H.R. 1553 - Conquer Childhood Cancer Act of 2007

Medicine. 110th Congress (2007-2008) View bill details
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To amend the Public Health Service Act to advance medical research and treatments into pediatric cancers, ensure patients and families have access to information regarding pediatric cancers and current treatments for such cancers, establish a national childhood cancer registry, and promote public awareness of pediatric cancer. (by More
To amend the Public Health Service Act to advance medical research and treatments into pediatric cancers, ensure patients and families have access to information regarding pediatric cancers and current treatments for such cancers, establish a national childhood cancer registry, and promote public awareness of pediatric cancer. (by CRS) Hide
 
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The bill has become law. 
Senate Vote: On Passage

PASSED by voice vote on July 16, 2008.

Conquer Childhood Cancer Act of 2007

H.R. 1553 — 110th Congress (2007–2008)

Summary
To amend the Public Health Service Act to advance medical research and treatments into pediatric cancers, ensure patients and families have access to information regarding pediatric cancers and current treatments for such cancers, establish a national childhood cancer registry, and promote public awareness of pediatric cancer. (by CRS)
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Title
To amend the Public Health Service Act to advance medical research and treatments into pediatric cancers, ensure patients and families have access to the current treatments and information regarding pediatric cancers, establish a population-based national childhood cancer database, and promote public awareness of pediatric cancers.
Other Titles
  • Conquer Childhood Cancer Act of 2007
  • Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Act of 2008
  • Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Act of 2008
  • Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Act of 2008
  • Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Act of 2008
  • To amend the Public Health Service Act to advance medical research and treatments into pediatric cancers, ensure patients and families have access to information regarding pediatric cancers and current treatments for such cancers, establish a national childhood cancer registry, and promote public awareness of pediatric cancer.
Sponsor
Deborah Pryce
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Medicine
  • Budgets
  • Cancer
  • Child health
  • Children
  • Clinical trials
  • Communication in medicine
  • Communications
  • Data banks
  • Federal aid to research
  • Grants-in-aid
  • Health education
  • Health information systems
  • Health policy
  • Medical care
  • Medical research
  • Preventive medicine
  • Research grants
  • Science policy
  • Technology
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Major Actions
Introduced3/15/2007
Referred to Committee
Passed House6/12/2008
Passed Senate7/16/2008
Signed by President7/29/2008
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteHouseOn Passage - House - H.R. 1553 Conquer Childhood Cancer Act - Under Suspension of the Rules6/12/2008This bill PASSED the House
416 voted YES 0 voted NO 17 voted present/not voting
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.7/16/2008PASSED 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.
4/23/2008Subcommittee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
4/23/2008Forwarded by Subcommittee to Full Committee by Voice Vote .
5/07/2008Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
Put on a legislative calendar5/07/2008Ordered to be Reported in the Nature of a Substitute by Voice Vote.
6/10/2008Reported (Amended) by the Committee on Energy and Commerce. H. Rept. 110-706.
Put on a legislative calendar6/10/2008Placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 448.
6/11/2008Mr. Pallone moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended.
6/11/2008Considered under suspension of the rules.
6/11/2008DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 1553.
6/11/2008DEBATE - The House resumed debate on H.R. 1553.
6/11/2008At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage6/12/2008On Passage - House - H.R. 1553 Conquer Childhood Cancer Act - Under Suspension of the Rules
6/13/2008Considered as unfinished business.
6/13/2008The title of the measure was amended. Agreed to without objection.
6/16/2008Received in the Senate, read twice.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage7/16/2008Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
Presented to President7/16/2008Cleared for White House.
7/17/2008Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Presented to President7/25/2008Presented to President.
Signed7/29/2008Signed by President.
Enacted7/29/2008Became Public Law No: 110-285.
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Total contributions given to Senators from Health & welfare policy, which…

supported this bill

Health & welfare policy$515,981
$515,981

4 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

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Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Act of 2008: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.

4 organizations supported this bill

Alliance For Childhood Cancer
(n.d.). Endorsment. Retrieved n.d., from .
Children's Cause for Cancer Advocacy
(n.d.). CCCA Position. Retrieved n.d., from .
Cure Search National Childhood Cancer Foundation
(n.d.). Caroline Pryce Walker Conquer Childhood Cancer Act Press Release. Retrieved n.d., from .
Hope Street Kids
(n.d.). Realizing Caroline's Vision. Retrieved n.d., from .

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office on day of vote, from Health & welfare policy interest groups, January 1, 2003 – December 31, 2008.
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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$36,249$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$4,000$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$0$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,449$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$19,193$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$7,250$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$10,000$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$250$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$4,250$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$7,250$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$1,000$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$3,000$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,250$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$25,510$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$13,200$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$4,300$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$17,300$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$800$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$15,000$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$250$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$11,500$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$9,875$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$4,000$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$1,700$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$16,600$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,750$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$19,750$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$9,800$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$13,100$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$250$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$250$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$7,000$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$16,650$0Yes
John KerryDMA$5,100$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$500$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$4,500$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$2,400$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$14,000$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$6,000$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$16,300$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$4,000$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$10,800$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$18,600$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$16,300$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,500$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$500$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$4,800$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$500$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$650$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$11,000$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$500$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$11,800$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$14,292$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$5,500$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$4,000$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$1,000$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$10,500$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$30,613$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$4,750$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$200$0Yes
John SununuRNH$8,600$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$1,750$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$0$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$1,750$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$500$0Yes
Roger 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$36,249$0Yes
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$4,000$0Yes
Bob BennettRUT$0$0Yes
Joe BidenDDE$0$0Yes
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$0Yes
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$2,449$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$19,193$0Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$7,250$0Yes
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$0Yes
Jim BunningRKY$0$0Yes
Richard BurrRNC$10,000$0Yes
Robert ByrdDWV$250$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$4,250$0Yes
Ben CardinDMD$7,250$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$1,000$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$3,000$0Yes
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$2,250$0Yes
Hillary ClintonDNY$25,510$0Yes
Tom CoburnROK$0$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$0$0Yes
Norm ColemanRMN$13,200$0Yes
Susan CollinsRME$4,300$0Yes
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$17,300$0Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$800$0Yes
John CornynRTX$0$0Yes
Larry CraigRID$0$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$0$0Yes
Jim DeMintRSC$0$0Yes
Chris DoddDCT$15,000$0Yes
Mary Elizabeth DoleRNC$0$0Yes
Pete DomeniciRNM$250$0Yes
Byron DorganDND$11,500$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$9,875$0Yes
John EnsignRNV$4,000$0Yes
Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0Yes
Russ FeingoldDWI$1,700$0Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$16,600$0Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,750$0Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$19,750$0Yes
Judd GreggRNH$0$0Yes
Chuck HagelRNE$0$0Yes
Tom HarkinDIA$9,800$0Yes
Orrin HatchRUT$13,100$0Yes
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$0$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$0$0Yes
Dan InouyeDHI$250$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$250$0Yes
Tim JohnsonDSD$7,000$0Yes
Ted KennedyDMA$16,650$0Yes
John KerryDMA$5,100$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$500$0Yes
Herb KohlDWI$0$0Yes
Jon KylRAZ$4,500$0Yes
Mary LandrieuDLA$2,400$0Yes
Frank LautenbergDNJ$14,000$0Yes
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$0Yes
Carl LevinDMI$6,000$0Yes
Joe LiebermanICT$0$0Yes
Blanche LincolnDAR$16,300$0Yes
Dick LugarRIN$0$0Yes
Mel MartinezRFL$0$0Yes
John McCainRAZ$0$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$4,000$0Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$10,800$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$18,600$0Yes
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$0Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$16,300$0Yes
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,500$0Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$500$0Yes
Barack ObamaDIL$4,800$0Yes
Mark PryorDAR$500$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$650$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$11,000$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$500$0Yes
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$11,800$0Yes
Ken SalazarDCO$14,292$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$5,500$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$4,000$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0Yes
Richard ShelbyRAL$1,000$0Yes
Gordon SmithROR$10,500$0Yes
Olympia SnoweRME$0$0Yes
Arlen SpecterDPA$30,613$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$4,750$0Yes
Ted StevensRAK$200$0Yes
John SununuRNH$8,600$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$1,750$0Yes
John ThuneRSD$0$0Yes
David VitterRLA$0$0Yes
George VoinovichROH$0$0Yes
John WarnerRVA$0$0Yes
Jim WebbDVA$1,750$0Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$500$0Yes
Roger WickerRMS$0$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$4,000$0Yes

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