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Session 121 - (2015-2016)Printer Friendly
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S 0929 General Bill, By Campbell, Verdin, Cleary, Lourie, Hembree, Fair and Bright
Similar (H 4542)
Summary: Right to Try Act
    A BILL TO AMEND TITLE 44 OF THE 1976 CODE, RELATING TO HEALTH, BY ADDING CHAPTER 137, TO ENACT THE RIGHT TO TRY ACT, TO PROVIDE FOR AN ELIGIBLE PATIENT'S RIGHT TO TRY INVESTIGATIONAL DRUGS, BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS, OR DEVICES TO COMBAT A TERMINAL ILLNESS; TO PROVIDE FOR AN ELIGIBLE PATIENT'S REQUEST TO USE AN INVESTIGATIONAL DRUG, BIOLOGICAL PRODUCT, OR DEVICE; TO PROVIDE THAT AN ELIGIBLE PATIENT GIVE INFORMED CONSENT PRIOR TO USING AN INVESTIGATIONAL DRUG, BIOLOGICAL PRODUCT, OR DEVICE; TO PROVIDE PROTECTION FROM LIABILITY FOR DOCTORS PRESCRIBING AND MANUFACTURERS OF AN INVESTIGATIONAL DRUG, BIOLOGICAL PRODUCT, OR DEVICE; TO PROVIDE THAT STATE EMPLOYEES MAY NOT BLOCK THE PROPER USE OF AN INVESTIGATIONAL DRUG, BIOLOGICAL PRODUCT, OR DEVICE; AND TO DEFINE NECESSARY TERMS.
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12/02/15Senate Prefiled
12/02/15Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs
01/13/16Senate Introduced and read first time (Senate Journal-page 34)
01/13/16Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 34)
02/23/16Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Medical Affairs (Senate Journal-page 8)
02/24/16 Scrivener's error corrected
02/24/16Senate Committee Amendment Adopted (Senate Journal-page 24)
02/24/16Senate Read second time (Senate Journal-page 24)
02/24/16Senate Roll call Ayes-41 Nays-0 (Senate Journal-page 24)
02/25/16 Scrivener's error corrected
02/25/16Senate Read third time and sent to House (Senate Journal-page 23)
02/25/16House Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 74)
02/25/16House Referred to Committee on Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs (House Journal-page 74)



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