Chairs Rodgers and Guthrie Announce Legislative Hearing to Support Patients and Caregivers

Washington, D.C. — House Energy and Commerce Committee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Subcommittee on Health Chair Brett Guthrie (R-KY) today announced a legislative hearing titled “Legislative Proposals to Support Patients and Caregivers.”

“Americans are counting on Congress to deliver solutions that will improve the health and wellbeing of patients and support caregivers. In keeping with Energy and Commerce’s rich history of plowing the hard ground necessary to legislate, we will consider bipartisan policy proposals that accomplish just that. I am grateful to my colleagues for leading these important efforts,” said Chairs Rodgers and Guthrie.  

Subcommittee on Health hearing titled “Legislative Proposals to Support Patients and Caregivers.” 

WHAT: A legislative hearing to discuss legislation designed to support patients and caregivers. 

DATE: Wednesday, February 14, 2024 

TIME: 10:00 AM 

LOCATION: 2123 Rayburn House Office Building 

WITNESSES: Witnesses will be announced and are by invitation only.   


  • H.R. 6160, To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize a lifespan respite care program (Reps. Molinaro and Cárdenas
  • H.R. 7208, To reauthorize the Traumatic Brain Injury program (Reps. Pascrell and Bacon) 
  • H.R. 7251, To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize certain poison control programs (Reps. Chavez-DeRemer, J. Joyce, Davis, and Cherfilus-McCormick)  
  • H.R. 7153, To reauthorize the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act, and for other purposes (Reps. Wild and Kiggans)   
  • H.R. 6960, Emergency Medical Services for Children Reauthorization Act of 2024 (Reps. Carter and Castor)  
  • H.R. 4646, SIREN Reauthorization Act (Reps. D. Joyce and Dingell)  
  • H.R. 7213, Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support (CARES) Act of 2024 (Reps. C. Smith and Cueller)  
  • H.R. 7189, Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2024 (Reps. Bilirakis, Soto, Carter, Schiff, Salazar, and Cárdenas)   
  • H.R. 7218, Building Our Largest Dementia (BOLD) Infrastructure for Alzheimer's Act of 2024 (Reps. Guthrie, Tonko, C. Smith, and Waters)  
  • H.R. 2706, Charlotte Woodward Organ Transplant Discrimination Prevention Act (Reps. Cammack and Dingell)  
  • H.R. 620, Alzheimer’s Accountability and Investment Act (Reps. C. Smith, Tonko, and Waters)  
  • H.R. 619, NAPA Reauthorization Act (Reps. Tonko, C. Smith, and Waters)  
  • H.R. 6829, Cardiomyopathy Health Education, Awareness, Research, and Training in the Schools (HEARTS) Act of 2023 (Reps. Pallone and A. Kim) 
  • H.R. 7224, To amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize the Stop, Observe, Ask, and Respond to Health and Wellness Training Program (Reps. Cohen, Wagner, Cárdenas, and Carter) 
  • H.R. 7300, Reauthorization of the Family-to-Family Health Information Centers (Reps. Sherrill and De La Cruz) 
  • H.R. 7268, DeOndra Dixon INCLUDE Project Act of 2024 (Reps. McMorris Rodgers, DeGette, Cole, and Holmes Norton)  
  • H.R. 5012, SHINE for Autumn Act of 2023 (Reps. Y. Kim, Castor, D. Joyce, and Kelly) 
  • H.R. 3916, SCREENS for Cancer Act of 2023 (Reps. Morelle and Fitzpatrick)  
  • H.R. 4534, Women and Lung Cancer Research and Preventive Services Act of 2023 (Reps. Boyle and Fitzpatrick) 

This notice is at the direction of the Chair. The hearing will be open to the public and press and will be live streamed online at If you have any questions concerning the hearing, please contact Emma Schultheis with the Committee staff at If you have any press-related questions, please contact Christopher Krepich at