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Upcoming Congressional Hearings and Markups


House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies markup of fiscal year 2022 appropriations legislation; 11:00 a.m.; July 12

House Energy and Commerce Committee “Member Day” hearing for Members of the House of Representatives to testify before the Committee on legislation or issues of importance to them, their constituents, and districts within the Committee’s jurisdiction; 11:00 a.m.; July 13 Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Competition Policy, Antitrust, and Consumer Rights hearing “A Prescription for Change: Cracking Down on Anticompetitive Conduct in Prescription Drug Markets;” 2:30 p.m.; July 13

Senate Foreign Affairs Committee hearing “Review of the FY 2022 USAID Budget Request;” 10:30 a.m.; July 14

House Science, Space, and Technology Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight hearing “Principles for Outbreak Investigation: COVID-19 and Future Infectious Diseases;” 12:00 p.m.; July 14

House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing “The Biden Administration’s Foreign Assistance Priorities and USAID’s FY22 Budget Request;” 2:00 p.m.; July 14

Senate Finance Committee hearing “Defending and Investing in U.S. Competitiveness;” 2:00 p.m.; July 14 House Veterans’ Affairs Subcommittee on Health legislative hearing on pending legislation; 2:00 p.m.; July 14

Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee hearing “VA Electronic Health Records: Modernization and the Path Ahead;” 3:30 p.m.; July 14

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee hearing “Implementing Supply Chain Resiliency;” 10:30 a.m.; July 15

House Appropriations Committee markup of fiscal year 2022 appropriations legislation for Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies; time TBD; July 15


Recently Introduced Health Legislation


H.R.4295 — To require the Director of National Intelligence and the Director of the Central Intelligence Agency to conduct a study to identify supply chains critical to national security, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Van Duyne, Beth [R-TX-24]; Committees: House - Intelligence (Permanent Select)

H.R.4356 — Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]; Committees: House – Appropriations

H.R.4355 — Making appropriations for military construction, the Department of Veterans Affairs, and related agencies for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL- 23]; Committees: House – Appropriations

H.R.4351 — To ensure that hospitals are considered an eligible entity when awarding health profession opportunity grants under section 2008 of the Social Security Act. Sponsor: Rep. Horsford, Steven [D-NV-4]; Committees: House - Ways and Means

H.R.4350 —‘by request’ version of National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2022; Sponsor: Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9]; Committees: House - Armed Services

H.R.4347 — To ensure appropriate access to remote physiologic monitoring services furnished under the Medicare program. Sponsor: Rep. Balderson, Troy [R-OH-12]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.4362 — To prioritize the international distribution of COVID-19 vaccine doses, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Gimenez, Carlos A. [R-FL-26]; Committees: House - Foreign Affairs

H.R.4369 — To amend the 21st Century Cures Act to provide for designation of institutions of higher education that provide research, data, and leadership on continuous manufacturing as National Centers of Excellence in Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.4371 — To amend the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require group health plans and health insurance issuers offering group or individual health insurance coverage to provide coverage for additional preventive care for individuals with chronic conditions without the imposition of cost sharing requirement, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor; Ways and Means



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