H.R. 3119: Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act

Introduced:

Jul 21, 2015

Status:

Referred to Committee on Jul 21, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on July 21, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Eliot Engel

Representative for New York's 16th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 21, 2015
Length: 28 pages

Prognosis:

7% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

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, social work schools, and other programs, including physician assistant education programs, to promote education and research in palliative care and hospice, and to support the development of faculty careers in academic palliative medicine.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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History

Jul 21, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

 
Reported by Committee

 
Passed House

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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