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Upcoming Congressional Hearings and Markups


Senate Armed Services Subcommittee on Personnel hearing to examine testimony about servicemember, family, and veteran suicides and prevention strategies; 2:30 p.m., 222 Russell Bldg.; December 4


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.5121 — To amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act and chapter 89 of title 5, United States Code, to require health insurance issuers to maintain a price comparison tool, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Oversight and Reform

H.R.5133 — 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.5138 — To authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to States to provide safety measures to social workers, health workers, and human services professionals performing services placing such individuals in high-risk and potentially dangerous situations, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Brownley, Julia [DCA-26]; Committees: House - Education and Labor; Energy and Commerce

H.R.5141 — To substantially restrict the use of animal testing for cosmetics; Sponsor: Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.5144 — To amend the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to require group health plans and health insurance coverage to have in place a process to self-audit information listed in publicly accessible provider directories of such plans and coverage; Sponsor: Rep. Davids, Sharice [D-KS-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor; Ways and Means

S.2879 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize and extend the Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Prevention and Services program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2880 — A bill to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to States to provide safety measures to social workers, health workers, and human services professionals performing services placing such individuals in high-risk and potentially dangerous situations, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Sinema, Kyrsten [DAZ]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2885 — A bill to prohibit the transfer or sale of certain consumer health information, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Cassidy, Bill [R-LA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.2886 — A bill to prohibit the use of animal testing for cosmetics and the sale of cosmetics tested on animals; Sponsor: Sen. McSally, Martha [R-AZ]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.Res.714 — Recognizing addiction as a disease and supporting efforts to prevent, treat, and destigmatize substance use disorder and addiction; Sponsor: Rep. Brindisi, Anthony [D-NY-22]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.5169 — To amend title 10, United States Code, to improve the TRICARE program for certain members of the Retired Reserves of the reserve components; Sponsor: Rep. Spano, Ross [R-FL-15]; Committees: House - Armed Services

H.R.5172 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to combat the opioid crisis by promoting access to non-opioid treatments in the hospital outpatient setting; Sponsor: Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

S.Res.431 — A resolution supporting the goals and ideals of American Diabetes Month; Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]; Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.



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