POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.3


H.R.3356 (SNF), to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act with respect to the qualification of the director of food services of a Medicare skilled nursing facility or a Medicaid nursing facility; JENKINS; jointly, to the committees on Ways and Means and Energy and Commerce; July 29

H.R.3365 (VA), to improve the reproductive assistance provided by the Department of Defense and the Department of Veterans Affairs to severely wounded, ill, or injured members of the Armed Forces, veterans, and their spouses or partners, and for other purposes; LARSEN; jointly, to the committees on Veterans’ Affairs and Armed Services; July 29

H.R. 3381 (CANCER), to maximize discovery, and accelerate development and availability, of promising childhood cancer treatments, and for other purposes; MCCAUL; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; July 29

H.R. 3396 (HIV/AIDS), to address the dramatic increase of HIV/AIDS in minority communities; RANGEL; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; July 29

H.R. 3404 (HSA), to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow tax free distributions from health savings accounts for fitness facility membership and classes; SALMON; to the House Committee on Ways and Means; July 29

H.R. 3414 (VA), to improve the certification and licensing of employees and medical laboratories of the Department of Veterans Affairs that furnish prosthetic and orthotic services, and for other purposes; STIVERS; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; July 29

H.R. 3422 (VA), to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish credentialing requirements for medical vendors; WALORSKI; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; July 29

H.R. 3423 (VA), to amend title 38, United States Code, and the Agent Orange Act of 1991 to extend the certain authorities of the Secretary of Veterans Affairs regarding associations between diseases and exposure to dioxin and other chemical compounds in herbicides; WALZ; to the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs; July 29

H.R. 3429 (FETAL TISSUE), to amend title IV of the Public Health Service Act to prohibit sale or transactions relating to human fetal tissue; YODER; to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce; July 29

H.Res. 392 (PPACA), expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2009, Public Law 111-148, violated article I, section 7 of the United States Constitution because it was a bill for raising revenue that did not originate in the House of Representatives; FRANKS; to the House Committee on Ways and Means; July 29

H.Res. 397 (EMPLOYER COVERAGE), expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding preserving the rights of employers and employees regarding coverage through association health plans; HERRERA BEUTLER; jointly, to the committees on Education and the Workforce and Energy and Commerce; July 29



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