A bill to require that health plans provide coverage for a minimum hospital stay for mastectomies, lumpectomies, and lymph node dissection for the treatment of breast cancer and coverage for secondary consultations.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Maine. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 31, 2007
Length: 21 pages
Jan 31, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 31, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 26, 2005
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 910 (109th).
Jan 31, 2007
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Sep 25, 2008
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 758 (110th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 459 (110th).
Mar 24, 2009
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 688 (111th).
S. 459 (110th) 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 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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