To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide comprehensive cancer patient treatment education under the Medicare program and to provide for research to improve cancer symptom management.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 19, 2013
Length: 12 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on April 19, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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35 Cosponsors (33 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Jan 18, 2012
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3790 (112th).
Apr 19, 2013
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Sep 20, 2016
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 6084 (114th).
H.R. 1661 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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