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


Jun 15, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 15, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Edward “Ed” Markey

Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 15, 2009
Length: 5 pages

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S. 1674 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 5, 2010

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

6/15/2009--Introduced.Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act of 2009 - Amends title XVI (Supplemental Security Income) (SSI) of the Social Security Act to disregard for SSI income eligibility purposes any compensation ... Read more >

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Jun 15, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2866”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


142 cosponsors (87D, 55R) (show)
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S. 1674 (Related)
Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act of 2009

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 5, 2010

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