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USHB4153IntroHealth Care Access for Urban Native Veterans Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) to enter into arrangements for the sharing of medical facilities and services with urban Indian organiza...
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2020-11-19
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 492.
USHB4499EngrossNIMHD Research Endowment Revitalization Act of 2020
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2020-11-18
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 595.
USHB8121EngrossPandemic Effects on Home Safety and Tourism Act This bill requires studies and reports about the effects of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) with respect to tourism and consumer product safety. Specifically, the Consumer Product Safety Commi...
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2020-11-18
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB4884IntroCOVID-19 Home Safety Act of 2020
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2020-11-18
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with amendments favorably.
USHB6237EngrossPRC for Native Veterans Act Proper and Reimbursed Care for Native Veterans Act This bill specifies that the Department of Veterans Affairs or the Department of Defense must reimburse the Indian Health Service (IHS), tribes, or tribal organizations fo...
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2020-11-17
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USHR1223IntroSupporting the goals of World AIDS Day.
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2020-11-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4800IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-11-09
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 581.
USHB14IntroCommitment to Defeat the Virus and Keep America Healthy Act
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2020-11-02
To House Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials
USHR1204IntroExpressing support for the designation of November, 2020 as "Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-10-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB3590IntroDrinking Water Infrastructure Act of 2020
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2020-10-23
By Senator Barrasso from Committee on Environment and Public Works filed written report. Report No. 116-284.
USSR757IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of the month of November 2020 as "Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-10-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3100IntroAlaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convey specified property in Anchorage, Alaska, to the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium for use in connectio...
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2020-10-20
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 576.
USSB4204IntroFederal Emergency Pandemic Response Act This bill addresses the issue of national pandemic preparedness and response. It directs the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) or another federal agency, as determined by the OMB, to convene an Interagency ...
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2020-10-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 573.
USHB8604IntroProtecting Essential Workers Act This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services to establish within two months a publicly accessible clearinghouse of information about personal protective equipment used to prevent the spread of COVID-...
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2020-10-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8555IntroVaccine Fairness Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide weekly reports to Congress concerning the distribution of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) vaccines to the public. Specifically, HHS...
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2020-10-09
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7992IntroTelehealth Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8020IntroMake Billionaires Pay Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB8068IntroAmerican Indian and Alaska Native Veterans Mental Health Act
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2020-10-06
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB4796IntroFair Care Act of 2020
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2020-10-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1966IntroHenrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act of 2019 This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to complete a study reviewing how federal agencies address barriers to participation in federally-funded cancer clinical trials by individua...
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2020-10-02
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Mfume asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1966, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHR1153IntroCondemning unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their full, informed consent. This resolution condemns the performance of unwanted, unnecessary medical procedures on individuals without their informed consent and recognizes...
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2020-10-02
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB8527IntroFair Care Act of 2020
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2020-10-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6986IntroProtecting Human Rights During Pandemic Act
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2020-10-01
Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organization Discharged.
USHB5986IntroEnvironmental Justice For All Act This bill establishes 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...
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2020-10-01
Committee Hearings Held.
USHB925EngrossNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
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2020-10-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB4775IntroDelivering Immediate Relief to America's Families, Schools and Small Businesses Act
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2020-10-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 564.
USHB8436IntroEqual Health Care for All Act
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2020-10-01
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR H5120)
USHB3131EngrossSouth Asian Heart Health Awareness and Research Act of 2020 This bill establishes a program that supports heart-disease research and awareness among the South Asian population of the United States. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Ser...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5469EngrossPursuing Equity in Mental Health Act
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB7948EngrossTribal Health Data Improvement Act of 2020 This bill expands tribal access to public health care data and public health surveillance programs. It also reauthorizes through FY2025 the National Center for Health Statistics, which is part of the Centers...
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2020-09-30
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USSB4769IntroMaternal Health Pandemic Response Act of 2020
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB8420IntroTruth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policy Act This bill establishes the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School Policy in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, and membership. Among other activities, ...
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2020-09-29
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB4737IntroCommunity Immunity During COVID-19 Act of 2020 This bill requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to award grants to governmental health departments to increase rates of recommended immunizations during the COVID-19 (i.e., corona...
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2020-09-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4908EngrossNative American PACT Act Native American Veteran Parity in Access to Care Today Act This bill prohibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from collecting copayments from American Indian or Alaska Native veterans for hospital care or medical services...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB8358IntroNational Coronavirus Commission Act of 2020 This bill establishes, in the legislative branch, the Commission on the Coronavirus Pandemic in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, funding, and membership. Among other activities, the comm...
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2020-09-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4666IntroNational Coronavirus Commission Act of 2020 This bill establishes, in the legislative branch, the Commission on the Coronavirus Pandemic in the United States and sets forth its powers, duties, funding, and membership. Among other activities, the comm...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB895EngrossTribal School Federal Insurance Parity Act This bill allows tribally controlled grant schools to participate in the Federal Employee Health Benefits program.
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2020-09-22
Received in the Senate.
USHB4995EngrossMaternal Health Quality Improvement Act of 2020 This bill expands initiatives to address maternal health in rural areas and promote innovation in the field. Specifically, the bill requires the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to es...
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2020-09-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR1141IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 22, 2020, as "National Hispanic Nurses Day". This resolution supports the designation of National Hispanic Nurses day and recognizes the contribution of these nurses to the U.S. health care system.
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2020-09-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR1125IntroExpressing support for prioritizing racial and ethnic diversity in clinical trials for therapies, diagnostics, and vaccines for COVID-19.
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2020-09-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7909EngrossEnsuring Children and Child Care Workers Are Safe Act of 2020
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2020-09-17
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR706IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of September 2020 as "Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month" in order to educate communities across the United States about sickle cell disease and the need for research, early detection methods, effe...
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2020-09-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5715-5716; text: CR S5713)
USHB8234IntroSoutheast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2020 This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services to convey specified property in Sitka, Alaska, to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium for use in connectio...
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests, and Public Lands
USHB8205IntroETHIC Act Ensuring Transparent Honest Information on COVID-19 Act This bill retroactively requires states and other jurisdictions to report specified COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) data to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CD...
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2020-09-16
To House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
USHR1118IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 2020 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-09-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2558IntroNursing Home Care for Native American Veterans Act This bill expands eligibility for grants that provide per diem funding to state nursing homes for veterans to include veterans homes established by Native American tribes.
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 541.
USHB8200IntroEHDC Act of 2020 Ending Health Disparities During COVID-19 Act of 2020
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2020-09-14
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB8203IntroCOVID-19 Health Disparities Action Act of 2020
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2020-09-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8196IntroProtect Black Women and Girls Act of 2020 This bill establishes an Interagency Task Force to examine the conditions and experiences of Black women and girls to identify and assess the efficacy of policies and programs of federal, state, and local gov...
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2020-09-11
To House Judiciary Committee
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