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E&C Announces Full Committee Markup of 38 Bills on Wednesday

Energy and Commerce Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) announced today that the Energy and Commerce Committee will hold a full Committee markup on Wednesday, September 9, at 11 a.m. via Cisco Webex video conferencing.   

“As we continue our work to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, the Committee will mark up legislation in the health space that will expand access to mental health services,  combat the opioid epidemic and improve access to Medicare by strengthening enrollment protections,” Pallone said. “We will also be marking up legislation that will improve consumer product safety, and critically, fight the growing number of fraud and scams preying on the COVID-19 crisis. The Committee will also address legislation to enhance diversity in the broadcast industry for both owners and employees. Finally, we will consider legislation that will expand access to sustainable energy and reform the Department of Energy’s management and personnel practices.”

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. 1289, the “Preserving Home and Office Numbers in Emergencies Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA).

H.R. 3957, the “Expanding Broadcast Ownership Opportunities Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC).

H.R. 5564, the “Enhancing Broadcaster Diversity and Inclusion by Verifying and Ensuring the Reporting required by Statute Is Transpiring and Yielding Data Act” or the “Enhancing Broadcaster DIVERSITY Data Act,” which was introduced by Rep. Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY).

H.R. 1379, the “Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act,” which was introduced by Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN).

H.R. 945, the “Mental Health Access Improvement Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA) and John Katko (R-NY).

H.R. 2564, the “Medicare Enrollment Protection Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Kurt Schrader (D-OR), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Mike Thompson (D-CA) and Vern Buchanan (R-FL).

H.R. 8158, a bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to waive budget neutrality for oxygen under the Medicare program, and for other purposes, which was introduced by Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and David Loebsack (D-IA).

H.R. 2075, the “School-Based Health Centers Reauthorization Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Reps. John Sarbanes (D-MD), Paul Tonko (D-NY), Elise Stefanik (R-NY) and Fred Upton (R-MI).

H.R. 4078, the “EARLY Act Reauthorization of 2019,” which was introduced by Reps. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and Susan Brooks (R-IN).

H.R. 4764, the “Timely ReAuthorization of Necessary Stem-cell Programs Lends Access to Needed Therapies Act of 2019” or the “TRANSPLANT Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Reps. Doris Matsui (D-CA), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) and Chellie Pingree (D-ME).

H.R. 5855, the “Bipartisan Solution to Cyclical Violence Act of 2020,” which was introduced by Reps. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger (D-MD) and Adam Kinzinger (R-IL).

H.R. 3131, the “South Asian Heart Health Awareness and Research Act of 2020,” which was introduced by Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA).

H.R. 7948, the “Tribal Health Data Improvement Act of 2020,” which was introduced by Reps. Greg Gianforte (R-MT), Ben Ray Luján (D-NM), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Markwayne Mullin (R-OK), Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) and Raul Ruiz (D-CA).

H.R. 5373, the “United States Anti-Doping Agency Reauthorization Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA), Bill Johnson (R-OH) and Diana DeGette (D-CO).

H.R. 2281, the “Easy Medication Access and Treatment for Opioid Addiction Act” or the “Easy MAT for Opioid Addiction Act,” which was introduced by Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-CA).

H.R. 2466, the “State Opioid Response Grant Authorization Act,” which was introduced by Reps. David Trone (D-MD), Kelly Armstrong (R-ND), Mikie Sherrill (D-NJ) and Denver Riggleman (R-VA).

H.R. 3878, the “Block, Report, And Suspend Shipments Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Reps. David B. McKinley (R-WV) and Debbie Dingell (D-MI).

H.R. 4812, the “Ensuring Compliance Against Drug Diversion Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Rep. Morgan Griffith (R-VA).

H.R. 4806, “Debarment Enforcement of Bad Actor Registrants Act of 2019” or the “DEBAR Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Rep. Bob Latta (R-OH).

H.R. 3797, the “Medical Marijuana Research Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), Andy Harris (R-MD), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Morgan Griffith (R-VA), Rob Bishop (R-UT) and Debbie Dingell (D-MI).

H.R. 2519, the “Improving Mental Health Access from the Emergency Department Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Rep. Raul Ruiz (D-CA).

H.R. 4861, the “Effective Suicide Screening and Assessment in the Emergency Department Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Reps. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL) and Eliot Engel (D-NY).

H.R. 1109, the “Mental Health Services for Students Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Grace Napolitano (D-CA) and John Katko (R-NY).

H.R. 3539, the “Behavioral Intervention Guidelines Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Reps. Drew Ferguson (R-GA), Michael Burgess (R-TX), Joe Kennedy (D-MA) and Jimmy Panetta (D-CA).

H.R. 7293, the “Suicide Training and Awareness Nationally Delivered for Universal Prevention Act of 2020” or the “STANDUP Act of 2020,” which was introduced by Reps. Scott Peters (D-CA), Gus Bilirakis (R-FL), Ted Deutch (D-FL) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA).

H.R. 5469, the “Pursuing Equity in Mental Health Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ).

H.R. 5572, the “Family Support Services for Addiction Act of 2020,” which was introduced by Reps. David Trone (D-MD) and Dan Meuser (R-PA).

H.R. 4499, the “NIMHD Research Endowment Revitalization Act of 2019,” which was introduced Reps. Nanette Barragán (D-CA) and Buddy Carter (R-GA).

H.R. 4439, the “Creating Hope Reauthorization Act,” which was introduced by Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-NC).

H.R. 8134, the “Consumer Product Safety Inspection Enhancement Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and Jeff Duncan (R-SC).

H.R. 8128, the “AI for Consumer Product Safety Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Jerry McNerney (D-CA) and Michael Burgess (R-TX).

H.R. 8132, the “American Competitiveness Of a More Productive Emerging Tech Economy Act” or the “American COMPETE Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Bobby Rush (D-IL).

H.R. 2610, the “Stop Senior Scams Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE) and Tim Walberg (R-MI).

H.R. 6435, the “Combating Pandemic Scams Act of 2020,” which was introduced by Reps. Buddy Carter (R-GA), Annie Kuster (D-NH), Richard Hudson (R-NC) and Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE).

H.R. 8121, the “COVID-19 Home Safety Act,” which was introduced by Reps. Tony Cárdenas (D-CA) and Rodney L. Davis (R-IL).

H.R. 1754, the “Horseracing Integrity Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Reps. Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Andy Barr (R-KY).

H.R. 4447, the “Expanding Access to Sustainable Energy Act of 2019,” which was introduced by Reps. Tom O’Halleran (D-AZ) and Markwayne Mullin (R-OK).

H.R. 8159, the “Department of Energy Organization and Management Improvement Act,” which was introduced by Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR) and Chairman Pallone.

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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