S.Res.690 - A resolution affirming the importance of the Orphan Drug Act, applauding the life-saving accomplishments of the Act during its 35-year history, and recognizing the need to continue support for research and development of new therapies for rare diseases.115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Hatch, Orrin G. [R-UT] (Introduced 11/15/2018)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/15/2018 Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.Res.690 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/15/2018)
Affirms the importance of the Orphan Drug Act.
Recognizes that significant research and development efforts and related investments are needed to develop therapies to treat and cure thousands of rare diseases for which no treatment options are currently available.