POLICY BRIEFINGS


Health Legislation Recently Introduced cont.2


H.R.1676 (introduced by Rep. Elliot L. Engel): To amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the number of permanent faculty in palliative care at accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, social work schools, and other programs, including physician assistant education programs, to promote education and research in palliative care and hospice, and to support the development of faculty careers in academic palliative medicine; Energy and Commerce

S.693 (introduced by Sen. Tammy Baldwin): A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the number of permanent faculty in palliative care at accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, social work schools, and other programs, including physician assistant education programs, to promote education and research in palliative care and hospice, and to support the development of faculty careers in academic palliative medicine; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.R.1703 (introduced by Rep. Morgan H. Griffith): To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to determining the intended use of drugs and device; Energy and Commerce

H.R.1704 (introduced by Rep. Richard Hudson): To improve patient access to health care services and provide improved medical care by reducing the excessive burden the liability system places on the health care delivery system; Judiciary, Energy and Commerce

H.Res.225 (introduced by Rep. Daniel T. Kildee): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives on Trumpcare, also known as the American Health Care Act of 2017; Energy and Commerce

S.694 (introduced by Sen. Angus S. King, Jr.): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to increase the standard charitable mileage rate for delivery of meals to elderly, disabled, frail, and at risk individuals; Finance

S.Res.96 (introduced by Sen. Robert P. Casey, Jr.): A resolution designating March 25, 2017, as “National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day”; submitted, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent



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