S. 1355 (109th): Better Healthcare Through Information Technology Act


Jun 30, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 30, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Enzi

Senator from Wyoming



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Last Updated: Jun 30, 2005
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About the bill

Full Title

A bill to enhance the adoption of health information technology and to improve the quality and reduce the costs of healthcare in the United States.

Summary (CRS)

6/30/2005--Introduced.Better Healthcare Through Information Technology Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to establish the Office of the National Coordinator of Health Information Technology to develop a nationwide interoperable ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 30, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1355”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


23 cosponsors (13R, 9D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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