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USSB1511PassA bill to amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 with respect to payments to certain public safety officers who have become permanently and totally disabled as a result of personal injuries sustained in the line of duty, and for...
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2021-11-18
Became Public Law No: 117-61.
USSB1296Intro
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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.
USSB1664Intro
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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.
USHB3537Intro
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Establishes grant programs to address neurodegenerative diseases, such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease), and contains other related provisions. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shall award ...
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2021-11-17
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USHB2992Intro
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Requires the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) to consult with relevant agencies to establish crisis intervention training tools for first responders to address individuals with traumatic brain injuries, acquired brain injuries, and post-traumatic s...
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2021-11-09
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB2916Intro
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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.
USHB5412Intro
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To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2022 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and Disability System, and for oth...
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2021-10-28
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 114.
USSR430Intro
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This resolution designates October 2021 as National Dyslexia Awareness Month and calls on Congress, schools, and educational agencies to recognize that dyslexia has significant educational implications that must be addressed.
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2021-10-27
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7433; text: CR S7419)
USSB2624Intro
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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.
USHR729Intro
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This resolution supports the designation of National Dyslexia Awareness Month and calls on Congress, schools, and educational agencies to recognize that dyslexia has significant educational implications that must be addressed.
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2021-10-20
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1828PassSpecifically authorizes the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of State, and other agencies to provide payments to agency personnel who incur brain injuries from hostilities while on assignment. Specifically, the bill allows agency personnel...
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2021-10-08
Became Public Law No: 117-46. (TXT | PDF)
USHB2734Intro
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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
USHB5435Intro
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To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a Neuroscience Center of Excellence and a Neuroscience Translation Working Group, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR393Intro
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This resolution designates September 2021 as National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month.
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2021-09-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6746; text: CR S6745)
USSB2792Intro
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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.
USSR339Intro
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This resolution expresses support for the designation of September 25, 2021, as National Ataxia Awareness Day to bring attention to this condition. Ataxia is a clinical manifestation that indicates degeneration or dysfunction of the brain that negati...
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2021-09-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S6482)
USHB3804Intro
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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
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)
USSB2610Intro
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An original bill to authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2022 for intelligence and intelligence-related activities of the United States Government, the Intelligence Community Management Account, and the Central Intelligence Agency Retirement and ...
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2021-08-10
By Senator Warner from Select Committee on Intelligence filed written report. Report No. 117-37. Additional views filed.
USSB1910PassAuthorizes 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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2021-07-29
Became Public Law No: 117-30. (TXT | PDF)
USSB1965Intro
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A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to improve long-term care provided to veterans by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB1978Intro
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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 .
USHB2778Intro
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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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2021-07-14
To House Subcommittee on Economic Opportunity
USSR289Intro
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This resolution designates June 2021 as National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Month and June 27, 2021, as National Post-Traumatic Stress Awareness Day. The resolution supports (1) the education of members of the Armed Forces, veterans, their famil...
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2021-07-14
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4908; text: CR 6/24/2021 S4783-4784)
USHR506Intro
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Expressing support for the designation of the month of June 2021 as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Month" and June 27, 2021, as "National Post-Traumatic Stress Injury Awareness Day".
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2021-06-28
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB3967Intro
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To improve health care and benefits for veterans exposed to toxic substances, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-24
Ordered to be Reported by the Yeas and Nays: 14 - 11.
USSB613Intro
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Implements 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 assess the effectiveness of addressing post-deployment me...
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2021-06-23
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB951Intro
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A bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to make grants to eligible organizations to provide service dogs to veterans with severe post-traumatic stress disorder, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-23
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1280Intro
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A bill 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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2021-06-23
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB1467Intro
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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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2021-06-23
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB2189Intro
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Requires the Department of Veterans Affairs to furnish hyperbaric oxygen therapy through a provider authorized by the Veterans Community Care Program to veterans who have a traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), are at high ...
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2021-06-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2372Intro
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To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a presumption of service connection for certain diseases associated with exposure to toxins, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-22
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB2368Intro
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To amend title 38, United States Code, to establish a presumption of service connection for illnesses associated with exposure to certain airborne hazards, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-22
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USSB2101Intro
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Establishes the Alzheimer's Research and Caregiving Trust Fund to pay for research regarding the treatment or cure of Alzheimer's disease and for education, counseling, respite, and other supportive services for individuals with Alzheimer's disease a...
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2021-06-17
To Senate Finance Committee
USSR278Intro
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This resolution commemorates the 75th anniversary of the founding of the United Spinal Association and recognizes its efforts on behalf of people with spinal cord injuries and neurological disorders.
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2021-06-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S4618; text: CR S4633)
USHB3880Intro
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Establishes the Alzheimer's Research and Caregiving Trust Fund to pay for research regarding the treatment or cure of Alzheimer's disease and for education, counseling, respite, and other supportive services for individuals with Alzheimer's disease a...
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2021-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR469Intro
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This resolution supports the designation of Migraine and Headache Awareness Month.
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2021-06-14
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSR266Intro
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This resolution expresses support for the designation of May 2021 as National Brain Tumor Awareness Month.
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2021-06-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S4021; text: CR S4020-4021)
USSR184Intro
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This resolution designates May 2-May 8, 2021, as Tardive Dyskinesia Awareness Week. Tardive Dyskinesia is a movement disorder characterized by involuntary and uncontrolled movements of muscles in the face, torso, and extremities. It is caused by prol...
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2021-06-08
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: 4/28/2021 CR S2297-2298)
USHR446Intro
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This resolution expresses support for the designation of Stroke Awareness Month.
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2021-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR451Intro
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This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Brain Tumor Awareness Month.
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2021-05-31
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSR255Intro
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This resolution designates May 2021 as ALS Awareness Month. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.
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2021-05-28
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S3931; text: CR S3933-3934)
USSB1923Intro
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A bill to require the Secretary of Defense to provide to employees of the United States Government and their family members timely access to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center for medical assessment of anomalous health conditions.
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2021-05-27
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHR434Intro
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This resolution supports the designation of ALS Awareness Month. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord.
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2021-05-26
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB1813Intro
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Establishes grant programs to address neurodegenerative diseases, such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease), and contains other related provisions. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shall award ...
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2021-05-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR231Intro
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This resolution expresses support for the designation of DIPG Awareness Day. DIPG is diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, a terminal childhood brain cancer.
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2021-05-24
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S3382; text: CR S3338)
USHR424Intro
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This resolution supports the designation of Batten Disease Awareness Day. Batten disease refers to a group of inherited nervous system disorders that interfere with the body's ability to break down certain molecules.
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2021-05-21
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3354Intro
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Modifies the requirements under Medicare for diagnosing and treating Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive impairments in older adults. Specifically, the bill expands the cognitive impairment detection benefit during annual wellness visits to requi...
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2021-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB1692Intro
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Modifies the requirements under Medicare for diagnosing and treating Alzheimer's disease and other cognitive impairments in older adults. Specifically, the bill expands the cognitive impairment detection benefit during annual wellness visits to requi...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1714Intro
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Specifically authorizes the Central Intelligence Agency, the Department of State, and other agencies to provide payments to agency personnel who incur brain injuries from hostilities while on assignment. Specifically, the bill allows agency personnel...
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2021-05-19
To Senate Homeland Security And Governmental Affairs Committee
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