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E&C Announces Full Committee Markup of Health & Cybersecurity Bills on Wednesday

Jul 19, 2021
Press Release

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 21 at 10 a.m. (EDT) in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building

“This week, the full Committee will hold a markup on legislation to promote our nation’s public health and health care system and bolster the security of our telecommunications networks and supply chains,” Pallone said. “We will begin by marking up 16 bills that advanced out of the Health Subcommittee last week. The bills provide resources to combat the substance use disorder epidemic, improve public health, increase vaccine confidence, address maternal health and mortality, and deliver long-term Medicaid funding to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Territories.

“We will also markup urgently needed legislation to promote resilient wireless supply chains and secure our networks,” Pallone continued. “These cybersecurity bills will together work to educate the public, smaller providers, and small businesses on how to protect their telecommunications networks and supply chains.”

The Committee will consider the following bills:

H.R. 4369, the “National Centers of Excellence in Advanced and Continuous Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Act,” which was introduced by Pallone and Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY);

H.R. 654, the “Drug-Free Communities Pandemic Relief Act,” which was introduced by Reps. David Joyce (R-OH) and Derek Kilmer (D-WA);

H.R. 2051, the “Methamphetamine Response Act of 2021,” which was introduced by Reps. Scott Peters (D-CA) and John Curtis (R-UT);

H.R. 2379, the “State Opioid Response Grant Authorization Act of 2021,” which was introduced by Reps. David Trone (D-MD) and Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ);

H.R. 2364, the “Synthetic Opioid Danger Awareness Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Andy Kim (D-NJ) and Chris Pappas (D-NH);

H.R. 2355, the “Opioid Prescription Verification Act of 2021,” which was introduced by Reps. Rodney Davis (R-IL), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), and Ann Wagner (R-MO);

H.R. 4026, the “Social Determinants of Health Data Analysis Act of 2021,” which was introduced by Reps. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX) and Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE);

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,” which was introduced by Reps. Richard Hudson (R-NC) and Anna Eshoo (D-CA);

H.R. 550, the “Immunization Infrastructure Modernization Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Annie Kuster (D-NH) and Larry Bucshon, M.D. (R-IN);

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,” which was introduced by Reps. Kathy Castor (D-FL) and Kim Schrier, M.D. (D-WA);

H.R. 951, the “Maternal Vaccination Act,” which was introduced by Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL) and 44 original cosponsors;

H.R. 4387, the “Maternal Health Quality Improvement Act of 2021,” which was introduced by Reps. Robin Kelly (D-IL), Bucshon, Alma Adams (D-NC), Burgess, Jahana Hayes (D-CT), and Bob Latta (R-OH);

H.R. 3742, the “Vaccine Information for Nursing Facility Operators Act” or the “Vaccine INFO Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Bilirakis and Kathleen Rice (D-NY);

H.R. 2347, the “Strengthening the Vaccines for Children Act of 2021,” which was introduced by Reps. Schrier, G.K. Butterfield (D-NC), David B. McKinley (R-WV), and Joyce;

H.R. 3894, the "Collecting and Analyzing Resources Integral and Necessary for Guidance for Social Determinants Act of 2021" or the “CARING for Social Determinants Act of 2021,” which was introduced by Reps. Blunt Rochester and Bilirakis;

H.R. 4406, the “Supporting Medicaid in the U.S. Territories Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Darren Soto (D-FL), Bilirakis, and five other original cosponsors;

H.R. 2685, the “Understanding Cybersecurity of Mobile Networks Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Eshoo and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL);

H.R. 3919, the “Secure Equipment Act of 2021,” which was introduced by Reps. Steve Scalise (R-LA) and Eshoo;

H.R. 4028, the “Information and Communication Technology Strategy Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Billy Long (R-MO), Abigail Spanberger (D-VA), Buddy Carter (R-GA), and Jerry McNerney (D-CA);

H.R. 4032, the “Open RAN Outreach Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Colin Allred (D-TX), Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ), Guthrie, and Hudson;

H.R. 4045, the “Future Uses of Technology Upholding Reliable and Enhanced Networks Act” or the “FUTURE Networks Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Mike Doyle (D-PA), Bill Johnson (R-OH), and Lucy McBath (D-GA);

H.R. 4046, the “NTIA Policy and Cybersecurity Coordination Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) and Susan Wild (D-PA), and Curtis;

H.R. 4055, the “American Cybersecurity Literacy Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Kinzinger, Eshoo, Marc Veasey (D-TX), Chrissy Houlahan (D-PA), and Bilirakis; and

H.R. 4067, the “Communications Security Advisory Act of 2021,” which was introduced by Reps. Elissa Slotkin (D-MI), Kurt Schrader (D-OR), and Tim Walberg (R-MI).

This will be a hybrid markup that includes both in person and remote member attendance 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 strongly recommends that members of the media view the proceedings remotely.  The Capitol and House Office Buildings currently have restricted access.  Seating in the Committee room for credentialed media is very limited.  Media must RSVP to their respective press gallery no later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, July 20th.  

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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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