S. 1533 (107th): Health Care Safety Net Amendments of 2002

An original bill to amend the Public Health Service Act to reauthorize and strengthen the health centers program and the National Health Service Corps, and to establish the Healthy Communities Access Program, which will help coordinate services for the uninsured and underinsured, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Oct 11, 2001
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 26, 2002

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 26, 2002.

Law:

Pub.L. 107-251

Sponsor:

Edward “Ted” Kennedy

Senator from Massachusetts

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 22, 2002
Length: 45 pages

History

Oct 11, 2001
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 11, 2001
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Apr 16, 2002
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 16, 2002
 
Passed House with Changes

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes.

Oct 17, 2002
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

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.

Oct 26, 2002
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1533 (107th) 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 107th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2001 to Nov 22, 2002. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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