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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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2020-09-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 420.
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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2020-09-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 417.
USHB6493IntroVeterans Benefits Fairness and Transparency Act This bill updates the placement and treatment of the disability benefit questionnaire form of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Specifically, the bill requires the VA to publish the disability be...
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB7795IntroVeterans Benefits Fairness and Transparency Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to publish on its website the disability benefit questionnaire forms for non-VA medical providers submitting evidence regarding a disab...
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USSB514IntroDeborah Sampson Act
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 536.
USSB629IntroAccountability in Department of Veterans Affairs Scheduling and Consult Management Act
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 537.
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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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 540.
USHB7718IntroProtecting the Health and Wellness of Babies and Pregnant Women in Custody Act
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2020-09-15
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB7940IntroProtect America's Children from Toxic Pesticides Act
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2020-09-11
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB8203IntroCOVID-19 Health Disparities Action Act of 2020
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2020-09-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6092IntroVeteran's Prostate Cancer Treatment and Research Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement programs and resources related to the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to e...
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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.
USSB785EngrossCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019 This bill makes updates related to Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) transition assistance, mental health care, care for women veterans, and telehealth care. TITLE I--I...
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2020-09-09
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB4861IntroEffective Suicide Screening and Assessment in the Emergency Department Act of 2019 This bill establishes a competitive grant program for up to 40 hospitals with emergency departments and certain on-site professionals to help connect patients in emerg...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4078IntroEARLY Act Reauthorization of 2019
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB5855IntroBipartisan Solution to Cyclical Violence Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program for specified trauma centers and nonprofits to establish or expand intervention or prevention programs rel...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB5572IntroFamily Support Services for Addiction Act of 2020 This bill directs the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to award grants to certain nonprofits to develop or expand services for individuals with substance use disorders and the...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.
USSB2800IntroNational Aeronautics and Space Administration Authorization Act of 2019
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2020-09-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 525.
USHB7600IntroTo expand the scope of the Department of Veterans Affairs open burn pit registry.
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2020-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
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
USSB4533IntroAnti-Racism in Public Health Act of 2020
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2020-09-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8172IntroVA Research Technology Act
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2020-09-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8178IntroAnti-Racism in Public Health Act of 2020
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2020-09-04
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
USSB2163PassCommission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys Act This bill establishes the Commission on the Social Status of Black Men and Boys within the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Office of the Staff Director to conduct a systematic study of the con...
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2020-08-14
Became Public Law No: 116-156. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3607PassSafeguarding America's First Responders Act of 2020 This bill extends death and disability benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program (PSOB) to public safety officers (e.g., law enforcement officers) and survivors of public safety of...
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2020-08-14
Became Public Law No: 116-157. (TXT | PDF)
USHB8045IntroGenome Editing Threat Assessment Act
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2020-08-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8020IntroMake Billionaires Pay Act
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2020-08-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7999IntroSupply Chain Accountability Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to address shortages of personal protective equipment and delays in testing for COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) that are reported b...
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2020-08-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8027IntroMaternal Health Pandemic Response Act of 2020
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2020-08-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4521IntroHealth Care Improvement Act of 2020
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2020-08-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7961IntroCAHOOTS Act Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets Act
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2020-08-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7983IntroCOVID-19 in Corrections Data Transparency Act
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2020-08-07
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7992IntroTelehealth Act
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2020-08-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4490IntroMake Billionaires Pay Act
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2020-08-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6395EngrossWilliam M. (Mac) Thornberry National 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...
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2020-08-05
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 505.
USSB4456IntroPatient Matching Improvement Act of 2020
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2020-08-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4441IntroCAHOOTS Act Crisis Assistance Helping Out On The Streets Act
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2020-08-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR667IntroA resolution calling for the immediate release of Trevor Reed, a United States Citizen who was unjustly sentenced to 9 years in a Russian prison.
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2020-08-05
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7926IntroEnsuring Veterans Access Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish and maintain a secure, internet-based portal to enable a person or their representative to make records requests related to VA claims and benefits. R...
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2020-08-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4406IntroProtect America's Children from Toxic Pesticides Act
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2020-08-04
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB4412IntroVeterans Benefits Fairness and Transparency Act of 2020
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2020-08-04
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7856IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-07-31
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 11 - 8.
USHB7885IntroRPM Access Act Remote Patient Monitoring Access Act
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2020-07-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4351IntroTRUST CDC Act Transparent Reporting and Use of Statistics in the Transmission of Coronavirus Data Collection
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2020-07-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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
USSB4328IntroA bill to require the Comptroller General of the United States to conduct a study and report on data quality, sharing, transparency, access, and analysis.
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2020-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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.
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.
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