On May 6, the House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on H.R. 1783, the “Elder Justice Act,” which would, among other things, require long term care facility personnel to report reasonable suspicions of crimes occurring in the facility, expand notification requirements regarding a facility’s impending closure; and provide grants to long-term care facilities for training and purchase of standardized clinical health care informatics systems. On May 8, the Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations is holding a hearing on “Direct-to-Consumer Advertising: Marketing, Education, or Deception?”, and the HELP Committee is holding a hearing entitled “Cancer: Challenges and Opportunities in the 21st Century”. The House Small Business Committee also is holding a hearing May 8 entitled “Medicare Physician Fee Cuts: Can Small Practices Survive?”.