POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R. 1784 (HOSPITAL-BASED NURSING PROGRAMS), to enable hospital-based nursing programs that are affiliated with a hospital to maintain payments under the Medicare program to hospitals for the costs of such programs; JENKINS; to the Committee on Ways and Means; April 14

H.R. 1797 (TROPICAL DISEASES), to facilitate effective research on and treatment of neglected tropical diseases, including Ebola, through coordinated domestic and international efforts; SMITH; jointly, to the committees on Energy and Commerce, Foreign Affairs, and Financial Services; April 15

H.R. 1807 (PHSA), to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a sickle cell disease prevention and treatment demonstration program and to provide for sickle cell disease research, surveillance, prevention, and treatment; DAVIS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 15

H.R. 1818 (PHSA), to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide grants to States to streamline State requirements and procedures for veterans with military emergency medical training to become civilian emergency medical technicians; KINZINGER; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 15

H.R. 1821 (OPIOID OVERDOSE DRUGS), to provide certain protections from civil liability with respect to the emergency administration of opioid overdose drugs; NEAL; to the Committee on the Judiciary; April 15

H.RES. 203 (CANCER), expressing support for designation of June 2015 as ``National Men’s Cancer Awareness Month’’; HASTINGS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 15

S. 954 (OPIOID DRUGS), to establish procedures regarding the approval of opioid drugs by the Food and Drug Administration; MANCHIN; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions; April 15

H.R. 1849 (PHSA), to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the diagnosis and treatment of hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, and for other purposes; ROYCE; addition to the Committee on Ways and Means; April 16

H.R. 1852 (RESEARCH), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the credit for increasing research activities, to increase such credit for amounts paid or incurred for qualified research occurring in the United States, and to increase the domestic production activities deduction for the manufacture of property substantially all of the research and development of which occurred in the United States; EDWARDS; to the Committee on Ways and Means; April 16

H.R. 1859 (PHSA), to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the participation of pediatric subspecialists in the National Health Service Corps program, and for other purposes; COLLINS; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce; April 16

H.R. 1860 (VA), to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to publish information on the provision of health care by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; BOUSTANY; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; April 16



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