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USSB1014IntroRoute 66 Centennial Commission Act
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2019-06-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 117.
USHJR60EngrossRequesting the Secretary of the Interior to authorize unique and one-time arrangements for displays on the National Mall and the Washington Monument during the period beginning on July 16, 2019 and ending on July 20, 2019.
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2019-06-19
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSR235IntroA resolution designating June 12, 2019, as "Women Veterans Appreciation Day".
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2019-06-18
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S3804)
USHR444IntroReaffirming the importance of the United States to promote the safety, health, and well-being of refugees and displaced persons.
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2019-06-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR443IntroRecognizing the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, and for other purposes.
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2019-06-13
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHR442IntroObserving 10 years since the war in Sri Lanka ended on May 18, 2009, commemorating the lives lost, and expressing support for transitional justice, reconciliation, reconstruction, reparation, and reform in Sri Lanka, which are necessary to ensure a l...
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2019-06-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR251IntroA resolution recognizing 2019 as the International Year of the Salmon, a framework of collaboration across the Northern Hemisphere to sustain and recover salmon stocks through research, partnerships, and public action.
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2019-06-13
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHR438IntroExpressing support for the designation of June 12, 2019, as "Women Veterans Appreciation Day".
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2019-06-12
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR245IntroA resolution designating July 17, 2019, as "Glioblastoma Awareness Day".
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2019-06-11
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3327-3328; text: CR S3325)
USHR437IntroExpressing support for the designation of November 20 through December 20 as "National Survivors of Homicide Victims Awareness Month".
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2019-06-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USSCR15EngrossA concurrent resolution expressing support for the designation of October 28, 2019, as "Honoring the Nation's First Responders Day".
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2019-06-10
Held at the desk.
USSR184IntroA resolution condemning the Easter Sunday terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka, offering sincere condolences to the victims, to their families and friends, and to the people and nation of Sri Lanka, and expressing solidarity and support for Sri Lanka.
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2019-06-10
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3296-3297; text: CR S3296-3297)
USHCR48IntroSupporting National Men's Health Week.
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2019-06-10
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHCR47IntroCelebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. This concurrent resolution celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing. The resolution also honors the bravery and skill of the crew of Apollo 11, Neil Armstrong, Edwin...
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2019-06-06
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSR174IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of the week of June 1, 2019, through June 9, 2019, as "National Fishing and Boating Week". This resolution (1) designates the week of June 1-June 9, 2019, as National Fishing and Boating Week; and (...
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2019-06-05
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 04/30/2019 S2523)
USHR427IntroRecognizing World Oceans Day and the necessity to protect, conserve, maintain, and rebuild our oceans and its resources. This resolution (1) recognizes World Oceans Day and affirms the individual and collective duty, both nationally and international...
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2019-06-05
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSR238IntroA resolution designating the week of June 3 through June 9, 2019, as "Hemp History Week". This resolution designates the week of June 3-June 9, 2019, as Hemp History Week. It also recognizes the historical relevance and growing economic potential of ...
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2019-06-05
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3268; text: CR S3265)
USSR221IntroA resolution recognizing the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre and condemning the intensifying repression and human rights violations by the Chinese Communist Party and the use of surveillance by Chinese authorities, and for other pur...
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2019-06-05
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 05/23/2019 S3114-3116)
USSR135IntroA resolution expressing the gratitude and appreciation of the Senate for the acts of heroism and valor by the members of the United States Armed Forces who participated in the June 6, 1944, amphibious landing at Normandy, France, and commending those...
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2019-06-04
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3199-3200; text: CR S3199-3200)
USSR212IntroA resolution celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment, providing for women's suffrage, to the Constitution of the United States. This resolution celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratifi...
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2019-06-04
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Yea-Nay Vote. 93 - 0. Record Vote Number: 132. (text: CR 5/16/2019 S2928)
USHR421IntroRecognizing the International Year of the Salmon in 2019 as a framework of collaboration across the Northern Hemisphere to sustain and recover salmon stocks through research, partnerships, and public action. This resolution recognizes the Internation...
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2019-06-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHJR59IntroExpressing support for designation of July 20th as "National Space Exploration Day" to commemorate the anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. This resolution expresses support for the designation of a National Space Exploration Day.
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2019-06-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR230IntroA resolution recognizing the significant milestone of Senior Corps volunteers serving 50,000,000 hours in 2018. This resolution acknowledges the contributions that Senior Corps volunteers make to the communities in which they live and serve and to th...
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2019-06-04
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3221; text: CR S3220-3221)
USHR425IntroRecognizing the significance of National Caribbean American Heritage Month.
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2019-06-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR424IntroRecognizing the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, commending a month of fasting and spiritual renewal, and extending best wishes to Muslims in the United States and across the globe for a joyous and meaningful observance of Eid al-Fitr.
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2019-06-04
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR423IntroHonoring the 200th anniversary of the founding of Colgate University.
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2019-06-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR422IntroExpressing support for the designation of the first Tuesday in June as "National Cancer Survivor Beauty and Support Day".
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2019-06-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHCR46IntroExpressing support for the designation of June 21 as National ASK (Asking Saves Kids) Day to promote children's health and safe storage of guns in the home.
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2019-06-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR418IntroExpressing support for recognition of June 2019 as National Orca Protection Month. This resolution expresses support for recognizing National Orca Protection Month. Orcas are commonly known as killer whales.
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2019-06-03
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR382IntroHonoring the 65th anniversary of the landmark decision of the Supreme Court in Brown v. Board of Education (347 U.S. 483 (1954)).
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2019-05-31
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHR412IntroSupporting the designation of May as "National Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease and Conditions Awareness Month".
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2019-05-30
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR406IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Menstrual Hygiene Day.
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2019-05-28
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E677)
USHR409IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of the month of May as Sex Ed For All Month: Youth Power, Information, and Rights.
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2019-05-24
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR379IntroExpressing support for the designation of July as "American Grown Flower Month". This resolution supports the designation of American Grown Flower Month.
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2019-05-23
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USSR213IntroA resolution designating the week of May 19 through May 25, 2019, as "National Public Works Week". This resolution designates the week of May 19-May 25, 2019, as National Public Works Week.
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2019-05-23
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
USHR402IntroRecognizing the significant milestone of Senior Corps volunteers serving 50,000,000 hours in 2018. This resolution acknowledges the contributions that Senior Corps volunteers make to the communities in which they live and serve and to the United Stat...
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2019-05-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR223IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of May 17, 2019, as "DIPG Pediatric Brain Cancer Awareness Day" to raise awareness of and encourage research on diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma tumors and pediatric cancers in general.
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2019-05-23
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3127; text: CR S3117)
USSR225IntroA resolution supporting the goals of International Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day.
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2019-05-23
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3127; text: CR S3117-3118)
USSR224IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of National Nurses Week, to be observed from May 6 through May 12, 2019.
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2019-05-23
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3127; text: CR S3117)
USHR401IntroRecognizing the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month in May as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States.
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2019-05-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR226IntroA 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 policy to improve the lives of children in the foster care syst...
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2019-05-23
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3127; text: CR S3118)
USSR220IntroA resolution designating the month of June 2019 as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month" and June 27, 2019, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day".
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2019-05-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR405IntroCommemorating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Mission, and supporting the week of July 16 through July 20 as the Apollo 50 Celebration Week. This resolution congratulates the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Apollo astr...
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2019-05-23
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSCR14EngrossA concurrent resolution authorizing the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Center for an event to celebrate the birthday of King Kamehameha I. This concurrent resolution authorizes the use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitor Cent...
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2019-05-22
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR399IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of International Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day.
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2019-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR394IntroRecognizing the 36th anniversary of National Missing Children's Day.
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2019-05-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USSR218IntroA resolution recognizing the significance of Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month as an important time to celebrate the significant contributions of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to the history of the United States.
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2019-05-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR345IntroRecognizing widening threats to freedoms of the press and expression around the world, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to the health of democracy, and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority of the United States in p...
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2019-05-22
Committee Agreed to Seek Consideration Under Suspension of the Rules.
USHR354IntroCelebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment, providing for women's suffrage, to the Constitution of the United States. This resolution celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the...
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2019-05-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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