H.R. 2994 (110th): National Pain Care Policy Act of 2008


Jul 11, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 24, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.


Lois Capps

Representative for California's 23rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 2, 2008
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act with respect to pain care.

Summary (CRS)

9/24/2008--Passed House amended.National Pain Care Policy Act of 2008 - Section2 - Requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to seek to enter into an agreement with the Institute ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 11, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 17, 2008
Reported by Committee

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Sep 24, 2008
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2994”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


56 cosponsors (41D, 15R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 756 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 30, 2009

S. 3387 (Related)
National Pain Care Policy Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 31, 2008

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