H.R. 4994 (111th): Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010

The Medicare and Medicaid Extenders Act of 2010 is a federal law of the United States, enacted in 2010. The law was first introduced into the House as H.R. 4994 on April 13, 2010 by Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) with 20 cosponsors. It was then referred to the House Committee on Ways and Means and the House Committee on ...


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Apr 13, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010


Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 15, 2010

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 15, 2010.


Pub.L. 111-309


John Lewis

Representative for Georgia's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 10, 2010
Length: 8 pages


Apr 13, 2010

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 14, 2010
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Dec 8, 2010
Passed Senate with Changes

The Senate passed the bill with changes not in the House version and sent it back to the House to approve the changes. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 9, 2010
House 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.

Dec 15, 2010
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 4994 (111th) 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 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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