Legislation That Affects Seniors

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S.J.RES.76 - A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require that the Supreme Court of the United States be composed of nine justices.   Sponsored by Ted Cruz (R).  Introduced on 2020-10-19.  The last major action was Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time which took place on 2020-10-19.

S.4803 - A bill to make the 3450-3550 MHz spectrum band available for non-Federal use.   Sponsored by Roger Wicker (R).  Introduced on 2020-10-19 in the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation which took place on 2020-10-19.

S.4804 - A bill to amend the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act to add Rhode Island to the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jack Reed (D).  Introduced on 2020-10-19 in the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation which took place on 2020-10-19.

S.4801 - A bill to provide that all persons shall be entitled to the full and equal enjoyment of the goods, services, facilities, privileges, and accommodations of financial institutions.   Sponsored by Sherrod Brown (D).  Introduced on 2020-10-19 in the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs which took place on 2020-10-19.

S.4808 - A bill to protect the independence of journalists by preventing undue political influence at the United States Agency for Global Media.   Sponsored by Christopher S. Murphy (D).  Introduced on 2020-10-19 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 2020-10-19.

S.4811 - A bill to establish procedures related to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in correctional facilities.   Sponsored by Elizabeth Warren (D).  Introduced on 2020-10-19 in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-10-19.

S.4800 - A bill to provide Coronavirus relief.   Sponsored by Charles E. Schumer (D).  Introduced on 2020-10-19.  The last major action was Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time which took place on 2020-10-19.

S.4807 - A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to create a refundable tax credit for travel expenditures, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Catherine Cortez Masto (D).  Introduced on 2020-10-19 in the Senate Finance Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance which took place on 2020-10-19.

S.4805 - A bill to create a point of order against legislation modifying the number of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States.   Sponsored by Ted Cruz (R).  Introduced on 2020-10-19.  The last major action was Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time which took place on 2020-10-19.

S.4810 - A bill to require employee consent for any deferral of payroll taxes.   Sponsored by Chris Van Hollen (D).  Introduced on 2020-10-19 in the Senate Finance Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance which took place on 2020-10-19.

S.4809 - A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to establish a new Tribal priority window for the 2.5 gigahertz band, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Elizabeth Warren (D).  Introduced on 2020-10-19 in the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation which took place on 2020-10-19.

S.4806 - A bill to establish the Interagency Security Classification Appeals Panel, to provide agency and higher level reviews of classification decisions, to provide expedited review of classification decisions for members of Congress, and to provide protections for those challenging classification decisions, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Christopher S. Murphy (D).  Introduced on 2020-10-19 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 2020-10-19.

S.4802 - A bill to prohibit the use of Federal funds to close or realign the Marine Corps Recruit Depot located at Parris Island, South Carolina.   Sponsored by Lindsey Graham (R).  Introduced on 2020-10-19 in the Senate Armed Services Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Armed Services which took place on 2020-10-19.

S.RES.747 - A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate condemning the politicization of the 25th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States by the Speaker of the House of Representatives.   Sponsored by Kelly Loeffler (R).  Introduced on 2020-10-19 in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-10-19.

S.1982 - A bill to improve efforts to combat marine debris, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Dan Sullivan (R).  Introduced on 2019-06-26 in the House Agriculture Committee.  The last major action was Message on House action received in Senate and at desk: House amendment to Senate bill which took place on 2020-10-19.

H.R.5068 - To authorize the Women Who Worked on the Home Front Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Eleanor Holmes Norton (D).  Introduced on 2019-11-13 in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources which took place on 2020-10-19.

H.R.8601 - To assess the State by State impact of Federal taxation and spending.   Sponsored by Bill Foster (D).  Introduced on 2020-10-16 in the House Oversight and Reform Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform which took place on 2020-10-16.

H.R.8598 - To provide for a 3 percent cost-of-living adjustment for social security and supplemental security income beneficiaries in calendar year 2021, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Peter A. DeFazio (D).  Introduced on 2020-10-16 in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means which took place on 2020-10-16.

H.R.8606 - To defer the tax of certain sales of employer stock and reduce certain retirement-related excise taxes, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Ron Kind (D).  Introduced on 2020-10-16 in the House Education and Labor Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Education and Labor, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such which took place on 2020-10-16.

H.R.8623 - To amend the CARES Act to clarify the inclusion of certain COVID-19 vaccines covered under the Medicare program without any cost sharing.   Sponsored by Abigail Spanberger (D).  Introduced on 2020-10-16 in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such which took place on 2020-10-16.

H.R.8608 - To amend title 9 of the United States Code to prohibit the enforcement of predispute arbitration agreements with respect to sexual assault claims.   Sponsored by Debbie Lesko (R).  Introduced on 2020-10-16 in the House Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-10-16.

H.R.8596 - To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide accountability for bad actors who abuse the Good Samaritan protections provided under that Act, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Ted Budd (R).  Introduced on 2020-10-16 in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce which took place on 2020-10-16.

H.R.8611 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4755 Southeast Dixie Highway in Port Salerno, Florida, as the "Joseph Bullock Post Office Building".   Sponsored by Brian Mast (R).  Introduced on 2020-10-16 in the House Oversight and Reform Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform which took place on 2020-10-16.

H.R.8614 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include home-schooling supplies in the educator expense deduction, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Ralph Norman (R).  Introduced on 2020-10-16 in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means which took place on 2020-10-16.

H.R.8609 - To limit the extent to which certain Federal law enforcement agencies may be permitted conduct law enforcement functions in a jurisdiction without the approval of such jurisdiction, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Ted Lieu (D).  Introduced on 2020-10-16 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committees on Energy and Commerce, and Transportation and Infrastructure, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, which took place on 2020-10-16.

H.R.8599 - To amend the United States-Mexico Border Health Commission Act, with respect to preparedness for COVID-19 and other infectious diseases in the border region, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Veronica Escobar (D).  Introduced on 2020-10-16 in the House Foreign Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such which took place on 2020-10-16.

H.R.8618 - To enable local governments to treat the United States Fish and Wildlife Service as a private landowner for the purposes of property taxation, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Collin C. Peterson (D).  Introduced on 2020-10-16 in the House Natural Resources Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Natural Resources which took place on 2020-10-16.

H.R.8621 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide a child tax credit for pregnant moms with respect to their unborn children.   Sponsored by Jason Smith (R).  Introduced on 2020-10-16 in the House Ways and Means Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means which took place on 2020-10-16.

H.R.8622 - To direct the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish national hazard preparation and response exercises, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Abigail Spanberger (D).  Introduced on 2020-10-16 in the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management which took place on 2020-10-19.

H.R.8619 - To award posthumously the Congressional Gold Medal to Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley.   Sponsored by Bobby L. Rush (D).  Introduced on 2020-10-16 in the House Committee on House Administration.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Financial Services, and in addition to the Committee on House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of which took place on 2020-10-16.