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

Introduced:

Mar 21, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Ron Wyden
Senior Senator from Oregon
Democrat

Text:

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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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

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

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 641” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. 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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History

Introduced
Mar 21, 2013

Details

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

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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