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Legislative Activities

The NCI Office of Government and Congressional Relations (OGCR) maintains relationships across the federal government to ensure responsiveness to legislative and accountability activities affecting the Institute and its constituents. OGCR monitors and analyzes legislative actions, facilitates NCI’s communication with Congress and other government oversight agencies, and works closely with other offices at the Institute and agency level to keep the NCI community abreast of relevant congressional issues and interests. Information about recent NCI interactions with Congress, relevant legislation, and additional resources can be found below. Learn more about OGCR’s role.

  • 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 117th Congress that is relevant to the NCI.

  • 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 Page

    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.