New Cosponsor — Apr 15, 2013
New Cosponsor: Sen. Jefferson “Jeff” Sessions [R-AL]
The bill now has 3 cosponsors (3 Republicans).
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Mar 11, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 11, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Montana
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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2013
Length: 17 pages
A bill to reduce disparities and improve access to effective and cost efficient diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer through advances in testing, research, and education, including through telehealth, comparative effectiveness research, and identification of best practices in patient education and outreach particularly with respect to underserved racial, ethnic and rural populations and men with a family history of prostate cancer, to establish a directive on what constitutes clinically appropriate prostate cancer imaging, and to create a prostate cancer scientific advisory board for the Office of the Chief Scientist at the Food and Drug Administration to accelerate real-time sharing of the latest research and accelerate movement of new medicines to patients.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1190 (112th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 516”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 516 — 113th Congress: PROSTATE Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s516
“S. 516 — 113th Congress: PROSTATE Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 12, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s516>
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