H.R. 954 (100th): Excellence in Minority Health Education and Care Act


Feb 4, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 4, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William Boner

Representative for Tennessee's 5th congressional district


See Instead:

S. 769 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Aug 18, 1987

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize assistance for centers for minority medical education, minority pharmacy education, minority veterinary medicine education, and minority dentistry education.

Summary (CRS)

2/4/1987--Introduced.Excellence in Minority Health Education and Care Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to empower the Secretary of Health and Human Services to make grants to:(1) Meharry Medical ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 4, 1987

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Aug 4, 1987
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 954”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


105 cosponsors (91D, 14R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 769 (Related)
Excellence in Minority Health Education and Care Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 18, 1987

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