S. 1776 (111th): Medicare Physician Fairness Act of 2009

A bill to amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for the update under the Medicare physician fee schedule for years beginning with 2010 and to sunset the application of the sustainable growth rate formula, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Oct 13, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on October 21, 2009.

Sponsor:

Debbie Stabenow

Senator from Michigan

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 14, 2009
Length: 4 pages

History

Oct 13, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 14, 2009
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 21, 2009
 
Failed Cloture in the Senate

The Senate must often vote to end debate before voting on a bill, called a cloture vote. The vote on cloture failed. This is often considered a filibuster. The Senate may try again.

S. 1776 (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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