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Hearing on "Booster Shot: Enhancing Public Health through Vaccine Legislation"

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 10:30am
Virtual Hearing via Cisco Webex

The Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a legislative hearing on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. via Cisco WebEx. The hearing is entitled, "Booster Shot: Enhancing Public Health through Vaccine Legislation." 


Key Documents

Memorandum from Chairman Pallone to the Subcommittee on Health

Opening Statement from Chairman Pallone as prepared for delivery

Opening Statement from Subcommittee Chairwoman Eshoo as prepared for delivery





H.R. 550, the "Immunization Infrastructure Modernization Act"

H.R. 951, the "Maternal Vaccinations Act"

H.R. 979, the "Vaccine Fairness Act"

H.R. 1452, to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to publish the formula the Secretary uses to determine the allocation of COVID-19 vaccines, and for other purposes

H.R. 1550, the "Promoting Resources to Expand Vaccination, Education and New Treatments for HPV Cancers Act of 2021" or the "PREVENT HPV Cancers Act of 2021"

H.R. 1978, the "Protecting Seniors Through Immunization Act of 2021" 

H.R. 2170, the "Helping Adults Protect Immunity Act" or the "HAPI Act"

H.R. 2347, the "Strengthening the Vaccines for Children Act of 2021"

H.R. 3013, the "COVID Vaccine Transportation Access Act"

H.R. 3655, the "Vaccine Injury Compensation Modernization Act"

H.R. 3742, the "Vaccine Information for Nursing Facility Operators Act" or the "Vaccine INFO Act"

H.R. 3743, the "Supporting the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health and the Reagan-Udall Foundation for the Food and Drug Administration Act"



Phyllis Arthur
Vice President, Infectious Diseases and Diagnostic Policy
Biotechnology Innovation Organization



Rebecca Coyle
Executive Director
American Immunization Registry Assocation



Yvonne Maldonado, M.D.
Chair, Committee on Infectious Diseases, American Academy of Pediatrics
Professor of Pediatrics and of Epidemiology and Public Health, Stanford University
Stanford University Center for Academic Medicine
Pediatric Infectious Diseases



Lijen (L.J.) Tan, Ph.D.
Chief Strategy Officer
Immunization Action Coalition