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Congressman Sheldon Whitehouse from Rhode Island

Profile for Senator Sheldon Whitehouse from Rhode Island

Congressman Sheldon  Whitehouse
Democrat
Rhode Island
202-224-2921

Next Election: 2024

Missed 0 Votes

Absent for 0% of Votes

Votes with Party 100%

Seniority: 13

Latest Votes:

Sep 18 2019

Voted Yes On the Cloture Motion on S1790

An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2020 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, ...

Sep 18 2019

Voted No On the Cloture Motion on HR2740

A bill making appropriations for the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes.

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Campaign Finance Summary:

Contributions: $5,190,199
Individual $3,864,984
PAC & SuperPac $1,052,711
Disbursements: $5,525,854
Individual Refunds $87,456
Committee Refunds $5,450
Debts owed $0
Cash on Hand $768,760

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Bills Sponsored:

Sep 9 2019

s2448

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

1 cosponsors

A bill to control the export of electronic waste in order to ensure that such waste does not become the source of counterfeit goods that may reenter military and civilian electronics supply chains in the United States, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. - Sep 9 2019

Aug 1 2019

sres305

26 cosponsors

A resolution designating the week of September 14 through September 21, 2019, as "National Estuaries Week".

Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5318; text: CR S5317) - Aug 1 2019

Jul 25 2019

s2300

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

5 cosponsors

A bill to amend the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 to establish a program to incentivize innovation and to enhance the industrial competitiveness of the United States by developing technologies to reduce emissions of nonpower industrial sectors, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. - Sep 11 2019

Jul 8 2019

s2055

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

1 cosponsors

A bill to allow the Coast Guard to issue a certificate of documentation with a coastwise endorsement for the vessel OLIVER HAZARD PERRY, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. - Jul 8 2019

Jun 18 2019

s1889

Senate Judiciary Committee

1 cosponsors

A bill to ensure that persons who form corporations in the United States disclose the beneficial owners of those corporations, in order to prevent the formation of corporations with hidden owners, stop the misuse of United States corporations by wrongdoers, and assist law enforcement in detecting, preventing, and punishing terrorism, money laundering, tax evasion, and other criminal and civil misconduct involving United States corporations, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. - Jun 18 2019

Jun 4 2019

s1704

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

0 cosponsors

A bill to provide grants to States to ensure that all students in the middle grades are taught an academically rigorous curriculum with effective supports so that students complete the middle grades prepared for success in secondary school and postsecondary endeavors, to improve State and local educational agency policies and program relating to the academic achievement of students in the middle grades, to develop and implement effective middle grades models for struggling students, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. - Jun 4 2019

May 15 2019

s1482

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

7 cosponsors

A bill to establish an integrated national approach to respond to ongoing and expected effects of extreme weather and climate change by protecting, managing, and conserving the fish, wildlife, and plants of the United States, and to maximize Government efficiency and reduce costs, in cooperation with State, local, and Tribal governments and other entities, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. - May 15 2019

May 9 2019

s1411

Senate Judiciary Committee

2 cosponsors

A bill to amend title 28, United States Code, to require certain disclosures related to amicus activities.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. - May 9 2019

Apr 10 2019

s1128

Senate Finance Committee

3 cosponsors

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emission fees, provide tax credits to workers, deliver additional benefits to retired and disabled Americans, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. - Apr 10 2019

Mar 28 2019

s933

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

1 cosponsors

A bill to improve data collection and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and coasts, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. - Mar 28 2019

Mar 25 2019

s856

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

1 cosponsors

A bill to allow State manufacturing extension partnerships to award grants to small- and medium-sized manufacturers for the purpose of training new workers to replace departing experienced workers.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. - Mar 25 2019

Mar 13 2019

s779

Senate Finance Committee

1 cosponsors

A bill to end offshore corporate tax avoidance, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. - Mar 13 2019

Mar 13 2019

s780

Senate Finance Committee

1 cosponsors

A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for current year inclusion of net CFC tested income, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. - Mar 13 2019

Feb 28 2019

s620

Senate Judiciary Committee

6 cosponsors

A bill to amend title 9, United States Code, with respect to arbitration.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. - Feb 28 2019

Feb 27 2019

s578

Senate Finance Committee

39 cosponsors

A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the five month waiting period for disability insurance benefits under such title for individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. - Feb 27 2019

Jan 29 2019

s259

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

3 cosponsors

A bill to impose criminal sanctions on certain persons involved in international doping fraud conspiracies, to provide restitution for victims of such conspiracies, and to require sharing of information with the United States Anti-Doping Agency to assist its fight against doping, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. - Jan 29 2019

Jan 28 2019

s232

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

3 cosponsors

A bill to amend the Ethics in Government Act of 1978 to require individuals nominated or appointed to Senate-confirmed positions or to positions of a confidential or policymaking character to disclose certain types of contributions made or solicited by, or at the request of, the individuals.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. - Jan 28 2019

Dec 19 2018

s3790

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

1 cosponsors

A bill to impose criminal sanctions on certain persons involved in international doping fraud conspiracies, to provide restitution for victims of such conspiracies, and to require sharing of information with the United States Anti-Doping Agency to assist its fight against doping, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. - Dec 19 2018

Sep 18 2018

sres642

Senate Judiciary Committee

26 cosponsors

A resolution designating the week of September 15 through September 22, 2018, as "National Estuaries Week".

Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. - Oct 4 2018

Aug 1 2018

s3341

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

3 cosponsors

A bill to encourage the research and use of innovative materials and associated techniques in the construction and preservation of the domestic transportation and water infrastructure system, and for other purposes.

Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works. - Aug 1 2018