H.R. 4550 (109th): National Hepatitis B Act

Introduced:

Dec 15, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 15, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Charles Dent

Representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2005
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 22, 2006

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 4550” 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
Dec 15, 2005

Details

Cosponsors
29 cosponsors (22D, 7R) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

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