S. 999 (110th): Stroke Treatment and Ongoing Prevention Act of 2008


Mar 27, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 13, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Thad Cochran

Senator from Mississippi



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Last Updated: Apr 16, 2008
Length: 34 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to improve stroke prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation.

Summary (CRS)

4/16/2008--Reported to Senate amended.Stroke Treatment and Ongoing Prevention Act of 2008 - Section3 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to authorize the Secretary of Health and Human Services to:(1) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 27, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 13, 2008
Reported by Committee

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

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 999”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


40 cosponsors (23D, 15R, 2I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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