H.R. 617 (105th): Mammogram Availability Act of 1997

Introduced:

Feb 5, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 5, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Jerrold Nadler

Representative for New York's 8th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 5, 1997
Length: 19 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act and Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 to require that group and individual health insurance coverage and group health plans provide coverage for annual screening mammography for women 40 years of age or older if the coverage or plans include coverage for diagnostic mammography.

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Related Bills

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

H.R. 1132 (106th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 16, 1999

H.R. 2015 (Related)
Balanced Budget Act of 1997

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 5, 1997

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 617” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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History

Introduced
Feb 5, 1997

Details

Cosponsors
50 cosponsors (43D, 6R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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