US Congress Senator Richard Blumenthal [D]

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USSR367IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Career and Technical Education Month.
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2016-02-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSR369IntroA resolution affirming the importance of student data privacy and recognizing Digital Learning Day.
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2016-02-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2526IntroA bill to improve the competitiveness of United States manufacturing by designating and supporting manufacturing communities, and for other purposes.
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2016-02-09
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR364IntroA resolution relative to the death of Marlow Cook, former United States Senator for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
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2016-02-04
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S691; text as passed Senate: CR S674-675)
USSB2508IntroYouth Sports Concussion Act
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2016-02-04
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2506IntroRestoring Statutory Rights and Interests of the States Act of 2016
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2016-02-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB553IntroEnd Modern Slavery Initiative Act of 2015 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: the United States has a long history of domestic and international engagement in preventing and responding to modern slavery; modern slavery involves extensi...
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2016-02-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 363.
USSB2040IntroJustice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act
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2016-02-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 362.
USSB2487IntroFemale Veteran Suicide Prevention Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to identify: (1) VA mental health care and suicide prevention programs that are most effective for women veterans, and (2) such programs with the highest ...
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2016-02-03
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2479IntroExpanding Access to Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs Act
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2016-02-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR347Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Condemns the terrorist attack in Bamako, Mali, on November 20, 2015. Honors the memory of Anita Ashok Datar, the U.S. citizen who was killed i...
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2016-02-01
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S450)
USSB142Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate on December 10, 2015. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Child Nicotine Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill requires any nicotine provided in a liquid ni...
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2016-01-28
Became Public Law No: 114-116.
USSB1890IntroDefend Trade Secrets Act of 2015
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2016-01-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 355.
USSB2469IntroA bill to repeal the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act.
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2016-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB524IntroComprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act of 2015 Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convene a Pain Management Best Practices Inter-Agency Task Force to develop: (1) best practices for pain management and prescribing pain me...
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2016-01-27
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB2463IntroStrengthening Forgiveness for Public Servants Act
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2016-01-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2462IntroMake Student Grants Truly Tax-Free Act
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2016-01-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1674IntroLong Island Sound Restoration and Stewardship Act
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2016-01-20
Committee on Environment and Public Works. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB993EngrossComprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act of 2015 (Sec. 4) This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize the Department of Justice (DOJ) to make grants to an eligible entity for sequential intercept mapping a...
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2016-01-15
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSR343Intro(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 death of Dale Bumpers, former member of the U.S...
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2016-01-11
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S33; text as passed Senate: CR S33)
USSB1893EngrossMental Health Awareness and Improvement Act of 2015
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2016-01-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2425PassPatient Access and Medicare Protection Act
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2015-12-28
Became Public Law No: 114-115.
USSB284EngrossGlobal Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act (Sec. 3) This bill 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...
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2015-12-18
Held at the desk.
USSB2436IntroPuerto Rico Emergency Financial Stability Act of 2015
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2015-12-18
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2044EngrossConsumer Review Freedom Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill makes a provision of a form contract void from the inception if it: (1) prohibits or restricts an individual who is a party to such a contract from engaging in written, oral, or pictorial reviews...
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2015-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Committee
USSB2423IntroThis bill provides FY2016 supplemental appropriations for the Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to address heroin and opioid drug abuse. The funds are designated as an emergency requirement, which exemp...
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2015-12-18
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSR337IntroSupports the designation of Darwin Day (February 12, 2016, the anniversary of the birth of Charles Darwin in 1809). Recognizes Charles Darwin as a worthy symbol on which to celebrate the achievements of reason, science, and the advancement of human ...
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2015-12-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2420IntroSNAP Work Opportunities and Veteran Protection Act of 2015
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2015-12-17
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB2414IntroFANS Act
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2015-12-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR148IntroCondemns the government of Iran's state-sponsored persecution of its Baha'i minority and its continued violation of the International Covenants on Human Rights. Calls on the government of Iran to release the seven imprisoned Baha'i leaders, the nine...
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2015-12-17
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S8831)
USSB329IntroLower Farmington River and Salmon Brook Wild and Scenic River Act (Sec. 3) This bill amends the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act to designate specified segments of the Lower Farmington River and Salmon Brook in Connecticut as components of the National Wi...
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2015-12-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 327.
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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2015-12-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 325.
USSB2404IntroDo Not Track Online Act of 2015 This bill requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to promulgate: (1) regulations that establish standards for the implementation of a mechanism by which individuals can indicate whether they prefer to have personal...
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2015-12-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2403IntroMilitary Family Stability Act of 2015 This bill allows a member of the Armed Forces undergoing a permanent change of station and the member's spouse to elect jointly that the spouse may relocate to the new location at the time during the covered relo...
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2015-12-15
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB1250IntroNicholas and Zachary Burt Memorial Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2015 (Sec. 4) This bill directs the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to establish a grant program to provide assistance to states or tribal organizations that re...
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2015-12-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 323.
USSB2393Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Foreclosure Relief and Extension for Servicemembers Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Honoring America's Vetera...
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2015-12-11
Held at the desk.
USSB2392IntroMedicare Advantage Bill of Rights Act of 2015
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2015-12-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB290IntroIncreasing the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability to Veterans Act of 2015 Requires the reduction of the federal annuities of individuals removed from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Senior Executive Service (SES) if they are convic...
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2015-12-09
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSR327IntroDenounces the attacks on health care centers for women, providers of health care for women, and patients. Affirms that all women have the right to access reproductive health care services without fear of violence, intimidation, or harassment.
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2015-12-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2357IntroForeclosure Relief and Extension for Servicemembers Act of 2015 This bill amends the Honoring America's Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012 to extend through 2017 the one-year period after a service member's military service dur...
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2015-12-03
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2341IntroThis bill amends the National Wildlife Refuge System Administration Act of 1966 to designate a specified portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska as a component of the National Wilderness Preservation System under the Wilderness Act.
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2015-12-02
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2342IntroTerritories Medicare Prescription Drug Assistance Equity Act of 2015
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2015-12-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR325Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Authorizes a Senator, officer, or employee of the Senate to: (1) collect from another such individual, within Senate buildings, nonmonetary don...
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2015-12-02
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S8319; text as passed Senate: CR S8307-8308)
USSB2339IntroA bill to amend the Mineral Leasing Act to increase the royalty rate for coal produced from surface mines on Federal land, to prohibit the export of coal produced on Federal land, and for other purposes.
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2015-12-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB2337IntroVisa Waiver Program Security Enhancement Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act regarding the visa waiver program to prohibit a national of a program country who has traveled to Iraq or Syria at any time during the most recent five-...
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2015-12-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2322IntroDriver Fatigue Prevention Act This bill amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to apply its maximum hours requirements to over-the-road bus drivers.
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2015-11-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2315IntroPrepaid Card and Mobile Account Consumer Protection Act of 2015
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2015-11-19
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2323IntroVisa Waiver Program Firearms Clarification Act of 2015
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2015-11-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2316IntroThis bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to reissue veterans benefits to a beneficiary in all cases of fiduciary misuse. The VA shall pay the beneficiary or the successor fiduciary an amount equal to the misused benefits. VA ac...
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2015-11-19
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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2015-11-18
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
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