H.R. 2368 / S 204 – The Right to Try Act

H.R. 2368  (Sponsor: Rep Salmon): Bars the federal government from prohibiting or restricting the production, manufacture, distribution, prescribing, dispensing, possession, or use of an experimental drug, biological product, or device that is: (1) intended to treat a patient who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness; and (2) authorized by, and in accordance with, state law.

S.204 – (Sponsor: Sen Johnson – WI): 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.

Right to Try Bill bears the Name of ALS Warrior Matt Bellina

Thursday, August 3, 2017 the S. 204 the Right To Try Bill which carries the name of ALS patients Trickett Wendler, Jordan McLinn, Frank Mongiello and Matt Bellina, has passed in the US Senate.  It now proceeds to the US House of Representatives for passage.  In the House the bill enjoys the effective support of our Representative Brian Fitzpatrick (the 8th Congressional District) who will foster its successful journey to the desk of the President.

For exact bill language and information you can click on the buttons below.  The bill has been introduced in the House of Representatives and  passed in the Senate.

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