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USSB3590IntroDrinking Water Infrastructure Act of 2020
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2020-10-23
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 116-284.
USSB3100IntroAlaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services to convey specified property in Anchorage, Alaska, to the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium for use in connection with...
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2020-10-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 576.
USHB7992IntroTelehealth Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
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
USHB1966IntroHenrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act of 2019 This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to complete a study reviewing how federal agencies address barriers to participation in federally-funded cancer clinical trials by individua...
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2020-10-02
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Mfume asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1966, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHR1153IntroCondemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent. This resolution condemns the performance of unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their informed consent and recognizes...
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2020-10-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB6986IntroProtecting Human Rights During Pandemic Act
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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organization Discharged.
USHB5986IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act This bill establishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities...
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2020-10-01
Committee Hearings Held.
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.
USHB3131EngrossSouth Asian Heart Health Awareness and Research Act of 2020 This bill establishes a program that supports heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian population of the United States. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Ser...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5469EngrossPursuing Equity in Mental Health Act
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7948EngrossTribal Health Data Improvement Act of 2020 This bill expands tribal access to public health care data and public health surveillance programs. It also reauthorizes through FY2025 the National Center for Health Statistics, which is part of the Centers...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB4908EngrossNative American PACT Act Native American Veteran Parity in Access to Care Today Act This bill prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from collecting copayments from American Indian or Alaska Native veterans for hospital care or medical services...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8358IntroNational Coronavirus Commission Act of 2020 This bill establishes, in the legislative branch, the Commission on the Coronavirus Pandemic in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, funding, and membership. Among other activities, the comm...
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2020-09-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4666IntroNational Coronavirus Commission Act of 2020 This bill establishes, in the legislative branch, the Commission on the Coronavirus Pandemic in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, funding, and membership. Among other activities, the comm...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB895EngrossTribal School Federal Insurance Parity Act This bill allows tribally controlled grant schools to participate in the Federal Employee Health Benefits program.
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2020-09-22
Received in the Senate.
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
USHR1141IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 22, 2020, as "National Hispanic Nurses Day". This resolution supports the designation of National Hispanic Nurses day and recognizes the contribution of these nurses to the U.S. health care system.
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2020-09-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1125IntroExpressing support for prioritizing racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials for therapies, diagnostics, and vaccines for COVID-19.
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2020-09-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7909EngrossEnsuring Children and Child Care Workers Are Safe Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR706IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of September 2020 as "Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month" in order to educate communities across the United States about sickle cell disease and the need for research, early detection methods, effe...
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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 S5713)
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
USSB2558IntroNursing Home Care for Native American Veterans Act This bill expands eligibility for grants that provide per diem funding to state nursing homes for veterans to include veterans homes established by Native American tribes.
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 541.
USHB8203IntroCOVID-19 Health Disparities Action Act of 2020
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2020-09-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8234IntroSoutheast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services to convey specified property in Sitka, Alaska, to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium for use in connectio...
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2020-09-11
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB8205IntroETHIC Act Ensuring Transparent Honest Information on COVID-19 Act
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2020-09-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8196IntroProtect Black Women and Girls Act of 2020 This bill establishes an Interagency Task Force to examine the conditions and experiences of Black women and girls to identify and assess the efficacy of policies and programs of federal, state, and local gov...
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2020-09-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4499IntroNIMHD Research Endowment Revitalization Act of 2019
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2020-09-09
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB8121IntroCOVID-19 Home Safety Act of 2020 This bill requires the Consumer Product Safety Commission to report, and make available to the public, information about injuries and deaths from consumer products during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) ...
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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.
USHB7638IntroRestoring Worker Power Act of 2020
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2020-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USSB4533IntroAnti-Racism in Public Health Act of 2020
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2020-09-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8192IntroCOVID Community Care Act
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2020-09-08
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB8027IntroMaternal Health Pandemic Response Act of 2020
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2020-09-04
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB8178IntroAnti-Racism in Public Health Act of 2020
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2020-09-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7571IntroFacilitating Reforms that Offer Necessary Telehealth In Every Rural (FRONTIER) Community Act This bill modifies requirements relating to coverage of certain telehealth services under Medicare. Specifically, the bill removes restrictions that require ...
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2020-09-03
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit 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
USHB8140IntroInvesting in Community Healing Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to research adverse health impacts associated with violent interactions with law enforcement and carry out activities to promote access to...
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2020-09-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8141IntroStrengthening Mental Health Supports for BIPOC Communities Act This bill requires states and other jurisdictions that receive certain block grants for community mental health services and substance abuse prevention and treatment to report on services...
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2020-09-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7827IntroClean Energy Innovation Funding Act of 2020
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2020-08-24
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB8073IntroImproving COVID-19 Data Transparency Act
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2020-08-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8079IntroElder Justice Reauthorization Act of 2020
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2020-08-21
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB8067IntroAddressing COVID-19 Health Disparities Act This bill requires the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to research the U.S. health care system's response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), including by identifying health care-...
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2020-08-18
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)
USHB8061IntroCommunity Immunity During COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-08-14
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
USSB4469IntroCOVID-19 Treatment Coverage Act
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2020-08-06
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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