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.
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.
Senator from Maine
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Last Updated: Jan 31, 2007
Length: 21 pages
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).
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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