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2014 House Bill 5649: Recognize terminal patients’ “right to try” unapproved treatments

Public Act 346 of 2014

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.   Official Text and Analysis.
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.
Passed 109 to 0 in the House on September 18, 2014 (same description)
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.
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.
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.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 15, 2014

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