About the bill
- Full Title
To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health an Office for Rare Disease Research.
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Oct 4, 1994
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5173”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Office for Rare Disease Research Act of 1994
Last Action: Oct 8, 1994
Center for Rare Disease Research Act of 1993
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 19, 1993
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5173 — 103rd Congress: Office for Rare Disease Research Act of 1994. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/103/hr5173
“H.R. 5173 — 103rd Congress: Office for Rare Disease Research Act of 1994.” www.GovTrack.us. 1994. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/103/hr5173>
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