US HB8662 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on October 23 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-10-23 - Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Pending: House Energy And Commerce Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Establishes grant programs to address neurodegenerative diseases, such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease), and contains other related provisions. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shall award grants to eligible entities to support research on and facilitate access to investigational drugs that diagnose or treat ALS. The Food and Drug Administration shall award grants to public and private entities to cover the costs of research and development of drugs that diagnose or treat ALS and other severely debilitating neurodegenerative diseases. HHS shall also establish the Collaborative for Neurodegenerative Diseases, which shall support the development and regulatory approval of drugs that address ALS and other rare neurodegenerative diseases.

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Accelerating Access to Critical Therapies for ALS Act


Rep. Jeff Fortenberry [R-NE]Rep. Mike Quigley [D-IL]Rep. Peter King [R-NY]Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart [R-FL]
Rep. Kevin Hern [R-OK]Rep. John Katko [R-NY]Rep. Greg Gianforte [R-MT]Rep. James Hagedorn [R-MN]
Rep. Don Bacon [R-NE]Rep. Charles Fleischmann [R-TN]Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA]Rep. Bruce Westerman [R-AR]
Rep. Adrian Smith [R-NE]Rep. Andy Biggs [R-AZ]Rep. David McKinley [R-WV]Rep. David Schweikert [R-AZ]
Rep. Fred Upton [R-MI]Rep. John Rutherford [R-FL]Rep. Markwayne Mullin [R-OK]Rep. Steve King [R-IA]
Rep. Mark Amodei [R-NV]Sen. Roger Marshall [R-KS]Rep. Steve Stivers [R-OH]Rep. William Timmons [R-SC]
Rep. Nydia Velazquez [D-NY]Rep. Eleanor Norton [D-DC]Rep. Jim Costa [D-CA]Rep. Bobby Rush [D-IL]
Rep. Harley Rouda [D-CA]Rep. Terri Sewell [D-AL]Rep. Joyce Beatty [D-OH]Rep. Tom O'Halleran [D-AZ]
Rep. Gil Cisneros [D-CA]Rep. Alan Lowenthal [D-CA]Rep. David Scott [D-GA]Rep. Ken Calvert [R-CA]
Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT]Rep. Collin Peterson [D-MN]Rep. Val Demings [D-FL]Rep. Janice Schakowsky [D-IL]
Rep. Adam Schiff [D-CA]Rep. Nanette Barragan [D-CA]Rep. Ayanna Pressley [D-MA]Rep. David Joyce [R-OH]
Rep. Lisa Rochester [D-DE]Rep. Lori Trahan [D-MA]Rep. Katie Porter [D-CA]Rep. Jared Golden [D-ME]
Rep. Mike Levin [D-CA]Rep. Brad Wenstrup [R-OH]Rep. Abigail Spanberger [D-VA]Rep. Guy Reschenthaler [R-PA]
Rep. Chellie Pingree [D-ME]Rep. Cindy Axne [D-IA]Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick [R-PA]Rep. Anthony Gonzalez [R-OH]
Rep. Raul Grijalva [D-AZ]Rep. Brian Mast [R-FL]Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick [D-AZ]Rep. Matthew Cartwright [D-PA]
Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL]Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY]Rep. Carolyn Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Ro Khanna [D-CA]
Rep. Tom Malinowski [D-NJ]Rep. Dwight Evans [D-PA]Rep. Grace Meng [D-NY]Rep. David Roe [R-TN]
Rep. Jerry McNerney [D-CA]Rep. Suzan DelBene [D-WA]Rep. Gerald Connolly [D-VA]Rep. Rob Bishop [R-UT]
Rep. Darren Soto [D-FL]Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon [D-PA]Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi [D-IL]Rep. Sheila Jackson-Lee [D-TX]
Rep. Donald Payne [D-NJ]Rep. Linda Sanchez [D-CA]Rep. Rebecca Sherrill [D-NJ]Rep. Jeff Van Drew [R-NJ]
Rep. C.A. Ruppersberger [D-MD]Rep. Daniel Kildee [D-MI]Rep. Carol Miller [R-WV]Rep. Henry Cuellar [D-TX]
Rep. Haley Stevens [D-MI]Rep. James Baird [R-IN]Rep. Bill Posey [R-FL]Rep. Jamie Raskin [D-MD]
Rep. Ruben Gallego [D-AZ]Rep. James Langevin [D-RI]Rep. French Hill [R-AR]Rep. Clay Higgins [R-LA]
Rep. Diana DeGette [D-CO]Rep. Kevin Brady [R-TX]Rep. Eric Crawford [R-AR]Rep. Greg Stanton [D-AZ]
Rep. Jason Crow [D-CO]Rep. Jason Smith [R-MO]Rep. Stephanie Murphy [D-FL]Rep. Glenn Thompson [R-PA]
Rep. Austin Scott [R-GA]Rep. Rodney Davis [R-IL]Rep. Robert Wittman [R-VA]Rep. James McGovern [D-MA]
Rep. Tim Ryan [D-OH]Rep. Luis Correa [D-CA]Rep. Ben Cline [R-VA]Rep. Donald Norcross [D-NJ]
Rep. Paul Tonko [D-NY]Rep. Tom Tiffany [R-WI]Rep. Albio Sires [D-NJ]Rep. Josh Harder [D-CA]
Rep. Scott DesJarlais [R-TN]Rep. George Holding [R-NC]Rep. Neal Dunn [R-FL]Rep. Derek Kilmer [D-WA]
Rep. Andy Harris [R-MD]Rep. Tim Burchett [R-TN]Rep. Steve Womack [R-AR]Rep. Thomas Suozzi [D-NY]
Rep. Mike Gallagher [R-WI]Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN]Rep. Mike Kelly [R-PA]Rep. Lois Frankel [D-FL]
Rep. Andy Kim [D-NJ]Rep. Frank Lucas [R-OK]Rep. Seth Moulton [D-MA]Rep. Glenn Grothman [R-WI]
Rep. Eric Swalwell [D-CA]Rep. Jackie Speier [D-CA]Rep. Sean Maloney [D-NY]Rep. Steve Chabot [R-OH]
Rep. David Cicilline [D-RI]Rep. Michael Waltz [R-FL]Rep. Brian Babin [R-TX]Rep. Randy Weber [R-TX]
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz [D-FL]Rep. Al Lawson [D-FL]Rep. Bradley Schneider [D-IL]Rep. Kathleen Rice [D-NY]
Rep. Alcee Hastings [D-FL]Rep. Theodore Deutch [D-FL]Rep. Suzanne Lee [D-NV]Rep. John Yarmuth [D-KY]
Rep. Ed Perlmutter [D-CO]Rep. Mo Brooks [R-AL]Rep. Grace Napolitano [D-CA]Rep. Henry Johnson [D-GA]
Rep. Elise Stefanik [R-NY]Rep. Vicente Gonzalez [D-TX]Rep. Gregory Meeks [D-NY]Rep. Doug LaMalfa [R-CA]
Rep. Joseph Morelle [D-NY]Rep. Bill Foster [D-IL]Rep. Ted Yoho [R-FL]Rep. Conor Lamb [D-PA]
Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA]Rep. Dean Phillips [D-MN]Rep. Max Rose [D-NY]Rep. Joseph Neguse [D-CO]
Rep. Salud Carbajal [D-CA]Rep. Danny Davis [D-IL]Rep. John Moolenaar [R-MI]Rep. Drew Ferguson [R-GA]
Rep. Brendan Boyle [D-PA]Rep. Lee Zeldin [R-NY]Rep. Madeleine Dean [D-PA]Rep. Trent Kelly [R-MS]
Rep. Greg Steube [R-FL]Rep. Vicky Hartzler [R-MO]Rep. Tom Cole [R-OK]Rep. Sanford Bishop [D-GA]
Rep. Darin LaHood [R-IL]Rep. Gwen Moore [D-WI]Rep. Michael McCaul [R-TX]Rep. David Trone [D-MD]
Rep. Angela Craig [D-MN]Rep. Ralph Abraham [R-LA]Rep. Bennie Thompson [D-MS]Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard [D-CA]
Rep. Bob Gibbs [R-OH]Rep. William Keating [D-MA]Rep. Garland Barr [R-KY]Rep. Steve Cohen [D-TN]
Rep. Antonio Delgado [D-NY]Rep. Elizabeth Fletcher [D-TX]Rep. Ami Bera [D-CA]Rep. Stephen Lynch [D-MA]
Rep. Scott Peters [D-CA]Rep. Al Green [D-TX]Rep. John Garamendi [D-CA]Rep. Jim Cooper [D-TN]
Rep. Alexander Mooney [R-WV]Rep. Ken Buck [R-CO]Rep. Debbie Lesko [R-AZ]Rep. Jody Hice [R-GA]
Rep. Andre Carson [D-IN]Rep. Paul Cook [R-CA]Rep. Susan Davis [D-CA]Rep. Earl Carter [R-GA]
Rep. Bill Flores [R-TX]Rep. Barry Loudermilk [R-GA]Rep. Sharice Davids [D-KS]Rep. Steve Watkins [R-KS]
Rep. Lacy Clay [D-MO]Rep. Katherine Clark [D-MA]Rep. Chris Stewart [R-UT]Rep. Jimmy Panetta [D-CA]
Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL]Rep. Yvette Clarke [D-NY]Rep. Betty McCollum [D-MN]Rep. Peter DeFazio [D-OR]
Rep. Chrissy Houlahan [D-PA]Rep. Julia Brownley [D-CA]Rep. Colin Allred [D-TX]Rep. James Comer [R-KY]
Rep. Mike Garcia [R-CA]Rep. Jennifer Wexton [D-VA]Rep. Denver Riggleman [R-VA]Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA]
Rep. Anthony Brown [D-MD]Rep. Doris Matsui [D-CA]Rep. Dan Meuser [R-PA]Rep. Fred Keller [R-PA]
Rep. Pete Aguilar [D-CA]Rep. David Loebsack [D-IA]Rep. Tom McClintock [R-CA]Rep. Don Young [R-AK]
Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD]Rep. Jack Bergman [R-MI]Rep. Mark DeSaulnier [D-CA]Rep. Kweisi Mfume [D-MD]
Rep. Christopher Smith [R-NJ]Rep. Elaine Luria [D-VA]Rep. Lloyd Smucker [R-PA]Rep. Paul Gosar [R-AZ]
Rep. Jahana Hayes [D-CT]Rep. Robert Aderholt [R-AL]Rep. Steven Palazzo [R-MS]Rep. Cedric Richmond [D-LA]
Rep. Lucy McBath [D-GA]Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler [R-WA]Rep. Jose Serrano [D-NY]Rep. Ben McAdams [D-UT]
Rep. Michael Simpson [R-ID]Rep. Abby Finkenauer [D-IA]Rep. Doug Lamborn [R-CO]Rep. Joe Wilson [R-SC]
Rep. Troy Balderson [R-OH]Rep. Hakeem Jeffries [D-NY]Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY]Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA]
Rep. Adam Smith [D-WA]Rep. Marcy Kaptur [D-OH]Rep. Joe Courtney [D-CT]Rep. John Larson [D-CT]
Rep. Steve Scalise [R-LA]Rep. Debra Haaland [D-NM]Rep. Barbara Lee [D-CA]Rep. Sam Graves [R-MO]
Rep. Bonnie Coleman [D-NJ]Rep. Bill Huizenga [R-MI]Rep. Ted Lieu [D-CA]Rep. Susan Wild [D-PA]
Rep. Jeff Duncan [R-SC]Rep. Christopher Pappas [D-NH]Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer [R-MO]Rep. Ron Estes [R-KS]
Rep. Michael Turner [R-OH]Rep. Brad Sherman [D-CA]Rep. Brian Higgins [D-NY]Rep. Veronica Escobar [D-TX]
Rep. Elissa Slotkin [D-MI]Rep. John Curtis [R-UT]Rep. Mike Johnson [R-LA]Rep. Norma Torres [D-CA]
Rep. Anthony Brindisi [D-NY]Rep. Ann Kuster [D-NH]Rep. Josh Gottheimer [D-NJ]


2020-10-23HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2020-10-23HouseIntroduced in House

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