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Titles (2)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Public Health Service Act, the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, and the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for treatment of a congenital anomaly or birth defect.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
02/26/2019Introduced in House

All Actions (10)

Date All Actions
03/11/2020Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health
03/11/2020Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health
02/26/2020Motion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Peterson.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/08/2020Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health
02/27/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
02/26/2019Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Ways and Means
02/26/2019Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Education and Labor, 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
02/26/2019Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Education and Labor, 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
02/26/2019Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, and Education and Labor, 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
02/26/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (301)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Riggleman, Denver [R-VA-5]* 02/26/2019
Rep. Axne, Cynthia [D-IA-3]* 02/26/2019
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4]* 02/26/2019
Rep. Simpson, Michael K. [R-ID-2]* 02/26/2019
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1]* 02/26/2019
Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13]* 02/26/2019
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15]* 02/26/2019
Rep. Gottheimer, Josh [D-NJ-5] 03/05/2019
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] 03/05/2019
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Brian K. [R-PA-1] 03/05/2019
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 03/05/2019
Rep. Stauber, Pete [R-MN-8] 03/05/2019
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-15] 03/08/2019
Rep. Phillips, Dean [D-MN-3] 03/11/2019
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 03/11/2019
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 03/14/2019
Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6] 03/25/2019
Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6] 03/25/2019
Rep. Van Drew, Jefferson [D-NJ-2] 03/25/2019
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] 03/28/2019
Rep. Gosar, Paul A. [R-AZ-4] 04/02/2019
Rep. Reschenthaler, Guy [R-PA-14] 04/08/2019
Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] 04/08/2019
Rep. Babin, Brian [R-TX-36] 04/08/2019
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] 04/10/2019
Rep. Ruiz, Raul [D-CA-36] 04/10/2019
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7] 04/10/2019
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] 04/15/2019
Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7] 04/15/2019
Rep. Finkenauer, Abby [D-IA-1] 04/15/2019
Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] 04/15/2019
Rep. Golden, Jared F. [D-ME-2] 04/15/2019
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] 04/18/2019
Rep. Thompson, Bennie G. [D-MS-2] 04/18/2019
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 04/18/2019
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-2] 04/18/2019
Rep. Wild, Susan [D-PA-7] 04/18/2019
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27] 04/25/2019
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 04/25/2019
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] 04/25/2019
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] 04/25/2019
Rep. Rouda, Harley [D-CA-48] 04/29/2019
Rep. Spanberger, Abigail Davis [D-VA-7] 04/29/2019
Rep. Brown, Anthony G. [D-MD-4] 04/29/2019
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10] 04/29/2019
Rep. Gooden, Lance [R-TX-5] 04/30/2019
Rep. Armstrong, Kelly [R-ND-At Large] 04/30/2019
Rep. Trone, David J. [D-MD-6] 04/30/2019
Rep. Omar, Ilhan [D-MN-5] 05/09/2019
Rep. Kim, Andy [D-NJ-3] 05/09/2019
Rep. Watkins, Steve [R-KS-2] 05/09/2019
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] 05/09/2019
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] 05/09/2019
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] 05/09/2019
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 05/10/2019
Rep. Cleaver, Emanuel [D-MO-5] 05/10/2019
Rep. Mucarsel-Powell, Debbie [D-FL-26] 05/14/2019
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 05/14/2019
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] 05/14/2019
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] 05/14/2019
Rep. Crow, Jason [D-CO-6] 05/15/2019
Rep. Lee, Susie [D-NV-3] 05/15/2019
Rep. Craig, Angie [D-MN-2] 05/15/2019
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 05/16/2019
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] 05/16/2019
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2] 05/16/2019
Rep. Grothman, Glenn [R-WI-6] 05/21/2019
Rep. Luria, Elaine G. [D-VA-2] 05/21/2019
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] 05/21/2019
Rep. Marshall, Roger W. [R-KS-1] 05/21/2019
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 05/21/2019
Rep. Levin, Andy [D-MI-9] 05/21/2019
Rep. Mast, Brian J. [R-FL-18] 05/21/2019
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy [D-MO-1] 05/30/2019
Rep. Long, Billy [R-MO-7] 05/30/2019
Rep. Ferguson, A. Drew, IV [R-GA-3] 05/30/2019
Rep. Wright, Ron [R-TX-6] 05/30/2019
Rep. Pappas, Chris [D-NH-1] 05/30/2019
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 05/30/2019
Rep. Schweikert, David [R-AZ-6] 05/30/2019
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 05/30/2019
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 05/30/2019
Rep. Harder, Josh [D-CA-10] 05/30/2019
Rep. Underwood, Lauren [D-IL-14] 05/30/2019
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] 05/30/2019
Rep. Cox, TJ [D-CA-21] 05/30/2019
Rep. Lawrence, Brenda L. [D-MI-14] 05/30/2019
Rep. Gonzalez-Colon, Jenniffer [R-PR-At Large] 05/30/2019
Rep. Carter, Earl L. "Buddy" [R-GA-1] 05/30/2019
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 05/30/2019
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] 05/30/2019
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 05/30/2019
Rep. Scanlon, Mary Gay [D-PA-5] 06/10/2019
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] 06/10/2019
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 06/10/2019
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3] 06/10/2019
Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-16] 06/10/2019
Rep. Correa, J. Luis [D-CA-46] 06/10/2019
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 06/10/2019
Rep. Johnson, Henry C. "Hank," Jr. [D-GA-4] 06/10/2019
Rep. Abraham, Ralph Lee [R-LA-5] 06/10/2019
Rep. Gallagher, Mike [R-WI-8] 06/10/2019
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 06/10/2019
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] 06/10/2019
Rep. Gonzalez, Vicente [D-TX-15] 06/13/2019
Rep. O'Halleran, Tom [D-AZ-1] 06/13/2019
Rep. Hagedorn, Jim [R-MN-1] 06/13/2019
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 06/13/2019
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 06/13/2019
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] 06/13/2019
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 06/13/2019
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 06/13/2019
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14] 06/13/2019
Rep. Haaland, Debra A. [D-NM-1] 06/13/2019
Rep. Neguse, Joe [D-CO-2] 06/13/2019
Rep. Palazzo, Steven M. [R-MS-4] 06/18/2019
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] 06/18/2019
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11] 06/18/2019
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 06/18/2019
Rep. Crist, Charlie [D-FL-13] 06/19/2019
Rep. Raskin, Jamie [D-MD-8] 06/19/2019
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] 06/19/2019
Rep. Steil, Bryan [R-WI-1] 06/19/2019
Rep. Green, Al [D-TX-9] 06/19/2019
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] 06/19/2019
Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] 06/19/2019
Rep. Morelle, Joseph D. [D-NY-25] 06/19/2019
Rep. Jayapal, Pramila [D-WA-7] 06/25/2019
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 06/25/2019
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2] 06/25/2019
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 06/25/2019
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] 06/25/2019
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2] 06/25/2019
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] 06/25/2019
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13] 06/25/2019
Rep. Lawson, Al, Jr. [D-FL-5] 06/25/2019
Rep. Malinowski, Tom [D-NJ-7] 07/09/2019
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12] 07/09/2019
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] 07/09/2019
Rep. Suozzi, Thomas R. [D-NY-3] 07/09/2019
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] 07/09/2019
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] 07/09/2019
Rep. Stevens, Haley M. [D-MI-11] 07/09/2019
Rep. McEachin, A. Donald [D-VA-4] 07/09/2019
Rep. Krishnamoorthi, Raja [D-IL-8] 07/09/2019
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 07/09/2019
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] 07/09/2019
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40] 07/09/2019
Rep. Shalala, Donna E. [D-FL-27] 07/09/2019
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 07/09/2019
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 07/10/2019
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] 07/15/2019
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 07/15/2019
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 07/15/2019
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-42] 07/15/2019
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 07/15/2019
Rep. Barragan, Nanette Diaz [D-CA-44] 07/15/2019
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 07/15/2019
Rep. Murphy, Stephanie N. [D-FL-7] 07/15/2019
Rep. Hice, Jody B. [R-GA-10] 07/15/2019
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 07/16/2019
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] 07/18/2019
Rep. Pressley, Ayanna [D-MA-7] 07/18/2019
Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27] 07/25/2019
Rep. Wexton, Jennifer [D-VA-10] 07/25/2019
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] 07/25/2019
Rep. Slotkin, Elissa [D-MI-8] 07/25/2019
Rep. Kustoff, David [R-TN-8] 07/25/2019
Rep. Huizenga, Bill [R-MI-2] 07/25/2019
Rep. Hayes, Jahana [D-CT-5] 07/25/2019
Rep. LaHood, Darin [R-IL-18] 08/02/2019
Rep. Guest, Michael [R-MS-3] 08/02/2019
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] 08/06/2019
Rep. Kelly, Trent [R-MS-1] 08/13/2019
Rep. Cook, Paul [R-CA-8] 08/13/2019
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] 08/13/2019
Rep. Khanna, Ro [D-CA-17] 08/13/2019
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 08/13/2019
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] 08/13/2019
Rep. Lamborn, Doug [R-CO-5] 08/13/2019
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] 08/13/2019
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 08/23/2019
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1] 08/23/2019
Rep. Espaillat, Adriano [D-NY-13] 08/23/2019
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3] 08/23/2019
Rep. Tlaib, Rashida [D-MI-13] 08/23/2019
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] 08/30/2019
Rep. Sherrill, Mikie [D-NJ-11] 08/30/2019
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1] 08/30/2019
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 08/30/2019
Rep. Schneider, Bradley Scott [D-IL-10] 08/30/2019
Rep. Evans, Dwight [D-PA-3] 09/06/2019
Rep. Trahan, Lori [D-MA-3] 09/12/2019
Rep. Cole, Tom [R-OK-4] 09/12/2019
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 09/12/2019
Rep. Lucas, Frank D. [R-OK-3] 09/12/2019
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] 09/12/2019
Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11] 09/12/2019
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] 09/12/2019
Rep. Dean, Madeleine [D-PA-4] 09/12/2019
Rep. Delgado, Antonio [D-NY-19] 09/16/2019
Rep. Davids, Sharice [D-KS-3] 09/16/2019
Rep. Waltz, Michael [R-FL-6] 09/17/2019
Rep. Harris, Andy [R-MD-1] 09/17/2019
Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5] 09/18/2019
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 09/18/2019
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1] 09/18/2019
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2] 09/19/2019
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-22] 09/19/2019
Rep. Banks, Jim [R-IN-3] 09/19/2019
Rep. Collins, Doug [R-GA-9] 09/24/2019
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] 09/25/2019
Rep. Spano, Ross [R-FL-15] 09/26/2019
Rep. Bost, Mike [R-IL-12] 09/26/2019
Rep. Comer, James [R-KY-1] 09/27/2019
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] 10/01/2019
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] 10/04/2019
Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-38] 10/04/2019
Rep. Aderholt, Robert B. [R-AL-4] 10/04/2019
Rep. Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria [D-NY-14] 10/04/2019
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6] 10/11/2019
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-2] 10/11/2019
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14] 10/11/2019
Rep. Vargas, Juan [D-CA-51] 10/11/2019
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2] 10/11/2019
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 10/15/2019
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] 10/15/2019
Rep. Blunt Rochester, Lisa [D-DE-At Large] 10/18/2019
Rep. Horn, Kendra S. [D-OK-5] 10/21/2019
Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-15] 10/21/2019
Rep. Rutherford, John H. [R-FL-4] 10/21/2019
Rep. Walorski, Jackie [R-IN-2] 10/21/2019
Rep. Lamb, Conor [D-PA-17] 10/21/2019
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8] 10/23/2019
Rep. Stanton, Greg [D-AZ-9] 10/23/2019
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41] 10/29/2019
Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14] 10/29/2019
Rep. Smucker, Lloyd [R-PA-11] 10/29/2019
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] 10/29/2019
Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24] 10/29/2019
Rep. Houlahan, Chrissy [D-PA-6] 11/05/2019
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12] 11/05/2019
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 11/08/2019
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 11/08/2019
Rep. Panetta, Jimmy [D-CA-20] 11/08/2019
Rep. Moolenaar, John R. [R-MI-4] 11/14/2019
Rep. Hern, Kevin [R-OK-1] 11/14/2019
Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5] 11/14/2019
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-8] 11/14/2019
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 11/18/2019
Rep. Bergman, Jack [R-MI-1] 11/18/2019
Rep. Smith, Adrian [R-NE-3] 11/19/2019
Rep. Norman, Ralph [R-SC-5] 12/03/2019
Rep. Graves, Garret [R-LA-6] 12/06/2019
Rep. Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman [R-AS-At Large] 12/09/2019
Rep. Casten, Sean [D-IL-6] 12/10/2019
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] 12/10/2019
Rep. Carbajal, Salud O. [D-CA-24] 12/13/2019
Rep. Gomez, Jimmy [D-CA-34] 12/16/2019
Rep. Fletcher, Lizzie [D-TX-7] 12/19/2019
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] 12/30/2019
Rep. Schrier, Kim [D-WA-8] 01/07/2020
Rep. Bera, Ami [D-CA-7] 01/07/2020
Rep. Rose, Max [D-NY-11] 01/07/2020
Rep. Pence, Greg [R-IN-6] 01/07/2020
Rep. Stefanik, Elise M. [R-NY-21] 01/07/2020
Rep. Williams, Roger [R-TX-25] 01/13/2020
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33] 01/13/2020
Rep. Cooper, Jim [D-TN-5] 01/13/2020
Rep. McBath, Lucy [D-GA-6] 01/15/2020
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 01/15/2020
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 01/15/2020
Rep. Loudermilk, Barry [R-GA-11] 01/21/2020
Rep. Sablan, Gregorio Kilili Camacho [D-MP-At Large] 01/24/2020
Rep. Escobar, Veronica [D-TX-16] 01/27/2020
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 01/30/2020
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 01/30/2020
Rep. Timmons, William R. IV [R-SC-4] 01/30/2020
Rep. Meuser, Daniel [R-PA-9] 02/03/2020
Rep. Costa, Jim [D-CA-16] 02/04/2020
Rep. Allred, Colin Z. [D-TX-32] 02/06/2020
Rep. Amodei, Mark E. [R-NV-2] 02/06/2020
Rep. Joyce, John [R-PA-13] 02/06/2020
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35] 02/07/2020
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 02/11/2020
Rep. Garcia, Jesus G. [D-IL-4] 02/11/2020
Rep. Newhouse, Dan [R-WA-4] 02/18/2020
Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-23] 02/21/2020
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28] 02/21/2020
Rep. Horsford, Steven [D-NV-4] 02/25/2020
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10] 02/25/2020
Rep. Brindisi, Anthony [D-NY-22] 02/27/2020
Rep. Bacon, Don [R-NE-2] 03/02/2020
Rep. Mooney, Alexander X. [R-WV-2] 03/02/2020
Rep. Hollingsworth, Trey [R-IN-9] 03/02/2020
Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1] 03/02/2020
Rep. Stewart, Chris [R-UT-2] 03/02/2020
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] 03/02/2020
Rep. Allen, Rick W. [R-GA-12] 03/10/2020
Rep. Hurd, Will [R-TX-23] 03/10/2020
Rep. Garcia, Sylvia R. [D-TX-29] 03/12/2020

Committees (3)

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 Commerce02/26/2019 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health02/27/2019 Referred to
01/08/2020 Hearings by
03/11/2020 Markup by
03/11/2020 Reported by
House Ways and Means02/26/2019 Referred to
House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health02/26/2019 Referred to
House Education and Labor02/26/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (02/26/2019)

Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act

This bill requires private health insurance plans to cover diagnosis and treatment services for congenital anomalies and birth defects, such as reconstructive services and prosthetics. Coverage must include services that functionally improve, repair, or restore any body part that is medically necessary for normal bodily functions or appearance, as determined by the treating physician.