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USHB2740EngrossLabor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 4 of the 12 ...
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2019-10-17
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (CR S5881)
USHB4398IntroAffordable Prescriptions for Patients Through Promoting Competition Act of 2019
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2019-10-02
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB4583IntroMedicare Extra Rx HELP Act of 2019 Medicare Extra Rx Higher Eligibility Limits in Part D Act of 2019
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2019-10-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4378PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act of 2019 This bill provides FY2020 continuing appropriations to federal agencies through November 21, 2019. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a government shutdown th...
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2019-09-27
Became Public Law No: 116-59.
USHB4538IntroClosing Loopholes for Orphan Drugs Act
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2019-09-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4533IntroNative Health Access Improvement Act of 2019
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2019-09-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB275IntroMedicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2019 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies regarding prices for drugs covered under the Medicare prescription drug benefit....
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB448IntroMedicare Drug Price Negotiation Act This bill makes a series of changes relating to the prices of prescription drugs under the Medicare prescription drug benefit and Medicare Advantage (MA) prescription drug plans (PDPs). Under current law, the Cente...
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1046IntroMedicare Negotiation and Competitive Licensing Act of 2019 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies regarding prices for drugs covered under the Medicare prescription drug benefi...
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2019-09-25
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2327EngrossBurma Political Prisoners Assistance Act This bill directs the Department of State to continue assisting civil society organizations in Burma (Myanmar) working to release political prisoners and prisoners of conscience. Such assistance may include su...
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2019-09-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSR327IntroA resolution designating September 23, 2019, as "National Falls Prevention Awareness Day" to raise awareness and encourage the prevention of falls among older adults.
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2019-09-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5669-5670; text: CR S5666-5667)
USHB2752IntroVA Newborn Emergency Treatment Act
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2019-09-11
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB1378IntroRIP MSP Act Repeal Insurance Plans of the Multi-State Program Act
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2019-09-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 190.
USHB2500EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 This bill authorizes FY2020 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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2019-09-10
Received in the Senate.
USHB4223IntroProtecting Patients from Surprise Medical Bills Act
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2019-09-10
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H7587-7588)
USHR532IntroProposing a strategy to make Medicare available to all Americans.
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2019-08-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4142IntroAmerica Wins Act
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2019-08-21
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources
USHB3815IntroPrEP Access and Coverage Act
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2019-08-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4178IntroREFUND Act of 2019 Recovering Excessive Funds for Unused and Needless Drugs Act of 2019
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2019-08-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3253PassEmpowering Beneficiaries, Ensuring Access, and Strengthening Accountability Act of 2019 This bill alters several Medicaid programs and funding mechanisms. Specifically, the bill makes appropriations through FY2024 for, and otherwise revises, the Mone...
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2019-08-06
Became Public Law No: 116-39. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3783IntroRadiation Exposure Compensation Act Amendments of 2019
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2019-08-06
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHJR74IntroProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to "State Relief and Empowerment Waivers". This joi...
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2019-08-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4158IntroCURE High Drug Prices Act Combatting Unreasonable Rises and Excessively High Drug Prices Act
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2019-08-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSJR52IntroA joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to "State Relief and Empowerment...
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2019-07-31
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4121IntroSocial Security for Future Generations Act of 2019
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2019-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB1327PassNever Forget the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act (Sec. 2) This bill funds through FY2092 the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001. Additionally...
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2019-07-29
Became Public Law No: 116-34. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3965IntroHospital Price Transparency and Disclosure Act
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2019-07-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3153EngrossEFFORT Act Expanding Findings for Federal Opioid Research and Treatment Act This bill directs the National Science Foundation to support merit-reviewed and competitively awarded research on the science of opioid addiction.
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2019-07-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHCR55IntroExpressing the sense of Congress on the need to inform American consumers with more balanced purchasing information for prescription drugs through the disclosure of price information in direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertisements.
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2019-07-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2246IntroAllergy Testing Access Act of 2019
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2019-07-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB748EngrossMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 (Sec. 2) This bill repeals the excise tax on employer-sponsored health care coverage for which there is an excess benefit (high-cost plans). The repeal applies to taxable years beginning after Decem...
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2019-07-22
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 157.
USHB3805IntroPrescription Drug Rebate Reform Act of 2019
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2019-07-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB895IntroTribal School Federal Insurance Parity Act This bill allows schools that receive grants under the Tribally Controlled Schools Act of 1988 to participate in the Federal Employee Health Benefits program.
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2019-07-16
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3350IntroVA Emergency Transportation Act
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2019-07-16
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3760IntroDomestic Workers Bill of Rights Act
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2019-07-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3630IntroNo Surprises Act
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2019-07-11
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
USSB2069IntroBurma Political Prisoners Assistance Act
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2019-07-10
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB279IntroTribal School Federal Insurance Parity Act This bill allows schools that receive grants under the Tribally Controlled Schools Act of 1988 to participate in the Federal Employee Health Benefits program.
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2019-07-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 135.
USHB3634IntroMedicaid and CHIP Territory Transparency and Information Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to publish on its website, and periodically update, specified information related to federal expenditures under Medicaid and ...
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2019-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1895IntroLower Health Care Costs Act
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2019-07-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 133.
USSB1227IntroPrescription Pricing for the People Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 131.
USSB2051IntroStrengthening Average Sales Price Reporting Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1416IntroAffordable Prescriptions for Patients Act of 2019
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2019-06-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 132.
USHB3180IntroRISE from Trauma Act Resilience Investment, Support, and Expansion from Trauma Act
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2019-06-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR470IntroExpressing support for the designation of October 1, 2019, as "National Health Literacy Day" to recognize the value of health literacy in transforming and improving health and healthcare for all people in the United States. This resolution expresses ...
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2019-06-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3565IntroVeterans Health Savings Account Act This bill allows veterans who receive hospital care or medical services under any law administered by the Department of Veterans Affairs to remain eligible to participate in or contribute to a health savings accoun...
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2019-06-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2812IntroProtecting America's First Responders Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3502IntroProtecting People From Surprise Medical Bills Act
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2019-06-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2700IntroLowering Prescription Drug Costs and Extending Community Health Centers and Other Public Health Priorities Act
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2019-06-26
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB3439IntroPATIENT Act Protecting Access To Information for Effective and Necessary Treatment Act
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2019-06-26
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by the Yeas and Nays: 26 - 15.
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