H.R. 4138 (112th): Neuromyelitis Optica Consortium Act


Mar 5, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 5, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barbara Lee

Representative for California's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 5, 2012
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act to create a National Neuromyelitis Optica Consortium to provide grants and coordinate research with respect to the causes of, and risk factors associated with, neuromyelitis optica, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

3/5/2012--Introduced.Neuromyelitis Optica Consortium Act - Expresses the sense of Congress that there is a need to:(1) establish and coordinate a multicenter research effort to comprehensively study the causes of neuromyelitis ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 5, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4138”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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H.R. 660 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 13, 2013

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