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USHB3635Engross
50%
Makes changes to the administration and management of the Strategic National Stockpile. Among these changes, the bill authorizes through September 30, 2024, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to transfer supplies from the stockpile to ...
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2021-10-21
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4369Engross
50%
Directs the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to designate qualified institutions of higher education as National Centers of Excellence in Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing and to provide grants to the centers. Each designated center must cond...
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2021-10-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB19Intro
25%
Establishes and modifies several programs and requirements to address prescription drug prices. The bill modifies provisions under Medicare and Medicaid relating to prescription drug coverage and price transparency. Among other changes, the bill requ...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law
USHB2366Intro
25%
To establish programs to address addiction and overdoses caused by illicit fentanyl and other opioids, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2293Intro
25%
Establishes requirements to prevent and limit the spread of COVID-19 in federal correctional facilities (e.g., prisons). Among the requirements, correctional facilities must do the following: conduct weekly COVID-19 tests and offer vaccinations for i...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2644Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Housing and Urban Development to provide funding to states, local governments, or Native American nations to carry out Green New Deal projects, such as projects to clean up pollution, climate adaptation measures, or conse...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1456Intro
25%
To amend the Peace Corps Act to reauthorize the Peace Corps, better support current and returned volunteers, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-30
Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2734Intro
25%
To improve the reproductive assistance provided by the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to certain members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and their spouses or partners, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB978Intro
25%
Requires federal agencies to develop and disclose safety plans that contain certain information for on-site employees and contractors during the public health emergency relating to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). Specifically, the bill req...
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2021-09-29
UNANIMOUS CONSENT REQUEST - Mr. DeSaulnier asked unanimous consent that the ordering of the yeas and nays on the motion that the House suspend the rules and pass the bill H.R. 978 be vacated, to the end that the motion be considered as withdrawn. Agreed to without objection.
USHB3755Engross
50%
To protect a person's ability to determine whether to continue or end a pregnancy, and to protect a health care provider's ability to provide abortion services.
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2021-09-29
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 139.
USHB5376Intro
25%
Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
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2021-09-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 94.
USSR385Intro
25%
A resolution supporting the designation of the week of September 19 through September 25, 2021, as "Telehealth Awareness Week".
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2021-09-23
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6666-6667; text: CR S6680)
USSB2792Intro
25%
An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2022 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for s...
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2021-09-22
An errata sheet on written report No. 117-39 was printed.
USSB2425Intro
25%
Expands the requirements for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Program. Specifically, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration must (1) develop a plan to ensure the provision of high-quality service, (2) strengthen data-sh...
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2021-09-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 128.
USSB2769Intro
25%
Adds podiatrists as covered physicians under the Medicaid program. Additionally, the bill revises certain documentation requirements related to Medicare coverage of therapeutic shoes for individuals with diabetes. Finally, the bill subjects payments ...
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2021-09-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR660Intro
25%
Supporting the designation of the week of September 19 through September 25, 2021, as "Telehealth Awareness Week".
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2021-09-20
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB5003Intro
25%
To direct the Secretaries of Health and Human Services, Defense, and Veterans Affairs to end American over-dependence on Chinese pharmaceuticals by encouraging the growth of a robust domestic medicine supply chain for generic drugs, to empower the Fo...
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2021-09-09
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB4624Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve access to health care for veterans, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4670Intro
25%
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage and payment for certain tests and assistive telehealth consultations, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-08
To House Technology Modernization Subcommittee
USHB5147Intro
25%
To prohibit the Secretary of Defense from procuring personal protective equipment from certain non-allied foreign nations, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-31
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5030Intro
25%
To improve diversity in clinical trials and data collection for COVID-19 and future public health threats to address social determinants of health.
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2021-08-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR586Intro
25%
Expressing support for the United States Government to be a guaranteed buyer of vaccines and for the United States to develop a "Marshall Plan" for global vaccinations.
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2021-08-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSB2706Intro
25%
A bill to improve diversity in clinical trials and data collection for COVID-19 and future public health threats to address social determinants of health.
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2021-08-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2685Intro
25%
A bill to terminate any existing mask mandates imposed by the Federal Government, to prevent the implementation of new mask mandates, to preserve individual liberty, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-09
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2401Intro
25%
A bill to reauthorize the Assistive Technology Act of 1998, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 121.
USHB4792Intro
25%
To counter the malign influence and theft perpetuated by the People's Republic of China and the Chinese Communist Party.
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USSB2592Intro
25%
A bill to require the Bureau of Prisons to submit to Congress an annual summary report of disaster damage, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2589Intro
25%
A bill to amend the 21st Century Cures Act to provide for designation of institutions of higher education that provide research, data, and leadership on advanced and continuous manufacturing as National Centers of Excellence in Continuous Pharmaceuti...
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2021-08-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB231Engross
50%
Requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to develop guidance for firefighters and other emergency response personnel on training, education programs, and best practices to protect them from exposure to perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalky...
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2021-07-30
Held at the desk.
USHB3237PassProvides $1.9 billion in FY2021 emergency supplemental appropriations for the legislative branch and federal agencies to respond to the attack on the U.S. Capitol Complex that occurred on January 6, 2021. The funding provided by the bill is designate...
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2021-07-30
Became Public Law No: 117-31. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2297Intro
25%
A bill to improve global health, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 112.
USHB4902Intro
25%
Treats diapers as qualified medical expenses for purposes of certain health savings accounts and spending arrangements. The bill prohibits a state or local government from imposing a sales tax on the retail sale of diapers.
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2021-07-30
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2529Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for advance refunds of certain net operating losses and research expenditures relating to COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2562Intro
25%
A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve extended care services by providing Medicare beneficiaries with an option for cost effective home-based extended care under the Medicare program, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB887Intro
25%
Addresses the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) supply chain processes, particularly during emergency periods. The bill requires the VA to submit a report containing a description of the items and quantities of items that are critical with respect ...
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB1863Intro
25%
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to improve access to health care for veterans, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB2495Intro
25%
A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to maintain a list of the country of origin of all drugs marketed in the United States, to ban the use of Federal funds for the purchase of drugs manufactured in the People's Republic of Ch...
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2021-07-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4626Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to require an independent assessment of health care delivery systems and management processes of the Department of Veterans Affairs be conducted once every 10 years, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB4748Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to revise HIPAA regulations to ensure patient access to telehealth services.
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2021-07-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4770Intro
25%
To study the effects of changes to telehealth under the Medicare and Medicaid programs during the COVID-19 emergency.
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2021-07-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2467Intro
25%
A bill to provide for a Public Health Emergency Fund, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-26
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR67Intro
25%
This resolution calls on the Russian government to immediately release Trevor Reed, a U.S. citizen, and all other political prisoners. It also condemns the Russian government's use of politically motivated imprisonment.
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2021-07-22
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5056; text: 02/22/2021 CR S773-774)
USHB550Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to take actions to improve data sharing and other aspects of immunization information systems. These are confidential, population-based databases that maintain a record of vaccine administrati...
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1895Engross
50%
Directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to analyze the preparedness of the U.S. transportation security system for public health threats. Additionally, the TSA may provide its personnel to other components of the Department of Homela...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB1893Engross
50%
Directs the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to survey its workforce regarding the TSA's response to the COVID-19 pandemic. It must also develop and biennially review a transportation security preparedness plan for addressing future outbr...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3263Engross
50%
Directs the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish a medical countermeasures program to facilitate personnel readiness and protection for DHS employees and working animals in the event of a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or ...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USSB2423Intro
25%
Provides for assistance for the purchase of smoke inhalation prevention equipment to specified individuals at risk of wildfire smoke-related illness. The President, in carrying out the Transitional Sheltering Assistance Program of the Federal Emergen...
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2021-07-21
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB4387Intro
25%
To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve maternal health, to improve obstetric care in rural areas, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB4470Intro
25%
To amend title 41, United States Code, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, to ensure availability of personal protective equipment during pandemics and other public health emergencies through stockpile requirements and domestic manufacturing incen...
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2021-07-20
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
USHB4511Intro
25%
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize the use of emergency use authorization data and real world evidence gathered during an emergency to support premarket applications for drugs, biological products, and devices, and for oth...
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2021-07-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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