A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for systematic data collection and analysis and epidemiological research regarding Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Parkinson's disease, and other neurological diseases.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Georgia. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 4, 2016
Length: 12 pages
Mar 24, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 9, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
Mar 24, 2015
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 9, 2016
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
S. 849 (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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