H.R. 963 (109th): Children’s Compassionate Care Act of 2005


Feb 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 17, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Deborah Pryce

Representative for Ohio's 15th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 17, 2005
Length: 36 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To improve the palliative and end-of-life care provided to children with life-threatening conditions, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/17/2005--Introduced.Children's Compassionate Care Act of 2005 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services to award grants to provide training in pediatric ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 17, 2005

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. 963”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


14 cosponsors (8D, 6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 5192 (110th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 29, 2008

S. 174 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 26, 2005

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