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H.R. 540 (106th): Nursing Home Resident Protection Amendments of 1999

To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to prohibit transfers or discharges of residents of nursing facilities as a result of a voluntary withdrawal from participation in the Medicaid Program.

Sponsor and status

James “Jim” Davis

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 11th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 2, 1999
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Feb 3, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 25, 1999

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 25, 1999.

Law
Pub.L. 106-4
Source

History

Feb 3, 1999
 
Introduced

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Mar 4, 1999
 
Ordered Reported

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Mar 10, 1999
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Mar 15, 1999
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 25, 1999
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 540 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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