To amend the Public Health Service Act to provide health care practitioners in rural areas with training in preventive health care, including both physical and mental care, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Hawaii's 2nd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 15, 2013
Length: 3 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on April 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
Apr 15, 2013
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H.R. 1559 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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