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Chris Smith's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Full Name: Christopher 'Chris' H. Smith
Office: U.S. House (NJ) - District 4, Republican
First Elected: 11/04/1980
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for U.S. House - District 4
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary June 3, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Marie; 4 Children
Birth Date: 03/04/1953
Birth Place: Rahway, NJ
Home City: Robbinsville, NJ
Religion: Roman Catholic
Date Title
Issue Position: Veterans
Issue Position: Health Care
Aug. 7, 2014 Asbury Park Press - Smith: NJ Health Practices Would Quickly Stop Ebola
Aug. 1, 2014 The Growing Crisis of Africa's Orphans
Aug. 1, 2014 Smith's $1.3 Billion Autism Bill on Way to President's Desk
July 31, 2014 The Global Challenge of Autism
July 30, 2014 House Passes VA Reform Bill:House Passes VA Legislation Today to Allow Vets to See Non-VA Doctors
July 28, 2014 House-Senate Agree to VA Deal: Legislation Unveiled Today Will Allow Vets to See Non-VA Doctors, Build a New Clinic in Ocean Co.
June 24, 2014 Smith's Autism Bill Passes House
June 24, 2014 House Passes Smith-Doyle Autism Bill
June 24, 2014 Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education. and Support Act of 2014
June 3, 2014 Letter to Kenneth Mizrach, Director of the VA New Jersey Health Care System- Demanding Answers About VA Facilities that Treat NJ Vets
May 31, 2014 Smith Comments on Announcement of VA Secretary's Resignation
May 28, 2014 Smith's Autism Bill Passes House Panel
May 21, 2014 Cong. Smith Votes for VA Accountability
May 12, 2014 Smith Introduces the Combating Autism Reauthorization Act of 2014
April 4, 2014 Letter to Harold Rogers, Nita Lowey, Jack Kingston, and Rosa DeLauro - Increase Funding for the National Institutes of Health
April 4, 2014 Smith, Fattah Announce Bipartisan Bill to Boost Alzheimer's Research and Int'l Action Plan
April 2, 2014 Letter to Rodney Frelinghuysen, Chairman, and Peter Visclosky, Ranking Member, of the House Subcommittee on Defense of the Appropriations Committee - Prostate Cancer
April 1, 2014 Marking World Autism Day, April as Autism Awareness Month
March 28, 2014 The First One Thousand Days
March 27, 2014 Autism Prevalence Worsens: 1 in 68 Children Suffer in U.S.
March 27, 2014 Letter to Barack Obama, President of the United States - Pediatric Acquired Brain Injury Plan
March 25, 2014 Chairman Smith on The First One Thousand Days: Development Aid Programs to Bolster Health and Nutrition
March 4, 2014 Letter to Margaret Hamburg, Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration - Approve Treatments for Rare Diseases
Jan. 28, 2014 A Report on the G8 Dementia Summit
Jan. 16, 2014 "Do It For Your Daughters" Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign Grows
Jan. 15, 2014 Hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations Subcommittee - A Report on the G8 Dementia Summit
Dec. 3, 2013 Establishing Advisory Committee on Tick-Borne Diseases
Nov. 21, 2013 Hearing of the House Foriegn Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations - The Global Challenge of Alzheimer's: The G - 8 Dementia Summit and Beyond
Nov. 21, 2013 Hearing of the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations - The Global Challenge of Alzheimer's: The G-8 Dementia Summit and Beyond
Nov. 15, 2013 Reps. Waters & Smith Commemorate National Memory Screening Day
Aug. 2, 2013 Rep. Smith Welcomes New Co-Chair to the Bipartisan Task Force on Alzheimer's Disease
Aug. 1, 2013 Smith Holds Hearing on U.S. Efforts to Help Developing Nations Obtain Clean Water
June 28, 2013 Addressing the Neglected Diseases Treatment Gap
June 27, 2013 Hearing of the House Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and Int'l Orgs. Subcommittee of the Foreign Affairs Committee - Addressing the Neglected Diseases Treatment Gap
June 14, 2013 2013 Plan on Alzheimer's Disease Released
May 21, 2013 The U.S. Contribution to the Fight Against Malaria
April 24, 2013 Meeting the Challenge of Drug-Resistant Diseases in Developing Countries
April 23, 2013 Smith Chairs Health Hearing on 'Superbugs' that Resist Drug Treatment
April 2, 2013 Rep. Smith Marks World Autsim Day
March 21, 2013 Smith Introduces Bill to Aid NJ Hospitals
Feb. 12, 2013 Rep. Smith Introduces Lyme Disease Bill
Sept. 21, 2012 Letter to Senator Harry Reid
Sept. 11, 2012 Missing Alzheimer's Disease Patient Alert Program Reauthorization Act of 2012
July 31, 2012 District of Columbia Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act
July 24, 2012 Lyme Disease Exploding in U.S., Around the Globe -- Hon. Christopher H. Smith
May 17, 2012 National Plan to Fight Alzheimer's Disease is Unveiled
April 25, 2012 New Study: Cost of Treating Autism Rising, Need to Help Autistic Children, Young Adults & Seek New Treatments Never Greater
April 25, 2012 Supreme Court Appeal Must be Filed by May 2
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