To support endemic orphan fungal disease research, incentivize Valley Fever vaccine development, discover new antifungal therapies and diagnostics, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 23rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 26, 2018
Length: 28 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on July 26, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“McCarthy and Schweikert Introduce Historic Valley Fever Legislation”
— Rep. Kevin McCarthy [R-CA23] (Sponsor) on Jul 26, 2018
“Rep. Bass Joins Rep. McCarthy In Introducing Historic Valley Fever Legislation”
— Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA37] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 26, 2018
“Representative David Schweikert Hosts Valley Fever Press Event”
— Rep. David Schweikert [R-AZ6] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 14, 2018
Jul 26, 2018
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May 21, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2858.
H.R. 6562 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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