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USSCR37IntroA concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2019 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2020 through 2028.
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2018-04-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 385.
USSCR36IntroA concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2019 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2020 through 2028.
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2018-04-18
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 384.
USSB292EngrossChildhood Cancer STAR Act Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research Act of 2018 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to provide support to collect the medical specime...
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2018-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce 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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2018-03-22
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S1886-1892, S1892-1931)
USHB2683IntroProtecting 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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2018-03-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 59 - 0.
USHB756IntroPostal Service Reform Act of 2017 TITLE I--POSTAL SERVICE BENEFITS REFORM This bill requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to establish a Postal Service Health Benefits Program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program to offer ...
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2018-03-20
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Garrett asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 756, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Chaffetz, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USSB2568IntroEACH Act Equitable Access to Care and Health Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to expand the religious conscience exemption under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to exempt individuals who rely solely on a religious method ...
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2018-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB138IntroProtecting Employees and Retirees in Business Bankruptcies Act of 2017 This bill amends federal bankruptcy law to modify provisions related to Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which typically involves the reorganization of a debtor company's assets and debts. ...
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2018-03-15
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Norcross asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 138, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB5258IntroAffordable Health Insurance for the Middle Class Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to modify the eligibility requirements for the premium assistance tax credit, which is provided to eligible individuals and families to subsidize the purc...
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2018-03-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB676IntroExpanded & Improved Medicare For All Act This bill establishes the Medicare for All Program to provide all individuals residing in the United States and U.S. territories with free health care that includes all medically necessary care, such as primar...
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2018-03-07
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Ellison asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 676, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
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
USHB2579EngrossBroader Options for Americans Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to allow the premium assistance tax credit to be used for unsubsidized COBRA continuation health coverage. (Under the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act...
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2018-02-15
S.Amdt.1959 Cloture on amendment SA 1959 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 39 - 60. Record Vote Number: 36. (CR S1148)
USHB1892PassHonoring Hometown Heroes Act This bill authorizes the governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States or the Mayor of the District of Columbia to proclaim that the U.S. flag shall be flown at half-staff in the event of the death of...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-123.
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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2018-02-06
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 301.
USHB4882IntroFamily Cord Blood Banking Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to treat the cost of private umbilical cord blood or tissue, or placental blood or tissue, banking services as a medical care expense for purposes of the tax deduction for medic...
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2018-01-25
To House Ways And Means Committee
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.
USHB4808IntroTransparent Health Care Pricing Act of 2018 This bill requires entities that offer or furnish health care related products or services to the public to disclose the price for those products and services at the point of purchase and on the Internet. T...
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2018-01-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHJR125IntroExtension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 HEALTHY KIDS Act Helping Ensure Access for Little Ones, Toddlers, and Hopeful Youth by Keeping Insurance Delivery Stable Act Official Titles Official Titles - House of Representatives Official...
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2018-01-16
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB2303IntroAccess to Independent Health Insurance Advisors Act of 2018
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2018-01-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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.
USHB4701IntroCARES Act of 2017 Creating Access to Rehabilitation for Every Senior Act of 2017
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2017-12-20
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1827IntroKIDS Act of 2017 Keep Kids' Insurance Dependable and Secure Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill extends funding through FY2022 for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and the Childhood Obesity Demonstration Project. In addition, the bill reauth...
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2017-12-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 288.
USSB2253IntroCHIP Mental Health Parity Act
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2017-12-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4619IntroTo amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to provide temporary relief from the annual fee imposed on health insurance providers, to the extent that such fee is due to Puerto Rican health insurance.
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2017-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHJR124IntroCHAMPIONING HEALTHY KIDS Act Community Health And Medical Professionals Improve Our Nation Act of 2017 Continuing Community Health And Medical Professional Programs to Improve Our Nation, Increase National Gains, and Help Ensure Access for Little One...
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2017-12-13
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB4575IntroAccess to Independent Health Insurance Advisors Act of 2017
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2017-12-08
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4515IntroTo amend title XXI of the Social Security Act to provide for a special rule during the first quarter of fiscal year 2018 for the redistribution of certain Children's Health Insurance Program allocations for certain shortfall States. This bill amends ...
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2017-12-08
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB2212IntroNational Biomedical Research Act
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2017-12-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2183IntroCHIP Stability Act This bill amends title XXI (Children's Health Insurance Program [CHIP]) of the Social Security Act to establish a special rule, with respect to the first quarter of FY2018, for the redistribution of unused CHIP allotments to state ...
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2017-12-01
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2164IntroA bill to 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 reque...
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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.
USHB4404IntroState CHIP Flexibility Act of 2017
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2017-11-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4076IntroSeniors' Security Act of 2017
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2017-11-16
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USSB2132IntroFamily Coverage Act
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2017-11-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4209IntroAmerica Wins Act
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2017-11-14
To House Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources 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
USHB3921IntroHEALTHY KIDS Act Helping Ensure Access for Little Ones, Toddlers, and Hopeful Youth by Keeping Insurance Delivery Stable Act of 2017 TITLE I--CHIP EXTENSION AND OTHER MEDICAID AND CHIP PROVISIONS (Sec. 101) This bill extends funding through FY2022 fo...
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2017-10-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 263.
USHB4082IntroProtect Access to Birth Control Act This bill nullifies interim final rules issued by the Department of Labor, the Department of the Treasury, and the Department of Health and Human Services that allow employers with religious or moral objections to ...
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2017-10-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1985IntroProtect Access to Birth Control Act This bill nullifies interim final rules issued by the Department of Labor, the Department of the Treasury, and the Department of Health and Human Services that allow employers with religious or moral objections to ...
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2017-10-19
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-132.
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. Establishes the congressional budget for the f...
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2017-10-17
To Senate Budget Committee
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