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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 19, 2013
Length: 12 pages
Apr 19, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 19, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 18, 2012
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3790 (112th).
Apr 19, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
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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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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