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USHB4591Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to report on the costs of its Electronic Health Record Modernization Program, including by describing all expenses driven by the program.
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2022-05-26
Passed Senate without amendment by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S2737)
USHB5738Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to ensure that each of its medical centers contains a hygienic lactation space that is not a bathroom and meets other specifications (e.g., must be easy to locate).
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2022-05-19
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2533Engross
50%
Addresses the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provision of mammograms and breast cancer treatment. Among other requirements, the VA must submit a strategic plan for improving breast imaging services for veterans, implement a three-year pilot prog...
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2022-05-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB7666Intro
25%
To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain programs relating to mental health and substance use disorders, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB1760Engross
50%
Designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs that will be built in Oahu, Hawaii, as the Daniel Kahikina Akaka Department of Veterans Affairs Community-Based Outpatient Clinic or the Daniel Kahikina Akaka VA C...
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2022-05-17
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB4204Intro
25%
A bill to establish a Medicare-for-all national health insurance program.
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2022-05-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4170Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize programs for mental health, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4156Intro
25%
A bill to improve the workforce of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-05
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7573Intro
25%
To amend titles XI and XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend certain telehealth services covered by Medicare and to evaluate the impact of telehealth services on Medicare beneficiaries, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7482Intro
25%
To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to eligible entities for creating or enhancing capacity to treat patients with Long COVID through a multidisciplinary approach.
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2022-04-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4015Intro
25%
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to eligible entities for creating or enhancing capacity to treat patients with Long COVID through a multidisciplinary approach.
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2022-04-06
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7308Intro
25%
To direct the Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services to investigate and report on the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-05
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H4158)
USSB567Intro
25%
Provides for conservation or transfer of land in Nevada. Specifically, the bill transfers approximately 41,055 acres of land to be held in trust for the Moapa Band of Paiutes of the Moapa River Indian Reservation; adjusts the boundary of the Red Rock...
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2022-03-31
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB3985Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit the consideration of COVID-19 vaccination status in determining eligibility for organ donation or transplantation, and in providing services to Medicare or Medicaid beneficiaries.
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2022-03-31
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1397Intro
25%
Expands tribal access to public health care data and public health surveillance programs. It also reauthorizes through FY2025 the National Center for Health Statistics, which is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and requir...
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2022-03-23
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103.
USSB3799Intro
25%
Sets out programs and activities primarily to address public health preparedness and response. Specifically, the bill establishes a legislative task force to investigate the COVID-19 pandemic and a White House office to advise on pandemic preparednes...
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2022-03-15
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB3665PassDesignates the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in San Diego, California, as the Jennifer Moreno Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The bill also expresses the sense of Congress that the VA should designate a prom...
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2022-03-14
Became Public Law No: 117-98. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7069Intro
25%
Temporarily establishes the National Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the legislative branch to investigate the facts and circumstances regarding the emergence of, spread of, and response to COVID-19. The commission terminates 90 days after it ...
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2022-03-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6989Intro
25%
To address the homelessness and housing crises, to move toward the goal of providing for a home for all Americans, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB6986Intro
25%
Makes various changes to the authorities and programs of regional economic and infrastructure development commissions. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes the Southwest Border Regional Commission, the Southeast Crescent Regional Commission, and the N...
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2022-03-09
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USSB3788Intro
25%
A bill to address the homelessness and housing crises, to move toward the goal of providing for a home for all Americans, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-08
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USSB2771Engross
50%
Designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in San Angelo, Texas, as the Colonel Charles and JoAnne Powell Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic or the Colonel Charles and JoAnne Powell VA Clinic.
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2022-03-07
Held at the desk.
USHB3755Engross
50%
Prohibits governmental restrictions on the provision of, and access to, abortion services. Specifically, governments may not limit a provider's ability to prescribe certain drugs, offer abortion services via telemedicine, or immediately provide abort...
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2022-02-28
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 46 - 48. Record Vote Number: 65. (CR S826)
USHB1281PassDesignates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Gaylord, Michigan, as the Navy Corpsman Steve Andrews Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Clinic.
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2022-02-23
Became Public Law No: 117-89. (TXT | PDF)
USHR842Intro
25%
This resolution condemns the atrocities and possible crimes against humanity being perpetrated against women and girls in Ethiopia. It also supports the full investigation of atrocities against women and girls in Tigray, Amhara, Afar, and other parts...
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2022-02-22
To House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Global Human Rights
USSB3698Intro
25%
Makes various changes to the authorities and programs of regional economic and infrastructure development commissions. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes the Southwest Border Regional Commission, the Southeast Crescent Regional Commission, and the N...
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2022-02-17
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB3623Intro
25%
Modifies and reauthorizes through FY2027 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2022-02-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 268.
USSB3611Intro
25%
Extends deadlines, expands the uses of, and makes other changes pertaining to the Provider Relief Fund. The fund reimburses health care providers for increased expenses or lost revenue attributable to COVID-19. Specifically, the bill extends the dead...
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2022-02-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3593Intro
25%
Expands and otherwise modifies coverage of telehealth services under Medicare until two years after the end of the COVID-19 public health emergency. Specifically, the bill (1) allows federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics to serv...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3603Intro
25%
A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a pilot program to improve the ability of veterans to access medical care in medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs and in the community by providing veterans the abili...
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2022-02-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2159Engross
50%
Designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Middleburg, Florida, as the Andrew K. Baker Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic or the A.K. Baker VA Clinic.
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2022-02-07
Held at the desk.
USHB6625Intro
25%
Prohibits using race or ethnicity as a factor in decisions about an individual's access to COVID-19 treatments (e.g., monoclonal antibody therapies). Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) may not adopt any policy or guidance...
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2022-02-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6584Intro
25%
To direct the Commissioner of Food and Drugs to amend certain regulations to increase clinical trial diversity, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6411Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements in the mental health care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-02
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB6530Intro
25%
To amend the Public Health Service Act to sustain senior congregate care operations in the wake of ongoing COVID-19 financial burdens, and for other purposes.
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2022-01-28
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1848Intro
25%
Establishes several programs and incentives to modernize the nation's communications, drinking water, energy, transportation, health care, and other related infrastructure. For example, the bill provides incentives to make broadband internet more acc...
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2022-01-20
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHB6356Intro
25%
Requires the General Services Administration to delegate authority to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for leasing space for preventive health fitness programs and counseling. The bill also expands the definition of preventive health services ...
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2022-01-20
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB3463Intro
25%
Requires the President to impose sanctions and take other actions related to COVID-19 if certain conditions are not met. Specifically, if the President is unable to certify within 90 days of this bill's enactment that China's government has allowed a...
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2022-01-18
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 243.
USHB6400Intro
25%
Establishes and otherwise modifies payment requirements for rural health care providers under Medicare and Medicaid, including by (1) exempting Medicare payments to rural hospitals from sequestration, (2) making permanent certain payment increases fo...
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2022-01-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB6244Intro
25%
Designates the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Atlanta, Georgia, as the Joseph Maxwell Cleland Atlanta Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center or the Joseph Maxwell Cleland Atlanta VA Medical Center.
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2022-01-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB6231Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to study the feasibility and advisability of establishing a five-year pilot program to provide assistance to entities that provide aid to veterans applying for compensation for a service-connected disa...
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2022-01-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB6000Intro
25%
Addresses pandemic preparedness and public health issues, caregiver and patient engagement, drug development, insurance coverage, and biomedical research. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must undertake research and other activities ...
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2022-01-04
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USSB1605PassAuthorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities and programs for FY2022 and addresses various other issues. For example, the bill provides or extends procurement authority for certain helicopters and amphibious shipbuilding programs; imposes variou...
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2021-12-27
Became Public Law No: 117-81. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2624Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out specified major medical facility projects during FY2022. The bill also indicates the maximum amount that can be spent on each project.
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2021-12-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB3293Intro
25%
A bill to expand access of veterans to mental health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2021-12-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB3369Intro
25%
Designates the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Atlanta, Georgia, as the Joseph Maxwell Cleland Atlanta Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center or the Joseph Maxwell Cleland Atlanta VA Medical Center.
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2021-12-09
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB6202Intro
25%
Expands and otherwise modifies coverage of telehealth services under Medicare. Specifically, the bill permanently (1) removes geographic restrictions on originating sites (i.e., the location of the beneficiary), (2) allows the home of the beneficiary...
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2021-12-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3341Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to report on the costs of its Electronic Health Record Modernization Program, including by describing all expenses driven by the program.
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2021-12-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB550Engross
50%
Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to take actions to improve data sharing and other aspects of immunization information systems. These are confidential, population-based databases that maintain a record of vaccine administrati...
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2021-12-01
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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