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USSB3414EngrossMajor Medical Facility Authorization Act of 2020 This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out specified major medical facility projects during FY2020. The bill also indicates the maximum amount that can be spent on each projec...
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2020-05-28
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHR979IntroCommending the efforts and honoring the work of the men and women of the USNS Comfort, the USNS Mercy, and the United States Navy in the response to those affected by the COVID-19 outbreaks in Los Angeles, California, and New York, New York. This res...
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2020-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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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2020-05-21
Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
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
USSB3654IntroRural Health Relief Act This bill expands the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), to encompass public hospitals that are owned or operated by a state or local ...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Small Business And Entrepreneurship Committee
USSB3631IntroRelief for Rural Providers During Emergencies Act
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2020-05-06
To Senate Finance 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
USSB3609IntroCoronavirus Immigrant Families Protection Act
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2020-05-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6719IntroEmergency Medical Supplies Procurement Act
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2020-05-05
To House Transportation And Infrastructure Committee
USHB6716IntroTo amend the Small Business Act to include certain critical access hospitals in the paycheck protection program, and for other purposes. This bill expands the Paycheck Protection Program, established to support small businesses in response to COVID-1...
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2020-05-05
To House Small Business Committee
USHB6662IntroPRICE Act Pandemic Response and Interstate Cost Equity Act This bill establishes the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) as the sole buyer, vendor, owner, and distributor of certain medical equipment obtained by the federal government in the e...
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2020-05-04
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6669IntroCOVID-19 Cost Share Adjustment Relief Act of 2020 This bill provides for a 100% federal cost share of assistance provided under the emergency declaration issued by the President on March 13, 2020, relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019)...
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2020-05-04
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6666IntroCOVID-19 Testing, Reaching, And Contacting Everyone (TRACE) Act This bill authorizes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to award grants for testing, contact tracing, monitoring, and other activities to address COVID-19 (i.e., corona...
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2020-05-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6693IntroCritical Access Hospital Expansion Act of 2020
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2020-05-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6625IntroCRUISE Integrity Act Cruise Reform and Uniform Industry Standards Evoke Integrity Act
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2020-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USHB6618IntroTRIAGE Act of 2020 Temporary Responders for Immediate Aid in Grave Emergencies Act of 2020 This bill (1) directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to establish a database to facilitate the provision of health care services by voluntee...
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2020-04-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6610IntroDirector of Pandemic and Biodefense Preparedness and Response Act
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2020-04-24
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB266PassDepartment of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak by providing additional funding for small business loans, health care providers, and C...
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2020-04-24
Became Public Law No: 116-139. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6605IntroHelping Hospitals in Need Act This bill provides additional appropriations for the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund for (1) hospitals and health care providers that serve a high proportion of uninsured or low-income patients, and (2) ...
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2020-04-23
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB6584IntroTo amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for a temporary increase in Medicaid DSH allotments during the COVID-19 emergency period, and for other purposes. This bill increases Medicaid disproportionate share hospital (DSH) allotments f...
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2020-04-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6525IntroReopen America Act of 2020
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2020-04-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6498IntroSAFE Act of 2020 Sanitary Access For Everyone Act of 2020 This bill suspends limitations on individual and corporate charitable contributions in 2020 for donations of hand sanitizers by a distilled spirits operation.
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2020-04-14
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB6483IntroCARE Act for Those Without Homes
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2020-04-10
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6487IntroACCESS Act Advancing Connectivity during the Coronavirus to Ensure Support for Seniors Act This bill (1) provides appropriations for the Telehealth Resource Center Program of the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth within the Federal Office of R...
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2020-04-10
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB6437IntroCoronavirus Immigrant Families Protection Act
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2020-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6429IntroNational Commission on COVID-19 Act This bill establishes the National Commission on COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) in the legislative branch to assess the emergence, spread, and response to the disease in the United States and sets forth ...
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2020-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6431IntroMade in America Emergency Preparedness Act This bill establishes in the legislative branch a National Commission on United States Preparedness for National Emergencies. Not later than 18 months after this bill's enactment, the commission shall report...
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2020-04-06
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB6433IntroHEROES Act of 2020 Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Emergency Situations Act of 2020 This bill excludes from gross income, for income tax purposes, wages and other income up to $50,000 of qualified first responders for the period beginning on Fe...
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2020-04-03
To House Ways And Means 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.
USHB6426IntroTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a program under which loans shall be made to certain health care organizations to assist such organizations with anticipated revenue loss or higher operating costs as a result of the C...
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2020-03-31
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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
USSB3584IntroCOVID-19 Workers First Protection Act of 2020
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2020-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR550IntroA resolution commending the people in the United States who are carrying out essential tasks during the unprecedented time of crisis created by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). This resolution recognizes the efforts of federal agencies, state...
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2020-03-23
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6379IntroTake Responsibility for Workers and Families 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. The bill provides FY...
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2020-03-23
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB6336IntroIncreasing Hospital Capacity to Fight the Coronavirus Act of 2020 This bill allows unapproved capital expenses that are made by health care facilities during the public health emergency declared on January 31, 2020, relating to COVID-19 (i.e., corona...
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2020-03-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6365IntroImmediate Relief for Rural Facilities and Providers Act of 2020 This bill establishes grant programs and other forms of financial assistance for health care providers in response to the national emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disea...
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2020-03-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6165IntroData to Save Moms Act of 2020
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2020-03-23
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
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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2020-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3559IntroImmediate Relief for Rural Facilities and Providers Act of 2020 This bill establishes grant programs and other forms of financial assistance for health care providers in response to the national emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disea...
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2020-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6201PassFamilies First Coronavirus Response Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak by providing paid sick leave, tax credits, and free COVID-19 testing; expanding food assistance and unemployment benefits; and increa...
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2020-03-19
Engrossment Correction
USHB6300IntroAdvocating for Older Americans During Coronavirus Crisis Act of 2020 This bill requires state long-term care ombudsmen to have continuing access to residents of long-term care facilities during any portion of the public health emergency related to CO...
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2020-03-19
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB3544IntroCoronavirus Relief for Seniors and People with Disabilities Act of 2020
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2020-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3547IntroCreating Capacity for Communities in Need Act This bill provides for an exception, during the national emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019), to provisions under the Stark law (i.e., the Physician Self-Referral Law) that pro...
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2020-03-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3517IntroACCESS Act Advancing Connectivity during the Coronavirus to Ensure Support for Seniors Act This bill (1) provides appropriations for the Telehealth Resource Center Program of the Office for the Advancement of Telehealth within the Federal Office of R...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3512IntroVITAL Act of 2020 Verified Innovative Testing in American Laboratories Act of 2020 This bill expressly shifts the regulation of laboratory-developed testing procedures from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3475IntroCOVID-19 Health Care Worker Protection Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Labor to promulgate both an emergency temporary occupational safety or health standard and a permanent standard to protect certain employees from occupational exp...
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB52IntroCaesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019 This bill establishes additional sanctions and financial restrictions on institutions and individuals related to the conflict in Syria. The Department of the Treasury shall determine whether the Central Ba...
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2020-03-11
Committee on Foreign Relations. Hearings held.
USSB3436IntroBorder Health Security Act of 2020
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2020-03-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3447IntroRUSH Act of 2020 Reducing Unnecessary Senior Hospitalizations Act of 2020 This bill establishes a program through which qualified group practices may provide certain items and services that are normally provided at hospital emergency departments to i...
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2020-03-11
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6209IntroRUSH Act of 2020 Reducing Unnecessary Senior Hospitalizations Act of 2020 This bill establishes a program through which qualified group practices may provide certain items and services that are normally provided at hospital emergency departments to i...
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2020-03-11
To House Ways And Means Committee
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