H.R. 6331 (110th): Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008
Jun 20, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Enacted — Veto Overridden
on Jul 15, 2008
This bill was enacted after a congressional override of the President's veto on July 15, 2008.
Charles “Charlie” Rangel
Representative for New York's 15th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jul 9, 2008
Length: 103 pages
About the bill
- Full Title
To amend titles XVIII and XIX of the Social Security Act to extend expiring provisions under the Medicare Program, to improve beneficiary access to preventive and mental health services, to enhance low-income benefit programs, and to maintain access to care in rural areas, including pharmacy access, and for other purposes.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
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Last Action: Jun 9, 2008
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 17, 2008
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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jun 24, 2008 12:36 p.m.
Passed 355/59Jun 26, 2008 8:20 p.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected 58/40Jul 9, 2008 4:11 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 69/30Jul 15, 2008 4:48 p.m.
Passed 383/41Jul 15, 2008 5:58 p.m.
Veto Overridden 70/26
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