H.R. 1294 (105th): To amend title 10, United States Code, to require the Secretary of Defense to provide to members of the Armed Forces who receive an investigational new drug relevant information regarding the drug, including the possible side effects of the drug.


Apr 10, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 10, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Patrick Kennedy

Representative for Rhode Island's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 10, 1997
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4/10/1997--Introduced.Amends provisions governing the Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS) to provide that, whenever the Secretary of Defense requests or requires a member of the armed ... Read more >

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Apr 10, 1997

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H.R. 1119 (Related)
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 1998

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 18, 1997

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