POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.


H.R. 3549 (introduced by Rep. Kline for himself, Rep. Peterson, Rep. Emmer of Minnesota, and Rep. Paulsen): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to waive the requirement of certain veterans to make copayments for hospital care and medical services in the case of an error by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. (Sept. 17)

H. Res. 425 (introduced by Rep. Neugebauer for himself, Rep. Payne, and Rep. Mullin): A resolution expressing support for designation of September 2015 as ``National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month’’; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Sept. 17)

H.R. 3580 (introduced by Rep. Tiberi): A bill to establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs a continuing medical education program for non-Department medical professionals who treat veterans and family members of veterans to increase knowledge and recognition of medical conditions common to veterans and family members of veterans, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. (Sept. 18)

H. Res. 432 (introduced by Rep. Murphy for himself and Rep. Rooney): A resolution expressing support for designating of February 2016 as ``National Spine Ability Month’’; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. (Sept. 18)

S. 2030 (introduced by Sen. Bennet for himself, Sen. Burr, Sen. Warren, and Sen. Hatch): A bill to allow the sponsor of an application for the approval of a targeted drug to rely upon data and information with respect to such sponsor’s previously approved targeted drugs; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Sept. 15)

S. 2041 (introduced by Sen. Casey for himself, Sen. Cassidy, and Sen. Menendez): A bill to promote the development of safe drugs for neonates; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Sept. 16)

S. 2045 (introduced by Sen. Heller for himself and 15 others): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to repeal the excise tax on high cost employer-sponsored health coverage; to the Committee on Finance. (Sept. 17)

S. 2049 (introduced by Sen. Brown): A bill to establish in the Department of Veterans Affairs a continuing medical education program for non-Department medical professionals who treat veterans and family members of veterans to increase knowledge and recognition of medical conditions common to veterans and family members of veterans, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. (Sept. 17)

S. 2052 (introduced by Sen. Klobuchar for herself and Sen. Franken): A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to waive the requirement of certain veterans to make copayments for hospital care and medical services in the case of an error by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. (Sept. 17)

S. 2055 (introduced by Sen. Burr for himself and Sen. Casey): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act and the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to national health security; to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (Sept. 17)



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