POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health-Related Legislation Recently Introduced cont. 1


S. 2841 (HEALTH DISPARITIES), to provide for a study by the Institute of Medicine on health disparities, to direct the secretary of health and human services to develop guidelines on reducing health disparities, and for other purposes; BOOKER; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Sept. 17.

S. 2842 (CAREGIVERS), to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a Caregiver Corps program; CASEY; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Sept. 17.

S. 2844 (9/11 PROGRAMS), to reauthorize the World Trade Center Health Program and the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001, and for other purposes; GILLIBRAND; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions, Sept. 17.

H.R. 5503 (9/11 PROGRAMS), to reauthorize the World Trade Center Health Program and the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund of 2001, and for other purposes; CAROLYN B. MALONEY of New York; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce, the Budget and the Judiciary, Sept. 17.

H.R. 5507 (HEALTH DISPARITIES), to provide for a study by the Institute of Medicine on health disparities, to direct the secretary of health and human services to develop guidelines on reducing health disparities, and for other purposes; PASCRELL; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce and Ways and Means, Sept. 17.

H.R. 5518 (VETERANS’ HEALTH), to amend Title 38, United States Code, to improve the continuing professional education reimbursement provided to health professionals employed by the Department of Veterans Affairs; MCNERNEY; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, Sept. 17.

H.R. 5523 (RETIREE HEALTH BENEFITS), to amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 and the National Labor Relations Act to protect the health benefits of retirees, and for other purposes; SLAUGHTER; to the Committee on Education and the Workforce, Sept. 17.

H.R. 5524 (CONTRACEPTIVES), to amend Title 10, U.S. Code, to ensure that female members of the armed forces and their families have access to the contraception they need in order to promote the health and readiness of all members of the armed forces, and for other purposes; SPEIER; to the Committee on Armed Services, Sept. 17.

H. RES. 733 (CLINICAL RESEARCH), expressing support for designation of the month of September Clinical Research Innovation Month; PETERS of California; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, Sept. 17.
Pensions; Sept. 18.

S.2851 (NIH on Tourettes): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the expansion, intensification, and coordination of the programs and activities of the National Institutes of Health with respect to Tourette syndrome; MENENDEZ; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; Sept. 18.

S. 2862 (Controlled Substances): A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act with respect to drug scheduling recommendations by the Secretary of Health and Human Services, and with respect to registration of manufacturers and distributors seeking to conduct clinical testing, and for other purposes; HATCH; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; Sept. 18.



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