To amend titles XVIII, XIX, and XXI of the Social Security Act to provide benefits improvements and beneficiary protections in the Medicare and Medicaid Programs and the State child health insurance program (SCHIP), as revised by the Balanced Budget Act of 1997 and the Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Balanced Budget Refinement Act of 1999, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 21st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 14, 2000
Length: 327 pages
Dec 14, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on December 14, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Dec 14, 2000
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H.R. 5661 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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