H.R. 6 (114th): 21st Century Cures Act

The 21st Century Cures Act is a bipartisan bill that would reform the current standards and appropriations for biomedical research, provide $1.75 billion annually for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and $110 million for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This funding would end after five years. Support for this funding would come from budget offsets. Along with ...

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Overview

Introduced:

May 19, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on July 10, 2015 but was never passed by the Senate. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

S. 1878: Advancing Hope Act of 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 30, 2016. (compare text)
H.R. 639: Improving Regulatory Transparency for New Medical Therapies Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 25, 2015. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Fred Upton

Representative for Michigan's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2015
Length: 362 pages

History

May 19, 2015
 
Introduced

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May 21, 2015
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Jul 7, 2015
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jul 10, 2015
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 6 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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