Saturday, January 20, 2007

Legislation Watch

New items of interest. Many of these will likely die in committee, but it's nice to see what health-related proposals have come up lately. As always, if something interests you, contact your Congressperson. The Thomas links have full-text (when available), cosponsor, and status.

H. Con. Res. 39 - Honoring women's health advocate Cynthia Boles Dailard
Thomas | Summary from GovTrack
Introduced 1/19/07 by Rep. Louise Slaughter [D-NY]

H. Con. Res. 35 - Supporting the goals and ideals of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day
Thomas | Summary from GovTrack
Introduced 1/18/07 by Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]

S. 322 - A bill to establish an Indian youth telemental health demonstration project
Thomas | Summary from GovTrack
Introduced 1/17/07 by Sen. Byron Dorgan [D-ND]

H.R. 506 - To provide for innovation in health care through State initiatives that expand coverage and access
Thomas | Summary from GovTrack
Introduced 1/17/07 by Rep. Tammy Baldwin [D-WI]

Previous Posts:
  • HR464 (emergency contraception provision); HR468 (grants for teen pregnancy prevention; SRes24/HConnRes30 (National Stalking Awareness Month); HR405 (residential substance abuse treatment); HR427 (Medicaid for legal immigrant children); S244 (ob/gyns/liability)
  • HR32 (female genital mutiliation, CEDAW, etc.); S21 (reducing abortion & unintended pregnancy); S28 (requiring generic drug use under Medicare Part D)

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