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S. 2236 - Advancing Breakthrough Therapies for Patients Act of 2012

Health. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide for the expedited development and evaluation of drugs designated as breakthrough drugs. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Advancing Breakthrough Therapies for Patients Act of 2012

S. 2236 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to provide for the expedited development and evaluation of drugs designated as breakthrough drugs. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide for the expedited development and evaluation of drugs designated as breakthrough drugs.
Other Titles
  • Advancing Breakthrough Therapies for Patients Act of 2012
Sponsor
Michael F. Bennet
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Drug and radiation therapy
  • Drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/26/2012
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/26/2012
3/26/2012Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

45 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Advancing Breakthrough Therapies for Patients Act of 2012

45 organizations supported this bill

Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Accelerate Cure / Treatments For Alzheimers Disease
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Research Foundation
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Ahaf Alzheimer's Disease Research
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Alliance for Aging Research
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Alpha-1 Association
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Alpha-1 Foundation
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Alzheimer's Association
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
American Association for Cancer Research
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
American Association for Respiratory Care
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Association Of American Cancer Institutes
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
C-Change
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Cancer Support Community
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
COPD Foundation
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
FasterCures
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Fight Colorectal Cancer
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Friends of Cancer Research
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Intercultural Cancer Caucus
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
JDRF
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Kidney Cancer Association
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Lung Cancer Alliance
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Lungevity Foundation
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Lupus Research Institute National Coalition
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Mental Health America
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
National Alliance for Caregiving
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
National Alliance on Mental Illness
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
National Brain Tumor Society
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
National Coalition For Cancer Research
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
National Comprehensive Cancer Network
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
National Organization for Rare Disorders
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
National Patient Advocate Foundation
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Oncology Nursing Society
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Onyx Pharmaceuticals
Coles, Tony (n.d.). Boston CEO discussions on healthcare, research, policy and science. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Boston Biotech Conferences.
Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Prevent Cancer Foundation
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Sarcoma Foundation of America
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Sjögren's Syndrome Foundation
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Society for Women's Health Research
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Society of Gynecologic Oncology
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Treat Als Now
Treat ALS Now (n.d.). Form Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Treat ALS Now.
U.S. Pain Foundation
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
United Cerebral Palsy
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Us Against Alzheimer's
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.
Vital Options International
Undersigned Organizations (2012, April 16). Breakthrough Designation Support Letter. Retrieved July 16, 2012, from Lung Cancer Alliance.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$12,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$249,461$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$101,450$0
John BarrassoRWY$435,350$0
Max BaucusDMT$515,481$0
Mark BegichDAK$80,283$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$231,549$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$18,900$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$131,739$0
Roy BluntRMO$429,471$0
John BoozmanRAR$83,750$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$282,000$0
Scott BrownRMA$582,904$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$472,213$0
Richard BurrRNC$351,700$0
Maria CantwellDWA$101,565$0
Ben CardinDMD$220,310$0
Tom CarperDDE$207,100$0
Bob CaseyDPA$411,647$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$266,350$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$106,650$0
Tom CoburnROK$140,651$0
William Thad CochranRMS$88,800$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$242,750$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$42,800$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$179,500$0
Bob CorkerRTN$408,692$0
John CornynRTX$533,823$0
Mike CrapoRID$143,342$0
Jim DeMintRSC$89,300$0
Dick DurbinDIL$228,325$0
Mike EnziRWY$190,050$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$178,464$0
Al FrankenDMN$158,987$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$457,076$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$122,198$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$206,610$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$180,681$0
Tom HarkinDIA$410,799$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$508,400$0
Dean HellerRNV$217,634$0
John HoevenRND$83,460$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$55,600$0
Jim InhofeROK$88,363$0
Dan InouyeDHI$73,400$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$180,550$0
Mike JohannsRNE$122,750$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$110,946$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$119,601$0
John F. KerryDMA$158,620$0
Mark KirkRIL$504,190$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$122,150$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$23,000$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$277,760$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$210,800$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$57,900$0
Mike LeeRUT$24,800$0
Carl LevinDMI$85,592$0
Joe LiebermanICT$15,700$0
Dick LugarRIN$84,150$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$356,650$0
John McCainRAZ$92,935$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$251,594$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$766,125$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$751,960$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$106,650$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$218,809$0
Jerry MoranRKS$144,850$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$116,333$0
Patty MurrayDWA$313,782$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$244,010$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$415,990$0
Rand PaulRKY$229,388$0
Rob PortmanROH$226,030$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$86,895$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$81,600$0
Harry ReidDNV$682,705$0
Jim RischRID$56,400$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$265,300$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$154,050$0
Marco RubioRFL$306,988$0
Bernie SandersIVT$47,683$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$260,600$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$104,600$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$127,233$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$54,500$0
Olympia SnoweRME$100,860$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$373,823$0
Jon TesterDMT$198,450$0
John ThuneRSD$149,391$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$272,168$0
Mark UdallDCO$285,465$0
Tom UdallDNM$148,571$0
David VitterRLA$296,051$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$321,752$0
Jim WebbDVA$8,000$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$96,950$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$258,525$0
Ron WydenDOR$290,965$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$12,000$0
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$249,461$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$101,450$0
John BarrassoRWY$435,350$0
Max BaucusDMT$515,481$0
Mark BegichDAK$80,283$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$231,549$0
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$18,900$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$131,739$0
Roy BluntRMO$429,471$0
John BoozmanRAR$83,750$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$282,000$0
Scott BrownRMA$582,904$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$472,213$0
Richard BurrRNC$351,700$0
Maria CantwellDWA$101,565$0
Ben CardinDMD$220,310$0
Tom CarperDDE$207,100$0
Bob CaseyDPA$411,647$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$266,350$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$106,650$0
Tom CoburnROK$140,651$0
William Thad CochranRMS$88,800$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$242,750$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$42,800$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$179,500$0
Bob CorkerRTN$408,692$0
John CornynRTX$533,823$0
Mike CrapoRID$143,342$0
Jim DeMintRSC$89,300$0
Dick DurbinDIL$228,325$0
Mike EnziRWY$190,050$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$178,464$0
Al FrankenDMN$158,987$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$457,076$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$122,198$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$206,610$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$180,681$0
Tom HarkinDIA$410,799$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$508,400$0
Dean HellerRNV$217,634$0
John HoevenRND$83,460$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$55,600$0
Jim InhofeROK$88,363$0
Dan InouyeDHI$73,400$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$180,550$0
Mike JohannsRNE$122,750$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$110,946$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$119,601$0
John F. KerryDMA$158,620$0
Mark KirkRIL$504,190$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$122,150$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$23,000$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$277,760$0
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$210,800$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$57,900$0
Mike LeeRUT$24,800$0
Carl LevinDMI$85,592$0
Joe LiebermanICT$15,700$0
Dick LugarRIN$84,150$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$356,650$0
John McCainRAZ$92,935$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$251,594$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$766,125$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$751,960$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$106,650$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$218,809$0
Jerry MoranRKS$144,850$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$116,333$0
Patty MurrayDWA$313,782$0
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$244,010$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$415,990$0
Rand PaulRKY$229,388$0
Rob PortmanROH$226,030$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$86,895$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$81,600$0
Harry ReidDNV$682,705$0
Jim RischRID$56,400$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$265,300$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$154,050$0
Marco RubioRFL$306,988$0
Bernie SandersIVT$47,683$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$260,600$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$104,600$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$127,233$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$54,500$0
Olympia SnoweRME$100,860$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$373,823$0
Jon TesterDMT$198,450$0
John ThuneRSD$149,391$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$272,168$0
Mark UdallDCO$285,465$0
Tom UdallDNM$148,571$0
David VitterRLA$296,051$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$321,752$0
Jim WebbDVA$8,000$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$96,950$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$258,525$0
Ron WydenDOR$290,965$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Physicians$9,488,455
Pharmaceutical manufacturing$7,661,118
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,648,111
Other non-physician health practitioners$1,248,932
Nurses$946,436
Health & welfare policy$449,450
Elderly issues/Social Security$242,216

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
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