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- Full Title
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish an Office of Rare Diseases at the National Institutes of Health, and for other purposes.
- Summary (CRS)
TitleI - National Institutes of HealthAmends the Pubic Health Service Act to: (1) establish an Office of Rare Diseases at the National Institutes of Health; and (2) provide for rare ...
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Aug 3, 2001
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Oct 16, 2001
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1379”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
21 cosponsors (16D, 4R, 1I)
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Rare Diseases Act of 2002
Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 6, 2002
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1379 — 107th Congress: Rare Diseases Act of 2001. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/s1379
“S. 1379 — 107th Congress: Rare Diseases Act of 2001.” www.GovTrack.us. 2001. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/107/s1379>
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