Federal - HR 1676

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the number of permanent faculty in palliative care at accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, social work schools, and other programs, including physician assistant education programs, to promote education and research in palliative care and hospice, and to support the development of faculty careers in academic palliative medicine.

Introduced

March 22, 2017

Description

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the number of permanent faculty in palliative care at accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, social work schools, and other programs, including physician assistant education programs, to promote education and research in palliative care and hospice, and to support the development of faculty careers in academic palliative medicine.

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Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 102

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  • May 24, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Emmer, (R-Minn.)Thompson, B. (D-Miss.)
  • May 22, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Demings, (D-Fla.)Reichert, (R-Wash.)
  • May 18, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Bonamici, (D-Ore.)Doggett, (D-Texas)Yarmuth, (D-Ky.)
  • May 15, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Bost, (R-Ill.)Shea-Porter, (D-N.H.)
  • May 11, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 16

    Brownley, (D-Calif.)Khanna, (D-Calif.)Schneider, (D-Ill.)
    Cummings, (D-Md.)LoBiondo, (R-N.J.)Schrader, (D-Ore.)
    Deutch, (D-Fla.)Loebsack, (D-Iowa)Swalwell, (D-Calif.)
    Dingell, (D-Mich.)Murphy, T. (R-Pa.)Young, David (R-Iowa)
    Eshoo, (D-Calif.)Paulsen, (R-Minn.)
    Jenkins, E. (R-W.Va.)Poliquin, (R-Maine)
  • May 3, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Lawson, (D-Fla.)
  • May 2, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Hultgren, (R-Ill.)
  • May 1, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Bordallo, (D-Guam)Connolly, (D-Va.)Jenkins, L. (R-Kan.)
  • April 28, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Cardenas, (D-Calif.)Clarke, Y. (D-N.Y.)Esty, (D-Conn.)
  • April 27, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Comer, (R-Ky.)Lujan, B.R. (D-N.M.)
  • April 26, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Luetkemeyer, (R-Mo.)Wittman, (R-Va.)
  • April 25, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Barletta, (R-Pa.)Cramer, (R-N.D.)Meehan, (R-Pa.)
    Coffman, (R-Colo.)Farenthold, (R-Texas)Pingree, (D-Maine)
    Courtney, (D-Conn.)Huffman, (D-Calif.)
  • April 24, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 10

    Guthrie, (R-Ky.)Lipinski, (D-Ill.)Walz, (D-Minn.)
    Kihuen, (D-Nev.)Panetta, (D-Calif.)Welch, (D-Vt.)
    Larsen, R. (D-Wash.)Price, (D-N.C.)
    Lieu, (D-Calif.)Smith, C. (R-N.J.)
  • April 12, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 11

    Blackburn, M. (R-Tenn.)McKinley, (R-W.Va.)Yoder, (R-Kan.)
    Cook, (R-Calif.)O'Halleran, (D-Ariz.)Young, Don (R-Alaska)
    Gottheimer, (D-N.J.)Smith, J. (R-Mo.)Zeldin, (R-N.Y.)
    Lance, (R-N.J.)Stefanik, (R-N.Y.)
  • April 6, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Moulton, (D-Mass.)Waters, Maxine (D-Calif.)
  • April 5, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Lofgren, (D-Calif.)Roskam, (R-Ill.)Rouzer, (R-N.C.)
  • April 4, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Bridenstine, (R-Okla.)Donovan, (R-N.Y.)Lowenthal, (D-Calif.)
    Costa, (D-Calif.)Fortenberry, (R-Neb.)
  • April 3, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 18

    Barr, (R-Ky.)Gallego, (D-Ariz.)Roe, (R-Tenn.)
    Cohen, (D-Tenn.)Joyce, (R-Ohio)Ryan, T. (D-Ohio)
    DeFazio, (D-Ore.)King, P. (R-N.Y.)Sensenbrenner, (R-Wis.)
    DeGette, (D-Colo.)Lamborn, (R-Colo.)Speier, (D-Calif.)
    Duncan, John (R-Tenn.)Matsui, (D-Calif.)Thompson, M. (D-Calif.)
    Frankel, (D-Fla.)Peterson, (D-Minn.)Wilson, J. (R-S.C.)
  • March 29, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Harper, (R-Miss.)Rush, (D-Ill.)
  • March 28, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    DelBene, (D-Wash.)Heck, (D-Wash.)McCollum, (D-Minn.)
  • March 24, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Kinzinger, (R-Ill.)
  • March 22, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 2

    Carter, E.L. (R-Ga.)Reed, T. (R-N.Y.)
  • March 22, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: House Energy and Commerce.Congressional Record p. H2348