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Health (115th Congress)


President Trump Signs Four Bipartisan Energy and Commerce Bills Into Law

12.22.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) released the following statement after President Donald Trump signed H.R. 1222, the Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2017, H.R. 1318, the Preventing Maternal Deaths Act of 2017, H.R. 6615, the Traumatic Brain Injury Program Reauthorization Act of 2018, and H.R. 1733, a bill to direct the Secretary of Energy to review and update a report on the energy and environmental benefits of the re-refining of used lubricating oil, into law yesterday evening.

“These bipartisan bills, now signed...

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Walden & Burgess on House Passage of H.R. 767

12.20.2018

WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Subcommittee on Health Chairman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) released the following statement after the House passed H.R. 767 the Stop, Observe, Ask and Respond (SOAR) to Health and Wellness Act of 2018, sending the legislation to the president desk to become law.

H.R. 767, the Stop, Observe, Ask and Respond (SOAR) to Health and Wellness Act of 2018, authored by Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN), passed the House by a vote off 386 - 6.

H.R. 767 would...

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Four Bills to Advance Public Health Headed to POTUS’ Desk to be Signed Into Law

12.19.2018

WASHINGTON, DC –  Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) and Subcommittee on Health Chairman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed four public health bills. The bills now head to President Trump’s desk to be signed into law.

H.R. 1222, the Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2017, authored by Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), passed the House by a vote of 355-7. H.R. 1222 first passed the House in February 2018 by a vote of 394-7. The Senate passed...

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