H.R. 1119 (112th): National Nurse Act of 2011

Introduced:
Mar 16, 2011 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 3679 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Dec 15, 2011

Sponsor
Anthony Weiner
Representative for New York's 9th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Mar 16, 2011
Length
6 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3679 (Related)
National Nurse Act of 2011

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 15, 2011

 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 16, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 16, 2011
Referred to Committee Mar 16, 2011
 
Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act to establish the position of National Nurse for Public Health.

Summary

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Cosponsors
18 cosponsors (17D, 1R) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Health

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Library of Congress Summary

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3/16/2011--Introduced.
National Nurse Act of 2011 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to establish the position of National Nurse for Public Health within the Office of the Surgeon General. Includes among the duties of such position providing leadership and coordination of Public Health Service nursing professional affairs for the Office of the Surgeon General and other agencies of the Public Health Service, conducting media campaigns, and providing guidance and leadership for activities that will increase public safety and emergency preparedness.
Requires the National Nurse for Public Health to: (1) participate in identification of national health priorities, (2) encourage volunteerism of nurses and strengthen the relationship between government agencies and health-related national organizations, and (3) promote the dissemination of evidence-based practice in educating the public on health promotion and disease prevention activities.

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