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H.R. 1660: Global Health Innovation Act of 2017

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 1660 directs the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to submit to Congress a report—with four annual updates—on the development and use of global health innovations in USAID programs. The report must include information on how USAID is working independently and with partners, donors, and the private sector to develop and bring to scale health products, and how this work is advancing commitments to counter HIV/AIDS, preventable child and maternal deaths, and the spread of infectious diseases.

Sponsor and status

Albio Sires

Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Mar 22, 2018
Length: 6 pages
Introduced:

Mar 21, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 18, 2018

This bill passed in the House on January 18, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 21, 2017
 
Introduced

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Sep 28, 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.

Jan 18, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Mar 20, 2018
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Foreign Relations

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

Mar 22, 2018
 
Text Published

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1660 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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