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Format: 2014-08-21
Format: 2014-08-21
11/15/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Health hearing scheduled for Thursday, October 3, 2013, was rescheduled and held on Friday, November 15, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Reviewing FDA’s Implementation of FDASIA.”
11/15/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Friday, November 15, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Our Nation of Builders: Training the Builders of the Future.”
11/15/2013
Press Release
House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today responded to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed rule setting out Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) targets for 2014, which attempts to address concerns with the RFS for the upcoming year.  The Energy and Commerce Committee, through a series of bipartisan white papers and hearings, has carefully explored emerging issues...
11/14/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Energy and Power held a hearing on Thursday, November 14, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “EPA’s Proposed GHG Standards for New Power Plants and H.R. __, Whitfield-Manchin Legislation.”
11/14/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing on Thursday, November 14, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “The Impact of Patent Assertion Entities on Innovation and the Economy.”
11/14/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Health held a hearing on Thursday, November 14, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Obamacare Implementation Problems: More than Just a Broken Website.”  In addition, the Subcommittee discussed H.R. 3362, a bill to require transparency in the operation of American Health Benefit Exchanges.  
11/13/2013
Bill
Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) and Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) Hoyer introduced H.R. 2094 on May 22, 2013, with bipartisan support.  They introduced similar legislation (H.R. 3627) in the 112th Congress. H.R. 2094 amends provisions of the Children’s Asthma Treatment Grants Program to provide for an additional preference to states that allow trained school personnel to administer...
11/13/2013
Bill
On April 11, 2013, Rep. Ed Whitfield, Rep. Jan Schakowsky, and other members introduced H.R. 1518, the Prevent All Soring Tactics (PAST) Act.  This bill seeks to end the practice of horse soring (causing injury to a horse's limb in order to accentuate competitive ability) by tightening enforcement, strengthening penalties, and banning certain techniques not covered by the Horse...
11/13/2013
Bill
On May 22, 2013, Senators Frank Lautenberg and David Vitter introduced S. 1009, the "Chemical Safety Improvement Act," a bill to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).  TSCA was enacted in 1976 to address the public health risk of chemicals used in commerce.  TSCA requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to analyze new chemicals for their safety and...
11/13/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing scheduled for Tuesday, October 1, 2013, was rescheduled and held on Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at 2:00 p.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Challenges and Opportunities in the 5GHz Spectrum Band.”