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.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 18, 2012
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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. September 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1661>
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