POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Contd.


S.Res.455 — A resolution designating November 2021 as “National Hospice and Palliative Care Month”; Sponsor: Sen. Rosen, Jacklyn [D-NV]; Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.

S.J.Res.29 — A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to “COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing; Emergency Temporary Standard”; Sponsor: Sen. Braun, Mike [R-IN]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3223 — A bill to establish certain duties for pharmacies to ensure provision of Food and Drug Administrationapproved contraception, medication related to contraception, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Booker, Cory [D-NJ]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3225 — A bill to prohibit any Federal agency from requiring that staff in health care facilities be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of the facility participating in the Medicare, Medicaid, or CHIP programs; Sponsor: Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.J.Res.65 — Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of Labor relating to “COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing; Emergency Temporary Standard”; Sponsor: Rep. Keller, Fred [R-PA-12]; Committees: House - Education and Labor

H.R.5993 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the Commissioner of Food and Drugs, to establish a competitive grant program under which the Secretary will award grants to certain institutions to establish American Biopharmaceutical Manufacturing Worker Training Centers of Excellence, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.5995 — To provide research on, and services for, individuals with clinical mental health complications following a pregnancy loss, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.5998 — To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue guidance on authorities available to States under the State Medicaid programs under title XIX of the Social Security Act to extend waivers granted during the COVID-19 emergency period beyond such period; Sponsor: Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6000 — To continue the acceleration of the discovery, development, and delivery of 21st century cures, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means; Budget; Science, Space, and Technology; Agriculture; Education and Labor; Armed Services; Natural Resources; Veterans’ Affairs; Homeland Security; Judiciary

H.R.6005 — To establish certain duties for pharmacies to ensure provision of Food and Drug Administration-approved contraception, medication related to contraception, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6007 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the expansion of coverage of vaccines under part B of the Medicare program, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. O’Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.6008 — To provide for a grant program to support access to free eye care services for students attending public elementary schools and secondary schools; Sponsor: Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor

H.R.6009 — To provide that the public health emergency declared with respect to COVID-19 shall terminate on the date on which the Secretary of Health and Human Services approves, or authorizes emergency use of, a drug intended to treat COVID-19; Sponsor: Rep. Schweikert, David [R-AZ-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.Res.809 — Supporting the designation of the third week of November, November 14 to November 20, 2021, as “Thyroid Eye Disease (TED) Awareness Week”; Sponsor: Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.Res.810 — Supporting the goals and ideals of American Diabetes Month; Sponsor: Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.Res.811 — Expressing support for the designation of November 18, 2021, as “National Rural Mental Health Day”; Sponsor: Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Agriculture

H.Res.813 — Supporting the goals of World AIDS Day; Sponsor: Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Foreign Affairs

H.Res.815 — Supporting the goals and ideals of National Rural Health Day; Sponsor: Rep. O’Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.Con.Res.62 — Expressing the sense of Congress that public health professionals should be commended for their dedication and service to the United States on Public Health Thank You Day, November 22, 2021; Sponsor: Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6016 — To prohibit executive agencies from requiring employees to receive a vaccination against infection by the SARS-CoV-2 virus under Federal contracts, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Comer, James [R-KY-1]; Committees: House - Oversight and Reform

H.R.6017 — To prohibit certain COVID-19 vaccination mandates for minors, and to require parental consent for COVID-19 vaccination of minors; Sponsor: Rep. Banks, Jim [R-IN-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Education and Labor

H.R.6020 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to extend certain increases in payments for physicians’ services under the Medicare program through 2022; Sponsor: Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

H.R.6025 — To conduct or support further comprehensive research for the creation of a universal influenza vaccine or preventative; Sponsor: Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6027 — To provide for individual rights relating to privacy of personal information, to establish privacy and security requirements for covered entities relating to personal information, and to establish an agency to be known as the Digital Privacy Agency to enforce such rights and requirements, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA18]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Judiciary; House Administration

H.R.6047 — To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to submit to Congress a report on COVID-19 natural immunity, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Roy, Chip [R-TX-21]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.6048 — To prohibit the Secretary of Health and Human Services from taking certain actions with respect to the clinical labor price, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce; Ways and Means

S.3258 — A bill to conduct or support further comprehensive research for the creation of a universal influenza vaccine or preventative. Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward [D-MA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3257 — A bill to amend the Controlled Substances Act to lengthen the period of time during which certain controlled substances must be administered to a patient after being delivered by a pharmacy to the administering practitioner. Sponsor: Sen. Shaheen, Jeanne [D-NH]; Committees: Senate - Judiciary

S.3253 — A bill to amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 to provide leave for the spontaneous loss of an unborn child, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Sen. Cotton, Tom [R-AR]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.3252 — A bill to address the supply chain backlog in the freight network at United States ports, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT]; Committees: Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation

S.3248 — A bill to allow States and Tribal entities to use unexpended COVID-19 relief funds to pay fines on behalf of employers for violating the emergency temporary standard issued by the Department of Labor relating to COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing and any final rule issued with respect to such emergency temporary standard, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Sen. Rubio, Marco [R-FL]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3246 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to reduce the occurrence of diabetes in Medicare beneficiaries by extending coverage under Medicare for medical nutrition therapy services to such beneficiaries with pre-diabetes or with risk factors for developing type 2 diabetes. Sponsor: Sen. Peters, Gary [D-MI]; Committees: Senate - Finance

S.3244 — A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a Bio-Preparedness and Infectious Diseases Workforce Loan Repayment Program. Sponsor: Sen. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.3243 — A bill to prohibit certain Federal agencies from requiring that any employee of such an agency receive a COVID-19 vaccine, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Sen. Lee, Mike [R-UT]; Committees: Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

S.3239 — A bill to amend title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to provide for a special enrollment period for pregnant persons, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Sen. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.Res.457 — A resolution expressing support for the designation of November 9, 2021, as “National Microtia and Atresia Awareness Day”. Sponsor: Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions



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