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USHB3696IntroWounded Warrior Workforce Enhancement Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to award grants to eligible institutions to: (1) establish a master's degree program in orthotics and prosthetics, or (2) expand upon an existing mast...
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2018-06-13
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3528IntroEvery Prescription Conveyed Securely Act
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 582.
USSB2372PassJohn S. McCain III, Daniel K. Akaka, and Samuel R. Johnson VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 VA MISSION Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of the Interior to provide outer bu...
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2018-06-06
Became Public Law No: 115-182.
USSB204PassTrickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2017 This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to exempt, from specified requirements and restrictions under that Act and other laws, the provis...
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2018-05-30
Became Public Law No: 115-176.
USHR306IntroRecognizing the impact of tribology on the United States economy and competitiveness in providing solutions to critical technical problems in manufacturing, energy production and use, transportation vehicles and infrastructure, greenhouse gas emissio...
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Research and Technology Committee
USSB2906IntroVA MISSION Act of 2018 VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5418EngrossVeterans Affairs Medical-Surgical Purchasing Stabilization Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), in procuring medical, surgical, dental, or laboratory items for VA medical facilities through the Medical Surgical Pri...
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2018-05-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2IntroAgriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 This bill (commonly known as the farm bill) reauthorizes through FY2023 and modifies Department of Agriculture (USDA) programs that address: commodity support, conservation, trade and international food aid, nutr...
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2018-05-18
POSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - The Chair put the question on the motion to reconsider and by voice vote, announced the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Hoyer demanded a recorded vote and the Chair postponed further proceedings until a time to be announced.
USHB5674IntroVA MISSION Act of 2018 VA Maintaining Internal Systems and Strengthening Integrated Outside Networks Act of 2018 This bill consolidates Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) community care programs, revises other VA health care programs and facilities ...
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2018-05-11
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 516.
USSB2826IntroFair Trade with China Enforcement Act
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2018-05-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4EngrossFAA Reauthorization Act of 2018
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2018-05-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 401.
USSB2680IntroOpioid Crisis Response Act of 2018
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2018-05-07
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 398.
USSR479IntroA resolution designating April 2018 as "National Donate Life Month".
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2018-04-23
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2349; text: CR S2348)
USHR827IntroExpressing support for the designation of April 2018 as "National Donate Life Month".
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2018-04-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR812IntroSupporting quality of life for prostate cancer patients.
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2018-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1660EngrossGlobal Health Innovation Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to report to Congress, annually for four years, on the development and use of global health innovations in USAI...
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2018-03-22
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 364.
USSB2193IntroCaring for our Veterans Act of 2017
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2018-03-07
By Senator Isakson from Committee on Veterans' Affairs filed written report. Report No. 115-212.
USHB2422EngrossAction for Dental Health Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize oral health promotion and disease prevention programs through FY2022. The Department of Health and Human Services may award grants or enter in...
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2018-02-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2460IntroEvery Prescription Conveyed Securely Act
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2018-02-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5013IntroCardiac Arrest Survival Act of 2018
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2018-02-16
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB195PassFederal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017 DIVISION A--FEDERAL REGISTER PRINTING SAVINGS ACT OF 2017 Federal Register Printing Savings Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This division bars the Government Publishing Office from furnishing a printed copy of the F...
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2018-01-22
Became Public Law No: 115-120.
USHB4808IntroTransparent Health Care Pricing Act of 2018 This bill requires entities that offer or furnish health care related products or services to the public to disclose the price for those products and services at the point of purchase and on the Internet. T...
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2018-01-19
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHJR125IntroExtension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 HEALTHY KIDS Act Helping Ensure Access for Little Ones, Toddlers, and Hopeful Youth by Keeping Insurance Delivery Stable Act Official Titles Official Titles - House of Representatives Official...
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2018-01-16
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB2287IntroNo Taxation on Device Innovation Act This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the excise tax on medical devices. The bill also prohibits: (1) major integrated oil companies from using the last-in, first-out (LIFO) accounting method; and (...
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2018-01-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB925EngrossVETS Act of 2017 Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support Act of 2017 This bill allows a licensed health care professional of the Department of Veterans Affairs to practice his or her profession using telemedicine at any location in any state, rega...
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2018-01-05
Held at the desk.
USHB4733IntroOpioids and STOP Pain Initiative Act This bill establishes and provides funds for the Opioids and STOP Pain Initiative at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support pain-related research, including: understanding pain, therapies for chronic p...
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2018-01-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB2260IntroOpioids and STOP Pain Initiative Act This bill establishes and provides funds for the Opioids and STOP Pain Initiative at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support pain-related research, including: understanding pain, therapies for chronic p...
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2017-12-21
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2259IntroAccess to Birth Control Act
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2017-12-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2465IntroSteve Gleason Enduring Voices Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to make permanent the elimination of a specified payment cap under the Medicare program with respect to speech generating devices.
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2017-12-18
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 348.
USHB1349IntroTo amend the Wilderness Act to ensure that the use of bicycles, wheelchairs, strollers, and game carts is not prohibited in Wilderness Areas, and for other purposes. This bill amends the Wilderness Act to declare that provisions of such Act prohibiti...
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2017-12-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 22 - 18.
USSB2212IntroNational Biomedical Research Act
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2017-12-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1148IntroFAST Act of 2017 Furthering Access to Stroke Telemedicine Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill specifies that, under Medicare, telehealth services include telehealth-eligible stroke services provided to an individual soon after the onset of acute-stroke sy...
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2017-12-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 328.
USHB3271IntroProtecting Access to Diabetes Supplies Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to modify provisions relating to Medicare's competitive acquisition program (through which rates are set through a competit...
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2017-12-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 329.
USSB2184IntroVeterans Community Care and Access Act of 2017
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2017-12-01
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4487IntroMedical Innovation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require certain drug manufacturers to make payments to fund research supported by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). A d...
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2017-12-01
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB2172IntroMedical Innovation Act of 2017 This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require certain drug manufacturers to make payments to fund research supported by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). A d...
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2017-11-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2121IntroEnsuring Access to Air Ambulance Services Act of 2017
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2017-11-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4259IntroLifesaving Librarians Act
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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. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-236.
USHB2123EngrossVETS Act of 2017 Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill allows a licensed health care professional of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to practice his or her profession using telemedicine at any location in a...
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2017-11-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB920PassNational Clinical Care Commission Act (Sec. 2) This bill establishes within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) a National Clinical Care Commission to evaluate and make recommendations regarding improvements to the coordination and leve...
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2017-11-02
Became Public Law No: 115-80. (TXT | PDF)
USHCR71EngrossEstablishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027. Establishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2...
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2017-10-26
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
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.
USSB1914IntroProtecting Access to Diabetes Supplies Act of 2017 This bill amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to modify provisions relating to Medicare's competitive acquisition program (through which rates are set through a competitive biddi...
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2017-10-04
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB870EngrossCreating High-Quality Results and Outcomes Necessary to Improve Chronic (CHRONIC) Care Act of 2017 TITLE I--RECEIVING HIGH QUALITY CARE IN THE HOME (Sec. 101) This bill extends and expands the Independence at Home demonstration program, through which...
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2017-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3839IntroToday's American Dream Act This bill establishes new programs or amends existing programs related to workforce and community development. It directs: (1) the Department of Labor to award grants for job skills training for older individuals (older tha...
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2017-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1890IntroChronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2017
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2017-09-28
To Senate Finance 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.
USHB1943IntroRestoring Maximum Mobility to Our Nation's Veterans Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that each wheelchair furnished to a veteran because of a service-connected disability restores the maximum achievable ...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB1804IntroMedicare for All Act of 2017
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2017-09-13
To Senate Finance Committee
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