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H.RES.619: Recognizing that cardiovascular disease continues to be an overwhelming threat to women's health and the importance of providing basic, preventive heart screenings to women wherever they seek primary care.

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Sponsor Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va.
Total Cosponsors 14 (11 Democrats, 3 Republicans)
Introduced June 11, 2014
Latest Major Action June 13, 2014
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Bill Summary

States that the House of Representatives: (1) recognizes that heart disease remains the number one killer of women in the United States, that this is untenable, and that basic, preventive heart disease screenings should be a routine part of women's health care; (2) recognizes the importance of early screening wherever women seek primary care; and (3) commits to improving the heart health of all women, tearing down barriers that prevent women from getting screened for heart disease, ensuring women are provided with personalized lifestyle modification recommendations and support, and ensuring all women have a healthy heart.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 13, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
June 11, 2014 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.