S. 3239 - RACE for Children Act

Health. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish a program to provide additional incentives for the development of new drugs to treat pediatric cancers, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

RACE for Children Act

S. 3239 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish a program to provide additional incentives for the development of new drugs to treat pediatric cancers, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to establish a program to provide additional incentives for the development of new drugs to treat pediatric cancers, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • RACE for Children Act
  • Research to Accelerate Cures and Equity for Children Act
  • RACE for Children Act
Sponsor
Michael F. Bennet
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Health
  • Cancer
  • Child health
  • Drug safety, medical device, and laboratory regulation
  • Drug therapy
  • Medical research
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced7/14/2016
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/14/2016
7/14/2016Introduced in Senate
7/14/2016Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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Contributions

  1. November - December 2010 For $4,500 Against $0
  2. January - February 2011 For $27,050 Against $0
  3. March - April 2011 For $31,800 Against $0
  4. May - June 2011 For $53,650 Against $0
  5. July - August 2011 For $20,100 Against $0
  6. September - October 2011 For $22,850 Against $0
  7. November - December 2011 For $37,650 Against $0
  8. January - February 2012 For $23,632 Against $0
  9. March - April 2012 For $30,604 Against $0
  10. May - June 2012 For $53,646 Against $0
  11. July - August 2012 For $51,800 Against $0
  12. September - October 2012 For $112,750 Against $0
  13. November - December 2012 For $15,250 Against $0
  14. January - February 2013 For $7,250 Against $0
  15. March - April 2013 For $38,450 Against $0
  16. May - June 2013 For $38,050 Against $0
  17. July - August 2013 For $26,075 Against $0
  18. September - October 2013 For $55,700 Against $0
  19. November - December 2013 For $31,750 Against $0
  20. January - February 2014 For $22,200 Against $0
  21. March - April 2014 For $39,690 Against $0
  22. May - June 2014 For $78,100 Against $0
  23. July - August 2014 For $81,550 Against $0
  24. September - October 2014 For $109,882 Against $0
  25. November - December 2014 For $29,923 Against $0
  26. January - February 2015 For $24,600 Against $0
  27. March - April 2015 For $39,575 Against $0
  28. May - June 2015 For $47,900 Against $0
  29. July - August 2015 For $21,280 Against $0
  30. September - October 2015 For $74,674 Against $0
  31. November - December 2015 For $57,550 Against $0
  32. January - February 2016 For $32,950 Against $0
  33. March - April 2016 For $46,320 Against $0
  34. May - June 2016 For $111,885 Against $0
  35. July - August 2016 For $29,522 Against $0
  36. September - October 2016 For $39,235 Against $0
  37. November - December 2016 For $18,380 Against $0

Votes

    2 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    RACE for Children Act

    2 organizations supported this bill

    Kids v Cancer
    Kids v Cancer (2016, July 14). Congress Tackles #1 Disease Killer of Children. Retrieved July 18, 2016, from PR Newswire.
    Oncology Nursing Society
    Schneider, Susan (2016, August 19). RE: Support for S. 3239, the RACE for Children Act. Retrieved September 2, 2016, from Oncology Nursing Society.

    0 organizations opposed this bill

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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$16,700$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$20,400$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$28,472$0
    John BarrassoRWY$11,500$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$26,055$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$16,200$0
    Roy BluntRMO$103,880$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$21,950$0
    John BoozmanRAR$12,200$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$36,400$0
    Richard BurrRNC$12,300$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$4,072$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$13,000$0
    Ben CardinDMD$27,750$0
    Tom CarperDDE$13,200$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$23,800$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$6,649$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$2,500$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$31,100$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$30,000$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$8,500$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$13,530$0
    John CornynRTX$11,250$0
    Tom CottonRAR$8,917$0
    Mike CrapoRID$11,000$0
    Ted CruzRTX$450$0
    Steve DainesRMT$8,500$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$28,100$0
    Mike EnziRWY$11,500$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$14,422$0
    Deb FischerRNE$8,250$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$6,650$0
    Al FrankenDMN$13,780$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$4,400$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$13,772$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$10,496$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$15,500$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$34,050$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$16,000$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$7,672$0
    Dean HellerRNV$8,800$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$2,000$0
    John HoevenRND$3,500$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$12,150$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$6,950$0
    Tim KaineDVA$19,350$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$10,550$0
    Mark KirkRIL$17,500$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$13,722$0
    James LankfordROK$12,450$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$1,150$0
    Mike LeeRUT$750$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$4,000$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$24,825$0
    John McCainRAZ$10,500$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$25,972$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$31,450$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$18,010$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$26,500$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$18,000$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$27,700$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$19,800$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$14,900$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$47,272$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$7,000$0
    Rand PaulRKY$2,000$0
    David PerdueRGA$2,500$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$12,250$0
    Rob PortmanROH$20,590$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$18,000$0
    Harry ReidDNV$23,500$0
    Jim RischRID$5,000$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$31,539$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$7,500$0
    Marco RubioRFL$16,200$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$14,600$0
    Ben SasseRNE$5,500$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$4,075$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$50,699$0
    Tim ScottRSC$14,300$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$4,500$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$25,900$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$28,172$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$5,700$0
    Jon TesterDMT$29,850$0
    John ThuneRSD$19,900$0
    Thom TillisRNC$3,875$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$9,225$0
    Tom UdallDNM$9,525$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$21,750$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$40,305$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$24,000$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$4,500$0
    Ron WydenDOR$40,650$0

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Supported
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Opposed
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$16,700$0
    Kelly AyotteRNH$20,400$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$28,472$0
    John BarrassoRWY$11,500$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$26,055$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$16,200$0
    Roy BluntRMO$103,880$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$21,950$0
    John BoozmanRAR$12,200$0
    Barbara BoxerDCA$0$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$36,400$0
    Richard BurrRNC$12,300$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$4,072$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$13,000$0
    Ben CardinDMD$27,750$0
    Tom CarperDDE$13,200$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$23,800$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$6,649$0
    Daniel CoatsRIN$2,500$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$31,100$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$30,000$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$8,500$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$13,530$0
    John CornynRTX$11,250$0
    Tom CottonRAR$8,917$0
    Mike CrapoRID$11,000$0
    Ted CruzRTX$450$0
    Steve DainesRMT$8,500$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$0$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$28,100$0
    Mike EnziRWY$11,500$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$0$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$14,422$0
    Deb FischerRNE$8,250$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$6,650$0
    Al FrankenDMN$13,780$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$4,400$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$13,772$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$10,496$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$15,500$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$34,050$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$16,000$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$7,672$0
    Dean HellerRNV$8,800$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$2,000$0
    John HoevenRND$3,500$0
    Jim InhofeROK$0$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$12,150$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$6,950$0
    Tim KaineDVA$19,350$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$10,550$0
    Mark KirkRIL$17,500$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$13,722$0
    James LankfordROK$12,450$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$1,150$0
    Mike LeeRUT$750$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$4,000$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$24,825$0
    John McCainRAZ$10,500$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$25,972$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$31,450$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$18,010$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$26,500$0
    Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$18,000$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$27,700$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$19,800$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$14,900$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$47,272$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$7,000$0
    Rand PaulRKY$2,000$0
    David PerdueRGA$2,500$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$12,250$0
    Rob PortmanROH$20,590$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$18,000$0
    Harry ReidDNV$23,500$0
    Jim RischRID$5,000$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$31,539$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$7,500$0
    Marco RubioRFL$16,200$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$14,600$0
    Ben SasseRNE$5,500$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$4,075$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$50,699$0
    Tim ScottRSC$14,300$0
    Jeff SessionsRAL$4,500$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$25,900$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$2,000$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$28,172$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$5,700$0
    Jon TesterDMT$29,850$0
    John ThuneRSD$19,900$0
    Thom TillisRNC$3,875$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$9,225$0
    Tom UdallDNM$9,525$0
    David VitterRLA$0$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$21,750$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$40,305$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$24,000$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$4,500$0
    Ron WydenDOR$40,650$0

    Interest Groups that supported this bill

    $ Donated
    Nurses$1,040,021
    Health & welfare policy$547,752

    Interest Groups that opposed this bill

    $ Donated
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