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

Introduced:

Jun 22, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Richard “Rick” Santorum

Senator from Pennsylvania

Republican

Text:

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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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jun 22, 2006
 
Introduced

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