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S. 204: Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2017

A bill to authorize the use of unapproved medical products by patients diagnosed with a terminal illness in accordance with State law, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Ron Johnson

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Wisconsin. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 24, 2018
Length: 4 pages
Introduced:

Jan 24, 2017

Status:

Passed House & Senate (President next) on May 22, 2018

This bill was passed by Congress on May 22, 2018 and goes to the President next.

Prognosis:

94% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 24, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Aug 3, 2017
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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.

May 17, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

May 22, 2018
 
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.

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 204 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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