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Titles (5)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Passed House

Childhood Cancer STAR Act
Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research Act of 2016

Short Titles as Introduced

Childhood Cancer STAR Act
Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research Act of 2015

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To maximize discovery, and accelerate development and availability, of promising childhood cancer treatments, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
12/06/2016Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H7193-7196)
07/29/2015Introduced in House

All Actions (9)

Date Chamber All Actions
12/07/2016SenateReceived in the Senate.
12/06/2016-12:55pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12/06/2016-12:55pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7193-7196)
12/06/2016-12:40pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3381.
12/06/2016-12:40pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7193-7198)
12/06/2016-12:40pmHouseMr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
07/31/2015HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
07/29/2015HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
07/29/2015HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (270)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD-8]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Speier, Jackie [D-CA-14]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Flores, Bill [R-TX-17]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Fitzpatrick, Michael G. [R-PA-8]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben [D-TX-15]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-7]* 07/29/2015
Rep. King, Peter T. [R-NY-2]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Edwards, Donna F. [D-MD-4]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Comstock, Barbara [R-VA-10]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Hanna, Richard L. [R-NY-22]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Hunter, Duncan D. [R-CA-50]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Pascrell, Bill, Jr. [D-NJ-9]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Wilson, Frederica S. [D-FL-24]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Veasey, Marc A. [D-TX-33]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Sires, Albio [D-NJ-8]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Titus, Dina [D-NV-1]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35]* 07/29/2015
Rep. McGovern, James P. [D-MA-2]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Rangel, Charles B. [D-NY-13]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Frankel, Lois [D-FL-22]* 07/29/2015
Rep. Miller, Jeff [R-FL-1] 07/31/2015
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 09/09/2015
Rep. Courtney, Joe [D-CT-2] 09/09/2015
Rep. Wasserman Schultz, Debbie [D-FL-23] 09/09/2015
Rep. Delaney, John K. [D-MD-6] 09/09/2015
Rep. Beyer, Donald S., Jr. [D-VA-8] 09/10/2015
Rep. Peters, Scott H. [D-CA-52] 09/11/2015
Rep. Lance, Leonard [R-NJ-7] 09/16/2015
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17] 09/16/2015
Rep. Knight, Stephen [R-CA-25] 09/18/2015
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 09/22/2015
Rep. Roskam, Peter J. [R-IL-6] 09/22/2015
Rep. Ross, Dennis A. [R-FL-15] 09/22/2015
Rep. Deutch, Theodore E. [D-FL-21] 09/24/2015
Rep. Duncan, John J., Jr. [R-TN-2] 09/24/2015
Rep. Pocan, Mark [D-WI-2] 09/25/2015
Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] 09/28/2015
Rep. Kelly, Mike [R-PA-3] 09/28/2015
Rep. Dold, Robert J. [R-IL-10] 09/28/2015
Rep. Napolitano, Grace F. [D-CA-32] 09/28/2015
Rep. Jolly, David W. [R-FL-13] 09/29/2015
Rep. Scott, David [D-GA-13] 09/29/2015
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2] 09/29/2015
Rep. Farenthold, Blake [R-TX-27] 09/30/2015
Rep. Langevin, James R. [D-RI-2] 09/30/2015
Rep. Ruppersberger, C. A. Dutch [D-MD-2] 10/01/2015
Rep. Brown, Corrine [D-FL-5] 10/01/2015
Rep. Higgins, Brian [D-NY-26] 10/01/2015
Rep. Beatty, Joyce [D-OH-3] 10/01/2015
Rep. Harper, Gregg [R-MS-3] 10/06/2015
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] 10/06/2015
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27] 10/08/2015
Rep. Duffy, Sean P. [R-WI-7] 10/08/2015
Rep. Engel, Eliot L. [D-NY-16] 10/09/2015
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 10/09/2015
Rep. Capps, Lois [D-CA-24] 10/09/2015
Rep. Grayson, Alan [D-FL-9] 10/09/2015
Rep. Rigell, E. Scott [R-VA-2] 10/09/2015
Rep. Wittman, Robert J. [R-VA-1] 10/09/2015
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] 10/16/2015
Rep. Lynch, Stephen F. [D-MA-8] 10/16/2015
Rep. Israel, Steve [D-NY-3] 10/16/2015
Rep. Thompson, Mike [D-CA-5] 10/20/2015
Rep. Walz, Timothy J. [D-MN-1] 10/20/2015
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 10/20/2015
Rep. Rooney, Thomas J. [R-FL-17] 10/20/2015
Rep. Honda, Michael M. [D-CA-17] 10/20/2015
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 10/20/2015
Rep. Slaughter, Louise McIntosh [D-NY-25] 10/20/2015
Rep. Butterfield, G. K. [D-NC-1] 10/21/2015
Rep. Huffman, Jared [D-CA-2] 10/23/2015
Rep. Lofgren, Zoe [D-CA-19] 10/23/2015
Rep. Pingree, Chellie [D-ME-1] 10/23/2015
Rep. Clarke, Yvette D. [D-NY-9] 10/23/2015
Rep. Forbes, J. Randy [R-VA-4] 10/23/2015
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 10/27/2015
Rep. DeSaulnier, Mark [D-CA-11] 10/27/2015
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40] 10/27/2015
Rep. Carson, Andre [D-IN-7] 10/27/2015
Rep. Meeks, Gregory W. [D-NY-5] 11/02/2015
Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13] 11/02/2015
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 11/02/2015
Rep. Fattah, Chaka [D-PA-2] 11/02/2015
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3] 11/02/2015
Rep. Rush, Bobby L. [D-IL-1] 11/04/2015
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13] 11/04/2015
Rep. Bishop, Sanford D., Jr. [D-GA-2] 11/04/2015
Rep. Hahn, Janice [D-CA-44] 11/04/2015
Rep. Larson, John B. [D-CT-1] 11/04/2015
Rep. Torres, Norma J. [D-CA-35] 11/05/2015
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 11/05/2015
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa L. [D-CT-3] 11/16/2015
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 11/16/2015
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta [D-CA-46] 11/16/2015
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] 11/16/2015
Rep. Lamborn, Doug [R-CO-5] 11/18/2015
Rep. Gibson, Christopher P. [R-NY-19] 11/18/2015
Rep. Culberson, John Abney [R-TX-7] 11/18/2015
Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] 11/18/2015
Rep. Esty, Elizabeth H. [D-CT-5] 11/30/2015
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 12/02/2015
Rep. Young, David [R-IA-3] 12/07/2015
Rep. Smith, Christopher H. [R-NJ-4] 12/07/2015
Rep. Kirkpatrick, Ann [D-AZ-1] 12/09/2015
Rep. Bost, Mike [R-IL-12] 12/09/2015
Rep. Brady, Robert A. [D-PA-1] 12/09/2015
Rep. Paulsen, Erik [R-MN-3] 12/09/2015
Rep. Kind, Ron [D-WI-3] 12/09/2015
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia M. [D-NY-7] 12/11/2015
Rep. Murphy, Patrick [D-FL-18] 12/11/2015
Rep. Donovan, Daniel M., Jr. [R-NY-11] 12/11/2015
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] 12/15/2015
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 12/15/2015
Rep. McCollum, Betty [D-MN-4] 12/16/2015
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 12/16/2015
Rep. Peterson, Collin C. [D-MN-7] 12/18/2015
Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large] 01/05/2016
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 01/05/2016
Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] 01/05/2016
Rep. Lujan Grisham, Michelle [D-NM-1] 01/05/2016
Rep. Brooks, Susan W. [R-IN-5] 01/05/2016
Rep. Maloney, Sean Patrick [D-NY-18] 01/06/2016
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis V. [D-IL-4] 01/06/2016
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] 01/06/2016
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] 01/06/2016
Rep. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL-8] 01/11/2016
Rep. Jeffries, Hakeem S. [D-NY-8] 01/11/2016
Rep. Messer, Luke [R-IN-6] 01/28/2016
Rep. Schiff, Adam B. [D-CA-28] 01/28/2016
Rep. Dent, Charles W. [R-PA-15] 01/28/2016
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank A. [R-NJ-2] 01/28/2016
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 02/01/2016
Rep. McMorris Rodgers, Cathy [R-WA-5] 02/01/2016
Rep. Kennedy, Joseph P., III [D-MA-4] 02/02/2016
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1] 02/02/2016
Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27] 02/02/2016
Rep. Fudge, Marcia L. [D-OH-11] 02/08/2016
Rep. Coffman, Mike [R-CO-6] 02/08/2016
Rep. Wilson, Joe [R-SC-2] 02/08/2016
Rep. Frelinghuysen, Rodney P. [R-NJ-11] 02/08/2016
Rep. Miller, Candice S. [R-MI-10] 02/08/2016
Rep. Reed, Tom [R-NY-23] 02/08/2016
Rep. Keating, William R. [D-MA-9] 02/08/2016
Rep. Ribble, Reid J. [R-WI-8] 02/08/2016
Rep. Rokita, Todd [R-IN-4] 02/08/2016
Rep. Sarbanes, John P. [D-MD-3] 02/10/2016
Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7] 02/10/2016
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] 02/10/2016
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] 02/12/2016
Rep. Bishop, Mike [R-MI-8] 02/12/2016
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-5] 02/12/2016
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy [D-OH-9] 02/12/2016
Rep. Lowey, Nita M. [D-NY-17] 02/23/2016
Rep. Maloney, Carolyn B. [D-NY-12] 02/23/2016
Rep. Marino, Tom [R-PA-10] 02/23/2016
Rep. Pittenger, Robert [R-NC-9] 02/23/2016
Rep. Lieu, Ted [D-CA-33] 02/23/2016
Rep. LaMalfa, Doug [R-CA-1] 02/29/2016
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41] 02/29/2016
Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7] 03/01/2016
Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24] 03/01/2016
Rep. Takai, Mark [D-HI-1] 03/01/2016
Rep. Guinta, Frank C. [R-NH-1] 03/02/2016
Rep. Matsui, Doris O. [D-CA-6] 03/02/2016
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] 03/16/2016
Rep. Smith, Adam [D-WA-9] 03/16/2016
Rep. Moore, Gwen [D-WI-4] 03/16/2016
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, Ileana [R-FL-27] 03/16/2016
Rep. Ashford, Brad [D-NE-2] 03/16/2016
Rep. Turner, Michael R. [R-OH-10] 03/22/2016
Rep. Heck, Joseph J. [R-NV-3] 03/22/2016
Rep. Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK-2] 03/22/2016
Rep. Costello, Ryan A. [R-PA-6] 03/22/2016
Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2] 04/13/2016
Rep. Perlmutter, Ed [D-CO-7] 04/13/2016
Rep. Pompeo, Mike [R-KS-4] 04/13/2016
Rep. Granger, Kay [R-TX-12] 04/13/2016
Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11] 04/13/2016
Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7] 04/13/2016
Rep. Buchanan, Vern [R-FL-16] 04/15/2016
Rep. Lewis, John [D-GA-5] 04/21/2016
Rep. Blum, Rod [R-IA-1] 04/21/2016
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] 04/21/2016
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 04/26/2016
Rep. Curbelo, Carlos [R-FL-26] 04/26/2016
Rep. Crawford, Eric A. "Rick" [R-AR-1] 04/26/2016
Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11] 04/26/2016
Rep. Murphy, Tim [R-PA-18] 04/26/2016
Rep. Moulton, Seth [D-MA-6] 04/27/2016
Rep. Davis, Danny K. [D-IL-7] 04/27/2016
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 04/27/2016
Rep. Cicilline, David N. [D-RI-1] 04/29/2016
Rep. Kelly, Robin L. [D-IL-2] 04/29/2016
Rep. Foster, Bill [D-IL-11] 04/29/2016
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] 04/29/2016
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2] 05/10/2016
Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] 05/10/2016
Rep. Neal, Richard E. [D-MA-1] 05/10/2016
Rep. Boyle, Brendan F. [D-PA-13] 05/10/2016
Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1] 05/10/2016
Rep. Kildee, Daniel T. [D-MI-5] 05/13/2016
Rep. Cuellar, Henry [D-TX-28] 05/13/2016
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] 05/13/2016
Rep. Bonamici, Suzanne [D-OR-1] 05/13/2016
Rep. Grothman, Glenn [R-WI-6] 05/13/2016
Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14] 05/16/2016
Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2] 05/18/2016
Rep. Nugent, Richard B. [R-FL-11] 05/18/2016
Rep. Castro, Joaquin [D-TX-20] 05/18/2016
Rep. Poliquin, Bruce [R-ME-2] 05/18/2016
Rep. Barr, Andy [R-KY-6] 05/23/2016
Rep. Vela, Filemon [D-TX-34] 05/23/2016
Rep. Farr, Sam [D-CA-20] 05/23/2016
Rep. Carney, John C., Jr. [D-DE-At Large] 05/23/2016
Rep. Young, Todd C. [R-IN-9] 06/07/2016
Rep. Hurd, Will [R-TX-23] 06/07/2016
Rep. Boustany, Charles W., Jr. [R-LA-3] 06/07/2016
Rep. Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R-WA-3] 06/07/2016
Rep. McNerney, Jerry [D-CA-9] 06/09/2016
Rep. Heck, Denny [D-WA-10] 06/21/2016
Rep. Sewell, Terri A. [D-AL-7] 06/21/2016
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 06/21/2016
Rep. Bustos, Cheri [D-IL-17] 06/21/2016
Rep. Hudson, Richard [R-NC-8] 06/21/2016
Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] 06/21/2016
Rep. Hultgren, Randy [R-IL-14] 07/05/2016
Rep. Loebsack, David [D-IA-2] 07/05/2016
Rep. Bass, Karen [D-CA-37] 07/05/2016
Rep. McDermott, Jim [D-WA-7] 07/05/2016
Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6] 07/05/2016
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] 07/05/2016
Rep. Sessions, Pete [R-TX-32] 07/07/2016
Rep. Stefanik, Elise M. [R-NY-21] 07/07/2016
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3] 07/07/2016
Rep. King, Steve [R-IA-4] 07/08/2016
Rep. Schrader, Kurt [D-OR-5] 07/08/2016
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12] 07/08/2016
Rep. Denham, Jeff [R-CA-10] 07/14/2016
Rep. Adams, Alma S. [D-NC-12] 07/14/2016
Rep. Sanford, Mark [R-SC-1] 09/06/2016
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6] 09/08/2016
Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2] 09/08/2016
Rep. Duncan, Jeff [R-SC-3] 09/08/2016
Rep. Walden, Greg [R-OR-2] 09/13/2016
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 09/13/2016
Rep. LaHood, Darin [R-IL-18] 09/14/2016
Rep. Quigley, Mike [D-IL-5] 09/14/2016
Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2] 09/14/2016
Rep. Bucshon, Larry [R-IN-8] 09/15/2016
Rep. Graves, Sam [R-MO-6] 09/15/2016
Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9] 09/15/2016
Rep. Latta, Robert E. [R-OH-5] 09/21/2016
Rep. Norcross, Donald [D-NJ-1] 09/22/2016
Rep. Johnson, Eddie Bernice [D-TX-30] 09/22/2016
Rep. Gibbs, Bob [R-OH-7] 09/22/2016
Rep. Griffith, H. Morgan [R-VA-9] 09/26/2016
Rep. Davis, Susan A. [D-CA-53] 09/26/2016
Rep. Johnson, Bill [R-OH-6] 09/28/2016
Rep. Graham, Gwen [D-FL-2] 11/14/2016
Rep. Newhouse, Dan [R-WA-4] 11/14/2016
Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26] 11/14/2016
Rep. Reichert, David G. [R-WA-8] 11/29/2016

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce07/29/2015 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health07/31/2015 Referred to

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Latest Summary (2)

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Passed House amended (12/06/2016)

Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research Act of 2016 or the Childhood Cancer STAR Act


Subtitle A--Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Reauthorization Act

(Sec. 101) This bill amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to provide support for the collection of the medical specimens and information of children, adolescents, and young adults with selected cancers that have the least effective treatments in order to achieve a better understanding of these cancers and the effects of treatment.

The national childhood cancer registry is reauthorized through FY2021 and revised to authorize the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to award grants to state cancer registries to improve tracking of childhood cancers.

Subtitle B--Pediatric Expertise at NIH

(Sec. 111) The National Cancer Advisory Board must include an individual knowledgable in pediatric oncology.

Subtitle C--NIH Report on Childhood Cancer Activities

(Sec. 121) The Pediatric Research Initiative must annually report on childhood cancer research projects conducted or supported by the NIH.


Subtitle A--Childhood Cancer Survivors' Quality of Life Act

(Sec. 201) The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) may support pilot programs to develop or study models for monitoring and caring for childhood cancer survivors throughout their lives.

HHS must convene a Workforce Development Collaborative on Medical and Psychosocial Care for Pediatric Cancer Survivors.

(Sec. 202) The NIH may support research on: (1) outcomes for, and barriers faced by, pediatric cancer survivors within minority or medically underserved populations; and (2) follow-up care for pediatric cancer survivors, including research on the late effects of cancer treatment and long-term complications.

(Sec. 203) HHS may establish a task force on standards for high-quality childhood cancer survivorship care.

(Sec. 204) HHS may carry out a demonstration project to improve care coordination as childhood cancer survivors transition to adult care.

Subtitle B--Coverage and Payment of High Quality Care

(Sec. 211) The Government Accountability Office must make recommendations to address barriers to childhood cancer survivors obtaining and paying for adequate medical care.