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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.
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2020-05-22
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR571IntroA resolution congratulating the students, parents, teachers, and leaders of charter schools across the United States for making ongoing contributions to education and supporting the ideals and goals of the 21st annual National Charter Schools Week, t...
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2020-05-20
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 05/12/2020 CR S2382-2383)
USSR582IntroA resolution designating Michael P. DiSilvestro as Director Emeritus of Senate Security of the United States Senate.
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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)
USSB3735IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend and modify the credit for alternative fuel vehicle refueling property.
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2020-05-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR574IntroA resolution designating the week of April 18, 2020, through April 26, 2020, as "National Park Week". This resolution designates April 18-April 26, 2020, as National Park Week. The resolution also encourages the people of the United States and the wo...
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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 S2424-2425)
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)
USSB3665IntroSave Rural Hospitals Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3548IntroCARES Act Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act This bill addresses economic impacts of, and otherwise responds to, the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. The bill authorizes emergency loans to distressed businesses, including air carriers...
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2020-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3478IntroCommission on America's Medical Security Act This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to enter into an agreement with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to report on the security of the U.S. medical pr...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3422IntroGreat American Outdoors Act This bill establishes the National Parks and Public Land Legacy Restoration Fund to support deferred maintenance projects on federal lands. For FY2021-FY2025, there shall be deposited into the fund an amount equal to 50% o...
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2020-03-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 438.
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
USSB1863IntroJulius Rosenwald and Rosenwald Schools Study Act of 2019 This bill directs the Department of the Interior to study the sites associated with the life and legacy of Julius Rosenwald, a part-owner and President of the Sears, Roebuck, & Company and a no...
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2020-03-04
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB1969IntroFallen Journalists Memorial Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Fallen Journalists Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work on eligible federal land in commemoration of the sacrifices made by journalists for a free and independent press...
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2020-03-04
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
USSB2827IntroU.S. African-American Burial Grounds Network Act This bill directs the Department of the Interior to establish the U.S. African-American Burial Grounds Network within the National Park Service (NPS). In carrying out the network, Interior, among other...
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2020-03-04
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on National Parks. Hearings held.
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)
USSB3366IntroGold Star Families Parks Pass Act
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2020-02-27
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USSB3350IntroState Veterans Home Inspection Simplification Act This bill alters certain requirements relating to inspection and certification of Medicare skilled nursing facilities that are also state veterans homes. Specifically, the bill requires the Centers fo...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Finance Committee
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
USSB1081IntroLand and Water Conservation Fund Permanent Funding Act This bill makes permanent, beginning in FY2020, funding for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). The President shall annually submit to Congress specified details regarding the allocation...
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2020-02-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 429.
USSB500IntroRestore Our Parks Act This bill (1) establishes the National Park Service Legacy Restoration Fund, and (2) requires 50% of all energy development revenues for FY2019-FY2023 to be deposited into such fund. Amounts deposited in the fund must not exceed...
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2020-02-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 428.
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)
USSB3301IntroWomen's Global Empowerment, Development and Prosperity Act of 2020 This bill provides statutory authority for the Women's Global Empowerment, Development and Prosperity Initiative at the Department of State. The objectives of the initiative shall be ...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2733IntroTRUST Act Time to Rescue United States Trusts Act This bill establishes congressional rescue committees to develop recommendations and legislation to improve critical social contract programs. A critical social contract program is a federal program f...
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2020-01-28
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Hearings held.
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)
USSR478IntroA resolution designating the week of January 26 through February 1, 2020, as "National School Choice Week". This resolution designates January 26-February 1, 2020, as National School Choice Week.
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2020-01-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S282; text: CR S281)
USSB2714IntroARPA-E Reauthorization Act of 2019 This bill revises and reauthorizes through FY2024 the Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). The bill revises the goals of ARPA-E to include the development of energy technologies ...
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2020-01-07
By Senator Murkowski from Committee on Energy and Natural Resources filed written report. Report No. 116-195.
USSB3148IntroStopping Overdoses of Fentanyl Analogues Act
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2020-01-03
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 398.
USSB2740EngrossOver-the-Counter Monograph Safety, Innovation, and Reform Act of 2019
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2019-12-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB225IntroPreserving America's Battlefields Act This bill reauthorizes though FY2028 the Battlefield Acquisition Grant Program and expands the purposes of the American Battlefield Protection Program to include the preservation and protection of nationally sign...
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2019-12-12
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2898IntroCONTRACT Act of 2019 Continuity for Operators with Necessary Training Required for ATC Contract Towers Act of 2019
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2019-12-11
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB743EngrossMerrill'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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2019-12-09
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB2967IntroRestore the Partnership Act This bill establishes the Commission on Intergovernmental Relations of the United States. The commission shall, among other things, provide a forum for discussing ways to improve the administration and coordination of fede...
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2019-12-03
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR439IntroA resolution designating December 1, 2019, as "Drive Safer Sunday". This resolution designates December 1, 2019, as Drive Safer Sunday. The resolution also encourages various entities and individuals to focus on safety while driving.
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2019-11-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6764; text: CR S6760)
USSR443IntroA resolution recognizing and celebrating on November 30, 2019, the vital role of small businesses and the efforts of the Small Business Administration to help people in the United States start, build, and grow businesses. This resolution recognizes a...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSR438IntroA resolution expressing support for the goals of National Adoption Month and National Adoption Day by promoting national awareness of adoption and the children waiting for adoption, celebrating children and families involved in adoption, and encourag...
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2019-11-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6764; text: CR S6760)
USSB2918IntroMPH Act of 2019 Monarch and Pollinator Highway Act of 2019
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2019-11-20
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB764IntroARTICLE ONE Act Assuring that Robust, Thorough, and Informed Congressional Leadership is Exercised Over National Emergencies Act This bill sets forth procedures for a presidential declaration of a national emergency. The President is authorized to de...
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2019-11-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 307.
USSB2765IntroBipartisan Congressional Budget Reform Act This bill makes several modifications to the federal budget process, including the procedures for considering congressional budget resolutions and adjusting the debt limit. Among other modifications, the bil...
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2019-11-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 306.
USSR418IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the Government of Turkey's crackdown on dissent related to its incursion into northeast Syria, and broader human rights violations.
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2019-11-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2820IntroSONG Act Stadiums Operating under New Guidance Act This bill revises the authority of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to issue temporary flight restrictions for sporting events. The bill requires the FAA to revise the meaning of "sporting" ...
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2019-11-07
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR413IntroA resolution designating the week of November 4 through November 8, 2019, as "National Veterans Small Business Week". This resolution designates November 4–8, 2019, as National Veterans Small Business Week, expresses support for the goals and ideal...
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2019-11-07
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6485; text: CR S6481)
USSR400IntroA resolution recognizing October 2019 as "National Women's Small Business Month". This resolution recognizes October 2019 as National Women's Small Business Month, honoring the role of women small business owners and entrepreneurs and encouraging the...
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2019-10-31
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6357; text: CR S6342)
USSR377IntroA resolution designating October 30, 2019, as a national day of remembrance for the workers of the nuclear weapons program of the United States. This resolution designates October 30, 2019, as a national day of remembrance for workers of the nuclear ...
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2019-10-30
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 10/24/2019 CR S6160)
USSB2754IntroAmerican Innovation and Manufacturing Act of 2019
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2019-10-30
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR390IntroA resolution honoring the life, accomplishments, and legacy of Senator Kay Hagan. This resolution declares that (1) the Senate has heard with profound sorrow and deep regret the announcement of the death of the Honorable Kay Hagan, former Member of t...
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2019-10-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: S6307; text: CR S6305-6306)
USSR380IntroA resolution supporting the goal and ideals of National Retirement Security Week, including raising public awareness of the various tax-preferred retirement vehicles, increasing personal financial literacy, and engaging the people of the United State...
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2019-10-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6177; text: CR S6161)
USSR378IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the House of Representatives should, consistent with long-standing practice and precedent, prior to proceeding any further with its impeachment investigation into President Donald J. Trump, vote to...
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2019-10-24
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB2032IntroCannabidiol and Marihuana Research Expansion Act
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2019-10-23
Committee on United States Senate Caucus on International Narcotics Control. Hearings held.
USSJR59IntroA joint resolution expressing the sense of Congress on the precipitous withdrawal of United States Armed Forces from Syria and Afghanistan, and Turkey's unprovoked incursion into Syria. This joint resolution condemns Turkey's hostilities against Kurd...
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2019-10-23
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 259.
USSB2667IntroFAFSA Simplification Act of 2019
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2019-10-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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