S. 1878: Advancing Hope Act of 2016


Jul 28, 2015


Passed House & Senate on Sep 27, 2016

This bill was passed by Congress on September 27, 2016 and goes to the President next.


Robert “Bob” Casey Jr.

Senior Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2016
Length: 4 pages


49% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to extend the pediatric priority review voucher program.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Jul 28, 2015

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 9, 2016
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Sep 22, 2016
Passed Senate

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
Passed House

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.

Signed by the President

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