ADDITIONAL COSPONSORS; Congressional Record Vol. 164, No. 130
(Senate - August 01, 2018)

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                         ADDITIONAL COSPONSORS


                                 S. 58

  At the request of Mr. Heller, the names of the Senator from Utah (Mr. 
Hatch) and the Senator from Connecticut (Mr. Murphy) were added as 
cosponsors of S. 58, a bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 
to repeal the excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health 
coverage.


                                 S. 108

  At the request of Mr. Hatch, the names of the Senator from Alabama 
(Mr. Jones) and the Senator from Mississippi (Mrs. Hyde-Smith) were 
added as cosponsors of S. 108, a bill to amend the Internal Revenue 
Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on medical devices.


                                 S. 155

  At the request of Mr. Rubio, the name of the Senator from Wyoming 
(Mr. Barrasso) was added as a cosponsor of S. 155, a bill to amend the 
National Labor Relations Act to permit employers to pay higher wages to 
their employees.


                                 S. 224

  At the request of Mr. Rubio, the name of the Senator from Mississippi 
(Mrs. Hyde-Smith) was added as a cosponsor of S. 224, a bill to amend 
title 18, United States Code, to prohibit taking minors across State 
lines in circumvention of laws requiring the involvement of parents in 
abortion decisions.


                                 S. 322

  At the request of Mr. Peters, the name of the Senator from Delaware 
(Mr. Carper) was added as a cosponsor of S. 322, a bill to protect 
victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, and dating 
violence from emotional and psychological trauma caused by acts of 
violence or threats of violence against their pets.


                                 S. 413

  At the request of Mrs. Capito, the name of the Senator from Iowa 
(Mrs. Ernst) was added as a cosponsor of S. 413, a bill to amend title 
XVIII of the Social Security Act to prohibit prescription drug plan 
sponsors and MA-PD organizations under the Medicare program from 
retroactively reducing payment on clean claims submitted by pharmacies.


                                 S. 477

  At the request of Mr. Durbin, the name of the Senator from Indiana 
(Mr. Young) was added as a cosponsor of S. 477, a bill to amend the 
Public Health Service Act to coordinate Federal congenital heart 
disease research and surveillance efforts and to improve public 
education and awareness of congenital heart disease, and for other 
purposes.


                                 S. 512

  At the request of Mr. Barrasso, the name of the Senator from Idaho 
(Mr. Risch) was added as a cosponsor of S. 512, a bill to modernize the 
regulation of nuclear energy.


                                 S. 533

  At the request of Mr. Nelson, the name of the Senator from Maryland 
(Mr. Van Hollen) was added as a cosponsor of S. 533, a bill to 
modernize the Undetectable Firearms Act of 1988.


                                 S. 569

  At the request of Ms. Cantwell, the name of the Senator from Montana 
(Mr. Daines) was added as a cosponsor of S. 569, a bill to amend title 
54, United States Code, to provide consistent and reliable authority 
for, and for the funding of, the Land and Water Conservation Fund to 
maximize the effectiveness of the Fund for future generations, and for 
other purposes.


                                 S. 749

  At the request of Mr. Enzi, the name of the Senator from Wyoming (Mr. 
Barrasso) was added as a cosponsor of S. 749, a bill to amend the 
Higher Education Act of 1965 to require the disclosure of the annual 
percentage rates applicable to Federal student loans.


                                 S. 890

  At the request of Mr. Udall, the name of the Senator from Ohio (Mr. 
Portman) was added as a cosponsor of S. 890, a bill to grant the 
Congressional Gold Medal to the troops who defended Bataan during World 
War II.


                                 S. 910

  At the request of Mr. Schumer, the name of the Senator from Alabama 
(Mr. Jones) was added as a cosponsor of S. 910, a bill to prohibit 
discrimination against individuals with disabilities who need long-term 
services and supports, and for other purposes.


                                S. 1050

  At the request of Ms. Duckworth, the names of the Senator from 
Indiana (Mr. Donnelly) and the Senator from Pennsylvania (Mr. Casey) 
were added as cosponsors of S. 1050, a bill to award a Congressional 
Gold Medal, collectively, to the Chinese-American Veterans of World War 
II, in recognition of their dedicated service during World War II.


                                S. 1084

  At the request of Mr. Toomey, the name of the Senator from South 
Dakota (Mr. Thune) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1084, a bill to amend 
title 18, United States Code, to require that the Director of the 
Bureau of Prisons ensure that each chief executive officer of a Federal 
penal or correctional institution provides a secure storage area 
located outside of the secure perimeter of the Federal penal or 
correctional institution for firearms carried by certain employees of 
the Bureau of Prisons, and for other purposes.


                                S. 1112

  At the request of Mrs. Capito, the name of the Senator from Nevada 
(Mr. Heller) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1112, a bill to support 
States in their work to save and sustain the health of mothers during 
pregnancy, childbirth, and in the postpartum period, to eliminate 
disparities in maternal health outcomes for pregnancy-related and 
pregnancy-associated deaths, to identify solutions to improve health 
care quality and health outcomes for mothers, and for other purposes.


                                S. 1152

  At the request of Mr. Merkley, the name of the Senator from Illinois 
(Ms. Duckworth) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1152, a bill to create 
protections for depository institutions that provide financial services 
to cannabis-related businesses, and for other purposes.


                                S. 1503

  At the request of Mr. Inhofe, his name was added as a cosponsor of S. 
1503, a bill to require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in 
recognition of the 60th anniversary of the Naismith Memorial Basketball 
Hall of Fame.


                                S. 1970

  At the request of Mr. Bennet, the name of the Senator from Michigan

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(Ms. Stabenow) was added as a cosponsor of S. 1970, a bill to establish 
a public health plan.


                                S. 2051

  At the request of Mr. Portman, the names of the Senator from Florida 
(Mr. Nelson) and the Senator from Mississippi (Mr. Wicker) were added 
as cosponsors of S. 2051, a bill to amend title XVIII of the Social 
Security Act to modernize the physician self-referral prohibitions to 
promote care coordination in the merit-based incentive payment system 
and to facilitate physician practice participation in alternative 
payment models under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.


                                S. 2065

  At the request of Mr. Young, the name of the Senator from Mississippi 
(Mrs. Hyde-Smith) was added as a cosponsor of S. 2065, a bill to 
establish a demonstration program to provide integrated care for 
Medicare beneficiaries with end-stage renal disease, and for other 
purposes.


                                S. 2358

  At the request of Mr. Rubio, the names of the Senator from Maryland 
(Mr. Cardin) and the Senator from Colorado (Mr. Bennet) were added as 
cosponsors of S. 2358, a bill to require a study on women and lung 
cancer, and for other purposes.


                                S. 2387

  At the request of Mrs. Capito, the names of the Senator from 
Mississippi (Mrs. Hyde-Smith) and the Senator from Minnesota (Ms. 
Klobuchar) were added as cosponsors of S. 2387, a bill to provide 
better care and outcomes for Americans living with Alzheimer's disease 
and related dementias and their caregivers while accelerating progress 
toward prevention strategies, disease modifying treatments, and, 
ultimately, a cure.


                                S. 2430

  At the request of Mr. Coons, the name of the Senator from Florida 
(Mr. Nelson) was added as a cosponsor of S. 2430, a bill to provide a 
permanent appropriation of funds for the payment of death gratuities 
and related benefits for survivors of deceased members of the uniformed 
services in event of any period of lapsed appropriations.


                                S. 2432

  At the request of Mr. Young, the name of the Senator from Nevada (Ms. 
Cortez Masto) was added as a cosponsor of S. 2432, a bill to amend the 
charter of the Future Farmers of America, and for other purposes.


                                S. 2500

  At the request of Mr. Casey, the names of the Senator from Ohio (Mr. 
Portman), the Senator from Delaware (Mr. Coons), the Senator from 
Maryland (Mr. Cardin), the Senator from Hawaii (Ms. Hirono) and the 
Senator from Oregon (Mr. Merkley) were added as cosponsors of S. 2500, 
a bill to award a Congressional Gold Medal, collectively, to the women 
in the United States who joined the workforce during World War II, 
providing the vehicles, weaponry, and ammunition to win the war, that 
were referred to as ``Rosie the Riveter'', in recognition of their 
contributions to the United States and the inspiration they have 
provided to ensuing generations.


                                S. 2554

  At the request of Ms. Collins, the names of the Senator from 
Mississippi (Mr. Wicker), the Senator from West Virginia (Mrs. Capito) 
and the Senator from North Dakota (Ms. Heitkamp) were added as 
cosponsors of S. 2554, a bill to ensure that health insurance issuers 
and group health plans do not prohibit pharmacy providers from 
providing certain information to enrollees.


                                S. 2568

  At the request of Mr. Portman, the names of the Senator from Nebraska 
(Mr. Sasse) and the Senator from Oklahoma (Mr. Lankford) were added as 
cosponsors of S. 2568, a bill to amend section 5000A of the Internal 
Revenue Code of 1986 to provide an additional religious exemption from 
the individual health coverage mandate, and for other purposes.


                                S. 2633

  At the request of Ms. Harris, the name of the Senator from Michigan 
(Mr. Peters) was added as a cosponsor of S. 2633, a bill to amend title 
18, United States Code, with respect to civil forfeitures relating to 
certain seized animals, and for other purposes.


                                S. 2705

  At the request of Mr. Blumenthal, the name of the Senator from 
Illinois (Mr. Durbin) was added as a cosponsor of S. 2705, a bill to 
amend the Communications Act of 1934 to expand and clarify the 
prohibition on inaccurate caller identification information and to 
require providers of telephone service to offer technology to 
subscribers to reduce the incidence of unwanted telephone calls and 
text messages, and for other purposes.


                                S. 2823

  At the request of Mr. Hatch, the names of the Senator from North 
Carolina (Mr. Burr), the Senator from South Dakota (Mr. Rounds) and the 
Senator from Idaho (Mr. Risch) were added as cosponsors of S. 2823, a 
bill to modernize copyright law, and for other purposes.


                                S. 2863

  At the request of Mr. Blunt, the name of the Senator from Michigan 
(Ms. Stabenow) was added as a cosponsor of S. 2863, a bill to require 
the Secretary of the Treasury to mint a coin in commemoration of the 
opening of the National Law Enforcement Museum in the District of 
Columbia, and for other purposes.


                                S. 3030

  At the request of Mr. Thune, the name of the Senator from North 
Dakota (Ms. Heitkamp) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3030, a bill to 
allow tribal grant schools to participate in the Federal Employee 
Health Benefits program.


                                S. 3063

  At the request of Mr. Barrasso, the names of the Senator from 
Oklahoma (Mr. Inhofe), the Senator from Arkansas (Mr. Cotton) and the 
Senator from Mississippi (Mr. Wicker) were added as cosponsors of S. 
3063, a bill to delay the reimposition of the annual fee on health 
insurance providers until after 2020.


                                S. 3067

  At the request of Mr. Brown, the name of the Senator from Mississippi 
(Mr. Wicker) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3067, a bill to amend title 
XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit nurse practitioners and 
physician assistants to satisfy the documentation requirement under the 
Medicare program for coverage of certain shoes for individuals with 
diabetes.


                                S. 3140

  At the request of Mr. Inhofe, the names of the Senator from South 
Dakota (Mr. Thune) and the Senator from Mississippi (Mr. Wicker) were 
added as cosponsors of S. 3140, a bill to amend the Packers and 
Stockyards Act, 1921, to provide for the establishment of a trust for 
the benefit of all unpaid cash sellers of livestock, and for other 
purposes.


                                S. 3142

  At the request of Mr. Menendez, the name of the Senator from Hawaii 
(Mr. Schatz) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3142, a bill to provide for 
proper oversight of North Korea policy, and for other purposes.


                                S. 3172

  At the request of Mr. Portman, the name of the Senator from North 
Dakota (Mr. Hoeven) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3172, a bill to 
amend title 54, United States Code, to establish, fund, and provide for 
the use of amounts in a National Park Service Legacy Restoration Fund 
to address the maintenance backlog of the National Park Service, and 
for other purposes.


                                S. 3178

  At the request of Ms. Harris, the name of the Senator from Michigan 
(Ms. Stabenow) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3178, a bill to amend 
title 18, United States Code, to specify lynching as a deprivation of 
civil rights, and for other purposes.


                                S. 3241

  At the request of Ms. Warren, the names of the Senator from Arkansas 
(Mr. Cotton) and the Senator from Rhode Island (Mr. Reed) were added as 
cosponsors of S. 3241, a bill to amend the Servicemembers Civil Relief 
Act to provide for the termination by a spouse of a lessee of certain 
leases when the lessee dies while in military service.


                                S. 3257

  At the request of Mr. Cruz, the names of the Senator from Wyoming 
(Mr. Barrasso) and the Senator from

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Arkansas (Mr. Boozman) were added as cosponsors of S. 3257, a bill to 
impose sanctions on foreign persons responsible for serious violations 
of international law regarding the protection of civilians during armed 
conflict, and for other purposes.


                                S. 3269

  At the request of Mr. Tester, the name of the Senator from Alaska 
(Ms. Murkowski) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3269, a bill to 
establish the Department of Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee on 
Tribal and Indian Affairs, and for other purposes.


                                S. 3284

  At the request of Mr. Tester, the name of the Senator from New 
Hampshire (Mrs. Shaheen) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3284, a bill to 
amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require certain tax-exempt 
organizations to include on annual returns the names and addresses of 
substantial contributors, and for other purposes.


                                S. 3290

  At the request of Mr. Cotton, the names of the Senator from 
Massachusetts (Ms. Warren) and the Senator from Maryland (Mr. Van 
Hollen) were added as cosponsors of S. 3290, a bill to require the 
Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration of the 
centennial of the establishment of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.


                                S. 3300

  At the request of Mr. Blumenthal, the name of the Senator from 
Maryland (Mr. Van Hollen) was added as a cosponsor of S. 3300, a bill 
to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United States Code, to ensure that all 
firearms are traceable, and for other purposes.


                                S. 3301

  At the request of Mrs. McCaskill, the names of the Senator from 
Indiana (Mr. Donnelly) and the Senator from Illinois (Mr. Durbin) were 
added as cosponsors of S. 3301, a bill to implement recommendations 
related to the safety of amphibious passenger vessels, and for other 
purposes.


                                S. 3304

  At the request of Mr. Nelson, the names of the Senator from Oregon 
(Mr. Wyden) and the Senator from Illinois (Mr. Durbin) were added as 
cosponsors of S. 3304, a bill to amend chapter 44 of title 18, United 
States Code, to prohibit the publication of 3D printer plans for the 
printing of firearms, and for other purposes.


                                S. 3312

  At the request of Mr. Merkley, the names of the Senator from 
Massachusetts (Mr. Markey) and the Senator from Colorado (Mr. Bennet) 
were added as cosponsors of S. 3312, a bill to suspend proposed 
rulemaking signed by former Administrator of the Environmental 
Protection Agency Scott Pruitt, and for other purposes.


                              S.J. RES. 62

  At the request of Mr. Kaine, the names of the Senator from 
Connecticut (Mr. Blumenthal) and the Senator from Maine (Ms. Collins) 
were added as cosponsors of S.J. Res. 62, a joint resolution 
formalizing congressional opposition to any withdrawal from the North 
Atlantic Treaty, requiring the advice and consent of the Senate to 
modify or terminate the North Atlantic Treaty, and authorizing 
litigation to advance the Senate's constitutional authority.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 3595

  At the request of Ms. Collins, the name of the Senator from Vermont 
(Mr. Leahy) was added as a cosponsor of amendment No. 3595 proposed to 
H.R. 6147, a bill making appropriations for the Department of the 
Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending 
September 30, 2019, and for other purposes.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 3619

  At the request of Mr. Cardin, the name of the Senator from 
Massachusetts (Mr. Markey) was added as a cosponsor of amendment No. 
3619 intended to be proposed to H.R. 6147, a bill making appropriations 
for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies 
for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes.


                           AMENDMENT NO. 3670

  At the request of Mr. Cornyn, the names of the Senator from Louisiana 
(Mr. Cassidy), the Senator from South Carolina (Mr. Graham), the 
Senator from Kansas (Mr. Moran), the Senator from Oregon (Mr. Merkley) 
and the Senator from Texas (Mr. Cruz) were added as cosponsors of 
amendment No. 3670 proposed to H.R. 6147, a bill making appropriations 
for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies 
for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes.

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