Federal - HR 5002

A bill to expand the unique research initiatives authority of the National Institutes of Health.

Introduced

February 13, 2018

Description

A bill to expand the unique research initiatives authority of the National Institutes of Health.

Our Position

Support

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 7

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  • May 15, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 3

    Blackburn, M. (R-Tenn.)Latta, (R-Ohio)McKinley, (R-W.Va.)
  • April 25, 2018 — Subcommittee consideration and markup held by the House Energy and Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health.

    April 25, 2018 — Subcommittee Vote: Unique Research Initiatives — Vote to Approve

    Provide the National Institutes of Health with new, flexible authorities to conduct innovative research and spur research on new non-addictive pain medications. It would allow the NIH to conduct high impact cutting-edge research that fosters scientific creativity and increases fundamental biological understanding leading to the prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of diseases and disorders, or research urgently required to respond to a public health threat.

    Provide the National Institutes of Health with new, flexible authorities to conduct innovative research and spur research on new non-addictive pain medications. It would allow the NIH to conduct high impact cutting-edge research that fosters scientific creativity and increases fundamental biological understanding leading to the prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of diseases and disorders, or research urgently required to respond to a public health threat.

    Approved for full committee consideration by unanimous consent.
  • April 11, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 2

    Fitzpatrick, (R-Pa.)Khanna, (D-Calif.)
  • March 6, 2018 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Welch, (D-Vt.)
  • Feb. 13, 2018 — Original cosponsor(s): 1

    Upton, (R-Mich.)
  • Feb. 13, 2018 — Read twice and referred to: House Energy and Commerce.Congressional Record p. H1126

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