POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.6584 — To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide for a temporary increase in Medicaid DSH allotments during the COVID-19 emergency period, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6585 — To require the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to collect and report certain data concerning COVID-19; Sponsor: Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Natural Resources

H.R.6591 — To ensure that veterans receive timely and effective health care under the Veterans Community Care Program and Veterans Care Agreements during the COVID-19 emergency, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Pappas, Chris [D-NH-1]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

H.R.6592 — To provide for an enhanced Coronavirus relief fund, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7]; Committees: House - Oversight and Reform

H.Res.935 — Establishing a Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis as a select investigative subcommittee of the Committee on Oversight and Reform; Sponsor: Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2]; Committees: House – Rules

H.R.6599 — To provide for coordination of research and development for pandemic disease prediction, forecasting and computing and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Lucas, Frank D. [R-OK-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Science, Space, and Technology

H.R.6600 — To authorize the Director of the National Institutes of Health to establish prize competitions to incentivize research by institutions of higher education on point-of-care testing for the detection of current or past infection with COVID-19, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Science, Space, and Technology

H.R.6605 — To provide additional amounts to the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Hayes, Jahana [D-CT-5]; Committees: House – Appropriations

H.R.6607 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish, in coordination with the Director of the strategic national stockpile, the National Emergency Biodefense Network, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6609 — To provide for the immediate procurement of COVID-19 medical testing components, materials, and supplies under the Defense Production Act of 1950; Sponsor: Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20]; Committees: House - Financial Services

H.R.6610 — To establish the Cabinet-level position of Director of Pandemic and Biodefense Preparedness and Response in the Executive Branch with the responsibility of developing a National Pandemic and Biodefense Preparedness and Response Strategy, to prepare for and coordinate the response to future pandemics, biological attacks, and other major health crises, including coordinating the work of multiple government agencies, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Rose, Max [D-NY-11]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Transportation and Infrastructure; Armed Services; Foreign Affairs; Intelligence (Permanent)

H.R.6612 — To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to prescribe the technical qualifications for licensed hearing aid specialists of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs



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