H.R.2275: Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research and Awareness Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced May 6, 2009
  • Latest Major Action May 7, 2009

Bill Cosponsors

148 (122 Democrats, 27 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Research and Awareness Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to: (1) conduct, support, and expand epidemiology research on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) (i.e., Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis) in pediatric and adult populations and establish a registry of pediatric IBD patients; (2) enter into cooperative agreements to develop and...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
May 6, 2009

Introduced in the House by Jesse L. Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.)

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