US Congress Senator Thomas Carper [D]

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USSB788IntroEquality Act This bill prohibits discrimination based on sex, sexual orientation, and gender identity in areas including public accommodations and facilities, education, federal funding, employment, housing, credit, and the jury system. Specifically,...
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2019-03-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB769IntroMAR-A-LAGO Act Making Access Records Available to Lead American Government Openness Act This bill directs the President to establish and update, every 90 days, a publicly available database that contains records of the name of each visitor at the Whi...
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2019-03-13
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR106IntroA resolution commemorating the 75th anniversary of the United Negro College Fund. This resolution commemorates the 75th anniversary of the United Negro College Fund. It also celebrates the fund's successes in supporting Historically Black Colleges an...
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2019-03-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1799; text: CR S1798)
USSB761IntroDONATE Act Donations for Our Nation's Advancement, Transformation, and Enhancement Act
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2019-03-12
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB729IntroA bill to prohibit the use of funds to Federal agencies to establish a panel, task force, advisory committee, or other effort to challenge the scientific consensus on climate change, and for other purposes.
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2019-03-11
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 35.
USSR99IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that Congress should take all appropriate measures to ensure that the United States Postal Service remains an independent establishment of the Federal Government and is not subject to privatization.
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2019-03-07
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB682IntroSave the Internet Act of 2019
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2019-03-06
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB674IntroClean Corridors Act of 2019
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2019-03-06
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB668IntroRemoving Barriers to Colorectal Cancer Screening Act of 2019 This bill waives Medicare coinsurance requirements with respect to colorectal cancer screening tests, regardless of the code billed for a resulting diagnosis or procedure.
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2019-03-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB648IntroStop Shackling and Detaining Pregnant Women Act
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2019-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB652IntroMultinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2019-03-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR94IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Department of Justice should protect individuals with pre-existing medical conditions by defending the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148; 124 Stat. 119) in Texas v....
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2019-03-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR92IntroA resolution designating the first week of April 2019 as "National Asbestos Awareness Week".
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2019-03-04
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1634; text: CR S1622)
USSR88IntroA resolution designating March 1, 2019, as "Read Across America Day". This resolution designates March 1, 2019, as Read Across America Day. The resolution (1) honors all authors for their successes in encouraging children to discover the joy of readi...
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2019-02-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1606; text: CR S1603)
USSB631IntroWashington, D.C. Admission Act
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2019-02-28
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB595IntroTreat and Reduce Obesity Act of 2019 This bill expands Medicare coverage of intensive behavioral therapy for obesity. Specifically, the bill allows coverage for therapy that is provided by (1) a physician who is not a primary care physician; or (2) o...
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2019-02-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB596IntroA bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for direct payment to physician assistants under the Medicare program for certain services furnished by such physician assistants. This bill allows direct payment, under the Medicare p...
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2019-02-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSJR9IntroA joint resolution calling on the United States and Congress to take immediate action to address the challenge of climate change.
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2019-02-28
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB638IntroPFAS Action Act of 2019 This bill requires the Environmental Protection Agency to designate all perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances as hazardous substances within one year of enactment of this bill.
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2019-02-28
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB593IntroDo No Harm Act
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2019-02-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB622IntroMilitary Widow's Tax Elimination Act of 2019
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2019-02-28
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB585IntroSAME Act of 2019 States Achieve Medicaid Expansion Act of 2019
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2019-02-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR84IntroA resolution celebrating Black History Month. This resolution recognizes Black History Month as an opportunity to reflect on U.S. history and to commemorate the contributions of African Americans. Calls for the United States to (1) honor the contribu...
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2019-02-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1546; text: CR S1545)
USSB557IntroREUNITE Act Reunite Every Unaccompanied Newborn Infant, Toddler and other children Expeditiously Act
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2019-02-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB561IntroVoting Rights Advancement Act of 2019
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2019-02-26
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR79IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Career and Technical Education Month. This resolution designates February 2019 as Career and Technical Education Month to celebrate career and technical education across the United States.
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2019-02-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1496; text: CR S1493)
USSB546IntroNever Forget the Heroes: Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act This bill funds through FY2090 the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. Additionally, the bill modifies the Victim Compensation Fund (VCF)...
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2019-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR75IntroA resolution honoring the life, achievements, and distinguished public service of John David Dingell, Jr., and expressing condolences to his family on his passing.
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2019-02-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1392-1393; text: CR S1390)
USSR77IntroA resolution designating the week of February 16 through 23, 2019, as "National FFA Week," recognizing the important role of the National FFA Organization in developing young leaders, and celebrating 50 years of female membership in the National FFA ...
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2019-02-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1392-1393; text: CR S1391)
USSB515IntroEqual Dignity for Married Taxpayers Act of 2019 This bill modifies several tax provisions that refer to married couples to make the provisions equally applicable to legally married same-sex couples.
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2019-02-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB518IntroLymphedema Treatment Act This bill includes certain lymphedema compression treatment items as covered durable medical equipment under Medicare. (Lymphedema is a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling that is caused when the lympha...
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2019-02-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB474IntroStopping the Pharmaceutical Industry from Keeping drugs Expensive (SPIKE) Act of 2019 This bill requires manufacturers of drugs with specified percentage increases in their wholesale costs to submit to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CM...
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2019-02-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB476IntroCreating Transparency to Have Drug Rebates Unlocked (C-THRU) Act of 2019
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2019-02-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB447IntroKeep Americans Safe Act
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2019-02-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB463IntroFAMILY Act Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act
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2019-02-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB435IntroCASES Act Creating Advanced Streamlined Electronic Services for Constituents Act of 2019
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2019-02-11
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB368IntroGlobal Health, Empowerment and Rights Act
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2019-02-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB409IntroAretha Franklin Congressional Gold Medal Act This bill instructs the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to arrange for the posthumous presentation of a Congressional Gold Medal in commemoration of Aret...
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2019-02-07
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB362IntroCraft Beverage Modernization and Tax Reform Act of 2019 This bill modifies the tax treatment of certain alcoholic beverages to exclude the aging period from the production period for beer, wine, or distilled spirits for purposes of determining whethe...
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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB340IntroCREATES Act of 2019 Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples Act of 2019
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2019-02-06
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 22.
USSB338IntroTransition Team Ethics Improvement Act
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2019-02-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB292IntroKeep Families Together Act
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2019-01-31
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR39IntroA resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of the American Farm Bureau Federation and celebrating the long history of the American Farm Bureau Federation representing the farmers of the United States.
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2019-01-31
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S815; text: CR S812)
USSB270IntroPaycheck Fairness Act
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2019-01-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB284IntroBiennial Budgeting and Appropriations Act
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2019-01-30
To Senate Budget Committee
USSB250IntroJury ACCESS Act Jury Access for Capable Citizens and Equality in Service Selection Act of 2019
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2019-01-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB261IntroNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act
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2019-01-29
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB232IntroConflicts from Political Fundraising Act of 2019
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2019-01-28
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSR32IntroA resolution recognizing January 27, 2019, as the anniversary of the first refugee and Muslim ban, and urging the President to demonstrate true leadership on refugee resettlement. This resolution recognizes January 27, 2019, as the second anniversary...
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2019-01-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB233IntroEPA Special Hiring Authority Transparency Act
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2019-01-28
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
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