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USHJR123PassFurther Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 Short Titles - Senate Short Titles as Passed Senate for portions of this bill Further Continuing Approp...
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2017-12-08
Became Public Law No: 115-90.
USHB1EngrossTax Cuts and Jobs Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to reduce tax rates and modify policies, credits, and deductions for individuals and businesses. With respect to individuals, the bill: replaces the seven existing tax brackets (10%, 15...
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2017-12-07
Senate appointed conferees. Hatch; Enzi; Murkowski; Cornyn; Thune; Portman; Scott; Toomey; Wyden; Sanders; Murray; Cantwell; Stabenow; Menendez; Carper.
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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2017-11-29
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S7367-7393)
USSB2164IntroA bill to amend the Congressional Budget Act of 1974 respecting the scoring of preventive health savings.
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2017-11-28
To Senate Budget Committee
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.
USSB2132IntroFamily Coverage Act
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2017-11-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB849EngrossProtecting Seniors Access to Medicare Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) to terminate the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB). Under PPACA, the IPAB is tasked with developing proposals to reduce the per ...
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2017-11-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2043IntroSecurity and Financial Empowerment Act of 2017
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2017-10-31
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4198IntroSecurity and Financial Empowerment Act of 2017
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2017-10-31
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4129IntroState Public Option Act
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2017-10-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4133IntroMedicare Patient Empowerment Act of 2017
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2017-10-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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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2017-10-26
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB2001IntroState Public Option Act
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2017-10-24
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4082IntroProtect Access to Birth Control Act
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2017-10-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4076IntroSeniors' Security Act of 2017
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2017-10-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1977IntroSeniors Tax Hike Prevention Act of 2017 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) to extend, through 2019, the rule that permits individuals who are 65 and older to deduct certain medical expenses that exceed 7.5% of adjusted gross income. (A ...
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2017-10-18
To Senate Finance Committee
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. Establishes the congressional budget...
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2017-10-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 238.
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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2017-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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
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
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)
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
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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2017-07-28
Returned to the Calendar. Calendar No. 120.
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
USHB2587IntroMedical Nutrition Equity Act of 2017
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2017-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel 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)
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