These have been recently added to our list of bills that Jason Lewis voted for and that passed the House.
- S. 204, Right to Try Act of 2017 - This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to exempt, from specified requirements and restrictions under that Act and other laws, the provision of certain unapproved, investigational drugs to a terminally ill patient who has exhausted approved treatment options and is unable to participate in a clinical trial involving the drugs. The manufacturer or sponsor of […]
- H. R. 5895, Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019. - This bill Provides FY2019 appropriations for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil works projects, the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Reclamation, the Department of Energy (DOE), and independent agencies such as the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.” Why This Bill Is Against Our Values: “Our organizations, along with our millions of members and supporters, urge you […]
- H.R. 3, Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act - The purpose of this bill is “To rescind certain budget authority proposed to be rescinded in special messages transmitted to the Congress by the President on May 8, 2018, in accordance with title X of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act 1974.” Why This Bill Is Against Our Values: “The House voted along party […]
- H.R. 5515, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 - This bill authorizes FY2019 appropriations and sets forth policies for Department of Defense (DOD) programs and activities, including military personnel strengths. It does not provide budget authority, which is provided in subsequent appropriations legislation. Why This Bill Is Against Our Values: “Democrats were largely united in opposition to the new tactical nuclear weapons, warning they […]
- S. 2372, (VA MISSION) Act of 2018. - This bill — the known as the VA MISSION Act — would establish the Veterans Community Care Program to improve veterans’ access to care through non-VA, community providers when comparable Dept. of Veterans Affairs would be deficient in quality, timeliness, or cause a hardship to the veteran. It would also start a multi-year process for […]