S. 1498 (97th): A bill to establish an office in the National Institutes of Health to assist in the development of drugs for diseases and conditions of low incidence.


Jul 17, 1981
97th Congress, 1981–1982

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 17, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Nancy Kassebaum
Senator from Kansas

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Summary (CRS)
7/17/1981--Introduced.Establishes within the National Institutes of Health the Office of Drugs of Limited Commercial Value under the direction of the Director of the National Institutes of Health. Establishes within the ...

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H.R. 1663 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 4, 1981

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Jul 17, 1981


26 cosponsors (17D, 9R) (show)
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