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USHB1319EngrossProvides additional relief to address the continued impact of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. Specifically, the bill provides funding for agriculture a...
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2021-03-06
Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 50 - 49. Record Vote Number: 110.
USHB67IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to report on the deaths of covered veterans who died by suicide during the last five years, regardless of whether informat...
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB109IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish the Electronic Health Record Advisory Committee to provide guidance regarding the implementation of and transition to an electronic health record system.
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB110IntroUpdates the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), including by requiring the VA to continue to provide assistance to a family caregiver for at least six months after the death of a veter...
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB112IntroExpands the availability of care for veterans at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities and non-VA facilities. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to furnish hospital care, medical services, and extended care services via providers under t...
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB219IntroIncreases the amount of specified Department of Veterans Affairs benefit payments for veterans (or their survivors) who require aid at home or are in nursing homes. Specifically, the bill increases such benefits by 25% until 60 days after the end of ...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB789IntroIncreases the amount of specified Department of Veterans Affairs benefit payments for veterans (or their survivors) who require aid at home or are in nursing homes. Specifically, the bill increases such benefits by 25% until 60 days after the end of ...
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2021-02-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB221IntroEstablishes a grant program for collaborative efforts between the United States and Israel to advance research on post-traumatic stress disorders. The Department of Defense, in coordination with the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department o...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB852IntroEstablishes a grant program for collaborative efforts between the United States and Israel to advance research on post-traumatic stress disorders. The Department of Defense, in coordination with the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department o...
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2021-02-04
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB202IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish veterans who are enrolled in the VA health care system with emergency treatment at non-VA facilities during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency. The VA may ...
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2021-02-03
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB194IntroProvides for inpatient and outpatient treatment of eating disorders under TRICARE for dependents of members of the uniformed services. Dependents are eligible for such care regardless of their age, except with respect to residential service. The bill...
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2021-02-03
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB746IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs to get a medical opinion to determine if a service-connected disability was the principal or contributory cause of death in situations where a veteran's death certificate identifies COVID-19 (i.e., coronavi...
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2021-02-03
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB765IntroRequires the directors of medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit to the VA and Congress an annual fact sheet containing specified information about their facility of jurisdiction (e.g., the number of veterans treated ...
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2021-02-03
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB711IntroTo amend the West Los Angeles Leasing Act of 2016 to authorize the use of certain funds received pursuant to leases entered into under such Act, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-02
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHCR13IntroThis concurrent resolution recognizes the difficult challenges Black veterans faced when returning home after serving in the Armed Forces, their heroic military sacrifices, and their patriotism in fighting for equal rights and for the dignity of a pe...
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2021-02-01
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB81IntroA bill to protect the privacy of health information during a national health emergency.
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2021-01-28
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB617IntroProhibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from requiring a co-payment or other cost sharing for qualifying preventive services related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). A qualifying preventive service is intended to prevent or mitigate...
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2021-01-28
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB584IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish veterans who are enrolled in the VA health care system with emergency treatment at non-VA facilities during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency. The VA may ...
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2021-01-28
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB89IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs to get a medical opinion to determine if a service-connected disability was the principal or contributory cause of death in situations where a veteran's death certificate identifies COVID-19 (i.e., coronavi...
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2021-01-28
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB100IntroRequires the following obligations to be granted priority over all other U.S. obligations if the public debt reaches the statutory limit: principal and interest on debt held by the public; compensation, allowances, and benefits for members of the Arm...
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2021-01-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB102IntroA bill to amend the West Los Angeles Leasing Act of 2016 to authorize the use of certain funds received pursuant to leases entered into under such Act, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB480IntroModifies provisions relating to enrollment periods for Medicare medical services. Among other things, the bill establishes a late enrollment penalty of 15% of monthly premiums and applies the penalty for a period equal to twice the number of months i...
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2021-01-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB492IntroPermanently extends the authorization for the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide financial assistance for supportive services for very low-income veteran families in permanent housing.
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2021-01-25
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB430IntroProhibits the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from denying a veteran any VA benefit due to participation in a state-approved marijuana program. For veterans participating in these approved programs, the VA must ensure its health care providers (1...
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2021-01-21
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB344IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a nationwide analysis of the need for women-specific VA programs that treat and rehabilitate women veterans with drug and alcohol dependency. Based on the findings of the analysis, the VA mu...
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2021-01-19
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB364IntroAllows covered veterans to receive coverage under TRICARE Select, a health care program of the Department of Defense (DOD). Veterans covered by this bill include those with service-connected disabilities, former prisoners of war, Purple Heart recipie...
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2021-01-19
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB345IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide abortion counseling to a veteran who has an unwanted pregnancy.
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2021-01-19
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB292IntroDirects the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to develop and implement a plan to hire a director for each VA medical center without a permanent director. Hiring priority shall be given to medical centers that have not had a permanent director for t...
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2021-01-13
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB291IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to install and operate an on-site regulated medical waste treatment system at each VA facility that would benefit from such a system's cost savings. In order to identify which VA facilities would benef...
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2021-01-13
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB253IntroTo expand and enhance existing adult day programs for younger people with neurological diseases or conditions (such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, traumatic brain injury, or other similar diseases or conditions) to support and improve ac...
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2021-01-11
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB239IntroProhibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from requiring payment from a veteran for any contraceptive item that is required to be covered by health insurance plans without a cost-sharing requirement.
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2021-01-11
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB234IntroEntitles certain veterans who served in the armed forces of the Republic of Korea to hospital and domiciliary care and medical services through the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Specifically, the bill entitles those veterans who served in the ...
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2021-01-06
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB182IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to evaluate VA programs that furnish hospital care, medical services, and nursing home care to ensure that the most intensively used specialized care programs are maintained as centers of excellence. T...
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2021-01-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB185IntroAddresses the sharing of medical information and disability examination procedures between the Departments of Defense (DOD) and Veterans Affairs (VA). It requires that if a member of the Armed Forces who is required to receive a physical examination ...
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2021-01-04
To House Armed Services Committee
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