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S. 1936: PALS Act

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A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to protect coverage for screening mammography, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Marsha Blackburn

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Tennessee. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2019
Length: 4 pages
Jun 20, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)

Introduced on Jun 20, 2019

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on June 20, 2019. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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What legislators are saying

Blackburn, Feinstein, Colleagues Introduce Bill to Improve Access to Lifesaving Breast Cancer Screenings
    — Sen. Marsha Blackburn [R-TN] (Sponsor) on Jun 20, 2019

Feinstein, Blackburn Introduce Bill to Maintain Access to Lifesaving Breast Cancer Screenings
    — Sen. Dianne Feinstein [D-CA] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 20, 2019

Murkowski Joins Legislation to Improve Access to Lifesaving Breast Cancer Screenings
    — Sen. Lisa Murkowski [R-AK] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 21, 2019

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Jun 20, 2019

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S. 1936 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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