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H.R. 417 (105th): Medicare Mammography Enhancement Act of 1997

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide annual screening mammography and waive deductibles and coinsurance for screening mammography under the Medicare program.

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Sponsor and status

Barbara Kennelly

Sponsor. Representative for Connecticut's 1st congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 9, 1997
Length: 3 pages

Jan 9, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 9, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

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Jan 9, 1997

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H.R. 417 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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