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USHB6411Intro
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Addresses mental health care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), including by requiring the VA to update training for the VA workforce and Veterans Crisis Line staff, implement pilot programs, expand access to mental health care, con...
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2022-06-23
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB7666Engross
50%
Reauthorizes through FY2027, expands, and modifies programs, grants, and activities that focus on mental and behavioral health. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes and modifies the Comprehensive Community Mental Health Services for Children with Seri...
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2022-06-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2510Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for, and otherwise revises, the National Integrated Heat Health Information System Program to improve the capacity of the United States to prepare for, adapt to, and mitigate health risks of extreme heat. The Office of Oc...
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2022-06-22
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSR685Intro
25%
A resolution designating June 26, 2022 as the "International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking".
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2022-06-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3028; text: CR S3033-3034)
USHB3967Engross
50%
Addresses health care, presumption of service-connection, research, resources, and other matters related to veterans who were exposed to toxic substances during military service. The bill provides eligibility for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) m...
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2022-06-16
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB7180Intro
25%
To authorize the Director of the National Science Foundation to award grants to support research on the disruption of regular cognitive processes associated with COVID-19 infection, and for other purposes. To authorize the Director of the National Sc...
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2022-06-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 282.
USHR1177Intro
25%
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services developing a mobility metric to guide providers in preventing mobility loss among hospitalized older adults.
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2022-06-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1176Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of June 19, 2022, as "World Sickle Cell Awareness Day" in order to increase public alertness across the United States and global community about sickle cell disease, the continued need for empirical research, ea...
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2022-06-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1193Engross
50%
Expands research on valvular heart disease and its treatment. This disease is caused by damage to or disease affecting any valve that controls blood flow in the heart. The National Institutes of Health must consult with the National Heart, Lung, and ...
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2022-06-14
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USSB4348Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs, medical devices, generic drugs, and biosimilar biological products, and for other purposes.
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2022-06-14
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB8057Intro
25%
Authorizes the President to provide assistance to implement a comprehensive five-year strategy to contribute toward the global goal of ending preventable child and maternal deaths by 2030.
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2022-06-14
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHR1175Intro
25%
This resolution supports the designation of the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking and expresses support for efforts to address substance use and prevent drug trafficking and production.
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2022-06-14
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2073Intro
25%
Places restrictions and requirements on certain mining projects until the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) determines whether such projects pose risks to human health. The bill applies to mountaintop-removal coal mining projects that use...
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2022-06-09
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR1165Intro
25%
Declaring gun violence a public health crisis.
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2022-06-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7667Engross
50%
Reauthorizes Food and Drug Administration (FDA) user fee programs for certain drugs and devices, establishes requirements to increase diversity in clinical trials, and modifies requirements relating to the overall supply chain for drugs and devices. ...
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2022-06-09
Received in the Senate.
USSB2533PassAddresses the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provision of mammograms and breast cancer treatment. Among other requirements, the VA must submit a strategic plan for improving breast imaging services for veterans; implement a three-year pilot prog...
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2022-06-07
Became Public Law No: 117-135. (TXT | PDF)
USSR648Intro
25%
This resolution designates May 2022 as National Brain Tumor Awareness Month.
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2022-05-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2669; text: CR S2667-2668)
USHB7869Intro
25%
Authorizes the President to provide assistance to support the treatment of obstetric fistula and address the social, structural, health, and human rights issues that lead to obstetric fistula. Such assistance shall promote the Campaign to End Fistula...
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2022-05-24
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB623Intro
25%
Modifies funding for a pediatric disease research initiative within the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Currently, this initiative receives funding through FY2023 from the 10-Year Pediatric Research Initiative Fund. directs certain penalties ass...
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 53 - 0.
USSB4242Intro
25%
A bill to provide for the preservation and storage of uranium-233 to foster development of thorium molten-salt reactors, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-18
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHB7500Engross
50%
Authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out specified major medical facility projects during FY2022. The bill also indicates the maximum amount that can be spent on each project.
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2022-05-18
Received in the Senate.
USHB3771Intro
25%
Establishes, or authorizes to be established, programs that support heart-disease research and awareness among communities disproportionately affected by heart disease, including the South Asian population of the United States. Specifically, the Cent...
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2022-05-18
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 31 - 24.
USSB4204Intro
25%
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 automatic enrollment of individuals up...
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2022-05-12
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB4521Engross
50%
Addresses U.S. technology and communications, foreign relations and national security, domestic manufacturing, education, trade, and other matters. Among other provisions, the bill provides funding for FY2022-FY2026 to support U.S. semiconductor manu...
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2022-05-05
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB7585Intro
25%
To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHR1051Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2022, as the fifth annual "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the maternal health crisis in the United States and the importance of reducing mate...
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2022-04-18
To House Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations
USSR590Intro
25%
A resolution recognizing the designation of the week of April 11 through April 17, 2022, as the fifth annual "Black Maternal Health Week" to bring national attention to the maternal health crisis in the United States and the importance of reducing ma...
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2022-04-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7478Intro
25%
To promote youth athletic safety, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4056Intro
25%
A bill to promote youth athletic safety, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-07
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4014Intro
25%
A bill to authorize the Director of the National Science Foundation to award grants to support research on the disruption of regular cognitive processes associated with COVID-19 infection, and for other purposes.
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2022-04-06
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7430Intro
25%
Establishes certain limitations on modifying trade agreements, including those related to the TRIPS Agreement (i.e., the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights). The TRIPS Agreement contains obligations for World Trade Org...
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2022-04-06
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5657Engross
50%
Establishes a new, separate registration process to facilitate medical marijuana research. Specifically, it directs the Drug Enforcement Administration to register (1) practitioners to conduct medical marijuana research, and (2) manufacturers and dis...
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2022-04-05
Received in the Senate.
USHB7265Intro
25%
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to carry out a program of research related to cerebral palsy, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB253Engross
50%
A bill to expand research on the cannabidiol and marihuana.
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2022-03-28
Held at the desk.
USHB189PassExpands eligibility for research endowments available through the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to include former centers of excellence at health professional schools and biomedical and behavioral research institutions ...
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2022-03-18
Became Public Law No: 117-104. (TXT | PDF)
USHB7152Intro
25%
Requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to take specified actions related to the genomic sequencing of pathogens. Specifically, the CDC must issue guidance on sharing specimens and other activities to support collaboration in th...
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2022-03-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1662PassIncreases the amount of funds each fiscal year that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must transfer to the Reagan-Udall Foundation for the FDA and that the National Institutes of Health (NIH) must transfer to the Foundation for the NIH. Specific...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-101. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3799Intro
25%
Sets out programs and activities primarily to address public health preparedness and response. Specifically, the bill establishes a legislative task force to investigate the COVID-19 pandemic and a White House office to advise on pandemic preparednes...
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2022-03-15
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB3831Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to seek to contract with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to study COVID-19 immunity, including the durability of immunity resulting from an infection, a vaccine, or bo...
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2022-03-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3832Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to publish information about the origin of COVID-19 and its potential links to the Wuhan Institute of Virology.
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2022-03-14
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7069Intro
25%
Temporarily establishes the National Commission on the COVID-19 Pandemic in the legislative branch to investigate the facts and circumstances regarding the emergence of, spread of, and response to COVID-19. The commission terminates 90 days after it ...
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2022-03-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3809Intro
25%
Requires the Government Accountability Office to study matters related to COVID-19 immunity, including variation in immunity resulting from prior infection, vaccination, or both.
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2022-03-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3800Intro
25%
Revises eligibility criteria and other aspects of a program administered by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that supports a network of centers for public health preparedness. Specifically, the bill makes nonprofits and institutions of ...
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2022-03-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7007Intro
25%
Making emergency supplemental appropriations for coronavirus response and relief for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and for other purposes.
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2022-03-09
Rule H. Res. 973 passed House.
USSB3726Intro
25%
Requires multiple agencies to carry out research and other activities concerning individuals experiencing post-acute sequelae of COVID-19, or PASC, including health disparities related to this condition. PASC refers to persistent, long-term symptoms ...
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2022-03-02
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHJR73Intro
25%
Formally apologizing for the nuclear legacy of the United States in the Republic of the Marshall Islands and affirming the importance of free association between the Government of the United States and the Government of the Marshall Islands.
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2022-03-01
To House Natural Resources Committee
USHR958Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
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2022-03-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSJR40Intro
25%
This joint resolution expresses that Congress recognizes that the United States' nuclear testing program and radioactive waste disposal in the Marshall Islands caused irreparable material and intangible harm to the people of those islands, apologizes...
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2022-03-01
To Senate Energy And Natural Resources Committee
USHR952Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of Rare Disease Day.
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2022-02-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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