H.R. 6331 (110th): Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008

Introduced:

Jun 20, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Veto Overridden on Jul 15, 2008

This bill was enacted after a congressional override of the President's veto on July 15, 2008.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-275

Sponsor:

Charles “Charlie” Rangel

Representative for New York's 15th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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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.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 3101 (Related)
Medicare Improvements for Patients and Providers Act of 2008

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 9, 2008

S. 3144 (Related)
Medicare DMEPOS Competitive Acquisition Reform Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 17, 2008

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 6331” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

History

Introduced
Jun 20, 2008
Passed House
Jun 24, 2008
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Failed Cloture in the Senate
Jun 26, 2008
Passed Senate
Jul 9, 2008
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Vetoed
Jul 15, 2008
Enacted — Veto Overridden
Jul 15, 2008
House Overrides Veto
Jul 15, 2008

Details

Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jun 24, 2008 12:36 p.m.
Passed 355/59
Jun 26, 2008 8:20 p.m.
Cloture on the Motion to Proceed Rejected 58/40
Jul 9, 2008 4:11 p.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 69/30
Jul 15, 2008 5:58 p.m.
Veto Overridden 70/26

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