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Hearing on "Enhancing Public Health: Legislation to Protect Children and Families"

Wednesday, October 20, 2021 - 10:30am
Hybrid Hearing in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office, and Cisco Webex

The Subcommittee on Health of the Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hybrid legislative hearing that included both in-person and remote attendance on Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. This hearing took place in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building, as well as remotely using Cisco Webex online video conferencing. The hearing is entitled, "Enhancing Public Health: Legislation to Protect Children and Families."


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. 623, the "Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act 2.0"

H.R. 1193, the "Cardiovascular Advances in Research and Opportunities Legacy Act"

H.R. 1956, the "Increasing Access to Quality Cardiac Rehabilitation Care Act of 2021"

H.R. 2161, the "Children and Media Research Advancement Act" or the "CAMRA Act"

H.R. 3749, the "Katherine's Law for Lung Cancer Early Detection and Survival Act of 2021"

H.R. 4555, the "Oral Health Literacy and Awareness Act of 2021"

H.R. 4612, the "Protecting Access to Lifesaving Screenings Act of 2021" or the "PALS Act"

H.R. 5487, the "Stillbirth Health Improvement and Education for Autumn Act of 2021" or the "SHINE for Autumn Act of 2021"

H.R. 5551, the "Improving the Health of Children Act"

H.R. 5552, the "Lead Poisoning Prevention Act"

H.R. 5558, the "Prostate Cancer Prevention Act"

H.R. 5561, the "Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Reauthorization Act"



Bruce L. Cassis, D.D.S., M.A.G.D.
Academy of General Dentistry



Raymond DuBois, M.D., Ph.D.
Former President
American Association for Cancer Research



Donald M. Lloyd-Jones, M.D.,Sc.M.
American Heart Association



Ellyn Miller
President and Founder
Smashing Walnuts Foundation



Rick Nolan
Former U.S. Representative (MN)


Supplement #1

Supplement #2

Supplement #3


Jenny Radesky, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
University of Michigan Medical School



Stacey Stewart
President and CEO
March of Dimes