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Titles (12)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2018

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • Bone Marrow Failure Disease Research and Treatment Act of 2018
  • End Tuberculosis Act
  • Health Empowerment Zone Act of 2018
  • Lung Cancer Mortality Reduction Act of 2018
  • PROSTATE Act
  • Prostate Research, Outreach, Screening, Testing, Access, and Treatment Effectiveness Act of 2018
  • Sickle Cell Disease Research, Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act of 2018
  • Sleep and Circadian Rhythm Disorders Health Disparities Act
  • Stop AIDS in Prison Act
  • Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Control and Prevention Act of 2018

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To improve the health of minority individuals, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
05/23/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (17)

Date All Actions
10/19/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.
Action By: Committee on Education and the Workforce
10/19/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development.
Action By: Committee on Education and the Workforce
06/27/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
06/27/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Federal Lands.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
06/27/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs.
Action By: Committee on Natural Resources
05/24/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
Action By: Committee on Armed Services
05/23/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Veterans' Affairs
05/23/2018Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Agriculture, Education and the Workforce, the Budget, the Judiciary, Veterans' Affairs, Armed Services, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/23/2018Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Agriculture, Education and the Workforce, the Budget, the Judiciary, Veterans' Affairs, Armed Services, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/23/2018Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Agriculture, Education and the Workforce, the Budget, the Judiciary, Veterans' Affairs, Armed Services, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/23/2018Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Agriculture, Education and the Workforce, the Budget, the Judiciary, Veterans' Affairs, Armed Services, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/23/2018Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Agriculture, Education and the Workforce, the Budget, the Judiciary, Veterans' Affairs, Armed Services, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/23/2018Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Agriculture, Education and the Workforce, the Budget, the Judiciary, Veterans' Affairs, Armed Services, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/23/2018Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Agriculture, Education and the Workforce, the Budget, the Judiciary, Veterans' Affairs, Armed Services, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/23/2018Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Agriculture, Education and the Workforce, the Budget, the Judiciary, Veterans' Affairs, Armed Services, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/23/2018Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Agriculture, Education and the Workforce, the Budget, the Judiciary, Veterans' Affairs, Armed Services, and Natural Resources, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/23/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (71)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Aguilar, Pete [D-CA-31]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Bordallo, Madeleine Z. [D-GU-At Large]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Hanabusa, Colleen [D-HI-1]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8]* 05/23/2018
Rep. Crowley, Joseph [D-NY-14] 06/05/2018
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2] 06/05/2018
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] 06/05/2018
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8] 06/05/2018
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] 06/19/2018
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] 06/19/2018
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 06/19/2018
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] 07/11/2018
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 07/11/2018
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 09/04/2018
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 10/19/2018
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14] 10/19/2018
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] 10/19/2018
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] 10/26/2018

Committees (9)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce05/23/2018 Referred to
House Ways and Means05/23/2018 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health06/27/2018 Referred to
House Agriculture05/23/2018 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce05/23/2018 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Development10/19/2018 Referred to
House Education and the Workforce Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions10/19/2018 Referred to
House Budget05/23/2018 Referred to
House Judiciary05/23/2018 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs05/23/2018 Referred to
House Veterans' Affairs Subcommittee on Health05/23/2018 Referred to
House Armed Services05/23/2018 Referred to
House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel05/24/2018 Referred to
House Natural Resources05/23/2018 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs06/27/2018 Referred to
House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands06/27/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/23/2018)

Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2018

This bill establishes a series of programs and requirements relating to the health of minority populations, including provisions to improve data collection, health literacy, health workforce diversity, and overall access to health care.