POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.4086 — To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to determine presumptions of service connection for illnesses associated with open burn pits, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs, Armed Services


S.2304 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to enhance efforts to address antibiotic resistance, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


S.2305 — A bill to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide a consistent standard of health care to the incarcerated, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Booker, Cory A. [D-NJ]; Committees: Senate – Finance


S.2308 — A bill to intensify stem cell research showing evidence of substantial clinical benefit to patients, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Wicker, Roger F. [R-MS]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


S.2317 — A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to credit individuals serving as caregivers of dependent relatives with deemed wages for up to five years of such service, and to support State medical training programs for caregivers; Sponsor: Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT]; Committees: Senate – Finance


S.2324 — A bill to direct the Secretary of Defense and the Secretaries of the military departments to encourage women members of the Armed Forces who separate or retire from the Armed Forces during fiscal year 2020 to participate in the Women’s Health Transition Training Program of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Cortez Masto, Catherine [D-NV]; Committees: Senate - Armed Services


S.2326 — A bill to amend titles XI and XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for expedited coding and coverage of novel medical products, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Burr, Richard [R-NC]; Committees: Senate – Finance


S.2328 — A bill to amend title 10, United States Code, to provide the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs authority to enter into agreements for the planning, design, and construction, or leasing, of facilities to be operated as shared medical facilities, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Sullivan, Dan [R-AK]; Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs


H.R.4096 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to require an annual report on veteran access to gender specific services under community care contracts, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs


H.R.4100 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to encourage the development and use of DISARM antimicrobial drugs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce


H.R.4106 — To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to restrict direct-to-consumer drug advertising; Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce


H.R.4111 — To authorize State opioid response grants, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Gibbs, Bob [R-OH-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce


H.R.4126 — To amend title II of the Social Security Act to credit individuals serving as caregivers of dependent relatives with deemed wages for up to five years of such service, and to support State medical training programs for caregivers; Sponsor: Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce




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