A bill to enhance patient engagement in the medical product development process, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Mississippi. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 5, 2016
Length: 12 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on March 9, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Donnelly Announces Bipartisan ‘Medical Innovation Agenda’”
— Sen. Joe Donnelly [D-IN, 2013-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 21, 2015
Jun 17, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Mar 9, 2016
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
S. 1597 (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.
Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1597. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
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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