Bills Sponsored by Frank Lautenberg in Session 104

Bill NumberBill Title
S 1068 A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to permanently prohibit the possession of firearms by persons who have been convicted of a violent felony, and for other purposes.
S 1113 A bill to reduce gun trafficking by prohibiting bulk purchases of hand guns.
S 1381 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow individuals who are involuntarily unemployed to withdraw funds from individual retirement accounts and other qualified retirement plans without incurring a tax penalty.
S 1436 A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to allow certain privately owned public treatment works to be treated as publicly owned treatment works, and for other purposes.
S 1458 A bill to amend the provisions of title 35, United States Code, to establish the Patent and Trademark Corporation, and for other purposes.
S 1486 A bill to direct the Office of Personnel Management to establish placement programs for Federal employees affected by reduction in force actions, and for other purposes.
S 1493 A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit certain interstate conduct relating to exotic animals.
S 1524 A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to prohibit smoking on any scheduled airline flight segment in intrastate, interstate, or foreign air transportation.
S 1575 A bill to improve rail transportation safety, and for other purposes.
S 1592 A bill to strike the prohibition on the transmission of abortion-related matters, and for other purposes.
S 162 A bill to amend the Natural Gas Pipeline Safety Act of 1968 and the Hazardous Liquid Pipeline Safety Act of 1979 to improve natural gas and hazardous liquid pipeline safety, in response to the natural gas pipeline accident in Edison, New Jersey, and for other purposes.
S 1620 A bill to amend the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 to provide for the construction, operation, and maintenance of dredged material disposal facilities, and for other purposes.
S 1632 A bill to prohibit persons convicted of a crime involving domestic violence from owning or possessing firearms, and for other purposes.
S 1633 A bill to provide for school bus safety, and for other purposes.
S 1761 A bill to eliminate taxpayer subsidies for recreational shooting programs, and to prevent the transfer of federally-owned weapons, ammunition, funds, and other property to a private Corporation for the Promotion of Rifle Practice and Firemans Safety.
S 1827 A bill to prohibit foreign travel by outgoing political appointees and Members of Congress, and for other purposes.
S 188 A bill to establish the Great Falls Historic District in the State of New Jersey, and for other purposes.
S 1892 A bill to reward States for collecting medicaid funds expended on tobacco-related illnesses, and for other purposes.
S 1950 A bill to amend the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to improve the quality of coastal recreation waters, and for other purposes.
S 1980 A bill to prohibit the public carrying of a handgun, with appropriate exceptions for law enforcement officials and others.
S 2027 A bill to provide for a 5-year extension of Hazardous Substance Superfund, and for other purposes.
S 2028 A bill to assist the States and local governments in assessing and remediating brownfields and encouraging environmental cleanup programs, and for other purposes.
S 2037 A bill to provide for aviation security, and for other purposes.
S 2096 A bill entitled the "Environmental Crimes and Enforcement Act of 1996".
S 2184 A bill to require the Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration to issue regulations limiting the advertising of cigarettes and smokeless tobacco over the Internet, and for other purposes.
S 2196 A bill to require the Secretary to mint coins in commemoration of the sesquicentennial of the birth of Thomas Alva Edison, to redesign the half dollar circulating coin for 1997 to commemorate Thomas Edison, and for other purposes.
S 280 A bill to amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to provide that the definition of "local government" includes certain nonprofit camp meeting associations that maintain public facilities, and for other purposes.
S 398 A bill to amend the Solid Waste Disposal Act to provide congressional authorization for State control over transportation of municipal solid waste, and for other purposes.
S 586 A bill to eliminate the Department of Agriculture and certain agricultural programs, to transfer other agricultural programs to an agribusiness block grant program and other Federal agencies, and for other purposes.
S 597 A bill to insure the long-term viability of the medicare, medicaid, and other Federal health programs by establishing a dedicated trust fund to reimburse the government for the health care costs of individuals with diseases attributable to the use of tobacco products.
S 757 A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to terminate the Civilian Marksmanship Program; to rescind funding for the National Board for the Promotion of Rifle Practice; and for other purposes.
S 809 A bill to amend the Trade Act of 1974 to limit the eligibility for treatment under the generalized system of preferences in the case of countries that support international acts of terrorism, and for other purposes.
S Con Res 56 A concurrent resolution recognizing the tenth anniversary of the Chornobyl nuclear disaster, and supporting the closing of the Chornobyl nuclear power plant.
S Res 142 A resolution to congratulate the New Jersey Devils for becoming the 1995 NHL champions and thus winning the Stanley Cup.
S Res 215 A resolution to designate June 19, 1996, as "National Baseball Day".
S Res 268 A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate with respect to the summit of Arab heads of state being held in Cairo beginning on June 21, 1996.

Bills Co-sponsored by Frank Lautenberg in Session 104

Bill NumberBill Title
S 10 A bill to make certain laws applicable to the legislative branch of the Federal Government, to reform lobbying registration and disclosure requirements, to amend the gift rules of the Senate and the House of Representatives, and to reform the Federal election laws applicable to the Congress.
S 1001 A bill to reform regulatory procedures, and for other purposes.
S 101 A bill to provide for the disclosure of lobbying activities to influence the Federal Government, and for other purposes.
S 1027 A bill to eliminate the quota and price support programs for peanuts, and for other purposes.
S 1028 A bill to provide increased access to health care benefits, to provide increased portability of health care benefits, to provide increased security of health care benefits, to increase the purchasing power of individuals and small employers, and for other purposes.
S 1060 A bill to provide for the disclosure of lobbying activities to influence the Federal Government, and for other purposes.
S 1061 A bill to provide for congressional gift reform.
S 1064 A bill entitled "The Middle East Peace Facilitation Act of 1995".
S 1136 A bill to control and prevent commercial counterfeiting, and for other purposes.
S 1175 A bill to suspend temporarily the duty for personal effect of participants in certain world athletic events.
S 1183 A bill to amend the Act of March 3, 1931 (known as the Davis-Bacon Act), to revise the standards for coverage under the Act, and for other purposes.
S 122 A bill to prohibit the use of certain ammunition, and for other purposes.
S 124 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the tax on handgun ammunition, to impose the special occupational tax and registration requirements on importers and manufacturers of handgun ammunition, and for other purposes.
S 130 A bill to amend title 13, United States Code, to require that any data relating to the incidence of poverty produced or published by the Secretary of Commerce for subnational areas is corrected for differences in the cost of living in those areas.
S 1316 A bill to reauthorize and amend title XIV of the Public Health Service Act (commonly known as the "Safe Drinking Water Act"), and for other purposes.
S 1322 A bill to provide for the relocation of the United States Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, and for other purposes.
S 1353 A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to require the transfer of certain Federal highway funds to a State highway safety program if a State fails to prohibit open containers of alcoholic beverages and consumption of alcoholic beverages in the passenger area of motor vehicles, and for other purposes.
S 153 A bill to reduce Federal spending and enhance military satellite communications by reducing funds for the MILSTAR II satellite program and accelerating plans for deployment of the Advanced EHF Satellite/MILSTAR III.
S 155 A bill to reduce Federal spending by prohibiting the backfit of Trident I ballistic missile submarines to carry D-5 Trident II submarine-launched ballistic missile.
S 157 A bill to reduce Federal spending by prohibiting the expenditure of appropriated funds on the United States International Space Station Program.
S 1595 A bill to repeal the emergency salvage timber sale program, and for other purposes.
S 1603 A bill to amend the Small Business Act concerning the level of participation by the Small Business Administration in loans guaranteed under the Export Working Capital Program.
S 1624 A bill to reauthorize the Hate Crime Statistics Act, and for other purposes.
S 164 A bill to require States to consider adopting mandatory, comprehensive, Statewide one-call notification systems to protect natural gas and hazardous liquid pipelines and all other underground facilities from being damaged by excavations, and for other purposes.
S 1701 A bill to end the use of steel jaw leghold traps on animals in the United States, and for other purposes.
S 1712 A bill to provide incentives to encourage stronger truth in sentencing of violent offenders, and for other purposes.
S 1730 A bill to amend the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 to make the Act more effective in preventing oil pollution in the Nation's waters through enhanced prevention of, and improved response to, oil spills, and to ensure that citizens and communities injured by oil spills are promptly and fully compensated, and for other purposes.
S 1756 A bill to provide additional pension security for spouses and former spouses, and for other purposes.
S 1811 A bill to amend the Act entitled "An Act authorizing Federal participation in the cost of protecting the shores of publicly owned property" to confirm and clarify the authority and responsibility of the Secretary of the Army, acting through the Chief of Engineers, to promote and carry out shore protection projects, including beach nourishment projects, and for other purposes.
S 1873 A bill to amend the National Environmental Education Act to extend the programs under the Act, and for other purposes.
S 1890 A bill to increase Federal protection against arson and other destruction of places of religious worship.
S 200 A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to regulate the manufacture, importation, and sale of any projectile that may be used in handgun and is capable of penetrating police body armor.
S 208 A bill to require that any proposed amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require a balanced budget establish procedures to ensure enforcement before the amendment is submitted to the States.
S 2123 A bill to require the calculation of Federal-aid highway apportionments and allocations for fiscal year 1997 to be determined so that States experience no net effect from a credit to the Highway Trust Fund made in correction of an accounting error made in fiscal year 1994, and for other purposes.
S 2136 A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the breaking of the color barrier in major league baseball by Jackie Robinson.
S 223 A bill to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide funds to the Palisades Interstate Park Commission for acquisition of land in the Sterling Forest area of the New York/New Jersey Highlands Region, and for other purposes.
S 244 A bill to further the goals of the Paperwork Reduction Act to have Federal agencies become more responsible and publicly accountable for reducing the burden of Federal paperwork on the public, and for other purposes.
S 254 A bill to extend eligibility for veterans' burial benefits, funeral benefits, and related benefits for veterans of certain service in the United States merchant marine during World War II.
S 256 A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to establish procedures for determining the status of certain missing members of the Armed Forces and certain civilians, and for other purposes.
S 296 A bill to amend section 1977A of the Revised Statutes to equalize the remedies available to all victims of intentional employment discrimination, and for other purposes.
S 309 A bill to reform the concession policies of the National Park Service, and for other purposes.
S 413 A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to increase the minimum wage rate under such Act, and for other purposes.
S 428 A bill to improve the management of land and water for fish and wildlife purposes, and for other purposes.
S 440 A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to provide for the designation of the National Highway System, and for other purposes.
S 45 A bill to amend the Helium Act to require the Secretary of the Interior to sell Federal real and personal property held in connection with activities carried out under the Helium Act, and for other purposes.
S 504 A bill to modify the requirements applicable to locatable minerals on public domain lands, consistent with the principles of self-initiation of mining claims, and for other purposes.
S 598 A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the excise taxes on tobacco products, and to use a portion of the resulting revenues to fund a trust fund for tobacco diversification, and for other purposes.
S 606 A bill to make improvements in pipeline safety, and for other purposes.
S 611 A bill to authorize extension of time limitation for a FERC-issued hydroelectric license.
S 619 A bill to phase out the use of mercury in batteries and provide for the efficient and cost-effective collection and recycling or proper disposal of used nickel cadmium batteries, small sealed lead-acid batteries, and certain other batteries, and for other purposes.
S 631 A bill to prevent handgun violence and illegal commerce in firearms.
S 649 A bill to authorize the establishment of the National African American Museum within the Smithsonian Institution, and for other purposes.
S 674 A bill entitled the "Rail Investment Act of 1995".
S 678 A bill to provide for the coordination and implementation of a national aquaculture policy for the private sector by the Secretary of Agriculture, to establish an aquaculture development and research program, and for other purposes.
S 684 A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for programs of research regarding Parkinson's disease, and for other purposes.
S 71 A bill regarding the Senate Gift Rule.
S 733 A bill to amend title 23, United States Code, to permit States to use Federal highway funds for capital improvements to, and operating support for, intercity passenger rail service, and for other purposes.
S 738 A bill to amend the Helium Act to prohibit the Bureau of Mines from refining helium and selling refined helium, to dispose of the United States helium reserve, and for other purposes.
S 832 A bill to require the Prospective Payment Assessment Commission to develop separate applicable percentage increases to ensure that medicare beneficiaries who receive services from medicare dependent hospitals receive the same quality of care and access to services as medicare beneficiaries in other hospitals, and for other purposes.
S 837 A bill to require the Secreatry of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the birth of James Madison.
S 847 A bill to terminate the agricultural price support and production adjustment programs for sugar, and for other purposes.
S 890 A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to gun free schools, and for other purposes.
S 932 A bill to prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
S 940 A bill to support proposals to implement the United States goal of eventually eliminating antipersonnel landmines; to impose a moratorium on use of antipersonnel landmines except in limited circumstances; to provide for sanctions against foreign governments that export antipersonnel landmines, and for other purposes.
S 949 A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the 200th anniversary of the death of George Washington.
S 950 A bill to amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to direct the Secretary of the Interior to cease mineral leasing activity on submerged land of the Outer Continental Shelf that is adjacent to a coastal State that has declared a moratorium on mineral exploration, development, or production activity in adjacent State waters, and for other purposes.
S 953 A bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of black revolutionary war patriots.
S 969 A bill to require that health plans provide coverage for a minimum hospital stay for a mother and child following the birth of the child, and for other purposes.
S 979 A bill to protect women's reproductive health and constitutional right to choice, and for other purposes.
S Con Res 11 A concurrent resolution supporting a resolution to the long-standing dispute regarding Cyprus.
S Con Res 26 A concurrent resolution to authorize the Newington-Cropsey Foundation to erect on the Capitol Grounds and present to Congress and the people of the United States a monument dedicated to the Bill of Rights.
S Con Res 31 A concurrent resolution honoring the life and legacy of Yitzhak Rabin.
S Con Res 73 A concurrent resolution concerning the return of or compensation for wrongly confiscated foreign properties in formerly Communist countries and by certain foreign financial institutions.
S J Res 25 A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to equal rights for women and men.
S J Res 64 A joint resolution to commend Operation Sail for its advancement of brotherhood among nations, its continuing commemoration of the history of the United States, and its nurturing of young cadets through training in seamanship.
S Res 115 A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that America's World War II veterans and their families are deserving of this nation's respect and appreciation on the 50th anniversary of VE Day.
S Res 143 A resolution commending C. Abbot Saffold (Abby) for her long, faithful and exemplary service to the United States Senate.
S Res 146 A resolution designating the week beginning November 19, 1995, and the week beginning on November 24, 1996, as "National Family Week", and for other purposes.
S Res 149 A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the recent announcement by the Republic of France that it intends to conduct a series of underground nuclear test explosions despite the current international moratorium on nuclear testing.
S Res 155 A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the action taken by the Government of Japan against United States air cargo and passenger carriers represents a clear violation of the United States/Japan bilateral aviation agreement that is having severe repercussions on United States air carriers and, in general, customers of these United States carriers.
S Res 157 A resolution commending Senator Robert Byrd for casting 14,000 votes.
S Res 158 A resolution to provide for Senate gift reform.
S Res 159 A resolution to express the sense of the Senate regarding the role of tobacco in leading to addiction, disease, and premature death among children and teenagers, and the role of increased excise taxes in reducing tobacco use by children and teenagers.
S Res 177 A resolution to designate October 19, 1995, as "National Mammography Day".
S Res 179 A resolution concerning a joint meeting of Congress and the closing of the commemorations for the Fiftieth Anniversary of World War II.
S Res 191 A resolution designating the month of November 1995 as "National American Indian Heritage Month", and for other purposes.
S Res 193 A resolution deploring individuals who deny the historical reality of the Holocaust and commending the vital, ongoing work of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
S Res 196 A resolution relative to the death of the Reverend Richard Halverson, late the Chaplain of the United States Senate.
S Res 217 A resolution to designate the first Friday in May 1996, as "American Foreign Service Day" in recognition of the men and women who have served or are presently serving in the American Foreign Service, and to honor those in the American Foreign Service who have given their lives in the line of duty.
S Res 219 A resolution designating March 25, 1996 as "Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy".
S Res 228 A resolution condemning terror attacks in Israel.
S Res 229 A resolution commemorating Black History Month and contributions of African-American United States Senators.
S Res 232 A resolution to commend Jean Schrag Lauver for her long, dedicated and exemplary service to the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
S Res 241 A resolution in tribute to Secretary of Commerce Ronald H. Brown and other Americans who lost their lives on April 3, 1996, while in service to their country on a mission to Bosnia.
S Res 243 A resolution to designate the week of May 5, 1996, as "National Correctional Officers and Employees Week".
S Res 249 A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing.
S Res 257 A resolution to designate June 15, 1996, as "National Race for the Cure Day."
S Res 258 A resolution to designate the balcony adjacent to rooms S-230 and S-231 of the United States Capitol Building as the "Robert J. Dole Balcony".
S Res 263 A resolution relating to church burning.
S Res 265 A resolution relating to church burnings.
S Res 280 A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the tragic crash TWA of Flight 800.
S Res 282 A resolution to designate October 10, 1996, as the "Day of National Concern About Young People and Gun Violence".
S Res 286 A resolution to commend Operation Sail for its advancement of brotherhood among nations, its continuing commemoration of the history of the United States, and its nurturing of young cadets through training in seamanship.
S Res 295 A resolution to designate October 18, 1996, as "National Mammography Day".
S Res 298 A resolution designating room S. 131 in the Capitol as the Mark O. Hatfield Room.
S Res 31 A resolution to express the sense of the Senate that the Attorney General should act immediately to protect reproductive health care clinics.
S Res 311 A resolution designating the month of November 1996 as "National American Indian Heritage Month".
S Res 67 A resolution relating to violence at clinics.
S Res 68 A resolution relating to impact on local governments.
S Res 74 A resolution commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp in Poland.
S Res 75 A resolution to designate October, 1996, as "Roosevelt History Month", and for other purposes.
S Res 77 A resolution to commemorate the 1995 National Peace Officers Memorial Day.
S Res 79 A resolution designating March 25, 1995, as "Greek Independence Day: A National Day of Celebration of Greek and American Democracy".
S Res 81 A resolution commending Robert D. Reischauer for his service to the Congress and the Nation.
S Res 85 A resolution to express the sense of the Senate that obstetrician-gynecologists should be included in Federal laws relating to the provision of health care.