Federal - HR 2422

A bill to the Public Health Service Act to improve essential oral health care for low-income and other underserved individuals by breaking down barriers to care, and for other purposes.

Introduced

May 15, 2017

Description

A bill to the Public Health Service Act to improve essential oral health care for low-income and other underserved individuals by breaking down barriers to care, and for other purposes.

Our Position

Support

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 77

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  • Aug. 4, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Cummings, (D-Md.)Young, Don (R-Alaska)
  • July 27, 2017 — Full committee consideration and markup held by the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

    July 27, 2017 — Committee Vote: Dental Health Grant Program — Vote to Report

    Authorize the secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants or enter into contracts with dental clinics to develop and implement initiatives to improve oral health education to reduce dental disease.

    The bill would authorize $18 million annually for fiscal 2018 through fiscal 2022 to carry out the grant program.

    It also would expand the Public Health Service Act Innovative Grant Program to include dental homes for children and adults.

    It would reduce from $25 million to $13.9 million the amount authorized annually for fiscal 2018 through fiscal 2022 for the Innovative Grant Program.

    Authorize the secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants or enter into contracts with dental clinics to develop and implement initiatives to improve oral health education to reduce dental disease.

    The bill would authorize $18 million annually for fiscal 2018 through fiscal 2022 to carry out the grant program.

    It also would expand the Public Health Service Act Innovative Grant Program to include dental homes for children and adults.

    It would reduce from $25 million to $13.9 million the amount authorized annually for fiscal 2018 through fiscal 2022 for the Innovative Grant Program.

    Ordered reported favorably to the full House by voice vote.
  • July 27, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Green, A. (D-Texas)Lee, B. (D-Calif.)Peters, S. (D-Calif.)
  • July 11, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Yarmuth, (D-Ky.)
  • June 29, 2017 — Subcommittee consideration and markup held by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health.

    June 29, 2017 — Subcommittee Vote: Dental Health Grants — Substitute Amendment
      G. Green, D-Texas —

    Substitute amendment that would allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants or enter into contracts with dental clinics in order to improve oral health education to reduce dental disease. The Secretary would be able to grant $18 million for each of the fiscal years from 2018 through 2022.

    Substitute amendment that would allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants or enter into contracts with dental clinics in order to improve oral health education to reduce dental disease. The Secretary would be able to grant $18 million for each of the fiscal years from 2018 through 2022.

    Adopted (as amended) by voice vote.

    June 29, 2017 — Subcommittee Vote: Dental Health Grants — Vote to Approve

    Substitute amendment that would allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants or enter into contracts with dental clinics in order to improve oral health education to reduce dental disease.

    As amended, the bill would allow the secretary to grant $18 million for each fiscal year from 2018 through 2022.

    Substitute amendment that would allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants or enter into contracts with dental clinics in order to improve oral health education to reduce dental disease.

    As amended, the bill would allow the secretary to grant $18 million for each fiscal year from 2018 through 2022.

    Approved for full committee consideration (as amended) by voice vote.
  • June 29, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Blumenauer, (D-Ore.)Connolly, (D-Va.)McCollum, (D-Minn.)
    Cleaver (D-Mo.)Lofgren, (D-Calif.)
  • June 28, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 18

    Barton, (R-Texas)Gosar, (R-Ariz.)Price, (D-N.C.)
    Bilirakis, (R-Fla.)Higgins, B. (D-N.Y.)Quigley, (D-Ill.)
    Bustos, (D-Ill.)Johnson, H. (D-Ga.)Russell, (R-Okla.)
    Carter, E.L. (R-Ga.)Keating, (D-Mass.)Stefanik, (R-N.Y.)
    Davis, D. (D-Ill.)Loebsack, (D-Iowa)Veasey, (D-Texas)
    Esty, (D-Conn.)Nolan, (D-Minn.)Vela, (D-Texas)
  • June 21, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Boyle, (D-Pa.)Plaskett, (D-V.I.)Waters, Maxine (D-Calif.)
    Perlmutter, (D-Colo.)Walz, (D-Minn.)
  • June 8, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Davis, R. (R-Ill.)Hastings, (D-Fla.)Pocan, (D-Wis.)
    Foster, (D-Ill.)O'Rourke, (D-Texas)Rouzer, (R-N.C.)
  • June 6, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Brownley, (D-Calif.)Clark, K. (D-Mass.)Scott, D. (D-Ga.)
    Carson, (D-Ind.)Richmond, (D-La.)Visclosky, (D-Ind.)
  • June 2, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 14

    Amodei, (R-Nev.)Gallego, (D-Ariz.)Meng, (D-N.Y.)
    Beyer (D-Va.)Jackson Lee, (D-Texas)Moore, (D-Wis.)
    Butterfield, (D-N.C.)Kilmer, (D-Wash.)Schakowsky, (D-Ill.)
    Chu, (D-Calif.)Lewis, John (D-Ga.)Wilson, F. (D-Fla.)
    Cohen, (D-Tenn.)Lujan Grisham, M. (D-N.M.)
  • May 30, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Beatty, (D-Ohio)Palazzo, (R-Miss.)
  • May 25, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Sewell, (D-Ala.)
  • May 24, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 14

    Clarke, Y. (D-N.Y.)DelBene, (D-Wash.)Payne (D-N.J.)
    Comstock, (R-Va.)Heck, (D-Wash.)Ryan, T. (D-Ohio)
    Conyers (D-Mich.)Lowenthal, (D-Calif.)Swalwell, (D-Calif.)
    DeFazio, (D-Ore.)Napolitano, (D-Calif.)Watson Coleman, (D-N.J.)
    DeLauro, (D-Conn.)Norton, (D-D.C.)
  • May 15, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: House Energy and Commerce.Congressional Record p. H4199