US Congress Senator Deb Fischer [R]

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USSB2638EngrossFriendly Airports for Mothers Improvement Act This bill requires small hub airports to maintain a lactation area for nursing mothers and a baby changing table in at least one men's and one women's restroom in each passenger terminal building of the a...
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2020-07-30
Held at the desk.
USSR660IntroA resolution honoring and commemorating the life and legacy of Representative John Lewis.
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2020-07-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4524-4525; text: CR S4524-4525)
USSR659IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "School Bus Safety Month". This resolution designates September 2020 as School Bus Safety Month.
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2020-07-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2163EngrossCommission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act This bill establishes the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys within the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Office of the Staff Director to conduct a systematic study of the con...
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2020-07-27
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB92IntroRegulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2019 This bill revises provisions relating to congressional review of agency rulemaking. Specifically, the bill establishes a congressional approval process for a major rule. A major rule may ...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB3152IntroData Mapping to Save Moms' Lives Act
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2020-07-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4077IntroUnfunded Mandates Accountability and Transparency Act This bill revises rulemaking requirements with respect to unfunded mandates. Specifically, the bill requires federal agencies to prepare and publish in the Federal Register an initial and final re...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB4162IntroAIR Act of 2020 Airport Infrastructure Readiness Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Transportation (DOT) to apportion Airport Improvement Program funding for FY2022 and FY2023 to an airport sponsor based on the number of passenger boardi...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB4216IntroKEEP Telehealth Options Act of 2020 Knowing the Efficiency and Efficacy of Permanent Telehealth Options Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to report on the a...
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2020-07-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR648IntroA resolution designating August 2020 as "National Women's Suffrage Month". This resolution designates August 2020 as National Women's Suffrage Month. It honors the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution, which provided for women...
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2020-07-02
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4240; text: CR S4231-4232)
USSB4156IntroRELIEF for Producers Act of 2020 Responding to Epidemic Losses and Investing in the Economic Future for Producers Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSR634IntroA resolution designating July 30, 2020, as "National Whistleblower Appreciation Day". This resolution designates July 30, 2020, as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
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2020-07-01
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/22/20 CR S3128-3129)
USSB3985IntroJUSTICE Act Just and Unifying Solutions To Invigorate Communities Everywhere Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
Motion by Senator McConnell to reconsider the vote by which cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure was not invoked (Record Vote No. 126) entered in Senate.
USSB4019IntroJuneteenth National Independence Day Act This bill designates Juneteenth National Independence Day, June 19, as a legal public holiday.
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2020-06-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3744PassUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2020 This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities responsible for human rights abuses in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region and requires various reports on the topic. The President shall per...
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2020-06-17
Became Public Law No: 116-145. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3990IntroFinancial Product Safety Commission Act of 2020
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2020-06-17
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR502IntroA resolution recognizing the 75th anniversary of the amphibious landing on the Japanese island of Iwo Jima during World War II and the raisings of the flag of the United States on Mount Suribachi. This resolution recognizes the 75th anniversary of th...
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2020-06-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3016; text: 02/13/2020 CR S1079-1080)
USSR620IntroA resolution designating June 19, 2020, as "Juneteenth Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which news of the end of slavery reached the slaves in the Southwestern States. This resolution designates June 19, 2020, as "Junete...
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2020-06-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2979; text: CR S2976)
USSR583IntroA resolution honoring the life and achievements of former United States Senator Thomas Allen Coburn and expressing condolences to the family of Thomas Allen Coburn on his passing. This resolution declares that the Senate (1) has heard with profound s...
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2020-05-22
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB3729IntroMotor Carrier Safety Grant Relief Act of 2020 This bill provides relief for recipients of financial assistance awards for FY2019 and FY2020 from the Department of Transportation (DOT). The bill expands the period of availability during which grant re...
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2020-05-20
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSR586IntroA resolution designating the week of May 17 through May 23, 2020, as "National Public Works Week".
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2020-05-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2508; text: CR S2507)
USSR582IntroA resolution designating Michael P. DiSilvestro as Director Emeritus of Senate Security of the United States Senate. This resolution designates Michael P. DiSilvestro as Director Emeritus of Senate Security of the United States Senate, effective May ...
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2020-05-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2483; text: CR S2505-2506)
USSB3756IntroRenewable Fuel Feedstock Reimbursement Act of 2020
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2020-05-19
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB2661EngrossNational Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2020 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9-8-8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline. The Department of Healt...
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2020-05-14
Held at the desk.
USSR577IntroA resolution designating the week of May 10 through May 16, 2020, as "National Police Week". This resolution designates the week of May 10-May 16, 2020, as National Police Week.
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2020-05-13
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2430; text: CR S2425-2426)
USSB3722IntroEMPIL-DOC Act Expanding Medical Partnerships with Israel to Lessen Dependence On China Act This bill authorizes a bilateral grant program with Israel to develop health technologies, with an emphasis on the use of technology, personalized medicine, an...
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2020-05-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3689IntroUnfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2020
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2020-05-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3703IntroPromoting Alzheimer's Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act
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2020-05-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3663IntroCOVID-19 Consumer Data Protection Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3654IntroRural Health Relief Act This bill expands the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), to encompass public hospitals that are owned or operated by a state or local ...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB3612IntroSmall Business Expense Protection Act of 2020 This bill amends the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act to provide that tax deductions for ordinary business expenses and other tax incidents shall not be affected by the exclusion from gr...
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2020-05-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1822PassBroadband DATA Act Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to change the way broadband data is collected, verified, and reported. Specifically, the FCC must colle...
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2020-03-23
Became Public Law No: 116-130. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3552IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Agriculture to provide payments to cattle producers to offset losses due to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), and for other purposes. This bill requires the Farm Service Agency to provide payments to producer...
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2020-03-20
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB1757EngrossUnited States Army Rangers Veterans of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the President pro tempore of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives to arrange for the award of a single gold medal to the U.S. Arm...
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2020-03-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2321EngrossNegro Leagues Baseball Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 400,000 half-dollar clad coins in commemoration of the 100th...
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2020-03-09
Held at the desk.
USSB3419IntroSALE Act of 2020 Securing All Livestock Equitably Act of 2020 This bill requires all livestock purchased by a dealer in cash sales and all inventories of, or receivables or proceeds from, such livestock to be held by the dealer in a trust until all u...
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2020-03-09
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB3394IntroNetwork Security Trade Act of 2020
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2020-03-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3403IntroA bill to establish a lower Missouri River flood prevention program, and for other purposes.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB1910IntroA bill to rename the Homestead National Monument of America near Beatrice, Nebraska, as the Homestead National Historical Park. This bill redesignates the Homestead National Monument of America in Nebraska as the "Homestead National Historical Park."
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2020-03-04
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB3372IntroHealth Care Workforce Protection Act of 2020 This bill extends targeted liability protection to certain manufacturers, distributors, prescribers, and users of approved respiratory protective devices that are used under certain conditions during a dec...
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2020-03-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR508IntroA resolution commemorating the 150th anniversary of the historic seating of Hiram Rhodes Revels as the first African American United States Senator. This resolution commemorates the 150th anniversary of the historic seating of Hiram Rhodes Revels, Se...
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2020-02-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1175-1176; text: CR S1226)
USSR515IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Career and Technical Education Month. This resolution designates February 2020 as Career and Technical Education Month to celebrate career and technical education across the United States.
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2020-02-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1236; text: CR S1230-1231)
USSR521IntroA resolution designating the week of February 24 through February 28, 2020, as "Public Schools Week". This resolution designates the week of February 24-February 28, 2020, as Public Schools Week.
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2020-02-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1236; text: CR S1233-1234)
USSR513IntroA resolution designating February 2020 as "American Heart Month" and February 7, 2020, as "National Wear Red Day". This resolution designates February 2020 as American Heart Month and February 7, 2020, as National Wear Red Day. It also recognizes and...
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2020-02-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1236; text: CR S1228-1229)
USSR509IntroA resolution calling upon the United Nations Security Council to adopt a resolution on Iran that extends the dates by which Annex B restrictions under Resolution 2231 are currently set to expire. This resolution calls upon the United Nations Security...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB311IntroBorn-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act This bill establishes requirements for the degree of care a health care practitioner must exercise in the event a child is born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion. A health care practitioner...
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2020-02-25
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 56 - 41. Record Vote Number: 58. (CR S1136)
USSB3275IntroPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act This bill establishes a new criminal offense for performing or attempting to perform an abortion if the probable post-fertilization age of the fetus is 20 weeks or more. A violator is subject to criminal penal...
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2020-02-25
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 44. Record Vote Number: 57. (CR S1136)
USSB2299IntroPIPES Act of 2019 This bill addresses pipeline safety and infrastructure. It authorizes appropriations through FY2023 for specified pipeline safety programs under the Pipeline Safety Improvement Act of 2002 and related enactments. Among other things,...
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2020-02-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 427.
USSB3295IntroA bill to amend the Act of August 18, 1941 (commonly known as the "Flood Control Act of 1941"), to authorize the Secretary to provide reimbursement to non-Federal sponsors for emergency response repair and restoration work, and for other purposes.
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2020-02-13
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB130IntroBorn-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act This bill establishes requirements for the degree of care a health care practitioner must exercise in the event a child is born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion. A health care practitioner...
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2020-02-11
Committee on the Judiciary. Hearings held.
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