H.R. 660 (113th): Neuromyelitis Optica Consortium Act


Feb 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Barbara Lee

Representative for California's 13th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2013
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act to create a National Neuromyelitis Optica Consortium to provide grants and coordinate research with respect to the causes of, and risk factors associated with, neuromyelitis optica, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/13/2013--Introduced.Neuromyelitis Optica Consortium Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to establish, administer, and coordinate a National Neuromyelitis ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 13, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 660”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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Related Bills

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H.R. 4138 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 5, 2012

H.R. 2069 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 28, 2015

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