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      House Committee on Ways and Means
    IntroducedJune 15th, 2009

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Title

Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act of 2009

Official Title

To provide for a disregard under the Supplemental Security Income program of compensation for participation in clinical trials for rare diseases or conditions.

Summary

Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act of 2009 - Amends title XVI (Supplemental Security Income) (SSI) of the Social Security Act to disregard for SSI income eligibility purposes any compensation in the amount of the first $2,000 per year received by an individual for participation in clinical trials for rare diseases or conditions.