New Cosponsor — Dec 8, 2011
New Cosponsor: Sen. Scott Brown [R-MA, 2010-2012]
The bill now has 4 cosponsors (3 Republicans, 1 Democrat).
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Mar 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on March 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Connecticut
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Last Updated: Mar 7, 2011
Length: 18 pages
A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to establish a national screening program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and to amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to provide States the option to increase screening in the United States population for the prevention, early detection, and timely treatment of colorectal cancer.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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. 494”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 494 — 112th Congress: Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Early Detection, and Treatment Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s494
“S. 494 — 112th Congress: Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Early Detection, and Treatment Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 11, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s494>
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