US Congress Senator Edward Markey [D]

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USSB178EngrossUIGHUR Act of 2019 Uighur Intervention and Global Humanitarian Unified Response Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions and export restrictions related to China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic ...
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2020-10-23
Considered by Senate (Message from the House considered).
USSB785PassCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019 This bill makes updates related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) transition assistance, mental health care, care for women veterans, and telehealth care. TITLE I--I...
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2020-10-17
Became Public Law No: 116-171.
USSB743PassMerrill's Marauders Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs Congress to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 5307th Composite Unit (Provisional), commonly known as Merrill's Marauders, in recognition of their bravery and outstanding service...
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2020-10-17
Became Public Law No: 116-170.
USSB2661PassNational 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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2020-10-17
Became Public Law No: 116-172.
USSCR49IntroA concurrent resolution mandating procedures to ensure adequate precautions against COVID-19 in Senate buildings.
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2020-10-05
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3681EngrossEnsuring Health Safety in the Skies Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Transportation (DOT), the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of Health and Human Services to form a joint task force on air travel during and after ...
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2020-10-01
Held at the desk.
USSR732IntroA resolution designating November 7, 2020, as "National Bison Day". This resolution designates November 7, 2020, as National Bison Day.
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2020-09-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5998; text: CR S5983-5984)
USSR741IntroA resolution designating October 30, 2020, as a national day of remembrance for the workers of the nuclear weapons program of the United States. This resolution designates October 30, 2020, as a national day of remembrance for workers of the nuclear ...
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2020-09-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5998; text: CR S5987)
USSR740IntroA resolution designating October 7, 2020, as "Energy Efficiency Day" in celebration of the economic and environmental benefits that have been driven by private sector innovation and Federal energy efficiency policies. This resolution designates Octob...
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2020-09-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5998; text: CR S5986-5987)
USSB4740IntroA bill to support public health infrastructure.
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2020-09-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR719IntroA resolution recognizing September 22, 2020, as "National Voter Registration Day". This resolution recognizes September 22, 2020, as National Voter Registration Day and encourages those eligible to vote to register, verify their personal information ...
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2020-09-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5881; text: CR S5876)
USSB4710IntroA bill to obtain and direct the placement in the Capitol or on the Capitol Grounds of a monument to honor Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
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2020-09-24
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSR724IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the practice of politically motivated imprisonment of women around the world and calling on governments for the immediate release of women who are political prisoners.
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2020-09-24
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSCR47IntroA concurrent resolution recognizing that the climate crisis is disproportionately affecting the health, economic opportunity, and fundamental rights of children, expressing the sense of Congress that renewed leadership by the United States is needed ...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB4659IntroRohingya Genocide Determination Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of State to report to Congress an assessment of the persecution of the Rohingya, a predominantly Muslim group in Burma (Myanmar), by Burma's military and security forces, a...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4676IntroSmall Business Debt Relief Extension Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR714IntroA resolution encouraging the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency to maintain and strengthen requirements under the Clean Water Act and reverse ongoing administrative actions to weaken the Clean Water Act and protections for waters of...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB4638IntroScience and Transparency Over Politics Act
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR711IntroA resolution calling on the President of the United States to take executive action to broadly cancel Federal student loan debt.
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR702IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-09-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5715-5716; text: CR S5711)
USSR701IntroA resolution urging the Government of Burma to hold free, fair, inclusive, transparent, participatory, and credible elections on November 8, 2020.
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2020-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR707IntroA resolution recognizing September 1, 2020, as "National Poll Worker Recruitment Day". This resolution recognizes September 1, 2020, as National Poll Worker Recruitment Day.
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2020-09-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5715-5716; text: CR S5713)
USSR709IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the August 13, 2020, and September 11, 2020, announcements of the establishment of full diplomatic relations between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates and the State of Israel and the...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4286IntroRISE Act Research Investment to Spark the Economy Act This bill authorizes the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, the Interior, and Health and Human Services and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA),...
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2020-09-16
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4593IntroEmmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB4588IntroSmall Business Broadband and Emerging Information Technology Enhancement Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSR700IntroA resolution designating the week of September 19 through September 26, 2020, as "National Estuaries Week". This resolution designates the week of September 19-September 26, 2020, as National Estuaries Week.
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2020-09-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5676; text: CR S5655)
USSB514IntroDeborah Sampson Act
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 536.
USSR695IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Voting Rights Month".
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2020-09-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR693IntroA resolution recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to implement an agenda to Transform, Heal, and Renew by Investing in a Vibrant Economy ("THRIVE").
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2020-09-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSCR44IntroA concurrent resolution recognizing September 11, 2020, as "National Day of Service and Remembrance". This concurrent resolution (1) calls on the Members of Congress and all people of the United States to observe September 11, 2020, as a National Day...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR692IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-09-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR688IntroA resolution designating September 25, 2020, as "National Lobster Day".
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2020-09-10
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5559; text: CR S5553)
USSR685IntroA resolution honoring the service and sacrifice of members of the United States Armed Forces and veterans and condemning the disgraceful denigration by President Donald Trump of military service, prisoners of war, and Gold Star families.
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2020-09-09
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR684IntroA resolution calling on the Government of Cameroon and separatist armed groups from the English-speaking Northwest and Southwest regions to end all violence, respect the human rights of all Cameroonians, and pursue a genuinely inclusive dialogue towa...
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2020-09-08
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4536IntroCOVID-19 in Corrections Data Transparency Act
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2020-09-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4533IntroAnti-Racism in Public Health Act of 2020
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2020-09-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2898IntroCONTRACT Act of 2019 Continuity for Operators with Necessary Training Required for ATC Contract Towers Act of 2019 This bill exempts certain air traffic controllers from a required reduction in their retirement annuity payment on account of earnings ...
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2020-09-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 526.
USSB3703EngrossPromoting Alzheimer's Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act
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2020-08-14
Held at the desk.
USSB2453IntroSAVE Right Whales Act Scientific Assistance for Very Endangered North Atlantic Right Whales Act of 2019 This bill provides support for the conservation of North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis). Specifically, it requires the Department of ...
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2020-08-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 519.
USSR683IntroA resolution designating the first week of August 2020 as "World Breastfeeding Week", and designating August 2020 as "National Breastfeeding Month".
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2020-08-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR680IntroA resolution condemning the People's Republic of China's use of military aggression to change the status quo at the Line of Actual Control between India and China.
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2020-08-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2805IntroTOD Advancement Act of 2019 This bill revises and extends until December 4, 2021, the Railroad Rehabilitation Improvement and Financing program. Specifically, the bill authorizes the Department of Transportation to provide transit-oriented loans and ...
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2020-08-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 516.
USSB4523IntroNatural Gas Blowout Prevention, Oversight, and Liability Act of 2020
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2020-08-12
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB4490IntroMake Billionaires Pay Act
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2020-08-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4464IntroFederal Reserve Racial and Economic Equity Act This bill requires the Federal Reserve Board to carry out its duties in a manner that supports the elimination of racial and ethnic disparities in employment, income, wealth, and access to affordable cre...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR673IntroA resolution affirming that the New START Treaty extension will cover new deployed Russian nuclear delivery systems, and supporting additional initiatives to engage China that advance the goal of concluding an arms control treaty or agreement.
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2020-08-06
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR671IntroA resolution recognizing, commemorating, and celebrating the 55th anniversary of the enactment of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and reaffirming the Senate's commitment to ensuring the continued vitality of the Act and the protection of the voting ri...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4476IntroCongressional Whistleblower Protection Act of 2020 This bill creates certain administrative and judicial remedies for federal employees whose right to provide information to Congress is interfered with or denied. Under current law, federal employees ...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR670IntroA resolution recognizing the seriousness of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of September 2020 as "PCOS Awareness Month". This resolution expresses support for the designation of September 2020 as Polycystic...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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