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Format: 2014-04-19
Format: 2014-04-19
07/16/2013
Bill
S. 959, the "Pharmaceutical Compounding Quality and Accountability Act," will clarify oversight of pharmaceutical compounding, leaving traditional pharmacies under the supervision of states, while enabling the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to regulate companies that make compounded sterile drugs without prescriptions, and then ship across state lines. The Committee on Energy and...
07/16/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled, “Reforming the Drug Compounding Regulatory Framework.”  
07/16/2013
Markup
The Energy and Commerce Committee held a markup beginning on Tuesday, July 16, 2013.  The Committee considered the following: • H.R. 1582, Energy Consumers Relief Act of 2013; • H.R. 1900, Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act; • H.R. 83, a bill to require the Secretary of the Interior to develop an action plan to address the energy needs of the insular areas of the...
07/15/2013
Press Release
In the wake of the recent Santa Monica shootings, Rep. Henry A. Waxman today convened a forum in Santa Monica to explore issues related to gun violence and mental health. 
07/15/2013
Press Release
Today Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman released new reports and an interactive map on the benefits of the Affordable Care Act in every congressional district in the country.  These reports provide the first picture of the impacts of the law in districts redrawn or newly created following the 2010 Census.   They show that millions of Americans are...
07/15/2013
Press Release
A report released today by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont), Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), House Ways and Means Committee Ranking Member Sander Levin (D-Mich.) and House Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman (D-Calif.) revealed a dramatic increase in the rates of doctors ordering anatomic pathology tests and procedures when...
07/11/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on Thursday, July 11, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled,  “Improving FCC Process.” 
07/11/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy held a hearing on Thursday, July 11, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled, “Regulation of New Chemicals, Protection of Confidential Business Information, and Innovation."
07/11/2013
Press Release
Continuing its bipartisan review of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), the House Energy and Commerce Committee today released the fifth and final white paper in a series that examine a number of issues emerging with the current system. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) and Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman (D-CA) are leading this effort to review the law and its implementation...
07/10/2013
Press Release
Today, Representative Henry A. Waxman and Senator Sheldon Whitehouse sent a letter to Kerri-Ann Jones, Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans, Environment, and Science at the State Department, urging the Department to correct significant mistakes in the analysis of the climate impacts of the Keystone XL pipeline.  Rep. Waxman and Sen. Whitehouse write that the draft Supplemental...