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  • Legislative Action - United States
    Updated On: Jan 21, 2015

    Legislative Action: United States

    House of Representatives

    Senate

    Common Cause

    Patient Advocacy:

    National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS)

    Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF)

    Patient Advocacy Resources

    Employment Rights for Cancer Patients/ Survivors:

    American Disabilities Act (ADA.gov)

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    Job Accomodation Network

    Disability Rights Legal Center


    United States Cancer and Presumptive Disease Legislation by State.

    STATE

               Cancer

    Infectious Disease

         Heart Disease

         Lung Disease

    Alabama

    x

     x*

    x

    x

    Alaska

     X*

    Arizona

     x*

     x*

    Arkansas

    California

    x

    x

    x

    Colorado

      x* 

     x*

    x

    x

    Connecticut

    x

    Delaware

    District of Columbia

    Florida

     x*

    x

     x*

    Georgia

    x

    x

    Hawaii

    x

    x

    Idaho

    x

    x

    Illinois

    x

     x*

    x

    x

    Indiana **

    Iowa

    x

    x

    Kansas

    x

    x

    x

    Kentucky

    x

    x

    Louisiana

     x*

    x

    x

    Maine

     X*

    x

    x

    x

    Maryland

     x*

    x

    x

    Massachusetts

    x

    x

    x

    Michigan

    x

    x

    Minnesota

    x*

    x

     x*

    x

    Mississippi

    Missouri

     x*

    x

    x

    Montana

    Nebraska

    x

    Nevada

    x

     x*

    x

    x

    New Hampshire

    x

    x

    New Jersey

    x

    New Mexico

    New York

     x*

    North Carolina

    STATE

    Cancer

    Infectious Disease

    Heart Disease

    Lung Disease

    North Dakota

    x

     x*

    x

    x

    Ohio

    x

    x

    Oklahoma

    x

     x*

    x

    x

    Oregon

    x

    x

    Pennsylvania

     x*

    x

    x

    Rhode Island

    x

    x

    x

    South Carolina

    x

    x

    South Dakota

    x

    x

    x

    Tennessee ***

    x

    x

    x

    Texas

    x

     x*

    x

    x

    Utah

     x*

    x

    x

    Vermont

     x* 

     x*

    Virginia

     x*

     x*

    x

    x

    Washington

    x

    x

    x

    x

    West Virginia

    Wisconsin

     x*

    x

    x

    Wyoming

    * Only certain diseases in these categories are covered

    ** Legislation pending

    *** Only certain localities with the State


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