On April 5, 2011, the House Energy and Commerce Committee approved a series of health policy bills, including H.R. 1217, a bill to repeal the Prevention and Public Health Fund (a discretionary fund for investment in prevention and public health programs); and H.R. 1213, a bill to repeal mandatory funding provided to states to establish American Health Benefit Exchanges under the ACA. The full House is scheduled to vote on H.R. 1217 on April 13, 2011.