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

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.

Overview

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

History

Jun 22, 2006
 
Introduced

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S. 3558 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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

This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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