S. 494 (112th): Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Early Detection, and Treatment Act


Mar 7, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 7, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Joseph Lieberman

Senator from Connecticut



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Last Updated: Mar 7, 2011
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

3/7/2011--Introduced.Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Early Detection, and Treatment Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to allow the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), acting through the Director of ... Read more >

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Mar 7, 2011

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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.


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

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 912 (Related)
Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Early Detection, and Treatment Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 3, 2011

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