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USSB3703IntroPromoting Alzheimer's Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act
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2020-08-11
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB332IntroAgent Orange Exposure Fairness Act of 2019 This bill expands eligibility for a presumption of service-connection for veterans exposed to certain herbicide agents (e.g., Agent Orange) during military service in Vietnam. Specifically, the bill removes ...
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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.
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.
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)
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
USSB4182IntroEmergency Support for Nursing Homes and Elder Justice Reform Act of 2020
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2020-07-02
To Senate Finance 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)
USSB3414PassMajor Medical Facility Authorization Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out specified major medical facility projects during FY2020. The bill also indicates the maximum amount that can be spent on each projec...
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2020-06-16
Became Public Law No: 116-144. (TXT | PDF)
USHR1006IntroExpressing support for the designation of the month of June 2020 as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month" and June 27, 2020, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day". This resolution supports the designation of Natio...
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2020-06-15
To House Armed Services Committee
USHR1004IntroExpressing support for the designation of 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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2020-06-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7071IntroAccelerating Access to Critical Therapies for ALS Act This bill establishes a grant program, as well as a new center within the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to facilitate access to investigational therapies for neurodegenerative diseases such ...
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2020-06-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7057IntroU.C.S. ME/CFS Act Understanding COVID-19 Subsets and ME/CFS Act
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2020-05-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR980IntroExpressing support for designation of May 2020 as "National Brain Tumor Awareness Month". This resolution supports the designation of National Brain Tumor Awareness Month and encourages efforts to improve the quality of life and the long-term prognos...
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2020-05-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR588IntroA resolution designating May 2020 as "ALS Awareness Month". This resolution designates May 2020 as ALS Awareness Month and commends efforts to improve the quality and length of life for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). ALS is a prog...
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2020-05-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2508; text: CR S2507-2508)
USSR587IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of May 17, 2020, as "DIPG Pediatric Brain Cancer Awareness Day" to raise awareness of and encourage research on diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma tumors and pediatric cancers in general. This resolut...
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2020-05-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2508; text: CR S2507)
USHR970IntroSupporting the designation of May 2020 as "ALS Awareness Month". This resolution supports the designation of ALS Awareness Month and commends efforts to improve the quality and length of life for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). ALS...
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2020-05-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3720IntroCOVID-19 Correctional Facility Emergency Response Act of 2020
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2020-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6813IntroPromoting Alzheimer's Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act
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2020-05-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3646IntroEmergency Community Supervision Act This bill establishes measures to reduce the number of individuals in federal custody during a national emergency relating to a communicable disease. Specifically, it does the following: requires certain categories...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR562IntroA resolution designating March 25, 2020, as "National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day". This resolution designates National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day and encourages individuals in the United States to increase their awareness of the condition.
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2020-05-06
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2296-2297; text: CR S2294)
USHB6537IntroFIRST Act Federal Immigrant Release for Safety and security Together Act This bill imposes requirements during a communicable disease-related national emergency, such as requiring the release of certain aliens in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcem...
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2020-04-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6489IntroTo improve military family readiness.
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2020-04-10
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6414IntroCOVID-19 Correctional Facility Emergency Response Act of 2020 This bill establishes a new grant program to help states and local governments prevent, detect, and stop the spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) in correctional facilities....
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2020-03-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6400IntroEmergency Community Supervision Act This bill establishes measures to reduce the number of individuals in federal custody during a national emergency relating to a communicable disease. Specifically, it does the following: requires certain categories...
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2020-03-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3579IntroEmergency Community Supervision Act This bill establishes measures to reduce the number of individuals in federal custody during a national emergency relating to a communicable disease. Specifically, it does the following: requires certain categories...
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2020-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB712IntroVA Medicinal Cannabis Research Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a clinical trial of the effects of medical-grade cannabis on the health outcomes of covered veterans diagnosed with chronic pain, and als...
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2020-03-12
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB6051IntroREAD Act Reading Early and Addressing Dyslexia Act
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2020-03-02
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5867IntroSTOP Veteran Suicide and Substance Abuse Act Setting Treatment Options and Practices for Veteran Suicide and Substance Abuse Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to complete the development of clinical practice guidelines fo...
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2020-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5774IntroVeterans HOPE Act Veterans Heroin Overdose Prevention Examination Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to complete a review of the deaths of all covered veterans who died from opioid overdoses during the five-year period pre...
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2020-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSR513IntroA resolution designating February 2020 as "American Heart Month" and February 7, 2020, as "National Wear Red Day". This resolution designates February 2020 as American Heart Month and February 7, 2020, as National Wear Red Day. It also recognizes and...
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2020-02-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1236; text: CR S1228-1229)
USHB6008IntroTBI and PTSD Law Enforcement Training Act Traumatic Brain Injury and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Law Enforcement Training Act
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2020-02-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB4305EngrossPAWS for Veterans Therapy Act Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers for Veterans Therapy Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to implement a pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment mental health...
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2020-02-10
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5648IntroTREAT PTSD Act Treatment and Relief through Emerging and Accessible Therapy for PTSD Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish stellate ganglion block to certain veterans diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (...
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5611IntroProtecting Student Athletes From Concussions Act of 2020 This bill conditions each state's receipt of federal funds, beginning in FY2021, on the state's enforcement of specified minimum requirements for the prevention and treatment of concussions in ...
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2020-01-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5610IntroFair Care for Vietnam Veterans Act This bill provides a presumption of service-connection for Parkinsonism, bladder cancer, hypertension, and hypothyroidism for veterans exposed to certain herbicide agents while serving in Vietnam. Under a presumptio...
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2020-01-15
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3161IntroNational Biomedical Research Act
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2020-01-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5480IntroALS Placebo No More Act This bill requires the Food and Drug Administration and the National Institutes of Health to collaborate to provide all patients with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also referred to as Lou Gehrig's disease) with access to...
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB3091IntroJustice for ALS Veterans Act of 2019 This bill extends increased dependency and indemnity compensation to the surviving spouse of a veteran who dies from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease) regardless of how long the veteran h...
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2019-12-18
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5400IntroNational Biomedical Research Act
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2019-12-12
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2991IntroVeteran Overmedication and Suicide Prevention Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to report on the deaths of covered veterans who died b...
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2019-12-05
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5257IntroTelehealth Expansion Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to establish the Expanding Telehealth Program. The purposes of the program are to (1) support connected care services for low-income and rural individuals and v...
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2019-11-25
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB5216IntroQuality Care for Nursing Home Residents Act of 2019
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2019-11-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR729IntroEncouraging the President to expand the list of the Department of Veterans Affairs of presumptive medical conditions associated with exposure to Agent Orange to include Parkinsonism, bladder cancer, hypertension, and hypothyroidism. This resolution e...
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2019-11-21
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2948IntroK9s for Veterans Therapy Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to implement a pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder through a method where veterans...
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2019-11-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2943IntroQuality Care for Nursing Home Residents Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2949IntroPAWS Act of 2019 Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR420IntroA resolution encouraging the President to expand the list of the Department of Veterans Affairs of presumptive medical conditions associated with exposure to Agent Orange to include Parkinsonism, bladder cancer, hypertension, and hypothyroidism. This...
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2019-11-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5076IntroProtecting Seniors Through Immunization Act of 2019 This bill specifies that certain deductible, coinsurance, initial coverage limit, and cost-sharing requirements that apply under the Medicare prescription drug benefit shall not apply with respect t...
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2019-11-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4748IntroJustice for ALS Veterans Act of 2019 This bill extends increased dependency and indemnity compensation to the surviving spouse of a veteran who dies from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease) regardless of how long the veteran h...
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2019-11-08
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
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