H.R. 3737 (112th): ULTRA


Dec 20, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 20, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Clifford “Cliff” Stearns

Representative for Florida's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 20, 2011
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to fast track approval of certain orphan drugs.

Summary (CRS)

Unlocking Lifesaving Treatments for Rare-Diseases Act or ULTRA - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to approve an ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 20, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3737”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


13 cosponsors (8R, 5D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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