Federal - S 204

Trickett Wendler Right to Try Act of 2017

Introduced

January 24, 2017

Description

A bill to authorize the use of unapproved medical products by patients diagnosed with a terminal illness in accordance with State law, and for other purposes.

Our Position

Oppose

Original Sponsor 1

Co-Sponsors 46

Latest Actions See More/Less

  • Aug. 4, 2017 — Received in the House and referred to the House Energy and Commerce Committee. Congressional Record p. H6588

  • Aug. 3, 2017 — Measure, as amended, passed in the Senate by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. S4789

  • Aug. 3, 2017 — Johnson, R-Wis., amendment no. 753, adopted by unanimous consent. Amendment text. Congressional Record p. S4788-S4789

  • Aug. 3, 2017 — Considered by the Senate. Congressional Record p. S4788-S4789

  • Aug. 3, 2017 — Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee discharged by unanimous consent. Congressional Record p. S4788

  • Aug. 3, 2017 — R. Johnson, R-Wis., amendment introduced in the Senate: amendment no 753. Congressional Record p. S4883-S4884

  • Aug. 2, 2017Draft bill text released by Sen. R. Johnson, R-Wis., Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

  • March 29, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Portman, (R-Ohio)
  • March 15, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Strange, (R-Ala.)
  • Feb. 7, 2017 — Additional cosponsor(s): 1

    Burr, (R-N.C.)
    (In the legislative day that began on Feb. 6, 2017.)
  • Jan. 24, 2017 — Original cosponsor(s): 43

    Barrasso, (R-Wyo.)Graham, L. (R-S.C.)Murkowski, L. (R-Alaska)
    Blunt, (R-Mo.)Grassley, (R-Iowa)Paul, Rand (R-Ky.)
    Boozman, (R-Ark.)Hatch, (R-Utah)Perdue, (R-Ga.)
    Capito, (R-W.Va.)Heller, (R-Nev.)Risch, (R-Idaho)
    Cochran, (R-Miss.)Hoeven, (R-N.D.)Rounds, (R-S.D.)
    Corker, (R-Tenn.)Inhofe, (R-Okla.)Rubio, (R-Fla.)
    Cotton, (R-Ark.)Isakson, (R-Ga.)Sasse, (R-Neb.)
    Crapo, (R-Idaho)Kennedy, John (R-La.)Shelby, (R-Ala.)
    Cruz, (R-Texas)King, A. (I-Maine)Sullivan, (R-Alaska)
    Daines, (R-Mont.)Lankford, (R-Okla.)Tillis, (R-N.C.)
    Donnelly, (D-Ind.)Lee, M. (R-Utah)Toomey, (R-Pa.)
    Enzi, (R-Wyo.)Manchin (D-W.Va.)Wicker, (R-Miss.)
    Fischer, (R-Neb.)McCain, (R-Ariz.)Young, T. (R-Ind.)
    Flake, (R-Ariz.)McConnell, (R-Ky.)
    Gardner, (R-Colo.)Moran, Jerry (R-Kan.)
  • Jan. 24, 2017 — Read twice and referred to: Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.Congressional Record p. S444