New Cosponsor — Dec 11, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Gregg Harper [R-MS3]
The bill now has 189 cosponsors (127 Democrats, 62 Republicans).
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Mar 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on March 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New Jersey's 9th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2013
Length: 6 pages
To require the Commissioner of Social Security to revise the medical and evaluation criteria for determining disability in a person diagnosed with Huntington's Disease and to waive the 24-month waiting period for Medicare eligibility for individuals disabled by Huntington's Disease.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1015”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1015 — 113th Congress: Huntington’s Disease Parity Act of 2013. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1015
“H.R. 1015 — 113th Congress: Huntington’s Disease Parity Act of 2013.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1015>
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