US Congress Senator Jon Tester [D]

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USSR764IntroA resolution designating October 26, 2020, as the "Day of the Deployed".
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2020-10-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4836IntroA bill to prevent efforts of the Department of Justice to advocate courts that an individual exercising the authority of the head of an agency for more than a year, regardless of their title, is not in violation of the Federal Vacancies Reform Act of...
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2020-10-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4075EnrollRLF Act Reinvigorating Lending for the Future Act
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2020-10-20
Presented to President.
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 (FCC) to designate 9-8-8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental health crisis hotline. A state may impos...
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2020-10-17
Became Public Law No: 116-172.
USSB490PassB-47 Ridge Designation Act This bill designates the mountain ridge that runs south and west of Emigrant Peak in the Absaroka Range in Montana, which is where an Air Force B-47 strategic bomber crashed while on a training mission in 1962, as the "B-47...
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2020-10-13
Became Public Law No: 116-167. (TXT | PDF)
USSB227PassSavanna's Act This bill directs the Department of Justice (DOJ) to review, revise, and develop law enforcement and justice protocols to address missing or murdered Native Americans. The bill requires DOJ to provide training to law enforcement agencie...
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2020-10-10
Became Public Law No: 116-165. (TXT | PDF)
USSB982PassNot Invisible Act of 2019 This bill increases the coordination of efforts to reduce violent crime within Indian lands and against Indians. Specifically, the Department of the Interior must designate an official within the Bureau of Indian Affairs to ...
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2020-10-10
Became Public Law No: 116-166. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2203IntroBrand USA Extension Act This bill (1) extends funding for Brand USA, the Corporation for Travel Promotion, through FY2027; (2) raises the fee for using the electronic system for travel authorization; and (3) otherwise modifies the duties and powers o...
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2020-10-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 568.
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)
USSR737IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of September 30, 2020, as "National Veterans Suicide Prevention Day". This resolution expresses support for the designation of September 30, 2020, as National Veterans Suicide Prevention 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 S5985-5986)
USSB2693EngrossREADI Act Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement Act of 2020
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2020-09-29
Held at the desk.
USSB4695IntroFederal Firefighter Flexibility and Fairness Act
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2020-09-24
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3126IntroNative Behavioral Health Access Improvement Act of 2019
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2020-09-23
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB4612IntroMethamphetamine Response Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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
USSB1765IntroBlackfoot Clearwater Stewardship Act This bill directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to complete a landscape assessment of the Seeley Lake Ranger District of the Lolo National Forest in Montana, designates areas in the forest for recreation an...
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2020-09-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB4594IntroCaring for the Survivors and Families of Veterans Act of 2020
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2020-09-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB514IntroDeborah Sampson Act
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 536.
USSB629IntroAccountability in Department of Veterans Affairs Scheduling and Consult Management Act
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 537.
USSB711IntroCARE for Reservists Act of 2019 Care and Readiness Enhancement for Reservists Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide counseling without referral to any member of the reserve components of the Armed Forces ...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 538.
USSB805IntroSHIELD for Veterans Act of 2020 Stopping Harm and Implementing Enhanced Lead-time for Debts for Veterans Act of 2020 This bill limits the authority of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to recover overpayments of benefits from veterans. Among ot...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 539.
USSB3282IntroProtecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2020 This bill applies certain small business subcontracting limitations to contracts that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) awards to a small business concern owned and controlled by a vete...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 544.
USSB4579IntroVeterans' Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to increase, as of December 1, 2020, the rates of veterans' disability compensation, additional compensation for dependents, the clothin...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4581IntroPOST Act Post Office Security and Transparency Act of 2020 This bill requires the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to take specified actions to ensure the availability of mail collection boxes. Specifically, the bill (1) prohibits the USPS from removing an...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4571Intro2020 Census Deadline Extensions Act This bill extends certain deadlines for the U.S. Census Bureau to complete the 2020 decennial census of population. The bill prohibits the bureau from concluding the Nonresponse Followup operation or the Self-Respo...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4566IntroModernizing Notice of Lease Terminations for Servicemembers Act of 2020
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2020-09-14
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4567IntroDonna M. Doss Memorial Act of 2020 This bill designates the Rocksprings station of the U.S. Border Patrol located on West Main Street in Rocksprings, Texas, as the Donna M. Doss Border Patrol Station.
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2020-09-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB4562IntroTribal Health Data Improvement Act of 2020
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2020-09-10
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USSB1004IntroSecuring America's Ports of Entry Act of 2019 This bill requires U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to increase the number of field operations officers to specified levels. If the CBP does not adequately increase personnel, the Government Accou...
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2020-09-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 527.
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
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.
USSB3637PassA bill to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to extend lease protections for servicemembers under stop movement orders in response to a local, national, or global emergency, and for other purposes. This bill provides certain lease protections ...
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2020-08-14
Became Public Law No: 116-158. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3607PassSafeguarding 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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2020-08-14
Became Public Law No: 116-157. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2336EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Information Technology Reform Act of 2019
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSB4470IntroRural Equal Aid Act of 2020
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2020-08-06
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4491IntroMethamphetamine Response Act of 2020
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2020-08-06
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4412IntroVeterans Benefits Fairness and Transparency Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to publish on its website the disability benefit questionnaire forms for non-VA medical providers submitting evidence regarding a disab...
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2020-08-04
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4385IntroStopping COVID Scams Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4380IntroAir America Act of 2020 This bill establishes the service of Air America employees as qualifying service for purposes of the Civil Service Retirement System. (Air America was a government-owned airline that provided air transport for certain covert o...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2891IntroTribal Wildlife Corridors Act of 2019
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2020-07-29
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB3019IntroMontana Water Rights Protection Act
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2020-07-29
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3650IntroCoverage for Urban Indian Health Providers Act This bill extends federal torts claim coverage for certain personal injury claims (i.e., medical malpractice liability protection) to urban Indian organizations and their employees by deeming them as par...
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2020-07-29
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
USSR663IntroA resolution supporting mask-wearing as an important measure to limit the spread of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This resolution recognizes the importance of, and encourages the people of the United States to wear, face masks to limit the...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4349IntroDr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act
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2020-07-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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)
USSB4344IntroENCORES Act Entertainments New Credit Opportunity for Relief and Economic Sustainability Act This bill allows certain businesses and tax-exempt entities that conduct live events for which tickets are sold to the general public a tax credit for 50% of...
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2020-07-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4288IntroBadger-Two Medicine Protection Act
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2020-07-22
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB4263IntroJohn Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act
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2020-07-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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