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USHB2271IntroScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2020-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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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2020-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB4995IntroMaternal Health Quality Improvement Act of 2019 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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2020-09-21
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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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2020-09-17
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB4286IntroRISE Act Research Investment to Spark the Economy Act This bill authorizes the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, the Interior, and Health and Human Services and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA),...
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2020-09-16
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3235IntroVeterans Posttraumatic Growth Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a two-year pilot program to study the effectiveness of nonprofit post-traumatic growth programs to determine (1) the outcomes of such programs in ...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 543.
USHB8147IntroTREAT Act Testing, Researching, and Expanding Alternative Treatments Act
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2020-09-10
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB8108IntroVA Serious Mental Illness Act
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2020-09-10
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB3131IntroSouth Asian Heart Health Awareness and Research Act of 2019 This bill establishes, or authorizes to be established, programs that support heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian population of the United States. Specifically, the Ce...
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3797IntroMedical Marijuana Research Act of 2019
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4499IntroNIMHD Research Endowment Revitalization Act 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.
USHB4764IntroTRANSPLANT Act of 2019 Timely ReAuthorization of Necessary Stem-cell Programs Lends Access to Needed Therapies Act of 2019
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB5469IntroPursuing Equity in Mental Health Act of 2019
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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.
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
USHB8173IntroVA High Altitude and Suicide Research 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
USHB8034IntroVeterans Infertility Treatment Act of 2020
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2020-08-14
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8020IntroMake Billionaires Pay Act
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2020-08-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7998IntroNIST COVID-19 Cybersecurity Act This bill instructs the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to consider institutions of higher education when facilitating and supporting the development of a voluntary, consensus-based, industry-led ...
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2020-08-11
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USHB8027IntroMaternal Health Pandemic Response Act of 2020
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2020-08-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8017IntroMOTION Act Mobile Options for Testing In Our Neighborhoods Act This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award grants within 120 days to, among others, specified health facilities, governmental health departments, and no...
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2020-08-11
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.
USHB7971IntroEVALUATE Act Expeditious Vaccine Advice with Legitimate, Unbiased, Apolitical, and Technical Expertise Act
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2020-08-07
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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2020-08-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 510.
USSB4490IntroMake Billionaires Pay Act
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2020-08-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4509IntroVACC Act Vaccine And Coverage Certainty Act
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2020-08-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4507IntroGET CARE Act of 2020 Getting Early Treatment and Comprehensive Assessments Reduces Emergencies Act of 2020
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2020-08-06
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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.
USSB4439IntroMMAPPP Act of 2020 Make Medications Affordable by Preventing Pandemic Price-gouging Act of 2020
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2020-08-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7945IntroFAAN Act Future Advancement of Academic Nursing Act
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2020-08-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4401IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act
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2020-08-03
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB4398IntroVieques Recovery and Redevelopment Act of 2020 This bill provides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amo...
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2020-08-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB4397IntroUterine Fibroid Research and Education Act of 2020 This bill directs specified components of the Department of Health and Human Services to take certain actions to address uterine fibroids (i.e., muscular tumors that grow in the wall of the uterus an...
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2020-08-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4396IntroFAAN Act Future Advancement of Academic Nursing Act
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2020-08-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7917IntroIGNITE American Innovation Act Innovation and Growth Now by Investing in Tomorrow's Enterprises Act
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2020-07-31
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7867IntroHealthy Flights Act of 2020 This bill provides authority for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to impose any requirements on passenger and cargo air travel to protect the health and safety of air carrier crewmembers and passengers and to redu...
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2020-07-31
To House Subcommittee on Aviation
USHB7608EngrossState, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and relat...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB4391IntroMasks Work Act of 2020
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2020-07-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4377IntroProtect our Children from COVID-19 Act This bill requires the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in coordination with relevant federal and nonfederal experts, to support research on the role of children in transmitting the virus that causes COVID-1...
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2020-07-30
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
USSB4320IntroCoronavirus Response Additional Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020
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2020-07-27
To Senate Appropriations Committee
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.
USSR617IntroA resolution designating July 22, 2020, as "Glioblastoma Awareness Day". This resolution supports the designation of Glioblastoma Awareness Day. (Glioblastoma is a malignant brain tumor.)
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2020-07-22
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 06/15/2020 S2975)
USSB4280IntroPreventing HEAT Illness and Deaths Act of 2020 Preventing Health Emergencies And Temperature-related Illness and Deaths Act of 2020
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2020-07-22
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4231IntroPreparing for the Next Pandemic Act
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2020-07-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7684IntroPandemic Care for Burn Pits Exposure Act of 2020
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2020-07-20
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
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.
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