S. 3628 (112th): Breast Cancer Patient Education Act of 2012


Nov 14, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 14, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Roy Blunt

Junior Senator from Missouri



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Last Updated: Nov 14, 2012
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to raise awareness of, and to educate breast cancer patients anticipating surgery regarding, the availability and coverage of breast reconstruction, prostheses, and other options.

Summary (CRS)

Breast Cancer Patient Education Act of 2012 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide for the planning and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 14, 2012

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3628”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 931 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 13, 2013

H.R. 5937 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 8, 2012

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