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USHB6IntroSUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act
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2018-06-19
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 949 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6, H.R. 5797 and H.R. 6082. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 6 and H.R.5797 under structured rules; and provides for consideration of H.R. 6082 under a closed rule. Additionally, the rule directs the Clerk to, in the engrossment of H.R. 6, add the text of H.R. 2851, H.R. 5735, and H.R. 5797 as passed by the House as a new matter at the end of H.R. 6.
USHB2147EngrossVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire at least 50 Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists under the Veterans Justice Outreach Program. Each of these specialists must...
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2018-06-18
Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 466.
USHB3663PassTo designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntington, West Virginia, as the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center. (Sec. 1) This bill designates the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntingto...
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2018-06-15
Became Public Law No: 115-183.
USHB3331EngrossTo amend title XI of the Social Security Act to promote testing of incentive payments for behavioral health providers for adoption and use of certified electronic health record technology. This bill specifies that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid...
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2018-06-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5197EngrossAlternatives to Opioids (ALTO) in the Emergency Department Act This bill requires, and provides funds for, the Department of Health and Human Services to carry out a three-year demonstration program awarding grants to hospitals and emergency departme...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5176EngrossPreventing Overdoses While in Emergency Rooms Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program to: (1) develop protocols for discharging patients who are treated for a drug overdose, and (2) enha...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5804IntroPost-Surgical Injections as an Opioid Alternative Act
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2018-06-13
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 585.
USHB5327EngrossComprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers Act of 2018 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services to award grants to establish or operate comprehensive opioid recovery centers. Priority for grants...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5587EngrossPeer Support Communities of Recovery Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to allow the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to award grants to nonprofits that focus on substance use disorder to establish regional te...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2787IntroVET MD Act Veterans-Specific Education for Tomorrow's Medical Doctors Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a three-year pilot program at at least five VA medical centers to provide undergraduate students a clinic...
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2018-06-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5789IntroTo amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicaid coverage protections for pregnant and post-partum women while receiving inpatient treatment for a substance use disorder, and for other purposes.
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 565.
USSB2372PassJohn S. McCain III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 VA MISSION Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of the Interior to provide outer bu...
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2018-06-06
Became Public Law No: 115-182.
USSB1282PassA bill to redesignate certain clinics of the Department of Veterans Affairs located in Montana. (Sec. 1) This bill redesignates Department of Veterans Affairs clinics in Montana located at: 2687 Palmer Street in Missoula as the "David J. Thatcher VA ...
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2018-06-05
Became Public Law No: 115-181.
USHB2479IntroLeading Infrastructure for Tomorrow's America Act This bill authorizes appropriations for the nation's infrastructure, including appropriations for: secure broadband internet access, with a prioritization on expanding broadband access in unserved are...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USSB2906IntroVA MISSION Act of 2018 VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5418EngrossVeterans Affairs Medical-Surgical Purchasing Stabilization Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in procuring medical, surgical, dental, or laboratory items for VA medical facilities through the Medical Surgical Pri...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4334EngrossImproving Oversight of Women Veterans' Care Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report to Congress annually on the access of women veterans to gender-specific medical care (mammograms, maternity care, an...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB548IntroHealth Care Safety Net Enhancement Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to deem a hospital or an emergency department and a physician or physician group of a hospital or emergency department to be an employee of the Public Healt...
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2018-05-21
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Kelly (PA) asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the primary sponsor of H.R. 548, a bill originally introduced by Representative Dent, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings under clause 7 of rule XII.
USHB5580IntroSTOP Fentanyl Deaths Act of 2018 Surveillance and Testing of Opioids to Prevent Fentanyl Deaths Act of 2018
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2018-05-17
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB5830IntroVeteran PEER Act Veteran Partners' Efforts to Enhance Reintegration Act
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2018-05-15
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1732EngrossImproving Access to Behavioral Health Information Technology Act This bill amends title XI (General Provisions) of the Social Security Act to specify that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation may test models to provide incentive payments t...
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2018-05-11
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB5674IntroVA MISSION Act of 2018 VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 This bill consolidates Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) community care programs, revises other VA health care programs and facilities ...
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2018-05-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 516.
USSB2807IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report to Congress annually on the performance awards and bonuses presented to Regional Office Directors of the VA, Directors of Medic...
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2018-05-09
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1405IntroFederal Aviation Administration Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill reauthorizes through FY2021 the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and specified FAA programs. The bill revises requirements for the airport improvement program and pilot progra...
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2018-05-09
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 407.
USSB2680IntroOpioid Crisis Response Act of 2018
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2018-05-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 398.
USHB5311IntroCARA 2.0 Act of 2018
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2018-04-30
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4681EngrossNo Assistance for Assad Act
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2018-04-25
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1250IntroRestoring Accountability in the Indian Health Service Act of 2017
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2018-04-11
Committee on Indian Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB2456IntroCARA 2.0 Act of 2018
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2018-04-11
Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism. Hearings held.
USHB5456IntroAccess to Substance Abuse Treatment Act of 2018
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2018-04-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB825EngrossSoutheast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convey specified property in Sitka, Alaska, to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium for u...
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2018-04-05
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 472.
USHB1625PassTARGET Act Targeted Rewards for the Global Eradication of Human Trafficking (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Department of State's rewards program is a powerful tool in combating sophisticated international crime and that t...
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2018-03-23
Became Public Law No: 115-141.
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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2018-03-22
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S1886-1892, S1892-1931)
USSB2610IntroPreventing Overdoses While in Emergency Departments Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program to: (1) develop protocols for discharging patients who are treated for a drug overdose, and (2...
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2018-03-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5223IntroHealth Care Workplace Violence Prevention Act
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2018-03-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB2516IntroAlternatives to Opioids (ALTO) in the Emergency Department Act This bill requires, and provides funds for, the Department of Health and Human Services to carry out a three-year demonstration program awarding grants to hospitals and emergency departme...
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2018-03-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2193IntroCaring for our Veterans Act of 2017
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2018-03-07
By Senator Isakson from Committee on Veterans' Affairs filed written report. Report No. 115-212.
USHB767EngrossSOAR to Health and Wellness Act of 2018 Stop, Observe, Ask, and Respond to Health and Wellness Act of 2018 (Sec. 3) This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a program, to be known as the Stop, Observe, Ask, and...
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2018-02-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB880EngrossMISSION ZERO Act Military Injury Surgical Systems Integrated Operationally Nationwide to Achieve ZERO Preventable Deaths Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services to award grant...
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2018-02-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB946EngrossVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire at least 50 Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists, place each one at an eligible VA medical center, and ensure that each one serves as...
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2018-02-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1301PassDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 to: (1) compensate employees furloughed as a result of any lapse in appropriations which began on or about February 9, 2018; and (2) ra...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-124. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1892PassHonoring Hometown Heroes Act DIVISION A--HONORING HOMETOWN HEROES ACT Honoring Hometown Heroes Act (Sec. 10102) This division authorizes the governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States or the Mayor of the District of Columbia t...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-123.
USHB4949IntroCivil Defense Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-02-09
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHB695EngrossChild Protection Improvements Act of 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 the Arm...
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2018-02-08
Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 695 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 44. Record Vote Number: 29. (CR S798)
USHJR128IntroDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 DIVISION B--FURTHER EXTENSION OF CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2018 Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 This division amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 to provide conti...
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2018-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB1873EngrossVeteran PEER Act Veteran Partners' Efforts to Enhance Reintegration Act
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2018-01-29
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4877IntroDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military activities. Excludes military construction, military family housing, civil works projects of the Army Corps of Engineers, an...
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2018-01-25
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB4788IntroHospital Energy Conservation Act This bill directs the Department of Energy to establish a pilot program to award grants and loan guarantees to no more than six hospitals during FY2019-FY2020 to carry out energy conservation projects for: (1) signifi...
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2018-01-19
To House Subcommittee on Energy Committee
USHB4667EngrossFurther Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements, 2017 Official Titles Official Titles - House of Representatives Official Title as Introduced Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year endi...
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2018-01-04
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 291.
USHB4714IntroTo award a Congressional Gold Medal to Don and Deyon Stephens, Founders of Mercy Ships, in recognition of nearly 40 years of service as the leaders of a humanitarian relief organization that exemplifies the compassionate character of America. This bi...
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2017-12-21
To House Financial Services Committee
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