POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.2822 — To amend title V of the Social Security Act to provide for an extension of funding for family-to-family health information centers, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Sherrill, Mikie [D-NJ-11]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.2826 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for behavioral and mental health outreach and education strategies to reduce stigma associated with mental health among the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander population; Sponsor: Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.2848 — To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to strengthen parity in mental health and substance use disorder benefits, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1]; Committees: House - Education and Labor

H.R.2855 — To deem the application submitted by Jaci Hermstad to the Food and Drug Administration for compassionate use of the gene therapy antisense oligonucleotides to be approved; Sponsor: Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

S.1541 — A bill to increase the minimum age for sale of tobacco products to 21; Sponsor: Sen. McConnell, Mitch [R-KY]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1544 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for payment for services of radiologist assistants under the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Boozman, John [R-AR]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.1549 — A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to ensure that employees on leave under the Act maintain health coverage during an employer lockout; Sponsor: Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions H.Con.Res.40 — Supporting reproductive health care in the United States; Sponsor: Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.2858 — To support endemic fungal disease research, incentivize fungal vaccine development, discover new antifungal therapies and diagnostics, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. McCarthy, Kevin [R-CA-23]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.2862 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for a national system for surveillance of vaccine rates, to authorize research on vaccine hesitancy, to increase public understanding of the benefits of immunizations, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.2872 — To direct the Secretary of Labor to revise regulations concerning the recording and reporting of occupational injuries and illnesses under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970; Sponsor: Rep. Garcia, Sylvia R. [D-TX-29]; Committees: House - Education and Labor

H.R.2874 — To strengthen parity in mental health and substance use disorder benefits; Sponsor: Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Education and Labor

H.R.2878 — To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow qualified distributions from health savings account for certain home care expenses; Sponsor: Rep. Porter, Katie [D-CA-45]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.2883 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to allow chiropractors to provide items and services through private contracts with Medicare beneficiaries; Sponsor: Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.2884 — To improve the provision of health care by the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.2887 — To include nonprofit and volunteer ground and air ambulance crew members and first responders for certain benefits; Sponsor: Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1]; Committees: House – Judiciary

S.Con.Res.18 — A concurrent resolution supporting reproductive health care in the United States; Sponsor: Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1556 — A bill to provide that the rule entitled “Short-Term, Limited Duration Insurance” shall have no force or effect; Sponsor: Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1563 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry’s review and publication of illness and conditions relating to veterans stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, and their family members, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Burr, Richard [R-NC]; Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs

S.1567 — A bill to support endemic fungal disease research, incentivize fungal vaccine development, discover new antifungal therapies and diagnostics, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. McSally, Martha [R-AZ]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1573 — A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to eliminate copayments by the Department of Veterans Affairs for medicines relating to preventive health services, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL]; Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs

S.1576 — A bill to strengthen parity in mental health and substance use disorder benefits; Sponsor: Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions



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