US Congress Senator Richard Durbin [D]

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USSB4401IntroA bill to restore, reaffirm, and reconcile environmental justice and civil rights, provide for the establishment of the Interagency Working Group on Environmental Justice Compliance and Enforcement, and for other purposes.
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2020-08-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB178EngrossUyghur Human Rights Policy Act of 2019 This bill directs the President to impose sanctions and export restrictions related to China's treatment of the Uyghurs, a predominantly Muslim Turkic ethnic group. The President shall report to Congress a list ...
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2020-07-30
S.Amdt.2499 Amendment SA 2499 proposed by Senator McConnell. (consideration: CR S4618; text: CR S4618) In the nature of a substitute.
USSB3975IntroFinancial Compensation for CFPB Whistleblowers Act
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2020-07-29
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB4362IntroA bill to prohibit water and power shutoffs during the COVID-19 emergency period, provide drinking and waste water assistance to households, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4369IntroA bill to protect clean air and public health by expanding fenceline and ambient air monitoring and access to air quality information for communities affected by air pollution; to require immediate toxic air monitoring at the fenceline of facilities ...
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2020-07-29
To Senate Environment And Public Works 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)
USSB785IntroCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019
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2020-07-27
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 498.
USSB4328IntroA bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study and report on data quality, sharing, transparency, access, and analysis.
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2020-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR658IntroA resolution calling for a free, fair, and transparent presidential election in Belarus taking place on August 9, 2020, including the unimpeded participation of all presidential candidates.
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2020-07-27
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4314IntroA bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to address the teacher and school leader shortage in early childhood, elementary, and secondary education, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-23
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4294IntroA bill to provide supplemental appropriations to the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB4305IntroA bill to amend title 11, United States Code, to provide bankruptcy protections for medically distressed debtors, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4209EnrollProtecting Nonprofits from Catastrophic Cash Flow Strain Act of 2020
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2020-07-22
Presented to President.
USSB4267IntroA bill to designate the area between the intersections of 16th Street, Northwest and Fuller Street, Northwest and 16th Street, Northwest and Euclid Street, Northwest in Washington, District of Columbia, as "Oswaldo Paya Way".
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2020-07-22
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4263IntroA bill to amend the Voting Rights Act of 1965 to revise the criteria for determining which States and political subdivisions are subject to section 4 of the Act, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR655IntroA resolution declaring racism a public health crisis.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4283IntroA bill to provide funding for States to improve their unemployment insurance technology systems, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4258IntroA bill to establish a grant program for small live venue operators and talent representatives.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB4242IntroA bill to establish programs related to prevention of prescription opioid misuse, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4243IntroA bill to protect children of certain immigrant workers from detention and removal and aging out of lawful status, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4246IntroA bill to provide that the rules entitled "Religious Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under the Affordable Care Act" and "Moral Exemptions and Accommodations for Coverage of Certain Preventive Services Under t...
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2020-07-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4248IntroA bill to establish a grant program to provide funds for health care entities to establish or improve bias and anti-racism training to help reduce racial and ethnic disparities in COVID-19 testing, treatment, health outcomes, and vaccine access.
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2020-07-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR653IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that a United States withdrawal from the World Health Organization undermines United States global health leadership and the international COVID-19 response.
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2020-07-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4254IntroA bill to amend the Higher Education Act of 1965 to encourage voting by students and to establish emergency procedures for institutions of higher education to assist students in exercising their right to vote.
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2020-07-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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.
USSR652IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding preconditions for the readmission of the Russian Federation into a reconstituted Group of Eight or participation in the Group of Seven.
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2020-07-20
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4220IntroPreventing Authoritarian Policing Tactics on America's Streets Act
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2020-07-20
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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.
USSB4170IntroEnhancing Oversight to End Discrimination in Policing Act
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2020-07-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4183IntroJudicial Ads Act
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2020-07-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4202IntroExpanding SNAP Options Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4177IntroEmergency Housing Assistance for Older Adults Act of 2020 This bill authorizes additional assistance for supportive housing for the elderly. Among other things, the bill authorizes additional rental assistance for low-income elderly persons and addit...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSR647IntroA resolution recognizing the forthcoming centennial of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. This resolution recognizes the forthcoming centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. The resolution, among other things acknowledges the historical significance...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4205IntroHomeland Security Higher Education Advisory Council Act
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2020-07-02
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB4150IntroCoronavirus Economic Relief for Transportation Services Act This bill requires the Department of the Treasury to provide grants and other forms of emergency assistance to certain providers of transportation services that have experienced a significan...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR634IntroA resolution designating July 30, 2020, as "National Whistleblower Appreciation Day". This resolution designates July 30, 2020, as National Whistleblower Appreciation Day.
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2020-07-01
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/22/20 CR S3128-3129)
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
USSB4139IntroSupport for Global Financial Institution Pandemic Response Act of 2020 This bill requires each U.S. Executive Director at an international financial institution to take certain actions in support of the global response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus ...
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2020-07-01
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB4141IntroBank on Students Coronavirus Emergency Loan Refinancing Act of 2020
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2020-07-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR643IntroA resolution recognizing the contributions of African Americans to the musical heritage of the United States and the need for greater access to music education for African-American students and designating June 2020 as African-American Music Apprecia...
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2020-07-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4143IntroAmerican Workforce Rescue Act of 2020
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2020-07-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4112IntroCoronavirus Child Care and Education Relief Act
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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. This bill expands the moratorium on evictions to include all tenants, as opposed to tenants of federally assisted properties, and extends the moratorium until March...
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2020-06-29
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB4095IntroA bill to provide emergency benefits for broadband service during periods relating to COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-29
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4100IntroSupporting Children with Disabilities During COVID-19 Act
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2020-06-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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
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