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Legislative Activities

  • Hearings and Testimonies

    Find written testimony from NCI experts from appropriations hearings and other hearings focused on a particular cancer related topic.

  • Current Congress

    Find legislation introduced in the 116th Congress that is relevant to the NCI.

  • Legislative History

    Learn about the legislation that has created and influenced the NCI, including The National Cancer Institute Act of 1937 and The National Cancer Act of 1971.

  • Committees of Interest

    Learn more about the specific committees which appropriate funds, authorize programs, or oversee activities of the National Cancer Institute.

  • Legislative Resources

    Find external resources as well as a glossary of commons legislative terms.

  • Recent Public Laws

    Read about legislation related to the mission of NCI that has been signed into law in recent years.

  • Contact OGCR

    Contact the Office of Government and Congressional Relations (OGCR) if you have any questions or need more information on federal legislation and congressional activity affecting cancer research.