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Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Aug 5, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978
This bill was introduced on August 5, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New Jersey's 14th congressional district
A bill to establish as an executive department in the executive branch a Department of Health.
8/5/1977--Introduced.Department of Health Act - Establishes an executive department to be known as the Department of Health, to be headed by a Secretary of Health appointed by the President by ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 8869”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 8869 — 95th Congress: Department of Health Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hr8869
“H.R. 8869 — 95th Congress: Department of Health Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1977. November 26, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/95/hr8869>
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