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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Mar 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
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
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S. 717 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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