S. 641 (113th): Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act


Mar 21, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 21, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ron Wyden

Senior Senator from Oregon



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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2013
Length: 20 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the number of permanent faculty in palliative care at accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, and other programs, to promote education in palliative care and hospice, and to support the development of faculty careers in academic palliative medicine.

Summary (CRS)

3/21/2013--Introduced.Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to award grants or contracts ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 21, 2013

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. 641”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


24 cosponsors (23D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 3407 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 19, 2012

H.R. 1339 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 21, 2013

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