(From a Special Correspondent)Sept. 19, 1949.
Sixteen House Members Study Health Plans Abroad
Nine Democratic and seven Republican members of the House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce are members of the Congressional party which on September 12 began a two week tour to study government medical care systems in Europe. In the group are Representatives Crosser (Ohio), Beckworth (Texas), Klein (New York), Sullivan (Missouri), McGuire (Connecticut), Underwood (Kentucky), Biemiller (Wisconsin), Linehan (Illinois) and Wilson (Oklahoma), all Democrats, and the following Republicans: Hall (New York), Dolliver (Iowa), Scott and Gillette (Pennsylvania), Bennett (Michigan), O'Hara (Minnesota) and Ellsworth (Oregon). Their first engagement in London was a conference with Health Minister Aneurin Bevan. Six of the sixteen members are on the subcommittee which handles health legislation: O'Hara, Gillette, Bennett, Scott, Biemiller and Wilson.
Sickness Survey Bill Modified
The health legislation subcommittee of Senate Labor and Public Welfare Committee has