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Format: 2014-07-31
Format: 2014-07-31
01/13/2014
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman and Environment and the Economy Subcommittee Ranking Member Paul D. Tonko sent a letter to Chairman John Shimkus urging him to hold a hearing to examine regulatory gaps exposed by last week’s toxic chemical spill in West Virginia.  Although Freedom Industries was storing thousands of gallons of a potentially toxic chemical near the Elk River, state...
01/10/2014
Bill
H.R. 3811 was introduced on January 7, 2014, by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA).  The legislation would require the Secretary of HHS to notify individuals within two business days if their personally identifiable information is known to be stolen or unlawfully accessed due to a breach in a health insurance Exchange computer system.  The bill is an attempt to discourage Americans from signing...
01/10/2014
Floor Action
H.R. 3811 was considered on the House floor for debate and vote on January 10, 2014, under the provisions of the rules of H.Res. 455.  The bill passed will a roll call vote of 291 - 122.  
01/09/2014
Bill
H.R. 2279 was formally introduced on June 6, 2013, by Rep. Cory Gardner (R-CO). The bill moved through the Committee on Energy and Commerce with a hearing in May 2013 and a subcommittee and full committee markup, both held in June 2013.  H.R. 2279 would weaken the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) by removing a requirement to review regulations every three years.  It...
01/09/2014
Floor Action
In January 2014, H.R. 2226, along with H.R. 2318, was compiled into H.R. 2279 to form one comprehensive bill.  Please visit the H.R. 2279 legislation page for additional information regarding floor activity.  
01/09/2014
Floor Action
In January 2014, H.R. 2318, along with H.R. 2226, was compiled into H.R. 2279 to form one comprehensive bill.  Please visit the H.R. 2279 legislation page for additional information regarding floor activity. 
01/09/2014
Floor Action
H.R. 2279 was considered on the House floor for debate and vote on January 9, 2014, under the provision of the rules of H.Res. 455.  The following Democratic members offered amendments to H.R. 2279:   Rep. Sinema (D-AZ) - The amendment strikes language in the bill that repeals a Superfund requirement that states choose sites for the National Priority List that pose “the...
01/09/2014
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Thursday, January 9, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “The Extenders Policies: What Are They and How Should They Continue Under a Permanent SGR Repeal Landscape?”  
01/09/2014
Press Release
Today Rep. Henry A. Waxman, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, and Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, released a memo with information from both Committees’ investigations of the security of Healthcare.gov.  The memo reports that there have been no successful breaches of the Healthcare.gov...
01/08/2014
Floor Action
The rules of H.R. 724 were suspended and the bill passed with a roll call vote of 405 - 0.