House Energy & Commerce: 21st Century Cures

What Does 21st Century Cures mean to you?

21st Century Cures Overview:

Quick History/Timeline

  • Roundtables, whitepapers, and briefings commenced in 2014
  • Four legislative drafts have been introduced (last draft introduced (4/15/15)
  • 300+ page bill passed out of Health Subcommittee of Energy & Commerce Committee (5/17/15)
  • Passed out of full committee with a vote of 51-0 (5/21/15)
  • Next stop: House Floor
  • Senate Companion bill: Innovation for Healthier Americans

Provisions of 21st Century Cures Important to the Rare Disease Community (click on the links for more info about each provision):