New Cosponsor — Jan 14, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Jared Huffman [D-CA2]
The bill now has 35 cosponsors (33 Democrats, 2 Republicans).
Apr 19, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on April 19, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Apr 19, 2013
Length: 12 pages
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.
4/19/2013--Introduced.Improving Cancer Treatment Education Act of 2013 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to extend Medicare coverage to comprehensive cancer patient treatment education services, including a ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3790 (112th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1661”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1661 — 113th Congress: Improving Cancer Treatment Education Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1661
“H.R. 1661 — 113th Congress: Improving Cancer Treatment Education Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1661>
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