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Text of the To amend to exempt the Medicare program from fallback sequestration under the Budget Control Act of 2011.

This bill was introduced on November 29, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Nov 29, 2011 (Introduced).

Source: GPO

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 3519

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

November 29, 2011

(for himself, Mrs. Christensen, Ms. Lee of California, Mr. Clay, Mr. Carson of Indiana, Ms. Hanabusa, and Mr. Hastings of Florida) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Budget

A BILL

To amend to exempt the Medicare program from fallback sequestration under the Budget Control Act of 2011.

1.

Exempting Medicare from fallback sequestration under Budget Control Act of 2011

Section 251A of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (42 U.S.C. 901a), as added by section 302(a) of the Budget Control Act of 2011 (Public Law 112–25), is amended—

(1)

in paragraph (8), by striking except that the percentage reduction for the Medicare programs specified in section 256(d) shall not be more than 2 percent for a fiscal year and inserting except that there shall be no reduction for the Medicare programs specified in section 256(d); and

(2)

in paragraph (9), by striking the percentage reduction for the Medicare programs would exceed 2 percent for a fiscal year in the absence of paragraph (8) and inserting there would be a percentage reduction for the Medicare programs for a fiscal year in the absence of paragraph (8).