H.R. 1015 (113th): Huntington’s Disease Parity Act of 2013


Mar 6, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bill Pascrell Jr.

Representative for New Jersey's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 6, 2013
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

3/6/2013--Introduced.Huntington's Disease Parity Act of 2013 - Directs the Commissioner of Social Security, for purposes of determining cognitive, behavioral, and physical disability under titles II (Old Age, Survivors, and Disability ... Read more >

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Mar 6, 2013

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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.


189 cosponsors (127D, 62R) (show)
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S. 723 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2013

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