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S. 289 - American Cures Act

Health. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to prioritize funding for an expanded and sustained national investment in biomedical research. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

American Cures Act

S. 289 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to prioritize funding for an expanded and sustained national investment in biomedical research. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to prioritize funding for an expanded and sustained national investment in biomedical research.
Other Titles
  • American Cures Act
  • American Cures Act
Sponsor
Richard J. Durbin
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Appropriations
  • Budget process
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Defense spending
  • Department of Defense
  • Department of Health and Human Services
  • Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Disability and paralysis
  • Executive agency funding and structure
  • Medical research
  • Military medicine
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH)
  • Research administration and funding
  • Veterans' medical care
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Major Actions
Introduced1/28/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/28/2015
1/28/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Budget.
1/28/2015Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

21 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
American Cures Act

21 organizations supported this bill

American Association for Cancer Research
Wolinetz, Carrie (2015, January 28). United for Medical Research Applauds Introduction of Federal Legislation to Boost NIH Funding. Retrieved January 29, 2015, from United for Medical Research.
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
Breslin, Eileen (2015, March 17). AACN letter of support on S 289. Retrieved March 19, 2015, from American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (2015, January 28). Durbin Bill Makes Medical Research a Top National Priority. Retrieved January 29, 2015, from ACSCAN.
American Diabetes Association
Wolinetz, Carrie (2015, January 28). United for Medical Research Applauds Introduction of Federal Legislation to Boost NIH Funding. Retrieved January 29, 2015, from United for Medical Research.
American Heart Association
Wolinetz, Carrie (2015, January 28). United for Medical Research Applauds Introduction of Federal Legislation to Boost NIH Funding. Retrieved January 29, 2015, from United for Medical Research.
American Society for Microbiology
Donohue, Timothy J. (2015, January 28). ASM ENDORSES AMERICAN CURES ACT OF 2015. Retrieved January 29, 2015, from ASM.
Association of American Medical Colleges
Kirch, Darrell G. (2015, March 13). AAMC Letter Endorsing the American Cures Act. Retrieved March 19, 2015, from Association of American Medical Colleges.
Association of American Universities
Wolinetz, Carrie (2015, January 28). United for Medical Research Applauds Introduction of Federal Legislation to Boost NIH Funding. Retrieved January 29, 2015, from United for Medical Research.
Association of Public and Land-grant Universities
Wolinetz, Carrie (2015, January 28). United for Medical Research Applauds Introduction of Federal Legislation to Boost NIH Funding. Retrieved January 29, 2015, from United for Medical Research.
Becton Dickinson
Wolinetz, Carrie (2015, January 28). United for Medical Research Applauds Introduction of Federal Legislation to Boost NIH Funding. Retrieved January 29, 2015, from United for Medical Research.
Biocom
Biocom (2016, August 15). Federal Legislation of Interest. Retrieved August 15, 2016, from Biocom.
Biotechnology Industry Organization
Wolinetz, Carrie (2015, January 28). United for Medical Research Applauds Introduction of Federal Legislation to Boost NIH Funding. Retrieved January 29, 2015, from United for Medical Research.
Corning
Wolinetz, Carrie (2015, January 28). United for Medical Research Applauds Introduction of Federal Legislation to Boost NIH Funding. Retrieved January 29, 2015, from United for Medical Research.
Endocrine Society
Wolinetz, Carrie (2015, January 28). United for Medical Research Applauds Introduction of Federal Legislation to Boost NIH Funding. Retrieved January 29, 2015, from United for Medical Research.
FasterCures
Wolinetz, Carrie (2015, January 28). United for Medical Research Applauds Introduction of Federal Legislation to Boost NIH Funding. Retrieved January 29, 2015, from United for Medical Research.
Melanoma Research Alliance
Wolinetz, Carrie (2015, January 28). United for Medical Research Applauds Introduction of Federal Legislation to Boost NIH Funding. Retrieved January 29, 2015, from United for Medical Research.
Northwestern University
Wolinetz, Carrie (2015, January 28). United for Medical Research Applauds Introduction of Federal Legislation to Boost NIH Funding. Retrieved January 29, 2015, from United for Medical Research.
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
Wolinetz, Carrie (2015, January 28). United for Medical Research Applauds Introduction of Federal Legislation to Boost NIH Funding. Retrieved January 29, 2015, from United for Medical Research.
Research!America
Wolinetz, Carrie (2015, January 28). United for Medical Research Applauds Introduction of Federal Legislation to Boost NIH Funding. Retrieved January 29, 2015, from United for Medical Research.
United for Medical Research
Wolinetz, Carrie (2015, January 28). United for Medical Research Applauds Introduction of Federal Legislation to Boost NIH Funding. Retrieved January 29, 2015, from United for Medical Research.
Washington University
Wolinetz, Carrie (2015, January 28). United for Medical Research Applauds Introduction of Federal Legislation to Boost NIH Funding. Retrieved January 29, 2015, from United for Medical 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.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$380,938$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$437,245$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$432,164$0
John BarrassoRWY$226,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$761,728$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$249,722$0
Roy BluntRMO$537,653$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$655,915$0
John BoozmanRAR$48,840$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$9,350$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$745,694$0
Richard BurrRNC$541,378$0
Maria CantwellDWA$179,209$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$126,299$0
Ben CardinDMD$217,355$0
Tom CarperDDE$272,796$0
Bob CaseyDPA$705,812$0
Bill CassidyRLA$284,824$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$77,550$0
William Thad CochranRMS$134,409$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$177,710$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$269,750$0
Bob CorkerRTN$258,256$0
John CornynRTX$411,825$0
Tom CottonRAR$88,858$0
Mike CrapoRID$177,760$0
Ted CruzRTX$210,681$0
Steve DainesRMT$107,200$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$385,407$0
Dick DurbinDIL$240,783$0
Mike EnziRWY$220,900$0
Joni ErnstRIA$13,555$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$284,302$0
Deb FischerRNE$86,614$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$152,264$0
Al FrankenDMN$335,143$0
Cory GardnerRCO$282,221$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$429,045$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$202,706$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$183,387$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$735,659$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$266,478$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$161,808$0
Dean HellerRNV$141,153$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$118,550$0
John HoevenRND$56,775$0
Jim InhofeROK$60,900$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$319,125$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$208,649$0
Tim KaineDVA$660,795$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$116,750$0
Mark KirkRIL$264,320$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$326,621$0
James LankfordROK$140,036$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$111,857$0
Mike LeeRUT$134,300$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$194,866$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$550,925$0
John McCainRAZ$195,535$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$514,444$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$742,223$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$415,749$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$218,141$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$122,461$0
Jerry MoranRKS$152,100$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$78,900$0
Chris MurphyDCT$355,460$0
Patty MurrayDWA$666,288$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$239,209$0
Rand PaulRKY$142,420$0
David PerdueRGA$174,449$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$464,278$0
Rob PortmanROH$753,147$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$57,913$0
Harry ReidDNV$186,666$0
Jim RischRID$46,649$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$267,113$0
Mike RoundsRSD$81,604$0
Marco RubioRFL$235,180$0
Bernie SandersIVT$66,673$0
Ben SasseRNE$150,289$0
Brian SchatzDHI$164,935$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$894,075$0
Tim ScottRSC$429,927$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$36,650$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$269,483$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$30,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$293,841$0
Dan SullivanRAK$60,279$0
Jon TesterDMT$325,711$0
John ThuneRSD$147,355$0
Thom TillisRNC$158,954$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$653,608$0
Tom UdallDNM$208,347$0
David VitterRLA$10,380$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$321,350$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,451,657$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$210,204$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$45,800$0
Ron WydenDOR$608,581$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$380,938$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$437,245$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$432,164$0
John BarrassoRWY$226,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$761,728$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$249,722$0
Roy BluntRMO$537,653$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$655,915$0
John BoozmanRAR$48,840$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$9,350$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$745,694$0
Richard BurrRNC$541,378$0
Maria CantwellDWA$179,209$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$126,299$0
Ben CardinDMD$217,355$0
Tom CarperDDE$272,796$0
Bob CaseyDPA$705,812$0
Bill CassidyRLA$284,824$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$77,550$0
William Thad CochranRMS$134,409$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$177,710$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$269,750$0
Bob CorkerRTN$258,256$0
John CornynRTX$411,825$0
Tom CottonRAR$88,858$0
Mike CrapoRID$177,760$0
Ted CruzRTX$210,681$0
Steve DainesRMT$107,200$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$385,407$0
Dick DurbinDIL$240,783$0
Mike EnziRWY$220,900$0
Joni ErnstRIA$13,555$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$284,302$0
Deb FischerRNE$86,614$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$152,264$0
Al FrankenDMN$335,143$0
Cory GardnerRCO$282,221$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$429,045$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$202,706$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$183,387$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$735,659$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$266,478$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$161,808$0
Dean HellerRNV$141,153$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$118,550$0
John HoevenRND$56,775$0
Jim InhofeROK$60,900$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$319,125$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$208,649$0
Tim KaineDVA$660,795$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$116,750$0
Mark KirkRIL$264,320$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$326,621$0
James LankfordROK$140,036$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$111,857$0
Mike LeeRUT$134,300$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$194,866$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$550,925$0
John McCainRAZ$195,535$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$514,444$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$742,223$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$415,749$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$218,141$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$122,461$0
Jerry MoranRKS$152,100$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$78,900$0
Chris MurphyDCT$355,460$0
Patty MurrayDWA$666,288$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$239,209$0
Rand PaulRKY$142,420$0
David PerdueRGA$174,449$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$464,278$0
Rob PortmanROH$753,147$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$57,913$0
Harry ReidDNV$186,666$0
Jim RischRID$46,649$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$267,113$0
Mike RoundsRSD$81,604$0
Marco RubioRFL$235,180$0
Bernie SandersIVT$66,673$0
Ben SasseRNE$150,289$0
Brian SchatzDHI$164,935$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$894,075$0
Tim ScottRSC$429,927$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$36,650$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$269,483$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$30,700$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$293,841$0
Dan SullivanRAK$60,279$0
Jon TesterDMT$325,711$0
John ThuneRSD$147,355$0
Thom TillisRNC$158,954$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$653,608$0
Tom UdallDNM$208,347$0
David VitterRLA$10,380$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$321,350$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$1,451,657$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$210,204$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$45,800$0
Ron WydenDOR$608,581$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Schools & colleges$9,075,327
Pharmaceutical manufacturing$8,625,639
Medical Devices & Supplies$3,959,639
Computer components & accessories$2,532,104
Biotech products & research$1,849,495
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Medical schools$508,239
Precision instruments$362,054

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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