Text: H.R.4989 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/26/2014)


113th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 4989


To prohibit Federal funding of any treatment or research in which a ward of the State is subjected to greater than minimal risk to the individual’s health with no or minimal prospect of direct benefit.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 26, 2014

Mrs. Bachmann (for herself, Ms. Bass, Mr. McDermott, and Mr. Marino) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce


A BILL

To prohibit Federal funding of any treatment or research in which a ward of the State is subjected to greater than minimal risk to the individual’s health with no or minimal prospect of direct benefit.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as “Justina’s Law”.

SEC. 2. Prohibition against funding for treatment or research in which a ward of the State is subjected to greater than minimal risk with no or minimal prospect of direct benefit.

No Federal funds may be used to conduct or support treatment or research in which a patient or subject is—

(1) a ward of the State; and

(2) subjected to greater than minimal risk to the patient or subject’s health with no or minimal prospect of direct benefit.