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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)
USSR403IntroA resolution designating February 2018 as "American Heart Month" and February 2, 2018, as "National Wear Red Day".
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2018-02-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S887; text: CR S878)
USHR731IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
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2018-02-07
To House Energy And Commerce 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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2018-02-06
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 301.
USHB4897IntroWomen and Lung Cancer Research and Preventive Services Act of 2018
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2018-01-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2358IntroWomen and Lung Cancer Research and Preventive Services Act of 2018
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2018-01-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4899IntroAccess to Substance Abuse Treatment Act of 2018
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2018-01-30
To House Energy And Commerce 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.
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
USSB2259IntroAccess to Birth Control Act
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2017-12-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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
USHB2465IntroSteve Gleason Enduring Voices Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to make permanent the elimination of a specified payment cap under the Medicare program with respect to speech generating devices.
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2017-12-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 348.
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
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
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)
USHCR96IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of World AIDS Day. Supports the goals and ideals of World AIDS Day and recognizes its 29th anniversary. Commends the President and state and local governments for recognizing such day and encouraging individuals to und...
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2017-12-08
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1148IntroFAST Act of 2017 Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Act of 2017 This bill specifies that, under Medicare, telehealth services include telehealth-eligible stroke services provided to an individual soon after the onset of acute-stroke symptoms. C...
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2017-12-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 328.
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
USHCR88IntroExpressing the sense of the Congress that temporary protected status for Haitian nationals should be extended until that country has demonstrably recovered from the 2010 earthquake, the cholera epidemic, Hurricane Matthew, and other disasters. Expres...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere Committee
USHCR87IntroExpressing the sense of the Congress that temporary protected status for Haitian nationals should be extended until that country has demonstrably recovered from the 2010 earthquake, the cholera epidemic, Hurricane Matthew, and other disasters. Expres...
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2017-11-29
To House Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere 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
USHR623IntroRecognizing the importance of providing services to children of incarcerated parents. Expresses support for various programs that benefit children of incarcerated parents.
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2017-11-15
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USSB2132IntroFamily Coverage Act
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2017-11-15
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1153EngrossVeterans ACCESS Act Veterans Acquiring Community Care Expect Safe Services Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to deny or revoke eligibility to provide non-VA health care services to veterans for any any hea...
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2017-11-13
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB918EngrossVeteran Urgent Access to Mental Healthcare Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish to former members of the Armed Forces: (1) an initial mental health assessment; and (2) the mental health care services requi...
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2017-11-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2601EngrossVICTOR Act of 2017 Veterans Increased Choice for Transplanted Organs and Recovery Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to include among veterans eligible to receive hospital care and medica...
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2017-11-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1066EngrossVA Management Alignment Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs of the Senate and the House of Representatives a report (including recommendations for appropriat...
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2017-11-07
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2089IntroLGBT Elder Americans Act of 2017
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2017-11-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4226IntroVeterans Access to Care Act
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2017-11-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4222IntroRuthie and Connie LGBT Elder Americans Act of 2017
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2017-11-02
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB4079IntroRESTORE Act of 2017 Restoring Enforcement Standards to Track Opioids Responsively and Effectively Act of 2017
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2017-11-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4080IntroEffective Opioid Enforcement Act of 2017
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2017-11-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4095IntroDEA Opioid Enforcement Restoration Act of 2017
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2017-11-01
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations 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
USHB2410IntroSickle Cell Disease Research, Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Department of Health and Human Services to make grants to states to: (1) collect data on the prevalence ...
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2017-10-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 258.
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
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.
USHB3927IntroTo amend title XXI to allow for the blending of risk pools of children's health insurance buy-in programs with the risk pools of State child health plans under such title, and for other purposes.
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2017-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health 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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2017-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1951IntroVeteran Wellness Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a two-year pilot program under which the VA makes grants to nonprofit veterans services organizations (VSOs), such as the American National Red Cross, the Am...
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2017-10-05
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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
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