Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 4, 2012
Last Action: Signed by President.
Explanation: This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 4, 2012.
Jul 17, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on September 19, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Minnesota
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Last Updated: Sep 19, 2012
Length: 4 pages
A bill to amend section 353 of the Public Health Service Act with respect to suspension, revocation, and limitation of laboratory certification.
9/19/2012--Reported to Senate without amendment.Taking Essential Steps for Testing Act or the TEST Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise sanctions for laboratories that intentionally refer proficiency ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 3391 — 112th Congress: Taking Essential Steps for Testing Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s3391
“S. 3391 — 112th Congress: Taking Essential Steps for Testing Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2012. November 29, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s3391>
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