US Congress Senator Richard Blumenthal [D]

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USSR230IntroA resolution designating September 25, 2015, as "National Lobster Day".
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2015-08-05
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR228Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates September 2015 as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Ovarian Cancer ...
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2015-08-05
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR245IntroDesignates the week of September 13, 2015, as National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week. Commends direct support professionals as integral to long-term support and services for individuals with disabilities. Expresses the sense of the Se...
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2015-08-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1981IntroEqual Employment for All Act of 2015
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2015-08-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1961IntroImproving the Treatment of the U.S. Territories Under Federal Health Programs Act of 2015
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2015-08-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1938IntroCareer-Ready Student Veterans Act of 2015
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2015-08-05
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1968IntroBusiness Supply Chain Transparency on Trafficking and Slavery Act of 2015
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2015-08-05
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR246IntroExpresses the sense of the Senate that: Social Security earned benefits that are crucial to the economic security of our nation and must be preserved to ensure future generations of Americans are protected; with the strong support of the federal gov...
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2015-08-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1949IntroMobile Device Theft Deterrence Act of 2015 Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit knowingly: (1) removing, obliterating, tampering with, or altering a mobile device identification number; or (2) using, producing, trafficking in, having control ...
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2015-08-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1772IntroSchedules That Work Act This bill grants an employee the right to request that his or her employer change the terms and conditions of employment relating to: the number of hours or times the employee is required to work or be on call; the location;...
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2015-08-04
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S6253-6254)
USSR241IntroA resolution designating August 16, 2015, as "National Airborne Day".
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2015-08-03
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6244-6245; text as passed Senate: CR S6242-6243)
USSB1918IntroConserving Ecosystems by Ceasing the Importation of Large (CECIL) Animal Trophies Act
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2015-08-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1885IntroVeteran Housing Stability Act of 2015
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2015-07-30
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S6182-6183)
USSB1904IntroSocial Security 2100 Act
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2015-07-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1908IntroProtecting Financial Aid for Students and Taxpayers Act
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2015-07-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB284IntroGlobal Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act Authorizes the President to impose U.S. entry and property sanctions against any foreign person (or entity) who: is responsible for extrajudicial killings, torture, or other gross violations of inte...
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2015-07-29
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 174.
USSB590IntroCampus Accountability and Safety Act Amends provisions of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) known as the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act to require institutions of higher education (IHEs) that pa...
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2015-07-29
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Hearings held.
USSCR20Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Recognizes the 25th anniversary of the enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. Encourages celebration of the advancement of f...
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2015-07-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1893IntroMental Health Awareness and Improvement Act of 2015
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2015-07-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1876IntroA bill to rename the Office to Monitor and Combat Trafficking of the Department of State the Bureau to Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons and to provide for an Assistant Secretary to head such Bureau, and for other purposes.
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2015-07-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR231IntroA resolution honoring the memory and legacy of the two Louisiana citizens who lost their lives, recognizing the heroism of first responders and those on the scene, and condemning the attack of July 23, 2015, in Lafayette, Louisiana.
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2015-07-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5906-5907; text as passed Senate: CR S5932)
USSB1847IntroA bill to enhance the accuracy of credit reporting and provide greater rights to consumers who dispute errors in their credit reports, and for other purposes.
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2015-07-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1856IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for suspension and removal of employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs for performance or misconduct that is a threat to public health or safety and to improve accountability of employee...
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2015-07-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1169IntroJuvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Reauthorization Act of 2015 Amends the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 1974 to: authorize appropriations for such Act for FY2016-FY2020; include as one of the purposes of such Act th...
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2015-07-23
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1858IntroEquality Act Amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to include sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity among the prohibited categories of discrimination or segregation in places of public accommodation. Defines: "sex" to include a sex s...
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2015-07-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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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2015-07-22
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1834IntroLori Jackson Domestic Violence Survivor Protection Act
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2015-07-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1831IntroPACT Act
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2015-07-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR227IntroA resolution condemning the attacks of July 16, 2015, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, honoring the members of the Armed Forces who lost their lives, and expressing support and prayers for all those affected.
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2015-07-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5429; text as passed Senate: CR S5214)
USSB1806IntroSecurity and Privacy in Your Car Act of 2015 or the SPY Car Act of 2015 This bill directs the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to conduct a rulemaking to issue motor vehicle cybersecurity regulations that require motor vehicles ...
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2015-07-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1792IntroCommuter Benefits Equity Act of 2015 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to equalize and increase to $250, with a cost-of-living adjustment after 2015, the tax exclusion for both transportation and parking fringe benefits. Authorizes agencies to establ...
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2015-07-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1788IntroSafeguarding American Families from Exposure by Keeping Information and Data Secure Act or the SAFE KIDS Act Prohibits an operator of a school's Internet or online service from presenting elementary school, secondary school, or early childhood educat...
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2015-07-16
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1774IntroPuerto Rico Chapter 9 Uniformity Act of 2015 Amends the federal bankruptcy code to treat Puerto Rico as a state under chapter 9 (Adjustment of the Debts of a Municipality).
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2015-07-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1773IntroConsumer Reporting Fairness Act of 2015
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2015-07-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1775IntroWorld War II Merchant Mariner Service Act
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2015-07-15
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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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2015-07-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5090)
USSB1751IntroHandgun Purchaser Licensing Act
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2015-07-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR222IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Federation Internationale de Football Association should immediately eliminate gender pay inequity and treat all athletes with the same respect and dignity.
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2015-07-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1738IntroSafer Communities Act of 2015
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2015-07-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1737IntroBring Jobs Home Act
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2015-07-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1735IntroUndetectable Firearms Modernization Act of 2015
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2015-07-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1740IntroEqual Dignity for Married Taxpayers Act of 2015
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2015-07-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1743IntroMotor Vehicle Safety Act of 2015
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2015-07-09
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1731IntroHomeless Veterans Services Protection Act of 2015 This bill eliminates the minimum continuous active duty service requirement for homeless veterans to receive certain benefits, including: (1) outreach, (2) rehabilitative services, (3) vocational cou...
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2015-07-09
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR217IntroThis bill designates October 8, 2015, as National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day.
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2015-07-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1721IntroJoint Formularies for Veterans Act of 2015 This bill directs the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to jointly establish: (1) a uniform formulary with respect to systemic pain and psychotropic drugs that are criti...
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2015-07-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1685IntroAmateur Radio Parity Act of 2015 Directs the Federal Communications Commission to amend regulations concerning the height and dimensions of station antenna structures to prohibit a private land use restriction from applying to amateur service communi...
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2015-06-25
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1686IntroCarried Interest Fairness Act of 2015
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2015-06-25
To Senate Finance Committee
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.
USSR215Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Designates June 2015 as National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month and June 27, 2015, as National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder A...
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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)
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