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H.R. 1415 (115th): End Neglected Tropical Diseases Act

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To facilitate effective research on and treatment of neglected tropical diseases, including Ebola, through coordinated domestic and international efforts.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Christopher “Chris” Smith

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 4th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 7, 2017
Length: 23 pages
Introduced:

Mar 7, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 15, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 1415 will add $22 million in new spending through 2022.

History

Mar 7, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Jun 15, 2017
 
Considered by Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Nov 15, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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.

H.R. 1415 (115th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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