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Titles (6)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2014

Short Titles as Reported to House

Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2014

Short Titles as Introduced

Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2013

Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2014

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Titles as Amended by House

To amend the Public Health Service Act relating to Federal research on muscular dystrophy, and for other purposes.

Official Title as Introduced

To reauthorize and extend the Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research, and Education Amendments of 2008.


Actions Overview (7)

Date
09/26/2014Became Public Law No: 113-166. (TXT | PDF)
09/26/2014Signed by President.
09/23/2014Presented to President.
09/18/2014Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S5862)
07/28/2014Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H6933)
07/24/2014Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-556.
02/08/2013Introduced in House

All Actions (24)

Date Chamber
09/26/2014Became Public Law No: 113-166. (TXT | PDF)
09/26/2014Signed by President.
09/23/2014HousePresented to President.
09/19/2014SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
09/18/2014SenatePassed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5862)
08/01/2014SenateRead twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 529.
07/29/2014SenateReceived in the Senate.
07/28/2014-6:19pmHouseThe Speaker announced the title of H.R. 594 was amended in the form at the desk. Agreed to without objection.
07/28/2014-6:05pmHouseThe title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
07/28/2014-6:05pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
07/28/2014-6:05pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H6933)
07/28/2014-5:53pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 594.
07/28/2014-5:53pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H6933-6935)
07/28/2014-5:53pmHouseMr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
07/24/2014HousePlaced on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 416.
07/24/2014HouseReported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 113-556.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
07/15/2014HouseOrdered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
07/15/2014HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
07/14/2014HouseCommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
06/19/2014HouseForwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee (Amended) by Unanimous Consent .
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health
06/19/2014HouseSubcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health
02/08/2013HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
02/08/2013HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
02/08/2013HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (113)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16]* 02/08/2013
Rep. Schwartz, Allyson Y. [D-PA-13] 02/25/2013
Rep. Hall, Ralph M. [R-TX-4] 02/25/2013
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 02/25/2013
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 02/25/2013
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 02/25/2013
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2] 02/25/2013
Rep. Andrews, Robert E. [D-NJ-1] 02/25/2013
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 02/25/2013
Rep. Runyan, Jon [R-NJ-3] 02/25/2013
Rep. Graves, Sam [R-MO-6] 02/25/2013
Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] 02/25/2013
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32] 02/25/2013
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2] 02/25/2013
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1] 02/25/2013
Rep. Owens, William L. [D-NY-21] 02/25/2013
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 02/25/2013
Rep. Bachus, Spencer [R-AL-6] 02/25/2013
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] 02/25/2013
Rep. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA-5] 02/25/2013
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25] 02/25/2013
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 02/25/2013
Rep. Holt, Rush [D-NJ-12] 02/25/2013
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] 02/25/2013
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 02/25/2013
Rep. Green, Gene [D-TX-29] 02/25/2013
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] 03/05/2013
Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] 03/05/2013
Rep. Tierney, John F. [D-MA-6] 03/05/2013
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 03/05/2013
Rep. Johnson, Sam [R-TX-3] 03/05/2013
Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] 03/05/2013
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 03/05/2013
Rep. Gerlach, Jim [R-PA-6] 03/06/2013
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] 03/06/2013
Rep. Michaud, Michael H. [D-ME-2] 03/12/2013
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] 03/12/2013
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 03/12/2013
Rep. Gardner, Cory [R-CO-4] 03/12/2013
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] 03/12/2013
Rep. Coffman, Mike [R-CO-6] 03/12/2013
Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2] 03/12/2013
Rep. Rigell, E. Scott [R-VA-2] 03/19/2013
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] 03/19/2013
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 03/19/2013
Rep. Renacci, James B. [R-OH-16] 03/19/2013
Rep. Forbes, J. Randy [R-VA-4] 03/21/2013
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] 03/21/2013
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 04/09/2013
Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8] 04/09/2013
Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16] 04/09/2013
Rep. Griffin, Tim [R-AR-2] 04/09/2013
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 04/09/2013
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 04/09/2013
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-13] 04/09/2013
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22] 04/09/2013
Rep. Bishop, Timothy H. [D-NY-1] 04/18/2013
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 04/24/2013
Rep. Culberson, John Abney [R-TX-7] 04/26/2013
Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8] 04/26/2013
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] 05/07/2013
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 05/07/2013
Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] 05/17/2013
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [R-PA-8] 05/23/2013
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 06/03/2013
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 06/03/2013
Rep. Matheson, Jim [D-UT-4] 06/14/2013
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn [D-NY-4] 06/20/2013
Rep. Enyart, William L. [D-IL-12] 06/28/2013
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15] 06/28/2013
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 06/28/2013
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 06/28/2013
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] 07/11/2013
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-1] 07/30/2013
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-3] 09/10/2013
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] 12/09/2013
Rep. Larsen, Rick [D-WA-2] 02/04/2014
Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7] 02/25/2014
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 02/26/2014
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] 02/26/2014
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8] 02/26/2014
Rep. Lance, Leonard [R-NJ-7] 02/26/2014
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] 02/26/2014
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] 02/26/2014
Rep. Fincher, Stephen Lee [R-TN-8] 03/05/2014
Rep. Wolf, Frank R. [R-VA-10] 03/05/2014
Rep. Daines, Steve [R-MT-At Large] 03/05/2014
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] 03/10/2014
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 03/10/2014
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9] 03/13/2014
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] 03/13/2014
Rep. Moran, James P. [D-VA-8] 03/24/2014
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 03/27/2014
Rep. Garcia, Joe [D-FL-26] 04/01/2014
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-22] 04/28/2014
Rep. Nugent, Richard B. [R-FL-11] 04/28/2014
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2] 04/28/2014
Rep. Delaney, John K. [D-MD-6] 04/30/2014
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 05/28/2014
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-21] 06/09/2014
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-3] 06/09/2014
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10] 06/10/2014
Rep. Benishek, Dan [R-MI-1] 06/13/2014
Rep. Rodgers, Cathy McMorris [R-WA-5] 06/18/2014
Rep. Grimm, Michael G. [R-NY-11] 06/24/2014
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 07/10/2014
Rep. Bishop, Rob [R-UT-1] 07/11/2014
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2] 07/16/2014
Rep. Chaffetz, Jason [R-UT-3] 07/17/2014
Rep. Mica, John L. [R-FL-7] 07/22/2014
Rep. Stewart, Chris [R-UT-2] 07/22/2014
Rep. Miller, Jeff [R-FL-1] 07/22/2014
Rep. Latham, Tom [R-IA-3] 07/23/2014

Committees (1)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce02/08/2013 Referred to
07/15/2014 Markup by
07/24/2014 Reported by H. Rept. 113-556
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health02/08/2013 Referred to
06/19/2014 Markup by
06/19/2014 Reported by

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Latest Summary (5)

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Shown Here:
Public Law No: 113-166 (09/26/2014)

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the House on July 24, 2014. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research and Education Amendments of 2014 - (Sec. 2) Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise the muscular dystrophy research program of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Expands the range of forms of muscular dystrophy included within the program. Requires the research conducted through Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Centers to include cardiac and pulmonary function research. Requires the Director of NIH to ensure the sharing of data between such centers.

Revises the composition of the Muscular Dystrophy Coordinating Committee (MDCC) to include the Social Security Administration and the United States Administration for Community Living.

Requires the MDCC to meet at least two times per year. Requires the MDCC Action Plan to provide for: (1) health economic studies to demonstrate the cost-effectiveness of providing independent living resources and support to patients with various forms of muscular dystrophy, (2) studies to determine optimal clinical care interventions for adults with various forms of muscular dystrophy, and (3) the development of clinical interventions to improve the health of adults with various forms of muscular dystrophy.

(Sec. 3) Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), in carrying out epidemiological activities regarding Duchenne and other forms of muscular dystrophy, to ensure that data are representative of all affected populations and shared in a timely manner.

(Sec. 4) Amends the Muscular Dystrophy Community Assistance, Research, and Education Amendments of 2001 to authorize the Secretary to cooperate with professional organizations and the patient community in the development and issuance of care considerations, including acute care considerations, for pediatric and adult muscular dystrophy patients. Authorizes the Secretary, in developing and updating care considerations, to incorporate strategies specifically responding to the findings of the national transitions survey of minority, young adult, and adult communities of muscular dystrophy patients.