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.
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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
“S. 641 — 113th Congress: Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. September 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/s641>
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