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USSB1874Intro
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Revises and sets forth provisions related to recreation areas and special recreation permits issued by the Department of the Interior and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) for individual or group use of federal recreational lands and waters. The b...
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2021-12-02
Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Hearings held.
USSB796PassRequires 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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2021-11-30
Became Public Law No: 117-69.
USSB894PassRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to consult with the Department of Defense to identify and refer members of the Armed Forces with health care occupations for employment with the VA during their separation from the Armed Forces. The VA...
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2021-11-30
Became Public Law No: 117-67.
USHB1510PassRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to report on its policies and procedures relating to the usage and maintenance of video cameras for patient safety and law enforcement at VA medical facilities.
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2021-11-23
Became Public Law No: 117-64. (TXT | PDF)
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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2021-11-19
Motion to reconsider laid on the table.
USSB1564Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide support, including financial support, to one or more university law school programs to provide veterans with legal assistance.
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2021-11-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1296Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to jointly implement a five-year pilot program to assess the feasibility and advisability of providing specified counseling and services as part of the Transition As...
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2021-11-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB4233Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish counseling, including counseling through a Vet Center, to veterans or members of the Armed Forces who are pursuing a course of education using specified Department of Defense or VA education...
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2021-11-17
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4626Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to, at least once every 10 years, enter into a contract with a private sector entity or entities to conduct an independent assessment of the hospital care, medical services, and other health care furni...
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2021-11-17
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB1664Intro
25%
Requires the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA) within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to update an ongoing national training program for claims processors who review compensation claims for service-connected post-traumatic stress disorde...
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2021-11-17
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB3665Engross
50%
Designates the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) in San Diego, California, as the Jennifer Moreno Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. The bill also expresses the sense of Congress that the VA should designate a prom...
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2021-11-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB5671Engross
50%
Authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish a seasonal influenza vaccine to covered individuals during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Under the bill, covered individuals are veterans who are not eligible to enroll in the VA h...
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2021-11-16
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB3475PassDesignates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Columbus, Georgia, as the Robert S. Poydasheff VA Clinic.
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2021-11-12
Became Public Law No: 117-56. (TXT | PDF)
USHB4172PassDesignates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs to be located in Aurora, Colorado, as the Lieutenant Colonel John W. Mosley Clinic.
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2021-11-12
Became Public Law No: 117-57. (TXT | PDF)
USHB3373Intro
25%
To strengthen United States engagement in the Oceania region and enhance the security and resilience of allies and partners of the Oceania community, and for other purposes.
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB1596Intro
25%
Establishes the Commission to Study the Stigmatization, Criminalization, and Ongoing Exclusion and Inequity for LGBTQ Servicemembers and Veterans. The Commission must identify and compile information about the history of military policy regarding hom...
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2021-11-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 10.
USHB2385Intro
25%
Requires the Government Accountability Office to conduct a study regarding women involuntarily separated or discharged from the Armed Forces due to pregnancy or parenthood during the period of 1951-1976.
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2021-11-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2916Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct clinical trials of the effects of medical-grade cannabis on the health outcomes of covered veterans diagnosed with chronic pain and those diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. Cover...
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2021-11-04
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 11.
USHB5543Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase the number of Vet Centers in certain States based on population metrics, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB1342Intro
25%
Establishes the Green Alert System Advisory and Support Committee to develop best practices and provide technical assistance to states for the implementation of green alert systems, which would be activated when a veteran with a history of mental hea...
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2021-10-20
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2720Intro
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Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish in its National Surgery Office an interdisciplinary clinical pathway for all stages of prostate cancer. Clinical pathways are health care management tools designed around research and evid...
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2021-10-20
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2283Intro
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Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to update training and procedures for call responders of the Veterans Crisis Line. Specifically, the VA must enter into an agreement with an outside organization to review the training for crisis line ...
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2021-10-20
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2787Intro
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Generally aligns the position of podiatrists with that of physicians for pay and grade purposes within the Veterans Health Administration (VHA). Additionally, the bill replaces the Director of Podiatric Service position with a Podiatric Medical Direc...
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2021-10-20
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2526Intro
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A bill to authorize the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into agreements for the planning, design, and construction of facilities to be operated as shared medical facilities, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-20
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1779Intro
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Eliminates veterans' copayments for medication, hospital care, and medical services related to preventive health services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The bill expands the definition of preventive health services to include (1) evi...
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2021-10-20
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1937Intro
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Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish a five-year pilot program to furnish doula services to pregnant veterans who are enrolled in the VA health care system. The program must furnish doula services through eligible entities by...
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2021-10-20
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2624Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out specified major medical facility projects during FY2022. The bill also indicates the maximum amount that can be spent on each project.
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2021-10-20
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2924Intro
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Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to take specified actions to provide information on Vet Centers to service members who are transitioning to civilian life. Vet Centers are community-based counseling centers that provide social and psy...
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2021-10-20
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB3023Intro
25%
A bill making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-20
To Senate Appropriations 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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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USSB3004Intro
25%
A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to establish new requirements for State homes for veterans that receive per diem from the Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-19
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB544Engross
50%
Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to designate one week each year as Buddy Check Week for the purposes of organizing outreach events and educating veterans on how to conduct peer wellness checks. The VA shall ensure that the Veterans C...
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2021-10-08
Held at the desk.
USHB2734Intro
25%
To improve the reproductive assistance provided by the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to certain members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and their spouses or partners, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5293PassTo amend title 38, United States Code, to extend and modify certain authorities and requirements relating to the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-30
Became Public Law No: 117-42. (TXT | PDF)
USSB2792Intro
25%
An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2022 for military activities of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for s...
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2021-09-22
An errata sheet on written report No. 117-39 was printed.
USHB1281Engross
50%
Designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Gaylord, Michigan, as the Navy Corpsman Steve Andrews Department of Veterans Affairs Health Care Clinic.
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2021-09-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2771Intro
25%
Designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in San Angelo, Texas, as the Colonel Charles and JoAnne Powell Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic or the Colonel Charles and JoAnne Powell VA Clinic.
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2021-09-21
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB4880Intro
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Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to establish in its National Surgery Office an interdisciplinary clinical pathway for all stages of prostate cancer. Clinical pathways are health care management tools designed around research and evid...
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2021-09-09
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5073Intro
25%
To improve the Veterans Crisis Line of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-09
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5003Intro
25%
To direct the Secretaries of Health and Human Services, Defense, and Veterans Affairs to end American over-dependence on Chinese pharmaceuticals by encouraging the growth of a robust domestic medicine supply chain for generic drugs, to empower the Fo...
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2021-09-09
To House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
USHB4571Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Under Secretary for Health of the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide mammography screening for veterans who served in locations associated with toxic exposure.
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2021-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB4624Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to improve access to health care for veterans, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-08
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4670Intro
25%
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage and payment for certain tests and assistive telehealth consultations, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-08
To House Technology Modernization Subcommittee
USHB3883Intro
25%
Prohibits smoking on the premises of any Veterans Health Administration facility. The bill defines smoking as the use of cigarettes, cigars, and pipes (i.e., the heating or combustion of tobacco), as well as the use of any electronic nicotine deliver...
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2021-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3804Intro
25%
Authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out specified major medical facility projects during FY2021. The bill also indicates the maximum amount that can be spent on each project.
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2021-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4506Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish tests and vaccinations to veterans during public health emergencies.
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2021-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4328Intro
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Designates the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in San Angelo, Texas, as the Colonel Charles and JoAnne Powell VA Clinic.
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2021-09-07
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB1448PassImplements a program and a policy related to service dog therapy for veterans. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement a five-year pilot program to provide canine training to eligible veterans diagnosed wi...
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2021-08-25
Became Public Law No: 117-37. (TXT | PDF)
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)
USSB2604Intro
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Provides FY2022 appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and related agencies. The bill provides appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military construction for the Army; the Navy and Marine C...
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2021-08-04
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 114.
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