US Congress Senator Gary Peters [D]

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USSB3607EnrollSafeguarding America's First Responders Act of 2020 This bill extends death and disability benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program (PSOB) to public safety officers (e.g., law enforcement officers) and survivors of public safety of...
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2020-08-04
Presented to President.
USSB178EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy 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 group. The President shall report to Congress a list ...
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2020-07-30
S.Amdt.2499 Amendment SA 2499 proposed by Senator McConnell. (consideration: CR S4618; text: CR S4618) In the nature of a substitute.
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.
USSB4387IntroA bill to amend the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to authorize the Reentry Employment Opportunities Program, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4373IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to make modifications to the educational assistance programs of the Department of Veterans Affairs relating to apprenticeship and on-job training for participants who become unemployed, and for other purp...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB881EngrossPROSWIFT Act Promoting Research and Observations of Space Weather to Improve the Forecasting of Tomorrow Act This bill sets forth provisions concerning improving the ability of the United States to forecast space weather events and mitigate the effec...
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2020-07-29
Held at the desk.
USSB2330IntroEmpowering Olympic and Amateur Athletes Act of 2019 This bill establishes safeguards to protect amateur athletes from abuse, including sexual abuse, by coaches and employees in U.S. Olympic and Paralympic sports. The bill establishes (1) legislative ...
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2020-07-29
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 503.
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)
USSB4339IntroA bill to provide, manufacture, and distribute high quality face masks for every individual in the United States during the COVID-19 emergency using the Defense Production Act and other means.
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2020-07-28
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4347IntroA bill to establish a Coronavirus Rapid Response Federal Labor-Management Task Force, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-28
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB785IntroCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019
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2020-07-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 498.
USSB4328IntroA bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study and report on data quality, sharing, transparency, access, and analysis.
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2020-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3038IntroPRICE Act of 2019 Promoting Rigorous and Innovative Cost Efficiencies for Federal Procurement and Acquisitions Act of 2019 This bill directs the Management Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to publish an annual report on a DHS ...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB3658IntroAchieving Racial and Ethnic Equity in Disaster Response, Recovery, and Resilience Act of 2020 This bill establishes an Office of Equal Rights and Community Inclusion (OERCI) within the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). OERCI shall be respon...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3891IntroAdvancing Artificial Intelligence Research Act of 2020
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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.
USSB4148PassA bill to extend the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes. This bill extends the Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program until J...
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2020-07-22
Became Public Law No: 116-150. (TXT | PDF)
USSB4133IntroREAL ID Modernization Act
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4210IntroSHARE Act of 2020 Securing Healthcare and Response Equipment Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Department of Homeland Security to transfer personal protective equipment or medically necessary equipment to the Department of Health and Human Service...
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4157IntroNational Infrastructure Simulation and Analysis Center Pandemic Modeling Act of 2020
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3287IntroCFO Vision Act of 2020
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2020-07-22
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute 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.
USSB4263IntroA bill to amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4286IntroA bill to authorize appropriations for offsetting the costs related to reductions in research productivity resulting from the coronavirus pandemic.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4262IntroA bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop an action plan, make targeted grants, and develop public awareness campaigns with respect to COVID-19 and the disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on racial and ethnic...
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2020-07-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4258IntroA bill to establish a grant program for small live venue operators and talent representatives.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4246IntroA bill to provide that the rules entitled "Religious Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act" and "Moral Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under t...
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2020-07-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4226IntroAssessing a Cyber State of Distress Act of 2020
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2020-07-20
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4169IntroNational Commission on United States Counterterrorism Policy Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4193Intro1619 Act
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2020-07-02
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB4194IntroNational Institute of Manufacturing Act
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2020-07-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4150IntroCoronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to provide grants and other forms of emergency assistance to certain providers of transportation services that have experienced a significan...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4152IntroFlexible Financing for Rural America Act of 2020 This bill allows rural utility service providers to submit to the Department of Agriculture (USDA) a request to adjust the interest rate or modify the terms of certain loans. The request shall include ...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSR629IntroA resolution designating June 2020 as "Great Outdoors Month".
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2020-07-01
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/18/20 CR S3106-3107)
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)
USSB4141IntroBank on Students Coronavirus Emergency Loan Refinancing Act of 2020
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2020-07-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR644IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States Postal Service should remain a strong and universal service for the people of the United States, and should receive an appropriation to offset revenues lost due to the COVID-19 em...
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2020-07-01
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4108IntroCoronavirus Medicaid Response Act This bill increases the Medicaid Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) for states and U.S. territories that experience economic downturns (i.e., high unemployment) beginning on or after January 1, 2020, in acc...
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2020-06-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR638IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Department of Justice should defend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148 Stat. 119) and halt its efforts to repeal, sabotage, or undermine health care protections ...
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2020-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4096IntroA bill to extend the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program of the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes. This bill extends the Department of Homeland Security's Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program through...
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2020-06-29
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR596IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Hong Kong national security law proposed by the Government of the People's Republic of China would violate the obligations of that government under the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration and t...
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2020-06-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (text: 05/21/2020 CR S2606-2607)
USSB4070IntroA bill to designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Ann Arbor, Michigan, as the "Lieutenant Colonel Charles S. Kettles Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center".
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2020-06-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4048IntroFair and Accurate Census Act
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2020-06-23
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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
USSB4033IntroNatural Disaster and Emergency Ballot Act of 2020
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2020-06-22
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3731EngrossImproving Social Security's Service to Victims of Identity Theft Act
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2020-06-18
Held at the desk.
USSB3994IntroSecuring Inspector General Independence Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4012IntroRESTAURANTS Act of 2020 Real Economic Support That Acknowledges Unique Restaurant Assistance Needed To Survive Act of 2020 This bill temporarily establishes and provides funding for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund, from which the Department of the...
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2020-06-18
To Senate Finance 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)
USSR627IntroA resolution recognizing June 2020 as "LGBTQ Pride Month". This resolution expresses support for the rights, freedoms, and equal treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people. The resolution recognizes that LGBTQ rights a...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3987IntroA bill to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to provide that COPS grant funds may be used for local law enforcement recruits to attend schools or academics if the recruits agree to serve in precincts of law enforcement agenc...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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