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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.
USHB767IntroSOAR to Health and Wellness Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a pilot program, to be known as Stop, Observe, Ask, and Respond to Health and Wellness Training (or SOAR to Health and Wellness T...
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB880IntroMISSION ZERO Act Military Injury Surgical Systems Integrated Operationally Nationwide to Achieve ZERO Preventable Deaths Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response...
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2017-07-27
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3360IntroTelehealth Enhancement Act of 2017
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2017-07-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB3224IntroCARE Act of 2017 Critical Access and Rural Equity Act of 2017
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2017-07-13
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB1519IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the defense activities of the ...
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2017-07-10
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 165.
USHB1215EngrossProtecting Access to Care Act of 2017 This bill establishes provisions governing health care lawsuits where coverage for the care was provided or subsidized by the federal government, including through a subsidy or tax benefit. The bill does not pree...
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2017-06-29
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB825IntroSoutheast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2017
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2017-06-13
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB1901IntroSoutheast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2017
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2017-06-07
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB1291IntroAdvancing Medical Resident Training in Community Hospitals Act of 2017
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2017-06-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2550IntroMedicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2017
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB467EngrossVA Scheduling Accountability Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that each VA medical facility annually certifies that it is in full compliance with all provisions of law and regulations relating to schedu...
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2017-05-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1162EngrossNo Hero Left Untreated Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a one-year pilot program to provide access to magnetic EEG/EKG-guided resonance therapy to treat veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder...
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2017-05-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1677EngrossCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2017 This bill declares that it is U.S. policy to use all diplomatic and economic means to compel the government of Bashar al Assad to halt the slaughter of the Syrian people and work toward a democratic govern...
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2017-05-18
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB1662IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to prohibit smoking in any facility of the Veterans Health Administration, and for other purposes. This bill prohibits smoking: (1) indoors in any Veterans Health Administration facility, and (2) outdoors in any...
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2017-05-17
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USSB609IntroChiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act of 2017 This bill amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 to require a program under which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs provides chiropractic care and...
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2017-05-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB681IntroDeborah Sampson Act
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2017-05-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB804IntroWomen Veterans Access to Quality Care Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) establish standards to ensure that all VA medical facilities have the structural characteristics necessary to adequately meet the gend...
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2017-05-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1133IntroPatient Access to Higher Quality Health Care Act of 2017
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2017-05-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1130IntroRural Emergency Acute Care Hospital Act
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2017-05-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2452IntroDeborah Sampson Act
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2017-05-16
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1109IntroTitle VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2017
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2017-05-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB244PassHIRE Vets Act Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing American Military Veterans Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) Provides that references to "this Act" included in any division of this bill refer only to the provisions of the division unless the bill e...
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2017-05-05
Became Public Law No: 115-31.
USHB2336IntroBehavioral Health Care Integration Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to replace a Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) program to support demonstration projects for providing integrated health ca...
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1022IntroMISSION ZERO Act Military Injury Surgical Systems Integrated Operationally Nationwide to Achieve ZERO Preventable Deaths Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response...
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2017-05-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB42IntroTo authorize the Directors of Veterans Integrated Service Networks of the Department of Veterans Affairs to enter into contracts with appropriate civilian accreditation entities or appropriate health care evaluation entities to investigate medical ce...
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2017-05-02
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB849IntroSMASH Act Strengthening Mosquito Abatement for Safety and Health Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend through FY2022 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) grants for mosquito control programs. The grant p...
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2017-05-01
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 45.
USHB2224IntroRepeal of the Obamacare Bay State Boondoggle Act
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2017-04-28
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB2251IntroChiropractic Care Available to All Veterans Act This bill amends the Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Programs Enhancement Act of 2001 to require a program under which the Secretary of Veterans Affairs provides chiropractic care and service...
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2017-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB989IntroEnsuring 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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2017-04-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB968IntroVeterans Access to Care Act
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2017-04-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB980IntroRural Access to Hospice Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to allow payment under Medicare for certain services furnished to hospice patients by rural health clinics and federally qualified health centers (...
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2017-04-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHJR43PassProviding for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecip...
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2017-04-13
Became Public Law No: 115-23. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1301EngrossDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 TITLE I--MILITARY PERSONNEL Provides appropriations for active-duty and reserve personnel in the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force (the military departments), and for National Guard personnel in th...
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2017-04-07
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 36.
USHR262IntroSupporting the goals and ideals of National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day. Expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day. Promotes effective and comprehensive HIV prevention education programs. Urges youth-fri...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2048IntroEliminating Health Disparities Act of 2017 This bill amends title XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to allow a state to establish a Health Disparities Elimination Program, through which the state shall provide incentive payments to qualified ...
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2017-04-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1704IntroACCESS Act of 2017 Accessible Care by Curbing Excessive lawSuitS Act of 2017
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2017-04-06
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution And Civil Justice Committee
USSB845IntroProtecting Sensitive Locations Act
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2017-04-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1362PassTo name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Pago Pago, American Samoa, the Faleomavaega Eni Fa'aua'a Hunkin VA Clinic. (Sec. 1) This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient cli...
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2017-03-31
Became Public Law No: 115-16. (TXT | PDF)
USSB788IntroVeteran Overmedication Prevention Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (or another private, not-for-profit entity with comparable experti...
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2017-03-30
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1279IntroHelping Veterans Exposed to Burn Pits Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a center of excellence in the prevention, diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, and rehabilitation of health conditions relating to exposure ...
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2017-03-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1676IntroPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide support for Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers. These centers mus...
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2017-03-24
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB693IntroPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide support for Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers. These centers mus...
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2017-03-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1259EngrossVA Accountability First Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to remove, demote by a reduction in grade and pay, or suspend a VA employee, including a member in a senior executive position, for reasons of performanc...
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2017-03-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1367EngrossTo improve the authority of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to hire and retain physicians and other employees of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes. (Sec. 2) This bill provides that the annual determination of the Veterans H...
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2017-03-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1322IntroWomen's Health Protection Act of 2017 This bill prohibits any government from imposing on abortion services: a requirement that a medical professional perform specific tests or medical procedures; a requirement that the same clinician who performs a ...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1310IntroSMASH Act Strengthening Mosquito Abatement for Safety and Health Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend through FY2023 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) grants for mosquito control programs. The grant p...
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2017-03-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB609PassTo designate the Department of Veterans Affairs health care center in Center Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the "Abie Abraham VA Clinic". This bill designates the Department of Veterans Affairs health care center in Center Township, Butler...
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2017-03-13
Became Public Law No: 115-9. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1436IntroTo provide for reconciliation pursuant to title II of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2017.
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2017-03-10
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1084IntroToday's American Dream Act This bill establishes new programs or amends existing programs related to workforce and community development. It directs: (1) the Department of Labor to award grants for job skills training for older individuals (age 45 or...
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2017-03-10
To House Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management Committee
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