RI H5077 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 25 2021 - 50% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-03-09 - Referred to Senate Health and Human Services
Pending: Senate Health and Human Services Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Creates the "Neil Fachon Terminally Ill Patients' Right To Try Act of 2021," which establishes the conditions for the use of experimental treatments for terminally ill patients.

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Treatment For Patients With Terminal Illness -- The Neil Fachon Terminally Ill Patients' Right To Try Act Of 2021


Roll Calls

2021-02-25 - House - Passage (Y: 75 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-02-09 - House - House Committee on Health & Human Services: Passage (Y: 13 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 2) [PASS]


2021-03-09SenateReferred to Senate Health and Human Services
2021-02-25HouseHouse read and passed
2021-02-19HousePlaced on House Calendar (02/25/2021)
2021-02-09HouseCommittee recommends passage
2021-02-05HouseScheduled for consideration (02/09/2021)
2021-02-02HouseCommittee recommended measure be held for further study
2021-01-29HouseScheduled for hearing and/or consideration (02/02/2021)
2021-01-29HouseCommittee transferred to House Health & Human Services
2021-01-22HouseIntroduced, referred to House H.E.W.

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