POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced


H.R. 3443 (introduced by Rep. Ellmers): A bill to prohibit the provision of funds under title X of the Public Health Service Act to Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc., or its affiliates, subsidiaries, successors, or clinics during a period of review by the Government Accountability Office; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Sept 8)

H.R. 3444 (introduced by Rep. Pitts): A bill to amend title XI of the Social Security Act to reduce Medicaid and CHIP fraud in the territories of the United States, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Sept 8)

H.R. 3463 (introduced by Rep. Griffith for himself and Rep. DeGette): A bill to amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to clarify the treatment of pediatric dental coverage in the individual and group markets outside of Exchanges established under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Sept 9)

H.R. 3466 (introduced by Rep. Pocan for himself, Rep. Schakowsky, Rep. Welch, Rep. Cartwright, Rep. Hastings, Rep. Higgins, Rep. DeFazio, Rep. Grijalva, and Rep. Honda): A bill to demonstrate a commitment to our Nation’s scientists by increasing opportunities for the development of our next generation of researchers; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Sept 9)

H.R. 3467 (introduced by Rep. Velazquez for herself and Rep. Waters): A bill to establish a pilot program to train public housing residents as home health aides and in home-based health services to enable such residents to provide covered home-based health services to residents of public housing and residents of federally-assisted rental housing, who are elderly and disabled, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Financial Services. (Sept 9)

S. 2014 (introduced by Sen. Baldwin for herself and Sen. Collins): A bill to demonstrate a commitment to our Nation’s scientists by increasing opportunities for the development of our next generation of researchers; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Sept 9)

S. 2019 (introduced by Sen. Klobuchar for herself and Sen. Grassley): A bill to prohibit brand name drug companies from compensating generic drug companies to delay the entry of a generic drug into the market; to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sept 9)

S. 2023 (introduced by Sen. Sanders for himself and Sen. Franken): A bill to ensure greater affordability of prescription drugs; to the Committee on Finance. (Sept 10)

S. 2027 (introduced by Sen. Ayotte): A bill to increase the penalties for fentanyl trafficking; to the Committee on the Judiciary. (Sept 10)



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