House Bill 1966
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Henrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act of 2019
Became Law
Became Law
Became Public Law 116-291 on Jan 5, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Mar 28, 2019
Latest Action
Jan 5, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
1966
Congress
116
Policy Area
Health
Health
Primary focus of measure is science or practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease; health services administration and funding, including such programs as Medicare and Medicaid; health personnel and medical education; drug use and safety; health care coverage and insurance; health facilities. Measures concerning controlled substances and drug trafficking may fall under Crime and Law Enforcement policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
Maryland
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
California
Connecticut
District of Columbia
Illinois
Illinois
Maryland
Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Michigan
Mississippi
New Hampshire
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Jersey
New Jersey
New York
New York
New York
North Carolina
Oklahoma
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
Tennessee
Virginia
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Passed
December 9, 2020
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
Summary

Henrietta Lacks Enhancing Cancer Research Act of 2019

This bill requires the Government Accountability Office to complete a study reviewing how federal agencies address barriers to participation in federally-funded cancer clinical trials by individuals from underrepresented populations and provide recommendations for addressing such barriers.

Text (4)
December 10, 2020
December 9, 2020
March 28, 2019
Actions (20)
01/05/2021
Became Public Law No: 116-291.
01/05/2021
Signed by President.
12/24/2020
Presented to President.
12/20/2020
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
12/18/2020
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
12/18/2020
Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
12/18/2020
Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7829)
12/18/2020
Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions discharged by Unanimous Consent.
12/10/2020
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
12/09/2020
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12/09/2020
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7086)
12/09/2020
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
12/09/2020
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1966.
12/09/2020
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7086-7088)
12/09/2020
Mr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
10/02/2020
ASSUMING FIRST SPONSORSHIP - Mr. Mfume asked unanimous consent that he may hereafter be considered as the first sponsor of H.R. 1966, a bill originally introduced by Representative Cummings, for the purpose of adding cosponsors and requesting reprintings pursuant to clause 7 of rule XII. Agreed to without objection.
03/29/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
03/29/2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on Military Personnel.
03/28/2019
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committees on Armed Services, and Veterans' Affairs, 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.
03/28/2019
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Mar 29, 2019 7:12:12 AM
Record Updated
Oct 15, 2021 11:30:40 PM