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USHB442Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to convey specified property in Sitka, Alaska, to the Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium for use in connection with health and social services programs. The conveyance shall not requi...
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2021-10-13
Ordered to be Reported by Unanimous Consent.
USSB796Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement the maternity care coordination program. The VA must provide community maternity care providers (i.e., non-VA maternity care providers) with training and support with respect to the unique...
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2021-10-08
Held at the desk.
USHB441Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Health and Human Services to convey specified property in Tanana, Alaska, to the Tanana Tribal Council for use in connection with health and social services programs. The conveyance shall not require any consideration from, ...
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2021-10-05
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB5305PassProvides continuing FY2022 appropriations for federal agencies, provides supplemental appropriations, and extends several expiring programs and authorities. Specifically, the bill provides continuing FY2022 appropriations to federal agencies through ...
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2021-09-30
Became Public Law No: 117-43.
USSB2874Intro
25%
Excludes from gross income, for income tax purposes, payments under the Indian Health Service Loan Repayment Program and certain amounts received under the Indian Health Professions Scholarships Program.
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2021-09-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5376Intro
25%
Provides funding, establishes programs, and otherwise modifies provisions relating to a broad array of areas, including education, labor, child care, health care, taxes, immigration, and the environment. (The bill is commonly referred to as the Build...
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2021-09-27
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 94.
USSB1543Intro
25%
Requires state, tribal, and local educational agencies that receive grant funding for priority mental-health needs, including through the Project AWARE State Education Agency Grant Program, to establish and implement evidence-based suicide awareness ...
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2021-09-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 127.
USHR629Intro
25%
This resolution condemns racism, xenophobia, discrimination, scapegoating, and ethnic and religious bigotry. It acknowledges the climate of hate that Arab, Muslim, Middle Eastern, South Asian, and Sikh communities have experienced since September 11,...
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2021-09-10
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR633Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.
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2021-09-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSCR14Engross
50%
This concurrent resolution establishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2022, sets forth budgetary levels for FY2023-FY2031, and provides reconciliation instructions for legislation that increases the deficit. The resolution ...
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2021-08-24
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 601, S. Con. Res. 14 is considered passed House. (text: CR H4372-4384)
USHB5030Intro
25%
To improve diversity in clinical trials and data collection for COVID-19 and future public health threats to address social determinants of health.
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2021-08-13
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB2706Intro
25%
A bill to improve diversity in clinical trials and data collection for COVID-19 and future public health threats to address social determinants of health.
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2021-08-10
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2691Intro
25%
A bill to 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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2021-08-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2630Intro
25%
Requires agencies to address and mitigate the disproportionate impact of environmental and human health hazards on communities of color, indigenous communities, and low-income communities resulting from agencies' programs and policies. The bill also ...
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2021-08-05
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USHR572Intro
25%
This resolution honors the 50th anniversary of the founding of the National Black Nurses Association.
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2021-07-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB912Intro
25%
Directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide mental health and suicide prevention outreach to American Indian and Alaska Native veterans. Specifically, the bill requires that each VA medical center have a full-time minority veteran coor...
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2021-07-28
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB2510Intro
25%
A bill to reduce the health risks of heat by establishing the National Integrated Heat Health Information System Program within the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the National Integrated Heat Health Information System Interagency...
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2021-07-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB951Intro
25%
Establishes a national campaign to raise awareness and increase rates of maternal vaccinations. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) must consult with various stakeholders to carry out this campaign. In addition, the CDC must focus on...
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB1550Intro
25%
Supports efforts to increase human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination rates and otherwise prevent and treat cervical cancer and other cancers associated with that virus. Specifically, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) must educate th...
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB1688Engross
50%
Reauthorizes through FY2027 and otherwise revises certain programs related to the prevention, investigation, treatment, and prosecution of family violence, child abuse, and child neglect involving Indian children and families. Specifically, the bill ...
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2021-07-21
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB2347Intro
25%
Modifies vaccination programs and coverage for children under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Specifically, the bill expands and otherwise modifies the Vaccines for Children Program, which provides free vaccinations to in...
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB1797Intro
25%
Expands the authority of the Indian Health Service (IHS) to make funds available for urban Indian organizations to renovate, construct, or expand urban Indian health facilities. Specifically, the bill authorizes the IHS to (1) make funds available fo...
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2021-07-21
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1895Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Health and Human Services to award additional FY2022 funds to the Indian Health Service Sanitation Facilities Construction Program. This program provides American Indian and Alaska Native homes and communities with water su...
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2021-07-21
Committee on Indian Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB4387Intro
25%
To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve maternal health, to improve obstetric care in rural areas, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB3894Intro
25%
Requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to periodically update guidance to help states address social determinants of health (e.g., socioeconomic factors) under Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
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2021-07-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB3496Intro
25%
Expands the authority of the Indian Health Service (IHS) to make funds available for urban Indian organizations to renovate, construct, or expand urban Indian health facilities. Specifically, the bill authorizes the IHS to (1) make funds available fo...
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2021-07-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB2377Intro
25%
An original bill to invest in the energy and outdoor infrastructure of the United States to deploy new and innovative technologies, update existing infrastructure to be reliable and resilient, and secure energy infrastructure against physical and cyb...
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2021-07-19
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 104.
USHR538Intro
25%
This resolution supports the goals of Bebe Moore Campbell BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month, including bringing attention to the mental health disparities faced by communities of color.
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2021-07-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB4542Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Energy to provide grants for energy improvements to certain public buildings, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-19
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB925Intro
25%
Expands data collection and research on maternal morbidity and mortality among minority populations. Specifically, the bill adds requirements to a program within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that supports maternal mortality re...
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2021-07-15
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USHB1978Intro
25%
Specifies that certain deductible, coinsurance, initial coverage limit, and cost-sharing requirements that apply under the Medicare prescription drug benefit shall not apply with respect to vaccines that are recommended by the Advisory Committee on I...
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2021-07-15
Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
USSB2369Intro
25%
A bill to provide access to reliable, clean, and drinkable water on Tribal lands, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-15
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USSB2307Intro
25%
A bill to provide for the establishment of COVID-19 and pandemic response centers of excellence.
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2021-07-12
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4372Intro
25%
Making appropriations for the Department of the Interior, environment, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-06
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 58.
USHB4292Intro
25%
To provide for the establishment of COVID-19 and pandemic response centers of excellence, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB4220Intro
25%
To amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to establish a National Climate Service Corps to help communities withstand and respond to changes in the Earth's climate with respect to natural disasters, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-29
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB3752Engross
50%
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 Commission must report, and make available to the public, infor...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3841Engross
50%
Expands tribal access to public health care data and public health surveillance programs. It also reauthorizes through FY2026 the National Center for Health Statistics, which is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and requir...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Indian Affairs Committee
USSB2259Intro
25%
A bill to require the Secretary of Education to establish a Climate Change Resilience Program, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR495Intro
25%
This resolution recognizes the challenges posed by sickle cell trait and sickle cell disease and encourages relevant screening, research, and surveillance. Sickle cell disease is a group of inherited disorders that cause abnormally shaped red blood c...
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2021-06-23
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2234Intro
25%
Requires federal health care programs to provide coverage for abortion services and requires federal facilities to provide access to those services. The bill also permits qualified health plans to use funds attributable to premium tax credits and red...
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2021-06-16
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB1076Intro
25%
Provides funding for grants to plug orphaned (i.e., abandoned) oil and gas wells, clean up pollution leaking from such wells, and conduct research and related activities. Specifically, the bill provides funding for a grant program within the Departme...
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2021-06-16
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining. Hearings held.
USSB2085Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide for carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas and criteria air pollutant emission fees, provide rebates to low- and middle-income Americans, invest in fossil fuel communities and workers, inv...
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2021-06-16
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3904Intro
25%
Provides additional funding for FY2021 and subsequent fiscal years to specified components of the Department of Health and Human Services, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Institute on Minority Health and Dispari...
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2021-06-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB1927Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act.
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2021-06-10
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB1491Intro
25%
Expands initiatives to address maternal health in rural areas. The bill requires the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to establish rural obstetric networks. These networks must foster collaboration to improve birth outcomes and red...
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2021-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 70.
USSB1675Intro
25%
A bill to improve maternal health.
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2021-06-08
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 71.
USHB3687Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of the Interior and the Secretary of Agriculture to complete an interagency report on the effects of special recreation permits on environmental justice communities, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-08
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3773Intro
25%
To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Director of the National Institutes of Health to make awards to outstanding scientists, including physician-scientists, to support researchers focusing on pediatric research, including basic, cl...
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2021-06-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR461Intro
25%
This resolution commends domestic and international efforts to combat human immunodeficiency virus/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS) and calls for additional actions to address the disease.
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2021-06-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
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