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S. 849: SMASH Act

A bill to support programs for mosquito-borne and other vector-borne disease surveillance and control.

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Overview

Introduced:

Apr 5, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported on Apr 26, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on April 26, 2017.

Sponsor:

Angus King

Junior Senator from Maine

Independent

Text:

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Last Updated: May 1, 2017
Length: 14 pages

Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Apr 5, 2017
 
Introduced

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

Apr 26, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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.

Apr 26, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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

Pending
 
Passed Senate (House next)

Pending
 
Passed House

Pending
 
Signed by the President

S. 849 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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