H.R. 4989 (113th): Justina’s Law


Jun 26, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 26, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michele Bachmann

Representative for Minnesota's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2014
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About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit Federal funding of any treatment or research in which a ward of the State is subjected to greater than minimal risk to the individual's health with no or minimal prospect of direct benefit.

Summary (CRS)

6/26/2014--Introduced.Justina's Law - Prohibits the use of federal funds to conduct or support treatment or research involving a ward of the state in which the individual's health is subjected to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 26, 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. 4989”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


32 cosponsors (28R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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