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H.R. 5585: ARPA–H Act

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To establish the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Health, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Anna Eshoo

Sponsor. Representative for California's 18th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2022
Length: 34 pages
Oct 15, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Passed House (Senate next) on Jun 22, 2022

This bill passed in the House on June 22, 2022 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

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66 Cosponsors (63 Democrats, 3 Republicans)

20% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

Statement of Administration Policy

President Joseph Biden [D]: H.R. 5585 – ARPA–H Act (Jun 21, 2022)

What legislators are saying

Leading Health Experts Express Support for Eshoo Bill to Create Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health
    — Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA18] (Sponsor) on Oct 22, 2021

DeGette, Eshoo, Upton join forces to advance Cures 2.0, ARPA-H Act
    — Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO1] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 8, 2022

During hearing on gun violence, Georgia congressmen stick to partisan stances
    — Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson [D-GA4] on Jun 23, 2022

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Oct 15, 2021

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Mar 17, 2022
Considered by Health

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May 11, 2022
Considered by Health

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May 18, 2022
Ordered Reported

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Jun 13, 2022
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Jun 16, 2022
On House Schedule

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Jun 16, 2022
Text Published

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Jun 22, 2022
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 5585 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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