[LEGISLATIVE UPDATE] H.R. 1339: Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act

H.R. 1339: Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act:

To amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the number of permanent faculty in palliative care at accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, and other programs, to promote education in palliative care and hospice, and to support the development of faculty careers in academic palliative medicine.

Thank you to our newest Cosponsors.  Please thank your legislators for supporting legislation that YOU believe in.  If they are not listed as Cosponsors, touch base with them and let you know what you support.  Your voice goes a long way towards creating change.

New Cosponsor: Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH3]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Lacy Clay [D-MO1]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL20]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI5]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Gene Green [D-TX29]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL7]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick [R-PA8]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Dina Titus [D-NV1]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA43]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Timothy Walz [D-MN1]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Filemon Vela [D-TX34]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA43]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Timothy Walz [D-MN1]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA13]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Leonard Lance [R-NJ7]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Louise Slaughter [D-NY25]

New Cosponsor: Rep. William Enyart [D-IL12]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA6]

New Cosponsor: Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI1]

New Cosponsor: Rep. Janice “Jan” Schakowsky [D-IL9]

Explore the full text: http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1339

Take time to thank our supporters, or voice your thoughts to your representatives.

Need help finding your legislators?

Find your representatives: http://www.opencongress.org/people/zipcodelookup

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