H.R. 5661 (101st): National Institutes of Health Revitalization Amendments of 1990


Sep 18, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 26, 1990, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Henry Waxman

Representative for California's 24th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the programs of the National Institutes of Health, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - General Provisions Regarding Title IV of Public Health Service ActSubtitleA - Research FreedomPartI - Review of Proposals for Biomedical and Behavioral ResearchAmends the Public Health Service Act to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 18, 1990

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 26, 1990
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5661”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2281 (102nd) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 9, 1991

S. 2857 (Related)
National Institutes of Health Amendments of 1990

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 16, 1990

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