Sponsored Legislation

The following is a list of bills, amendments and resolutions introduced by Senator Boozman during the 115th Congress, including bills for which he is the lead Republican sponsor.

Legislation

S.275—The Agricultural Export Expansion Act
Summary:
Changes a provision in current law, lifts the ban on private banks and companies from offering credit for agricultural exports to Cuba, and helps level the playing field for U.S. farmers and exporters.
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S.290—The Helping Our Middle Class Entrepreneurs (HOME) Act
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Makes permanent a standard home office deduction that allows business owners who operate primarily from their homes to take a deduction of $1,500 instead of weeding through burdensome paperwork.
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S.313—Children’s Consignment Event Recognition Act of 2017
Summary: Seeks to clarify that volunteers at a children's consignment event are not employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.
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S.364—Improving Access to Farm Conservation Act
Summary: Seeks to improve access to voluntary farm conservation programs administered through the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS).
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S.524—Timber Revitalization and Economic Enhancement Act of 2017
Summary: Seeks to make permanent the reduced tax rate for corporations that have both net capital gains and timber gains.
Included as a provision of Public Law No: 115-123

S.529—The Assuring Private Property Rights Over Vast Access to Lands (APPROVAL) Act
Summary: Seeks to require the Department of Energy (DOE) to receive the approval of both the governor and the public service commission of an affected state before exercising the federal power of eminent domain to acquire property for Section 1222 transmission projects.
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S.681—The Deborah Sampson Act
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Seeks to improve services and access at the Department of Veterans’ Affairs for women veterans.
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S.732—Access Technology Affordability Act of 2017
Summary:
Amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a refundable tax credit equal to the amounts paid for qualified access technology for use by a blind individual who is the taxpayer, the taxpayer's spouse or any dependent of the taxpayer.
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S.769—Medicare Access to Radiology Care Act of 2017
Summary:
Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise physician supervision requirements under the Medicare program for radiology services performed by advanced level radiographers. Specifically, with respect to a state that has established such requirements for those services, the bill aligns Medicare's requirements with state requirements.
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S.844—GI Bill Fairness Act
Summary: Seeks to ensure wounded members of the National Guard and Reserve receive the education benefits they’ve earned through the GI Bill.
Included as a provision of Public Law No: 115-48
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S.1108—The Hometown Heroes Act
Summary: Seeks to amend the U.S. flag code to allow the Governor of a state to order the American flag to be lowered to half-staff in the event that a local first responder dies while serving in the line of duty.
Included as underlying text of Public Law No: 115-123
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S.1137—Clean, Safe, Reliable Water Infrastructure Act
Summary: Seeks to amend the Safe Drinking Water Act and the Federal Water Pollution Control Act to expand the availability of resources for drinking water and wastewater infrastructure projects.
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S.1277— The Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC) Act
Summary:
Seeks to expand and strengthen a successful Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) pilot program covering the costs for non-traditional technology education programs.
Included as provision of Public Law No: 115-48
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S.1705— Forest Service Flexible Partnerships Act of 2017
Summary:
Seeks to allow local entities to collaborate with the U.S. Forest Service to use existing, underutilized facilities or land to address local needs.
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S.1759— Keeping Our Commitment to Ending Veteran Homelessness Act of 2017
Summary: Seeks to renew seven U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and U.S. Department of Labor programs that provide outreach and services to homeless veterans and their families.
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S.1805—The Century Farms Act
Summary: Directs the U.S. Department of Agriculture to establish a program honoring and recognizing the invaluable contributions of century-old farms.
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S.2105—A bill to modify the presumption of service connection for veterans who were exposed to herbicide agents while serving in the Armed Forces in Thailand during the Vietnam era.
Summary:
Seeks to allow veterans who served in Thailand during the Vietnam War-era the opportunity to prove toxic exposure in order to qualify for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits.
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S.2364—Securing Required Funding for Water Infrastructure Now (SRF WIN) Act
Summary:
Seeks to modernize investment in water infrastructure by combining the best aspects of state revolving funds (SRFs) with the leveraging power of the Water Infrastructure and Innovation Act (WIFIA) to make the process easier and more affordable for states to meet their underserved or unmet water infrastructure needs.      
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S.2457—Jobs and Childcare for Military Families Act of 2018
Summary: Seeks to change the tax code to incentivize businesses to hire military spouses and make it easier for military families to afford childcare.
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S.3130—SIT-REP Act of 2018
Summary: Seeks to ensure that student veterans are not forced to endure additional financial burdens and are not denied access to school facilities due to delayed processing of G.I. Bill benefit payments.
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S.3201—The Purple Heart and Disabled Veterans Equal Access Act of 2018
Summary: Seeks to open access to commissaries, exchanges and recreation facilities to new patrons, including Purple Heart recipients, Medal of Honor recipients, former prisoners of war, veterans with service-connected disabilities and their designated caregivers.
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S.3247—The Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act
Summary: Seeks to eliminate global gender-related barriers and empower female entrepreneurs around the world.
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Amendments

S.Amdt.2276 to the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 5515)
Summary: Requires the Pentagon to conduct an assessment of the need for combat enablers as it examines the feasibility and advisability of permanently stationing a U.S. Army brigade combat team in Poland to deter Russian aggression.
Amendment Status: Agreed to by voice vote
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Resolutions

S.Res.130—A resolution expressing gratitude for the entry if the United States into World War I.
Summary: Recognizes the 100th anniversary of the official entry of the United States into World War I on April 6, 1917; agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
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S.Res.326—A resolution recognizing the crew of the San Antonio Rose, B-17F, who sacrificed their lives during World War II, and honoring their memory during the week of the 75th anniversary of that tragic event.
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S.Res.405—A resolution designating the third week of March 2018 as "National CACFP Week"
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S.Con.Res.34—A concurrent resolution recognizing the rich history, heritage, and strategic importance of the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Marshallese population residing in the United States.
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S.J. Res. 1— A joint resolution approving the location of a memorial to commemorate and honor the members of the Armed Forces who served on active duty in support of Operation Desert Storm or Operation Desert Shield.
Summary: Designates the location of the National Desert Storm War Memorial; was signed into law by President Trump on March 31, 2017.
Became Public Law 115-18
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