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2014 House Bill 5649: Recognize terminal patients’ “right to try” unapproved treatments
  1. Introduced by Rep. Nancy Jenkins (R) on June 11, 2014, to prohibit state officials and licensing boards from sanctioning health care providers who participate providing non-FDA approved experimental drugs and treatments to terminal patients in accordance with the conditions specified in the “right to try” law proposed by House Bill 5651 and Senate Bill 991.
    • Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on June 11, 2014.
      • Reported in the House on September 16, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
  2. Passed 109 to 0 in the House on September 18, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on September 23, 2014.
    • Referred to the Senate Health Policy Committee on September 23, 2014.
      • Reported in the Senate on September 30, 2014, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 35 to 1 in the Senate on October 1, 2014, to prohibit state officials and licensing boards from sanctioning health care providers who participate providing non-FDA approved experimental drugs and treatments to terminal patients in accordance with the conditions specified in the “right to try” law proposed by Senate Bill 991.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

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