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USHR1176Intro
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Expressing support for the designation of June 19, 2022, as "World Sickle Cell Awareness Day" in order to increase public alertness across the United States and global community about sickle cell disease, the continued need for empirical research, ea...
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2022-06-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7667Engross
50%
Reauthorizes Food and Drug Administration (FDA) user fee programs for certain drugs and devices, establishes requirements to increase diversity in clinical trials, and modifies requirements relating to the overall supply chain for drugs and devices. ...
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2022-06-09
Received in the Senate.
USSB2533PassAddresses the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provision of mammograms and breast cancer treatment. Among other requirements, the VA must submit a strategic plan for improving breast imaging services for veterans; implement a three-year pilot prog...
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2022-06-07
Became Public Law No: 117-135. (TXT | PDF)
USHB1620Engross
50%
Modifies and reauthorizes through FY2026 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2022-05-24
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB4521Engross
50%
Addresses U.S. technology and communications, foreign relations and national security, domestic manufacturing, education, trade, and other matters. Among other provisions, the bill provides funding for FY2022-FY2026 to support U.S. semiconductor manu...
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2022-05-05
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
USHB7152Intro
25%
Requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to take specified actions related to the genomic sequencing of pathogens. Specifically, the CDC must issue guidance on sharing specimens and other activities to support collaboration in th...
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2022-03-18
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB2471PassProvides appropriations to federal agencies for the remainder of FY2022, provides supplemental appropriations for activities to support Ukraine, and modifies or establishes various programs that address a wide range of policy areas. The bill includes...
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2022-03-15
Became Public Law No: 117-103. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3799Intro
25%
Sets out programs and activities primarily to address public health preparedness and response. Specifically, the bill establishes a legislative task force to investigate the COVID-19 pandemic and a White House office to advise on pandemic preparednes...
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2022-03-15
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
USSB140Intro
25%
Addresses data collection and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and coasts. Specifically, it expands requirements related to a study of the scientific workforce in areas of oceanic and atmospheric research and development. For e...
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2022-02-15
By Senator Cantwell from Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation filed written report. Report No. 117-74.
USSB3623Intro
25%
Modifies and reauthorizes through FY2027 programs and activities under the Violence Against Women Act that seek to prevent and respond to domestic violence, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking. The bill also authorizes new programs, makes c...
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2022-02-10
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 268.
USHB6637Intro
25%
To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to make mandatory and permanent requirements relating to use of an electronic employment eligibility verification system, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-09
To House Oversight, Management, and Accountability Committee
USSB3534Intro
25%
Requires the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to take specified actions related to the genomic sequencing of pathogens. Specifically, the CDC must issue guidance on sharing specimens and other activities to support collaboration in th...
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2022-01-31
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3463Intro
25%
Requires the President to impose sanctions and take other actions related to COVID-19 if certain conditions are not met. Specifically, if the President is unable to certify within 90 days of this bill's enactment that China's government has allowed a...
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2022-01-18
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 243.
USHB6000Intro
25%
Addresses pandemic preparedness and public health issues, caregiver and patient engagement, drug development, insurance coverage, and biomedical research. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must undertake research and other activities ...
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2022-01-04
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USSB46Intro
25%
Addresses the conservation and sustainability of coral reef ecosystems. Among other things, the bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Coral Reef Conservation Program; directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to pr...
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2021-12-17
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 223.
USHB5608Engross
50%
Directs the Department of Agriculture (USDA) to address chronic wasting disease afflicting deer, elk, and moose populations. Specifically, the bill directs USDA to establish a program to research and manage the disease. Under the program, USDA must o...
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2021-12-09
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB6157Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of State to implement a strategy to reduce reliance on concentrated supply chains for critical goods, and for other purposes.
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2021-12-08
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USHB6114Intro
25%
Requires the U.S. Trade Representative to annually report on the economic and trade relationship between the United States and China, including a comprehensive review of the current tariffs in place against China.
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2021-12-01
To House Ways And Means Committee
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.
USHB5421Intro
25%
Expands the research and extension grant program for the coffee plant health initiative. Under current law, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) may provide competitive grants under the initiative to support research and extension activities to comba...
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2021-10-21
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB5422Intro
25%
Expands the research and extension grant program for the macadamia tree health initiative. Under current law, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) may provide competitive grants under the initiative to support research and extension activities to com...
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2021-10-21
To House Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Research Committee
USHB2219Intro
25%
Imposes restrictions related to adult aliens being admitted into the United States with a minor. An adult alien shall not be admitted with a minor unless the adult (1) presents documents or witness testimony proving that the adult is a relative or gu...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship
USHB4794Intro
25%
Addresses the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provision of mammograms and breast cancer treatment. Among other requirements, the VA must submit a strategic plan for improving breast imaging services for veterans, implement a three-year pilot prog...
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2021-10-14
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB160Intro
25%
Addresses the conservation and sustainability of coral reef ecosystems. Among other things, the bill reauthorizes through FY2024 and revises the Coral Reef Conservation Program; directs the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to pr...
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2021-10-13
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
USSB2885Intro
25%
Expands the research and extension grant program for the macadamia tree health initiative. Under current law, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) may provide competitive grants under the initiative to support research and extension activities to com...
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2021-09-29
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USSB2884Intro
25%
Expands the research and extension grant program for the coffee plant health initiative. Under current law, the Department of Agriculture (USDA) may provide competitive grants under the initiative to support research and extension activities to comba...
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2021-09-29
To Senate Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
USHB5270Intro
25%
Temporarily prohibits the National Institutes of Health from conducting or supporting research on any influenza virus or coronavirus if the research is reasonably expected to increase the virus's pathogenicity or transmissibility in mammals via the r...
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2021-09-20
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5260Intro
25%
Establishes and alters several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs. For example, the bill establishes and alters several requirements under Medicare and Medicaid, including requiring drug manufacturers to issue reba...
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2021-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5237Intro
25%
Establishes and alters several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs. For example, the bill establishes and alters several requirements under Medicare and Medicaid, including requiring drug manufacturers to issue reba...
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2021-09-13
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4670Intro
25%
Temporarily establishes several programs to provide telehealth services for at-home testing, evaluations, and other health care. Specifically, the bill establishes a demonstration program to provide assistive telehealth consultations and home- and co...
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2021-09-08
To House Technology Modernization Subcommittee
USHB5154Intro
25%
Prohibits a commercial DNA testing service from disclosing an individual's genetic information to China or any entity under the influence, control, or ownership of China. The Federal Trade Commission is authorized to enforce this bill.
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2021-09-06
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USSB2610Intro
25%
Authorizes various intelligence-related activities for FY2022 and addresses related issues. For example, the bill requires the National Counterintelligence and Security Center to periodically report to Congress and certain agencies; authorizes the Of...
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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.
USHB4792Intro
25%
To counter the malign influence and theft perpetuated by the People's Republic of China and the Chinese Communist Party.
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, Central Asia and Nonproliferation
USHB273Intro
25%
Prohibits a person from shipping, transporting, offering for sale, selling, or purchasing a genetically altered finfish (e.g., salmon), or a food product containing those fish, in commerce; having custody, control, or possession of those fish or food...
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2021-07-29
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USHB4124Intro
25%
Establishes and makes deposits through FY2031 into the Biomedical Innovation Fund for initiatives at the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration. The fund supports (1) research for disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatme...
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2021-06-25
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB482Engross
50%
Reauthorizes through FY2026 and revises several programs and activities relating to newborn screening for certain conditions and genetic, endocrine, and metabolic diseases. Among its changes, the bill reauthorizes and makes mandatory the Hunter Kelly...
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2021-06-24
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHR494Intro
25%
This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month. Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder than can lead to pain, anemia, infections, and stroke.
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2021-06-24
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2187Intro
25%
Establishes and makes deposits through FY2030 into the Biomedical Innovation Fund for initiatives at the National Institutes of Health and the Food and Drug Administration. The fund supports (1) research for disease prevention, diagnosis, and treatme...
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2021-06-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4048Intro
25%
Requires the President to impose sanctions and take other actions related to COVID-19 if certain conditions are not met. Specifically, if the President is unable to certify within 90 days of this bill's enactment that China's government has allowed a...
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2021-06-22
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB3748Intro
25%
Addresses data collection and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and coasts. The bill increases domestic and international coordination to enhance data management and monitoring of the Great Lakes, oceans, bays, estuaries, and co...
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2021-06-22
Committee Hearings Held.
USSB2164Intro
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Establishes and modifies several programs and requirements to address prescription drug prices, particularly in relation to Medicare and Medicaid. Among other changes, the bill requires the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to publish certain ...
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2021-06-22
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2148Intro
25%
Requires the President to impose sanctions and take other actions related to COVID-19 if certain conditions are not met. Specifically, if the President is unable to certify within 90 days of this bill's enactment that China's government has allowed a...
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2021-06-21
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB2134Intro
25%
Establishes the Data Protection Agency, an independent agency to regulate specified high-risk data practices and the collection, processing, and sharing of personal data. This includes the transfer of the powers and duties with respect to specified f...
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2021-06-17
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB3882Intro
25%
Requires the Department of State to negotiate with China to secure compensation for China's distortion of information related to the spread of COVID-19. The bill also contains other China-related provisions, such as those imposing sanctions on certai...
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2021-06-15
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2022Intro
25%
Allows state Medicaid programs to cover whole genome sequencing services for certain individuals. Specifically, states may cover such services for individuals under the age of 21 (or a lower age, if the state chooses) and for former foster youth unde...
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2021-06-10
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB3773Intro
25%
Requires the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to make awards to support early-career pediatric researchers. It also provides statutory authority for the Trans-NIH Pediatric Research Consortium to coordinate pediatric research across national healt...
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2021-06-09
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3611Intro
25%
Establishes requirements for certain commercial online platforms (e.g., social media sites) that withhold or promote content through algorithms and related computational processes that use personal information. The platforms must make disclosures abo...
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2021-05-31
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USSB1940Intro
25%
Requires the market name of genetically engineered (commonly called genetically modified or GMO) salmon to include Genetically Engineered or GE in front of the existing market name.
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2021-05-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1873Intro
25%
Provides for Medicare coverage and payment for multi-cancer early detection screening tests that are approved by the Food and Drug Administration and that are used to screen for cancer across many cancer types. The Government Accountability Office mu...
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2021-05-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB1896Intro
25%
Establishes requirements for certain commercial online platforms (e.g., social media sites) that withhold or promote content through algorithms and related computational processes that use personal information. The platforms must make disclosures abo...
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2021-05-27
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
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