To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a national screening program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States the option to provide medical assistance for men and women screened and found to have colorectal cancer or colorectal polyps.
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Feb 25, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 25, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 12th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 25, 2009
Length: 18 pages
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