New Cosponsor — Dec 11, 2014
New Cosponsor: Rep. Gregg Harper [R-MS3]
The bill now has 189 cosponsors (127 Democrats, 62 Republicans).
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.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2013
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. September 2, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1015>
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