S. 1856 (104th): Medicare Restoration Act of 1996

A bill to establish a commission to study and provide recommendations on restoring solvency in the medicare program under title XVIII of the Social Security Act.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jun 11, 1996
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 11, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Robert Dole

Senator from Kansas



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Last Updated: Jun 11, 1996
Length: 8 pages


Jun 11, 1996

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S. 1856 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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