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Format: 2014-08-02
Format: 2014-08-02
12/10/2013
Markup
The Subcommittee on Health held a markup on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The Subcommittee considered the following: • H.R. 3527, “Poison Center Network Act of 2013”; • H.R. 1098, “Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act;” and, • H.R. 1281, “Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act...
12/10/2013
Markup
The Energy and Commerce Committee held a markup beginning on Tuesday, December 10, 2013.  The Committee considered the following: • H.R. 3527, Poison Center Network Act of 2013; • H.R. 1098, Traumatic Brain Injury Reauthorization Act; • H.R. 724, a bill to amend the Clean Air Act to remove the requirement for dealer certification of new light-duty motor vehicles; • H...
12/10/2013
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released the following statement on the oral arguments before the Supreme Court on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) cross-state air pollution rule:
12/05/2013
Hearing
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.”
12/04/2013
Hearing
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.”
12/03/2013
Hearing
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?”
12/02/2013
Floor Action
On December 2, 2013, H.R. 3588 was considered under suspension of the rules and passed the House by a roll call vote of 384 - 0. 
11/27/2013
Bill
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...
11/27/2013
Bill
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...
11/21/2013
Bill
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...