Category Archives: Health & Safety

H.R.3178 – Medicare Part B Improvement Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 28, 2017 H.R.3178 – Medicare Part B Improvement Act of 2017 Brief – The bill aims to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to improve the delivery of home infusion therapy and dialysis and the application of the Stark rule under the Medicare program, and for other purposes. […]

H.R.3298 – To authorize the Capitol Police Board to make payments from the United States Capitol Police Memorial Fund to employees of the United States Capitol Police who have sustained serious line-of-duty injuries, and for other purposes

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 28, 2017 H.R.3298 – To authorize the Capitol Police Board to make payments from the United States Capitol Police Memorial Fund to employees of the United States Capitol Police who have sustained serious line-of-duty injuries, and for other purposes Brief – The bill follows the recent shooting during a congressional […]

H.R.806 – Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 21, 2017 H.R.806 – Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017 Brief – “H.R. 806 would delay the implementation of a final rule promulgated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2015 related to ambient-air-quality standards for ozone emissions. That rule, published in the Federal Register on October 26, 2015, requires […]

H.J.Res.76 – Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to a enter into a compact relating to the establishment of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission.

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 21, 2017 H.J.Res.76 – Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to a enter into a compact relating to the establishment of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission. Brief – This joint resolution grants congressional consent and […]

H.R.2664 – Enhancing Detection of Human Trafficking Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 14, 2017 H.R.2664 – Enhancing Detection of Human Trafficking Act Brief – The bill directs the Secretary of Labor to train certain Department of Labor personnel how to effectively detect and assist law enforcement in preventing human trafficking during the course of their primary roles and responsibilities To those ends, […]

H.R.2480 – Empowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex Trafficking Demand Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 14, 2017 H.R.2480 – Empowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex Trafficking Demand Act Brief – The bill would “To amend the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to include an additional permissible use of amounts provided as grants under the Byrne JAG program.” to reduce the demand […]

H.R.2200 – Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 14, 2017 H.R.2200 – Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017 Brief – “H.R. 2200 would reauthorize several programs within the Departments of Justice (DOJ), Health and Human Services (HHS), Homeland Security (DHS), Labor, and State, and the U.S Agency for International Development that combat trafficking […]

H.R.1492 – Medical Controlled Substances Transportation Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 14, 2017 H.R.1492 – Medical Controlled Substances Transportation Act of 2017 Brief – “The Controlled substance Act currently prohibits the transportation and administration of controlled substances away from the location registered with DEA. Therefore, the statute does not permit registered practitioners with inherently mobile practices, such as emergency medical services […]

H.R.3004 – Kate’s Law

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.3004 – Kate’s Law Brief – The bill aims to amend section 276 of the Immigration and Nationality Act relating to reentry of removed aliens. To that end – ‘Any alien who has been denied admission, excluded, deported, or removed, or who has departed the United States while […]

H.R.3003 – No Sanctuary for Criminals Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.3003 – No Sanctuary for Criminals Act Brief – The bill states its aim “To amend the Immigration and Nationality Act to modify provisions relating to assistance by States, and political subdivision of States, in the enforcement of Federal immigration laws, and for other purposes.” To that end, […]