S. 1203 (103rd): Office for Rare Disease Research Act of 1994


Jul 1, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on October 8, 1994 but was never passed by the House.


Mark Hatfield

Senator from Oregon



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Last Updated: Nov 29, 1994
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish a Center for Rare Disease Research in the National Institutes of Health, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Office for Rare Disease Research Act of 1994 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to establish within the Office of the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 1, 1993

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 14, 1994
Reported by Committee

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Oct 8, 1994
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1203”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 184 (104th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed Senate
Last Action: May 18, 1995

H.R. 3577 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 19, 1993

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