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USSCR40IntroA concurrent resolution recognizing the close relationship between the United States and Taiwan and the important role of the American Institute in Taiwan in strengthening such relationship.
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2018-06-14
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1305IntroCBP HiRe Act U.S. Customs and Border Protection Hiring and Retention Act of 2017
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2018-06-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 447.
USSB1872IntroTSA Modernization Act This bill reauthorizes Transportation Security Administration (TSA) programs through FY2020 and modifies the authorities, requirements, and organizational structure for the TSA. The bill codifies the transfer of the TSA from the...
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2018-06-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 444.
USSB2372PassJohn S. McCain III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 VA MISSION Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of the Interior to provide outer bu...
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2018-06-06
Became Public Law No: 115-182.
USSB2098IntroForeign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 426.
USSB2906IntroVA MISSION Act of 2018 VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSJR60EngrossA joint resolution providing for the reappointment of Barbara M. Barrett as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
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2018-05-21
To House Administration Committee
USSB2807IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report to Congress annually on the performance awards and bonuses presented to Regional Office Directors of the VA, Directors of Medic...
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2018-05-09
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1405IntroFederal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill reauthorizes through FY2021 the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and specified FAA programs. The bill revises requirements for the airport improvement program and pilot progra...
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2018-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 407.
USSB2644IntroSpecial Counsel Independence and Integrity Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal judicial code to codify certain Department of Justice (DOJ) regulations that govern the appointment, oversight, and removal of a special counsel, including regulatio...
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2018-04-26
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 393.
USSR473IntroA resolution expressing no confidence in the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and calling for the immediate resignation of the Administrator. Calls for the immediate resignation of Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Sco...
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2018-04-18
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1250IntroRestoring Accountability in the Indian Health Service Act of 2017
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2018-04-11
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB188PassEGO Act Eliminating Government-funded Oil-painting Act (Sec. 2) This bill prohibits the use of funds appropriated or otherwise made available to the federal government to pay for an official portrait of an officer or employee of the federal governmen...
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2018-03-27
Became Public Law No: 115-158.
USSR450IntroA resolution reaffirming the United States-Egypt partnership and the Egyptian people's right to free, fair, credible, and peaceful elections on March 26, 2018.
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2018-03-22
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2135IntroFix NICS Act of 2017 This bill amends the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act to require each federal agency and department, including a federal court, to: certify whether it has provided to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NI...
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2018-03-14
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB2193IntroCaring for our Veterans Act of 2017
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2018-03-07
By Senator Isakson from Committee on Veterans' Affairs filed written report. Report No. 115-212.
USSB2367IntroUSA Act of 2018 Uniting and Securing America Act of 2018 This bill provides conditional permanent resident status for an alien meeting specified requirements, including having entered the United States when younger than 18 years old and residing in t...
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2018-02-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2147IntroButch Lewis Act of 2017 This bill establishes the Pension Rehabilitation Administration within the Department of the Treasury and a related trust fund to make loans to certain multiemployer defined benefit pension plans. To receive a loan, a plan mus...
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2018-01-30
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB139PassFISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the DNA Identification Act of 1994 to require the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to issue standards and procedures for using Rapid DNA instruments to analyze DNA samples of ...
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2018-01-19
Became Public Law No: 115-118.
USSB1536PassCombating Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act
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2018-01-03
Became Public Law No: 115-99. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2262IntroCounterterrorism Advisory Board Act of 2017
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2017-12-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2210IntroFCC CIO Parity Act This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to ensure that its Chief Information Officer has a significant role in: (1) the decision-making process for annual and multi-year planning, programming, budgeting, exec...
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2017-12-07
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2184IntroVeterans Community Care and Access Act of 2017
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2017-12-01
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSCR30IntroA concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress with respect to United States policy toward Tibet and that the treatment of the Tibetan people should be an important factor in the conduct of United States relations with the People's Republic...
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2017-11-16
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB178PassElder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act TITLE I--SUPPORTING FEDERAL CASES INVOLVING ELDER JUSTICE (Sec. 101) This bill establishes requirements for the Department of Justice (DOJ) with respect to investigating and prosecuting elder abuse crimes an...
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2017-10-18
Became Public Law No: 115-70. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1584IntroA bill to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to reauthorize the Judicial Conference of the United States to redact sensitive information contained in financial disclosure reports of judicial officers and employees, and for other purposes. (Se...
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2017-10-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 242.
USSB1880IntroWe the People Democracy Reform Act of 2017
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2017-09-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1741IntroSpecial Counsel Integrity Act This bill sets forth requirements and limitations with respect to the discipline or removal from office of a special counsel appointed under Department of Justice (DOJ) regulations. Specifically, a special counsel may be...
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2017-09-26
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSB1735IntroSpecial Counsel Independence Protection Act This bill sets forth requirements and limitations with respect to the removal from office of a special counsel appointed by the Attorney General, or of another official appointed by the Attorney General who...
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2017-09-26
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
USSR266IntroA resolution reaffirming the United States-Liberia partnership, calling for free, fair, and peaceful elections in Liberia in October 2017. Welcomes the visit of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to the U.S. Congress for her final address as President o...
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2017-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1311EngrossAbolish Human Trafficking Act of 2017 This bill sets forth a variety of measures to address the prevention and punishment of human trafficking and to assist trafficking victims. Included among these are provisions concerning: restitution for victims;...
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2017-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSR251IntroA resolution amending rule XXXI of the Standing Rules of the Senate, to provide for timely consideration of nominations. Amends Rule XXXI (Executive Session - Proceedings on Nominations) of the Standing Rules of the Senate to discharge the committee ...
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2017-09-13
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB1631IntroDepartment of State Authorities Act, Fiscal Year 2018 This bill directs the Department of State to report to Congress regarding State Department and U.S. Agency for International Development reorganization plans. The State Department is urged to esta...
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2017-09-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 210.
USSB114PassVA Choice and Quality Employment Act of 2017 (Sec. 1) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit an annual report to specified congressional committees on the performance awards and bonuses presented to Regional Office Direc...
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2017-08-12
Became Public Law No: 115-46. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1730IntroReach Every Mother and Child Act of 2017 This bill directs the President to: establish a five-year strategy to achieve, with target countries and donors, the goal of ending preventable child and maternal deaths globally and ensure healthy and product...
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2017-08-02
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1683IntroRestoring Integrity to America's Elections Act This bill amends the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 with respect to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to: (1) reduce the number of members of the FEC from eight to five, (2) remove the Secreta...
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2017-08-01
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR228IntroA resolution calling for a credible, peaceful, free, and fair presidential election in Kenya in August 2017. Calls upon: (1) the governernment of Kenya and opposition parties in Kenya to hold free and fair presidential elections in August 2017 and to...
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2017-07-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1325IntroBetter Workforce for Veterans Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to appoint qualified graduates and post-secondary students to competitive service positions without regard to certain federal civil service employment a...
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2017-07-11
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB722EngrossCountering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017 This bill directs the Departments of State, Defense, and Treasury and the Director of National Intelligence to submit a strategy every two years for deterring conventional and asymmetric Iranian ...
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2017-06-29
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB1452IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Information Technology Restructuring Act of 2017 This bill establishes in the Office of the Under Secretary for Health of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) the position of Chief Information Officer of the Veterans...
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2017-06-28
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1442IntroSecuring Our Arctic Interests Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the department in which the Coast Guard is operating, to enter into a contract or contracts to procure up to six polar-class icebreakers. The Government Accountability Office (GAO) must r...
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2017-06-26
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1094PassDepartment of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 This bill establishes in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) the Office of Accountability and Whistleblower Protection, to be headed by the Assistant Secretary...
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2017-06-23
Became Public Law No: 115-41. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1218IntroEmpowering FED Vets Act Empowering Federal Employment for Veterans Act of 2017 This bill requires executive agencies to establish or maintain a Veterans Employment Program Office and designate a veterans employment official to: (1) enhance employment...
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2017-06-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1292IntroSpecial Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2017 This bill amends the State Department Basic Authorities Act of 1956 to provide that the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism shall have the rank of ambassador and be appointed...
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2017-06-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB12EngrossIncreasing the Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability to Veterans Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct an annual performance plan for each political appointee that is similar to the plan con...
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2017-05-26
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1236IntroA bill to require the Attorney General to designate Human Trafficking Coordinators for Federal judicial districts, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 to direct the Department of Justice (DOJ) t...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1184IntroConflicts from Political Fundraising Act of 2017 This bill amends the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to revise financial disclosure requirements for federal personnel, including: (1) the disclosure of contributions made or solicited by, or on behal...
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2017-05-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1178IntroVulnerable Children and Families Act of 2017 This bill redesignates the Office of Children's Issues of the Department of State as the Office of Vulnerable Children and Family Security (VCFS). The President shall appoint an Ambassador-at-Large to prom...
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2017-05-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1163IntroVeterans' Health Care Integrity Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that the director of each VA medical facility annually certifies that: (1) the facility is in full compliance with all provisions of law a...
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2017-05-17
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB804IntroWomen Veterans Access to Quality Care Act of 2017 This bill 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 gend...
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2017-05-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
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