S. 931 (113th): Breast Cancer Patient Education Act of 2013


May 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 13, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Roy Blunt

Junior Senator from Missouri



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Last Updated: May 13, 2013
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to raise awareness of, and to educate breast cancer patients anticipating surgery, especially patients who are members of racial and ethnic minority groups, regarding the availability and coverage of breast reconstruction, prostheses, and other options.

Summary (CRS)

5/13/2013--Introduced.Breast Cancer Patient Education Act of 2013 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to provide for the planning and ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 13, 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. 931”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (5D, 4R, 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. 3628 (112th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 14, 2012

S. 1192 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 5, 2015

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