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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
4 cosponsors (3R, 1D) (show)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
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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. May 1, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/s494>
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