H.R. 6608 (112th): Family Asthma Act


Nov 27, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 27, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carolyn McCarthy

Representative for New York's 4th congressional district



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Last Updated: Nov 27, 2012
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Public Health Service Act with regard to research on asthma, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Family Asthma Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), acting through the Director of the Centers for Disease Control ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 27, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6608”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 3754 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 7, 2009

S. 3641 (Related)
Family Asthma Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 27, 2012

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