- S2007 / HR3714 - BSE and Other Prion Disease Prevention and
Public Health Protection Act
Senator Durbin Akaka (D/-I) &
Rep. Rosa DeLaura (D-CT)
To protect U.S. meat supplies
from Mad Cow disease, this bill mandates $100 million in new
programs for animal tracking and testing. It also outlines
new feed standards.
- HR4279 - HEALTH (Help Efficient, Accessible, Low-Cost
Timely Healthcare) Act
Rep. Jim McCrery (R-LA)
legislation, which has already passed the House and is now in
Senate committee, establishes rules for claim management.
It also forms association health plans for small businesses and
caps the legal liability of healthcare providers.
- S1684 / HR1886 - Breast Cancer Patient Protection Act
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) &
Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT)
This bill amends the public health standards to require a
minimal hospital stay for mastectomies and lymph node dissections.
- S1832 - Paul Wellstone Mental Health Equitable Treatment
Sen. Thomas A. Daschle (D-SD)
This bill, named in
honor of the late Senator from Minnesota, requires that large
employers cover mental illnesses at the same level they cover
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