US Congress Senator Chuck Grassley [R]

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USSB2893PassLibrary of Congress Sound Recording and Film Preservation Programs Reauthorization Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000 to reauthorize through FY2026 the national sound recording preservation program o...
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2016-07-29
Became Public Law No: 114-217.
USSB2614EngrossKevin and Avonte's Law of 2016
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2016-07-27
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations 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.
USSB2840PassPOLICE Act of 2016 Protecting Our Lives by Initiating COPS Expansion Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to expand the allowable use of grant funds under the Community Oriented Policing Service...
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2016-07-22
Became Public Law No: 114-199.
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.
USSB3276IntroTaking Action Against Drunk Drivers Act
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2016-07-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3270IntroElder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act
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2016-07-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3216IntroA bill to repeal the Act entitled "An Act to confer jurisdiction on the State of Iowa over offenses committed by or against Indians on the Sac and Fox Indian Reservation". This bill repeals the act entitled "An Act to confer jurisdiction on the State...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USSB3224IntroDangerous Synthetic Drug Control Act of 2016
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2016-07-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3269IntroCannabidiol Research Expansion Act
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2016-07-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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.
USSR542IntroA resolution recognizing the 70th anniversary and the importance of the Lanham Act by designating July 2016 as "National Anti-Counterfeiting Consumer Education and Awareness Month". Recognizes the 70th anniversary of the signing of the Trademark Act ...
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2016-07-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5193-5194; text as passed Senate: CR S5174)
USSB3188IntroBiodiesel Tax Incentive Reform and Extension Act of 2016
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2016-07-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSCR47IntroA concurrent resolution expressing support for fostering closer economic and commercial ties between the United States and the United Kingdom following the decision of the people of the United Kingdom to withdraw from the European Union. Calls upon t...
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2016-07-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3193IntroCONNECT Act Childhood Outcomes Need New Efficient Community Teams This bill amends title IV of the Social Security Act to authorize the Department of Health and Human Services to make grants to state child welfare and juvenile justice agencies to: co...
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2016-07-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3195IntroA bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to preserve Medicare beneficiary access to ventilators, and for other purposes.
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2016-07-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3166IntroEnsuring Access to General Surgery Act of 2016 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to study access by underserved populations to general surgeons, including whether the health professional shortage area designation un...
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2016-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3161IntroA bill to include the Secretary of Agriculture on the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States and to provide for the consideration by that Committee of the national security effects of foreign investment on agricultural assets. This bill...
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2016-07-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR522IntroA resolution designating July 30, 2016, as "National Whistleblower Appreciation Day". Designates July 30, 2016, as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
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2016-07-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4922; text as passed Senate: CR S4919)
USSR523IntroA resolution relating to the death of Elie Wiesel, Holocaust survivor, powerful advocate for peace and human rights, and award-winning author. Extends condolences to the family of Elie Wiesel, an award-winning author who helped the world understand t...
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2016-07-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4922-4923; text as passed Senate: CR S4919)
USSB3128IntroAmerican Red Cross Transparency Act of 2016
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2016-07-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3129IntroA bill to provide for the extension of the enforcement instruction on supervision requirements for outpatient therapeutic services in critical access and small rural hospitals through 2016. This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Servic...
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2016-07-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2450IntroAdministrative Leave Act of 2016 This bill expresses the sense of Congress that federal agency use of administrative leave for personnel purposes has exceeded reasonable amounts. The bill: (1) prohibits an agency from placing an employee in administr...
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2016-07-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 545.
USSB2193IntroKate's Law Stop Illegal Reentry Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase from two years to five years the maximum prison term for an alien who reenters after being denied admission, excluded, deported, or removed. It estab...
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2016-07-06
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 42. Record Vote Number: 120. (consideration: CR S4799; text: CR S4799)
USSB3100IntroStop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act This bill prohibits a sanctuary jurisdiction from receiving grants under certain Economic Development Assistance Programs and the Community Development Block Grant Program. A sanctuary jurisdiction is a state or po...
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2016-07-06
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 44. Record Vote Number: 119. (consideration: CR S4798-4799; text: CR S4799)
USSB337PassFOIA Improvement Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to: require federal agencies to make their disclosable records and documents available for public inspection in an electronic format; require agencies to mak...
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2016-06-30
Became Public Law No: 114-185.
USSB2487PassFemale Veteran Suicide Prevention Act (Sec. 2) 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...
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2016-06-30
Became Public Law No: 114-188.
USSB3124IntroSarah's Law
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2016-06-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB827IntroImproving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2015 Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require an intermediate provider that offers the capability to transmit certain voice communications and signaling information from one destination to a...
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2016-06-29
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR512IntroA resolution designating the month of June 2016 as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month" and June 27, 2016, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day". Designates June 2016 as National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month and June ...
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2016-06-23
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4553-4554, S4562; text of measure as introduced: CR S4553-4554)
USSB2736EngrossPatient Access to Durable Medical Equipment Act of 2016
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2016-06-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB3056IntroCREATES Act of 2016 Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples Act of 2016
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2016-06-21
Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights. Hearings held.
USSR104IntroA resolution to express the sense of the Senate regarding the success of Operation Streamline and the importance of prosecuting first time illegal border crossers. Expresses the sense of the Senate that: gains made in border security in the Border Pa...
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2016-06-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 519.
USSB2686IntroProtecting Local Business Opportunity Act This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to allow two or more employers to be considered joint employers for purposes of the Act only if each shares and exercises control over essential terms and con...
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2016-06-16
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSR498IntroA resolution designating June 15, 2016, as "World Elder Abuse Awareness Day". Designates June 15, 2016, as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.
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2016-06-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4263; text as passed Senate: CR S4305)
USSR496IntroA resolution condemning the terrorist attack on the Pulse Orlando nightclub, honoring the memory of the victims of the attack, offering condolences to and expressing support for their families and friends and all those affected, and applauding the de...
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2016-06-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4263; text as passed Senate: CR S4304)
USSB3065IntroFamily First Prevention Services Act of 2016 This bill amends Part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) of title IV of the Social Security Act (SSAct) regarding: (1) mental health and substance abuse prevention and treatment services and in-home p...
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2016-06-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3060IntroSmall Business Health Care Relief Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), and other laws to exempt qualified small employer health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) from certain ...
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2016-06-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR493IntroA resolution relative to the death of George V. Voinovich, former United States Senator for the State of Ohio. Declares that the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of George Voinovich, former member of...
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2016-06-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3846-3849; text as passed Senate: CR S3863)
USSR491IntroA resolution designating June 12, 2016, as a national day of racial amity and reconciliation. Designates June 12, 2016, as a national day of racial amity and reconciliation. Expresses support for all people of the United States who join in activities...
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2016-06-10
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3812; text as passed Senate: CR S3797)
USSB3045IntroDUE PROCESS Act of 2016 Deterring Undue Enforcement by Protecting Rights of Citizens from Excessive Searches and Seizures Act of 2016
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2016-06-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2944IntroPublic Safety Officers' Benefits Improvement Act of 2016 This bill amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to revise administrative requirements for the Public Safety Officers' Benefits (PSOB) program. Specifically, it authorize...
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2016-06-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 513.
USSB2613EngrossAdam Walsh Reauthorization Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act to reauthorize through FY2018 the Sex Offender Management Assistance program and the Jessica Lunsford Address Verification Grant progr...
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2016-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB1402EngrossPatents for Humanity Program Improvement Act (Sec. 2) This bill allows the holder or successor of an acceleration certificate issued pursuant to the Patents for Humanity Program (a pilot awards program established by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Off...
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2016-05-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR466IntroA resolution recognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster-care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policy to improve the lives of children in the foster-care syst...
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2016-05-26
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2390IntroFederal Bureau of Investigation Whistleblower Protection Enhancement Act of 2016
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2016-05-25
By Senator Grassley from Committee on the Judiciary filed written report. Report No. 114-261.
USSR459IntroA resolution recognizing the importance of cancer research and the vital contributions of scientists, clinicians, cancer survivors, and other patient advocates across the United States who are dedicated to finding a cure for cancer, and designating M...
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2016-05-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB2981IntroA bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to add standards for drug compendia for physician use for purposes of Medicaid payment for certain drugs, and for other purposes.
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2016-05-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR476IntroA resolution designating the month of May 2016 as "Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month". Designates May 2016 as Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month. (Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease that causes persistent lung infections and limits the ability to bre...
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2016-05-25
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3227; text as passed Senate: CR S3175-3176)
USSB2968IntroOffice of Special Counsel Reauthorization Act of 2016 This bill amends the Whistleblower Protection Act of 1989 to reauthorize through FY2021 the Office of Special Counsel (OSC), an independent federal investigative and prosecutorial agency that prot...
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2016-05-25
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
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