H.R. 7288 – Taxpayer Research and Coronavirus Knowledge Act of 2020

Summary: To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services and other Federal officials to compile into a searchable database information relating to Federal support for biomedical research and development related to COVID–19, and for other purposes .(Cosponsors)

ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION: Representative Craig co-sponsored the bill on 07/23/20.

STATUS: Introduced 6/22/20 by Rep. Doggett, Lloyd [D-TX-35]

INFORMATION RELATED TO THE BILL:

  • The Taxpayer Research and Coronavirus Knowledge (TRACK) Act, sponsored by Congressman Doggett, enables American taxpayers to monitor their investments in COVID-19 research by requiring federal support of COVID-19 biomedical research and development to be maintained in a single database. The database would include:

    • all financial and non-financial federal support provided to pharmaceutical companies,
    • associated clinical trial data and patent information, and
    • full terms of the agreements made between the federal government and manufacturers

    (Source: Rep. Lloyd Doggett Press Release, 6/22/20)

ADDITIONAL DETAIL:

Link to the text of the bill.

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Link to bill information on GovTrack.

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