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Jun 22, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced on June 22, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Pennsylvania
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Last Updated: Jun 22, 2006
Length: 17 pages
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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 3558 — 109th Congress: National Hepatitis B Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s3558
“S. 3558 — 109th Congress: National Hepatitis B Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2006. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s3558>
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