New Cosponsor — Sep 19, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. David Loebsack [D-IA2]
The bill now has 4 cosponsors (3 Democrats, 1 Republican).
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May 10, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 10, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 50th congressional district
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Last Updated: May 10, 2012
Length: 2 pages
To establish a Skin Cancer Research Fund to increase funding for the conduct or support of research relating to skin cancer by the National Institutes of Health.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5716”). 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). H.R. 5716 — 112th Congress: Melanoma Research Act of 2012. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5716
“H.R. 5716 — 112th Congress: Melanoma Research Act of 2012.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. February 14, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5716>
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