US Congress Senator John Kennedy [R]

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USSB4403IntroA bill to amend the Nutria Eradication and Control Act of 2003 to include California in the program, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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)
USSB4330IntroA bill to provide for the collection of death information from States for purposes of the Do Not Pay Initiative, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
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.
USSB3455IntroNo TikTok on Government Devices Act This bill prohibits federal employees from using the social media video application TikTok on government-issued devices. Specifically, the bill prohibits employees and officers of the United States, Members of Cong...
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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.
USSB3398IntroEARN IT Act of 2020 Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies Act of 2020 This bill revises the framework governing the prevention of online sexual exploitation of children. Among other things, the bill does the following: e...
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2020-07-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 491.
USSB4171IntroCalculate PPP Forgiveness Act of 2020 This bill requires the Small Business Administration to establish or certify an online calculator that allows a recipient of assistance under the Paycheck Protection Program established to support small businesse...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4104EngrossStopping Improper Payments to Deceased People Act
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2020-07-01
Held at the desk.
USSB2563IntroILLICIT CASH Act Improving Laundering Laws and Increasing Comprehensive Information Tracking of Criminal Activity in Shell Holdings Act
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2020-06-30
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB4106IntroHealth Care PRICE Transparency Act Health Care Prices Revealed and Information to Consumers Explained Transparency Act
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2020-06-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB685IntroInspector General Access Act of 2019 This bill transfers responsibility for investigating certain allegations of misconduct from the Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Professional Responsibility to the DOJ Office of the Inspector General. Specifi...
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2020-06-29
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 487.
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.
USSB4041IntroSAVE Jobs Act Save American Vital Energy Jobs Act
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2020-06-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4017IntroA bill to extend the period for obligations or expenditures for amounts obligated for the National Disaster Resilience competition. This bill extends the deadline for National Disaster Resilience Competition awardees to utilize the program's funding ...
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2020-06-18
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3998IntroImproving Telehealth for Underserved Communities Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3973IntroTargeting Child Predators Act of 2020
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2020-06-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB939EngrossCONFUCIUS Act Concerns Over Nations Funding University Campus Institutes in the United States Act This bill addresses China's influence on postsecondary educational institutions through Confucius Institutes, which are cultural institutes directly or ...
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2020-06-15
Held at the desk.
USSB3906IntroOffshore Cap Parity Act This bill eliminates the cap on the revenue that states may receive from oil and gas drilling off their coasts in the Gulf of Mexico.
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2020-06-08
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB945EngrossHolding Foreign Companies Accountable Act This bill requires certain issuers of securities to establish that they are not owned or controlled by a foreign government. Specifically, an issuer must make this certification if the Public Company Accounti...
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2020-05-22
Held at the desk.
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.
USSB3837IntroCOVID-19 Vaccine Protection Act This bill requires enhanced vetting of Chinese nationals in the United States on student or exchange visitor visas and temporarily stops the issuance of such visas to Chinese nationals. The Department of Homeland Secur...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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)
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)
USSB3608IntroCoronavirus Relief Fund Flexibility for State and Local Government Act This bill gives states, Native American tribes, and municipalities more flexibility in the use of funds provided by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act....
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2020-05-07
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB3638IntroCoronavirus Relief Fund Flexibility Act This bill allows Coronavirus Relief Fund payments to be used to replace state, tribal, or local government revenue shortfalls resulting from COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) during the period from Marc...
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2020-05-06
To Senate Appropriations 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
USSB3365IntroA bill to designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 Crosby Street in Mansfield, Louisiana, as the "Dr. C.O. Simpkins, Sr., Post Office". Designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 Crosby...
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2020-03-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 444.
USSB3460IntroNo Welfare for Terrorists Act of 2020
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2020-03-12
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB3467IntroTRACER Act Terrorist Release Announcements to Counter Extremist Recidivism Act
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2020-03-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3487IntroEdith Shorougian Senior Victims of Fraud Compensation Act
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2020-03-12
To Senate Judiciary 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.
USSB3383IntroContinuing Coverage for Preexisting Conditions Act of 2020
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2020-03-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2418IntroCOASTAL Act Conservation Of America's Shoreline Terrain and Aquatic Life Act This bill addresses the distribution of revenues collected from oil and gas leasing on the Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) and the Alaska OCS. Specifically, the...
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2020-02-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 430.
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)
USSB3286IntroStop Greenlighting Driver Licenses for Illegal Immigrants Act This bill prohibits a state from receiving certain federal law enforcement grants if it takes certain immigration-related actions. Specifically, a state is barred from receiving such grant...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Judiciary 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.
USSB3259IntroProtecting Life in Foreign Assistance Act
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2020-02-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3252IntroTeleabortion Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-02-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3246IntroSMART Act Spectrum Management And Reallocation for Taxpayers Act
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2020-01-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB457PassPresident George H.W. Bush and First Spouse Barbara Bush Coin Act This bill requires the issuance of $1 coins bearing the image of President George H.W. Bush for a one-year period beginning on January 1, 2020, and bullion coins bearing the image of F...
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2020-01-27
Became Public Law No: 116-112. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3226IntroPregnant Women Health and Safety Act of 2020
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2020-01-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3196IntroBear Protection Act of 2020
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2020-01-15
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3198IntroSuicide Prevention Act This bill establishes two grant programs to prevent self-harm and suicide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must award grants to state, local, and tribal health departments to expand surveillance of self-harm, and...
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2020-01-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR466IntroA resolution honoring the members of the Armed Forces and the intelligence community of the United States who carried out the mission that killed Qasem Soleimani, and for other purposes. This resolution commends the President, U.S. Armed Forces, and ...
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2020-01-09
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3171IntroProtect and Restore America's Estuaries Act
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2020-01-09
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3173IntroAbortion Is Not Health Care Act of 2020 This bill prohibits expenses for an abortion being taken into account for the purpose of the tax deduction for medical expenses.
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2020-01-09
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB151PassPallone-Thune TRACED Act Pallone-Thune Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act This bill implements a forfeiture penalty for violations (with or without intent) of the prohibition on certain robocalls. The bill also removes a...
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2019-12-30
Became Public Law No: 116-105. (TXT | PDF)
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