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E&C Announces Full Committee Markup of 30 Bills on Wednesday

Jul 13, 2020
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) announced today that the Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a full Committee markup on Wednesday, July 15, at 11 am via Cisco WebEx video conferencing.  

“As we continue to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the Committee will mark up legislation in the health space that will expand access to care, strengthen mental health parity, provide mental health support to first responders and enhance the viability and transparency of the Strategic National Stockpile,” Pallone said.  “We will also be marking up legislation that will help us take a step forward in promoting clean and efficient energy for all Americans.  And finally, we will consider legislation from our Communications and Technology Subcommittee that will make Americans safer, improve the security of wireless infrastructure and modernize federal spectrum management.”  

This markup will take place remotely via Cisco Webex video conferencing.  Members of the public may view the hearing via live webcast accessible on the Energy and Commerce Committee’s website.  Please note the webcast will not be available until the markup begins.

The Committee will consider the following bills:

H.R. 1426, the “Timely Review of Infrastructure Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Pete Olson (R-TX) and Mike Doyle (D-PA).

H.R. 3079, the “Energy Savings Through Public-Private Partnerships Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Reps. Peter Welch (D-VT) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL).

H.R. 3361, the “Reliable Investment in Vital Energy Reauthorization Act” or the “RIVER Act,” which was introduced by Reps. David McKinley (R-WV), Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Dave Loebsack (D-IA).

H.R. 5541, the “Tribal Power Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) and Markwayne Mullin (R-OK).

H.R. 5758, the “Ceiling Fan Improvement Act of 2020,” which was introduced by Reps. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) and Jan Schakowsky (D-IL).

H.R. 2477, the “Beneficiary Enrollment Notification and Eligibility Simplification (BENES) Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Reps. Raul Ruiz (D-CA), Jackie Walorski (R-IN), Brad Schneider (D-IL) and Gus Bilirakis (R-FL).

H.R. 3935, the “Protecting Patients Transportation to Care Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Buddy Carter (R-GA), Tony Cárdenas (D-CA), Tom Graves (R-GA) and Sanford Bishop of (D-GA).

H.R. 5201, the “Telemental Health Expansion Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Reps. Doris Matsui (D-CA) and Bill Johnson (R-OH).

H.R. 5534, the “Comprehensive Immunosuppressive Drug Coverage for Kidney Transplant Patients Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Ron Kind (D-WI) and Michael Burgess (R-TX).

H.R. 7539, the “Strengthening Behavioral Health Parity Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Joe Kennedy III (D-MA), Bilirakis, Katie Porter (D-CA) and Fred Upton (R-MI).

H.R. 1646, the “Helping Emergency Responders Overcome Act of 2019” or the “HERO Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA).

H.R. 2117, the “Food Allergy Safety, Treatment, Education, and Research Act of 2019” or the “FASTER Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Rep. Matsui.

H.R. 2271, the “Scarlett’s Sunshine on Sudden Unexpected Death Act,” which was introduced by Rep. Gwen Moore (D-WI), Tom Cole (R-OK) and Jamie Herrera Beutler (R-WA).

H.R. 2468, the “School-Based Allergies and Asthma Management Program Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Phil Roe (R-TN).

H.R. 4564, the “Suicide Prevention Lifeline Improvement Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Reps. John Katko (R-NY), Don Beyer (D-VA) and Grace Napolitano (D-CA).

H.R. 4585, the “Campaign to Prevent Suicide Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Beyer and Greg Gianforte (R-MT).

H.R. 4712, the “Fairness in Orphan Drug Exclusivity Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Madeleine Dean (D-PA), Marc Veasey (D-TX), Carter and McKinley.

H.R. 4866, the “National Centers of Excellence in Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Chairman Pallone and Rep. Guthrie.

H.R. 5619, the “Suicide Prevention Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Chris Stewart (R-UT) and Matsui.

H.R. 5663, the “Safeguarding Therapeutics Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Guthrie and Eliot Engel (D-NY).

H.R. 5668, the “Making Objective Drug Evidence Revisions for New Labeling Act of 2020” or the “MODERN Labeling Act of 2020,” which was introduced by Reps. Matsui and Guthrie.

H.R. 7574, the “Strengthening America’s Strategic National Stockpile Act of 2020,” which was introduced by Reps. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI) and Susan Brooks (R-IN).

H.R. 451, the “Don’t Break Up the T-Band Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Reps. Engel, Lee Zeldin (R-NY), Al Green (D-TX) and Peter King (R-NY).

H. Res. 549, a resolution reaffirming the commitment of the House of Representatives to media diversity and pledging to work with media entities and diverse stakeholders to develop common ground solutions to eliminate barriers to media diversity, which was introduced by Rep. Val Demings (D-FL).

H.R. 4194, the “National Suicide Hotline Designation Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Reps. Stewart and Seth Moulton (D-MA).

H.R. 5567, the “Measuring the Economics Driving Investments and Access for Diversity Act of 2020” or the “MEDIA Diversity Act of 2020,” which was introduced by Reps. Billy Long (R-MO) and Veasey.

H.R. 5918, A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to issue reports after activation of the Disaster Information Reporting System and to make improvements to network outage reporting, which was introduced by Reps. Matsui, Eshoo, Mike Thompson (D-CA) and Jared Huffman (D-CA).

H.R. 6096, the “Reliable Emergency Alert Distribution Improvement (READI) Act of 2020,” which was introduced by Reps. Jerry McNerney (D-CA), Bilirakis, Olson and Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI).

H.R. 6624, the “Utilizing Strategic Allied Telecommunications Act of 2020” or the “USA Telecommunications Act,” which was introduced by Chairman Pallone, Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR), and Reps. Guthrie and Matsui.

H.R. 7310, the “Spectrum IT Modernization Act of 2020,” which was introduced by Reps. Doyle, Bob Latta (R-OH), Rick Larsen (D-WA) and Tim Walberg (R-MI).

Information for this markup, including the Committee Memorandum, electronic copies of the legislation and any amendments, and a link to the live webcast will be posted HERE as they become available.

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