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USHCR71EngrossEstablishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027. Establishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2...
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2017-10-19
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 51 - 49. Record Vote Number: 245.
USSB744IntroProtecting Veterans Credit Act of 2017 This bill amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to exclude from consumer report information: (1) a veteran's medical debt if the hospital care or medical services relating to the debt antedates the credit report ...
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2017-10-17
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSCR27IntroA concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027.
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2017-10-17
To Senate Budget Committee
USSCR25IntroAn original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027.
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2017-10-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 238.
USHB849IntroProtecting Seniors' Access to Medicare Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to terminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Under the PPACA, the IPAB is tasked with developing proposals to re...
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 24 - 13.
USHB3956IntroSTARS Act Simplifying Technical Aspects Regarding Seasonality Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exclude seasonal employees from the definition of "full-time employee" for purposes of the employer mandate to provide employees w...
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2017-10-04
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1908IntroCommonsense Reporting Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Internal Revenue Code to modify the requirements for employers to report health insurance coverage information to the Internal Revenue Service (...
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2017-10-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3919IntroCommonsense Reporting Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Internal Revenue Code to modify the requirements for employers to report health insurance coverage information to the Internal Revenue Service (...
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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 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to: extend the Independence at Home demonstration program; modify provisions regardi...
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2017-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1519IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the defense activities of the ...
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2017-09-27
Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate. (consideration: CR S6159-6175)
USSR265IntroA resolution designating September 22, 2017, as "National Falls Prevention Awareness Day" to raise awareness and encourage the prevention of falls among older adults. Designates September 22, 2017, as National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. Recogniz...
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2017-09-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5867-5868; text: CR S5866-5867)
USHB1628EngrossAmerican Health Care Act of 2017 TITLE I--ENERGY AND COMMERCE Subtitle A--Patient Access to Public Health Programs (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to eliminate funding after FY2018 for the Prevention...
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2017-09-14
S.Amdt.543 Considered by Senate.
USHB3798IntroSave American Workers Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to change the definition of "full-time employee" for purposes of the employer mandate to provide minimum essential health care coverage under the Patient Protection and Affo...
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2017-09-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1804IntroMedicare for All Act of 2017
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2017-09-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3732PassEmergency Aid to American Survivors of Hurricanes Irma and Jose Overseas Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends title XI (General Provisions) of the Social Security Act to increase, from $1 million to $25 million, the maximum amount of temporary assistance th...
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2017-09-12
Became Public Law No: 115-57. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3725IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the individual health insurance mandate. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal, after 2017, the requirement that individuals maintain minimum essential health care coverage (commonly...
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2017-09-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1782IntroForty Hours Is Full Time Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code, with respect to the employer mandate to provide health care coverage, to: (1) modify the formula for calculating the number of full-time employees employed by an applica...
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2017-09-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3679IntroNational Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2017
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2017-09-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHJR116IntroProposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting Congress and the States from abridging the right of citizens to affordable, quality health care. This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment that grants U.S. ci...
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2017-08-17
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB3360IntroTelehealth Enhancement Act of 2017
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3450IntroProtecting Consumers from Unreasonable Rates Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to declare that the review by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) of unreasonable increases in health care coverage premiums does not prohib...
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1667IntroProtecting Consumers from Unreasonable Rates Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to declare that the review by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) of unreasonable increases in health care coverage premiums does not prohib...
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2017-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3338IntroBreast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2017
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2017-07-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3258IntroMarketplace Certainty Act
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2017-07-20
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H6046)
USHB3277IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow an above-the-line deduction for health insurance premiums. This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow an individual taxpayer a deduction from gross income of insurance premiums paid for the...
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2017-07-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1569IntroA bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to eliminate the non-application of certain State waiver provisions to Members of Congress and congressional staff.
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2017-07-17
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USSB1462IntroMarketplace Certainty Act
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2017-06-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1461IntroHEARTS Act Health Equity and Access for Returning Troops and Servicemembers Act This bill extends TRICARE eligibility to certain former members of the Armed Forces regardless of whether they enroll (as required under current law) in Medicare's supple...
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2017-06-28
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB2832IntroWelfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act This bill requires the President to include in the annual budget proposal the total level of means-tested welfare spending by the federal, state, and local governments for the most recent fiscal year for which s...
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2017-06-26
To House Nutrition Committee
USHB2999IntroPatients' Access to Treatments Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to establish cost sharing limits for health plans that cover prescription drugs and use a formulary or other tiered cost sharing structure. Such health plans ma...
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2985IntroNo Carve Out for Congress Act of 2017
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2984IntroHigh Risk Pool, No Reward Act of 2017
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2986IntroGood for the Gander Act of 2017
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSR198IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that any sweeping health care legislation must be drafted in public under the watchful eye of the people of the United States. Expresses the sense of the Senate that the creation of certain health care ...
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2017-06-21
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHB2953IntroTo amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 respecting the scoring of preventive health savings. This bill amends the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 to require the Congressional Budget Office, upon receiving a request from...
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2017-06-20
To House Budget Committee
USSB304IntroTribal Veterans Health Care Enhancement Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Indian Health Care Improvement Act to permit the Indian Health Service (IHS) to pay copayments owed to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) by Indian veterans for medical se...
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2017-06-15
An errata sheet on written report No. 115-112 was printed. (text: 115S.Rept.112 errata)
USHB2770IntroHealth Care Options for All Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services to ensure that individuals eligible to purchase coverage through a health insurance exchange who re...
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2017-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2372EngrossVETERAN Act Veterans Equal Treatment Ensures Relief and Access Now Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to specify that, for the purpose of determining eligibility for the premium assistance tax credit, an individual may not be tre...
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2017-06-15
Received in the Senate.
USSB1358IntroPrimary Care Enhancement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to: (1) permit an individual to pay primary care service arrangement costs from a health savings account; and (2) allow an eligible taxpayer enrolled in a high-deductible...
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2017-06-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2745IntroHealthy MOM Act Healthy Maternity and Obstetric Medicine Act
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2017-06-12
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2788IntroHEAL for Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2017 Health Equity and Access under the Law for Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2017
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2017-06-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2843IntroMedicaid and CHIP Quality Improvement Act of 2017 This bill amends titles XI (General Provisions) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to expand reporting requirements with respect to the quality of care provided under Medicaid and the Child...
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2017-06-09
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1317IntroMedicaid and CHIP Quality Improvement Act of 2017 This bill amends titles XI (General Provisions) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to expand reporting requirements with respect to the quality of care provided under Medicaid and the Child...
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2017-06-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2472IntroDisability Integration Act of 2017 This bill prohibits states or local governments that provide institutional placements for individuals with disabilities who need long-term assistance with daily living activities or health-related tasks, and prohibi...
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2017-06-07
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USHB2192EngrossTo amend the Public Health Service Act to eliminate the non-application of certain State waiver provisions to Members of Congress and congressional staff. (Sec. 1) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act, if the American Health Care Act (H.B. ...
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2017-06-07
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB1290IntroWelfare Reform and Upward Mobility Act This bill requires the President to include in the annual budget proposal the total level of means-tested welfare spending by the federal, state, and local governments for the most recent fiscal year for which s...
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2017-06-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2769IntroTo prevent the application of the provisions of the individual mandate to individuals residing in rating areas with no qualified health plans offered on the Exchange.
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2017-06-02
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2550IntroMedicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2017
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2017-06-01
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR345IntroUrging the President to faithfully carry out the Affordable Care Act. Urges the President to take care that the laws are faithfully executed by: (1) ensuring cost sharing reduction payments under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA)...
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2628IntroStabilize Medicaid and CHIP Coverage Act
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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