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Mar 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on March 26, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Massachusetts
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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2009
Length: 82 pages
A bill to modernize cancer research, increase access to preventative cancer services, provide cancer treatment and survivorship initiatives, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 717”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 717 — 111th Congress: 21st Century Cancer ALERT (Access to Life-Saving Early detection, Research and Treatment) Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s717
“S. 717 — 111th Congress: 21st Century Cancer ALERT (Access to Life-Saving Early detection, Research and Treatment) Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s717>
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