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USHB7691Enroll
75%
Provides $40.1 billion in FY2022 emergency supplemental appropriations for activities to respond to Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The bill provides appropriations to several federal departments and agencies, including the Department of Justice, the D...
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2022-05-19
Presented to President.
USSB2533Engross
50%
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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2022-05-18
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSB4172Intro
25%
A bill to amend the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022 to modify the limitation on discharge of members of the Armed Forces solely on the basis of failure to obey a lawful order to receive a vaccine for COVID-19, and for other pu...
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2022-05-10
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB4156Intro
25%
A bill to improve the workforce of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2022-05-05
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB7570Intro
25%
To establish certain protections for individuals involuntarily separated from the Armed Forces solely on the basis of refusing to receive vaccinations against COVID-19.
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2022-04-25
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6865Engross
50%
Authorizes appropriations through FY2023 for the Federal Maritime Commission and the U.S. Coast Guard, including appropriations for acquiring icebreaker vessels. It also revises a variety of requirements concerning the Coast Guard's personnel, operat...
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2022-03-30
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USHB7121Intro
25%
To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to maintain a list of the country of origin of all drugs marketed in the United States, to ban the use of Federal funds for the purchase of drugs manufactured in the People's Republic of China, an...
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2022-03-28
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4350Engross
50%
Authorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities and programs for FY2022 and addresses various other issues. For example, the bill provides multiyear procurement authority for certain helicopters and destroyers; imposes various cost and operational ...
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2022-03-01
Returned to the Calendar. Calendar No. 144.
USHB6649Intro
25%
Prohibits the use of federal funds to require a member of the Armed Forces to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. The bill also prohibits adverse action (e.g., punishment) being taken against a member of the Armed Forces solely on the basis that the memb...
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2022-02-08
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6633Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary concerned to reinstate a member involuntarily separated from the Armed Forces solely on the basis of the refusal of such member to receive a vaccination against COVID-19.
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2022-02-07
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6411Intro
25%
To amend title 38, United States Code, to make certain improvements in the mental health care provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2022-02-02
Ordered to be Reported by Voice Vote.
USHB6429Intro
25%
Addresses the COVID-19 vaccine for members of the Armed Forces and basic pay for members of the uniformed services. Specifically, the bill prohibits the use of federal funds to require a member of the Armed Forces to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. T...
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2022-01-19
To House Armed Services Committee
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
USSB1605PassAuthorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities and programs for FY2022 and addresses various other issues. For example, the bill provides or extends procurement authority for certain helicopters and amphibious shipbuilding programs; imposes variou...
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2021-12-27
Became Public Law No: 117-81. (TXT | PDF)
USSB3414Intro
25%
Requires the Government Accountability Office to study and report to Congress about policies and past actions of the National Institutes of Health related to enhancing potential pandemic pathogens and similar research that could result in unintended ...
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2021-12-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3293Intro
25%
A bill to expand access of veterans to mental health care from the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes.
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2021-12-15
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
USHB6288Intro
25%
To establish certain protections for members of the Armed Forces who refuse to receive vaccinations against COVID-19.
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2021-12-14
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6178Intro
25%
Prohibits the Department of Defense (DOD) from taking specified actions against a member of the National Guard based on whether the member has received a COVID-19 vaccine. Specifically, DOD may not (1) involuntarily discharge or discipline the member...
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2021-12-08
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB6195Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to brief Congress on anomalous health incidents affecting members of the Armed Forces and civilian DOD employees. In its briefing, DOD must address any ongoing efforts to protect members and employees from the...
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2021-12-08
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB3299Intro
25%
Prohibits the Department of Defense (DOD) from taking specified actions against a member of the National Guard based on whether the member has received a COVID-19 vaccine. Specifically, DOD may not (1) involuntarily discharge or discipline the member...
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2021-12-02
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 174.
USSB796PassRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement the maternity care coordination program. The VA must provide community maternity care providers (i.e., non-VA maternity care providers) with training and support with respect to the unique...
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2021-11-30
Became Public Law No: 117-69. (TXT | PDF)
USSB894PassRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to consult with the Department of Defense to identify and refer members of the Armed Forces with health care occupations for employment with the VA during their separation from the Armed Forces. The VA...
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2021-11-30
Became Public Law No: 117-67. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6094Intro
25%
Entitles members of the armed forces and their dependents (including the reserve components) who are performing active service and are entitled to medical care under TRICARE to assisted reproductive technology services (e.g., in vitro fertilization)....
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2021-11-30
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB1296Intro
25%
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.
USHB5935Intro
25%
Prohibits military departments from taking any adverse action against a member of the Armed Forces based solely on the member's refusal to receive a COVID-19 vaccination or to disclose whether they have received such vaccination.
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2021-11-09
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5942Intro
25%
Eliminates the TRICARE Select annual enrollment fee for beneficiaries who retired from the uniformed services before January 1, 2018. Additionally, the bill caps enrollment fees for certain veterans who retire after January 1, 2018.
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2021-11-09
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5892Intro
25%
Prohibits members of the Armed Forces who refuse to receive a COVID-19 vaccination from being denied a federal benefit they are entitled to by reason of their service in the Armed Forces.
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2021-11-05
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB1596Intro
25%
Establishes the Commission to Study the Stigmatization, Criminalization, and Ongoing Exclusion and Inequity for LGBTQ Servicemembers and Veterans. The Commission must identify and compile information about the history of military policy regarding hom...
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2021-11-04
Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by the Yeas and Nays: 18 - 10.
USHB5611Intro
25%
Establishes requirements, expands health insurance coverage, and directs other activities to support the provision of behavioral health crisis services along a continuum of care. Specifically, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) must es...
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2021-11-02
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB3860Intro
25%
Prohibits the use of federal funds to require a member of the Armed Forces to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. The bill also prohibits adverse action (e.g., punishment) being taken against a member of the Armed Forces because the member refuses to rec...
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2021-11-01
Motion to Discharge Committee filed by Mr. Long. Petition No: 117-8. (Discharge petition text with signatures.)
USHB5758Intro
25%
Authorizes the Office of Military Family Readiness Policy within the Department of Defense (DOD) to coordinate programs and activities for the provision of nonmedical counseling services to military families through the DOD Military and Family Life C...
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2021-10-27
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB3083Intro
25%
Addresses provisions regarding the care and study of military working dogs. First, the bill authorizes the Department of Defense (DOD) to accept donations for the purpose of providing long-term care for retired military working dogs that have been ad...
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2021-10-27
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB5748Intro
25%
Addresses the provision of child care and development services by the Department of Defense (DOD) for children of members of the Armed Forces (military children). First, the bill requires DOD to establish a program to carry out minor military constru...
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2021-10-27
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5599Intro
25%
Requires the Government Accountability Office to study and report on the implementation and effectiveness of the Individual Longitudinal Exposure Record program of the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs.
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2021-10-25
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB2568Intro
25%
Recognizes service as a member of the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps between July 1, 1943, and December 31, 1948, as active duty service. The active duty designation entitles qualifying individuals to certain benefits afforded to veterans, such as burial ben...
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2021-10-20
Subcommittee Hearings Held.
USSB2526Intro
25%
A bill to authorize the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into agreements for the planning, design, and construction of facilities to be operated as shared medical facilities, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-20
Committee on Veterans' Affairs. Hearings held.
USSB3023Intro
25%
A bill making appropriations for the Department of Defense for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-20
To Senate Appropriations Committee
USSB3013Intro
25%
Requires the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness within the Department of Defense (DOD) to evaluate and standardize DOD's suicide prevention efforts. Specifically, the bill directs the Defense Suicide Prevention Offic...
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2021-10-20
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB5645Intro
25%
Requires the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness within the Department of Defense (DOD) to evaluate and standardize DOD's suicide prevention efforts. Specifically, the bill directs the Defense Suicide Prevention Offic...
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2021-10-20
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB3021Intro
25%
Authorizes the Office of Military Family Readiness Policy within the Department of Defense (DOD) to coordinate programs and activities for the provision of nonmedical counseling services to military families through the DOD Military and Family Life C...
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2021-10-20
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB2234Intro
25%
Requires federal health care programs to provide coverage for abortion services and requires federal facilities to provide access to those services. The bill also permits qualified health plans to use funds attributable to premium tax credits and red...
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2021-10-19
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB2734Intro
25%
Addresses fertility treatments, counseling, and other health-related programs for veterans and members of the Armed Forces. Specifically, the bill requires the Department of Defense (DOD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to provide fertili...
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2021-09-30
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5352Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Defense to carry out a two-year pilot program to program suicide prevention resources onto smart devices issued to members of the Armed Forces and to provide training on these resources.
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2021-09-23
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB2811Intro
25%
Requires the Department of Defense to carry out a two-year pilot program to program suicide prevention resources onto smart devices issued to members of the Armed Forces and to provide training on these resources.
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2021-09-23
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB2842Intro
25%
Prohibits the Department of Defense from requiring a member of the Armed Forces to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
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2021-09-23
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB2792Intro
25%
Authorizes Department of Defense (DOD) activities for FY2022 and addresses related issues. For example, the bill provides or extends procurement authority for certain helicopters and amphibious shipbuilding programs; requires DOD to establish executi...
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2021-09-22
An errata sheet on written report No. 117-39 was printed.
USSB2780Intro
25%
A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to prohibit certain adverse personnel actions taken against members of the Armed Forces based on declining the COVID-19 vaccine.
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2021-09-21
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHR653Intro
25%
This resolution expresses that the House of Representatives supports the goals of researching new interventions to prevent and treat malaria and encourages continued leadership by the United States to ensure that service member health is not jeopardi...
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2021-09-20
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB5263Intro
25%
Requires actions to address anomalous health incidents. The President must designate an appropriate senior official as the Anomalous Health Incidents Interagency Coordinator. The interagency coordinator must (1) coordinate the U.S. government's respo...
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2021-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB2738Intro
25%
Provides for the award of a single Congressional Gold Medal to Dustoff crews (helicopter air ambulance crews) of the Vietnam War in recognition of their heroic military service.
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2021-09-14
To Senate Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs Committee
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