Legislation That Affects Seniors

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S.3455 - A bill to prohibit certain individuals from downloading or using TikTok on any device issued by the United States or a government corporation.   Sponsored by Joshua Hawley (R).  Introduced on 2020-03-12 in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Message on Senate action sent to the House which took place on 2020-08-07.

S.3703 - A bill to amend the Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act to improve the prevention of elder abuse and exploitation of individuals with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.   Sponsored by Susan Collins (R).  Introduced on 2020-05-12 in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.J.RES.74 - A joint resolution requesting the Secretary of the Interior to authorize a unique and 1-time arrangement for certain displays on Mount Rushmore National Memorial relating to the centennial of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States during the period beginning August 18, 2020, and ending on September 30, 2020.   Sponsored by John Thune (R).  Introduced on 2020-05-21 in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Passed Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.4075 - A bill to amend the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 to provide for the release of certain Federal interests in connection with certain grants under that Act, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Shelley Moore Capito (R).  Introduced on 2020-06-25 in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.  The last major action was Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.4510 - A bill to establish a Native American language resource center.   Sponsored by Brian Schatz (D).  Introduced on 2020-08-06 in the Senate Indian Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.4489 - A bill to appropriately limit forgiveness of loans under the paycheck protection program and to clarify that records in the possession, custody, or control of the Federal Government relating to borrowers and loans under the paycheck protection program are subject to disclosure in accordance with applicable law.   Sponsored by Ron Johnson (R).  Introduced on 2020-08-06 in the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.4512 - A bill to establish requirements for Federal agencies to ensure that individuals with limited English proficiency and people with disabilities can access the services, activities, programs, and the benefits of those agencies.   Sponsored by Robert Menendez (D).  Introduced on 2020-08-06 in the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.4482 - A bill to require the Secretary of State to submit to Congress an annual report regarding instances of Arab government retribution toward citizens and residents who engage in people-to-people relations with Israelis.   Sponsored by Cory Booker (D).  Introduced on 2020-08-06 in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.4496 - A bill to direct the Secretary of Labor to promulgate an occupational safety and health standard that requires covered employers to protect employees from injury and death related to grease trap manholes.   Sponsored by Charles E. Schumer (D).  Introduced on 2020-08-06 in the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.4480 - A bill to promote equity in advanced coursework and programs at elementary and secondary schools.   Sponsored by Cory Booker (D).  Introduced on 2020-08-06 in the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.4467 - A bill to rescue domestic medical product manufacturing activity by providing incentives in economically distressed areas of the United States and its possessions.   Sponsored by Marco Rubio (R).  Introduced on 2020-08-06 in the Senate Finance Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.4487 - A bill to extend limits on discretionary spending through fiscal year 2024.   Sponsored by Rand Paul (R).  Introduced on 2020-08-06 in the Senate Budget Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Budget which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.4470 - A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to subsidize payments on loans made under certain rural development loan programs, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jon Tester (D).  Introduced on 2020-08-06 in the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.RES.678 - A resolution designating September 2020 as "National Child Awareness Month" to promote awareness of charities that benefit children and youth-serving organizations throughout the United States and recognizing the efforts made by those charities and organizations on behalf of children and youth as critical contributions to the future of the United States.   Sponsored by Dianne Feinstein (D).  Introduced on 2020-08-06.  The last major action was Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.RES.674 - A resolution commemorating June 20, 2020, as World Refugee Day.   Sponsored by Robert Menendez (D).  Introduced on 2020-08-06 in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.RES.675 - A resolution congratulating the men and women of the Commercial Crew Program of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and Space Exploration Technologies Corporation and astronauts Robert L. Behnken and Douglas G. Hurley on the successful completion of the Crew Dragon Demo-2 test flight.   Sponsored by Ted Cruz (R).  Introduced on 2020-08-06 in the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.RES.668 - A resolution commemorating the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center's 50th Anniversary.   Sponsored by Kelly Loeffler (R).  Introduced on 2020-08-06.  The last major action was Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.RES.670 - A resolution recognizing the seriousness of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of September 2020 as "PCOS Awareness Month".   Sponsored by Elizabeth Warren (D).  Introduced on 2020-08-06 in the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.RES.669 - A resolution to express the sense of the Senate on United States-Israel cooperation on precision-guided munitions.   Sponsored by Mike Rounds (R).  Introduced on 2020-08-06 in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.RES.673 - A resolution affirming that the New START Treaty extension will cover new deployed Russian nuclear delivery systems, and supporting additional initiatives to engage China that advance the goal of concluding an arms control treaty or agreement.   Sponsored by Edward J. Markey (D).  Introduced on 2020-08-06 in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.RES.677 - A resolution designating August 16, 2020, as "National Airborne Day".   Sponsored by Lisa Murkowski (R).  Introduced on 2020-08-06.  The last major action was Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.RES.672 - A resolution designating September 2020 as National Democracy Month as a time to reflect on the contributions of the system of government of the United States to a more free and stable world.   Sponsored by Lindsey Graham (R).  Introduced on 2020-08-06 in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.RES.676 - A resolution to authorize the production of records by the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.   Sponsored by Mitch McConnell (R).  Introduced on 2020-08-06.  The last major action was Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.RES.671 - A resolution recognizing, commemorating, and celebrating the 55th anniversary of the enactment of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, and reaffirming the Senate's commitment to ensuring the continued vitality of the Act and the protection of the voting rights of all citizens of the United States.   Sponsored by Edward J. Markey (D).  Introduced on 2020-08-06 in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-08-06.

S.4442 - A bill to amend subtitle A of title II of division A of the CARES Act to provide Pandemic Unemployment Assistance to individuals with mixed income sources, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Mark Warner (D).  Introduced on 2020-08-05 in the Senate Finance Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance which took place on 2020-08-05.

S.4451 - A bill to authorize the Secretary of Agriculture to guarantee investments that will open new markets for forest owners in rural areas of the United States, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Debbie Stabenow (D).  Introduced on 2020-08-05 in the Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry which took place on 2020-08-05.

S.4446 - A bill to waive affiliation rules under the paycheck protection program for Tribal business concerns with the same employer identification number, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Michael Bennet (D).  Introduced on 2020-08-05 in the Senate Small Business and Entrepreneurship Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship which took place on 2020-08-05.

S.4443 - A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to protect more victims of domestic violence by preventing their abusers from possessing or receiving firearms, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Richard Blumenthal (D).  Introduced on 2020-08-05 in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-08-05.

S.4450 - A bill to establish the Bronzeville-Black Metropolis National Heritage Area in the State of Illinois, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Richard J. Durbin (D).  Introduced on 2020-08-05 in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources which took place on 2020-08-05.

S.4458 - A bill to grant the authority for States to enter into interstate compacts or agreements for the purpose of procuring COVID-19 tests.   Sponsored by Bill Cassidy (R).  Introduced on 2020-08-05 in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-08-05.