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Format: 2014-04-23
Format: 2014-04-23
07/23/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a two-day hearing on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, and Wednesday, July 24, 2013.  The Subcommittee convened at 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building for the first two panels.  The Subcommittee reconvened for the third panel on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The...
07/23/2013
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman issued the following statement on a request from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for public input regarding potential regulatory action on the public health risks posed by menthol cigarettes:
07/22/2013
Markup
The Subcommittee on Health held a markup beginning on Monday, July 22, 2013.  The Subcommittee considered the following: • H.R.2810, the "Medicare Patient Access and Quality Improvement Act of 2013 " On Monday, July 22, 2013, the Subcommittee convened at 5:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building for opening statements only.  It reconvened on Tuesday, July 23,...
07/18/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on Thursday, July 18, 2013, at 1:30 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing was titled, “Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: Implementation in the Wake of Administrative Delay.” In preparation for this hearing, on July 3, 2013, Republican members of the Committee sent a letter to Treasury Secretary...
07/18/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Thursday, July 18, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled, “Reporting Data Breaches: Is Federal Legislation Needed to Protect Consumers?”
07/18/2013
Press Release
House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today released an updated advanced legislative framework to replace the current Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) system with a fair and stable system of physician payment in the Medicare program. The draft legislation is the result of a careful and bipartisan process that sought and considered feedback from both lawmakers and stakeholder organizations....
07/17/2013
Bill
H.R. 83 enhances energy security and expands the renewable energy generation for the island states and U.S. territories by reducing reliance on imported fossil fuels while increasing use of clean-energy resources. 
07/17/2013
Bill
H.R. 698 is a bipartisan bill that directs the federal Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network to allow the transplantation of human organs infected with HIV, but only into individuals already infected with the HIV virus.  On November 12, 2013, the House took up the Senate version of the bill, S. 330, and passed the legislation by voice vote.  S. 330 was signed into law on...
07/17/2013
Bill
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act requires all companies that employ more than 50 workers to provide health benefits to their employees by 2014 or pay a penalty.  H.R. 2667 would delay this requirement until 2015.  On July 17, 2013, the House passed this bill by a vote of 264 - 161.
07/17/2013
Press Release
Today Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released a letter from some of our nation’s leading economists highlighting the importance of the individual responsibility requirement in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which is critical to expanding coverage and lowering costs.  As the letter makes clear, an individual responsibility requirement to maintain basic health insurance coverage is...