S. 1569 (103rd): Disadvantaged Minority Health Improvement Act of 1994

Introduced:

Oct 19, 1993
103rd Congress, 1993–1994

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chamber on October 7, 1994s, it was passed in non-identical form and only one chamber approved a conference report to resolve the differences.

Sponsor:

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: May 23, 1994
Length: 134 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An act to amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend programs relating to the health of individuals who are members of minority groups, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Oct 19, 1993
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 20, 1993
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Mar 26, 1994
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

May 23, 1994
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

May 23, 1994
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Oct 7, 1994
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The House approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The Senate must also approve the conference report.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
On the Conference Report
Oct 7, 1994 5:49 p.m.
Passed 394/5

Subject Areas
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1606 (101st) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed Senate
Last Action: Nov 20, 1989

H.Res. 574 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Oct 7, 1994

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