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

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 14, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Ordered Reported by Committee (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced on March 13, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

Provisions of this bill also appear in:

H.R. 1157: Breast Cancer and Environmental Research Act of 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 8, 2008. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Harry Reid

Senator from Nevada

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 3, 2008
Length: 14 pages

History

Feb 14, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 13, 2008
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

S. 579 (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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