New Cosponsor — Sep 9, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [R-NE1]
The bill now has 32 cosponsors (28 Republicans, 4 Democrats).
Jun 26, 2014
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on June 26, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Minnesota's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 26, 2014
Length: 2 pages
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.
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 >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4989 — 113th Congress: Justina’s Law. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr4989
“H.R. 4989 — 113th Congress: Justina’s Law.” www.GovTrack.us. 2014. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr4989>
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