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S.3005 Title: A bill to require the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish procedures for the timely and effective delivery of medical and mental health care to all immigration detainees in custody, and for other purposes. Sponsor: Sen Menendez, Robert [NJ] (introduced 5/12/2008) Cosponsors (6) Related Bills: H.R.5950 Latest Major Action: 5/12/2008 Referred to Senate committee. Status: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Jump to: Summary, Major Actions, All Actions, Titles, Cosponsors, Committees, Related Bill Details, Amendments SUMMARY AS OF: 5/12/2008--Introduced. Detainee Basic Medical Care Act of 2008 - Directs: (1) the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish procedures for the delivery of medical and mental health care to all immigration detainees in Department of Homeland Security (DHS) custody; and (2) that such procedures address all detainee health needs, including primary care, emergency care, chronic care, prenatal care, dental care, eye care, mental health care, medical dietary needs, and other medically necessary specialized care. MAJOR ACTIONS: ***NONE*** ALL ACTIONS: 5/12/2008: Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. TITLE(S): (italics indicate a title for a portion of a bill) ***NONE*** COSPONSORS(6), ALPHABETICAL [followed by Cosponsors withdrawn]: Sen Sen Sen Sen Sen Sen Akaka, Daniel K. [HI] - 5/12/2008 Bingaman, Jeff [NM] - 5/22/2008 Durbin, Richard [IL] - 5/12/2008 Kennedy, Edward M. [MA] - 5/12/2008 Kerry, John F. [MA] - 6/6/2008 Lieberman, Joseph I. [CT] - 5/12/2008 (Sort: by date)

COMMITTEE(S): Committee/Subcommittee: Senate Judiciary Activity: Referral, In Committee

RELATED BILL DETAILS: (additional related bills may be indentified in Status) Bill: H.R.5950 AMENDMENT(S): ***NONE***
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