To amend the Public Health Service Act to raise awareness of, and to educate breast cancer patients anticipating surgery, especially patients who are members of racial and ethnic minority groups, regarding the availability and coverage of breast reconstruction, prostheses, and other options.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 15, 2013
Length: 8 pages
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on May 15, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
Jun 8, 2012
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5937 (112th).
May 15, 2013
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May 21, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2540 (114th).
H.R. 1984 (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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