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H.R. 2866 (111th): Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act of 2009

To provide for a disregard under the Supplemental Security Income program of compensation for participation in clinical trials for rare diseases or conditions.

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Jun 15, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Introduced (Enacted Via Other Measures)

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 1674: Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act of 2009
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 5, 2010. (compare text)

Edward “Ed” Markey

Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2009
Length: 5 pages


Jun 15, 2009

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H.R. 2866 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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