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S. 1597 - Patient-Focused Impact Assessment Act of 2016

Health. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to enhance patient engagement in the medical product development process, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Patient-Focused Impact Assessment Act of 2016

S. 1597 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to enhance patient engagement in the medical product development process, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to enhance patient engagement in the medical product development process, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Patient-Focused Impact Assessment Act of 2015
  • Patient-Focused Impact Assessment Act of 2016
  • Patient-Focused Impact Assessment Act of 2016
Sponsor
Roger F. Wicker
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
  • Government information and archives
  • Prescription drugs
Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced6/17/2015
    Referred to Committee
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced6/17/2015
    6/17/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
    6/17/2015Introduced in Senate
    Put on a legislative calendar3/09/2016Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
    4/05/2016Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Reported by Senator Alexander with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. Without written report.
    Put on a legislative calendar4/05/2016Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 413.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    supported this bill

    Pharmaceutical manufacturing
    Biotech products & research
    Health, Education & Human Resources (split)
    19% more
    $1,849,495
    $8,625,639
    $10,475,134
    $547,752
    $750
    $8,250,935
    $8,799,437

    opposed this bill

    Women's issues
    Health & welfare policy
    Consumer groups
    Health, Education & Human Resources (split)
    21 Organizations Supported and 14 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    Patient-Focused Impact Assessment Act of 2016

    21 organizations supported this bill

    ALS Association
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
    CADASIL Association
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
    CARES Foundation
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
    Everylife Foundation for Rare Diseases
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
    Fabry Support & Information Group
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
    Genetic Alliance
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
    Hydrocephalus Association
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
    International Cancer Advocacy Network
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
    Life Raft Group
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
    MLD Foundation
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
    National Down Syndrome Society
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
    National Fragile X Foundation
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
    National MPS Society
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
    National Organization for Rare Disorders
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
    Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy
    Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (2015, June 19). PPMD Heralds New Legislation (S. 1597) to Strengthen Patient Voice in FDA Drug Review Process. Retrieved June 19, 2015, from PR Newswire.
    Pediatric Hydrocephalus Foundation
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
    Phelan-McDermid Syndrome Foundation
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
    ReveraGen BioPharma
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
    Sarepta Therapeutics
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
    Summit Corporation
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.
    United Leukodystrophy Foundation
    Undersigned Organizations. (2015, January 22). S. 1597 Group Support Letter. Retrieved August 3, 2015, from Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation.

    14 organizations opposed this bill

    Breast Cancer Action
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 5). Letter to HELP Committee Re: Innovation Bills. Retrieved August 9, 2016, from National Center for Health Research.
    Center for Medical Consumers
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 5). Letter to HELP Committee Re: Innovation Bills. Retrieved August 9, 2016, from National Center for Health Research.
    Center for Science and Democracy, Union of Concerned Scientists
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 5). Letter to HELP Committee Re: Innovation Bills. Retrieved August 9, 2016, from National Center for Health Research.
    Medication-Induced Suicide Education Foundation in Memory of Stewart Dolin
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 5). Letter to HELP Committee Re: Innovation Bills. Retrieved August 9, 2016, from National Center for Health Research.
    MedShadow
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 5). Letter to HELP Committee Re: Innovation Bills. Retrieved August 9, 2016, from National Center for Health Research.
    Mothers Against Medical Error
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 5). Letter to HELP Committee Re: Innovation Bills. Retrieved August 9, 2016, from National Center for Health Research.
    mrsa survivors network
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 5). Letter to HELP Committee Re: Innovation Bills. Retrieved August 9, 2016, from National Center for Health Research.
    National Center for Health Research
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 5). Letter to HELP Committee Re: Innovation Bills. Retrieved August 9, 2016, from National Center for Health Research.
    National Consumers League
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 5). Letter to HELP Committee Re: Innovation Bills. Retrieved August 9, 2016, from National Center for Health Research.
    National Organization for Women
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 5). Letter to HELP Committee Re: Innovation Bills. Retrieved August 9, 2016, from National Center for Health Research.
    National Women's Health Network
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 5). Letter to HELP Committee Re: Innovation Bills. Retrieved August 9, 2016, from National Center for Health Research.
    Our Bodies Ourselves
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 5). Letter to HELP Committee Re: Innovation Bills. Retrieved August 9, 2016, from National Center for Health Research.
    TMJ Association
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 5). Letter to HELP Committee Re: Innovation Bills. Retrieved August 9, 2016, from National Center for Health Research.
    WoodyMatters
    Undersigned organizations (2016, March 5). Letter to HELP Committee Re: Innovation Bills. Retrieved August 9, 2016, from National Center for Health Research.

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$189,600$7,200
    Kelly AyotteRNH$170,750$47,234
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$27,000$926,897
    John BarrassoRWY$122,250$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$276,450$3,000
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$100,350$7,450
    Roy BluntRMO$260,868$93,380
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$302,338$19,400
    John BoozmanRAR$31,000$200
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$750
    Sherrod BrownDOH$35,170$416,184
    Richard BurrRNC$321,599$8,000
    Maria CantwellDWA$38,750$87,943
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$57,916$50,550
    Ben CardinDMD$61,250$12,250
    Tom CarperDDE$199,410$200
    Bob CaseyDPA$308,330$500
    Bill CassidyRLA$204,950$3,649
    Daniel CoatsRIN$27,100$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$59,159$12,600
    Susan M. CollinsRME$54,950$21,550
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$174,200$1,000
    Bob CorkerRTN$96,880$500
    John CornynRTX$161,250$0
    Tom CottonRAR$17,591$4,667
    Mike CrapoRID$138,100$0
    Ted CruzRTX$60,095$0
    Steve DainesRMT$42,100$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$119,762$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$36,850$11,200
    Mike EnziRWY$160,450$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$3,000$10,350
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$93,350$224,371
    Deb FischerRNE$49,500$21,250
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$49,714$0
    Al FrankenDMN$24,016$6,780
    Cory GardnerRCO$151,200$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$116,450$590,114
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$75,950$3,000
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$91,650$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$395,810$18,050
    Martin HeinrichDNM$83,050$500
    Heidi HeitkampDND$58,000$174,966
    Dean HellerRNV$58,995$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$23,500$339,772
    John HoevenRND$43,315$500
    Jim InhofeROK$24,500$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$193,800$2,500
    Ron JohnsonRWI$62,670$5,050
    Tim KaineDVA$99,950$378,681
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$23,450$1,500
    Mark KirkRIL$123,000$9,300
    Amy KlobucharDMN$17,750$230,787
    James LankfordROK$26,500$8,000
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$55,750$150
    Mike LeeRUT$49,950$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$137,000$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$226,250$29,375
    John McCainRAZ$37,200$500
    Claire McCaskillDMO$60,825$1,218,287
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$362,850$15,200
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$215,050$13,500
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$30,250$500
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$74,811$1,000
    Jerry MoranRKS$98,500$14,950
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$46,500$14,025
    Chris MurphyDCT$44,860$2,700
    Patty MurrayDWA$332,040$442,609
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$35,000$2,250
    Rand PaulRKY$45,335$0
    David PerdueRGA$65,250$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$87,450$237,873
    Rob PortmanROH$321,450$8,640
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$24,000$1,000
    Harry ReidDNV$129,500$3,250
    Jim RischRID$17,500$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$187,600$4,439
    Mike RoundsRSD$33,100$0
    Marco RubioRFL$98,425$7,250
    Bernie SandersIVT$250$1,500
    Ben SasseRNE$71,029$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$35,250$1,075
    Chuck SchumerDNY$290,550$34,599
    Tim ScottRSC$246,950$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$23,600$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$42,300$798,829
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$20,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$50,000$330,027
    Dan SullivanRAK$9,729$0
    Jon TesterDMT$106,000$190,551
    John ThuneRSD$77,400$4,200
    Thom TillisRNC$59,650$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$271,456$8,600
    Tom UdallDNM$24,400$1,000
    David VitterRLA$250$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$101,950$7,700
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$115,253$1,627,933
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$111,633$500
    Roger F. WickerRMS$18,500$0
    Ron WydenDOR$236,950$13,650

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    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$189,600$7,200
    Kelly AyotteRNH$170,750$47,234
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$27,000$926,897
    John BarrassoRWY$122,250$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$276,450$3,000
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$100,350$7,450
    Roy BluntRMO$260,868$93,380
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$302,338$19,400
    John BoozmanRAR$31,000$200
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$750
    Sherrod BrownDOH$35,170$416,184
    Richard BurrRNC$321,599$8,000
    Maria CantwellDWA$38,750$87,943
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$57,916$50,550
    Ben CardinDMD$61,250$12,250
    Tom CarperDDE$199,410$200
    Bob CaseyDPA$308,330$500
    Bill CassidyRLA$204,950$3,649
    Daniel CoatsRIN$27,100$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$59,159$12,600
    Susan M. CollinsRME$54,950$21,550
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$174,200$1,000
    Bob CorkerRTN$96,880$500
    John CornynRTX$161,250$0
    Tom CottonRAR$17,591$4,667
    Mike CrapoRID$138,100$0
    Ted CruzRTX$60,095$0
    Steve DainesRMT$42,100$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$119,762$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$36,850$11,200
    Mike EnziRWY$160,450$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$3,000$10,350
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$93,350$224,371
    Deb FischerRNE$49,500$21,250
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$49,714$0
    Al FrankenDMN$24,016$6,780
    Cory GardnerRCO$151,200$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$116,450$590,114
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$75,950$3,000
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$91,650$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$395,810$18,050
    Martin HeinrichDNM$83,050$500
    Heidi HeitkampDND$58,000$174,966
    Dean HellerRNV$58,995$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$23,500$339,772
    John HoevenRND$43,315$500
    Jim InhofeROK$24,500$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$193,800$2,500
    Ron JohnsonRWI$62,670$5,050
    Tim KaineDVA$99,950$378,681
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$23,450$1,500
    Mark KirkRIL$123,000$9,300
    Amy KlobucharDMN$17,750$230,787
    James LankfordROK$26,500$8,000
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$55,750$150
    Mike LeeRUT$49,950$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$137,000$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$226,250$29,375
    John McCainRAZ$37,200$500
    Claire McCaskillDMO$60,825$1,218,287
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$362,850$15,200
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$215,050$13,500
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$30,250$500
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$74,811$1,000
    Jerry MoranRKS$98,500$14,950
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$46,500$14,025
    Chris MurphyDCT$44,860$2,700
    Patty MurrayDWA$332,040$442,609
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$35,000$2,250
    Rand PaulRKY$45,335$0
    David PerdueRGA$65,250$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$87,450$237,873
    Rob PortmanROH$321,450$8,640
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$24,000$1,000
    Harry ReidDNV$129,500$3,250
    Jim RischRID$17,500$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$187,600$4,439
    Mike RoundsRSD$33,100$0
    Marco RubioRFL$98,425$7,250
    Bernie SandersIVT$250$1,500
    Ben SasseRNE$71,029$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$35,250$1,075
    Chuck SchumerDNY$290,550$34,599
    Tim ScottRSC$246,950$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$23,600$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$42,300$798,829
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$20,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$50,000$330,027
    Dan SullivanRAK$9,729$0
    Jon TesterDMT$106,000$190,551
    John ThuneRSD$77,400$4,200
    Thom TillisRNC$59,650$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$271,456$8,600
    Tom UdallDNM$24,400$1,000
    David VitterRLA$250$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$101,950$7,700
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$115,253$1,627,933
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$111,633$500
    Roger F. WickerRMS$18,500$0
    Ron WydenDOR$236,950$13,650

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Pharmaceutical manufacturing$8,625,639
    Biotech products & research$1,849,495
    Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
    Women's issues$8,250,935
    Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
    Health & welfare policy$547,752
    Consumer groups$750
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