designates October 2016 as Filipino American History Month. Recognizes the celebration of Filipino American History Month as: a study of the advancement of Filipino Americans...
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2016-09-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3445IntroUniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Improvement Act of 2016
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2016-09-28
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3419IntroGold Star Families Voices Act of 2016
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2016-09-28
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3442IntroTerrorism Victims Protection Act
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2016-09-28
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3423IntroGold Star Families Forever Stamp Act
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2016-09-28
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3421IntroA bill to require air carriers to provide all flight attendants with scheduled rest periods of at least 10 consecutive hours between duty periods and to comply with fatigue management plans for flight attendants that have been approved by the Federal...
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2016-09-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3441IntroTrafficking Survivors Relief Act of 2016
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2016-09-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR587IntroA resolution permitting the collection of clothing, toys, food, and housewares during the holiday season for charitable purposes in Senate buildings. Authorizes a Senator, officer, or employee of the Senate to: (1) collect from another such individua...
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2016-09-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6197; text as passed Senate: CR S6242)
USSCR54IntroA concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress and reaffirming longstanding United States policy in support of a direct bilaterally negotiated settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and opposition to United Nations Security Council ...
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2016-09-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2040PassJustice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (Sec. 3) This bill amends the federal judicial code to narrow the scope of foreign sovereign immunity (i.e., a foreign state's immunity from the jurisdiction of U.S. courts). Specifically, it authorizes feder...
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2016-09-28
Became Public Law No: 114-222.
USSR581IntroNo Vote No Recess Resolution Prohibits the Senate, between September 27, 2016, and the end of the 114th Congress, from adjourning, remaining adjourned, or recessing for more than two days and convening solely in a pro forma session unless, by the beg...
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2016-09-27
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3076EngrossCharles Duncan Buried with Honor Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), if it is unable to identify a deceased veteran's next of kin and if it determines that sufficient resources for the furnishing of a ca...
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2016-09-26
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Committee
USSR573IntroA resolution designating October 8, 2016, as "National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day". This bill designates October 8, 2016, as National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day.
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2016-09-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6088-6089; text as passed Senate: CR S6082)
USSB3382IntroA bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for the issuance of Green Bonds and to establish the United States Green Bank, and for other purposes.
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2016-09-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3379IntroSurface Transportation and Maritime Security Act
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2016-09-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3270IntroElder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act
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2016-09-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 635.
USSB3359IntroA bill to amend title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize grants for heroin and methamphetamine task forces.
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2016-09-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3360IntroYouth Access to Sexual Health Services Act of 2016 This bill authorizes the Department of Health and Human Services to award grants to support the access of marginalized youth to sexual health services such as sexual health education and contraceptio...
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2016-09-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR561IntroA resolution supporting efforts to increase competition and accountability in the health insurance marketplace, and to extend accessible, quality, affordable health care coverage to every American through the choice of a public insurance plan. Expres...
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2016-09-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3155IntroForeign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal judicial code with respect to denial of a foreign state's sovereign immunity from the jurisdiction of U.S. or state courts in commercial activit...
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2016-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 632.
USSB3328IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Appeals Modernization Act of 2016
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2016-09-14
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR559IntroA resolution designating the week of September 12, 2016, as "National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week". Designates the week of September 12, 2016, as National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week. Commends direct support profes...
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2016-09-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5727; text as passed Senate: CR S5725)
USSCR46EngrossA concurrent resolution expressing support for the goal of ensuring that all Holocaust victims live with dignity, comfort, and security in their remaining years, and urging the Federal Republic of Germany to continue to reaffirm its commitment to com...
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2016-09-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB3309IntroVoter Empowerment Act of 2015 Voter Registration Modernization Act of 2015 Amends the National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA) to require states to make available websites for online voter registration. Authorizes automated voter registration o...
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2016-09-12
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3304IntroNo Veterans Crisis Line Call Should Go Unanswered Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to develop: a quality assurance document for carrying out the toll-free Veterans Crisis Line (VCL), including at backup call centers; and a pla...
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2016-09-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2620IntroA bill to facilitate the addition of park administration at the Coltsville National Historical Park, and for other purposes. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Carl Levin and Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015 ...
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2016-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 602.
USSCR44EngrossA concurrent resolution recognizing the sunflower as the flower for military caregivers. Honors military caregivers for their service and sacrifice to the United States. Encourages the people of the United States to show support to military families ...
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2016-08-11
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USSB2854EngrossEmmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crimes Reauthorization Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill permanently reauthorizes the Emmett Till Unsolved Civil Rights Crime Act of 2007 (Emmett Till Act) and expands the responsibilities of the Department of Justice (...
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2016-07-27
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSR539IntroA resolution condemning the horrific acts of violence and hatred in Dallas, Texas, on July 7, 2016, and expressing support and prayers for all those impacted by the tragedy. Condemns the attack on police officers that occurred in Dallas, Texas, on Ju...
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2016-07-27
Star Print ordered on the resolution.
USSB524PassCo-Prescribing to Reduce Overdoses Act of 2016 Comprehensive Opioid Abuse Reduction Act of 2016 Examining Opioid Treatment Infrastructure Act of 2016 Good Samaritan Assessment Act of 2016 Improving Treatment for Pregnant and Postpartum Women Act of 2...
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2016-07-22
Became Public Law No: 114-198. (TXT | PDF)
USSR349IntroA resolution congratulating the Farm Credit System on the celebration of its 100th anniversary. Congratulates the Farm Credit System (FCS) on its 100th anniversary and commends the service of the cooperative owners and employees of the FCS in helping...
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2016-07-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3281IntroA bill to extend the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996. This bill extends the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996 through December 31, 2026.
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2016-07-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSCR48IntroA concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the Italian Supreme Court of Cassation should domesticate and recognize judgments issued by United States courts on behalf of United States victims of terrorism, and that the Italian Minis...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3259IntroForensic Science and Standards Act of 2016 This bill establishes a National Forensic Science Research Initiative, carried out by the Office of Science and Technology Policy, to improve, expand, and coordinate federal research in forensic sciences. Th...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3277IntroRemedies for Refusal of Repatriation Act This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish procedures for determining whether a foreign government systematically and unreasonably refuses or delays the repatriation of its natio...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB304EngrossConscience Protection Act of 2016 (Sec. 3) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to codify the prohibition against the federal government and state and local governments that receive federal financial assistance for health-related activities...
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2016-07-14
Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill.
USSR530IntroA resolution supporting the termination of the Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce of the House of Representatives established pursuant to House Resolution 461, and for other purposes. Supports: (1) the immediate termin...
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2016-07-13
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3171IntroHEART Act Help End Assault Rifle Tragedies Act of 2016
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2016-07-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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