US Congress Senator Chuck Grassley [R]

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USSB1482Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported version is repeated here.) Need-Based Educational Aid Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Improving America's Schools Act of 1994 to extend ...
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2015-08-06
Became Public Law No: 114-44.
USSB1987IntroLead Exposure Reduction Amendments Act of 2015
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2015-08-05
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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
USSB313IntroPrevent Interruptions in Physical Therapy Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require physical therapists furnishing outpatient physical therapy servi...
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2015-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 177.
USSB349Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Special Needs Trust Fairness Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act with...
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2015-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 178.
USSB607IntroRural Community Hospital Demonstration Extension Act of 2015 This bill amends the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003, as amended by the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, to extend the period of the Medica...
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2015-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 181.
USSB466IntroQuality Care for Moms and Babies Act Amends title XI of the Social Security Act (SSAct) to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, as part of the pediatric quality measures program and the Medicaid Quality Measurement Program (MQMP), to: ...
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2015-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 179.
USSB704IntroCommunity Based Independence for Seniors Act The Secretary of Health and Human Services shall establish a Community-Based Institutional Special Needs Plan demonstration program to target home and community-based care to eligible Medicare beneficiari...
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2015-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 182.
USSB984Pass(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate passed version is repeated here.) Steve Gleason Act of 2015 (Sec. 2) This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover as durable...
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2015-07-30
Became Public Law No: 114-40.
USSJR21IntroConstitutional Amendment Grants Congress the power to prohibit the physical desecration of the U.S. flag.
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2015-07-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR236IntroA resolution designating July 30, 2015, as "National Whistleblower Appreciation Day".
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2015-07-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6147; text: CR S6191-6192)
USSB273IntroAmends the federal criminal code to impose a fine and/or prison term of up to 10 years on any officer or employee of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) who willfully acts with the intent to injure, oppress, threaten, intimidate, or single out and sub...
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2015-07-29
Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts. Hearings held.
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.
USSB1170IntroBreast Cancer Research Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2015
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2015-07-29
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1887IntroProtect and Preserve International Cultural Property Act
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2015-07-29
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)
USSB1599EngrossCriminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2015
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2015-07-23
Held at the desk.
USSB1844IntroA bill to amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to provide for voluntary country of origin labeling for beef, pork, and chicken.
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2015-07-23
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry 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.
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)
USSB1812IntroImproving Cooperation with States and Local Governments and Preventing the Catch and Release of Criminal Aliens Act of 2015
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2015-07-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1819IntroSecuring Military Personnel Response Firearm Initiative Act
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2015-07-21
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB192Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported version is repeated here.) Older Americans Act Reauthorization Act of 2015 (Sec. 3) Amends the Older Americans Act of 1965 (OAA), with respect to ...
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2015-07-20
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB1140IntroFederal Water Quality Protection Act This bill requires the Department of the Army and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in the interest of protecting traditional navigable waters from water pollution, to adhere to certain principles and tak...
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2015-07-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 153.
USSB1300Engross(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The expanded summary of the Senate reported version is repeated here.) Adoptive Family Relief Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to declare that, if an immigr...
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2015-07-15
Held at the desk.
USSB1762IntroEstablishing Mandatory Minimums for Illegal Reentry Act of 2015
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2015-07-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1730IntroStronger Enforcement of Civil Penalties Act of 2015 Amends the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Investment Company Act of 1940, and the Investment Advisers Act of 1940 to increase the money penalties in administrative...
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2015-07-09
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB1697IntroSmall Business Healthcare Relief Act
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2015-06-25
To Senate Finance Committee
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)
USSB1616IntroSaving Federal Dollars Through Better Use of Government Purchase and Travel Cards Act of 2015
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2015-06-24
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
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)
USSB1648IntroRural Emergency Acute Care Hospital Act This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to designate as a rural emergency hospital any facility that as of December 31, 2014, was: a critical access hospital (CAH) or a hospital wi...
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2015-06-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1604IntroTransition to Independence Act This bill directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a demonstration program over five fiscal years, beginning with FY2017, under which a Medicaid Buy-In-State meeting certain criteria may receive b...
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2015-06-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1639IntroEducation Stability for Foster Youth Act
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2015-06-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1590IntroPregnancy Discrimination Amendment Act Amends provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that protect against pregnancy discrimination in the workplace to provide for women affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions to be treate...
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2015-06-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1578IntroTaxpayer Bill of Rights Enhancement Act of 2015
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2015-06-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1553IntroPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
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2015-06-11
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1137IntroProtecting American Talent and Entrepreneurship Act of 2015 or the PATENT Act Requires the Supreme Court to eliminate from the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure the model patent infringement complaint form. Directs parties alleging infringement to in...
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2015-06-04
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1509IntroTreat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to authorize the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), in addition to qualified primary care physicians and other primary care practitioners, to co...
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2015-06-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB398IntroChiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act of 2015 Amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 to require a program under which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs provides chiropractic care and services ...
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2015-06-03
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSR87Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Urges the Secretary of State, the Attorney General, and other relevant U.S. government agencies and officials to work with the European Union a...
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2015-06-03
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3728)
USSR191Intro(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 untimely death of Joseph Robinette Biden, III.
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2015-06-03
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3728-3729; text as passed Senate: CR S3683)
USSB1501IntroAmerican Job Creation and Investment Promotion Reform Act of 2015
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2015-06-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB471IntroWomen Veterans Access to Quality Care Act of 2015 Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) establish standards to ensure that all VA medical facilities have the structural characteristics necessary to adequately meet the gender-specifi...
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2015-06-03
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB178Pass(Although this measure has not been amended since it was passed by the Senate, the text was changed by H. Con. Res. 47 which made enrollment corrections, and the summary has been modified as necessary.) Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 ...
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2015-05-29
Became Public Law No: 114-22.
USSB1318IntroNuclear Terrorism Conventions Implementation and Safety of Maritime Navigation Act of 2015
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2015-05-22
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S3302-3303)
USSB1466IntroEnsuring Equal Access to Treatments Act of 2015 Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act, with respect to the prospective payment system for hospital outpatient department (OPD) services, to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Se...
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2015-05-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB335Intro(Sec. 2) This section amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the types of higher education expenses that may be paid from a qualified tuition program (known as a 529 plan) to include expenses for the purchase of computer or peripheral equipment a...
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2015-05-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 97.
USSR168Intro(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Supports the designation of May 2015 as National Foster Care Month and recognizes it as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges ...
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2015-05-21
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USSB1439IntroFoster Youth Independence Act of 2015 This bill amends part E (Foster Care and Adoption Assistance) of title IV of the Social Security Act to allow the chief executive officer of a state to certify that the state will provide assistance and services...
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2015-05-21
To Senate Finance Committee
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