H.R.2368: Right to Try Act

About This Bill

  • This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress
  • This bill is primarily about health
  • Introduced May 4, 2017
  • Latest Major Action June 7, 2017

Bill Summary

Right to Try Act This bill requires the federal government to allow unrestricted manufacturing, distribution, prescribing, and dispensing of experimental drugs, biological products, and medical devices that are authorized by state law and intended to treat terminally ill patients. Patients receiving these treatments must be certified by a physician as having exhausted all other treatment options and as being at greater risk from their medical...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 7, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
June 7, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
May 5, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
May 4, 2017
Referred to House Judiciary
May 4, 2017
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
May 4, 2017
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
May 4, 2017

Introduced in the House by Brian Fitzpatrick (R-Pa.)

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