US HB1379 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 212-101-1)
Status: Introduced on February 26 2019 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2020-09-09 - Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


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.

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Ensuring Lasting Smiles Act


Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN]Rep. Denver Riggleman [R-VA]Rep. Cindy Axne [D-IA]Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]
Rep. Michael Simpson [R-ID]Rep. Peter Visclosky [D-IN]Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL]Rep. Steve Stivers [R-OH]
Rep. Josh Gottheimer [D-NJ]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA]Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]
Rep. Pete Stauber [R-MN]Rep. Glenn Thompson [R-PA]Rep. Dean Phillips [D-MN]Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]
Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Tom Emmer [R-MN]Rep. Fred Upton [R-MI]Rep. Jeff Van Drew [R-NJ]
Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ]Rep. Guy Reschenthaler [R-PA]Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA]
Rep. Brian Babin [R-TX]Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]Rep. Raul Ruiz [D-CA]Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL]
Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. Sean Duffy [R-WI]Rep. Abby Finkenauer [D-IA]Rep. Bill Posey [R-FL]
Rep. Jared Golden [D-ME]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]
Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick [D-AZ]Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA]Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]
Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]Sen. Ben Lujan [D-NM]Rep. Harley Rouda [D-CA]Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]
Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD]Rep. Michael Turner [R-OH]Rep. Lance Gooden [R-TX]Rep. Kelly Armstrong [R-ND]
Rep. David Trone [D-MD]Rep. Ilhan Omar [D-MN]Rep. Andy Kim [D-NJ]Rep. Steve Watkins [R-KS]
Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]
Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO]Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell [D-FL]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Don Young [R-AK]
Rep. Debbie Dingell [D-MI]Rep. Jason Crow [D-CO]Rep. Suzanne Lee [D-NV]Rep. Angela Craig [D-MN]
Rep. Ron Kind [D-WI]Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]Rep. Tulsi Gabbard [D-HI]Rep. Glenn Grothman [R-WI]
Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]Rep. David Loebsack [D-IA]Sen. Roger Marshall [R-KS]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]
Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI]Rep. Brian Mast [R-FL]Rep. Lacy Clay [D-MO]Rep. Billy Long [R-MO]
Rep. Drew Ferguson [R-GA]Rep. Ron Wright [R-TX]Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]Rep. James Langevin [D-RI]
Rep. David Schweikert [R-AZ]Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]Rep. Josh Harder [D-CA]
Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL]Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]Rep. TJ Cox [D-CA]Rep. Brenda Lawrence [D-MI]
Rep. Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon [R-PR]Rep. Earl Carter [R-GA]Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]
Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL]Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]
Rep. Scott Tipton [R-CO]Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA]Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA]Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]
Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]Rep. Ralph Abraham [R-LA]Rep. Mike Gallagher [R-WI]Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]
Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI]Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX]Rep. Tom O'Halleran [D-AZ]Rep. James Hagedorn [R-MN]
Rep. Susan Davis [D-CA]Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY]Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA]
Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]
Rep. Steven Palazzo [R-MS]Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Marcia Fudge [D-OH]Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]
Rep. Charlie Crist [D-FL]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]Rep. Filemon Vela [D-TX]Rep. Bryan Steil [R-WI]
Rep. Al Green [D-TX]Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]Rep. David McKinley [R-WV]Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]
Rep. Pramila Jayapal [D-WA]Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]
Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D-MA]Rep. Peter King [R-NY]Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL]Rep. David Scott [D-GA]
Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL]Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT]
Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]Rep. Jose Serrano [D-NY]Rep. G. Butterfield [D-NC]Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI]
Rep. Donald McEachin [D-VA]Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]
Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]Rep. Donna Shalala [D-FL]Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA]Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]
Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]Rep. Ken Calvert [R-CA]
Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. Stephanie Murphy [D-FL]
Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA]Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]Rep. Don Beyer [D-VA]Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA]
Rep. Chris Collins [R-NY]Rep. Jennifer Wexton [D-VA]Rep. Elijah Cummings [D-MD]Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI]
Rep. David Kustoff [R-TN]Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI]Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. Darin LaHood [R-IL]
Rep. Michael Guest [R-MS]Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. Trent Kelly [R-MS]Rep. Paul Cook [R-CA]
Rep. William Keating [D-MA]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]Rep. Nita Lowey [D-NY]
Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO]Rep. John Larson [D-CT]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ]
Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]Rep. Rashida Tlaib [D-MI]Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA]
Rep. Rebecca Sherrill [D-NJ]Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA]Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL]
Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK]Rep. David Price [D-NC]
Rep. Frank Lucas [R-OK]Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA]Rep. Mark Meadows [R-NC]Rep. Daniel Lipinski [D-IL]
Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Antonio Delgado [D-NY]Rep. Sharice Davids [D-KS]Rep. Michael Waltz [R-FL]
Rep. Andy Harris [R-MD]Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA]Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA]Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV]
Rep. Cedric Richmond [D-LA]Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL]Rep. Jim Banks [R-IN]Rep. Doug Collins [R-GA]
Rep. Cheri Bustos [D-IL]Rep. Ross Spano [R-FL]Rep. Mike Bost [R-IL]Rep. James Comer [R-KY]
Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA]Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA]Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]Rep. Robert Aderholt [R-AL]
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez [D-NY]Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA]Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]
Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA]Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA]Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA]
Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Kendra Horn [D-OK]Rep. John Shimkus [R-IL]Rep. John Rutherford [R-FL]
Rep. Jackie Walorski [R-IN]Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA]Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY]Rep. Greg Stanton [D-AZ]
Rep. Mark Takano [D-CA]Rep. David Joyce [R-OH]Rep. Lloyd Smucker [R-PA]Rep. Joaquin Castro [D-TX]
Rep. John Katko [R-NY]Rep. Chrissy Houlahan [D-PA]Rep. Alma Adams [D-NC]Rep. Earl Blumenauer [D-OR]
Rep. John Lewis [D-GA]Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]Rep. John Moolenaar [R-MI]Rep. Kevin Hern [R-OK]
Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN]Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA]Rep. Rosa DeLauro [D-CT]Rep. Jack Bergman [R-MI]
Rep. Adrian Smith [R-NE]Rep. Ralph Norman [R-SC]Rep. Garret Graves [R-LA]Rep. Amata Radewagen [D-AS]
Rep. Sean Casten [D-IL]Rep. James Himes [D-CT]Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]Rep. Jimmy Gomez [D-CA]
Rep. Elizabeth Fletcher [D-TX]Rep. Rick Larsen [D-WA]Rep. Kim Schrier [D-WA]Rep. Ami Bera [D-CA]
Rep. Max Rose [D-NY]Rep. Gregory Pence [R-IN]Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY]Rep. Roger Williams [R-TX]
Rep. Marc Veasey [D-TX]Rep. Jim Cooper [D-TN]Rep. Lucy McBath [D-GA]Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]
Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX]Rep. Barry Loudermilk [R-GA]Rep. Gregorio Sablan [I-MP]Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]
Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA]Rep. William Timmons [R-SC]Rep. Dan Meuser [R-PA]
Rep. Jim Costa [D-CA]Rep. Colin Allred [D-TX]Rep. Mark Amodei [R-NV]Rep. John Joyce [R-PA]
Rep. Lloyd Doggett [D-TX]Rep. Christopher Smith [R-NJ]Rep. Jesus Garcia [D-IL]Rep. Dan Newhouse [R-WA]
Rep. Tom Reed [R-NY]Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX]Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV]Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY]
Rep. Anthony Brindisi [D-NY]Rep. Don Bacon [R-NE]Rep. Alexander Mooney [R-WV]Rep. Trey Hollingsworth [R-IN]
Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY]Rep. Chris Stewart [R-UT]Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA]Rep. Rick Allen [R-GA]
Rep. Will Hurd [R-TX]Rep. Sylvia Garcia [D-TX]Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO]Rep. Adam Kinzinger [R-IL]
Rep. Michael Conaway [R-TX]Rep. Gil Cisneros [D-CA]Rep. Xochitl Torres Small [D-NM]Rep. Debbie Lesko [R-AZ]
Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH]Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI]Rep. Joe Wilson [R-SC]Rep. Nicholas Taylor [R-TX]
Rep. Norma Torres [D-CA]Rep. Katie Porter [D-CA]


2020-09-09HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
2020-09-09HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2020-03-11HouseSubcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
2020-03-11HouseForwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
2020-02-26HouseMotion to place bill on Consensus Calendar filed by Mr. Peterson.
2020-01-08HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
2019-02-27HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2019-02-26HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2019-02-26HouseReferred 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.
2019-02-26HouseReferred 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.
2019-02-26HouseReferred 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.
2019-02-26HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB560 (Related) 2019-02-26 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.


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