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USHB3153EngrossEFFORT Act Expanding Findings for Federal Opioid Research and Treatment Act This bill directs the National Science Foundation to support merit-reviewed and competitively awarded research on the science of opioid addiction.
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2020-08-06
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 510.
USSB3235IntroVeterans Posttraumatic Growth Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a two-year pilot program to study the effectiveness of nonprofit post-traumatic growth programs to determine (1) the outcomes of such programs in ...
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2020-08-05
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USHB7608EngrossState, Foreign Operations, Agriculture, Rural Development, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations for the Department of State, foreign operations, and relat...
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2020-07-30
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB4322IntroSafely Back to School and Back to Work Act
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2020-07-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB4320IntroCoronavirus Response Additional Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020
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2020-07-27
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSB4049IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 This bill authorizes FY2021 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget aut...
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2020-07-23
S.Amdt.2417 Notwithstanding the passage of S. 4049 and the adoption of amendment SA 2301 to S. 4049, the instruction line for amendment SA 2417 is modified by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4449; text: CR S4449)
USSR617IntroA resolution designating July 22, 2020, as "Glioblastoma Awareness Day". This resolution supports the designation of Glioblastoma Awareness Day. (Glioblastoma is a malignant brain tumor.)
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2020-07-22
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 06/15/2020 S2975)
USSB4231IntroPreparing for the Next Pandemic Act
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2020-07-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB2271IntroScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB5619IntroSuicide Prevention Act This bill establishes 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...
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2020-07-15
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB7614IntroDepartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bi...
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2020-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 362.
USHB6906IntroHealth Care Emergency Guarantee Act
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2020-07-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB7527IntroMMEDS Act of 2020 Medical Manufacturing, Economic Development, and Sustainability Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB7544IntroMissed Opportunities in Public Health and Biomedical Research Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7555IntroTo amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to add a new medical research component to the credit for increasing research activities. This bill allows a new research tax credit amount for 14% of specified medical research expenditures. It defines spec...
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2020-07-09
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHR1040IntroSupporting the designation of July 2020 as Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month. This resolution expresses the support of the House of Representatives for designating Uterine Fibroids Awareness Month and recognizes the need for additional research, treat...
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2020-07-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5855IntroBipartisan Solution to Cyclical Violence Act of 2020 This bill directs 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 rel...
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB6645IntroTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Director of the National Institute of Mental Health, to conduct or support research on the mental health consequences of SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19, and for other purposes. This bil...
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5469IntroPursuing Equity in Mental Health Act of 2019
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2020-06-30
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR1031IntroCondemning the cyber attacks on American persons and organizations conducting research related to COVID-19 and expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that those responsible for perpetrating such belligerent acts should face consequences...
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2020-06-30
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USSR579IntroA resolution encouraging the international community to remain committed to collaboration and coordination to mitigate and prevent the further spread of COVID-19 and urging renewed United States leadership and participation in global efforts on thera...
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2020-06-25
S.Amdt.1812 Amendment SA 1812 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USHB7317IntroMasks Work Act of 2020
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2020-06-24
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7308IntroRISE Act Research Investment to Spark the Economy Act This bill authorizes the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, the Interior, and Health and Human Services and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA),...
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2020-06-24
To House Science, Space, And Technology Committee
USSR633IntroA resolution supporting the goals of International Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day. This resolution expresses support for the goals of International Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day.
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2020-06-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7288IntroTaxpayer Research and Coronavirus Knowledge Act of 2020
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2020-06-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7296IntroMMAPPP Act of 2020 Make Medications Affordable by Preventing Pandemic Price gouging Act of 2020
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2020-06-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3829IntroGlobal Health Security and Diplomacy Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
Committee on Foreign Relations. Hearings held.
USHB7269IntroPromising Pathway Act
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2020-06-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3905IntroIntelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
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2020-06-17
By Senator Rubio from Select Committee on Intelligence filed written report. Report No. 116-233. Minority views filed.
USHR1004IntroExpressing support for the designation of July 22, 2020, as "Glioblastoma Awareness Day". This resolution supports the designation of Glioblastoma Awareness Day. (Glioblastoma is a malignant brain tumor.)
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2020-06-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3910IntroCOVID-19 as a Presumptive Disease in Wildland Firefighters Act This bill entitles federal wildland firefighters who contract COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) to federal workers' compensation benefits and also establishes certain testing and ...
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2020-06-08
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
USHB7104IntroTo direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements to expand and enhance manufacturing capacity of vaccines and vaccine candidates to prevent the spread of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19.
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2020-06-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3872IntroPromising Pathway Act
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2020-06-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3868IntroPandemic Care for Burn Pits Exposure Act of 2020
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2020-06-02
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR982IntroDesignating May 28, 2020, as the first annual "National Food Allergy Prevention Awareness Day" to raise awareness and encourage the prevention of severe food allergies among children. This resolution supports the designation of National Food Allergy ...
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2020-05-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7057IntroU.C.S. ME/CFS Act Understanding COVID-19 Subsets and ME/CFS Act
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2020-05-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7029IntroProtect our Children from COVID-19 Act This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to study the role of children in transmitting the virus that causes COVID-19 (i.e. coronavirus disease 2019) and disseminate best practices to...
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2020-05-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR980IntroExpressing support for designation of May 2020 as "National Brain Tumor Awareness Month". This resolution supports the designation of National Brain Tumor Awareness Month and encourages efforts to improve the quality of life and the long-term prognos...
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2020-05-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1130EngrossScarlett's Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act
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2020-05-22
Held at the desk.
USSB3837IntroCOVID-19 Vaccine Protection Act This bill requires enhanced vetting of Chinese nationals in the United States on student or exchange visitor visas and temporarily stops the issuance of such visas to Chinese nationals. The Department of Homeland Secur...
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2020-05-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3790IntroHealth Care Emergency Guarantee Act
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2020-05-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR972IntroRecognizing the seriousness of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of the month of September 2020 as "PCOS Awareness Month". This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of Polycystic Ovary Syndro...
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2020-05-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR588IntroA resolution designating May 2020 as "ALS Awareness Month". This resolution designates May 2020 as ALS Awareness Month and commends efforts to improve the quality and length of life for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). ALS is a prog...
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2020-05-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2508; text: CR S2507-2508)
USHB6923IntroCoronavirus Front-Line Responders Commemorative Coin Act This bill directs the Department of the Treasury to mint and issue up to 50,000 $5 gold coins, 400,000 $1 silver coins, and 300,000 half dollar clad coins in honor and commemoration of the work...
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2020-05-19
To House Financial Services Committee
USSR587IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of May 17, 2020, as "DIPG Pediatric Brain Cancer Awareness Day" to raise awareness of and encourage research on diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma tumors and pediatric cancers in general. This resolut...
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2020-05-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2508; text: CR S2507)
USHB6924IntroAt-Home Testing Prize Competitions Act of 2020 This bill requires the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in consultation with the National Institutes of Standards and Technology (NIST), to conduct a prize competition for institutions of higher educ...
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2020-05-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR970IntroSupporting the designation of May 2020 as "ALS Awareness Month". This resolution supports the designation of ALS Awareness Month and commends efforts to improve the quality and length of life for patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). ALS...
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2020-05-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3673IntroJustice for Victims of Coronavirus Around the World Act This bill establishes various bodies to investigate and seek damages from China relating to its response to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak. The President shall establish ...
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2020-05-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHR957IntroExpressing support for the designation of May as "National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month". This resolution expresses support for (1) the designation of National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month, and (2) investment in asthma research. It also s...
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2020-05-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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