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House Sends 'Right To Try' Treatments Bill To Trump

Law360, Washington (May 22, 2018, 8:05 PM EDT) -- The House of Representatives sent a bill to President Donald Trump on Tuesday that would greatly increase the “right to try” experimental treatments under current U.S. Food and Drug Administration rules, which backers claim would help bring hope to otherwise terminally ill patients.

The bill, the Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2018, received a 250-159 vote Tuesday following months of back-and-forth with the Senate over which version of the legislation to pass. Backers of the bill like...
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