S. 426 (113th): Health Emergencies Lack Provider Specialists Act of 2013


Feb 28, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 28, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jon Tester

Senior Senator from Montana



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Last Updated: Feb 28, 2013
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for the participation of particular specialists determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services to be directly related to the health needs stemming from environmental health hazards that have led to its declaration as a Public Health Emergency to be eligible under the National Health Service Corps in the National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/28/2013--Introduced.Health Emergencies Lack Provider Specialists Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to make eligible for the National Health Service Corps loan repayment and scholarship programs specialists ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 28, 2013

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 426”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
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Related Bills

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S. 1505 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 2, 2011

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