A bill to establish the National Prostate Cancer Council for improved screening, early detection, assessment, and monitoring of prostate cancer, and to direct the development and implementation of a national strategic plan to expedite advancement of diagnostic tools and the transfer of such tools to patients.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Jefferson “Jeff” Sessions
Sponsor. Senator for Alabama. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 21, 2015
Length: 7 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on January 21, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
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Jan 21, 2015
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S. 216 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 216. This is the one from the 114th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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