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USSB4162IntroA bill to provide certainty for airport funding.
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2020-07-02
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation 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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2020-07-02
Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB4119IntroA bill to amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to increase penalties for individuals who illegally reenter the United States after being removed, and for other purposes.
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2020-07-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4101IntroA bill to expand the payment of principal, interest, and fees for certain disaster loans under the CARES Act, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-30
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship 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.
USSB3798EngrossHong Kong Autonomy Act This bill imposes sanctions on foreign individuals and entities that materially contribute to China's failure to preserve Hong Kong's autonomy. Hong Kong is part of China but has a largely separate legal and economic system wit...
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2020-06-29
Held at the desk.
USSR596IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Hong Kong national security law proposed by the Government of the People's Republic of China would violate the obligations of that government under the 1984 Sino-British Joint Declaration and t...
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2020-06-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (text: 05/21/2020 CR S2606-2607)
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.
USSR623IntroA resolution commemorating Otto Frederick Warmbier and condemning the North Korean regime for their continued human rights abuses.
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2020-06-18
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 6/16/2020 CR S3013)
USSR631IntroA resolution honoring the life and service of David Dorn and expressing condolences to the family of David Dorn.
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2020-06-18
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3110-3111; text: CR S3107-3108)
USSR632IntroA resolution reaffirming the partnership between the United States and the Republic of Ecuador and recognizing the restoration and advancement of economic relations, security, and development opportunities in both nations. This resolution reaffirms t...
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2020-06-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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)
USSB3992IntroA bill to amend the Small Business Act to provide that certain chambers of commerce and destination marketing organizations are eligible for loans under the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes. This bill expands the Paycheck Protectio...
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2020-06-17
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB3993IntroEqual Access to Care Act
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2020-06-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3977IntroCut Profits to the Cuban Regime Act of 2020
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2020-06-17
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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)
USSR525IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States should continue to support the people of Nicaragua in their peaceful efforts to promote the restoration of democracy and the defense of human rights, and use the tools under Unite...
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2020-06-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate with amendments and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3017-3019; text: CR S3018-3019)
USSB3966IntroWork Safe Act This bill allows employers a tax credit for providing testing for COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). The bill also requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to disclose the COVID-19 weekly positive case rate for ea...
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2020-06-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR620IntroA resolution designating June 19, 2020, as "Juneteenth Independence Day" in recognition of June 19, 1865, the date on which news of the end of slavery reached the slaves in the Southwestern States. This resolution designates June 19, 2020, as "Junete...
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2020-06-15
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2979; text: CR S2976)
USSB3958IntroExpedited Delivery of Airport Infrastructure Act of 2020 This bill makes incentive payments incurred for expedited completion of certain federally financed airport development projects an allowable project cost standard.
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2020-06-15
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSR454IntroA resolution calling for the immediate release of Cuban democracy activist Jose Daniel Ferrer and commending the efforts of Jose Daniel Ferrer to promote human rights and fundamental freedoms in Cuba. This resolution condemns the conviction, sentenci...
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2020-06-11
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2921-2922; text of amendment in the nature of a substitute: CR S2922)
USSR523IntroA resolution recognizing the 199th anniversary of the independence of Greece and celebrating democracy in Greece and the United States. This resolution congratulates the people of Greece as they celebrate the 199th anniversary of their country's inde...
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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: 02/27/2020 CR S1234)
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)
USSB3945IntroBring Entrepreneurial Advancements To Consumers Here In North America Act This bill allows accelerated depreciation of nonresidential real property acquired to relocate facilities for the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and medical devices or supplies...
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2020-06-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3949IntroHelping Parents Educate Children During the Coronavirus Pandemic This bill expands the types of educational expenses that may be paid from a qualified tuition program (commonly known as a 529 plan) for students enrolled at or attending an elementary ...
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2020-06-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR615IntroA resolution recognizing the 70th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War and the transformation of the United States-South Korea alliance into a mutually beneficial, global partnership.
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2020-06-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR613IntroA resolution calling for justice for George Floyd and opposing calls to defund the police.
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2020-06-10
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3926IntroFederal Permitting Modernization Act of 2020
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2020-06-09
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3927IntroA bill to establish a 90-day limit to file a petition for judicial review of a permit, license, or approval for a highway or public transportation project, and for other purposes.
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2020-06-09
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3897IntroProtecting Europe's Energy Security Clarification Act of 2020
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2020-06-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3898IntroHomeless Veterans Coronavirus Response Act of 2020
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2020-06-04
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB238IntroSpecial Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act This bill establishes the Special Envoy for Monitoring and Combating anti-Semitism as an ambassador-rank official, appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate, who...
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2020-06-03
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 461.
USSB3875IntroAmerican Space Commerce Act of 2020
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2020-06-03
To Senate Finance 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.
USSB3835IntroSCRIPT Act Stopping Censorship, Restoring Integrity, and Protecting Talkies Act
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2020-05-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3837IntroCOVID-19 Vaccine Protection Act This bill requires enhanced vetting of Chinese nationals in the United States on student or exchange visitor visas and temporarily stops the issuance of such visas to Chinese nationals. The Department of Homeland Secur...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3802IntroEnding Medical Censorship and Cover Ups in China Act of 2020 This bill directs the President to impose property- and visa-blocking sanctions on persons responsible for various acts of censorship in China. Specifically, such sanctions shall apply to p...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3803IntroBEAMS Act of 2020 Blocking Evasive Attempts to Manipulate Signals Act of 2020
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2020-05-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
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. 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)
USSB3769IntroRight to Test Act
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2020-05-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3607EngrossSafeguarding 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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2020-05-15
Held at the desk.
USSB3748IntroDust Off Crews of the Vietnam War Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill directs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to make appropriate arrangements for the presentation of a Congressional Gold Med...
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2020-05-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB3726IntroAllowing All to Serve Act
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2020-05-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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)
USSB3722IntroEMPIL-DOC Act Expanding Medical Partnerships with Israel to Lessen Dependence On China Act This bill authorizes a bilateral grant program with Israel to develop health technologies, with an emphasis on the use of technology, personalized medicine, an...
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2020-05-13
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB249EngrossA bill to direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to regain observer status for Taiwan in the World Health Organization, and for other purposes. This bill directs the Department of State to include additional information in its annual rep...
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2020-05-12
Held at the desk.
USSB3691IntroStop Sending American Taxpayer Money To Governments Controlled By Terrorists Act of 2020
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2020-05-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR570IntroA resolution opposing and condemning the potential prosecution of United States and Israeli nationals by the International Criminal Court. This resolution opposes and condemns the potential prosecution of U.S. and Israeli nationals by the Internation...
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2020-05-12
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
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