Committee on Health Hearing on Bill 20-343, the Expedited Partner Therapy Act

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

11:00AM

Room 500

Hearing Video

The Committee on Health will hold a hearing on Bill 20-343, the Expedited Partner Therapy Act of 2013, which would permit health care practitioners to prescribe prescription drugs without an examination to the partners of a patient diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection.

Those who wish to testify should contact Rayna Smith, Committee Director, at (202) 741-2111 or via e-mail at rsmith@dccouncil.us and provide their name, address, telephone number, organizational affiliation and title (if any) by close of business on Wednesday, October 16, 2013. Persons wishing to testify are encouraged, but not required, to submit 15 copies of written testimony. If submitted by the close of business on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, the testimony will be distributed to Councilmembers before the hearing. Witnesses should limit their testimony to four minutes; less time will be allowed if there are a large number of witnesses.

If you are unable to testify at the hearing, written statements are encouraged and will be made a part of the official record. Copies of written statements should be submitted to Ms. Rayna Smith, Room 115 of the Wilson Building, 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20004. The record will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 30, 2013.