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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.
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2017-10-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 238.
USHB1066IntroVA Management Alignment Act of 2017 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 appropriate legisla...
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2017-10-12
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHCR71IntroEstablishing 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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2017-10-05
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB1148IntroFAST Act of 2017 Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Act of 2017
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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2465IntroSteve Gleason Enduring Voices Act of 2017 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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2017-10-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
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
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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2017-10-03
To House Ways And Means 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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2017-09-27
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB93IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for increased access to Department of Veterans Affairs medical care for women veterans. This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that gender specific services are continuous...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2422IntroAction for Dental Health Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize oral health promotion and disease prevention programs through FY2022. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may award grants or enter in...
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2017-09-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 238.
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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2017-09-14
S.Amdt.543 Considered by Senate.
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
USHB3767IntroEnsuring Children's Access to Specialty Care Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to include pediatric subspecialties in primary health services for purposes of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). Psychiatrists who are ped...
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2017-09-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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
USHR503IntroRecognizing the importance of cancer program accreditation in ensuring comprehensive, high-quality, patient-centered cancer care. Recognizes the importance of accreditation of cancer programs by the American College of Surgeons to ensure patient acce...
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2017-09-06
To House Energy And Commerce 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
USHB3559IntroYouth Access to Sexual Health Services Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Health and Human Services to award grants to support the access of marginalized youth to sexual health services such as sexual health education and contraceptio...
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2017-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3222IntroDo No Harm Act This bill makes the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (RFRA) inapplicable to federal laws (or implementations of laws) that: protect against discrimination or the promotion of equal opportunity, including the Civil Rights Act o...
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2017-08-03
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB1677IntroA bill to amend the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 to improve access to grants and loans for evidence-based substance use disorder treatment services in rural areas, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Food, Agricultu...
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2017-07-31
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB3360IntroTelehealth Enhancement Act of 2017
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSR236IntroA resolution recognizing July 28, 2017, as "World Hepatitis Day 2017". Recognizes July 28, 2017, as World Hepatitis Day 2017. Expresses support for broad access to hepatitis treatments and for raising awareness of the risks and consequences of undiag...
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2017-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1650IntroYouth Access to Sexual Health Services Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Health and Human Services to award grants to support the access of marginalized youth to sexual health services such as sexual health education and contraceptio...
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2017-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3224IntroCARE Act of 2017 Critical Access and Rural Equity Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to specify that, for purposes of determining Medicare payment and reasonable costs for both inpatient and outpatient crit...
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2017-07-25
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1848EngrossVeterans Affairs Medical Scribe Pilot Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a two-year pilot program under which it shall increase the use of medical scribes at VA medical centers. The bill define...
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2017-07-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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)
USHB918IntroVeteran Urgent Access to Mental Healthcare Act 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 required to tr...
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2017-07-19
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3124IntroPreventing Diabetes in Medicare Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to extend Medicare coverage for medical nutrition therapy services to beneficiaries with pre-diabetes or risk factors for developing type-2...
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2017-07-17
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
USSB1533IntroHELLPP Act Helping Ensure Life- and Limb-saving access to Podiatric Physicians Act
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2017-07-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3059IntroCommunity Health Center and Primary Care Workforce Expansion Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to make appropriations for and extend indefinitely: (1) enhanced funding for the community health centers program...
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2017-06-30
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2966IntroUnited States-Cuba Normalization Act of 2017 This bill repeals the embargo on trade with Cuba. The bill: (1) makes ineffective certain prohibitions on exports to Cuba; (2) extends nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations) to Cuban products...
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2017-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Trade Committee
USHB3098IntroMedicare Adult Day Services Act of 2017
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2017-06-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1462IntroMarketplace Certainty Act
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2017-06-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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
USSB1441IntroCommunity Health Center and Primary Care Workforce Expansion Act of 2017 This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to make appropriations for and extend indefinitely: (1) enhanced funding for the community health centers program...
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2017-06-26
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2972IntroAlzheimer's Caregiver Support Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Department of Health and Human Services to make grants to public and nonprofit private health care providers to expand training and support services for...
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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
USHB2906IntroEnsuring Access to General Surgery Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to study access by underserved populations to general surgeons, including: (1) whether the heal...
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2017-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Health 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)
USHB2770IntroHealth Care Options for All Act This bill amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services to ensure that individuals eligible to purchase coverage through a health insurance exchange who re...
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2017-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Health 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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2017-06-15
Received in the Senate.
USSB1351IntroEnsuring Access to General Surgery Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to study access by underserved populations to general surgeons, including: (1) whether the heal...
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2017-06-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2745IntroHealthy MOM Act Healthy Maternity and Obstetric Medicine Act
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2017-06-12
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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