Chairs Rodgers, Guthrie Announce Health Subcommittee Markup

Legislation Will Address Critical Lifelines, QALYs, the Fentanyl Crisis, and Title 42

Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy Rodgers (R-WA) and Subcommittee on Health Chair Brett Guthrie (R-KY) today announced a markup of five pieces of legislation. 

“For Americans to live longer, healthier lives, Congress must enact policies that protect resources for those in mental health crisis, affirm the dignity of all human life, and keep dangerous substances out of our communities. Our committee is working on solutions to strengthen access to critical lifelines, protect individuals with disabilities from discrimination, combat the illicit fentanyl poisoning crisis. The American people are counting on us to deliver.” 

WHAT: A Subcommittee on Health Markup Meeting 

DATE: Wednesday, March 8, 2023 

TIME: 1:00 PM ET or 30 minutes after Subcommittee on Communication and Technology Markup concludes

LOCATION: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building 

This notice is at the direction of the Chair. The hearing will be open to the public and press and will be live streamed online at If you have any questions concerning the hearing, please contact Jolie Brochin with the Committee staff at If you have any press-related questions, please contact Christopher Krepich at

Legislation to be considered: 

  • H.R. 501, the “Block, Report, And Suspend Suspicious Shipments Act” (Rep. Harshbarger)  
  • H.R. 498, the “9-8-8 Lifeline Cybersecurity Responsibility Act” (Rep. Obernolte)   
  • H.R. 485, the “Protecting Health Care for All Patients Act of 2023” (Rep. McMorris Rodgers)  
  • H.R. 467, the “HALT Fentanyl Act” (Rep. Griffith)  
  • H.R. 801, the “Securing the Border for Public Health Act of 2023” (Rep. Lesko)