H.Res. 680 (112th): Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that, as part of any agreement on Medicare reform, Medicare should not be changed for any citizens of the United States over the age of 55 and any agreement should provide a detailed plan to reduce waste, fraud, and abuse in the program.

Introduced:

Jun 7, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on June 7, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Edward “Scott” Rigell
Representative for Virginia's 2nd congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 7, 2012
Length: 2 pages

About the resolution

Summary (CRS)
6/7/2012--Introduced.Affirms the deep obligation of the House of Representatives to fulfill the promises made to U.S. senior citizens regarding access to Medicare upon retirement.Expresses its firm commitment that no changes ...

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What is a resolution?

The “H.Res.” in “H.Res. 680” means this is a House simple resolution in the United States Congress. A simple resolution is used for matters that affect just one chamber of Congress, often to change the rules of the chamber to set the manner of debate for a related bill. It must be agreed to in the chamber in which it was introduced. It is not voted on in the other chamber and does not have the force of law.

The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
Jun 7, 2012

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this resolution.

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