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USSB946IntroVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2017 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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2018-02-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
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.
USHB1892PassHonoring Hometown Heroes Act This bill authorizes the governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States or the Mayor of the District of Columbia to proclaim that the U.S. flag shall be flown at half-staff in the event of the death of...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-123.
USHB695EngrossChild Protection Improvements Act of 2017 This bill amends the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to direct the Department of Justice to establish a program to provide national criminal history background checks and criminal history reviews for in...
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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)
USHB4949IntroCivil Defense Accountability Act of 2018
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2018-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Committee
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
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
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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2018-01-18
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S270)
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
USSB1266PassEnhancing Veteran Care Act (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with a nonprofit organization that accredits health care organizations and programs in the United States to investigate a VA medical center t...
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2017-12-20
Became Public Law No: 115-95.
USHB4681IntroNo Assistance for Assad Act
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2017-12-19
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB825EngrossSoutheast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convey to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium in Sitka, Alaska, all U.S. interest in certain prop...
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2017-12-13
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USHJR124IntroCHAMPIONING HEALTHY KIDS Act Community Health And Medical Professionals Improve Our Nation Act of 2017 Continuing Community Health And Medical Professional Programs to Improve Our Nation, Increase National Gains, and Help Ensure Access for Little One...
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2017-12-13
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB4552IntroAdvancing Medical Resident Training in Community Hospitals Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to revise payment rules for graduate medical education (GME) costs with respect to a hospital that establishes a...
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2017-12-08
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1148IntroFAST Act of 2017 Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Act of 2017 This bill specifies that, under Medicare, telehealth services include telehealth-eligible stroke services provided to an individual soon after the onset of acute-stroke symptoms. C...
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2017-12-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 328.
USHB4460IntroDisaster Recovery Reform Act
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2017-11-30
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHR632IntroCondemning the senseless attacks on hospitals and medical personnel in Syria, and for other purposes. Condemns the attacks on hospitals, medical personnel, and emergency responders by the government of Syria and the Russian Federation, and calls on a...
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2017-11-28
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB1133EngrossVeterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) provide for an operation on a live donor to carry out a transp...
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2017-11-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB465IntroIndependent Outside Audit of the Indian Health Service Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to contract with private entities to assess the health care delivery systems and financial management of the Indian Heal...
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2017-11-08
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB4226IntroVeterans Access to Care Act
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2017-11-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3921IntroHEALTHY KIDS Act Helping Ensure Access for Little Ones, Toddlers, and Hopeful Youth by Keeping Insurance Delivery Stable Act of 2017 TITLE I--CHIP EXTENSION AND OTHER MEDICAID AND CHIP PROVISIONS (Sec. 101) This bill extends funding through FY2022 fo...
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2017-10-23
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 263.
USSB1951IntroVeteran Wellness Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a two-year pilot program under which the VA makes grants to nonprofit veterans services organizations (VSOs), such as the American National Red Cross, the Am...
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2017-10-05
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB870EngrossCreating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017 TITLE I--RECEIVING HIGH QUALITY CARE IN THE HOME (Sec. 101) This bill extends and expands the Independence at Home demonstration program, through which...
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2017-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1890IntroChronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3354EngrossInterior and Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Commerce, Justice, Science, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, State and Foreign Operations, Transportation, Housing ...
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2017-09-27
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
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.
USHB501IntroVA Transparency Enhancement Act of 2017 This bill requires the director of each Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facility to report quarterly to the VA on: the number of patients who contracted an infection as result of surgery at such med...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2147IntroVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2017 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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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB767IntroSOAR to Health and Wellness Act of 2017 Stop, Observe, Ask, and Respond to Health and Wellness Act of 2017 (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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2017-09-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 237.
USHB880IntroMISSION 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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2017-09-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 240.
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
USHB3765IntroTo redesignate certain clinics of the Department of Veterans Affairs located in Montana.
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2017-09-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1804IntroMedicare for All Act of 2017
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2017-09-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB849EngrossSMASH Act Strengthening Mosquito Abatement for Safety and Health Act (Sec. 2) 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. Th...
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2017-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB601PassREAD Act Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act DIVISION A--REINFORCING EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY IN DEVELOPMENT ACT Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act or the READ Act (Sec. 3) Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of...
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2017-09-08
Became Public Law No: 115-56. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1165EngrossA bill to 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 Hu...
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2017-09-07
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3663IntroTo designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntington, West Virginia, as the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center. This bill designates the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntington, West V...
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2017-08-22
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2210PassTo designate the community living center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Butler Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the "Sergeant Joseph George Kusick VA Community Living Center". (Sec. 2) This bill designates the Department of Veteran...
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2017-08-16
Became Public Law No: 115-47. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1282EngrossA bill to redesignate certain clinics of the Department of Veterans Affairs located in Montana. (Sec. 1) This bill redesignates Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Montana located at: 2687 Palmer Street in Missoula as the "David J. Thatcher VA C...
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2017-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3219EngrossDefense, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Legislative Branch, and Energy and Water Development National Security Appropriations Act, 2018 Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 DIVISION A--...
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2017-08-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 187.
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 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services to designate a hospital as a "SAFE-ready facility" if the hospital: (1) employs or contracts with a sexual-ass...
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Health 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
USSB1279IntroVeterans Health Administration Reform Act of 2017
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2017-07-11
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1261IntroVeterans Emergency Room Relief Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into contracts under which the VA pays health care providers the reasonable costs of urgent care provided to eligible veterans at non-VA fac...
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2017-07-11
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1325IntroBetter Workforce for Veterans Act of 2017 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to appoint qualified graduates and post-secondary students to competitive service positions without regard to certain federal civil service employment a...
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2017-07-11
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
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