Hearing: “Booster Shot: Enhancing Public Health through Vaccine Legislation”

Subcommittee on Health (Committee on Energy and Commerce)

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 (10:30 AM)

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Washington, D.C.
Member and witness participation will be through the Cisco WebEx Virtual Platform. Public access via the Committee website at http://energycommerce.house.gov.

Witnesses

Ms. Phyllis Arthur
Vice President, Infectious Diseases and Diagnostic Policy, Biotechnology Innovation Organization

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  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 06/11/2021 at 05:31 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM

Ms. Rebecca Coyle
Executive Director, American Immunization Registry Association

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  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 06/11/2021 at 05:31 PM
  • Testimony Appendix A [PDF] Added 06/11/2021 at 05:31 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM

Dr. Yvonne Maldonado
Chair, Committee on Infectious Diseases, American Academy of Pediatrics, Professor of Pediatrics and of Epidemiology and Public Health, Stanford University, Stanford University Center for Academic Medicine, Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Added 06/11/2021 at 05:31 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 06/11/2021 at 05:31 PM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM

Dr. Lijen (L.J.) Tan
Chief Strategy Officer, Immunization Action Coalition

Added 06/11/2021 at 05:31 PM
  • Witness Statement [PDF] Added 06/12/2021 at 11:26 AM
  • Witness Truth in Testimony [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM
  • Witness Biography [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM

Text of Legislation

  • H.R. 550, the “Immunization Infrastructure Modernization Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 951, the “Maternal Vaccinations Act" [PDF]
  • H.R. 979, the “Vaccine Fairness Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 1452, to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to publish the formula the Secretary uses to determine the allocation of COVID-19 vaccines, and for other purposes [PDF]
  • H.R. 1550, the “Promoting Resources to Expand Vaccination, Education and New Treatments for HPV Cancers Act of 2021” or the “PREVENT HPV Cancers Act of 2021” [PDF]
  • H.R. 1978, the “Protecting Seniors Through Immunization Act of 2021” [PDF]
  • H.R. 2170, the “Helping Adults Protect Immunity Act” or the “HAPI Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 2347, the “Strengthening the Vaccines for Children Act of 2021” [PDF]
  • H.R. 3013, the “COVID Vaccine Transportation Access Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 3655, the “Vaccine Injury Compensation Modernization Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 3742, the “Vaccine Information for Nursing Facility Operators Act” or the “Vaccine INFO Act” [PDF]
  • H.R. 3743, the “Supporting the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health and the Reagan-Udall Foundation for the Food and Drug Administration Act” [PDF]

Support Documents

  • Hearing Notice [PDF]
  • Briefing Memo [PDF] Added 06/11/2021 at 05:31 PM
  • Document for the Record - A March 17th letter from Rep. Crenshaw to Gene Dodaro, Comptroller General of the Government Accountability Office [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM
  • Document for the Record - A statement from the March of Dimes [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM
  • Document for the Record - A letter from the American Academy of Family Physicians [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM
  • Document for the Record - A statement from America's Health Insurance Plans [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM
  • Document for the Record - A February 24th letter from the Texas Bipartisan Congressional Delegation to Rochelle P. Walensky, M.D., Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM
  • Document for the Record - A letter from the Healthcare Leadership Council [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM
  • Document for the Record - A letter from Professor Renee J. Gentry, Director of the Vaccine Injury Litigation Clinic at the George Washington University Law School [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM
  • Document for the Record - A statement from The National Community Pharmacists Association [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM
  • Document for the Record - A January 29th Houston Chronicle article entitled, “'Nobody is getting enough': Why Texas ranks near the bottom for COVID-19 vaccines per capita” [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM
  • Document for the Record - A letter from the Patient Access Network Foundation [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM

Member Statements

  • Opening Statement of Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr., Chairman of the Full Committee [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM
  • Opening Statement of Rep. Anna G. Eshoo, Chairwoman of the Subcommittee on Health [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM
  • Opening Statement of Rep. Brett Guthrie, Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Health [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM
  • Opening Statement of Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, Ranking Member of the Full Committee [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM
  • Opening Statement of Rep. Michael C. Burgess, M.D. [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM

Hearing Record

  • Member Attendance [PDF] Added 06/16/2021 at 10:39 AM
  • Preliminary Transcript [PDF] Added 07/06/2021 at 01:14 PM

First Published: June 8, 2021 at 04:30 PM
Last Updated: July 6, 2021 at 01:14 PM