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USSB4049EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USHB4908IntroNative American PACT Act Native American Veteran Parity in Access to Care Today Act
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2020-07-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5245IntroSHIELD for Veterans Act Stopping Harm and Implementing Enhanced Lead-time for Debts for Veterans Act
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2020-07-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7027EngrossChild Care Is Essential Act This bill establishes and provides $50 billion in appropriations for the Child Care Stabilization Fund to award grants to child care providers during and after the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health em...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB7327EngrossChild Care for Economic Recovery Act This bill provides additional funding in FY2020 for taxpayer services, social services block grants, and infrastructure grants to improve child care safety, including needs assessments. The bill adds and modifies ...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB6237IntroPRC for Native Veterans Act Proper and Reimbursed Care for Native Veterans Act This bill specifies that the Department of Veterans Affairs or the Department of Defense must reimburse the Indian Health Service (IHS), tribes, or tribal organizations fo...
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2020-07-29
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USSB4318IntroAmerican Workers, Families, and Employers Assistance Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4322IntroSafely Back to School and Back to Work Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHB6141IntroProtecting Moms Who Served Act This bill authorizes an appropriation to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for FY2022 to improve maternity care coordination for women veterans throughout pregnancy and the one-year postpartum period. The VA must ...
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USHR1057IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that in order to effectively address the high prevalence of those suffering from mental health conditions and substance use disorders, the United States needs to make historic financial investments...
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2020-07-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4242IntroAddiction Prevention and Responsible Opioid Practices Act
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2020-07-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4216IntroKEEP Telehealth Options Act of 2020 Knowing the Efficiency and Efficacy of Permanent Telehealth Options Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to report on the a...
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2020-07-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7668IntroFinancial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies, including the Department of the Treasury, the Executive Office of the President, the judiciary, ...
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2020-07-17
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 367.
USHR1048IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Congress should enact the Poverty Bill of Rights to reaffirm the right of all Americans to live a life free from poverty and its impacts.
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2020-07-16
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7628IntroCOVID-19 Victims Compensation Fund Act
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2020-07-16
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5534IntroComprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2019 This bill indefinitely extends Medicare coverage of immunosuppressive drugs for kidney transplant recipients for individuals who do not have other coverage. Unde...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7614IntroDepartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bi...
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2020-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 362.
USHB6285IntroVeterans' True Choice Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB6142IntroBlack Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other agencies to address maternal health outcomes among minority populations. HHS must (1) establish task forces to address social det...
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB6259IntroVeteran Access to Direct Primary Care Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement a five-year pilot program to provide eligible veterans with the option to receive primary care services from a non-VA health care provid...
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB6482IntroProtecting Our Pharmaceutical Supply Chain from China Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB6906IntroHealth Care Emergency Guarantee Act
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7499IntroSocial Security COVID Correction and Equity Act
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2020-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB4198IntroAffordable Coronavirus Testing Act
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2020-07-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4199IntroPrescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7475IntroEnsuring FEHBP Coverage During Pandemic Act
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2020-07-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7477IntroWPA Act Workforce Promotion and Access Act
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2020-07-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7469IntroModernizing Veterans' Healthcare Eligibility Act
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2020-07-01
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1425EngrossPatient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act This bill establishes and provides funding for the Improve Health Insurance Affordability Fund. States must use allocated funds to (1) issue reinsurance payments to health insurers (i.e., reimbur...
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2020-06-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB2874IntroBehavioral Health Coverage Transparency Act
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3165IntroMental Health Parity Compliance Act
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4428IntroGreater Mental Health Access Act
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSR638IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Department of Justice should defend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148 Stat. 119) and halt its efforts to repeal, sabotage, or undermine health care protections ...
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2020-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4108IntroCoronavirus Medicaid Response Act This bill increases the Medicaid Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) for states and U.S. territories that experience economic downturns (i.e., high unemployment) beginning on or after January 1, 2020, in acc...
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2020-06-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4112IntroCoronavirus Child Care and Education Relief Act
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2020-06-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7341IntroFederal Workforce Health and Safety During the Pandemic Act
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2020-06-25
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB4089IntroProtecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act of 2020
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2020-06-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4047IntroSaving Our Street Act This bill establishes and provides funding for the Microbusiness Assistance Fund through which the Department of the Treasury must provide grants to specified small entities. Specifically, the bill provides $125 billion for gran...
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2020-06-23
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB7286IntroQuit Because of COVID-19 Act
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2020-06-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7292IntroThe COVID-19 Hospital and Health Provider Loan Forgiveness Act of 2020
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2020-06-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7267IntroPatients Before Profits Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7233IntroKEEP Telehealth Options Act of 2020 Knowing the Efficiency and Efficacy of Permanent Telehealth Options Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to report on the a...
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2020-06-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7269IntroPromising Pathway Act
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2020-06-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3979IntroTRICARE Prescription Relief Act
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2020-06-17
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB3988IntroEnhancing Preparedness through Telehealth Act
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2020-06-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3991IntroCoronavirus 2019 Special Enrollment Period Act
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2020-06-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR511IntroA resolution supporting the role of the United States in helping save the lives of children and protecting the health of people in developing countries with vaccines and immunization through GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance. This resolution commends the wo...
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2020-06-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3016-3017; text: CR S3017)
USHB7176IntroHealth Care Fairness for Military Families Act of 2020
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2020-06-11
To House Armed Services Committee
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