To amend title XVIII to provide for the application of a consistent Medicare part B premium for all Medicare beneficiaries in a budget neutral manner for 2010.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Nevada's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 25, 2009
Length: 3 pages
111th Congress (2009–2010)
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on September 24, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.
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54 Cosponsors (52 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
What legislators are saying
“Welch supports, House passes bill to freeze Medicare premium increases for seniors”
— Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 24, 2009
“Sarbanes works to protect seniors from higher premiums”
— Rep. John Sarbanes [D-MD3] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 24, 2009
H.R. 3631 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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