H.R. 34: 21st Century Cures Act

This bill became the vehicle for passage of the 21st Century Cures Act.

The bill was originally introduced as the Tsunami Warning, Education, and Research Act of 2015 (see S. 533).

On Nov. 30, 2016, the House replaced the text of H.R. 34 completely with provisions similar to H.R. 6, an earlier version of the 21st Century Cures ...

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Jan 6, 2015


Passed Senate with Changes on Oct 6, 2015

This bill has been passed in the House and the Senate, but the Senate made changes and sent it back to the House on October 6, 2015.

Added to the Senate’s floor schedule for the next legislative day on Dec 6, 2016.


Suzanne Bonamici

Representative for Oregon's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 30, 2016
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Jan 6, 2015

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 7, 2015
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 22, 2015
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

Oct 6, 2015
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 30, 2016
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Dec 6, 2016
On Senate Schedule

The Senate indicated that this bill would be considered in the days ahead.

House Approves Senate Changes

Signed by the President

H.R. 34 is 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.

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