H.R. 6568 (110th): Tom Lantos Pulmonary Hypertension Research and Education Act of 2008


Jul 22, 2008
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 25, 2008 but was never passed by the Senate.


Kevin Brady

Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 26, 2008
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to encourage research and carry out an educational campaign with respect to pulmonary hypertension, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 1030 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 12, 2009

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 6568” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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Jul 22, 2008
Reported by Committee
Sep 23, 2008
Passed House
Sep 25, 2008
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.


23 cosponsors (17D, 6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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