H.R. 1886 (108th): Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2003

Introduced:

Apr 30, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 30, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Rosa DeLauro
Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 30, 2003
Length: 15 pages

See Instead:

S. 1684 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 30, 2003

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 a minimum hospital stay for mastectomies and lymph node dissections performed for the treatment of breast cancer.

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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. 536 (107th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 8, 2001

H.R. 758 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 25, 2008

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History

Introduced
Apr 30, 2003

Details

Cosponsors
189 cosponsors (167D, 21R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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