H.R. 1531 (113th): Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2013


Apr 12, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 12, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Rosa DeLauro

Representative for Connecticut's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 12, 2013
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require that health plans provide coverage for a minimum hospital stay for mastectomies, lumpectomies, and lymph node dissection for the treatment of breast cancer and coverage for secondary consultations.

Summary (CRS)

4/12/2013--Introduced.Breast Cancer Patient Protect Act of 2013 - Amends the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), the Public Health Service Act, and the Internal Revenue Code to require ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 12, 2013

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1531”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


83 cosponsors (80D, 3R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 111 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 5, 2011

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