Legislation That Affects Seniors

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H.R.1812 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to furnish Vet Center readjustment counseling and related mental health services to certain individuals.   Sponsored by Phil Roe (R).  Introduced on 2019-03-18 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent which took place on 2020-09-24.

H.R.2372 - To direct the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct an assessment of all memoranda of understanding and memoranda of agreement between Under Secretary of Health and non-Department of Veterans Affairs entities relating to suicide prevention and mental health services.   Sponsored by Lauren Underwood (D).  Introduced on 2019-04-25 in the House Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent which took place on 2020-09-24.

H.R.4779 - To extend the Undertaking Spam, Spyware, And Fraud Enforcement With Enforcers beyond Borders Act of 2006, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R).  Introduced on 2019-10-22 in the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee.  The last major action was Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote which took place on 2020-09-24.

H.R.6168 - To increase, effective as of December 1, 2020, the rates of compensation for veterans with service-connected disabilities and the rates of dependency and indemnity compensation for the survivors of certain disabled veterans, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Elaine Luria (D).  Introduced on 2020-03-10 in the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent which took place on 2020-09-24.

S.4706 - A bill to amend the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 with respect to the Louie B. Nunn (Cumberland) Parkway, to amend title 23, United States Code, to modify a provision relating to the operation of vehicles on that highway, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Mitch McConnell (R).  Introduced on 2020-09-24 in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works which took place on 2020-09-24.

S.4714 - A bill to preserve health benefits for workers.   Sponsored by Richard J. Durbin (D).  Introduced on 2020-09-24 in the Senate Finance Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance which took place on 2020-09-24.

S.4725 - A bill to establish programs to facilitate the commercial application of clean energy and related technologies in the United States.   Sponsored by Christopher A. Coons (D).  Introduced on 2020-09-24 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 2020-09-24.

S.4722 - A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to establish a standard of care for the selection by certain entities of motor carries.   Sponsored by Deb Fischer (R).  Introduced on 2020-09-24 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 2020-09-24.

S.4736 - A bill to prepare the United States for the impacts of climate change, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Amy Klobuchar (D).  Introduced on 2020-09-24 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 2020-09-24.

S.4711 - A bill to provide for judicial security and privacy.   Sponsored by Robert Menendez (D).  Introduced on 2020-09-24 in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-09-24.

S.4719 - A bill to provide, temporarily, authority for the Secretary of Commerce to waive cost sharing requirements for the Hollings Manufacturing Extension Partnership, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Gary Peters (D).  Introduced on 2020-09-24 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 2020-09-24.

S.4720 - A bill to amend the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999 to modify certain agricultural exemptions for hours of service requirements, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Deb Fischer (R).  Introduced on 2020-09-24 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 2020-09-24.

S.4724 - A bill to improve and expand the Solid Start program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Margaret Hassan (D).  Introduced on 2020-09-24 in the Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee.  The last major action was Read twice and referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs which took place on 2020-09-24.

S.RES.719 - A resolution recognizing September 22, 2020, as "National Voter Registration Day".   Sponsored by Amy Klobuchar (D).  Introduced on 2020-09-24.  The last major action was Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment by Voice Vote which took place on 2020-09-24.

S.RES.723 - A resolution designating September 2020 as "Campus Fire Safety Month".   Sponsored by Susan Collins (R).  Introduced on 2020-09-24.  The last major action was Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote which took place on 2020-09-24.

S.RES.722 - A resolution recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of National Forensic Science Week.   Sponsored by Michael D. Crapo (R).  Introduced on 2020-09-24.  The last major action was Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote which took place on 2020-09-24.

S.RES.721 - A resolution designating the week beginning October 18, 2020, as "National Character Counts Week".   Sponsored by Charles E. Grassley (R).  Introduced on 2020-09-24.  The last major action was Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote which took place on 2020-09-24.

S.RES.724 - A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the practice of politically motivated imprisonment of women around the world and calling on governments for the immediate release of women who are political prisoners.   Sponsored by Robert Menendez (D).  Introduced on 2020-09-24 in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations which took place on 2020-09-24.

S.RES.718 - A resolution reaffirming the Senate's commitment to the orderly and peaceful transfer of power called for in the Constitution of the United States, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Joe Manchin (D).  Introduced on 2020-09-24.  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 2020-09-24.

S.RES.725 - A resolution establishing the Senate Human Rights Commission.   Sponsored by Christopher A. Coons (D).  Introduced on 2020-09-24 in the Senate Rules and Administration Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Rules and Administration which took place on 2020-09-24.

S.RES.720 - A resolution designating October 8, 2020, as "National Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Day".   Sponsored by Lindsey Graham (R).  Introduced on 2020-09-24.  The last major action was Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote which took place on 2020-09-24.

S.RES.715 - A resolution expressing support for the Pledge of Allegiance.   Sponsored by Mike Braun (R).  Introduced on 2020-09-24.  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 2020-09-24.

S.RES.717 - A resolution expressing support for the designation of September 25, 2020, as "National Ataxia Awareness Day", and raising awareness of ataxia, ataxia research, and the search for a cure.   Sponsored by Elizabeth Warren (D).  Introduced on 2020-09-24 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 2020-09-24.

S.RES.716 - A resolution designating the week of October 5 through October 9, 2020, as "Malnutrition Awareness Week".   Sponsored by Christopher S. Murphy (D).  Introduced on 2020-09-24 in the Senate Judiciary Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary which took place on 2020-09-24.

H.R.451 - To repeal the section of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 that requires the Federal Communications Commission to reallocate and auction the T-Band spectrum.   Sponsored by Eliot L. Engel (D).  Introduced on 2019-01-10 in the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee.  The last major action was Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation which took place on 2020-09-24.

S.CON.RES.45 - A concurrent resolution providing for the use of the catafalque situated in the crypt beneath the Rotunda of the Capitol in connection with memorial services to be conducted in the Supreme Court Building and the Capitol for the late honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court.   Sponsored by Roy Blunt (R).  Introduced on 2020-09-21.  The last major action was Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection which took place on 2020-09-24.

H.R.8382 - To prohibit a covered athletic association and institution of higher education from prohibiting a student athlete from participating in intercollegiate athletics because such student athlete enters into an endorsement contract, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Anthony Gonzalez (R).  Introduced on 2020-09-24 in the House Education and Labor Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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 which took place on 2020-09-24.

H.R.8379 - To require the Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency to establish cybersecurity guidance for small organizations, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Anna G. Eshoo (D).  Introduced on 2020-09-24 in the House Homeland Security Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the Committee on Small Business, and in addition to the Committee on Homeland Security, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such pr which took place on 2020-09-24.

H.R.8381 - To prohibit employers from asking the age or date of birth of an individual before the completion and submission of an application for employment by such individual.   Sponsored by Sylvia Garcia (D).  Introduced on 2020-09-24 in the House Education and Labor Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor which took place on 2020-09-24.

H.R.8395 - To conduct a study on the spread of COVID-19-related disinformation and misinformation on the internet and social media platforms, and for other purposes.   Sponsored by Jennifer Wexton (D).  Introduced on 2020-09-24 in the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee.  The last major action was Referred to the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology which took place on 2020-09-24.