Pallone and Eshoo Announce Legislative Hearing on Public Health Bills
Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) and Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) announced a legislative hearing for Wednesday, June 29, at 11 a.m. (EDT) in the John D. Dingell Room, 2123 of the Rayburn House Office Building. The hearing is entitled, “Investing in Public Health: Legislation to Support Patients, Workers, and Research.”
“One of our Committee’s top priorities is keeping our communities healthy and safe through our investments and support of our public health workforce and infrastructure,” Pallone and Eshoo said. “Next week, the Health Subcommittee will consider a variety of bills to support public health workers, protect patients, and ensure that America remains the world leader of biomedical research. We look forward to hearing from public health experts on these important bills.”
This will be a hybrid hearing 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 hearing 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, June 28.
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Information for this hearing, including the Committee Memorandum, electronic copies of the legislation to be discussed, and a link to the live webcast will be posted HERE as they become available.