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USSB3147EnrollImproving Safety and Security for Veterans Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report on the policies and procedures relating to patient safety and quality of care and the steps the VA has taken to improve such c...
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2020-11-24
Presented to President.
USHB2466EngrossState Opioid Response Grant Authorization Act of 2020 This bill reauthorizes through FY2024 the State Opioid Response Grants program that is administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
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2020-11-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR777IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the need for common sense solutions to improve health care delivery and affordability for all people of the United States.
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2020-11-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR716IntroA resolution designating the week of October 5 through October 9, 2020, as "Malnutrition Awareness Week".
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2020-11-12
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (text: CR 09/24/2020 S5875-5876)
USSB4800IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-11-09
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 581.
USHB14IntroCommitment to Defeat the Virus and Keep America Healthy Act
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2020-11-02
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHB8615IntroARC Act of 2020 Amputation Reduction and Compassion Act of 2020
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2020-10-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8581IntroAccess to Assistive Technology and Devices for Americans Study Act Triple A Study Act
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2020-10-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1185IntroRecognizing the importance of mental health globally and highlighting the contributions and value of mental health, well-being, psychosocial support, and human capacity, particularly in areas of economic inequity, development contexts, and humanitari...
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2020-10-09
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB8574IntroPROTECT Long Term Care Facilities Act Protecting Residents with Oversight, Transparency, and Enforcement for Compassionate Treatment in Long Term Care Facilities Act
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2020-10-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8020IntroMake Billionaires Pay Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8068IntroAmerican Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Mental Health Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB4796IntroFair Care Act of 2020
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2020-10-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB8527IntroFair Care Act of 2020
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2020-10-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8337PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies and extends expiring programs that address health care, surface transportation, agriculture, veterans benefits, and o...
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2020-10-01
Became Public Law No: 116-159. (TXT | PDF)
USHB925EngrossNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
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2020-10-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB4775IntroDelivering Immediate Relief to America's Families, Schools and Small Businesses Act
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2020-10-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 564.
USHB8436IntroEqual Health Care for All Act
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2020-10-01
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5120)
USHB3539EngrossBehavioral Intervention Guidelines Act of 2020 This bill requires the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to develop best practices for schools to establish behavioral intervention teams (i.e., experts who are responsib...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4996EngrossHelping MOMS Act of 2020 Helping Medicaid Offer Maternity Services Act of 2020 This bill allows states to provide one year of postpartum coverage under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). (Current law requires 60 days of post...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR738IntroA resolution recognizing suicide as a serious public health problem and expressing support for the designation of September as "National Suicide Prevention Month". This resolution expresses support for the designation of September as National Suicide...
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2020-09-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S5998; text: CR S5986)
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB4740IntroPublic Health Infrastructure Saves Lives Act
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2020-09-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8388IntroIMPROVE Addiction Care Act Improving Medicaid Programs' Response to Overdose Victims and Enhancing Addiction Care Act This bill establishes additional requirements for state Medicaid drug-use review programs with respect to individuals who experience...
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2020-09-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4702IntroIMPROVE Addiction Care Act Improving Medicaid Programs' Response to Overdose Victims and Enhancing Addiction Care Act This bill establishes additional requirements for state Medicaid drug-use review programs with respect to individuals who experience...
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2020-09-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB8319IntroContinuing Appropriations Act, 2021 and Other Extensions Act This bill provides continuing FY2021 appropriations to federal agencies through December 11, 2020, and extends several programs. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a g...
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2020-09-23
Rule H. Res. 1129 passed House.
USHB4564EngrossSuicide Prevention Lifeline Improvement Act of 2020 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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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4995EngrossMaternal Health Quality Improvement Act of 2020 This bill expands initiatives to address maternal health in rural areas and promote innovation in the field. Specifically, the bill requires the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to es...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR702IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-09-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5715-5716; text: CR S5711)
USHB8269IntroAsk Veterans Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with an experienced nongovernment entity to conduct an annual survey to determine the experiences of veterans in obtaining hospital care and medical services at ea...
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2020-09-16
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8205IntroETHIC Act Ensuring Transparent Honest Information on COVID-19 Act This bill retroactively requires states and other jurisdictions to report specified COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CD...
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHR1118IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 2020 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-09-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8254IntroBETTER Kidney Care Act Bringing Enhanced Treatments and Therapies to ESRD Recipients Kidney Care Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish a demonstration program for Medicare beneficiaries with end-stage ...
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2020-09-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR692IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-09-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4574IntroBringing Enhanced Treatments and Therapies to ESRD Recipients (BETTER) Kidney Care Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish a demonstration program for Medicare beneficiaries with end-stage renal disease ...
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2020-09-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB8200IntroEHDC Act of 2020 Ending Health Disparities During COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-09-14
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB7504IntroVA Clinical TEAM Culture Act of 2020 VA Clinical Training in Evidence-based treatments And Military Culture Act of 2020
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2020-09-10
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB7541IntroVA Zero Suicide Demonstration Project Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish the Zero Suicide Initiative pilot program for the purpose of improving safety and suicide care for veterans. The program must be...
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2020-09-10
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB8147IntroTREAT Act Testing, Researching, and Expanding Alternative Treatments Act
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2020-09-10
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB8107IntroVA Emergency Department Safety Planning Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to report on its efforts to implement a suicide prevention program for veterans presenting to an emergency department or urgent care center of the Veter...
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2020-09-10
Committee Hearings Held.
USSB4545IntroVA Zero Suicide Demonstration Project Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish the Zero Suicide Initiative pilot program for the purpose of improving safety and suicide care for veterans. The program must be...
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2020-09-09
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3EngrossElijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs, health care coverage and costs, and public health. TITLE I--LOWERING PRICES THROUGH FAIR DRUG PRICE NEGO...
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2020-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 521.
USSB4537IntroRECOVERY Act Reinvigorating the Economy, Creating Opportunity for every Vocation, Employer, Retiree & Youth Act
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2020-09-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR1096IntroExpressing support for the designation of the week of August 25 through August 31, 2020, as "Black Breastfeeding Week" to bring national attention to the United States maternal child health crisis in the Black community and the important role that br...
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2020-09-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8114IntroEmergency Support for Nursing Homes and Elder Justice Reform Act of 2020 This bill establishes a series of requirements relating to the quality of care provided in nursing and long-term care facilities, specifically with respect to COVID-19 (i.e., co...
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2020-08-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8098IntroHospital Competition Act of 2020
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2020-08-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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.
USSB4490IntroMake Billionaires Pay Act
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2020-08-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4440IntroImproving Social Determinants of Health Act of 2020 This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to establish a program to improve health outcomes and reduce health inequities by, for example, coordinating activities across...
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2020-08-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7912IntroINPATIENT Act of 2020 Increasing National Patient Access To Improved Effective Necessary Mental Health Treatment Act of 2020 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to establish programs that test the impact of expanding...
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2020-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Health
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