US HB209 | 2015-2016 | 114th Congress


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 38-21)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2015 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2015-09-18 - Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Ensuring Access to Clinical Trials Act of 2015 This bill amends the Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act of 2009 to repeal the sunset of, and so extend indefinitely, the exclusion from resources under titles XVI (Supplemental Security Income) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act, for eligibility purposes, of compensation in the amount of the first $2,000 per year received by individuals who participate in clinical trials for rare diseases or conditions.

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Ensuring Access to Clinical Trials Act of 2015


Rep. Lloyd Doggett [D-TX]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]Rep. Tom Marino [R-PA]Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]
Rep. Mark Amodei [R-NV]Rep. Tom Emmer [R-MN]Rep. Sam Graves [R-MO]Rep. Alan Grayson [D-FL]
Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX]Rep. Mark Pocan [D-WI]
Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]Rep. Randy Neugebauer [R-TX]
Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. John Fleming [R-LA]Rep. Patrick Meehan [R-PA]Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA]
Rep. Charles Rangel [D-NY]Rep. Eliot Engel [D-NY]Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA]Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]
Rep. Steven Palazzo [R-MS]Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA]Rep. Lou Barletta [R-PA]Rep. Christopher Smith [R-NJ]
Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. Niki Tsongas [D-MA]Rep. Ryan Costello [R-PA]Sen. Chris Van Hollen [D-MD]
Sen. Martha McSally [R-AZ]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Judy Chu [D-CA]Rep. John Lewis [D-GA]
Rep. John Larson [D-CT]Sen. Marsha Blackburn [R-TN]Rep. Peter Roskam [R-IL]Rep. Susan Davis [D-CA]
Rep. Daniel Lipinski [D-IL]Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA]Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]
Rep. Elizabeth Esty [D-CT]Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA]Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ]Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick [R-PA]
Rep. James Sensenbrenner [R-WI]Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]Rep. Bill Pascrell [D-NJ]Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL]
Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA]Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA]Rep. Mike Pompeo [R-KS]
Rep. Leonard Lance [R-NJ]Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA]


2015-09-18HouseSubcommittee Hearings Held.
2015-03-30HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2015-01-09HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
2015-01-08HouseReferred to House Energy and Commerce
2015-01-08HouseReferred to House Ways and Means
2015-01-08HouseReferred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, 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.
2015-01-08HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB139 (Same As) 2015-10-07 - Became Public Law No: 114-63. (TXT | PDF)


US Congress State Sources

Bill Comments 750