* Endorsed by 256 patient organizations! (06-18-15 National Health Counsel letter)
230 co-sponsors in the US House of Representatives as of June 25, 2015
109 Republicans and 121 Democrats
This 309 page bill will significantly increase funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH), increasing its budget over the next five fiscal years by $14.5 billion … from the current $30.3 billion to $31.8 billion in FY2016; $33.3 billion in FY’17 and $34.8 billion in FY’18. The bill also establishes a new “NIH INNOVATION FUND,” which would be funded with an additional $2,000,000 each year from 2016 through 2020. If your Representative is on the list, please thank them for supporting medical research! IF YOUR REPRESENTATIVE IS NOT ON THE LIST, PLEASE CALL AND/O R WRITE THEM IMMEDIATELY ASKING THEM TO CO-SPONSOR THE BILL!
Click this link to view the complete list of sponsors a state-by-state sponsor listing: HR 6 ~ Cosponsor List 6-25-15