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09/11/2014
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Thursday, September 11, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Examining H.R. __, the Trafficking Awareness Training for Health Care Act of 2014.” 
09/11/2014
Today, Rep. Henry A. Waxman and Rep. Earl Blumenauer, joined by 57 Democratic colleagues, sent a letter to the House Republican leadership urging them to ban polystyrene foam products in the House of Representatives cafeteria.  
09/09/2014
Reps. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Peter King (R-NY) introduced H.R. 669 on February 13, 2013.  The bipartisan legislation includes provisions to enhance surveillance on Sudden Unexpected Infant Death (SUID), Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC), and stillbirth.  H.R. 669 improves the development and use of standard protocols for death scene investigations and autopsies surrounding...
09/09/2014
The Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Program began in 1984 and supports grants to state governments and institutes of higher learning to improve pediatric emergency care.  H.R. 4290 is sponsored by Rep. Jim Matheson (D-UT) and Rep. Peter King (R-NY).  The bill reauthorizes the EMSC Program at the currently-authorized funding level of $30 million for each of FY 2015 through...
09/09/2014
  H.R. 4701 was introduced by Rep. Christopher Gibson (R-NY) on May 21, 2014.  As amended at the Full Committee markup, the bill creates a new Interagency Lyme and Tick-Borne Disease Working Group.  The group would have federal and non-federal members, including members appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the Majority Leader of the Senate.  The working...
09/09/2014
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Tuesday, September 9, 2014, at 9:30 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “21st Century Cures: Examining the Regulation of Laboratory Developed Tests.”