To amend the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish, promote, and support a comprehensive prevention, education, research, and medical management program that will lead to a marked reduction in liver cirrhosis and a reduction in the cases of, and improved survival of, liver cancer caused by chronic hepatitis B infection.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 15, 2005
Length: 17 pages
Dec 15, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on December 15, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Dec 15, 2005
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H.R. 4550 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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