H.R.1032 - Heart Disease Education, Analysis Research, and Treatment for Women Act

To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women. view all titles (9)

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  • Official: To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and the Public Health Service Act to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women. as introduced.
  • Short: Heart Disease Education, Analysis Research, and Treatment for Women Act as introduced.
  • Short: HEART for Women Act as introduced.
  • Official: To amend the Public Health Service Act to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women. as amended by house.
  • Official: Heart Disease Education, Analysis Research, and Treatment for Women Act as introduced.
  • Short: Heart Disease Education, Analysis Research, and Treatment for Women Act as reported to house.
  • Short: HEART for Women Act as reported to house.
  • Short: Heart Disease Education, Analysis Research, and Treatment for Women Act as passed house.
  • Short: HEART for Women Act as passed house.

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02/12/09
 
09/30/10
 
 
 
 
 

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C001036

Representative

Lois Capps

D-CA

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Official Summary

Heart Disease Education, Analysis Research, and Treatment for Women Act or the HEART for Women Act - (Sec. 2) Directs to the Comptroller General to study and report to specified congressional committees on the extent to which sponsors of clinical studies of investigational drugs, biologics,

Official Summary

Heart Disease Education, Analysis Research, and Treatment for Women Act or the HEART for Women Act -

(Sec. 2)

Directs to the Comptroller General to study and report to specified congressional committees on the extent to which sponsors of clinical studies of investigational drugs, biologics, and devices and sponsors of applications for approval or licensure of new drugs, biologics, and devices comply with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements and follow guidance for presentation of clinical study safety and effectiveness data by sex, age, and racial subgroups. Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to submit to such committees a response to the the Comptroller General's report, including a corrective action plan as needed to respond to the recommendations in such report.

(Sec. 3)

Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary to report to Congress on the quality of, and access to, care for women with heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases, including recommendations for eliminating disparities in, and improving the treatment of, heart disease, stroke, and other cardiovascular diseases in women.

(Sec. 4)

Expands and reauthorizes appropriations for FY2012-FY2016 for a program to award grants for preventive heath services and referrals for medical treatment for women through entities that are screening women for breast or cervical cancer.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.1032

  • World Heart Federation
  • Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., Inc.
  • National Council of Negro Women, Inc.
  • American Physical Therapy Association
  • Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace
  • ...and 6 more. See all.

Organizations Opposing H.R.1032

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