H.R. 1532 - Comprehensive Tuberculosis Elimination Act of 2007

Medicine. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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Summary:
Increases funding for TB research and treatment, with the goal of eliminating TB in the United States. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on September 27, 2008.

Comprehensive Tuberculosis Elimination Act of 2007

H.R. 1532 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
Increases funding for TB research and treatment, with the goal of eliminating TB in the United States. (by CRS)
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Title
To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to making progress toward the goal of eliminating tuberculosis, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Comprehensive Tuberculosis Elimination Act of 2007
  • Comprehensive Tuberculosis Elimination Act of 2008
Sponsor
Gene Green
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Medicine
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • Authorization
  • Blacks
  • Boundaries
  • Budgets
  • Business
  • Clinical trials
  • Communicable diseases
  • Congress
  • Congressional reporting requirements
  • Continuing education
  • Curricula
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Drug resistance in microorganisms
  • Education
  • Epidemiology
  • Executive departments
  • Executive reorganization
  • Federal advisory bodies
  • Federal aid to education
  • Federal aid to research
  • Foreign policy
  • Health education
  • Health planning
  • Health policy
  • Higher education
  • Human immunodeficiency viruses
  • Immigrant health
  • Immigration
  • International affairs
  • International cooperation in science
  • Latin America
  • Lung diseases
  • Medical care
  • Medical education
  • Medical personnel
  • Medical research
  • Medical technology
  • Mexico
  • Minorities
  • Minority health
  • Pharmaceutical research
  • Preventive medicine
  • Public-private partnerships
  • Research and development
  • Research centers
  • Research grants
  • Scholarships
  • Science policy
  • Scientists
  • Student loan funds
  • Tuberculosis
  • Vaccines
  • World health
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Major Actions
Introduced3/15/2007
Referred to Committee
Passed House9/24/2008
Passed Senate9/27/2008
Signed by President10/13/2008
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR 9/23/2008 H8671-8673)9/24/2008PASSED by voice vote
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.9/27/2008PASSED by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/15/2007
3/15/2007Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
3/16/2007Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
9/17/2008Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar9/17/2008Ordered to be Reported (Amended) by Voice Vote.
9/23/2008Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 110-873.
Put on a legislative calendar9/23/2008Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 569.
9/23/2008Mr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
9/23/2008Considered under suspension of the rules.
9/23/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1532.
9/23/2008At the conclusion of debate, the chair put the question on the motion to suspend the rules. Mr. Burgess objected to the vote on the grounds that a quorum was not present. Further proceedings on the motion were postponed. The point of no quorum was withdrawn.
9/24/2008Considered as unfinished business.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage9/24/2008On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR 9/23/2008 H8671-8673)
9/25/2008Received in the Senate, read twice.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage9/27/2008Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
9/27/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President9/27/2008Cleared for White House.
Presented to President10/03/2008Presented to President.
Signed10/13/2008Signed by President.
Enacted10/13/2008Became Public Law No: 110-392.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

$515,981
$183,825
$699,806
$0
3 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Comprehensive Tuberculosis Elimination Act of 2008: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

3 organizations supported this bill

American Lung Association
(n.d.). American Lung Association; "Statement: Lung Association Calls on Congress to Respond to Tuberculosis"; 6-8-07. Retrieved n.d., from .
American Thoracic Society
(n.d.). American Thoracic Society. Retrieved n.d., from .
California Tuberculosis Controllers Association
(n.d.). California Tuberculosis Controllers Association. Retrieved n.d., from .

0 organizations opposed this bill

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$11,050$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$50,749$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$4,000$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$4,000$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$10,000$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$6,449$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$26,193$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$12,750$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$8,500$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$11,500$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$1,250$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$4,450$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$10,250$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$1,000$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$3,000$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,250$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$28,460$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$500$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$16,700$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$6,800$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$20,300$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$800$0Yes
John CornynRTX$1,000$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$2,500$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$250$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$16,000$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$250$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$11,500$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$10,875$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$5,000$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$7,500$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$2,925$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$17,100$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,750$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$34,250$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$3,000$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$12,750$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$17,100$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$500$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$250$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$250$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$7,000$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$16,650$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$7,600$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$500$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$12,500$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$2,400$0Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$14,000$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$6,000$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$2,100$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$21,300$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$2,100$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$4,000$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$12,800$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$19,600$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,500$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$16,300$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$3,500$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$750$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$11,300$0Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$500$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$7,250$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$14,000$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$2,250$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$12,800$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$14,292$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$5,500$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$4,000$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,300$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,500$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$13,250$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$1,000$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$40,613$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$6,750$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$200$0Yes
John SununuRNH$8,600$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$2,850$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$300$0Yes
David VitterRLA$6,000$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$0$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$1,750$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$500$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$4,000$0Yes

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$0Yes
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$11,050$0Yes
Alan Wayne AllardRCO$0$0Yes
John BarrassoRWY$0$0Yes
Max BaucusDMT$50,749$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$4,000$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$4,000$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$10,000$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$6,449$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$26,193$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$12,750$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$8,500$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$11,500$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$1,250$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$4,450$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$10,250$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$1,000$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$3,000$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,250$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$28,460$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$500$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$16,700$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$6,800$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$20,300$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$800$0Yes
John CornynRTX$1,000$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$2,500$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$250$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$16,000$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$250$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$11,500$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$10,875$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$5,000$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$7,500$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$2,925$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$17,100$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,750$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$34,250$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$3,000$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$12,750$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$17,100$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$500$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$250$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$250$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$7,000$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$16,650$0Yes
John F. KerryDMA$7,600$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$500$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$12,500$0Yes
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$2,400$0Yes
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$14,000$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$6,000$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$2,100$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$21,300$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$2,100$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$4,000$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$12,800$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$19,600$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$1,500$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$16,300$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$3,500$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$750$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$11,300$0Yes
Mark L. PryorDAR$500$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$7,250$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$14,000$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$2,250$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$12,800$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$14,292$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$5,500$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$4,000$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$2,300$0Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$3,500$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$13,250$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$1,000$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$40,613$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$6,750$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$200$0Yes
John SununuRNH$8,600$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$2,850$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$300$0Yes
David VitterRLA$6,000$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$0$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$1,750$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$500$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$4,000$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Health & welfare policy$515,981
Health professionals$183,825

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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