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H.R. 4555: Oral Health Literacy and Awareness Act of 2021

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To amend the Public Health Service Act to authorize a public education campaign across all relevant programs of the Health Resources and Services Administration to increase oral health literacy and awareness.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Tony Cárdenas

Sponsor. Representative for California's 29th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2021
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Jul 20, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Dec 8, 2021

This bill passed in the House on December 8, 2021 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

2 Cosponsors (1 Democrat, 1 Republican)

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

What legislators are saying

Four More Bilirakis Bills Pass the House, Await Final Action in the Senate
    — Rep. Gus Bilirakis [R-FL12] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 9, 2021

the daily leader: wednesday, december 8, 2021
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Dec 8, 2021

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - December 03, 2021
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP] on Dec 6, 2021

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 4555 will be negligible.

History

Jul 20, 2021
 
Introduced

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Oct 20, 2021
 
Considered by Health

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

Nov 4, 2021
 
Considered by Health

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

Nov 17, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 3, 2021
 
Text Published

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Dec 8, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 8, 2021
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 4555 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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