Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Apr 3, 1990
101st Congress, 1989–1990
This bill was introduced on April 3, 1990, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Michigan's 17th congressional district
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to require providers of services and health maintenance organizations under the medicare and medicaid programs to assure that individuals receiving services will be given an opportunity to participate in and direct health care decisions affecting themselves.
4/3/1990--Introduced.Patient Self Determination Act of 1990 - Amends titles XVIII (Medicare) and XIX (Medicaid) of the Social Security Act to require hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, hospice programs, ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4449”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4449 — 101st Congress: Patient Self Determination Act of 1990. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/hr4449
“H.R. 4449 — 101st Congress: Patient Self Determination Act of 1990.” www.GovTrack.us. 1990. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/hr4449>
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