POLICY BRIEFINGS


Upcoming Congressional Hearings and Meetings


Senate HELP Committee hearing “Improving Animal Health: Reauthorization of FDA Animal Drug User Fees;” 10:00 a.m., 430 Dirksen Bldg.; February 13

House Ways and Means Committee hearing on President Trump’s fiscal year 2019 budget proposals for the Department of Health and Human Services; 10:00 a.m., 1100 Longworth Bldg.; February 14

House Energy and Commerce Oversight Subcommittee hearing “Examining the Impact of Health Care Consolidation;” 10:15 a.m., 2322 Rayburn Bldg.; February 14

Senate Finance Committee hearing “The President’s Fiscal Year 2019 Budget;” 9:00 a.m., 215 Dirksen Bldg.; February 15

House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration and Border Security hearing “The Effect of Sanctuary City Policies on the Ability to Combat the Opioid Epidemic;” 9:00 a.m., 2141 Rayburn Bldg.; February 15

House Committee on Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions hearing “The Opioids Epidemic: Implications for America’s Workplaces;” 10:00 a.m., 2175 Rayburn Bldg.; February 15

House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee hearing “Oversight of the Department of Health and Human Services;”; 12:30 p.m., 2123 Rayburn Bldg.; February 15


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.Res.721 (introduced by Rep. Debbie Dingell): Expressing support for designation of February 4, 2018, as National Cancer Prevention Day; Energy and Commerce

H.Res.722 (introduced by Rep. Bobby Rush): Supporting the goals and ideals of “Black Women’s Heart Health Awareness Week”; Oversight and Government Reform

H.R.4922 (introduced by Rep. James F. Sensenbrenner): To amend the Controlled Substances Act to list fentanyl analogues as schedule I controlled substances; Energy and Commerce, Judiciary

H.R.4938 (introduced by Rep. Ann. M. Kuster): To address the opioid epidemic, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce, Judiciary, Ways and Means, Education and the Workforce, Budget

H.R.4955 (introduced by Rep. Richard E. Neal): To provide certain protections from civil liability with respect to the emergency administration of opioid overdose drugs; Judiciary

H.Res.731 (introduced by Rep. Barbara Lee): Supporting the goals and ideals of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day; Energy and Commerce

H.R.4957 (introduced by Rep. Linda T. Sanchez): To provide better care and outcomes for Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and their caregivers while accelerating progress toward prevention strategies, disease modifying treatments, and, ultimately, a cure; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.4964 (introduced by Rep. Debbie Dingell): To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require that children’s cosmetics containing talc include an appropriate warning unless the cosmetics are demonstrated to be asbestosfree, and for other purposes; Energy and Commerce

S.2387 (introduced by Sen. Shelley Moore Capito): A bill to provide better care and outcomes for Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and their caregivers while accelerating progress toward prevention strategies, disease modifying treatments, and, ultimately, a cure; Finance

S.2406 (introduced by Sen. Lamar Alexander): A bill to advance cutting-edge research initiatives of the National Institutes of Health; Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2410 (introduced by Sen. John Thune): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit high deductible health plans to provide chronic disease prevention services to plan enrollees prior to satisfying their plan deductible; Finance

H.R. 4978 (introduced by Rep. Diane Black): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permit high deductible health plans to provide chronic disease prevention services to plan enrollees prior to satisfying their plan deductible; Ways and Means

H.R. 4987 (introduced by Rep. Michael C. Burgess): A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for technical amendments to the Merit-based Incentive Payment System under Medicare; Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R. 4993 (introduced by Rep. Mike Kelly): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to authorize the designation of additional taxable vaccines; Ways and Means



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