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USHB1148IntroFAST Act of 2017 Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Act of 2017
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2017-12-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 328.
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.
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 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 health care ...
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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
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
USHB4082IntroProtect Access to Birth Control Act
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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.
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.
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
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
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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2017-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Health 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.
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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2017-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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
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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2017-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
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
USHB3642IntroMilitary SAVE Act Military Sexual Assault Victims Empowerment Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), through the Office of Community Care, to carry out a three-year pilot program of hospital care and medical services for eligi...
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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
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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2017-07-28
Returned to the Calendar. Calendar No. 120.
USHB3360IntroTelehealth Enhancement Act of 2017
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3415IntroMegan Rondini Act
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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)
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
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