S. 1878 - Advancing Hope Act of 2016

Health. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
Sponsor:
Summary:
A bill to extend the pediatric priority review voucher program. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has become law. 
Amendments:
1 proposed amendment. 1 accepted. View amendments 
Senate Vote: On Passage

by voice vote on September 22, 2016.

Advancing Hope Act of 2016

S. 1878 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to extend the pediatric priority review voucher program. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to extend the pediatric priority review voucher program.
Other Titles
  • Advancing Hope Act of 2015
  • Advancing Hope Act of 2016
  • Advancing Hope Act of 2016
  • Advancing Hope Act of 2016
  • Advancing Hope Act of 2016
  • Advancing Hope Act of 2016
Sponsor
Robert P. Casey, Jr.
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Blood and blood diseases
  • Cancer
  • Child health
  • Drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation
  • Drug therapy
  • Hereditary and development disorders
  • Infectious and parasitic diseases
  • World health
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced7/28/2015
Referred to Committee
Amendments (1 proposed)
Senate9/22/2016
House9/27/2016
Signed by President9/30/2016
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
currently selectedSenatePassed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.9/22/2016 by voice vote
select this voteSenateAmendment SA 5090 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.9/22/2016 by voice vote
select this voteHouseOn passage Passed without objection.9/27/2016 by voice vote
ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/28/2015
7/28/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
7/28/2015Introduced 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. 415.
9/22/2016Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
9/22/2016The committee substitute as amended agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
currently selectedSenate Vote on Passage9/22/2016Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.
9/22/2016Received in the House.
9/22/2016Message on Senate action sent to the House.
9/22/2016Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
select this voteVote9/22/2016Amendment SA 5090 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
9/22/2016
9/22/2016Senate amendment submitted
9/22/2016Senate amendment proposed (on the floor): Amendment SA 5090 proposed by Senator Coats for Senator Sanders.
9/22/2016Senate amendment agreed to: Amendment SA 5090 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
9/22/2016Amendment SA 5090 proposed by Senator Coats for Senator Sanders. (consideration: CR S6063: text: CR S6063) To improve the bill.
9/27/2016Mr. Walden asked unanimous consent to discharge from committee and consider.
9/27/2016Committee on Energy and Commerce discharged.
9/27/2016Considered by unanimous consent.
select this voteHouse Vote on Passage9/27/2016On passage Passed without objection.
9/27/2016Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Presented to President9/29/2016Presented to President.
Signed9/30/2016Signed by President.
Enacted9/30/2016Became Public Law No: 114-229.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus
select this voteS. Amdt. 5090Sanders, Bernard [I-VT]September 22, 2016Passed by voice vote on September 21, 2016.

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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

supported this bill

Biotech products & research
Nurses
Health & welfare policy (split)
Health, Education & Human Resources (split)
$1,849,495
$1,040,021
$2,889,516
186% more
$750
$8,250,935
$8,251,685

opposed this bill

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

Organizations that took a position on
Advancing Hope Act of 2016: Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent.

4 organizations supported this bill

Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses
Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses (2015, September 25). APHON Endorses the Advancing Hope Act and the Kids' Innovative Drugs Initiative. Retrieved January 25, 2016, from Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses.
Biotechnology Industry Organization
Biotechnology Industry Organization (2016, January 21). BIO Applauds Move to Advance Senate Innovation Initiative Legislation. Retrieved January 21, 2016, from Biotechnology Industry Organization.
Kids v Cancer
Kids V Cancer (2015, April 19). Reauthorize the Creating Hope Act!. Retrieved January 25, 2016, from Kids V Cancer.
Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research
Crowe, Dean (2015, September 1). Dreading September 1st. Retrieved December 2, 2016, from Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research.

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 on day of vote, 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
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$31,000$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$29,900$28,334Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$29,400$919,425Yes
John BarrassoRWY$25,500$0Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$106,655$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$27,500$2,750Yes
Roy BluntRMO$55,850$0Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$32,450$3,700Yes
John BoozmanRAR$22,000$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$750Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$33,350$404,184Yes
Richard BurrRNC$75,100$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$14,500$87,721Yes
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$7,500$42,550Yes
Ben CardinDMD$30,350$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$18,400$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$68,550$500Yes
Bill CassidyRLA$58,350$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$4,500$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$27,000$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$32,750$20,050Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$17,250$1,000Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$20,280$0Yes
John CornynRTX$41,450$0Yes
Tom CottonRAR$10,600$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$21,000$0Yes
Ted CruzRTX$19,950$0Yes
Steve DainesRMT$9,250$0Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$7,950$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$24,850$3,350Yes
Mike EnziRWY$44,350$0Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$0$10,350Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$35,700$212,449Yes
Deb FischerRNE$11,750$21,250Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$9,614$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$20,550$1,750Yes
Cory GardnerRCO$26,750$0Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$40,250$585,592Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$9,896$500Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$36,000$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$68,500$0Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$28,800$0Yes
Heidi HeitkampDND$17,950$174,494Yes
Dean HellerRNV$16,545$0Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$5,500$339,772Yes
John HoevenRND$10,750$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$750$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$41,950$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$16,920$0Yes
Tim KaineDVA$36,800$375,331Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$28,000$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$24,700$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$15,000$230,065Yes
James LankfordROK$9,450$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$15,750$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$4,700$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$9,250$0Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$76,300$8,550Yes
John McCainRAZ$37,700$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$21,975$1,198,915Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$57,850$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$21,160$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$44,300$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$33,311$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$27,000$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$18,300$11,525Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$30,350$1,250Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$69,426$416,087Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$14,500$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$9,000$0Yes
David PerdueRGA$25,100$0Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$41,450$233,373Yes
Rob PortmanROH$41,050$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$18,000$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$34,500$250Yes
Jim RischRID$7,000$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$55,200$0Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$9,000$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$18,650$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$14,100$1,000Yes
Ben SasseRNE$35,929$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$21,250$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$109,500$5,400Yes
Tim ScottRSC$36,850$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,500$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$41,750$794,579Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$5,000$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$37,250$329,305Yes
Dan SullivanRAK$9,229$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$42,500$186,951Yes
John ThuneRSD$22,200$0Yes
Thom TillisRNC$15,375$0Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$34,315$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$20,425$0Yes
David VitterRLA$250$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$26,200$0Yes
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$61,828$1,598,633Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$67,083$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,500$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$79,000$0Yes

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Vote
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$31,000$0Yes
Kelly AyotteRNH$29,900$28,334Yes
Tammy BaldwinDWI$29,400$919,425Yes
John BarrassoRWY$25,500$0Yes
Michael F. BennetDCO$106,655$0Yes
Richard BlumenthalDCT$27,500$2,750Yes
Roy BluntRMO$55,850$0Yes
Cory A. BookerDNJ$32,450$3,700Yes
John BoozmanRAR$22,000$0Yes
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$750Yes
Sherrod BrownDOH$33,350$404,184Yes
Richard BurrRNC$75,100$0Yes
Maria CantwellDWA$14,500$87,721Yes
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$7,500$42,550Yes
Ben CardinDMD$30,350$0Yes
Tom CarperDDE$18,400$0Yes
Bob CaseyDPA$68,550$500Yes
Bill CassidyRLA$58,350$0Yes
Daniel CoatsRIN$4,500$0Yes
William Thad CochranRMS$27,000$0Yes
Susan M. CollinsRME$32,750$20,050Yes
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$17,250$1,000Yes
Bob CorkerRTN$20,280$0Yes
John CornynRTX$41,450$0Yes
Tom CottonRAR$10,600$0Yes
Mike CrapoRID$21,000$0Yes
Ted CruzRTX$19,950$0Yes
Steve DainesRMT$9,250$0Yes
Joe DonnellyDIN$7,950$0Yes
Dick DurbinDIL$24,850$3,350Yes
Mike EnziRWY$44,350$0Yes
Joni ErnstRIA$0$10,350Yes
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$35,700$212,449Yes
Deb FischerRNE$11,750$21,250Yes
Jeff FlakeRAZ$9,614$0Yes
Al FrankenDMN$20,550$1,750Yes
Cory GardnerRCO$26,750$0Yes
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$40,250$585,592Yes
Lindsey GrahamRSC$9,896$500Yes
Chuck GrassleyRIA$36,000$0Yes
Orrin G. HatchRUT$68,500$0Yes
Martin HeinrichDNM$28,800$0Yes
Heidi HeitkampDND$17,950$174,494Yes
Dean HellerRNV$16,545$0Yes
Mazie K. HironoDHI$5,500$339,772Yes
John HoevenRND$10,750$0Yes
Jim InhofeROK$750$0Yes
Johnny IsaksonRGA$41,950$0Yes
Ron JohnsonRWI$16,920$0Yes
Tim KaineDVA$36,800$375,331Yes
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$28,000$0Yes
Mark KirkRIL$24,700$0Yes
Amy KlobucharDMN$15,000$230,065Yes
James LankfordROK$9,450$0Yes
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$15,750$0Yes
Mike LeeRUT$4,700$0Yes
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$9,250$0Yes
Ed MarkeyDMA$76,300$8,550Yes
John McCainRAZ$37,700$0Yes
Claire McCaskillDMO$21,975$1,198,915Yes
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$57,850$0Yes
Bob MenéndezDNJ$21,160$0Yes
Jeff MerkleyDOR$44,300$0Yes
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$33,311$0Yes
Jerry MoranRKS$27,000$0Yes
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$18,300$11,525Yes
Chris MurphyDCT$30,350$1,250Yes
Patty MurrayDWA$69,426$416,087Yes
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$14,500$0Yes
Rand PaulRKY$9,000$0Yes
David PerdueRGA$25,100$0Yes
Gary C. PetersDMI$41,450$233,373Yes
Rob PortmanROH$41,050$0Yes
John "Jack" ReedDRI$18,000$0Yes
Harry ReidDNV$34,500$250Yes
Jim RischRID$7,000$0Yes
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$55,200$0Yes
Mike RoundsRSD$9,000$0Yes
Marco RubioRFL$18,650$0Yes
Bernie SandersIVT$14,100$1,000Yes
Ben SasseRNE$35,929$0Yes
Brian SchatzDHI$21,250$0Yes
Chuck SchumerDNY$109,500$5,400Yes
Tim ScottRSC$36,850$0Yes
Jeff SessionsRAL$4,500$0Yes
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$41,750$794,579Yes
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$5,000$0Yes
Debbie StabenowDMI$37,250$329,305Yes
Dan SullivanRAK$9,229$0Yes
Jon TesterDMT$42,500$186,951Yes
John ThuneRSD$22,200$0Yes
Thom TillisRNC$15,375$0Yes
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$34,315$0Yes
Tom UdallDNM$20,425$0Yes
David VitterRLA$250$0Yes
Mark R. WarnerDVA$26,200$0Yes
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$61,828$1,598,633Yes
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$67,083$0Yes
Roger F. WickerRMS$4,500$0Yes
Ron WydenDOR$79,000$0Yes

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Biotech products & research$1,849,495
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
Nurses$1,040,021
Health & welfare policy$547,752

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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