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USSB2510Intro
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Provides statutory authority for, and otherwise revises, the National Integrated Heat Health Information System Program to improve the capacity of the United States to prepare for, adapt to, and mitigate health risks of extreme heat. The Office of Oc...
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2022-06-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR682Intro
25%
This resolution designates June 15, 2022, as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. The resolution also designates June as Elder Abuse Awareness Month.
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2022-06-16
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3008; text: CR S3006-3007)
USHR1177Intro
25%
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services developing a mobility metric to guide providers in preventing mobility loss among hospitalized older adults.
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2022-06-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR589Intro
25%
A resolution recognizing, honoring, and commending the women of Ukraine who have contributed to the fight for freedom and the defense of Ukraine.
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2022-06-14
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 412.
USSR657Intro
25%
This resolution designates May 16, 2022, as Older Americans Mental Health Awareness Day.
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2022-05-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2737-2738; text: CR S2759)
USSR656Intro
25%
This resolution designates May 2022 as Older Americans Month.
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2022-05-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2737-2738; text: CR S2759)
USSR655Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of May 13, 2022, as National Senior Fraud Awareness Day and encourages the development of policies that help prevent scams targeting older adults.
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2022-05-26
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2737-2738; text: CR S2758-2759)
USHB1215Engross
50%
Expands activities to address mail, telephone, and internet fraud, particularly such scams targeting older adults. The bill establishes a Senior Scams Prevention Advisory Group, which must create model educational materials to educate employees of re...
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2022-05-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB116Intro
25%
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 public health emergency. The report must be submitted every three months for...
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2022-05-18
By Senator Cantwell from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 117-111.
USHB5914Engross
50%
Reauthorizes through FY2028 and otherwise revises the Senior Investor Protection Grant Program. The bill moves the program from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to the Securities and Exchange Commission, establishes a task force to oversee th...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB4156Intro
25%
A bill to improve the workforce of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-05
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB437Intro
25%
Excludes certain settlement trust payments to an Alaska Native or descendant of an Alaska Native who is 65 years of age or older for purposes of determining the individual's eligibility for need-based federal programs (e.g., the Supplemental Nutritio...
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2022-04-27
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB7585Intro
25%
To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB267Intro
25%
Increases the federal share of operating costs to 80% for projects in certain rural areas with high transit dependency that receive grants under the Formula Grants for Rural Areas program of the Federal Transit Administration. The program provides ca...
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2022-04-06
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development. Hearings held.
USSR550Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the important role of local nutrition programs supported through the Older Americans Act of 1965 in addressing senior hunger, malnutrition, and isolation.
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2022-03-22
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 03/17/2022 CR S1255)
USHB7161Intro
25%
To amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to establish service programs dedicated to digital equity, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR993Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the important role of local nutrition programs supported through the Older Americans Act of 1965 in addressing senior hunger, malnutrition, and isolation.
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2022-03-18
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR551Intro
25%
A resolution recognizing the contributions of AmeriCorps members and alumni and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers to the lives of the people of the United States.
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2022-03-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1248; text: CR S1255-1256)
USHR982Intro
25%
Recognizing the contributions of AmeriCorps members and alumni and AmeriCorps Seniors volunteers to the lives of the people of the United States.
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2022-03-15
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3799Intro
25%
Sets out programs and activities primarily to address public health preparedness and response. Specifically, the bill establishes a legislative task force to investigate the COVID-19 pandemic and a White House office to advise on pandemic preparednes...
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2022-03-15
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR543Intro
25%
This resolution designates March 10, 2022, as National Slam the Scam Day to raise awareness about scams involving individuals impersonating government employees, encourage policies to prevent such scams, recognize those who work to prevent such scams...
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2022-03-10
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1131; text: CR S1124)
USSB3623Intro
25%
Modifies and reauthorizes through FY2027 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2022-02-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 268.
USHB1848Intro
25%
Establishes several programs and incentives to modernize the nation's communications, drinking water, energy, transportation, health care, and other related infrastructure. For example, the bill provides incentives to make broadband internet more acc...
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2022-01-20
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USSB3529Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2028 and otherwise revises the Senior Investor Protection Grant Program. The bill moves the program from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to the Securities and Exchange Commission, establishes a task force to oversee th...
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2022-01-20
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB15Intro
25%
Requires the Federal Trade Commission to report on, and increase awareness regarding, scams targeting older adults. Specifically, the commission must report on the number and type of scams that target older adults and provide policy recommendations t...
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2021-12-16
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 191.
USHB6268Intro
25%
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 governments designed to improve outcomes for such indiv...
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2021-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4555Engross
50%
Requires the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to conduct a public education campaign to increase oral health literacy and awareness. HRSA must design the campaign to focus on children, pregnant women, parents, older adults, people ...
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2021-12-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5376Intro
25%
Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
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2021-11-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table.
USSB2405Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide grants to states to implement programs that improve outreach and assistance to veterans and their families to ensure that such individuals are fully informed about veterans' benefits and p...
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2021-11-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB3127Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to award grants to nonprofit disability organizations to develop training programs for law enforcement officers who may encounter individuals with disabilities.
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB5745Intro
25%
Requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to provide for coverage during the COVID-19 public health emergency of T-cell diagnostic laboratory tests for individuals with a current or prior COVID-19 infection. In addition, the Department of...
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2021-10-28
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB3062Intro
25%
Provides FY2022 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Labor for the Employment and Training Administration, the Employee Benef...
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2021-10-25
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB4601Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide grants to states to implement programs that improve outreach and assistance to veterans and their families to ensure that such individuals are fully informed about veterans' benefits and p...
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2021-10-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR332Intro
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This resolution calls for the creation of a Green New Deal with the goals of achieving greenhouse gas and toxic emissions reductions needed to stay under 1.5 degrees Celsius of warming; establishing millions of high-wage union jobs and ensuring econo...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2336Intro
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Establishes two Health, Opportunity, and Personal Empowerment (HOPE) pilot projects to improve economic security for individuals who meet income or other requirements. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the Department of Agriculture, ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2358Intro
25%
Expands voter registration and voting access. Specifically, the bill expands voter registration by requiring states to (1) make available online voter registration, (2) establish automatic voter registration systems, (3) permit same-day voter registr...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2739Intro
25%
Establishes a grant program through which the Department of Justice's Office for Victims of Crime must make grants for Indian tribes to provide programs and services to crime victims. These programs and services include domestic violence shelters, ra...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSR403Intro
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This resolution designates September 2021 as Healthy Aging Month.
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2021-09-30
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6863; text: CR S6849-6850)
USHB5296Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for, and otherwise revises, the National Integrated Heat Health Information System Program to improve the capacity of the United States to prepare for, adapt to, and mitigate health risks of extreme heat. The Office of Oc...
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2021-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2764Intro
25%
Allows parents to use a portion of their Social Security benefits for up to three months of paid parental leave after the birth or adoption of a child. To receive the parental leave benefit, parents must choose to either increase their retirement age...
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2021-09-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5137Intro
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Allows tax-exempt senior health planning accounts that are funded using a taxpayer's gains from the sale or assignment of a life insurance contract. The bill excludes from gross income (1) the gains that are contributed to the accounts, and (2) distr...
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2021-08-31
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2401Intro
25%
Reauthorizes through FY2026, modifies the funding allocations for, and makes administrative and other changes to programs that increase access to assistive technology devices and assistive technology services for individuals with disabilities. An ass...
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2021-08-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 121.
USSB2658Intro
25%
Establishes programs and requirements to assist individuals with disabilities and older adults (age 50 or older) with disaster preparedness. Among other provisions, the bill requires the establishment of an advisory committee that includes disabled i...
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2021-08-05
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2172Intro
25%
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve grants, payments, and technical assistance provided by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to serve homeless veterans, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1965Intro
25%
Addresses the long-term care of veterans, including by implementing policies for the administration of state homes. First, the bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop a strategy for the long-term care of veterans. The VA must...
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2423Intro
25%
Provides for assistance for the purchase of smoke inhalation prevention equipment to specified individuals at risk of wildfire smoke-related illness. The President, in carrying out the Transitional Sheltering Assistance Program of the Federal Emergen...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4460Intro
25%
Establishes a task force within the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection to advise the commission on matters related to equity in consumer protection. The task force also must collaborate with relevant agencies to (1) monitor the ...
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2021-07-19
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USSB2323Intro
25%
A bill to amend title 49, United States Code, to establish the Helping Obtain Prosperity for Everyone program, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-15
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB4124Intro
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Establishes and makes deposits through FY2031 into the Biomedical Innovation Fund for initiatives at the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration. The fund supports (1) research for disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatme...
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2021-06-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
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