Hearing on “Evaluating the Role of FERC in a Changing Energy Landscape,” Subcommittee on Energy and Power (December 5, 2013)
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on Thursday, December 5, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled “Evaluating the Role of FERC in a Changing Energy Landscape.”
Hearing on “Medicare Advantage: What Beneficiaries Should Expect Under the President’s Health Care Plan,” Subcommittee on Health (December 4, 2013)
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Wednesday, December 4, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled “Medicare Advantage: What Beneficiaries Should Expect Under the President’s Health Care Plan.”
Hearing on “The FTC at 100: Where Do We Go From Here?” Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade (December 3, 2013)
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade hearing scheduled for Thursday, October 24, 2013, was held Tuesday, December 3, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled “The FTC at 100: Where Do We Go From Here?”
H.R. 3588 clarifies the “Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act of 2011” to exclude fire hydrants and requires EPA to seek recommendations from the National Drinking Water Advisory Committee on actions to reduce lead contamination in drinking water distribution systems.
H.R. 3204, the "Drug Quality and Security Act," helps ensure the safety of compounded drugs and our nation’s pharmaceutical supply chain. The legislation introduced by Committee Chairman Upton and cosponsored by Committee members Reps. Waxman, Pitts, Pallone, Murphy, Dingell, Latta, DeGette, Griffith, Green, and Matheson, reflects a bipartisan, bicameral effort to...
S. 252, the ‘‘Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers Who Deliver Infants Early (PREEMIE) Reauthorization Act’’
S. 252, as amended, is bipartisan and bicameral legislation comprised of the authorization or reauthorization of three different, yet pertinent health programs. Title One of the bill reauthorizes and improves the PREEMIE Act. This title reauthorizes the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention research, surveillance, and prevention activities. It also extends provider...
Although it is the stated goal of H.R. 1900 to provide for “the timely consideration” of applications for natural gas pipeline projects, the legislative record clearly demonstrates that H.R. 1900 would disrupt the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) existing permitting process, which gets natural gas pipelines permitted in a timely manner. This bill would...
S. 330, updates the National Organ Transplant Act in light of current medical and scientific understanding of HIV and AIDS. The legislation lays the foundation for HIV-positive to HIV-positive organ donation to occur in the future, first beginning with thorough research. The Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) will spearhead the development of research criteria for HIV-...
H.R. 2012 was introduced by Rep. Pitts on May 16, 2013, and includes as original co-sponsors Reps. Schakowsky, Whitfield, and Eshoo. H.R. 2012 designates the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) as the independent anti-doping organization for horse races with interstate, off-track betting. Under H.R. 2012, USADA would be given the authority to develop, publish, and maintain rules for which...
Hearing on “H.R. 2012, a bill to improve the integrity and safety of interstate horseracing, and for other purposes,” Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade (November 21, 2013)
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Thursday, November 21, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled “H.R. 2012, a bill to improve the integrity and safety of interstate horseracing, and for other purposes.”
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