H.R. 5514 (109th): Medicare Lung Cancer Screening Benefit Act of 2006


May 25, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 25, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Clay Shaw Jr.

Representative for Florida's 22nd congressional district



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Last Updated: May 25, 2006
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage for lung cancer screening tests for certain high-risk individuals under the Medicare Program.

Summary (CRS)

5/25/2006--Introduced.Medicare Lung Cancer Screening Benefit Act of 2006 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for Medicare coverage of lung cancer screening tests for high-risk ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 25, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5514”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (3D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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