Federal - HR 767

A bill to establish the Stop, Observe, Ask, and Respond to Health and Wellness Training pilot program to address human trafficking in the health care system.

Introduced

January 31, 2017

Description

A bill to establish the Stop, Observe, Ask, and Respond to Health and Wellness Training pilot program to address human trafficking in the health care system.

Our Position

Support

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 8

Latest Actions See More/Less

  • June 29, 2017 — Subcommittee consideration and markup held by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health.

    June 29, 2017 — Subcommittee Vote: Health Trafficking Pilot Program — Substitute Amendment
      Cardenas, D-Calif. —

    Substitute amendment that would allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to healthcare sites that represent diversity in geography and demographics. The amendment would also require that the Secretary collect and report to the committee data on the health care providers trained through the pilot program.

    Substitute amendment that would allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to healthcare sites that represent diversity in geography and demographics. The amendment would also require that the Secretary collect and report to the committee data on the health care providers trained through the pilot program.

    Adopted by voice vote.

    June 29, 2017 — Subcommittee Vote: Health Trafficking Pilot Program — Vote to Approve

    Creates a pilot program known as "Stop, Observe, Ask, and Respond to Health and Wellness Training" that would provide health care professionals training through a grant program in order to identify and respond to individuals who have been trafficked.

    Creates a pilot program known as "Stop, Observe, Ask, and Respond to Health and Wellness Training" that would provide health care professionals training through a grant program in order to identify and respond to individuals who have been trafficked.

    Approved for full committee consideration (as amended) by voice vote.

    June 29, 2017 — Subcommittee Vote: Dental Health Grants — Vote to Approve

    Substitute amendment that would allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants or enter into contracts with dental clinics in order to improve oral health education to reduce dental disease.

    As amended, the bill would allow the secretary to grant $18 million for each fiscal year from 2018 through 2022.

    Substitute amendment that would allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants or enter into contracts with dental clinics in order to improve oral health education to reduce dental disease.

    As amended, the bill would allow the secretary to grant $18 million for each fiscal year from 2018 through 2022.

    Approved for full committee consideration (as amended) by voice vote.
  • June 29, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Castor, (D-Fla.)Eshoo, (D-Calif.)
  • June 27, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Hudson, (R-N.C.)Kuster, (D-N.H.)
  • May 17, 2017 — Subcommittee hearing held by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health.

  • May 16, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Meehan, (R-Pa.)
  • Jan. 31, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 3

    Cardenas, (D-Calif.)Kinzinger, (R-Ill.)Wagner, (R-Mo.)
  • Jan. 31, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: House Energy and Commerce.Congressional Record p. H818