H.R. 4475 (113th): Compassionate Freedom of Choice Act of 2014


Apr 10, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 10, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Morgan Griffith

Representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 10, 2014
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To allow the manufacture, importation, distribution, and sale of investigational drugs and devices intended for use by terminally ill patients who execute an informed consent document, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

4/10/2014--Introduced.Compassionate Freedom of Choice Act of 2014 - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to declare that nothing in it or in the Public Health Service Act shall ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 10, 2014

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. 4475”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (4R) (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. 790 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 5, 2015

H.R. 5854 (Related)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 11, 2014

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