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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.
USSB711IntroCARE for Reservists Act of 2019 Care and Readiness Enhancement for Reservists Act of 2019
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2020-08-05
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment 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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2020-08-05
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB7027EngrossChild Care Is Essential Act This bill establishes and provides $50 billion in appropriations for the Child Care Stabilization Fund to award grants to child care providers during and after the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health em...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations 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.
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
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
USHB7120EngrossGeorge Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to e...
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2020-07-20
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490.
USHB2EngrossMoving Forward Act This bill addresses provisions related to federal-aid highway, transit, highway safety, motor carrier, research, hazardous materials, and rail programs of the Department of Transportation (DOT). Among other provisions, the bill ext...
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2020-07-20
Received in the Senate.
USSB4230IntroTelehealth Expansion Act of 2020
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2020-07-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7618IntroCOVID-19 Bias and Anti-Racism Training Act of 2020
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2020-07-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1646IntroHERO Act of 2019 Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Act of 2019 This bill establishes a series of programs relating to the behavioral health of public-safety officers (e.g., law-enforcement officers, firefighters, ambulance crew members, and 9-1-1...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2271IntroScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5201IntroTelemental Health Expansion Act of 2019
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2020-07-15
Subcommittee on Health Discharged.
USHB4194IntroNational Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to designate 9–8–8 as the universal telephone number for a national suicide prevention and mental-health crisis hotline.
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4585IntroCampaign to Prevent Suicide Act This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to develop, implement, and evaluate a national media campaign focused on suicide prevention. In addition, the national suicide prevention hotline must b...
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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.
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.
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
USHB7504IntroVA Clinical TEAM Culture Act of 2020 VA Clinical Training in Evidence-based treatments And Military Culture Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
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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2020-07-09
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7546IntroMinority Community Public Health Emergency Response Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4172IntroChild Welfare Emergency Assistance Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB7368IntroBrandon Act
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2020-07-01
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H3045-3046)
USHB7477IntroWPA Act Workforce Promotion and Access Act
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2020-07-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7469IntroModernizing Veterans' Healthcare Eligibility Act
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2020-07-01
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7459IntroCoronavirus Service Corps Act
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2020-07-01
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB945IntroMental Health Access Improvement Act of 2019 This bill provides for coverage of marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under Medicare. It also excludes such services from the skilled nursing facility prospective p...
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB884IntroMedicare Mental Health Access Act This bill expands the definition of "physician," for purposes of the Medicare program, to include a clinical psychologist with respect to the furnishing of qualified psychologist services.
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1109IntroMental Health Services for Students Act of 2019 This bill provides specific statutory authority for the Project AWARE (Advancing Wellness and Resiliency in Education) State Educational Agency Grant Program that is administered by the Substance Abuse ...
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2519IntroImproving Mental Health Access from the Emergency Department Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to award grants to qualifying emergency departments for the purpose of supporting mental-healt...
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2874IntroBehavioral Health Coverage Transparency Act
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3539IntroBehavioral Intervention Guidelines Act of 2019 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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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3165IntroMental Health Parity Compliance Act
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee 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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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4428IntroGreater Mental Health Access Act
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB6645IntroTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, to conduct or support research on the mental health consequences of SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19, and for other purposes. This bil...
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5469IntroPursuing Equity in Mental Health Act of 2019
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7080IntroStopping the Mental Health Pandemic Act
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7147IntroCRISIS Act Creating Resources to Improve Situations of Inherent Severity Act
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB4112IntroCoronavirus Child Care and Education Relief Act
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2020-06-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7159IntroCrisis Care Improvement and Suicide Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7390IntroTo amend title 10, United States Code, to add to matters covered by counseling in the Transition Assistance Program.
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2020-06-26
To House Armed Services Committee
USSR618IntroA resolution designating June 2020 as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month" and June 27, 2020, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day". This resolution designates June 2020 as National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month and Ju...
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2020-06-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 06/15/2020 CR S2975-2976)
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