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H.R.225: National Pediatric Research Network Act of 2013

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about health
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Sponsor Lois Capps, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 10 (7 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced Jan. 14, 2013
Latest Major Action Feb. 7, 2013
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Bill Progress

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Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

National Pediatric Research Network Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in carrying out the Pediatric Research Initiative, to act through the Director of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to provide for the establishment of a National Pediatric Research Network.

Authorizes the Director of the Institute to award funding to public or private nonprofit entities for: (1) planning, establishing, or strengthening pediatric research consortia; and (2) providing basic operating support for such consortia, including to meet unmet needs for pediatric research through basic, clinical, behavioral, or translational research and the training of researchers in pediatric research techniques. Authorizes the Director of NIH to make awards ...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Feb. 7, 2013 Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Feb. 4, 2013 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Feb. 4, 2013

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 375 - 27 (Roll no. 31). (text: CR H322)

Feb. 4, 2013 Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H325-326)
Feb. 4, 2013 At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Feb. 4, 2013 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 225.
Feb. 4, 2013 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H322-325)
Feb. 4, 2013 Mr. Pitts moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Feb. 4, 2013 Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 2.
Feb. 4, 2013 Reported by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-4.
Jan. 18, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Jan. 14, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.