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USHR1082IntroExpressing the sense of the House that the Department of Justice should defend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148; 124 Stat. 119) and halt its efforts to repeal, sabotage, or undermine health care protections for milli...
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2020-08-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB850EngrossHighly Rural Veteran Transportation Program Extension Act This bill reauthorizes through FY2021 a grant program to provide innovative transportation options to veterans in highly rural areas.
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
USSB785EngrossCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019
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2020-08-07
Held at the desk.
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.
USSB514IntroDeborah Sampson Act
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2020-08-05
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2216IntroTEAM Veteran Caregivers Act Transparency and Effective Accountability Measures for Veteran Caregivers Act The bill revises the administration of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) caregiver programs. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to formall...
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2020-08-05
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB2328IntroCommunity Health Investment, Modernization, and Excellence Act of 2019 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 the Community Health Center Fund, which provides enhanced funding for community health centers and the National Health Service Corps.
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2020-07-31
House Committee on Transportation Granted an extension for further consideration ending not later than Sept. 21, 2020.
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.
USHR1069IntroDeclaring racism a public health crisis. This resolution declares racism a public health crisis and supports efforts to address health disparities and inequities across all sectors.
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2020-07-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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
USHB96IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish dental care in the same manner as any other medical service, and for other purposes. This bill expands eligibility for veterans for dental care provided by...
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2020-07-23
Committee Hearings Held.
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.
USHB4281IntroACE Veterans Act Access to Contraception Expansion for Veterans Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs to authorize veterans to fill prescriptions for a year's supply of contraceptive pills, transdermal patches, and vaginal rings.
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2020-07-23
Committee 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.
USHR1064IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of Black, indigenous, and people of color ("BIPOC") Mental Health Awareness Month in July 2020.
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2020-07-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSR657IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of Black, indigenous, and people of color ("BIPOC") Mental Health Awareness Month in July 2020.
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2020-07-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR655IntroA resolution declaring racism a public health crisis. This resolution declares racism a public health crisis and supports efforts to address health disparities and inequities across all sectors.
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2020-07-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4258IntroSOS Act Save our Stages Act This bill authorizes the Small Business Administration (SBA) to make grants to eligible live venue operators, producers, promoters, or talent representatives to address the economic effects of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavir...
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2020-07-22
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
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
USHB7695IntroCOVID-19 Emergency Telehealth Impact Reporting Act of 2020
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2020-07-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4248IntroCOVID-19 Bias and Anti-Racism Training Act of 2020
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2020-07-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7701IntroAddiction Prevention and Responsible Opioid Practices Act
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2020-07-21
To House Energy And Commerce 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
USSB4217IntroPPP Access for Rural Hospitals Act This bill includes within the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), certain rural hospitals or hospitals serving low-income pa...
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2020-07-20
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
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
USHB7618IntroCOVID-19 Bias and Anti-Racism Training Act of 2020
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2020-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7647IntroTo provide for a COVID-19-related delay regarding annual limitation on cost-sharing for group health plans and individual and small group health insurance coverage.
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2020-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7649IntroJobs to Fight COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7663IntroProtecting Access to Post-COVID-19 Telehealth Act of 2020
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2020-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7659IntroEnsuring Parity in MA for Audio-Only Telehealth Act of 2020
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2020-07-16
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5201IntroTelemental Health Expansion Act of 2019
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2020-07-15
Subcommittee on Health Discharged.
USHB3935IntroProtecting Patients Transportation to Care Act
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5619IntroSuicide Prevention Act This bill establishes two grant programs to prevent self-harm and suicide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must award grants to state, local, and tribal health departments to expand surveillance of self-harm, and...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4564IntroSuicide Prevention Lifeline Improvement Act of 2019 This bill expands the requirements for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Program. Specifically, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration must (1) develop a plan to ensure...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
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.
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
USHB6906IntroHealth Care Emergency Guarantee Act
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7072IntroSFC Heath Robinson Burn Pit Transparency Act
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7607IntroMasks for All Act of 2020
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2020-07-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7531IntroInfectious Disease Epidemic and Pandemic Preparedness Act
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7569IntroImmigration Enforcement Moratorium Act
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2020-07-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7546IntroMinority Community Public Health Emergency Response Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4160IntroA bill to enable certain hospitals that were participating in or applied for the drug discount program under section 340B of the Public Health Service Act prior to the COVID-19 public health emergency to temporarily maintain eligibility for such prog...
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2020-07-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4198IntroAffordable Coronavirus Testing Act
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2020-07-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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