A bill to amend titles XI and XVIII of the Social Security Act and title XXVII of the Public Health Service Act to improve coverage for colorectal screening tests under Medicare and private health insurance coverage, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Maryland. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 23, 2015
Length: 12 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on April 23, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Cardin Leads Battle Against Colorectal Cancer through SCREEN Act Provisions”
— Sen. Benjamin Cardin [D-MD] (Sponsor) on Apr 28, 2015
Mar 19, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 608 (113th).
Apr 23, 2015
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S. 1079 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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