Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 1st congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 18, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced on Mar 18, 2019
This resolution is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 18, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.
What legislators are saying
“Bilirakis and Butterfield Introduce Resolution to Celebrate the Success of the Orphan Drug Act”
— Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 19, 2019
Mar 18, 2019
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H.Res. 242 is a simple resolution in the United States Congress.
A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.
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GovTrack.us. (2020). H.Res. 242 — 116th Congress: Affirming the importance of the Orphan Drug Act, celebrating the over 750 new orphan therapies ... Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hres242
“H.Res. 242 — 116th Congress: Affirming the importance of the Orphan Drug Act, celebrating the over 750 new orphan therapies ...” www.GovTrack.us. 2019. March 28, 2020 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hres242>
Affirming the importance of the Orphan Drug Act, celebrating the over 750 new orphan therapies approved since its creation, and recognizing the need to continue supporting research and development for rare diseases, H.R. Res. 242, 116th Cong. (2019).
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|quote=Affirming the importance of the Orphan Drug Act, celebrating the over 750 new orphan therapies ...
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