Legislation

Date
Bill #
Bill Description
Cosponsored — A bill to create a point of order against spending that will increase inflation unless inflation is not greater than 4.5 percent, and for other purposes.

Cosponsored — A bill to impose sanctions and other measures in response to the failure of the Government of the People's Republic of China to allow an investigation into the origins of COVID-19 at suspect laboratories in Wuhan.

Cosponsored — COVID-19 Bankruptcy Relief Extension Consolidation Act of 2021

Cosponsored — A bill to require the Government Accountability Office to evaluate the policies and actions of the National Institutes of Health with respect to research involving the enhancement of potential pandemic pathogens and related activities.

Cosponsored — A bill to amend section 214(c)(8) of the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify the data reporting requirements relating to nonimmigrant employees, and for other purposes.

Cosponsored — A bill to prohibit the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency from retroactively reducing certain determinations under the Renewable Fuel Program, and for other purposes.

Cosponsored — Protecting Access to Credit for Small Businesses Act

Cosponsored — A bill to designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in metropolitan Atlanta, Georgia, as the "Joseph Maxwell Cleland Atlanta Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center".

Cosponsored — Rural Opioid Abuse Prevention Act

Sponsored — A bill to extend the authority for the establishment of a commemorative work to honor enslaved and free black persons who served in the American Revolution, and for other purposes.

Sponsored — A bill to provide for certain whistleblower incentives and protections.

Cosponsored — A bill to prohibit the payment of certain legal settlements to individuals who unlawfully entered the United States.

Cosponsored — A bill to amend the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 to establish a cattle contract library, and for other purposes.

Cosponsored — A bill to amend title 31, United States Code, to provide for transparency of payments made from the Judgment Fund.

Cosponsored — Reservists Opportunity Act of 2021

Cosponsored — A bill to modify the semiannual reports submitted by Inspectors General, and for other purposes.

Cosponsored — A bill to prohibit cash settlements resulting from the lawful application of the zero tolerance policy.

Sponsored — A bill to amend section 721 of the Defense Production Act of 1950 to include the Secretary of Agriculture and the Secretary of Health and Human Services as members of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States and to require the Committee to consider the security of the food and agriculture systems of the United States as a factor to be considered when determining to take action with respect to foreign investment, and for other purposes.

Cosponsored — A bill to extend flexible use of John H. Chafee Foster Care Independence Program funding to address pandemic-related challenges for older foster youth.