S.204: Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2017

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June 10, 2018 10th
June 3, 2018 2nd

Bill Summary

Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2017 (Sec.2)This bill amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to exempt, from specified requirements and restrictions under that Act and other laws, the provision of certain unapproved, investigational drugs to a terminally ill patient who has exhausted approved treatment options and is unable to participate in a clinical trial involving the...

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Date Description
May 30, 2018

Became Public Law No: 115-176.

May 30, 2018

Signed by President.

May 24, 2018
Presented to President.
May 22, 2018
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
May 22, 2018

On passage Passed by recorded vote: 250 - 169 (Roll no. 214). (text: CR H4355-4356)

May 22, 2018

On motion to recommit with instructions Failed by the Yeas and Nays: 187 - 231 (Roll no. 213).

May 22, 2018
The previous question on the motion to recommit with instructions was ordered without objection.
May 22, 2018
DEBATE - The House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to strike everything after section 1 and insert a completely new text.
May 22, 2018
Ms. Schakowsky moved to recommit with instructions to the Committee on Energy and Commerce. (CR H4363)
May 22, 2018
The previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
May 22, 2018
DEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on S. 204.
May 22, 2018
Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5515, S. 204 and S. 2155. The resolution provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 5515, S. 204 and S. 2155. The resolution provides for consideration of S. 2155 and S. 204 under a closed rule. Also, the resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 5515 under a structured rule and makes an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-70 considered as adopted.
May 22, 2018
Considered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 905. (consideration: CR H4355-4366)
May 21, 2018
Rules Committee Resolution H. Res. 905 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of H.R. 5515, S. 204 and S. 2155. The resolution provides for one hour of general debate on H.R. 5515, S. 204 and S. 2155. The resolution provides for consideration of S. 2155 and S. 204 under a closed rule. Also, the resolution provides for consideration of H.R. 5515 under a structured rule and makes an amendment in the nature of a substitute consisting of the text of Rules Committee Print 115-70 considered as adopted.
Aug. 11, 2017
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Aug. 4, 2017
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Aug. 4, 2017
Received in the House.
Aug. 3, 2017
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Aug. 3, 2017

Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

Aug. 3, 2017
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S4788-4789)
Aug. 3, 2017

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions discharged by Unanimous Consent.

Jan. 24, 2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Jan. 24, 2017

Introduced in the Senate by Ron Johnson (R-Wis.)

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