S. 1379 (107th): Rare Diseases Act of 2001

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Aug 3, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 16, 2001, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts



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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2001
Length: 22 pages


Aug 3, 2001

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Oct 16, 2001
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S. 1379 (107th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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