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USSB4049IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2020-07-02
Cloture motion on the measure presented in Senate. (CR S4197)
USHB945IntroMental Health Access Improvement Act of 2019 This bill provides for coverage of marriage and family therapist services and mental health counselor services under Medicare. It also excludes such services from the skilled nursing facility prospective p...
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2519IntroImproving Mental Health Access from the Emergency Department Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to award grants to qualifying emergency departments for the purpose of supporting mental-healt...
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2874IntroBehavioral Health Coverage Transparency Act
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3539IntroBehavioral Intervention Guidelines Act of 2019 This bill requires the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to develop best practices for schools to establish behavioral intervention teams (i.e., experts who are responsib...
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5201IntroTelemental Health Expansion Act of 2019
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4861IntroEffective Suicide Screening and Assessment in the Emergency Department Act of 2019
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3165IntroMental Health Parity Compliance Act
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4428IntroGreater Mental Health Access Act
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5619IntroSuicide Prevention Act This bill establishes two grant programs to prevent self-harm and suicide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must award grants to state, local, and tribal health departments to expand surveillance of self-harm, and...
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4564IntroSuicide Prevention Lifeline Improvement Act of 2019
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5469IntroPursuing Equity in Mental Health Act of 2019
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1425EngrossPatient Protection and Affordable Care Enhancement Act This bill establishes and provides funding for the Improve Health Insurance Affordability Fund. States must use allocated funds to (1) issue reinsurance payments to health insurers (i.e., reimbur...
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2020-06-30
Received in the Senate.
USHB7147IntroCRISIS Act Creating Resources to Improve Situations of Inherent Severity Act
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSR638IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate that the Department of Justice should defend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Public Law 111-148 Stat. 119) and halt its efforts to repeal, sabotage, or undermine health care protections ...
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2020-06-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6986IntroProtecting Human Rights During Pandemic Act
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2020-06-26
To House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Committee
USHB7327IntroChild Care for Economic Recovery Act This bill provides additional funding in FY2020 for taxpayer services, social services block grants, and infrastructure grants to improve child care safety, including needs assessments. The bill adds and modifies ...
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2020-06-25
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB3979IntroTRICARE Prescription Relief Act
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2020-06-17
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB3988IntroEnhancing Preparedness through Telehealth Act
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2020-06-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR511IntroA resolution supporting the role of the United States in helping save the lives of children and protecting the health of people in developing countries with vaccines and immunization through GAVI, the Vaccine Alliance. This resolution commends the wo...
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2020-06-16
Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and an amended preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3016-3017; text: CR S3017)
USHB7208IntroPPP Access for Rural Hospitals Act This bill includes within the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), certain rural hospitals or hospitals serving low-income pa...
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2020-06-15
To House Small Business Committee
USHB7190IntroIncreasing Rural Health Access During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Act of 2020
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2020-06-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7176IntroHealth Care Fairness for Military Families Act of 2020
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2020-06-11
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB3951IntroIncreasing Rural Health Access During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Act of 2020
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2020-06-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3917IntroHome-Based Telemental Health Care Act of 2020
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2020-06-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3923IntroEmergency Family Stabilization Act
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2020-06-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7123IntroKatherine's Lung Cancer Early Detection and Survival Act of 2020
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2020-06-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3907IntroPPP for Critical Access Hospitals Act This bill expands the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), to encompass critical access hospitals. A critical access hospi...
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2020-06-08
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USHB7094IntroFlexibility for States and Localities Act This bill expands the permissible uses of funds under the Coronavirus Relief Fund. Specifically, the bill authorizes a state, tribal government, or unit of local government to use funds (1) to offset budgetar...
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2020-06-04
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB3548IntroCARES Act Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act This bill addresses economic impacts of, and otherwise responds to, the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. The bill authorizes emergency loans to distressed businesses, including air carriers...
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2020-06-03
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB3872IntroPromising Pathway Act
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2020-06-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3881IntroCHIPPER Act Children's Health Insurance Program Pandemic Enhancement and Relief Act This bill extends the 11.5% increase to the enhanced Federal Medical Assistance Percentage (FMAP) that is otherwise applicable under the Children's Health Insurance P...
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2020-06-03
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3877IntroCommunity Solutions for COVID-19 Act This bill provides funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to award grants to nongovernmental entities for programs to reduce or eliminate disparities related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus dise...
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2020-06-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3888IntroA bill to ensure that veterans receive timely and effective health care under the Veterans Community Care Program and Veterans Care Agreements during the COVID-19 emergency, and for other purposes. This bill sets forth policies and procedures related...
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2020-06-03
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-06-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 455.
USHB7081IntroProtecting Our Servicemembers' Care Act of 2020
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2020-06-01
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB7077IntroCommunity Solutions for COVID-19 Act This bill provides funding for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to award grants to nongovernmental entities for programs to reduce or eliminate disparities related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus dise...
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2020-06-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3850IntroEquitable Data Collection and Disclosure on COVID-19 Act This bill establishes the Commission on Ensuring Health Equity During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency and adds reporting requirements for certain demographic data related to COVID-19 (i.e....
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2020-06-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7071IntroAccelerating Access to Critical Therapies for ALS Act
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2020-06-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7072IntroSFC Heath Robinson Burn Pit Transparency Act
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2020-06-01
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3848IntroCoronavirus Containment Corps Act
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2020-06-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR987IntroRaising awareness regarding period poverty. This resolution encourages the observation of National Period Awareness Week and Menstrual Hygiene Day. It also recognizes the efforts of individuals and entities to support those struggling with period pov...
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2020-05-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR985IntroExpressing the moral responsibility of Congress to end adult and child poverty in the United States. This resolution acknowledges that child poverty prevents children from reaching healthy development and an economically secure future. It also encour...
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2020-05-28
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB7062IntroAffordable Insulin for the COVID-19 Emergency Act
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2020-05-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7059IntroCoronavirus Provider Protection Act
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2020-05-28
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB7037IntroTo provide for quality assurance of COVID-19 reimbursements and reporting.
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2020-05-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6967IntroTo require the Secretary of Defense to provide to certain members of the National Guard serving on active service in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) the transitional health benefits provided to members of the reserve components separating from...
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2020-05-22
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6999IntroCoronavirus Mental Health and Addiction Assistance Act of 2020
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2020-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6959IntroDosha Joi Immediate Coverage for Foster Youth Act
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2020-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6971IntroMedical Nutrition Therapy Act of 2020 This bill expands Medicare coverage of medical nutrition therapy services. Currently, Medicare covers such services for individuals with diabetes or kidney disease under certain circumstances; such services must ...
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2020-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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