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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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2018-02-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB5009IntroJessie's Law
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2018-02-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2286IntroNick Castle Peace Corps Reform Act of 2018
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2018-02-12
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 308.
USHB4761IntroCompact Impact Relief Act
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2018-02-08
To House Nutrition Committee
USSB2311IntroPain-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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2018-01-29
Cloture on the motion to proceed to the measure not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 51 - 46. Record Vote Number: 25.
USHB2026IntroPharmaceutical Information Exchange Act This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to allow information about a new investigational medication or the investigational use of a medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration to b...
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2018-01-17
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 14 .
USHB4742IntroSTABLE GENIUS Act Standardizing Testing and Accountability Before Large Elections Giving Electors Necessary Information for Unobstructed Selection Act
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2018-01-09
To House Administration Committee
USSB1766PassSAFER Act of 2017 Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2017
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2018-01-08
Became Public Law No: 115-107.
USHB4621IntroGlobal Brain Health Act of 2017
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2017-12-15
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4344IntroEnd Purchase of Firearms by Dangerous Individuals Act of 2017
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2017-12-13
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB2810PassNational 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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2017-12-12
Became Public Law No: 115-91.
USHB1313IntroPreserving Employee Wellness Programs Act (Sec. 3) This bill exempts workplace wellness programs from: (1) limitations under the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 on medical examinations and inquiries of employees, (2) the prohibition on collec...
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2017-12-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 341.
USHB4573IntroGun Violence Research Act of 2017
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2017-12-08
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4543IntroCommercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2017 Do Not Track Kids Act of 2017 Official Titles Official Titles - House of Representatives Official Title as Introduced To establish a regulatory framework for the comprehensive protection of perso...
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2017-12-08
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
USSB2212IntroNational Biomedical Research Act
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2017-12-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2557IntroProstate Cancer Misdiagnosis Elimination Act of 2017
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2017-12-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 331.
USHB4400IntroFarm to Table Safety Act This bill amends the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to modify the food safety education program authorized in the Act. The bill requires the Department of Agriculture to: (1) include farm workers in the program; a...
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2017-12-05
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USSB2187IntroCommercial Privacy Bill of Rights Act of 2017 Do Not Track Kids Act of 2017 Official Titles Official Titles - Senate Official Titles as Introduced A bill to establish a regulatory framework for the comprehensive protection of personal data f...
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2017-12-04
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1545PassVA 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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2017-11-21
Became Public Law No: 115-86. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4240IntroPublic Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act of 2017
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2017-11-21
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB304PassProtecting Patient Access to Emergency Medications Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to direct the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to register an emergency medical services (EMS) agency to administer controlled...
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2017-11-17
Became Public Law No: 115-83. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4411IntroAmerican Students Abroad Act
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2017-11-17
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4142IntroSafer Communities Act of 2017
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2017-11-14
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB4236IntroMONITOR Act of 2017 Monitoring and Obtaining Needed Information to Track Opioids Responsibly Act of 2017
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2017-11-10
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB4284IntroINFO Act Indexing Narcotics, Fentanyl, and Opioids Act of 2017
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2017-11-10
To House Subcommittee on Health 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.
USSB2087IntroAlice Cogswell and Anne Sullivan Macy Act
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2017-11-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4122IntroBreast Density and Mammography Reporting Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require mammography facilities to include up-to-date information about breast density in both the written report of the results of a mammography ex...
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2017-10-27
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB585PassDr. 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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2017-10-26
Became Public Law No: 115-73. (TXT | PDF)
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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2017-10-25
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
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.
USSB652PassEarly Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) 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 program...
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2017-10-18
Became Public Law No: 115-71. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3928IntroTruth in Healthcare Marketing Act of 2017
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2017-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Committee
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
USHR550IntroExpressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the need for State legislatures to pass comprehensive sexual assault kit reforms by 2020.
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2017-10-04
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations 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.
USHB3832IntroVeterans Opioid Abuse Prevention Act
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2017-09-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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.
USHB1222IntroCongenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) 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 ...
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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
USSB1804IntroMedicare for All Act of 2017
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2017-09-13
To Senate Finance Committee
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
USHB3755IntroComprehensive Consumer Credit Reporting Reform Act of 2017 This bill amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to revise requirements for disputes regarding consumer credit information reported by a consumer reporting agency (CRA). The bill prescribes req...
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2017-09-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USSB1764IntroCARERS Act of 2017 Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States Act of 2017
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2017-09-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB2288PassVeterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017 This bill revises the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) disability claims appeals system. The bill permits a veteran to appeal within one year by: (1) requesting a review of the agency of o...
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2017-08-23
Became Public Law No: 115-55. (TXT | PDF)
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. (TXT | PDF)
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
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
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