All Information (Except Text) for H.R.3381 - Childhood Cancer STAR Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. McCaul, Michael T. [R-TX-10] (Introduced 07/29/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 12/07/2016 Received in the Senate. (All Actions)|
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Titles Actions Overview All Actions Cosponsors Committees Related Bills Subjects Latest Summary All Summaries
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
Actions Overview (2)
|12/06/2016||Passed/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)|
|07/29/2015||Introduced in House|
12/06/2016 Passed/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)
07/29/2015 Introduced in House
All Actions (9)
|12/07/2016||Senate||Received in the Senate.|
|12/06/2016-12:55pm||House||Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.|
|12/06/2016-12:55pm||House||On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7193-7196)|
|12/06/2016-12:40pm||House||DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3381.|
|12/06/2016-12:40pm||House||Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7193-7198)|
|12/06/2016-12:40pm||House||Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.|
|07/31/2015||House||Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.|
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
|07/29/2015||House||Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.|
|07/29/2015||House||Introduced in House|
12/07/2016 Received in the Senate.
12/06/2016 Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
12/06/2016 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H7193-7196)
12/06/2016 DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 3381.
12/06/2016 Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7193-7198)
12/06/2016 Mr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
07/31/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
07/29/2015 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
07/29/2015 Introduced in House
|Committee / Subcommittee||Date||Activity||Reports|
|House Energy and Commerce||07/29/2015||Referred to|
|House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health||07/31/2015||Referred to|
Subject — Policy Area:
One Policy Area term, which best describes an entire measure, is assigned to every public bill or resolution.
- Advisory bodies
- Child health
- Congressional oversight
- Department of Health and Human Services
- Drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation
- Drug therapy
- Government information and archives
- Government studies and investigations
- Health care costs and insurance
- Health care coverage and access
- Health care quality
- Health information and medical records
- Health personnel
- Health programs administration and funding
- Home and outpatient care
- Long-term, rehabilitative, and terminal care
- Medical education
- Medical research
- Medical tests and diagnostic methods
- Mental health
- National Institutes of Health (NIH)
- Research administration and funding
- Social work, volunteer service, charitable organizations
Latest Summary (2)
Passed House amended (12/06/2016)
Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research Act of 2016 or the Childhood Cancer STAR Act
TITLE I--MAXIMIZING RESEARCH THROUGH DISCOVERY
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.
TITLE II--MAXIMIZING DELIVERY: CARE, QUALITY OF LIFE, SURVIVORSHIP, AND CAREGIVER SUPPORT
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.