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H.R. 2351 (115th): Minority Diabetes Initiative Act

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To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize grants to provide treatment for diabetes in minority communities.

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Sponsor and status

Maxine Waters

Sponsor. Representative for California's 43rd congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 4, 2017
Length: 3 pages
May 4, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 4, 2017, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


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What legislators are saying

Congresswoman Maxine Waters Hosts Town Hall Meeting in Gardena
    — Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA43] (Sponsor) on Jun 24, 2017

representative adriano Espaillat recognizes june as national mens health month
    — Rep. Adriano Espaillat [D-NY13] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 12, 2018

Congresswoman Waters Introduces Minority Diabetes Initiative Act to Reduce Diabetes Disparities
    — Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA43] (Sponsor) on May 5, 2017

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May 4, 2017

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 2351 (115th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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