New Cosponsor — Dec 8, 2014
New Cosponsor: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY]
The bill now has 24 cosponsors (23 Democrats, 1 Independent).
Mar 21, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 21, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Oregon
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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2013
Length: 20 pages
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.
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.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 3407 (112th).
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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.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jul 19, 2012
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 21, 2013
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 641 — 113th Congress: Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s641
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