S. 1227 (112th): Better Health in the Arctic Act


Jun 16, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

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


Mark Begich

Senator from Alaska



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Last Updated: Jun 16, 2011
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve Arctic health.

Summary (CRS)

6/16/2011--Introduced.Better Health in the Arctic Act - Directs the Arctic Research Commission to examine the science base, gaps in knowledge, and strategies for the prevention and treatment of mental, behavioral, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 16, 2011

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1227”). 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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Related Bills

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S. 1565 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 3, 2009

S. 271 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 11, 2013

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