There are 30 million Americans living with what S. 139 calls “rare diseases or conditions.” It is difficult enough facing such disorders, but it can be even more difficult finding those willing to participate in clinical trials to provide information, treat and perhaps even cure these conditions. The definition of “rare disease” in the U.S. is “any disease or ...
Jan 8, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 7, 2015
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 7, 2015.
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Enacted — Signed by the President
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S. 139 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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