S. 579 (110th): Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Act of 2007


Feb 14, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Enacted as H.R. 1157 (companion bill)

Harry Reid

Senator from Nevada



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Last Updated: Apr 3, 2008
Length: 14 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences to make grants for the development and operation of research centers regarding environmental factors that may be related to the etiology of breast cancer.

Summary (CRS)

4/3/2008--Reported to Senate amended.Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Act of 2007 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services, acting through the ... Read more >

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Feb 14, 2007

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Mar 13, 2008
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 579”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


70 cosponsors (45D, 23R, 2I) (show)
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H.R. 1157 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 8, 2008

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