S. 1545 (111th): Scleroderma Research and Awareness Act


Jul 30, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 30, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kirsten Gillibrand

Senator from New York



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Last Updated: Jul 30, 2009
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to expand the research and awareness activities of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with respect to scleroderma, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

7/30/2009--Introduced.Scleroderma Research and Awareness Act - Requires the Director of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases to expand, intensify, and coordinate the research and training activities ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 30, 2009

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1545”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (9D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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S. 649 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 2011

H.R. 2408 (identical)

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 30, 2010

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