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  • Action for Dental Health Act of 2017
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Action for Dental Health Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize oral health promotion and disease prevention programs through FY2022. The Department of Health and Human Services may award grants or enter into contracts to collaborate with state, county, or local public officials and other stakeholders to develop and implement initiatives to: (1) improve oral health education and dental disease prevention; (2) reduce geographic barriers, language barriers, cultural barriers, and other similar barriers in the provision of dental services; (3) establish dental homes for children and adults; (4) reduce the use of emergency departments by individuals who seek dental services more appropriately delivered in a dental primary care setting; or (5) facilitate the provision of dental care to nursing home residents.
Dental care, Health care coverage and access, Health programs administration and funding, Health promotion and preventive care, Health technology, devices, supplies, Medical education, Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations, Tax-exempt organizations
Robin Kelly (D)*, Alma Adams (D), Mark Amodei (R), Joe Barton (R), Joyce Beatty (D), Don Beyer Jr. (D), Gus Bilirakis (R), Earl Blumenauer (D), Brendan Boyle (D), Julia Brownley (D), Cheri Bustos (D), G.K. Butterfield Jr. (D), Andre Carson (D), Buddy Carter (R), Kathy Castor (D), Judy Chu (D), Katherine Clark (D), Yvette Clarke (D), Emanuel Cleaver II (D), Steve Cohen (D), Barbara Comstock (R), Gerry Connolly (D), John Conyers Jr. (D), Elijah Cummings (D), Danny Davis (D), Rodney Davis (R), Pete DeFazio (D), Rosa DeLauro (D), Suzan DelBene (D), Mike Doyle Jr. (D), Elizabeth Esty (D), Bill Foster (D), Ruben Gallego (D), Paul Gosar (R), Al Green (D), Alcee Hastings (D), Denny Heck (D), Brian Higgins (D), Sheila Jackson Lee (D), Hank Johnson Jr. (D), Bill Keating (D), Derek Kilmer (D), Barbara Lee (D), Sandy Levin (D), John Lewis (D), Dan Lipinski (D), Dave Loebsack (D), Zoe Lofgren (D), Alan Lowenthal (D), Michelle Lujan Grisham (D), Betty McCollum (DFL), Grace Meng (D), Gwen Moore (D), Grace Napolitano (D), Rick Nolan (DFL), Eleanor Norton (D), Beto O'Rourke (D), Steven Palazzo (R), Donald Payne Jr. (D), Ed Perlmutter (D), Scott Peters (D), Stacey Plaskett (D), Mark Pocan (D), David Price (D), Mike Quigley (D), Cedric Richmond (D), David Rouzer (R), Steve Russell (R), Tim Ryan (D), Jan Schakowsky (D), David Scott (D), Terri Sewell (D), Mike Simpson (R), Elise Stefanik (R), Eric Swalwell (D), Marc Veasey (D), Filemon Vela (D), Pete Visclosky (D), Tim Walz (DFL), Maxine Waters (D), Bonnie Watson Coleman (D), Freddi Wilson (D), John Yarmuth (D), Don Young (R)
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  (on 2/27/2018)
Date Chamber Action Description
2/27/2018 S Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
2/26/2018 H Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2/26/2018 H On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 387 - 13 (Roll no. 82). (text: CR H1243)
2/26/2018 H Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H1247-1248)
2/26/2018 H At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
2/26/2018 H DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 2422.
2/26/2018 H Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H1243-1244)
2/26/2018 H Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
9/25/2017 H Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 238.
9/25/2017 H Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 115-328.
7/27/2017 H Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
7/27/2017 H Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
7/27/2017 House Committee on Energy and Commerce Hearing (10:00 7/27/2017 2123 RHOB)
6/29/2017 H Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote .
6/29/2017 H Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
6/29/2017 House Subcommittee on Health Hearing (10:00 6/29/2017 2123 RHOB)
5/19/2017 H Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
5/15/2017 H Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
5/15/2017 H Introduced in House
Date Motion Yea Nay Other
Detail 2/26/2018 On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended 386 13 30