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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.
USHB5534IntroComprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act of 2019 This bill indefinitely extends Medicare coverage of immunosuppressive drugs for kidney transplant recipients for individuals who do not have other coverage. Unde...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) 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.
USSB4058IntroEmergency Support for Substance Use Disorders Act This bill requires the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to award grants to states, other jurisdictions, and community-based entities for harm reduction activities to address d...
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2020-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7281IntroDismantle Mass Incarceration For Public Health Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7062IntroAffordable Insulin for the COVID-19 Emergency Act This bill eliminates cost-sharing under the Medicare prescription drug benefit and Medicare Advantage for insulin and associated medical supplies during the public health emergency relating to COVID-1...
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2020-05-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6971IntroMedical Nutrition Therapy Act of 2020 This bill expands Medicare coverage of medical nutrition therapy services. Currently, Medicare covers such services for individuals with diabetes or kidney disease under certain circumstances; such services must ...
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2020-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6931IntroProfessional Boxing Safety Enhancement Act of 2020 This bill repeals a provision allowing a professional boxing match to meet an alternative requirement in effect under regulations of a boxing commission that provides protection of the health and saf...
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2020-05-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB6900IntroEmergency GRACE Act Emergency Grants of Release And Compassion Effectively Act of 2020
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2020-05-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3720IntroCOVID-19 Correctional Facility Emergency Response Act of 2020
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2020-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3698IntroEmergency GRACE Act Emergency Grants of Release And Compassion Effectively Act of 2020
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2020-05-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6803IntroProtecting Outpatient Access Act of 2020 This bill expands the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), to encompass certain outpatient care centers that are affili...
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2020-05-12
To House Small Business 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
USSB3657IntroMedical Nutrition Equity Act of 2020 This bill expands coverage under Medicare, Medicaid, other specified federal health care programs, and private health insurance to include foods, vitamins, and individual amino acids that are medically necessary f...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6637IntroHealth Equity and Accountability Act of 2020
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2020-04-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6620IntroTo authorize grants to address substance use during COVID-19. This bill requires the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to award grants to eligible jurisdictions and community-based organizations to address the harms o...
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2020-04-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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
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
USSR544IntroA resolution supporting the designation of March 2020 as "National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month". This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and its goals and ideals.
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2020-03-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2628IntroVET CARE Act of 2019 Veterans Early Treatment for Chronic Ailment Resurgence through Examinations Act of 2019 This bill addresses dental care programs for veterans. Specifically, the bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish ...
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2020-03-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB2816IntroVietnam-Era Veterans Hepatitis C Testing Enhancement Act of 2019 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a one-year pilot program to make hepatitis C testing available to certain veterans at events organized by veteran...
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2020-03-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB5992IntroDownwinders Parity Act of 2020
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB6129IntroJustice for Incarcerated Moms Act
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2020-03-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2339EngrossProtecting American Lungs and Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2020 This bill revises requirements related to the safety, sale, and advertisement of tobacco products, including electronic nicotine delivery systems (e.g., e-cigarettes, e-ho...
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2020-03-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR880IntroSupporting the designation of March 2020 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
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2020-03-02
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR873IntroRecognizing the impact and importance of improving prevention, detection, and treatment modalities for African-American women with cardiovascular disease and diabetes. This resolution recognizes the importance of decreasing cardiovascular disease and...
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2020-02-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5691IntroInsulin Affordability Data Collection Act
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2020-01-28
To House Energy And Commerce 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
USHB19IntroLower Costs, More Cures Act of 2019
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB5444IntroLower Insulin Costs Now Act
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Health
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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2019-12-16
Received in the Senate.
USSR448IntroA resolution designating December 3, 2019, as "National Phenylketonuria Awareness Day".
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2019-12-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6907; text: CR S6906)
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
USHB5254IntroDiabetic Vision Loss and Blindness Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-11-25
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
USSR431IntroA resolution supporting the goals and ideals of American Diabetes Month.
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2019-11-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6679; text: CR S6674)
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
USHB4938IntroMedicare Ambulance Access, Fraud Prevention, and Reform Act of 2019 This bill establishes a series of requirements relating to coverage of ground ambulance services under Medicare. Specifically, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) must...
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2019-11-01
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4914IntroDiabetes Prevention Semipostal Stamp Act
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2019-11-01
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4906IntroInsulin Price Reduction Act
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2019-10-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB647EngrossPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to take a series of actions relating to palliative-care training. Specifically, HHS must provide support for Palliative Care a...
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2019-10-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2673IntroSERVE Act Supporting Eating Disorders Recovery Through Vital Expansion Act This bill provides coverage of the treatment of eating disorders under the TRICARE program. The services include both inpatient and outpatient care and shall be furnished with...
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2019-10-23
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSR356IntroA resolution designating September 4, 2019, as "National Polycystic Kidney Disease Awareness Day", and raising awareness and understanding of polycystic kidney disease.
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2019-10-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 9/26/2019 CR S5757)
USHB4605IntroVieques Recovery and Redevelopment Act of 2019 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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2019-10-04
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHB4550IntroMinority Diabetes Initiative Act
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2019-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4378PassContinuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act of 2019 This bill provides FY2020 continuing appropriations to federal agencies through November 21, 2019. It is known as a continuing resolution (CR) and prevents a government shutdown th...
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2019-09-27
Became Public Law No: 116-59. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4244IntroMAGIC Act Market Access for Generic Insulin Competition
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2019-09-10
To House Subcommittee on Health
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