H.R. 5173 (103rd): Office for Rare Disease Research Act of 1994


Oct 4, 1994
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 4, 1994, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ron Wyden
Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district


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Last Updated: Oct 4, 1994
Length: 3 pages

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S. 1203 (same title)
Passed Senate — Oct 8, 1994

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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Related Bills

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S. 1203 (Related)
Office for Rare Disease Research Act of 1994

Passed Senate
Last Action: Oct 8, 1994

H.R. 3577 (Related)
Center for Rare Disease Research Act of 1993

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 19, 1993

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Oct 4, 1994


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