H.R. 487 (105th): Minority Health Improvement Act of 1997


Jan 21, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 21, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William Richardson

Representative for New Mexico's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 21, 1997
Length: 58 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to the health of individuals who are members of minority groups, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

1/21/1997--Introduced.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Offices of Minority Health; Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights Title II: Health Professions Programs Title III: Research Minority Health Improvement Act of 1997TitleI - Offices ... Read more >

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Jan 21, 1997

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