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H.R. 1676: Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act

To amend the Public Health Service Act to increase the number of permanent faculty in palliative care at accredited allopathic and osteopathic medical schools, nursing schools, social work schools, and other programs, including physician assistant education programs, to promote education and research in palliative care and hospice, and to support the development of faculty careers in academic palliative medicine.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Eliot Engel

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 16th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jul 24, 2018
Length: 22 pages
Introduced:

Mar 22, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jul 23, 2018

This bill passed in the House on July 23, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis:

43% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Minnesota Network of Hospice & Palliative Care
Alzheimer's Impact Movement: The Alzheimer's Association and AIM proudly support the Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act(S. 693/H.R. 1676) and its goal of ensuring a high-quality palliative care and hospice workforce.

History

Mar 22, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jun 27, 2018
 
Considered by Health

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jul 12, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 19, 2018
 
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jul 23, 2018
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Pending
 
Passed Senate

Pending
 
Signed by the President

H.R. 1676 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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