US Congress Senator Pat Roberts [R]

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USSB785EngrossCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSB2163EnrollCommission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act This bill establishes the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys within the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Office of the Staff Director to conduct a systematic study of the con...
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2020-08-04
Presented to President.
USSCR42IntroA concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that August 30, 2020, be observed as the 130th anniversary of the 1890 Land-Grant Educational Institutions.
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2020-07-30
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry 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)
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.
USSB1253EngrossPreventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act This bill revises requirements regarding the sale and delivery of electronic nicotine delivery systems (e.g., e-cigarettes, e-hookah, e-cigars, and vape pens). Specifically, the bill subjects th...
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2020-07-06
Held at the desk.
USSB4174IntroPostal Service Emergency Assistance Act
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2020-07-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR618IntroA resolution designating June 2020 as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month" and June 27, 2020, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day". This resolution designates June 2020 as National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month and Ju...
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2020-06-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/15/2020 CR S2975-2976)
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.
USSB4054IntroUnited States Grain Standards Reauthorization Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 484.
USSR502IntroA resolution recognizing the 75th anniversary of the amphibious landing on the Japanese island of Iwo Jima during World War II and the raisings of the flag of the United States on Mount Suribachi. This resolution recognizes the 75th anniversary of th...
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2020-06-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3016; text: 02/13/2020 CR S1079-1080)
USSB3814IntroRESTART Act Reviving the Economy Sustainably Towards A Recovery in Twenty-twenty Act This bill extends the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), for certain busi...
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2020-06-03
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
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.
USSR598IntroA resolution recognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policies to improve the lives of children in the foster care sy...
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2020-05-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2610; text: CR S2607-2608)
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)
USSB3705IntroPrivate-Public Partnership to Preserve Jobs in the Aviation Manufacturing Industry Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Department of the Treasury, coordinating with the Department of Transportation, to partner with employers to supplement compensati...
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2020-05-13
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR564IntroA resolution commemorating May 8, 2020, the 75th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, the day on which the Allies achieved victory in Europe during World War II, and honoring Dwight D. Eisenhower, Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force ...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations 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
USSB3599IntroHealthcare Workforce Resilience Act This bill makes previously unused immigrant visas available to nurses and physicians who petition for such a visa before the date that is 90 days after the end of the declared national emergency relating to the COV...
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2020-05-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3593IntroFORWARD Act Furthering Our Recovery With American Research & Development Act This bill makes several changes to the income tax credit for business expenses for increasing research activities. Specifically, the bill expands eligibility for the credit ...
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2020-05-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3569IntroKeeping Critical Connections Act of 2020 This bill provides funds with which the Federal Communications Commission shall reimburse small business broadband providers for costs incurred during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) emergency pe...
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2020-03-23
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB3559IntroImmediate Relief for Rural Facilities and Providers Act of 2020 This bill establishes grant programs and other forms of financial assistance for health care providers in response to the national emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disea...
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2020-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3535IntroTax Filing Relief for America Act This bill extends the filing deadline for tax returns and the payment of tax to July 15, 2020, for taxable year 2019.
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2020-03-19
To Senate Finance 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
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.
USSB3403IntroA bill to establish a lower Missouri River flood prevention program, and for other purposes.
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2020-03-05
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB2107PassProtecting America's Food and Agriculture Act of 2019 This bill authorizes U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), every fiscal year, to hire, train, and assign 240 new agricultural specialists until the total number of specialists equals and susta...
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2020-03-03
Became Public Law No: 116-122. (TXT | PDF)
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)
USSR515IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Career and Technical Education Month. This resolution designates February 2020 as Career and Technical Education Month to celebrate career and technical education across the United States.
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2020-02-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1236; text: CR S1230-1231)
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)
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 FY2020-FY2024 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.
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)
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.
USSR490IntroA resolution congratulating the Kansas City Chiefs on their victory in Super Bowl LIV in the successful 100th season of the National Football League. This resolution congratulates the Kansas City Chiefs and their staff, Kansas City Mayor Quinton Luca...
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2020-02-13
S.Amdt.1326 Amendment SA 1326 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3291IntroSupport Small Business R & D Act of 2020 This bill requires the Small Business Administration (SBA) to provide resources to small businesses relating to available federal income tax credits. Specifically, the bill requires the SBA, in consultation wi...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship 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
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)
USSB3220IntroEnsuring Access to Direct Support Professionals Act This bill allows state Medicaid programs to cover certain home- and community-based services, self-directed personal assistance services, and home- and community-based attendant services that are pr...
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2020-01-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3217IntroNational Heritage Area Act This bill requires a standard for the designation of National Heritage Areas. The bill establishes a National Heritage Area System through which the Department of the Interior may furnish technical and financial assistance ...
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2020-01-16
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
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)
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
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
USSB3154IntroTribal Child Support Enforcement Act
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2020-01-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3076EngrossAn original bill to release a federal reversionary interest in Chester County, Tennessee, to manage certain Federal land in Bath County, Virginia, and for other purposes. This bill releases certain reversionary interest in land to Tennessee and adds ...
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2020-01-07
Held at the desk.
USSB2779IntroLuke and Alex School Safety Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a Federal Clearinghouse on School Safety Best Practices for use by state and local educational and law-enforcement agencies, institution...
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2020-01-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 402.
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)
USSB3086IntroTemporary Judgeship Conversion Act of 2019 This bill converts certain temporary district court judgeships to permanent judgeships in specified judicial districts in Arizona, California, Florida, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, and Texas...
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2019-12-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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