S. 3558 (109th): National Hepatitis B Act


Jun 22, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 22, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard “Rick” Santorum

Senator from Pennsylvania



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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2006
Length: 17 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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.

Summary (CRS)

6/22/2006--Introduced.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 >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 22, 2006

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. 3558”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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