US Congress Senator Richard Blumenthal [D]

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USSB1885IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve the provision of assistance and benefits to veterans who are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless, or occupying temporary housing, and for other purposes.
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2015-07-29
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSCR20IntroA concurrent resolution recognizing and honoring the 25th anniversary of the date of enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.
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2015-07-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
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.
USSR230IntroA resolution designating September 25, 2015, as "National Lobster Day".
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2015-07-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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
USSB1858IntroA bill to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes
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2015-07-23
To Senate Judiciary 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.
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
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2015-07-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1788IntroSAFE KIDS Act
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2015-07-16
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1792IntroCommuter Benefits Equity Act of 2015
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2015-07-16
To Senate Finance 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
USSB1772IntroSchedules That Work Act
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2015-07-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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
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)
USSB1663IntroRobert Matava Elder Abuse Victims 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
USSR212Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Condemns the attack on Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Offers condolences to the families and loved o...
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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
USSB1674IntroLong Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act
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2015-06-24
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1673IntroCruise Passenger Protection Act
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2015-06-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation 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.
USSB1659IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2015 This bill amends the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to allow a representative official of an Indian tribe, with authorization from the governing body of the tribe, to request one or more polling places to be located o...
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2015-06-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1085IntroMilitary and Veteran Caregiver Services Improvement Act of 2015 Expands eligibility for the family caregiver program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to include members of the Armed Forces or veterans who are seriously injured or who became...
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2015-06-24
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1641IntroJason Simcakoski Memorial Opioid Safety Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) to jointly update the VA/DOD Clinical Practice Guideline for Management of Opioid Therapy for Chronic Pain, incl...
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2015-06-23
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S4539)
USSB1651IntroSocial Security Fairness Act of 2015 Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) (OASDI) of the Social Security Act to repeal the government pension offset requirement applicable to and reducing husband's and wife's insurance benefi...
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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
USSB246Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on May 11, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act (Sec. 4) Establishes the Alyce Spotted Be...
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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
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