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USHB3967Engross
50%
Addresses health care, presumption of service-connection, research, resources, and other matters related to veterans who were exposed to toxic substances during military service. The bill provides eligibility for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) m...
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2022-05-26
Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the measure presented in Senate. (CR S2729)
USHB6833Engross
50%
Limits cost-sharing for insulin under private health insurance and the Medicare prescription drug benefit. Specifically, the bill caps cost-sharing under private health insurance for a month's supply of selected insulin products at $35 or 25% of a pl...
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2022-05-25
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 389.
USHB5738Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure that each of its medical centers contains a hygienic lactation space that is not a bathroom and meets other specifications (e.g., must be easy to locate).
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2022-05-19
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2533Engross
50%
Addresses the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provision of mammograms and breast cancer treatment. Among other requirements, the VA must submit a strategic plan for improving breast imaging services for veterans, implement a three-year pilot prog...
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2022-05-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB7667Intro
25%
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs, medical devices, generic drugs, and biosimilar biological products, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 55 - 0.
USHB7666Intro
25%
To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain programs relating to mental health and substance use disorders, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB4204Intro
25%
A bill to establish a Medicare-for-all national health insurance program.
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2022-05-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4170Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize programs for mental health, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR1093Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of May 2022 as "Mental Health Awareness Month".
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2022-05-06
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4156Intro
25%
A bill to improve the workforce of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-05
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSR607Intro
25%
A resolution supporting the designation of the week of May 1, 2022, as "Children's Mental Health Awareness Week" and May 5, 2022, as "Children's Mental Health Awareness Day".
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2022-05-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4112Intro
25%
A bill to address issues involving the economic statecraft of the United States, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-28
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB7617Intro
25%
To provide for a national public health education campaign, grant program, and task force for recommended preventive health care services during the COVID-19 pandemic and future pandemics, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2315Intro
25%
Requires and provides funds for the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a program that provides health benefits to the Medicaid expansion population in states that have not expanded Medicaid. Specifically, the program must provide co...
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2022-04-26
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB7573Intro
25%
To amend titles XI and XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend certain telehealth services covered by Medicare and to evaluate the impact of telehealth services on Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1051Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2022, as the fifth annual "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the maternal health crisis in the United States and the importance of reducing mate...
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2022-04-18
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USSR590Intro
25%
A resolution recognizing the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2022, as the fifth annual "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the maternal health crisis in the United States and the importance of reducing ma...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7482Intro
25%
To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to eligible entities for creating or enhancing capacity to treat patients with Long COVID through a multidisciplinary approach.
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2022-04-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB267Intro
25%
Increases the federal share of operating costs to 80% for projects in certain rural areas with high transit dependency that receive grants under the Formula Grants for Rural Areas program of the Federal Transit Administration. The program provides ca...
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2022-04-06
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Housing, Transportation, and Community Development. Hearings held.
USHB3076PassAddresses the finances and operations of the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). The bill requires the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) to establish the Postal Service Health Benefits Program within the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program under whi...
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2022-04-06
Became Public Law No: 117-108. (TXT | PDF)
USSB4015Intro
25%
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to eligible entities for creating or enhancing capacity to treat patients with Long COVID through a multidisciplinary approach.
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2022-04-06
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7430Intro
25%
Establishes certain limitations on modifying trade agreements, including those related to the TRIPS Agreement (i.e., the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights). The TRIPS Agreement contains obligations for World Trade Org...
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2022-04-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB1916Engross
50%
Requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment of congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and items. Coverage must include services and items that functionally improve, repair, or restore any ...
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2022-04-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4373Engross
50%
Provides FY2022 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and related programs. The bill provides appropriations to the State Department for Administration of Foreign Affairs, International Organizations, and International Commi...
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2022-04-05
Motion by Senator Schumer to reconsider to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the motion to proceed (Record Vote No. 129) entered in Senate.
USSB3904Intro
25%
A bill to enhance the cybersecurity of the Healthcare and Public Health Sector.
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2022-03-30
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3937Intro
25%
A bill to establish a home-based telemental health care demonstration program for purposes of increasing mental health services in rural medically underserved populations and for individuals in farming, fishing, and forestry occupations.
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2022-03-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7097Intro
25%
To facilitate the provision of telehealth services through interstate recognition of health care professionals' licenses, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103.
USSB3799Intro
25%
Sets out programs and activities primarily to address public health preparedness and response. Specifically, the bill establishes a legislative task force to investigate the COVID-19 pandemic and a White House office to advise on pandemic preparednes...
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2022-03-15
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3796Intro
25%
A bill to eliminate the opt-out for nonfederal governmental health plans.
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2022-03-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6904Intro
25%
Prohibits a group health insurance plan and a health insurance issuer offering group or individual health insurance coverage from reducing contracted rates or terminating contracts with health care providers during a public health emergency period.
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2022-03-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3726Intro
25%
A bill to address research on, and improve access to, supportive services for individuals with long COVID.
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2022-03-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4350Engross
50%
Authorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities and programs for FY2022 and addresses various other issues. For example, the bill provides multiyear procurement authority for certain helicopters and destroyers; imposes various cost and operational ...
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2022-03-01
Returned to the Calendar. Calendar No. 144.
USHJR73Intro
25%
Formally apologizing for the nuclear legacy of the United States in the Republic of the Marshall Islands and affirming the importance of free association between the Government of the United States and the Government of the Marshall Islands.
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2022-03-01
To House Natural Resources Committee
USSJR40Intro
25%
A joint resolution formally apologizing for the nuclear legacy of the United States in the Republic of the Marshall Islands and affirming the importance of the free association between the Government of the United States and the Government of the Mar...
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2022-03-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB3755Engross
50%
Prohibits governmental restrictions on the provision of, and access to, abortion services. Specifically, governments may not limit a provider's ability to prescribe certain drugs, offer abortion services via telemedicine, or immediately provide abort...
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2022-02-28
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46 - 48. Record Vote Number: 65. (CR S826)
USHB6860Intro
25%
Prohibits government entities and insurance providers from denying community-based services to individuals with disabilities that require long-term service or support that would enable such individuals to live in the community and lead an independent...
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2022-02-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6851Intro
25%
To amend the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the CARES Act to establish new coverage and payment rules for certain COVID-19 diagnostic tests and related items and services, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6832Intro
25%
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Defense Production Act of 1950 to prohibit the Federal Government from limiting State access to key therapies, such as monoclonal antibodies, and from prioritizing Federal contracts over State...
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2022-02-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR937Intro
25%
Recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to preserve liberty by operating within the enumerated powers in the Constitution of the United States and its founding principles.
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2022-02-23
To House Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment
USHR853Intro
25%
This resolution calls on the United States to increase support for and work with international partners, including the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), to address the education and health needs of every child as the world recovers and rebuild...
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2022-02-22
To House Subcommittee on International Development, International Organizations and Global Corporate Social Impact
USSR518Intro
25%
This resolution expresses the sense of the Senate that investments in mental health care and substance use disorder care are necessary to address the high prevalence of those suffering from behavioral health conditions.
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2022-02-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3700Intro
25%
Limits cost-sharing for insulin under private health insurance and the Medicare prescription drug benefit. Specifically, the bill caps cost-sharing under private health insurance for a month's supply of selected insulin products at $35 or 25% of a pl...
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2022-02-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3623Intro
25%
Modifies and reauthorizes through FY2027 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2022-02-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 268.
USSB3629Intro
25%
Expands access to substance use disorder treatment by modifying the regulation of opioid treatment programs and narcotic drugs used for treatment, including with respect to a patient's unsupervised use of such drugs. Specifically, the Department of H...
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2022-02-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3593Intro
25%
Expands and otherwise modifies coverage of telehealth services under Medicare until two years after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency. Specifically, the bill (1) allows federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics to serv...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3603Intro
25%
A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to improve the ability of veterans to access medical care in medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs and in the community by providing veterans the abili...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6625Intro
25%
Prohibits using race or ethnicity as a factor in decisions about an individual's access to COVID-19 treatments (e.g., monoclonal antibody therapies). Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) may not adopt any policy or guidance...
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2022-02-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR905Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the recognition of American Heart Month to bring awareness to the cardiovascular disease public health crisis in the United States and abroad.
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2022-02-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6583Intro
25%
To amend titles II and XVIII of the Social Security Act to eliminate the disability insurance benefits waiting period for individuals with disabilities, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-03
To House Ways And Means Committee
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