H.R. 5236 (100th): Helping Expand Access to Long-Term Health Care Act of 1988


Aug 11, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 11, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Don Bonker

Representative for Washington's 3rd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide grants to States for long-term care assistance programs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

8/11/1988--Introduced.Helping Expand Access to Long-Term Health Care Act of 1988 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to establish a new program under part C of such ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Aug 11, 1988

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5236”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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