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USSB1519IntroNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 appropriations and sets forth policies regarding the military activities of the Department of Defense (DOD), military construction, and the defense activities of the ...
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2018-01-18
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (CR S270)
USHB4587IntroWounded Warrior Research Enhancement Act
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2018-01-10
To House Subcommittee on Military Personnel Committee
USSB925EngrossVETS Act of 2017 Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support Act of 2017 This bill allows a licensed health care professional of the Department of Veterans Affairs to practice his or her profession using telemedicine at any location in any state, rega...
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2018-01-05
Held at the desk.
USHB4667EngrossFurther Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements, 2017 Official Titles Official Titles - House of Representatives Official Title as Introduced Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year end...
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2018-01-04
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 291.
USSB1266PassEnhancing Veteran Care Act (Sec. 2) This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with a nonprofit organization that accredits health care organizations and programs in the United States to investigate a VA medical center t...
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2017-12-20
Became Public Law No: 115-95.
USHJR124IntroCHAMPIONING HEALTHY KIDS Act Community Health And Medical Professionals Improve Our Nation Act of 2017 Continuing Community Health And Medical Professional Programs to Improve Our Nation, Increase National Gains, and Help Ensure Access for Little One...
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2017-12-13
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB2810PassNational Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 This bill authorizes FY2018 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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2017-12-12
Became Public Law No: 115-91.
USHB1545PassVA Prescription Data Accountability Act 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to disclose information about an individual who is dispensed medication prescribed by a VA employee or by a non-VA provider authorized to ...
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2017-11-21
Became Public Law No: 115-86. (TXT | PDF)
USSB324EngrossState Veterans Home Adult Day Health Care Improvement Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into an agreement with each state home to pay for medical supervision model adult day health care for a vete...
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2017-11-13
Held at the desk.
USSB1153EngrossVeterans ACCESS Act Veterans Acquiring Community Care Expect Safe Services Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to deny or revoke eligibility to provide non-VA health care services to veterans for any any health care ...
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2017-11-13
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4284IntroINFO Act Indexing Narcotics, Fentanyl, and Opioids Act of 2017
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2017-11-10
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1015EngrossNational Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2017 (Sec. 3) This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to coordinate with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Department of Veterans Affairs ...
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2017-11-10
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology Committee
USHB918EngrossVeteran Urgent Access to Mental Healthcare Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish to former members of the Armed Forces: (1) an initial mental health assessment; and (2) the mental health care services requi...
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2017-11-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1133EngrossVeterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to authorize the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to: (1) provide for an operation on a live donor to carry out a transp...
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2017-11-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2123EngrossVETS Act of 2017 Veterans E-Health and Telemedicine Support Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill allows a licensed health care professional of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to practice his or her profession using telemedicine at any location in a...
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2017-11-08
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1066EngrossVA Management Alignment Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit to the Committees on Veterans' Affairs of the Senate and the House of Representatives a report (including recommendations for appropriat...
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2017-11-07
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4226IntroVeterans Access to Care Act
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2017-11-03
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHCR71EngrossEstablishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027. Establishes the congressional budget for the federal government for FY2...
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2017-10-26
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB585PassDr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 TITLE I--EMPLOYEES GENERALLY (Sec. 102) This bill directs federal agencies (excluding any entity that is an element of the intellige...
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2017-10-26
Became Public Law No: 115-73. (TXT | PDF)
USHR590IntroCalling on the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct a clinical study assessing the effectiveness of treating chronic pain in veterans with cannabis in comparison to opioids.
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2017-10-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB744IntroProtecting Veterans Credit Act of 2017 This bill amends the Fair Credit Reporting Act to exclude from consumer report information: (1) a veteran's medical debt if the hospital care or medical services relating to the debt antedates the credit report ...
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2017-10-17
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USSCR27IntroA concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027.
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2017-10-17
To Senate Budget Committee
USSCR25IntroAn original concurrent resolution setting forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027. Establishes the congressional budget...
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2017-10-13
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 238.
USHB3354EngrossInterior and Environment, Agriculture and Rural Development, Commerce, Justice, Science, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, State and Foreign Operations, Transportation, Housing ...
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2017-09-27
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 230.
USHB93IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for increased access to Department of Veterans Affairs medical care for women veterans. This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that gender specific services are continuous...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB501IntroVA Transparency Enhancement Act of 2017 This bill requires the director of each Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical facility to report quarterly to the VA on: the number of patients who contracted an infection as result of surgery at such med...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1063IntroVeteran Prescription Continuity Act This bill amends the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 to direct the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish an individual who is transitioning from Department of Defense (DOD)- to VA-f...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3832IntroVeterans Opioid Abuse Prevention Act
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2017-09-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1972IntroVA Billing Accountability Act This bill authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to waive the requirement that a veteran make copayments for medications, hospital care, nursing home care, and medical services if: an error committed by the V...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2147IntroVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2017 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to hire at least 50 Veterans Justice Outreach Specialists, place each one at an eligible VA medical center, and ensure that each one serves as...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2225IntroVeterans Dog Training Therapy Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a five-year pilot program to assess the effectiveness of addressing veterans' post-deployment mental health and post-traumatic stress disorder sy...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2327IntroPAWS Act of 2017 Puppies Assisting Wounded Servicemembers Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a five-year pilot program under which it provides grants to eligible nonprofit organizations to provide servi...
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2017-09-26
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB3765IntroTo redesignate certain clinics of the Department of Veterans Affairs located in Montana.
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2017-09-13
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB601PassREAD Act Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act DIVISION A--REINFORCING EDUCATION ACCOUNTABILITY IN DEVELOPMENT ACT Reinforcing Education Accountability in Development Act or the READ Act (Sec. 3) Amends the Foreign Assistance Act of...
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2017-09-08
Became Public Law No: 115-56. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1165EngrossA bill to designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntington, West Virginia, as the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center. (Sec. 1) This bill designates the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Hu...
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2017-09-07
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3696IntroWounded Warrior Workforce Enhancement Act
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2017-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USSB1764IntroCARERS Act of 2017 Compassionate Access, Research Expansion, and Respect States Act of 2017
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2017-09-05
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB3663IntroTo designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntington, West Virginia, as the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center. This bill designates the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntington, West V...
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2017-08-22
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB2210PassTo designate the community living center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Butler Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the "Sergeant Joseph George Kusick VA Community Living Center". (Sec. 2) This bill designates the Department of Veteran...
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2017-08-16
Became Public Law No: 115-47. (TXT | PDF)
USSB114PassVA Choice and Quality Employment Act of 2017 (Sec. 1) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit an annual report to specified congressional committees on the performance awards and bonuses presented to Regional Office Direc...
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2017-08-12
Became Public Law No: 115-46. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1282EngrossA bill to redesignate certain clinics of the Department of Veterans Affairs located in Montana. (Sec. 1) This bill redesignates Department of Veterans Affairs clinic in Montana located at: 2687 Palmer Street in Missoula as the "David J. Thatcher VA C...
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2017-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3642IntroMilitary SAVE Act Military Sexual Assault Victims Empowerment Act This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), through the Office of Community Care, to carry out a three-year pilot program of hospital care and medical services for eligi...
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2017-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB3219EngrossDefense, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Legislative Branch, and Energy and Water Development National Security Appropriations Act, 2018 Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018 Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 DIVISION A--...
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2017-08-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 187.
USHB3640IntroDepartment of Veterans Affairs Information Technology Restructuring Act of 2017 This bill establishes in the Office of the Under Secretary for Health of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) the position of Chief Information Officer of the Veterans...
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2017-08-01
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations Committee
USSR203IntroA resolution designating the month of June 2017, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month" and June 27, 2017, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day". Designates June 2017 as National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month and June...
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2017-08-01
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4695)
USHB95EngrossVeterans' Access to Child Care Act (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide child care assistance to an eligible veteran for any period that the veteran: (1) receives covered health care services at a VA facility,...
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2017-07-31
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3262EngrossGrow Our Own Directive: Physician Assistant Employment and Education Act of 2017 This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out the Grow Our Own Directive or G.O.O.D. pilot program to provide educational assistance to certain ...
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2017-07-31
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1058EngrossVA Provider Equity Act (Sec. 2) This bill: (1) makes a Veterans Health Administration (VHA) doctor of podiatric medicine eligible for any supervisory position to the same degree as a VHA physician, and (2) increases the pay grade of podiatric surgeon...
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2017-07-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1690EngrossDepartment of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), within 120 days after the end of each fiscal year, to submit a report to specified congressional committees on the performance ...
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2017-07-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB1848EngrossVeterans Affairs Medical Scribe Pilot Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill directs the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a two-year pilot program under which it shall increase the use of medical scribes at VA medical centers. The bill define...
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2017-07-25
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
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