H.R. 4989 (113th): Justina’s Law

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



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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Jun 26, 2014

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H.R. 4989 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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