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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.
USSB1502PassSets forth requirements related to peer support counseling programs. A peer support counseling program is a program provided by a law enforcement agency that provides counseling services from a peer support specialist to a law enforcement officer of ...
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2021-11-18
Became Public Law No: 117-60. (TXT | PDF)
USHB5510Intro
25%
Prohibits as an unfair or deceptive trade practice a person from misrepresenting (1) whether the person holds a state health care license; or (2) the person's education, training, degree, license, or clinical expertise. A person's advertisement for t...
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2021-10-11
To House Consumer Protection and Commerce Committee
USSB2686Intro
25%
Creates a federal statutory framework to govern restrictions and requirements related to vaccinations. Specifically, the bill prohibits (1) requiring individuals to receive a vaccination that has only received emergency use authorization or received ...
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2021-08-09
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB2041Intro
25%
Prescribes oversight requirements for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regarding health care professionals at VA medical centers. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to ensure each VA medical center consistently compiles, verifies, and revi...
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2021-07-28
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
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
USSB1744Intro
25%
Establishes requirements and otherwise directs the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to take actions to address national security concerns in genomic and other research. Specifically, the bill prohibits the use of NIH funds by any Chinese company (...
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2021-05-20
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB1926Intro
25%
Establishes a new criminal offense for performing gender reassignment medical interventions on minors. It also provides that a minor who receives such an intervention may bring a civil action against each person who performed that intervention. The b...
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2021-05-18
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1080Intro
25%
Establishes a new criminal offense for performing or attempting to perform an abortion if the probable post-fertilization age of the fetus is 20 weeks or more. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to five years, o...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1382Intro
25%
Establishes new federal criminal offenses related to the performance of abortions and sterilization procedures. First, the bill prohibits knowingly performing an abortion or sterilization procedure without obtaining informed consent. It provides exce...
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2021-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB1418Intro
25%
Directs the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) to implement a National Engineering Biology Research and Development Initiative to advance societal well-being, national security, sustainability, and economic productivity and competitivenes...
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2021-04-28
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB1307Intro
25%
Prescribes oversight requirements for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regarding health care professionals at VA medical centers. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to ensure each VA medical center consistently compiles, verifies, and revi...
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2021-04-22
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB2344Intro
25%
Imposes, as a condition on certain federal funding for the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP), additional notification and reporting requirements concerning prescriptions for potentially addictive drugs. States or territories that receive th...
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2021-04-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB987Intro
25%
Addresses substance use disorders by expanding access to treatment and recovery services, providing for housing protections, and requiring other activities. Specifically, the bill reauthorizes, establishes, and expands support for treatment and recov...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB1042Intro
25%
Establishes grants to improve maternal health outcomes for racial and ethnic minority groups and other underserved populations. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services must award grants for community-based programs to improve matern...
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2021-03-25
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB626Intro
25%
Restricts the use of telehealth for chemical abortions (also known as medication abortions). Specifically, it requires a provider who dispenses or prescribes medication for a chemical abortion to physically examine the patient, be physically present ...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB619Intro
25%
Establishes requirements for the degree of care a health care practitioner must provide in the case of a child born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion. Specifically, a health care practitioner who is present must (1) exercise the same ...
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB705Intro
25%
Makes it a crime for a physician to knowingly perform an abortion (1) without determining whether the fetus has a detectable heartbeat, (2) without informing the mother of the results, or (3) after determining that a fetus has a detectable heartbeat....
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2021-03-22
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USSB889Intro
25%
Imposes, as a condition on certain federal funding for the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP), additional notification and reporting requirements concerning prescriptions for potentially addictive drugs. States or territories that receive th...
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2021-03-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB778Intro
25%
Establishes a new criminal offense for performing gender reassignment medical interventions on minors. It also provides that a minor who receives such an intervention may bring a civil action against each person who performed that intervention. The b...
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2021-03-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB558Intro
25%
Restricts the performance of dismemberment abortions. It defines the term dismemberment abortion. Specifically, the bill prohibits a physician from knowingly performing a dismemberment abortion. It provides an exception for a dismemberment abortion t...
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2021-03-05
To House Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security
USHB1330Intro
25%
Repeals provisions under the Stark law (i.e., the Physician Self-Referral Law) that limit, for purposes of Medicare participation, self-referrals by newly constructed or expanded physician-owned hospitals.
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2021-02-26
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB446Intro
25%
Establishes new federal criminal offenses related to the performance of abortions and sterilization procedures. First, the bill prohibits knowingly performing an abortion or sterilization procedure without obtaining informed consent. It provides exce...
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2021-02-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB1212Intro
25%
Establishes grants to improve maternal health outcomes for racial and ethnic minority groups and other underserved populations. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services must award grants for community-based programs to improve matern...
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2021-02-24
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB350Intro
25%
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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2021-02-22
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB217Intro
25%
Prescribes oversight requirements for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) regarding health care professionals at VA medical centers. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to ensure each VA medical center consistently compiles, verifies, and revi...
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2021-02-17
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB552Intro
25%
Requires abortion providers to disclose information about the possibility of reversing a medication abortion. This is a procedure that uses a medication regimen to terminate a pregnancy, typically with a two-drug protocol. Providers must inform patie...
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2021-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB648Intro
25%
Requires abortion providers to conduct an ultrasound before performing an abortion. Specifically, before a woman gives informed consent to any part of an abortion, the abortion provider must perform an obstetric ultrasound on the pregnant woman; prov...
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2021-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB123Intro
25%
Establishes requirements for the degree of care a health care practitioner must provide in the case of a child born alive following an abortion or attempted abortion. Specifically, a health care practitioner who is present must (1) exercise the same ...
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2021-01-28
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB61Intro
25%
Establishes a new criminal offense for performing or attempting to perform an abortion if the probable post-fertilization age of the fetus is 20 weeks or more. A violator is subject to criminal penalties—a fine, a prison term of up to five years, o...
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2021-01-27
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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