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Titles (14)

Short Titles

Short Titles as Enacted

MD-CARE Act
Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2001

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

MD-CARE Act
Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2001

Short Titles as Reported to House

MD-CARE Act
Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2001

Short Titles as Introduced

DMD CARE Act
Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Childhood Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2001

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

MD-CARE Act
Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2001

Short Titles as Reported to Senate

MD-CARE Act
Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2001

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Titles as Amended by House

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for research with respect to various forms of muscular dystrophy, including Duchenne, Becker, limb girdle, congenital, facioscapulohumeral, myotonic, oculopharyngeal, distal, and Emery-Dreifuss muscular dystrophies.

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for research and services with respect to Duchenne muscular dystrophy.


Actions Overview (9)

Date Actions Overview
12/18/2001Became Public Law No: 107-84. (TXT | PDF)
12/18/2001Signed by President.
12/06/2001Presented to President.
11/29/2001Resolving differences -- House actions: On motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection.(consideration: CR H8630; text as House agreed to Senate amendment: CR H8630)
11/15/2001Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S11926; text of measure as reported in Senate with an amendment: CR S11926)
10/30/2001Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Kennedy with an amendment. Without written report.
09/24/2001Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 383 - 0 (Roll no. 349).(text: CR H5950-5957)
09/05/2001Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 107-195.
02/14/2001Introduced in House

All Actions (29)

Date Chamber All Actions
12/18/2001Became Public Law No: 107-84. (TXT | PDF)
12/18/2001Signed by President.
12/06/2001HousePresented to President.
11/29/2001-4:41pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
11/29/2001-4:41pmHouseOn motion that the House agree to the Senate amendment Agreed to without objection. (consideration: CR H8630; text as House agreed to Senate amendment: CR H8630)
11/29/2001-4:36pmHouseMr. Tauzin asked unanimous consent that the House agree to the Senate amendment.
11/16/2001SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
11/15/2001SenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S11926; text of measure as reported in Senate with an amendment: CR S11926)
10/30/2001SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 208.
10/30/2001SenateCommittee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Kennedy with an amendment. Without written report.
10/16/2001SenateCommittee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment favorably.
09/25/2001SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
09/24/2001-6:35pmHouseThe title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
09/24/2001-6:35pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
09/24/2001-6:35pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: 383 - 0 (Roll no. 349). (text: CR H5950-5957)
09/24/2001-6:06pmHouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5961-5962)
09/24/2001-4:05pmHouseAt the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
09/24/2001-3:51pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 717.
09/24/2001-3:51pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5955-5959)
09/24/2001-3:51pmHouseMr. Bilirakis moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
09/05/2001HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 114.
09/05/2001HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 107-195.
07/19/2001HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Unanimous Consent.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
07/19/2001HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
07/11/2001HouseForwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health
07/11/2001HouseSubcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health
03/14/2001HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
02/14/2001HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
02/14/2001HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (310)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Greenwood, James C. [R-PA-8]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Tanner, John S. [D-TN-8]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Ehrlich, Robert L., Jr. [R-MD-2]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Cramer, Robert E. (Bud), Jr. [D-AL-5]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Emerson, Jo Ann [R-MO-8]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Riley, Bob [R-AL-3]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Bryant, Ed [R-TN-7]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Ford, Harold E., Jr. [D-TN-9]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Foley, Mark [R-FL-16]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Hooley, Darlene [D-OR-5]* 02/14/2001
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-3]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Hobson, David L. [R-OH-7]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Pickering, Charles W. "Chip" [R-MS-3]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Chambliss, Saxby [R-GA-8]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Ehlers, Vernon J. [R-MI-3]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Towns, Edolphus [D-NY-10]* 02/14/2001
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-3]* 02/14/2001
Rep. LaTourette, Steven C. [R-OH-19]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Doolittle, John T. [R-CA-4]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Watts, J. C., Jr. [R-OK-4]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Granger, Kay [R-TX-12]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Murtha, John P. [D-PA-12]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Olver, John W. [D-MA-1]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Boehlert, Sherwood [R-NY-23]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Holden, Tim [D-PA-6]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Watkins, Wes [R-OK-3]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Coble, Howard [R-NC-6]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Isakson, Johnny [R-GA-6]* 02/14/2001
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2]* 02/14/2001
Rep. McCrery, Jim [R-LA-4]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Kerns, Brian D. [R-IN-7]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Gilman, Benjamin A. [R-NY-20]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Rohrabacher, Dana [R-CA-45]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Issa, Darrell E. [R-CA-48]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-43]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Meek, Carrie P. [D-FL-17]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-23]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-3]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Miller, Dan [R-FL-13]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Otter, C. L. (Butch) [R-ID-1]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Walden, Greg [R-OR-2]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Myrick, Sue Wilkins [R-NC-9]* 02/14/2001
Rep. LaHood, Ray [R-IL-18]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Lipinski, William O. [D-IL-3]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Lewis, Ron [R-KY-2]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Hostettler, John N. [R-IN-8]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Kingston, Jack [R-GA-1]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Scarborough, Joe [R-FL-1]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Upton, Fred [R-MI-6]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Leach, James A. [R-IA-1]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Gillmor, Paul E. [R-OH-5]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Walsh, James T. [R-NY-25]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Quinn, Jack [R-NY-30]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Ganske, Greg [R-IA-4]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Bachus, Spencer [R-AL-6]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Oxley, Michael G. [R-OH-4]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Tiahrt, Todd [R-KS-4]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Weller, Jerry [R-IL-11]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Matsui, Robert T. [D-CA-5]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Weldon, Dave [R-FL-15]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Reynolds, Thomas M. [R-NY-27]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Gutknecht, Gil [R-MN-1]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Hunter, Duncan [R-CA-52]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Goode, Virgil H., Jr. [I-VA-5]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Fletcher, Ernie [R-KY-6]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Skelton, Ike [D-MO-4]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Rodriguez, Ciro D. [D-TX-28]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Turner, Jim [D-TX-2]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Bentsen, Ken [D-TX-25]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Abercrombie, Neil [D-HI-1]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Gonzalez, Charles A. [D-TX-20]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Bilirakis, Michael [R-FL-9]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Armey, Richard K. [R-TX-26]* 02/14/2001
Rep. McHugh, John M. [R-NY-24]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Jenkins, William L. [R-TN-1]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Boyd, Allen [D-FL-2]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Putnam, Adam H. [R-FL-12]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Rogers, Mike J. [R-MI-8]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Keller, Ric [R-FL-8]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Kelly, Sue W. [R-NY-19]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Manzullo, Donald A. [R-IL-16]* 02/14/2001
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-2] 02/27/2001
Rep. Stearns, Cliff [R-FL-6] 02/27/2001
Rep. John, Christopher [D-LA-7] 02/27/2001
Rep. McCarthy, Karen [D-MO-5] 02/27/2001
Rep. Mink, Patsy T. [D-HI-2] 02/27/2001
Rep. Morella, Constance A. [R-MD-8] 02/27/2001
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-18] 02/27/2001
Rep. Pryce, Deborah [R-OH-15] 02/27/2001
Rep. Thurman, Karen L. [D-FL-5] 02/27/2001
Rep. Brown, Sherrod [D-OH-13] 02/27/2001
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-5] 02/27/2001
Rep. Kolbe, Jim [R-AZ-5] 02/27/2001
Rep. Radanovich, George [R-CA-19] 02/27/2001
Rep. Baker, Richard H. [R-LA-6] 02/27/2001
Rep. Hilleary, Van [R-TN-4] 02/27/2001
Rep. Grucci, Felix J., Jr. [R-NY-1] 02/27/2001
Rep. Shows, Ronnie [D-MS-4] 03/06/2001
Rep. Oberstar, James L. [D-MN-8] 03/06/2001
Rep. Bonior, David E. [D-MI-10] 03/06/2001
Rep. LaFalce, John J. [D-NY-29] 03/06/2001
Rep. Kanjorski, Paul E. [D-PA-11] 03/06/2001
Rep. Allen, Thomas H. [D-ME-1] 03/06/2001
Rep. Hall, Tony P. [D-OH-3] 03/06/2001
Rep. Capito, Shelley Moore [R-WV-2] 03/06/2001
Rep. Wu, David [D-OR-1] 03/06/2001
Rep. Costello, Jerry F. [D-IL-12] 03/06/2001
Rep. Hoekstra, Peter [R-MI-2] 03/06/2001
Rep. Andrews, Robert E. [D-NJ-1] 03/06/2001
Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-39] 03/06/2001
Rep. Hayworth, J. D. [R-AZ-6] 03/06/2001
Rep. Portman, Rob [R-OH-2] 03/06/2001
Rep. Northup, Anne M. [R-KY-3] 03/06/2001
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 03/06/2001
Rep. Stark, Fortney Pete [D-CA-13] 03/06/2001
Rep. Etheridge, Bob [D-NC-2] 03/06/2001
Rep. Davis, Tom [R-VA-11] 03/13/2001
Rep. Schaffer, Bob [R-CO-4] 03/13/2001
Rep. Mica, John L. [R-FL-7] 03/13/2001
Rep. Kleczka, Gerald D. [D-WI-4] 03/13/2001
Rep. Miller, Gary G. [R-CA-41] 03/13/2001
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-28] 03/13/2001
Rep. Sawyer, Tom [D-OH-14] 03/20/2001
Rep. Snyder, Vic [D-AR-2] 03/20/2001
Rep. Vitter, David [R-LA-1] 03/20/2001
Rep. Bartlett, Roscoe G. [R-MD-6] 03/20/2001
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2] 03/20/2001
Rep. Davis, Jo Ann [R-VA-1] 03/22/2001
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] 03/22/2001
Rep. Burr, Richard [R-NC-5] 03/22/2001
Rep. Carson, Julia [D-IN-10] 03/22/2001
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 03/22/2001
Rep. Baldacci, John Elias [D-ME-2] 03/22/2001
Rep. Saxton, Jim [R-NJ-3] 03/29/2001
Rep. Pomeroy, Earl [D-ND-At Large] 03/29/2001
Rep. Inslee, Jay [D-WA-1] 03/29/2001
Rep. Pallone, Frank, Jr. [D-NJ-6] 03/29/2001
Rep. Wamp, Zach [R-TN-3] 03/29/2001
Rep. Bono, Mary [R-CA-44] 03/29/2001
Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-20] 03/29/2001
Rep. Callahan, Sonny [R-AL-1] 03/29/2001
Rep. Cunningham, Randy (Duke) [R-CA-51] 03/29/2001
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-15] 03/29/2001
Rep. Hilliard, Earl F. [D-AL-7] 03/29/2001
Rep. Blagojevich, Rod R. [D-IL-5] 03/29/2001
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 03/29/2001
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 03/29/2001
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-34] 03/29/2001
Rep. Whitfield, Ed [R-KY-1] 03/29/2001
Rep. Graves, Sam [R-MO-6] 03/29/2001
Rep. Thune, John [R-SD-At Large] 03/29/2001
Rep. Moran, Jerry [R-KS-1] 03/29/2001
Rep. English, Phil [R-PA-21] 03/29/2001
Rep. Horn, Stephen [R-CA-38] 03/29/2001
Rep. Clement, Bob [D-TN-5] 03/29/2001
Rep. Traficant, James A., Jr. [D-OH-17] 03/29/2001
Rep. McNulty, Michael R. [D-NY-21] 03/29/2001
Rep. Coyne, William J. [D-PA-14] 03/29/2001
Rep. Jones, Stephanie Tubbs [D-OH-11] 03/29/2001
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 03/29/2001
Rep. Nethercutt, George R., Jr. [R-WA-5] 03/29/2001
Rep. Cardin, Benjamin L. [D-MD-3] 03/29/2001
Rep. Crane, Philip M. [R-IL-8] 03/29/2001
Rep. Hastings, Doc [R-WA-4] 03/29/2001
Rep. Udall, Tom [D-NM-3] 03/29/2001
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] 03/29/2001
Rep. Miller, George [D-CA-7] 03/29/2001
Rep. Crenshaw, Ander [R-FL-4] 03/29/2001
Rep. Pence, Mike [R-IN-2] 03/29/2001
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-16] 03/29/2001
Rep. Harman, Jane [D-CA-36] 03/29/2001
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 03/29/2001
Rep. Hart, Melissa A. [R-PA-4] 03/29/2001
Rep. Hayes, Robin [R-NC-8] 03/29/2001
Rep. Boswell, Leonard L. [D-IA-3] 03/29/2001
Rep. Hoyer, Steny H. [D-MD-5] 03/29/2001
Rep. Wilson, Heather [R-NM-1] 03/29/2001
Rep. Woolsey, Lynn C. [D-CA-6] 03/29/2001
Rep. Moore, Dennis [D-KS-3] 03/29/2001
Rep. Hill, Baron P. [D-IN-9] 03/29/2001
Rep. Kildee, Dale E. [D-MI-9] 03/29/2001
Rep. Mollohan, Alan B. [D-WV-1] 03/29/2001
Rep. Wynn, Albert Russell [D-MD-4] 03/29/2001
Rep. Clayton, Eva M. [D-NC-1] 03/29/2001
Rep. Borski, Robert A. [D-PA-3] 03/29/2001
Rep. Mascara, Frank [D-PA-20] 03/29/2001
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-14] 03/29/2001
Rep. Kucinich, Dennis J. [D-OH-10] 03/29/2001
Rep. Ackerman, Gary L. [D-NY-5] 03/29/2001
Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15] 03/29/2001
Rep. Frost, Martin [D-TX-24] 03/29/2001
Rep. Diaz-Balart, Lincoln [R-FL-21] 03/29/2001
Rep. Menendez, Robert [D-NJ-13] 03/29/2001
Rep. Sabo, Martin Olav [D-MN-5] 03/29/2001
Rep. Matheson, Jim [D-UT-2] 03/29/2001
Rep. Phelps, David D. [D-IL-19] 03/29/2001
Rep. Evans, Lane [D-IL-17] 03/29/2001
Rep. Taylor, Gene [D-MS-5] 03/29/2001
Rep. Filner, Bob [D-CA-50] 03/29/2001
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-12] 03/29/2001
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7] 03/29/2001
Rep. Berkley, Shelley [D-NV-1] 03/29/2001
Rep. Tauscher, Ellen O. [D-CA-10] 03/29/2001
Rep. Ross, Mike [D-AR-4] 03/29/2001
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4] 03/29/2001
Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-7] 03/29/2001
Rep. Barrett, Thomas M. [D-WI-5] 03/29/2001
Rep. Taylor, Charles H. [R-NC-11] 03/29/2001
Rep. Ney, Robert W. [R-OH-18] 03/29/2001
Rep. Barr, Bob [R-GA-7] 03/29/2001
Rep. Baca, Joe [D-CA-42] 03/29/2001
Rep. Millender-McDonald, Juanita [D-CA-37] 03/29/2001
Rep. Blunt, Roy [R-MO-7] 03/29/2001
Rep. Stupak, Bart [D-MI-1] 03/29/2001
Rep. Largent, Steve [R-OK-1] 03/29/2001
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 03/29/2001
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 04/03/2001
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 04/03/2001
Rep. Bonilla, Henry [R-TX-23] 04/03/2001
Rep. Terry, Lee [R-NE-2] 04/03/2001
Rep. Ferguson, Mike [R-NJ-7] 04/03/2001
Rep. Payne, Donald M. [D-NJ-10] 04/03/2001
Rep. Meehan, Martin T. [D-MA-5] 04/03/2001
Rep. Carson, Brad [D-OK-2] 04/03/2001
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 04/03/2001
Rep. Sweeney, John E. [R-NY-22] 04/03/2001
Rep. Smith, Lamar [R-TX-21] 04/04/2001
Rep. Lucas, Frank D. [R-OK-6] 04/04/2001
Rep. Aderholt, Robert B. [R-AL-4] 04/04/2001
Rep. Platts, Todd Russell [R-PA-19] 04/04/2001
Rep. Gibbons, Jim [R-NV-2] 04/04/2001
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-16] 04/04/2001
Rep. Everett, Terry [R-AL-2] 04/04/2001
Rep. Collins, Mac [R-GA-3] 04/04/2001
Rep. Gilchrest, Wayne T. [R-MD-1] 04/04/2001
Rep. Cubin, Barbara [R-WY-At Large] 04/04/2001
Rep. Camp, Dave [R-MI-4] 04/04/2001
Rep. Bass, Charles F. [R-NH-2] 04/04/2001
Rep. Ballenger, Cass [R-NC-10] 04/04/2001
Rep. Cantor, Eric [R-VA-7] 04/04/2001
Rep. Brady, Kevin [R-TX-8] 04/04/2001
Rep. Culberson, John Abney [R-TX-7] 04/04/2001
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 04/04/2001
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-46] 04/04/2001
Rep. Ramstad, Jim [R-MN-3] 04/04/2001
Rep. Waxman, Henry A. [D-CA-29] 04/04/2001
Rep. Luther, Bill [D-MN-6] 04/04/2001
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 04/04/2001
Rep. Sununu, John E. [R-NH-1] 04/04/2001
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-17] 04/25/2001
Rep. Hutchinson, Asa [R-AR-3] 04/25/2001
Rep. Rogers, Harold [R-KY-5] 04/25/2001
Rep. Owens, Major R. [D-NY-11] 04/25/2001
Rep. Castle, Michael N. [R-DE-At Large] 04/25/2001
Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12] 04/25/2001
Rep. Reyes, Silvestre [D-TX-16] 04/25/2001
Rep. Berry, Marion [D-AR-1] 04/25/2001
Rep. Simmons, Rob [R-CT-2] 04/25/2001
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-14] 04/25/2001
Rep. Peterson, John E. [R-PA-5] 04/26/2001
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-14] 04/26/2001
Rep. Lucas, Ken [D-KY-4] 04/26/2001
Rep. Spratt, John M., Jr. [D-SC-5] 04/26/2001
Rep. Hefley, Joel [R-CO-5] 04/26/2001
Rep. Pastor, Ed [D-AZ-2] 04/26/2001
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-8] 04/26/2001
Rep. Rehberg, Dennis R. [R-MT-At Large] 05/09/2001
Rep. Gallegly, Elton [R-CA-23] 05/09/2001
Rep. Weldon, Curt [R-PA-7] 05/09/2001
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-2] 05/09/2001
Rep. Houghton, Amo [R-NY-31] 05/09/2001
Rep. Kennedy, Mark R. [R-MN-2] 05/09/2001
Rep. Kirk, Mark Steven [R-IL-10] 05/09/2001
Rep. Boehner, John A. [R-OH-8] 05/16/2001
Rep. Hyde, Henry J. [R-IL-6] 05/16/2001
Rep. Ryan, Paul [R-WI-1] 06/05/2001
Rep. Biggert, Judy [R-IL-13] 06/05/2001
Rep. Tierney, John F. [D-MA-6] 06/06/2001
Rep. Weiner, Anthony D. [D-NY-9] 06/12/2001
Rep. Dooley, Calvin M. [D-CA-20] 06/12/2001
Rep. Condit, Gary A. [D-CA-18] 06/19/2001
Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] 06/19/2001
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-8] 06/26/2001
Rep. Deal, Nathan [R-GA-9] 06/26/2001
Rep. Fossella, Vito [R-NY-13] 06/26/2001
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29] 06/26/2001
Rep. Norwood, Charles W. [R-GA-10] 06/26/2001
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-18] 06/26/2001
Rep. Akin, W. Todd [R-MO-2] 06/26/2001
Rep. Shadegg, John B. [R-AZ-4] 06/26/2001
Rep. Forbes, J. Randy [R-VA-4] 06/26/2001
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 06/26/2001
Rep. Nussle, Jim [R-IA-2] 06/27/2001
Rep. Buyer, Steve [R-IN-5] 06/27/2001
Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-22] 06/27/2001
Rep. Kilpatrick, Carolyn C. [D-MI-15] 06/27/2001
Rep. Tauzin, W. J. (Billy) [R-LA-3] 06/27/2001
Rep. Brown, Henry E., Jr. [R-SC-1] 06/28/2001
Rep. Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI-2] 06/28/2001
Rep. Deutsch, Peter [D-FL-20] 07/11/2001
Rep. Watt, Melvin L. [D-NC-12] 07/17/2001

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House Energy and Commerce02/14/2001 Referred to
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09/05/2001 Reported by H. Rept. 107-195
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health03/14/2001 Referred to
07/11/2001 Markup by
07/11/2001 Reported by
Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions09/25/2001 Referred to
10/16/2001 Markup by
10/30/2001 Reported by

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Passed Senate amended (11/15/2001)

Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2001, or the MD CARE Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Director of the National Institutes of Health to: (1) expand and intensify programs of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, and the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (the National Institutes), and the other national research institutes, as appropriate, with respect to research and related activities concerning the various forms of muscular dystrophy (MD), including Duchenne, myotonic, and facioscapulohumeral MD; (2) award grants or contracts for up to five years to public or nonprofit entities for the cost of establishing, improving, and providing basic operating support for centers of excellence regarding MD research; and (3) provide for donation, collection, and preservation of tissues and genetic materials for such research.

Directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a Muscular Dystrophy Coordinating Committee to coordinate all Federal MD health programs and activities. Requires such Committee to: (1) develop a plan for conducting and supporting MD research and education through the national research institutes which provides for a broad range of research and education activities relating to biomedical, epidemiological, psychosocial, and rehabilitative issues, including studies of the impact of such diseases in rural and underserved communities; and (2) biennially submit a report to Congress that describes the research, education, and other activities on MD being conducted or supported through the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Requires the Secretary to provide for a means through which the public can obtain information and comment on HHS MD programs and activities. Authorizes appropriations for FY 2002 through 2006.

Authorizes the Secretary, through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to award grants and cooperative agreements to public or nonprofit entities for: (1) the collection, analysis, and reporting of MD data; and (2) carrying out MD epidemiological activities, including collecting and analyzing information on the number, incidence, correlates, and symptoms of cases, through a national surveillance program. Authorizes appropriations.

Directs the Secretary to establish a MD education and information program. Allows the Secretary to provide stipends for health professionals who are enrolled in training programs under such program. Authorizes appropriations.

Requires the Secretary to report annually to the appropriate congressional committees on the implementation of this Act.

Directs the Secretary to: (1) contract with the Institute of Medicine to conduct a study and make recommendations on the impact of, need for, and other issues associated with Centers of Excellence at NIH, including the cost effectiveness of such Centers and alternative research models; and (2) report the results to the Secretary and the appropriate congressional committees.