H.R. 1038 (111th): Shingles Prevention Act


Feb 12, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 12, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Mazie Hirono

Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 12, 2009
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide coverage for the shingles vaccine under the Medicare Program.

Summary (CRS)

2/12/2009--Introduced.Shingles Prevention Act - Amends part B (Supplementary Medical Insurance) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage of the shingles vaccine and its administration. Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 12, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1038”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


12 cosponsors (12D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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H.R. 5877 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 23, 2008

H.R. 859 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 1, 2011

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