POLICY BRIEFINGS


Recently Introduced Health Legislation Cont.


H.R.3080 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to enhance the national strategy for combating and eliminating tuberculosis, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3085 — To authorize activities to combat the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37]; Committees: House - Foreign Affairs

S.1712 — A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to encourage the development and use of DISARM antimicrobial drugs, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Sen. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA]; Committees: Senate – Finance

H.R.3105 — To establish an annual fee applicable to opioid manufacturers; Sponsor: Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3107 — To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to establish requirements with respect to the use of prior authorization under Medicare Advantage plans, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.3109 — To provide grants to better understand and reduce gestational diabetes, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3113 — To require the United States Postal Service to sell the Alzheimer’s semipostal stamp for 6 additional years; Sponsor: Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43]; Committees: House - Oversight and Reform, Energy and Commerce

H.R.3117 — To amend the Child Nutrition Act of 1966 to establish a grant program to provide grants to local agencies and clinics to improve the health of mothers and infants, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC- 12]; Committees: House - Education and Labor

H.R.3127 — To permit occupational therapists to conduct the initial assessment visit and complete the comprehensive assessment under a Medicare home health plan of care for certain rehabilitation cases; Sponsor: Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D- TX-35]; Committees: House - Ways and Means, Energy and Commerce

H.R.3129 — To provide women with increased access to preventive and life-saving cancer screening; Sponsor: Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3131 — To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for research and improvement of cardiovascular health among the South Asian population of the United States, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA- 7]; Committees: House - Energy and Commerce

H.R.3147 — To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide service dogs to veterans with mental illnesses who do not have mobility impairments; Sponsor: Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15]; Committees: House - Veterans’ Affairs

S.1725 — A bill to permit occupational therapists to conduct the initial assessment visit and complete the comprehensive assessment under a Medicare home health plan of care for certain rehabilitation cases; Sponsor: Sen. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD]; Committees: Senate – Finance

S.1728 — A bill to require the United States Postal Service to sell the Alzheimer’s semipostal stamp for 6 additional years; Sponsor: Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA]; Committees: Senate - Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

S.1735 — A bill to provide women with increased access to preventive and life-saving cancer screening; Sponsor: Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

S.1737 — A bill to strengthen parity in mental health and substance use disorder benefits; Sponsor: Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT]; Committees: Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

H.R.3153 — To direct the Director of the National Science Foundation to support research on opioid addiction, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Wexton, Jennifer [D-VA-10]; Committees: House - Science, Space, and Technology

H.R.3164 — Making appropriations for Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies programs for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2020, and for other purposes; Sponsor: Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2]; Committees: House - Appropriations



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