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USHB2410IntroSickle Cell Disease Research, Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Department of Health and Human Services to make grants to states to: (1) collect data on the prevalence ...
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2017-10-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 258.
USHB2810EngrossNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2017-10-17
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB585EngrossDr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 TITLE I--EMPLOYEES GENERALLY (Sec. 102) This bill directs federal agencies (excluding any entity that is an element of the intellige...
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2017-10-12
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB652EnrollEarly Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to revise programs for deaf and hard-of-hearing newborns and infants, including to expand the programs to include young children. The programs are rea...
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2017-10-06
Presented to President.
USSB1922IntroPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
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2017-10-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB36EngrossPain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime for any person to perform or attempt to perform an abortion if the probable post-fertilization age of the fetus is 20 weeks or more. A violator is ...
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2017-10-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR280IntroA resolution designating the week of October 2 through October 6, 2017, as "National Health Information Technology Week" to recognize the value of health information technology in transforming and improving the healthcare system for all people in the...
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2017-10-03
To Senate Judiciary 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.
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.
USHB767IntroSOAR to Health and Wellness Act of 2017 Stop, Observe, Ask, and Respond 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 Respon...
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2017-09-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 237.
USHB1222IntroCongenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to replace the authorization for a National Congenital Heart Disease Surveillance System with a requirement for the Department of Health and Human Ser...
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2017-09-25
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 239.
USSB1311EngrossAbolish Human Trafficking Act of 2017
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2017-09-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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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2017-09-14
S.Amdt.543 Considered by Senate.
USHB931EngrossFirefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to develop and maintain a voluntary registry of firefighters to collect history and occupational information that can be linked t...
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2017-09-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1804IntroMedicare for All Act of 2017
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2017-09-13
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB2288PassVeterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017
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2017-08-23
Became Public Law No: 115-55.
USHB2430PassFDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 TITLE I--FEES RELATING TO DRUGS Prescription Drug User Fee Amendments of 2017 (Sec. 102) This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to extend through FY2022 and revise Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ...
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2017-08-18
Became Public Law No: 115-52.
USSB581EngrossJessie's Law This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to develop and disseminate standards for hospitals and physicians regarding displaying the history of opioid addiction in the medical records of patients who have provided in...
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2017-08-11
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1052EngrossBENEFIT Act of 2017 Better Empowerment Now to Enhance Framework and Improve Treatments Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to consider patient-focused drug d...
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2017-08-11
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3615IntroVaccine Safety Study Act
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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.
USHB3360IntroTelehealth Enhancement Act of 2017
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2017-07-28
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
USHB1492EngrossMedical Controlled Substances Transportation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to direct the Drug Enforcement Administration to register practitioners (other than pharmacies) to transport controlled substances to and administ...
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2017-07-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB1554IntroSafer Prescribing of Controlled Substances Act
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2017-07-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2803IntroAbolish Human Trafficking Act of 2017
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2017-07-12
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USSB833IntroServicemembers and Veterans Empowerment and Support Act of 2017
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2017-07-11
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB3042IntroDr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017
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2017-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity Committee
USHB2906IntroEnsuring Access to General Surgery Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to study access by underserved populations to general surgeons, including: (1) whether the heal...
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2017-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1351IntroEnsuring Access to General Surgery Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to study access by underserved populations to general surgeons, including: (1) whether the heal...
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2017-06-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2503IntroAIM Act of 2017 Accelerating Innovation in Medicine Act of 2017
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2017-05-30
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2574IntroBuilding a Health Care Workforce for the Future Act This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award matching grants to enable states to implement scholarship programs to ensure an a...
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2017-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1545EngrossVA Prescription Data Accountability Act 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to disclose information about an individual who is dispensed medication prescribed by a VA employee or by a non-VA provider authorized to ...
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2017-05-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1725EngrossQuicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act of 2017 (Sec. 1) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), within 180 days of enactment of this bill, to submit a report on the progress of the VA's Acceptable Clinical Evidence initiative in r...
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2017-05-24
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2180IntroAccess to Contraception for Women Servicemembers and Dependents Act of 2017 This bill expands the TRICARE health care program to entitle additional female beneficiaries and dependents to care related to the prevention of pregnancy. (Currently, such c...
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2017-05-23
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB2535IntroLifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to extend lifespan respite care programs (services for family caregivers of children and adults with special needs) through FY2022. Each state agency awa...
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2017-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1188IntroLifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to extend lifespan respite care programs (services for family caregivers of children and adults with special needs) through FY2022. Each state agency awa...
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2017-05-18
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2392IntroNurse Staffing Standards for Hospital Patient Safety and Quality Care Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require hospitals to implement and submit to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) a staffing plan that co...
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2017-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB23IntroBiological Implant Tracking and Veteran Safety Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: adopt the unique device identification system developed for medical devices by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), or impleme...
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2017-05-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1147IntroCollaborative Academic Research Efforts for Tourette Syndrome Act of 2017
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2017-05-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB681IntroDeborah Sampson Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a three-year pilot program to assess the feasibility of peer-to-peer assistance for women veterans (including those who are separating or newly separated from ...
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2017-05-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2452IntroDeborah Sampson Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a three-year pilot program to assess the feasibility of peer-to-peer assistance for women veterans who are separating or newly separated from the Armed Forces)...
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2017-05-16
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR320IntroExpressing support for the designation of May 2017 as "Mental Health Month". Supports the designation of Mental Health Month to remove the stigma associated with mental illness and to place emphasis on scientific findings regarding mental health reco...
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2017-05-12
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1112IntroMaternal Health Accountability Act of 2017
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2017-05-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1106IntroNational Nurse Act of 2017
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2017-05-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB934IntroFDA Reauthorization Act of 2017 Prescription Drug User Fee Amendments of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to extend through FY2022 and revise Food and Drug Administration (FDA) user fees for new drug applications. User f...
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2017-05-11
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 76.
USHB2163IntroMedical Device Guardians Act
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHR304IntroExpressing support for designation of May as "National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month". Expresses support for: (1) the designation of National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, and (2) investment in asthma research. Salutes health care professi...
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Health 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.
USHB2337IntroTo amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for a State Medicaid option to enhance administrative matching funds to support statewide behavioral health access program activities for children under 21 years of age, and for other purposes....
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2017-05-05
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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