To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for an extension of the Medicare-dependent hospital (MDH) program and the increased payments under the Medicare low-volume hospital program.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 23rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 26, 2013
Length: 3 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on April 26, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
74 Cosponsors (39 Republicans, 35 Democrats)
What legislators are saying
“Obama signs into law Welch legislation that provides relief to hospitals serving seniors”
— Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 1, 2014
“Reed and Welch laud provision in House-passed budget agreement that protects rural hospitals and communities”
— Rep. Peter Welch [D-VT0] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 13, 2013
Jun 8, 2012
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5943 (112th).
Apr 26, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Feb 2, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 663 (114th).
Apr 5, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1955 (115th).
H.R. 1787 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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