To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for research with respect to various forms of muscular dystrophy, including Duchenne, Becker, limb girdle, congenital, facioscapulohumeral, myotonic, oculopharyngeal, distal, and Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophies.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Mississippi's 1st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 3, 2001
Length: 8 pages
Feb 14, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 18, 2001
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 18, 2001.
H.R. 717 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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