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USSR780IntroA resolution designating November 2020 as "National Lung Cancer Awareness Month" and expressing support for the early detection of lung cancer.
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2020-12-01
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7142; text: CR S7140)
USSB4800IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-11-09
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 581.
USHR1204IntroExpressing support for the designation of November, 2020 as "Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-10-27
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR757IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of the month of November 2020 as "Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-10-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB8649IntroJoshua John Comeau First Responder Cancer Benefit Act of 2020
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2020-10-20
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1192IntroExpressing support for the goals of November National Lung Cancer Awareness Month and for the early detection of lung cancer. This resolution supports the goals and ideals of National Lung Cancer Awareness Month and efforts to increase awareness of l...
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2020-10-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4796IntroFair Care Act of 2020
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2020-10-05
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB1966IntroHenrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act of 2019 This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to complete a study reviewing how federal agencies address barriers to participation in federally-funded cancer clinical trials by individua...
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2020-10-02
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Mfume asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1966, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
USHB8527IntroFair Care Act of 2020
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2020-10-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB925EngrossNorth American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act This bill reauthorizes the North American Wetlands Conservation Act through FY2024.
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2020-10-01
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USSR742IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-10-01
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6030-6031; text: CR S6028-6029)
USHB4078EngrossEARLY Act Reauthorization of 2020
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2020-09-30
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSR727IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month". This resolution designates September 2020 as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and expresses support for its goals and ideals.
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2020-09-30
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB8406IntroThe Heroes Act
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2020-09-29
To House Appropriations Committee
USSB4742IntroCLINICAL TREATMENT Act Covering Life-saving Investigations Needed In Cancer And other Life-threatening conditions through Timely use of Resources for Easy and Affordable Treatment from Medicaid for Enrollees in Need Today Act This bill requires state...
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2020-09-29
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB6092EngrossVeteran's Prostate Cancer Treatment and Research Act This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to implement programs and resources related to the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to e...
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2020-09-23
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR1143IntroRecognizing September 2020 as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month.
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2020-09-23
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USSB4660IntroDiversity in Defense Act of 2020
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2020-09-23
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB4617IntroEnvironmental Justice Legacy Pollution Cleanup Act of 2020 This bill provides for funding and permitting restrictions in relation to environmental cleanup and remediation of areas with public health threats. Specifically, the bill provides supplement...
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2020-09-17
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSR702IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-09-17
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5715-5716; text: CR S5711)
USHR1118IntroExpressing support for the designation of September 2020 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-09-16
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB8271IntroEnvironmental Justice Legacy Pollution Cleanup Act of 2020 This bill provides for funding and permitting restrictions in relation to environmental cleanup and remediation of areas with public health threats. Specifically, the bill provides supplement...
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2020-09-16
To House Appropriations Committee
USHB8261IntroPresumptive Benefits for War Fighters Exposed to Burn Pits and Other Toxins Act of 2020
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2020-09-15
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4572IntroPresumptive Benefits for War Fighters Exposed to Burn Pits and Other Toxins Act of 2020
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2020-09-15
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB4384IntroK2 Veterans Advocacy Act of 2020 This bill requires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to enter into an agreement with the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry to complete a study to identify and assess any causation or correlation b...
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2020-09-15
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 546.
USSR692IntroA resolution designating September 2020 as "National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month".
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2020-09-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB8196IntroProtect Black Women and Girls Act of 2020 This bill establishes an Interagency Task Force to examine the conditions and experiences of Black women and girls to identify and assess the efficacy of policies and programs of federal, state, and local gov...
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2020-09-11
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB3EngrossElijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act This bill establishes several programs and requirements relating to the prices of prescription drugs, health care coverage and costs, and public health. TITLE I--LOWERING PRICES THROUGH FAIR DRUG PRICE NEGO...
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2020-09-08
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 521.
USHB8099IntroDiversity in Defense Act of 2020
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2020-08-26
To House Subcommittee on Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation
USSB4504IntroMedical Nutrition Therapy Act of 2020 This bill expands Medicare coverage of medical nutrition therapy services. Currently, Medicare covers such services for individuals with diabetes or kidney disease under certain circumstances; such services must ...
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2020-08-06
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB4398IntroVieques Recovery and Redevelopment Act of 2020 This bill provides a framework to compensate certain residents of the island of Vieques, Puerto Rico, for the use of such island for military readiness. The bill sets forth provisions regarding award amo...
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2020-08-03
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB7822IntroPublic Health Air Quality Act of 2020
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2020-07-29
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSB4369IntroPublic Health Air Quality Act of 2020
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2020-07-29
To Senate Environment And Public Works Committee
USSB4355IntroKatherine's Lung Cancer Early Detection and Survival Act of 2020
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2020-07-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB6800EngrossThe Heroes Act This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, and businesses. Among other things, the bill provides FY2020 emergency...
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2020-07-23
Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. Hearings held.
USSR617IntroA resolution designating July 22, 2020, as "Glioblastoma Awareness Day". This resolution supports the designation of Glioblastoma Awareness Day. (Glioblastoma is a malignant brain tumor.)
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2020-07-22
Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR 06/15/2020 S2975)
USHB7687IntroProtecting Firefighters from PFAS Act
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2020-07-21
To House Subcommittee on Economic Development, Public Buildings, and Emergency Management
USHB7614IntroDepartments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2021 This bill provides FY2021 appropriations to the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education; and related agencies. The bi...
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2020-07-15
Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 362.
USHB6637IntroHealth Equity and Accountability Act of 2020
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2020-07-09
To House Subcommittee on Water, Oceans, and Wildlife
USSB4043IntroMilitary Aviators Cancer Incidence Study Act
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2020-06-23
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB7281IntroDismantle Mass Incarceration For Public Health Act of 2020
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2020-06-18
To House Judiciary Committee
USHR1004IntroExpressing support for the designation of July 22, 2020, as "Glioblastoma Awareness Day". This resolution supports the designation of Glioblastoma Awareness Day. (Glioblastoma is a malignant brain tumor.)
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2020-06-15
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB7123IntroKatherine's Lung Cancer Early Detection and Survival Act of 2020
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2020-06-08
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6509EngrossPublic Safety Officer Pandemic Response Act of 2020
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2020-06-01
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHR980IntroExpressing support for designation of May 2020 as "National Brain Tumor Awareness Month". This resolution supports the designation of National Brain Tumor Awareness Month and encourages efforts to improve the quality of life and the long-term prognos...
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2020-05-26
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB6971IntroMedical Nutrition Therapy Act of 2020 This bill expands Medicare coverage of medical nutrition therapy services. Currently, Medicare covers such services for individuals with diabetes or kidney disease under certain circumstances; such services must ...
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2020-05-22
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USSR587IntroA resolution expressing support for the designation of May 17, 2020, as "DIPG Pediatric Brain Cancer Awareness Day" to raise awareness of and encourage research on diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma tumors and pediatric cancers in general. This resolut...
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2020-05-19
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S2508; text: CR S2507)
USHB6900IntroEmergency GRACE Act Emergency Grants of Release And Compassion Effectively Act of 2020
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2020-05-15
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3720IntroCOVID-19 Correctional Facility Emergency Response Act of 2020
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2020-05-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSB3698IntroEmergency GRACE Act Emergency Grants of Release And Compassion Effectively Act of 2020
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2020-05-12
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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