A bill 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
Sponsor. Senator for Wisconsin. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 22, 2017
Length: 29 pages
What legislators are saying
“Fischer Backs Bipartisan Bill to Improve Palliative and End-of-Life Care”
— Sen. Deb Fischer [R-NE] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 15, 2017
What stakeholders are saying
Apr 5, 2016
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2748 (114th).
Mar 22, 2017
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 23, 2018
Companion Bill — Passed House (Senate next)
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1676 (115th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 693 (115th).
Jul 10, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2080.
S. 693 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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