S. 2424 (110th): National Health Literacy Act of 2007


Dec 6, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 6, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Norm Coleman

Senator from Minnesota



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Last Updated: Dec 6, 2007
Length: 9 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to ensure that all Americans have basic health literacy skills to function effectively as patients and health care consumers.

Summary (CRS)

National Health Literacy Act of 2007 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Director of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to establish within the Agency ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 6, 2007

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. 2424”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (4D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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