S. 2615 (107th): Rural Community Hospital Assistance Act of 2002


Jun 12, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 12, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Frank Murkowski

Senator from Alaska



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Last Updated: Jun 12, 2002
Length: 19 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title XVII of the Social Security Act to provide for improvements in access to services in rural hospitals and critical access hospitals.

Summary (CRS)

6/12/2002--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.


Jun 12, 2002

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. 2615”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


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

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