New Cosponsor — Sep 19, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. David Loebsack [D-IA2]
The bill now has 4 cosponsors (3 Democrats, 1 Republican).
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.
5/10/2012--Introduced.Melanoma Research Act of 2012 - Establishes the Skin Cancer Research Fund, into which amounts received from taxes on indoor tanning services shall be deposited and from which amounts shall ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr5716>
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