A bill to extend the pediatric priority review voucher program.
Sponsor and status
Robert “Bob” Casey
Sponsor. Senator for Pennsylvania. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 30, 2016
Length: 4 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
Enacted — Signed by the President on Sep 30, 2016
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on September 30, 2016.
3 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“Alexander: \"21st Century Cures\" Law Highlights 2016 Accomplishments of Senate's Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee”
— Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN, 2003-2020] on Dec 20, 2016
“Senate Health Committee Passes 7 More Bipartisan Bills in Innovation Agenda”
— Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN, 2003-2020] on Mar 9, 2016
“Senate Health Committee Kicks Off Its Biomedical Innovation Agenda, Passing 7 Bills with Bipartisan Support”
— Sen. Lamar Alexander [R-TN, 2003-2020] on Feb 9, 2016
Jul 28, 2015
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Mar 9, 2016
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Sep 22, 2016
Passed Senate (House next)
The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Sep 27, 2016
The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Sep 30, 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President
The President signed the bill and it became law.
S. 1878 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1878. 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 passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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