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USHB4400IntroFarm to Table Safety Act
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2017-12-05
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB2810EnrollNational 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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2017-11-30
Presented to President.
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)
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
USHB4344IntroEnd Purchase of Firearms by Dangerous Individuals Act of 2017
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2017-11-09
To House Judiciary 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.
USHB4284IntroINFO Act Indexing Narcotics, Fentanyl, and Opioids Act of 2017
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2017-11-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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
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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.
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.
USSB1766EngrossSAFER Act of 2017 Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2017
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2017-10-25
To House Judiciary Committee
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 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
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
USHB3755IntroComprehensive Consumer Credit Reporting Reform Act of 2017
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2017-09-13
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB2288PassVeterans Appeals Improvement and Modernization Act of 2017
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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)
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
USHB3528IntroEvery Prescription Conveyed Securely Act
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2017-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3642IntroMilitary SAVE Act Military Sexual Assault Victims Empowerment Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), through the Office of Community Care, to carry out a three-year pilot program of hospital care and medical services for eligi...
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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
USHB3580IntroProtecting Student Athletes From Concussions Act of 2017
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2017-07-28
To House Education And The Workforce Committee
USHB3541IntroSAFER Act of 2017 Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Reporting Act of 2017
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2017-07-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
USHB3209IntroProtecting Military Honor Act
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2017-07-26
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USHB3178EngrossMedicare Part B Improvement Act of 2017 TITLE I--IMPROVEMENTS IN PROVISION OF HOME INFUSION THERAPY (Sec. 101) This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to temporarily provide for transitional Medicare payment with respect to...
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2017-07-26
To Senate Finance 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
USSB1567IntroVA Prescription Data Accountability Act of 2017 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 prescr...
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2017-07-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs 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
USSB1543IntroProtecting Military Honor Act
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2017-07-12
To Senate Armed Services Committee
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