Senate Joint Resolution 13
115th Congress(2017-2018)
A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the final rule submitted by the Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to compliance with title X requirements by project recipients in selecting subrecipients.
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Jan 30, 2017
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Jan 30, 2017
Latest Action
Jan 30, 2017
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Joint Resolution
Joint Resolution
A form of legislative measure used to propose changes in law, or to propose an amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Depending on the chamber of origin, they begin with a designation of either H.J.Res. or S.J.Res. Concurrent resolutions and simple resolutions are other types of resolutions. Bill is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
13
Congress
115
Policy Area
Health
Health
Primary focus of measure is science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease; health services administration and funding, including such programs as Medicare and Medicaid; health personnel and medical education; drug use and safety; health care coverage and insurance; health facilities. Measures concerning controlled substances and drug trafficking may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

This joint resolution nullifies a Department of Health and Human Services rule regarding subrecipients of family planning grants. (Under the rule, grant recipients may prohibit an entity from receiving a subaward only for reasons related to the entity's ability to provide family planning services.)

Text (1)
January 30, 2017
Actions (2)
01/30/2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
01/30/2017
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Jan 31, 2017 5:23:11 AM
Updated
Sep 28, 2020 10:42:41 PM