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USSR253IntroA resolution supporting the designation of May 2021 as "National Cancer Research Month".
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2021-06-07
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 5/27/2021 CR S3905)
USHB2468IntroTo ensure that certain materials used in carrying out Federal infrastructure aid programs are made in the United States, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-07
To House Commodity Exchanges, Energy, and Credit Committee
USSB1867EngrossA bill to require the Director of National Intelligence to declassify information relating to the origin of COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-28
Held at the desk.
USSR256IntroA resolution expressing the sense of the Senate regarding the need to conduct a comprehensive investigation to determine the origins of COVID-19.
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2021-05-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3931; text: CR S3934)
USHB941PassModifies and reauthorizes through FY2026 the C.W. Bill Young Cell Transplantation Program, which provides support to patients who need a potentially life-saving bone marrow transplant or umbilical cord blood transplant. The bill also requires the Dep...
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2021-05-26
Became Public Law No: 117-15. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2061IntroRequires interagency coordination to respond to zoonotic diseases through a One Health Program. A One Health Program recognizes the interconnection between people, animals, plants, and their shared environment. Specifically, the Department of the Int...
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2021-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHR434IntroSupports the designation of "ALS Awareness Month".
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2021-05-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1662IntroA bill to increase funding for the Reagan-Udall Foundation for the Food and Drug Administration and for the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health.
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2021-05-25
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHR424IntroExpressing support for the designation of June 1, 2021, as "Batten Disease Awareness Day".
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2021-05-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR425IntroThis resolution expresses support for the designation of National Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease and Conditions Awareness Month.
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2021-05-20
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2021IntroEstablishes several environmental justice requirements, advisory bodies, and programs to address the disproportionate adverse human health or environmental effects of federal laws or programs on communities of color, low-income communities, or tribal...
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2021-05-19
To House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit
USHB1576IntroPromotes gun violence research, including by removing limitations on the use of firearms tracing data by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives; permitting funds made available to the Department of Health and Human Services to be use...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1976IntroEstablishes 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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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHR404IntroThis resolution expresses support for the designation of DIPG Awareness Day. DIPG is diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, a terminal childhood brain cancer.
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2021-05-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR407IntroThis resolution expresses support for the designation of National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month.
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2021-05-17
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB1260EngrossDirects the Department of Health and Human Services to establish a grant program for specified trauma centers and nonprofits to establish or expand intervention or prevention programs related to intentional violent trauma, excluding intimate partner ...
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2021-05-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1475EngrossTo address mental health issues for youth, particularly youth of color, and for other purposes.
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2021-05-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2955EngrossEstablishes two grant programs to prevent self-harm and suicide. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention must award grants to state, local, and tribal health departments to expand surveillance of self-harm, and the Substance Abuse and Mental H...
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2021-05-13
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR391IntroSupporting the designation of July 21, 2021, as "Glioblastoma Awareness Day".
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2021-05-12
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR210IntroA resolution designating July 21, 2021, as "Glioblastoma Awareness Day".
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2021-05-12
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2496; text: CR S2492)
USSR204IntroThis resolution establishes the Select Committee on the Outbreak of the Coronavirus in China to investigate the outbreak of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) in or around Wuhan, China. The committee must conduct a study and submit a final rep...
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2021-05-11
To Senate Rules And Administration Committee
USHR372IntroExpressing support for the designation of May as "National Bladder Cancer Awareness Month".
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2021-05-07
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1457IntroA bill to establish programs to address addiction and overdoses caused by illicit fentanyl and other opioids, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1451IntroA bill to amend the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961 to implement policies to end preventable maternal, newborn, and child deaths globally.
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2021-04-29
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB1456IntroA bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to enter into a 10-year arrangement with the National Academy of Sciences to conduct and update biennially a study on the effects of State legalized marijuana programs, and for other purpose...
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2021-04-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1126IntroProvides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amounts for individuals and for claims by the municipality o...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1342IntroTo authorize a study on the efficacy and potential negative impacts of masks to human health, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1317IntroProvides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amounts for individuals and for claims by the municipality o...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB1391IntroRequires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to coordinate with specified federal entities to compile a public database of federal contracts, tax benefits, and other support for COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) biomedical resea...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, And The Internet
USSR188IntroThis resolution recognizes the efforts of the Trump Administration and Operation Warp Speed in the development of the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) vaccine. Operation Warp Speed is an interagency partnership that coordinates federal effor...
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2021-04-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB927IntroA bill to improve the provision of health care and other benefits from the Department of Veterans Affairs for veterans who were exposed to toxic substances, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB952IntroA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a presumption of service connection for certain diseases associated with exposure to toxins, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB3IntroEstablishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs. In particular, the bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to negotiate prices for certain drugs (current law prohibits HHS from doing...
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2021-04-27
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USSB578PassExpands the definition of major food allergen for purposes of certain food-labeling requirements to specifically include sesame. In addition, the Department of Health and Human Services must report on certain information related to food allergy resea...
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2021-04-23
Became Public Law No: 117-11. (TXT | PDF)
USHB19IntroTo provide for certain reforms with respect to the Medicare program under title XVIII of the Social Security Act, the Medicaid program under title XIX of such Act, the Food and Drug Administration, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB1348IntroA bill to require the Director of National Intelligence to declassify information relating to the origin of COVID-19, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-22
To Senate Select Intelligence Committee
USHR335IntroThis resolution supports the designation of Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness Month. This syndrome is a group of inherited disorders that affect collagen in skin, joints, and other connective tissue.
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2021-04-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR338IntroThis resolution recognizes the need for education, research, and medical interventions to address infertility and disparities associated with that disease.
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2021-04-20
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2653IntroTo rescue domestic medical manufacturing activity by providing incentives in economically distressed areas of the United States and its possessions.
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2021-04-19
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB189EngrossExpands 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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2021-04-15
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 44.
USSB1133IntroA bill to direct the Director of the National Institutes of Health, in consultation with the Director of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, to establish a program to support or conduct research on valvular heart disease, and for other pur...
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2021-04-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1094IntroA bill to ensure that certain materials used in carrying out Federal infrastructure aid programs are made in the United States, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-13
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB2366IntroTo establish programs to address addiction and overdoses caused by illicit fentanyl and other opioids, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1273IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct an epidemiological study and report on the prevalence of cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer) in veterans who served in the Vietnam theater of operations during the Vietnam era. The study s...
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2021-04-12
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1442IntroEstablishes requirements governing the care of animals by entities, such as zoos, in emergencies or disasters. Specifically, the bill requires each research facility, dealer, exhibitor, intermediate handler, and carrier to develop and follow a contin...
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2021-04-08
To House Subcommittee on Livestock and Foreign Agriculture
USHB2347IntroTo amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to ensure adequate access to vaccines under the Medicaid program and the Vaccines for Children program, and for other purposes.
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2021-04-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2227IntroTo extend the life of the Minuteman III and redirect savings from development of the new ground-based strategic deterrent program toward the development of a universal coronavirus vaccine, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB2257IntroTo establish a presumption of occupational disease for certain employees at the Department of Energy, to refine the definition of compensable illnesses, to establish a research program, and for other purposes.
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2021-03-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB2210IntroRequires the share of federal funds for cancer research that is allocated to pediatric cancer research to equal the percentage of the U.S. population that is under the age of 18.
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2021-03-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB971IntroRequires the National Institutes of Health to fund research regarding the effects of media on infants, children, and adolescents. Such research must examine the impact of media (e.g., social media, television, video games) on cognitive, physical, and...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
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