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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

6/11/1996--Introduced.Medicare Restoration Act of 1996 - Establishes the National Commission on Medicare Reform to:(1) review relevant analyses of the current, short-term, and long-term financial condition of the Medicare trust funds;(2) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 11, 1996

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1856”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (8R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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