Archives

Format: 2014-10-24
Format: 2014-10-24
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
On September 27, 2013, House by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton, Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman, and Reps. Joe Pitts, Frank Pallone, Jr., Tim Murphy, John D. Dingell, Bob Latta, Diana DeGette, Morgan Griffith, Gene Green, and Jim Matheson introduced H.R. 3204, the Drug Quality and Security Act, to ensure the safety of compounded drugs and our nation’s pharmaceutical supply...
11/27/2013
Bill
S. 252 authorizes or reauthorizes three public health programs.   Title I of the bill reauthorizes and improves the Prematurity Research Expansion and Education for Mothers Who Deliver Infants Early Reauthorization Act (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
S. 330 updates the National Organ Transplant Act in light of current medical and scientific understanding of HIV and AIDS.  The legislation lays the foundation for HIV-positive to HIV-positive organ donation to occur in the future, first beginning with thorough research.  The Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) will spearhead the development of research criteria for HIV-...
11/21/2013
Floor Action
On November 21, 2013, the House debated H.R. 1900, the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act.  Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman spoke in opposition to the bill, which undermines public safety and environmental protections.
11/21/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade held a hearing on Thursday, November 21, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. in 2322 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “H.R. 2012, a bill to improve the integrity and safety of interstate horseracing, and for other purposes.”
11/21/2013
Hearing
The Subcommittee on Communications and Technology held a hearing on Thursday, November 21, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. in 2123 Rayburn House Office Building.  The hearing was titled “Oversight of FirstNet and the Advancement of Public Safety Wireless Communications.”
11/21/2013
Press Release
Today the Bicameral Task Force on Climate Change met with representatives from the NBA, WNBA, NHL, NFL, MLB, and the U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) to discuss the effects of climate change on these leagues and the work the organizations are doing to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.  The members also released written responses from the leagues to the Task Force’s request for views...