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house Bill H.R. 594

Expanding Research on Muscular Dystrophy

Argument in favor

Strengthens research that could dramatically increase the lives of more than 100,000 individuals living with muscular dystrophy.

Argument opposed

Excessive funding for what amounts to data sharing between research programs.

bill Progress


  • EnactedSeptember 26th, 2014
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The senate Passed September 18th, 2014
    Passed by Voice Vote
  • The house Passed July 28th, 2014
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
    IntroducedFebruary 8th, 2013

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bill Progress


  • EnactedSeptember 26th, 2014
    The President signed this bill into law
  • The senate Passed September 18th, 2014
    Passed by Voice Vote
  • The house Passed July 28th, 2014
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Health
    IntroducedFebruary 8th, 2013

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Bill Activity

  • referral
    Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
  • referral
    Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
  • action
    Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
  • action
    Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Unanimous Consent .
  • action
    Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
  • action
    Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
  • calendar
    Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
  • action
    Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-556.
  • calendar
    Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 416.
  • action
    Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
  • action
    Considered under suspension of the rules.
  • action
    DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 594.
  • vote
    On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.
  • action
    Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
  • action
    The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
  • action
    The Speaker announced the title of H.R. 594 was amended in the form at the desk. Agreed to without objection.
  • action
    Received in the Senate.
  • calendar
    Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 529.
  • vote
    Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
  • action
    Message on Senate action sent to the House.
  • topresident
    Presented to President.
  • signed
    Signed by President.
  • enacted
    Became Public Law No: 113-166.

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