A bill to require the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop a voluntary patient registry to collect data on cancer incidence among firefighters.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for New Jersey. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 14, 2016
Length: 9 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on April 14, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Murkowski Introduces Legislation to Create Firefighter Cancer Registry”
— Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] (Co-sponsor) on May 4, 2016
Apr 14, 2016
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S. 2799 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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