A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to revise and extend the program for viral hepatitis surveillance, education, and testing in order to prevent deaths from chronic liver disease and liver cancer, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Illinois. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 26, 2014
Length: 10 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on June 26, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
3 Cosponsors (3 Democrats)
Jun 26, 2014
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May 12, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1287 (114th).
S. 2538 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2538. This is the one from the 113th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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