H.R. 4515 (107th): Rural Community Hospital Assistance Act of 2002


Apr 18, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 18, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jerry Moran

Representative for Kansas's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 18, 2002
Length: 19 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for improvements in access to services in rural hospitals and critical access hospitals.

Summary (CRS)

4/18/2002--Introduced.Rural Community Hospital Assistance Act of 2002 - Amends title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act (SSA) to: (1) provide for establishment of the rural community hospital (RCH) program; ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 18, 2002

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4515”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


51 cosponsors (28D, 23R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 937 (108th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 26, 2003

S. 2615 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 12, 2002

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