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USHB2EngrossAgriculture 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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2018-08-02
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USSB514IntroNo Hero Left Untreated Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a one-year pilot program to provide access to magnetic EEG/EKG-guided resonance therapy to treat veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder...
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2018-08-01
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
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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2018-08-01
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB184EngrossProtect Medical Innovation Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to repeal the excise tax on the sale of a medical device by the manufacturer, producer, or importer.
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2018-07-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 528.
USHB5865IntroAddiction Prevention and Responsible Opioid Practices Act
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2018-07-24
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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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2018-06-27
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB6EngrossSUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act This bill makes several changes to state Medicaid programs to address opioid and substance use dis...
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2018-06-26
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 485.
USHB6110EngrossDr. Todd Graham Pain Management, Treatment, and Recovery Act of 2018
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2018-06-25
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
USSB3120IntroHEAL Act of 2018 Helping to End Addiction and Lessen Substance Use Disorders Act of 2018
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2018-06-25
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 484.
USHB5590EngrossOpioid Addiction Action Plan Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to develop an action plan to provide recommendations on changes to the Medicare and Medicaid programs to enhance: (1) the treatment and pr...
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2018-06-20
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5776IntroMOST Act Medicare and Opioid Safe Treatment Act
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2018-06-19
Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Ways and Means. H. Rept. 115-764, Part I.
USHB5294EngrossTreating Barriers to Prosperity Act of 2018 This bill allows the Appalachian Regional Commission to support projects and activities addressing drug abuse, including opioid abuse. Such projects and activities may include those that: facilitate the sha...
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2018-06-14
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHB5483EngrossSpecial Registration for Telemedicine Clarification Act of 2018 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Controlled Substances Act to establish a deadline for the Drug Enforcement Administration to promulgate regulations for the special registration of practiti...
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2018-06-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB3528IntroEvery Prescription Conveyed Securely Act
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 582.
USHB5603IntroAccess to Telehealth Services for Substance Use Disorders Act
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2018-06-12
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 579.
USSB3008IntroDr. Todd Graham Pain Management Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-06-06
To Senate Finance Committee
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.
USHB5722IntroDr. Todd Graham Pain Management Improvement Act of 2018
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2018-05-25
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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
USHB5594IntroImproving Access to Remote Behavioral Health Treatment Act of 2018
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2018-05-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, And Investigations Committee
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.
USSB2769IntroA bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to provide for an action plan on recommendations for changes under Medicare and Medicaid to prevent opioids addictions and enhance access to medication-assisted treatment, and for other pur...
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2018-04-26
To Senate Finance Committee
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)
USSB2729IntroAddiction Prevention and Responsible Opioid Practices Act
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2018-04-23
To Senate Finance Committee
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.
USHB3497IntroModernization of Medical Records Access for Veterans Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out in at least one Veterans Integrated Services Network a pilot program for at least a 12-month period during which v...
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2018-03-07
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
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. (TXT | PDF)
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.
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