POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.5397 — To amend title II of the Higher Education Act of 1965 with respect to partnership grants for the establishment of rural teaching residency programs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Bost, Mike [R-IL-12]; Committees: House - Education and Labor

H.R.5400 — To establish the “Biomedical Innovation Fund”, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Rules; Budget

H.R.5402 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Commissioner of Food and Drugs, to conduct a study on high-risk, high-reward drugs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5]; Committees: House - Ways and Means; Energy and Commerce

S.3020 — A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to enter into contracts with States or to award grants to States to promote health and wellness, prevent suicide, and improve outreach to veterans, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]; Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs

S.3021 — A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to require the label of a drug that is intended for human use and contains an ingredient that is derived directly or indirectly from a gluten-containing grain to identify each such ingredient, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3023 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Director of the National Institutes of Health to make awards to outstanding scientists, including physician-scientists, to support researchers focusing on pediatric research, including basic, clinical, translational, or pediatric pharmacological research, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.Con.Res.79 — Expressing the sense of the Congress that assisted suicide (sometimes referred to using other terms) puts everyone, including those most vulnerable, at risk of deadly harm; Sponsor: Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.5411 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a Task Force on Local Mental Health Needs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.5415 — To provide the Food and Drug Administration with authority to conduct microbial sampling on concentrated animal feeding operations as necessary to facilitate a foodborne illness outbreak investigation, determine the root cause of an outbreak of foodborne illness, or address other public health needs; Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.5421 — To amend the Controlled Substances Act to list fentanyl-related substances as schedule I controlled substances; Sponsor: Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary

S.3029 — A bill to amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to make premium and cost-sharing subsidies available to low-income Medicare part D beneficiaries who reside in Puerto Rico or another territory of the United States; Sponsor: Sen. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.3041 — A bill to amend title 38, United States Code, to ensure that medical professionals employed by the Veterans Health Administration are properly credentialed, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Hassan, Margaret Wood [D-NH]; Committees: Senate - Veterans’ Affairs

S.3049 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for certain amendments relating to reporting requirements with respect to clinical diagnostic laboratory tests, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]; Committees: Senate – Finance



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