S. 1044 (104th): Health Centers Consolidation Act of 1996

Jul 17, 1995 (104th Congress, 1995–1996)
Signed by the President
Slip Law:
This bill became Pub.L. 104-299.
Nancy Kassebaum
Senator from Kansas
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Last Updated
Sep 27, 1996
20 pages

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 11, 1996.

Introduced Jul 17, 1995
Referred to Committee Jul 17, 1995
Reported by Committee Jul 20, 1995
Passed Senate Sep 20, 1996
Passed House Sep 27, 1996
Signed by the President Oct 11, 1996
Full Title

A bill to amend title III of the Public Health Service Act to consolidate and reauthorize provisions relating to health centers, and for other purposes.


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6 cosponsors (3D, 3R) (show)

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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9/20/1996--Passed Senate amended.
Health Centers Consolidation Act of 1996 - Amends the Public Health Service Act to revise provisions concerning health centers (currently, community health centers), definitions relating to such centers, and the services provided by such centers.
Authorizes planning, operating, and infant mortality grants for health centers that provide required primary health services to medically underserved or special medically underserved populations (migrant and seasonal agricultural workers, the homeless, and public housing residents).
Mandates a program to guarantee the principal and interest on loans by non-Federal lenders to health centers for the costs of developing and operating managed care networks or plans.
Authorizes appropriations, regulates grant distribution, and mandates annual audits.
Section 3 -
Requires the Office of Rural Health Policy of the Health Resources and Services Administration to administer the rural health services outreach demonstration grant program. Authorizes appropriations.

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