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H.R. 3460 (116th): End Neglected Tropical Diseases Act

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

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Sponsor and status

Christopher “Chris” Smith

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

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Last Updated: Dec 4, 2019
Length: 14 pages
Introduced
Jun 25, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 3, 2019 but was never passed by the Senate. Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 1865: Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2019. (compare text)
Cosponsors

7 Cosponsors (6 Democrats, 1 Republican)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

<span class='\"kicker\"'>Smith to HHS Secretary &amp; NIHs Dr. Fauci:</span>What Is Impact on Lyme Disease Patients?
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Apr 11, 2020

Durham Federal Courthouse Naming Ceremony-John Hervey Wheeler
    — Rep. George “G.K.” Butterfield [D-NC1] on Oct 15, 2019

Chris Smiths TICK Act and End Neglected Diseases Act to become law
    — Rep. Christopher “Chris” Smith [R-NJ4] (Sponsor) on Dec 17, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 3460 will be negligible.

History

Jun 25, 2019
 
Introduced

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

Jun 26, 2019
 
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.

Dec 3, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 3460 (116th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3460. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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