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National Nurse Act of 2015

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Official Title as Introduced

To designate the same individual serving as the Chief Nurse Officer of the Public Health Service as the National Nurse for Public Health.

Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
01/14/2015Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
01/16/2015Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
01/14/2015Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/14/2015Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (97)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2]* 01/14/2015
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 02/04/2015
Rep. Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R-WA-3] 02/04/2015
Rep. Lance, Leonard [R-NJ-7] 02/12/2015
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 02/12/2015
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] 02/26/2015
Rep. Hanna, Richard L. [R-NY-22] 02/26/2015
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] 02/26/2015
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 02/26/2015
Rep. Murphy, Tim [R-PA-18] 03/17/2015
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] 03/17/2015
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2] 03/17/2015
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5] 03/17/2015
Rep. Walden, Greg [R-OR-2] 04/13/2015
Rep. Frelinghuysen, Rodney P. [R-NJ-11] 04/15/2015
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 04/15/2015
Rep. Dent, Charles W. [R-PA-15] 04/16/2015
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-5] 04/16/2015
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 04/29/2015
Rep. Graves, Sam [R-MO-6] 04/29/2015
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [R-PA-8] 04/30/2015
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 04/30/2015
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 05/01/2015
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] 05/01/2015
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] 06/03/2015
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-5] 06/08/2015
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 06/08/2015
Rep. Rigell, E. Scott [R-VA-2] 06/15/2015
Rep. Roskam, Peter J. [R-IL-6] 06/24/2015
Rep. Whitfield, Ed [R-KY-1] 06/24/2015
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25] 06/24/2015
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 06/24/2015
Rep. Dold, Robert J. [R-IL-10] 06/25/2015
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 06/25/2015
Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13] 07/09/2015
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7] 07/09/2015
Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14] 07/14/2015
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 07/14/2015
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] 09/09/2015
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 09/22/2015
Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11] 09/22/2015
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 09/22/2015
Rep. Stefanik, Elise M. [R-NY-21] 09/22/2015
Rep. Tiberi, Patrick J. [R-OH-12] 09/25/2015
Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6] 09/25/2015
Rep. Ellmers, Renee L. [R-NC-2] 09/29/2015
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 09/29/2015
Rep. Miller, Candice S. [R-MI-10] 10/20/2015
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 10/20/2015
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] 10/21/2015
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] 11/04/2015
Rep. Donovan, Daniel M., Jr. [R-NY-11] 11/04/2015
Rep. Forbes, J. Randy [R-VA-4] 11/16/2015
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 11/16/2015
Rep. Comstock, Barbara [R-VA-10] 11/16/2015
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40] 11/16/2015
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] 11/19/2015
Rep. Gibson, Christopher P. [R-NY-19] 12/03/2015
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 12/03/2015
Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large] 12/09/2015
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41] 12/09/2015
Rep. Kinzinger, Adam [R-IL-16] 12/09/2015
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] 12/09/2015
Rep. Coffman, Mike [R-CO-6] 12/15/2015
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1] 12/15/2015
Rep. Heck, Joseph J. [R-NV-3] 01/08/2016
Rep. Black, Diane [R-TN-6] 02/01/2016
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-46] 02/01/2016
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] 02/25/2016
Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8] 03/01/2016
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] 03/01/2016
Rep. MacArthur, Thomas [R-NJ-3] 04/14/2016
Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] 04/14/2016
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 04/14/2016
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] 04/14/2016
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] 04/15/2016
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] 04/15/2016
Rep. McSally, Martha [R-AZ-2] 04/25/2016
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-1] 04/29/2016
Rep. Harper, Gregg [R-MS-3] 05/11/2016
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] 05/11/2016
Rep. Garrett, Scott [R-NJ-5] 06/08/2016
Rep. Edwards, Donna F. [D-MD-4] 06/08/2016
Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7] 06/10/2016
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3] 06/10/2016
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 07/12/2016
Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] 07/12/2016
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] 09/09/2016
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] 09/09/2016
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 09/09/2016
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 09/09/2016
Rep. Pompeo, Mike [R-KS-4] 09/20/2016
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] 09/20/2016
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 09/27/2016
Rep. Jolly, David W. [R-FL-13] 09/27/2016
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] 11/15/2016
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 11/15/2016

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Energy and Commerce01/14/2015 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health01/16/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/14/2015)

National Nurse Act of 2015

Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to designate the Chief Nurse Officer of the Public Health Service as the National Nurse for Public Health within the Office of the Surgeon General.

Includes among the duties of this position: (1) providing leadership and coordination of Public Health Service nursing professional affairs for the Office of the Surgeon General and other agencies of the Public Health Service, (2) conducting outreach and education, and (3) providing guidance and leadership for activities that will increase public safety and emergency preparedness.

Requires the National Nurse for Public Health to: (1) participate in identification of national health priorities, (2) encourage volunteerism of nurses and strengthen the relationship between government agencies and health-related national organizations, and (3) promote the dissemination of evidence-based practice in educating the public on health promotion and disease prevention activities.