S. 293 (105th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent the credit for clinical testing expenses for certain drugs for rare diseases or conditions.


Feb 10, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

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


Orrin Hatch

Senator from Utah



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Last Updated: Feb 10, 1997
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Summary (CRS)

2/10/1997--Introduced.Amends the Internal Revenue Code to extend permanently the tax credit for expenses of clinical testing of certain drugs for rare diseases or conditions. Read more >

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Feb 10, 1997

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 293”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


23 cosponsors (14D, 9R) (show)
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H.R. 1169 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 20, 1997

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