WASHINGTON, DC – As part of the ongoing review by the House Energy and Commerce Committee into mental health issues raised by the Newtown tragedy, Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA) and Ranking Member Diana DeGette (D-CO) today announced that the subcommittee has scheduled a forum with leading national experts on March 5, 2013, to explore issues related to severe mental illness and violence.
Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee to Host Bipartisan Forum on March 5th: “After Newtown: A National Conversation on Violence and Severe Mental Illness”February 21, 2013 | Press Release
Committee Leaders Launch Bipartisan Review of DOE’s Management of Nuclear Security Enterprise, Announce Oversight and Investigations Hearing on March 13February 15, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Bipartisan leaders of the House Energy and Commerce Committee are launching a review of governance, management, and operations of the Department of Energy’s nuclear security, including management and operations of the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA). Full committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Ranking Member Henry A. Waxman (D-CA), Vice Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA), Subcommittee Ranking Member Diana DeGette (D-CO), and Subcommittee Vice Chairman Michael C.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, chaired by Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), today kicked off its agenda for the 113th Congress with a hearing on “The Role of the States in Protecting the Environment Under Current Law.” Today’s panel of witnesses featured representatives from state offices that oversee groundwater, drinking water, oil and gas, and solid and hazardous wastes.
WASHINGTON, DC – The Health Subcommittee, chaired by Rep. Joe Pitts (R-PA), today kicked off the 113th Congress with a hearing focused on the Medicare physician payment system. Last week, the Energy and Commerce Committee, along with the Ways and Means Committee, released a framework for reforming the current system.
WASHINGTON, DC – The subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade, chaired by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE), today kicked off its “Our Nation of Builders” hearing series with a focus on the challenges currently facing American manufacturers. Today’s panel of witnesses featured manufacturers from the districts of the subcommittee members.
Committee Leaders Request Clarification on Privacy Rules Related to Sharing Mental Health Records for Background ChecksFebruary 14, 2013 | Press Release
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI), Vice Chairman Marsha Blackburn (R-TN), Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Tim Murphy (R-PA), and Subcommittee Vice Chairman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) today sought clarification from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on how the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and HIPAA Privacy Rule impact the ability of state and local governments to share mental health records with the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS).