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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.
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.
USHR980IntroExpressing support for designation of May 2020 as "National Brain Tumor Awareness Month".
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2020-05-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6857IntroCOHORT Act of 2020 COVID-19-Only Homes Organized for Resident Treatment Act of 2020
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2020-05-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6763IntroCOVID-19 Racial and Ethnic Disparities Task Force Act of 2020
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2020-05-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3644IntroQuality Care for Nursing Home Residents and Workers During COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3669IntroCOVID-19 International Response and Recovery Act of 2020
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2020-05-07
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB6698IntroQuality Care for Nursing Home Residents and Workers During COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-05-05
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6561IntroImproving Social Determinants of Health Act of 2020 This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to establish a program to improve health outcomes and reduce health inequities by, for example, coordinating activities across...
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2020-04-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR924IntroPromoting minority health awareness and supporting the goals and ideals of National Minority Health Month in April 2020, which include bringing attention to the health disparities faced by minority populations of the United States during the novel co...
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2020-04-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR918IntroPromoting minority health awareness and supporting the goals and ideals of National Minority Health Month in April 2020, which include bringing attention to the health disparities faced by minority populations of the United States during the novel co...
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2020-04-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB748PassMiddle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 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. DIVISION A--KEEPI...
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2020-03-31
POSITION STATEMENTS FOR THE RECORD - The Chair announced that all Members may have five legislative days in which to include their stated position on the voice vote on the motion to concur in the Senate amendment to H.R. 748, and those statements will appear in the appropriate point in the Record. Agreed to without objection.
USHB6142IntroBlack Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other agencies to address maternal health outcomes among minority populations. HHS must (1) establish task forces to address social det...
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2020-03-30
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB6165IntroData to Save Moms Act of 2020
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2020-03-23
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB6283IntroGood Samaritan Health Professionals Act of 2020 This bill extends liability protection for harm caused by acts or omissions by volunteer health care professionals in the course of providing certain health care services during specified public-health ...
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2020-03-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3458IntroReducing High Risk to Veterans and Veterans Services Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit a report outlining the actions taken and plan to address the areas of concern identified in the 2019 High-Risk List ...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4801IntroHealthy Start Reauthorization Act of 2019
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2020-03-11
Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USSB3424IntroBlack Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other agencies to address maternal health outcomes among minority populations. HHS must (1) establish task forces to address social det...
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2020-03-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6137IntroIMPACT to Save Moms Act of 2020 Innovative Maternal Payment And Coverage To Save Moms Act This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to establish the Perinatal Care Alternative Payment Model Demonstration Project to allow states ...
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2020-03-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6135IntroNo More Narrow Networks Act of 2020
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2020-03-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6129IntroJustice for Incarcerated Moms Act
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2020-03-09
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6143IntroMoms MATTER Act of 2020 Moms Maternal and Behavioral Health Screening Access, Treatment, and Task Force to Expand Innovative Models to Reduce Maternal Mortality and Severe Maternal Morbidity Act of 2020 This bill establishes the Maternal Mental and B...
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2020-03-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHJR80PassApproving the request of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for a waiver under section 1703E(f) of title 38, United States Code. This joint resolution approves the request of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for a waiver of specified statutory ...
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2020-03-03
Became Public Law No: 116-120. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5867IntroSTOP Veteran Suicide and Substance Abuse Act Setting Treatment Options and Practices for Veteran Suicide and Substance Abuse Act
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2020-03-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB123IntroEnsuring Quality Care for Our Veterans Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with a nonfederal organization to conduct a quality management review of hospital care or medical services furnished by each Veterans Hea...
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2020-02-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 422.
USHB5897IntroPreventing Abuse and Neglect of Vulnerable Americans Act of 2020 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to publish specified information on its website relating to deficiencies of Medicaid intermediate care facilities f...
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2020-02-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3297IntroPreventing Abuse and Neglect of Vulnerable Americans Act of 2020 This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to publish specified information on its website relating to deficiencies of Medicaid intermediate care facilities f...
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2020-02-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5821IntroHOSPICE Act Helping Our Senior Population in Comfort Environments Act This bill establishes survey requirements for, and enforcement mechanisms against, certified hospice programs under Medicare. Specifically, certified programs must undergo periodic...
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2020-02-12
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5555IntroCare Veterans Deserve Act of 2020
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5701IntroCare for the Veteran Caregiver Act
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR826IntroExpressing disapproval of the Trump administration's harmful actions towards Medicaid. This resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) should withdraw recent guidance regardi...
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2020-02-06
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB5763IntroNational Telehealth Strategy and Data Advancement Act
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2020-02-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5338EngrossGlobal Hope Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Department of State to work with the private sector, the United Nations, and other relevant multilateral organizations to address childhood cancer globally.
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2020-01-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5727IntroRESEARCH Act of 2020 Research Empirical Solutions to End Ambulance Reversals from Closed Hospitals Act of 2020
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2020-01-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB3216IntroAccess to Breast Cancer Diagnosis Act of 2020
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2020-01-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB221EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Provider Accountability Act The bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to transmit specified information to the National Practitioner Data Bank and the applicable state licensing board when the VA brings ...
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2020-01-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5524IntroSOS Act Survey Our Servicemembers Act
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2020-01-14
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHR794IntroSupporting the designation of January 2020 as "National One Health Awareness Month" to promote awareness of organizations focused on public health, animal health, and environmental health collaboration throughout the United States and to recognize th...
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2020-01-14
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB3169IntroREDUCE Act of 2020 Researching and Ending Disparities by Understanding and Creating Equity Act of 2020 This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to implement a Health in All Policies demonstration project. States, territories,...
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2020-01-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR462IntroA resolution designating January 2020 as "National One Health Awareness Month" to promote awareness of organizations focused on public health, animal health, and environmental health collaboration throughout the United States and to recognize the cri...
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2019-12-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S7236; text: CR S7215)
USSB3116IntroEnding the Diagnostic Odyssey Act of 2019 This bill allows state Medicaid programs to cover whole genome sequencing services for certain individuals. Specifically, states may cover such services for individuals under the age of 21 (or a lower age, if...
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2019-12-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3530EngrossImproving Confidence in Veterans' Care Act This bill addresses licensure and employment requirements for medical providers of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Specifically, for VA medical provider positions that require a person to prescribe ...
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2019-12-18
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3085IntroAmbulatory Surgical Center Quality and Access Act of 2019
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2019-12-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3EngrossElijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs, health care coverage and costs, and public health. TITLE I--LOWERING PRICES THROUGH FAIR DRUG PRICE NEGO...
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2019-12-16
Received in the Senate.
USHR760IntroCommemorating the centennial of Houston Methodist Hospital. This resolution commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Houston Methodist Hospital.
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2019-12-12
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSJR61IntroA joint resolution approving the request of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs for a waiver under section 1703E(f) of title 38, United States Code. This joint resolution approves the request of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for a waiver of s...
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2019-12-12
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR763IntroExpressing support for the development of a national strategic plan to end deep poverty. This resolution (1) recognizes the harmful effects of income inequality and poverty; and (2) expresses support for the development of a national strategic plan t...
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2019-12-12
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1277IntroState Public Option Act This bill allows residents who are not already eligible for Medicaid and not concurrently enrolled in other health insurance coverage to buy into a state Medicaid plan beginning January 1, 2020, at the option of the state. Sta...
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2019-12-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1346IntroMedicare Buy-In and Health Care Stabilization Act of 2019 This bill establishes a Medicare buy-in option for certain qualifying individuals and makes a series of other changes relating to health care costs. Specifically, the bill allows individuals a...
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2019-12-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5295IntroNational Institute for Research on Safety and Quality Act
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2019-12-05
To House Subcommittee on Health
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