S. 717 (111th): 21st Century Cancer ALERT (Access to Life-Saving Early detection, Research and Treatment) Act

Introduced:

Mar 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 26, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 26, 2009
Length: 82 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to modernize cancer research, increase access to preventative cancer services, provide cancer treatment and survivorship initiatives, and for other purposes.

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The “S.” in “S. 717” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. 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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History

Introduced
Mar 26, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
21 cosponsors (19D, 1I, 1R) (show)
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Votes

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