US Congress Senator Patrick Leahy [D]

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USSB1253EngrossPreventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act
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2020-07-06
Held at the desk.
USSB4183IntroA bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to require organizations that spend more than $50,000 on Federal judicial nomination communications to file statements disclosing donors and certain other information with the Federal Election...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Judiciary 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
USSB4141IntroA bill to refinance Federal and private student loans, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4112IntroA bill to support education and child care during the COVID-19 public health emergency, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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
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.
USSB4097IntroA bill to provide a temporary moratorium on eviction filings, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-29
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR579IntroA resolution encouraging the international community to remain committed to collaboration and coordination to mitigate and prevent the further spread of COVID-19 and urging renewed United States leadership and participation in global efforts on thera...
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2020-06-25
S.Amdt.1812 Amendment SA 1812 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
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)
USSB4068IntroBackground Check Completion Act of 2020
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2020-06-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4076IntroA bill to remove Confederate names, symbols, displays, monuments, and paraphernalia from assets of the Department of Defense.
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2020-06-25
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB4088IntroA bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend the application of the Medicare payment rate floor to primary care services furnished under Medicaid and to apply the rate floor to additional providers of primary care services.
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2020-06-25
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4042IntroA bill to protect agricultural workers from the impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB712EngrossRobert Levinson Hostage Recovery and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act This bill establishes various entities and procedures to address the wrongful detainment of U.S. nationals abroad.
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2020-06-18
Held at the desk.
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
USSB3981IntroDistrict of Columbia National Guard Home Rule Act
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2020-06-17
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR567IntroA resolution commending career professionals at the Department of State for their extensive efforts to repatriate United States citizens and legal permanent residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020-06-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2922; text 05/07/2020 CR S2328-2329)
USSB3912IntroJustice in Policing Act of 2020
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2020-06-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3889IntroCongressional Power of the Purse Act
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2020-06-04
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSCR39IntroA concurrent resolution expressing the sense of Congress that the constitutional rights of Americans to peaceably assemble, exercise freedom of speech, and petition the Government for redress of grievances must be respected; that violence and looting...
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2020-06-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3902IntroCIVIL Act Curtailing Insurrection act Violations of Individuals' Liberties Act
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2020-06-04
To Senate Armed Services Committee
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.
USSJR72IntroA joint resolution providing for the reappointment of Michael M. Lynton as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution reappoints Michael M. Lynton as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the ...
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2020-05-21
Senate vitiated previous discharge from the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration.
USSB3840IntroFood Supply Protection Act of 2020
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2020-05-21
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry 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)
USSB3760IntroStrengthening Loan Forgiveness for Public Servants During the COVID-19 Crisis Act
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2020-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3434EngrossCOPS Counseling Act Confidentiality Opportunities for Peer Support Counseling Act This bill sets forth requirements related to peer support counseling programs. A peer support counseling program is a program provided by a law enforcement agency that ...
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2020-05-15
Held at the desk.
USSR560IntroA resolution recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month. This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.
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2020-05-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 5/6/2020 CR S2293-2294)
USSB3732IntroJaime Zapata and Victor Avila Federal Law Enforcement Protection Act
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2020-05-14
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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)
USSB3714IntroPPP DEAL Act PPP Deadline Extension Adjustment for Loans Act This bill modifies the Paycheck Protection Program established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) by (1) extending from 8 weeks to 16 weeks...
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2020-05-13
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB3706IntroA bill to allow Federal law enforcement officers to purchase retired service weapons, and for other purposes.
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2020-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3685IntroEmergency Rental Assistance and Rental Market Stabilization Act of 2020
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2020-05-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3690IntroEmergency Educational Connections Act of 2020 This bill establishes and provides funding for the Emergency Connectivity Fund, from which the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) must provide support for certain schools or libraries to purchase spe...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSJR73IntroA joint resolution providing for the appointment of Franklin D. Raines as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution appoints Franklin D. Raines as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Sm...
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2020-05-11
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB3640IntroCARES Windfall for the Wealthiest Repeal Act This bill restores and makes permanent the disallowance of excess business losses of noncorporate taxpayers and limits to two years the carryback of net operating losses of small businesses arising in the ...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3652IntroAll Dependents Count Act of 2020 This bill extends the 2020 recovery rebates of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act to all taxpayer dependents.
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2020-05-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR561IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week, to be observed from May 6 through May 12, 2020. This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week. It also recognizes the contributions of nurses t...
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2020-05-06
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3627IntroMedical Supply Transparency and Delivery Act This bill provides for the procurement and distribution of equipment and supplies needed to combat COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). The bill sets forth responsibilities for the National Response ...
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2020-05-06
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3620IntroA bill to establish a Housing Assistance Fund at the Department of the Treasury. This bill provides funds for assistance to homeowners to prevent mortgage defaults, foreclosures, and displacements of individuals and families experiencing financial ha...
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2020-05-06
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs 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
USSJR66PassA joint resolution providing for the appointment of Denise O'Leary as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution. This joint resolution appoints Denise O'Leary as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonia...
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2020-04-10
Became Public Law No: 116-138. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1822PassBroadband DATA Act Broadband Deployment Accuracy and Technological Availability Act This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to change the way broadband data is collected, verified, and reported. Specifically, the FCC must colle...
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2020-03-23
Became Public Law No: 116-130. (TXT | PDF)
USSR549IntroA resolution designating April 2020 as "Second Chance Month". This resolution designates April 2020 as Second Chance Month to promote awareness of unnecessary legal and social barriers that prevent individuals with criminal records from becoming prod...
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2020-03-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3529IntroNatural Disaster and Emergency Ballot Act of 2020 This bill revises and establishes voting procedures for federal elections. Specifically, the bill requires each state and jurisdiction to, within 30 days, establish and publish a contingency plan to e...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSJR56IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Education relating to "Borrower Defense Institutional Accountability". This joint resolution nullifi...
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2020-03-11
Indefinitely postponed by Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSB3444IntroFair Care for Vietnam Veterans Act of 2020 This bill provides a presumption of service-connection for Parkinsonism, bladder cancer, hypertension, and hypothyroidism for veterans exposed to certain herbicide agents while serving in Vietnam. Under a pr...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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.
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