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USHB3696IntroWounded Warrior Workforce Enhancement Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to award grants to eligible institutions to: (1) establish a master's degree program in orthotics and prosthetics, or (2) expand upon an existing mast...
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2018-06-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2648IntroVeterans Transition Improvement Act This bill extends the policy entitling new federal employees who are veterans with a service-connected disability to a specified amount of leave for medical treatment for such disability to all Veterans Health Admi...
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2018-05-23
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5044EngrossService-Disabled Veterans Small Business Continuation Act (Sec. 2) This bill provides that the surviving spouse of a veteran who died with less than a 100% disability rating maintains the same Department of Veterans Affairs contracting preference for...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3132IntroRestoring Confidence in America's Elections Act This bill amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to: (1) prohibit the purchase or use in a federal election of an electronic voting system that does not produce a voter-verified paper record; (2) proh...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USHB299IntroBlue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2017 This bill includes as part of the Republic of Vietnam its territorial seas for purposes of the presumption of service connection for diseases associated with exposure by veterans to certain herbicide agent...
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2018-05-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 523.
USHB2IntroAgriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 This bill (commonly known as the farm bill) reauthorizes through FY2023 and modifies Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that address: commodity support, conservation, trade and international food aid, nutr...
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2018-05-18
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair put the question on the motion to reconsider and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Hoyer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
USHB5674IntroVA MISSION Act of 2018 VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 This bill consolidates Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) community care programs, revises other VA health care programs and facilities ...
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2018-05-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 516.
USSB1405IntroFederal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill reauthorizes through FY2021 the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and specified FAA programs. The bill revises requirements for the airport improvement program and pilot progra...
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2018-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 407.
USHB5592IntroDepartment of State Authorization Act of 2018
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2018-04-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2724IntroSolitary Confinement Reform Act
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2018-04-19
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2322IntroInjured and Amputee Veterans Bill of Rights This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that an Injured and Amputee Veterans Bill of Rights is printed on signage in accessible formats and displayed prominently and conspicuous...
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2018-04-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB324PassState Veterans Home Adult Day Health Care Improvement Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into an agreement with each state home to pay for medical supervision model adult day health care for a vete...
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2018-03-27
Became Public Law No: 115-159.
USHB1625PassTARGET Act Targeted Rewards for the Global Eradication of Human Trafficking (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Department of State's rewards program is a powerful tool in combating sophisticated international crime and that t...
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2018-03-23
Became Public Law No: 115-141.
USSR447IntroA resolution designating March 22, 2018, as "National Rehabilitation Counselors Appreciation Day".
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2018-03-22
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1978; text: CR S1954)
USSR446IntroA resolution designating March 25, 2018, as "National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day".
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2018-03-22
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1978; text: CR S1953)
USSB899EngrossA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that the requirements that new Federal employees who are veterans with service-connected disabilities are provided leave for purposes of undergoing medical treatment for such disabilities apply ...
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2018-03-21
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB888IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to improve dependency and indemnity compensation for survivors of certain totally disabled veterans. This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to treat a notification of the death of a veteran r...
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2018-03-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1725PassQuicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act of 2017 (Sec. 1) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), within 180 days of enactment of this bill, to submit a report on the progress of the VA's Acceptable Clinical Evidence initiative in r...
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2018-03-09
Became Public Law No: 115-130.
USSB2193IntroCaring for our Veterans Act of 2017
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2018-03-07
By Senator Isakson from Committee on Veterans' Affairs filed written report. Report No. 115-212.
USHB5118IntroUSAccounts: Investing in America's Future Act of 2018 This bill establishes in the Treasury the USAccount Fund from which the Department of the Treasury must make an initial $500 automatic contribution and subsequent matching contributions of up to $...
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2018-02-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1892PassHonoring Hometown Heroes Act DIVISION A--HONORING HOMETOWN HEROES ACT Honoring Hometown Heroes Act (Sec. 10102) This division authorizes the governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States or the Mayor of the District of Columbia t...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-123.
USHB695EngrossChild Protection Improvements Act of 2017 TITLE I--MILITARY PERSONNEL Provides appropriations for active-duty and reserve personnel in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force (the military departments), and for National Guard personnel in the Arm...
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2018-02-08
Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 695 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 44. Record Vote Number: 29. (CR S798)
USHB4508IntroPROSPER Act Promoting Real Opportunity, Success, and Prosperity through Education Reform Act
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2018-02-08
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 413.
USSR395IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that ambush marketing adversely affects the United States Olympic and Paralympic teams. Expresses the sense of the Senate that: (1) official sponsor support is critical to the success of Team USA at all...
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2018-02-07
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3759PassRAISE Family Caregivers Act Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage Family Caregivers Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop and make publicly available a National Family Caregiving...
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2018-01-22
Became Public Law No: 115-119.
USHB195PassFederal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017 DIVISION A--FEDERAL REGISTER PRINTING SAVINGS ACT OF 2017 Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This division bars the Government Publishing Office from furnishing a printed copy of the F...
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2018-01-22
Became Public Law No: 115-120.
USSB2070EngrossKevin and Avonte's Law of 2017 TITLE I--MISSING ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE PATIENT ALERT PROGRAM REAUTHORIZATION Missing Americans Alert Program Act of 2017 (Sec. 102) This bill amends the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to revise and ...
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2018-01-18
By Senator Grassley from Committee on the Judiciary filed written report. Report No. 115-200.
USHB4587IntroWounded Warrior Research Enhancement Act
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2018-01-10
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB1PassTax Cuts and Jobs Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to reduce tax rates and modify policies, credits, and deductions for individuals and businesses. It also establishes an oil and gas leasing program for the Coastal Plain of the Ar...
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2017-12-22
Became Public Law No: 115-97.
USHB3168IntroSNP Reauthorization Act of 2017 Special Needs Plans Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill allows a Medicare Advantage (MA) plan, until 2024, to restrict plan enrollment to certain special-needs individuals, provided that the plan meets speci...
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2017-12-21
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 353.
USSB2236IntroCongressional Harassment Reform Act
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2017-12-14
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB1349IntroTo amend the Wilderness Act to ensure that the use of bicycles, wheelchairs, strollers, and game carts is not prohibited in Wilderness Areas, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Wilderness Act to declare that provisions of such Act prohibiti...
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2017-12-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 18.
USHB4595IntroTo amend title II of the Social Security Act to repeal the 7-year restriction on eligibility for widow's and widower's insurance benefits based on disability.
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2017-12-07
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB4460IntroDisaster Recovery Reform Act
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2017-11-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4221IntroKevin and Avonte's Law of 2017 Missing Americans Alert Program Act of 2017 This bill amends the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994 to revise, rename, and reauthorize through FY2022 the Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Prog...
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2017-11-30
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (E1621-1622)
USSB1IntroTax Cuts and Jobs Act Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Official Titles Official Titles - Senate Official Titles as Introduced An original bill to provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of ...
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2017-11-28
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 269.
USSB2159IntroME TOO Congress Act Member and Employee Training and Oversight On Congress Act
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2017-11-16
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2087IntroAlice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act This bill amends the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to require a state to identify, evaluate, and provide special education and related services to children who have visual or hearing disabilitie...
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2017-11-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4074IntroPathways Out of Poverty Act of 2017 This bill establishes and expands various programs related to education, housing, employment, and social welfare. The Department of Education must award grants to states for the development and implementation of pr...
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2017-10-26
To House Nutrition Committee
USSB705EngrossChild Protection Improvements Act of 2017 This bill amends the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to direct the Department of Justice to establish a program to provide national criminal history background checks and criminal history reviews for in...
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2017-10-19
Held at the desk.
USHB4071IntroSOAR Act Startup Opportunity Accelerator Act of 2017
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2017-10-16
To House Small Business Committee
USHB3923IntroDignity for Detained Immigrants Act of 2017
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2017-10-13
To House Subcommittee on Immigration And Border Security Committee
USHB4049IntroEqual Access to Quality Education Act of 2017
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2017-10-12
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB3925IntroPatriot Employer Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow a Patriot employer a business-related tax credit equal to 10% of up to $15,000 of wages paid to any employee in a taxable year. The bill sets forth criteria for designat...
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2017-10-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB870EngrossCreating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017 TITLE I--RECEIVING HIGH QUALITY CARE IN THE HOME (Sec. 101) This bill extends and expands the Independence at Home demonstration program, through which...
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2017-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3354EngrossInterior and Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Commerce, Justice, Science, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, State and Foreign Operations, Transportation, Housing ...
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2017-09-27
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
USSB1028EngrossRAISE Family Caregivers Act Recognize, Assist, Include, Support, and Engage Family Caregivers Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop and make publicly available a National Family Caregiving...
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2017-09-27
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB1943IntroRestoring Maximum Mobility to Our Nation's Veterans Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that each wheelchair furnished to a veteran because of a service-connected disability restores the maximum achievable ...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3778IntroDirect CARE Opportunity Act Direct Creation, Advancement, and Retention of Employment Opportunity Act
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2017-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSR258IntroA resolution designating the week beginning September 10, 2017, as "National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week". Designates the week beginning September 10, 2017, as National Direct Support Professionals Recognition Week. Commends direct ...
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2017-09-14
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S5748; consideration: CR S5747-5748; text: CR S5747-5748)
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