H.R. 3150 (112th): Medicare Safe Needle Disposal Coverage Act of 2011


Oct 11, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 11, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ed Whitfield

Representative for Kentucky's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 11, 2011
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for coverage, as supplies associated with the injection of insulin, of containment, removal, decontamination and disposal of home-generated needles, syringes, and other sharps through a sharps container, decontamination/destruction device, or sharps-by-mail program or similar program under part D of the Medicare program.

Summary (CRS)

Medicare Safe Needle Disposal Coverage Act of 2011 - Amends part D (Voluntary Prescription Drug Benefit Program) of title XVIII (Medicare) of the Social Security Act to cover as a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 11, 2011

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3150”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (3D, 1R) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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H.R. 2977 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 1, 2013

S. 725 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 5, 2011

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