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S. 693: Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act

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.

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Overview

Introduced:

Mar 22, 2017

Status:

Introduced on Mar 22, 2017

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on March 22, 2017. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Sponsor:

Tammy Baldwin

Junior Senator from Wisconsin

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 22, 2017
Length: 29 pages

Prognosis:

4% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Mar 22, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Pending
 
Ordered Reported

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 693 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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