Federal - HR 647

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

January 17, 2019

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 295

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  • Oct. 29, 2019 — Received in the Senate and referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Congressional Record p. S6240

  • Oct. 28, 2019 — Measure, as amended, passed in the House by voice vote, under suspension of the rules (two-thirds vote required). Congressional Record p. H8525

  • Oct. 28, 2019 — Schakowsky, D-Ill., motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended, agreed to by voice vote. Congressional Record p. H8521-H8526

  • Oct. 28, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Butterfield, (D-N.C.)
  • Oct. 22, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Spano, (R-Fla.)
  • Oct. 21, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Posey, (R-Fla.)
  • Oct. 15, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Richmond, (D-La.)
  • Oct. 4, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Fortenberry, (R-Neb.)Gonzalez, (D-Texas)
  • Oct. 1, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Hagedorn, (R-Minn.)
  • Sept. 26, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Womack, (R-Ark.)
  • Sept. 25, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Conaway, (R-Texas)Reschenthaler, (R-Pa.)Stauber, (R-Minn.)
  • Sept. 24, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Watkins, (R-Kan.)
  • Sept. 17, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Casten, (D-Ill.)Perlmutter, (D-Colo.)
  • Sept. 13, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Babin, (R-Texas)Meuser, (R-Pa.)
  • Sept. 11, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Aguilar, (D-Calif.)Bass, (D-Calif.)
    Bacon, (R-Neb.)Crist, (D-Fla.)
  • Sept. 10, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Balderson, (R-Ohio)Crawford, (R-Ark.)Johnson, (R-S.D.)
  • Sept. 9, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Cox, (D-Calif.)Deutch, (D-Fla.)Williams, (R-Texas)
  • Sept. 6, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Sanchez, (D-Calif.)
  • Sept. 3, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Larson, J. (D-Conn.)Thompson, G. (R-Pa.)Torres Small, (D-N.M.)
  • Aug. 23, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Buchanan, (R-Fla.)Kildee, (D-Mich.)
    Kaptur, (D-Ohio)Luria, (D-Va.)
  • Aug. 9, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Flores, (R-Texas)Spanberger, (D-Va.)
  • Aug. 6, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Hollingsworth, (R-Ind.)
  • July 25, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Delgado, (D-N.Y.)
  • July 24, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Duffy, (R-Wis.)Schweikert, (R-Ariz.)
  • July 22, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Cheney, (R-Wyo.)Slotkin, (D-Mich.)
    Ruiz, (D-Calif.)Waters, Maxine (D-Calif.)
  • July 18, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Smith, Adam (D-Wash.)
  • July 17, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Carbajal, (D-Calif.)Costa, (D-Calif.)Fletcher, (D-Texas)
  • July 15, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Clark, K. (D-Mass.)Marchant, (R-Texas)
    Lieu, (D-Calif.)Underwood, (D-Ill.)
  • July 5, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Escobar, (D-Texas)Lawson, (D-Fla.)
  • June 27, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Lamb, (D-Pa.)Newhouse, (R-Wash.)
    McBath, (D-Ga.)Vargas, (D-Calif.)
  • June 25, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Cleaver (D-Mo.)Maloney, C. (D-N.Y.)
    Kustoff, (R-Tenn.)Sherrill, (D-N.J.)
  • June 24, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Harris, A. (R-Md.)Trone, (D-Md.)
  • June 20, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Collins, C. (R-N.Y.)Scott, A. (R-Ga.)
  • June 18, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Adams, (D-N.C.)Frankel, (D-Fla.)Malinowski, (D-N.J.)
    Bost, (R-Ill.)Hurd, (R-Texas)O'Halleran, (D-Ariz.)
    Finkenauer, (D-Iowa)Johnson, H. (D-Ga.)
  • June 14, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Bucshon, (R-Ind.)Thornberry, (R-Texas)
  • June 13, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Allred, (D-Texas)Lewis, John (D-Ga.)
  • June 12, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Axne, (D-Iowa)Jackson Lee, (D-Texas)Norcross, (D-N.J.)
  • June 11, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Green, A. (D-Texas)
  • June 10, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Cook, (R-Calif.)
  • June 6, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Doggett, (D-Texas)Tlaib, (D-Mich.)
  • June 5, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Stefanik, (R-N.Y.)
  • June 4, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 7

    Davis, D. (D-Ill.)McMorris Rodgers, (R-Wash.)Wittman, (R-Va.)
    Horsford, (D-Nev.)Moolenaar, (R-Mich.)
    LaMalfa, (R-Calif.)Morelle, (D-N.Y.)
  • June 3, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Chabot, (R-Ohio)Kilmer, (D-Wash.)Suozzi, (D-N.Y.)
    Courtney, (D-Conn.)Lynch, (D-Mass.)
  • May 30, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Amodei, (R-Nev.)Jayapal, (D-Wash.)Payne (D-N.J.)
    Barragan, (D-Calif.)Lawrence, (D-Mich.)Tipton, (R-Colo.)
    Huffman, (D-Calif.)McCollum, (D-Minn.)
  • May 24, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Jeffries, (D-N.Y.)Lee, (D-Nev.)
  • May 23, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Zeldin, (R-N.Y.)
  • May 21, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Fudge, (D-Ohio)Rutherford, (R-Fla.)Stevens, (D-Mich.)
    Gonzalez, (R-Ohio)Sherman, (D-Calif.)
  • May 20, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Pressley, (D-Mass.)
  • May 17, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Kinzinger, (R-Ill.)Levin, (D-Calif.)
  • May 15, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Cole, (R-Okla.)Meeks, (D-N.Y.)
  • May 14, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Omar, (D-Minn.)
  • May 10, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 8

    Brown, A. (D-Md.)Harder, (D-Calif.)Schneider, (D-Ill.)
    Collins, D. (R-Ga.)Napolitano, (D-Calif.)Wild, (D-Pa.)
    Davids, (D-Kan.)Palazzo, (R-Miss.)
  • May 7, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Golden, (D-Maine)Swalwell, (D-Calif.)
    Herrera Beutler, (R-Wash.)Wagner, (R-Mo.)
  • May 2, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Johnson, E.B. (D-Texas)Joyce, (R-Pa.)Pocan, (D-Wis.)
  • May 1, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    DeLauro, (D-Conn.)Miller, (R-W.Va.)Smith, J. (R-Mo.)
    Lowey, (D-N.Y.)Sensenbrenner, (R-Wis.)
  • April 29, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 12

    Evans, (D-Pa.)Kelly, T. (R-Miss.)Simpson, (R-Idaho)
    Hastings, (D-Fla.)Levin, (D-Mich.)Visclosky, (D-Ind.)
    Hice, (R-Ga.)Neguse, (D-Colo.)Wilson, F. (D-Fla.)
    Hill, (D-Calif.)Scanlon, (D-Pa.)Wilson, J. (R-S.C.)
  • April 15, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Cartwright, (D-Pa.)Ocasio-Cortez, (D-N.Y.)
    Kim, (D-N.J.)Phillips, (D-Minn.)
  • April 12, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    DeFazio, (D-Ore.)
  • April 10, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Roybal-Allard, (D-Calif.)
  • April 9, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Cisneros, (D-Calif.)McCaul, (R-Texas)
  • April 8, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Bishop, S. (D-Ga.)Price, (D-N.C.)
    Peters, S. (D-Calif.)Titus, (D-Nev.)
  • April 4, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Krishnamoorthi, (D-Ill.)Thompson, B. (D-Miss.)Van Drew, (D-N.J.)
  • April 3, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Barr, (R-Ky.)Porter, (D-Calif.)Rouda, (D-Calif.)
  • April 1, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    King, P. (R-N.Y.)
  • March 29, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Cicilline, (D-R.I.)
  • March 28, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Sires, (D-N.J.)Turner, (R-Ohio)
  • March 26, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Guest, (R-Miss.)Schrier, (D-Wash.)
    Moulton, (D-Mass.)Young, Don (R-Alaska)
  • March 21, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Rose, (D-N.Y.)Schiff, (D-Calif.)Scott, D. (D-Ga.)
  • March 18, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Case, (D-Hawaii)Smucker, (R-Pa.)
  • March 14, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Raskin, (D-Md.)
  • March 12, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    LaHood, (R-Ill.)
  • March 8, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Emmer, (R-Minn.)
  • March 7, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Rice, K. (D-N.Y.)
  • March 5, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Gottheimer, (D-N.J.)
  • March 4, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Gooden, (R-Texas)
  • Feb. 26, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Brindisi, (D-N.Y.)Craig, (D-Minn.)
    Clay, (D-Mo.)DelBene, (D-Wash.)
  • Feb. 25, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Hudson, (R-N.C.)Marshall, (R-Kan.)Ruppersberger, (D-Md.)
    Langevin, (D-R.I.)Quigley, (D-Ill.)
  • Feb. 22, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 4

    Comer, (R-Ky.)Katko, (R-N.Y.)
    Davis, R. (R-Ill.)Ryan, T. (D-Ohio)
  • Feb. 19, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Khanna, (D-Calif.)
  • Feb. 14, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Rush, (D-Ill.)
  • Feb. 13, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Lofgren, (D-Calif.)Lowenthal, (D-Calif.)
  • Feb. 11, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Keating, (D-Mass.)Luetkemeyer, (R-Mo.)
  • Feb. 7, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Heck, (D-Wash.)Kind, (D-Wis.)
  • Feb. 6, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Bonamici, (D-Ore.)Larsen, R. (D-Wash.)Peterson, (D-Minn.)
    Cummings, (D-Md.)McGovern, (D-Mass.)Roe, (R-Tenn.)
  • Feb. 5, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Espaillat, (D-N.Y.)Gabbard, (D-Hawaii)
  • Feb. 4, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 26

    Beatty, (D-Ohio)Higgins, B. (D-N.Y.)Pascrell (D-N.J.)
    Bera, (D-Calif.)Himes, (D-Conn.)Pingree, (D-Maine)
    Blumenauer, (D-Ore.)Lipinski, (D-Ill.)Schakowsky, (D-Ill.)
    Carson, (D-Ind.)Maloney, S.P. (D-N.Y.)Serrano, (D-N.Y.)
    Connolly, (D-Va.)Mast, (R-Fla.)Speier, (D-Calif.)
    Davis, S. (D-Calif.)Meng, (D-N.Y.)Vela, (D-Texas)
    DeSaulnier, (D-Calif.)Norton, (D-D.C.)Velazquez, (D-N.Y.)
    Gallego, (D-Ariz.)Panetta, (D-Calif.)Watson Coleman, (D-N.J.)
    Grijalva, (D-Ariz.)Pappas, (D-N.H.)
  • Jan. 30, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 14

    Burgess, (R-Texas)Guthrie, (R-Ky.)Stivers, (R-Ohio)
    Castor, (D-Fla.)Moore, (D-Wis.)Takano, (D-Calif.)
    Foster, (D-Ill.)Olson, (R-Texas)Wasserman Schultz, (D-Fla.)
    Garamendi, (D-Calif.)Rogers, H. (R-Ky.)Yarmuth, (D-Ky.)
    Gibbs, (R-Ohio)Stewart, (R-Utah)
  • Jan. 29, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    DeGette, (D-Colo.)
  • Jan. 28, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Brownley, (D-Calif.)Lamborn, (R-Colo.)Mooney, (R-W.Va.)
    Crenshaw, (R-Texas)Loebsack, (D-Iowa)Welch, (D-Vt.)
  • Jan. 25, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 6

    Cohen, (D-Tenn.)Joyce, (R-Ohio)Kuster, (D-N.H.)
    Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)Kennedy, Joseph P. (D-Mass.)Schrader, (D-Ore.)
  • Jan. 24, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 11

    Bilirakis, (R-Fla.)Latta, (R-Ohio)McNerney, (D-Calif.)
    Blunt Rochester, (D-Del.)Long, (R-Mo.)Sarbanes, (D-Md.)
    Brooks, S. (R-Ind.)Lujan, B.R. (D-N.M.)Walberg, (R-Mich.)
    Johnson, B. (R-Ohio)McKinley, (R-W.Va.)
  • Jan. 23, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Kelly, R. (D-Ill.)Mullin, (R-Okla.)Upton, (R-Mich.)
  • Jan. 22, 2019 — Additional cosponsor(s): 5

    Dingell, (D-Mich.)Matsui, (D-Calif.)Tonko, (D-N.Y.)
    Doyle, (D-Pa.)Soto, (D-Fla.)
  • Jan. 17, 2019 — Original cosponsor(s): 5

    Carter, E.L. (R-Ga.)Pallone (D-N.J.)Walden, (R-Ore.)
    Clarke, Y. (D-N.Y.)Reed, T. (R-N.Y.)
  • Jan. 17, 2019 — Read twice and referred to: House Energy and Commerce.Congressional Record p. H716