S. 2487 (95th): Rural Health Needs Planning Act


Feb 6, 1978
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 6, 1978, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard “Dick” Clark

Senator from Iowa


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to provide for greater emphasis on rural health care needs in health planning.

Summary (CRS)

2/6/1978--Introduced.Rural Health Needs Planning Act - Amends the Public Health Service Act to require the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare to include in the national guidelines for health planning ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 6, 1978

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27 cosponsors (22D, 5R) (show)
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