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Dec 15, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced on December 15, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 15th congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 15, 2005
Length: 17 pages
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.
National Hepatitis B Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop a plan for hepatitis B prevention, control, and ... Read more >
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4550”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4550 — 109th Congress: National Hepatitis B Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr4550
“H.R. 4550 — 109th Congress: National Hepatitis B Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. October 10, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr4550>
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