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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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2020-06-15
To Senate 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
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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2020-06-01
Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 455.
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
USSB3646IntroEmergency Community Supervision Act This bill establishes measures to reduce the number of individuals in federal custody during a national emergency relating to a communicable disease. Specifically, it does the following: requires certain categories...
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2020-05-07
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB6637IntroHealth Equity and Accountability Act of 2020
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2020-04-28
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB266PassDepartment of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak by providing additional funding for small business loans, health care providers, and C...
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2020-04-24
Became Public Law No: 116-139. (TXT | PDF)
USHB6537IntroFIRST Act Federal Immigrant Release for Safety and security Together Act This bill imposes requirements during a communicable disease-related national emergency, such as requiring the release of certain aliens in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcem...
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2020-04-17
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6414IntroCOVID-19 Correctional Facility Emergency Response Act of 2020 This bill establishes a new grant program to help states and local governments prevent, detect, and stop the spread of COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) in correctional facilities....
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2020-03-27
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB6400IntroEmergency Community Supervision Act This bill establishes measures to reduce the number of individuals in federal custody during a national emergency relating to a communicable disease. Specifically, it does the following: requires certain categories...
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2020-03-26
To House Judiciary Committee
USSB3579IntroEmergency Community Supervision Act This bill establishes measures to reduce the number of individuals in federal custody during a national emergency relating to a communicable disease. Specifically, it does the following: requires certain categories...
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2020-03-25
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USSR544IntroA resolution supporting the designation of March 2020 as "National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month". This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month and its goals and ideals.
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2020-03-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB3436IntroBorder Health Security Act of 2020
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2020-03-11
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB5992IntroDownwinders Parity Act of 2020
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2020-03-10
To House Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
USHB6070IntroBorder Health Security Act of 2020
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2020-03-03
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR883IntroExpressing support for designation of March 3, 2020, as National Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Day. This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Triple-Negative Breast Cancer Day. (Triple-negative breast cancer is a distinct form...
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2020-03-03
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB2339EngrossProtecting American Lungs and Reversing the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2020 This bill revises requirements related to the safety, sale, and advertisement of tobacco products, including electronic nicotine delivery systems (e.g., e-cigarettes, e-ho...
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2020-03-02
To Senate Finance Committee
USHR880IntroSupporting the designation of March 2020 as National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. This resolution expresses support for the goals and ideals of National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
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2020-03-02
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB6044IntroAccurate Labels Act This bill restricts the authority of state and federal agencies to establish or enforce labeling requirements with respect to the chemical composition of, or radiation emitted by, consumer products. Specifically, such requirements...
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2020-03-02
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5939IntroTriple-Negative Breast Cancer Research and Education Act of 2019 This bill requires research and education activities related to triple-negative breast cancer. (The cells of these breast cancers are negative for estrogen receptors, progesterone recep...
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2020-02-21
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5858IntroMilitary Pilots Cancer Incidence Study Act This bill requires the Department of Defense (DOD) to enter into an agreement with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to study cancer incidence and mortality among uniformed servic...
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2020-02-12
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5637IntroMichael Lecik Military Firefighters Protection Act This bill establishes a presumption of service-connection for specified diseases becoming manifest in certain veterans to a degree of disability of 10% or more within 15 years of the veteran's separa...
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2020-02-07
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB5794IntroEndometrial Cancer Research and Education Act of 2020 This bill requires the National Institutes of Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to expand research and develop certain educational materials on endometrial cancer, respecti...
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2020-02-06
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR831IntroExpressing support for designation of February 4, 2020, as National Cancer Prevention Day. This resolution expresses support for the designation of National Cancer Prevention Day.
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2020-02-04
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5338EngrossGlobal Hope Act of 2019 This bill authorizes the Department of State to work with the private sector, the United Nations, and other relevant multilateral organizations to address childhood cancer globally.
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2020-01-30
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USSB3216IntroAccess to Breast Cancer Diagnosis Act of 2020
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2020-01-16
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5610IntroFair Care for Vietnam Veterans Act This bill provides a presumption of service-connection for Parkinsonism, bladder cancer, hypertension, and hypothyroidism for veterans exposed to certain herbicide agents while serving in Vietnam. Under a presumptio...
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2020-01-15
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB3161IntroNational Biomedical Research Act
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2020-01-08
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions 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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2019-12-16
Received in the Senate.
USHB5400IntroNational Biomedical Research Act
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2019-12-12
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSB3023IntroPACT Act of 2019 Pediatricians Accelerate Childhood Therapies Act of 2019
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2019-12-11
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5020IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to seek to enter into an agreement with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine or the National Cancer Institute to conduct a study on radiation exposure relating to prostate cancer. T...
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2019-12-02
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB5257IntroTelehealth Expansion Act of 2019 This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to establish the Expanding Telehealth Program. The purposes of the program are to (1) support connected care services for low-income and rural individuals and v...
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2019-11-25
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHR726IntroExpressing support for the goals of Stomach Cancer Awareness Month.
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2019-11-22
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSR437IntroA resolution expressing support for the goals of Stomach Cancer Awareness Month. This resolution expresses support for Stomach Cancer Awareness Month, supports efforts to increase awareness and education about stomach cancer, and recognizes the need ...
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2019-11-21
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S6764; text: CR S6759)
USHR729IntroEncouraging the President to expand the list of the Department of Veterans Affairs of presumptive medical conditions associated with exposure to Agent Orange to include Parkinsonism, bladder cancer, hypertension, and hypothyroidism. This resolution e...
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2019-11-21
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB2944IntroBRST Act Better and Robust Screening Today Act This bill revises revises coverage of primary and preventive health services for women under the TRICARE program to include the use of digital breast tomosynthesis in breast cancer screening.
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2019-11-21
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB5238IntroBRST Act Better and Robust Screening Today Act This bill revises revises coverage of primary and preventive health services for women under the TRICARE program to include the use of digital breast tomosynthesis in breast cancer screening.
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2019-11-21
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB5200IntroPSA Screening for HIM Act Prostate-Specific Antigen Screening for High-risk Insured Men Act
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2019-11-21
To House Subcommittee on Health
USSR420IntroA resolution encouraging the President to expand the list of the Department of Veterans Affairs of presumptive medical conditions associated with exposure to Agent Orange to include Parkinsonism, bladder cancer, hypertension, and hypothyroidism. This...
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2019-11-13
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB647EngrossPalliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act This bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to take a series of actions relating to palliative-care training. Specifically, HHS must provide support for Palliative Care a...
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2019-10-29
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4793IntroBudgeting for Opioid Addiction Treatment Act This bill imposes a one cent per milligram fee on the sale of active opioids by the manufacturer, producer, or importer. The fee excludes prescription drugs used exclusively for the treatment of opioid add...
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2019-10-23
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB4745IntroMobile Mammography Promotion Act of 2019 This bill amends the Internal Revenue Code to exempt from the motor fuel excise tax fuel used in any highway vehicle designed exclusively to provide mobile mammography services.
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2019-10-18
To House Ways And Means Committee
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