Legislative Priorities and Background Materials

Legislative Background Materials


Legislative Priorities / Fact Sheets

Click on each title below to download a fact sheet on the legislative topic/priority.

ANNA’s Federal Legislative Agenda 117th Congress, 1st Session, 2021

This fact sheet outlines ANNA’s Fiscal Year 2022 appropriations requests and support for specific legislation. (8/21)

ANNA Supports Fiscal Year 2022 Funding for the Nursing Workforce Development Programs

ANNA supports the Nursing Community’s request of $530 million in Fiscal Year 2022 funding for HRSA’s Nursing Workforce Development Programs. (3/21)

ANNA Supports Fiscal Year 2022 Funding of Biomedical Research and Patient Safety Programs

ANNA is a strong supporter of several biomedical research programs at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and other federal government agencies working to prevent chronic kidney disease, facilitate the development of new treatment methods, and improve patient safety. This fact sheet outlines ANNA’s Fiscal Year 2021 federal biomedical research funding requests. (3/21)

ANNA Supports the Living Donor Protection Act of 2021

ANNA joins with a broad group of national stakeholders in urging Members of Congress to cosponsor the Living Donor Protection Act of 2021 (H.R. 1255 and S. 377). (3/21)

ANNA Supports the Future Advancement of Academic Nursing Act

The Future Advancement of Academic Nursing (FAAN) Act (H.R. 851 and S. 246) authorizes grants to support schools of nursing in program enhancement and infrastructure modernization, increasing the number of nursing faculty and students. ANNA joins with the Nursing Community Coalition in urging Members of Congress to cosponsor the bill. (4/21)

ANNA Supports the United States Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act

ANNA joins with Nursing Community Coalition in urging Members of Congress to cosponsor the United States Cadet Nurse Corps Service Recognition Act (H.R. 2568 and S. 1220). (4/21)

ANNA Supports the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act

ANNA urges the United States Senate to take action on the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (H.R. 1195). (5/21)

ANNA Supports the Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2021

ANNA joins with Kidney Care Partners in encouraging Members of Congress to cosponsor the Chronic Kidney Disease Improvement in Research and Treatment Act of 2021 (S. 1971 and H.R 4065). (8/21)

ANNA Supports the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021

ANNA joins with the Nursing Community Coalition in encouraging Members of Congress to cosponsor the Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2021 (H.R. 959 and S. 346). (6/21)

ANNA Supports the Primary and Behavioral Health Care Access Act

ANNA joins with other leading health care organizations in encouraging Members of Congress to cosponsor the Primary and Behavioral Health Care Access Act (H.R. 3550). (6/21)

    Updated 9/21