Sponsored Legislation

The following is a list of bills, amendments and resolutions introduced by Senator Boozman during the 116th Congress, including bills for which he is the lead Republican sponsor.

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Bills

S.348—Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act
Summary: Seeks to gradually lift the caps on Medicare-supported doctor training slots by 3,000 per year over five years creating 15,000 new residency training slots across the country.
Tags: Health care
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S.514—The Deborah Sampson Act
Summary: Seeks to eliminate barriers to care and services that many women veterans face and would help ensure the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) can address the needs of women veterans who are more likely to face homelessness, unemployment and go without needed health care.
Tags: Veterans affairs
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S.606—Reach Every Veterans in Crisis Act
Summary: Seeks to correct failures in the Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) suicide prevention outreach activities identified by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
Tags: Veterans affairs
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S.805—Veteran Debt Fairness Act of 2019
Summary: Seeks to prevent the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from charging veterans for its own accounting mistakes.
Tags: Veterans affairs
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S.815—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.
Tags: Jobs and the economy
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S.902—VA Hiring Enhancement Act
Summary: Seeks to overcome the competitive disadvantage the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) faces in recruiting medical students by aligning the department’s hiring processes with private sector providers. The hiring process begins much earlier for the private sector than it does for the VA.
Tags: Veterans affairs
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S.986—A bill to release to the State of Arkansas a reversionary interest in Camp Joseph T. Robinson.
Summary: Grants authority to transfer nearly 140 acres of land at Camp Robinson to the Arkansas Department of Veterans Affairs (ADVA) to facilitate an expansion of the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery in North Little Rock.
Tags: Veterans affairs
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S.1152—A bill to provide for the transfer of administrative jurisdiction over certain parcels of federal land in Arlington, Virginia.
Summary: Grants authority to transfer parcels of federal land for the expansion of Arlington National Cemetery.
Tags: Veterans affairs
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S.1447—Agricultural Export Expansion Act of 2019
Summary: Seeks to allow for private financing of agricultural exports and level the playing field for American farmers competing in the global market.
Tags: Agriculture/Trade/Jobs & Economy
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S.1536—The Age-Friendly Communities Act
Summary: Directs federal agencies to set national standards for healthy aging and creating age-friendly communities.
Tags: Health care/Medicare
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Resolutions

S.Res.112—A resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the United States condemns all forms of violence against children globally and recognizes the harmful impacts of violence against children.
Tags: Foreign policy
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S.Res.121—A resolution congratulating Israel and Egypt on the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty.
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S.Res.135—A resolution expressing the gratitude and appreciation of the Senate for the acts of heroism and valor by the members of the United States Armed Forces who participated in the June 6, 1944, amphibious landing at Normandy, France, and commending those individuals for leadership and bravery in an operation that helped bring an end to World War II.
Tags: Foreign policy, Veterans affairs
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S.Con.Res.3—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.
Tags: Foreign policy
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