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Titles (3)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act

Short Titles as Introduced

Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

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.

Actions Overview (2)

07/23/2018Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H6602-6604)
03/22/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (13)

Date Chamber
07/24/2018SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
07/23/2018-3:15pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
07/23/2018-3:15pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H6602-6604)
07/23/2018-3:01pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1676.
07/23/2018-3:01pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6602-6605)
07/23/2018-3:01pmHouseMr. Walden moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
07/12/2018HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
07/12/2018HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
06/27/2018HouseForwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health
06/27/2018HouseSubcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health
03/24/2017HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
03/22/2017HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
03/22/2017HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (285)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-23]* 03/22/2017
Rep. Carter, Earl L. "Buddy" [R-GA-1]* 03/22/2017
Rep. Kinzinger, Adam [R-IL-16] 03/24/2017
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1] 03/28/2017
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10] 03/28/2017
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 03/28/2017
Rep. Harper, Gregg [R-MS-3] 03/29/2017
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 03/29/2017
Rep. Lamborn, Doug [R-CO-5] 04/03/2017
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 04/03/2017
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2] 04/03/2017
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] 04/03/2017
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2] 04/03/2017
Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14] 04/03/2017
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 04/03/2017
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 04/03/2017
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] 04/03/2017
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-21] 04/03/2017
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 04/03/2017
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 04/03/2017
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 04/03/2017
Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6] 04/03/2017
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] 04/03/2017
Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1] 04/03/2017
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 04/03/2017
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 04/03/2017
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] 04/04/2017
Rep. Donovan, Daniel M., Jr. [R-NY-11] 04/04/2017
Rep. Bridenstine, Jim [R-OK-1] 04/04/2017
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 04/04/2017
Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16] 04/04/2017
Rep. Roskam, Peter J. [R-IL-6] 04/05/2017
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 04/05/2017
Rep. Rouzer, David [R-NC-7] 04/05/2017
Rep. Waters, Maxine [D-CA-43] 04/06/2017
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6] 04/06/2017
Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7] 04/12/2017
Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] 04/12/2017
Rep. O'Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1] 04/12/2017
Rep. Stefanik, Elise M. [R-NY-21] 04/12/2017
Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8] 04/12/2017
Rep. Yoder, Kevin [R-KS-3] 04/12/2017
Rep. Lance, Leonard [R-NJ-7] 04/12/2017
Rep. Cook, Paul [R-CA-8] 04/12/2017
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] 04/12/2017
Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] 04/12/2017
Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1] 04/12/2017
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 04/24/2017
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] 04/24/2017
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 04/24/2017
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] 04/24/2017
Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2] 04/24/2017
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20] 04/24/2017
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 04/24/2017
Rep. Kihuen, Ruben J. [D-NV-4] 04/24/2017
Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1] 04/24/2017
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] 04/24/2017
Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large] 04/25/2017
Rep. Coffman, Mike [R-CO-6] 04/25/2017
Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11] 04/25/2017
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] 04/25/2017
Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7] 04/25/2017
Rep. Farenthold, Blake [R-TX-27] 04/25/2017
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] 04/25/2017
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 04/25/2017
Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] 04/26/2017
Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] 04/26/2017
Rep. Comer, James [R-KY-1] 04/27/2017
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] 04/27/2017
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] 04/28/2017
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 04/28/2017
Rep. Esty, Elizabeth H. [D-CT-5] 04/28/2017
Rep. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large] 05/01/2017
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 05/01/2017
Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] 05/01/2017
Rep. Hultgren, Randy [R-IL-14] 05/02/2017
Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5] 05/03/2017
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2] 05/11/2017
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 05/11/2017
Rep. Paulsen, Erik [R-MN-3] 05/11/2017
Rep. Murphy, Tim [R-PA-18] 05/11/2017
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 05/11/2017
Rep. Jenkins, Evan H. [R-WV-3] 05/11/2017
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] 05/11/2017
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17] 05/11/2017
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] 05/11/2017
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] 05/11/2017
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] 05/11/2017
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5] 05/11/2017
Rep. Young, David [R-IA-3] 05/11/2017
Rep. Poliquin, Bruce [R-ME-2] 05/11/2017
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22] 05/11/2017
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] 05/11/2017
Rep. Bost, Mike [R-IL-12] 05/15/2017
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1] 05/15/2017
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 05/18/2017
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] 05/18/2017
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] 05/18/2017
Rep. Reichert, David G. [R-WA-8] 05/22/2017
Rep. Demings, Val Butler [D-FL-10] 05/22/2017
Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6] 05/24/2017
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] 05/24/2017
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3] 06/02/2017
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-5] 06/02/2017
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] 06/02/2017
Rep. Trott, David A. [R-MI-11] 06/06/2017
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 06/06/2017
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] 06/12/2017
Rep. Long, Billy [R-MO-7] 06/14/2017
Rep. Knight, Stephen [R-CA-25] 06/14/2017
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] 06/14/2017
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 06/14/2017
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 06/15/2017
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 06/16/2017
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 06/16/2017
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 06/20/2017
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12] 06/20/2017
Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24] 06/20/2017
Rep. Costello, Ryan A. [R-PA-6] 06/20/2017
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] 06/20/2017
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] 06/21/2017
Rep. LaHood, Darin [R-IL-18] 06/21/2017
Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27] 06/21/2017
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 06/21/2017
Rep. Faso, John J. [R-NY-19] 06/22/2017
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] 06/22/2017
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 06/27/2017
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 06/28/2017
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-8] 06/28/2017
Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10] 06/29/2017
Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13] 06/29/2017
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-27] 07/11/2017
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 07/11/2017
Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5] 07/11/2017
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12] 07/11/2017
Rep. Mast, Brian J. [R-FL-18] 07/12/2017
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13] 07/12/2017
Rep. Gibbs, Bob [R-OH-7] 07/13/2017
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] 07/13/2017
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] 07/13/2017
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] 07/13/2017
Rep. Denham, Jeff [R-CA-10] 07/13/2017
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1] 07/13/2017
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 07/17/2017
Rep. Newhouse, Dan [R-WA-4] 07/17/2017
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] 07/19/2017
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1] 07/19/2017
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40] 07/19/2017
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] 07/19/2017
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 07/19/2017
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3] 07/19/2017
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13] 07/19/2017
Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8] 07/19/2017
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27] 07/19/2017
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3] 07/24/2017
Rep. Curbelo, Carlos [R-FL-26] 07/25/2017
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] 07/25/2017
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] 08/04/2017
Rep. Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R-WA-3] 08/04/2017
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24] 08/04/2017
Rep. Collins, Doug [R-GA-9] 09/05/2017
Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7] 09/05/2017
Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13] 09/06/2017
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8] 09/06/2017
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] 09/06/2017
Rep. Simpson, Michael K. [R-ID-2] 09/06/2017
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] 09/06/2017
Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8] 09/07/2017
Rep. Delaney, John K. [D-MD-6] 09/07/2017
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13] 09/07/2017
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 09/07/2017
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] 09/07/2017
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 09/07/2017
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 09/07/2017
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 09/07/2017
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] 09/07/2017
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] 09/07/2017
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 09/07/2017
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 09/07/2017
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7] 09/07/2017
Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] 09/07/2017
Rep. Valadao, David G. [R-CA-21] 09/08/2017
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] 09/08/2017
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32] 09/12/2017
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] 09/12/2017
Rep. Rosen, Jacky [D-NV-3] 09/12/2017
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] 09/12/2017
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] 09/13/2017
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10] 09/13/2017
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4] 09/13/2017
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15] 09/13/2017
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] 09/13/2017
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8] 09/13/2017
Rep. Marchant, Kenny [R-TX-24] 09/13/2017
Rep. Dent, Charles W. [R-PA-15] 09/13/2017
Rep. Scott, Austin [R-GA-8] 09/18/2017
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 09/18/2017
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1] 09/25/2017
Rep. Flores, Bill [R-TX-17] 09/25/2017
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-14] 09/25/2017
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 09/25/2017
Rep. Hice, Jody B. [R-GA-10] 09/25/2017
Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7] 09/25/2017
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] 09/26/2017
Rep. Rutherford, John H. [R-FL-4] 09/26/2017
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3] 09/28/2017
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 09/28/2017
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 10/02/2017
Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1] 10/02/2017
Rep. MacArthur, Thomas [R-NJ-3] 10/04/2017
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-7] 10/04/2017
Rep. Kustoff, David [R-TN-8] 10/05/2017
Rep. Palazzo, Steven M. [R-MS-4] 10/05/2017
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4] 10/05/2017
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 10/05/2017
Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16] 10/10/2017
Rep. Schweikert, David [R-AZ-6] 10/12/2017
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 10/12/2017
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44] 10/19/2017
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] 11/01/2017
Rep. Rogers, Harold [R-KY-5] 11/01/2017
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2] 11/01/2017
Rep. Kelly, Trent [R-MS-1] 11/01/2017
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 11/06/2017
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25] 11/06/2017
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8] 11/06/2017
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] 11/06/2017
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 11/06/2017
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 11/06/2017
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14] 11/06/2017
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11] 11/06/2017
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2] 11/06/2017
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29] 11/06/2017
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] 11/06/2017
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31] 11/07/2017
Rep. Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK-2] 11/07/2017
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] 11/08/2017
Rep. Frelinghuysen, Rodney P. [R-NJ-11] 11/08/2017
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] 11/13/2017
Rep. Ferguson, A. Drew, IV [R-GA-3] 11/13/2017
Rep. Hanabusa, Colleen [D-HI-1] 11/13/2017
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41] 11/16/2017
Rep. Bishop, Mike [R-MI-8] 11/16/2017
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] 12/04/2017
Rep. Smucker, Lloyd [R-PA-16] 12/04/2017
Rep. Allen, Rick W. [R-GA-12] 12/04/2017
Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] 12/06/2017
Rep. Marino, Tom [R-PA-10] 12/11/2017
Rep. Conaway, K. Michael [R-TX-11] 12/11/2017
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 01/08/2018
Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-9] 01/11/2018
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] 02/02/2018
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2] 02/02/2018
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] 02/08/2018
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] 02/13/2018
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] 02/14/2018
Rep. Gallagher, Mike [R-WI-8] 02/26/2018
Rep. Mooney, Alexander X. [R-WV-2] 02/26/2018
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24] 03/14/2018
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 03/21/2018
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 04/02/2018
Rep. Amodei, Mark E. [R-NV-2] 04/05/2018
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] 04/05/2018
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] 04/09/2018
Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6] 04/12/2018
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13] 04/26/2018
Rep. Marshall, Roger W. [R-KS-1] 04/27/2018
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-2] 05/01/2018
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 05/01/2018
Rep. Bacon, Don [R-NE-2] 05/15/2018
Rep. Stewart, Chris [R-UT-2] 05/22/2018
Rep. Comstock, Barbara [R-VA-10] 05/25/2018
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22] 06/06/2018
Rep. Thornberry, Mac [R-TX-13] 06/12/2018
Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6] 06/20/2018
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] 06/22/2018
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] 06/25/2018
Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] 06/26/2018
Rep. Ross, Dennis A. [R-FL-15] 06/26/2018
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2] 06/26/2018
Rep. Lewis, Jason [R-MN-2] 06/26/2018
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7] 06/28/2018
Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5] 06/29/2018
Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8] 06/29/2018
Rep. Walden, Greg [R-OR-2] 07/16/2018

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce03/22/2017 Referred to
07/12/2018 Markup by
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health03/24/2017 Referred to
06/27/2018 Markup by
06/27/2018 Reported by
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions07/24/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/22/2017)

Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act

This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide support for Palliative Care and Hospice Education Centers. These centers must improve the training of health professionals in palliative care and establish traineeships for individuals preparing for advanced education nursing degrees, social work degrees, or advanced degrees in physician assistant studies in palliative care.

HHS may provide support to schools of medicine, schools of osteopathic medicine, teaching hospitals, and graduate medical education programs for training physicians who plan to teach palliative medicine.

HHS must: (1) provide Palliative Medicine and Hospice Academic Career Awards to individuals to promote their career development; (2) support entities that operate a Palliative Care and Hospice Education Center; (3) support advanced practice nurses, social workers, physician assistants, pharmacists, chaplains, or students of psychology pursuing an advanced degree in palliative care or related fields; and (4) award grants to schools of nursing, health care facilities, or programs leading to certification as a nurse assistant to train individuals in providing palliative care.

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality must provide for a national education and awareness campaign to inform patients, families, and health professionals about the benefits of palliative care.

The National Institutes of Health must expand national research programs in palliative care.