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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. The bill provides...
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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.
USHB6142IntroBlack Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2020
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2020-03-30
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHR913IntroExpressing support for frontline workers of the COVID-19 pandemic. This resolution recognizes the contributions of frontline workers and essential critical-infrastructure personnel and reaffirms the responsibility of Congress to meet the needs of suc...
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2020-03-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6379IntroTake Responsibility for Workers and Families Act
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2020-03-23
To House Appropriations Committee
USHR906IntroCalling on the President to invoke the Defense Production Act to respond to COVID-19. This resolution calls on the President to (1) use all relevant authorities of the Defense Production Act to direct the domestic production of supplies to address CO...
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2020-03-23
To House Financial Services 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
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
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
USSR547IntroA resolution encouraging the President to use authorities provided by the Defense Production Act of 1950 to scale up the national response to the coronavirus crisis. This resolution calls upon the President to use existing authorities under the Defen...
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2020-03-18
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
USHB6282IntroCommission on America's Medical Security Act
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2020-03-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6253IntroCrowdfunding to Combat the Coronavirus Act
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2020-03-12
To House Financial Services Committee
USHB6214IntroTo amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of testing for COVID-19 at no cost sharing under the Medicare Advantage program. This bill requires Medicare Advantage (MA) plans to cover COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 201...
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2020-03-12
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB3468IntroPreventing Essential Medical Device Shortages Act of 2020
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6264IntroPreventing Pandemic Profiting Act This bill creates a new criminal offense for price gouging during a state of emergency. Specifically, in a location that has received a state of emergency declaration, the bill prohibits the sale of certain goods or ...
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2020-03-12
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3478IntroCommission on America's Medical Security Act
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3499IntroFree COVID-19 Testing Act
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2020-03-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1046IntroACCESS BROADBAND Act Advancing Critical Connectivity Expands Service, Small Business Resources, Opportunities, Access, and Data Based on Assessed Need and Demand Act
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2020-03-11
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB4739EngrossSynthetic Opioid Exposure Prevention and Training Act This bill directs the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to implement a safety framework to protect its personnel from exposure to potential synthetic opioids. Among other things, the CBP mu...
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2020-03-11
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3424IntroBlack Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2020
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2020-03-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6147IntroHelp Extend Auditory Relief (HEAR) Act of 2020 This bill provides for Medicare coverage of hearing aids and hearing rehabilitation services, in accordance with specified criteria and limitations.
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2020-03-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6074PassCoronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides $8.3 billion in emergency funding for federal agencies to respond to the coronavirus outbreak. DIVISION A--CORONAVIRUS PREPAREDNESS AND RESPONSE SUPPLEMENT...
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2020-03-06
Became Public Law No: 116-123. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3404IntroVALID Act of 2020 Verifying Accurate Leading-edge IVCT Development Act of 2020
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2020-03-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6102IntroVALID Act of 2020 Verifying Accurate Leading-edge IVCT Development Act of 2020
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2020-03-05
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR885IntroExpressing support for the designation of March 4, 2020, as "National Assistive Technology Awareness Day". This resolution supports the designation of National Assistive Technology Awareness Day. It also commends assistive technology specialists, pro...
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2020-03-04
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR530IntroA resolution designating March 4, 2020, as "National Assistive Technology Awareness Day". This resolution supports the designation of National Assistive Technology Awareness Day. It also commends assistive technology specialists, program coordinators...
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2020-03-04
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S1507; text: CR S1479-1480)
USHB2339EngrossProtecting American Lungs and Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2020 This bill revises requirements related to the safety, sale, and advertisement of tobacco products, including electronic nicotine delivery systems (e.g., e-cigarettes, e-ho...
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2020-03-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB3372IntroHealth Care Workforce Protection Act of 2020 This bill extends targeted liability protection to certain manufacturers, distributors, prescribers, and users of approved respiratory protective devices that are used under certain conditions during a dec...
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2020-03-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3346IntroPrevent BLEEDing Act of 2020 Prevent Blood Loss with Emergency Equipment Devices Act of 2020
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2020-02-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB3345IntroSynthetic Opioid Exposure Prevention and Training Act This bill directs the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to implement a safety framework to protect its personnel from exposure to potential synthetic opioids. Among other things, the CBP mu...
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2020-02-27
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHR861IntroSupporting the role of the United States in helping save the lives of children and protecting the health of people in poor countries with vaccines and immunization through the GAVI Alliance. This resolution supports the principles and goals of the Gl...
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2020-02-21
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB3309IntroPublic Health Emergency Response and Accountability Act
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2020-02-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3252IntroTeleabortion Prevention Act of 2020
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2020-02-04
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5723IntroPublic Health Emergency Fund Act This bill provides $5 billion in supplemental appropriations to the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for the Public Health Emergency Fund. The bill designates the funds as an emergency requirement and pro...
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2020-01-30
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB785IntroCommander John Scott Hannon Veterans Mental Health Care Improvement Act of 2019
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2020-01-29
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1611EngrossDIGIT Act Developing Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things Act
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2020-01-10
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USSB3161IntroNational Biomedical Research Act
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2020-01-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1158PassDHS Cyber Incident Response Teams Act of 2019 This bill provides FY2020 appropriations for several federal departments and agencies. It includes 4 of the 12 regular FY2020 appropriations bills: the Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2020; the ...
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2019-12-20
Became Public Law No: 116-93. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5473IntroEASE Behavioral Health Services Act Enhance Access to Support Essential Behavioral Health Services Act
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2019-12-19
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB3116IntroEnding the Diagnostic Odyssey Act of 2019 This bill allows state Medicaid programs to cover whole genome sequencing services for certain individuals. Specifically, states may cover such services for individuals under the age of 21 (or a lower age, if...
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2019-12-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4935IntroTeleabortion Prevention Act of 2019
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2019-12-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB3EngrossElijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs, health care coverage and costs, and public health. TITLE I--LOWERING PRICES THROUGH FAIR DRUG PRICE NEGO...
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2019-12-16
Received in the Senate.
USHB5400IntroNational Biomedical Research Act
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2019-12-12
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1384IntroMedicare for All Act of 2019 This bill establishes a national health insurance program that is administered by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Among other requirements, the program must (1) cover all U.S. residents; (2) provide for...
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2019-12-10
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5357IntroInnovation Network and Capital Act of 2019
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2019-12-09
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5295IntroNational Institute for Research on Safety and Quality Act
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2019-12-05
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5321IntroPublic Health Infrastructure Modernization Act of 2019
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2019-12-05
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5257IntroTelehealth Expansion Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to establish the Expanding Telehealth Program. The purposes of the program are to (1) support connected care services for low-income and rural individuals and v...
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2019-11-25
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB3055PassCommerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2020 This bill provides co...
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2019-11-21
Became Public Law No: 116-69. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5201IntroTelemental Health Expansion Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5199IntroECHO Act of 2019 Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes Act of 2019
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2019-11-21
To House Subcommittee on Health
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