House Panel Advances Inquiry Into Health Bill Deal

Law360, New York (January 28, 2010, 12:58 PM EST) -- A U.S. House of Representatives committee has advanced a resolution of inquiry sponsored by Rep. Michael Burgess, R-Texas, that would force the White House to turn over details of a deal cut with major health-industry groups in pending health care legislation.

The House Energy and Commerce Committee reported H.R. 983 without recommendation by a voice vote on Wednesday, with committee chairman Henry Waxman, D-Calif., offering qualified support for limited provisions of Burgess' request, which seeks documents and details from the May 2009 White House meeting where...
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