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Jun 23, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on June 23, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 22nd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 23, 1997
Length: 6 pages
To amend the Social Security Act to waive the 24 month waiting period for Medicare coverage of individuals disabled with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), to provide Medicare coverage of drugs used for treatment of ALS, and to amend the Public Health Service Act to increase Federal funding for research on ALS.
6/23/1997--Introduced.Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Research, Treatment, and Assistance Act of 1997 - Amends title II (Old Age, Survivors and Disability Insurance) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to provide for ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2009 — 105th Congress: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Research, Treatment, and Assistance Act of 1997. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr2009
“H.R. 2009 — 105th Congress: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Research, Treatment, and Assistance Act of 1997.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr2009>
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