House Bills - 108th Congress
I | Session
H.R. 5252The Fair Access to Clinical Trials Act
On October 7, 2004, Representative Edward Markey (D-MA) introduced H.R. 5252, the Fair Access to Clinical Trials Act. The text of the bill is not yet available; however, Representative Markey’s introductory remarks in the Congressional Record state that the legislation would require researchers to enter their clinical trials into a Federal registry before starting them and report the results of the trials at the conclusion. The bill was referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. The companion measure, S. 2933, was introduced the same day by Senator Christhoper Dodd (D-CT) and was referred to the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.