US Congress Senator Chuck Grassley [R]

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USSR630IntroA resolution recognizing the historical importance of Associate Justice Clarence Thomas.
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2016-12-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3336IntroA bill to provide arsenal installation. This bill authorizes the military department concerned, in the case of a military manufacturing arsenal (a government-owned, government-operated defense plant of the Department of Defense that manufactures weap...
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2016-12-05
Senate vitiated previous discharge from the Senate Committee on Armed Services.
USSB9IntroOver-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2016
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2016-12-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2234EngrossOffice of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal to the members...
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2016-11-30
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB2944EngrossPublic 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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2016-11-30
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR622IntroA resolution expressing support for the goals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month by promoting national awareness of adoption and the children awaiting families, celebrating children and families involved in adoption, and encouraging...
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2016-11-29
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6576; text as passed Senate: CR S6552-6553)
USSB2206IntroNational Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Sexual Harassment and Assault Prevention Act This bill requires the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to develop policies on the prevention of and response to sexual harassment or a...
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2016-11-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 688.
USSB827IntroImproving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require intermediate providers that offer the capability to transmit voice communications and signaling information from one destinat...
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2016-11-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 687.
USSR597IntroA resolution designating September 2016 as "National Kinship Care Month". Supports the designation of September 2016 as National Kinship Care Month.
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2016-09-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2763IntroHolocaust Expropriated Art Recovery Act of 2016 (Sec. 5) This bill allows civil claims or causes of action for the recovery of artwork or certain other property lost between January 1, 1933, and December 31, 1945, because of Nazi persecution to be co...
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2016-09-29
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 654.
USSB3449IntroTAAR Act Terrorism Art and Antiquity Revenue Prevention Act of 2016
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2016-09-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2040PassJustice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (Sec. 3) This bill amends the federal judicial code to narrow the scope of foreign sovereign immunity (i.e., a foreign state's immunity from the jurisdiction of U.S. courts). Specifically, it authorizes feder...
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2016-09-28
Became Public Law No: 114-222.
USSB3405IntroExport Control Reform Act of 2016
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2016-09-27
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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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2016-09-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 646.
USSCR51IntroA concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that those who served in the bays, harbors, and territorial seas of the Republic of Vietnam during the period beginning on January 9, 1962, and ending on May 7, 1975, should be presumed to have...
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2016-09-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2912IntroTrickett Wendler Right to Try Act of 2016 This bill bars the federal government from prohibiting or restricting the production, manufacture, distribution, prescribing, or dispensing of an experimental drug, biological product, or device that is: (1) ...
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2016-09-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB3270IntroElder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act
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2016-09-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 635.
USSB3359IntroA bill to amend title I of the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to authorize grants for heroin and methamphetamine task forces.
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2016-09-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR567IntroA resolution designating the week beginning October 16, 2016, as "National Character Counts Week". Designates the week beginning October 16, 2016, as National Character Counts Week.
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2016-09-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5868; text as passed Senate: CR S5851)
USSR566IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, commending domestic violence victim advocates, domestic violence victim service providers, crisis hotline staff, and first responders serving victims of domes...
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2016-09-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5868; text as passed Senate: CR S5850-5851)
USSB3155IntroForeign Cultural Exchange Jurisdictional Immunity Clarification Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal judicial code with respect to denial of a foreign state's sovereign immunity from the jurisdiction of U.S. or state courts in commercial activit...
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2016-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 632.
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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2016-09-14
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USSR559IntroA resolution designating the week of September 12, 2016, as "National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week". Designates the week of September 12, 2016, as National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week. Commends direct support profes...
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2016-09-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5727; text as passed Senate: CR S5725)
USSB3323IntroState-Owned Entity Transparency and Accountability Reform Act of 2016 This bill amends the federal judicial code to allow U.S. courts to hear cases against a foreign state's corporate affiliates under the exception to foreign sovereign immunity that ...
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2016-09-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3308IntroImproving Transparency and Accuracy in Medicare Part D Spending Act
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2016-09-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3304IntroNo Veterans Crisis Line Call Should Go Unanswered Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to develop: a quality assurance document for carrying out the toll-free Veterans Crisis Line (VCL), including at backup call centers; and a pla...
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2016-09-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3305IntroVERIFI Act Verifying Electronically the Receipt of In-Home Care For Individuals Act This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require the use of electronic visit verification systems for certain services under the Medicare...
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2016-09-08
To Senate Finance Committee
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. (TXT | PDF)
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.
USSB2614EngrossKevin and Avonte's Law of 2016 Missing Americans Alert Program Act of 2016 This bill amends the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to revise and rename the Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program as the Missing Americans ...
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2016-07-27
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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. (TXT | PDF)
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. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3224IntroDangerous Synthetic Drug Control Act of 2016 This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to add certain synthetic opioids, hallucinogens, and cannabinoids to schedule I. (A schedule I controlled substance is a drug, substance, or chemical that: ha...
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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.
USSB3244IntroAligning Children's Dental Coverage Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to ease restrictions on health insurance plans without pediatric dental benefits (an essential health benefit) to allow such insurance to be offered in any service...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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)
USSB3276IntroTaking Action Against Drunk Drivers Act This bill amends the Immigration and Nationality Act to require the mandatory detention of an alien who: (1) was not lawfully admitted into the United States, held a revoked nonimmigrant visa, or violated his o...
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2016-07-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3188IntroBiodiesel Tax Incentive Reform and Extension Act of 2016 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify and extend: (1) the income tax credit for biodiesel and renewable diesel used as fuel, and (2) the excise tax credit for biodiesel fuel mixt...
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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)
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
USSB3128IntroAmerican Red Cross Transparency Act of 2016 This bill authorizes the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to review: (1) the internal governance of the American National Red Cross (the corporation); and (2) any program or activity carried out by th...
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2016-07-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2450IntroAdministrative Leave Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that: federal agency use of administrative leave has exceeded reasonable amounts, resulting in significant cost to the federal government; administrative leave should...
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2016-07-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 545.
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)
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