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Jan 31, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced on January 31, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Maine
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Last Updated: Jan 31, 2007
Length: 21 pages
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.
1/31/2007--Introduced.Breast Cancer Patient Protect Action of 2007 - Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code to require ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 910 (109th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Companion Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 758 (110th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 459 (110th).
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 688 (111th).
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 459”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 26, 2005
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 24, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 459 — 110th Congress: Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2007. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s459
“S. 459 — 110th Congress: Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2007.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s459>
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