H.R. 2115 (111th): Men and Families Health Care Act of 2009

Introduced:
Apr 27, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Baron Hill
Representative for Indiana's 9th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Apr 27, 2009
Length
8 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 27, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 27, 2009
Referred to Committee Apr 27, 2009
 
Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish an Office of Men's Health.

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Cosponsors
7 cosponsors (5D, 2R) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Health

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4/27/2009--Introduced.
Men and Families Health Care Act of 2009 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) the Office of Men's Health. Requires the Secretary, acting through the Director of the Office, to:
(1) conduct, support, coordinate, and promote programs and activities to improve the state of men's health in the United States; and
(2) provide for consultation among HHS agencies and offices to coordinate men's health programs and activities and establish a clinical registries database to assess and measure quality improvement of programs and activities relating to men's health.

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