POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation - contd


S.4578 — A bill to provide for domestic sourcing of personal protective equipment, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Portman, Rob [R-OH]; Committees: Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

S.4583 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the expansion, intensification, and coordination of the programs and activities of the National Institutes of Health with respect to Tourette syndrome; Sponsor: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.Res.1117 — Expressing support for the designation of September 2020 as Peripheral Artery Disease Awareness Month; Sponsor: Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10]; Committees: House - Oversight and Reform

H.Res.1118 — Expressing support for the designation of September 2020 as “National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month”; Sponsor: Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

H.R.8268 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish mental and behavioral health care to certain individuals discharged or released from the active military, naval, or air service under conditions other than honorable, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Escobar, Veronica [D-TX-16]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.8269 — To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to conduct annual surveys of veterans on experiences obtaining hospital care and medical services from medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Escobar, Veronica [D-TX-16]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.8272 — To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit physically impeding an ambulance from providing emergency medical treatment, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Higgins, Clay [R-LA-3]; Committees: House – Judiciary

S.Res.698 — A resolution designating September 2020 as “National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month”; Sponsor: Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL]; Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

H.R.8283 — To provide temporary licensing reciprocity for telehealth and interstate health care treatment; Sponsor: Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.8306 — To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a pilot program to furnish hyperbaric oxygen therapy to a veteran who has a traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder; Sponsor: Rep. Murphy, Gregory [R-NC3]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.8308 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to require group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage to provide coverage for services furnished via telehealth if such services would be covered if furnished in-person, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Phillips, Dean [D-MN-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

S.Res.706 — A resolution expressing support for the designation of September 2020 as “Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month” in order to educate communities across the United States about sickle cell disease and the need for research, early detection methods, effective treatments, and preventative care programs with respect to complications from sickle cell disease and conditions related to sickle cell disease; Sponsor: Sen. Scott, Tim [R-SC]; Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

S.Res.708 — A resolution supporting the designation of September 18, 2020, as “National Concussion Awareness Day”; Sponsor: Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.4613 — A bill to amend the Fairness to Contact Lens Consumers Act to prevent certain automated calls and to require notice of the availability of contact lens prescriptions to patients, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR]; Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation



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