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Congressman Sheldon Whitehouse from Rhode Island

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Congressman Sheldon  Whitehouse
Democrat
Next Election: 2024
Sheldon Whitehouse
Rhode Island
202-224-2921

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Latest Announcements:

Latest Votes:

Sep 29 2020

Voted Yes On the Cloture Motion on HR8337

A bill making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2021, and for other purposes.

Sep 29 2020

Voted Yes On the Motion to Proceed on HR8337

A bill making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2021, 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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Recently Sponsored Bills:

sres700 - Sep 16 2020

A resolution designating the week of September 19 through September 26, 2020, as "National Estuaries Week".

Cosponsors
22

sres700 - Sep 16 2020

A resolution designating the week of September 19 through September 26, 2020, as "National Estuaries Week".

Cosponsors
22

s4351 - Jul 29 2020

A bill to require States and hospitals to report COVID-19 health data directly to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
2

s4316 - Jul 23 2020

A bill to provide Federal reimbursement of qualified State paid leave programs, and for other purposes.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
2

s4305 - Jul 23 2020

A bill to amend title 11, United States Code, to provide bankruptcy protections for medically distressed debtors, and for other purposes.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
4

s3485 - Mar 12 2020

A bill to expand the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to expand revenue sharing for offshore wind, to reauthorize the National Oceans and Coastal Security Act, and for other purposes.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
2

s3380 - Mar 3 2020

A bill to improve patient safety by supporting State-based quality improvement efforts and through enhanced data collection and reporting, and for other purposes.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
0

sres485 - Jan 28 2020

A resolution recognizing January 2020 as "National Mentoring Month".

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
29

sres485 - Jan 28 2020

A resolution recognizing January 2020 as "National Mentoring Month".

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
29

s3171 - Jan 9 2020

A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to reauthorize the National Estuary Program, and for other purposes.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
2

s2926 - Nov 21 2019

A bill to include Portugal in the list of foreign states whose nationals are eligible for admission into the United States as E-1 and E-2 nonimmigrants if United States nationals are treated similarly by the Government of Portugal.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

s2448 - Sep 9 2019

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.

Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres305 - Aug 1 2019

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

Cosponsors
26

s2300 - Jul 25 2019

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.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
6

s2300 - Jul 25 2019

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.

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Cosponsors
5

s2055 - Jul 8 2019

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.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1889 - Jun 18 2019

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.

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
1

s1704 - Jun 4 2019

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.

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee

Cosponsors
0

sres230 - Jun 4 2019

A resolution recognizing the significant milestone of Senior Corps volunteers serving 50,000,000 hours in 2018.

Cosponsors
21

sres230 - Jun 4 2019

A resolution recognizing the significant milestone of Senior Corps volunteers serving 50,000,000 hours in 2018.

Cosponsors
21

sres230 - Jun 4 2019

A resolution recognizing the significant milestone of Senior Corps volunteers serving 50,000,000 hours in 2018.

Cosponsors
21

s1482 - May 15 2019

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.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
7

s1411 - May 9 2019

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

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
2

s1128 - Apr 10 2019

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.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
3

s933 - Mar 28 2019

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

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
1

s856 - Mar 25 2019

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.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
1

s780 - Mar 13 2019

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.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
1

s779 - Mar 13 2019

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

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
1

s620 - Feb 28 2019

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

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
6

s578 - Feb 27 2019

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.

Senate Finance Committee

Cosponsors
39

s259 - Jan 29 2019

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.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
3

s232 - Jan 28 2019

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.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
3

s3790 - Dec 19 2018

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.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
1

sres642 - Sep 18 2018

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

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
26

sres642 - Sep 18 2018

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

Senate Judiciary Committee

Cosponsors
26

s3341 - Aug 1 2018

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.

Senate Environment and Public Works Committee

Cosponsors
3

s3244 - Jul 19 2018

A bill to amend chapter 84 of title 5, United States Code, to provide for a corporate responsibility investment option under the Thrift Savings Plan.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Cosponsors
0

sres573 - Jul 12 2018

A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that climate change is real and that the National Science Foundation should engage on the communication of sound climate change science to the public.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
17

s3150 - Jun 27 2018

A bill to amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to provide for additional disclosure requirements for corporations, labor organizations, Super PACs and other entities, and for other purposes.

Senate Rules and Administration Committee

Cosponsors
48

s3126 - Jun 25 2018

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.

Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee

Cosponsors
0