H.R. 1429 (113th): Scleroderma Research and Awareness Act of 2013


Apr 9, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 9, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Lois Capps

Representative for California's 24th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 9, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

To expand the research and awareness activities of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with respect to scleroderma, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/9/2013--Introduced.Scleroderma Research and Awareness Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to expand, intensify, and coordinate ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 9, 2013

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. 1429”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


46 cosponsors (34D, 12R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 1672 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 2, 2011

S. 1239 (Related)
Scleroderma Research and Awareness Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 27, 2013

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