WASHINGTON, DC – The Energy & Commerce Committee accomplished a lot this week – including unanimous House passage of a bipartisan bill to reauthorize the FDA’s critically important user fee programs and a bill to better equip mobile medical professionals. In the hearing room, #SubHealth and #SubOversight examined ways to address medical product manufacturer communications and how states are working to combat the opioid epidemic. We rounded out the week with a #SubEnvironment Markup, where members swiftly passed a bipartisan bill to improve our nation’s drinking water infrastructure. Check it all out in our recap below!
A few snapshots of our hearings this week, including #SubHealth, #SubOversight, and a #SubEnvironment Markup.
ICYMI: Full Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR) discussed the importance of the FDA Reauthorization Act (FDARA) and why this legislation will help patients across the country.
The House unanimously passed FDARA – a huge #bipartisan win for millions of Americans as it will help deliver safe and effective treatments to patients.
FDA Commissioner Gottlieb congratulated the House on a swift, successful passage of this vital legislation.