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USSB2155EngrossEconomic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act This bill amends the Truth in Lending Act to allow institutions with less than $10 billion in assets to waive ability-to-repay requirements for certain residential-mortgage loans. Other ...
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2018-04-19
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held.
USHB3832IntroVeterans Opioid Abuse Prevention Act
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2018-04-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB1506IntroVA Health Care Provider Education Debt Relief Act of 2017 This bill increases the annual and five-year caps on the amount of education debt reduction available to Veterans Health Administration health care professionals under the Department of Vetera...
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2018-04-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB2322IntroInjured and Amputee Veterans Bill of Rights This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure that an Injured and Amputee Veterans Bill of Rights is printed on signage in accessible formats and displayed prominently and conspicuous...
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2018-04-17
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHR812IntroSupporting quality of life for prostate cancer patients.
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2018-04-10
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB324PassState 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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2018-03-27
Became Public Law No: 115-159.
USHB1625PassTARGET Act Targeted Rewards for the Global Eradication of Human Trafficking (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the Department of State's rewards program is a powerful tool in combating sophisticated international crime and that t...
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2018-03-23
Became Public Law No: 115-141.
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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2018-03-22
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate. (consideration: CR S1886-1892, S1892-1931)
USHB2683IntroProtecting 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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2018-03-21
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 59 - 0.
USSB899EngrossA bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that the requirements that new Federal employees who are veterans with service-connected disabilities are provided leave for purposes of undergoing medical treatment for such disabilities apply ...
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2018-03-21
To House Veterans' Affairs 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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2018-03-13
By Senator Thune from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 115-213.
USHB1725PassQuicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act of 2017 (Sec. 1) This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), within 180 days of enactment of this bill, to submit a report on the progress of the VA's Acceptable Clinical Evidence initiative in r...
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2018-03-09
Became Public Law No: 115-130.
USHB676IntroExpanded & Improved Medicare For All Act This bill establishes the Medicare for All Program to provide all individuals residing in the United States and U.S. territories with free health care that includes all medically necessary care, such as primar...
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2018-03-07
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Ellison asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 676, a bill originally introduced by former Representative Conyers, for purposes of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USSB2477IntroSNAP Work Opportunities and Veteran Protection Act of 2018 This bill amends the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to exempt Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the food stamp program) beneficiaries from work requirements i...
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2018-03-01
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB946EngrossVeterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018 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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2018-02-20
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
USHB1301PassDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2017 (Sec. 101) This bill amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 to: (1) compensate employees furloughed as a result of any lapse in appropriations which began on or about February 9, 2018; and (2) ra...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-124. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1892PassHonoring Hometown Heroes Act This bill authorizes the governor of a state, territory, or possession of the United States or the Mayor of the District of Columbia to proclaim that the U.S. flag shall be flown at half-staff in the event of the death of...
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2018-02-09
Became Public Law No: 115-123.
USHB695EngrossChild Protection Improvements Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the National Child Protection Act of 1993 to direct the Department of Justice to establish a program to provide national criminal history background checks and criminal history revie...
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2018-02-08
Cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 695 not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 55 - 44. Record Vote Number: 29. (CR S798)
USHB2372EngrossVETERAN Act Veterans Equal Treatment Ensures Relief and Access Now Act (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to specify that, for the purpose of determining eligibility for the premium assistance tax credit, an individual may not be tre...
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2018-02-06
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 301.
USHJR128IntroDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 DIVISION B--FURTHER EXTENSION OF CONTINUING APPROPRIATIONS ACT, 2018 Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 This division amends the Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 to provide conti...
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2018-02-05
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB4877IntroDepartment of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 Provides FY2018 appropriations to the Department of Defense (DOD) for military activities. Excludes military construction, military family housing, civil works projects of the Army Corps of Engineers, an...
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2018-01-25
To House Appropriations Committee
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 endi...
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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. (TXT | PDF)
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)
USSB1153EngrossVeterans ACCESS Act Veterans Acquiring Community Care Expect Safe Services Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) 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 hea...
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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
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
USHB2601EngrossVICTOR Act of 2017 Veterans Increased Choice for Transplanted Organs and Recovery Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Veterans Access, Choice, and Accountability Act of 2014 to include among veterans eligible to receive hospital care and medica...
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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.
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. Recognizes: (1) the urgency and importance of finding alternative succes...
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2017-10-26
To House Subcommittee on Health Committee
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)
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. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 115-132.
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. Establishes the congressional budget for the f...
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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.
USHB2773IntroTo authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to sell Pershing Hall. This bill amends the Veterans' Benefits Programs Improvement Act of 1991 to direct the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to sell Pershing Hall, in Paris, France, for fair market ...
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2017-10-12
Committee Hearings Held.
USSB1951IntroVeteran Wellness Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to carry out a two-year pilot program under which the VA makes grants to nonprofit veterans services organizations (VSOs), such as the American National Red Cross, the Am...
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2017-10-05
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
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.
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.
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