POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.4386 — To amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the Medicare and disability insurance benefits waiting periods for disabled individuals; Sponsor: Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce, Transportation and Infrastructure

H.R.4393 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for a State option under the State Medicaid plan to provide DNA sequencing clinical services for certain children, provide for a study by the National Academy of Medicine on the use of genetic and genomic testing to improve health care, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

S.Res.317 — A resolution recognizing the seriousness of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and expressing support for the designation of September 2019 as “PCOS Awareness Month”; Sponsor: Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.Res.318 — A resolution to support the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and the Sixth Replenishment; Sponsor: Sen. Risch, James E. [R-ID]; Committees: Senate - Foreign Relations

S.2495 — A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to establish an exception to the penalty on early distributions from qualified plans for individuals diagnosed with certain terminal illnesses; Sponsor: Sen. Burr, Richard [R-NC]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2496 — A bill to amend title II of the Social Security Act to eliminate the Medicare and disability insurance benefits waiting periods for disabled individuals; Sponsor: Sen. Casey, Robert P., Jr. [D-PA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2499 — A bill to effectively staff the public elementary schools and secondary schools of the United States with school-based mental health services providers; Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2500 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a loan repayment program for mental health professionals to relieve workforce shortages, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Harris, Kamala D. [D-CA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2504 — A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish hyperbaric oxygen therapy to veterans with traumatic brain injury or post-traumatic stress disorder; Sponsor: Sen. Hoeven, John [R-ND]; Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs

S.2506 — A bill to direct the Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration to enter into appropriate arrangements with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to provide for a report on the health impacts of air traffic noise and pollution, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]; Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation

H.Res.567 — Supporting the designation of September 20, 2019, as “National Concussion Awareness Day”; Sponsor: Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3 — To establish a fair price negotiation program, protect the Medicare program from excessive price increases, and establish out-of-pocket maximum for Medicare part D enrollees, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Education and Labor

H.R.4398 — To amend the Federal Trade Commission Act to prohibit anticompetitive behaviors by drug product manufacturers, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1]; Committees: House – Judiciary

H.R.4399 — To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to prohibit the approval of new abortion drugs, to prohibit investigational use exemptions for abortion drugs, and to impose additional regulatory requirements with respect to previously approved abortion drugs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.4400 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for an internet website to provide educational materials for health care providers, patients, and caregivers, regarding the meaning of the terms, and the standards for review and licensing of, biological products, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means

H.R.4404 — To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require that the label of drugs with an increased risk of suicide or depression present such increased risk prominently, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.4420 — To amend subpart 1 of part B of title IV of the Social Security Act to ensure that mental health screenings and assessments are provided to children and youth upon entry into foster care; Sponsor: Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.4428 — To establish a special enrollment period for family members of an individual who has died by suicide, to establish a competitive grant program to provide services and support to friends and family members impacted by an individual’s suicide, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Wild, Susan [D-PA-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce, Ways and Means, Oversight and Reform

S.Res.321 — A resolution designating September 2019 as “National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month”; Sponsor: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]; Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

S.2515 — A bill to require the Food and Drug Administration to conduct a study on the effects of radiofrequency radiation in the 5G networks on human health; Sponsor: Sen. Merkley, Jeff [D-OR]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2519 — A bill to protect the public health by prohibiting non-tobacco e-cigarette flavors and ensuring electronic nicotine delivery systems are tamper-proof; Sponsor: Sen. Romney, Mitt [R-UT]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.2522 — An original bill making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Hoeven, John [R-ND]; Committees: Senate – Appropriations



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