A bill to direct the Secretary of Health and Human Services to conduct a study on the designation of surgical health professional shortage areas.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Iowa. Republican.
Last Updated: Jul 12, 2016
Length: 5 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on July 12, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)
What legislators are saying
“Grassley Bill Would Help Document Areas Underserved by General Surgeons”
— Sen. Charles “Chuck” Grassley [R-IA] (Sponsor) on Jul 27, 2016
Jul 12, 2016
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Jun 14, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 1351 (115th).
S. 3166 (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. 3166. 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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