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H.R. 1020: Compassionate Freedom of Choice Act of 2017

To allow the manufacture, importation, distribution, and sale of investigational drugs and devices intended for use by terminally ill patients who execute an informed consent document, and for other purposes.

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 13, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Feb 13, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 13, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Morgan Griffith

Representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2017
Length: 5 pages

Prognosis:

1% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Feb 13, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed House (Senate next)

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1020 is 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.

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