US HB1966 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 67-9)
Status: Introduced on March 28 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-10-02 - ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Mfume asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1966, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Henrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act of 2019 This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to complete a study reviewing how federal agencies address barriers to participation in federally-funded cancer clinical trials by individuals from underrepresented populations and provide recommendations for addressing such barriers.

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Title

Henrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act of 2019

Sponsors

Rep. Elijah Cummings [D-MD]Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. Marcia Fudge [D-OH]
Rep. Eddie Johnson [D-TX]Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL]Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]
Rep. Lacy Clay [D-MO]Rep. Emanuel Cleaver [D-MO]Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. G. Butterfield [D-NC]
Rep. Cedric Richmond [D-LA]Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]Rep. James Clyburn [D-SC]Rep. Robert Scott [D-VA]
Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]Rep. Frederica Wilson [D-FL]Rep. Steven Horsford [D-NV]
Rep. Tony Cardenas [D-CA]Rep. Kathy Castor [D-FL]Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]
Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Val Demings [D-FL]Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]Rep. Tom O'Halleran [D-AZ]
Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX]Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]
Rep. Juan Vargas [D-CA]Rep. Lauren Underwood [D-IL]Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]Rep. Nicholas Taylor [R-TX]
Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA]Rep. Karen Bass [D-CA]Rep. David McKinley [R-WV]Rep. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK]
Rep. Andy Levin [D-MI]Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]Rep. Joaquin Castro [D-TX]
Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL]
Rep. Suzanne Bonamici [D-OR]Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]Rep. Susan Davis [D-CA]Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]
Rep. Joseph Kennedy [D-MA]Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]Rep. Dan Meuser [R-PA]Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]
Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]Rep. David Trone [D-MD]Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]Rep. Abby Finkenauer [D-IA]
Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN]Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]
Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA]Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. Josh Gottheimer [D-NJ]Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL]
Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL]Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL]Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]Rep. John Moolenaar [R-MI]
Rep. Kevin Hern [R-OK]Rep. Anthony Gonzalez [R-OH]Rep. Stephanie Murphy [D-FL]Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ]

History

DateChamberAction
2020-10-02HouseASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Mfume asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1966, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
2019-03-29HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2019-03-29HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
2019-03-28HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, and Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-03-28HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, and Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-03-28HouseReferred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, and Veterans' Affairs, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
2019-03-28HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB946 (Same As) 2019-03-28 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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