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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

EAT for Health Act of 2017
Education and Training for Health Act of 2017

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to issue to Federal agencies guidelines for developing procedures and requirements relating to certain primary care Federal health professionals completing continuing medical education on nutrition and to require Federal agencies to submit annual reports relating to such guidelines, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
03/20/2017 Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date
03/24/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
03/20/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/20/2017 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (4)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3]* 03/20/2017
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 03/20/2017
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40]* 03/20/2017
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13]* 03/20/2017

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce03/20/2017 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health03/24/2017 Referred to

Related Bills (0)

As of 11/17/2017 no related bill information has been received for H.R.1634 - EAT for Health Act of 2017.

Subjects (13)

  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular and respiratory health
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Digestive and metabolic diseases
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • Health personnel
  • Health promotion and preventive care
  • Medical education
  • Nursing
  • Nutrition and diet

Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (03/20/2017)

Education and Training for Health Act of 2017 or the EAT for Health Act of 2017

This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services to issue guidelines to federal agencies to ensure that federal, full time primary care health professionals have continuing education relating to nutrition. Agencies must annually report information including the extent to which they have adopted and encouraged the guidelines.

The continuing education must: (1) include content on the role of nutrition in the prevention, management, and reversal of obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or cancer; and (2) meet requirements for continuing medical education or continuing education by medical or nurse practitioner professional organizations or certified accrediting bodies.