H.R. 6404 (111th): Breast Density and Mammography Reporting Act of 2010


Nov 15, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 15, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kendrick Meek

Representative for Florida's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 15, 2010
Length: 5 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require that every mammography report delivered to a patient after a mammography examination, as required by section 354 of the Public Health Service Act (commonly referred to as the "Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992"), contain a summary of the patient's breast density and a statement concerning the benefit of supplementary screening tests for patients with dense breast tissue, where such additional evaluations are recommended by a patient's interpreting physician.

Summary (CRS)

Breast Density and Mammography Reporting Act of 2010 - Amends the Mammography Quality Standards Act of 1992 to include within the standards to assure the safety and accuracy of mammography ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 15, 2010

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7 cosponsors (7D) (show)
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