POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation - contd


S.4458 — A bill to grant the authority for States to enter into interstate compacts or agreements for the purpose of procuring COVID-19 tests; Sponsor: Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

S.Res.670 — A resolution recognizing the seriousness of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of September 2020 as “PCOS Awareness Month”; Sponsor: Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4463 — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to include certain over-the-counter dietary supplement products as qualified medical expenses; Sponsor: Sen. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.4467 — A bill to rescue domestic medical product manufacturing activity by providing incentives in economically distressed areas of the United States and its possessions; Sponsor: Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.4469 — A bill to ensure coverage of a COVID-19 vaccine and treatment; Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4473 — A bill to amend title 17, United States Code, to address circumvention of copyright protection systems with respect to the maintenance or repair of critical medical infrastructure, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR]; Committees: Senate – Judiciary

S.4477 — A bill making emergency supplemental appropriations for social isolation services under the Older Americans Act of 1965; Sponsor: Sen. Smith, Tina [D-MN]; Committees: Senate – Appropriations

S.4486 — A bill to establish an interactive online dashboard to allow the public to review information for Federal grant funding related to mental health programs; Sponsor: Sen. Fischer, Deb [R-NE]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4490 — A bill to impose an emergency tax on the increase in wealth of billionaires during the COVID-19 pandemic in order to pay for all of the out of pocket healthcare expenses of the uninsured and under-insured, including prescription drugs, for one year; Sponsor: Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.4492 — A bill to provide the Food and Drug Administration with mandatory recall authority for all drug products; Sponsor: Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4494 — A bill to amend title VI of the Social Security Act to extend the period with respect to which amounts under the Coronavirus Relief Fund may be expended; Sponsor: Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.4499 — A bill to establish an interagency COVID-19 misinformation and disinformation task force, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Peters, Gary C. [D-MI]; Committees: Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

S.4501 — A bill to require reports on, and the coordination of trade policy with respect to, articles that may be needed to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic; Sponsor: Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.4503 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to protect beneficiaries with limb loss and other orthopedic conditions by providing access to appropriate, safe, effective, patient-centered orthotic and prosthetic care, to reduce fraud, waste, and abuse with respect to orthotics and prosthetics, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Warner, Mark R. [D-VA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.4504 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to expand the availability of medical nutrition therapy services under the Medicare program; Sponsor: Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.4506 — A bill to ensure coverage of pre-existing conditions under private health insurance, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Gardner, Cory [R-CO]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4507 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for a national campaign to raise awareness of the importance of seeking preventive health services and the utilization of such services; Sponsor: Sen. Warner, Mark R. [DVA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4509 — A bill to provide for affordable coverage of COVID-19 vaccines under Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children’s Health Insurance Program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR]; Committees: Senate – Finance



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